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Lifestyle & Great Living

The Lifestyle section of MarquetteTurner.com features articles on travel, hotels, yachts, technology, food and drink, recipes, restaurants & more for great living.

How to maintain your gas stove

If you’re a new owner of a gas stove or a long-time owner of what used to be a new gas stove, then you need to know how to maintain it properly. What is the importance of maintenance, you may ask? To keep your appliance in the best possible condition for optimal performance and upkeep […]

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Finding the right curtains for your home

Finding the right curtains for your home

Curtains are one of those items that change the look of any room. When chosen correctly, with the right colour, fabric, length and lining, it can transform your room. And since the material will dictate how well your curtains will hold up over time, the price you pay is largely dependant on the material you […]

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Home insurance: everything you need to know

Home is your personal space; where everything and everyone you treasure lives. No matter how many personal safety measures you take to try and protect your home and your personal belongings, there is always something that can go wrong. Be it natural or man-made causes, investing in home insurance will ensure that no matter what […]

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Steak

Tips for Preparing Steaks to Rival Your Local Steakhouse

You have to admit that the quality of the steaks at any good local steakhouse in Melbourne, Canada and other large cities is truly impressive. That’s why you don’t really mind paying good money for a gastronomic experience. But there comes a time when you’d rather cook the steak yourself. It’s probably going to be […]

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Put a lid on it! How to deep-clean your bathroom

Put a lid on it! How to deep-clean your bathroom

Your bathroom is one of the most used rooms in the house, hence the need for cleanliness. Not only should you keep it clean for your visitors but to avoid any bacteria and smelly odours from building up, you need to ensure that you are deep-cleaning your bathroom every now and then. Bathrooms are different […]

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Hosting the perfect housewarming

It’s finally happened. You’ve found your dream house/apartment/studio/loft/domicile-of-sorts. The furniture’s moved in and the boxes are unpacked. What better time to celebrate? Here’s what you need to know about hosting your first perfect housewarming party. Make a guest list Before you get down to the invitations, draw up a guest list. Be sure to include […]

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Marquette Turner - Top 5 Adventures for Solo Travelers

Top 5 Adventures for Solo Travelers

The practice of traveling solo has become a rapidly growing trend as more individuals pack for their bags and buy a single plane ticket for adventure. To many, the thought of traveling alone can seem like a nightmare waiting to happen. To those who have taken the plunge, it is one of the most exhilarating […]

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Make it last! Care tips to keep your lounge suites looking new

When it comes to purchasing that beautiful lounge suite you’ve been admiring for weeks, it is extremely important to think beyond the general look and feel and try to sum up the best solution for your lifestyle.   Considering the expense of a good quality lounge suite, having your couch cleaned and looked after should […]

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How to host visitors in a simple and sophisticated way this festive season

The festive season is almost upon us. And while it may seem like we have months to prepare for family and friends coming to stay, the time will fly by without us even noticing. The last thing you want is to wake up one morning and realise you have a day to prepare for your […]

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5 ways to make your garden great again

Do you cringe when you invite guests over and they have to walk along an uneven path that takes them through a sad looking spot of grass garden with one little flower? Oh wait, that’s just a weed. “Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?”. It may not be with silver bells, but […]

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