How to Choose the Right Restuarant for Your Teen’s Birthday Meal

Teenage years can be an awkward time when it comes to birthdays. Your child feels too old for a kids' party, but they're not old enough to go out to bars or clubs. A birthday meal is the perfect solution. It feels more mature than a party, but there's still room for plenty of friends to attend. If your child's at an age where they find spending time with family awkward, you can let them have the meal with friends only, dropping them off and picking them up at the end. Read More 

Why Install a Water Filter?

What are the benefits of having an undersink water filter? You are pretty sure that you want your water filtered, but you are not so sure about the exact details. This article will give you an overview of some of the advantages of using a water filter. Health Benefit What does a water filter do? You know it is supposed to filter the water and make it "healthier," but that word is more like some definition in the sky than really anything else. Read More 

Four Tips For Party Planning Perfection

Whatever the occasion, planning a party can be ridiculously stressful and costly. What people seldom realise, is that it doesn't have to be! With a little know how, you can arrange a fabulous soirée with minimal hassle. Follow these four simple tips to achieving party planning perfection without breaking the bank.  1. Remember the guests! A party wouldn't be a party without people. It may seem obvious, but do not forget to invite the guests. Read More 

3 Kids Party Catering Tips That Keep Cleanup to a Minimum

When it comes to your children's birthdays, the only thing more stressful than pre-party planning is post-party cleanup. Young and older children alike can be very messy, particularly when you have a dozen (or more!) of them in one space. No matter how much you subtly encourage the little angels to clean up after themselves when they're done eating, there'll always be some who take advantage of being outside their own home and toss litter left, right and centre. Read More 

4 Authentic Sichuan Dishes For Meat Lovers

Sichuan is a southwestern Chinese province that has a rich culinary style. Traditional dishes are packed with fresh vegetables and spices and are completely different to the dishes you find in Chinese restaurants that have been modified to mimic the tastes Australians are familiar with. Garlic, ginger and chillies are used abundantly, and the region has its own spice, called Sichuan pepper, which has strong citrusy notes. Pickled vegetables are often added to meals, and meat is almost always present. Read More