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The Steps of Decorating Backyard Wedding

January 18, 2019 — by Valeriya Vimon

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Who doesn’t like to have a dreamy wedding? After all, it’s the big day of your life, and you want it to be perfect, your own fairy-tale. Looking for a practical solution, however, one that would save you from a great deal of expenses and stress, the idea of having a backyard wedding sure is a dream come true for many but it can be a challenge when it comes to decoration.

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3 Steps to Choosing the Right Tap Dance Shoes

January 15, 2019 — by Valeriya Vimon

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As one of the coolest forms of dancing, tap dancing is a unique way to move your body and improve your fitness level. To give this hobby a try and to make the most out of it, first and foremost – you need a pair of quality tap dance shoes. A good pair of dance shoes can make a world of difference in your performance, so do your homework before you go out to buy your first pair.

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The Detail Not to Overlook: 3 Steps to Buying the Right Wedding Tablecloths

December 7, 2018 — by Valeriya Vimon

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You have chosen the music, decided on the flowers and menu, but there’s still something missing. That’s right – the tablecloths. Choosing tablecloths for your wedding ceremony is similar to preparing yourself for a party. If you are dressed in a specific dress – short, long, casual or formal, the next thing to do is choose the right bag and pair of shoes that will complement your dress the best possible way. So, naturally, when deciding on this accessory, it is important to consider the rest of the accessories in the decor scheme.

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How to Be a Better Skier – the Steps to Take for a Safer Experience

October 31, 2018 — by Valeriya Vimon

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Are you planning a vacation to the snow-covered mountains? Great for you! Being on the piste and feeling the wind rush through you as you head down the slopes at a high speed is a thrill in itself. As a matter of fact, it is this thrill what makes people wanting to go back to the slopes year after year, especially those who prefer the more extreme elements of this sport.
However, as enjoyable as it can be, we can’t ignore the fact that, like most sports, skiing comes with a certain amount of risk. Falls are bound to occur, regardless of how good of a skier you may be, and collisions are relatively common. So, before you venture out to the slopes, it is essential that you have the right ski safety gear and know how to properly use it. Here are the basic pieces of protective equipment you should bring with you every time you head to the mountains.

Ski Helmet 

When it comes to preventing life-threatening injuries, a ski helmet is the most important piece of equipment you should wear. For the ultimate protection, get a ski helmet that fits you properly and make sure to keep the chin strap properly fastened so that it stays securely in place. Don’t assume that your football or bike helmet will do the job fine because they won’t. Get a real ski helmet that has all the right features and enables ventilation.

Knee Guards and Back Protectors

Skiiers, especially beginners, usually end up with bruised knees that swell really fast. For that reason, it is smart to invest in a good pair of knee guards. You can choose from the two types – rigid and squashy. The rigid type has become a bit old-fashioned after the invention of the squashy model. Besides absorbing impact better, squashy knee guards also mold to your shape, helping you maintain better stability.
While back injuries are not the most common type of injury related to this sport, they do happen and can be extremely serious when they do. In the past, people used to avoid back protection due to the fact that it is rigid, heavy and uncomfortable to wear. However, the great advances in technology have made it much more comfortable to wear. Nowadays, back protectors are created with more flexible materials, they fit better the shape of the back and follow your movement. Available in different models, including vests and jackets, the style you choose will depend on your personal preferences and needs.

Protective Shorts

Protective shorts are padded and they help protect your back and hips from injuries. They are designed to protect the coccyx which can be excruciating if knocked or landed upon, but they also help protect your thighs and hips in case of a fall. As a beginner, you will probably spend quite some time in the snow and this may result in a cold bottom if you don’t have enough insulation. Protective shorts often come with enhanced thermal technology which is a really good addition.
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Three Steps to Choosing the Perfect Pair of Sandals

October 10, 2018 — by Valeriya Vimon

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Spring is here, summer is coming and you can’t wait to set your feet free from wearing boots and feel exhilarated in your new pair of sandals. Sandals are the perfect wear for going to the beach, having a stroll in the park or hanging out with family and friends in the backyard. They are excellent for work as well. However, buying a pair just because they look cute or modern is a huge mistake. If they are not comfortable, they can cause foot problems which can lead to chronic problems such as corns, callouses and even problems with the lower back. So, in order to choose the perfectly comfortable sandals, here are the three steps to make (pun intended).

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3 Steps to Picking Out Great Skate Style Shoes

September 10, 2018 — by Valeriya Vimon

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When you’re just getting into skateboarding, you usually don’t worry about other pieces of gear other than your skateboard. However, with time you’ll discover that your skating style depends on a lot more factors besides the board. Like for instance, the shoes. As a newbie, you might wonder “Do I really need special skateboarding shoes?” Truth is, you can ride in thongs if you like, but skate style shoes are specifically designed to help you skate better. They give you grip, flexibility, protection and comfort – everything you need to master those cool tricks. So, without further ado, here’s how to choose great skate style shoes.

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Comfort at the Workplace: The Steps to Ensure You Have It

September 4, 2018 — by Richard Dawson

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A great deal of our life is spent on working. Some of us love our jobs, some of us hate them, regardless of which group you find yourself in, comfort always makes things better. You’re probably wondering now why is comfort at the workplace so essential?

First things first, it lessens stress, and as a result it improves the well-being, reducing the risks of health issues. Then again, it also makes the workplace a happier one.

This can be achieved in several steps: comfortable shoes, proper posture, reduction of noise and eye-strain. Starting with the workwear shoes, it’s advisable to look for specialised retailers that can offer versatility of brands combined with convenient prices.

Depending on the job itself, you may or may not be in need of extra safety in the form of composite cap footwear, but what no worker can do without are breathable shoes that keep feet dry, safe from perspiration which mean there’s no chance for athlete’s foot, and lightweight to reduce fatigue so no matter how much time you spend on foot, you don’t get tired easily.

Slip resistance is another property of quality workwear shoes as it translates to traction in varied terrains, accompanied by midsoles contoured to the foot’s natural shape. Okay, now that you know the importance of great shoes, and how to choose them, it’s time to pay attention to your posture.

Often we experience aches and pains that might appear to have nothing to do with posture, but chronic improper posture can lead to serious health problems, from disc generation, to back, neck, and shoulder aches, including persistent headaches, digestive trouble, and stress.

If your work required sitting hours on end, make sure you have an ergonomic chair, and try alternating between sitting and standing from time to time. It’s recommended to mind the posture no matter the job you have, remembering to keep the shoulders back, and avoid slouching. Something so simple can change your work experience for the better.

Often, we don’t realise the damage we’re doing until it’s done. This applies to the hearing and eyesight too, not realising consistent exposure to loud noise or eye-strain is doing a lot of harm. Sometimes noise can disrupt our work without realising it affects our productivity.

You have to have adequate ear protection, like headphones or tampons and suitable eyewear depending on the job, whereas office workers need to make use of natural light during the day and task lighting when working at night.

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3 Steps to Buying an Elegant Evening Dress for the Mother of the Bride

August 17, 2018 — by Valeriya Vimon

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Time flies so fast – one day you are holding your baby girl in your arms, next thing you know she is already old enough to be a bride and have her own family. Just like all mothers, you too have been anticipating this special day. Your baby girl will be the star of the night without a doubt, but you as her mum also need to shine next to her. What this means, of course, is a gorgeous dress, subtle makeup, and a nice hairdo. With the extensive range of mother of the bride dresses you can find in the stores, there’s no way you cannot find a good one – just make sure to keep the following tips in mind.

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3 Steps to Choosing the Right Dance Attire

May 17, 2018 — by Richard Dawson

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Whether you are practicing in the studio or performing in front of an audience, having an appropriate dance wear is a must, especially since this type of clothing is made to accentuate each of your moves. In the light of that fact, your dance wear clothes play a great role in how you will perform and nowadays there is a dance wear for every type of dance. You can choose from an array of different types of dance shorts, top crops, fabulous leotards, tutus, gymnastics leotards, lyrical dresses, dance accessories and so much more. All of these things can be found in every specialized online store, just make sure it is reliable and offers quality yet affordable dance wear clothes.

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Steps to Putting Together the Perfect Urban Look for Her

March 20, 2018 — by Valeriya Vimon

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One of the most common concerns a woman faces on a daily basis is how to create the perfect outfit. Especially when it comes to something you’d wear out on the streets. Because a good urban look should be equal amounts of laid-back and stylish, most of us simply have trouble successfully matching the two. You may see other women on Instagram looking cool in a street-savvy outfit and wonder if you can pull off the same yourself. What you might not realize is that putting together a chic urban outfit is as simple as 1-2-3. Here are the three easy steps to help you do it.

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Steps to Building a Solid Streetwear Wardrobe

December 13, 2017 — by Valeriya Vimon

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Streetwear. It’s the one style allows Kanye West to walk the red carpet in baggy jeans, a white t-shirt and boots and then top every best dressed list. Although it might seem like it’s a lazy look, the truth is that coming up with a stylish streetwear outfit still calls for smart fashion judgement and a collection of some fine streetwear staples. So before you head out on an expedition across the large number of Australian streetwear clothing stores, here are some pieces with which you can start growing your street savvy wardrobe.

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Steps to Looking Sharp in Simple Work Clothing

November 7, 2017 — by Richard Dawson

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Long gone are the days when a full suit and a tie used to be the only acceptable work attire in most industries. And if you ask me, it’s probably for the best. Businesses have slowly, but surely started to accept the “casual business” look, and with the exception of a few industries, it became the new in. The best thing about this new trend is the fact that you can find work clothes virtually everywhere.

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What are Poppers & What Safety Steps Should Users Take

September 1, 2017 — by Richard Dawson

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With the increased number of countries that are starting to slowly legalize recreational drugs, it’s only a matter of time before Australia does the same. Until then, people that enjoy doing recreational drugs will keep on doing recreational drugs, except they’ll have to keep on risking getting them from unreliable sources. I guess it’s safe to say that drugs won the war on drugs.