Testing your willpower, one Zoom tutorial at a time
We’ve officially made it to the end of May, and for most of us, it’s been a tumultuous 5 months (Years? Seconds?) to say the least. While the pandemic has affected us all in unique ways, those of us still at university have had a particularly strange first semester of 2020. Here’s what it’s been like, from one student to another, or for those who are curious. And, if you happen to still be studying, congratulations on making it this far – you’re a legend!
It's pampering time!
Rejoice, ladies and gents! Some COVID19 restrictions are being lifted, but that doesn't mean its all over yet. Beauty and Nail salons are free to open, with still come tight restrictions to follow. Social distancing and sanitizing are still necessary. But, finally, we can get some pampering done, and you deserve it after some long, hard months. Check out what's opening!
If you’re wanting to spare yourself the chaos of supermarkets at the moment, we have a great solution for you. We’ve rounded up the best local grocers and farmers in Brisbane that deliver the freshest fruit and vegetables straight to your door! Support these local heroes and enjoy your healthy deliveries!
Spoil your Mama!
It's the time of year again where Mums take centre stage, yay Mums! Despite all the craziness of COVID-19, you can still spoil your Mum for her day (May 10th, by the way!). Even if sadly, you can't see her. We've got you covered, here's some stuff you can order in or take away. Check it out!
It's totally time to embrace the 90s comeback
As the 1990s get further and further behind us, double denim is now considered retro. A few selected 90s trends have come crawling back into modern fashion. From chokers to turtlenecks to scrunchies, the 90s dominate fashion stores still. So, sit down, watch that Friends re-run and adapt the 90s into your wardrobe.
We Wheel Get Through This Together!
Bicycles are the new toilet paper - everybody wants one and stock is running out! Bike riding seems to be everyone’s chosen pastime during quarantine as retailers have seen a spike in sales ever since the coronavirus restrictions were put in full effect. So, get ready to take your new two-wheeled purchase out for a spin. Here’s an epic guide to the best bike routes that will take you around the beautiful Brisbane city!
It ain't all doom and gloom
Look, the world is a little crazy right now. With a global pandemic looming over us, rightfully we've all been a little bit down in the dumps. But, there's some good news. It ain't all bad - despite the sadness and scary world, Aussies are coming together, here's some positive stuff.
WORK FROM HOME IN BEAST MODE
The impact of COVID19 has without a doubt shaken up the entire world! But now that weeks in lockdown and self-isolation has passed us by, we are starting to settle in to our new normal of working from home. Reality is, this is our way of life for now, so we should be doing our best to make the most of it! Let us be your guide and show you the ways we can still thrive during this pandemic!
This movement will get you groovin'!
While we stay locked down during this pandemic, we can still get down and groove to our favourite music! There's one simple way we can help our local artists keep doing what they love during this difficult time, and they help us in return by keeping our souls happy with their musical gifts! It’s a symbiotic relationship!
No need to go out hunting for those sweet treats, the Easter Bunny can come straight to your door. Although COVID-19 has dampened a lot of fun events this year, Easter will still be an egg-cellent time. Why? Because plenty of Brissy businesses are offering scrumptious cakes, buns and sweets just for you. Here’s our guide, yolks!
Pants are optional
In response to COVID-19, many workplaces across the globe have now fully transitioned to work-from-home in order to help flatten the curve. If you’re used to the daily office grind, though, this transition may have come as a wee bit of a shock, as many workers have found themselves trading in their morning commute for sleep-ins and Zoom meetings. If you’re finding yourself spending a bit too much time scrolling and not enough time meeting your daily productivity goals, here are some helpful tips for making the most of the new normal.
Stay In. Unplug. Restore.
The world has literally stopped and shifted. Use this time of the global pandemic to prioritise your life, your health and well-being. We may never get this opportunity again. So now's the time to rest, reset and relax - the perfect time for a staycation! Here are our tips on how to slow down and appreciate the beauty of life at home!
If you need something to brighten up your life at the moment (because trust me, we all do!), look no further! Now is the perfect time to adopt a pet, or even foster a new furry friend! Find out where you can adopt a pet around Brisbane!
Comfort food and the comfort of your home intertwined
It’s everything you’ve been waiting for. At one click of a button. Your one-stop-online-shop to support Brisbane’s hospitality industry during this global pandemic is here! COVID-19 might’ve said no to dining-in at our fave restaurants and cafes, but kitchens are still open for business, and dining at home is a big YES! Find Brisbane’s finest foods to take home through this brand-new digital platform – Dine At Home!
Self-quarantine has got us dreaming of streaming
Is it just us, or has March 2020 been the longest year of our lives? Things are uncertain and frankly a little scary right now, but experts all agree that the best thing you can do for yourself and your community is to stay home. Luckily for you though, social distancing doesn’t apply to your sofa. Here are some of the best TV shows (and one movie, we couldn’t resist) to stream if you, like us, love a good Netflix sesh.