Brit McDowell

Lifestyle Specialist & Subject Matter Expert

Brit McDowell is a Subject Matter Expert at Localsearch with a background in marketing, business and tourism management. Aside from her specialisation in technical processes, Brit is known for her green thumb and growing succulent collection, love of dogs (especially Dalmatians), eye for home interior and fervour for travel. Brit is also a Lifestyle Specialist on the Localsearch Blog and enjoys sharing her research and knowledge in home and gardening services, food, beauty and general lifestyle tips and tricks.

Are you using these types of pasta correctly?

Brit McDowell May 1, 2020 - 8 min read
dried spaghetti pasta tomato garlic

Whether you find yourself with a packet of pasta you are not familiar with or just want to switch up your dinners, here is a guide to different types of pasta and what dishes to use them in. Plus, we also have a simple and quick pasta recipe to try at home.

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How to Prepare Your House & Garden for Winter 2020

Brit McDowell April 16, 2020 - 5 min read
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Want to keep warm, reduce your heating bills and keep your garden thriving throughout the cold winter months? Here are our 9 tips to get your house and garden ready for winter. Plus, we help you find a local roof repair specialist to help you with the job.

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Vegetables to Plant in Autumn in Australia

Brit McDowell March 9, 2020 - 8 min read
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Growing your own vegetables is not only easy, but it will help you save money on your grocery bills and you’ll never be short of fresh produce to cook with. Here are 7 vegetables that you can plant now.

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Portable Air Conditioner Buying Guide 2020

Brit McDowell February 24, 2020 - 5 min read
Air conditioner graphic and remote

If you are ready to beat the heat, an air conditioner is one of the easiest ways to cool down a room. We look into the portable air conditioner unit and weigh it up against the split system and ducted models.

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The Ultimate Guide to Ramen

Brit McDowell February 1, 2020 - 5 min read
bowl of ramen soup with eggs and prawns and chopsticks

Along with gyozas and sushi, ramen is an incredibly popular Japanese dish amongst Australians. We look into the origins of the dish, the many varieties to try and even give you some tips on how to properly eat ramen.

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The Aussie Bakery Treats Every Traveller Must Try

Brit McDowell January 6, 2020 - 5 min read
bakery with staff and displays of bread and desserts

Traveling through Australia? With some of the best produce in the world, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Some of our most iconic and delicious treats can be found at a local bakery near you. Find out what foods you have to try!

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