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.

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
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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
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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
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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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What to Do with Christmas Cards Post-Holidays

Brit McDowell December 23, 2019 - 4 min read
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We’ve found 7 great ways to keep the kids occupied over the holidays, plus what to do with the ever growing pile of old Christmas cards you have in your drawers. Find out how to turn them into cute decorations.

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