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Diet Conscious on Valentine’s Day 2016

Valentine’s Day has always been thought of sweets, flowers and any other cheesy stuff from our loved ones. But this is also the day of the year wherein we are almost having a calorie-overload. Aside from the sugar rush in our body, this will surely make every diet-conscious freak for a day.

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One very good idea to do on this Valentine’s day is to have a bouquet of fresh veggies instead of chocolates and teddies on it. You can also add a bowl of sauce to spice up the bouquet of veggies.

This idea is for sure anew to you but this is something that would make your diet-conscious loved one drool and even crave for more on this Valentine’s day.

I know there are available low-calorie chocolates and other sweet stuff anywhere you can drop by, but this idea of having the fresh veggies is something really different and unique. Plus, this one’s healthy though

But, you really wanted to stick to the usual Valentine’s day presents such as those mentioned above, you can instead bake your own cake and other sweet goodies, and try to experiment at your kitchen, just like what I did and will be posted post-Valentine’s day, using healthy ingredients. Such of these kitchen stuff is the low fat milk. Yes, you can substitute that one to any milk supposedly needed in your ingredient lists.

In fact, you can have a lot of healthy treats from Tropicana Slim where you can experiment, create and have a low calorie healthy meals not just on Valentine’s day but on any days of the year. I have tried myself the low fat milk and still the result of my baked yummy treats are still great. I tasted no difference on them. But sure enough, those are healthier as those contain lesser fat.

Dish Washing and Cleaning

After every great parties and events at home, one of the really tiresome stuff to do is dish washing and cleaning including the counter tops and tables.

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Washing the dishes and cleaning the counters are just two of the household chores that ever since I was small, I have hard time completing all these for an hour two. My heart always feel so weighty every time I am tasked to do one. I still remember my mom used to laugh at me when my elder sisters assigned and forced me to do dish washing and cleaning. Sometimes then, I just cried silently while doing so.

Now that I am already having my own family, still the dilemma is there, even getting harder especially every after events. This is the very reason why I sometimes opted just to ask for some help or hire a washer instead. This is not because I cannot make the dishes clean and shiny as I wanted it to be, but rather I am too lazy to stand next to the used oily untidy dishes and wishing to make all those done for an hour. If those were just few like to count with my fingers, then I can do then immediately. But when our counter is full of those oily dishes, that’s the right time for me to look for someone who can do the thing rather than I nor my hubby.

Of course, aside from having a helping hands from others, I need to make sure to use the right dish washing soap to cater my oily dishes. Although, most of the dish washing liquids can easily wipe those dirt and oils, my problem is on plastic kitchen utensils. I need the best plastic cleaning liquid detergent to counter the dirt and oil clinging tightly on the surfaces of the plastic plates and cups.

But at least, finding one from the market and online helps washing the dishes and counters easily then.

Our new Black Tecnogas 55cm 4-Burner Gas Cooking Range

Just few minutes ago, a staff from one of the country’s known logistic company stepped down here in our front yard and excitedly brought our new Black Tecnogas 55cm 4-Burner Gas Cooking Range which I just ordered from an online shopping store,

Black Tecnogas 55cm 4-Burner Gas Cooking Range

Here are some of the specifications of this Black Tecnogas 55cm 4-Burner Gas Cooking Range:

  • 55cm Cooking Range
  • 4 x gas burners
  • Built-in oven thermometer
  • Gas oven and grill
  • 54L – Large Oven
  • Full electric ignition
  • Double glass oven door, oven light
  • Glass lid, easy to open cavity, Inox knobs

I have not tried this unit myself yet. But I will let you all know how this one functions as soon as I could spare a time to cook and bake using this new addition in our kitchen.

Things to Consider When Trying to Lead a Happy and Healthy Life

For most people, finding a way to live a happy and healthy life is a top concern. There are a number of things that a person can do to increase their overall level of health. The last thing that a person wants is to be stricken with illnesses or health conditions that could be prevented. By taking the time to make some lifestyle changes, you will be able to feel better and live a longer and happier life. The following are a few of the things that need to be considered when trying to live a happier and longer life.

Getting Some Exercise

One of the first things that you need to do when trying to live a healthier life is to get enough exercise. There are a number of ways that you can get the appropriate amount of exercise each day. In order to figure out the best type of exercise program, you will have to take the time to do some research. The more you are able to find out about the types of programs available to you, the faster you will be able to make the right decision.

Eating Better

Another very important factor that you have to consider when trying to find the right balance in your health is the foods that you eat. It is so easy to eat badly and in most cases is takes more work and money to stay on a healthy diet. Taking the time to find some healthy recipes will make this process much easier and will make you feel a lot better about your situation. If you are unsure about what you need to be eating, be sure to seek out some help from a professional in the field.

Healthy Eating

Stay Socially Active

The next thing that you have to consider when trying to be healthy is staying socially active. Not staying active in this area of your life can lead to things like depression. Keeping up with friends and family is a great way to combat this issue and to make you feel better in the process. The effort that you put into this process is more than worth it and will make you closer to those around you. Social media is a great way for a person to get the social interaction they need without even leaving the home.

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