Friday, 26 April 2013

Towels Don't Want To Play Hooky

Posted by Bismah Abdelgawad 2 Comments
I had recently purchased these beautiful cotton hand towels for just $1.99 when I was in my home country for a visit with my parents. The only downfall was they would not stay on the hook. After struggling with it for some time I thought why not just add a little ribbon loop. So I did just that!!!

Here is a neat and simple little way to hang your towels on a hook. 

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Saturday, 20 April 2013

Baby Peek-A-Boo Board

Posted by Bismah Abdelgawad 8 Comments
I just finished this project for my son. It is very easy to make and cost almost nothing. All I used was things that would normally be thrown in the household garbage and things that I already had. No spending required.
My son loves his new board and will peek-a-boo over and over again.
Below I have the instructions on how to make this board as well as a list of the materials needed. 

Homemade Peek-A-Boo Board

Materials Needed:

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Saturday, 13 April 2013

Easy Vanilla Custard Recipe

Posted by Bismah Abdelgawad
Yesterday afternoon hubby and I decided that it was now time to introduce custard to our 10 month old son.  I went checking out various recipes but was not satisfied enough with any of them to give them a try. There was either too many eggs, too much sugar or just many extra additives that I could not be happy with.
So I thought it over for awhile and thought this can't be too complicated a dish to simplify. Well I came up with this result. My husband liked it, I liked it and most importantly our son liked it.

Here is the recipe. I have included pictures below of what ours looked like. 

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Tuesday, 9 April 2013

10 Natural Methods To Relieve Morning Sickness

Posted by Bismah Abdelgawad 5 Comments
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Natural Methods To Relieve Morning Sickness

First of all let us establish that it is important to let your doctor know of any sickness during your pregnancy.
Morning sickness is one nuisance that affects many women during pregnancy. Morning sickness may include nausea, vomiting or both. It most often occurs in the first trimester and ends before the second trimester, although there are a small percentage of women who will experience it throughout their entire pregnancy.
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Thursday, 4 April 2013

12 Health Benefits of Coffee

Posted by Bismah Abdelgawad 7 Comments

12 Reasons to Drink Coffee

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Health Benefits of Coffee

A cup of coffee, stir in some Facebook, add a side order of blogging and we may have the perfect break combination for any mommy. In addition coffee is also known to be beneficial to your health if drank in moderation.

1. Reduced risk in both Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

2. Reduced risk in certain cancers including oral, esophageal, pharyngeal, endometrial, liver, and prostate.

3. Lowers risk for type 2 diabetes

4. Lowers risk for gallstones

5. Improve cognitive performance

6. Helps burn fat.

7. Relieve constipation

8. Prevent dental cavities 

9. Combats depression 

10. Decrease risk of getting gout

11. Lower the risk of having a stroke. 

12. Lower blood pressure

13. Is an antioxidant

14. Ease muscle pain.

15. Temporary energy boost.

There you have it. What was once said to be very bad for your health now has the ability to save your health.

How do you like your coffee?

I like my coffee with some fresh milk and half a teaspoon of sugar. I always insist that my coffee be steaming hot although for some reason I rarely ever finish until it is just starting to get cold.

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