If you think your microwave is just for popping popcorn, reheating leftovers or cooking frozen dinners, then you are missing out on some of the wonderful dishes that you can make right in the microwave. Since it takes only minutes to prepare most dishes in the microwave, cooking in it is a great option for a warm breakfast, quick lunch or fast supper. Here are four recipes that are delicious when cooked in the microwave.
Food storage can be a smart security precaution for people. You just never know when an urgent situation may pop up. It can always be wise to store food that can keep you going in times of emergencies. You don’t have to spend an arm and a leg on emergency sustenance, either. These suggestions can make putting together a solid selection of emergency food items simple and affordable as can be.
When the weather turns warm, water games and activities are a great way to keep kids entertained. Put a new twist on water play, and your kids will be even more engaged. This summer, give some of these unique water activities a try.
Make a Pool Noodle Waterfall
If you’re tired of the sprinkler, make a waterfall instead. Use a nail to poke holes along the length of a pool noodle. Stuff an old plastic bag in one end of the noodle, and seal it shut with duct tape. Insert a garden hose in the opposite end, and water will flow out of the holes you made. Have an adult hold the waterfall up for kids to run under, or prop it up for hands-free play.
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What you’re doing to the inside of your body will eventually show on the outside. If you want to try and stay as youthful as possible, water needs to become your new best friend. It helps to keep the skin hydrated, subtle, and it’s good for your body in so many ways. Dehydrated skin is more prone to fine lines and wrinkles earlier on in life. They recommend you should drink around 2 liters of water each day. If you find water boring or don’t particularly like the taste, then mix it with a delicious collagen drink mix like Beauty Infusion by NeoCell. One scoop of Cranberry Cocktail or Tangerine Twist flavored Beauty Infusion mixed with water tastes delicious. An added bonus is it also aids in keeping your complexion radiant, strengthens hair, and promotes new nail growth.
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The Internet really is one great resource. When utilized well, it’s actually an enjoyable extension to your kid’s education and not forgetting the fun part of it.
Notwithstanding all the advantages of the Internet, it can be misused. There ought always to be regulations in place where a child starts utilizing the Internet. Now, as a parent, you must ensure that as your child is having fun they also have a safe experience while using internet, social media and mobile devices. Here are tips to help you do this:
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American families enjoy just 37 minutes of quality time together on the average weekday, according to the New York Post. Spending time with family creates fun moments and strengthens relationships. In this modern era, we find ourselves more occupied with work while kids are obsessed with electronic gadgets. As the leader of the family unit, its the parent’s job to create a firm foundation for strong bonds. Here’s how you can use your garden to keep your family happy, connected and together.
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It is always tricky to tell if the girl that you are virtually meeting is genuinely interested in you. It’s hard to read her body language that could speak notes of her interest or see the subtle blush that colors her cheek. You can all but blame one culprit, the screen that stands between you two.
The likelihood of having a long-term relationship with someone you are meeting online is fair enough. About 7% of the married couples who met in 2015 started off with dating online. Moreover, 20% of those in committed relationships currently also met on a dating website.
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Family pictures can capture the essence of a family when done right. The problem is that taking a family portrait can be a bit of a hassle. The following are four tips to help you take that perfect shot you’ve been hoping for.
Look for a Team
You might think you need one photographer to get the right picture but that is not the case. What you want is a team to ensure that you get the right pose. The photographer is going to be focused on composition and exposure, but the rest of his or her team should be there to help ensure no one is out of place or doing something that might ruin the photograph.
Despite the chilly weather conditions that have been tormenting us this spring, the warm weather is finally here to stay, and this means that you can now safely organize your wardrobe to prepare for summer. Now is the time to decide what stays and what goes, and what new items you need, to keep up with the latest trends. In the following lines, we will give you a few tips on reusing old clothes, and we will also discuss the new trends that are worth investing in.
Most summer dresses rarely go out of style, but there are some models and prints that you should avoid this summer. If you own a Club dress, you should get rid of it as soon as possible, as it is unlikely that it will ever come back in style again. Bandage dresses are also not recommended this season, although you can keep them, as they might make a comeback in the following years. Try to avoid tight dresses altogether, and instead opt for flowy flower dresses, or for elegant pinstripe dresses. Gingham check prints are also very hot this season, and so are bold colors like yellow, fuchsia or neon blue. If you have outdated dresses that you are still attached with, you can try to update them with belts, or you can try to wear them in an unconventional way like paired with a masculine jacket. If you want to invest in new models, opt for polka dot prints, shirtdresses, baby dolls, and oversized dresses.
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When your family is tight-knit, it can be difficult to watch grandparents age and become less capable of caring for themselves. One way to make the process easier for the entire family is to schedule times when each person can help out elderly members. For instance, one person can visit each Tuesday and help decide what groceries are necessary to get through the week and take a trip to the store if you do not live in the same home. Other ideas include finding ways to keep the older members of the family active and socializing.
Spend Time with Them
When grandma and grandpa are sitting at home alone for days on end, they will be very lonely. A routine will help them look forward to visits, and it will give the rest of the family a schedule to stick to so that there is no confusion. You might do a few chores around the house, go for the grocery run, fold some laundry together, or read a chapter or two in your grandparent’s favorite book as they get ready to nap to show them that you care and they are not alone. Integrated Family Community Services says this is an excellent way to show older family members that they are important in your life.