Saturday, 24 October 2009

Good Oral Hygiene

Even life for us is busy especially at night when the Little Boy is whiny and grumpy, I make sure that he brushed his peggies. Good oral hygiene was not really inculcate my mind when I was growing up (I don't blame my parents for that) but now, I realised how important it is.

According to Colgate, good oral hygiene means:
Your teeth are clean and free of debris
Gums are pink and do not hurt or bleed when you brush or floss
Bad breath is not a constant problem.

And to maintain good oral health:
Brushing thoroughly twice a day and flossing daily
Eating a balanced diet and limiting snacks between meals
Using dental products that contain fluoride, including toothpaste
Rinsing with a fluoride mouthrinse if your dentist tells you to
Making sure that your children under 12 drink fluoridated water or take a fluoride supplement if they live in a non-fluoridated area.

Though, I missed out a lot when I was growing up, I'm trying to make up for it. I have two dental appointments coming up. If only I could get dental care discounts, I would visit the dentist more often that I used to.

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Friday, 23 October 2009

My View On Halloween

...sort of.



You Are Creative and Chic



You're the type of person who wears a costume that's nicely put together and not overwhelming.

You have style, but you don't have to scream it. You like to wear a costume that's as realistic as possible.



Your favorite Halloween celebration has a bit of a theme and effort thrown in to it. You like it when people dress uniquely and don't wear costumes out of the box.

Halloween is the time to use your imagination to the fullest. You embrace all of the possibilities and come up with something really original.



Halloween is drawing near and we don't celebrate it here. Oh well, no expenses for lollies then - might save up something for eye creams.
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Wrist Pain

Two weeks ago I started to have wrist pain. I can’t pin point what caused it – what were the activities I did. It’s not a severe pain, more of an annoying thing that prevents me from doing something that requires lifting and twisting my hand.

I’ve been reading on the net what causes wrist pain and there are heaps of reasons. I just have to guess which one I feel. Mcj objects of me going to see a doctor – I’m just a hypochondriac to him. Could be.

I can’t pin point (of course, I can’t I’m not a doctor) which is causing my paid because all says it has to be inflamed and mine isn’t. It sort of in the bone. Oh well, I might just follow the advice of MIL and buy some wrist band.

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Monday, 19 October 2009

Garlic-y

I wasn't comfortable with my answers on this survey. The options are just not so apt to me. But it did turn out quite well. I thought, at least I wouldn't be subjected to identify theft (and eventually get identity theft protection).



You Are Garlic



Of all the spice types, you are the most universally loved.

You get long with pretty much everyone, and you leave a lasting impression.

You adapt yourself well to situations. You can fit in or stand out, depending on what you're called on to do.



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Hubs Happy Today

It’s Mcj’s happy today. I thought of buying him a plane toy but changed my mind. He would like it but it’s not needed so it can go out the backdoor. Although, I can Medifast discount online – I can’t think of where to use it.

So, I thought I’m going to cook him this yesterday but we ran out of time after shopping for his gifts. Take note, gifts - Plasma TV and home theatre system.


Yoghurt-marinated lamb with potato & mint sala

I will concoct something like this one of these days. I got the recipe from http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/14664/yoghurt+marinated+lamb+with+potato+mint+salad. Hopefully, it will turn out as yummy as the photo looks. It would be a trial and error but the recipe doesn’t sound like rocket science so I’m positive to get it right.
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Monday, 5 October 2009

Sunny Side Up, Please!




You Are Eggs Over Easy



You have good taste and high standards. You are very detail oriented, and you know what you want in life.

When everything is in its place and things are as they should be, you can finally relax.

You may seem like the kind of person who has things come easy for you, but it's all an illusion.

You work hard to make your life perfect, and part of this perfection is making things look effortless.




Somewhat true. And it sounds good (somewhat like maui), I don't want to dis-agree. Lol.
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Rye Toast

What bread do you like? White, whole-meal, rye, etc? I know whole-meal is better than white bread but I prefer the latter mainly because of the texture and the taste.

Anyway, do you crave in mid-afternoon? Bulk up your breakfast with rye toast. Based on a study, people who eat rye toast for breakfast are less hungry before and after lunch. Rye-bran bread is better of all rye bread because it has the highest fiber content of the breads.

So next time, you are at the shops look for rye-bran bread or cereal - not just for loose diamonds. Hahaha.
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Fruit and Veggie Season

Yesterday, I cooked a Ricotta and Vegetable fritters. It's a shame I haven't taken a photo of them.

I got the recipe from coles baby mag. It was easy to make and sure is very nutritious.

It's spring. Different variety of fruit and veggies are available in the market aplenty. If you miss out on some veggies for the past season because they are not available or are dear, now is the time to indulge. Greens, yellows and all sorts of colours.

Fresh veggies on the dinner table. Yum. Good for everybody and for the health. Even if you ca afford the services of Blue Cross North Carolina, it's still way better to be in a pink of health.

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