Archive | August, 2011

Fun Tips for Everyone: Sugar

31 Aug

 

OLD USE: Sweetener

NEW USE: Lip exfoliator.

To smooth dry, peeling lips, try this antidote: Make a paste of sugar and petroleum jelly, then gently massage the concoction into your lips using a toothbrush. Wipe off excess with a washcloth.

 

 

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What’s Cooking?

31 Aug

I am constantly looking for inspiration when it comes to home decorating.

Here are a few of my favorite kitchens from some celebrity homes:

Bill & Guliana's kitchen

This is where Kim K will be cooking for her new hubby Kris

Country girl Leann Rimes's kitchen

Ina Garten's barn kitchen

Which is your favorite?

LITTLE sister

Celebrity Baby pics

31 Aug

 

KATIE & SURI  photo | Katie Holmes

5 year-old Suri and mom Katie Holmes

 

KENDRA & HANK  photo | Hank Baskett, Kendra Wilkinson

Kendra, with her 2 fav guys, hubby Hank Baskett and son (19 months) Hank IV

 

MINNIE & HENRY  photo | Minnie Driver

Minnie Driver and 2½-year-old son Henry

 

DAVID, ROMEO, BROOKLYN & CRUZ  photo | David Beckham

Brooklyn, 12, Romeo, 8½, and Cruz, 6½ Beckham, with Dad

 

HALLE & NAHLA  photo | Halle Berry

Halle with 3-year-old Nahla (she just oh so cute!)

 

HUGH & AVA  photo | Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman and 6-year-old Ava

 

JESSICA & HONOR  photo | Cash Warren, Honor Warren, Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba with 3-year -old Honor, and daddy cash Warren

 

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Dark Chocolate…Healthy?

31 Aug

Dark chocolate is heavenly..and just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, turns out, its actually good for you.

Because its derived from cocoa beans, which grow on trees, its filled with natural plant nutirents.  It has natural antioxidants (same stuff  that made green tea, red grapes and blueberries so famous), reduces blood pressure and hypertension, and improves cardiovascular health.  Plus, mood-elevating chemicals– so it makes you feel better!

I think doctors should start prescribing dark chocolate instead of medicine… Hmmm…Maybe someday..

Enjoy responsibly… too much consumption may lead to unwanted side effects, such a weight gain 🙂

 MIDDLE sister

New & Trending: Designer Diapers for Babies!

30 Aug

OH MY GOD!….These are just tooooo cute!

So according to the news, manufacturers (Huggies and Pampers) are making these designer diapers to boost sales.

After a four-year decline in births during the economic downturn, they are each seeking to gain market share.

“” “It’s all about moms getting compliments from other moms,” says advertising psychologist Renee Fraser. “Babies don’t compliment each other on their diapers. Moms do.” “”   I totally agree with that statement! LOL

They cost 20% more than regular diapers, but I’d still buy them 🙂

 

 

I wish they bring them to Kuwait….   sighhhh!

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The BEST Dark Chocolate EVER!

30 Aug

Uhhhh…Pierre Marcolini! I love these chocolates!

So I was introduced to Peirre Marcolini chocolate a few years ago and instantly fell in LOVE! 

I love snacking on chocolate..specially dark chocolate…and since most of theirs are dark, this was a match made in Heaven.  They have many different flavor infusions, from the bitter to the sweet.  The dark ones have that wonderfully rich, bitter dark chocolate taste (you know what I’m talking about!).  I think one of the best Belgian chocolates I’ve ever had!

If you haven’t tried it yet, you’re definitely missing out! 

They have an outlet in Hilton Mangaf, and I heard they moved the Dar AlAwadi location to the Avenues (I haven’t been there yet, but will confirm when I go).

MIDDLE sister

New Shrimpo Meal from KFC

30 Aug

Has anyone tried this?

I Love KFC….so I’m thinkin’ of tryin’ it very soon…it looks so yummy!

 

BIG sister