Monthly Archives: December 2012

Round fruits to usher the New Year

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I only have four round fruits in my fruit basket (this is an old photo of mine). Do I intend to complete the 12 or was it 13 fruits to bring luck for the New Year? I’m not sure; I can only buy a few pieces depending on the budget.

Round fruits, as they say, signify coins and having lots of it will bring luck for the New Year. Others believe 12 fruits signify the 12 months of the year, so by having 12 fruits on your table will bring more luck for the next 12 months of the New Year.

Whatever these fruits signify, why not have them on a regular basis. Fruits will surely bring you the best of health as fruits improve the health, regulates the blood and circulation and digestion. And this is beneficial for those who want to lose weight.

We don’t just rely on pure luck. We have to work hard to improve our lives and the lives of those who depend on us.

So, be in the pink of health and enjoy your fruit basket anytime.

Be Practical in Food Preparation during the Holiday Season

While it is true that people would like to be festive during the holiday season, we cannot deny the fact that items are more expensive now and we always have to budget the things that we will purchase. What are several ways that will help you keep practical during the holiday season? Prepare your shoei helmets, your combat boots and all your kitchen tools before you read on:

1. Estimate how many people you need to feed. Cooking too much will waste the ingredients that could have been used for something else.
2. Read the directions of the recipe correctly so that you will not make a mistake.
3. Look for alternative ingredients that will help you save money

With these tips, you can still be sure that your holiday food will be festive even though it is more practical than usual.

Decorating your kitchen for the holidays

You’ve made a little improvement in your kitchen all you need now is to add or replace a few items to dress up your kitchen for the holidays. You’re also thinking of enhancing your front lawn for the holidays by putting up selection outdoor décor. If you have plants or shrubs you can do a little trim here and there, better yet, add up flowery ornaments to give it a more Christma-sy appearance. Poinsettia is a classic flower ornament that looks great inside and outside your home.