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5 Tips For Creating a Romantic Night and Fun Dinner at Home

Valentines Day is just around the corner and maybe you're already thinking how to make this occasion really special. Here are some ideas for a romantic and fun dinner at home either for several couples or just for two.
Sensual Scents
Whether planning for one guest or several couples, let robust spices (think cloves, canela, cardamom and black pepper) help set the mood with the help of a standard frying pan. Toast the spices just to their smoking point, and the room will fill with an inviting--and delicious--bouquet.
Pairing Is Caring
When prepping for a perfect evening, pairings are a fun way to turn any meal into a special occasion and spice up the fun. Plan three courses and pair each with a small cocktail. A fun and easy way is to use one base spirit in three different ways.
Make It A Group Effort Let your guests in the kitchen and encourage them to enjoy the tactile sensation of the food as it is prepared. Start the party early and enjoy cocktails as you cook.
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Tips For Healthy Weight Loss in Children

In my previous post I wrote about my concern regarding my kids getting over weight so I said I will research for ways on how they will lose weight the healthy way since I’m not in favor of forcing them to go on a diet, to take weight loss supplements or any weight loss program. So, now I just want to share these helpful tips that i gathered from my online search.

-The healthiest weight loss tip for a kid is for him to become active, to have fun and socialize. Engaging in sports or daily activities like jogging will surely help your kid lose weight. If your kid gets tired easily, then think of other ways to motivate him to exercise. Turn them onto new sports that are exciting. You could make him join clubs that have sports or let him play around with other kids in the neighborhood. Take your kids out for a romp in the beach or the park about once a week. Walk them to school or buy them a bicycle. You might also want to give in to their request of having a dog. This way, they can walk the dog without knowing that they are actually exercising.

-Watch your kid's meal. Make him cut back on junk food and replace it with healthier alternatives like crackers, baked and low sugar snacks for example. The hardest part of healthy weight loss for kids would probably be motivation and explaining to them why they should lose weight. Parents need to explain that weight loss is needed to be done not only for the physical benefits but also to help prevent diseases.

-Encourage kids to hydrate and drink more water and avoid juices and soda. This will make them feel less hungry and will help speed up metabolism. Don't forget the healthy drinks like milk before sleeping or during breakfast, as this will keep their bones strong.

-Be a model. If you want healthy weight loss for kids, you have to be healthy yourself.

That's it, hope these helps! =)

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