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Visualizzazione dei post da Agosto, 2016

Happy Birthday, amore!

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Yesterday, my husband celebrated his 43rd. I am sharing this little moment. It's my first time to make a birthday cake in all my life, hahah!:=D But since I wanted to surprise him, I believe I have made this day a truly memorable one for him.  :-)
I intentionally made its theme like kids. It brings a joyful spirit. (hehe!)


Read and learn

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Reading gets you travel far.
So, read...read..read..and then learn.
 Have a blessed Sunday! ;-)

savoring gelato's origin

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I just knew from my husband that gelato was invented by the Sicilians. Its name was derived from one small town of Sicily called "Gela". I must say that Italy has really the best of gelato and a sure escape from a very hot summer.

Siracusa

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Spent our first two days in the city of Siracusa, Sicily. Our visit to one city won't be complete without being able to roam around the heart of it.     Duomo (cathedral) di Siracusa

Basilica Santuario Madonna delle Lacrime


Off to the Sicilian Island

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Cloudy view on my first travel to Sicily for a short summer break with my husband.

5 essential weight loss foods

Found this interesting article from Dr. Mao for all health conscious individuals out there. As we all know that "health is wealth", may these tips help you in achieving a good and healthy diet.

1. Millet: A well-balanced diet should consist of whole grains instead of refined grains like white rice and pasta, and millet is a beneficial and delicious staple of this category of food. This non-glutinous grain is over 10-percent protein, has high amounts of fiber and B-complex vitamins, and because it isn't an acid forming food, is easy to digest.

2. Asparagus: When losing weight, it's important to favor chlorophyll-rich foods, including asparagus. Asparagus is a nutrient-rich vegetable packed with folate, vitamins A, C, and K, and fiber. Asparagus also contains a carbohydrate known as inulin (not to be confused with insulin) that promotes healthy bacteria in the large intestine - which in turn promotes a healthier digestive function.

3. Pomegranates: Eating a balanced diet …

Fresh start

I don't remember anymore how many times I tried to recover my past sites and attempted to make new one but I failed everytime. I don't know if it has something to do with my age that I have become so forgetful about details especially passwords. The "fault in the star" is that I don't write them on papers but only in mind. But what?!! age?? Oh, come on! I just freshly turned 40...as we all love to believe, "life begins". NOOOO!!!

Anyways...i hope this one is for good. We will see what we can do from here. :=)