TOTKAZ OF THE DAY

BEAUTY

Getting Healthy Nails

 People pay so much attention to their face and hair that their hands and feet are left unattended. Especially the nails are the least cared for, even though long, healthy nails can make your hands look very pretty. You can easily get your nails to look healthy and beautiful by following these simple tips at home:

  1. Mix a teaspoon of fresh lemon juice with a cup of warm buffalo milk and rub it on your nails for 5 to 10 minutes. Wash with warm water. Repeating this process every day will remove any discolorations on your nails and will make them look beautiful.

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CLEANING

A Stain Removing Solution

Here is a stain removing solution which can be used anywhere:

  1. In a spray bottle, add one part of dish washing liquid.
  2. Add two parts of Hydrogen peroxide in the spray bottle.
  3. Shake well.
Whenever there is a stain, one can immediately use this stain solution and then wipe the area clean. This solution is very strong and can remove any kind of stain no matter on which surface it is. 
 

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COOKING

Getting Perfectly Whipped Cream

All of us like the beautiful patterns on the store-bought cakes that are made out of whipped cream, but very few of us are able to get our whipping cream whipped to the right consistency to enable neat cake decorating. Here are some tips on how to get perfectly whipped cream:

  1. Keep the heavy cream in the fridge for at least 5 hours prior to use. If you are short of time, keep it in the freezer for around an hour, but don’t let it freeze. You need a very chilled cream that should not be frozen.

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GENERAL

Turning Old Crayons into New Ones

If you are left with small pieces of colored wax crayons that your kids no longer use, do not throw them away. There is an easy and inexpensive way to turn them into new crayons for your kids to re-use:

  1. Sort the crayons out according to colors; same colors go together, even if the shades are somewhat different.
  2. Melt into each color over low heat in a deep spoon or pan.
  3. Fill the liquid wax in any mold and allow it to cool.
  4. Congratulations! You have turned the leftover pieces of crayons into long ones, perfect for use. 

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HEALTH

Home Remedy for Toothaches

Ever suffered from a terrible toothache in the middle of the night and found yourself without any pain relievers? In such times when you do not have access to a medicine or a dentist and suffer a toothache, here’s a small tip which will provide instant relief: 

  1. Chew a raw onion. Yes, that’s it! Chew a raw onion well with all your teeth and you will immediately find your ache relieved. Onions have antiseptic properties which kill bacteria and reduce pain. 

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MOTHER'S CORNER

Healthy and Tasty Food to Feed your 5-month Old

It’s always a challenge for mothers to decide what to feed their children once they have passed the liquid-food stage. To solve the problem, here is an easy recipe for a healthy dish to prepare for toddlers which will suit the children’s taste buds and will also be easy for mothers to prepare:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375 F or 190 C.
  2. Take a large sweet potato, wash and scrub it, and prick it with a fork a few times.
  3. Bake it in the preheated oven for 45 minutes to an hour (depending on its size), until it feels soft.

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