Monday, June 18, 2012

5 Things to Know This Week

1. Why you should say no to alcohol

according to nutritionist Joy Bauer:

  • lowers your inhibitions - makes it harder to say no to unhealthy foods
  • increases risk of high blood pressure
  • "          "             "  obesity
  • messes with your skin!
  • is taxing on your liver

2. A pinch of salt prevents the egg's shell from cracking while boiling

3. Balloons make for a sophisticated and chic backdrop

Contrary to what many of us might think, or remember balloons to be, they can be very 'grown up', chic and sophisticated. Just remember to stick to a neutral, or limited colors color-palette. Clear/transparent balloons also add texture to your overall look without a solid/bold  balloon being there.

4. The father has an important role in teaching persistence to his young adolescent children

According to and research done by Brigham Young University (BYU), father's play and important and unique role in teaching their children about being and staying persistent. All about completing tasks, sticking to a goal. Not to say that mother's can't enforce these teachings, but it is important to know that the father being involved is very important and really he is just as influential as a mother.

5. Color blocking is totally do-able

Just remember:
- stick to solids
- balance out with neutrals
- full proof combos: similar colors
- try and find pre-color-blocked pieces at stores


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