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Friday, November 28, 2008

Rub a dub dub

Vicks Vapor Rub on the feet with some socks is the new miracle rub cough cure in my casa. Snopes says it's undetermined so the discussion is still up for debate. But I use the Vicks Baby Rub on my little 20 month old Belle. This one doesn't contain camphor or menthol like the adult version but the ingredients that do work are the aloe extract, eucalyptus oil, lavender oil and rosemary oil. It's also been known cure toe nail fungus, relieve the pain of tennis elbow and block bad odors. Herbal Medi Care has a natural chest rubs with no chemicals. Happy rubbing.

Saturday, November 22, 2008

French Toast Waffles

I got creative this morning. Well I didn't have a choice. Janae wanted pancakes, I wanted waffles but I had no mix and no desire to start from scratch. I had already heated up my orange heart waffle maker when I got Janae to agree to french toast. This is where it gets interesting. I buttered the iron and put an egg battered slice of 100% whole wheat bread on the waffle iron and closed it. And waited. I got excited because the possibilities where endless. The Scoop - They tasted very good and if you leave the bread in the batter another 30 seconds and then cook them on the iron they get quite fluffy. On the second one, I also mixed organic sugar and cinnamon and sprinkled some on top before closing the lid. Tasty.

Friday, November 14, 2008

Janae has a cough. That won't stop. She coughs and coughs...she wakes herself up from sleeping and then can't get back to sleep. It's a dry cough, she has the sniffles. I feel so sorry for her. I went online and found some home remedies...honey, honey with grape juice, honey with water, cough drops. The honey worked wonders and then I also added in some good old fashioned grape cough syrup. I looked for a homeopathic version at the drug store but no luck Vaporizers are another good thing to use. If anyone has any suggestions, do share. Check this site for other ideas.

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