Food Friday

In carrying on from yesterday’s blog, I got this great email that I thought I would share.

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Get a free lunch with the purchase of another from Mimi’s café! It’s a great place to eat and a great place to treat a friend to a holiday meal. Their carrot raisin bread is to die for and the corn chowder is my favorite.

Happy Holidays From bizzy babee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thrifty Thursday

Its Thrifty Thursday and what better time to save some money!  With money flying out of wallets for gifts, we need every opportunity to save that we can get.  With the holidays here and schedules being so busy, many times we are forced to grab food “to go” or eat while out.  Today we have a list of restaurants that offer free kid meal options. Buying for 2 adults is much easier that buying for 4+.  Our tip would be to get it “to go”.  Why not place your order over the phone and swing by on your way home? It’s a little easier than dragging the whole family down and potentially waiting for a table.

 

Here is what we found. These restaurants may vary by location or state so please call and check before driving down or placing your order.

Mondays: Applebee’s, NYPD Pizzeria, Jason’s Deli, Dickey’s BBQ

Tuesdays: Ikea, Marie Calendars, Lone Star Steak house

Wednesdays: TGI Fridays, Firehouse Subs,

Thursdays: IHOP, Quiznos

Fridays: Golden Coral

Saturday’s: Marie Calendars

Sundays: Jason’s Deli, Dick’s BBQ

Restaurants that have a Free kids meal EVERYDAY!

Denny’s

Quiznos

Café Rio

Texas de Brazil

Tuscanos

Please call your location for specific times and requirements to get these great deals

Also check out Wendy’s free meal deal going on now at http://www.toysrus.com/shop/index.jsp?categoryId=13311663

They are giving away a free $1.99 kids meal and a $10 Toys R Us gift card.

Tip Tuesday

Having a holiday party and can’t get the toilets as clean as you’d like? Do you live in an area that has hard water? Often times this creates more than just cloudy dishes.  It can cause some major build up where ever water runs including your toilet.  If you have scrubbed and scrubbed but still seem to get a ring around your toilet, you may have some hard water build up.  Cleaners and bleaches do not work for these stubborn stains.  Only good old fashion elbow grease will work. But you can’t use any ol’ brush.  Stiff or wire brushes will ruin your porcelain and make it look worse than before.  The answer is a pumice stone! You will still have to scrub, but it will remove your build up. So dig out those pedicure kits under the sink and grab the pumice stone. Now you will actually use them! If you can’t find one lying around, don’t pay a lot for one.  Buy a clearance foot care kit after Christmas, keep at the lotions and use the pumice for your toilet! They also sell them at cleaning supply stores.

 

Need a Last Minute DIY Christmas Gift?

Time is running out! There are only 8 days until Christmas is among us. This time of year is busy for everyone and can sneak up quick.  With work, kids, holiday parties and Christmas shopping how could you have time to plan out some elaborate neighbor gift? No worries. I found this great gift idea that is both EASY and inexpensive.

Peppermint Foot Soak!

 

 

Here is what you need

  1. Jars – preferably the flip lid kind but any will do. Find them at Ikea, the dollar store etc.. Remember they don’t have to match.
  2. Epsom salts
  3. Peppermint oil
  4. Ribbon
  5. Labels

Instructions:

  1. Pour Epsom salts into a bowl and add 8-10 drops of peppermint oil
  2. Pour salt into jars
  3. Tie ribbon around jars
  4. Apply label

 

 

 

 

 

Label tips:

If you purchase the Avery labels at the store you can use Avery’s “design and print” option to create your own greeting.

Thrifty Thursdays

Have you been out holiday shopping and they ask, “Would you like to keep the hanger?” Say Yes! These hangers may not be ideal for hanging your clothes but they may be great for other uses. Your new free pant hanger can now be used as a chip clip! Just break of the ends and you now have 2 new clips for chips, cereals and more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tip Tuesday – Milk… It Does a Body Good?

Milk isn’t just for cereal anymore. The lactic acid in milk serves as a gentle skin exfoliant, while its natural fat content acts as a body moisturizer. Add a gallon of whole milk to a tubful of warm water and soak. It’s a great alternative to sugar and salt scrubs, which may be too abrasive for people who suffer from eczema, psoriasis, or sensitive skin. If you prefer a fragranced bath, add 10 to 20 drops of an essential oil, such as lavender.

 

 

What is in Formula?

What’s in formula?

Formula                                        Breast milk

Good question! Every day mother’s have to make a choice between breastfeeding and formula.  Sometimes that choice is made for us when the choice to breastfeed is not an option, but for those who do get to choose you might want to consider this information.

First of all, formula is perfectly safe for your baby to ingest.  It will offer the nutrients your baby needs to live and grow. Formula is primarily made of the following:

  1. Purified cow’s milk whey – protein
  2. Casein – protein
  3. Vegetable oils – fat
  4. Lactose – carbohydrate

 

Breast milk is a little harder to list since each formula is specifically made for your baby.  Your body formulates a perfect mix of nutrients, vitamins and antibodies that reduce cases of cancer (in both the mother and child), tumors, allergies, SIDS, obesity, and common illnesses.Why feed your baby animal milk when you are making human milk for free!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whether you breast or bottle feed, bizzy babee is here to provide a safe product for those special times with you and your baby.