Shopping with Your Special One: Let’s Have Fun! 10.02.2016

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Love isn’t just about having a partner, and shopping isn’t always just about buying things. You can’t buy love, but you can buy with love! If you’re in a relationship and you merge these two things – the emotional and the material, a perfect “product” is made – shopping with your special one.
There are lot of dilemmas whether partners should go to shopping together, or not, and even more stereotypes like: “Boys don’t like shopping,” “Girlfriends, stop tormenting your boyfriends by taking them to shopping with you,” etc. If a relationship between two partners is based on friendship, shopping can be real fun!

We are striving to be creative and share the ideas with you, so here are some thoughts on having fun on shopping with your loved one.
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Berry Topped Panna Cotta 10.02.2016

Berry Topped Panna Cotta

Serves: 8

If you want to impress your friends without taking a cooking class, then whip up this delightful Panna Cotta dessert. It will transport everyone to a villa in Italy!
Ingredients
  • Whole milk, 1 c
  • Unflavored gelatin, 2 ½ t
  • Heavy whipping cream, 2 c
  • Sugar, ½ c (plus 1 T)
  • Salt
  • Vanilla extract, 1 t
  • Sour cream, 1 c
  • Berries, 2 c (divided)
  • Granulated sugar, 3 T
  • Lemon juice, ½ T
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan, add the milk and layer the gelatin mix on top; let sit 3-5 minutes UNHEATED. Once gelatin is dissolved, heat saucepan on medium. Bring mixture to a simmer, stirring.
  2. Pour in the whipping cream and the sugar, vanilla, and salt. Simmer 5 minutes, stirring. Remove from heat; cool.
  3. In a mixing bowl, place the sour cream and whisk while adding the heated cream from the saucepan. Whisk until smooth, then divide into 8 ramekins. Refrigerate 4-6 hours until set.
  4. To make the berry topping, combine half the berries (try a mixture of raspberries, strawberries, and blueberries) with the lemon juice and granulated sugar. Simmer 4-5 minutes to form a syrupy consistency.
  5. Add the other half of the berries; remove from heat. Let cool and pour over the 8 ramekins of panna cotta.

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Seven Tips on How to Save Money on Valentine’s Day 10.02.2016

how to save money on valentine's day@photo You have already prepared your shopping list of things you want to get for your special someone this Valentine’s Day, but what if money is tighter for you this year than it was last year? If you regularly go the extra mile to make February 14 memorable for your significant other, you probably want to come up with an idea to outdo your efforts from last year. Yes, the essence of Valentine’s Day is showing your love with heartfelt gestures, and doing so would require spending money. Nevertheless, how can you make Valentine’s Day special without breaking the bank, if it’s even possible? Читать дальше “Seven Tips on How to Save Money on Valentine’s Day” »

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Carrot Fudge – Easy to Make, Authentic Indian Dessert 08.02.2016

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Carrot Fudge (or Gajar ka Halwa in Hindi) is arguably the most popular Indian dessert – a common delight in every Indian household especially during the winter months. It is easy to make and vanishes off the plates quickly too. What’s more, you won’t have to add too many items to your grocery list to make this dish as most of the ingredients would already be in your pantry. Try making it, you will love it, guaranteed!

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