Oatmilk

Oats

Water (4.2 Cups)

Oats (0.8 Cups)

Neutral oil of your choice (2-3 tbs)

Pinch of salt

Vanilla extract if preferred (0.5-1 tsp)

Mix the mixture in a blender until the milk is completely smooth without lumps.
Pour the milk into a juice strainer, straining bag or strain through a kitchen towel. Pour the milk into well-cleaned glass bottles and store in the fridge. Drink within 5-7 days. Don’t forget to shake the milk before drinking it, because oat milk has the ability to layer. Enjoy!

Side note: I use the milk mostly for making pancakes.

Hic-c-ups!

Hiccups are a funny one. We know what they are, we know what they do to our bodies, and for the most part, we know how to get rid of them. But we can’t say for sure where they came from, or what they actually do in the body.

What is a hiccup, anyway?

A hiccup is a kind of forced intake of breath, caused by muscle spasms in your chest and throat. There are over 100 causes for hiccups, but the most common is irritation of the stomach or the oesophagus – the food tube that leads to it. The “hic” noise comes when the breath is cut off by the snapping shut of your glottis – which is like a fleshy lid or trapdoor that separates the food and air tubes in your throat.

The most common causes of short-term hiccups include:

  • overeating
  • eating spicy food
  • consuming alcohol
  • drinking carbonated beverages, such as sodas
  • consuming very hot or very cold foods
  • a sudden change in air temperature
  • excitement or emotional stress
  • aerophagia (swallowing too much air)

These are the top (stop) five:

  • Have a tablespoon of sugar.
  • Hold your breath.
  • Drink one cup of water.
  • Forget the memory of having hiccups.
  • Get someone to scare you out of nowhere. ( it won’t work if you know that they are going to do it)

Iconic Nails

nails

My signature nail colors in any shade and shape! Hands down, you’ll always see me wearing: Black, Red, Gray, White or Nude! In my opinion, these polishes goes with every outfit and are wearable in any season. What’s your most fave color to wear on your nails? (borrowed pictures)

 

Spring Things

  • Plant seeds
  • Listen to bird sounds
  • Go for a jog
  • Visit a farm
  • Get a massage
  • Play miniature golf
  • Start recycling
  • Wear sunglasses
  • Buy spring veggies
  • Read outdoors
  • Have a mani and pedi
  • Weekend getaway
  • Go to a farmers market
  • Bake a pie
  • Longer walks
  • After-works
  • Get a haircut
  • Have a facial
  • Spring clean
  • Buy fresh flowers
  • Make bird feeders
  • Take photos in the rain
  • Open windows
  • Horseback riding