DeDivahDeals

Fashion and Fun after Fifty

Posts Tagged ‘dates’

High School Promposals

Hello Friends and Happy Fri-Yay!  

If you are the parent of a high school student who will be attending the prom this year, you’ve probably heard about “Promposals“.  If not, let me explain, a promposal is when a guy, or girl asks someone to the prom but in a unique way using a sign, clothing, a prop or a photo.

These teenagers can get really creative with songs and videos and there are even promposal pics on Instagram and Tumblr as well as Twitter, Facebook and of course YouTube, just Google it using the hashtag #promposal.

A few weeks ago when I first heard about this, I rushed home to ask my son, but I was too late as he had already promposed to his date.  (and no, that wasn’t a bottle of alcohol).

Promposal @ AppoHigh

Promposal @ AppoHigh

I think they are cute as long as the teens don’t go overboard or take them too seriously like a marriage proposal.  Over the top promposals are not necessary and may cause stress to others who may not want to or can’t do them.

Senior Proms are a special once-in-a-lifetime event but they are also costly, so there’s no real need to add additional expenses into the mix.

What do you think?  

Don’t forget to come back at 6:00 p.m. for the Weekend Wind-Down Party!

Stay Blessed – No Stress in 2014!

DDD Signature with butterflies and frame

Prompose with a t-shirt from Vistaprint

Prompose with a t-shirt from Vistaprint

 

If they want to prompose with a T-Shirt, save money and order from Vistaprint .  New customers receive FREE Shipping,  March 26-April 1 only.  

Coupon Code: MYSHIRT

#affiliate


Super Foods For Seniors | Joint Soothers

Hello Friends and Happy Monday

I trust you all had a wonderful weekend with an opportunity to get out and enjoy the warmer winter temps.  If you did any yard work or other activities that your body wasn’t ready for, you may need to eat a few of these Super Foods to soothe those aching joints.

Super Foods Joint Soothers

 After the age of 50, four out of five adults are affected by some sort of osteoarthritis (OA) due to the wear and tear on the soft tissues in the joints.  Doctors don’t have many medical cures for arthritis, but they can prescribe anti-inflammatory drugs, painkillers as well as exercise and weight loss.  However, good nutrition is essential and probably your best bet to soothe the soreness of swollen joints.

 Super Foods for Joint Soothers

  • Apricots – colorful fruits provide antioxidants and are potassium rich

  • Dates – Sweet treat also rich in potassium

  • Strawberries – Vitamin C to make collagen, key building block for cartilage in joints

  • Papaya Beta Cryptoxanthin, powerful antioxidant that can save your knees

apricots and dates

 

  • Almonds – try dry-roasted or plain almonds

  • Apples – “eat an apple a day” still holds true

  • Olive Oil – healthy monounsaturated fat contains oleocanthal that works the same as ibuprofen olive oil

  • Cherries – folk remedy for gout is now scientifically proven they have pain-prevention powers

  • Water – helps to dilute and flush uric acid from the body, lubricates and cushions the joints

  • Coffee – Same as water in flushing uric acid from the body, which causes gout

  • Fish – protein and unsaturated fat are critical parts of a diet to rid body of gout

fish

  • Garlic – high in selenium and other antioxidants

  • Tea – skip the bottled version, drink Green, Black or Oolong tea for their pain fighting powers

  • Beef – contains a polyunsaturated fatty acid called conjugated linoleic – “fat that fights fat” and cuts down on pain in the joints

  • Canned Salmon – Rich in Vitamin D which as we get older our bodies loses it’s ability to convert sunlight into Vitamin D. Keep a can in your pantry during those cloudy days and short winter days.

salmon

 

  •  Pomegranate Juice  – the extracts from this fruit can upset the development of osteoarthritis

  • Wheat Germ – Vitamin E with powerful antioxidant that ease joint inflammation

  • Indian Dish like curry – curcumin reduce inflammation, an active ingredient in turmeric

curry

The most common treatment for joint pain are anti-inflammatory drugs, including aspirin and ibuprofen, but you can can also reduce inflammation through your diet.

So save yourself a little money paying high prices for drugs and instead make meals that are packed with natural joint rebuilding nutrients.  If you can, try eating more fatty fish, fruits and veggies, cook with olive oil and spices like turmeric and ginger to soothe the soreness in those achy joints.

Stay Blessed – No Stress in 2014!

dedivahdealssignature2_thumb.png

$1.00 off any ONE (1) PLANTERS Peanuts
$1.50 off any one (1) Advil PM product
$1.00 off one Seattle's Best Coffee Frozen Blends
$2.00 off any Aleve product 40ct or larger
$1.00 off any two (2) Silk single serve cups
$0.75 off OSCAR MAYER P3 PORTABLE PROTEIN PACk
$2.00 off any one Centrum ProNutrients
$1.00 off 6-pack of V8 V-Fusion +Energy juice
$2.00 off any TWO (2) Nature Made Products