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First and foremost, we really want to thank those of you whom have participated in our very recent Blog Giveaway. We were absolutely blown away by the number of entries submitted and we have already found our 3 Winners.
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The 3 Winners are:

1). Cincin Chong
2). Nina Yeo
3). Carol Lim

A hearty congratulations to the 3 of them. All 3 Winners have already been contacted via Facebook Message and if you haven’t won anything despite participating, fret not because we are going to launch a few more Blog Giveaways in the month of April and May!

Meanwhile, it will be a really great help if all of you readers could aid us in creating a new addition for our Winsomelifers’ Programme. If you’re on our Winsomelifers’ Programme, you would know that you can use the points you earned to redeem for a Golden Village Gift Card, a Popular Bookstore Voucher, and a Starbucks Gift Card. Now, we would like to add a new additional item that you can redeem with your points and we have created a poll to find out what you would like to be added. Would it be Shopping Vouchers, Hotel Stays, Dining Vouchers, or Electronic Gadgets? That, we’ll leave it up to all of you to decide.

To cast your vote, you can either access the poll via the following link: http://apps.facebook.com/my-polls/qwzmv or you can just cast your vote in the embedded poll on our Blog.

Here’s where you can find the embedded poll on our Blog.

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Have a Winsome Day ahead everyone!~

We have an exciting piece of news for all you Winsomelifers because we’re launching our March Blog Giveaway, courtesy of the kind sponsorship from Huiji. So for our March Blog Giveaway, 3 Lucky Winners will be selected to win a 1KG Bottle of Huiji Honey worth SGD$7.50
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In case you’re wondering, Huiji Honey is natural honey from China and this pure honey is distinctively different from others because of its pure concentrated form. Nutritious & delicious, honey can also be used for barbecues & for baking of cakes. Not only that, honey helps to relieve dryness in the mouth & also promotes good health.

[Image Courtesy of Huiji]

Well, whichever way you intend to use honey, be it cooking up a storm in the kitchen or preparing a simple hearty breakfast, one handy ingredient that adds oomph is honey. Boasting a perfumed jasmine flower scent, Huiji Honey is definitely a must-have in the kitchens!

Ellena Guan, a Blogger whom Blogs at Cuisine Paradise and also someone whom Baby and I really respect a lot for her fine culinary and baking skills, came out with a recipe for Baked Honey Chicken Wings using Huiji Honey. Do check out her Blog via the following link for the recipe: http://ellenaguan.blogspot.sg/2012/12/huiji-baked-honey-chicken-wings.html

[Credits to Ellena Guan of Cuisine Paradise for the Image]

For those of us whom are honey-lovers out there, you would know that handling honey can be a rather messy affair and even with the use of a spoon to scoop up a dollop of honey from the jar, there will still be residue left on the rim and cap of the jar. Now, with Huiji Honey, you can enjoy the natural goodness of honey anytime anywhere and with much more ease because of its special cap that is designed to help prevent spillage.

From Huiji Honey 2013

This specially designed cap ensures that each squeeze of the bottle leaves no residue and it also allows you to squeeze out the exact amount of honey that you require; hence, leaving no room for unnecessary wastage! The bottle has also been designed to be quite environmentally friendly because you can reuse the bottle for other purposes like dispensing oil or soya sauce after using up all the honey.

If you’re wondering where you can find Huiji Honey, it is available at Giant, NTUC Fairprice, NTUC Finest, NTUC xtra, OG, Prime Supermarket, Sheng Siong, Shop N Save and ZTP and it is selling at an affordable price of SGD$7.50 for a 1KG Bottle and SGD$4.35 for a 500g Bottle.

Since we’re giving away Honey, we reckoned that we should share with you 3 ways that you can use honey in your daily life.

1. Using Honey for Cooking

Honey can be used in a variety of cooking methods. In fact, you can use honey to marinate chicken wings and pork ribs for that tinge of sweet aroma and flavour or you can whip up some homemade salad dressing by pouring equal parts of honey, balsamic vinegar, and olive oil into a jar, closing tightly with a lid and shaking all 3 to form a mixture. You can also use honey as a substitute for sugar and personally, we like our toasts spread with butter and honey!

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2. Using Honey for its Medicinal Properties

Honey has a myriad of medicinal properties and one of them is for soothing sore throats and for relieving pain caused by burns. Because of its anti-microbial properties, honey helps keep infection at bay. If you’re experiencing a pretty bad sore throat, you can mix one to two tablespoonful of honey in a cup of warm water/warm green tea to drink as it helps to soothe the throat.

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3. Using Honey for Beauty

You will be surprised to find out that you can actually use honey to give yourself a facial treat. For a DIY [do-it- yourself] facial treatment, all you have to do is just apply some honey onto your face and gently rub the honey onto your dry skin in a circular motion with your fingers. Thereafter, wash off with warm water, wipe with a clean cloth, and your skin should be radiant-looking!

Check out a video by Annie Jaffrey [a Beauty & Lifestyle Blogger] about how you can use honey to do your own honey facial mask.

Having said so much about honey, we know you’r excited to win that 1KG Bottle of Huiji Honey. So, to participate in our giveaway, do check out the following link and submit as many entries as you can: http://awinsomelife.org/current-blog-giveaway/

Good luck!

Stay tuned to more updates from us!

God bless!