A bit of this and a bit of that from Donna’s monthly diary – see what I learned for this month

A bit of this and a bit of that from Donna’s did you know diary

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Practical and natural!

Welcome to my Donna’s did you know diary for this month and pleased to share the following with you.


Here’s what I learned for this month.


  • The sap, vine, and branch process!

The sap nourishes the vine.

The branch comes out of the vine.

Fruit is produced from the branch.


  • Some vital tips on putting out fires in your kitchen:

If the fire is on your stove top, just place a lid on the pot in question and voila!

The fire will put itself out.

Similarly, if you have a fire in your oven or microwave,

Keep the doors shut and the fire will eventually out itself.


  • An important tip about the function of your kidneys!

Well!  Your kidneys act as filters as they filter unwanted matter from your blood.

Then they transport the clean blood to your heart.


  • And a perfect tip for the Month of May!

“Walking for 30 to 60 minutes a day, five days a week, has many health benefits,

such as reducing the chances of cancer, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, anxiety, and even depression.

It increases bone health, lowers the more harmful low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and raises the more useful good high-density


  • An important piece of info when thinking of booking a Cuban holiday.

Best time to book for is at the beginning of the month and why?

It is when the food is most plentiful at hotels and resorts.

This because Cuba has to import most of its food.

Shipments arrive at the beginning of the month

But by mid month the supplies begin to disappear most quickly.


  • What is one of the most transmissible diseases?

Why, it is measles

But you can be vaccinated against this.


  • Here’s a tip when taking melatonin:

Best to take your melatonin pill about 45 minutes to an hour before retiring for the night.


  • A useful tip on managing your finances:

It is call the 20 50 20 10 allocation.

20% of your annual income for you to put into your savings.

50% of your annual income to be used for essentials.

20% of your annual income to be used for paying off debts.

10% of your annual income to be used on fun things.


  • 2 very simple stain removers for if food falls on your clothes:

Gently rub some hand sanitizer on the offending stain

Or you can also use dish soap.


  • Here is a tip when cooking ribs

Place your ribs in your pan with the bone facing down.

This way, your meat will not dry out.




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