October 25, 2004

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Use Jar Lids To Keep Your Cupboards CleanUse old peanut butter lids to set in the cabinet under containers of sticky stuff, like honey or molasses jars, to catch the little drips that always seem to drip down the sides and make a mess.

 

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Cat JokeA kindly woman sees a couple of stray cats sitting in her yard. Feeling sorry for them she fixes a bowl of food, opens the back door, and with the food in her hands calls to the cats. One cat looks at the other cat and says, "She's looking at us -- you know anybody named Kitty?" By Patty

 

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Internet Point ProgramsI do various points programs on the Internet, where, for reading ads, one can get points, accumulate them, and get free gift cards/certificates! When I get up in the morning, I have a set schedule where I go down my list of points programs and do them daily and diligently.

 

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Making Cat Scratching AreaMaking a cat scratching area is easy if you use an old bath mat and tie it around an old log or a cinderblock or brick. These make good door holders too! They love to scratch on these.

 

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Love Those Carbs?Studies have shown that a plant compound from white kidney beans, such as Phase 2, can actually block up to 75% of starches passing through the digestive tract without being absorbed by your body.

 

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Thrifty Toy Blocks, Soap BoxesMake toy blocks out of soap boxes. They are fun for kids to stack up and you can collect a lot of different ones and fill them with paper and tape them shut. For the really creative, you can cover them with paper and tape and put the alphabet or the child's name on the blocks.

 

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Inexpensive Christmas Gifts With Tin CansFor inexpensive Christmas gifts, I've started saving tin cans, from 13 oz. cans of coffee, large pears/peaches cans, etc. I wash them out well and use them to put homemade candies/cookies in for gifts.

 

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Cure for an Energy SlumpEnergy slump? Try this: Rub your earlobes. That's right, rub your earlobes between your thumb and index finger for 15 seconds or more to wake up your entire nervous system. Why? Because acupuncture research has discovered that our energy lines run through our earlobes. By Patty

 

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Easy Polar Fleece PonchoThis would be very easy to make for a child or an adult. Buy one yard of fabric for an adult, a smaller amount for a child. Cut fabric into one large diamond shape. Carefully cut a hole in the center of the diamond for the head to go through.

 

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Yearly MammogramHere is a tip from the heart and from a recent experience.

 

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Marinated Frozen Chicken BreastsWhen I buy "on-sale" chicken breasts to freeze, I add marinade, which could be Italian dressing, leftover wine and seasonings or beer or salsa, to the bag. They will be frozen in.

 

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Cleaning Bleach Stain On An Old Claw TubWe have an old claw tub (50+ years old) in our apartment. In an attempt to clean and brighten it up we used bleach! I know now this was a huge mistake! Does anyone know to to remove brownish bleach stains?

 

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Redecorating My RoomI'm currently in the redecorating mood and I am in love with two things: stars and the color pink. Do you have any cheap and easy ways I can make my room pretty? - Kiersten P.S. My room is tiny.

 

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Eyeliner on a Coach PurseI own a small Coach purse, it's not big enough for a make-up bag, so I thought nothing of it to put my eyeliner (pencil) in there. When I went to look in it, there was eyeliner marks all over one side...

 

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