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Thanksgiving Blessing Snack MixEach ingredient in this snack mix symbolizes something associated with Thanksgiving.
My Brownie Baking Disaster and How I Redeemed MyselfOne day while I was going through one of my sugar cravings, I decided to try my hand at baking brownies. It turned into a baking disaster.
Making Your Own Cool WhipI like to make cool whip with a little milk, about 1/3 cup and about a tbsp vanilla and then a little sugar to taste. It doesn't really get as stiff as the store bought but it tastes great over thawed blueberries. it is also great in coffee and over jello.
Scratched Glass RemedyRub tooth paste on scratched glass.
By Helen Remilong
Alternative To Using MothballsI pack many of my woolens in a cedar-lined hope chest. The rest of my stored clothing goes into the attic in plastic trash barrels with tight lids. I place 1 or 2 bars or scented soap, unwrapped, in each barrel and have never had a problem with moths or other insects.
Emergency Cold PackIf you need a cold pack in an emergency, use a plastic bag of vegetables from your freezer. I especially like peas or corn as they conform to your body area very nicely.
Room OdorsSimple method to rid room of odors. Fill a cup (or receptacle of your choice) with Clorox and place in a safe location, such as the top of an entertainment center.
Guest Thank You NoteAfter an overnight stay with friends or family, I leave a thank-you note and some nice chocolates on the pillow. I think this definitely lets them know I appreciate all they've done as hosts.
Make Your Own Furniture PolishThis furniture polish is easy to make. You'll need turpentine, boiled linseed oil and lemon juice (or vinegar).
Sweeten The Air With Herbs And SpicesPlace spare sprigs of fresh herbs directly on the oven rack toward the end of the baking or roasting time. The aroma will stimulate your family's taste buds and welcome arriving guests to the anticipated feast.
Bug WipesThese wipes are not at all greasy and are even safe for babies. One wipe goes a long way and they have kept off all the biting and stinging bugs Mississippi has to offer! Check out my other wipe recipes on this site!
Ideas for Inexpensive Wedding CenterpiecesYour wedding centerpieces don't have to look cheap, even if you can't spend a fortune on them.
Pear Sauce Instead Of Apple SauceA dear friend of mine has pears trees but never uses them. I am the lucky one that gets to have them. Getting an overabundance of them has led me to try to be creative with them.
Lemon Air FreshenerTo freshen the air in your kitchen, especially after cooking fish or cabbage, place a whole, unpeeled lemon in a 300 degree F oven for about 15 minutes, leaving the door slightly open.
Brass and Copper PolishIn a bowl, mix baking soda and enough lemon juice to make a paste. Apply to copper or brass objects. Wipe off and it will shine them like new.
By Gladys Hill
Looking for Wallpaper?I am looking for i roll of imperial wallcovering Item number KC5083 can anyone help? havelnator
Saving Money on Dishwasher Soap?Tips for saving money on dishwasher soap.
Recipe Needed for Fabreeze?I volunteer at a thrift shop that benefits abused women and children. We are in need of a recipe to make Fabreeze. We use quite a bit and this gets expensive.
Cleaning Grease Off Wallpaper?I recently bought a mobile home and the people who lived there before me never cleaned the walls. I do not wish to paint over the kitchen, but do not know how to take off the grease without ruining the wallpaper. Any Ideas?
Allison from New York
Taking Care of Apple Trees During the Fall and Winter?Does anyone know of something I can treat apple trees with over the fall and winter so the leaves won't be infested in the spring? My husband and I moved into a house in the country with two apple trees (the apples are light green and soft red when they are ripe).
Solution for Bad Smell in Chinese Antique Wood Bucket?I bought a beautiful old chinese rice bucket. I started noticing the smell when driving back home. The wood smells of urine. I left it on
the porch for more than a week and it still smells. Is it the wood? Does enybody have a remedy for it? There is no way i can bring this thing in the house.
Does anyone know how to start a bartering group?I live in a small town and most people here don't have alot of money. I would like to start up a bartering group, but I have no clue how. Anyone know how?
Decorating with a Native American Theme?I would like some ideas for decorating with a native american theme. I am part Chippewa and I would like to express this part of my heritage. Thanks to anyone who can help.
Delinda from Washington state