November 25, 2004

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Fast And Easy Meal Made With Canned SpamHold the salt and let each individual salt to taste when at the table. Spam is rather salty.

 

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Turkey Soup InstructionsStart that Turkey Soup after dinner. Strip all of the good meat off the bones and put the meat away in the refrigerator. Take all the leftover bones and skin and bits of meat that are too hard to pull off put them in a large pot with COLD water.

 

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Leftover Turkey and Mashed Potato BakeDon't know what to do with your Thanksgiving dinner leftovers? Try this...

 

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Savings Over Time Add UpSometimes, a way of saving money may seem too trivial to bother with. It is important to remember that the real savings occurs over time. If you cut open a toothpaste tube to get the very last of the toothpaste, you might only get enough for 2 more days. Ultimately, after using up 15 tubes of toothpaste this completely, you will have stretched it out by an extra month! When you consider all the little ways you can save "trivial" amounts of money, you can see just how much it collectively adds up! By Leann D

 

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Finding Dropped EarringsIf you drop a small object (say, an earring) and can't locate it, put a pair of nylons over your vacuum hose and use the hose to slowly vacuum over the area. You will pick up the lost object without it being sucked up into the vacuum. By Leann D

 

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Coloring Chipped Lamp with MarkerI had a black lamp that got chipped when we moved it. I just colored the chip in with a black Magic Marker. I did the same thing with my coffee table using a brown marker. On my colored wall, I patched a hole with toothpaste and baking soda, then color matched it with magic marker.

 

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Free Stained Glass Patterns on the WebGoing into our 8th year providing the most complete listing of free stained glass patterns online. Many sites have been going from the beginning and more are added as they are discovered.

 

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Fleece Scarfs for ChristmasGo to the fabric store, and buy one yard of pretty fleece, preferably in a neutral color. Ask the sales person to cut it in 12 inch increments. Take one of the cut pieces, lay it out, and trim off the ends.

 

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Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving!I just wanted to let you know that I appreciate you, your newsletter and your website and that I have met the nicest people through you. When I get up in the morning I can hardly wait to read your newsletter.

 

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Other Uses for Turkey roastersHere are some uses for turkey roaster pans (other than cooking turkeys). I'm talking about the big speckled things with the lid. I had a rectangular one and the bottom fits inside the top when turned upside down. I placed some cardboard scraps in the inside and keep my lids to my other pans in this. I think it would be big enough for some kind of divider but haven't bothered. Since I only use the whole pan once or twice a year I don't have to unload it often.

 

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Cooking Turkey in a Clay Baker?How long do you cook a turkey for in a clay baker pan? Also at what temperature? Thank you, Susan

 

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Don't Buy Frozen Shredded PotatoesPlace potatoes in microwave and cook them until they are almost done. You can then peel and shred them for recipe calling for shredded potatoes. I keep extra whole potatoes in the refrigerator for fast use next time I want shredded potatoes.

 

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Faster Baked PotatoesTo bake potatoes faster, start them warming in microwave a minute or so to get them heated through and through. Pop in oven and they will bake faster for your meal.

 

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Save Shoe BoxesWhen buying shoes, keep the boxes they come in. This way, they'll be protected from being knocked around in your closet, you won't have to worry about loosing one, and it's great at helping to keep your closet tidy.

 

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Free Krogers Brand CoffeeIf you buy Krogers brand coffee. Save the bar code and when you have enough - send them in for a coupon for a small can of coffee. My wife has been doing this for years. By Weseye

 

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Thanksgiving Use for Halloween DecorationsI have several Halloween decorations of pumpkins with faces, like planters, centerpieces, etc. Simply turn them around to the backside and you have a plain pumpkin for display over Thanksgiving.

 

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