December 17, 2004

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All-Bran Seed LoafStir together flour, baking powder, salt and seeds. In large bowl, beat together orange juice, honey, eggs and cereal...

 

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Lyle's Crazy CakeLine the bottom of a 9 x 13 in. pan with marshmallows. Prepare cake mix per package directions Remove enough batter for 6 small cupcakes.

 

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Angel Cloud CookiesPreheat oven to 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Turn off when putting in cookies. Fold sugar, salt, nuts and chips into egg whites...

 

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Better Than Anything DessertHeat pineapple and sugar together until sugar is dissolved. Cool. When cake is cooled, poke holes. Spoon pineapple mixture over cake. Cool completely.

 

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John Wayne's Cheese CasseroleServe with chips, salsa and refried beans.

 

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Helping a Skunk Caught in Yoplait ContainerSkunks sometimes get their heads caught in Yoplait containers and will die if someone does not go to their aid. I take a shoebox and cut into one of the short ends, about one inch down, one inch across and one inch back to the edge.

 

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Pipe Cleaners For Gift BowsWhen making poofy gift bows, use craft chenille-type "pipe cleaners" in the center of bow you are making (rather than string). It makes for easy attachment and removal later for recycling.

 

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Homemade Bubble SolutionServings: 1 Combine ingredients and pour into an unbreakable bottle. To blow bubbles, experiment using plastic straws, pipe cleaners formed into loops, strawberry baskets from grocery store, spoons with holes in them and other items you think of.

 

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Binder For Important School PapersI keep a three ring binder with my kids' school papers that I will need for future reference. For example: medication permit forms, schedule of events, concert announcements, classroom parties, etc.

 

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Shoe Shopping Strategy - Trace Your Child's FeetSo that I don't miss out on kids' shoe sales when I am out shopping without my daughter I periodically trace her feet on a piece of paper, cut it out and tuck it in my purse.

 

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Shopping With "Credit Type" Gift CardsPut a piece of masking tape on the card and write the amount left on the card after you make a purchase. Then there is no doubt how much is left to spend.

 

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After Hours Bank DepositsKeep a few envelopes in the glove compartment of your car to use to make after hours bank deposits or to use as needed while on the go. By June S.

 

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No Window Over Your Sink?Mount an appropriate sized mirror on the wall. Then you can always see what's behind you. It's better than looking at a blank wall!

 

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Fur on Winter Coat No Longer Fluffy?My son has a eskimo coat with fur trim around the hood. He got it wet and the fur is not fluffy anymore and he will not wear it. It is a new coat perfectly good condition but I can't get the fur fluffy. How can I fluff the fur out again. kate

 

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Write Appointments on Dry Erase BoardUse a small dry erase board on the 'fridge. You can't help but see it since you are in the 'fridge all the time!

 

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