February 23, 2005

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Cinnamon MuffinsCream sugar and margarine. Add eggs and vanilla. Blend in sour cream and milk...

 

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Fancy Brussels SproutsIn a saucepan over medium heat, bring water, parsley, sugar/sweetener & salt to a boil. Add Brussels sprouts. Cover & simmer for 6-8 minutes or until tender-crisp; drain. Add butter & water chestnuts, heat throughly. Serves: 6

 

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Oatmeal and Raisin Cake Mix MuffinsMix cake according to directions on box. As soon as cake is mixed put in oatmeal, raisins, carrots (grated and cooked in microwave), 1/2 cup water.

 

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Price Adjustment? Too Late? Not NecessarilyMost retailers have a published policy allowing customers a specific time frame to receive price adjustments and an unpublished policy that actually extends this time frame anywhere from 7 to 14 days.

 

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Carpet Cleaning TipsTips for cleaning your carpet. Post your ideas.

 

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Helium BalloonsA pal, who has several parties a year, told me it's cheaper in the long run to buy a tank of helium and your own balloons, than to have the store blow up the balloons for you or to rent a helium tank. By Terri H.

 

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Construction Site ScrapsLook in the dumpsters at construction sites (with contractor's permission of course) for scrap wood/moulding for small projects. It's amazing what is thrown out these days. By Cindy B

 

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Shop Your Closets and Save MoneyOne of the best ways to save money on clothing, accessories, and shoes is to avoid purchasing duplicates of what you already have. To do this, simply make it a habit to shop your closets and drawers, and anything you may have placed in storage first.

 

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Quick Tea "Stain" for Your WoodBrew very strong tea, 3 or 4 tea bags for one cup. Let cool and dab the wood with the tea or use the bags directly!

 

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WD-40 For Frozen LocksI spray a little WD40 in my locks when the weather man say it's going to be freezing and it will keep all locks from freezing. But if you do have a frozen lock, spray the WD40 in your keyhole and it will unthaw it quickly.

 

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FBI E-Mail Scam Spreads Attack WorldwideThe FBI warned late Tuesday that e-mails appearing to originate from the bureau were spreading a virus via the accompanying attachment.

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Shadow, Daddy's Little GirlThis is one of our three cats, Shadow! She is so spoiled. She is 4 years old, we have had her and her sister Tigger since they were tiny little things.

 

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Flea and Tick Repellent For Your DogCook hamburger meat in skillet until browned, set aside to cool. Combine egg, garlic, and brewer's yeast. Add to hamburger meat, stir until blended well.

 

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Using Newspaper LogsNewspaper "logs" work great in the fireplace. Instead of buying expensive starter logs for the fireplace, roll and tie with string or twine newspapers. To start the fire, place several newspaper logs on the grate, then smaller kindling scraps, then the real wood pieces.

 

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Stain From Red Garment?How do I remove red color from another garment on my expensive white lingerie. m_786_in

 

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Cleaning Bathroom Faucets?Tips for cleaning bathroom faucets. Post your ideas.

 

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Cleaning Wood Floors With Dog Prints?I clean for a couple that has wooden floors and 2 very large dogs that track in and out all day long. I only clean there once a week and the dirt from the dogs' paws is bad. Everything I have tried makes the floor look as if I just smeared the dirt around.

 

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Instructions for Kool Aid Jammer Wallets?I need help i would like to make my a wallet and check book cover to go with my purse but dont have directions if anyone can help me it would be wounderful. Pictures would help too.

 

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Help for Bed Wetting?I have a son who just turned 5 year old who still wets the bed almost every night. We currently put him in Pull-ups, but he often makes so much pee that it even leaks out of the diaper onto his clothes, sheets, blanket, etc.

 

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Anyone have uses for pillow shams?I have a number of pillow shams (some with zipper and some without) that are new or "almost new". Does anyone have any ideas on how I could use these shams other than putting them on my bed? Many of them don't match any longer.

 

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The Benefits Of Print Advertising?What benefits are there from using print advertising? Kat

 

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