April 21, 2005

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Chinese Egg RollsTry this delicious, nutritious filling fried in wonton wrappers.

 

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Cheesy Chili CasseroleCombine cheeses in a 10x6x2 baking dish, layer cheese and chilies. Combine eggs, flour, and milk; pour over cheese mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Top casserole with half the tomato sauce or salsa; bake 10 minutes longer.

 

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Quick Microwave Iced TeaMeasure 6 cups of water into a pitcher or other container and add an appropriate amount of sugar or artificial sweetener for 1/2 gallon of iced tea. Then, place 8 tea bags in 2 cups of hot water and microwave on high for 4 minutes.

 

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Company Corn Custard ScallopSet oven to 375 degrees. Cook bacon until crisp, in medium skillet. Cook pepper and onion in bacon drippings until tender; drain. Crumble bacon and stir all ingredients together. Pour into 1 1/2 qt. casserole.

 

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Reusing Clothing as Pajamas or LoungewearWhen I have comfortable clothing that is showing some wear, and too shabby looking for public appearances (pilling, fading, etc.) I give those items a new use as pajamas and/or loungewear.

 

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Straining Tea JokeLittle Billy was left to fix lunch. When his mother returned with a friend, she noticed that Billy had already strained the tea.

 

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Never Fail Happy Life "Starter"Ingredients: Patience, humility, understanding, loyalty, commitment, cooperation, kindness, passion, sense of humor, laughter, sensitivity, joy, compassion, generosity, fun, compromise, honesty, faith, trust, forgiveness, smiles, love, hugs and kisses

 

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Natural Fiber - Kiwi As A LaxativeA family member went to the Dr. for a natural laxative. The Dr. said to eat a whole kiwi (peeling and all) every day. Not only would he be getting his fiber, but Vitamin C and potassium, as well as many other nutrients.

 

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Soothing Tip for Teething PuppiesPut peanut butter in a washcloth, wrap it up, and tie the ends. Put it under the tap until damp and freeze it. Your dog will love it, and it will soothe his pain. This can be done with broth too.

 

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Organizing Magazine InformationI've always enjoyed home and garden magazines. So much so that they quickly began to pile up. Soon I realized I couldn't keep each and every magazine because my house just doesnt have that kind of space.

 

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Making Veggie TraysWhen making your own veggie tray, it's cheaper to buy a big of carrots to cut them into sticks or make into carrot curls, rather than buying baby carrots.

 

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Anyone Can Play a Harp with Confidence from the First Time They Try It may seem daunting to imagine yourself playing a harp. But it really isn't such an impossible task. To ease you into that possibility, let me share some perspectives with you. Learning to play the harp is like painting by numbers. You will get there by the end of this article.

 

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Wall and Woodwork Cleaner RecipeMix above 3 ingredients in one gallon of hot water.

 

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Plan Ahead When Thawing MeatIt's easy to thaw meat in the microwave, but it's just as easy to place it on a refrigerator shelf overnight. It thaws by dinner time the next day...

 

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Scotchguard For ClothesI worked with a young teacher who wore Kahki pants a lot and they always seemed so spot free and clean. One day I got the courage to ask her secret.

 

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Another Laundry Stain Remover RecipeMix well and pour in a spray bottle for all kinds of laundry stains.

 

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Disposable Cameras For Fender BendersKeep a disposable camera in your car's glove box. In the event you are involved in a car accident, you can take photos of any cars involved as well as the scene of the accident to protect your interests.

 

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Hartz Tooth Scrubber Gets Dog Teeth CleanWe thought our dog's teeth would need to be cleaned by the vet -- an expensive proposition! But, as luck had it, we bought him a Hartz Tooth Scrubber for Christmas, and it has eliminated almost all of the tartar.

 

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Healthier Iced TeaI like the health benefits of green tea, but I'm not too hip on the taste of it. To remedy this, when I make a half gallon of iced tea, I use 4 green tea bags and 4 regular (black) tea bags, instead of all regular tea bags.

 

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Storing Small Things in BasketsIf you have baskets or crocks displayed on high shelves, you can hide small decorative objects inside them, and no one will ever know.

 

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Fixing Stuck Numbers On Your PhoneIf you ever have a numbers on the handset of a telephone that you cannot push any longer, try this: Take the phone apart. My handset was in three layers.

 

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Baby Jar ChandelierI love adorable baby jars. I can't throw them away. I am in the process of making a chandelier out of them. Just buy one of those cheap wreaths made out of intwined wood branches that every craft store seems to have an abundance of.

 

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Credit Card Information on Your ComputerWe know a couple that pay off their credit card each month. A few years ago, they went to purchase new patio furniture and the clerk told them they needed to pay with another form of payment as their credit card was maxed out. Knowing this couldn't or shouldn't be so, they rushed home to call their credit card company.

 

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Cleaning With Micro Fiber ClothReduce the amount of cleaning agent 5 - 10 times. Don't be shy of water. Get what you want to clean quite wet. Wring out the micro fiber cloth as dry as you can. Scrub as light or as hard as you want.

 

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Quick and Meaningful GiftFor a quick and meaningful gift for anyone, write an acrostic poem. Simply write the person's name down the left side of a sheet of paper, one letter at a time. For each letter, choose a word or words that describe the person. For example,

 

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Inexpensive Flavored Ice TeasI like the taste of flavored teas, but making iced tea with them can get expensive if you drink a lot of it like I do. My solution is to use anywhere from 1 to 4 flavored tea bags and 4 regular tea bags mixed together when making a half gallon of iced tea.

 

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Butterscotch Cream Pie?My oldest son loves Butterscotch cream pie and in all my years of attempts I just never got the hang of it. They're always too runny. I'd love to find a good recipe. Anyone have one?

 

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How Much Should It Cost To Feed 7 People?My husband decided to move in his mother, 2 sisters, niece and nephew in with me while he is in Iraq for a year. I only have a son at the moment. Can anyone tell me how much it will cost to feed 7 people! My husband thinks $400 will cover it and people I have talked to laugh at this amount. Please give me advice, I am going crazy with stress here.

 

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Dog Food Advice For My Schoodle?My Schnoodle is 10 months and a very picky eater. I want to buy him the best dog food. I heard that Chicken Soup was the best but I can't find it where I live. I am now feeding him Bil Jac dry food and Neutro Max wet food. I don't know how good this food is, so I want to change.

 

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Litter Box Problems With a Grown Cat?I have a male neutered cat that is 4 years old and given to me over a year ago. He had no vaccinations when we got him and he had diarreah. We had him on stomach medicine for 10 days and then got his shots.

 

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Instruction For Making a Shoe Rack?I am looking for directions on how to make a shoe rack.

 

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