May 19, 2005

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Fortune Cookie RecipeI would love to have the recipe for fortune cookies. My niece made them at school in the 4th grade, but I can't remember the ingredients. Does anyone out there have the recipe for FORTUNE COOKIES.

 

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Caramel Oatmeal Chew BarsPreheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9x13 inch pan. Combine oatmeal, 1 1/2 cup flour, brown sugar, salt, and soda. Mix well. Stir in margarine. Reserve 1 cup of the mixture. Press the rest in pan.

 

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No Bake Twix BarsBring to boil: margarine, sugars, milk, and graham crackers. Stir continually. Set aside. Butter a 9x13 inch pan, sides and bottom.

 

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Pumpkin Chip BarsHeat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease and flour a 9x12 inch pan. Mix in the usual way, adding the chocolate chips last and just folding in. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.

 

Articles

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Tips for Butterfly BushesBe sure to cut your Butterfly Bushes right back to 4 - 6 inches from the ground in the spring.

 

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Burned Out Light Bulb Christmas OrnamentsUse old burned out light bulbs as Christmas Bulbs: Paint and decorate with glitter, sequins, spray snow, and then add a decorative string or ribbon around top (base) of bulb for hanging.

 

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Killing Weeds In a Rock GardenKeep the weeds down for over a year in a rock garden by using white vinegar. It may even last longer than a year. I no longer have weeds in my white rock. It kills everything, so keep it away from the lawn and flowers.

 

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Removing Fat from BrothI recently boiled a whole chicken to use later for chicken salad. I wanted to save some of the broth but did not want to fat/grease that I usually get in it.

 

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Stretching Specialty ProductsStretch the expensive, flavored rice (which I only buy with coupons) with unflavored. There is plenty of seasoning in the flavor packet.

 

ChiChi (Jack Russell Terrier/Dachsund)

ChiChi (Jack Russell Terrier/Dachsund)We got our wonderful dog ChiChi when our dog died that we had had for years. We were so broken up we said "no more". But 5 weeks later a friend at work practically insisted I take this little dog. She is part Jack Russell Terrier and weiner dog she is precious. Her favorite time is when she is between us in bed.

 

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Sunshine Box for CollegeWhen my daughter was away from home for the first time and living with a total stranger roomy. I took a page from my Amish friends and made them each a "Sunshine Box." Whenever an Amish person is ill or down about something, the community and family make a Sunshine Box.

 

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Courting a Collie JokeA chihuahua, a doberman and a bulldog were approached by a good-looking female collie. Each of them wanting a date with her.

 

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Tree Pruning Tips?Tips and instructions for pruning trees. Post your ideas.

 

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Cambridge Kitchen & Bath vol 3 page 30 Pattern Number 3008?i would like to know if anyone has a source of discontinued wallpaper. I am specifically looking for a cherry border found in Cambridge Kitchen & Bath vol 3 page 30 pattern number 3008. Distributor is Blonder I need 4 spools.

 

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Dandruff Remedies?Tips and ideas for treating dandruff. Post your ideas.

 

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Cooking Oil Stain on Leather Couch?Can anyone suggest how to remove cooking oil stains from a brown leather couch ottoman?

 

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Removing Carpet Adhesive from Concrete?Help! Does anyone know how to remove yellow carpet adhesive from concrete? Is there a way without using harsh chemicals?

 

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Removing Paint From A Porcelain Bathtub?I am looking for ideas on how to remove paint from a porcelain bathtub. Previous owners covered the tub with white paint to make it look "new" before selling the house. I want the old porcelain back!

 

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Covering Existing Embroidery On a Shirt?I have a black knit shirt that has a company logo embroidered on it. The logo is about 4" tall, and is approximately in the shape of an upside-down pyramid/triange. I would like to cover up the logo so I can wear the shirt without being a walking advertisement.

 

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Golfer's Birthday Party?Can anyone suggest any 70th birthday games, themes or ideas for a male golfer's birthday? We will be in an outdoor setting.

 

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Hair Highlight Tips?Tips for giving yourself highlights and caring for hair with highlights. Post your ideas.

 

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