August 5, 2005

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Skillet Chicken and RiceCook and stir chicken in hot oil until browned. Add water, mushrooms and soup; bring to a boil. Stir in rice; cover. Remove from heat.

 

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Smorgasbord Baked RiceBoil rice and 1/2 tsp. salt in the water until done, about 12 minutes. Rinse, drain and add to milk and boil 5 minutes. Add the egg yolks and cornstarch and bring to a slow boil.

 

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Quick Chicken CasseroleMix above ingredients together in casserole dish, saving a few noodles to sprinkle on top. Bake 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes.

 

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Pastitsio (California Greek Pasta Dish)Heat olive oil in a fry pan or skillet. Brown beef, then add onion and garlic. Salt and pepper lightly. Chop parsley and add.

 

Articles

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Teaching a Child to Be RespectfulHow do you teach a child to be respectful? Most importantly of all, by example. Helping them to realize that everyone is molded from a different pattern. And it IS okay to be different.

 

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Cleaning Swiffer DustersTo clean Swiffer dusters, which I really like, simply swish the dirty duster in a sinkful of sudsy, warm water, rinse, and roll in a paper towel to blot out excess moisture. Reattach to handle, fluff, and allow to air dry.

 

Wayas (Golden Retriever)

Wayas (Golden Retriever)This is my baby boy Wayas. He is a two year old Golden. A real part of our family. He goes crazy over the light "spots" on the walls or ceiling. Like if you were to shine a flashlight in the dark...he would chase it : )

 

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Navajo Message For The Moon JokeWhen NASA was preparing for the Apollo Project, it took the astronauts to a Navajo reservation in Arizona for training. One day, a Navajo elder and his son came across the space crew, who were walking among the rocks.

 

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Use a Dresser as a PlanterI saw an interesting idea the other day for a planter. An old dresser was was painted white and the top drawers pull out and used to plant various flowers and some ivy. It looked beautiful!

 

Butterfly baby quilt block.

Mamaw's Keepsake ComforterThis is my first and hopefully not last attempt at making a keepsake comforter for a new granddaughter. It was made with 8" squares of pale pink, purple, and yellow cotton with an off white backing and edge.

 

Downy Wrinkle Releaser ReviewsReviews of Downy Wrinkle Releaser.

 

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Cat Box TipsTips for cleaning and maintaining a cat box. Post your ideas.

 

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Leftover Meatball ShellsHere's an easy way to use up leftover meatballs. Cook extra large pasta shells according to package directions, then drain. Place shells in a 9x13 inch greased pan.

 

Questions

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Gluing Aluminum to Asphalt TileI recently had a new asphalt tile roof put on my house. I have valleys in the roof. When it rains the water in the valleys becomes a torrent, ignores the gutters and comes off the house like a fire hose.

 

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Seabrook #GL1588I'm looking for at least 2 double rolls of Seabrook wallpaper, pattern #GL1588. It has a white background with red geraniums vining all over in a larger print.

 

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Organizing Shoes and Clothing With Limited SpaceMy family (husband, myself, 4 year old son and a 10 year old daughter) moved into a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with my mother to save money for a house. However, I need ideas on how to organize our shoes and clothes using only two closets and minimal space.

 

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Keeping Away From My CarEvery day I have to park my car near a dairy farm. If you've ever been around a dairy then you would know about the overwhelming number of flies. These flies land and perch out on vehicles by the hundreds every day, leaving behind their feces. This is very hard to wash off. Does anyone know how to keep these flies off of your vehicle?

 

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Peg's Aggression Cookies RecipeI am looking for a recipe for Peg's Aggression Cookies. They are oatmeal cookies, from her "I Hate to... Cookbook"! My kids and I did these way back in the early 80's. The new "Aggression Cookies" have eggs in the batter, our recipe did not.

 

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