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Grandma Minnie's Famous RollsBring milk to a boil. Cool to lukewarm. Dissolve yeast in warm water. Add sugar and salt. Stir in enough flour to make a soft sponge. Let raise until double...
Salmon Asparagus Smoked Trout Loaf! Two cans salmon any kind. Clean, de-bone and skin the salmon. Mix with chopped onion to taste, two eggs, bread crumbs, as needed about 1 cup...
Mrs. Carr's Fruit CakeMix in order given and put in 9x13 inch pan. Bake 1 hour at 350 degrees F...
Peanut Butter Tandy CakesMelt Hershey bar and spread over the top of chilled cake. You can chill it or not it's up to you (I don't)..
Skittle Katherine (Katrina Rescue) -...Skittle Katherine is a 2 year old Pacific parrotlet. We adopted her after hurricane Katrina. She was running around in New Orleans and a friend found her.
Spooky (Boston Terrier)Spooky is a 3 year old Boston Terrier. I received Spooky as a birthday present. My birthday is in December, but because I wanted him so badly I received him 2 months early in October, close to Halloween. That is how he received his "Spooky" name.
Storm Preparation for Emergency Power OutageIf I see a big storm coming when power is most likely to go out, I do these things: Fill 5 gallon bucket with water, leave in tub. Also fill tub full of water. Both are used to flush toilet.
Spontaneous Date Night JokeA married couple, Dave and Mary, had not been out on a date in quite some time. One Saturday, as Mary was finishing the dinner dishes, Dave stepped up behind her.
Bomb Squad JokeWhat do you do when you see the bomb squad running?...
Redoing the Outside of the HouseMy husband and I recently repainted our house, removed all the front hedges, poured in 17 bags of river rock over landscaping fabric, built and installed porch railings and installed a new garage door and opener.
Saving for the VacationWe have never been able to afford a vacation so my family of three have decided to put aside a little each month (equal amounts)...
Why Is My $20 Bill Only Worth $5 Bucks?With a $1000.00 balance on your card and $20.00 minimum payment due ($15.00 will be for interest. Only $5.00 will be for the principal to actually pay down the balance. Your new balance is $995.00. Yep! You paid $20.00, but it was only worth $5.00
Make Your Own Relief PillowAfter being approached numerous times at mall kiosks to try one of those small, filled "tension relief" pads (pillows) I decided to make my own.
Substitute Pretzels For CroutonsI use the Snyder's of Hanover pretzel pieces, the Buttermilk Ranch flavor. The cost is about $1.00 for a 10 oz. bag. DH likes these better than the more expensive croutons from the grocery store.
Poll: How much spam do your receive each day?Our newest poll asks, "how much spam do your receive?".
Removing Carpet?I want to take on a huge project of painting my entire house and ripping out all the carpeting to put in floors. What would be the easiest way to do this? I look around and sigh, where to begin?
Gas Range Pilot Lights?
I currently have a gas range. The pilot light stays lit. I bought the range thinking if the power went out I would always be able to cook, as opposed to an electric ignition range. Well now that gas prices are sky high I am wondering if I would be better off getting a range that has the electric ignition on it?
Alternatives to Electric Washing Machines?I am looking to buy a non electric washing machine to do laundry in. I saw one years ago. The cost of electricity is so high now, it's time to go electric free. Do you know of a any websites to go to to see some of these products?