January 18, 2006

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Recipes

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Tutti-Fruiti PieWhip sweetened condensed milk and lemon juice until smooth and thick. Stir in fruit cocktail, nuts and coconut. Fold in whipped topping...

 

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Corn Cheese CasseroleIn a large frying pan melt butter and saute' corn, green pepper, pimentos, green olives and parsley for 2 minutes. Cover and cook for 10 minutes...

 

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Simple Southern-Style Unfried ChickenRemove skin from all chicken pieces except wings. Place chicken in resealable plastic bag. Pour dressing over chicken in bag. Seal bag, turning to coat all chicken pieces well...

 

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Taco Salad Made OverThis is awesome...

 

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Sour Cream Corn BreadCombine dry ingredients. In another bowl, beat together egg and milk. Add butter, pimentos, onion, and corn. Add dry ingredients alternately with sour cream until just blended...

 

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5-Minute Cheese Broccoli TossCombine broccoli, mustard, and Velveeta in large nonstick on medium high heat. Cook 5 minutes until broccoli in crisp-tender and hot, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese...

 

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Creamy Layered Fruit SensationMake this delicious dessert for your next party...it is sure to be a hit!

 

Articles

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Hoover Z Bagless Vacuum ReviewMy tip is to go right out and buy the Hoover Z Bagless Upright! I just got it and I love it. I has a super long cord so I can go so much further without unplugging...

 

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Gardening Decor - Water PondThis is a water pond that we installed in the end of our deck. My husband cut out a section from the deck floor to install it. A very relaxing place to sit and sip tea.

 

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Buying Baby EssentialsGet little sample/travel sizes of lotion and baby wash. They are great, then refill with your big bottles for diaper bag/travel kit. Walgreen's sells TINY tubs of Vaseline...

 

Organizing socks with an over the door shoe organizer.

Organizing Socks for the FamilyInstead of using those plastic over-the-door shoe organizers for shoes, I use mine to organize our socks! After taking the socks out of the dryer, I just roll them up and place a pair in each pocket of the shoe organizer (I do this with pantyhose and knee-highs too).

 

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Advent or Winter Countdown CalendarStart an easy Advent calendar or winter countdown! Cut out two large white construction paper circles. Have child draw a snowman face on one...

 

Wiggles Lory (Lory Parrot)Wiggles Lory is a 2 year old Lory Parrot. Someone bought her and then decided she didn't want him anymore. So she gave him to us.

 

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For Deodorizing CarpetJust sprinkle on the carpet and vacuum up as you would with the leading brand. It is cheaper, smells fantastic, and has a long-lasting fragrance.

 

Dog in a hoody.

Wearing a Hoody in the Upper PeninsulaAlways wear a Hoody to cover your ears, It can get very cold in the U.P.!

 

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Silk Flowers for SpringWith Spring coming, plant silk flowers instead of real flowers. They last longer and are far more inexpensive and less time consuming to take care of...

 

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Does Bringing Up Baby Have to Cost a Fortune?You'd think that a person who can't speak to ask for Starbucks or Yu-Gi-Oh cards, and who only eats a few ounces of food a day, wouldn't cost much to upkeep.

 

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Dear Tech Support JokeLast year I upgraded from Boyfriend 5.0 to Husband 1.0 and noticed a slowdown in the performance of the flower and jewelry applications that had operated flawlessly under the Boyfriend 5.0 system.

 

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Do you shop at large warehouse stores?Do you shop at large warehouse stores? Tell us what you buy and what you like about shopping at warehouse stores.

 

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Tips for Winning Writing CompetitionsI've entered many competitions recently, where you need to write the answer in "25 words or less". I've yet to win a thing. I was wondering if anyone knew of any websites that offer tips to help you win in competitions.

 

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Impact of Candle Warmers on Your Electric BillI have heard that using electric candlewarmers will really increase your electric bill since it is basically a hot plate. Has anyone noticed this?

 

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Angel Food Ministries Recipe IdeasI am looking to start a topic for those of us that get food each month from the Angel Food Ministries. I would like to know what you have made from your Angel Food groceries.

 

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Reinforcing DrawersYou can reinforce dresser or desk drawers by cutting small rectangular pieces of wood and screwing them into the back corners of the drawers.

 

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Stain Left From Wax On TableclothI have a tablecloth with wax stains. I got the wax off but the red stain is still there. Anyone have any ideas how to get it off?

 

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Stop Calls from Phone SolicitorsWhat can I do about people calling my home phone and trying to get me to donate money to their organization? I tell them no all of the time which makes me feel bad but the money we have we need for ourselves. I have our phone number on the do not call lists and they have been there for a year now, so I don't know how I can get them to stop.

 

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Flower Power Fitted Basket LinersI am looking for some basket liners that are discontinued. They are from Homemakers's Idea Co. They are in the 2005 Idea book. They are the Flower Power Fitted Liner. The liners are white with pastel flowers.

 

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Plaid Wallpaper from "Cambridge Country"Need to find plaid wallpaper from the discontinued book "Cambridge Country".

 

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Urine Stained GroutI have ceramic tile floors, off-white grout and a little boy with bad aim. The grout has become heavily stained and I'm having trouble cleaning it. I have tried plain water, vinegar, oxy clean, and bleach without good results.

 

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Building a Motorized Mirror BallI need to build a motorized mirror-ball about 20" in diameter for a dance I'm helping with. I am thinking about using the little motors that turn crib mobiles and some sort of light-weight frame to glue light-weight plastic mirror pieces to.

 

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Uses for CD Jewel CasesI have tons of CD Jewel cases that I have no use for them as my husband and I use the CD cases in the car. I was wondering if anyone knew of a place where I can ship all of our old CD cases in exchange for cash.

 

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Mold on Bathroom WallsI need to clean mold of my bathroom walls. I need to know the parts of bleach and water to mix so I can spray it on the walls. I need to clean off the mold before I paint.

 

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