February 14, 2006

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Recipes

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Flap JacksMix all ingredients well, except egg whites. Adding egg whites in last. Fry on hot griddle. Serve hot with butter and syrup...

 

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Harvest PunchIn a punch bowl, put chopped red apples. Pour 7Up or lemon lime flavored drink over apples first. Then add apple cider and add the sherbet last. The apple pieces will float on top for garnish....

 

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Red Velvet Fudge BrowniesBake 40 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Cool 15 minutes. Use foil to lift brownies from pan; cool completely on rack.

 

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Candied PecansBeat egg white and water till frothy. Toss in pecans. Sprinkle sugar on pecans. Stir until well coated. Bake at 250 degrees on a cookie sheet about 45 minutes...

 

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Mexican CornbreadBake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes in a greased large skillet or 9 x 13 inch baking dish.

 

Articles

Light purple flowers.

Growing Chinese Ground OrchidPlant rhizomes 4 inches deep and space them about 6 inches apart. Apply a liquid fertilizer every 3 weeks during growing period, and after flowering let them die back naturally...

 

Rhubarb

Growing RhubarbRhubarb should not he harvested until the second season after planting and then only for 1 to 2 weeks. Harvesting can be increased to 1 to 2 months by the third season and after that, plants can be harvested as often as you prefer.

 

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Planning Cooking TimesIt may be an oldie, but it's a goodie. After writing out my menu, I put a time which I need to start preparing each item in order to serve dinner at a certain time...

 

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Playing with your PuppySpend lots of time playing with your dog, starting from when it is a puppy. The more time you spend with your dog, the happier it will be and the friendlier it will be with other people.

 

Growing Cannas

Growing CannasPot rhizomes in a soil-less mix, pointed end up and barely cover them. Keep them warm (75ºF) and slightly moist until new growth appears. Then move them to a sunnier location and feed every two weeks with a 1/2 strength houseplant fertilizer.

 

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Other Uses for Baby WipesBaby wipes, i.e. Pampers, huggies, etc. Make great makeup removers, carpet cleaners and work to take off many type of stains, at about half the cost of other cleansers and cleaners

 

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Use for Return Reply EnvelopesI use return reply envelopes from junk mail to wrap used feminine items that I don't want others to see in the trash.

 

Growing Caladium

Growing CaladiumCaladium plants are also good choices for containers. Today's hybrids are the result of widespread breeding between tropical species.

 

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Being Open For BargainsThis is the time of year grocery stores have broken down their beautiful but very expensive cellophane wrapped fruit baskets that didn't sell during the holidays, and you can find great bargains....

 

Growing Camassia (Wild Hyacinth)

Growing Camassia (Wild Hyacinth)There are several common species of Camassia worthy of planting in your perennial garden. The bulbs of the first, Camassia quamash, were once eaten by Native Americans and are known for their deep blue foliage.

 

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Removing Dust from the DrapesI've found that a great way to remove dust from my living room drapes is to just place them in the dryer with a dryer sheet and let them spin for five minutes or so.

 

Growing: Calla Lily

Growing: Calla LilyCalla lilies need to be planted deeply for their size. Plant them at a depth of 4 inches, spacing each bulb 12 inches apart. In cooler...

 

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Saving First Even the poorest of people can afford 5% especially if they do that from their first paycheck. I recommend 10%, but for someone making $200 a week, $20 is a lot of money...

 

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Buying Second Hand ClothingThe best way to buy clothing is to buy them second-hand. A lot of people will not shop second-hand because they prefer their clothing brand new, but guess what?

 

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Searching for Sweepstakes and ContestsSweepstakes are an easy way to live frugally. Numerous sweepstakes sites exist on the web, but if you want to search for the best ones...

 

Valentine Skee Ball Game

Valentine Skee Ball GameI made this game for my daughter's Valentine's Day party at school.

 

White dog with black and brown markings.

Bandit (Shitzu/Maltese)Bandit is almost 9 weeks old. He is a Shitzu/Maltese.

 

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Keeping Warm When the Thermostat is DownSnuggling under electric heated throws and electric blankets lets you turn down the thermostat and saves on the high cost of heating your home.

 

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Albert Van Luit & Co. pattern #VL7152?I purchased some wallpaper on Ebay and it turns out I need 2 additional rolls! While shopping for it I learned that it has been discontinued by the manufacturer. The manufacturer is, Albert Van Luit & Co. and the pattern or item #VL7152, the book name is, Folio Textures II.

 

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Purse Tanned With Animal Urine?I got a purse online from Morocco and it appears it was tanned with animal urine. Does anyone have any ideas on how to remove the smell? I have had it in baking soda and used pet enzyme stuff but it still smells.

 

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Towels Smell Like Sulfur?I had to wash my dog in something that has high sulfur in it. Now my towels all smell horrible like sulfur (rotten eggs) how do I get this smell out? I have tried everything.

 

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Cleaning a Diamond Ring?I need help cleaning my 3 carat diamond ring which is looking smokey due to the fact that I never take it off. I need to find something to clean it up while I am wearing it.

 

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Stouffers Scalloped Chicken Recipe?Stouffers has a frozen meal I absolutly love but it is so expensive. It's called Scalloped chicken. It has noodles, bread crumbs on top, creamy sauce, celery and onions.

 

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Ralph Lauren Wallpaper?I need a few rolls of a discontinued Ralph Lauren wallpaper called Tinley Park Novelty, pattern LWP-17623W. It has dogs on it in the Kraft color.

 

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