June 8, 2006

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Glazed Chicken with Lemon RelishIn a saucepan, combine the first seven ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat. Dip chicken pieces in glaze; place on broiler rack.

 

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Heavenly Chocolate Mousse PieWith mixer, beat chocolate with sweetened condensed milk and vanilla until well blended. Chill 15 minutes or until cooled; stir until smooth. Fold in whipped cream.

 

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Chicken Broccoli AlfredoPrepare fettuccine according to package directions. Add broccoli for last 4 minutes of cooking time. Drain. In skillet over medium high heat, heat butter. Add chicken and cook until browned, stirring often.

 

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Deluxe Cheeseburger Melt For 2Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray 8x8 inch pan with non stick cooking spray. In small bowl, mix bisquick, water, egg white and 1/4 cup cheese. Spread in pan.

 

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Garden Veggie QuicheThis quiche is full of flavor and is a great way to get more veggies into your diet.

 

Articles

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Lime Deposits in a TeakettleRemove lime deposits from your teakettle by filling the kettle with equal parts vinegar and water. Then bring the water to a boil and let it sit over night.

 

Designer Mutts - brown Labradoodle

Designer MuttsCrossing dogs of other breeds with Poodles has become a bit of a phenomenon in recent days. Ideally, you get the best features of the poodle, the intelligence, the body shape, the low-shedding with the best features of the other partner.

 

White hyacinth

Growing Summer HyacinthAccording to Greek mythology a young boy named Hyacinth was killed with a discus while playing a game. A hyacinth sprang from his wound as he lay in the arms of the god Apollo, who was wailing in grief.

 

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Cranberry GarnishThreading whole cranberries on a spears or toothpicks makes a nice garnish for a cheese tray. You could also use these as swizzle sticks in crantinis or to spear the top of a turkey sandwich.

 

Ponds

Keep Roots From Damaging Your Pond's LiningWhen trying to determine where to situate your pond, try not to situate the pond liner too near any young trees. People often forget that these trees will grow larger over time and the risk is that the roots will grow towards the water source and eventually puncture the pond's lining!

 

Build Your Pond Close To Your HomeIf possible it is a better idea to locate a garden pond closer to your home rather than far away. Ponds are like swimming pools - they attract wild critters, pets, and also the neighborhood children.

 

brown and white bull terrier on brick walk

Bull Terrier Breed InformationThe Bull Terrier is a small muscular dog with small, triangular eyes and thin, erect ears. Its most distinct physical characteristic is its long, oval-shaped head...

 

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Uses for Scented SoapBuy your favourite soap when it's on special and store it in your linen closet amongst your towels and bed linen. You can slip any small hotel soaps in there as well. Leave a couple of cakes in your made up guest beds.

 

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Tips for Pregnancy - Working Around Feeling IllWhen I was pregnant with my third child, I had a medical condition that made me extremely physically ill. The kicker? I had 3 year old twins with special needs that I still had to care for. . .

 

Riley and TashaRiley and Tasha are 6 years old. I got them in May 2000 at a pet rescue shelter. They like to chase each other and little foil balls. . .

 

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Crack a Nut Without a Nut CrackerNo nut cracker on hand? Here are some other ways to crack a nut. 1. Use a vice grip or pliers. 2. Place the nut in a towel and hit it with a blunt option like a hammer or mallet.

 

Lil JerryLil Jerry is a 9 year old domestic cat. I got him from a crazy cat lady 9 years ago in Oklahoma City. He likes to run around the house 90 miles an hour, banking off furniture and anything else he can get a grip on...

 

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Marking Boiled EggsHave you ever had both boiled eggs and fresh ones in the refrigerator and couldn't remember which was which? I take a pen or pencil and write a B.

 

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Sending Complements to Manufacturersfound that if you write to manufacturers of toiletries and tell them that you enjoy their product, they will often send out coupons for those products for free...

 

Decorating for a PartyGet ideas before you start the work. You can print colors off the internet you like and take them to the store to match up. . .

 

Questions

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Tips for Styling Long HairI have long brown hair (to my bra in the back) and I don't want to cut it but I need some new styles. I'd like some ideas for some fun "do's". It's straight and has never had anything done to it. I'm a little scared I won't like what ever is done. So I thought maybe I could get some new ideas. If you could send them ASAP, i'd like to try them for a big thing that is coming up.

 

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Looking for Graham Crackers in South AfricaWhat are graham crackers? This product is unknown in South Africa.

 

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Painting a Table with a Distressed LookI have a table that I believe is Oak. I bought it at a yard sale a couple of years ago. Anyway, I want to paint it to look distressed white or cream. Is this even possible? Where would I even start? I obviously know nothing!

 

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Cold Laser Treatments for Weight loss and Smoking CessationHas anyone heard about cold laser treatments for weightloss and/or smoking cessation? I read where you can lose 2 to 4 lbs. per week or quit smoking without weight gain, is this true?

 

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Uses for Non-working FreezersI have a huge chest freezer that no longer works. I hate to throw it away and was wondering if anyone might have some ideas on putting to use.

 

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A Speech to Honor My DadI need a nice speech to honor my dad for his 80th birthday.

 

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Dull Finish on CountertopsMy condo is less than 3 years old. I moved in when it was brand new. I'm a very careful person and always use cooling racks on my arborite (matte finish) counter tops. An area about 8 - 10 inches on the "island" is very dull. I've tried vinegar-water; Mr.Clean, and a few other cleaners to bring up the colour but no luck!

 

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