June 29, 2006

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Apple SnowCover apples with meringue, sealing to sides of bowl. Return to oven and bake 10-15 minutes more or until meringue is golden brown.

 

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No Bake Peanutty Granola BitesNo Bake Peanutty Granola Bites recipe. Line cookie sheet with wax paper. Add powdered sugar, peanut butter, milk, vanilla in large bowl. Mix well. Stir in remaining ingredients, mix until cereal is well coated...

 

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Frosty Orange CoolerFrosty Orange Cooler recipe. Pour about 1/2 cup Orange juice into each of 4 tall glasses add scoop orange sherbet...

 

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Pecan SquaresIn a large mixing bowl, blend together flour, sugar, butter and salt until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press firmly and evenly into a greased 9x13 inch baking pan.

 

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Strawberry-Banana SmoothieStrawberry-Banana Smoothie recipe. Place all ingredients in blender and process until smooth...

 

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Spaghetti Sauce with Sausage and MeatballsPrepare meatballs: Combine beef, egg, crumbs, salt and pepper. Shape in 1 inch balls. Arrange on pan. Bake at 375 degrees F oven for 12-15 minutes until uniformly brown.

 

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Banana-Nut MuffinsPreheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease 12 standard size muffin cups or use paper liners. Beat together butter and sugar at medium speed until light and fluffy.

 

Articles

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Disposable Underwear for TravelThis isn't really a very frugal tip, just a very convenient one. I don't have a bladder control problem but when I travel, I use Depends (or generic brand).

 

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Plastic Bags on Your Feet When PaintingIf you are painting and don't want to get paint on your shoes or the floor throughout the rest of your house, tie plastic grocery bags over your shoes.

 

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Measure to Save on MouthwashI used to just pour mouthwash into a bathroom cup without measuring. Now I know I was wasting a lot of Listerine. The recommended amount per use is just 20 milliliters...

 

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Ideas for an "Old MacDonald" Theme PartyFor my 2 year old son's "Old MacDonald" themed party, I used empty egg cartons for the favors. I filled them with plastic easter eggs which had inside them little toys, animal cookies, and stickers...

 

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Dealing With Food Scraps While CookingWhen cooking, I keep a crock or bowl on the counter for food scraps. This saves trips to the trash can and prevents food odors in your kitchen trash can. The bowl can then be washed with your dishes...

 

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More Secure Deadbolts and Door LocksI have found that a cheap and easy way to increase security with deadbolts and door locks is to buy a box of 3 inch screws to secure the strike plate instead of the puny 3/4 inch screws that commonly come with a lockset.

 

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Uses for LansinohDon't throw away the remaining "Lansinoh" tube remaining from your breast feeding. It can be used for any burns, cuts or as lip balm...

 

Sunset in DentonPicture of the Sunset in Denton Texas.

 

Benji (Lhasa Apso)Benji is our 11 month old Lhasa Apso. I bought Benji from an advertisement on the internet from a breeder. I bought him when he was just 10 weeks old...

 

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Don Vito the Guinea PigDon Vito is a 7 month old short haired guinea pig. We adopted Don Vito a while back from a local petshop who has local rescued animals up for adoption...

 

Questions

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Adapting a BBQ Rib Recipe for Chicken?Adapting a BBQ Rib Recipe for Chicken I have a recipe that says to cook ribs in 2 bottles of barbecue sauce and then cover the ribs the rest of the way with water and bring to a boil, then simmer till done. Then put the ribs on the outdoor gas grill and turn and baste for 20 minutes till brown. I did this and it was delicious. I wonder if chicken could be cooked the same way?

 

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Creamed Peas Recipe?I have a favorite restaurant in the Jacksonville Florida area called "Jimmie's Buttermilk Chicken". They serve a wonderful (sweet) creamed peas as one of their side dishes.

 

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Problems With Verizon's Internet Service?I have had DSL from Verizon for almost a year and have had nothing but trouble, trouble, trouble with it. I have chosen not to cancel it yet because if I do before my year subscription is up I get zapped a penalty. I would like to know if anyone else has had problems with verizon.

 

My Cat is Clawing at Her Mouth?I'm wondering if anybody could help. My kitten who is 6 weeks old has recently started clawing at her mouth causing it to bleed. This happens usually after taking a bite of food but yesterday she was doing it even when not eating, she would claw at her mouth with both paws every 20 seconds or so.

 

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Krazy Glue on Microsuede?I got Krazy Glue on my microsuede couch. I need help getting it out if possible.

 

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Sunless Tanning Product Stains on Clothing?How can you get self tanning stains off of clothing?

 

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Homemade Urine-Be-Gone?I sure could use a homemade urine-be-gone. I have got to say how very pleased I am that this site is on the computer, I go here all the time and find the answers I am looking for.

 

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Housetraining a Cockapoo?I have an 8 month old cockapoo and she is driving me nuts. I think she might have bladder problems or something. I take her outside to go pee and poop but she does not go and I wait out there for 10 minutes. Then we go inside and about 15 minutes she goes pee on the rug or poop.

 

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Growing Vines in Roulette, PA?Will clematis vine and sweet pea vine grow well in Roulette, PA.

 

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Permanent Marker on White Leather Furniture?Permanent Marker on White Leather Furniture. I got permanent marker on my new white leather chairs! There are two small dots around 1 cm x 1 cm. I tried cleaning them with detergent straight away and they've faded. I've tried hairspray as well. My parents are going to kill me.

 

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Cleaning Carpets Without a Machine?Does anyone have a suggestion as to how I can clean my carpet, and spots with one of the homemade cleaners you suggested, BUT without a carpet shampooer and machine?

 

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Australian Theme Birthday Party?I have a request from my daughter for an Australian themed 8th birthday party. Any ideas for games, decorations, crafts, etc.?

 

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Crafts Using Washcloths?Does anyone have any craft ideas using washcloths?

 

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