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German Sweet Chocolate Pecan PieRecipe for German Sweet Chocolate Pecan Pie. Beat cream cheese in large bowl of an electric mixer at high speed until smooth. Add half and half and beat a low speed until well mixed. Add pie filling mix; beat until well blended, 1 minute. Fold in whipped topping, chocolate, and pecans. Spoon into crust...
Pears Poached in Raspberry SyrupThaw the raspberries and press through a fine sieve. Pour the water through the pulp. Discard the pulp. Put juice in a saucepan, add the sugar and cornstarch (mixed with a little water) and bring to a boil.
The Great SaladA delicious shrimp salad with a creamy homemade dressing.
Hamburger Stew for the OvenI have lots of beef recipes, but beef has gotten too costly for us. Here is a Hamburger stew for the oven.
Fireman DecorWhen we moved to the suburbs of our city into another county, my husband became a volunteer fireman for our community. He began collecting fireman items and we needed a place to display them.
First Trip to the BeachThis was my daughter's first trip to the beach! She loved the sand beneath her toes.
Frozen Bottled Water With Your LunchOf course we all carry our lunch to work to save money everyday! I was getting tired of dragging home the little icepack I used to keep things cool, and remembering to replace it in the freezer after I got home. I was also trying to remember to drink more water. Then I had a brainstorm:
Touch Up With Nail PolishSometimes the difference between expensive-looking and cheap-looking can be in a detail. I just bought a pair of stylish Jackie-O dark sunglasses - but the gold colored metal side pieces looked cheesy - So I applied some metallic gold nail polish I keep around for such things - and wow! the difference. . .
Comic: Hurry HoneyHurry honey...
Little Bon (Half Lop Bunny)Little Bon is a 5 year old Half-Lop rabbit. I got him in a pet store in Los Gatos in January 2001.
Salad Bar SavingsAt my grocery store, the cost for prewashed bagged spinach is an incredible $11.99 per pound. The salad bar just a few steps away has the same spinach or salad mix for only $4.99 a pound...
Yard Sale Selling SuccessWhether it's called a yard sale, garage sale, or rummage sale, it's still the same thing - a plethora of good bargains up for grabs to the first customer.
White Chocolate and White Fudge Cookies?Recipe for White Chocolate and White Fudge Cookies. While in Disneyland, I bought an awesome giant cookie with white chocolate chunks and chunks of soft white chocolate fudge baked into it. It was very rich and creamy, and absolutely delicious. Does anyone have a similar recipe please?
Homemade Hat Pins?I wear hats a lot in the summer and was wondering how to make simple hat pins to hold the hats in place. If that is not possible, does anyone know where I can get hat pins at a reasonable price. Or if not hat pans, then what does one use?