August 1, 2006

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Peaches-N-Cream CoolerRecipe for Peaches-N-Cream Cooler. Place all ingredients in blender. Cover and blend until smooth. . .

 

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Grandma's Cinnamon FluffRecipe for Grandma's Cinnamon Fluff. Mix as ordinary cake, sprinkle with cinnamon and brown sugar.

 

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Super Cherry SauceCombine 1 cup cherries, sugar, water and cornstarch in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally; simmer 1 minute.

 

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Mostaccioli SaladCook pasta according to package directions; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain again. transfer pasta to a very large bowl.

 

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Kool SaladRecipe for Kool Salad. Let set in refrigerator for several hours. Serve and eat. . .

 

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Peanut Rolls (Southern Illinois Recipe)Peanut Rolls (Southern Illinois Recipe) Beat eggs until fluffy, add sugar gradually. Add water, vanilla, then dry ingredients. . .

 

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Strawberry Cheesecake PieRecipe for Strawberry Cheesecake Pie. Place evaporated milk, cream cheese, egg, sugar, flour and lemon peel in blender. Cover and blend until smooth. Pour into crust. . .

 

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Cool Beverages for the Road TripThe day before we go on a road trip or just out and about, I freeze several plastic bottles of water, juice, and tea.

 

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Old Rake Cup HolderHere is a old rake I made into a cup holder. I just painted it, then tied on a few silk vines.

 

Rosie (Great Pyrenees)

Rosie (Great Pyrenees)Rosie (Great Pyrenees) Photo. Rosie is 4 years old and is Great Pyrenees. About two and a half years ago, someone passed her on to us. . .

 

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A Cooler Way to Cook BeansA Cooler Way to Cook Beans. To be frugal and healthy, we eat a lot of dried beans and legumes. Each week, I cook up a batch of one of the many different varieties available. The only problem is, beans can take 2-3 hours to cook. . .

 

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Dishwasher Detergent Tabs and Hazing of GlasswareDishwasher Detergent Tabs and Hazing of Glassware. Had the dishwasher repair guy here again this AM. He told me that the little blocks of dishwasher detergent (tabs) have Jet Dry already added to them. . .

 

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My Kids Don't Like OnionsMy kids don't like onions, especially the texture. I found a way to put them in anything and they never know. . .

 

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Make a Weekly Menu Before ShoppingMake a Weekly Menu Before Shopping. When my second husband and I married, I had two children and he had three. Since his wife had passed away, we raised all 5 of them. . .

 

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Memberships for Birthday PresentsI have a tip for all of us thrifty parents, whether by choice or because it's necessary! My son's third birthday is this week, and to be honest, he doesn't need a lot of new toys.

 

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Wrapping Paper for Wall ArtWrapping Paper for Wall Art. While at a book store, I found some beautiful wrapping paper. The one I chose was several rows of cats. . .

 

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Microwaving SquashI love squash, but it takes so long in the oven so I use the microwave. Cut in half, remove seeds, place cut side up. . .

 

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Uses for Q-TipsQ Tips can be used many things such as: Applying make up, applying medication to sore area. . .

 

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Sharing the ComputerSharing the Computer. Do you find that whenever you want to use the computer, it's always occupied? Well that was happening with my daughter and I, so I made up a time schedule. . .

 

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Recipes Using MintDoes anyone know a use for mint leaves other than making mint jelly? Could you make your own mouthwash and what would you add to the leaves?

 

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Electric Hair Clippers Not Clipping WellI clipped my dog today trying to help her be cooler in the weather. I have Oster electric clippers. They didn't seem like they wanted to cut. I kept having to take the hair out and oil them. Is there a way I can sharpen them or would I need new ones?

 

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Putting Plastic Stakes Into Hard GroundHow do you put stakes that hold Santas or candy canes, etc, into hard ground. I live in Tucson and the ground in very hard. I tried a hammer and everything. They would not go in. The stakes were unfortunately hard plastic.

 

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Using an Iron Griddle on a Glass Top RangeI want to know if there is something made to use on glasstop ranges to protect them from scratching when you use an iron griddle.

 

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Keeping Tall Candles In Their HolderI need the solution for keeping tall candles to stand firmly in the candle holder without falling constantly.

 

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Travel Tips for Kansas City, KSWe are going to Kansas City in Aug and staying at the Great Wolf Lodge. I've already found some info online but was wondering if there's any ThriftyFun members who've been or ...

 

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Gorilla Glue on MicrofiberI have a spot of Gorilla Glue on my new microfiber chair, that my son carelessly left there. It must have been on his hands. It obviously doesn't wash off with soap and water.

 

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Freezing BagelsCan I freeze bread, bagels, etc? If yes, for how long?

 

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lotus Sanitizing System Reviews (Sharper Image) I'm wondering if anyone has used this product yet. It is supposed to turn your regular tap water into a saniziter by "ozonating" it. The water is good for about 15 minutes before you have to recharge it.

 

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Liquid Smoke ReviewsI am wondering what the best brand of liquid smoke is? What kind do you use?

 

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Cheerios Cereal BarsIf anyone has a recipe for the Cheerios cereal bars, like the ones sold in the grocery store. I sure would love to try it.

 

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When Should We Have Our Parent's Anniversary Party?We are planning a 50th wedding anniversary celebration for our parents and I would like someone's opinion on when to have it. Their anniversary is December 8 and I thought it would be nice to have an open house in early December.

 

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Masquerade Ball or "Unmask the Night" Party IdeasI'm turning the sweet 16 in May and I wanted to get everything under control for my party. The theme I was thinking of would be a Masquerade Ball or "Unmask the Night". The color will be black, silver, and white.

 

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Warner Co. #984432I'm trying to locate discontinued wallpaper from Warner Co #984432. Anyone have a source, I need 2 double rolls.

 

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