October 12, 2006

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Swedish Cinnamon CookiesCream butter and sugar. Beat together egg and lemon extract. Sift flour, baking powder and cinnamon. Add to creamed and egg mixture and blend.

 

Bat cupcake

Bat Cup CakesThese Bat Cup Cakes are super easy and quick if you use Hostess Cupcakes like I did. You also could make similar bats with your own cupcakes.

 

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Sadie's Soup (1940)Brown one medium onion in bacon fat. Add to one large can of tomato juice and one regular size can of cut/chopped tomatoes. Add bite sized pieces of potatoes.

 

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Berry SyrupRecipe for Berry Syrup. Mix all ingredients in a pan and bring to a boil. Boil about 15-20 minutes and remove from heat.

 

Articles

Sage flowers

Growing SageSage is actually classified as a dwarf, semi-evergreen sub-shrub, but most gardeners think of it as a classic herb that forms tidy mounds of aromatic foliage. Most cultivars grow 18-24 inches high.

 

Miniature American Eskimo

Sparky (Miniature American Eskimo)Sparky Photo. Sparky was born July 31, 2006. He is a Miniature American Eskimo dog. We got our puppy from an ad in a paper, and brought him home Oct. 1st.

 

My Frugal Life - A Week Of Frugal Summer FunThe week never cost more than $7.50. The public library has a program to encourage reading. They have story time and a craft to go along with it. We would then pick out the books for the week.

 

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Bargain Bins at Radio Shack and Office StoresMy husband haunts the bargain bins at Radio Shack and Staples/Office Depot, and finds lots of good deals.

 

red gladioli flowers in the snow

Digging Up And Storing Tender Bulbs (Corms...My gardening attention span seems to be tied to the growth and die back of the plants in my garden. As they wake up each spring, I find myself full of energy and ambitious to take on various garden chores.

 

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Baked Potato NightBaked Potato Night. Recently I was looking for some different thrifty ideas for dinner meals, this one my family loves including my husband who is a big eater, "Baked Potato Night". . .

 

Growing: RueGarden Rue is primarily grown as a garden ornamental. One advantage to Rue is it's usually successful where other plants fail to grow.

 

Garden Insects: LeafminersThese pale green or black, stubby little maggots tunnel through leaves and cannot be seen with the naked eye, but the visible spaghetti-like patterns on the topsides of leaves are easy to identify.

 

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Free OffersFree Web Offers. Here is a few FREE things from web sites. Free sample of Olay Definity Intense Hydrating Cream.

 

Rainbow Captured SunRainbow Captured Sun Photo.

 

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Discount Area at IkeaDiscount Area at Ikea. Do you know that Ikea has a discount area? (In the one near us, it's right near the cash registers.) You can get little items - like CD cases - which make good gifts.

 

Make Your Own Soil Testing KitHow does one make his own soil testing kit?

 

Questions

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Offering Computer and Internet InstructionsI'm thinking about offering individual computer and internet instruction for extra money. Anyone have any advice? Should I charge mileage (maybe over 20 mile?), how much should I charge, and is this a viable idea?

 

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Thyme and Tea Tree Oil for BedbugsHow do I use thyme and tea tree oil to get rid of bedbugs?

 

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Orange Tree Cut Down, Will The Fruit Ripen?My neighbor cut his orange tree down. Will the oranges ripen still?

 

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Halloween Costumes Ideas for Pregnant WomenAny Halloween costume ideas for pregnant woman?

 

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Dead Mouse on My Bed!I am really freaked out by this. I woke up at 4am and a dead baby mouse fell off me when I got out of bed. I have no idea where they came in from, and/or if there are any more, but I need a suggestion on what I can use in my bedroom to keep them out.

 

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How do you get rid of blackberry vines naturally?How do you get rid of blackberry vines naturally?

 

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Mice Living in My CarI have mice in my brand new car! I first noticed them in my glove box, they ate ketchup packets, so I took everything out of there. I also put peppermint oil on a cotton ball. They still go in my car. NOW they are all over, on the seats, on the dash, steering wheel.

 

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Cleaning a Glass Stove Top With Sugar Cubes?I am looking for info for cleaning glass stove top with sugar cubes. Need info on how. Suppose to be able to remove burnt and messes, without scratching.

 

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Hydrangea Bush with Flowers Turning BrownI have a hydrangea bush and the flowers on it are beginning to turn a brownish color. I know you aren't supposed to cut the branches because the plant won't bloom the following year. I am wondering though, should i cut off the dead looking "flowers" or just leave them alone?

 

Growing Black VioletsDoes anyone else grow these beautiful black violets?

 

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Traveling Across AmericaI am looking for tips for traveling across America.

 

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Juicing RecipesMy husband has decided to start "Juicing" again. I need some recipes that are out of the 'Norm' and if you add any supplements what are they and what are their functions?

 

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Is Food Coloring Bad for Hummingbirds?Is Food Coloring Bad for Hummingbirds? I keep hearing that commercial food coloring is harmful to hummers. No one can tell me why. . .

 

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Cleaning a White Canvas Golf BagMy son has a white canvas school golf bag with cardinal lettering, I am trying to find out a way to clean it safely without the lettering bleeding on to the bag and turning it pink.

 

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My Struggling OrchardI'm in Toronto, Canada. I just bought a house that has cherry trees, apples, plums planted but not in good shape. Being a novice, I am struggling to read up or seek advice from experts like you.

 

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Motivation Tips for a Stay At Home MomI am a stressed out, overwhelmed, broke stay at home mom. I am so bad about getting things done, I never finish what I start. I have more laundry than I thought was humanly possible ...

 

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Old Fashioned Christmas RecipesI like to research for the origin of things, especially cooking. It is often thrilling to see how our grandmothers did things. This time, I am searching for old fashioned recipes for Christmas, such as spekulatius recipe, stolen cakes, etc.

 

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Mulled Spiced Orange Juice RecipesLooking for mulled, spiced orange juice recipes. I had some at disney world some years ago and would like to attempt some of my own.

 

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