October 19, 2006

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Recipes

Vampire teeth halloween appetizer.

Vampire Teeth AppetizerGreat party treat for kids and adults. Just simple apple pieces and a jelly dip.

 

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Pizza Potato CasseroleRecipe for Pizza Potato Casserole. Mix all together and bake at 350 degrees F for 1 1/2 hours. Enough for one roaster.

 

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Coffee Mixes Using Ground CoffeeRecipe for Coffee Mixes Using Ground Coffee. Place coffee and nutmeg in a blender or food processor. With processor running, add extracts. Stop processor and scrape sides of container with a spatula. Process 10 seconds longer. Place mix in a bowl and stir in almonds. Store in refrigerator in an airtight container.

 

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Friendship Brownie MixRecipe for Friendship Brownie Mix. Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Layer the ingredients in a wide-mouth quart jar. Decorate jar and add this gift tag:

 

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JellyrollBeat sugar and eggs together. Sift flour, baking powder, salt together and add to mixture. Add hot water last and mix well.

 

Cyclops Eye Cupcakes

Cyclops Eye CupcakesCreepy cupcakes for your Halloween Party!

 

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Rhubarb Custard CakeRecipe for Rhubarb Custard Cake. Mix cake according to directions. Pour into a 9x13 inch pan. Mix rhubarb and sugar together. Sprinkle over cake mix batter. Pour cream over all.

 

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Popcorn CandyRecipe for Popcorn Candy. Use fresh crisp corn; spread out on a buttered pan. Combine sugar, molasses, salt, and melted butter in cooking pan. Cook to about 290 degrees F or hard crack stage, using your candy thermometer.

 

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Pumpkin Custard PieMix everything together except egg whites. Beat those stiffly and beat in with remaining ingredients last with wire whip. Pour into unbaked pie shells. Sprinkle cinnamon on top.

 

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Send a Card to a SoldierSend a Card to a Soldier. I received this wonderful email the other day. We plan to send at least one every week.

 

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Deodorizing from Skunk SmellWhen your pet has a problem with skunk smell you can use a ferret deodorizing shampoo. Ferrets carry a very musky odor and this shampoo removes the smell so great.

 

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Attaching Seeds to Planting PaperI would like to make my own plantable paper and put my own wildflower, or lavender seeds on the paper. How do I keep the seeds from falling off?

 

Autumn Ladybug Invasions

Autumn Ladybug InvasionsLadybug beetles, also known as Asian Lady Beetles or Ladybird beetles, are a gardener's best friend in the spring and summer months. In the world of beneficial garden insects, you won't find a better predator when it comes to controlling soft-bodied pest like aphids and scale.

 

Princess Pebbles Tuna Fish the CatPrincess Pebbles is a tabby cat that weighs in at 21 lbs. at the age of 19 years. She had a rough start to her long life.

 

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Days When You Don't Feel Like CookingEveryone has days when they just don't feel like cooking. Either we're too tired, or we're too busy, or we just forgot to start till we think it's too late. I used to have frozen pizza or something like that on hand, but I wanted a healthier alternative, something I felt good serving my family.

 

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Baby Questions - Baby Shower GameGive each person an index card and a pencil. Everyone is asked to write down one common baby question, such as "What do you do when a baby cries?" or "How do you get a baby to sleep through the night?"...

 

Rows of growing vegetables

Planning and Rotating Your CropsOne of the best ways to maximize vegetable garden production, while minimizing problems with pests and disease is by practicing crop rotation-planting your crops in a different place in the garden each year.

 

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Preserving OkraI am looking for ways to preserve Okra.

 

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Baby Formula On The GoBaby Formula On The Go. If you like the convenience of the individual packages of powdered baby formula but don't want to pay the price, measure out scoops of formula into empty M&M minis tubes. The smaller tube holds enough for a 4 ounce bottle,

 

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Online JournalsOnline Journal. At Oprah's website, if you look on the sidebar to the left - there is a journal option, which is a great way to have a FREE online journal. You can even share it with others, if you like.

 

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Cracked CantaloupesI am growing cantaloupes for the first time and every time the melon starts to get big, it cracks and gets invaded with ants. Any suggestions on what I should do to prevent this?

 

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"Ford 8 Inch Rebuild/Gear Setup" InstructionsI am looking for written instructions for "Ford 8 Inch Rebuild/Gear Setup". I have found nine inch and this does not work. Looking for suggestions where to look, who to contact. Thanks for helping me rebuild my 48 Ford.

 

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Grease Stains on Velour PantsHow do you remove grease stains from Juicy velour sweat pants?

 

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Growing Lilacs in the MountainsWe have a cabin up in the mountains at this location. It is about 9000' above sea level. The ground totally freezes in the winter and is usually covered with snow until mid May. Will lilac bushes grow here?

 

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Growing Herbs in the WinterCan oregano, basil, thyme, parsley, sage, etc. be grown indoors in a home during the winter months in the midwest? Do I need special lights or would window light do?

 

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How to Purify WaterDuring these so very dangerous times, I've read that it's advisable to have emergency supplies and to stock up on food and water and my family has taken this to heart. I've gotten the food part of it down, but how do I store drinking water so it'll keep safe to drink?

 

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Western Cowboys Float IdeasOur school mascot is the panther and we play another school with the same mascot. Our theme is western cowboys. Any ideas for a float?

 

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Our Mulch Had Poison Ivy In ItI held a wedding reception at our home a few years ago. The guys put mulch around the trees and house. I found out the mulch also had poison ivy in it. What can I use to kill it off with out hurting the trees and grass?

 

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Wand for RhinestonesI was watching some craft making on TV at creativefestival.ca and they were showing an instrument called a wand used to stick rhinestones on crafts very easily. I would like to know where I could purchase this wand. The web site didn't say where, would you be able to help me out?

 

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Rotten Onion SmellHas anyone ever experienced a strong odor of rotten onions in just one place in the house? It is not the fridge, not the cat box, and not the trash bin. It has been going on for more than two weeks. If anyone has had this problem, do you know the cause and what has been effective in removing the noxious odor?

 

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News From Danville IllinoisHow can I get news and deaths from Danville, Illinois? I live in Texas would like a way to recieve news from Danville. Can you help me please?

 

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Hercules Hooks ReviewsYea or nay on those Hercules Hooks "As seen on TV"? Thanks ahead of time.

 

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Recipes Using LimesI have about a dozen fresh limes. What can I use them for other than to add to beverages? I am going on vacation in one week and will not be returning for 3 weeks. I don't think the limes will hold up until then.

 

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Cleaning Fabric on Old FurnitureWe have been given a very old couch and loveseat set. The fabric is badly soiled. We used the upholstery attachment on our carpet shampooer with upholstery cleaner and it didn't really come out any cleaner.

 

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Cigarette Smoke on a SuitI bought a very nice suit from a second-hand store, laundered as directed. The cigarette smoke smell did not come out, any suggestions?

 

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Substitution for Cream in TrufflesCould I substitute cream with something else while melting it with chocolate to reduce the calories if I were making truffles?

 

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Window Air Conditioner ReviewsI need some input on Window AC (no Maytag or Fedders). I also would like to know if anyone has had any luck with the window heat and air. Which should I buy?

 

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Salt and Water Stains on Sheepskin BootsHow do you remove salt and water stains from UGG sheepskin winter boots?

 

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Bees In BirdhousesHow do we rid ourselves of at least one large resident bumble bee in a low hanging bird house, which is also a terrorist for my grandchild? He's not sure if it's a bee or a large wasp.

 

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