October 24, 2006

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Chili Con Carne Taco Salad (Salad With Beans)Chili Con Carne Taco Salad (Salad With Beans). Place chili into salad bowl. Crumble about 6 chips, placing into salad. Take 1 1/2 Tbsp. sour cream into salad. Add 2 tsp. salsa. Mix gently.

 

olives on frozen hand forms

Chilling Olive HandHow many times have you put olives on your fingers? Here's a fun food display where the icy fingers display the olives.

 

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First Prize BrowniesRecipe for First Prize Brownies. I've been reluctant to share this family secret but have thought it was the least I could do after gleaning so many great recipes from this site.

 

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Sausage and Potato CasseroleRecipe for Sausage and Potato Casserole. Boil potatoes until tender, then drain and mash. Add butter, sour cream, cream cheese, and salt. Mash thoroughly. Add milk; may need to add more or less.

 

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Spanish BBQ SauceRecipe for Spanish BBQ Sauce. Mix all ingredients in a blender. No need to heat before using. Can use on ribs, chicken or pork. Refrigerate any leftover sauce.

 

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White Boy (Cat)White Boy (Cat) Photo. White Boy (I know, it's sooo original) is 13+ years old and is a Domestic longhair mixed. He came from the animal shelter.

 

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Line The Tops Of Cupboards With NewspaperAfter cleaning the tops of your cupboards in the kitchen, line them with newspaper. No one will see it up there and the next time cleaning will be so much easier!

 

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Keeping Kids Warm in Their CostumesIf your kids go outside on Halloween it's important that they stay warm in their costumes. Just put them in matching colorful sweatshirt and sweatpants; then pair that with a good mask or hat!

 

Mike Playing in the Leaves

Mike Playing in the LeavesThis is Mike playing in the leaves! What a handsome young man he is turning out to be.

 

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Use Brown Rice Instead Of WhiteUse Brown Rice Instead Of White. Brown rice is just like any other rice. You can use it in any other recipe, so long as you allow extra cooking time. We have eaten it exclusively for about 25 years.

 

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Buy Halloween Candy At The Last MinuteI usually wait until the day before or the day of Halloween to buy my Trick or Treat candy. My husband and I try to watch our diet since we are both a bit "fluffy".

 

Beautifully carved pumpkins

Pumpkin Carving CollectionEach year my husband adds a couple of carvings to his collection. We light the pumpkins each evening during the month of October. I really wish all of you could bring your children and grandchildren by to see them.

 

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Cooking Advice For Picky HusbandsI have a pal, whose husband thinks her Mom is the best cook! She uses a lot of her Mom's recipes in her meal preparations. One day, while she was preparing potato salad, by her Mom's recipe, her hubby caught her putting pickle juice in it.

 

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Why I Love HalloweenI love Halloween, first because it is the beginning of the holiday season. Being a gardener, I also appreciate it as a great time to celebrate the harvest. I think of it as a celebration of autumn.

 

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No Snow Pants?If you don't want to buy snow pants, just spray an old pair of jeans with water repellant. Wear a pair of long johns underneath to help keep you warm.

 

Questions

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Teeth Whitening With Benzoyl PeroxideDoes anyone have an advice about teeth whitening with benzoyl peroxide?

 

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Help with Sweaty FeetHow can I stop sweaty feet?

 

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Crunchy Horse Treats Recipe'm looking for a recipe for crunchy horse treats, like those found in farm stores.

 

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Apple Juice Stain on ClothingApple juice from an apple I was eating got on my yellow shirt. I can't get the stain out. Can you help?

 

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Grown Dog Going To The Bathroom In the HouseI have a female Golden Retriever mix that is approximately 8 years old. I also have a purebred female Collie who is 10 1/2. These dogs have both been immaculately house-trained until recently. Nearly every morning I am waking up to a bowel movement mess right by the back door in my kitchen, (thank God it's linoleum so it's easy to clean up) which is the door that they go out to potty.

 

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Ink on a Butcher Block CounterHow do I get pen ink off of a wooden butcher block counter?

 

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Life of Christ BraceletI am looking for instructions for a bracelet. I'm not sure what it's called but each bead represents something in the life of Christ. It's not the colored beads like the "Wordless Book" bracelet.

 

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Hanging Pictures on BrickI have a picture 20" X 28 1/2" that I would like to hang over my brick fireplace. How would I go about doing this?

 

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Wood Stain on a Fiberglass BoatI have wood stain splatters/spray on a fiberglass boat, how do I remove the stain? I was spraying wood stain on my fence and the spray carried over to the neighbors boat.

 

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How Long Can a Lasagna be Frozen?How long can a lasagna casserole be frozen? Also, can you freeze a sweet potatoe casserole?

 

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Removing Paint From AluminumI'm trying to find something whether it be a cleaning product or home idea to clean acrylic paint off aluminum. I have a 50's model travel trailer that at one time painted with acrylic paint. Now that I have it I'd love to restore it but haven't been able to come up with anything to get the paint off the aluminum.

 

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Krazy Glue Stains on FabricHow do you get rid of krazy glue stains of fabric?

 

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How do you make modeling clay?How do you make modeling clay?

 

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Baby Diarrhea on White CarpetHow can I remove baby diarrhea from white carpet?

 

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How long does it take for the baby goldfish to grow into full grown fish?I have two goldfish who laid eggs and 1 of them hatched. How long does it take for the baby goldfish to grow into full grown? I already put the older fish into a new tank but I want to know how long it will be.

 

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Getting Rid of YellowjacketsI have yellowjackets in the ground. What's the best way to get rid of them?

 

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Wooden Reindeer With a Red Nose LightI am painting a wooden deer and I saw one that had a red nose with a light behind it but I am not sure what the nose is made out of. The nose is like a red shiny type of plastic. Does anyone know what I am talking about.

 

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Crafts for PreschoolersI need ideas for crafts for preschoolers.

 

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Designing a Hotel With 1800's DecorI am researching the 1800's decor for an upcoming hotel we are building and I want to design it in period with modern comforts and amenities.

 

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Where are the best freebies?Where are the best freebies?

 

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Super Glue on MicrofiberHow do you remove super glue from a microfiber couch?

 

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Overweight DogsI have 2 pups. One 2 year old and one a little over 3. Both dogs love to eat. One dog is overweight by 7 or so pounds. The other needs to drop about 15 pounds. What treats can be given that is healthy and won't cause a weight gain?

 

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