October 25, 2006

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Recipes

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Roasted TurkeyRecipe for Roasted Turkey. Place 7 layers of aluminum foil on a large surface. Spread out 1 lb. bacon on foil. Place turkey on top. Sprinkle with seasoning salt. Drape the other 1 lb. of bacon over turkey. Fill turkey cavity with ice cubes.

 

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Cheesy Chicken PizzaRecipe for Cheesy Chicken Pizza. Roll out dough into a 12 inch circle on a large pizza pan. Spread with pizza sauce. Top with chicken, onion, pepper, mushrooms and cheeses.

 

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Baked Egg OmeletteRecipe for Baked Egg Omelette. Grease bottom of 9x13 inch cake pan and line with cheese slices. Add your choice of meat. Beat remaining ingredients with egg beater. Pour on top of meat and cheese. Bake at 350 degrees F for 30-45 minutes or until set.

 

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Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix and Spiced NutsRecipe for Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix and Spiced Nuts. In a mixing bowl, beat egg white until frothy. Add water; beat until stiff peaks form. Stir in nuts and toss to coat. Combine sugar and spice; stir into nut mixture.

 

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Vegetable and Biscuit CasseroleRecipe for Vegetable and Biscuit Casserole. Make gravy with first 7 ingredients. Season with salt, pepper and a dash of garlic. Thicken slightly with 1/2 cup flour and enough water to make paste. Bring to a boil and add Velveeta cheese. Melt.

 

Sandwich Fingers

Sandwich FingersThis is a simple way to decorate your sandwiches for Halloween. Great as an appetizer or sent as a fun school lunch.

 

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Joe's Corn BreadRecipe for Joe's Corn Bread. Oil an 8 or 9 inch glass pan with 1/4 cup oil, pour off excess leaving 2 Tbsp. in pan. Mix first 5 ingredients in medium bowl. Add slightly beaten eggs, milk, oil.

 

Articles

Cat Nose and Ears for Halloween

Easy Cat Nose and EarsNeed a quick and easy Halloween Costume? How about an easy cat nose and ears. Meow!

 

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Keeping Fresh Mushrooms FreshI purchase a large package of already sliced mushrooms from Sam's club about every two weeks. For me it is a great price and saves time since I do not have to slice them. However fresh mushrooms spoil very quickly, especially the pre-sliced ones.

 

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Tip For Changing Your Refrigerator FilterIf your refrigerator's filter is in the front grill, under the doors. When it's time to change it and you have trouble getting it out, place a tad bit of Vaseline (petroleum jelly) on the new filter's ears.

 

Halloween Candleholders

Halloween CandleholdersCandleholders made from glass beer or soda bottles.

 

small dog in coat

Sabrina (Miniature Pinscher)Sabrina (Miniature Pinscher) Photo. Sabrina is 6 years old and is a Miniature Pinscher. My husband had her before we got married.

 

Halloween candle centerpiece made from jar painted like a jack-o-lantern.

Pumpkin Jar CenterpiecePumpkin face centerpiece made from a mayo jar.

 

Closeup of Black-eyed Susans

Transplanting Black-eyed SusansWhen is a good time to transplant Black-eyed Susans?

 

Growing carrots in a container.

Patio Vegetable GardenMy husband and I recently moved to an apartment. I am seeking ideas for inexpensive vegetable patio gardening. There isn't much direct sunlight on our patio.

 

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Sawdust Floor Sweeping CompoundUse this recipe to help keep dust down when sweeping your basement garage or workshop. Mix 6 cups sawdust, 2 cups rock salt, and 1 1/2 cups mineral oil and put it in a jar with a lid for storage. To use, sprinkle it on your floor before sweeping.

 

pulling weeds

Keeping Weeds Out of Flower BedsHow can I keep grass and weeds out of my flower bed? I have a beautiful flower bed and am having trouble keeping the weeds manageable. this is a direct sunlight area. What products do you suggest we use?

 

monarch butterly

Enjoying Life's Little MomentsEnjoying Life's Little Moments Photo. We have to learn to enjoy life's little moments.... Otherwise we'd all go insane!

 

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Reheating Refrigerated BreadReheating Refrigerated Bread. To warm biscuits, pancakes, or muffins that were refrigerated, place them in a microwave with a cup of water.

 

Scarecrow made from patio pavers.

Patio Paver ScarecrowCute scarecrow made from a patio paver, paint, felt, foam, and raffia.

 

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Save By Applying OnlineSave By Applying Online. Check to see if you get any bonus by applying online for credit cards, accounts, etc. I just got a $30 credit on one offer and my bank offers bonuses for opening accounts online.

 

Section of egg carton and pipe cleaner spider.

Egg Carton SpidersHere's an easy decoration to make from paper egg carton cups and black pipe cleaners. Add it to your centerpiece or hang them from the corners with webbing.

 

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Keep Snow Out Of Your BootsWith winter coming to MN, it's time to get prepared with warm clothing. I learned this when the kids were small: Cut the foot off a pair of old tube socks. Then slip the tube part over the top of their boots and no snow will get in when they are outdoors.

 

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Pruning a BrunfelsiaWhat is the best way and when do you prune a Brunfelsia. Mine is in a large pot, about 7 years old and is in need of pruning.

 

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Highlighter Stains on LeatherA top came off a highlighter in a new Donney & Burke purse. It leaked through to the leather on the bottom and side. What will get it out?

 

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Dye From a Rug on CarpetMy dog had an accident on a small red rug on top of my beige carpet. The red dye ran straight though and stained the carpet.

 

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Gnats in a Donut CaseI am trying to get rid of gnats in donut case.

 

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Making Cool Birthday InvitationsHow do I make cool invites for my 14 year old's birthday party?

 

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Blue Jean Teddy Baby ShowerI'm having a baby shower in a couple of weeks and the theme is Blue Jean Teddy. I have the invitations done. I'm looking for some ideas for some decorations and centerpieces.

 

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Dealing With an Unexpected Job LossMy husband just lost his job unexpectedly. I work part-time, and we have a 3 year old son. I'm looking for any tips from others who have been through a job loss. Does anyone have any feedback on what you did day-to-day (financially) to help you get through until starting a new job?

 

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Five Year DiaryDoes anyone know where I can find a simple Five Year Diary at a reasonable cost? I have been wanting one for a while to track events in the garden, weather, and my life! My Grandmother had several throughout her life.

 

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Fishy Smell In My BathroomI have a fishy smell in my bedroom. It's not there all the time and there's no stains anywhere. I've totally emptied the room and mopped the carpet as I have 2 cats and wondered if they had wee'd. It's not there all the time.

 

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My 5 Month Old Fights Going To SleepMy 5 month old daughter fights going to sleep. She also cries for what seems to me no reason. I feed her, change her, rock her, give her kisses and hugs and still she cries. Can anyone help with these two problems.

 

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Choosing a Floor and Countertops That Go TogetherI want a new floor in tile and a laminate countertop. I have white cabinets and will paint the walls. I want a floor in brown tones, I currently have a white floor which shows everything.

 

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Orchids Not BloomingI have several orchids that bloomed beautifully in my other home but since I move they just send out green and don't bloom. Is there something I can do to jump start the bloom process?

 

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Parvo Help NeededMy puppy has parvo, it's the 3 day of having it. I took her to the vet today where they gave her injections, stuff for throwing up, the runs and antibiotics.

 

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Bleaching a Black DressI want to bleach my black dress white. But it is satin and lace. Do you think bleach would work on those materials. How do I even begin with how to bleach it, in the washer. in the tub (someone said) and what kind of bleach?

 

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Buying a Knitting BoardI am thinking about buying a knitting board, any suggestions? Are they as easy to use as they advertise? I enjoy knitting by hand, but thought this might be something fun to try.

 

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School Fundraising in a Rural CommunityMy name is Marnae, and I attend a tiny high-school. When I say tiny, I'm not exaggerating. We have a student body of 22 kids, from grades 7-12. In some ways, we don't have very many opportunities or options.

 

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What causes a videocassette tape to wear out?What causes a videocassette tape (that you record on, yes, I still record shows on a videocassette tape) to wear out? And how long do the manufacturers of these videocassette tapes expect them to last for a consumer (before needing/having to purchase another videocassette tape)?

 

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Removing Rust From GlassHow can I remove rust from glass?

 

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