October 30, 2006

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Penicillin Pizza for HalloweenA quick healthy snack for ghosts and goblins around your household.

 

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Pumpkin CasseroleTry this easy casserole with fresh pumpkin and carrot.

 

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Taco Filled PeppersRecipe for Taco Filled Peppers. In large skillet, brown hamburger. Drain. Stir in taco seasoning, kidney beans, and salsa. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 5 minutes. Cut peppers in half lengthwise. Remove stems and seeds. Immerse peppers in boiling water for 3 minutes.

 

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Vegetable and Bacon Slice without PastryRecipe for Vegetable and Bacon Slice without Pastry. Dice bacon and fry in a bit of butter or oil. I like to pre cook my vegies for 3 minutes in the microwave to start the cooking process but that's optional. Place ingredients in a large bowl, mix eggs and cream together, pour into bowl.

 

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Barbecued Hot DogsRecipe for Barbecued Hot Dogs. In a large skillet heat oil; saute' onions until tender. Stir in the next 10 ingredients; simmer. Place hot dogs in a roaster. Pour sauce over all and stir to coat.

 

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Soy Sauce MarinadeRecipe for Soy Sauce Marinade - Combine ingredients. Use to marinate beef, pork, or chicken before grilling or broiling. Makes 1 1/4 cups.

 

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Pumpkin WhipRecipe for Pumpkin Whip. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Halve the pumpkins, remove the seeds and fibers, then cut into wedges. Place the wedges, skin-side down, in shallow roasting pans to fit.

 

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Chewy Granola BarsTry these granola bar recipes for a quick snack.

 

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Cajun Style BeansRecipe for Cajun Style Beans. Brown meat, onions, pepper and chopped green peppers. Add to beans and salt. Add ketchup, mustard and brown sugar. Stir in bacon and place in casserole dish and bake at 350 degrees F. for 35 minutes.

 

Articles

A mini pumpkin on a flashlight.

Mini Pumpkin Flashlight LanternPerfect for Tricker or Treating in the dark with young ones and a fantastic craft for the family to make. A illuminated that glows with its grinning face.

 

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Using Tips To Remove StainsUsing Tips To Remove Stains. I found this site so useful and decided to try some of the tips and use my own variation. I had some white clothes that I loved that had yellow stains, my t-shirts and underwear. I boiled them in Zud for 20 minutes

 

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Lifting Heavy ItemsWhen you are lifting something heavy, bend your knees, not your waist. Use your legs to support the weight. You'll put less pressure on your back that way.

 

Finished fingers.

Ghost Finger PenThese pens are sure to spook your friends. Great to send with kids to school, use at a party for writing games or as the pen for your guest book.

 

Gibrien Sullivan (Toy Poodle)"Gibrien Sullivan" a/k/a Gibbie is 5 years old and is a Toy Poodle. I got Gibbie from a friend's sister. He was a "just for you" gift after I had battled breast cancer.

 

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Do you work more than 40 hours a week?Today's poll asks: Do you work more than 40 hours a week?

 

Our Little PumpkinHere is our little pumpkin! And my husband, Jon (PawPaw)

 

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Unusual Way to Store Extra Toilet PaperI visited a friend's house by the beach and saw the coolest way to store toilet paper rolls in their small bathroom. They had an old wooden oar which they leaned back between the toilet and the wall.

 

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Order Direct From Local FloristsI always search the internet for a florist in the town the flowers will be delivered to. You have to use a credit card anyway and you will get more for your money. I call the recipient and ask for an honest evaluation of the gift so I can decide whether I will use that business again, or not.

 

Photo of a pet rat named Lady.

Lady (Rat)Lady is one year old and she is my Pet Rat. She was born to the pet rats I have at home.

 

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Easier Thank You NotesWhen you throw a bridal (or baby shower), buy a pack of thank you cards for the guest of honor. During the party, pass out the envelopes and have everyone put their address on one. When the bride (or new mom) sends the thank you notes, they're already addressed!

 

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Uses for Cardboard Egg Flats?What can large cardboard egg flats be used for?

 

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Crafts Uses Sheets?I just found a massive hole in the fitted sheet of one of my favorite sets of bed linens. It can be used for rags or something, but I would like to use the top sheet for something else besides cleaning rags or curtains or extra pillow cases.

 

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House Paint on My Car?My black car has tons of speckles of house paint on it. Unfortunately, I didn't realize this until months after the fact. I'm ashamed to say that I don't wash my car that often.

 

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Radiant Heating Advice?I am looking for information on radiant heating. How warm does it get? How cost effective is it and can you heat a home in the mountains comfortably?

 

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Geranium Oil For Shingles?Does anyone have information about using geranium oil for the treatment of shingles? I misplaced my information about using geranium oil and another type of oil for relieving the pain of shingles. I would appreciate any help.

 

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Making 40 Gallons of Tea?How can I make 40 gallons of tea with loose tea?

 

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Preventing Moisture Buildup When Storing Cheese?I stored some cut up cheese chunks in a vacuum sealed bag for a week. There were droplets of water inside the bag in a few places (minimal). Do you suggest I place a paper towel in with the cheese chunks to prevent mold from building up due to excessive humidity?

 

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Cleaning Bathroom Linoleum?Can anyone suggest a solution for cleaning bathroom linoleum? We moved into a rental house that had a leaky toilet (now replaced) and have pee stains all around it. We have tried everything we could think of but the stain has gone into the texture it looks like. Would appreciate any help you can give.

 

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