November 8, 2006

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Vegetable Cheeseburger SoupBrown meat unless using chicken. Cook veggies and rice. Add flour to meat, then add cooked veggies and water. Season with chicken seasoning, salt, pepper and parsley flakes.

 

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Toffee Coffee BlizzardsRecipe for Toffee Coffee Blizzards. In a saucepan, heat 1 cup milk to boiling point. In the meantime, combine sugar, cornstarch and coffee. Mix in 1/4 cup milk and slowly add to hot milk, stirring constantly.

 

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Kats ZuccanoesRecipe for Kats Zuccanoes. Slice 3 medium zucchini in one-half lengthwise. Scoop our insides, leaving rim so canoe stays intact.

 

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Thanksgiving Family TraditionThis isn't a tip, just sharing our annual Thanksgiving day. We always go to my cousin's house in Columbus, and (Bless her) she ends up with a minimum of 35 people.

 

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Riley (Rescued Cat)Riley is a 1 year old domestic shorthair rescue kitty. Riley was found outside and brought to a rescue organization by a good samaritan.

 

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Making Pill Boxes With DecoupageYou can make nice little pill boxes for the purse by saving nice small containers and decoupaging pictures on the lid with diluted white glue (then sealing it with clear nail polish.)

 

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Loaning Your Car To Someone - Auto InsuranceCall your insurance company prior to loaning your car to a friend or a family member to make sure that you coverage extends to them. Your policy may have coverage for short term loans.

 

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Take a Break From Your ComputerAvoid sitting in front of your computer for more than 30 minutes at a time. If you find you lose track of time, set a timer to go off in 30 minutes.

 

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Paper Bag TurkeyHere's a fun one to do with the kids using paper bags, construction paper, glue, and googly eyes.

 

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How do I freeze vegetables?How do I freeze vegetables?

 

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Using Coupons and Ads to Save MoneyIt's easy to save money while shopping! One trick is to gather as many coupons for items you use as possible. When the weekly flyers come out, spend a few minutes searching for items you use, and compare sale prices.

 

Safety pin lapel jewelry.

In Remembrance 9-11 Lapel PinThis sort of goes hand in hand with the flag pin that I submitted recently.

 

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When House Hunting, Buyer Beware!When House Hunting, Buyer Beware! My tightwad living tip of the day is when buying a home, any kind of home, it is buyer beware time. If you aren't handy, don't buy a fixer upper, buy a home that is livable, but within your very tight budget.

 

Plate decorated with a snowman transfer.

Christmas Decorated PlatesDecorate plain plates with transfers and paint for a Christmas decoration or a gift.

 

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Using A Bungee Cord For Storing Canning RingsI have many canning jars and rings, and I keep them stored on a chrome shelf in our garage. The rings would fall all over the place until I got the idea to use one of my husband's bungee cords.

 

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UK Washer Dryer Reviews?What is the best washer dryer to buy in the UK?

 

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Removing Stains on Fabric?How do you remove stains on fabric. Dye and all types of stains on all types of fabric.

 

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Soda Pop Can Wallet?I would like directions on making a wallet from tin can or soda pop cans. I would like other projects made with soda cans as well.

 

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Thanksgiving Cooking Traditions?Looking for ideas to start a tradition with my sister in law and her daughter (4 years old) while cooking Thanksgiving Dinner. Thank you for any suggestions/ideas!

 

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Decorating With a Mardi Gras Theme?I am trying to decorate my guest room in a Mardi Gras theme but I don't have any examples of a hotel room or residence. Any suggestions where to find would be greatly appreciated.

 

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Homemade Toaster Strudels?My daughter loves toaster strudels and they can get to be quite expensive, unless I can find them on sale. Does anybody know how I can make my own to freeze then heat in toaster for her? Thank you in advance!

 

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Wrinkled Suede Shirt?How do I remove wrinkles out of a suede skirt?

 

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Craft Uses for Buttons?I have a large assortment of lovely buttons, many of them matching, and I wondered if anyone had a craft idea on how to use them?

 

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Cleaning a Quilt?Somehow when I washed a handmade quilt a red shirt or something red got into the washer also. As a result, the quilt is tinged with red. This happened a while ago and I forgot about it.

 

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Microfiber Furniture Advice?I am thinking about buying a camel colored Microfiber couch and love-seat. What about stains? We have 4 children. I heard it stains easily? We don't eat on our furniture. What about oils from our body/feet?

 

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Pet Boarding and Daycare Float Ideas?Ideas for a christmas parade float for our pet boarding and daycare business? We have lots of real dogs we can use.

 

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Holly Jolly Theme Float?Can anyone give me any ideas for a christmas float with the theme being have a holly jolly christmas?

 

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Metal Pant Leg Things?When my husband was cleaning out his grandfathers home, he brought home some wire/metal pant leg things. I'm not sure what they were used for (to put creases in the leg during ironing?) and I'm not sure what to do with them.

 

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White Wine Stain on a Wedding Dress?Mother of Bride dress: label says 67% polyester, 33% nylon; lining 100% polyester. Professionally spot clean only. Instructions say: Do Not Dry Clean. I spilled wine (white Zin, I think, looks like a water spot and is colorless) on the dress and no dry cleaner in this town will touch it.

 

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Removing "Sew No More" Patches?In order to get out of sewing about 25 patches/badges on my daughters Jr Girl Scout Vest, I used something called "Sew No More" which was recommended to me by my aunt. I, of course, put them all in the wrong spots! I tore one of the patches off and there is now a shiney dried glue spot in the shape of the patch.

 

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Grade School Pioneer Crafts?What are some good pioneer crafts my class of 3rd graders can do?

 

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Does putting water in mascara really help?Does putting water in mascara really help?

 

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Broken Heater in a Ford Explorer?I have a ford explorer my heater is blowing out cold air. It works for a week but then it stops. What should I do?

 

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Vaseline on Microfiber?Does anyone know how I can remove Vaseline from a Microfiber dining chair (with non removable covers)?

 

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What is the old fashioned name for a chocolate cookie crust?What is the old fashioned name for a chocolate cookie crust?

 

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