January 8, 2007

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Fruit (Canned) CakeRecipe for Fruit (Canned) Cake. Mix well in order given and bake in a greased and floured 9x13 inch pan for 45 minutes in a 350 degree F oven. Frost with powdered sugar icing, if desired.

 

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Barbecued Leftover PorkRecipe for Barbecued Leftover Pork. In saucepan, place tomato sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, onion and Tabasco sauce. When hot, add diced pork and simmer until thoroughly heated.

 

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Cheesecake "Cupcakes"Recipe for Cheesecake "Cupcakes". Line muffin tins with 24 cupcake papers and place one vanilla wafer at the bottom of each. Blend cream cheese and sugar. Add eggs and mix. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Pour onto vanilla wafer cups (2/3 full is fine).

 

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Minted PearsRecipe for Minted Pears. Bring sugar and water to a boil for 5 minutes. Add mint flavoring and a generous 2-3 shakes of the green food coloring; mix well. Add about 9 pears which have been peeled, halved and cored.

 

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Quick Unusual Corn BreadRecipe for Quick Unusual Corn Bread. Saute the onion in the melted butter or margarine until tender, but not brown. Remove the onions. Combine the corn muffin mix, egg, milk and corn to make a soft batter.

 

Articles

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Double Gloves for Gardening in WinterWant to keep your hands warm while working outside during these cold winter months?

 

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Add Vanilla Extract To Too Hot SalsaIf your salsa is a little too hot for your taste, add a few drops of vanilla extract. It will turn down the heat.

 

A Fun Way to Spend the DayHere's Joclyn and Julie, showing off their cakes that they iced and decorated by themselves! And what fun they had! They even put on aprons like real cooks! What a good way to pass a day, and then get to eat the rewards!

 

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Use A Hair Dryer To Heat Up Cold Body PartsI have come up with an alternative idea to heat my body up quickly and WITHOUT turning up the furnace's thermostat. When I get cold or come in from the outside and need to knock the chill off my bones, all I do is sit with a BLOW DRYER plugged in beside it. I turn it on blowing the hot air on the part of me that is cold.

 

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Your Basic Do It Yourself Reference...Even though we now have the information highway with information literally at our finger tips, it is still essential that we have a small reference library that we can call on when we need information. These eight books will get you through a whole lot of problems.

 

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Keeping Paint Off HingesKeeping Paint Off Hinges. It can be difficult to put masking tape on hinges to keep paint off them. Instead, cover them with petroleum jelly.

 

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Index Cards For Thrifty TipsIndex Cards For Thrifty Tips. I subscribe to various sites and all these sites have so many great ideas. I like to keep them all on hand, so I was printing them all out and keeping them in my file cabinet. Now, my file cabinet is getting full and my printer is out of ink.

 

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Cat FishingCat fishing is a very enjoyable sport! All you need to enjoy this sport is an old fly fishing rod or a stick and a piece of string. Tie a small fake mouse to one end of the string and attach the other end to your fly rod. Now you are ready to go cat fishing.

 

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Nina Bella Loor (Jack Russell Terrier)Nina Bella Loor (Jack Russell Terrier). Nina is three years old. She is a pure breed Jack Russell Terrier. I got my pet after my rabbit died so I wouldn't be upset. My godmother gave Nina to me on April 8, 2003.

 

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Lipstick As Silver PolishLipstick As Silver Polish. I was going out on the town and wanted to wear my sterling silver necklace. I noticed it had tarnished. I did not want to get out a rag and silver polish. I recalled that when we visited Mexico, the silver jewelry shop owners all sat around all day, polishing their silver jewelry with lipstick!

 

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Refilling Prescriptions OnlineMy long term prescriptions are filled via Internet and sometimes I'd forget which one had been refilled. Although we receive a confirmation email, all they give you are the numbers and it's inconvenient to be checking all of the bottles for a match.

 

Young baby on blanket portrait

Take Your Own Professional Portrait...If you have a camera, you can save lots of money by taking your own portraits. Here's one of my son when he turned 6 months. We didn't have the money to get professional photos taken, so I did my own session!

 

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Uses for Golf Club CoversGolf Club Cover Use. My husband received some golf club covers from the company he works for. He is not a golfer so I put these covers to good use. They are made out of material that bath towels are made of. I use them as dust cloths or cloths to clean the bathroom.

 

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Paint Clean UpDon't mess around with cleaning brushes and paint tools inside your home. Take them directly outside, being careful not to drip inside the house, and clean them on your lawn with a hose.

 

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Planning Weddings on a Budget?I'm looking to get married in about 6 weeks and between me and my fiance there are 7 children. We don't have much money but are looking for ways to have a nice wedding.

 

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Lemon Oil Furniture Polish?Lemon Oil Furniture Polish. Can I make a homemade recipe with lemon oil and vinegar for my furniture?

 

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Cairn Terrier Urinates When People Come Over?Cairn Terrier Urinates When People Come Over. My little girl Trixie is a Cairen Terrier. She will be 2 in June and she is afraid when people come in and she urinates. Is there something that can be done about this problem, I have tried some many different things, but have had no success.

 

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Homemade Lamp Oil?Homemade Lamp Oil. Does anyone out there have a recipe for homemade lamp oil? If you do I sure would appreciate it.

 

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In Stains on Sheets?In Stains on Sheets. How do you remove ink stains from sheets?

 

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Pyrocanthus Roots?Pyrocanthus Roots. What sort of roots does a pyrocanthus have?

 

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Freezing Flavored Popcorn?Freezing Flavored Popcorn. Can you freeze flavored popcorn, like from Harry and David?

 

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One Red Wall?One Red Wall. I'm painting one of my walls in my bedroom this shiny red color and I'm not sure what colors I should paint the other three walls. Does anyone have any ideas on what colors I should paint the other walls?

 

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Koolaid Stains on Clothing?Koolaid Stains on Clothing. How do I get Koolaid stains out of clothing?

 

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Tap Water Smells Like Eggs?Tap Water Smells Like Eggs. We have moved into a house in the country with a well. Shortly after moving in, we began to smell an egg smell in our water as it comes out of the tap.

 

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Daycare Art Projects?Daycare Art Projects. I'm looking for art projects that one year old's in a daycare can do that are free. Where can I find some?

 

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High Quality Pet Food?High Quality Pet Food. I am looking for a high quality low cost alternative to the pet foods we currently buy. Last summer I researched a lot about pet foods, and actively looked for one with veggie ingredients besides high quality protein sources, and NO CORN.

 

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