January 17, 2007

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Cider Gelatin SaladSoak the gelatin in 1/2 cup of the cold cider. Heat remainder of cider to the boiling point and then add dissolved gelatin mixture. Chill until mixture begins to congeal and then add the remaining ingredients.

 

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Super LasagnaCook noodles according to package directions; drain. Brown beef in a large skillet in the oil along with the sliced onion and fresh chopped garlic.

 

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Baked Tuna and NoodlesRecipe for Baked Tuna and Noodles. Soak the bread crumbs in the milk. Dilute the soup with the above mixture, blend with the beaten eggs. Combine all ingredients and pour into a greased casserole.

 

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Baking Soda And Vinegar For Tile GroutBaking Soda And Vinegar For Tile Grout

 

Rock painted with three snowmen.

Snowmen Painted RockSnowmen Painted Rock. This is a rock i found outside my house, its a great shape. I just used ordinary craft paint, using a scruffy brush is the best and my finger for blending.

 

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One Of A Kind Photo ValentinesAfter the holidays we often have copies of photos of our kids that lack the quality fit for using in a scrapbook. So, instead of "chucking" these photos, make use of them for Valentines Day.

 

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Use Old Magazines for GluingWhen gluing paper crafts, I find it is easy to get glue all the way to the edges of the paper. Simply get an old, worn-out magazine to absorb the glue that goes past the edge. Then, peel off the glue-applied item and affix it in its permanent place.

 

succulents planted in a cup and saucer

Cup and Saucer Planter GiftThis is a quick easy gardening gift you can make up very easily. Get an old cup and saucer, fill it with dirt and plant chickens in it. I glue the cup to the saucer so it will not move, makes a nice gift to someone who is sick, does not take a lot of care to maintain.

 

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Baked Potatoes With Leftover ToppingsLast night for dinner, we all used leftovers with a baked potato as the starter. I had several leftovers in the refrigerator. You can come up with you own leftover toppings. We will continue to do the same at our house. I covered my baked potato with leftover broccoli and cheese.

 

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Packaging Lesson For TeachersPackaging Lesson For Teachers. Try this with your class, scout group, kids, or adult birthday party! Especially good for Earth Day (April).

 

Heart Wreath Door Decoration

Heart Wreath Door DecorationInvite visitors with a welcoming wreath, made especially for Valentine's Day.

 

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Finding Cheap PlantsThe best way to get cheap plants is from fellow gardeners. Ask your neighbor if you can have a start or take a cutting of one of their plants.

 

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E-vites For Public EventsE-vites For Public Events. You can use E-vites to public events, too! Our church had a benefit concert and I got the congregation's email addresses and sent out E-vites using graphics that went with our theme of "gifts" and asked everyone to forward them to their friends.

 

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New Year's Resolution: Simple, Small Goals Every DayNew Year's Resolution: Simple, Small Goals Every Day. Have you ever found yourself overwhelmed with things to do around the house? Feeling guilty about not getting everything done in one day? Have things that you "keep meaning to get around to"? Need a New Year's resolution? I have just the thing. I only started doing this two days ago, but it's easy, and it gives me a sense of accomplishment every single day, and I see myself sticking to it.

 

American Flag and Eagle Painting

American Flag and Eagle PaintingAmerican Flag and Eagle Painting. This is a picture I painted for our local County Clerk. It is in her office at the Court House.

 

Painted GuitarPainted Guitar. This is a picture of my grandson's guitar, he asked me to paint something on it so this is what I came up with, he loves playing it and tells me he get a lot of compliments on it.

 

little girl in cowgirl hat

Taking Outdoor Portrait PhotosTaking Outdoor Portrait Photos. A great background and lighting makes a big difference in how your portrait photo turns out. I love taking photos outdoors because there are so many scenes to choose from and the lighting changes depending on the time of day.

 

Questions

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Keep Face Soap From Becoming MushyWhat is the best way to store face soap so it doesn't get mushy and also collect bacteria that you would then be putting on your face?

 

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Chesapeake Wallpaper Catalog Patterns 2423-3I am looking for the 1999 Chesapeake wallpaper catalog patterns 2423-3 and 2426-5. Both are for my kitchen addition. One is the border and the other wallpaper. They have a country theme.

 

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Window Glue StainsI need help removing window glue from black polyester pants.

 

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Fixing Digital ClocksI was wondering if anyone knows if digital clocks which work but which are missing part of the display can be fixed. I have a microwave which is missing several segments of the LED/LCD display.

 

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Cleaning CoinsI lived in Mississippi when Katrina hit. I lost most everything. I had a five gallon jug filled 3/4 way up with change I was saving for the grandkids to share when it was full.

 

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Minwax Stain on ClothingI have Minwax oil base stain on off white pants. the stain is not heavy duty but you can see it. What will remove it?

 

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Travel Tips for Savannah, GAMy husband and I will be visiting Savannah, GA at the end of March and would like to know of some neat and inexpensive things to do. We would like to splurge and eat at Lady & Sons restaurant.

 

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Senior Citizens PromI am putting on a senior citizens prom, and I don't know what the theme should be. Got any ideas?

 

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Fun Express Coupon CodeDoes anyone have a coupon code for Fun Express (owned by Oriental Trading but they don't take Oriental Trading coupons) for a discount and or free shipping?

 

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Soften Stale BreadHow do you soften stale bread?

 

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Origami FlowersLong ago and far away (when I was in college), a guy that I was dating gave me an origami flower (it was 3D and had a 3D pyramid in the center - I think there were 4 or 6 3D petals).

 

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Thank You Gift IdeasI have a big "O" birthday coming up in Feb. Okay, I'll be 70! My adult children are giving me an afternoon party, it won't be a big deal just a nice gathering of family and some friends.

 

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