May 29, 2007

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Recipes

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White Chocolate Pie with RaspberriesButter a 9 inch pie pan. Coarsely chop the almonds and put in bowl. Stir in melted butter and corn syrup; press into bottom and up sides of pan. Freeze.

 

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Fruit BarsThese bars may be sugar-free but they are very sweet using natural sugars. They are a delicious treat that is also good for you.

 

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Beef and Rice De RomaPrecook three cups rice. Brown beef in skillet. Drain, stir in onions, green pepper and garlic. Saute' until tender. Add seasonings, tomato sauce and stewed tomatoes.

 

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Baked Chinese Chicken WingsCombine sugar, soy sauce, oil, honey, sherry, garlic and ginger in a large zipper lock bag. Add chicken to bag, seal and shake bag to coat wings.

 

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Salted Nut Roll BarsMix the first 3 ingredients until crumbly. Pat into 9x13 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes. Remove from oven. Put 3 cup mini marshmallows on top.

 

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Aloha Chicken SaladCombine all ingredients in a large bowl. Toss until well mixed. Chill well, then serve on lettuce leaf. Makes 8 servings.

 

Articles

Barkley and Scruffy (Mixed Breeds)Barkley is 8 years old, Scruffy is 2. Both are mixed breeds and were adopted from the San Diego County Animal Shelter as pups. Barkley loves to swim and chase tennis balls.

 

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Handprint FishTake foam sheet of any colour and draw your hand on it. Open your pinkie and thumb and keep together your three fingers on your foam sheet and draw the outline with black marker.

 

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Save Wrappers To Placate ToddlersI was a single mom with a baby that was 2. Some days, he would only eat McDonald's cheeseburgers. Being a mom, if that worked and I felt he had to eat; I was not about to be the bad person, I would get him that cheeseburger.

 

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Turn Off Water While Washing DishesDon't wash dishes with the water running. If you leave the tap running, you'll use an average of 30 gallons of water to do dishes!

 

Thrifty KoriThis is Kori, who lives about 40 miles from me. She is 14 years old and has already saved $3,500 toward her college education. She helped her neighbors "cowboy" and they gave her six calves that looked weak or had been rejected by their mothers.

 

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Free Omega-3 SupplementHere's a freebie. We all know we need our Omega-3's but most don't like to eat the fish to get it. Here is where you can get a free sample of Coromega, a small liquid packet to take daily to get all the Omega-3 that you need.

 

Frame A Favorite T-ShirtWhen your or your significant other's favorite T-shirt or sweatshirt is just plain worn out, but the logo or picture is still OK, do this: Cut it out and take it to your local Goodwill store and find a frame to fit it.

 

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Leftover Spaghetti TipIf you have cooked too much spaghetti, take the leftovers from either the freezer (let thaw) or the fridge. Bring a pan of water to boil then turn it off.

 

Glass bowl filled with sea shells.

Sea Shell CenterpieceHere is a perfect way to use those seashells you picked up at the beach. Just take a potpourri jar and fill it up with seashells.

 

Floral fabric covered pizza box.

Pizza Box Wall ArtI was given a few smaller sized pizza boxes and wasn't sure what to do with them, but I did save them. This morning, I had a great idea to make wall hangings with them.

 

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Budget Something For FunNo matter how broke you are or how frugal you are being, there should always be something in the budget for entertainment. We all need that to re-charge.

 

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A New Twist On Tater Tot CasseroleBrown together 1 lb. ground beef and 1 lb. pork sausage. Add an onion (chopped) cook until slightly tender. Drain grease. Preheat oven to 400-424 degrees F.

 

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Buying Compact Fluorescent BulbsWhen buying Compact Fluorescent Bulbs, look for brands with the Energy Star label. Those are rated to last long and use less energy than "cheaper" bulbs without the logo.

 

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Harvesting Dill OftenCan dill be kept small and bushy by harvesting often? I scattered the seeds in a 18"x36" area and right now, at about 2" tall, it looks like a green carpet. I have a lot of seeds left from last year, so I would rather have leaves this year.

 

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Ronald Redding Wallpaper Pattern #RO 4201I am looking for a Ronald Redding wallpaper from the Maestro book, Pattern #RO 4201. I need 4 single rolls. Can anyone help?

 

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Ideas for Full House PartyMy sister is having a Full house party. Everyone has run out of ideas for food and stuff to do. I would really love everyone's help

 

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Musty Smelling BedWhen I walk into our bedroom I am hit almost immediately with a foul musty smell. It is coming from the bed. I change the bedding on a monthly basis. How can I get rid of the smell and where is it coming from? Should I buy new pillows, etc.?

 

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Sock Pattern for Knifty KnitterI am looking for an easy adult Sock pattern made with Knifty Knitter.

 

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Top Loading Washer ReviewsAnyone buy a washing machine recently that they'd like to recommend that is not a front loader?

 

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Clover FlowersI have millions of clover flowers (I guess you would call them that) on my yard. How do I get rid of them? Round up eats the grass.

 

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Uses for Old KnivesDoes anyone know the best way to dispose of Kitchen butcher knives. I have a lot of old knives that are no longer useful.

 

Border Collie

What breed is my dog? (Border Collie)What kind of dog do I have? I don't know what breed she is or how old she is either. Could you help me?

 

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