August 15, 2007

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White Zucchini CakeCombine eggs, oil, vanilla, sugar and zucchini. Then add flour, soda, salt and baking powder. Beat well. Stir in raisins and water, cranberries and nuts.

 

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Sweet Macaroni SaladCook macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. In a large serving bowl, combine the macaroni, carrots, green pepper and onion.

 

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Peanut Butter Kisses CookiesCream together shortening, peanut butter and sugars. Beat eggs and add to first mixture. Add vanilla, then flour, salt, baking soda and baking powder. Roll in 1 inch balls, then roll in sugar (don't flatten).

 

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Fruit Kebabs with Honey Yogurt Dipping SauceHere's a great after school snack for kids. It's amazing how much nutritious food kids will eat when you put it on a stick and let them dip it in sauce.

 

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Caramel Candy BarsCombine all ingredients except the marshmallows. Spread 1/2 of mixture into a 9x13 inch pan. Cover all over with mini marshmallows. Add the remainder of the dough on top.

 

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Georgia Peanut SalsaIn a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours. Just before serving, stir in peanuts and pepper sauce, if desired.

 

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KFC Honey BBQ StripsThese are awesome, my family loves them. Mix flour, salt and pepper in bowl and set aside. Place buttermilk in separate bowl. Heat oil for frying and dip chicken strips in flour then buttermilk, then flour again.

 

Articles

Living Room in GananoqueThis is my friends house in Gananoque, their living room.

 

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Use Fabric Dye for Staining WoodI used a off white throw rug and dyed it 3 different colors. I did strips in blue, brown and green. While doing this, I used a piece of wood that was natural to make my lines.

 

"The Punisher" Birthday CakeFinding the right cake for a 16th birthday party for my son was impossible. So I browsed websites my son likes, found "The Punisher" picture to look at while forming, decorating his cake.

 

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Recycled Bamboo Clothing SiteThese clothes are soft and strong and made from recyclable Bamboo. Bamboo is easy to grow and the products created from Bamboo do not harm the environment. Visit the web site and see for yourself!

 

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Look For Nail Polish And Other Toiletries At Rummage SalesRummage sales are great to buy slightly used but still good nail polish dirt cheap! I have bought slightly used bottles for as low as $.05! Fantastic!

 

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Ask About Discounts And SpecialsHere's a little trick that could save you big bucks: When dealing with a service or business, ask if they have anything on special.

 

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Counter and Bathtub Stains with Hydrogen PeroxideHydrogen peroxide works good to clean stains on counters and also stains in bathtubs.

 

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Pork RibsPut about 3 inches of water in your steamer OR use a large turkey roaster. You can balance a broiling rack on 4 wadded up balls of aluminum foil in lieu of a steamer. Add crushed garlic cloves and cut onion to water (you can substitute beer for water if you like).

 

Bracelet and wall hanging.

Walden Acorn Bracelet and Bark Wall HangAfter a long drive (sadly enough it wasn't within reasonable biking distance) to Walden Pond and back, I created a hemp strung bracelet using acorns along with a piece of bark accented with blue jay feathers and the carving of "BE"

 

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Saving Prepackaged Salad MixWhen I buy a pre-mixed salad bag. I cut the top of the bag with a scissors about 1 inch from the top of the bag all the way across and I use that strip I just cut out to tie and reseal the bag.

 

Flower Bed Glider Filled With Flowers

Flower Bed GliderWant something different for your flower garden or front yard? Use an old iron chair or glider, as I have used, to create a flower bed. I lined the bottom with coconut shell liners, filled with potting soil and planted away!

 

Chewing on a flat football.

Cloe (Catahoula)Cloe is a 1 year old Catahoula. I rescued her when she was 5 months old. She likes to play, chew, and shake her toys. She is a clown, very loving and smart.

 

Questions

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Is Salt Flea Treatment Safe For Ferrets?Is the salt treatment safe for killing fleas with a ferret in the house? Is there anything I can bathe him in (maybe Dawn Dish soap) to kill the fleas on him right away?

 

Uses for Cupboard DoorsUses for old wooden cupboard doors from the ThriftyFun community. Depending on the size and durability, what about adding some legs and making a really cute little kids table.

 

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Recipe For Tomato Sauce Using Garden TomatoesI am looking for a recipe for a tomato sauce using fresh tomatoes from my garden. Any ideas?

 

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Which Color Cancer Awareness Ribbon To WearMy mother is undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkins lymphoma. I would like to wear a cancer awareness ribbon to honor her, but what color? I've seen red, purple, sky blue, and lime green listed as the appropriate color. Does anybody know? Thanks for your help and God Bless.

 

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Inexpensive Decor Items For New HomeWe are building a new home and I would like to start with some new decor. Does anyone know of places where I can get relatively inexpensive items that have a quality look? I don't have a lot of time to go window shopping and thought I could get some ideas here. I am also interested in online stores. Thank you!

 

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