August 31, 2007

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Slow-Simmered Pot Roast With OnionsIn saucepan or 12" skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Add beef and cook until browned on both sides. Add sweet roasted onion and garlic cooking sauce. Heat to a boil.

 

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Peanut Butter Truffle CupcakesFor truffles, in a microwave safe bowl, melt white chocolate at 70% power; stir until smooth. Stir in peanut butter. Cover and refrigerate for 15-20 minutes or until firm enough to form into balls. Shape into twelve 1 inch balls; roll in cocoa.

 

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Homemade Whipped CreamI was making a sundae and ran out of whip topping, so here is a good recipe for making whipped cream.

 

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Pumpkin Cheesecake DessertIn a small bowl, combine the gingersnap crumbs and butter. Press into a greased 9x13 inch baking dish; set aside. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth.

 

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Frozen Fruit CupsHere are three variations on frozen fruit in cups. Mix all together and freeze in 5 oz. plastic cups. Can thaw on "defrost" in microwave for 1 1/2 minutes. Makes 12-18 cups. Delicious and very refreshing.

 

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Barbecued Pork SandwichesIn a small saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in the tomato sauce, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice and mustard. Bring to a boil.

 

Articles

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Vinegar Or Pepper For Rabbit RepellentTips for keeping rabbits out of your garden. Soak a cotton ball in white distilled vinegar and place it in a 35 mm film container. Poke a hole in the top and place in your garden. Rabbits hate the smell.

 

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Get Polycarbonate Lenses For EyeglassesWhen purchasing eyeglasses, do yourself a favor and buy a polycarbonate lens. This type of lens comes with ultraviolet protection built in the material. It also has a scratch protection as well. This move can save you anywhere from $30 to $50 dollars.

 

White corner fence in flower bed.

Corner FenceMy boyfriend "Bubba" built this also for his Mother's yard.

 

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Nutritional Information WebsiteI would like to share an awesome web-site with all of you looking for nutrition values for recipes shared on here and are also calorie counting.

 

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Moisturizer Keeps Your Face Soft While Blow DryingApply facial moisturizer before blow drying your hair so the heat from the blow dryer doesn't dry out your skin.

 

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Add Extra Principal To Your Mortgage PaymentsReduce the amount of interest you pay on your mortgage payments by simply adding additional principle dollars to the payments you make each month. You don't have to do this every month; you could do it once or twice a year if you receive bonuses or a tax refund.

 

In Memory of RocOur family just lost the best dog in the world. His name is Roc. He would not harm a fly. He was our big baby. It kills me when people try to give these dogs a bad name. He was two and half years old and passed away 8-9-2007. We miss him dearly.

 

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Pay Bills Online To SavePay as many bills online as you can. This saves paper waste, cost of stamps and the cost of checks. Most companies now ask if you want to be paperless and they send you an email of your bill.

 

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Cardboard Puzzle Piece Missing?I acquired a puzzle that had one piece missing. I scanned the picture on the puzzle box and enlarged the area of the missing piece, printed it out and glued it to cardboard (thickness of puzzle), cut to shape of missing piece.

 

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Save Money on Kids ClothingKeep kids in nice clothing can be a major expense for parents because kids are always growing. Here are some tips from the ThriftyFun community to help you save on clothing for your kids.

 

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Repairing Laminate Coffee TableCan anyone tell me if it's possible to repair my laminated coffee table because a drink was spilled on it and wasn't wiped up right away and it made the wood swell where it got under the table's marble insert. Thanks, Sandy

 

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Nabisco Lemon Cooler CookiesDoes Nabisco still make Lemon Coolers cookies? (The ones covered in powdered sugar that had a light lemon taste.) My mom tried to find them after my dad requested them, but none of our stores have them anymore! Does anyone know a recipe for something similar?

 

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Registering a Dog as a Therapy DogDoes anyone know how to go about getting a therapy note for a dog or registering him as a therapy dog?

 

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Question About Account ReceiptsInstead of saving all my bill receipts, wouldn't it be easier to just save my account statements showing I paid the bill? Then I won't have much clutter of every bill statement? Any advice?

 

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Captain D's Green Bean RecipeI am looking for the green bean recipe from Captain D's.

 

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Clean Blinds Without Spreading DustWhat is the best way to clean window blinds without spreading dust all over?

 

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Mother of New Marine - Wants Graphics and InfoMy 19 year old joined the Marines and I would like to hear from others who are parents of a Marine. He is leaving Sept 17 for San Diego.

 

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Bar Soap with Less ResidueMy husband will not give up bar soap in the shower. Does anybody know what kind of bar soap leaves less residue in the tub?

 

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Sesame Oil for Growing Hair?Is sesame oil good food for hair growing?

 

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Removing Yellow Stains from Antique Crocheted TableclothI have a very old white crocheted table cloth that belonged to my great grandmother, but there is a lot of yellowed stains on it. I didn't want to just try anything to attempt to remove the stains. If anyone has had this same issue, please advise. Thanks

 

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