November 19, 2007

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Recipes

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Black Forest Muffin CakesHeat oven to 400 degrees F.. Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin pan. In medium bowl, stir muffin mix, pie filling and egg until blended.

 

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Danish Coffee CakeSift flour with salt and cut in butter with pastry blender or fork. Add water and mix until all is moistened but do not overwork or pastry will be tough. Divide into halves and pat in 2 strips 3x12 on ungreased jelly roll pan.

 

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Cornbread DressingTwo recipes for Cornbread Dressing

 

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Lone Ranger CookiesJust in time for cookie exchange parties. Spoon 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheet, lined with parchment paper. Bake at 350 degrees F for 9-10 minutes only. Cool for 1 minute, remove to cooling rack leaving on parchment paper.

 

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Potato CubesCook (with salt, to taste) until partially done. Place in buttered baking dish. Cover with cheese sauce.

 

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Mexican Fiesta DipCombine all ingredients and chill for 2 hours. Serve with tortilla chips. Easy to make and great-tasting!

 

Articles

Unexpected photo op, clouds reflected on windshield behind cross.

Look For Unexpected Photo OpsDon't let photo ops go by unnoticed. One of my son's friends came by to show us his new car. He had just got back from Iraq the day before. While standing there looking at his car I noticed this cross hanging from the rearview mirror.

 

Dog with football.

Jordan (Goldendoodle)Jordan is 3 years old and is a Goldendoodle. We are his breeder and Jordan was born at Goldendoodle World.

 

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Sample Books for Patchwork MaterialsVisit an upholstery shop or department store and ask if they have any old sample books of curtaining and upholstery materials. These books are sometimes a good size and the fabrics of a good thick quality. They can be used for patchworking quilts, cushions, etc.

 

Playing In The Leaves

Playing In The LeavesA picture of the grand daughter playing in the leaves in the fall. We had more fun. We sneak up on the leaf pile (she is completely covered) then she jumps out and scares grandma and grandpa. We pretend we are really scared. Ha! Ha!

 

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Avoid Using Liquid Detergent in DishwasherTo keep your dishwasher in good working condition, stay away from gel type detergent. The repairman explained to me that it can cause the floater to get clogged and then the water to the washer cuts off.

 

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Growing Gourds and Flowers for DryingGet 2 packages of miniature gourds and plant them in two long rows. You will have so many that you will be able to sell many of them to garden shops. Now pick out flower seeds, baby's breath and other grasses that will dry.

 

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Getting Pet Meds at a Regular PharmacyAlways ask the vet if the medication being prescribed is available at a regular drugstore. If so, have her write the Rx for you. Vets charge a lot more for medications than cut-rate pharmacies like Walmart or Costco.

 

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Preventing Pasta from Sticking to ColanderWhen you drain pasta in a colander, your pasta can stick to the colander and make a mess. If this does happen to you, simply take your favorite cooking spray in the can, or your spray butter, and spray the colander before pouring your hot pasta in it to drain.

 

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Starching Your CurtainsMy tip is on starching your kitchen curtains. Do you want your lacy, white kitchen curtains to be nice and crisp with the ruffles full of life just like the day that you bought them? In my case, my curtains are twenty years old and still like new.

 

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Warning About Flea Medicine from the Dollar StorePLEASE BE AWARE. While dropping my dog off at the vet yesterday, a hysterical girl rushed in with a cat that was violently shaking, mouth hanging open, eyes actually bugged out. She was crying and screaming.

 

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System For Kids To Choose ChoresThis is a great way to organize your kids to do chores.

 

Pinecone TurkeysI found some turkeys made of pine cones in a craft store, I added orange yarn, glued on leaves with guests names on them and used them for place settings. Everyone LOVED them and they were so easy to put together. They looked so cute on the table.

 

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Cleaning Mildew Off Black Nubuck ShoesMy son has a new pair of black nubuck (suede-like) shoes that were stored and now have mildew spots.

 

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Ideas For "Body Parts" Topic For Preschool ClassPlease give me some creative ideas to do on the topic "body parts" for preschool class?

 

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Do You Wear Rubber Gloves To Wash Dishes?Do you wear rubber gloves to wash dishes?

 

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Dyeing Bleach Spot In Cotton Spandex Blend PantsHow do I dye a bleach spot on a pair of black pants that are 97% cotton and 3% spandex?

 

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Advice For Cat That Doesn't Bathe ItselfI've recently adopted two cats from a local shelter. They're 11 months old.

 

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Home Remedy For Silver TarnishWhat are some home remedies for silver tarnish?

 

Icing a Cake to Look Like a BookI want to ice a cake in fondant so it looks like a book and want to turn the icing back in the corner so it looks like the page of a book is turned back.

 

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Advice For Preventing Dog From Hiding Under BedNew dog likes to hide under a bed. We need to put something under the bed that will keep him from scooting all the way under it.

 

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Ideas For Marking Where To Clean Up After DogWhen my daughter takes the dog for a walk in our yard, she forgets where the messes are when she goes back out to clean up.

 

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Bread Sticking To DenturesI have a problem with bread sticking to my dentures. Any suggestions?

 

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Removing Musty Smell From Leather FurnitureHow to remove musty smell from leather furniture?

 

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Pattern For Brandy Snifter SantaYears ago I had a pattern for a santa made from a brandy snifter. He had a felt face and hat.

 

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Advice On Where To Have 12th Birthday PartyMy mom said I can go somewhere for my 12th Birthday Party but where?

 

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Eisenhart Solid Vinyl Wallcovering Pattern #KT02342 From Color Tree DesignsI am looking for Eisenhart Solid Vinyl Wallcovering Pattern #KT02342 from Color Tree Designs. It is a blue & green contemporary. Does anyone recommend web sites for looking for discontinued wallpaper?

 

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Brewing Coffee For 11 People With Small PotI need to brew coffee for 11 people and don't have a coffee maker that large (ours is a 2 cup).

 

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Help Selling a HomeTrying to sell our home, everything has gone wrong, from the real estate company firing our realtor at the end of the summer, (she never showed the property) to investors who want to harm our credit to take over our home.

 

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How Do I Tell A Guy I Like HimI like a guy in class, and he is really good friends with my ex. I think he likes me back, what should I do, I'm terribly confused.

 

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Freezing Sides To Go With Pork ChopsWhat "sides" freeze well? I am making pork chops to freeze and exchange and was thinking about stuffing and a vegetable.

 

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