December 5, 2007

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Recipes

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GumboFirst saute onions, bell peppers and garlic. Add thyme in flour and olive oil. Add tomatoes, okra, hot sauce, crab, shrimp and crawfish in pot.

 

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Double Layer Pumpkin PieIn a large bowl, whisk together cream cheese, 1 Tbsp. of milk, and sugar until smooth. Gently stir in whipped topping. Spread into bottom of crust.

 

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Pressed ChickenCut chicken into serving pieces. Place in saucepan and barely cover with hot water. Add carrots, onion, clove, black peppers and salt. Cook slowly until tender.

 

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Swedish Fruit SoupSoak fruits, tapioca, sugar, cinnamon, orange and lemon in enough water to cover overnight. In morning add diced apples and 2 cups water.

 

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Orange Pinwheel RollsDissolve yeast in warm water. Scald milk, cool to lukewarm; add sugar, salt, eggs, butter and half of the flour to yeast mixture. Stir until smooth. Add enough flour to make a soft dough.

 

Articles

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Rock Chip Repairs On Your Auto InsuranceI work at a body shop and so many people do not know about this: Take a good look at the front of your car. Did you know that all those rock chips on the hood, bumper, fenders and windshield can be repaired through a claim with your automotive insurance?

 

Diaper Cake

Decorative Shower Diaper CakeI wanted to share the diaper cake that I made for my sister's baby shower. It makes a great decoration as well as gift!

 

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Artificial SnowI was looking for a way to jazz up some Christmas decorations, etc. and found this quick, easy artificial snow recipe.

 

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WD-40 for Removing StickersDon't you just dread trying to remove the gummy, sticky residue from stickers on items you purchase (not including clothing)? Try spraying the sticker with WD 40, let it rest a minute and then gently scrape off.

 

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Avoid Dental Surgery For Your PetOur 12 year old Westie, Lucy had to have dental surgery this week. When we took her for her yearly shots, the vet checked her over and found she had two teeth with infection in the gums around those two teeth.

 

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Use Water When Sandblasting BrickIf you are sandblasting your home's brick to remove paint, use a garden hose over the output to eliminate dust by 95%.

 

Craft Stick Ornaments

Easy Craft Stick OrnamentsKids will enjoy making these cute craft stick ornaments that are so quick and easy to make. They are great to tie on packages too.

 

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Plant Pumpkins In Indoor Pots Now for Next YearGet a head start on the growing season by starting now. Yes before Christmas and here in Canada, the middle of winter.

 

Coffee Filter Angels

Craft: Coffee Filter AngelsTake each coffee filter individually and fold in half, then fold in half again forming triangles (careful not to straighten the pleats). Place a dab of glue on the inside corner of the second fold. Squish shut. Repeat on all three filters.

 

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"How Far Does This Elevator Go Up?"My friend, Monica, is an accomplished harpist who frequently plays for weddings, receptions, parties and other such events. She is also blonde and has an appropriately cherubic face.

 

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Personalized Wrapping Paper and Gift TagsThere were a few years where money was very scarce, and I ran out of Christmas wrapping paper. I found white freezer paper, and made use of old Christmas cards and family pictures. I would also draw or paint on the packages.

 

Cain and Abel (Pugs)Cain and Abel are 5 1/2 month old Pugs. A Neighbor's relative had these two pugs puppies that he had to get rid of so my DH brought them home to show me. I said to him, "You know they are not going back now,right?"

 

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Cheese-free Recipes For Canned Pink Crab MeatI have a couple dozen cans of BumbleBee "premium select" pink crab meat, and I've run out of things to do with it. Here's the catch: I'm allergic to dairy products (milk and things made from milk).

 

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Recipes For Making Fresh Ham Steaks Taste BetterWe had a pig butchered by mistake we didn't get our ham steaks cured they are fresh any recipes out there to make them taste better do not like the taste of them plain.

 

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Looking For Parts For Old Guardian Service CookwareI'm looking for a company that sells "over pressure plugs", "seal rings" and "pressure gauges" for the old guardian service cookware anyone know of a company anywhere that sells these?

 

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What to Do With Coke Bottle CapsI collect Coke plastic bottle caps for the Coke Rewards program. After entering the codes, I then have lots and lots of plastic bottle caps. Is there anything useful I can do with them?

 

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4th Birthday Party IdeasI'm looking for ideas for my daughter's 4th birthday party. She has had Dora, Hello Kitty and Princess party already.

 

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Recipe for Outside Window CleanerCan anyone give me a recipe for window washing solution that can be used for outside windows in the winter? I just moved into a new home and the windows are filthy.

 

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Bathtub Plug Linkage BrokenI have a bathtub with a concealed plug that's activated from the overflow cover. The linkage broke at the small hook where it attaches to the plug.

 

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Cleaning Handles of Dooney & Bourke HandbagI have a tassel tote Dooney and Bourke bag. The handles and the strap have begun turning brown and dark. Does anyone have any suggestions on how I can clean it?

 

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Dryer Magic Dryer BallsWho makes Dryer Magic dryer balls with Life-time Guarantee? I purchased these at the Wisconsin State Fair in August 07. They came in a tower-type 6-sided box.

 

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Using Listerine For Toe FungusCan someone please tell me that if you use Listerine on your toe fungus - can you reuse the same Listerine again. I soaked in it but it is so expensive to buy, I do not want to keep buying it.

 

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Is There a Brush On Then Hose Off Brass Polish?I have an outdoor garden eagle solid brass, Measures 4' high x 5' wing span. It is quite detailed, to hard to try and polish!

 

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How to Open Nail GlueI don't know how to open nail glue. Will you PLEASE tell me how to open it?

 

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Advice For Severely Itchy SkinMy husband suffers from severely itchy skin. I've tried expensive soaps and sprays, but they haven't worked. Any other ideas? Thank you!

 

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Keep Necklaces From From Getting TangledI am looking for a way to store my necklaces. Jewelry boxes are so expensive. Right now I have a jewelry box but my necklaces get all tangled up in the drawer.

 

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What Can Be Added to Water For Boiling Chicken Before BBQ?A friend boils her chicken pieces before putting them on the gas grill to brown along with a heavy basting of BBQ sauce for flavor.

 

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Looking For Review of 'Package Shark'Has anyone tried the "Package Shark"?

 

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Recipes for a Juice ExtractorI just purchased a juice extractor. Do you have any recipes for juicing? I've only been juicing pears and carrots. I also find it kind of hard to clean.

 

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Robotic Rug Cleaner on Vinyl FloorWill a Robotic rug cleaner clean a vinyl floor?

 

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Making a Base for Fragrance Oil Reed DiffusersHow do I make the base for the fragrance oil used in the reed diffusers?

 

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