December 12, 2007

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NoodleunaCook noodles as package directs. Drain. Heat soup and milk; add tuna, pimiento and season to taste. Serve over noodles.

 

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Hamburger Potato SkilletBrown hamburger with onions, garlic and celery. Add sliced potatoes, broth and mushroom soup. Simmer until potatoes are done, stirring frequently.

 

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Hot ChocolateFill cup with 1/3-1/2 full with mix. Add hot water.

 

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Peppermint Ice CreamIn a saucepan, melt candy and marshmallows with 1 qt. milk. Remove from heat and add evaporated milk, half and half, and whipping cream. Mix and pour into freezer-safe bowl.

 

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Chili Without TomatoesSimmer the above ingredients. Can add 2 cans of red kidney beans, if desired.

 

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Cranberry Fruit DipThis is a great way to use your leftover cranberry sauce and whipped topping. This recipe said it could be saved for Christmas or New Year's and served with fruit like red and green grapes, apples, kiwi, strawberries, etc., but I plan to serve this anytime of year, especially for summertime.

 

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Corn Bread DressingCrumble cornbread fine and combine with rice. Add chili powder and salt to taste. Saute' onions and celery in a stick of butter or margarine, adding parsley as it cooks a little.

 

Articles

Christmas Envelopes

Personalize Your Envelopes With ClipartI personalize my Christmas card envelopes by inserting family or pet photos and dress up the envelope with Christmas clip art.

 

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Jade (Labrador Retriever/White German...Jade is part Labrador Retriever (mom) and White German Shepard. She will be 2 in December. Jade came to us as a pup bought by my nephew who was moving back home from college. His girlfriend had arranged to pick up a pup and when he got there he realized that males can not say NO to pretty girls holding puppies.

 

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Mei Tai Baby Bag LinkThere's several variations of this on the site!

 

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Use Minute Steaks For CookingWhen I make beef stroganoff or beef stir fry, I buy minute steaks from my butcher. One minute steak costs about $1.50 and I use one for every two people and more veggies.

 

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Paper Mache Ornament BallsMake your own special ornaments for your tree this year. These ornament balls are fun to make, a bit messy, and look absolutely beautiful when done.

 

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Free Accommodations Through CouchsurfingOk, so you are travelling this year, your budget is extremely low! Try www.couchsurfing.com. I host a lot of people with this website and will end up using it myself next time I travel.

 

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Use Makeup Brushes To Clean KeyboardsAn easy way to clean your computer keyboard is by wiping it with makeup brushes. They make it easier to get between the keys. The inexpensive brushes, large or small, work just fine.

 

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Mark Treated Stain with Safety Pin Before WashingWhen treating laundry stains, I keep safety pins handy and put one where the stain is. When I pull the laundry item out of the washer, I look for the safety pin, to see if the stain came out, before I put it in the dryer.

 

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Use Magnets to Put a Curtain on a Steel DoorIt is really hard to put a curtain on a steel door, but all you have to do is put magnets in the rod holder slot and stick it on the door.

 

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Inexpensive Dog CoatMy elderly dog was getting cold and shivery on her daily walk-abouts in the back yard. I looked at dog sweaters, but she's a good-sized dog and they were $30! I went to the Salvation Army store, picked up a kid's sized fleece zip-up vest.

 

Questions

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Preventing Soot BuildupDoes anyone have a home remedy to keep that yucky black soot from building up on fireplace and wood stove glass doors?

 

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Costume for Church PlayMy church is putting on 'A Night in Bethlehem'. We are all responsible for our costumes. I will be a woman in a Jewish home in Bethlehem at the time of Christs' birth, I need clothing ideas.

 

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Cleaning Fabric Paint off Kids HandsHow do you get fabric paint off of kids hands? We are making a gift for the teacher and I want to be prepared. Thanks!

 

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Removing a Hard Water Scale from Fiberglass BathtubI have very heavy hard water scale on my fiberglass bathtub. Muriatic acid has cleaned my toilets nicely, but I don't know if it is safe for the fiberglass bathtub. I have tried every other cleaner like bleach, CLR, comet, etc....

 

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Making Cream Soap without LyeDoes anyone know how to make cream soap without lye? Especially whipped soap that I have seen on freshwhipped.com.

 

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Alternative to HeartgardI have a 4 yr old Pomeranian and gave her Heartgard. It made her hair fall out. Is there anything else I can use besides that?

 

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Lil' Bitz of Joy Daycare LogoI need help with a logo for my daycare. The name of my daycare is Lil' Bitz of Joy. If you have any ideas please feel free to share them,

 

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