January 18, 2008

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Down South BarbecuePut half of onions in bottom of crockpot. Add meat and other ingredients with remaining onion on top. Cover and cook overnight or 8-12 hours on low.

 

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Magdalen Islands Seafood PizzaThere is nothing more scrumptious then Magdalen Islands fresh seafood pizza, piled high with the most tender lobster, crab and scallops imaginable. No one knows more about seafood than the Island chefs.

 

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Marinara Potato Pancake With EggI am not sure of the name of this dish. I just know my husband loves it. You make a potato pancake, then warm marinara sauce (spaghetti sauce), then an over easy egg, layer them. Top with Parmesan cheese and enjoy.

 

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Bagged OmelettesWe like to make "bagged omelettes" when either cooking or with a large group. In a ziplock bag, we crack 2-3 eggs and add all the fixin's: cheese, onions, bacon or sausage bits, tomatoes, peppers, etc.

 

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Coconut Chess PieMix ingredients by hand in order given. Pour into pie shell and bake at 350 degrees F for 50-60 minutes.

 

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Butterscotch Pound CakeMix together and bake in a greased and floured tube pan at 350 degrees F for about 45 minutes to an hour. Do not overcook or cake will be dry. Pour caramel icing over cooled cake.

 

Articles

Amanda & the Hulk

Amanda And The HulkAmanda and the Hulk in London

 

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Store Pantyhose In Toilet Paper TubesI have an easy way to store pantyhose, knee highs or tights. I place them inside an empty TP roll. I can write with a marker on the outside of the tube a description such as "navy tights" or "nude knee highs".

 

Saving Money on JeansTips for saving money on jeans as suggested by the ThriftyFun community. Post your own idea here.

 

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Use Murphy's Oil Soap On Artificial Flower ArrangementsClean your silk flowers and greenery with diluted Murphy's Oil Soap! I was cleaning some furniture this week with the diluted mixture in a spray bottle and saw a basket of silk greenery that was dusty and needed a good cleaning.

 

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Microwave Soups With A Plate UnderneathI find by placing a salad or dinner plate under the bowl of soup or chili I am heating in the microwave oven certainly makes life easier when it's time to remove it.

 

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Transport Salad Dressing In Recycled Water BottleI like to make my own salad dressings to take to work with me to use on my salads to cut back on calories. My dilemma always comes in what to put it in that is easy and portable.

 

Blue and white quilt with lace panels.

Easy QuiltHere is a very easy way to make a quilt in no time at all. I purchased the lace panels at the Dollar Store. Sew them to a sheet. Between the lace panels, sew doilies (also sold at the Dollar store).

 

Princess Daisie (Tabby Cat)Princess Daisie is a 5 month old Tabby Cat. She is a rescue kitty and likes to get waited on hand and foot! We were reluctant to take her in, and now she rules the roost!

 

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Add Liquid Softener To Orphaned Sock In DryerDidn't get the liquid softener into the washer with the clothes? Easy fix is to grab one of those orphaned socks from the pile and squirt a couple drops of liquid softener on it.

 

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Preparing For A Winter Power OutageOur family recently survived a lengthy power outage after a major ice storm. We really did not find it that difficult to do, in part because we were prepared ahead of time. However, some of our neighbors who were not prepared ended up staying at a hotel for several nights.

 

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Watch For Small Animals Hiding In Car EnginesWith colder temperatures in effect, remember that warm engines attract cats and other small animals who may crawl up under the hood. To avoid injuring any animals, bang on your car's hood to scare them away before starting your engine.

 

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A&D Ointment As Night CreamA wonderful night moisturizing cream, possibly in your medicine cabinet! I stumbled across a wonderful, cheap nightcream. A & D Ointment.

 

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Recommendation for Liability Insurance Company for Reunion?I am planning for a small family reunion this summer. We will rent a local meeting hall which requires liability insurance. This is a common practice, I am told.

 

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Purell Took Color Out of Leather Sofa?An accidental Purell gel spill has taken the color off my brown leather sofa. I tried mopping the spill up with a damp paper towel, but the stain is still very obvious. It looks like a whitish patch on a dark rust/brown leather sofa. Please help! Is there anything I can do to restore the color?

 

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Covering Wallpapered Walls with Texture and Paint?I've moved into a place where someone painted over wallpaper in my kitchen. Then the person who did it tried a glazing effect; it's uneven, I don't like the color (too dark). Does anyone have any suggestions on what I can do with this room. Removing the wallpaper is not an option. It's stuck down good.

 

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Information About 'Science Insights Exploring Living Things' Book?Does anyone know the book 'Science Insights Exploring Living Things'? Can someone tell me the Publishers, Authors, copyright date, etc?

 

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Information on Cost and Energy Used to Recycle Materials?I would be grateful if you could provide any information on the cost/energy used to recycle materials. For example: what would be the cost of recycling 1 ton of metal compared to 1 ton of paper etc. I'm currently researching on the internet and any info/links greatly appreciated.

 

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Gooey Buns Recipe?I am looking for a childhood recipe called Gooey Buns. They were made with cubes of ham, cheese and I can't remember what else, but i loved them! It is a late 50's early 60's recipe.

 

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Keeping Dogs from Peeing on the Floor?We have just had to move in with my in-laws, they have 3 inside dogs. I have a 20 month old daughter. These dogs are 10 yrs old and up, so there is no trying to train them to go outside. They pee everywhere and we step in it. The whole house smells awful.

 

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Discontinued Ashford House Toiles Wallpaper: Rabbits and Magnolias?I am trying to locate a discontinued wallpaper by Ashford House Toiles. The paper was discontinued over 2 years ago. The paper features large rabbits and magnolias, in a sort of pen and ink design ...

 

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Getting a Mustard Stain Out of a Nylon Jersey?I got a two HUGE mustard stains on my Nylon Basketball Jersey! I tried scraping it off, but instead it just smeared. Then I put warm water on it, and very carefully used one of those Tide To Go bleach pens, which only took a little bit of yellow out. Then I washed it, and when it was done, the stain didn't look any different.

 

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Is the Job on Craigslist Legitimate?How do I check on a listing for a job on Craigslist. I want to know if it is legitimate. The company wants me to send $10.00 through PAYPAL to get started! I am a Paypal member. I want a computer data job, working from my home. How do I find out if it is legit?

 

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Making a Scarf for Someone Having Chemo?I am looking for a pattern for a kind of scarf for my boyfriend's mom. She will be starting chemo on Monday. She hates wigs and she has seen these scarves, she said they are a triangle, with a head band and you can tie it if you want. They are made out of material.

 

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Red and Cream Sweater Bled onto Itself?I have a cream and red snowflake cotton/ramie sweater. Upon its first washing the red dye bled into the cream. Any suggestions for saving it?

 

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Removing Brown Paint from White Jeans?How do I remove brown paint from a pair of white jeans. It is just a small line on the butt. PLEASE HELP ME!

 

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Recipes for Dog Food for Picky Dachshunds?I have 3 picky dachshunds. A 1 1/2 year old and two 6 month olds. I am looking for recipes that are healthy for them. They seem to prefer chicken and turkey. I would like to experiment with either lamb or liver. I see so many different recipes. I was wondering if anyone had any for chicken livers or gizzards?

 

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Craft Ideas for Bib Overall Tops?I have several pairs of my husbands old overalls. The legs are worn thin and ripped, but the top bib part is still good fabric. Any ideas what craft I could use these for?

 

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American Bulldog Puppy is Scared of Everything?My American Bulldog is 5 months old and he terrified of everything. He is scared of boxes, bags, my hands. I try to play with him and he run away with his tail between his legs. I don't know what's wrong but I am worried about him. If I try and ignore him he starts panting and crying. I don't know what to do. Will he grow out of this?

 

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Books to Start a School Library?Where could I find books that we could use to start a K-4 library for our school?

 

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Convention Decorating with Recycled Materials?Our Legal Professional group is having a convention in April, and the theme is about 'going green'. So I am looking for decorating ideas made from recycled materials for the convention banquet, etc.

 

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Using Homemade Bisquick?When you make your own Bisquick how much do you use at a time? And if you are making pancakes how much do you use? Thanks for all who can help.

 

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Products Used for Decoupage?I would like to know if you have to use Mog Pog or is there a way to decoupage cheaper just for practice?

 

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Dave Ramsey's Car Insurance Philosophy?I've seen a lot of people mention Dave Ramsey on this site. Does anyone know Dave Ramsey's philosophy on car insurance? I listen to the radio show a few times a week but I don't have any of his books.

 

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Recipes for Someone with Chronic Renal Failure?Is anyone familiar with the CKD (chronic kidney disease) diet? My husband has just been placed on it. The information we've been given is too vague to me.

 

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Ionic Cell Cleansing Foot Bath?Have any of you ever done an 'Ionic Cell Cleansing Foot Bath'? A new business just opened up here in the small town I live in. They do Ionic Cell Cleansing, which they say can rid the body of toxins, etc. It costs $30.00 for a 30 minute treatment.

 

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Recreating a Friend's Chicken and Rice Casserole?A friend of mine who used to make the most delicious chicken and rice casserole died suddenly and I would love to have the recipe. I overheard her once saying that she put a packet of something she bought at the store in it to season.

 

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Making Laminate Floor Less Slippery?I have a laminate floor. My dog is constantly slipping on it and I am worried he is going to hurt himself. How can I make it less slippery?

 

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Help Getting Documents to Trace Family History?I was reading some requests here and realized we have a fairly diverse group, lots of people from other countries. I am wondering if there is a way to locate someone who can do some leg work for me in regards to family history searches.

 

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Painting to Accent Black Furniture and Other Dark Colors?I wanted to paint my living/dining room. I have high ceilings, black leather couches, black coffee table, black and glass end tables, red throw pillows and curtains; in addition I have an area rug under the coffee table with browns, reds, purples/burgundy, black, greens, etc.

 

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Help Filling Lotion Pump Bottle?Anyone have any hints on pouring hand/body lotion into ceramic lotion pump jars? Usually the lotion is too thick to just pour in, and I always make a mess.

 

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Looking for Old Fashion Creme Drops?I was wondering where I can find Old Fashion Creme Drops. I'm interested in purchasing a case or more depending on price to send to military.

 

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Dog Loves Cat Food?My Doxie is fixated on the dry cat food, is this bad for him? He'd rather have it than his own dry food!

 

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Using a Pressure Cooker on a Glass Top Stove?Can you use a pressure cooker on a smooth surface stove, is it safe?

 

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Does Paint Seal a Concrete Floor?I'm planning to install rubber-backed carpet squares on a concrete basement floor. The floor was previously painted. 16 years ago I installed berber carpet with no pad, and fastened with carpet mastic. The carpet square company says the floor should be sealed, and I'd rather not take up the adhesive. Can I consider the floor sealed because it was painted (actually two coats), some years before the carpet was installed?

 

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Removing Stain on Clothing from Dish Washing Liquid?I have a few cherished clothing items, which have been stained with dried dish washing liquid. I've been searching the web, trying to find a way to remove the nasty yellow stain the liquid has left on the fabric.

 

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Removing Scratches from Imitation Leather Purse?How can I clean scratches from Leather-like PVC handbags and shoes? These items always get white scratch marks on them no matter what color they are.

 

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Carpet Shampooer Vs. Carpet Steamer?What cleans better, a Carpet Shampooer or a Carpet Steamer?

 

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