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Cream Cheese MintsWell, it's getting to be that time of the year; Weddings, showers, graduations, etc. I was looking through my recipe box the other day and found a recipe that I have made for all the reasons above. These are fun when you and the bridesmaids or family members are getting ready for whatever you are celebrating.
Chicken Asparagus Rolls (Microwave)In small bowl, combine garlic powder, rosemary, and salt. Sprinkle over chicken. Lay 1/2 slice cheese on each piece. Top with 4 asparagus spears. Fold long edges of chicken breast over asparagus; secure with wooden toothpick.
Radio GoulashMom called this goulash she got it off radio in the 1940's. 1 lb. ground beef and 1 medium onion cooked 'till beef is browned and chopped onion is clear.
Melba's Cheese CrispsBeat together butter and cheese. Mix flour, paprika, and cayenne. Gradually work flour mixture into butter mixture, then add cereal, mixing gently. Roll into small balls about 1 inch.
Cheese-Egg SouffleMake the day ahead in 8x10 inch Pyrex dish, sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Butter slices of bread with crust trimmed off. Place bread, crowding in bottom of dish.
Slim and Trim Creamy Potato SaladWash potatoes and cut in cubes. In covered saucepan, cook potatoes in boiling water to cover, 20-25 minutes. Drain well.
Date Nut BreadSprinkle soda over dates. Pour hot water over both; let cool. Cream butter and brown sugar; add egg and beat. Sift dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture. Blend in vanilla and nuts.
Crab Fettuccine AlfredoThis is a quick and easy meal to prepare when you have little time to spend in the kitchen. Add a salad and garlic bread and you have a complete meal.
Pork Chops with Onion GravyMy daughter occasionally gets the urge to cook something and this is what she came up with last evening. I had to praise her! It was excellent.
Shiny Glam Easter EggsTake plastic eggs and glue on crystal beads. Let dry, put in basket and enjoy.
Hand Wash Stained Coffee Carafe With Dishwasher DetergentIf you have a stained glass coffee maker carafe with the plastic top (pour spout area), resist the urge to clean it in the dishwasher. Instead, just put in a spoon of dry dishwasher detergent and fill the carafe with water to below the plastic section.
Using AlmondsAlmonds have been praised for many health benefits, such as, cancer prevention. If eaten daily can help lower cholesterol, and boost the immune system.
Princess The HamsterPrincess is 6 months old and is a hamster. I went shopping for a turtle and got a hamster.
Use Soda In Your Flower ArrangementsTo make fresh cut flowers last longer, use 1/2 water and 1/2 soda, such as Sprite or any clear color soda. Your flowers will last for weeks and weeks and they will remain beautiful.
Homemade "No Show" SocksMake your own "no show" socks. Cut the panty part off the pantyhose. Stretch the open end of the cut off stocking over your foot. Cut off the excess stocking off, leaving a seam allowance of 1/4 inch.
Homemade Doggie PopsiclesMany of us have pets. Here is a way to make and preserve yummy treats for them and have them handy when you need them for that extra special trick they do. Buy a cheap roasting chicken and cook it in the crock pot. It cooks off the bone and falls apart.
Candle Wax on MicrosuedeI have a microsuede sofa that got hot wax from a candle on it. The wax splashed all over the side and top of my sofa (which is less than a year old). I had no idea how to get hot wax off of a microsuede sofa so I went online and came upon this website.
Use Sheets for Long CurtainsIf you have high windows that need curtains over 86 inches but don't want to spend money buying the longer lengths or for material by the yard, just buy flat bed sheet(s). They're already sewn looking like curtains and come in many colors and patterns.
Get More Juice Out Of Your LemonPlace lemon(s) in microwave for about 10-20 seconds (based on your microwave) until the lemon is very warm to the touch (almost hot). Wait until you feel comfortable handling the lemon, then cut and squeeze. You should be able to get at least 30-40% more juice than normal.
Attractive Container For Your Compost ScrapsComposting is always great. It recycles plant wastes and makes great soil. We have a composting unit in the back yard under a tree. When I worked in the kitchen, it was hard to save things for composting...
Make Your Own Automatic Shower CleanerEveryone wants clean showers - but paying for the formula is expensive. I've found a cheap way to deal with this situation. Maybe not cheap to start with, but well worth it in the long run.
Use Spinach Instead of Lettuce In SandwichesThis week when packing his school lunch, I replaced the lettuce with baby spinach leaves. This boosts the nutritional content and he didn't even notice.
Customizing a Jeep for GirlsFor Christmas this year, we wanted to get our daughter an all terrain Jeep that could handle our thick grass and her grandparent's gravel road. The problem was they were geared towards boys and looked nothing like a girl or even neutral.
Security Software Compatible with Windows Vista?My computer is Windows Vista/Hewlett-Packard. My security is Norton 360, the only system that was compatible with Vista at the time. I'll have to install new security in a few months. Can anyone recommend a good system? One that works, is easy to install, and doesn't cost a terrible amount?
Using Whipping Cream Instead of Frozen Whipped Topping?We do not have 'frozen whipped topping'. Would I just use whipped cream? Thank you for any replies.
Lip Balm Stain on Clothing?How do I get beeswax-cocoa butter lip balm out of clothing? I put the clothing through the dryer already. It's been years since I've missed the pocket check! Will WD40 work on organic grease?
Discontinued Wallpaper Border: Beach House 127, Seashells Border Beige BH53022B?I am looking for a discontinued wallpaper border. It is from Beach House 127. It is called: Seashells Border Beige BH53022B. It measures 6 3/4in. X 15 '
Decorating Your Bedroom to Inspire Relaxation?I have heard that the bedroom is the last room in the house people decorate. I am moving into a residence with a 'blank' design canvas and have always lived with white walls. I would like to take on a project of decorating my room so that it is warm, inviting, organized, and inspires relaxation.
Buying Bulk Cranberries for Centerpieces?I am getting married in June 2008. I am looking for any great ideas for centerpieces. We are on a tight budget! I am thinking of using cranberries in glass vases for my centerpieces along with water and maybe Calla Lilies. Does anyone know where I can get bulk cranberries to buy? Real or fake! Thank you in advance!
Can't Remember the Name of the Song? (Without You)I have these lyrics in my head and can't remember the name of the song or the artist. Here it goes: "got to get you back into my life, got to get you back into my life, got to got to get you back into my life, girl my life is so empty, like a puzzle your the missing piece."
Stains on Hosiery from Shoes?How can I prevent shoe dye transfer to pantyhose? I have buff pantyhose which I wore with black shoes and now there are black marks in the foot area of the pantyhose that cannot be removed. Can this pair be salvaged? If not, is there something that can be done to prevent this from happening to the next pair?
Removing Burnt Plastic Smell in Dishwasher?A plastic cup fell onto the heater coil on my dishwasher while it was in the drying cycle and I can't seem to get the smell to disappear now. Any ideas?
Repellent to Keep a Cat Off a Sofa?I am looking for a cat repellent gel to keep cat off new sofa and plants.
Head Lice Solution Stain on Shirt?My son had head lice. When I used the solution on his head, I spilled some on my top. It has left a grease like stain on it. Any ideas on how I can get it off?
Removing Plastic from Stove Burner Rings?I had a plastic bag on the electric stove and I accidentally turned on the wrong burner. Now, I have bits of melted plastic on one of the electric rings. I have scrubbed and scrubbed and it won't come off. Please help!
Scotchgard on a Leather Purse?My wife has the patchwork coach purse and I accidentally got Scotchgard on the leather. Now it is not stained but you can see the Scotchgard on it and I can't clean it off. Does anyone know how?
Finding a Free Prom Dress?Where can I get a free prom dress?
Glycerin in Homemade Liquid Laundry Soap?What is the actual purpose of adding glycerin to liquid laundry soap recipes. (You know the typical recipe with grated soap, washing soda and borax.) But some call for glycerin and others don't. But I'm wondering what it's actual purpose is.
Recipes for Inexpensive Teen Spa Party?I turned 14 a couple of weeks ago and I want to have a spa party that is cheap and fun. Does anyone have recipes or anything else that could help me?
Wanted Original Wesson Mayonnaise Recipe?I'm trying to find the Original Mayonnaise Recipe that Wesson Oil offered with both a Mayo Crock and a mayo making jar in the 1920's and 1930's. Thank you!
Are Nuts Harmful for Dogs?Are cashews or nuts harmful for dogs?