May 16, 2008

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Cherry DelightTwo recipes for Cherry Delight

 

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Lettuce and Fruit SaladA salad all will love. Cut up lettuce about 1/2 a head. Place on bottom of bowl. Cut up an apple in small chunks. Cut red grapes (Seedless) in half.

 

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Barb's Pork ChopsMix corn and mushroom soup. Put in baking pan. Put 1/3 or 1/2 bay leaf under each pork chop and put in pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1-1 1/2 hours. Serve with mashed potatoes. Corn mixture makes good gravy.

 

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Pecan Pie BrowniesIn saucepan, melt 1/4 cup margarine. Stir in 2 Tbsp. flour and mix until smooth. Add 2 eggs and 3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed. Stir over medium heat for 4-5 minutes. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla and 2 cups chopped pecans. Mix well and set aside.

 

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Daughter's Banquet Orange SaladBoil all ingredients together for 5 minutes; cool. Add 1 cup pineapple tidbits, well drained. Add 2 cups mandarin oranges. Refrigerate.

 

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Potato and Ham Hash with EggsHeat a little oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add refrigerated diced potatoes with onions, 2 chopped green peppers, and 1 cup diced ham or left-over ham.

 

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Peach-Berry CobblerBeat all until smooth. Spoon over fruit. Sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. sugar and 1/4 tsp. nutmeg. Bake at 375 degrees F for 40-45 minutes.

 

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Spy Pie(Corrected Recipe) Thaw bag of fruit just enough so that you can puree the fruit with your electric mixer or in your blender.

 

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Use Toothpicks to Transport CakesIf you have an iced cake you need to save or transport, and you don't have a special carrier, you can prevent smashed icing by sticking toothpicks in the surface of the cake before covering it with plastic wrap or foil.

 

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Creative Cat Litter Box TipsI have 10 cat litter boxes for our "always full" cat shelter. Over the years we have learned several things to keep the litter costs down, keep things clean, and we make our own litter boxes for some of our big cats.

 

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Use Goo Gone to Remove Sticker ResidueTo remove price stickers, bumper stickers, or glue residue try using Goo Gone. I have found it to be the best, fastest, and will not damage. I even used it on t-shirts and jeans after I removed a stick-on label and it left a glue residue.

 

Bacon

Saving Money on BaconTips and advice for saving money on bacon as posted by our ThriftyFun community. Post your own ideas below.

 

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Use Lemon To Fix Sunless Tanning StreaksWell, its sunless tanning time. I heard a great beauty tip that really works. If your "tan" dries and you see streaks, just cut a lemon in half and rub the cut side over the streak until it blends.

 

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Easy Leftover Steak DinnerIf you make steak and have any left, here is a recipe we made up and thought you might like it. You can do this with any kind of steak and make steak sandwiches with mozzarella cheese and mushrooms. Add green peppers for a pepper steak.

 

Digital Camera

What's So Great About a Digital Camera?What's so great about a digital camera? I let that question hang as an excuse to stay with my film camera for three years now. In reality, I was too cheap to invest in a new camera.

 

Recycled Jeans Planter

Recycle Jeans As A PlanterJust a idea I had some time ago to dress up my old jeans. Fill up the legs with pipe and put some boots on. Put a potted plant in the top and put it than on a old stepladder.

 

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Use Shaving Cream for a Shiny Stainless SinkSpray some men's shaving foam into your stainless steel sink and spread it around with your hand. Let it set for about 5 minutes and then wipe it up with newspaper. Your sink will be shiny as new.

 

Natural Garden DecorReally the only decor I use are the beautiful butterflies and bees that come around to visit.

 

Italian Greyhound laying in dog bed.

Trinity (Italian Greyhound)Trinity is 1 year and 8 months old. She is an Italian Greyhound. I got her Christmas 2007 from Pet Land store.

 

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Washing Windows with VinegarLet's go back in time...and make a great window cleaner like Grandma used to make!

 

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Use Contact Paper Scraps as Patchwork or InlayContact paper doesn't just have to be used in large blocks. You can use scraps to make patchwork (I did this to re-furbish a semi-sturdy shopping bag.) Or, as inspired by designsponge, use different strips of wood grain to create an inlay effect.

 

Make Your Own Applesauce

Saving Money on Apple SauceTips for Saving Money on Apple Sauce as suggested by the ThriftyFun community. Post your own ideas below.

 

Homemade Roman Warrior Shield For Kids

Craft Project: Roman Warrior Shield For KidsThis fun cardboard shield is created to look like a soldier's shield from ancient Rome. It stays on the simple side, to really look authentic.

 

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Making Your Own Evaporated Milk?How do you make evaporated milk?

 

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