May 27, 2008

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Sausage DipBrown sausage in skillet. While sausage is browning, put rotel and cream cheese into crock pot on high. Drain grease off of sausage and add immediately to crock pot on top of cream cheese and rotel (no need to mix yet).

 

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Dandelion BlossomsDandelion Blossoms can be batter-dipped and deep-fried. They taste a lot like mushrooms when prepared in this fashion and are a delightful treat.

 

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Cream Cheese DanishPreheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9x13 inch baking dish with Pam. Layer bottom of dish with one can of crescent rolls. Pinch seams together. Mix 1 cup sugar and cream cheese until smooth and creamy; spread over crescent rolls.

 

Articles

Little Boy (American Shorthair)Little Boy is 4 years old and an American Shorthair. He was found orphaned at 2 weeks behind our barn. My husband found 2 little kittens while he was weed whacking.

 

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Remove Sleeves to Make Summer BlousesRecently, I saw a lovely blouse on a lady. I complimented her on it. She replied, "Thank You, I bought this along with several other blouses, at a sale, all having long sleeves, I took them home, cut the sleeves off and made me all summer time blouses." She most likely saved a lot of money by doing this.

 

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Take a "Go/Weekend/Travel" Toiletry BagIf you're known to often just take off for a few days at the last minute but are not organized, this is a really cool bag to have on hand ready to go. Has all the basics. Beats shuffling around your things to put this all together at the last minute.

 

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Add Shade Screens to Block Summer SunWe put up shade screens on the sunny side of the house and I couldn't be more pleased. Should have done it sooner! Already saving money on airconditioning bills.

 

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Sponge Walls for a Dramatic Effect When PaintingCreate a great new look for any room when painting. Use a clean kitchen sponge and dip into any shade of paint. It can be lighter or darker for a dramatic effect. Either sponge on the whole wall or any place; top near ceiling or along any part of the wall.

 

Natural Baking Soda As Underarm Deodorant

Natural Baking Soda As Underarm DeodorantIf baking soda can subdue the odor of a cat litter box, imagine what it can do under your arms. Yep. All by itself, or if you want, you can add talc or other powder to it at a ratio or half and half.

 

Craft foam purses, a watermelon and a crown.

Craft Foam PursesThese little purses are made from craft foam. You could make other shapes than the ones I used. A fun summer craft idea to make for the girls.

 

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Use Plastic Coffee Can Lids for Pet DishesI have started using the plastic tops from coffee cans for pet dishes. The animals love them because their food is very accessible, and I like them because they are very easy to wash.

 

shoes

Splurge and Save on ShoesWant a great way to save money while shopping? Buy expensive shoes. Sound crazy? It makes more sense than you think.

 

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Use Cooking Spray Instead of WD-40When bothered by squeaky or rusty hinges, you probably have the quick cure right in your kitchen. Any cooking spray will work just fine, and most of us have a can of that on hand.

 

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Macaroni and Cheese and Ham SaladBoil elbow mac. Cut honey ham lunch meat in chunks, open pack and cut the whole stack at once into cubes. (You may use turkey lunch meat or any you like.) Cut onions, green pepper, add spices like garlic powder, salt and pepper. Add shredded cheese, any (colby or cheddar work well).

 

Questions

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Keeping Drains Clean?I need a solution for keeping drains clean. Thank you.

 

Strange Bump On Dachshund's Belly?I have a 4 year old dachshund. For about 2 weeks (or more) she has had this funny looking bump/growth on her belly above her navel. Do you know what it could be and if there is anything I can do for it? It is not draining and is not sore. It started out as a red rashy kind of skin, like she had scratched there. She had a herniated navel at birth just below the bump. Please help!

 

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Fixing Sandal Insoles That Are Peeling?I bought a new pair of sandals and after I wore them once the insole has started to peel. They are open sandals with a strap between the toes. I really like them, but I can't keep stepping in the sticky mess each time I put them on. Any suggestions on what to do?

 

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Spiegel Discount Code?Does anyone have discount or shipping codes for Spiegel?

 

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Homemade Product Similar To "Garlic Barrier"?Can someone please tell me how to make a spray for my gardening plants that is similar to Garlic Barrier? It is too expensive and I would like to make my own at home. It is a strong liquid garlic extract that mixes with water to keep insects off all vegetable garden plants as well as garden flowers. It is safe to use around pets and children. I would so appreciate your help on this as bugs are coming fast and I want to save my plants. Thank you ahead of time.

 

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Disability Discharge for a School Loan?Has anyone been through a Disability Discharge for a school loan? If so, how much time does the education department take until a conditional or final loan discharge is decided? How many in depth medical records are requested and how much privacy is there on what is requested?

 

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Maytag Oven Not Getting Hot?My Maytag oven doesn't heat above 210 degrees, even in cleaning mode. Is it fixable?

 

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Finding a Dog a New Home?I am searching for help with my dog that has been diagnosed with heart worms. Evidently he had not been on prevention. I have started him on his treatments, he has 2 left. I cannot afford to continue as I ended up having surgery (no insurance) and am not able to get around. I advertised locally for a family to take possession

 

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Does Vinegar Damage Hair?I use vinegar for dandruff. It makes may hair look great but does it strip the natural protection? I don't want my hair and scalp damaged by the sun.

 

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Birthday Party With A Pirate Theme?I am having a birthday party for my son on June 21st. He will be turning 7 and wants to have a Pirate party with a treasure hunt. He has invited about 24 kids (hopefully they won't ALL come). I need help! Can anybody give me ideas for games, food, ect?

 

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