May 29, 2008

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Recipes

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French Bread MontereyCut bread in half lengthwise. Spread surfaces with butter. Bake bread in 350 degrees F oven until heated through. Mix next 4 ingredients together in bowl. Spread cheese mixture on hot bread. Dust with paprika.

 

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Wooden Bowl SaladLayer first 3 ingredients in wooden salad bowl. Combine next 4 ingredients in small bowl, mixing well. Place evenly over chicken. Spread mayonnaise over salad, sealing edges.

 

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Easy Chocolate CroissantsHeat oven to 400 degrees F. Separate the crescents. Put the chips on the wide end and roll up. I use an equal amount of the chocolate and the peanut chips. Probably a tablespoon of each. Bake for 12-14 minutes.

 

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Quick Chicken and DressingCombine margarine and stuffing mix in bowl, tossing to mix well. Spread in 9x13 inch greased baking dish, reserving 3/4 cup. Arrange chicken over dressing.

 

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Apple Strudel SquaresSift flour, 1 Tbsp. sugar and salt together. Cut in shortening until crumbly. Add enough milk to beaten egg yolks to measure 2/3 cup. Stir into flour mixture to make smooth dough. Roll out half the dough on floured surface to fit jelly roll pan.

 

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Copycat KFC ColeslawRecipes that are like coleslaw from KFC.

 

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London BroilTwo recipes for London Broil

 

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Chipperoo BarsCombine first 2 ingredients in bowl; set aside. Sift dry ingredients together; set aside. Beat eggs into brown sugar mixture. Add flour mixture slowly, mixing well.

 

Articles

Tent CaterpillarsMy crab apple tree has caterpillars in silk bags in the crotches of limbs. How do I rid the tree of these and prevent further issues?

 

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Cut Up Veggies For Quick And Healthy SnackGreat for weight conscious people, or children. When I buy my vegetables, such as carrots, bell peppers and such. I immediately wash and cut them up and put them into zip-lock bags in the refrigerator. When I want a snack, I will opt for them rather than sweets or chips.

 

Several finished dolls.

Doll Plastic Bag HolderTake an old doll and recycle into a cute plastic bag holder. To the doll dress hem, add enough material to make the length from the shoulder of the doll to the new hem twenty-seven inches long.

 

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Link: Backyard Safari For KidsHere is a fun activity for kids age 4-10. It is a Backyard Safari. Teach your kids all about the creatures in your backyard or local park. This web page has color pics, you can print out the page and take it with you.

 

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Use a 2 Quart Pitcher for SugarI came in from the store having bought sugar on sale, and was looking for another cannister to put it in when I spied the new 2 quart lidded pitcher I had picked up at the dollar store the day before. Sure enough - the pitcher makes a great and handy container for sugar.

 

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Traveling FrugallyWhen traveling to your destination, where ever it might be: Do lots of research before going, easy to do on internet. . .

 

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Quick Cold SaladDefrost a bag of frozen peas, add bacon bits, onions, shredded mozzarella cheese, salt and pepper or spices, as you like. Pour bottled Ranch dressing on and toss lightly. Even if you don't like peas, you will like this.

 

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Use Microfiber Cloth on Tiles After ShoweringAfter showering, wipe the tiles and glass down with a "Magic Cloth" (microfiber) and you will never need to use cleaners or scrub your shower again.

 

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Be a Workamper to Cut Camping CostsA fun way to cut your vacation costs is to be a workamper. What that means is that you go to a campground and help them with whatever they need help with. In exchange, they let you stay and use the park for free.

 

Green Roof

Green Roof BasicsOne of the fastest growing green building trends in the U.S. and Canada is the installation of green roofs. That is, systems that use living plant materials as roofing. The idea of green roofs isn't new. The earliest green roofs are thought to date back as far as 500 B.C.

 

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Reuse Paper Wrapping From Toilet TissueIf you purchase toilet paper that is individually wrapped, don't throw the paper away. Stack and store until it's time to take your pooch for a walk. Just tuck a sheet in a plastic bag and when Fido is finished doing his duty use the paper to scoop away the poo!

 

Garden stakes in ceramic jar.

Cookie Cutter Garden StakesGarden art can be beautiful and functional at the same time. Here is an easy and inexpensive project that allows you to add a personalized touch to your garden and potted plants. With supervision, this project is an easy one for kids, and best of all, no "crafty" skills are required.

 

Dakota's GardenMy best tip, garden with your children or grandchildren. Dakota is 2 and we have fixed him a place to plant the better boy tomatoes he picked out and he planted 2 marigolds to help keep the bugs away.

 

Questions

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Attaching Pieces of a Tea Set to TileI want to attach broken pieces of a miniature tea set to tile and use as a back splash in my kitchen-with a 3-D effect. Any ideas?

 

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St. Bernard With Skin ProblemsMy family has an St. Bernard and he been having some skin problems. First of all he has a smell to him and all he does is itch himself all the time! He has red spots on him and his hair falls out were ever he has these problems which is all over his legs and stomach and paws and on his neck.

 

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Split Trash Pickup With NeighborFor frugality, I would like to ask our neighbor to combine our trash pickup and split the cost for that service. Hubby says that is illegal. I don't think so. What are your thoughts? Please help with this argument.

 

Kitchen Waste

Using 'Kitchen Waste' To Fertilize PlantsI want to fertilize my plants with "kitchen waste" instead of chemicals. How do I use coffee grounds for hydrangeas if used grounds are not acidic enough?

 

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Flooring for an Outdoor KennelWhat would be the best flooring for a outside dog kennel? We have 2 large dogs and 3, 3mo puppies. Waste is getting out of hand and killing the grass. Any ideas: gravel, wood chips, just plain concrete?

 

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Cleaning Fabric Blinds Without Removing From WindowWhat is the best way to clean fabric blinds without removing them from the window?

 

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Ideas For Pre-Wedding Couples PartyMy sister-in-law is getting married in November. She and her fiance want to have a couples party before they get married. Any neat ideas on what the theme could be?

 

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Fixing Pin Hole In Cake PanI've got an aluminum cake pan with a pin hole on the bottom. Any suggestions as to how to fix it?

 

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Does Cat Faeries Product Work?I was looking for a product that will take out urine odor and keep my cat from going there again. I found a product called Cat Faeries and was wondering if anyone has tried this product and if it works?

 

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Safety Concerns For Dodge ChargersWhat safety issues have been reported about Dodge Chargers, 2006 and later?

 

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Keeping Cell Phones Cool In The SunMy family went to a water amusement park where they offer locker rentals. Considering that the lockers are located in the full and blazing sun, cell phones were left at home. Because thefts do happen to unattended beach bags, they could not leave the cell phones there, either. Suggestions for keeping a cell phone cool (but not too cool) in a locker?

 

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Rockery Plant With White FlowersI am a member to the website - all the way from the UK! I think it's great - nothing like this at home! I am looking for a rockery plant that reminds me of my family garden when a child. It was low growing, had tiny white flowers mid spring onwards - very prolific - and grey, almost furry leaves.

 

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Discontinued Wall Border: Waverly #5510104Looking for discontinued Waverly wall boarder Pattern #5510104.

 

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Looking For Lean Pocket CouponsDo you know where I can locate Lean Pocket coupons?

 

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Looking For Recipe For Banana Fudge PopsI am looking for the recipe for banana fudge pops. If anyone can give me the recipe I would appreciate it very much. Thanks.

 

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Making Simple, Quick Twine Plant HangersI need to make some quick, simple twine plant hangars. I don't have time to learn macrame at this point, but looking for plant hanger ideas using twine. I have a lot of houseplants that I want to sell at the neighborhood yard sale and would like to display the hanging plants. Thanks.

 

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