August 19, 2008

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Crockpot Chicken and DressingRecipes For Crockpot Chicken and Dressing

 

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Quick Skillet GoulashCombine chopped onion with hamburger and brow in a deep fry pan and then drain. Return hamburger to fry pan and add cooked macaroni, stewed tomatoes, juice and garlic. Cover and let simmer 15 minutes.

 

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Eric's Grilled Chicken This is my families favorite recipe for chicken. It is moist and full of flavor! 3 Ingredients for a 5 star meal!

 

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Spring RollsHere are a number of delicious ideas for spring rolls!

 

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Hawaiian CakeCombine cake mix, oranges, 1 package pudding mix, 1 cup pineapple and 4 eggs in large mixing bowl. Beat for 4 minutes. Pour into greased 9x13 inch pan.

 

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Mother's French ToastMix flour and baking powder. Gently whip egg and milk; add to dry ingredients. Cut bread diagonally (crust on). Dip bread in batter. Fry in melted shortening until brown and puffy. Serve with powdered sugar mixed with cinnamon.

 

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Use Bathwater for CleaningI take a warm bath every night and I hate wasting the water. I leave it in the tub and add bleach. Then I use this to clean bathroom floors, soak any plastic that has been discolored, freshen mops, sponges, even stained towels. I find I am getting a lot done with this new idea.

 

Animals and Plants Together

Animals and Plants TogetherAnimals and plants together, make for a welcoming and appealing flower garden. I get a lot of comments.

 

Slimed Birthday CardKelly was "SURPRISED" To see she had been "SLIMED" on her Birthday!

 

Precious (Shepherd/Husky)Precious is a 12 year old Shepherd/Husky and who knows what. She was an abandoned puppy. I got her the weekend after I had to put my beloved pet poodle to sleep.

 

Saving Money with SheetsIt's nearly time for white sales to begin. While these sales offer us great deals on linens, they offer so much more for the more creative consumer. By far, bed sheets are the most valuable item on sale this month. There's so much more than can be done with them than putting them on a bed.

 

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Get Your Cash Back at a StoreDid you ever notice how much money you spend when using your Debit Card to get cash out of an ATM that is not affiliated with your bank? I was stunned when my last statement came and the fees associated with using ATM's. Anywhere from $2.25 to $3.00 to use the service.

 

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Get Pet Meds Through Your PharmacyIf your pet is on medication sometimes it's cheaper to get the medication through your people pharmacy. I had a dog on phenobarbital and it was loads cheaper getting it at my local pharmacy.

 

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Vacuum With Pantyhose for Retrieving Small ItemsI'm not sure where I heard this from but, I thought it was a good idea.

 

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Keepsake BoxDecorated keepsake box with picture frame lid.

 

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Eating BBQ With a Coffee FilterWho would have ever thought you needed a coffee filter to eat BBQ? Well, the last time I was eating BBQ I got so fed up with my paper napkin sticking to my fingers I decided to go to war with the sticky BBQ sauce and found that using a paper coffee filter worked great.

 

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Warm Tortillas on Top of Your Splatter CoverI found a simple way to warm tortillas while you cook what is going into them. I use to flop them one by one directly on the burner, but discovered a easier method.

 

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Cover Image With Cheesecloth for an Oil Painting LookFor inexpensive artwork that looks like an oil painting, you can use a picture from an old calendar (or similar paper stock) by gluing it to poster board or cardboard and then lay a piece of cheese cloth over the picture. Next step is to brush on a thin coat of shellac over the cheese cloth.

 

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WalMart's Back To School Fashion ShowIf your local Walmart store announces a "Back to School Fashion Show". Check into getting your children into the Fashion Show catwalk lineup. A friend's children recently participated in one. Walmart gave each child the clothing and props they used as a gift for walking their 'catwalk' in the show.

 

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Catsitting: A JokeThere was once a middle-aged bachelor named Bob who was in a new relationship with a special lady friend. He liked her very much, but there was one drawback; her huge, spoiled, spiteful cat. The cat seemed to always be glaring at him, as if it knew that Bob hated cats.

 

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Leaves Turning Brown On Dogwood TreeI have planted a dogwood tree and it was doing splendidly, but now the leaves have all turned brown and I believe it is dying. This is the second tree that has done this. Any suggestion?

 

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Peek-a-Boo Dolls?I'm trying to find out what the dolls are called that are homemade and are about the size when finished as a 2 year old toddler standing up. But the main idea of the Boy or Girl Doll is for their faces to be hidden while they are bent over hiding there face against their arms. I have seen these on front porches, mostly outside dolls.

 

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Tim Horton's Apple Fritter RecipeHow do they make Apple Fritters at Tim Horton's?

 

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Neglected Clear Glass Shower EnclosureWhat cleaning products will bring back a 20 year neglected clear glass shower enclosure with beige tile walls and floors with grout?

 

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Using Baby Oil In DiffuserHas anyone ever used baby oil in a diffuser?

 

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Colorful Perennials In Northern TexasI live in North, TX (DFW) and was wondering if there are any colorful fall/winter perennials that I can plant in my flower garden?

 

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