January 6, 2009

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Frosted Pumpkin BarsIn a mixing bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Add egg, egg whites, pumpkin, oil and water; mix well. Transfer to an 11x7x2 inch baking pan coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the middle comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.

 

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Chicken ParmigianaA delicious way to prepare chicken breasts!

 

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Blind Date CakeBoil water and pour it over the date pieces; set aside to cool. (Do not drain the dates.) When the dates are cool add the baking soda. Beat the eggs, shortening and sugar together and add the vanilla.

 

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Whole Wheat PizzaWith wooden spoon, mix water and yeast. Add salt and oil, then 1 cup flour. Mix until smooth. Mix the rest of the flour into the dough, using your hands to work it in if necessary. Dough should be firm, not sticky.

 

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Tomato And Zucchini DishWash vegetables. Peel tomatoes, if desired. Slice vegetables about 1/4 inch thick. Layer all ingredients in flat oven dish with 2 inch sides, ending with cheese. Bake 325 degrees F for 40 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

 

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Double Stuffed Meat LoafCombine all main ingredients together. Place half of ingredients into a greased pan. Mix the filling ingredients together. Spread this mixture over meat mixture in pan. Place second half of meat mix on top of this. Pour 1 cup tomato juice over it. Bake at 300 degrees F for 1 1/2 hours.

 

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Substitute Chinese 5 Spice For Pumpkin Pie SpiceLast night, I found myself making a pumpkin pie and realized I was out of cinnamon AND nutmeg and had no premixed pumkin pie spice. Not wanting to run to the store, I rummaged through my spice cabinet in search of alternatives.

 

Feather (Peek-a-poo)

Feather (Peek-a-poo)Feather is 9 months old and a Peek-a-poo. We rescued him from a horrible pet store.

 

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Save Money With The Pick 5 Meat ProgramOne of the best ways to save money on your meat bill is to find a food store that has a pick 5 meat program, you can buy any 5 meat items for $19.99. Look for the packages that run $5.00 or more if you were going to buy off the pick 5. You can save as much as $5.00 to $6.00 buying a pick 5.

 

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Static Electricity RemedyI got so tired of getting zapped with static electricity every time I touch a light switch. Ouch! So I cut some dryer sheets in quarters and tucked a piece under a corner of each of the light switch covers.

 

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Date Checks With The New YearTime to postdate your check book but only with the year. Do the entire book, fill in the month and day as needed.

 

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Saving The Bagged SaladPrewashed salad fixings are great, except they go bad so quickly due to excess moisture in the bag. To extend your salad greens' life, open the bag once you get home, place a paper towel inside and then close with a bag clip.

 

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Save Blog Entries Before PostingIt's frustrating to craft a word work of art, "post" and...it's gone. I have another blog that did that about once a week, and it drove me crazy! So I did something about it.

 

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Easy Lint Trap Clean UpA great way to clean the lint out of your dryer: Tear a sheet of the sticky paper off of a dog hair or lint remover roll. Wrap the sheet around your 4 fingers (less your thumb) and swipe your hand through your lint catcher and around the surrounding areas of your dryer, including the wires that lint and spider webs gather on!

 

Pom-Pom and Paper Butterfly

Pom-Pom and Paper ButterflyThis cute butterfly has pom-poms as a body and as decorations on its wings. The wings are made from paper and the antennas are made from chenille stems and beads.

 

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Remove Cardboard Liner From Mayo JarTo keep mayo lasting longer and not have an odor, just remove the cardboard liner from the inside of the lid. You won't believe the difference this makes.

 

Binder with recipes in sheet protectors.

Use A Mini Binder For Organizing RecipesI try to plan dinners in advance by choosing recipes and listing needed ingredients on a shopping list. The shopping list is always written on a sticky note and attached to the first insert (card stock) of my mini binder (7" x 4.5") which is always with me in my purse.

 

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Protecting Yourself from Identity TheftEach year 8.4 million Americans are victims of identity theft. Ask around and it shouldn't be hard to find someone who can recant the tale of stolen identity. Frozen bank accounts, canceled credit cards, and ruined credit; the tales are frightful.

 

Garden: Butterflies To BeI plant tons of milkweed which is my host plant and it attracts many butterflies to my yard here in Florida.

 

Questions

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Hershey's Cocoa Expiration Date?I have two cans of Hershey's Cocoa and would like to know where to find the expiration date on them.

 

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"Stink Stack" Keeps Freezing Over?Any plumbers or roofing contractors out there? My "stink stack" keeps freezing over! This never happened before. My house was built in 1935 and is a story and a half. It has a Cape Cod style roof (very steep angle), we put ice dam stuff on it and asphalt shingles.

 

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Cleaning a Guess Nylon Purse?How can I clean a Guess Nylon purse?

 

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Repairing Vinyl Flooring?I have a sheet vinyl floor that has a cut in it. How do I fix it? It is slightly pulled apart at the center.

 

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Cockatiel Has Laid Eggs for First Time?I have a 5 year old Cockatiel and she had never laid an egg until 5 days ago. She has laid 2 eggs but still acts as though she doesn't want us around her. Since she is alone I removed the eggs. Do I need to do anything else for her?

 

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Microwave Peanut Patties Recipe?Does anyone have an easy recipe for microwave peanut patties?

 

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Scorched Taste in Cheese Soup?How do I get rid of the scorched taste in my cheese soup?

 

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Charging a Sweeper Vac?I have had the worst luck with charging things. Mostly my sweeper vacs. Are you supposed to leave it on the charger at all times when not in use? I do that and every sweeper I get seems to lose its charge faster and faster until it just doesn't charge anymore. But when I don't charge it, it doesn't work either! Help!

 

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Knifty Knitter E-Wrap?What is an e-wrap when using the flower loom on the Knifty Knitter?

 

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Frozen Veggies Have Freezer Flavor?Is there any nifty way to remove the freezer flavor that sometimes gets into frozen veggies? Thanks!

 

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Logo Patch Bled onto Shirt?Will the Rit Color Remover take out the dye from a logo patch that is on the shirt?

 

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Making an Inertia Mobile for School?I'm making an inertia mobile for school and I'm putting an egg in it. Could someone please give me some tips? Please! Thank you.

 

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Coat Hanger Yarn Clown?I am looking for the pattern for the yarn clown made on a wire coat hanger.

 

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Pit Bull Whines Around Other Dogs?My boyfriend and I found an abused pit bull in a box outside our apartment building about a year ago. We decided to keep him and overall he is good, just very active. Recently I have noticed that when he sees other dogs he starts to whine and once he gets approach or he approaches them, he jumps back.

 

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Getting Crayon Out of Clothes That Have Been Washed?How do I remove crayon stain from clothes that have been washed?

 

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Pineapple Cheesecake Recipe?I need to find a cheesecake recipe that has a pineapple layer between the cheesecake filling and the graham cracker crumb bottom.

 

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Manual For Welbilt Home Bakery ABM-150R?Did anyone ever find the manual for the Welbilt Home Bakery Model ABM-150R?

 

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