January 30, 2009

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Italian Stuffed Meat LoafCombine all ingredients and mix well. Separate mixture into 2 equal parts. Shape each into a patty about 7 inches in diameter. Place stuffing on 1 patty to within 1/2 inch of edge. Top with other patty. Pinch sides together to enclose stuffing.

 

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Southern Doughboys (Hush Puppies)In a deep fryer or heavy, deep skillet, heat 2 to 3 inches of oil over medium heat to 375 degrees F. In a mixing bowl, combine cornmeal mix, flour, and onion. Add milk and egg; mix well. Let stand for 5 minutes.

 

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Stuffed Bell Pepper SoupThis is so easy and yummy! I make it vegetarian using soy ground instead of the ground beef.

 

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Hamburger Hot DishIn a large heavy skillet, or electric fry pan, cook hamburger, onion and celery until vegetables are firm and meat has lost it's red color. Stir frequently. Stir in sage, allspice, salt, and pepper.

 

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Easy Peach SaladMix well and chill until served.

 

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Walnut BarsPreheat oven to 350F.Beat egg slightly in a bowl. Add sugar and vanilla. Mix in flour, salt, soda and nuts. Spread into a greased 8 X 8 baking dish.

 

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Carrot and Apple SaladScrape and wash carrots. Peel and quarter the apple. Coarsely grate both the the carrot and apple. Mix together the orange juice, lemon juice, and sweetener, until well blended.

 

Articles

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Use Sheets to Cover a Worn QuiltI use 2 sheets to cover a light quilt that's worn. Tack the sheets every 6 inches then hem it on your sewing machine. You have a new quilt.

 

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Hearts Wall HangingHere is a simple and inexpensive craft for all your favorite Valentines. Paint one side of each heart and let dry. I left them overnight. Hot glue the right side of lace onto back side of each heart along the edge, following the contour of the hearts.

 

Saving Money on Toiletries

Saving Money on ToiletriesA large portion of our grocery budgets go to non grocery personal care items. How do you save money on toiletries like shampoo, soap, lotion and other personal care products? Here are tips from the ThriftyFun community. Post your own ideas here.

 

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Healthy Snacks to Avoid Dieting MistakesWhen you are dieting, you find yourself starving and eating everything till your hunger diminishes. Take the time now to make a list of allowed foods on a 100 calorie or less snack list.

 

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Use Baby Wipes to Keep Dogs Fresh Between BathsTo keep my toy chihuahua smelling good in between her baths , I rub her down with a baby wipe. She will smell so good after that, and her skin will not be dried out from bathing to often.

 

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Saving Money On Home MaintenanceFirst time home buyers are often surprised by the many expenses required for the maintenance of your home. Furnace and duct cleaning, carpet and floor care, cleaning gutters, the list goes on and on.

 

In Memory Of Sophie (Birman)Sophie passed away at 15 years old. Our little girl was a Birman that we rescued the day she was born. Her mother refused to nurse. I work for a Veterinarian and I took her to work with me every day. The doctor's would carry her around and, of course, take care of her health.

 

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Dilute Ultra Dish Soaps to Save MoneyDo you remember when the ultra dish soaps came out? At that time the manufacturers said to dilute the soap, using, I believe, 2 parts soap and one part water. I have a bottle on my counter that I add dish soap to with the water in those amounts.

 

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Type It Out to RememberI have a tip for trying to remember things. After being downsized like so many of us these days, I went back to school to retrain for a different job.

 

Valentine Mason Jar Soap Dispenser

Valentine Mason Jar Soap DispenserCreate decorative soap dispensers by using mason jars and recycled pump dispensers from inexpensive store bought liquid hand soap plastic dispensers. Add themed fabric circles and ribbon to create a very pretty dispenser for liquid hand soap or lotions.

 

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Men's Swimwear with SuspendersI'm looking for swim wear for my husband. He needs to have water therapy and doesn't have anything appropriate to wear. He has to wear suspenders with his slacks to keep them up so we know that swim trunks would slide right off.

 

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Food Container IdeasWhat can I use for food containers without buying ones?

 

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Recipe Using Smoked SausageI am looking for a recipe with smoked sausage. I think it has spaghetti sauce, brown sugar and I think pineapple. Can anyone help?

 

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Winter Tires for Chevy CobaltI drive a 2007 SS Chevy Cobalt and need tires for winter. Any suggestions for winter tires?

 

Clear Red PaintIs there such thing as clear red paint? I just purchased a red glass kitchen canister set and love them! I was just informed that these red sets contain high levels of lead.

 

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Substituting Tomato Paste for Tomato SauceHow do I substitute tomato paste for tomato sauce?

 

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