September 18, 2009

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Zucchini with Chick Pea Stuffing Just tried this recipe for the first time last night and it was yummy :-)

 

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Pot Roast To Die For (Crockpot)Quick, easy, crock pot, delicious, cheap. Place any size beef roast in crock pot. Mix the dried mixes together in a bowl and sprinkle over the roast.

 

Apple Galette

Apple GaletteThis French pastry will impress your guests with it's crisp, buttery crust and not-too-sweet apple filling. Oo-la-la!

 

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Carrot Raisin SaladThoroughly mix ingredients. Serve immediately.

 

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Cheese LoafAwesome dip/spread for anytime. Put all ingredients in bowl and mix until creamy consistency.

 

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Broiled Hot DogsThis one is a great kid-friendly recipe. Slice hot dogs lengthwise, do not cut in two.

 

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Walking TacosEasy to put together. Great fundraiser for outdoor event. Fry ground meat in a large skillet. When meat is browned, add taco seasoning mix and water or broth.

 

Articles

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Remove Both Ends of Cans to Get Every BitThis is a tip about getting all the tomato paste out of the can. Cut off both ends. Holding on to the can and push out the amount that you need. No more scraping!

 

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Water BraceletClear plastic tubes filled with water, beads, and glitter to add sparkle. Move it back and forth and see them move.

 

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Fall Is Apple SeasonWhen I think of fall, my mind goes to new pencils and pumpkins and, of course, apples. If you are lucky enough to have an orchard near you, this is the time of year to go and get yourself a bushel of apples.

 

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Search For Copycat Recipes For Your Favorite FoodsI moved to the UK from NY over 12 years ago and even now there are certain products that I can't get here, although it has improved a lot since 1997, or I can get them but they are ridiculously expensive because they are imported.

 

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Dryer Lint for Starting FiresSave the lint from your dryer screen; it can be used as kindling to start fires in your fireplace.

 

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Use Antiperspirant For More Than Under ArmsIf A person is heavy, like myself, they need to understand that deodorant is needed in more areas then underarms. Any place skin touches, it is important to keep cleansed and followed with antiperspirant to keep this area dry and odor free!

 

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Bottle BankThis is a plastic bottle made into a bank. My 4 year old grandson, Walker made this bank at daycare. I told him I needed one. Since I like Dr Pepper and Mickey Mouse, he made me this one.

 

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Buy Refills Of Baby Wipes To SaveWhen buying baby wipes buy in bulk. That's what we do. We then use an older baby wipes container to store the individual package we are using. We also keep a container of wipes in the vehicle for easy clean up on the road and in our diaper bag.

 

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Crochet Hook Can Clean Disposable Fabric SweeperI just bought one of those new Pledge Fabric Sweepers for about $5. It worked well, but I was a little disappointed to find out that it is meant to be disposed of, after it gets filled with pet hair.

 

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Use Mesh Bag to Separate Stained Clothes in LaundryAny time you have a stained item, pretreat it and then place it in a mesh washing bag before putting it in the washer. When you unload the washer's contents into the dryer, the bag acts as a reminder for you to check its contents for stains.

 

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Packing Kids For Multi Day TripsWhen my son (early teens) went away on a church mission trip, I was worried that he would wear mismatched clothes or wear the same pair of socks for several days. You know how young boys are.

 

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"Mock" Soap on a RopeAfter having both neck and back surgery I was not able to pick things up from the floor if I dropped them. I was concerned about dropping the bar of soap and having no way to retrieve it without an assistant. I came up with the idea of a "mock" soap on a rope.

 

Maggie May (Dachshund)Maggie May is almost 3 years old. She is a Dachshund mix (weenie dog). We got her on New Year's Eve 2006. We got Maggie May from a friend who I grew up with since 1st grade. He passed away about 6 months later.

 

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Eating Healthy on a BudgetI think something you should keep in mind is the fact that just because foods are cheap (such as prepared foods) it doesn't mean they're going to be healthy.

 

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Decorate Your Cake With 3-D WritingWhen you are making a birthday cake and need to do some writing, like a name, etc., try writing it with the original frosting first, if it looks OK then go over it with a different color. It will give the words a 3-D effect as well as make the job easier on you.

 

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The $20 Money DietMy wallet, checkbook, and debit card have all gone on a diet. It's like a low carb diet, except it's a low dollar diet. Anything that costs twenty dollars or more isn't on my diet plan.

 

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Dex The CatDex is 3 months old, he's just a regular lil Kitten. I looked up free kittens on KSL and went to save him from Crazy House.

 

Garden: Magenta HibiscusAbsolutely gorgeous Hibiscus! My first year to plant these and I so love them. So easy to grow.

 

Questions

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Looking for 3-D Quilling DesignsI saw a picture somewhere of a quilled patio set. Was I dreaming? I am also looking for 3-D quilling designs.

 

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Hair Lice PreventionWhere do head lice originate?

 

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Do Copperhead Snakes Have a Cucumber Odor?Does a Copperhead snake put off an odor that smells like cucumber?

 

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Finding Listerex Face CleanserDoes anyone remember a face cleanser named Listerex? It was popular about fifteen years ago and then just disappeared. I'd love to know if it is still being made and if so where I can purchase it? Thank you.Mary

 

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Baked Caramel PopcornCaramel popcorn does not get hard, but turns into a powdery sugar after baking. Does anyone know what I did or what I can do to rectify the problem?

 

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Electronic Cigarette ReviewsHas anyone tried the electronic cigarettes? What brand did you try and what was your opinion? Thanks.

 

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Recipes for Canning PeppersI would like to know if anyone knows how to fry down green peppers and can them?

 

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Buying a House in ForeclosureMy daughter is thinking about buying a house in foreclosure in New Mexico. Does anyone have ideas about what she needs to think about or do before making an offer?

 

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Homemade Cat TreatsDoes anyone have a recipe for cat treats? I have to give one of my cats a pill every day and the purchased treats for this purpose are expensive.

 

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Choosing a Sewing MachineWhich is better sewing machine, Bernina, Elna, or Pfaff?

 

Older Dog Has Started Chewing on ThingsI have had my Pomeranian mix for 10 years. She has cataracts and is just about blind, however that is not my problem. I have noticed that in the past couple of weeks, she has started chewing on the carpet, blankets, pillowcases.

 

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Clearing Land and Selling the TreesI have approx. 9 acres of property in Alabama that I want to clear and sell the trees. How do I get started and who do I contact?

 

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Cleaning Mold Stains on a Football JerseyMy son's football jersey got mold on it. I tried Shout and Tilex and it did not work. I can't use bleach, because I have hard water. Please help. I do not want him to use it for play. Thanks.

 

Squeezo Strainer ManualSomeone recently gave me a Squeezo Strainer however it is missing the instruction/recipe manual. Does anyone have a manual for the Squeezo? I checked on the web and I could not download it.

 

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Chick Fil A Chicken RecipeDoes anyone know of the recipe for Chick-Fil-A chicken?

 

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Gift Ideas for Someone Studying AbroadMy boyfriend is 19 years old, and I am unsure as to what to give him for Christmas. He is currently studying in Venezuela. I have to send him the gift by mail, but I have no ideas. He is a basketball fan, but he cannot play anymore because of a surgery. Any ideas?

 

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Caring for My Dog After It Has Been SpayedI just had my dog spaded. She does not want to drink water. What am I doing wrong?

 

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Baby Wipe Caused Leather Couch To PeelMy leather sofa's top coat has peeled off, because of using a baby wipe. What can I do to fix it? Thank you for your help.

 

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Coffee Stains on Coffee PotHow do I clean coffee stains off of my coffee pot?

 

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Dead Mouse Odor in SofaHow do I get rid of dead mouse smell from my sofa?

 

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Nothing Is Working To Get Rid Of The FleasI have 5 dogs in my house as well as 5 children. I have a flea problem. My question is: how to I kill the fleas, eggs, whatever that are on all the piles of clothes in my kids room.

 

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Removing Vine Tendrils From Brick WallsI removed vines from the brick of my house. How do I clean the brick now, since I still have the little "fingers" holding onto my brick?

 

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Fun Craft Ideas For a Birthday PartyI need ideas for crafts for 11 year old girls at a birthday party?

 

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