December 4, 2009

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Recipes

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Summer Squash BakeThis is a wonderful recipe. I made it for Thanksgiving, the whole family loved it. I used Ritz crackers in place of the bread crumbs. It is rich but very good.

 

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Million Dollar PieDrain pineapple. Mix Cool Whip and Eagle Brand milk, then add remaining ingredients, adding lemon juice last.

 

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Mrs. Fields Sugar CookiesThese are easy and exactly like store-bought Mrs. Fields cookies.

 

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Deeli's Spicy Grilled Cheese SandwichesSpice up those boring grilled cheese sammies. Heat a large skillet over low heat. Spread butter or mayonnaise on to one side of two slices of the bread.

 

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Chicken and Portobello Mushroom SautéThis recipe can be varied with other meats, mushrooms and vegetables, even other cheeses and sauces/spices, but this is what I used tonight, and it tasted great! I'm going to try it again and tweek it to taste even better.

 

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Shrimp Cocktail CupsIn a saucepan, over high heat, combine vegetable juice, onion and lemon juice. Heat to boiling, reduce heat to low and cover. Simmer 5 minutes. Add shrimp and cover.

 

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Sugar and Spice CookiesCream shortening and sugar together. Sift together flour, soda, salt, and spices. Mix dry ingredients with creamed mixture. Add egg and molasses. Roll into balls.

 

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Beefy Bean SoupIn a saucepan, simmer cabbage and onion in the water, covered for 8-10 minutes or until tender. Stir in the undrained beans, soup and mustard. Stir in corned beef, heat through

 

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Turkey Potato PattiesA great way to use up that last bit of leftover turkey and leftover mashed potatoes. Combine potatoes, turkey, and onions.

 

Articles

Black and white dog lying on back.

Baylei (Lab Terrier Mix)Baylei is a 14 week old dog. I'm not really sure, but I think she is a mini Lab and Jack Russel terrier. I got her on September 12, 2009. Baylei likes to play with the cats and play with us, she is so cute.

 

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Make A Blank ScrapbookA fully made scrapbook with no pictures. For that person who doesn't have time to scrapbook, but would love to have one to show off their pictures.

 

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Reuse Greetings Cards as PostcardsKeep birthday, Christmas, and get well cards and use them as postcards. Just cut them apart and then draw a line to separate the message from the name and address.

 

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Line Cupcake Tins With Parchment PaperEver run out of baking cups and wondered what to do? Cut a square of parchment paper to fit the bottom of the cupcake cups. Make sure to leave enough parchment paper to cover the sides of the cup. Four corners will stick up.

 

Recycled Crayon Holder With Crayons Scissors and Pencils

Craft Project: Recycled Crayon HolderAn easy inexpensive way to hold crayons, scissors, markers, colored pencils etc. Take the 7 water bottles, wash and remove paper labels.

 

Scenery: Sunset (Alma Center, WI)As I looked out my window, here was this beautiful sunset over my town in hues of pinks, reds, yellow on a background of black. I grabbed my camera and ran to capture the moment.

 

Taster Turkey

Taster Turkeys For Picky EatersA couple of Thanksgivings ago, I was faced with my first big dinner for my daughter's new husband and his two kids, who were sweet, but notoriously picky eaters.

 

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Look Online for Discounts And ReviewsGo online to websites when going to purchase a new product you have never bought before. A lot of times you find discount coupons because they are wanting you to try something new. All you have to do is print it out.

 

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Use Bread Crust To Clean Iron SkilletsI cooked scrambled eggs in my cast iron skillet. When done, I still had some stuff in the pan, you know you don't use soap and water to clean. I cleaned the skillet with the bread side down and with the outer crust, which had cornmeal on it. Wow, totally cleaned my skillet!

 

Becas The CatBecas is a three year old mixed breed cat. I got him at my vet's clinic. I had another cat that died and this one was there. He was a baby that had been found in the street, only with two weeks old and was fighting for his life.

 

Fabric door bells.

Door BellsFabric doorbells sewn from scraps of Christmas material.

 

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Use Sour Cream as an Egg SubstituteMy husband and I are vegetarians, and have found that one heaping tablespoon of sour cream equals one egg in any recipe. It works in any baking recipe I've tried (we cook a lot).

 

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Use Natural Lice Shampoo For FleasIsn't it pitiful for your pet to scratch and whine, and not even be able to catch a good snooze, because fleas are tormenting him or her?

 

Questions

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Cleaning CandlesWhat can I use to clean dusty candles? They are very dull looking.

 

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What Breed is My Dog?What breed is she? Border Collie, Pit Bull mix is what I tell people. I've heard many things, I want to know more. I got a DNA breed test for her and sent it in earlier. What is your opinion?

 

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Asking a Girl to a Formal DanceI need a creative, romantic, non expensive way to ask a girl to winter formal.

 

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Obtaining a Mortgage with Shaky CreditCan anyone please tell me if there is a secure on-line mortgage company, if you have shaky credit? Thank you so much.

 

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Discontinued Wallpaper: Marmande Paisley-Truffle (#LCW40555W)I am looking for wallpaper from RL Highland Manor bk, pages 103-104. It is called Marmande Paisley-Truffle (#LCW40555W). I need 3 double rolls. Thanks.

 

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Making Fudge DropsDoes anyone have a fudge recipe that calls for dropping by spoonfuls instead of pouring into a pan? I have seen fudge like this and it is so pretty. Happy Holidays!

 

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Wall to Wall Carpet BucklingThe wall to wall carpets in our downstairs have started buckling up. Poor job of installation, I think. I am thanking anyone ahead of time for some advice.

 

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Preventing Winter Dry SkinHow can I avoid dry skin in winter; which type of moisturizer is good?

 

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Cleaning Outdoor FurnitureHow can I clean mildew from patio cushions?

 

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GE Front Loader Won't Complete Wash Cycle Without RestartingI have a GE front loader washer. It will not complete a full wash cycle without restarting it several times. I have been told it could be because of the wrong detergent or too much.

 

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Alternate Uses for Dishwasher DetergentYou posted a use for dishwasher soap. What was it used for?

 

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Low Cost On-line Holiday ShoppingI am looking for low cost sites to shop for the holidays similar to: LTD Commodities, Midnight Velvet, Montgomery Ward, and ABC distributing.Thanks.

 

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Packing Peanuts For House PlantsI placed packing peanuts in my plants, now they emit a horrible odor. What can I do?

 

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Removing Hard Water Stains from a TubI need help removing hard water stains from the tub and toilet. Does anyone have any suggestions?

 

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What Breed is My Dog?What breed is my dog? People have said he was a Lab Bulldog mix?

 

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Sealing Chipped Paint on Old DoorsI found some old cabinet doors in my late father-in-law's garage. They look so cool, paint chipping and distressed. I would like to display these (2) and or use them in some way. I thought about shelving, but do not want the paint to chip anymore.

 

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Party Foods That Do Not Require RefrigerationI would like some help for suggestions on "traveling food". To explain I have three family functions coming up, a 30th birthday party, and then a Xmas Eve celebration, then one on Xmas day. These are at different households.

 

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Honey Facial MaskIs honey good for your face? If so, which type of honey is used?

 

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