December 19, 2011

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Recipes

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Spinach Pie for BreakfastI love this pie so much it is a breakfast food for me.

 

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Sweet Potato SaladMany years ago my nana taught me how to make her potato salad and I have never had any that were anywhere as good as hers. In my family I am now the Potato Salad Queen.

 

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Use Cardboard Beverage CartonsI like to use the cardboard cartons from a 6-pack of beer bottles to hold various items. Occasionally DH buys the 4-packs of larger bottles and those work well for larger items.

 

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For Dryer LintI use a baby wipes container with pop up dispenser to put the lint from my dryer into. It holds quite a bit and when it's full I just open it up and dump into the trash and it's ready to fill again.

 

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Make Inexpensive Gift Bags and WrappingI like to make inexpensive gift bags for year around use. Pillow cases from the thrift stores make great light weight bags, just fold down the top and run a drawstring through.

 

Completed stars, one iridescent silver and one red.

Folded Paper Christmas StarsMake stars to hang on Christmas trees, easily, recycling simple household items like blank papers and used gift-wraps.

 

Make a small bow with the ribbon and glue it in position in the top right corner.

Let It Snow CardMake this fun Christmas card for a special friend, and let him start dreaming of a white Christmas.

 

Ivyann dressed for Christmas.

Ivyann (Chihuahua)Ivyann is a 3 year old Chihuahua. I got her 3 years ago from a reputable breeder. Ivy loves to play with her toys, go for walks, and car rides.

 

Acrylic Frame Note Holders

Acrylic Frame Note HolderThese would make great Christmas gifts for teachers; the kids can make it themselves. Best of all, they are quick and inexpensive to create. The 4x6 inch frames can be found at most dollar stores.

 

Lion cub.

Wildlife: Lion CubIt is our summer break here in South Africa, and we visited "Mystic Monkeys and Feathers", a small zoo next to Tsukudu Lodge. The zoo has all kinds of exotic monkeys and birds on display, but the highlight was the three small lion cubs.

 

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Bright Signs For Yard SalesI have found that if you really want a successful garage sale, use those bright green posters boards or signs. They really do pop when one is driving around looking for sales. Good luck and happy garage selling!

 

Questions

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What are the Benefits of Online Shopping?I am from London. I want to know about the benefits of online shopping. Can anyone solve this question?

 

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Pattern for a Baby Dress Made from a PillowcaseI am looking for the pattern of how to make a baby/toddler dress from a pillowcase. This would be for some 4H sewing project kids. Thanks!

 

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Getting Rid of Fruit FliesI have fruit flies in the house, but they seem to be found the most in the living room. I do not keep fruit on the counter in my kitchen and I have made sure my drains are clean.

 

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17 hp Murray Mower Won't StartMy Murray 17/42 Ultra riding lawn mower with a 17hp, ohv industrial Tecumseh engine needs gas poured directly into the carburetor for it to start. Once it fires up, it runs fine, but even after I let it run for a few minutes I have to take off the air filter and do it all over again.

 

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Organizing My RoomI have no clue how to do my room. My mom says I have to clean my room and organize it tomorrow while she's at work. I share a room with my sister and have a small room with lots of furniture with more coming.

 

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Problems Cashing an Old Money OrderI went into the bank last week to cash a money order I had for three years. They said because of the date they would have to send it away. I signed it and showed my license.

 

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Making Shutter Bingo CardsAt family gatherings we play bingo. I print out the cards on the computer, everyone gets a card and a pencil, but each card is only good for one game. I would like to use shutter bingo cards because they are reusable and I could eliminate all those pencils, but shutter cards are very expensive.

 

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Wallpaper Over Formica Counter TopCan I put wallpaper over a Formica counter top?

 

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Removing Iron on Adhesive on VelvetI accidentally got some iron on hemming adhesive on the front side of a wall hanging I am making for a gift for Christmas, a week from today! The material is velvet. Can someone please suggest something to try other than maybe the dry cleaners? Please help, if you can.

 

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Dumpster Diving Down UnderPlease help me if you can. I live in Australia and I'm also new to this site. I have never heard of dumpster diving. I know I don't get out much, but this is new to me. By the way, your site is great!

 

Black dog on couch.

What Breed is My Dog?Does anyone have an idea of what breed my dog might be?

 

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Dishwasher Won't DrainMy Frigidaire dishwasher won't drain completely. The pump was replaced, now it washes, but won't drain.Do I need to replace motor now? it drains straight to the disposal and has has no overflow.

 

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Key West Florida Rooster Merchandise WebsiteIs there a website for Key West Florida rooster merchandise? We saw a sign, that was a welcome sign, and didn't have time to go back to purchase it.

 

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Black Plastic Cup Stained the MicrowaveMy daughter melted a black plastic cup in the microwave and now the inside is stained black. Any ideas on how to remove this, before my husband goes nuts?

 

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Recycling a PrinterI have a printer than isn't working anymore, and was wondering where I could take it to be recycled. Hewlett-Packard won't buy it back or recycle it because it's too new. Thanks for your input on this subject!

 

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Making Glass Block NightlightsDoes anyone know where I can buy single nightlights on a cord to put inside the blocks that I am trying to make for nightlights? I've seen the single light blocks at craft fairs and now that I want to try making some, I can't seem to find the single lights for them!

 

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Reheating a TurkeyI need advice for reheating a turkey I cooked yesterday, 12/18 for dinner guests this evening, 12/19. At what temperature do I need it to be, to reheat a fully dressed, unsliced turkey and keep it moist and juicy too?

 

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Freezing Pecan PieCan I freeze a pecan pie for 6 days? I just received the most fabulous pecan pie as a gift. I am hoping that I might keep it for a Christmas Eve gathering!

 

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Cleaning Angel Doll's Feather WingsHow do I clean the feathers on an angel doll? I want to make them white again.

 

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Choosing Dried Fruit for Cookie FillingWhat dried fruit goes with dried cherries for a filled cookie?

 

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