January 12, 2012

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Red Velvet Cake Tips and Recipes

Red Velvet Cake Tips and RecipesThis page contains Red Velvet cake tips and recipes. It is hard to resist this beautiful brilliant red, chocolate flavored cake. You can easily make this elegant cake at home.


A Valentine's Day window card with candy hearts.

Homemade Valentine's Day CardsWhether your child needs 30 cards for his entire class or you want to send a few love notes to friends and family, these homemade Valentines are simple and inexpensive to make. This page is about homemade Valentine's Day cards.


Sanitizing Your Toothbrush, Glass container of toothbrushes.

Sanitizing Your ToothbrushThis is a page about sanitizing your toothbrush. Your clean looking toothbrush is secretly harboring viruses and bacteria. There are ways you can eliminate most of these microscopic contaminants.


A bouquet of heart shaped cookies in a coffee cup, for Valentine's Day.

Sweet Treats For Valentine's DayThis page is about sweet treats for Valentine's Day. Candy, chocolate and baked goods are traditional for this romantic holiday. Spoil your friends and family with these ideas.


A heart drawn in chocolate.

Valentine's Day RecipesValentine's Day is celebrated on February 14th and tends to be celebrated with sweet desserts, decadent drinks and party food. This page contains recipes for Valentine's Day.


Growing Amaryllis, Red amaryllis blooms.

Growing AmaryllisThis is a page about growing amaryllis. We are all familiar with the beautiful amaryllis sold around the holidays. These bulbs, originally from South Africa are easily grown outdoors in warmer zones. However, you can successfully grow amaryllis indoors in colder climates.


Peanut Sauce Recipes, Pork satay with peanut sauce dip.

Peanut Sauce RecipesSpicy peanut sauce is a traditional Indonesian dipping sauce served with satay. This delicious sauce is also great used with other dishes, even as a sauce for rice. This page contains peanut sauce recipes.


Packing a Suitcase, Suitcase Ready for Travel

Packing a SuitcaseThis is a page about packing a suitcase. When you are packing for a trip it's important to make the best use of your luggage space. Pack your suitcase right and you will have everything you need, with room to spare for gifts when you return.


Freezing Cauliflower

Freezing CauliflowerWhether you are a gardener or just found a good price at the market, freezing is a good way to preserve your excess cauliflower for later use. This is a page about freezing cauliflower.


Heart Shaped Pot Mitt, Heart shaped pot or oven mitts.

Heart Shaped Pot MittA decorative and useful craft for Valentine's Day is a heart shaped pot mitt. You can make one yourself with a few materials and a bit of time. This is a page about making a heart shaped pot mitt.


Empty cardboard toilet paper rolls, ready for reusing.

Valentine Crafts Using Toilet Paper RollsA typical household goes through several rolls of toilet paper in a month, creating a never ending supply of these useful cardboard tubes for crafting. This is a page about Valentine's Crafts using empty toilet paper rolls.



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Broccoli TetrazziniThis recipe can be used as a side dish or as the main dish. It's very good. It is delicious made with prosciutto, but cooked chicken or turkey is great too, just chop 1/2 pound of either as an excellent substitute.


Crispy and ready to serve.

Selma Sweet PecansThis is a recipe that the DH learned from his southern great aunts Paige and Trudy from Selma, Alabama. These sweet spiced pecan halves are addictive.


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Hamburger SoupThis is a great, hearty soup that is not super expensive to make an contains ingredients that most of us keep in our kitchen most of the time. Very easy and good!


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No Bake CookiesWe love this recipe because it's fast and easy. Taste is great. These are great when your short for time. I put them in my kid's lunches.


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Zucchini CasseroleI love the stuffing mix in this recipe!


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Cheeseburger DipWe have been known to make this our evening meal sometimes. Very good like that or used as a snack.


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Chinese Hamburger CasseroleLove the oriental flavor to this dish.


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Bubble PizzaThis is a fun, kid-friendly recipe, too. The whole family will enjoy this!



Putting cauliflower into a bag for freezing.

Freezing Cauliflower VideoThis is a great video with step by step instructions for freezing cauliflower (and broccoli).


A jar painted with a heart for a stained glass effect.

Craft: 3D Stained Glass Pencil HolderThis is a craft that recycles wrapping paper from Christmas and a glass jar.


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Store Wrapping Paper on CeilingI came across this idea and it is perfect. Screw in four wall anchors, and run galvanized wire to support about a dozen large rolls of wrapping paper on your ceiling closet. No more ruined wrapping paper!


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Organize Drawers With PackagingI had used the last Q-tip and was separating the plastic from the cardboard for recycling when I realized the clear plastic box would make a great drawer organizer. I have some store bought trays but the Q-tip box is much bigger and since they are clear, they don't seem to make the drawer "shrink".


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Use Rings As A Scarf SlideWhenever I have rings that are too small for me or that I don't wear any longer, I use them on a scarf. I simply put the scarf on and slide both sides of the scarf through the ring then tie a knot.


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Use WD-40 To Keep Appliances FingerprintlessI got this idea when I took my sewing machine in to have a little tool up. The repairman told me he wiped it down with WD-40. I'd just brought a new stainless steel stove and couldn't get the fingerprints off of the doors after it was taken out of the box. So, why not?


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Use Online Maps To Calculate MileageI use an online-mapping program like Mapquest or Google Maps to find out the mileage from my house to all the places I go on a regular basis. That helps me calculate how many miles I would drive to get somewhere.


Finished Bon Voyage Card with foam swimsuits, brush, curling iron attached to cork board with brads.

Bon Voyage CardA fun, quick-to make card for a honeymoon couple leaving for an island vacation!


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It's A New Year, Donations NeededYes, last year seem to fly by. Like me, I'm sure so many people helped by donating to either thrift stores, churches or charities. For some reason, this goes along with "spring cleaning" or after summer break.



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Stainless Steel Vs. Black Cooktop?I have to make a decision on what color cooktop, with sealed burners, to buy. I know stainless steel scratches and looks old before it's time. I'm leaning toward black (thinking it's easier to clean and will keep it's appearance), then I heard black leaves spots/blotches, this after cleaning.


Low Fat Ice Cream Recipe?I would like to have a recipe for a low fat ice cream to make in the Kitchen Aid ice cream maker attachment. Can anyone help me? I would really appreciate it.


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Removing Candle Wax on Brass?What is the best way to clean brass? I think I have candle wax on the bottom of the stand. What is the best way to remove it?


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Cleaning a Saucer Chair?How do I clean a saucer chair?


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Pup Swallowed Flea Collar?My two month old German Shepherd pup seems to have swallowed his flea collar as a whole, even its clamps. The collar has been on him for about a month. I know it was stupid of me to put a flee collar on a pup, but he had fleas like aliens. The vet can't reach him till tomorrow morning...


Plastic plant markers.

Homemade Plant Markers?I am looking for ideas for making plant markers. They have gotten so expensive (like about 12 little plastic markers for $5.00).


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Games and Craft Ideas for Wilderness Church Camp?I am looking for craft and game ideas that deal with the topic of trees and the fruits of the spirit for a wilderness church camp.


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