June 28, 2012

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Cracker Crumbs on Wooden Cutting Board

Using Cracker CrumbsCracker crumbs make a great breading or filler for ground meats. This is a page about using cracker crumbs.

 

Homemade Noodles

Making Homemade NoodlesThis is a page about making homemade noodles. Homemade noodles are delicious and easy to make.

 

lip gloss puddle and applicator

Homemade Lip Gloss RecipesThis page contains homemade lip gloss recipes. Money can be saved on lip stain and gloss by mixing your own.

 

Recipes

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Chilled Cucumber SlicesThese are a great picnic item!

 

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Honey ChickenThe recipe is sweet and tender. It is easy to prepare and everyone loves it.

 

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Creamy Squash CasseroleThis is a great summer casserole!

 

Articles

Using a zip tie to restrict pump bottle movement downward.

Reduce Soap Waste Using Cord Ties (Zip Ties)In this economy, I am reworking all the closets in my home and trying to organize and be more frugal. Using my cord ties to bind up long computer cords etc., I came across an idea that actually works in my bathroom.

 

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Muffin Tins for Serving CondimentsWe were at a party the other day and the hostess had put her condiments into muffin tins, with a spoon for serving. It was a great idea. She had sliced onions in one, tomatoes in another, pickles, ketchup, and mustard. It was really easy for serving.

 

Small fabric bags made from fabric scraps.

Making Little Fabric BagsAre you a sewer or quilter? Do you have lots of small pieces of material left over?

 

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Homemade Granite Counter Top CleanerDo not use citrus based cleaners, you can damage granite counter tops. Do not use Windex it will strip the seal off the stone.

 

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Use Silicone Bakeware For Small BeadsI use silicone cupcake bakeware for beading with smaller beads. I use one cup for each color and just roll each bead up the "flute" and put it on the needle or string. It makes the project so much more quicker and easier to do.

 

Marina on waterfront.

Beautiful Corpus Christi (Corpus Christi, TX)We go visit Corpus Christi, Texas at least once a year. This is a picture I took while walking on the beach. You can almost smell that salty breeze!

 

Completed project.

Reinvented Character Pillow ChairI wasn't so thrilled when my husband brought home this brown pillow chair from a discount retail store just because it was cheap. I didn't really care for how it looked.

 

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Keep Skin Moist After ShoweringNot drying off with a towel after your shower or bath can save your skin from aging, drying out and help to absorb the lotion better. I have old terry cloth robes that I put on when getting out of a shower.

 

Questions

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Cleaning Slippery Bathtub MatHow can I remove the slippery stuff on the bottom of my bathtub mat?

 

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Freezing CucumbersCan you freeze cucumbers from the garden?

 

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Cooking Frozen Corn on the CobWe grew, shucked, cleaned, and blanched our corn on the cob, then wrapped it in foil, placed in plastic bags, and froze. Now that we are ready to eat the frozen corn on the cob. Which is the best way to heat or reheat the corn cobs?

 

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Removing Food Grease on Automobile CarpetI had a roast on the floorboard and the grease/drippings splashed out of the pan onto my carpet. I have tried foam carpet cleaner and Arm & Hammer powder carpet cleaner, but it still stinks to high heaven. I have even tried Dawn dishsoap and water. No luck. Any suggestions?

 

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Coconut Cookie RecipeI'm looking for a good coconut bar or cookie recipe. Does anyone have one to share? Thank you.

 

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Cleaning Silver JewelryDoes Totally Awesome clean silver necklaces? If it does how do you use it for this purpose?

 

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Free Tree RemovalI have a extremely large tree in my back yard and I would like for it to be removed for free. I live in the city of Detroit, Michigan. Does anyone know how I might have this done, or what company I can call?

 

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Children of Varying Ages Sharing a BedroomI was just wondering if I should move my toddler into my tweens room. I am running out of room and will be having another baby soon. Is it OK to do this?

 

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Instructions for Home Depot GazeboI need assembly instructions for the home patio leaf gazebo sold by Home Depot in 2010.

 

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Removing Paint Spatters from a CarI have a Tahoe and a kid just splattered paint all over it. I want to get it off.

 

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Finding a No Kill Shelter for Dog that BitesMy granddaughter has a 2 1/2 yr. old toy Poodle and so far he can't be around anybody. He has bitten 7 people on the foot so far. He is in a new apartment and surroundings too. He is left home alone all day. Do we put him down before we get sued?

 

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Covers for Tub JetsMy parents have a spa-like tub that has jets in it. We are trying to avoid cleaning those spouts all the time. Does anyone know if they have plugs available or anyone have an ingenius idea of how to cover them? It would have to be waterproof of course. Thank you for any input!

 

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Cleaning Mildew and Paint Stains on DeckWe are cleaning mildew and paint stains off a deck that has aluminum under the deck ceiling system to keep the patio below dry from rain. What kind of recipe or product will do this without damaging the aluminum under deck?

 

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Planting a Garden in Old Dog Kennel AreaIs it safe to use an area of our yard for a garden where dogs once lived in a kennel?

 

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Growing an Avocado PlantMy avocado plant although looking healthy, and about one foot tall, only gets two leaves growing at one time. These die and fall off and two more leaves will grow. I have it in a pot, indoors with plenty of light and water as instructed. Would pruning help?

 

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Circuit Breaker Keeps TrippingMy breaker keeps tripping. My air conditioner is on a 15 amp circuit and it goes out every 6-19 minutes, and then I will have to reset. It also takes out the living room, kitchen, and bathroom lights.

 

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Freezing Broad BeansDo they need blanching before freezing?

 

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