March 16, 2016

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Finding Manuals and Replacement Parts for...This is a page about finding manuals and replacement parts for Galloping Gourmet convection ovens. If you have lost your manual or the oven needs repair, it can sometimes be difficult to find replacements for small appliances.


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Quiet Book Patterns?This is a page about quiet book patterns. Keep your baby or toddler engaged with a fun fabric activity book.


Glass rectangular pan on baked ziti cooling on electric stove top

Cheesy Baked Ziti RecipesThis page contains cheesy baked ziti recipes. This delicious baked pasta casserole is sure to become a family favorite.


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Making Clothing for a Premature Baby?This is a page about making clothing for a premature baby. Premature babies can be too small to find appropriately sized patterns for making them clothes.


Soldiers hat and glove on a white fabric surface (possibly a pillow)

Centerpiece Ideas for a Military Ball?This is a page about centerpiece ideas for a military ball. Creating a centerpiece to reflect the theme of your party is part of the planning fun.


A woman with a short pixie cut and long sideburns trims her bangs

Advice for Women Removing Sideburns?Some women choose to shave their sideburns off, especially with short hair. This page contains advice for women who wish to remove their sideburns.


Dome shaped cake decorated like a soccer ball with green frosting along the base to mimic grass

Soccer Themed Party IdeasThis is a page about soccer themed party ideas. Planning a soccer themed party opens the way for fun food, decoration, and activities ideas.


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Date Bread RecipesSweet, tender dates can be used to make a delicious quick bread. This page contains date bread recipes.


A dill and cucumber salad made with yogurt.

Creamy Yoghurt Salad RecipeThis page contains a creamy yoghurt salad recipe. Substitute yogurt for sour cream or mayonnaise in a favorite salad.


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Alternatives to Wood Cutting BoardsThis is a page about alternatives to wood cutting boards. There are many alternatives to using a wooden cutting board for preparing food.


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Recipes for Butter TartsThis page contains recipes for butter tarts. These traditional Canadian pastries feature small pastry shells filled with a mixture of butter, brown sugar, eggs, and other tasty additions.


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Military Ball Theme IdeasThis is a page about military ball theme ideas. There are creative ways to plan a formal dance with a military theme.


A small one story home with a long concrete driveway and lawn

Removing Concrete Sealer From a Driveway?This is a page about removing concrete driveway sealer. Driveways are sealed to extend the life of the concrete and improve its appearance.


Close up of beef brisket partially sliced on a wooden cutting board

Beef Brisket RecipesWhether using a cooking bag or a roasting pan a beef brisket makes a delicious main course. This page contains beef brisket recipes.


Hair being dyed a bright red color.

Fixing Hair Coloring MistakesThis is a page about fixing hair coloring mistakes. It can be a challenge to get the hair color you want and even harder to fix a mistake.


Adding Parmesan cheese to a pot of risotto.

Making RisottoThis is a page about making risotto. Risotto has a reputation for being fussy to make, however once you have the process down you can perfect risotto every time.


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Foods That Are Yellow?This is guide about foods that are yellow. Those bright yellow and orange foods including fruits and vegetables are not only pretty and tasty they are healthy. They contain carotenoids which are converted into vitamin A helping to improve low light vision, body development, and strengthening your immune system.


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Buying Pants Without Trying Them OnThis is a page about buying pants without trying them on. Trying on clothes can sometimes be more of a chore than an adventure. Save time by learning to measure pants for a good fit without trying them on.



Dehydrating Apples

Dehydrating ApplesTo start my day, I love to sit down at the computer with a cup of coffee and look at all my favorite websites. When I have them, a handful of dried apples to munch on makes it even better. Dried apples are a good healthy snack anytime.


Fudgy Whole Wheat Pumpkin Cake Brownies - brownies on a plate

Fudgy Whole Wheat Pumpkin Cake BrowniesThis is a recipe I modified for cake brownies. When they were all done, I decided to concoct a quick sauce to pour over the top. This is sure to kick your craving! If you leave the sauce off, these are extremely lowfat since they're made with pumpkin and not oil.



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Keep Keyboards Clean with Cling WrapI wrapped my new keyboard with cling wrap, (like Glad wrap). I thought it might be awkward, but I don't even notice that it is there. Occasionally I put a new wrap around my keyboard, as I use it a lot and it can get worn out.


Mash Potato With A Sieve

Mash Potato With A SieveA lot of old recipes from the 1940's give an easy way to mash a small amount of potato or any soft fruit or vegetable. "Rub through a sieve" is a typical instruction in old recipes. I didn't know what this meant, so I tried it.


White Kitty

White KittyHe was a rescue from my neighborhood. The owners had moved away leaving him behind. 6 years later he is in my family now. He loves the outdoors when I am outside. He is so loving. When I come home from work he meets me at the door faithfully with a lovely greet!


drinking glass with egg

Break Eggs Before Adding to RecipeIt's only happened twice in 37 years, but I ruined a cake and a meatloaf by cracking an egg into the mixture and finding out too late the egg was rotten.


Shepherd mix puppy

Blake (Shepherd Mix)He is my dog's puppy. He likes to play and eat.


A blood pressure reading of 105/78

Walk to Lower Blood PressureI downloaded a free pedometer app to my smartphone. I also have audio books on my phone. The pedometer tracks my steps and plots them showing my progress. Today, I walked two miles or 6,089 steps according to the pedometer while finishing a book. My blood pressure went from 140 to 107 in that two mile walk.


Removing Too Tight Rings

Removing Too Tight RingsThe best thing I have found to loosen or remove rings from swollen fingers due to salt or altitude is creamy hair conditioner. It works better than soap or lotion. Just squirt a bit around the ring area and twist a bit to get underneath and around your knuckles, and it will usually slide right off.


inside of pot

Taking Care of CookwareHeat and salt are enemies of cookware. Do not use excessive heat. It will cause rainbows on metal cookware and discoloration on enameled cast iron like Le Creuset.


Full length old fashioned lace gloves

Old Fashioned Lace GlovesThese are the epitome of feminine! They are deceptively easy and a nice finishing touch for your fancy outfit this summer.



variegated green leaves of plant

What Is This Houseplant?Can someone help me identify this houseplant? It is not doing well, it has dark brown dry patches on the leaves. I have tried watering it from the top, the bottom, not watering it and watering it a lot and nothing seems to help.


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Slogan for Residential and Commercial Cleaning Business?I'm placing an ad for cleaning services. I need ideas for simple witty slogans for both residential and commercial. I already have our name, Partners in Grime.


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Removing Industrial Grease on Cheer Uniform?This past weekend at my daughter's cheer competition they were instructed to sit on the floor next to the bleachers. And one by one they all had a dark brown, grayish grease on their uniforms.


white root with dark leaves

What Is This Plant?Does anyone know what kind of plant this is?


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Getting Rid of Lizards?How do I get rid of lizards? I tried moth balls, but the lizards don't care. Every day I see a lizard next to the moth balls, where I put several next to my sliding door.


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Keeping Roly Polies as Pets?What happens if a roly poly has white legs? My friend saved a few with white legs, but I want to know what's wrong with them. I'm really worried because she let them go.


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Blind Dog Peeing Inside?My small 8 year old Chorkie, who went blind 8 months ago, is going pee a lot in the house. She had been house trained before, but recently she's been peeing multiple times in the house.


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Posting Canadian Property on Craigslist?My question is in reference to the code I must place in the zip box address for my property. I have tried putting in my postal code, but that is rejected. I have asked the question of Craigslist, but always get their pre-packaged response. I know one can post, but not without the magic code for Canadian properties.


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