May 21, 2020

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plate of Spicy Ginger Beef with Tofu

Spicy Ginger Beef with TofuGround beef and tofu in a spicy ginger sauce is delicious whether you are recovering from a cold or just looking for a scrumptious meal. Serve over rice if desired. The complete recipe and ingredients list follows.

 

finished Dalgona Coffee

Dalgona CoffeeThis delicious coffee treat is made by mixing instant coffee, sugar, and hot water until it is frothy. This mixture is then used as a topper for hot or cold milk. You can add chocolate or other flavored sprinkles to the froth.

 

Sweet Potato Spinach Home Fries on plate

Sweet Potato Spinach Home FriesSometimes the best meals are the result of innovation and substitution. This sweet potato and spinach home fries dish is no exception. Check out the recipe below.

 

Value of a Prototype Doll - plastic doll with blue hair, very large eyes, and that speaks

Value of a Prototype DollPrototype dolls can have a higher value than production items. Research can help you confirm its uniqueness and hence value. This page offers some great tips for conducting this type of research.

 

Crocheted Carrot - carrot hanging below a seed packet garland in the window

Making a Crocheted CarrotIf you can make a crochet chain stitch then this project is for you. With a foam Christmas tree foam, orange, and green yarn you are set to go. You can pin the chain in place to make a temporary decoration or hot glue for a permanent one. These cute carrots are fun to hang in the windows or maybe make into a garland.

 

A sleepy dog.

Caring for a Dog with a Heart MurmurHaving a dog with a heart murmur is not necessarily an issue. Many of these pets live a normal life not even requiring medication. A murmur may have to be considered if your dog were to need surgery. A vet can provide the best advice in that instance.

 

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Chinese Shrimp and Green Beans on plate

Chinese Shrimp and Green BeansThis is a delicious meal using shrimp and green beans. You can eat this on a bed of rice or noodles, or you can eat it on its own like I do. The beans are carb enough for me and make the shrimp more a star of the plate! I hope you try this recipe.

 

Celery stalk in glass of celery Juice

Celery Superfood JuiceThis juice is so simple, so good for your health and such a beautiful green color! Understandably it has been quite the rave lately too, with the benefit of lowering blood sugar and cholesterol. It also help boost the immune system and weight loss. It's a natural electrolyte that contains vitamin K, vitamin A, B9 and many more. It's recommended to drink 16 oz everyday but if your just starting out like I am I would start with half a cup. Enjoy thrifties!

 

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Personalized Cross Stitch Bookmark - finished bookmark

Personalized Cross Stitch BookmarkUsing leftover cross stitch fabric, you can make personalized bookmarks. I chose this ASL pattern symbol because my daughter recently graduated with her Associate Degree as an ASL interpreter.

 

Vinyl Record Rack for Organizing Plastic Containers - lids stored in the rack

Vinyl Record Rack for Organizing Plastic ContainersI am always battling with keeping my plastic containers and lids organized. While at the thrift store, I purchased an old 45 record holder with the idea of using it to organize the lids. This is the before and after pictures.

 

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Reverse Button on a Kenmore Sewing Machine - vintage machine

Reverse Button on a Kenmore Sewing MachineI was gifted this sewing machine a week ago by a neighbor who maybe never used it. I am brand new to using a sewing machine and was able to figure out most things, but I cannot for the life of me figure out where the reverse option is. Can anyone help? My neighbor did not have the manual.

 

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Dealing with an Intrusive Sister-in-lawI have been with my husband for 16 years and have never been accepted by his mother or one of his sisters, who happen to live next door on the family farm. My husband severed a little piece of the property to build the house we live on. My sister-in-law and her boyfriend know absolutely no boundaries. They stop by almost every day, sometimes several times a day, unannounced.

 

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Adding Cat Litter to a Compost PileIs it safe to use, used cat litter after it has been outside in the weather for over 6 years? We have 6 rescued cats we keep inside our home, they go thru a lot of cat litter each year approximately 1,400 to 1,500 pounds. I hope to use it in a compost pile along with grass clippings, kitchen waste, etc.

 

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Identifying Tiny Biting BugsSo I've seen really small animals crawling on my skin and my partner's skin. I've been waking up with bites and red itchy bumps. At first I thought it was bed bugs and threw my mattress away. I have been sleeping on the couch. I put bed bug tapes near me, but haven't seen anything. I've also seen them on my phone screen. I wanna think it is dust mites.

 

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Making an Avocado Hair MaskHow do I stop a hair mask from bloating? I mixed avocado and the preservative, but on waking up this morning, the mask had bloated.

 

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