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Brazilian French Toast
Tahitian Eepoo
Crispy Sweet Pancakes
Glazed Chicken Teriyaki Meatballs
Game Shows Imitate Life
Cookie Dough Topped Brownies
Gluten Free Fried Chicken
Homemade Chicken Parmesan
Stuffed Meatloaf
Measuring Pants Without Trying Them On

Ladies, want to find the correct size pants when shopping? There are so many different name brands of women's pants in the market place; at times it is almost impossible to find your size quickly without a hassle. I learned a trick that works for me and maybe will work for you also.

Produce Bag Earring Display
Raw Fish with Coconut Milk
Using a Christmas Card as a Notebook Divider

I came across a Christmas card that I received earlier this year. I had a notebook that I do my homework and papers on, for my online college. I decided to use my Christmas card to make my notebook more efficient. Now when I open my notebook it is right where I want it to be, on the first new blank page.

Crochet Ponytail Hat for Barbie Doll
Easy Tuna Fish Cakes (Gluten Free)
Glue Gun Jewelry
No Bake Chocolate Mint Cookies
Potato Tahdig (Crispy Potato Cake)
Blender Pancakes
Crochet Cowl for Ken Doll
Crochet Scarves for Barbie Doll
Lacy Crocheted Dishcloth
Paper Towel Pillow
Plastic Bottle Starburst Vase
Xavier - Professor X (Mix Breed)
Bailey (Boxer Mix)
Change Computer Date to Extend your "Free Trial" Subscriptions

If your free trial is about up and you would still like to keep it with out making a permanent purchase option just yet all you need to do is go under your computer settings that manage the time and date and push the date back for however long you would like to extend your free trial.

Crochet Winter Hat for Ken Doll
Darla (American Pit Bull Terrier)
Feeding the Birds
Healthy Greek Yogurt Parfait
Keep Asparagus Fresh
Love You Madly Vinyl Record Underplate
Marking Adapter Cords

I have a lot of electronic adapter cords with the black boxes that plug into an outlet. I don't use them all the time. To keep it straight as to which item each one belongs to, I use white out, or a white out pen to mark them with.

Meatloaf "Cupcakes"
Nature as a Winter Pick Me Up
Orange Juice Salmon
Peacock Stripes Crocheted Scarf
Reuse Bottle for Cold Fridge Tea

Every once in a while, I get Starbucks cappuccino or frappuccino at the grocery store. They come in nice glass bottles. I take the label off and wash out thoroughly. I stick a single size tea bag in it and fill with water tap or bottled.

String Art
Use Tarp to Keep Snowy Grass Clear
DIY Sharpie Mug
Sampson 2 (Husky/German...
Peeling Garlic Easily in a Jar
Making Fresh Coconut Milk
Add Pizzazz to Chocolate Cake Mix

To add flavor to a chocolate cake mix add a tablespoon of powdered cocoa to your cake mix before blending. Personally I use anywhere from one to two tablespoons of cocoa depending on the flavor of the cake mix. I suggest you start with one then add or subtract from there.

Cupid's Love Gift Bag
Gluten Free Lemon Bars
Small Spatula to Get Every Bit of Lotion

I recently found this little spatula that gets in almost any lotion bottle you can think of. Check the link if you want to buy it. This will get all of the lotion out of the bottle.

Avon Bath Powder for Refreshing Your Mattress

30 years ago, I started sprinkling Avon bath powder on my rugs to keep them fresh. After a few minutes, I vacuumed it up. I use it on top of my mattress cover rubbing in the powder before putting on the sheets. There is now a spray for on your covers, couch, etc. However, it left a wet film. The powder doesn't.

Bo (German Shepherd/Husky)
Chocolate Orange Fudge Brownies
Create a Computer Index for Your Recipes
Crispiest Roast Chicken
How To Make Fresh Shredded Coconut
Clothespin Barrel Shaped Pot
Glue and Sequin Sun Catcher
Hard Candy Rose Pops
Tote Bag Made from a Dog Food Bag
Use Tea to Mask White Stains on Laminate Flooring

Take two tea bags, put in a cup, just about cover them with boiling water, leave it to cool, then put the liquid on the white marks on the laminate flooring. Just rub in gently with your fingers, leave for about half an hour, then remove some of the liquid with a tissue to check the result.

Vinegar to Remove Burned Cooking Smells

I recently burned a pot of beans badly. My solution takes a long time, but it gets your house clean and removes the smell from all the small things that add up to that pervasive smell that seems to be everywhere (because it is).

Beaded Necklace Using Clothespin Springs
Fabric Tape Mat for Paintings or Photos
Great Beef Stew
Mennonite Baked Corn
Tinkerbell (Yorkshire Terrier)
Boo (Dutch Rabbit)
Braised Oven Baked Pork Chops
My Homemade Butter Pound Cake
Valentine's Day Eggs
How To Control Ants In Your Kitchen

When I was growing up during the warm summer months my grandma's kitchen would be filled with ants. Each morning we would wake up to ants around the sink, on the counters, and crawling up the cupboards.

Toilet Paper Origami Fan
Building a Turtle Home in Your Garden
Chocolate Holiday Oat Loaf
Egg Carton Ship
Keep a Check for Freezer Leaks
How To Handle Late Payments
Leftover Soup Chicken Pot Pie
Pickles (Chihuahua Mix)
Save $5 a Week for College

All kids should go to college or trade school, but it can be outrageously expensive. I recommend setting up a savings account for your child and depositing five dollars a week their whole life. This adds up very quickly without taking a tremendous toll on your financial situation.

Using Selective Weed Killers

I just read a lengthy ThriftyFun article on homemade weed killers. Each submitted recipe was thought to be best. Well, I'm sorry to say, none are best. The best weed killer is NO weed killer.

Asian Chicken and Corn Soup
Clothing for Shoulder Surgery and Other Tips

I recently underwent orthoscopic rotator cuff surgery and the first thing that came to mind was what type of clothing should I need. Here's an easy and inexpensive way to create a type of clothing that is simple to make and very accommodating for wearing home from the hospital, to the physical therapy sessions and follow up visit with your surgeon.

Email Time Capsule

When your kids are in high school, they will most likely have no recollection of their younger years. To help them remember their lives, set up an email account for them when they are born. Send them pictures, videos, funny stuff, letters, cute memos, ideas, advice, etc.

Fresh Papaya Chutney
Gymnast Glass Block
In Memory of Chucky (Bull Mastiff/Pit Bull...
Keep Rent Less Than 1/3 of Income

You should only pay 30% of your income to pay your rent to be in the safe zone! Don't live that way if you can't.

Pre-Measure Water in Carafe
Protecting Your Skin from Costume Jewelry

We all have that silver or gold toned jewelry that we would love to wear, but unfortunately when we do it leaves our skin green or can even cause skin irritations. If you simply paint a thin coat of clear nail polish over the metal that will be in contact with your skin, it will alleviate the problem completely.

Quick and Easy Garlic Rolls
Reusing Candle Wax
Save Cellophane for Gift Wrapping
Service Trips with Teens

It's always good to do service for the less fortunate, and a fun twist is a service trip!

Smokey (Cat)
Staying Connected with Your Kids

Many parents have issues staying connected with their teenagers. The best way to prevent this is to start at a young age.

Tween Girl Birthday Party Ideas

Here are some themes/ideas for a tween girl's birthday party. Most of these could get pretty expensive.

Broken Glass Geometric Nail Art
Easy Way To String Tomatoes,...
Hemming Jeans Like a Pro
How to Control Bugs on Your Tomato Plants
Naya (German Shepherd Rottweiler...
Recycled Plastic Bottle Herb Planters
Shabby Chic Gift Tag
Sweet Lollipop Valentine's Day...
Zipper Rose
Heavenly Ham Dinner
Cake Dome Heat Saver
Good Red Chili
Corny Cornbread
Desert Inspired Birthday Card
Dude (Miniature Dachshund)
Free or Discounted Laptops

I just read about a computer grant you can apply to. I saw it on interconection.org, they also have discount on computers. You all should go check it out and, no, I don't work for them. Thank you!

Lattice Infinity Scarf
Old Sweater Mophead
Stretching Shoes With Hot Water

Put very hot water from your sink or tub tap into your boots. Let sit until you feel that you can place your foot in the boot without burning your foot. Wear the boot as much as possible. I usually have to do this procedure several times, but this works on all but rubber/plastic type footwear.

Waves Cowl
Egg-Free Meringues
Use Dress Hanger for Jewelry Rack
Aunt Beaufort's Pecan Pie
Betty (Pit/Boxer Cross)
Colorful Children's Birthday Gift Wrap
Homemade Cookie Butter
Karlee (Yorkie)
Mock Mosaic Valentine's Day Card
Reuse Remote Stand for Business Cards
Abby (Yorkshire Terrier)
Alternative to New Year's Resolutions
Changing the Direction a Shirt Buttons

Remove buttons carefully, with as little damage to fabric as possible, and stitch up buttonholes. Stitch giant press studs (or hooks) to reverse side of button edge, positioning the corresponding half of the press stud (or eye of the hook) on top of the stitched up buttonhole.

Chloe (Maltese)
Chocolate Box Jewelry Display
Creamy Ham Carrot Parsnip Soup
Large Medicine Bottle for Craft Supplies
Lazarus (Orange Tabby Cat)
Nina (Cat)
Removing Grease Stains on Lace Skirt

I achieved success on a lace skirt by using a combination of Resolve Gold Laundry Stain Remover, which can be purchased at any grocery store, and Totally Awesome All Purpose Concentrate Cleaner, Degreaser Spot Remover, which is available at Walmart, Dollar Tree, Dollar General, Big Lots, or online.

Removing Starch from Jeans

After total frustration and desperation I put 2 pair of heavily starched jeans in the washer, on warm, added 2 cups of Advanced Finish dishwasher detergent and 2 cups of cider vinegar. I washed them for approximately 30 min. and added 3 fabric sheets to the rinse. Almost all the starch is gone!

Paper Bead Bracelet
Sunshine (Chameleon)
Yarn Flower Hair Clip
Flenters (Jack Russell Cross)
Misha (Himalayan)
Recycled Jar Lid Statement Pendant
New Year's or Party Centerpiece
Stuffing Mix Meatloaf
Cemetery Decoration for Christmas
Remedy for Pain from New Dentures

I'm in my mid 30s and had a full extraction done 11 months ago. I just got my permanent dentures. The tops are awesome. The bottoms fit fantastically, but I am so freaking sore by the end of the day and it hurts. I actually cry when I put them in. I've been swishing with salt water and taking Advil.

Using Herbs And Seasonings
Sheets as Shade Cloth
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