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Eat Leftovers And Be Grateful
Tiny Heart in a Bottle
Upcycled Bottle Cap Whistle
Homemade Recipe Book Holder
Josephine (Chihuahua)
Power Outage Safety Plan for Persons on Oxygen

Do you have a safety plan for events such as snow storms with power outages? What is your plan of action? Having a plan is important if you are elderly, or know of any elderly or disabled persons, people that depend on electrical devices, such as oxygen.

Pre-Marinating Chicken Before Freezing
Resetting a Maytag Maxima Steam X Front Load Washer

I have a Maytag Maxima steam x front load washer. In mid cycle it throws e01 and f08 codes, the door will not unlock and there is no power. Here is my tip. I kept unplugging the power cord and plugging it back in over and over for about 15 minutes, continuously. It finally unlocked and reset itself.

Condo Gardening

Living in an apartment, I've tried community gardens. I am not a great fan of it, because I actually had to commute to the garden, which was time consuming and cost gas, which defeated the purpose for me. I tried other options. I have two balconies, one faces west the other east, so great sun exposure.

Creamy Yoghurt Salad
Pinch Those Pennies When You're Young
Something from Nothing
Split Pea Soup for Busy Mothers
Vinegar to Freshen up a Musty Room

I keep a bowl of white vinegar on my stove to keep cooking odors down. When a closet or room starts to smell musty or stale, I put a bowl of white vinegar on a shelf for a few days. This usually takes care of just about any smell. It was especially good when my son was a teenager.

Rascal (Maine Coon Mix)
Shopping on a Low-Income Budget
Store Recipes Inside Appliances
Tori (Muted Tortoise Shell)
Tux and Jack (Mixed Breed)
Brazilian French Toast
Chloe (Shorkie - Shih Tzu/Yorkie)
Hang Hot Pads on Oven Door Handle
Make Friends with Your Grocer

As a self employed worker in a soft economy, I have learned to stretch every nickel to do a dime's job. One of my best strategies is to become acquainted with the department managers of my favorite grocery stores. These men and women have supplied me with valuable information regarding the foods in their departments.

Oreo (American Domestic)
Over the Door Medical Supply Holder
Rustic Valentine's Day Hanging Hearts
Message of Love Valentine Card
Tahitian Eepoo
Bandana Storage Tube for Plastic Bags
Crispy Sweet Pancakes
Glazed Chicken Teriyaki Meatballs
Game Shows Imitate Life
Hanging a Shower Caddy
Leftover Fondant Candle Holders
Mark Appliance Plugs
Removing Under Eye Bags in the Morning

Getting rid of bags under your eyes in the morning is really simple. This tip has helped me when I look like a monster in the morning.

Reusing Grocery Bags for Garbage

I recycle my grocery plastic bags, by filling them up with trash as they hang by the sink. When full, I close them and put them in my trash can. That way I recycle two ways. After I take out the trash from kitchen to the trash can I get to reuse my trash bag if it's still in immaculate condition.

Use Second Curtain to Keep Shower Wall Clean
Cookie Dough Topped Brownies
Decorate Windows with Jewelry
Gluten Free Fried Chicken
Homemade Tea and Coffee Lattes
Peeling Pickles
Pipe Cleaner Bracelets
Pipe Cleaner Cat
Plastic Bottle Top Container
Reusing Plastic Containers for Craft...
Squeegee Your Countertops
Sydney (Pembroke Welsh Corgi)
Toby, Ty, and Tiny (Fox Terriers)
Valentine's Day Card
Homemade Chicken Parmesan
"I Heart You" Felt Teddy Bear
Chikis (Pit Bull)
Corral Those Plastic Bags
Cuijo (Mixed Breed)
Name Snowflake
Spice Drop Roses
Stuffed Meatloaf
Threading Sewing Machine Needles
Use Thermos to Keep Sauces Hot

It's so much nicer if gravy or hot sauces are still hot for second helpings. Rinse the vacuum flask out with hot water first, and then pour in your gravy or sauce at over 70 degrees temperature, it stands a better chance of not multiplying any of the spore forming type of bacteria by being kept hot.

Valentine Pudding Treat
How To Handle Late Payments
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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