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  • Mushroom Guiness Pea Soup Recipe
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    Mushroom Guiness Pea Soup Recipe

    5 years ago

    Pea soup is probably my favorite meal ever. Its funny, because I went my entire life not knowing something I love so much existed. A few years ago, my father-in-law was making it and I thought it smelled pretty good. He explained that pea soup is...

  • Cilantro Benefits for Health
    2

    Cilantro Benefits for Health

    5 years ago

    Cilantro has an amazing aroma and taste, as well as a bunch of health benefits you may not even know about!

  • The Benefits of Lavender
    1

    The Benefits of Lavender

    5 years ago

    Lavender has many uses, primarily for sleep, anxiety, stress and skin health.

  • Green Tea and Health
    3

    Green Tea and Health

    5 years ago

    Green tea is extremely beneficial to your health. I aim to drink 3-5 cups a day, and it can be acquired in both caffeinated and decaffeinated varieties, as well some with added flavors.

  • How to Choose the Dog Breed For You- About the American Pit Bull Terrier
    0

    How to Choose the Dog Breed For You- About the American Pit Bull Terrier

    5 years ago

    American Pit Bull Terriers are a loyal, loving pet with some really great characteristics and history.

  • Easy Recipe Fruit Salad with Greek Yogurt
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    Easy Recipe Fruit Salad with Greek Yogurt

    22 months ago

    This is a really healthy, yummy thing to have in your fridge. Especially if you are trying to diet, it is something sweet that is quick to grab a cup of. Its also amazing mixed into oatmeal.

  • A Guide to Vacationland- Outdoor Activities in Maine for Kids and Adults
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    A Guide to Vacationland- Outdoor Activities in Maine for Kids and Adults

    6 years ago

    man pikin Maine is known for its calm bodies of water, wonderful camping and hiking, great fishing, and amazing seafood. Even growing up here hasn't made me appreciate Maine's beauty any less. Maine's nature is full of wonder and amazement. My...

  • A Guide to Vacationland- Indoor Activities in Maine for Kids and Adults
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    A Guide to Vacationland- Indoor Activities in Maine for Kids and Adults

    6 years ago

    Jay Woodworth If you're looking to take a trip this summer and have chosen Maine you're one smart person, because Maine is gorgeous, fun and relaxing. Even if you've moved to the area and are trying to get to know Maine, this should be helpful to...

  • How to Choose the Dog Breed for You- About the Golden Retriever
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    How to Choose the Dog Breed for You- About the Golden Retriever

    5 years ago

    The Golden Retriever is an excellent companion for big active families with lots of love.

  • How to Choose the Dog Breed for You- About the Jack Russell Terrier
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    How to Choose the Dog Breed for You- About the Jack Russell Terrier

    5 years ago

    The Jack Russell Terrier is the perfect pet for a very high energy person who lives where the dog can enjoy a lot of space to run.

  • Natural First Aid: Safe Home Remedies
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    Natural First Aid: Safe Home Remedies

    6 years ago

    comedy_nose I'll start by saying that I am horrible at regularly keeping all of these things on me at once, something I'm hoping to change, but what I do always have around is tea tree oil. That stuff is magical. I also have an aloe vera plant that...

  • Foil Dinner
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    Foil Dinner

    5 years ago

    yellow onion,potatoes,sea salt, pepper and herbs,ears of corn,strips of bacon,of hot salsa,tin foil,baked beans,butterPreheat oven to 350 degrees, prepare your campfire, or start your grill.,Cut off a large piece of aluminum foil and lay it flat on...

  • Health Benefits of Dandelions
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    Health Benefits of Dandelions

    6 years ago

    p_a_h Our friend the dandelion, or ‘Taraxacum’, often mistaken for a useless common weed, is actually full of health benefits. Dandelion is rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin B-Complex, Iron, Zinc, Potassium, Calcium, and...

  • How to Knit an Abstract Mosaic Pattern
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    How to Knit an Abstract Mosaic Pattern

    6 years ago

    Cheds (Heather Henley) For this pattern, you’ll need needles of your choice of size and two different colors of yarn. This is the actual abbreviated pattern, for people who have no problems reading them. For beginners, I will explain how to do...

  • St. Patrick's Day for Kids
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    St. Patrick's Day for Kids

    6 years ago

    While some of the true meaning of St. Patrick’s Day have been lost over time, it is important to do your part to return the history behind holidays by teaching your children the truth about them. Some holidays have murky parts that are best left...

  • How to Sew a Quilt Backing
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    How to Sew a Quilt Backing

    6 years ago

    The long journey of the quilt making process is coming to an end. You’re at the last part of the many, many, many steps it takes to create this work of art. Now it’s up to you to choose what you’re going to do to tie the whole project...

  • Seasoning Cast Iron
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    Seasoning Cast Iron

    6 years ago

    Cast iron cookware is the old-fashioned way to achieve a meal that is lower in fat. If conditioned and properly cared for, cast iron cookware will obtain a slick, non-stick, consistency that is perfect for cooking without adding any oil or butter,...

  • How to Make a Cactus Terrarium
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    How to Make a Cactus Terrarium

    6 years ago

    Terrariums are a great way to easily grow plants inside and get creative. allnightavenue All my life, every time I have seen people with potted cacti in their homes, I have been fascinated. I never thought to try it on my own. For people who don't...

  • How to Choose the Dog Breed for You- About the English Bulldog
    1

    How to Choose the Dog Breed for You- About the English Bulldog

    5 years ago

    The English Bulldog is the perfect pet for people who are not very active and prefer to stay at home and relax.

  • How to Throw a Green Fun St. Patrick's Day Party
    2

    How to Throw a Green Fun St. Patrick's Day Party

    22 months ago

    St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect excuse to get together, act silly, and eat and drink food that is unusually green. This day and age we are surrounded by a plethora of possibilities when it comes to throwing any kind of themed party. Some good...

  • True Irish Meaning of St. Patrick's Day
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    True Irish Meaning of St. Patrick's Day

    6 years ago

    mdid Today’s St. Patrick’s Day involves traditions we still follow blindly to this day every March 17th. But the legends behind them are quite interesting. One common legend is that St. Patrick drove all the snakes out of Ireland. It was said...

  • Indoor Turkey Burger Recipes
    4

    Indoor Turkey Burger Recipes

    6 years ago

    This is a good way to make an amazingly tasty turkey burger right at home. Here I am sharing two varieties I like to make, but there are so many. The possibilities are pretty much endless, and once you see how I do it, you'll probably get inspired...

  • How to Grow Moss in a Terrarium
    9

    How to Grow Moss in a Terrarium

    6 years ago

    pamlau The popularity of moss terrariums has been increasing lately. I have actually seen quite a lot of terrariums in shops on www.etsy.com. But why not make your own? It’s not only easy, but also a lot of fun. The thing I like most about moss...

  • How to Quickly Ripen Bananas for Banana Bread
    4

    How to Quickly Ripen Bananas for Banana Bread

    6 years ago

    The warm smell of the bread baking on a stormy afternoon can lift your spirits and make you feel cozy. Instead of wasting food, you can create a soft, delicious treat that will make your family feel loved. Personally, my children get excited to see...

  • How to Store Banana Bread
    7

    How to Store Banana Bread

    5 months ago

    The sad thing about banana bread is that if you don't eat it all in 2-3 days, it will go bad in the pantry. Learn how to extend its shelf life below!

  • How to Choose the Dog Breed for You- About the Siberian Husky
    6

    How to Choose the Dog Breed for You- About the Siberian Husky

    5 years ago

    The Siberian Husky is a gorgeous, high energy pet who needs to be part of an active household.

  • Easy Recipe for Awesome Banana Bread
    9

    Easy Recipe for Awesome Banana Bread

    6 years ago

    Start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees and mushing your bananas in a bowl until they are nice and smooth. After the bananas are mushed up, add all your other ingredients from the list to the right. I usually start with the flour and then add...

  • Easy Yellow Curry Recipe - A Step-By-Step Guide to Thai Chicken Curry
    9

    Easy Yellow Curry Recipe - A Step-By-Step Guide to Thai Chicken Curry

    22 months ago

    This recipe is for a Thai Yellow Curry, with a little personal tweaks from a friend of mine and myself. We've been making it for years and its always a big hit! You'll need: Curry Paste (I only like Patak's. And I use their Hot one, because I...

  • Recipe for Easy Buffalo Chicken Calzone
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    Recipe for Easy Buffalo Chicken Calzone

    6 years ago

    "Cheds" , Heather Henley This is my healthy (and more delicious, if I do say so myself) alternative to the buffalo chicken calzone we order often from our favorite pizza shop in town, which I believe they fry. Start by getting a ball of your...

  • Recipe for Alfredo Pizza
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    Recipe for Alfredo Pizza

    6 years ago

    Usually when I make a pizza, I do the sauce and dough from scratch, but last night I was in a hurry. We made the obvious decision of a Portland Pie dough. If you live in Maine, it is a sin to use any other store bought dough. We went with basil this...

  • How to Follow a Knitting Chart - A Step-By-Step Guide for Beginners
    3

    How to Follow a Knitting Chart - A Step-By-Step Guide for Beginners

    6 years ago

    Start with graph paper! Pretty much anything drawn on graph paper can be knit, but it isn't easy. Try to limit yourself to two, maybe three, colors in each row. It keeps from things getting too tangly. When I start knitting something I've drawn,...

  • How to Make a Quilt from Old Clothes
    7

    How to Make a Quilt from Old Clothes

    6 years ago

    This is one of my all-time favorite hobbies. Just know ahead of time, though, I've made many of them, and they never end up being perfectly straight, perfectly even quilts like with new fabrics. No matter how hard I iron them, I have accepted that...

  • Chili in Slow Cooker
    0

    Chili in Slow Cooker

    6 years ago

    Crock pot meals are a great way to make something hearty and delicious for dinner, without a whole lot of work. A lot of recipes involve a little preparation, but then you can just let them go and cook on their own all day. This is one of those...

  • How to Make a Frog Terrarium
    3

    How to Make a Frog Terrarium

    6 years ago

    The frogs I co-exist with are happy little buggers! Here's how we make it work. I had a big 55-gallon tank and we decided we wanted to use it to build a terrarium. You definitely do not need one this huge, I just didn't know what else to do with...

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