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Pat Merewether

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  • Easy Healthy Date Nut Candies
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    Easy Healthy Date Nut Candies

    2 years ago

    Easy and healthy treat that also is 'safe' for vegans and gluten-sensitive people.

  • Save Money While Eating Healthy
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    Save Money While Eating Healthy

    6 years ago

    One of the first places a budget can be cut is the grocery list. Eating more healthy foods can actually cost you less if you make a few simple changes. From Scratch Beans are extremely nutritious and can be prepared in many ways to add...

  • How to Preserve Autumn Leaves
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    How to Preserve Autumn Leaves

    8 years ago

      Preserving leaves Autumn leaves are one of natures most colorful and prescious gifts. The reds, yellows oranges and greens are vibrant and beg to be gathered. Leaves from maple trees, especially Sugar Maples, offer the widest color...

  • Save Money and Be Creative By Sewing
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    Save Money and Be Creative By Sewing

    8 years ago

      When I was first married and had two babies, I made all of their clothes and mine. This was a while ago and fabric was quite inexpensive and so were patterns. Over the years fabric has become more and more expensive but I believe you can still...

  • Crispy Oven Orange Roughy Recipe
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    Crispy Oven Orange Roughy Recipe

    7 years ago

    This is a fast and easy fish recipe that is crisyp and tasty. You get the crispyness of fried, without the frying and use only a little coconut oil.  You may substitute other fish (Talapia, white fish, etc.)  I use organic coconut and oil...

  • Eat Healthier - Here's How!
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    Eat Healthier - Here's How!

    8 years ago

    A nutritionist once said we should shop only around the edges of the grocery store. I thought this kind of odd until I realize what he was getting at. All of the food around the edges, or fringe food, were fresh vegetables, fruits, bread, dairy,...

  • Using Green Glass - Keep It Out of the Landfills!
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    Using Green Glass - Keep It Out of the Landfills!

    2 years ago

    Most states do not recycle green glass, so here are ways to repurpose it and keep it out of landfills.

  • Planting Vegetables in Rows
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    Planting Vegetables in Rows

    8 years ago

    Planting vegetables in rows is the best way to make the most of your garden space.  Here are some tips to make the job a little easier and your garden a success.  Make certain that you have good soil and that the planting area receives at least...

  • Ten Tips for Weight Loss And How To Keep it Off
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    Ten Tips for Weight Loss And How To Keep it Off

    2 years ago

    This stuff is amazing for helping you maintain your proper nutrition, fight hunger and gives you energy.Making your own fruit and veggie juice is an excellent way to stay healthy and make delicious drinks to help you feel full and satisfied. Ten...

  • Camping With Dogs
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    Camping With Dogs

    2 years ago

    Boo, our rescued Havanese, loves to play outdoors!   Most of us who have dogs in our family love to take them with us wherever we go. This is sometimes difficult when going on vacation because few hotels or resorts welcome our fuzzy friends....

  • Plant A Clock Garden for Tiny Spaces
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    Plant A Clock Garden for Tiny Spaces

    9 years ago

    A Clock Salad Garden For Tiny Spaces You might wish you could grow your own veggies but live in a condo, apartment or have a tiny lot. Well, your wish is granted. All you need is access to six hours of sunlight (a south-facing space is best),...

  • Companion Planting for Organic Gardening
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    Companion Planting for Organic Gardening

    9 years ago

      One way to have a more successful vegetable garden with less work and chemicals is companion gardening. Companion gardening is a method of grouping plants together that help each other. Native Americans knew that corn, pole beans and winter...

  • Eco-friendlier - Non-Plastic Coffee Makers
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    Eco-friendlier - Non-Plastic Coffee Makers

    2 years ago

      If you're looking for more economical and eco-friendly choices for making coffee, take heart. When we decided to replace our old electric, drip coffee maker we did a bit of research in an effort to find a coffee maker that was non-electric and...

  • Cheap, Fast and Easy Snacks for Folks on the Go
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    Cheap, Fast and Easy Snacks for Folks on the Go

    9 years ago

      Healthy snacks for folks on the go are often very easy to grab and cheap too! FRUIT Bananas are very healthy, filled with vitamins and minerals and are also filling. They are high in natural sugar, so to keep things in balance take a...

  • When you tell a special friend that you worry about her and her family do they tell you you're wasting your time and...
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    When you tell a special friend that you worry about her and her family do they tell you you're wasting your time and...

    9 years ago

     The hardest thing to do when you are worried about a friend is to do nothing. Sometimes that's all you can do, but often you can.  If you can gather with your friends family in a non-threatening atmosphere, like a restaurant or a park, this...

  • Quinoa Recipes
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    Quinoa Recipes

    9 years ago

    I discovered Quinoa when searching for a gluten free product to use instead of noodles.  Quinoa is a grain or cereal that was first eaten as a staple by the Aztecs.  Legend has it that because is has to be hulled and rinsed to remove it's bitter...

  • Make Your Own Peanut Butter and More - Save $$$
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    Make Your Own Peanut Butter and More - Save $$$

    8 years ago

    Some foods have gotten very expensive and not as healthy as they should be. Peanut butter, for example is up to nearly four dollars a jar for the 'natural', which means it's basically peanuts and some salt. There have also been more than a couple of...

  • How to maintain potted plants in apartment balcony
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    How to maintain potted plants in apartment balcony

    2 years ago

    Container gardening is easy and practical. You can grow veggies, herbs and annuals with very little space or effort. Sunlight: Most plants need at least six hours of sunlight a day, so a southern, eastern are best, but a western exposure will work...

  • Any tips on how to get rid of migraines fast?
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    Any tips on how to get rid of migraines fast?

    9 years ago

    I used to get horrible migraines.  Usually on the weekends after a hard work week.   One night I was literally biting my own hand trying to get some relief from the excruciating sharp pain in my head!   It's a long story, but I ended up with...

  • Top 15 must-have kitchen gadgets
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    Top 15 must-have kitchen gadgets

    7 years ago

    Fifteen Kitchen Gadgets is a tall order, but I love my gadgets, so here goes! 1 A counter "Slice." It's a thin, flexible cutting mat that comes in a wide variety of designs, colors and even football logos! It is very handy as you can leave it in...

  • Books - Suggested Reading
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    Books - Suggested Reading

    2 years ago

    Many authors come to mind when someone asks me about my favorites, but here are some that come immediately to mind.. Andrew Suzanne - "The Towers of Adrala" He started his trilogy at age 13 and finished it his freshman year in college at age 18....

  • Assuming all of your essential needs are met (food, water, shelter, clothing) what non-essentials would you still...
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    Assuming all of your essential needs are met (food, water, shelter, clothing) what non-essentials would you still...

    7 years ago

     1.  Friends and family - guess that's a given, but couldn't live without them, even though they drive me crazy sometimes. 2. Pets and animals.  I guess they are almost up there with friends and family. 3. Photos -  all those memories...

  • Senior Travel - Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
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    Senior Travel - Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

    7 years ago

    After a winter of sub-zero temperatures and more than a foot of snow, my husband and I decided to become short-term "Snow Birds" and take a Florida vacation. My job was to make the reservations.  I chose the St. Petersburg area on the west coast...

  • If you were purchasing a diamond ring, how would you possibly know it was genuine, and not something industrial.
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    If you were purchasing a diamond ring, how would you possibly know it was genuine, and not something industrial.

    9 years ago

    Shortly before my mother died she purchased a gold ring with three large diamonds.   She purchased it at JC Penny about ten years ago.  My father gave it to me, and since the ring had no sentimental value I decided to sell it.  First, I took it...

  • Heart-Shaped Meatloaf!  St. Valentine's Day Dinner
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    Heart-Shaped Meatloaf! St. Valentine's Day Dinner

    2 years ago

    A fun and memorable way to celebrate St. Valentine's Day or to surprise a loved one!

  • Beach Activities For All Ages
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    Beach Activities For All Ages

    2 years ago

    All ages can have fun at the beach! My husband and granddaughter in Florida I love this question because I love the beach! We go to the gulf coast of Florida for a family reunion every March and to Grand Haven, MI on the beach on Lake MI a couple of...

  • What is about men that confuse or confound women most, i.e. whether in dating, work, friendships, marriage or family.?
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    What is about men that confuse or confound women most, i.e. whether in dating, work, friendships, marriage or family.?

    9 years ago

    Can't figure out what your woman wants or how to make her happy?  Here are a few suggestions that I hope help.  When I have a problem and share it with my husband he immediately wants to jump in and 'fix it'.   This is often not what i want -...

  • What name should I name my Dog?????????
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    What name should I name my Dog?????????

    9 years ago

     Dogs can live up to twenty years, so choosing a name you both can live with is an important step.  There is a joke about a woman who had the police at her house quite often because she named her dog 'Help'.  So, choose carefully. I am a foster...

  • To EspianScrolls: How should adults deal with teenagers to avoid the so-called generation gap
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    To EspianScrolls: How should adults deal with teenagers to avoid the so-called generation gap

    9 years ago

    Respect is the key. Many times adults are overwhelmed by worries; bills, their job, their health, their kids, and so many other things that the worries of a child or teenager don't seem to be important. So, when their teen seems upset because...

  • Let the Kids Help Make This Yummy Chicken Salad!
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    Let the Kids Help Make This Yummy Chicken Salad!

    2 years ago

    Our Homeopathic MD took me off all grains and dairy, so preparing meals is a challenge. Here is a healthy and easy-to-prepare salad that fits any diet! For diabetics limit the fruit.

  • Easy Dog Treat Recipe
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    Easy Dog Treat Recipe

    2 years ago

      Tough cookies may not be a favorite among people, but pups love them! They're easy to make, as the consistency is the key. This makes a huge batch. I bake these every year and give them to the dogs in our family and freeze the rest for our...

  • Fast, Easy, Cheap Gift Idea!
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    Fast, Easy, Cheap Gift Idea!

    7 years ago

      If you're out of money and low on ideas for gifts for folks on your gift list, take heart! Here are a couple of ideas for gifts people will love and you can make them in your kitchen in less than an hour! Even if you don't cook - you can do...

  • Gift Ideas for Children
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    Gift Ideas for Children

    7 years ago

  • Ten Gift Ideas for your Best Friend
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    Ten Gift Ideas for your Best Friend

    2 years ago

    Best friends are like family, and that can make gift giving complicated.

  • Gifts For Children For $15 - $20
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    Gifts For Children For $15 - $20

    7 years ago

      GIFTS for kids $10 to $25 dollars Finding gifts for the children on your list doesn’t have to put you in the poor house. Here are some ideas to help you make the kids on your list happy and not break your bank. Babies and Toddlers If...

  • Tips For Traveling With Your Dog
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    Tips For Traveling With Your Dog

    6 years ago

    Traveling with your dog can be great fun for both of you. Here are some tips to insure he will remain safe and happy. IDENTIFICATION Many pet owners have their dog's ‘chipped'. Your vet will inject a tiny microchip about the size of a grain of...

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    "Green" Giftwrap

    9 years ago

    All you have to do is gaze out your window the day after Christmas to realize that all that wrapping paper is taking a toll on our landfills and planet. Here are some of our more durable and earth-friendly gift wrap ideas. Reusable Gift Bags ...

  • High-Tech Gift Ideas
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    High-Tech Gift Ideas

    7 years ago

    This is the twenty-first century and there are really fun high-tech holiday or birthday gifts out there! Here are some fun and affordable ideas: GelaSkins - Removable Art Prints Skin Your Mac or Laptop PC The artwork ranges from Anime to Van Gogh....

  • Christmas Gift Ideas for the Men In Your Life
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    Christmas Gift Ideas for the Men In Your Life

    9 years ago

    It is often hard to find a gift for some of the men on our list. Here are some ideas that have worked well for me over the years. These are ideas are ten dollars or less. 1. A box of good chocolates is a good idea. Men like chocolate too! It may be...

  • What can people do as individuals to help make the world a better place?
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    What can people do as individuals to help make the world a better place?

    9 years ago

    Senior Corps > RSVP When most of us watch the news, read news online or read a newspaper we often feel overwhelmed by all the pain and violence in the world. We wonder why we should bother to help the world when there are so many problems. The...

  • Suggestions On How To Get Better Tips As A Waitress Without Losing Your Dignity
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    Suggestions On How To Get Better Tips As A Waitress Without Losing Your Dignity

    9 years ago

    Waitresses earn very little in the way of 'wages' and depend upon tips for much of their income. Here are some tips about how to earn more. (no pun intended) 1. Be clean. Nothing turns a customer off than dirty fingernails or food stains on your...

  • A CORDLESS HAND BLENDER - A WONDERFUL GIFT!
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    A CORDLESS HAND BLENDER - A WONDERFUL GIFT!

    2 years ago

    Why I Love My Cordless Hand Blender Our Holistic M.D. told me to stop eating SUGAR, ALL GRAIN and ALL DAIRY. What? That sounded impossible, but I was sick and tired of being sick and tired, so decided to do it. THIS is where preparing many of the...

  • How to make delicious and healthy vegetarian meals in 30 minutes?
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    How to make delicious and healthy vegetarian meals in 30 minutes?

    7 years ago

    I grew tired of the high fat, expensive and unhealthy pizzas available from pizza shops or frozen. Then I discovere flat-bread (we use Flatout brand) and decided to make my own pizza. It is eash, fast, delicious and very healthful. This recicpe...

  • My Favorite Kitchen Gadgets
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    My Favorite Kitchen Gadgets

    9 years ago

    Kitchen gadgets can make cooking tasks faster and more fun. I inherited a few from my great grandmother and still use them, others are brand new and I love using them just as much! Here are some of my favorites: Egg Slicer: I think they still make...

  • Tips For Enjoying Your Later Years
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    Tips For Enjoying Your Later Years

    9 years ago

    I know quite a few people in their eighties and nineties who are very active, healthy and happy. They all seem to have a number of things in common which I believe keeps them that way. 1. HOBBIES OR INTERESTS: Every one of them has interest in a...

  • Tips for Buying A Recliner - Chair
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    Tips for Buying A Recliner - Chair

    9 years ago

    When we first started looking for a recliner for my husband they all looked pretty much the same to me. I wasn't fond of them, but I wanted him to be comfy and our sofa had died a sudden and mysterious death. I think kids jumping on it might have...

  • Yankee Gift Swap Hacks!
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    Yankee Gift Swap Hacks!

    2 years ago

    Surprise friends and co-workers with fun Yankee Gift Swap items!

  • Favorite Family Board Games
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    Favorite Family Board Games

    7 years ago

    Board games are a great way to laugh, learn or spend time with your kids or grandkids. We have four grandchildren and some of the best times we've had were in situations where there was no electricity, such as power failures and camping. Four games...

  • Being A Twenty Something Mother, Thoughts, Advice And Experiences
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    Being A Twenty Something Mother, Thoughts, Advice And Experiences

    9 years ago

    My daughter was born when I was twenty and my son when i was twenty-one. This made for many exhausting days and sleepless nights, but it was one of the best times of my life! My husband worked long hours, six days a week, and both my mother and...

  • How to make perfect infant food at home?
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    How to make perfect infant food at home?

    8 years ago

    When our two babies were born a year apart, we could not afford commercial baby food. I've also always been kind of a 'health nut' and preferred fresh food to pre-prepared. The first thing to do is invest in the highest quality blender you can...

  • What healthy foods can I snack on at night? (Instead of crisps/chips and chocolate!)
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    What healthy foods can I snack on at night? (Instead of crisps/chips and chocolate!)

    2 years ago

    A little planning and purging will help you avoid unhealthy snacks.

  • Holiday Gift Ideas for Men
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    Holiday Gift Ideas for Men

    7 years ago

    GIFTS FOR MEN $25 For some reason the man on my list are always harder to shop for than the kids or women. When I ask my husband or my Dad what they want they always mumble something like, "Aw, I don't need anything." Which may be true, but I tell...

  • Secret Santa Gift Ideas
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    Secret Santa Gift Ideas

    2 years ago

    Gift exchanges can be worrisome, especially when you don't know the person well enough to have a clue what to get them!

  • Tips For Buying A Recliner - Chair
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    Tips For Buying A Recliner - Chair

    9 years ago

    When we first started looking for a recliner for my husband they all looked pretty much the same to me. I wasn't fond of them, but I wanted him to be comfy and our sofa had died a sudden and mysterious death. I think the fact that it was ‘cheap'...

  • How can I heat the body in cold season?
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    How can I heat the body in cold season?

    2 years ago

    Start at the top and work down when trying to keep warm. Head We've all seen people in old movies wearing night caps (not the liquor kind). This is because much of the body's heat escapes through the top of our heads. So, the first step is to...

  • CHEAP CHRISTMAS STOCKING STUFFER CRAFTS
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    CHEAP CHRISTMAS STOCKING STUFFER CRAFTS

    7 years ago

    CHEAP CHRISTMAS STOCKING STUFFER CRAFTS The opening of the Christmas stockings is a big deal in our family. Fun, handmade gifts are always a hit and I enjoy making them. Buy plain switch plates and cover them with printed out photos, pictures from...

  • Tips For Selling Your House
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    Tips For Selling Your House

    9 years ago

    Competition for home buyers is fierce these days and anything you can do to give your home an edge is helpful in selling it.. OUTSIDE: First impressions are very important, so start outside. Patch bare spots in your front lawn, clean out the...

  • How To Choose Indoor Plants For Your Home
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    How To Choose Indoor Plants For Your Home

    2 years ago

    Light, Water and Food!

  • Go Green and Eat Healthy
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    Go Green and Eat Healthy

    9 years ago

    Eating healthy on a limited budget is easier if you plan ahead. 1. Write down seven dinners and incorporate fresh fruits and vegetables into each one. Make a weekly grocery list from these menus. This way you'll be less likely to become...

  • White Elephant Gift Swaps
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    White Elephant Gift Swaps

    9 years ago

    A White Elephant swap is traditionally an American or "Yankee" game. Here is the basic game, however, I've played several variations which I'll explain later. Each person brings a rather useless or odd item, wrapped with the white side of the gift...

  • Findng the Perfect Holiday Gift for Everyone on Your List
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    Findng the Perfect Holiday Gift for Everyone on Your List

    9 years ago

    GIFTS FOR EVERYONE: Finding a gift for everyone without going broke is a tall order. For some folks the list contains only a few people, while for others the list reaches the floor. I worked in an office that had a tradition that I started...

  • Christmas Decorating Tips
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    Christmas Decorating Tips

    9 years ago

    Decorating for the holidays can become routine and rather boring. I try to do a little something different every year. Nothing super dramatic, just a little touch here and there. Wall Art If you have framed prints or paintings on your wall, try...

  • Fly Friendly - Tips for Airplane Passanger Etiquite
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    Fly Friendly - Tips for Airplane Passanger Etiquite

    9 years ago

    Flying is not fun, but you can make it more enjoyable for your fellow passengers and yourself if you follow some rules of common courtesy and etiquette. 1. When in line to board the plane, avoid wearing your combat boots that take a day and a...

  • Shop With Cash and Save Money
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    Shop With Cash and Save Money

    9 years ago

    I rarely carried cash in the past, but lately I find I use it more and more. For instance, yesterday I saved two dollars by paying cash when I filled my gas tank. This may not seem like much, but two dollars a week for a year is a hundred and four...

  • Setting Up A Household Budget
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    Setting Up A Household Budget

    9 years ago

    When I first moved out on my own, a budget became a necessity and helped me avoid disaster and save money for unexpected emergencies. Here are a few tips to help make it a little easier to get started. 1. Make a list of all your expenses; rent,...

  • Money Saving Tips For Single Parents
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    Money Saving Tips For Single Parents

    7 years ago

    Living on a budget isn't easy, especially for a single parent, but there are ways to save money in nearly every area if you know where to look. Food: The best way to save money on food is to plan ahead. My mother-in-law taught me her method and...

  • Stuffed Acorn Squash - Green Veggies - Baked Apples
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    Stuffed Acorn Squash - Green Veggies - Baked Apples

    2 years ago

    Winter squash grows well in our veggie garden, so we end up with about two dozen at the end of the season. We also have vegan friends and family, so I make a similar dish using 'vegan' sausage. Because of this, and because we love Acorn squash, I...

  • Confessions of a Wal-Mart Shopper
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    Confessions of a Wal-Mart Shopper

    9 years ago

    I returned to my home town several years ago to discover it was missing. The family-owned drugstore that had been in business for three generations had a FOR SALE sign in the window. The small department store, where you could order just about...

  • Tips For Buying A Coffee Table
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    Tips For Buying A Coffee Table

    9 years ago

    Coffee tables make living spaces comfortable and add convenience and beauty to any home provided they 'fit' the space and lifestyle of the people who will use it. Size, style, materials, placement, even safety are considerations. SIZE & SHAPE:...

  • Popsicle Stick  Fairy House and other Craft Projects
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    Popsicle Stick Fairy House and other Craft Projects

    2 years ago

    Popsicles sticks are inexpensive (or free if you eat a lot of popsicles) and make excellent craft supplies.

  • Fun, Cheap Crafts for Making Gifts
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    Fun, Cheap Crafts for Making Gifts

    2 years ago

    Fall crafts for kids are great fun and there are many natural and/or free materials available. Bird-feeder wreaths and bird houses made with dried gourds are two of our favorites. BIRD-FEEDER WREATH You might want to take a trip to the country...

  • Preparing Your Child for Their First Visit to the Dentist
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    Preparing Your Child for Their First Visit to the Dentist

    9 years ago

    I was a dental assistant for several years and learned a lot about kids and dentists. There are dentists who specialize in pediatric dentistry and they are very expensive, but they specialize in helping kids who are extremely fearful receive dental...

  • Fast and Yummy Tuna Cassarole
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    Fast and Yummy Tuna Cassarole

    7 years ago

    My Dad made the best tuna casserole I've ever tasted. It's a really simple recipe and I've seen some similar ones, but there was just something about his that makes me want to share it. Prep Time: 20 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients 4 Cups cooked...

  • Finding Art Treasures At Flea Markets
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    Finding Art Treasures At Flea Markets

    9 years ago

    At one time I had a small antique business in an antique mall. I was always on the lookout for finding bargains at garage sales, thrift shops, estate sales and flea markets. Flea markets seemed to have more to offer at affordable when it came to...

  • Save Money and Water on Laundry Day
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    Save Money and Water on Laundry Day

    2 years ago

    One of the first places to start when saving money on laundry day is with your appliances. The new Energy Star will pay for themselves over time. You'll be amazed when you see the drop in your energy bill. I purchase Dr. Bronner's Holistic soap...

  • Storage Ideas For Kid's Clutter
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    Storage Ideas For Kid's Clutter

    2 years ago

    Kick Kids Clutter out of your home!

  • Breakfast Mocha Smoothy
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    Breakfast Mocha Smoothy

    9 years ago

    My doctor suggested that I add more bananas to my diet to increase my potassium intake. I'm not a huge fan of bananas, so experimented with making breakfast smoothies. This is my favorite and hope you enjoy it too! I make coffee ice cubes which are...

  • Travel - Petit Jean State Park,  Arkansas
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    Travel - Petit Jean State Park, Arkansas

    2 years ago

    Another view from one of the hiking trails The view from the deck of our cabin One of the cave paintings that were created thousands of years ago. Hiking through huge rock formations is amazing. Are you looking for a beautiful place to get away...

  • Should You Choose A Pet Sitter or A Kennel When Traveling?
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    Should You Choose A Pet Sitter or A Kennel When Traveling?

    9 years ago

    Choose your pet's caregiver carefully!

  • Family Road Trips - Avoiding the Nightmares
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    Family Road Trips - Avoiding the Nightmares

    9 years ago

    Four Kids, Two Parents, Three Dogs - pack for the road! Are We There Yet? Our Road Trip to a Family Reunion in Arkansas Another Road Trip Got Us to Destin, FL from Michigan A long family road trip to Grandma's can range anywhere from fun to...

  • Budget Decorating
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    Budget Decorating

    7 years ago

    Decorating your home on a budget is fun and easy. Really, it is, I've been doing it for years. I assume when they use the term ‘budget' they're talking little to no money. Billion dollar corporations have budgets. The photos are of items I found...

  • How To Buy Bed Sheets
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    How To Buy Bed Sheets

    9 years ago

    We spend up to a third of our life in bed, so why not make it as comfy as possible? The feel of a soft, smooth, clean sheet against your skin is one of life's true pleasures. It's better to have only two sets of really great sheets than a half-dozen...

  • Herbs a Great Source of Nutrients To Boost Your Food Dollar
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    Herbs a Great Source of Nutrients To Boost Your Food Dollar

    2 years ago

    Basil is one of the most untritious and flavorful herbs and is easy to grow!This is one of my favorite seed companies. High germination and healthy plants. Herbs add extra flavor to foods, but also contain a very high amount of nutrients that can...

  • Substituing Meat with Fish For Nutrition and Budgets!
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    Substituing Meat with Fish For Nutrition and Budgets!

    9 years ago

    Eating healthy can start with baby steps. Several years ago I decided to replace several red meat meals a week with fish, but I wasn't sure which fish to start with. I knew the breaded and fried fish I'd been used to was not the best nutrition...

  • Hiring A Landscaper Designer or Contractor
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    Hiring A Landscaper Designer or Contractor

    9 years ago

    My friend invited me over to see her newly-built home and warned me to wear the tallest, toughest pair of boots I could find. When I saw her yard I under stood. I probably should have worn fisherman's waders. Surrounding her lovely new Victorian...

  • Perennials For Hot Dry Gardens
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    Perennials For Hot Dry Gardens

    2 years ago

    Many of us have them. Those corners in the lawn, spaces between the sidewalk and the street, or strips of dessert along the driveway that never get water and are fried by the sun on a continual basis. You can cover them with rocks, but there are...

  • Anyone have recipes for SOUPS that could be considered a full meal in themselves?
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    Anyone have recipes for SOUPS that could be considered a full meal in themselves?

    9 years ago

    I'm always looking for ways to cook meals that are cheap, easy and healthful. Soups is one of the best ways to do all of these. I cook mine in a 6-quart slow cooker and freeze it in batches of 2-quarts each. I try to include veggies that are in...

  • Webkinz -  Addiction Warning
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    Webkinz - Addiction Warning

    9 years ago

    It started so innocently, like most manias I guess. My husband and I were at a Kite festival, well he was, I was just hanging around. I spied a stuffed Bullfrog on a display. I am not normally a stuffed animal person and my kids and most of my...

  • Gardening Tips - Cheap and Easy!
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    Gardening Tips - Cheap and Easy!

    9 years ago

    Too bad about the tea roses, not being able to reroot, they are my favorites.  Lots of good tips here - thanks. I love gardening so much I've been known to pull weeds at midnight under the light of a full moon. I'm also always looking for a...

  • Easy Perennials For Your Shade Garden
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    Easy Perennials For Your Shade Garden

    2 years ago

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