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Dish: Easter Chick Cupcakes

    Easter Chick Cupcakes 36 Spring Oreo or Oreo Double Stuf Delicious Chocolate Sandwich Cookies 1 (18.25 ounce) box yellow cake mix, batter ready according to package instructions 1 (16 ounce) can ready vanilla icing Designer icing or gel, diverse shades Split cookies, leaving loading on 1 side of each cookie. (You will certainly have 24 split cookies as well as 48 quartered split cookie items, all with loading on one side.). Fold cut cookie items right into ready cake batter. Spoon batter right into 24 paper-lined (2 1/2- inch) muffin-pan mugs. Bake cupcakes according to package instructions or up …

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Lumber from Old Barns

What to do with old barns: recouped lumber market is increasing The recouped lumber market has in fact been around taking into consideration that the 1980s. The field started to obtain power in the extremely early 1990s, when deconstruction wound up being a lot more cost effective choice than demolition. Much of the prime retrieved wood marketed today return to the 1800s, brought back from barns in the Midwest in addition to the East Coast. These sort of barns contain article barns, cigarette barns, threshing sheds, small sheds, as well as likewise stables. Today, a great deal of these barns …

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Reviving Old Barns

Last Barn Standing: The Art of Reviving as well as Preserving Old Barns A specialist on fixing and also reconstruction of barns as well as various other ranch structures overviews you with examining and also carrying out the job to maintain them seem. Many farmers develop brand-new barns, yet some are fortunate adequate to get or acquire residential property with old barns in position. Their difficulty ends up being just how to maintain these old barns from dropping. Thankfully for this team, John Porter understands his means around old barns. Maturing, Porter invested even more time in his household’s 170-year-old …

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The Wild West Is Corralled On PBS

The Wild West Is Corralled On PBS Saddle up, partners. There’s good news for anyone who likes to explore the heroes and the hardships of the Old (and not so old) West. PBS presents a series of programs that explore life on the American frontier, as well as the legends and lore that persist today. • In April, PBS presents “Show Cattle,” a new documentary that takes viewers behind the scenes of the Fryeburg Fair-New England’s biggest and most prestigious show cattle competition. Held annually in October, the fair signals a time when cattle lovers gather to bathe, groom, clip …

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Valentine’s Day Cards

Valentine’s Day Cards Valentine’s Day is celebrated every year on February the 14th. This day is celebrated to express love. For lovers it is the most important day as they can express their deepest feelings to their loved ones. On Valentine’s Day we honor all those people who we love the most. Love is the most beautiful feeling in which our heart does the talking. To express this beautiful feeling millions and millions are spent on cards, flowers, gifts and candies every year. The best way to express the impact of love is the Valentine Card. The Valentine Cards are …

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How to Make Homemade Ice Cream (Without an Ice Cream Maker!)

How to Make Homemade Ice Cream (Without an Ice Cream Maker!) 2 eggs 3/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 cup milk 1 pint heavy whipping cream pinch of salt 2 teaspoons vanilla Using an electric mixer, beat the eggs for several minutes until thick and lemon colored. Add 1 cup of milk and blend into the eggs. Mix sugar and cornstarch in a large saucepan. Add egg/milk mixture to the sugar and cornstarch. Cook until thick (about 5 minutes) stirring constantly. Allow the custard mixture to cool to room temperature. When the custard is cool, put into a freezer-safe …

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Discounted Wholesale Jewelry Is Very Affordable

Discounted Wholesale Jewelry Is Very Affordable There are many discounted wholesale jewelry manufacturers that make buying and selling jewelry a very affordable venture. Some people select wholesale jewelry because it has a larger off-brand selection of jewrlry that is normally not sold in department stores or any other retailer. The packaging of discounted wholesale jewelry gives people a better opportunity to use their sales savvy to market a variety of jewelry products. Some of the discounted wholesale jewelry is fine jewelry selections made from precious metals like 14K Gold or sterling silver. There are many foreign countries who manufacture these …

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A Short History Of Cats

A Short History Of Cats It seems strange that there was ever a time when cats were not a part of our lives. It’s been less that 10,000 years since cats swaggered into our lives. Hardly an eye blink in the grand sweep of life on this planet. Why were cats so late to join our team? The simple answer is they didn’t need us to survive. Cats were surviving just fine on their own. Then, people invented agriculture. Agriculture resulted in large scale storage of grains which attracted the usual and well know group of freeloaders, mice and rats. …

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Simple Peeps Cupcakes

  INGREDIENTS 1 box Cake Mix 3 Eggs 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil 1/2 cup softened Butter 2 tbsp Milk 2 cup Powdered Sugar Food Coloring Peeps Chicks or Bunnies DIRECTIONS Bake cupcakes according to box directions. Transfer to wire racks to cool. Cream butter in a medium bowl Slowly add in the powdered sugar, and milk as needed, until everything is incorporated and frosting is right consistency. Divide into equal size batches of the number of colors desired and add several drops of color to each. Transfer icing to piping bag or to a zippered bag and clip corner. Pipe …

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Flowers For U

Flowers For U There are many times when flowers are the perfect gift. There are specific occasions when flowers add just the right touch. Flowers are also used for decorating at weddings, receptions and parties.                Who doesn’t like to receive flowers? Unless you have an allergy, flowers are one of the favorite gifts to give and receive. There are birthday flowers, anniversary flowers, get well flowers, I’m sorry flowers, and new baby flowers. You can send flowers to remember special dates, to celebrate new homes and to wish people well with a new …

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Recipe: ooey gooey stuffed cupcakes

Ooey-Gooey Stuffed Cupcakes 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup sifted cocoa powder (for chocolate cupcakes) 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 large egg, cracked into a small cup or saucer 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup hot water Ooey-Gooey Filling 6 ounces cream cheese 1/4 cup granulated sugar 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate chips 1/4 cup flaked sweetened coconut Chocolate Sauce (recipe follow) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line 1 (12-cup) muffin tin with 12 paper muffin-tin liners and place 4 paper …

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Keep moving with time – Contemporary home decor

Keep moving with time – Contemporary home decor Contemporary home decor means updating the interiors of your house with the fashion and trend in vogue worldwide. It is a very important component of house keeping for many reasons. Contemporary home decor reflects your taste, attitude, aesthetic sense and the value you attach to it and your appreciation for good house keeping. It is generally regarded that people generate opinions about a personality by assessing his / her likes and dislikes for contemporary home decor . It is very use to adopt the standards of contemporary home decor. There are multiple …

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Butterscotch/Chocolate Delight Recipe

      1/2 C. cold butter 1 C. all-purpose flour 1 C. finely chopped walnuts 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened 1 C. confectioners’ sugar 1 carton (8 oz.) frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided 3 1/2 C. cold milk 2 packages (3.5 oz. each) instant butterscotch or chocolate pudding mix 1/2 C. coarsely chopped walnuts In a bowl, cut in butter into flour; stir in the finely chopped walnuts  Press into greased 13″ x 9″ baking dish.  Bake at 350 for 20 minutes or until golden brown.  Cool on a wire rack. In a large bowl, beat cream …

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Shiba Inus

  No, It’s not a fox If you own a Shiba, then you know how often strangers on the street remark on the just how much your dog looks like a fox. Walking my daughter’s Shiba’s I have had people stop me asking if i’m walking a fox. Shiba Inus aren’t very big, their about 15 inches at the shoulder and weighing between 17 and 23 pounds. They are very musculary, barrel-chested and have a glossy overcoat and a thick undercoat that keeps them plenty warm in cooler weather.  Shedding. Oh, boy do they shed. Most dogs shed—which is normal. …

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Crab Pasta Salad

1 pkg. Imitation Crab 1/4 C.Onion and 1/4 C. Celery: Diced 1 T. Lemon Juice (Oppt.) 2 C. cooked Pasta (your choice) 1 t. Honey Mustard Miracle Whip Salt & Pepper to taste Cook Pasta and drain; Cut Crab into small pieces; add onion and celery; mix in Lemon Juice, Honey Mustard and Miracle Whip til creamy. Chill a couple hours in fridge. I made this up, my daughter loves pasta and crab so it turns out differently ever time but is always great and a big hit at family get togethers. Enjoy and take care!!  

Wedding/Shower/Graduation Mints

2 oz. Cream Cheese 1 2/3 C. Powdered Sugar 1/4 tsp. Vanilla 2 drops Food Coloring (your choice) Granulated Sugar Molds of your choice Mash Cream Cheese; Add Vanilla and Food Coloring; Mix in Powdered Sugar; Knead with hands until consistancy of pie crust.  Roll into marble size balls; dip in granulated sugar; press sugar side into candy molds and unmold on wax or parchment paper. Makes about 25 roses and 25 leaves or whatever molds you choose. These are great for any occasion Enjoy and take care!    

No Fail Piecrust

3 C. Flour 1 tsp. Salt 1 C. Lard or Crisco 1 Egg beaten 1 tsp. Vinegar 5 to 8 T. Water With a pastry cutter, cut in Lard of Crisco flour and salt until crumbly.  Add rest of ingredients.  Do not overmix . If it seems to dry add a little water til it holds together.  Refrigerate 1 hour. Divide dough in 1/2 and roll out on floured board. If it tears you can patch with a little water on your finger. Enjoy!

Artichoke Dip

1 can Artichoke Hearts; plain and drained; cut up 1 C. Helman’s  Maynnaise 1 C. shredded Parmesan Cheese 1 1/2 C. (8 oz.) shredded Mozzarella Cheese 1 tsp. Garlic Powder Paprika Mix all above ingredients together except for Paprika.  Spread in shallow baking dish. Sprinkle with Paprika. Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.  Serve warm with crackers.  Serves 6 and enjoy! Family favorite.    

Cherry Mash Candy

2 C. sugar 12 large marshmallows 1 can Eagle Brand Milk, Boil all to soft ball stage, stirring constantly Stir in 12 oz. Cherry Chips, Put in a 9 x 12 pan, butter bottom and sides of pan. Melt 12 oz. Chocolate Chips, 3/4 C. Peanut Butter and 1/2 or 3/4 C. Dry Roasted Peanuts,  Spread over Cherry mixture. Great anytime but a favorite at Christmas time. Sure to be a big hit. Enjoy and take care!          

Stickey Rolls

Dough: 1 C. water                                                             2 tbsp. butter or oleo 3 C. Flour for bread machine 1/4 C. sugar 1 tsp. salt 2 1/2 tsp. active yeast Mixture for rolling dough: Approx. 1/4 C. melted butter or oleo Combine 3/4 C. white sugar 1 Tbsp. cinnamon in another bowl Mixture for bottom of pan combine the below: 1 1/2 Tbsp. melted butter 1 1/2 Tbsp. brown sugar 1/4 C. Karo white syrup …

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Frosted Pumpkin Bars

4 eggs, beaten 2 tsp. cinnamon 1 C. salad oil 1 tsp. baking soda 2 C. sugar 1 tsp. baking powder 1 C. pumpkin 2 C. flour 1/2 tsp. salt Cream eggs and sugar; add oil and pumpkin.  Add dry ingredients.  Spread in a greased and floured cookie sheet (16×12).  Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes.  Cool; then frost. Frosting: 3oz. cream cheese, softened 1 tsp. vanilla 6 Tbsp. butter or oleo, softened 1 tsp. milk (more if needed) 3/4 lb. powered sugar This makes a big batch perfect for family get togethers, potlucks, office parties, bake sales.  Their a …

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Baking Experience

Love to bake anytime, the way the ingreidents fill the kitchen with all the different smells.  First and foremost I pick  a receipe either an old favorite or trying something new.  Then I  make sure I have all the ingredents by setting the ingreidents out close to my work area as not to forget to put them in, lets face it if you would forget to put in the baking soda for the rising effect, the outcome would not be good and all your hard work is wasted.  This process is well worth it.  Now you can enjoy with family …

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