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  1. Baking Breads
    My family loves white bread (dislikes wheat bread) and wondering if I can get my homemade bread a little more airy like instead of a more dense bread..I'm wondering if I can use the VWG in my white bread flour instead of the whole wheat flour? TIA..
  2. General Chat
    Current Melt Value Of Coins - How Much Is Your Coin Worth? Most of you probably know that we used to mint coins in valuable metals. Eventually those metals were phased out and now the metal value of our coins is less than the denomination. As an example, the Washington quarter used to be made...
  3. Health and beauty
    Was doing some research due to weight loss and found this.... thought maybe some other people would find it interesting.... It is about food to not eat with certain thyroid issues.......and from past postings know there are a few here. 3 Ways to Boost Thyroid Function | The Dr. Oz Show I...
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    Dh & I were talking about fertilizer for the garden and would like more info on your clover you plant in the fall, we are thinking about trying it, we are in zone 5 so thought maybe it would help here. Thanks!
  5. General Chat
    Something really weird came in the mail today . It was a pharmacy card that would give me 75% off of my medications no matter where I used it. Imagine the shock as I read the personal note telling me all about it & it could be used for my thyroid medicine.That is private info as to what...
  6. Homesteading and gardening
    I have recently become 'hooked' on the Nalleys' Elite Cukes.........and would like to grow my own. They are a nice TINY little cucumber. Would love to pickle some. Has anyone seen these seeds? Have you tried them? If you have tried them,......which one?.......what sort of luck did you...
  7. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Last year or tax value went up 33K. I thought it honestly was close to the fair value as we had gotten away without a change in years. The state I live in didn't think our townships tax accessor was taxing our township values fairly so every home in our township redone this summer. This is the...
  8. Debt Reduction & Money Management
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  9. General Chat
    This site has been flying all over the net. Scary pretty much but has a ton of info wrong... I wish I had a house worth a million... lol It knows my dh's sign but no pics pull up but it has our home address and the right phone number.....gah... Searched it on my name and it came up the same...
  10. Baking Breads
    I have a bread machine and every time I make bread the crust comes out very hard the inside is soft what am I doing wrong and what can I do to fix this. TIA Scooby
  11. General Chat
    read more: http://green.yahoo.com/blog/daily_green_news/280/nine-food-label-lies.html
  12. General Chat
    Hello eveyone, I havent posted in a while, some of you may remember me from previous posts. Well, we made it to Maine! Moved from Florida and BAM! got hit with snow the first week we were here! So much for the mild maine winters last few years! LOL!! I love it! Can someone help me understand...
  13. Pacific Northwest Pals
    The 4th grade at my son's school is doing a tour the US project and he got Idaho. He is supposed to make a poster about Idaho, bring in some visuals such as crops (easy- potatoes) He is also supposed to make a traditional recipe that the other students can sample... so what is a traditional...
  14. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    Hi all, I've been lurking here for a couple of months:purpcat:, never posting, but I must say thank you to all who do!! I've learned so much and feel like I'm getting my food stash to where I want it now. Again, thank you:thanx: Now for my question about dehydrating baby carrots- do you blanch...
  15. Health and beauty
    I have never been so scared in my life, last thurs I was workong in the yard. I got light headed so went inside, to take it easy. The light headedness continued alittle through the evening. At 5:00am I got up to make a bathroom run, I couldn't stand up. The room, me everything was spinning. I...
  16. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Mornin Ya'll. Since dh and I have come together to attack the evil pile of bills stacked a mile high on the table, I need some info. Dh has multiple bills from places like Nortland collections and card services, etc. Obviously debt not from original creditors, and OLD debt. He doesnt know who...
  17. Just Tips
    And if you do the pdf there isn't even any postage! http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/results.tpl?id1=18&startat=1&--woSECTIONSdatarq=18&--SECTIONSword=ww
  18. Third Agers
    [/SIZE][/FONT] I am very interested in frugal living and this site but there are a lot of things that puzzle me. Like all the stuff on the left of the screen--how do I find out what there are? Like the challenges, and juju and other mysterious things. Seems like I will not be able to really...
  19. General Chat
    I don't remember which TV show it was, but it was a consumer show in Holland. They did a load of tests on the various leading brands of laundry liquid and also on the lesser known brands of Lidl, Aldi etc. The brand that came out as best was the own name of Lidl. It was the cheapest and the...
  20. Homesteading and gardening
    I just called the zoning dept today and found out we can have up to 20 chickens as long as they within 2' of anyone elses property and they are enclosed in a coop. DH already informed me that he will build a coop but will not help with the cleaning/feeding of them. DH and SIL keep telling me...
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