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  1. Needle Arts
    I came across this looking for something else on the internet. I had to post a link here. Geez Louise! Ask The Audience: The Motherload Of Yarn Envy? Horror? I just can't imagine....
  2. General Chat
    My daughter has taught me how to re-size photos so that I can put larger photos on the forum (I know, I know - how pathetic is it that I need help from a teenager to do - it seems - pretty simple stuff). Anyhow, you will all be bombarded with as many photos as I have time to put on the forum...
  3. Meal planning
    DH and I came to a mutual decision: No more catering to the kids. We have picky eaters and eaters with texture issues. The picky eater issue is slowly disappearing, but the eater with texture issues is going to be around for a really long time. It's a complete tantrum act with the texture...
  4. General Chat
    More and more I was getting the feeling of being cramped in this house. We have SO MUCH STUFF!!!!!! Everywhere you look, we have stuff. The problem is that we cannot really throw any of it away since we got a LOT of it from my mother in law and - in her words - is worth quite a lot of money...
  5. General Chat,2933,396182,00.html Did you guys hear about this??? Darlene...hope the eagle doesn't try to pull something like this out of your creek! It cracks me up...doesn't quite look like a dead raccoon to me, but then what could it be??? Hmmm??? :abduct:
  6. News you can use
    Lenders create a bankruptcy monster The bankruptcy reform law isn't working as advertised -- and lenders, whose loose lending standards contributed to the problem, appear to be abusing the system.
  7. Frugal Living
    Its been a long time since I started my frugal journey. There are a lot of roadblocks (actually I think the road's caved in a few times too). A lot of that is from me because I was doing it by myself. DH didn't put any effort in at all. Its hard to stay frugal when your husband isn't at all...
  8. decoupage to look like leather

    An idea to use to cover any old furniture surface or plywood... rip up paper bags..... crumple up and dip in solution of 1/2 water... 1/2 elmers glue... wring out excess and peice together to cover surface. When dry... can cover with glaze, shoe polish... when complete cover with a coat of polyurath
  9. Creative Cooking
    I know last week I asked what I could do, if I could freeze the monster container, dated by the way nov 21st. Right before my holiday cooking. I have finished it As everyone knows I inventoried my cabinets, freezer and fridge. So I have gotten real creative. Today I made baked potatoe pizza...
  10. Kitchen Basics
    I had an old boyfriend that use to make these for me: they had everything imaginable in them--peanut butter, oatmeal, choc. chips, m&m's. They were fabulous. Anyone have this recipe?:hungry:
  11. Success Stories
    A small but major step on my way to kicking my monkey!!!!!!! :fdance: I have now been over 82 hours without a "sickorette".:fpunch: and the best part is I have not morphed into a complete irrattional, edgey, fire breathing monster. Oh I REALLY, REALLY, REALLY want one but I've never made it this...
  12. Leisure & Media Arts
    Does anyone else get a kick out of these?? Abbot and Costello Meet _____ , Dracula, The WolfMan, etc, etc. I love thes old ones especially because sometimes what seemed scary when the movie was filmed, seems silly now.
  13. Halloween
  14. Laundry
    Attacking the Laundry Monster ...and living to tell about it In many households, laundry is a chore that everyone dreads. It's a never ending circle of drudgery, but the work can be minimized by getting into a routine that you can live with. But how do you decide what will work for you...
  15. Religion
    Dh and I just started attending a new church and they just started a new series this week called "Taming the monster of more"....It teaches biblical principles for living within your means...we are also reading the book "the treasure principle" byRandy Alcorn....So far welike what we are...
  16. Laundry
    Laundry. You sort, you wash, you fold, you blink – and the pile of dirty clothes has grown all over again. Laundry is a fact of life, but approaching the task in an organized way can make it more manageable. Preparation is Half the Battle If you have a large family (or lots of clothes!)...
  17. Education
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