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Monday, July 28, 2008

Halloween apron

This is the apron i made for my Swap parter marcel thought might like to see it.
She took a better picture of it please look at her great blog:

Hello everyone,
thank you for dropping by and starting your week with me.

Quote By~Albert Einstein
"If we knew what it was we were doing,
it would not be called research, would it?"

Its a fact:
The first account of serving ground meat patties on buns - taking on the look of the hamburger as we know it today - took place in 1904 at the St. Louis World Fair. But it was many years later, in 1921, that an enterprising cook from Wichita, Kansas, Walt Anderson.
Sausage is one of the oldest forms of processed food,
having been mentioned in Homer's Odyssey in the 9th century BC.
Fowers in the world,
the smallest is the duckweed, which can only be seen with a microscope.
flowering shrub called the creosote bush, found in the Mojave Desert. It is 15 metres (50 ft) in diameter. It is estimated that it started from a seed nearly 12,000 years ago. During its lifetime the last major period of glaciation in North America came to an end, the wheel and writing were invented, and the great Egyptian and Mayan pyramids were built. The shrub is still living.
Mammals are the only animals with flaps around the ears.

Free sample
KOTEX Pads, Liners and Tampons
10 Uses for Used coffee grounds
1.Deodorizer. Dry them out on a cookie sheet and then put them in a bowl in your refrigerator or freezer, or rub them on your hands to get rid of food prep smells.
2.Plant food. Plants such as rosebushes, azaleas, rhododendrons, evergreen and camellias that prefer acidic soils will appreciate the leftovers from your morning cup. Also, grounds can add nutrients to your compost bin.
3.Insect repellant. Sprinkle old grounds around places you don’t want ants, or on the ant piles themselves. The little buggers will move on or stay away. Used grounds are also said to repel snails and slugs.
4.Dye. By steeping grounds in hot water, you can make brown dye for fabric, paper and even Easter eggs.
5.Furniture scratch cover-up. Steep grounds and apply a bit of the liquid to furniture scratches with a Q-tip.
6.Cleaning product. As they’re slightly abrasive, grounds can be used as a scouring agent for greasy and grimy stain-resistant objects.
7.Kitty repellent. To keep kitty from using the garden as her personal powder room, sprinkle grounds mixed with orange peels around your plants.
8.Flea dip. Follow up Fido’s shampoo with a coffee ground rub down, working them down to his skin. Not only are the fleas suppose to vamoose, but puppy’s hair will feel soft too.
9.Dust inhibitor. Before you clean out the fireplace, toss wet coffee grounds over the ashes to keep the ash dust under control.
10.Cellulite reducer. Mix 1/4 cup warm, used coffee grounds and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. While standing over an old towel or newspaper, apply the mixture to your "problem areas". Next, wrap the areas with shrink wrap and leave on for several minutes. Unwind the wrap, brush loose grounds off your skin and then shower with warm water. For best results, it is recommended to repeat this procedure twice a week. A little weird to be sure, but as high priced cellulite creams have coffee in them, it just might work.

Dry Ranch Dressing
15 saltines, finely crushed
2 cups minced parsley flakes, crushed
1/2 cup instant minced onion
2 tablespoons dry dill weed
1/4 cup onion salt
1/4 cup garlic salt
1/4 cup onion powder
1/4 cup garlic powder

To make salad dressing
1 tablespoon ranch dressing mix
1 cup mayonnaise
1 cup buttermilk

Granma's Salad dressing
1 cup vegetable oil
3/4 cup white wine vinegar
1 cup white sugar
1/2 cup ketchup
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 onion, chopped
Prepare dressing in a large jar with a tight fitting lid. Add the oil, vinegar, sugar, ketchup, salt, Worcestershire sauce and onion. Shake until the sugar is dissolved. Refrigerate and shake well before using.

Crafts and Tutorials
How to make an upside down tomato planter

How to start a garden tutorial( great idea for kids)

Make your own large Spool stand

Free crochet lace vase pattern

How to crochet with fabric tutorial

Bath mat oval rug

The match book album

Transform any 3 ring binder into a scrapbook

Neck tie school bag

How To Make Stunning Canvas Photos
making a canvas photo tutorial
Have a great monday!


Rosemary said...

Your Halloween apron turned out so cute. Your swap partner is going to love it.
Thanks for all the recipes and websites, as usual!!
Have a wonderful week,

Ginger said...

hugs rosemary, So good to hear from you.So happy you like the recipes. She loved her apron i loved my from her too.Like you she very sweet person and i was very blessed to get to know both of you.
Right now getting goodies for tues to post you take care my dear freind!
hugs ginger

HDMac said...

What great ideas for coffee grounds! I would love to try that trick for my dog but he is a Golden Retriever and wonder how that would work with all that long hair! but just may give it a try just to find out! lol