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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Fall be here soon!

What will you be wearing this fall ?

Quote by~Marlies Cohen
"Look at the world through the eyes of your children."

1693, the postage rate of a letter was determined by how much light went through the letter. The less the light went through the letter the more expensive the rate would be. This technique was referred to as candling. The "Star Spangled Banner" did not become a national anthem until 1931. It was designated by an Act of Congress. First hot air balloon flight traveled for 5.5 miles over Paris and lasted for 23 minutes.The first subway system in America was built in Boston, Massachusetts in 1897. Before 1883, the three-cent U.S. stamp was also used for advertising. The advertisment was located on the back of the stamp for various products.

Add a cup of peroxide, instead of bleach, to a load of whites in your laundry to whiten them. If there is blood on the clothing, pour it directly onto the soiled spot, let it sit for a minute, then rub it and rinse with cold water. Repeat as necessary.

Beef & Broccoli stir fry
2 cups MINUTE® Brown Rice, uncooked
1 lb. beef flank steak, cut into strips
2 tsps. cornstarch
1/4 cup orange juice
1 tsp. ground ginger
1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1 pkg. (10 ounces) frozen broccoli florets, thawed
1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce

PREPARE rice according to package directions.PLACE steak strips in medium bowl. Sprinkle with cornstarch; toss to coat. Add orange juice and ginger; stir until well blended. HEAT oil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add steak mixture; stir-fry 4 to 5 minutes or until steak is cooked through. Reduce heat to medium-low. ADD broccoli, water chestnuts and soy sauce; mix well. Cover; simmer 5 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently. Serve over rice

1 comment:

Lisa & Gerald said...

Hey girl friend..I don't wanna hear its going to be fall soon..I know the tree's are slowly changing colours..The days are getting shorter..It's even getting cool at night...Oh Im going to run and cry...We missed out on our summer...lots of rain..damp days..Yuck....lots of wind..Our Aug. weather was nice..But still lots of rain....and cold days..with few days Hot..Oh but I enjoyed the hot days....
Enojy the rest of the summer girl friend..... Hugs......