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Thursday, July 9, 2009

Ninja Tacks

Ninja Tacks
Ninja Tacks are thumbtacks designed to give the illusion that throwing stars are embedded in a surface.
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Quotes By~Cicero
“Every man can tell how many goats or sheep he possesses, but not how many friends.”

Groucho Marx was the oldest Academy Award winner - in 1973 he received a Honorary Award at the age of 83.
In 1925 a giant sequoia located in California's Kings Canyon National Park was named the nation's national Christmas tree. The tree is over 300 feet in height. In Pacific Grove there is a law on the books establishing a $500 fine for molesting butterflies.
In 1927, Edwin E. Perkins of Hastings invented the powered soft drink Kool-Aid.
Nebraska has more miles of river than any other state.
Stained Tub
Combine equal amounts of cream of tartar and baking soda with enough lemon juice to make a paste. Rub the mixture into the stain with your fingers or a soft cloth. Let sit for a half hour, then rinse well with water.
Hard-to-Remove Light Bulb
Press the center of a foot-long strip of duct tape onto the middle of the bulb. Fold each loose end in half so it sticks onto itself. Gripping each end between your thumb and index finger, give a counterclockwise twist to loosen the bulb.

Avocado Orange Salad
1 medium head Bibb lettuce1 small cucumber
1 avocado
11 ounce can mandarin oranges
2 Tablespoons diced green onionDressing:
½ teaspoon grated orange zest
¼ cup orange juice
½ cup salad oil
2 Tablespoons sugar
2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
¼ teaspoon salt
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
Tear lettuce into small pieces, slice cucumber thin, slice avocado. Toss all of salad ingredients together, or arrange on 4 salad plates. Combine all of the dressing ingredients in a blender and blend. Pour dressing over salad and toss.
Serves 4

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Stay Crafty !
Have a blessed day and remember to be a blessing !

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