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Saturday, September 20, 2008

Vegan Chili 95 cents per Serving: And it's good for you!

I am always looking for a way to feed my boy with out breaking the bank. And if you have a Vegan in your home they will love this recipe.
2Tbs oil
1 onion chopped
2 cloves of garlic
1 can of black beans 15.5 oz
1 can of kidney beans 15 oz
1 can cannellini beans 15 oz
1 can 14.5 oz rotel tomatoes
1 pk of taco seasoning
1 tsp sugar
2 carrots, grated
1/2 cup of water
cilantro and sour cream are a nice touch but optional
Heat oil in your pot over mediun heat.
Add onion and garlic cook 5 minutes, stir in beans and tomatoes.
Add 1/2 cup of water, taco seasoning mix, and sugar:
bring to a boil, reduce the heat to medium -low
cook until the broth thickens about 20 minutes
Now add the grated carrots and if you like some sour cream and cilantro.
This makes four servings.
It will go a little farther if you serve it over crusty rolls of toasted hamburger buns

What are your treasures worth?

We all have family treasures, but we may not know what they are worth.
This site allows you to upload a photo, give them a brief description of the item.
then they get back to you with an appraisal, all for free.
Where did I put the digital camera? I want to know what my stuff is worth.

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I love contest they don't cost you a dime. Some one will win maybe one of us...
Last day to enter is 11-30-08

Quick tip: Save some calories

Football season is here, will your husband be dragging you to the games?

Before you order that 80z bag of over priced peanuts you should know it has 840 calories in it.

The good new is you can get a bag of Cracker Jacks 8oz,
it has only 240 calories .

Stop and purchase them at store, put them in your purse, that way you will save-a-dime and some calories.

Friday, September 19, 2008

Do you know what you can do with Efferdent besides clean your dentures?

Drain in you sink running a little slow? Drop 3 or 4 Efferdent tablets into the clogged drain, fill with water, now just let it sit overnight.
The denture cleaning tablet will loosen caked grease and debris.


Just buy a box of 20 MULE BORAX,and a box of HAMMER SUPER WASHING SODA.
Mix equal parts of of the Borax to the Washing Soda. You should wear rubber gloves
when mixing to protect you lovely hands from the harsh chemicals.
The Borax will help reduce water spots.

Grandma Leona's Cabbage Rolls

My grandma made the best Cabbage Rolls.
Rest her soul, she been gone for awhile. She is deeply missed...
I remember when I was pregnant with my first child, she would make these and a cornmeal dumpling she called naked boys, she made them every time I said I as craving them. I can't tell you how many times that was.
Now that I am a grandma I understand they were the best, because her secert ingredent was a grandma's love.
She added the to every recipe she cooked for her family.
Cabbage Rolls are made with cabbage leaves filled with ground beef and rice, with tomato sauce.
12 cabbage leaves
1 pound ground beef You could use ground turkey
3/4 cup cooked rice
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1 egg
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup milk
1 cans (8 ounces ) tomato sauce
1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
3 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons vinegar
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons cornstarch mixed with 1/4 cup cold water
Drop cabbage leaves into boiling salted water; cover and cook for 3 minutes. Drain well. For filling, combine ground beef, rice, onion, egg, and salt, pepper, and milk. Mix well and divide into 12 portions. Place a portion into the center of each cabbage leaf. Roll leaf around filling; fasten with toothpick. Place in a baking dish. For sauce, combine tomato sauce, tomatoes, sugar, vinegar, and 1/2 cup of water and pour over cabbage rolls. Bake covered in a preheated 350° oven 40 to 45 minutes. Remove rolls and discard toothpicks. Place pan with juices over medium heat or transfer the juices to a saucepan and place over heat; stir cornstarch and water mixture into the sauce; bring to a boil and cook until thickened.
Recipe for cabbage rolls serves 6.

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Who said this?

Ham & eggs.....
A day's work for the chicken, a lifetime commitment for a pig.

A little under the weather : Hope to be back on Friday!

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Love amusement parks? South Carolina , Who Knew

I love amusement parks! I am always looking for a new one to visit. I found this park while surfing the web, think I'll it out check soon.


Take I-77 to SC exit #90 at the North Carolina/South Carolina border. The Park is just 15 minutes south of Uptown Charlotte and 15 minutes north of Rock Hill, SC.

Family Rides
Get soaked together on three different water rides, or take a spin on rides from mild to wild.

Nickelodeon Central
Fun is guaranteed at Nickelodeon Central. Ride, spin, twirl and hug the day away with your favorite characters from your favorite Nickelodeon TV shows!

Live Shows
It's showtime anytime at Carowinds. With live stage productions and plenty of characters, the whole park's a stage.

Boomerang Bay
20 acres of Aussome, flowing fun awaits you in Boomerang Bay water park! Navigate a four-story rafting adventure; plunge through twisting tube slides; climb, spray, splash on a huge, flowing playground; relax in a heated lagoon; brave wild waves or let the world melt away with a float down a ramblin' river! All new for 2008 Bondi Beach!

More than 30 restaurants and snack stands provide a broad dining experience.
Celebrate the "family-friendly" spirit of Halloween with
Every Saturday and Sunday,
October 4-26, Noon - 4 p.m.

Carowinds is decorated with thousands of pumpkins, hay bales, corn stalks and Halloween characters to create a daytime extravaganza of fall festivities for kids and their parents!

Trick-or-treat along with your Nickelodeon friends including SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer in Nickelodeon Central, 2 - 4pm.

Goblin Groan Foam Zone - Have some clean fun in a bubbling foam pit.

Interact with Peter "the Great" talking pumpkin.

Pumpkin Patch - Visit the gorge of gourds and take home a spooktacular keepsake.

Haunted Hay Bale Maze - Weave your way through a twisting path of straw bales and cornstalks, all while dodging a series of dead ends in this brain teasing adventure maze. Families may encounter friendly ghosts and goblins eager to spook guests in the right direction.

Casey's Favorite Pumpkin Bread

October will be here soon.
I can get through the fall with out a slice of pumpkin bread.
Don't turn up your nose, until you try it, I think that's what my momma always said.
4 eggs
3 cups granulated sugar
1 cup peanut oil
1/3 cup water
1 30 oz. can pumpkin pie filling
3 1/2 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 1/2 cups (8 oz.) chopped dates
1 cup chopped roasted peanuts or you can use Walnuts Or Pecans
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour three 9-inch loaf pans. In large bowl, beat eggs slightly. Gradually stir in sugar, oil, water and pumpkin. Add in flour, soda, salt and cinnamon and mix well. Stir in dates and peanuts. Pour 1/3 of batter into each loaf pan. Bake for 1 hour or until bread pulls away from sides of pan. Cool in pans on wire rack for 10 minutes, and remove from pan and cool completely on rack. Makes
3 loaves
If you have any of those mini loaf pans, use them. You will put a smile on your friends faces by sharing a loaf.

Potty Training Time

If you are worried about accidents and want to contain them and are thinking about the Gerber Vinyl Pants - Covers - you may want to consider these. These Gerber All In ONE Waterproof Trainers are designed to CONTAINING THE ACCIDENT. These underwear are 100% cotton on the inside. They have a nice absorbent polyster core and the outer covering is 100% Vinyl. The vinyl is extremely soft and not crinkly or noisy.

Will also work for nap time and may work for night time use.

Gerber All in One Waterproof Trainers come Two per package.

Available in gender neutral white, pink for girl and blue for boys.

Machine wash warm with like colors.
Use only non-chlorine bleach when needed.
Tumble dry low.
Do not iron.

Size small 23 - 28 lbs
medium 29 - 32 lbs
large 32 - 35 lbs

Do you have a toddler? Worry no more about plastic leaching toxins.

Stainless Steel Sippy Cup

This 11 ounce stainless steel sippy cup is one small step in creating a less toxic world for our children. Designed by parents, The "Safe Sippy" cup breaks away from the all-plastic sippy cup designs of the past. From the clean, non-leaching stainless steel cup to the unique safety features to the plastics free of Bisphenol A and pthalates.

LA: Los Angeles company
F: Fair trade
S: Sweatshop-free

PRICE: $15.99

Monday, September 15, 2008


Thanks for sharing this Frank.

Big clumsy pastry bags getting you down? This gadget is great.

Do you love to have your cookies and cupcakes looking like they came from a specialtiy shop? But every time you get out a pastry bag and start to decorate somehow it all goes wrong? Then you have to try this, The decorating pen is shaped like a marker, it give you added control while piping on the frosting.

Cuisipro's Food Decorating Pen makes decorating food and plates as easy as writing with a marker. Simply dip the pen into the sauce bowl, slowly pull back on the plunger to the fill the body, and squeeze the sides to release the sauce. Includes two nozzle heads for varying line thicknesses. Refillable. Holds 0.5 ounces. $9.99
plus shipping.

save-a-dime: Make your on cold packs

All you need to make a cold pack is: A heavy duty zip lock bag, water, and rubbing alcohol. Mix three parts water and one part rubbing alcohol, pour in the bag, zip the bag, and freeze. Use as needed.


Hurt all over? suffering with Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, or maybe you just worked too hard at the gym.
Run a hot bath, add 5 drops each of the essential oils,
eucalyptus and rosemary.
Light a candle, soak for at least 15 minutes in the hot tub.
It won't cure your disease, but it will relax you and help ease your pain.

Sunday, September 14, 2008

save-a-dime at Michaels

click the title of the article it will take to the coupon then just print it out.


Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore.
Dream. Discover"


Do you ever read in the bathtub, and dropped your book in the tub?
Got it a little damp? To prevent the pages from wrinkling as they dry,
Bounty Paper Towels to the rescue. Place a sheet of paper towel between each wet page, then find a heavy book to place on top of you soggy novel. Let it sit over night. The quicker picker upper will absorb the moisture from the pages.

save-a-dime: On Air Freshener for your Car

Most of you probably buy fabric softener sheets for you laundry. Here's another way to use them: Place a sheet under the seat of your car, it will put a clean fresh scent in the air.
Another great tip: If you have a baby car seat, sooner or later, the child's diaper will leak. To clean the stains in the car seat sprinkle some Baking Soda
on a damp ,wipe clean, and air dry. The baking soda will also deodorize the car seat.


Aunt Jemima Syrup
Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Qty or LB.
The quantity needs to be an integer of 1 or greater.
Kellogg's Special K Cereal
Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Qty or LB.
The quantity needs to be an integer of 1 or greater.
Lipton Family Size Tea Bags
Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Qty or LB.
The quantity needs to be an integer of 1 or greater.

Lipton Tea Bags
Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Qty or LB.
The quantity needs to be an integer of 1 or greater.
Mueller's Pasta
Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Qty or LB.
The quantity needs to be an integer of 1 or greater.

Nestlé Butterfinger Miniatures
Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Qty or LB.
The quantity needs to be an integer of 1 or greater.

Newman's Own Pasta Sauce
Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Qty or LB.
The quantity needs to be an integer of 1 or greater.

Northland 100% Juice Blends
Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Qty or LB.
The quantity needs to be an integer of 1 or greater.

Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Snack Crackers
Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Qty or LB.
The quantity needs to be an integer of 1 or greater.

Planters Trail Mix
buy 1 Get 1 FREE Qty or LB.
The quantity needs to be an integer of 1 or greater.

Zatarain's New Orleans Style Mix
Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Qty or LB.
The quantity needs to be an integer of 1 or greater.

Dannon Danimals Drinkable Yogurt
Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Qty or LB.
The quantity needs to be an integer of 1 or greater.

Publix Sour Cream Dip
Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Qty or LB.
The quantity needs to be an integer of 1 or greater.

Frozen Food
Fat Boy or Fat Boy Jr. Ice Cream Sandwich
Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Qty or LB.
The quantity needs to be an integer of 1 or greater.

Fresh Express Salad Blend
Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Qty or LB.
The quantity needs to be an integer of 1 or greater.


Sara Lee Classic White or Honey Wheat Bread Selected Varieties, 20 oz Buy One, Get One Free 09/20/2008
Stouffer's or Lean Cuisine Entrees Selected Varieties, 5-21 oz 5 For $11 09/20/2008 Remove Product
Kroger Dozen Large Eggs 2 For $3 09/20/2008
Oscar Mayer Meat Franks Assorted Varieties, 16 oz 2 For $4 09/20/2008 eProduct Kotex Tampons, Pads or Liners Selected Varieties, 14-64 ct 2 For $5 09/20/2008
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