Monthly Archive: February 2013

Feb 28

Margarita Cupcakes With Tequila-Lime Buttercream Frosting Recipe

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Traceys Culinary Adventures blog shares this boozy cupcake recipe for adults who like to try new and adventurous dessert recipes. I think these would be a big hit to take to a summer barbecue to share with friends. You could make one batch non alcoholic and the other batch as the recipe describes.

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Feb 28

Candied Kumquat Tiramisu

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Kumquats are in season and I found a good buy on some so I was scouting around for a recipe to make something new and special with them.  I have read that in China they preserve them in sugar or salt and they will be good for years, I guess they are not really ready …

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Feb 28

How to Survive in Emergency Situations

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Being in an emergency situation has a great potential to throw you into a panic, and you might not know what to do at that moment. Fortunately, by following these tips, you will be able to survive in an emergency situation. Have a Plan Some people will be lucky enough to never experience an emergency …

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Feb 28

5 Tips on How to Grow Melons In Your Garden

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Organic Gardening shares some great tips for growing melons in your garden from seedlings all the way to harvest. There are tips I never heard of before but once I read it it seems like common sense and had me asking myself  ” why did I never think of that “.

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Feb 28

DIY Solar Battery Charger – Maximizing Your Solar Power Output

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This is pretty cool, a charger to make yourself that can charge rechargeable batteries. Riverwalkers page has a ton of good info , every time I visit I find something cool.  In this diy project he took a few inexpensive parts and made a cool solar battery charger.

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Feb 28

How to Detox Your Home Naturally, 7 Ways

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Detox you home with helpful ideas from  BkCreative. She gives us over 5 ideas for ways to detox your enviroment. We keep our homes closed up most of the year so I like this for cleaning the air. I bought one of the salt lamps a few weeks ago and it really does seem to …

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Feb 28

25 Alternative Uses For Olive Oil Around The House

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Great article on the uses of olive oil. Faceless39 has put together a really nice list of uses from health and beauty to household uses. http://faceless39.hubpages.com/hub/Amazing-Uses-For-Olive-Oil  

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