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Slice the foam in half, wreath will lay better against the door and bonus! - now you can make 2 wreaths. Smart!

50 great household hints- seriously the BEST tips I've ever read! #11. Burned a pot of rice? Just place a piece of white bread on top of the rice for 5-10 minutes to draw out the burned flavor. Be careful not to scrape the burned pieces off of the bottom of the pan when serving the rice. #17. To keep potatoes from budding in the bag, put an apple in with them.

Bounce- 1. It will chase ants away when you lay a sheet near them. It also repels mice. 2. Spread sheets around foundation areas, or in trailers, or cars that are sitting and it keeps mice from entering your vehicle. 3. It takes the odor out of books and photo albums that don't get opened too often. 4. It repels mosquitoes. Tie a sheet of Bounce through a belt loop when outdoors during mosquito season. 5. Eliminate static electricity from your television (or computer) screen. 6. Since...

Take your bananas apart when you get home from the store. If you leave them connected at the stem, they ripen faster.. I didn't know that! Store your opened chunks of cheese in aluminum foil. It will stay fresh much longer and not mold! Peppers with 3 bumps on the bottom are sweeter and better for eating. Peppers with 4 bumps on the bottom are firmer and better for cooking. Add a teaspoon of water when frying ground beef. It will help pull the grease away from the meat while co...

Emergency Ingredient Substitutions for Baking- Allspice, Baking Powder, Bread Crumbs, Butter, Buttermilk, Cream/Half & Half, Cocoa, Condensed Milk, Cornstarch, Egg, Flour (All-Purpose), Powdered Sugar, Sugar, Whole Milk, Plain Yogurt

Freeze overripe bananas until you have enough to make a loaf of this banana bread! Put bananas in a Ziploc bag - peel and all - and thaw when you're ready to use! They stay good for up to 3 months.

Tomato Paste Saver: Most recipes call for only a small portion of tomato paste -- you use a tablespoon or two, and the rest invariably goes to waste. To save the remainder: Carefully open both ends of the can with a can opener. Remove one metal end, and discard it. Leave the other in place. Wrap the entire can in plastic wrap, and freeze overnight. The next day, use the metal end to push the frozen paste out the open end. Discard can, tightly rewrap unused portion, and store in freezer up to ...