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    NEW Life for OLD Cookie Sheets!

    by Jillee
    It all started with a sticker. I bought a “new to me” clothes washer last week because my ancient one finally bit the dust. I found it in an online classified ad and brought it home and installed it all by own self because the hubster was half way around the world on a business ...
    • Mary Torres

      How To Clean Cookie Sheets ___Kitchen "Miracle" Cleaner ___Put about 1/4 Cup of Baking Soda in a Small Glass Bowl Squirt in Hydrogen Peroxide Until it Makes a Nice Paste. Then Rub it On the Offending Dirt/Stain/Grease...whatever! Can Use your Fingers... Or Use a Small Sponge

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