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Homemade Three tier Cupcake Stand (on a budget)

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

I’ve been searching online for something that would tell me how to make a cute, simple cupcake stand from everyday, household items.  Well, I didn’t find one.  Almost all of the DIY’s that I found used pre-made cardboard stands or expensive Styrofoam cake dummies.  So I had to figure it out on my own.  And […]

Go Ahead, Freeze the Avocados

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

Below is the content from a message that was posted in an online Young Women’s group. I love avocados and, of course, any advice on storing food is always welcome. Hope you find these tips helpful for your avocados.
Ever since my husband’s doctor suggested avocados to promote good health, we’ve been on an […]

Things To Do with a Good Biscuit Recipe

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

A biscuit recipe can be used for many last minute meal ideas. If you don’t have a favorite recipe, here is mine: Baking Powder Biscuits
Pigs in a Blanket: Roll out the biscuit dough until it is about a quarter inch thick. Cut the dough into strips and roll them around hot […]

Tips for Getting Good Letters of Recommendation

Monday, March 24th, 2008

Letters of Recommendation are an important component of a Scholarship Portfolio, but getting good letters can sometimes be a challenge. You may be tempted to think that since someone else is writing the letters that there is little you can do to ensure their quality. However, if you do a little work beforehand, you will […]

How to Make and Play with Bean Bags (Even if You’re Too Old)

Monday, March 24th, 2008

In 2005, as Katrina refugees flooded into Houston, my in-law’s ward decided to collect toys for the children staying in the Astrodome. My mother-in-law asked for my help assembling items to donate. We tried to think of toys that were versatile and easy to store, something that would entertain the kids and that they could […]

How To Put Together a Scholarship Portfolio

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

If you’re in high school looking at going to college you are probably familiar with several facts. First, that there are numerous advantages to obtaining a college education. Second, that college tuition and fees are steadily increasing at rates that far outstrip inflation. Third, that there are many opportunities for scholarships, some […]

How To Get Dried Blood Out of Clothing

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

Ok, it sounds gross and it really is gross, but as girls we all know that we have to deal with blood a lot more than we would like to. Whether it is from a sister’s loose tooth or a nephew’s cut head, chances are if there is blood, it’s going to get on […]