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Flip-Down Breakfast Toaster

The Nostalgia Electrics Flip-Down Breakfast Toaster is a fun and convenient way to make a variety of quick and delicious meals. The unit has two slots for toasting bread, buns, bagels and more. Grill pancakes, sausages, patties, or eggs on the flip down griddle while your bread is toasting. With the Nostalgia Electrics Flip-Down Breakfast Toaster, simple meals are ready in minutes! Two slice toaster and mini griddle in one - makes breakfast fast & convenient

10 Quick Health Tips

10 Quick Health Tips...Health is most important part of our life and keep heath organised in beautiful way you just need to know these 10 quick heath tips.

1. Drink water throughout the day. Most of us don’t get the amount of water we should. There are so many health benefits to drinking water. One important fact that many people do not know is, water speeds up your metabolism which helps you burn fat throughout the day. Men should consume 4 litres and women should consume 2 litres of water per day.

2. Steam your Vegetables. Most of the nutrients are lost in the water when you boil vegetables. Steam them whenever you can. If you have a chance to throw them on the BBQ, that is also a better choice.

3. Don’t skip breakfast. Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day. We are doing exactly what the name says, breaking a fast. Our metabolism comes to a screeching halt without having food in our bodies for 6-8 hours, depending on how long you sleep. The first thing you should do wh…

45 Uses For Lemons!

Most people are familiar with the traditional uses for lemons to soothe sore throats and add some citrus flavor to our foods. However the diversity of applications for lemons far exceeds general knowledge and once you read the following list, you’ll likely want to stock at least a few lemons in your kitchen 24-7.
1. Freshen the Fridge
Remove refrigerator odors with ease. Dab lemon juice on a cotton ball or sponge and leave it in the fridge for several hours. Make sure to toss out any malodorous items that might be causing the bad smell.
2. High Blood Pressure
Lemon contains potassium which controls high blood pressure and reduces the effect of nausea and dizziness.
3. Prevent Cauliflower From Turning Brown
Cauliflower tend to turn brown with even the slightest cooking. You can make sure the white vegetables stay white by squeezing a teaspoon of fresh lemon juice on them before heating.
4. Mental Health
Lemon water can also prep up your mood and relieve you from depression and stress. Long dis…


Has anyone made this yet? If so, was it as yummy as it looks? This look Amazingly delicious and easy to try it at home just need litle bit of time but its worth to try it.I tried it last night and it was supper yummy and outstanding

So here we go! Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 12-cup bundt pan with cooking spray and set aside.  In a medium bowl, combine: 2/3 cup dark brown sugar 2/3 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon cinnamon Set aside. Cut 20 cubes into an 8-ounce block of cream cheese. Slice 10 discs of dough from each of two 12-ounce tubes of refrigerated flaky buttermilk biscuits. You will have 20 total dough discs. Set the discs on a flat surface and place one cube of cream cheese into the center of each piece of dough.  
Wrap the edges of the dough up and around each cube of cream cheese. Melt 3/4 cup of butter in a small bowl in the microwave. Set aside. Place 10 of the dough-wrapped cream cheese cubes, cheese-side-up, into the bottom of the prepared pan.  Top with half of the …

10 Simple Kitchen Tips

Learning to cook is important, but can be intimidating if you’ve never done more than boil water, open cans and zap frozen entrees. Navigating the kitchen is much easier if you know a few simple tricks that seasoned chefs take for granted.

1.Use tongs to cooking pretty much everything

Spatulas are awesome for anything that needs to be flipped or scraped, like eggs and pancakes. For everything else, tongs are the way to go. They’re much more nimble and less awkward to use, and you’ll find far fewer things jumping from your pan onto the floor. If you have non-stick cookware, be sure to use tongs with nylon tips. And always go for the 12-inchers.

2. Store everything in tupperware

As much as I’d like to be the kind of person who trims their herbs, puts them in an vase then wraps them in a damp paper towel so they last a week, I’m way too lazy for that. The good news though is that tupperware keeps almost everything fresh for much longer than your crisper, including berries, salad greens and p…

Make A Hanging Gutter Garden

Why Bother with a Gutter Garden? Gutter gardens are a great way to take advantage of the vertical spaces around your home to grow flowers, edibles and create a stylish space divider or privacy screen without spending too much money.

Materials 1 – 8′ PVC white rain gutter cut into 3 32″ sections 6 – PVC white gutter end caps 2 – 1/8″diameter steel cables cut to desired length 6 – Feeney Cross Clamps (see image below) 6 – 1/8″ diameter Feeney steel rods 2 – Galvanized eye hooks Potting soil and Plants
Tools Cordless Drill with drill bit set Hand saw or hack saw T-square or straight edge Tape measure Permanent marker Level Eye protection 1. Determine the center of your gutters and draw a reference line (otherwise your gutter won’t hang right).
2. Mark and drill the holes for the steel cable rods. Find a drill bit the same diameter as the cable to minimize the wiggle room.
3. Space drill holes a few sizes larger to make sure you get good drainage (plant roots hate sitting in water for long periods of time).


DIY - Old Fashioned Tire Swing

What's more fun than a tire swing? My kids and my grandkids love them. If you have a large enough tree on your property here is the project for you.
Materials List:

Old Tire - Pick one up at the local service station. I got mine free.

Three pieces of one inch link zinc coated chain 4 1/2 ft long.

Three 2 inch U-bolts.

One 5/16 inch Zinc coated quick link.

Roll of Twisted Poly Rope to attach swing to tree limb.

1. Mark the tire using the U-bolts, keeping in mind you want the tire divided into thirds by the three U-bolts.

2. Drill the six holes for the U-bolts.

3. Take the U-bolt apart.

4. Put the U-bolt through the last link of a piece of chain.

5. Install the U-bolt through the holes in the top of the tire. Push the U-bolt down far enough so that no threads show.

6. Hand tighten the screws on the U-bolt and tighten solidly with a wrench.

7. When all three U-bolts and chains are attached to the tire, connect the other end of all three chains to the Quick Link.

8. Tie the rope to th…

Rocker Cradle by Scott Morrison

This 18th century style Windsor Nanny Rocker uses a classic rocking chair design as a basis. In addition to the classical elements of this chair here you can see that this design has some different shapes for the cradle base. The rail follows the shape of the base, but also has a shape of its own, making it different from a basic rocking chair. To add more effect to the chair it would be interesting to create spindles that would connect with the asymmetry of the base and the rail. These spindles must be made in a uniform way in order to accommodate the flow of the rail.

Functional Art is artwork that is meant to be used, enjoyed and has a purpose beyond merely looking nice while hanging on a wall. A Rocking Chair, when crafted and created with an artists hand, transcends the realm of furniture and becomes more. The chair becomes an extension of the craftsman and creator; it becomes functional art.

Source:  finewoodworker

Pizza Cupcakes!

Quick and easy appetizer that's perfect for last-minute potlucks or parties.These Pizza cupcakes saves the day every time, and these Pizza Cupcakes are a “total win” snack that you can throw together in four easy steps! Lets make them together.
Ingredients :-
cooking spray
1 tube biscuits (preferably grands)
12 slices of turkey pepperoni
about 1/2 cup pizza sauce/marinara sauce
crushed red pepper
1 1/2 cups mozzarella cheese
dried oregano

Directions :-
1. Spray a muffin tin with cooking spray and preheat oven to 375
2. Remove a biscuit round from the tube, slice in half horizontally and roll to thin out. size should be large enough to go up the sides.
3. Place in the greased muffin tray and shape to fit. repeat for all 12 pizzas.
4. Bake crusts for 5 min.
5. Remove and let cool a little, then top: 1 slice of turkey pepperoni, about 2 teaspoons of sauce with some crushed red pepper, cheese to fill and top with oregano.
6. Bake until crust is browned and cheese is bubbly. wait 5 min before removin…

Wash Your Fruits & Veggies With Vinegar

Many fruits and vegetables are grown with pesticides to get rid of bugs. Although nobody wants to find a creepy crawly thing in a peach or tomato,even small doses of pesticides can adversely affect your health and are worrisome, not well understood, and in some cases are completely unstudied. Fortunately, you can drastically reduce your exposure to pesticides and bacteria found on produce with a thorough vinegar and water wash. Experts found that a white vinegar and water wash kills 98% of bacteria and removes pesticides.

How To Paint Furniture Like a Pro

Here are a few key things that it takes to paint furniture and end up with that polished, professional look.

 1. Use Fine Grit Sandpaper to Sand - For a really polished look, sand really well. Start with 100 grit sandpaper, then go over the piece again with 220 and then 320 or 400 grit sandpaper, until the surface is completely smooth.

 2. Clean Thoroughly – In order to avoid imperfections under the paint, you must clean the piece thoroughly with Windex or TSP. Make sure to get the little dust bunnies out of the corners of beveled edges, using the tips I posted here.

 3. Spray on the Primer – If you do need to prime, use a spray primer in order to get an even surface. The primer that I have found to have a really good smooth finish is Cover Stain spray primer.

 4. Sand the Primer – For an extra polished finish, sand a little with 320 grit sandpaper after spraying the primer. Then, remember again to clean the piece thoroughly. 
5. Spray on the Paint With a Paint Sprayer – I recommend usin…

Awesome Muffin tin recipes

I love this idea so much, I’ve compiled a few of my favorite muffin pan recipes. Enjoy

1.Buttermilk Biscuit FantailsOutstanding! these are elegant and beautiful without being unmanageable even for the yeast-challenged. thanks, tracy!.The cool thing about these rolls is that they look fancy but they're really easy to shape.
"Recipe Here"

2.Cheeseburger Cups.

Always on the lookout for alternative ways to get my cheebie fix (and to float past my wife the fact that we’re eating cheeseburgers… AGAIN), I recently found a recipe for something called Cheeseburger Cups.
"Recipe Here"

3.Jumbo Burger Cup
Try a biscuit cup filled with burger fixin's, a whole new way to enjoy a dinnertime classic.Very easy to make, remarkably tasty. Great dish for a family of four -You would thoroughly enjoye this them. 
"Recipe Here"

4.Mini Tortilla Crust Pizzas,

Every bite is bursting with cheesy flavor! I know this isn’t exactly a ‘traditional’ deep dish pizza, as the cheese and pep…

Clever Tips to Make Life Easier

Here’s MORE ingenious household tips and organizational tricks that will once again have you saying, “Why didn’t I think of that?! ”Clever Tips to Make Life Easier” that I re-blogged from TheDailybuzz
1. DIY pet feeding stationGot an empty kitchen shelf? Feeling handy? Cut holes in a the bottom shelf and countersink dog food bowls for a cute and out-of-the-way dog feeding station.Source:

2. “File” your clothes

Avoid messy dresser drawers by “filing” your clothing side-by-side instead of stacking items on top of each other. See the before and after at Apartment Therapy.
3. Protect breakables with kids’ floatiesPacking tip: Protect breakables such as wine bottles or food containers with children’s inflatable floaties.Source:
4. Organize your tightsRather than bundling them in your drawer, loop tights over hangers and store them in your wardrobe.

5. Keep cakes fresh with bread

Pre-bake your cakes and keep them fresh overnight by placing a slice of bread on top. In t…