Heres A Few Tips

If you are whipping fresh cream, make sure you chill bowls, beaters and cream before starting. Get them good and cold. It will give the best results.
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Slow cookers make great servers for hot cider and also hot chocolate. Keep them on warm for as long as you like, and there’s no need to reheat — it’s always the right temperature.
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Never, never, never serve roasted poultry right away. Always let it stand for 15 to 25 minutes after roasting to allow the juices to redistribute. You will have juicier meat, and the bird will be easier to carve.
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For wood floors, make sure you dust-mop regularly. Dirt can scratch up your floors. Use a mop with a head that can be popped into the washer, and do so regularly.
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Plastic grocery bags always come in handy. Store them in empty tissue boxes for the car or bathroom, or use an empty 12-pack soda box to store even more under your kitchen sink or in the garage.
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To keep small screws in place, like the ones in sunglasses or eyeglasses, dab the screw with clear nail polish. It gets into the cracks and keeps it in place, but you can unscrew it if you need to.
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Rub a little petroleum jelly over the shower-curtain rod to help metal curtain rings glide better.
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Before you wash a load of towels, dampen one and use it to wipe down the sides and top of your washer and dryer. Then just toss the towel in with the load.

A Few Interesting Facts

According to the makers of the Stetson, a 10-gallon hat actually holds only about three quarts of liquid.
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Those who study such things say that women are better at identifying smells than men.
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You might be surprised to learn that the first ceiling fan was introduced way back in the 1860s. The lack of electricity was no deterrent; the device was powered by a stream of running water.
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Gravity makes you shorter. It’s true; gravity compresses your spine — in a weightless environment, you would be 2 to 3 inches taller than you are here on Earth.
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When the bubonic plague (“Black Death”) was at its peak in Europe in the 14th century, a wide variety of remedies was prescribed, including smoking tobacco, bringing spiders into the household, inhaling the stench from a latrine, sitting between two large fires, drinking red wine in which new steel had been cooled, and bathing in goat urine.
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In 1994, Singapore banned the importation and sale of chewing gum. Ten years later, lawmakers added a revision: Gum that has “therapeutic value” is now allowed.
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Over the past year in the United States, lottery sales have increased by a whopping $I billion.
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Human skin is about 70 percent water, and the human brain is 80 percent water.
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It was American author and philosopher Eric Hoffer who made the following sage observation: “Rudeness is the weak man’s imitation of strength.”

Words Of Wisdom

“Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.” — Mark Twain

“Power without love is reck­less and abusive, and love with­out power is sentimental and ane­mic.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Donuts. … Is there any­thing they can’t do?” — Homer Simpson

“I never did give them hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell.”—Harry S. Truman

“Life is a long lesson in humility.” — James M. Barrie

“A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Everywhere I go, I’m asked if the universities stifle writers. My opinion is that they don’t sti­fle enough of them.” — Planner)’ O’Connor

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.”
— Harper Lee

“My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I’m happy. I can’t figure it out. What am 1 doing right?” — Charles Schulz

“Just cause you got the mon­key off your back doesn’t mean the circus has left town.” — George Carlin

“There is science, logic, reason; there is thought veri­fied by experience. And then there is California.” — Edward Abbey

“To get back my youth 1 would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.” — Oscar Wilde