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Homemade Christmas Ideas

Posted by on Nov. 14, 2008 at 7:31 PM
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Thought I would help try and get everyone in the mood with some homemade ideasfor Christmas. Enjoy!!   Sara

PS  I found these, as well as much much more on Budget101.com. Its a great site you should check it out.

     

Christmas Snow



1/3 cup liquid starch
1 cup soap flakes (shaved ivory) or detergent granules
1 to 2 tablespoons water
Blue food coloring

Mix liquid starch into soap flakes. Using a hand mixer, gradually add in the water, beating until the mix has the consistency of marshmallow fluff or thick meringue. To achieve a icy effect, carefully beat in a couple drops of blue food coloring.
To Use:
 Dab the "snow" onto the tops & ends of your Christmas tree branches using a paint brush or foam brush. For added effect, sprinkle tiny amounts of glitter onto the "snow" before it dries.

CAUTION: Do not let pets lick this, tell young children not to handle it, as they may end up with soap in their eyes.

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Winter Windshield Wipes


20 to 24 Squares of white Bounty-brand paper towels
1 cup Witch Hazel
1 teaspoon Glycerin

Separate & Fold each square like a washcloth. Combine Witch Hazel and Glycerin, mix well and pour over towelettes. Let stand for a few minutes to absorb all of the liquid. Stack in a seal able plastic container (glad ware is perfect) or zip-lock bag. Store under the seat of your car, use to clean your windshields or your hands whenever you need, won't dry out your hands

                                                                         holding ornaments

by on Nov. 14, 2008 at 7:31 PM
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GoldenDawne
by on Nov. 22, 2008 at 1:30 PM

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http://www.cafemom.com/group/50343    (Household Tips and Shortcuts- owner)


http://www.cafemom.com/group/21648 (frugal moms group)


http://www.cafemom.com/group/90281 (Mom's Country Cabin)


fostermommyof3
by Group Owner on Dec. 29, 2008 at 3:27 AM

The family homestead is one of my favorite sites!!

Quoting GoldenDawne:

I absolutely love budget101.com....one fo the best websites out there...have you checked out http://www.thefamilyhomestead.com/    another great site


ohgooshie
by on Dec. 15, 2009 at 1:51 AM

It was my first time to check out that site----It is awesome! Thanks for sharing!

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