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homemade soap



Boraxlyecool waterammonia

Make outdoors; use 12-quart enamel pot. Dissolve Borax and ammonia in water. Dissolve lye in this mixture, using large stick, stir until dissolved. Cool to lukewarm and add melted fat....

 

homemade cough syrup



butterhoneyapple cider vinegardash of red hot pepper

Mix ingredients and heat. Take one teaspoon for cough or hoarseness....

play dough



saltflourwatercooking oil

Cook over low heat until it has the consistency of mashed potatoes. Pour out on waxed paper and knead for a short while. Keep in plastic bag, taking out only...

 

homemade finger paint



plain gelatinvery hot watermild soap flakesregular dry laundry starch

Mix dry ingredients in a bowl, adding hot water. Stir until smooth. Put in a small container with cover and add a very small amount of coloring. Mix well and...

play dough



floursaltwatercooking oil

Mix ingredients together and knead like dough. Add food coloring, if desired....

 

dog cookies



sugarmilkflourboiling water

Heat oven to 325°. Grease cookie sheets. In large bowl, combine oats, margarine and water. Let stand 10 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients, except flour; mix well. Add flour 1...

sad cake



oillarge eggsbox brown sugarcan coconut

Mix all ingredients together and pour into greased and floured 9 x 13-inch pan and bake at 350° for 35 to 40 minutes....

 

play dough



saltflourcold wateroil

Mix all ingredients in large pan. Add food coloring (different color for each batch). Cook three minutes over medium heat, stirring constantly. Mixture forms a ball when done. Knead dough...

play dough



saltflourwatercooking oil

Mix all ingredients together in a large pot. Cook and stir until play dough leaves the sides of the pot. Knead as soon as it is cool enough to handle....

 

play dough



saltflourwatercream of tartar

If using food coloring, put droplets into measuring cup, then add water to make 1 cup. Mix all ingredients in a saucepan and heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and...

play dough



saltwaterplain flourfood coloring optional

*These make the magic.|| Cook in an electric skillet, stirring constantly, until very firm. Color with food coloring and knead as you would bread to mix the color. Store in...

 

dog food casserole



ground beefbag frozen corncans cream of chicken soupfrozen Tater Tots

Season meat with salt and pepper. Spread meat in 9 x 13-inch pan; next, spread corn. Pour soup (undiluted) over meat and corn. Top with Tater Tots. Bake at 350°...

finger paint



saltflourcold waterhot water

Combine flour, salt and cold water. Beat the mixture with an egg beater until smooth. Add 2 cups hot water and boil until mixture becomes clear. Beat until smooth; then...

 

dandelion wine



sugarboiling watercake yeastoranges, diced

Select fresh blossoms, being careful that all the stems have been removed. Pour boiling water over flowers and let stand for 3 days. Strain; add remaining ingredients and let stand...

homemade baby wipes



boiling waterrubbing alcoholsquirts baby bath or shampoo

You will need Bounty brand paper towels.|| Cut roll of paper towel through the middle. Take out cardboard and put in an empty baby wipe can. Start it out of...

 

play dough



saltflourwateroil

Mix the first 3 ingredients together in medium pan. Add the remaining ingredients. Cook over medium heat, stirring, for 3 to 5 minutes. Will turn into a ball....

furniture polish



vinegarturpentinelinseed oil

Select him with care. Do not spoil him by mismanagement in cooking. Do not keep him constantly in hot water, or let him freeze by icy indifference. To make him...

 

play dough



saltflourwateroil

In large pot mix all ingredients over heat. Dough will get thick. Keep stirring to play dough consistency. Remove from heat and knead. Have fun! Do not eat!...

play dough



saltflourvegetable oilboiling water

Clean as much out with paper towels as possible. Using full strength ammonia, dab on jam. Jam should start coming off immediately. Clean as much off as possible. Soak area...

 

homemade stickers



parts white vinegar

Combine. Use sponge brush; coat back of stickers. Allow to dry. When dry, coat again. Can make your own post-its this way....


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