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Really Random Tips

Really Random Tips
First, let me explain…..My grandma sent these to me, and thought they were too good, not to share!! Some of the tips you may already know or have thought of, but some of them are original! Have Fun Learning Some New Things with these Really Random Tips!! Expanding Frosting When you buy a container of cake frosting from the store, whip itwith your mixer for a few minutes. You can double it in size. Youget to frost more cake/cupcakes with the same amount. Reheating refrigerated breadTo warm biscuits, pancakes, or muffins that were refrigerated, placethem in a microwave with a cup of water. Newspaper Weeds-AwayStart putting in your plants, work the nutrients in your soil. Broken GlassUse a dry cotton ball to pick up little broken pieces of glass – thefibers catch ones you can’t see! No More MosquitoesPlace a dryer sheet in your pocket. Squirrel Away! Easier thank you’s When you throw a bridal/baby shower, buy a pack of thank you cardsfor the guest of honor. Foggy Windshield?

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