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Old 03-03-2014, 01:22 PM   #18091
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Old 03-03-2014, 03:11 PM   #18092
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I got the trail camera set up. It's in a great area on a nice solid tree. Something that I'm not used to having out back. Anything that crosses the creek there should trigger it.
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Old 03-03-2014, 03:21 PM   #18093
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I got the trail camera set up. It's in a great area on a nice solid tree. Something that I'm not used to having out back. Anything that crosses the creek there should trigger it.
Good luck in solving your mystery. I'm very curious.
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Old 03-03-2014, 04:01 PM   #18094
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Thanks. I'm curious, too.
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Old 03-03-2014, 06:16 PM   #18095
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Thanks. I'm curious, too.
Me too.

I cleaned off the dining room table that for months held all the pictures, framed and otherwise, brought home from Mom's house. I found a couple of empty plastic bins and put the pics in them. All are now conveniently shoved under the bed in the guest room. Out of sight.... But I can finally see the table.

And after laundry, I am no Martha Stewart when it comes to folding fitted sheets. My method is, roll, roll, roll, crumple, crumple, smush, and shove into the linen closet.
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Old 03-03-2014, 06:21 PM   #18096
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Today I cleaned out my spice and measuring cups cabinet. I found some spices in the back that expired in 2010.. I put all of the baking spices on one side and the cooking ones on the other. I put them in alphabetical order. I also got rid of(I will give them to Good Will) a lot of measuring cups I have been collecting. So glad that is done.
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Old 03-03-2014, 06:32 PM   #18097
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Today I cleaned out my spice and measuring cups cabinet. I found some spices in the back that expired in 2010.. I put all of the baking spices on one side and the cooking ones on the other. I put them in alphabetical order. I also got rid of(I will give them to Good Will) a lot of measuring cups I have been collecting. So glad that is done.
2010 doesn't seem that long ago to me, wasn't that just last year? My crushed red pepper flakes are from 2007, and still have plenty of heat!
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Old 03-03-2014, 06:43 PM   #18098
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2010 doesn't seem that long ago to me, wasn't that just last year? My crushed red pepper flakes are from 2007, and still have plenty of heat!
Thats funny you should say that , one of them was red pepper flakes. I had another new one so I tossed the older one out. How long do you keep spices after the expiration date? How can you tell if they are still fresh?
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Thats funny you should say that , one of them was red pepper flakes. I had another new one so I tossed the older one out. How long do you keep spices after the expiration date? How can you tell if they are still fresh?
I just smell and taste. Stuff like whole nutmegs, coriander seed, and fennel seed seem to last forever. Whole cloves and star anise seem to do well too. We had the pepper flakes on a pizza recently, still plenty potent.

They don't really expire, they just might lose potency.
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Shooing 3 deer out of the yard. They were eating the hedge. :( stinkers!
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