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Fun and Easy Pumpkin Decorating For Halloween

ID-10038558 Have fun with the entire family by painting, adding decals and more for a funny or scary pumpkin.

Pick Your Pumpkin

Pumpkins are easy to get this time of year, whether it is a fresh found in grocery stores to farmers market. You could also opt to get a faux pumpkin and use it year after year. Check out your local craft stores for those.

Using Paint and Markers

For both the fresh pumpkin and the faux pumpkins, acrylic paint works best. Paint the entire pumpkin or just use the paint for a scary face or cartoon style. Use different size brushes and colors . You could also use markers either of the pumpkins and the best ones are Sharpies. The “Sharpie Markers”are able to stand up to the layer of wax that is on the fresh pumpkins.

Head on over to ThePumpkinLaday.com and choose from 700 Free Carving Patterns. While these can be used to draw on the pumpkin and then carve, you could also trace and then paint or use markers to make the Halloween scene. If you want to carve your pumpkin then check out The Pumpkin Lady’s page for How To Carve a Pumpkin

Skip The Paint – Go With Decals

For a fun and fast way to decorate your pumpkins, add decals and stickers. Sold in Craft stores.

Adding the Extra’s

Ribbons, hats, wigs and fuzzy accents bring out the creativity for your pumpkin. You could use yarn for hair, ribbon for bow ties and more.

Don’t want to carve free hand? Try the cookie cutter method. Check out this video below to show you how!

Wishing you a Fun and Safe Halloween

 

 

 

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How To Make a Quick Easy No Knead Bakery Style Bread Recipe and Step by Step Video

Jenny over at Jenny Can Cook on youtube has a faster method and easy recipe for a no knead bakery style bread with a golden crispy crust. She will take you step by step to cook up this delicious bread made by hand and you will be eating this in not time at all. Jenny uses just four ingredients: Flour, Yeast, Salt and water. It is cooked up in a a 4 or 5-quart Dutch oven. You could dress up this bread with any flavors you want… an idea could be Italian seasoning and roasted garlic cloves for an Italian loaf!. Check out the video below for this amazing easy recipe!

 

 
 

Jenny has included tips and links for this recipe (like aerating the flour) Here.

There is just something so relaxing and cozy when your fill your kitchen with that wonderful aroma of fresh baked bread!

Thanks so much Jenny!

        

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Why Protein For Breakfast Is So Important Plus Recipes

They say Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Makes sense since it is the meal that will get your body going and set the pace for the day. It’s like fueling your car, little or no fuel, your running on fumes or no go at all.

Drinking a cup of coffee for most folks in the morning is a given and enjoyed. Combining that with a couple of donuts for breakfast may satisfy your craving for sugar and be a quick meal, but in just a little while you will feel the lag of energy that was elevated from the sugar, and caffeine together. To keep your energy going longer and stay full longer, try eating protein for breakfast to give your body and mind a good start for the day.

Protein takes longer to digest and will keep you full far longer then that coffee and donuts type breakfast that are full of carbohydrates. Eggs are a good option to get protein, and there other tasty foods you can add to your breakfast recipes and have a variety.

The folks over at Kitchn.com have put together an article 21 Ways to Eat More Protein for Breakfast with delicious healthy recipes idea’s to get your day started with protein.

They also have a few articles to help you better understand how protein works and why it is good for Breakfast.

What Is Protein and What Does It Do for Our Bodies?

10 Ways to Eat Your Daily Protein

 

Thanks Kitchn!

 

 

 

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Tips for Insuring Antique and Collectible Vehicles

id-100425130As an owner of an antique car or truck, you should know what your auto policy can do and not do for you versus a collectible vehicle.
To have a policy on an antique vehicle the age of that car or truck must be at least 30 years old and the coverage will be determined by the condition and what the owner plans to do with it. There are limitations for this type of coverage in how much the car or truck will be driven.

With an antique coverage policy there is do not drive clause on a regular basis or the vehicles are meant for display only. There are specific details that will specify the actual mileage limits per year. With Collective Vehicle coverage the car or truck can be driven with limitations.

Another specification that will determine the coverage of an antique vehicle is how it is going to be stored. The guidelines usually state that the vehicle must be locked up in a garaged type area. Not to just throw a cover over it outside, but to be closed up and safe. Many Antique cars or trucks are irreplaceable and worth quite a bit of money, the insurance company providing coverage has guidelines for the purpose of also making sure the upkeep of the vehicle is up to par.

 

 

 

 

 

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