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Making two lists will make vacation easier

Falkville news

Vacation tip for this week: Whenever you are planning your vacation, make two lists of the items you plan to take. Put one of them in your purse and one in your luggage. This way you will know if you have everything together whenever you get ready to pack to come home and will not leave anything behind.
Pack light by taking one or two pants and several tops to blend with them. Pack your night clothes on top.
Take your own bed pillows so you will not pick up germs from hotel pillows. Never put your luggage on the bed for the same reason.
Never leave your hotel room key lying around. Never answer the door if you do not know who it is.
If small children are traveling with you, take along games that they can play with in the car. Also take snacks for them to eat on the way.
Take plenty of change to use at vending machines and keep this change in a plastic bag (freezer bags), so you will not have to search for it.
Know where everybody is that are traveling with you. Only ask a policeman for directions if you do not know where you are going. A stranger could give you the wrong directions and someone could be waiting at that location to harm you.
Have an old fashioned back yard Coke party. Serve bottle drinks and finger foods of your choice.

Cherry Salad
2 small packages cherry
gelatin
2 tbsp. sugar
2 cups boiling water
2 tsp. almond flavoring
2 cans cherry pie filling
1 8 ounce package of
cream cheese
Dissolve gelatin and sugar in boiling water. Cool. Add flavoring and pie filling. Chill until firm. Mix with cream cheese. Serve on lettuce. Serves 16.

Frozen Cherry Pie
1 can cherry pie filling
1 package instant vanilla
pudding
1 cup Cool Whip
1 package (6) mini graham cracker pie shells
Let Cool Whip thaw. Add to other ingredients and mix well. Pour into pie shells and freeze. Use as needed.

Strawberry Dressing
1 cup strawberry jam
1 cup sour cream
Combine strawberry jam and sour cream and mix well. Serve with salad greens.

Strawberry Spread
1/2 cup strawberry jam
1 small package cream
cheese
Soften cream cheese and mix well with strawberry jam.
Spread on bread for a breakfast sandwich.

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