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merrybrides:

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Ingredients:

  • 1 Pillsbury Pie Crust
  • 3 apples
  • 5 TBSP sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 4 cups water
  • 3 TBSP sugar
  • 2 TBSP lemon juice

Directions:

Wash the apples, cut in half and core them. Then slice in very thin slices, slightly smaller than 1/8 inch.

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In a saucepan, bring the 4 cups water, sugar and lemon juice to a boil and place the apple slices in.

Boil for 2 minutes, or until the slices soften and you can easily bend them.
Strain apples into colander and let dry on paper towels for a few minutes.

Prepare your work surface by lightly sprinkling it with some flour or just use a silicone mat and lay the pie crust down.

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With a pastry cutter (or knife), cut long strips, approximately 1/2 inch wide.

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In a bowl mix the zest, sugar and cinnamon and nutmeg. and evenly spread it over the pie crust. 

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Preheat the oven to 425 F.

Place apples on the strips, overlapping them so they do not fall out.

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Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Bake for 25 minutes, or until nicely golden.

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Enjoy !

**** A special Thank You Catalina Pryor for sharing this delicious tutorial with us. 

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fireintheimpala:

Supernatural’s conception of its fanbase:

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Actual fanbase:

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sukideen:

The red string of fate, is an East Asian belief originating from Chinese legend and is also used in Japanese legend. According to this myth, the gods tie an invisible red string around the fingers of those that are destined to meet each other in a certain situation or help each other in a certain way. According to Chinese legend, the deity in charge of “the red thread” is believed to be Yuè Xià Lǎo (月下老, often abbreviated to “Yuèlǎo” [月老]), the old lunar matchmaker god who is also in charge of marriages.
The two people connected by the red thread are destined lovers, regardless of time, place, or circumstances. This magical cord may stretch or tangle, but never break. This myth is similar to the Western concept of soulmates or a twin flame.
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haydenrodgers:

Master Hayden’s Butterbeer Latte Recipe:
So, it’s all explained in the recipe card graphic, but I have a few special notes to add.
Firstly, I invented this beverage in an effort to include all the flavours and textures I know Butterbeer to include and how I imagine it: creamy, frothy, butterscotch, shortbread. Let me explain how. Obviously butterscotch is covered by a caramel made from butter and brown sugar (not to be confused with raw sugar). The excess fat from the butter and combined with milk makes it creamy. The vanilla is commonly used in baked goods, thereby reminding one of cakes and biscuits, and a dash of cinnamon adds warmth of flavour. When the milk is boiled it creates froth that rises to the top - make sure it doesn’t boil over. Oh, when it’s done, the fat in the butter will obviously rise to the top so not to worry when an attractive yellow film forms.
To my taste this is damn near perfect butterbeer. If it could be carbonated then I would say it is perfection.
[Want more of Hayden Cooks?]
audreyheckburn:

Directions on how to read this post:Step 1: play the x-files theme.Step 2: research alien/ufo incidentsStep 3: ????????????Step 4: Profit. 
People Tell Their Stories

(I do wanna say beforehand, if you have anxiety that can be triggered by frantic people, or aliens, please do not listen to the video/audio accounts. I don’t want you to be triggered by it.)
Video/Audio AccountsA trucker talks about his experience at Pilliga || Area 51 worker calls into the Art Bell Show || Barney Hill Hypnosis || Texas Woman Tells ABC || Teens Record Texas UFO Sighting || UFO Sightings in Pennsylvania || Ex-Marine tells his story || Various People tell their stories || An hour’s worth of abductees || Simon Parkes || Ellis Taylor || Intruders: Abductees Speak Out! || Thirty minutes || Kelly’s Experience || Travis Walton || "I’ve been an alien abductee since I was 8" 
Written AccountsGods in the Mountain || Nova Scotia UFO || Ontario, 1993 || Flying fridge over Qew Niagara || Londoner Thinks he was Taken || Twin sisters Audrey and Debbie taken || Clayton & Donna Lee Abduction || Man Abducted in Florida, 2005 || Teenager’s encounter in Pennsylvania || The Dulce Base || Missing Time Experience? || Becky Andreasson || P.R. || John Mack || Stan Romanek || I’m still holding on || The weird, the unexplained, the freaky, the unreal. || Possible alien encounter. Please help me understand. || experienceproject || Redfeather’s Experience || 03-14-13 || thatperson’s abduction
(Blurry) Videos/PhotosBest/most famous pictures of UFOs || UFO caught in Russia, 2013 || Greys Caught on tape? || 140 years of UFO sightings

Common Themes

General StuffPossible signs of Alien Abduction || How to tell if you’ve been abducted
Types of UFOsBlack triangle || Fastwalkers || Flying saucer || Foo fighter || Ghost rockets || Green fireballs || Mystery airshipTypes of AliensAndromedans || Flatwoods monster || Greys || Hairy dwarfs || Hopkinsville goblin || Little green men || Nordic aliens || Reptilians || Sirians || Tall Whites || Dropa
Famous CasesBattle of Los Angeles || Roswell || McMinnville UFO photographs || Betty and Barney Hill abduction || Phoenix Lights
Conspiracy theoriesArea 51 || Bob Lazar || Disclosure || Majestic 12 || Men in Black
Time LossThe Real 4400 || Missing time

Extra Stuff

So, you want contact? || Report a UFO || Roswell “Alien” Autopsy(proven fake, but still is good for a look) || National UFO Reporting Center Report Index by Month || Pics of Fox Mulder || x-files masterpost
truebluemeandyou:

DIY Free Newspaper Fonts from A Little Scrapbooking. Included in this post are links to 149 free paper texture backgrounds (good ones) and other commonly used newspaper fonts. For more unique fonts that I’ve posted (monograms, unicorns, famous movie and character fonts, dingbats etc…) go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/fonts and for the popular 13 Harry Potter Magical Fonts go here.
These are the old seal fonts from the newspaper fonts’ post. Lots of possibilities.
hedendom:

Havsrå
Known as the “Sea Wife”, the Havsrå is the oceanic equivalent of the Huldra and is the keeper or warden of the seas. Passing sailors can get her good graces by offering a coin, food or gloves (in cold weather) as a gift. In return, she may reciprocate the gesture with a warning of any any approaching high winds, storms or icy conditions. She may also help fishermen who show her such favour with information about how and where they can land a big haul.
Havsrå can take many different forms but usually appears as an incredibly beautiful woman with long, flowing hair that she is often seen combing atop rocks. Sometimes her back is hollow (as with the Huldra) and she has many aquatic features such as a fishes tail where her legs would be. She may also transform into the guise of seals, sea birds or other marine animals.
There are also Havsmän (“Sea Men”) but it is not know if they are connected to the Havsrå. Some believe that the two are sexual partners and this is how their existence continues but others say they are solitary creatures (much more like the Nøkk). The Havsmän can often be seen walking or waterskiing on the ocean waves just before a storm.
The Havsrå lives at the depths of the ocean in an underwater castle on the seabed with enormous halls, each one finer than the one before, where she lives with her children and other aquatic vættir. Under favourable weather conditions a sailor may catch a glimpse of her palace which has given rise to tales of sunken castles out at sea.
It has been known for a handsome sailor to stumble upon a Havsrå castle and that he be taken in to live with her forever and lose all memory of their home and life back on land.
Sometimes, if a fisherman happens to pull in a remarkable catch, he may find in his nets a Havsbarn (“Sea Child”), a child of the Havsrå. If he takes such a child home and raises it as his own, the Havsbarn will grow up to be the greatest of fishermen and possess a mystical connection to the sea that others lack, despite living out their life as a normal person. One day, when they have reached adulthood, the Havsbarn will hear a call from their mother, the Havsrå. They will then reveal their true nature to their adopted parents and thank them before sailing out to sea and jumping in, never to be seen again. Many Scandinavians who come from remote islands and seafaring families claim that their ancestor was such a Havsbarn.
It has been known for a Havsrå to stop a passing ship and offer to buy it’s cargo. It is wise to be polite and take the deal, as the Havsrå pays very well and rewards the kindness with good wind in the sails and fine conditions. On the other hand, refusal or rudeness will invoke her wrath and the ship may soon feel her power, sinking down to the murky depths.