I had a food chopper that worked well. I liked it so much that I purchased another, which isn't holding up. Although I tested it at the time of delivery (and it functioned…
I have recently gotten rid of a litter of 9 kittens and I am trying to get rid of the odor left behind from trying to litter train them. I would really appericate any…
Can I use Advantage and a flea collar on a 7 week old kitten?
I need recipe to make jam and jelly from wild oregon grape.
Reviews of the Rival Versaware Slow Cooker. This slow cooker has a liner that can be used directly on the stove top. Any opinions?
I painted my kitchen countertops and they look fantastic. I have applied 4 coats of high gloss water-based polyacrylic. The texture seems bumpy and I was hoping for a smooth,…
Has anyone heard of a recipe that sounds similar to rice pudding, but uses patty pan squash? I was told about a method of preparing patty pan squash, that calls for steaming…
I have very long hair and it is falling more now after I had our daughter. It has become a problem when vacuuming. Does anyone have any ideas on how to manage getting the hair up…
I am in charge of our homecoming freshman float. I have no clue what to do with it! We are the panthers and we are playing the cardinals! Our topic is Dynamite.…
I have seen some really cute end tables with the top made from an old window. I wondered if anyone had instructions to make one or know where I could find them.
I plugged in the vacuum and the power stopped. I checked all the outlets and fuses are good. I tightened wires on 4 outlets, 2 switches, panel box, and 2 junction boxes in attic for…
I am looking for a pattern by Carefree. The book was Summer Harvest. It was discontinued in Jan 03. The pattern # is SH10013B. If anyone knows how I might be able to find a couple…
Does anyone have an easy recipe for the Indian pastries called samosas?
Craft ideas using old keys. Ideas include necklaces, wind chimes, picture frames and more.
Online version of the ThriftyFun Recipes. Volume Two, Number 145, August 2, 2006
Tea Rose in Whiskey Barrel Photo. This fragrant tea rose is planted in a whiskey barrel that sits on my deck in the backyard. . .
Online version of the ThriftyFun Crafts. Volume 1, Number 6, August 2, 2006
Here's a unique way to use your solar lights. They aren't just for the ground! We took 2x4 and cut them into squares to fit the original existing posts.
Online version of the Daily Thrifty Tips. Volume Five, Number 145, August 2, 2006
In a saucepan, combine sugar, rhubarb and orange juice, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 6-8 minutes or until rhubarb is tender.
Today's poll asks: Do you create a budget for back to school expenses?
I have recently made up my mind that I really need to organize my sewing/crafting room. It looks like a cyclone has gone through it.
How do you know when you're picking apples from the grocery if they're fresh or not?
Keep Cording from Unraveling. While you're working with cording, some endings can come unraveled. End that by putting a tiny drop of super glue. . .
Mix Miracle Whip, mustard, celery seed, salt and pepper. Add remaining ingredients; mix lightly.
Small Oscillating Fans Keep House Cooler. I purchased small oscillating fans to place in the corners of each room in the house (excluding the bathroom). . .
Refreshing Carbonated Beverages. Carbonated soda that has gone flat can be rejuvenated by mixing it 50/50 with freshly opened fizzy soda. . .
Recipe for Cookie Pinwheels. Prepare pastry: beat butter and cheese in large bowl with mixer until creamy. Beat in sour cream. . .
My husband is an over-the-road truck driver and is typically gone 30-35 days, then home for 4 or 5. While he is out, I cook as if he were home. Then I freeze individual…
Product Review: Aerobie Espresso Maker. This is my favorite espresso maker. The Aerobie is entirely manual, but turns out to be a lot less work than the "automatic" espresso…
Cooking Up Chickens for Meat and Broth. I get whole chickens on sale and bake them in the oven, usually three. Then, I separate the meat into freezer bags. The bones and…
In a 3 qt. casserole, layer half of the potatoes, carrots, celery, green beans, and onion. Crumble half of the uncooked beef over vegetables.
Place potatoes and water in 2 qt. casserole; cover, microwave on high 12-15 minutes, stirring after 8 minutes.
Blend carrots in mixer; combine with sugar, oil and eggs. Combine dry ingredients; add to carrot mixture.
Recipe for Pineapple-Banana Cooler. Cut bananas into small chunks. Wrap in aluminum foil and freeze 2 hours. . .
Heat oven to 375 degrees F. In saucepan, combine raisins, sweetened condensed milk, lemon juice, and lemon rind.
Recipe for Lemon Ice Cream. Combine 2 cups half and half and sugar in a large saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat till mixture almost boils and sugar dissolves. . .