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Japanese Chicken WingsCut chicken wings into 3 sections. Dispose of wing tips. In paper bag add flour, salt and pepper. Shake chicken wings until coated well. Brown chicken wings in oil or shortening.
Russian TeaMix ingredients together and store in a jar. Add 2 tsp. and mix to hot water for 1 cup tea. For a cool summer drink, alter the recipe by adding mix to cold water. Add 1/2 cup mix to teapot of water for a larger tea party.
Creamy Taco DipPlace avocado, cream cheese, sour cream, and lemon juice in blender. Blend until smooth. Using 2 dinner plates, spread half of mixture on each plate. Salt to taste.
Replacement for Airbake PansDo you love to bake, but hate the cost of the Airbake pans? I know I do, but instead I buy the cheaper cookie sheets with the non-stick finish and stack them on top of one another. It prevents scorching, burning and bakes cookies beautifully but for a fraction of the cost of one pan!
Training A Cat To Not ScratchWe have a new kitty in the house and she is fascinated with the edges of the carpet where it joins the tile or hardwood. She scratches and pulls at it, tearing up little pieces of yarn.
Returning Items Without the ReceiptYou can return your items to Robinson's May, Old Navy and Home Depot without a receipt if you paid by a credit card. How many times have you not returned something because you lost the receipt? Hurray for Robinson's May/Old Navy/Home Depot for doing this!
Bailey (Labrador Retriever)Bailey, our 4 year old yellow Lab likes to be competetive with Ella, our 6 year old Rottweiler, but only when "mom" is available to referee.
By Debbie in S.C.
Teddy (Shiba Inu)This is our family dog Teddy, adorable isn't he? Teddy is a Shiba Inu (the Akita, sporting dog family from China) he is 2 years old. Teddy is alot of fun and full of energy, he loves to play with the basketball and go on walks.
Too Early, Too Late For a Great Sale - Not AnymoreMost retail stores have an unpublished policy that allows customers to receive the sale price for an item either a day before or a day after the begin and end dates of an advertised sale. You just have to ask to receive the sale price.
Purchasing Yeast In A JarFor many years I have been making my own bread, mainly because I like to know that I am eating healthy bread with no preservatives, etc. I used to purchase the yeast in a glass jar that had to be refrigerated once it was opened. It recently increased to $7.29 for a 4 oz. jar. Outrageous.
Imperfections Equals Discounts, Even PackagingEveryone probably knows about getting an additional discount on imperfect merchandise, but many don't know that imperfect packaging gets the same discounts. The store I work at, like most stores, has a policy that allows at least an additional 10-20% discount on damaged items.
Forgot Your Extra Savings Coupon - No Problem, Just Tell the CashierMany stores send out extra savings coupons to holders of their credit cards or loyal customers on their mailing list. Sometimes, however, customers get to the register only to realize that they forgot to bring their Extra Savings Coupons with them. If this happens to you, no problem, since most stores have a policy granting the discount to the customer anyway just by telling the cashier that you forgot your savings coupon.
By Jona Kessans
18 Tips for the Frugal CookWhen you make mashed potatoes, make an extra big batch and freeze leftovers in muffin cups. Once they are frozen transfer to a zipper bag. Just get out as many as you need and heat up in the microwave.
Need Help Growing Dill?I have a dilemma. I love dill and I HATE buying them from stores. I've tried many many times in the past 3 years to grow them myself, each time meeting utter failure.
Family Room With Navy Sectional?I'm in the process of remodeling and need some decorating help. I'd like to use a navy sectional in my family room and was thinking of painting the walls a goldish yellow. Any ideas on how to make this work? The room also leads to my kitchen, so I need a color there as well. The cabinets are maple, so continuing the gold is probably not a great idea - they might clash. Any help is appreciated.
Frugal Diamond Dust Facial?I want to know a frugal way of doing a facial with diamond dust. Do you have to live near a mine like West Virginia or Tennessee where they have mines, or what? Does it do the same thing,act grainy and, get rid of dry dead skin?
JoJo of DC
Removing Onion Smell From Kitchen?I recently was given a 50 pound bag of onions, which I dutifully sliced up and froze. But the smell of onions persists in the kitchen. Help!
Looking For Wholesale Spam Supplier?I was wondering if anyone knew where I could find wholesale Spam, I am a caterer who specializes in retro-Americana cuisine and I have contacted Hormel numerous times and they have yet to get back to me. Buying Spam by the can is such a ripoff!
Bleach Stain On Shirt?I am going to France soon and my dad bought me a lovely Animal top baby blue with fauz fur inside it and i have got a bleach stain on it and he is quite upset because it was 80 pounds. How do i get this out and is it possible? Please help,
Free Printable Bingo Cards?Looking for free, printable bingo cards for a baby shower.
Cleaning a Coffee Pot?Tips for cleaning a coffee pot. Post your ideas.
Saving Money On Our Honeymoon?Hi fellow spendthrifts! Well after being married and saving for 9 years my husband and I can finally afford a honeymoon! (YEAH) We want to go somewhere tropical, ie Jamaica, Fiji, etc. I've been looking at prices and nearly had a cow.
Quick and Easy Appetizer Recipes?I'm looking for some quick and easy appetizer recipes?
Replacement Wax For A Paraffin Spa?I have a paraffin spa for treating hands. The wax seems to have something in addition to paraffin which makes to wax softer and strips off easier. Anyone know what this is and how much to use per pound of paraffin?
Decorating a Mothers of Multiples Banquet?I am looking for some ideas to help decorate at our annual Mothers of Multiples banquet. We have a very limited budget, and will have just finished hosting a statewide Mothers of Multiples convention.
Winners? What Was the Tip?I would like to see the winning tip as well as who won. Just getting the name of the person makes us wonder - WHAT was the tip?