August 8, 2005

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Recipes

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Graham Cracker FluffCook egg yolks, milk and sugar together in double boiler until slightly thickened. Remove from heat. Dissolve gelatin in cold water, then add to hot mixture.

 

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Pistachio DessertPress crust ingredients into bottom of 9x13 pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes; cool. Mix filling ingredients well and pour into prepared crust.

 

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Sand TartsHeat oven to 300 degrees F. Cream butter, then add powdered sugar and cream until fluffy. Add flour, vanilla and walnuts, then mix.

 

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Cream PuffsThese delightful cream puffs make a wonderful treat for the one you love.

 

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Double Mushroom LasagnaMix soup and milk, cook beef in skillet until brown, drain. Stir in pasta sauce spread 1 cup meat mixture into 8 inch square baking dish.

 

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Frosty Chocolate Chip PieMelt some HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips in the microwave and you're already halfway done with this simple recipe! These are so easy, you might want to make several to stock the freezer for drop-in guests.

 

Articles

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Quick and Easy Supper IdeasWhat to do on those nights when the cupboards are almost bare and payday is 2 days away?

 

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Out of Pizza Dough? I have used biscuits and pressed them down and added sauce, pepperoni, peppers etc. Bake until the crust and cheese is browned.

 

A beaded bookmark in a book.

Beaded BookmarkThese are simple and fun gifts to give for all kinds of occasions. They are easy enough for a child to complete, or you can make them more embellished for your personal use.

 

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Lavender Dryer SheetsWhile shopping in California at Trader Joe's I found the most wonderful lavender dryer sheets. Upon returning to Florida I found no Trader Joe's and I went on a desperate search on the Internet. Following is what I found. I am soooo excited and hope you will be too!

 

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Polishing ChromeA little white flour sprinkled on a dry rag makes a nice chrome polish. Excellent when you have that little bit left in the bottom of the bag. All your bathroom fixtures will shine, along with car parts.

 

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Ask For Teacher DiscountsThe other day I read somewhere if you're a teacher to ask if there are discounts available for you, especially in educational areas, such as museums, movies, etc. We work hard for our money, so might as well stretch it in any way we can.

 

Playing With Tissue Paper

Tissue Paper is the Best ToyKylie pictured at the top and Abigail at the bottom have the best present, tissue paper. So my tip is give them what they really want paper!

 

tin can plastic bag dispenser

Plastic Bag DispenserEver figure out where to put those tons of plastic bags you get when you go to the groceries? Here's a cheap way to do it while teaching your young ones the value of recycling!

 

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Tips For Making That First Day Of School TransitionChildren who are used to being home often have a stressful time adjusting to the transition of leaving Mom for school. This is a period of my life that I will never forget.

 

Cokeyo at the Pond (Chocolate Toy Poodle)More . . . Cokeyo (Chocolate Toy Poodle) This picture we accidently left out of Saturday's entry.

 

New Ravenel Bridge (Charlston, SC)

New And Old Ravenel Bridge (Charlston, SC)This is our New Bridge which opened last week in Charleston, SC. It replaces the Cooper River Bridges which were built in 1928. We had a week long celebration and walked the bridge the first day it opened to walkers.

 

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"The Teacher" PoemI have this sweet poem in my family scrapbook, and thought I'd like to share it:

 

Questions

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Green Water In Pool?My pool is green. I have tried several remedies. Can someone help me to get this pool clear?

 

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Entertainment Ideas For Following An Anniversary Dinner?My husband and I will be celebrating our 50th Wedding Anniversary. We plan to invite about 100 guests for dinner at a local restaurant. I need some suggestions as to what we could do following the dinner vs. just eating and have our guests leave. I would like to have at least one hour of some type of entertainment. Your help would be greatly appreciated.

 

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L.A. Awesome Stain Remover?I would like to know the ingredients of the stain remover L.A. awesome.

 

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