Ask a Question
Share a Post
February 22, 2006
Breakfast Plate Warmer
While preparing breakfast items (eggs, toast, etc.) rather than use the oven to warm serving plates, use the top of the, "Mr. Coffee" or other, as a plate warmer. Saves energy, time, and money.
Review of GooGone Spray Gel
My name is Jackie, and I own a cleaning business in which I clean empty apartments after people have moved out. I have never been able to find a quick and effective way to clean the worst imaginable bathtubs, UNTIL NOW! I have just discovered the absolute "MAGIC BULLET" of all times ...
Sweetest Valentine Gift
This is the sweetest Valentine gift I have ever recieved. It was from my grandaughter Sammie Marie.
Growing: Coreopsis (Tickseed)
Buy starter plants or sow seeds directly into garden in the summer. Seeds can also be started indoors from 6 to 8 weeks prior to the last spring frost date. If plants start to get leggy and ragged during midsummer heat, cutting them to the ground will reinvigorate them...
Growing Coneflower (Echinacea)
Sow seeds in pots. Set the pots outside over winter or cold treat them for a month before moving them to a warm place to germinate.
Sow seeds in pots or directly into the ground in early spring to early summer. Seeds need light to germinate so do not cover them with soil, but press them lightly into the surface of the soil. Plants tend to die out in 3 to 4 years...
Clematis do not wrap their stems around a support while they climb. Instead, their leaf stems reach out for objects to wrap around-preferably structures made from wood or metal pieces less than 1 inch across...
Growing Cinquefoil (Bush)
Start from seeds by sowing in containers in a cold frame during the fall or spring. Starting in early summer and producing less toward fall, these low-growing plants flower longer over the course of a season than most other shrubs...
Candle Wax on Suede Skirt
I have a suede skirt that I have a spilled wax on. Is there any way to clean this? I tried putting it in the freezer but that didn't do anything.
Poll: What new feature would you most like to see on ThriftyFun?
Today's poll asks: What new feature would you most like to see on ThriftyFun?
Growing Chrysanthemum (Mums)
Mums can be grown as perennials if cold-hardy cultivars are chosen. Although often planted in late summer and treated as annuals, setting them out in the spring will ensure they have enough time to establish roots to survive harsh winters...
Growing Celandine Poppy (Wood Poppy)
Plants should not be allowed to dry out between watering. They tend to be quite prolific if planted in good soil and grow best when planted in locations toward the sunnier side of the shade spectrum...
Dianthuses are also known as "pinks" because the ragged appearance of their petals gives the impression they have been trimmed with pinking shears. Members of the carnation family, several varieties are quite fragrant, like the mat-forming cheddar pinks (D. gratianopolitanus).
Start with bedding plants or sow seeds indoors in late winter. Seeds should be cold treated for two weeks before being moved to a warmer temperature for germination. Mulch plants in spring to keep the soil moist and cool...
Growing: Cosmos (Mexican Aster)
Scatter seed outdoors directly in desired location as soon as danger of frost has passed, or start indoors 4 to 6 weeks before last frost date. Cold treat seeds for two weeks before moving to warm place for germination...
I am looking for a wet burrito recipe.
Slick Texture After Coloring Hair
I have been coloring my hair since it has started turning gray. I don't like the texture of my hair for about a week or longer after I've colored it. The dye makes it very slick without any body. I can't even keep it in a ponytail because the slick texture causes the elastic to slip right off!
Pet Urine on a Quilt
Does anyone no how to remove pet urine from a Quilt?
Airwick Mobile Fragrance Spill
I spilled the fragrance from an Airwick Mobile unit on my bed. Any ideas on how to neutralize the fragrance?
Shortening a Sweater
Does anyone have any good ideas for shortening the length of sweaters to reflect current fashion? I am a novice in the sewing world, but I also want the results to look professional.
Mom and Dads Helping Their Children Save
If you have a teenagers who do part time work along with the chores at home. They make up to twenty five dollars per week, if you could kick in with them a few more dollars, you could start them off for the future. I did this with my two sons...
Uses for Baby Wipes
I have seen couple of great ideas for using baby wipes and I have a couple of my own I would like to share. I keep a pack of store brand ones in my car for quick cleanup of sticky hands, face, etc.
Washcloth Instead of Dish Rag
I have found that using a thick, well-wrung washcloth works very well as a dishrag. Use it to clean crumbs off counter tops.
Super Cream Mac and Cheese
Position broiler rack so that top of 1-1/2 qt. baking dish will be 4 inches from heat source. Preheat broiler. Cook pasta according to the package directions until almost tender; drain. Return to pot...
Chunky Chicken Noodle Soup
In pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 3-5 minutes. Add broth; bring to a boil. Add chicken; reduce heat to low...
Pumpkin Bread Pudding
Add pecans, stir to coat and remove to an oiled baking sheet to harden. When pudding is done, let stand for 15 minutes, then invert a serving plate over the pudding and invert pudding to plate.
Herb Buttered Potatoes and Peas
Cook potatoes in boiling salted water until almost tender; drain. Add butter, salt, and seasonings. Cover; cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally for 5 to 10 minutes ...
Delicious Nutritious Ice Cream
In food processor, puree 1 overripe frozen banana, 1 Tbsp. milk or orange juice and 2 Tbsp. peanut butter. Serve in bowl. Can also replace peanut butter with 1/4 cup frozen blueberries...
Desktop Page |
© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Generated 2017/12/05 11:45:08 in 2 secs.