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Stuffed Cabbage (Freezer Meal)Great as an appetizer or main meal, these beef-filled cabbage rolls are sure to please.
Cheese Chicken-Broccoli Over RiceCook chicken in well-seasoned water. (I add salt, pepper, onion, celery.) Cook until done. Remove from bone and cut into bite-size pieces. (2-3 cups worth).
Marinated Vegetable SaladFor best results allow this salad to marinate for at least 12 hours.
Frozen Cranberry-Pineapple SaladMix thoroughly. Spoon into muffin cups. Freeze 3 at least 3 hours or until firm. Remove from freezer 30 minutes before serving and place in refrigerator. Serves 6-8.
Microwave LasagnaCombine meat sauce and spices. In another bowl, combine cottage cheese, parsley, egg and pepper. Layer 1/3 of meat mixture on bottom of 9x13 inch glass pan.
Spinach and Ricotta GnocchiThis garlic-lovers favorite is an elegant vegetarian dish to keep in the freezer for special occasions or a delicious family meal.
Poll: Does your home have an air conditioner? Today's poll asks: Does your home have an air conditioner?
Hardening-Off: Preparing Your Seedlings for the Real WorldIf you have started plants from seed this year, you've worked hard to provide your seedlings with the right light, moisture and temperature. They're green, growing vigorously and you're proud of them. Unfortunately, because you've always done everything for them, they aren't prepared for the real world.
Traveling on a Train JokeI don't know if this one's been posted before but I had another funny joke to share. (It's always funny to hear good ones again...)
A Guide to Planting TreesSpring and fall are the optimum seasons for planting trees. And although all newly planted trees experience some transplant stress, proper planting techniques can minimize the stress and get your trees off to a healthy, vigorous start.
A Healthier Approach to Medical CostsNobody enjoys the hassle of medical insurance and its paperwork, claims, and denials, yet it's one of those things that one appreciates most when it isn't there. There are ways to save money on those parts of the claims that aren't paid, however.
Apple Face MaskChop apple up in blender. Add in honey and sage, and refrigerate for 10 minutes. Pat the mixture onto face until the honey feels tacky. Leave on 30 minutes and rinse. (for normal skin)
Lovely Lava Rock Filter for Your PondFill a barrel with lava rock and use that as your filter for your pond. Your water will stay cleaner longer.
Fun Sites for Summer LearningHere are 3 sites I found while surfing. Do you have any sites to recommend for summer learning?
Cautions for Online ShoppingThere was a story on out local news about a young lady who thought she was buying a telephone on Ebay and when she received the purchase, she had purchased a box without a phone inside. . .
Dusting Hard to Reach PlacesCheap paintbrushes are nice to use to dust hard-to-reach spots like between computer keys, creases in lampshades and so on.
Preventing Stormwater Runoff PollutionSpring is here and that means runoff. Precipitation from melting snow and spring rains that does not naturally soak into the ground flows across impervious surfaces like our rooftops, driveways, sidewalks and streets and picks up a variety of potentially polluting materials along the way.
Daisy the CatDaily is 14 months now. I went to a pet store to get cat food when she caught my eye.She was so playful and always purring. So I decided to take her home.
Baby Top Ten (Baby Shower Game)Give your guests a piece of paper and a pencil. Ask them to come up with ten songs that have the word "Baby" in them. The guest that comes up with ten songs first wins a prize.
Substituting Sour Cream for Milk in RecipesI substitute equivalent amounts of sour cream for milk or other liquid in corn bread recipes. The sour cream makes the finished product taste so much richer and moister.
Labeling Your LeftoversIn order to make full use of the dibs and dabs of food you freeze for later use, it is vital that you label the container with what it is.
Jett (Gerpeibulchoweiler)Jett is a 1 Year, 3 Month old German Shepherd, Shar-pei, Pit Bull, Chow Chow and Rottweiler. He's our Gerpeibulchoweiler.
Submit a Travel Guide!ThriftyFun is looking for frugal travel guides for destinations all over the globe. Is your home town a good travel destination? Where do you love to travel? Please take a moment and submit a travel guide. By sharing our travel experiences we can help each other travel for less.
Older Dog With Bad Teeth?I have a 11 year old cocker who has very bad breath. I thought it was due to her getting older (never had a dog this old before) then today I lifted up her mouth to look at her teeth and they were very rotten and a lot of them were loose. I'm going to get her a vet appointment, but I was wondering what this could do to her health?
Preserving Old Photos?What is the best way to preserve old photos? I have a heap of photographs which are over 25 to 30 years old which has recently shown signs of deterioration. How can I stop this process?
Laundry Help?I always use bleach with whites and add my cream stretch slacks no problem. This time two pair of slacks and one pair of shorts came out looking like dirt. Something the same color is all over just the pants not any of the other clothes.
Non-Wool Winter Clothing?I am trying to update my wardrobe for winter a bit and have a reaction to wool and wool blend garments. What else can I get besides the fleece lined stuff that just doesn't seem to be smart enough.
Keeping Savings Safe From Creditors?Where can I place savings that are safe from creditors?
Moving With Dogs?Has anyone any tips regarding moving to another state with 3 dogs? Has anyone used any pet transportation services? It's a NY to Florida move, and I was planning to drive with them, but they aren't used to the car and I'll have cargo to drag with me.
Fitting Skirtings to a Wall?How do you fit skirtings to a wall?
Sunlight Gel Alternative?I need a recipe for a dishwasher cleaner to replace Sun Light Gel. It had dry borax I think.
Food for a Graduation Party?My daughter graduates from high school this Sunday and I need to shop for the party. We are serving individual sandwiches, tossed green salad, potato salad, vegetables and dip, a fruit tray, relish tray, assorted chips and cake. Should we include anything else in the menu?
Cleaning a Foam Mattress?We bought a used travel trailer this spring. When we took the cushion covers off to wash them, one of the foam mattresses was very moldy and mildewy. We want to try to clean it ourselves before we spend money on a new one.