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WafflesFolding in stiffly, whipped egg whites will make these waffles light and crispy.
Fannie Mae FudgeRecipe for Fannie Mae Fudge. Mix together milk, sugar, vanilla and butter. Boil mixture for 2 minutes. Turn off heat and add marshmallows. . .
Mom's Buttermilk PancakesRecipe for Mom's Buttermilk Pancakes. In a bowl, mix first 3 ingredients together. Stir in soda into buttermilk in a measuring cup. Add to bowl. Lightly stir in baking powder and flour. . .
White Chocolate Meringue TorteTwo days before serving, preheat oven to 200 degrees F. Line 3 baking sheets with foil or parchment paper. With pencil, outline an 8 inch circle on each.
Slicing Meat ThinlyPartially freeze meat before slicing and you can get thin, even cuts. This method is useful for preparing meat for stir fry and other Chinese dishes.
Shaker for Powdered SugarKeep powdered sugar in a salt shaker or a spice bottle to make sprinkling on cakes. . .
Sharing Dinner with FriendsSharing Dinner with Friends. My daughter will be going to college next year. My friends and I are in the same boat, not wanting to cook for just ourselves. . .
Princess Xena the CatPrincess Xena the Cat Photo. Princess Xena, Warrior Woman is our cat. I call her that because at 5 weeks of age, she negotiated a 6 lane highway at rush hour. What a brave warrior she was. . .
Use an Old Phone Book for Paint MessThis is more of a decorating tip then a craft tip, but when I am faux painting the walls of my home, I use the pages of an old phone book to remove excess paint from my sponge, rag, or feather duster. I just keep the flipping pages to get a fresh new surface to dab the extra paint off.
Stain Pretreater for Colorfast FabricsFor colorfast fabrics, a great stain remover is automatic dishwashing detergent. . .
New! My Frugal Life BlogsThriftyFun is happy to announce new My Frugal Life blogs for ThriftyFun users. We created these blogs so that you can share your thoughts and tips about frugal living, crafting, gardening, or anything else you feel like writing about (as long as it is family friendly).
Sugar (Dachshund Mix)Sugar is about 5 years old. She is Dachshund and "who knows?" We adopted her from the animal shelter about 4 years ago.
Listening to Audio Books While Working, Exercising and CleaningListening to Audio Books While Working, Exercising, etc. I have a job that is kind of automatic so they let us use headphones to listen to music but instead I go to the library and get audiobooks. . .
Repairing a Drawstring in a Bathing Suit?Does anyone have a tip on how to get the string/cord from boys bathing suits back in?
Home Work Made EZ Reviews?Has anyone ever tried the "work from home" thing? I've checked out a company called Home Work Made EZ. It just sounds too good to be true. I am wondering if anyone has tried it.
Cooking a Roast?Tips for cooking a perfect roast. Post your ideas.
How Much Do You Charge for Doing Laundry?I would like to know what one charges for doing other people's laundry. I like to do it and would like to do it for money from my home.
ChapStick Stain on Microfiber?My son drew happy faces on my new camel color microfiber sofa with a chapstick. I can't get it off. Can some one please give me some suggestions on how to get off the chapstick stain?
Cleaning Bird Feathers Off Blinds?I have a bird cage near my blinds. I have tried everything to clean them, vacuuming, dusting and taking some cleaner and trying to get the bird feathers and whatever she shakes off of her, the dow, i guess.
2006 Nissan Altima Reviews (4 Cylinder)?Any first hand opinions on the 2006 Nissan Altima 4 cylinder car? Reliability, mechanical and/or electrical problems? Any information would be appreciated.
Buying a Wick for Plug-in Air Fresheners?Does anyone know where I can buy the wick that comes in the plug in oil air fresheners.
Rust Stains on a Cement Bird Bath?Our daughter has a cement bird bath that somehow has rust marks in it. Does anyone know how she can get them out of the bird bath?
Saving Favorites When You Get a New Computer?We are getting a new computer and I need to know if anyone knows how to save favorites without having to email each link to myself? I have a lot of them and need some suggestions.