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Paul's Pumpkin BarsRecipe for Paul's Pumpkin Bars. In mixer bowl, beat together eggs, sugar, oil, and pumpkin till light and fluffy. Stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, and soda. . .
Rice PizzaCook rice, water and butter for 10 minutes. Let set for 10 minutes. Meanwhile fry hamburger until brown. Add spaghetti sauce and heat thoroughly.
Cheesy Mini BurgersRecipe for Cheesy Mini Burgers. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Mix meat, 2/3 cup cheese, 1/4 cup ketchup and garlic powder. Shape into 12 balls. Place on foil covered baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray. . .
Chipotle Chili ChickenRecipe for Chipotle Chili Chicken. Combine water, mayo, salsa, juice and cumin into a bowl. Heat oil in skillet, cook chicken until no longer pink. Stir in garlic, then mayo mixture into skillet. Simmer for 2 mins. . .
Zucchini Cheese SquaresRecipe for Zucchini Cheese Squares. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 9 x 13 inch baking dish. In a large mixing bowl, combine the zucchini, baking mix, onion, cheese(s), parsley, oregano, salt, garlic, and pepper, to taste. Mix to combine. . .
Italian Chicken SimmerRecipe for Italian Chicken Simmer. Heat oil in skillet, cut apart leg quarters. Add to skillet, cook 10 minutes or until lightly browned on both sides. Add tomatoes with their liquid and tomato paste. . .
Peaches & Cream Coffee CakeCombine flour, salt, baking powder, and softened butter. Mix well. Add pudding, milk, egg, and beat 2 minutes...
Cream of Chicken SoupRecipe for Cream of Chicken Soup. In a (1 1/2 qt. deep) casserole dish, combine the raw vegetables, sherry and 1/2 of the broth. Microwave at full power for 7 minutes. Drain broth from casserole dish into a saucepan. . .
Bird Feeder TipsRemember our bird friends by remembering this tip for thistle. When thistle seed (also called niger) gets wet, it cakes together and the birds can't get it out of the feeder.
Sweet Potato PlantSweet potato plant, beautiful and easy to grow.
Keeping Grass From Growing in a Flower...I have already put down paper under my flower bed then planted some bulbs which are now flowering, however, grass is still managing to come through. Any advice on how to get rid of the grass without damaging my flowers would be greatly appreciated.
Helping Your Garden Beat The HeatAccording to climatologists at the U.S. National Weather Service, a heat wave is defined as three consecutive days with a minimum shade temperature of 90ºF). For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, that's a pretty good description of at least part of our summer.
Keep Your Purse Out Of SightKeep Your Purse Out Of Sight. Ladies, when travelling in the car, don't put your purse on the seat beside you. Lay it on the floor out of sight. . .
Ming (ShiChi)Ming (ShiChi) Photo. Ming is a one year old ShiChi. I got her in February 2006.
Preparing Plants for a Winter IndoorsSummer break is almost over for tender perennials and houseplants that have been vacationing on the patio. With cooler weather starting to move in, it's time to start preparing them for the big move back indoors.
Saving Vegetable SeedsCollecting seeds from vegetables is all a matter of timing. If you pick your seeds too early, before they've had time to mature, they'll be thin and unsubstantial and lack the necessary food stores to survive winter storage, let alone start healthy new seedlings.
A Young Monk Arrives At The Monastery-JokeA young monk arrives at the monastery. He is assigned to helping the other monks in copying the old canons and laws of the church by hand. . .
Decorating a Shop Light for the Sewing RoomThis 4 foot shop light is in my sewing room and looked too ugly by itself so I made a simple cover for it to match the room decor.
The Benefits of Buying Used CarsYou can save a bundle on your next car purchase by buying a used car. One of the common concerns I hear from people about used cars is that they will require expensive repairs sooner than new cars.
Energy Saving Window CoversEnergy Saving Window Covers. To save on high gas bills, I replaced the curtains on the Northwest side of my home with black 3 mil paper. The paper absorbs the heat from the sun and prevents the leaking of warm air inside to the outside. . .
One Pot Meals Make Clean Up EasyOne Pot Meals Make Clean Up Easy. To save time in the kitchen, prepare one pot meals. This cuts down on time spent washing and putting away of your dishes.
Bottle Brush Makes Dishes EasierBottle Brush Makes Dishes Easier. I don't like to wash dishes, and when I had to switch my son over to bottles, my dish-washing chore grew. However, I have found that by using my bottle brush. . .
Baby Food MoldI have a popsicle freezer mold that has lost most of the popsicle holders, but felt bad throwing it out. . .
Non-alcoholic Substitute for Wine in Recipes?What is a good non-alcoholic substitute for red wine or white wine in recipes?
Good Soup Recipes?With colder weather approaching, I'm interested in some good soup recipes. I would really appreciate if anyone could share some of their family favorites!
What do flour worms look like?What do flour worms look like?
Making a Long Bed Skirt?How do I make an extra long bed skirt? I have bed elevators on my bed but don't want them to show.
Primer on Jeans?How do you remove white primer paint from jeans?
Ants on My Fruit?I have honeydew, cantaloupe and watermelons growing in my small garden. They are doing great except there are ants and little white gnats all over them! What can I use to get rid of these pests? Any suggestions as long as they aren't toxic.
Red Apple Fall Centerpieces?I need an elegant centerpiece with red apples being the main theme but with fall flowers. It needs to be simple yet elegant and not too high for tables. It is for the grand opening of nursing home. Maybe candles with fruit.
Asiatic Lily Not Growing?I planted an Asiatic Lily from a 6" pot in full sun in April. I have a few new leaves coming out of the ground but the original stalks are doing nothing. I have fertilized and the plant is in full sun. I don't see any growth on the plant after the original flowers dropped.
Growing a Daylily in a Pot?Can I grow a Daylily plant in pot to be kept indoors?
Getting Rid of Kikuyu Grass?I live in the North Island of New Zealand and have a very large vegetable garden which with our winter becomes overrun with kikuyu grass and weed. I DO NOT want to use chemicals to rid myself of these ghastly weeds and would love suggestions as to how to kill a lot of weeds at one time and one spray.
How can I remove hard water deposits off plumbing fixtures?How can I remove hard water deposits off plumbing fixtures?
Yahoo Auctions Reviews?Does anyone here sell or buy items using Yahoo Auctions. I haven't looked at them in years but see that it's free. Ebay gets quite expnesive. Any tips or comments about it?
Mending a Split Tree?I have a three year old Crape Myrtle (Tonto) that has a fork at it's base. The tree split and fell to the ground due to the weight of the water from sprinkling. I staked the split back together with heavy duty wire.
Nail Polish in My Washer?My daughter left a bottle of hot pink fingernail polish in her jeans pocket. It is all over my electric dryer with steel metal drum. What can I use to clean it?
Lipstick on a Fabric Couch?How do I get red lipstick off of a fabric couch?
Good Grass for Rocky Soil?I would like to know of a good hearty grass to plant in bad soil with lots of rocks in it. We live in the country.