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Icy Fruit SlushiesRecipe for Icy Fruit Slushies. Place ice cubes in ziploc baggy. With meat mallet or rolling pin. Crush ice cubes. Place in blender. . .
Beef and Pork LoafRecipe for Beef and Pork Loaf. Mix all ingredients thoroughly in a large bowl. Put in loaf pan, cover with mixture of 1/2 cup ketchup and 2 Tbsp. brown sugar and bake in moderate oven (350 degrees F) one hour. . .
Rice CasseroleMelt margarine in greased casserole. Add remaining ingredients; stir. Bake in 350 degree F oven for 1 hour.
Minted Fruit DressingRecipe for Minted Fruit Dressing. Place all in a blender and mix. Ready to use or chill till a later date. . .
Heath Bar DessertRecipe for Heath Bar Dessert. Mix everything except whipped topping and Heath bits in a medium sized bowl. Mixing it with a wire whip works great. . .
Frog Pond Stew Recipe for Frog Pond Stew. With cooler temperatures arriving, it's time to get out some of our favorite soup and stew recipes. . .
Breadstick BonesThese spooky breadsticks are perfect for a Halloween party. They are quick and easy to make too.
Sour Cream TwistsBring sour cream to a boil and add soda. Add remaining ingredients. Knead and let set for 5 minutes in a warm place. . .
Drapes from SheetsYou can make nice pinch pleated drapes from sheets. I used king sized sheets and made them floor to ceiling for a 22 foot opening.
Cooking from Scratch for a Large FamilyCooking from scratch can save you a lot of money. Here are some tips to help you learn to cook from scratch. Post your ideas.
Buying AustreesI am look for order Austrees. It's an Australian tree that grows fast and can be a private fence.
Have Frugal Buddies Watch for ItemsIf you have a frugal buddy (I have one who lives near a great independent dollar store.) - have them look out for new and interesting arrivals (and do the same for them, of course). . .
Crockpot Pork RoastMy favorite way to cook a pork roast is to put it in my crockpot and pour a packet of ranch dressing mix on it.
Whip Frosting for Cakes and CupcakesMake More out of Frosting. Not only is this frugal but it cuts calories and makes it more nutritious. . .
Parrot JokeWanda's dishwasher quit working so she called a repairman. Since she had to go to work the next day, she told the repairman, "I'll leave the key under the mat. Fix the dishwasher, leave the bill on the counter, and I'll mail you a check. . .
Using Old Patterns for ArtworkUsing Old Patterns for Artwork. When looking for a fun new piece of artwork for your laundry room (or any room really), think outside of the ordinary. . .
Storing CakesKeeping Cakes Good for Eating. A few years ago, a dear pal baked us a cake. It was a very, very moist cake... She didn't say how long it would keep for or if I should freeze it or refrigerate it. . .
Buying Fresh Produce in BulkBuying Bulk in Fresh Products. This can still be done and not have it go bad. For example, large bulk carrots, apples, bananas, strawberries, pears, peaches almost any fruit can be frozen for later. Grocery stores will have last day sales with fresh products. . .
Outwitting Curious ChildrenAround October, I start buying gifts to avoid the December price crunch. It is difficult to hide presents from snooping children.
Poll: Do you find time to bake? Today's poll asks: Do you find time to bake?
Birthday Cake in a Box GiftBirthday Cake in a Box. I created a little girl's birthday gift that did not need to be wrapped. I am the world's worst wrapper and did not want to add the cost of the gift with wrapping paper and a card. . .
Precious (Chihuahua)Precious (Chihuahua) Photo. Precious is my 16 week old Chihuahua. My hubby bought me her for I had just lost my other puppy. He was so thoughtful in trying to help me through the griefing process. . .
Pictures from the GardenPictures from the Garden. I redid this garden this year and experimented with planting seeds in containers without knowing what types of flowers I would get. . .
Making an Apron From a Pillow Sham?I am looking for directions to make an apron from a pillow sham?
How do I get sour milk odor out of a down comforter?How do I get sour milk odor out of a down comforter?
Paint Stain on a Swimsuit?Can you get wet paint out of a swimsuit? I have pool-side paint on a spandex suit.
Creative Ways to Give Money as a Gift?Creative Ways to Give Money as a Gift. I am looking for a creative way to give money.
Removing Glue Residue From Window Tint on Car Windows?We just brought a car and it had window tint on the back windows. How do I remove the residue left from the glue on the windows.
Matching a Plaster Design?I have an English Tudor House built in 1937. I am trying to find out what the design is called that was put on our interior walls. I need to repair cracks and want to make the same design in my plaster.
Recipes Using French Fries?I have recently been given a large amount of french fries. Other than the obvious frying them to make french fries or chili cheese fries any ideas of what I can make with them?
Air Cleaner for an Apartment?I am looking for feedback about Ionic breeze or some sort of air filtration device for an apartment.
50th Birthday Poems?Does anyone have any witty poems that I can toast my husband with on his big 5-0?
Holiday Recipes?I am looking for recipes for the holidays. What are your favorites?