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December 28, 2006
Giving a Trip to Hawaii as a Gift
Giving a Trip to Hawaii as a Gift. I have booked a trip to Hawaii for my boyfriends 22nd birthday/college graduation gift. I have told him that I have a family reunion that week to ensure that he will have the time off of work.
Preventing Mineral Built Up In a Toilet
Preventing Mineral Built Up In a Toilet. Quite a mineral buildup in our toilet and drain. I have had our toilet off once before, and the lime or calcium deposits had blocked the actual drain hole in the floor by about 50%.
Curfews for College Age Children
I set a curfew of 3:30am on the weekends, and 12:00 on week nights for my 20 year old son who is attending community college but living with us. He thinks this is unfair.
My Daughter Likes an Older Boy
My Daughter Likes an Older Boy. My daughter is 13, but very developed body-wise. We can discuss sex and boys very easily. She has strong moral values, and said she wants to be a virgin until marriage. Recently she told me there's a boy she likes at school.
Smoke Odors from a House Fire on Clothing
Smoke Odors from a House Fire on Clothing. What can be used to remove smoke from clothing after house fire?
Saving Your Raise
Saving Your Raise. Saving money is not easy, but years ago I learned an invaluable lesson.
Peanut - Orange Tabby
Peanut was a 2 year old Orange Tabby. My aunt was fighting cancer and her son brought home a stray cat. Little did they know, she was pregnant. I got Peanut from the litter. He wasn't the one she had picked out for me, but he picked me when I went to pick up my new kitty!
To Tame Doll Hair
To Tame Doll Hair. My mom was a doll doctor. She would wash the doll hair with dish detergent. Allow it to dry. Use a curling iron to style it.
Upside Down Chocolate Cake
Recipe for Upside Down Chocolate Cake. ream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Add dry ingredients, alternating with buttermilk. . .
Recipe for Raspberry Royal. In top of double boiler, place the milk and marshmallows to melt. Cool. Whip cream, add flavoring and fold into marshmallow mixture. Gently fold in the raspberries.
Egg Salad Spread
A delicious change from the usual can be an egg salad sandwich.
Recipe for Spanish Eggs. In a skillet, melt butter or margarine, add onion and green pepper. Cook lightly but do not brown. Add flour and tomatoes and cook until thick.
Spanish Rice in the Rice Cooker
Put rice, salt, water, and taco sauce. Set it and forget it.
Chops and Beans
Recipe for Chops and Beans. Season the pork chops with salt and pepper to taste, then brown on both sides in a skillet in a small amount of shortening or butter.
Recipe for Indian Meatloaf. Combine the meats and the seasonings; mix well. Add the remaining ingredients and continue mixing until well combined. Shape into a meat loaf and put into a baking dish.
Cake Decorating Icing
Cake Decorating Icing. Mix very well. Gradually add 2 lbs. Powdered sugar. Store in airtight container in refrigerator. Will keep 6 weeks.
Homemade Body Scrubs and Wraps
Body wraps are a good way to release stress and toxins from the body. They can cost upwards of $300.00 for a good professional wrap. But, I am here to tell you that you can save lots of money doing it yourself.
Cleaning Stains on Tile
Cleaning Stains on Tile. When you are cleaning tile, use a bit of Coke on the stains. The ingredients in Coke will remove the stains.
Use a Laser Light For Cutting Straight Lines
Sewing Hint: Have someone shine a laser beam on a piece of material you need to cut a straight line on. Just follow the laser line. Works great.
Coffee Container Toys
Coffee Containers As Toys. We re-use those plastic coffee containers as frugal toys. They are fun for toddlers to stack and store things. My 15 month old loves to put things in them, and take them out, and put the lid on and off.
Phone Organizer Craft Project
This craft is so easy and very versatile. Cut 1/2 inch around a blue jean pocket with a pinking shears. Attach a ribbon or shoelace to each top side of the pocket for a hanger.
Prevent Athlete's Foot
Prevent Athlete's Foot In Your Winter Shoes. This is the time of year you take out shoes/boots you haven't worn in a while. A fungus you chased away last year may still be lurking in your footwear, especially if it is leather.
Water Chestnut Substitution
When fixing a recipe that calls for water chestnuts and you find yourself with none, you can substitute jicama for them and likewise.
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