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Apple Fruit SaladDissolve gelatin in boiling water. Stir well to completely dissolve gelatin. Cool slightly, then add applesauce. When partially set, put into a 8 inch or 9 inch ring mold.
Garlic Smashed PotatoesPlace the potatoes in a saucepan, cover with cold water, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat slightly and cook until tender, about 20 minutes.
Meatballs In Barbecue SauceMix hamburger, oats, eggs, milk, onions, chili powder, pepper, salt and garlic powder. Shape meat mixture into balls (don't brown) and put into casserole pan.
Homemade Italian SeasoningMix all ingredients together and store in airtight container.
Microwave Stuffed PeppersMix together ground chuck, rice, egg, onion, 1/2 cup tomato sauce, catsup, worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper. Arrange pepper halves in a baking dish.
Brownie Pudding CakePreheat oven to 350 degrees F. For pudding, combine all ingredients in medium bowl; pour into greased 8 inch square baking dish.
Different Rhubarb PieCombine 1/2 cup sugar, flour, butter, egg yolks and salt. Mix well. Beat egg whites until stiff. Then beat in 1/2 cup sugar. Fold meringue into first mixture and fold in rhubarb.
Hearty Baked BeansBrown meat, drain.combine all ingredients, put in casserole, cover, and bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes. Note: Can cook in microwave, 15-20 minutes, on high.
Nature Stick OrnamentStep 1. Go on a walk and collect sticks. Put them in a plastic bag and spray with hair spray this will help get rid of any bugs. Tie the bag closed and let sit overnight.
Patriotic Summer CenterpieceI needed a cute centerpiece for my dining room table to last me through the summer. I was looking for something with the red, white, and blue theme so I could leave it out from May to September!
Adult Diapers For Makeshift Water DamMy basement has water leaking from the outside when there is heavy rain. We have invested in water damming by a "professional", as well as new gutters and roof for outside.
Milk Jug Watering TipKeep your garden hydrated with this easy (and green!) tip: Take a clean 1 gallon milk jug, poke a small hole in the bottom with a nail, fill it with water, and recap it.
Pumpkin (Maine Coon Mix)Pumpkin is a mixed maine coon and something. Mama is a calico. He was born in the house 4-5 years ago. He likes to aggravate other cats, sleep and play with cat toys.
Using Google for Measurement ConversionsWhen I need to do a quick conversion, I look no further then my web browser and google.com. Simply enter the amount you wish to convert and what you would like to convert to in the search box.
Negotiate For Lower Medical TreatmentsIt's a fact that non-insured patients pay more than insured ones, because insurance companies can negotiate for lower group prices. If you find yourself between insurance, or without insurance, try to negotiate for a cash-paying rate and pay upfront for a medical procedure, if you are able.
Premix Muffins The Night BeforeMy grandchildren and my husband love muffins for breakfast and as snacks. Sometimes mornings are very hectic at our house, so I have started premixing my muffins in the evening.
Cleaning a Burnt Microwave.Did you leave that microwave popcorn in there too long? Do you have a brown, yucky mess? I did too!
Full Freezers Work BetterKeep your freezers full, even if it means filling them with jugs of frozen water. Full freezers recover quicker after doors are opened and shut.
Rainbow Effect on AluminumI have a container (I think is made of thin aluminum) that was put in a dishwasher (by an unsuspecting visitor), and since then it has faded and has a rainbow effect with dark shadows. Does anyone know how I might get it back to it's original state?
Cleaning Grease from an Electric Clothes DryerHow can I remove a grease like substance from an electric clothes dryer?
Struggling AstersI purchased some beautiful annual asters at a local garden center and planted them a few weeks ago. They are not doing very well - they just look droopy and sad and it looks like something has been eating the leaves (bug, I think - I don't have many rabbits around here and it doesn't look like rabbit damage.)
Reading Profiles on ThriftyFunHow do you get to read the profiles of the people on here? I'm new to this, but I thoroughly enjoy this site and would like to read about the wonderful people that make this so interesting.
Removing Tar from House SidingHow do I remove tar from aluminum siding?
What kind of dog do you have?I was just wondering what kind of dogs everyone has. I have 2, a 4 year old yellow lab/collie mix and a 2 year old ACD/black lab mix. Very different personalities for sure.
Dog Odors Under Our DeckWe are considering purchasing a home that has kept a dog caged under the deck. The smell is horrible! Any suggestions on treating this area and eliminating the smell?
Wendy's Ranch Dipping Sauce RecipeDoes anyone know who makes the yummy Ranch dipping sauce for Wendy's. My daughter loves it with chicken nuggets and I like it with veggies. I think it's called "Heartland Ranch".