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Lemon Sponge PieMix butter and sugar until fluffy. Add the beaten yolks and the flour, milk, salt, lemon peel and lemon juice. Mix all together. Beat the egg whites until stiff and not dry.
Swiss Chard and Navy Bean SoupSoak beans over night in water. Saute diced onions in soup pot with olive oil. Drain beans, add to soup pot. Add water to cover, cook beans until done. Once the beans are done, add the chopped swiss chard and cook an additional 5 to 10 minutes.
Eggs AhoyIn a saucepan, sate green pepper in 1 Tbsp. of butter until tender. Add the soup and milk; cook and stir until heated through.
Creamy ColeslawPlace coleslaw mix in a large bowl. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; stir until blended. Pour over coleslaw mix and toss to coat.
Fruit 'n' Pudding DessertIn large bowl, add graham cracker crumbs, pecans, butter and sugar. Press into 9x13 inch pan. Drain pineapple (but reserve the juice), set aside. Place bananas and reserved pineapple juice in small bowl and let sit 10 minutes, then drain juice off of bananas.
Pack Away Camping Supplies TogetherI place all the little things for camping in marked totes and keep them packed so that I am not trying to hunt everything down when needed. This also keeps me from paying for things again when they can not be located.
Product Review: Liquid Bait Ant Killer (Happy Update!)I've been looking for the ant poison that is a liquid in a small bottle - price is $2.00 (Liquid Bait Ant Killer). Finally found a store that wasn't sold out.
Jesus Saves Picture FrameHere's an easy craft for Vacation Bible School. First trace a circle around the middle of the lid. I used a small cup to make my circle. Cut it out with a box cutter on a scrap piece of wood so you don't ruin your table.
Spider Dogs For Campfire CookingDon't make plain old hotdogs over the fire when you are camping, make SPIDER-DOGS! Place hot dog on a flat surface. At one end, cut lengthwise all the way through to about 1/3 of the way up the hot dog.
Craft Ideas For Old Reader's Digest BooksCraft and recycling ideas for old Reader's Digest books. Post your own uses here.
Keeping Bunnies CoolThe post "Pupsicles for dogs" gave me an idea I'd like to share. Rabbits cannot take the heat too well in the summer, especially those in hutches located in areas where the shade does not cover them all day.
Copying Articles From Waiting RoomsWhenever I'm in an office waiting room, I like to look at the magazines, usually the ones that have money saving ideas or recipes. If there's something I would like to read later or a recipe I would like to have, I kindly ask the receptionist if they could copy the page for me.
Use Shredded Mail For Packaging MaterialInstead of throwing out your mounds of shredded mail and documents, keep them in plastic trash bags (which will keep them dry and clean) and use as shipping package stuffing when needed.
Recycle Junk Mail ImmediatelyTake all junk mail directly to the recycle bin. Saves you time and mess. Also put any catalogs or magazines which you no longer want in the recycle bin as well.
Replace Vent Covers Right AwayWell, long story short, I put the leg of our dining room chair too close to the vent and it fell in. This caused the chair to collapse (with me in it) and the back was shoved with some force into the sliding glass door.
Venom (Toy Shih-tzu)Venom is 1 year and 1 month old. He is a Toy Shih-tzu. We got him a year ago, he was the runt of the litter (of a toy shih-tzu breed, you would never know it though, the little monster is 11 pounds!) And no one wanted him :(
Uses for Old Sheet MusicCreative uses for old sheet music from the ThriftyFun community. Post your own ideas here.
Chemical Smell in a Refrigerator?How do I get rid of a chemical smell (like coolant) in my refrigerator? The fridge was moved (not turned off) and this smell started after that.
Solar Hydrogen Civilization?I need to locate good used book "Solar Hydrogen Civilization" for less than $10.00.
Recipes Using Chicken Quarters?What is a good way (besides grilling) to use chicken leg quarters? They are so cheap when bought in bulk, but I need something different to do with them.
Removing Paper Debris on Fabric?How do I remove the debris of broken down paper tissues accidentally placed in washing machine in pocket and now clinging to the fabric in small pieces?
Insecticide for Black Widow Spiders?I am looking for best insecticide to kill black widow spiders outside.
Spot Cleaner for Carpet?I have relatively new light colored carpet that still looks like new in most places. What is a good product to use to just spot clean without cleaning the whole carpet?
Cleaning a Gotz "Cookie" Baby Doll?I just purchased a used Gotz "Cookie" Baby Doll. I have heard these soft bodied dolls could be cleaned in the washing machine. Is this true? Has anyone tried this technique?
Adding a Scent to Laundry Detergent?I make my own laundry detergent, what can I use to scent the liquid detergent besides essential oil as essential oils tend to make me ill? Can anyone tell me what I can use to scent my detergent and maybe an exact website to order the oils from?
Statute of Limitations for Excise Taxes?Does anyone have an idea of the statute of limitations the department of revenue has on collecting excise taxes, or do the even have a limit on how far back they can go?