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Pumpkin Nut BreadMelt butter. Add eggs and pumpkin. Beat thoroughly. Add sugars, baking soda, baking powder, and spices. Beat thoroughly until all lumps are removed. Add flour. Beat thoroughly. Add nuts and mix into batter.
Two Cups CasserolePreheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 2 quart casserole with vegetable spray. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl, combine turkey, stuffing, and cream cheese. Spoon into casserole.
Syrian Flat TiresMix these ingredients together. Use frozen dough (balls or loaf). Flatten balls, add 1 Tbsp. of mixture to center of each. Bring up edges to center. Flatten with palm. Oil baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20-25 minutes.
Pineapple Ice Box PuddingMix sugar, eggs and butter in top of double boiler. Cook over boiling water until mixture begins to thicken. Add pineapple and cook, stirring constantly. Cook until mixture begins to bubble. Remove from heat and add pecans.
Clever Christmas CardsThree years of clever photos taken for Christmas cards.
Luxury Salt Glow (Scrub)This is the easiest scrub recipe around and probably the best. I've made lots of different scrubs and tested many recipes but always come back to the basic one because it works best. Makes incredible gifts!
Drive With Enough Room for the Car in Front of YouIf you're sitting in traffic, try to leave sufficient space between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you, in case the vehicle behind you fails to see you stopped. If the driver behind you rear ends you, you'll have enough space to try to keep from hitting the vehicle in front of you.
Avoid Fabric Softener in Your WasherNever use liquid fabric softener in your clothes washer! By doing so, you will cause yourself more service calls (repair costs!), and ultimately lessen the life expectancy of your washer. Fabric softener coats and clogs the hoses (and other parts, depending on the type of washer you have).
Recycled Jar SnowmanCreate cute snowman jars from canning jars or mayonnaise jars. These are great for giving layered cookie mixes, party mixes, or any homemade goodies.
PJ (Cocker Spaniel)PJ is a 1 year old Cocker Spaniel. I got him at a pet store in Spring 2007. He likes to play with his brother.
Sneaking Veggies Into Ground BeefI'm constantly trying to sneak more veggies in to our meals and found a good tip. Whenever I have a dinner with ground beef (tacos, burgers, meat loaf, sloppy joes, chili etc) I shred a zucchini into the meat.
My Frugal Life: Frugality Includes Our CarsWhen we hear the word "frugality", many people think of smart housewives who scrimp and save to "help make ends meet", particularly in years gone by when there were fewer two-income families.
Thrifty Gifts For The FamilyI have been trying to think of "thrifty" presents for my immediate family. I am also planning to buy them modestly priced "new" items but I thought a thrifty gift would also be special, because they know I am into that kind of thing. Here is what I have come up with. I hope other people will also contribute their ideas.
Recycled Denim Tote BagHere is a denim tote bag made from a pair of old recycled jeans. I have a step-by-step tutorial at this link:
Surviving Parvo?My puppy (Mia) has been suffering with Parvo for the last 5 days, but in the last 2 she has not shown signs of much improvement but she has not got any worse either. The vets are doing all they can.
Homemade Solution For Cleaning Stainless Steel Cookware?Anyone have a homemade solution for cleaning stainless steel cookware? My cookware has been darkened by dirty gas burners. The cookware has copper bottoms.
Cleaning Plastic Dish Strainer?I need something to help me clean my plastic dish strainer. It has a build up of soap, I do not have the money to buy another one. I know its only a couple dollars for one, but money is tight.
Dealing with Symptoms of Sjogren's Syndrome?Does anyone have any new advice on dry mouth and very chapped lips. I have Sjogren's syndrome and I can deal with the dry mouth. However the for the last few months the corners of my mouth gather this white stuff, and it is very embarrassing when talking to people.
Making Homemade Glue?How do you make homemade glue?
How to Locate Pet Urine Stain?Dog urinated on carpet and it evidently wasn't discovered.
Christmas Picture Ideas To Go With Christmas Cards?Christmas card photo ideas, anyone have an idea for a Christmas picture to go with cards that I purchased? The card says "Joy to the World" and "Peace". I have 2 children, a girl and a boy, 10 and 13. Thanks!
Homemade Dry Soup Mix?Is there such a thing as a home made dry soup mix that a mother can prepare to send to college with boys who don't want to bother to cook good meals?
What Color and Type of Carpet is Best with House Cats?In the near future we hope to replace our carpet with something new. However, we have 5 house cats, who are extremely rough on our walls and carpets to start with.
When will 'It's a Wonderful Life' be on TV This Year?I know this has nothing to do with being thrifty but does anyone know when 'Its a Wonderful Life' will be on tv this Christmas?
Azuki Beans Body Scrub?I read somewhere that one could use Auzki beans (ground up?) for a body scrub. Does anyone know how?