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Coffee SpoonsCoffee Spoons are a great way to use up leftover bits of this and that. Put several in a plastic bag and tie with a pretty ribbon. Makes a nice little gift by itself or with a coffee mug.
Addicting Chocolate Chip CookiesPreheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter with the sugars until fluffy. Beat in the egg, vanilla, and instant coffee.
Low-Cal Fruit PizzaBeat cream cheese and sugar. Mix pudding and milk. Add cream cheese and beat. Spread on crust. Top with bananas, strawberries, grapes, etc.
Chow ChowPut cabbage, onions, green peppers, tomatoes and red peppers in alternate layers in an enamel pan. Sprinkle each layer with salt and top with a complete covering of salt; let stand 12 hours.
Rudolph Mini QuiltCut the fabric the size you want and take the backing fabric to match up to the size of the Rudolph fabric. Pin the two pieces together and sew.
Frugal Bow Hunting PracticeFor bow hunting practices before deer season, a person doesn't need to have fancy bullseye targets. My Daddy always used a plain, cheap paper plate that he'd place onto a bale of hay. Easily replaced and inexpensive.
Add Beans To Ground BeefWhen cooking with ground beef for spaghetti or chili, I often take some kidney beans or bean medley and crush them up and add to the sauce. With the vegetables and sauce, you can not taste the beans, but you get the added nutrients.
How Many Days Till Christmas ChainYour kids will soon (if nor already!) start with the "how many days until..." litany. Have them make a paper chain using construction paper or even leftover wrapping paper with 25 links on it.
These Faces Would NEVER Lie . . .These faces would NEVER lie to you... no way =P lol
Marking Clothes for ChildrenMy Mom had the perfect solution to labeling those children's articles of clothing. #1 child got one dot of nail polish on the label. The nail polish does not wash out very easily. #2 child got two dots, and so on down the line.
Old Rake as a Bird FeederYou do not need to throw away old gardening tools, this rake functions very well as a bird feeder.
Carry a Laundry Basket in Your CarI keep a spare plastic laundry basket in the trunk of my car. It's great for toting home breakables (eggs, fruit or other groceries) or yard sale finds.
Dakota (CoJack)Dakota is a 3 1/2 Jack Russell/Corgi Mix (CoJack) I got her from the Animal Shelter in Washington DC. She loves to play fetch, walks, car rides, chewing her rubber tire, Wendy's hamburgers, loves her belly rubbed along with her ears.
Preventing Discoloration of Men's Dress Pants?What is the best way to hang mens dress pants to prevent discoloration?
Crafty Gift Ideas for Young Children?I am a teacher in early education and I wanted to make all my kids something small for Christmas. Not too expensive because there are 40 of them, but something cute and crafty!
Uses for Unwanted House Keys?Looking for ideas for unwanted house keys.
Finding a Commercial Type Sink?On behalf of my Church as Church Administrator. We are looking for a 2 or 3 compartment commercial type sink that will facilitate our kitchen we are building at the Church. Please respond if you have any locations where this may be obtained. Thanks.
14th Birthday Party Theme Ideas?What should I do for my 14th birthday party? It's in 16 days! Help me!
Papier Mache Recipes?Can anyone tell me what the recipe is for making paper mache?
Taking Care of a Stray Kitten?I found a kitten outside last night. I felt really bad for it, it's been outside a long time and I fed it. I was going to give it to the animal shelter. They only keep it for a short time and if it gets sick, they put it down. I just got a dog and I don't want my dog getting fleas, etc.
Gifts for Day Care Staff?I need some inexpensive gifts for my child's day care staff. There are 4 staff members. I want to give something nice but yet not "break the bank". Any ideas?