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Never-Fail FudgeHere are a couple of yummy fudge recipes.
Dorothy's Dinner RollsScald milk, sugar, salt, margarine and water. Cool to lukewarm; add yeast and some flour, eggs and rest of flour. Knead. Grease bowl.
Tortilla Club SandwichHeat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray baking sheet lightly with cooking spray. Lay a tortilla on the baking sheet. Spread the tortilla with 1 tablespoon mayonnaise. Arrange turkey or chicken over the mayonnaise.
Honey BallsSift together flour and salt; cream shortening with flour mixture. Add honey and mix well. Add pecans and vanilla.
Easy Christmas CakeCream butter and sugar. Add eggs, 1 at a time. Sift dry ingredients together. Add dry ingredients alternately with liquid ones.
Healthy Toys WebsiteHere is a great reference for all of you who are concerned about toy safety this holiday season.
Use a Flannel Backed Tablecloth to Protect TableI don't like for the heat from the plates to create those hard-to-remove white spots on my table. To prevent this, I decided to use a flannel backed vinyl tablecloth underneath my regular polyester/cotton tablecloth.
Cross Stitch Jar LidChoose cross stitch pattern smaller than the top of a canning ring. Stitch pattern onto Aida cloth. When finished, cut away extra cloth. Center design on orange juice lid.
Candy Cane Christmas Stocking TreeIf your house is going to be as full as mine this year and you don't have a fireplace "to hang your stockings by the chimney with care", here is a great solution.
Sewing Cards for YoungstersHere's a great, inexpensive gift idea to keep youngsters entertained. Create cute sewing cards that are super easy to make. You can use the fronts of old greeting cards or glue calendar pictures to cardboard. Kids can sew lengths of ribbon or yarn through holes punched in the cards.
Plastic Canvas CraftsThis is a Christmas gift I made. It is napkin holder made with plastic canvas. The second picture is another plastic canvas craft I made for Christmas. It is a wall or door hanger. This one is a fairly easy project.
Christmas Shopping at the Dollar StoresShopping at Christmas has to be the most stressful time of the year for anyone on a budget, spending plan, or other. My tip is this which I borrow from Marlene Alexander in Canada in the Dollar Stretcher under Dollar Stores. Shop for gifts for all at the dollar stores.
Lace HeartsCut lace about 14 inches, then fold over and sew a seam to slip a piece of 4 inch pipe cleaner in it. Make sure the lace is gathered. Then glue 2 red hearts in the center. I bought mine at a Dollar store.
Tootsie Pop SnowmanEasy to make Tootsie Pop Snowman. After making the Tootsie Pop Turkey this year, I kept trying to think of something similar to make at Christmas! This is one of the ideas I had. They would be cute as place cards at a meal or stuck on top of a present!
Permanent Marker on a Wood Floor?My husband is going to kill me! My 2 year old just used red permanent. marker all over our wood stairs.
Upholstery Nails Keep Bending?I am upholstering a footstool I am now putting a small skirt on it. I am using upholstery nails and a tack hammer. The nails are bending on me, what am i doing wrong.
Young Child Has Started Hitting Parents and Pets?My 22 month old has done a drastic personality change! The lovely little darling has been hitting us and our pets. And not just when he is angry. He beats on our cat and dog for just recreational fun and I've tried scolding and taking him away from the pet and he just keeps going back to hit more.
How to Store Marshmallows?What is the best way to store marshmallows?
How Do I Freeze Snow Peas?How do I freeze snow peas?
Reattaching Clips To Stem of Push Button Toilet?I removed the lid of a push button toilet and removed it, in the process two grey clips came off the central stem. I know where the clips go but can't see how they attach can you please enlighten me of to how to reattach the clips.
Making Can Koozies (Coolers)?Does anyone know a simple way to make koozies (can holders)? Either by sewing or crochet?
Recipes Using Canned Corned Beef?I am looking for recipes using canned corned beef.
Lead Testing Kits?About 18-20 years ago when we had the first round of Lead scare, I saw a testing kit for sale. I know someone out there knows where to buy them now. Can you tell me where to get one? IS IT MADE IN CHINA? I will tell you what I saw in the 99 cent store that reminded me of the need for one. They had some nice coffee mugs and I was going to make some 'Hot cocoa gift mugs' UNTIL I saw a sticker on a couple of them that said 'Warning, not made for food'. There were dozens of them and only a few had the warning sticker on them.
Moist Carrot Cake Recipe?I'm looking for a REALLY yummy carrot cake recipe. One that is very moist. The recipe I tried was really dry and I've eaten some before that was really moist. Does anybody have a recipe like this?