January 15, 2008

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Recipes

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Glazed Lemon BreadBlend melted margarine and 1 cup sugar. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Add almond extract. Sift dry ingredients. Add to egg mixture, alternating with milk.

 

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Different Apple PieMix apples, sugar and seasonings. Pour into pie shell, and dot with butter. Cover with following topping. For Topping: Mix flour, sugar and butter until crumbly.

 

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Fruit and Cake Mix MuffinsOnce again, I have to thank the person who submitted the Weight Watchers muffin recipe using pumpkin and cake mix. My husband and I are responsible for donuts and muffins for our church.

 

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Sausage Noodle CasseroleSaute' sausage until lightly browned. Last few minutes of browning, add onion, green pepper and celery. Drain off grease. Stir in remaining ingredients, except almonds.

 

Bowl of hummus.

Chickpea and Black Bean HummusNot so long ago I submitted this salad recipe to ThriftyFun. I wanted to submit it a second time because I came up with a fantastic recipe which is very nutritious, and low in fat.

 

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Brunch Egg BurritosIn a large skillet, cook potatoes in 2 Tbsp. butter over medium heat for 6 to 7 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.

 

Articles

How I Save Money By Keeping a Clean HouseI save money a number of different ways by keeping a clean house. This may seem like "too much work" to some people or you may say it "takes too long", however I have not found that to be the case.

 

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Use Cardboard Tubes as a Window BraceMy old windows are not in the budget for replacement as of yet, so sometimes when I want to open them, they slide down and will not stay up. To solve this problem, I brace the window up with a cardboard tube from wrapping paper.

 

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Add Body Oil To Unscented LotionI am so excited to share this tip! Every year I request a certain body lotion from Bath and Body Works. This year, I received the set for Christmas that included the body oil.

 

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Use Microfiber Squares Instead of Cotton BallsMicrofiber cloths can be cut into small squares and used to remove makeup, apply toner, etc. Rinsed and reused, then washed and replaced! Eliminate the use of cotton balls!

 

Jodie's Beautiful DaughterThis is my daughter. I think she will be the perfect model. Her blue eyes and fine hair will make everything look so pretty. I believe she's got what it takes.

 

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Filing Taxes Online For FreeI have gone through the following website for like 3 years now and gotten my federal and state taxes all done, e-file, for free. I believe it's for people who make less than $25,000 per year, and there are other people who qualify too. Check it out. It's free and I have the money either deposited right into our checking account, or mailed to us. I like putting it automatically in the checking account the best.

 

Green Iguana

PeeWee (Green Iguana)PeeWee is a green iguana and is around 2 years, 9 months old. PeeWee was a rescue in really bad health when I adopted him on Christmas Eve 2005.

 

A denim and pink quilt made from recycled fabrics.

Denim And Pink Recycled QuiltHere's another denim craft to make. I love to recycle. Fun to recreate lovely things. I made this out of old jeans and feed bags. The one side the seams do not show, the other side they do and are cut with a scissors and washed in order to make it fringe more.

 

Recycled Barnyard Animals - toilet paper tube pig, cow, and dog

Recycled Barnyard AnimalsKids are fascinated with barnyard animals. Now they can make their own set of cute little critters with just a few simple materials.

 

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Use Soft Side Briefcases to Organize Travel SuppliesWe have a very small fifth wheel trailer so storage is always a challenge. Our interests; archeology and biology, take us far and wide and we are often far away from stores for days or weeks so we try to stay organized and prepared.

 

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Making a Toy Bag out of Receiving BlanketsWhen my son was a baby, he had lots of receiving blankets. As he grew older, of course, they weren't needed. I gave away several, then one day I needed a toy bag to take to Grandma's house.

 

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Free Knit And Crochet PatternsFree patterns at www.allcrafts.net. Look towards the bottom of the page.

 

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Milk and Honey Facial MaskMix it together and rub it on your face. Lay on the floor (with a towel under you) for ten minutes. Rinse off.

 

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Set Your Sights HighSet your sights high. Know what you want, and then use every ounce of your being to get what you want. A number of years ago, my hubby and I decided to buy a house. We found the perfect house for us.

 

Questions

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Looking for a French Onion Soup Recipe?Does anyone have a good recipe for French Onion Soup?

 

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Removing Smell from Wooden Trash Can?I recently purchased a wooden bin from a thrift store. It was listed as a trash can. It smelled badly of trash and cigarette smoke. I washed it with soap and used Clorox. I have also used baking soda. But can not get rid of the bad smell in the wood. Is there any hope?

 

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Warped Copper Bottomed Pans?Does anyone else have copper-bottomed pans that have warped? My parents have the Cook brand from JC Penny's and they are used on a ceramic cook-top. I noticed yesterday that all the pans seem to have a concave bottom (not good for this type of cook-top).

 

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Can I Soak an Embroidered Pillow Case in White Vinegar?I am embroidering a pillow case for my friend Nancy, that has cancer. She can't tolerate fabric softener. I can't either with allergies. Anyway, can I soak the pillow case in white vinegar with the embroidery thread done? I don't want to hurt the work I have done.

 

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Watermark on Marble Hearth?How can I remove a watermark from my marble hearth?

 

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Removing FLOAM from My Furniture?How do I get Floam out of my furniture?

 

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How Do I Get My Cat's Abscess to Drain?I just noticed my cat has an abscess on his shoulder. He is licking it, which is good, and his nose is cold so he doesn't have a fever.

 

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Translating Italian Into English?I love Andrea Bocelli's singing. I recently bought his CD 'Vivere' and the lyrics were included in Italian, I believe. Does anyone know where one could find the English translations? Is there any way that a translation could be transacted on a computer program?

 

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Recycling Birthday and Greeting Cards?Any suggestions for recycling old birthday and greeting cards?

 

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Recipes to Use Up Mushrooms?I have about 15 mushrooms that I need to eat or cook before they get bad in the next day or so. Does anyone have a simple recipe for Beef Stroganoff or simple stuffed mushrooms?

 

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Counter Tops to Go with Light Green Paint?I've bought an old farm house, and am remodeling it country-style. I'm thinking I want to paint my cabinets a sort of mild green color, sort of like the old Dr. Pepper machines, or those dishes you used to get in oatmeal. (Before most of you were born.) Got any ideas about what counter top would look good with it?

 

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Fixing a Rolling Backpack that Tilts Forward?How can I fix a rolling backpack that tilts forward?

 

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Asking a Boyfriend to a Dance in Front of Friends?I want a cute way to ask my boyfriend to the backwards dance (girls ask guys). He loves baseball and we are going to the beach this weekend with a bunch of friends. I want a cute way to ask him in front of everyone

 

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After Washing and Drying Jacket, Lining is Lumpy?My son was given a brand new Champion quilted jacket which has stuffing. I washed it on its own in my automatic washer according to instructions but for some reason after I line-dried it (I don't have a dryer) the stuffing inside the jacket is very lumpy and the jacket is unwearable.

 

Small, Soft Training Treats for Puppy?I have a 13 wk old Pom puppy who is paper training. I would like to use treats in her training. I would love suggestions on small soft training treats. Thanks Guys!

 

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Why Does Food Giant No Longer Take Coupons?I recently saw where several people said they were unable to use coupons at the dollar stores. I use coupons all the time at Family Dollar, Dollar General and Dollar Tree and have had no problems at all. Now for some reason Food Giant does not accept computer coupons and has no explainable reason as to why. Does anyone know why?

 

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Using a Crayon Drawing as an Iron On Transfer?Is there any way to use a picture colored with crayons as an iron on transfer for say an apron or t-shirt

 

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