September 15, 2008

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Recipes

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Cinnamon BarsMix butter, flour, sugar and egg yolk; spread on a large greased (I use Pam) cookie sheet. Beat egg white and spread on the mixture. Sprinkle cinnamon and sugar on top. Bake at 325 degrees F for 22-25 minutes.

 

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Spiced Squash RelishMix together and bring to boil. Boil for 20 minute. Pack in hot jars and seal.

 

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Pumpkin and Banana BreadGrease the bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of two 9x5x3 inch loaf pans; set aside. In a very large bowl beat sugar and oil with mixer on medium speed until well combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.

 

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Recipes to Prepare Over an Open FireFirst I would like to tell you that you are all life savers. We have to feed a family of four on an $80.00 a week budget. These recipes will help tremendously. I have a couple of cheap and healthy meals that I have made over open fire when homeless.

 

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Cheesy Tater SoupCook the potatoes, onion, water and celery until tender. Do not drain. Fry bacon until crisp. Drain; crumble and add to soup. Add cheese and milk. Thicken with water and cornstarch to the thickness you like. Season as you desire.

 

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Tacos And PastaBrown ground chuck. Add chili powder and cream cheese. Simmer 5 minutes. Cook pasta shells; drain. Combine meat mixture and pasta. Place in a 9x13 inch pan. Pour taco sauce over top. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 15-20 minutes.

 

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Peter's PotDrain seafood and flake. combine remaining ingredients. Add seafood. Put in a large casserole. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 1 hour.

 

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Baked Sweet PotatoesCut potatoes in chunks. Place potatoes in casserole dish. Combine sugar, butter and salt. Pour over potatoes. Pour milk over and add a little bit of crumbled brown sugar over top.

 

Articles

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Link: Homemade Dryer BallsMake your own dryer balls! I ran across this cool how-to for all my DIY chums. This is so easy!

 

View of lighthouse.

Craft Project: Scenic WindowMake your own scenes outside your "window". If you don't have a window, just paint one! I love beach and lighthouse scenes. So, I made my window looking out at a lighthouse.

 

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Handle PillowA quick present to make is a "Handle Pillow" You can use whatever fabric you want, or recycle a favorite shirt or dress. Cut 2 pieces 6x 8 inches and another piece of fabric 3 x 6 inches, this will be the handle.

 

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Resetting Your Analog/Digital Converter BoxWe're switching from analog TV to digital TV reception by way of those converter boxes that the government is advertising. It's a way of still using your old analog TV when the TV switch to digital occurs in Feb 2009.

 

Jeep

How To Clean a Jeep Rag TopTo keep your Jeep or SUV rag top in good shape, follow these instructions.

 

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Save Time and Money by Organizing Your ClosetIf you organize your wardrobe you'll save time, money, and avoid clutter. I hang clothing by type, season, then color. For example, long sleeve tops in one corner of the wardrobe, skirts in another, short sleeved tops, pants, and jackets in another section.

 

Pika (Chihuahua Mix)This is Pika, eating grilled corn on the cob. She is 8 years old. She is a Chihuahua mix. I found her in the pound. She was so small they put wire around the bars to keep her from walking out.

 

Decorative Gift Magnets

Decorative Gift MagnetsI love making people little things and then giving them gift baskets. One of the things I make are magnets. Magnets can be made from all kinds of thing. The ones I am submitting are the small photos on the backs of calendars.

 

My Grandmother With Her Watermelon

Garden: My Grandmother With Her Watermelon...This picture is of my Grandmother in 1930. I do believe that is a watermelon she is getting ready to cut. She certainly did something right in her garden!

 

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Store Kitchen Appliance Cords in a Coffee CanI have various electrical appliances with detachable electrical cords. I didn't really like storing the cords inside the appliances because of scratching and didn't like them lying around in my cupboards or drawers.

 

Converted Dresser Into Bathroom Sink Stand

Convert An Old Dresser Into A Bathroom Sink...When I bought my house, it needed extensive updating. I had to keep costs down, so I bought a dresser at an auction to use as my vanity. I tried crackling it but did not get the desired effect so I stenciled a leaf pattern on and then sanded some of the paint away to get a shabby chic look.

 

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Link: Gymbohaven.com for Gymboree Clothing InformationFor those of you who deal in Gymboree clothing for kids! I always stress over finding what line of Gymboree certain clothing designs come from. Today I stumbled upon a site that tells all! Check it out!

 

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Keep Your Vacuum Working BetterI worked for 15 years in a retail store in the vacuum department so these tips may help keep your vacuum working better. Most up right vacuums and some canisters, break belts often because the beater bar gets bound up with hair, twine from threads or from the carpet.

 

Questions

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Saran Wrap Christmas Card?I once made a card from recycled a magazine picture, saran wrap, napkin, paper towel and iron. Does anyone have directions?

 

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Information about Electric Generators?I am contemplating purchasing a power generator for those occasions when the electricity goes out. My main reason was to keep the cell phones going and be able to use at least one fan, because it gets mighty hot in here in the summer.

 

What Breed Is My Dog?I bought a puppy a few months ago and was told she was a Siberian husky-shepherd mix. She is now 8 months and I'm worried about the real breed she could be. In fact, I believe she is quite small to be a husky-shepherd mix. She is 40 pounds and 20 inches tall. What breed do you think she is? Thanks a lot!

 

What Breed Is My Dog?What breed is my puppy mixed with?

 

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Washing Memory Foam Pillow?How do I wash a memory foam pillow? Can I put it in the washing machine?

 

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Nail Glue on a Cell Phone?What removes nail glue from a cell phone?

 

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Thinning Hair After Hysterectomy?I am wondering if there is anything that I can take or use that will help my hair grow thicker or longer. Ever since my hysterectomy my hair has gotten thinner and has slowed down on its growth some. I would like my hair to be longer and thicker then it is. Thanks for any help that you can give.

 

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Black Mold on Tile Roof?I've read on this board about various posts offering advice to use a mixture of bleach and water on shingle roofs. How about on tile roofs? And what are the mixture ratios and how long to leave on before rinsing?

 

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Linguica Cheese Quesadillas?I would like to have a recipe for linguica cheese quesadillas.

 

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Pattern for Crocheted Chess Set?Does anyone know where I can get a free crochet pattern for a chess board and men?

 

What Breed Is My Dog?I rescued Kody from a shelter in March of 2007 and his paperwork said he was about 1-yo and German Shepherd mix. Since then, people have told me he looks like he has some Husky, Malinois, or Chow (because of the spots on his tongue) mixed in. Many people say that he can't be purebred German Shepherd because he is too small.

 

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Girl's Guitar Themed Birthday?I am wanting to have a guitar themed b-day for my baby girl's 2nd b-day. Her father plays guitar and he picked the theme this year. I can only find electric guitar decor. Has anyone seen anything interesting or have any ideas. Don't want 50's or hippie, something cute.

 

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Puppy Has a Loose Tooth?I have a 6 month chi and he has a loose tooth. Is it normal?

 

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Removing Glue From Drywall?What's the best way to remove hardened glue left on drywall after removing old paneling? The drywall is in good shape except for a few X's marked where the old glue was.

 

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Carabella Coupon Codes?Where can I find Carabella coupon codes.

 

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