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Spiced Pumpkin SeedsHeat oven to 300 degrees F. Remove the seeds from the pumpkins. Discard the pulp. Spread the seeds (no need to rinse them) evenly on an ungreased baking sheet.
Crock Pot RibsThese ribs are lip smacking good. A lot of the measurements in this recipe depend on the amount of ribs you are using. Use your best judgment and your preference of sticky messy ribs.
Three Fruit SlawIn large bowl, combine all ingredients except mayonnaise. Cover and chill. Just before serving, stir in mayonnaise.
Asparagus with Orange SauceBlanch the asparagus by placing it in a saucepan and covering it with water. Cook until crisp-tender and drain off water.
Tomato Chicken Rice CasseroleIn a skillet, heat the oil and add the peppers and onions. Cover and cook over low heat until tender but not brown. Blend the cornstarch with a little bit of chicken stock. Add remaining stock and soy sauce.
English Toffee Ice Box DessertSift the powdered sugar, cocoa and salt together. Add butter and cream with sugar and cocoa. Add egg yolks, one at a time. Beat well. Add nuts and vanilla. Beat egg whites stiff but not dry and fold into other mixture.
Cauliflower Cheese SoupCook and stir cauliflower in butter in a 3 qt. saucepan, over low heat until crisp tender, about 6 minutes.
Soft GingerbreadBeat egg yolks and lard. Dissolve soda in milk. Add to yolks and lard. Sift flour and ginger, then add. Add molasses. Beat egg whites until stiff and add last.
Halloween Punch RecipeMix all the envelopes of Kool-Aid with just 2 quarts of water and use the 1-1/2 cups of sugar. Add pineapple juice. Mix thoroughly and chill. When ready to serve, pour into punch bowl and add chilled ginger ale.
Perfect Cookie IcingIn a small bowl, blend powdered sugar with milk. Add corn syrup and blend until perfectly smooth. Add desired liquid or paste food coloring and blend.
Amazing Lazy SusanThis multitiered lazy susan is from Fisher Price, and I have no idea what it was used for. I got it at a thrift shop and decided to find out what would work perfect for it's hole dimensions and the height between the two levels.
Reusing Thrift Shop Items for Candle HoldersFor homemade candle holders where the base isn't too large, just epoxy an upholstery tack upside down on the top and you have a place to secure your candle.
Prescription Savings on IbuprofenMy doctor wrote me a script for ibuprofen tablets. I had no idea how much cheaper this would be then just buying at the store. I bought 270 pills 800 mg. size for $20.00. I usually pay $3.00 for 100 pills 200 mg. size (generic).
Shoe Polish Instead of Replacing ShoesMy husband was going to buy another pair of $85 shoes because his were scuffed. Instead, I spent $4 on shoe polish and they look beautiful! Sounds like a no-brainer, but I'm guilty of replacing expensive shoes when shoe polish would have done the job.
Babysitting Bartering GroupBartering should be on all of our minds right now, with the economy the way it is. Start a "Babysitting Bartering Group". You can keep a schedule and barter hours like money. That way you get "free" babysitting with trustworthy and dependable babysitters.
Non Carved Jack-O'-LanternDecorate a pumpkin with construction paper. It's safer then a knife carving pumpkin. Then attach beads, etc., whatever you have, even yarn for the hair.
Black Scuff EraserCut an "X" in the tennis ball and slide on the end of the broomstick. To use: Rub the tennis ball over the black scuff marks and watch them disappear.
Batty About Books!We made a clothespin into a magnet with some paper shapes. This can also be used as a bookmark without the magnet or a clip for chips or papers, etc.
Max's First HalloweenMy adorable little Grandson Max, getting ready to celebrate his first Halloween! He is taking after his Daddy in his Army costume, he's already our little Hero.
Links: Making And Using Acorn FlourI learned of this several years back and always wanted to make my own and use it in a recipe!
Getting Rid of Fleas after Removing CarpetWhen our rental home became infested with fleas, I pulled up all the carpet (it was shot anyway). Daily, I washed all the wood flooring with VERY hot water with bleach added. This got into the tiny spaces between the boards and under the floor molding.
Bewitching Tomato Cage GhostLarge tomato cage covered with a sheet to make a Witch Ghost
Tootsie (Chow Chow)Tootsie is a 6 year old Chow Chow. I searched the internet; she is Martha Stewart's Paw Paw's Granddaughter. I drove to Connecticut and picked her up Nov. 2002.
Use Greeting Card Back for Photo PaperOut of photo paper for printer? Try using a back of a greeting card that is all white and not overly glossy. In your printer set up, choose heavy duty ink jet paper. This worked fine for me, until I got more photo paper.
Wrap Lunch Meat in Paper Towels to Absorb MoistureMost lunch meats get watery or kinda slimy, when in the fridge a while. After opening, wrap in paper towels. You can put it back in the bag it came in or a zip lock baggie. Change towels when they feel damp. No more slimy or soggy bread either.
Cleaning a Cloth CouchI just purchased a Lazy Boy dark blue cloth couch from a garage sale for my son. What would be the best way to clean it?
Subjects To Teach At Free Computer ClassesI'm going to be doing free computer classes for our church. It won't necessarily be for the church people, but for the people in the community we are trying to reach.
What is This Plant?I give this plant sunlight and water. What is this plant?
"Christmas Across America" Christmas Parade ThemeOur Christmas parade theme this year is "Christmas Across America". I'm looking for suggestions for float designs. We are a cub scout pack. We could have as many as 50-60 boys (or as few as 25-30 or less I suppose, but we had almost that last year and it rained!). We will likely have a 26 ft. trailer to use. I'm aware we'll likely have to have some boys walking as the 50-60 boy count does not include leaders. Please help!
Body Oil Stains On MicrofiberHow do I remove body oil stains from microfiber furniture?
Laser Hair Removal For Facial HairHas anyone ever gotten laser hair removal done? If so, how bad was the pain and how long did your hair stay gone? I have heard it really isn't permanent but I am so desperate I am willing to think about getting it done. I have hair on my chin so bad that I need to shave twice a day now. My chin is too sensitive for waxing or Nair.
Crocheted Dog and Pig PotholdersDoes any one have a crochet pattern of a dog and a pig Potholders and Hot Pads?
Paint Colors For Italian Style KitchenI want to know what kind of paint colors should I use in my kitchen? It has cherry wood cabinets and the theme is Italian style. I really like yellows but is that for more country style?
Information for an International S-8 Cable SkidderAny of your husbands loggers? We are looking at a skidder. If you can help we are looking for information on an International S-8 cable skidder with a funk powershift transmission. Thanks in advance.
Laser Hair Removal AdviceI was wondering if anyone has had laser hair removal done and how bad it hurt and just how long did it last? I have hair on my chin and am really embarrassed by it I have read that it is not permanent but I am about ready to do it anyway because I am desperate.
Cleaning Lavatory DrainsWhat is a simple way to clean out lavatory drains?
Pricing Rag Rugs To SellI make crocheted rag rugs and know that the general rule of thumb is that you price by the inch. For instance 36 inches would be $36.00 if you make and sell. But for a round rug, do you measure and price from center to edge or completely across?
High Fiber RecipesI am looking for high fiber recipes. Thanks.
Toilet Runs Again after FillingLooking for a little more help today. It seems every time I flush the toilet, maybe 5 minutes after it's been flushed, you can hear it run again then stop. Never did that before. Almost sounds like, air or pressure. Any Ideas?
Discontinued Wallpaper: York GM1922 Red and...Looking for 1 roll of discontinued York GM1922 red and white toile wallpaper. Thanks.
Love Bugs in My CarWhat is the easiest way to remove love bugs from my automobile?
Nail Polish Remover Stain on Varnished FurnitureHow do I fix a varnished table with a nail varnish remover stain?
Running a Stove Pipe Out The Basement WindowI have a corn stove I was going to hook up in my basement. Someone suggested since my window was broke, why don't I run the pipe out that window. It comes with a wall fitting around the pipe. But I have to hold it in the window. I didn't want to use plywood.
Faith Based Reading Name IdeasI am starting a faith based reading to hospitalized children service and could use some help with a name. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Discontinued Wallpaper: Graham Brown Super Fresco #10006I'm looking for Graham Brown Super Fresco wallpaper model #10006. I need about 6 to 7 rolls.