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Easy 5 minute Non-Dairy Peanut Butter FudgeA big hit with everyone, not too sweet!Melt margarine in a saucepan, take off heat and mix in peanut butter till blended. Then add a bit of icing sugar at a time till well blended. Place in a 9x9 inch pan, pat down and chill for an hour or less. Cut in small squares.
Sausage GrindersBrown the sausage and beef together. Drain the grease off. Add the tomato soup, onion, peppers, and any other seasonings you may want to add. Simmer for 45 minutes. Cut the loaves of bread in half.
Sole Fillets With DillPat fillets dry. Spread mayonnaise over broad half of each fillets. Season with salt and pepper. In food processor, process toast into crumbs. Add dill, butter, garlic, and lemon rind; process until garlic is finely minced. Sprinkle over seasoned half of fillets.
Sauerkraut DressingFollow the directions to make the dressing, using real chicken broth and real butter. Mix in the undrained sauerkraut and sprinkle with sugar to cut the tartness of the kraut. Mix in the onions, celery, and sprinkle with sage to taste.
Fudgy Brownie CookiesIn a mixing bowl, beat egg, egg white and sugar. In a small bowl, dissolve coffee granules in boiling water. Add the coffee, butter and corn syrup to egg mixture; mix well. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually add the egg mixture. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts.
Quick Cherry Mix first 3 ingredients (drain pineapple). Add any or all of rest ingredients. (Or anything that sounds good.) Dish and serve.
Mom's Brown Rice and Greens CasserolePrepare quick brown rice (any brand will do) enough for 6 servings. When the rice is cooked, let it sit for 5 minutes or so for the water to absorb. Take out an 8 oz (approx) bag of Brussels sprouts from the freezer.
Cinnamon PineappleIn a saucepan, mix the pineapple juice & both bags of cinnamon candies. Bring to a medium heat, stirring candies till dissolved. Put both cans of drained pineapple into the saucepan with liquid. Mix well. Refrigerate and allow pineapple to soak up liquid.
Inexpensive Vinegar Glass CleanerHere is a great inexpensive and ozone friendly tip for cleaning windows and mirrors. Alcohol vinegar is found in almost every household and is a very good cleaning agent.
Cooking While Your Kitchen is Being BuiltWe are building a home and we haven't completed our kitchen. This has been a challenge with the cold weather as I have no oven. My indoor cooking consists of a microwave. You have to be pretty organized to complete a hot meal.
Mismatched Sock SolutionsDo you ever wonder what happens to the socks that go in a pair and come out a single? Well, instead of doing the sock puppet route, I use them for other things.
Enhance a Child's Learning Without a TutorTutors can cost $20 or more per hour, but often with younger students it's the mindset of learning that can add to their educational success. At home, try to piggy-back on what information is delivered in school.
Milk Crate for Cutting PVC PipeRecently, I needed some white plastic shelves put back together in a closet. However, I had a gap that didn't reach the top, but the full height of the shelf was too high.
Reuse Sewing Patterns By ScanningScan small pattern pieces and vintage patterns! Since I mostly sew doll clothes, I'm used to scanning each new pattern as I obtain it. That takes several hours of image editing and standing at the printer/scanner, so it keeps me from going too nuts at the fabric stores' frequent 99 cent sales!
Christmas Paper AngelsThese are so sweet and easy! Just cut out a shape from paper (body and head), this is your template. Cut out two ovals of appropriate size for arms; wings are paper twist ribbon.
Saving Money on Heating CostsAdvice for saving money on heating costs from the ThriftyFun community. If you have a wood burning stove, this helps run that during the day throughout your home and shut off the oil heat and only use the oil heat at night when you are sleeping.
Thrifty Tips on CleaningYou can save on cleaning products by using white vinegar and newspaper to clean your windows, windows come out sparkling clean. You can also use white vinegar for washing your floors, add 1/2 cup white vinegar to last rinse cycle of your wash to control static cling.
Kelly (Jack Russel/Toy Poodle)Kelly is 5 years old, a Jack Russel terrier and Toy poodle. She was the runt of the litter from a friend's dog.
Apple for the Teacher KeychainThis is a woodcraft that your youngsters can help to make to give to their teacher. It will take adult help to do the cutting of the apple, and perhaps to do the printing on the apple, but the kids can do the painting
School Sports Uniform Payment PlansWhen your children are picked to participate in school sports, ask if there is a payment plan on their sports uniforms. So rather than having to come up with the big lump sum all at one time, stretch the payment out so it's convenient for you and your budget.
Getting Rid of Mange in the House?Will bleach work to kill mange mites in my carpets?
Bissell Little Green Machine Reviews?How effective is the Bissell Little Green Machine Model: 1400D on upholstery and carpet that has not been cleaned in a long time.
What to do About Armpit Odor?Since my first child I've had the problem of arm pit odor. I'm thinking it has something to do with my hormone levels changing, but haven't had it checked yet. What have you tried, I've tried practically all the brands of deodorants including some men's brands, crystals, alcohol, and apple cider vinegar to no avail.