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Stuffed Minute SteakPreheat oven to 375 degrees F. Mix honey and soy sauce in small bowl. Stir hot water and margarine in bowl until margarine melts. Stir in stuffing mix and green pepper. Pound steaks.
Cannellini SoupIn a large saucepan, cook sausage in oil for 2 minutes. Add the green pepper, onion and garlic. Cook and stir 2-3 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender. Stir in the 1/3 cup of wine or broth; cook about 3 minutes longer.
Broccoli and Bell Pepper SaladCook broccoli in saucepan until tender, drain, and set aside. Heat the sesame oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until golden, about two minutes.
Chinese Coca Cola MeatThis recipe calls for only four ingredients. Of course I will use a pressure cooker for this. If cooking conventionally, it will take about an hour. The cola really tenderizes the meat for you.
Cheese Dreams for LunchSet oven control at broil and/or 550 degrees F. Cut English muffins into halves and spread cut sides with butter. Cut bacon slices in halves. Place muffin halves and bacon slices on rack in broiler pan.
Pink Frost Delight (Frozen Salad)Soften cream cheese, add mayonnaise and mix together. Stir in fruit cocktail, marshmallows, cherries and nuts. Add whipped cream, colored with cherry juice or red food coloring. Freeze in cans. Serves 10-12.
Canned Fruit SmoothieWe love smoothies, but fresh fruit costs too much in the wintertime. Other than a case of oranges, we buy very little. In the summer we can rely on the garden. Coincidentally, I have put up plenty of jars of fruit that have been just sitting on the shelf.
Kitchen Cleaning With LoofahsI've discovered a wonderful way to clean your dishes, sink, pots and pans. It's a loofa! Also spelled loufa, loufah, etc. I grow my own, which is easy to do, but they can also be purchased on the internet, ebay and some "natural" stores.
Treat Job Hunting as a JobWhen job hunting, treat it like a full time job. Spend 40 hours a week dedicated to finding a job, whether the time involves resume building, searching online, developing cover letters, or beating the pavement.
Scrapbooking Material From Surprising SourcesWhile I don't scrapbook, my new sewing machine gave me tons of scrapbooking materials, if I was inclined! The manufacturer published a second full manual in a language I don't speak or understand.
Floral Wire JewelryGorgeous gorget jewelery made with florist wire. The inspiration for this jewelery came from gorgets worn with medieval armor.
Use Scrubbing Bubbles to Remove Ink from DryerI looked on this site to find an answer to remove ink from a dryer drum. Many said to use fingernail polish remover, too many fumes for me. I tried some hairspray and that was too messy and also stunk. asy.
My Frugal Life: Stay Out of StoresBeing organized has saved me a lot of money. By the same token, when I am disorganized, I spend more than I should. A budget and a grocery list are my best tools, but there is a third that is almost as important. It is staying out of the stores.
Hanging LeprechaunMy 5-year-old grandson wanted us to make our own good luck leprechaun to hang on our front door. And this is the simple one we made together.
MunchkinII and SweetPea (Toy Fox Terrier)MunchkinII and SweetPea are 14 week old Toy Fox Terriers. After our Munchkin died, I searched online for months, and found these Toy Fox Terriers from a Mennonite Farm.
Scrapbooking Children's School ProjectsAs our children grow, we save a lot of the "odd" things they make at school, church, etc. In scrapbooking, it is impossible to include most of those items. So do the next best thing and then you can scrapbook it and "scrap it" too!
Try Almond Milk for CerealAlmond milk is wonderful, delicious, and healthful. It is great on cereals, but not for cooking puddings, etc. Chocolate almond milk is great just warmed and topped with marshmallows for hot chocolate. Nothing else is needed.
Clothes Pin Paper OrganizerPersonalized organizer from a recycled ruler, magnets, clothes pins, and foam shapes. We used hot glue to place the clothespins and magnets onto the ruler.
Give Kids an "Alternative" to Taking MedicationFor those children who refuse to take medicine, do what I did. Tell them they can take the medicine by spoon, or you will go to the Pharmacy and get the suppository formula. You may be threatened by them with calling 911, but that little mouth will pop open voluntarily.
Organizing Untried RecipesWhen I collect a new untried recipe, I put it in a sheet cover in a thin notebook. If after trying it, I like it, I put it in a photo album that has the large peel back sheets. If I don't like it, then I just toss it.
Use a Shoe Holder to Organize PhotographsI bought a shoe holder that I could hang on the back of my office door and instead of putting shoes in it, I use it to organize my photographs.
Gardening: Wintering PlantsI always try to winter over some of my yard plants. It doesn't always work, but I'm happy when it does.
Use Old Socks for PackingI was needing to pack some highly breakable items they are very sentimental to me and I didn't want them to break while I have to store them. I didn't have bubble wrap or newspaper but I did have a million old socks so I decided to use them for my packaging.
Family: Josh Saying GoodbyeThis is a picture of my Grandson Josh sadly watching Daddy and Sissy going to work and school.
Use an "Old" Slipper for Waxing FloorsThis is a cleaning tip with funny story! I was preparing to wax my floor the "old fashioned way" as my mom always did, on my hands and knees, when I remembered a pair of plush slippers that my daughter just threw out due to a crack along the bottom of them.
Storing a Wet PaintbrushIf you use paint in your crafting you may find that, in the middle of painting a project, you get called away from your project but you know you will be back shortly. Instead of rinsing out your paint brush, you can wrap it in a piece of plastic or a sandwich bag.
Softer Homemade Bread?How do I get the inside of my homemade bread softer? The outside crust is great, but I wish my bread would be much softer. Thanks!
Cigarette Burn on a Fabric Truck Seat?How do you repair a cigarette burn on a fabric truck seat?
Dealing with Adult Children at Home?I am under a lot of stress at my house right now. I have a son-in-law, his girlfriend and their 7 month old baby living here. They refuse to take any of my suggestions to heart in caring for the baby. It is driving me nuts and I am at my wits end.
Reoccurring BV Infections?I have had reoccurring BV infections. The medication (Flagy) prescribed by the doctor isn't working. Does anyone out there have any suggestions on what should I do? Please help.
Homemade Automatic Shower Cleaner Refills?I have a popular automatic shower cleaner.Does anyone have a suggestion on what I can fill it with so I don't have to buy the expensive refills and will still get my shower clean.
Using Cooked Lima Beans?I have nearly 12 oz of leftover cooked butter beans (lima beans) seasoned with a little kosher salt, butter and garlic. They didn't taste very good but I don't want to toss them. However, they aren't even fit for the compost because of the butter!
Ideas for Crafts Kits?I am trying to start a business this year, making craft kits. My business name is going to be Kayleez Kreationz, and the kits will be sewing patterns, doll clothes, magnets, pins, ornaments, simple crochet projects and more. There will also be kits to make vests.
Seedlings Keep Dying?When I plant my seeds they grow thin and spindly to about an inch and a half then fall over and die. Any idea why?
Do Speed Bumps and Steel Plates Damage Cars?I am asking if I really need to slow down to a 1 mile per hour at speed bumps. Again, I am not a person who races through neighborhoods. The fact is there are more and more speed bumps. I don't want to hurt my car going 10 mph when I should go 1 mph, etc.
Vomit Stains on Hardwood Floors?I have an older cat who vomits often on our hardwood floors. Sometimes we do not find these "gifts" until the next day. Is there a way to remove the stains that have soaked into the wood? I've tried a hairdryer, baking soda and currently have toothpaste sitting on them.
Installing Corel Print House Program onto My New Computer?I had Corel Print and Photo House on my old computer. How do I get it onto my new computer? I used the program to create business cards, etc.
Roots in Sewer Lines?How do I know if I have roots in my sewers?
Getting Disability for Sarcoidosis?Can I get disability for a living condition called Sarcoidosis?
Craft Ideas Using Foamies Material?I am looking for creative ideas made from Foamies material like frogs, cd, etc.
Resurfacing an Acrylic Kitchen Sink?I have a Thermocast Rochester High Gloss White Cast Acrylic single bowl kitchen sink. Its worthless! It can't stand up to anything. The outer edge is fine, the troubles are in the bowl part, the bottom and sides. I need to resurface it somehow. Any ideas?
Homemade Mineral Salt Rock Deodorant?Does anyone have a homemade recipe for the natural, organic, mineral salt rock deodorant? I'd like to make this myself, but without the sodium alum which is still a version of aluminum. It's just not as "bad" as the aluminum chlorohydrate.
Buying Stop the Itch?Where can I buy "Stop the Itch"?