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Banana Split Pudding Parfait CakeHere's an idea for what you can do with left over, unfrosted cake. Set aside chunks of left over cake (or bake a 13x9 inch vanilla cake and cut into chunks). Prepare package of pudding. Mix all the fruit together.
Pork and VegetablesPlace steaks in an electric skillet; cover with vegetables. Mix soup, water and mushrooms and pour over all. Simmer on about 300 degrees F until pork is tender, about 1 hour.
Easy Taco SaladCut up lettuce. Cut tomatoes into bite size pieces. Chop onion and shred cheese. Mix together all ingredients; add dressing and serve.
Mushroom Chuck RoastSalt and pepper, to taste; place in foil lined pan, add mushroom soup and onion soup mix. Cover with foil; bake in 350 degree F oven until tender.
Broken GlassDissolve each flavor gelatin in 1 1 /2 cups water. Let set and cut in small squares. Dissolve Knox gelatin in 1/4 cup cold water. Add 1/2 cup sugar and 1 cup hot pineapple juice; stir and let cool. Fold in Cool Whip, gelatin and vanilla.
Beef and Cheese BallLet cream cheese set out to room temperature. When soft, put in a medium bowl. Put beef in blender and chop. Place chopped beef in a bowl and add other ingredients. Mix with hands and form into a ball. Serve on platter with crackers.
Lettuce Cup TacosUse a leaf of the lettuce as a taco shell. Fill with your favorite combination of taco goodies. Pick up and eat!
Irish Soda BreadIt doesn't have to be St. Paddy's Day to enjoy this tasty Irish bread.
Stretch Liquid Makeup With Mineral OilI had a small amount of (Cover Girl) liquid makeup in a shade I wanted to use up. I poured into the bottle a small amount of mineral oil, shook it vigorously and that made just enough for one use.
Scenery: Sign of SpringThis is a picture of the small creek in our yard when it rained and filled up. It was flowing so fast we speculated we could put a toy boat in there and send it to the river. The sounds it made were wonderful.
Put Your Dust Ruffle On TopI am not sure this is considered a frugal or thrifty tip in everyone's book but it is to me as it saves me a lot of time and energy and don't have to wait for hubs to be around to help me.
Using DurianDurian often referred to 'that stinky fruit' to those who are not accustomed to the smell, but cherished by many who grew up around it. Known as 'The King of Fruits' throughout Asia.
A Puzzling CraftThis clever craft produces a nice gift or an educational kid's toy using recycled materials. You will need a sturdy, but not thick, piece of cardboard. Choose a photo, a magazine picture, the front of a greeting card, etc. and glue it onto the cardboard.
Viva la Frozen Leftovers!We had three meals from a crock pot roast. The first night we had sweet potatoes that were frozen (leftovers) from a previous meal 2 weeks ago.
Clean Baked on Grime With Baking Soda and VinegarWhen you have baked on or cooked on grime you are fighting with on your pots and pans and bakeware, try this:
Cheryl (Long Hair Calico)Cheryl is a long haired Calico. She loves to think she is "hiding" in the grass.
Can-Can Easter BasketsRecycle cans to make these charming little baskets. I used a large vegetable can, soup can, and tuna can. Embellish with ribbon, buttons, stickers, etc. These are great for Easter or May Day!
Clean Out ClutterI am a pack rat by nature and I save everything: Broken jewelry and bits of china, ribbon pieces to be used in future craft projects; clothing that is a decade out of style but just too nice to throw away. It is a compulsion and a bad habit that with some practice can be reformed.
Clean Your Dryer's Lint Screen RegularlyWhen you use dryer sheets, they tend to clog up your filter screen. Every month or so, take it out and wash it carefully and dry and return to machine. It works much better when it is clean!
Storing and Using Plastic Grocery BagsTake a large mesh orange or grapefruit bag that has a draw string type handle from your store bought produce. Snip a bottom corner of the bag off. Insert grocery bags or cleaning rags. It hangs where you wish as well as easy pull out from bottom corner.
Make Your Own Dog ChewsMake your own dog chews. Pig ears are often available at Asian, Mexican, or local butcher markets. Clean them under running tap water, scrubbing well. A little soap wouldn't hurt, but rinse well.
Eat'n Park Restaurant Cornbread Recipe?I am looking for Eat'n Park Restaurant's cornbread recipe.
Hair Dye on Curtains?I accidentally got brown permanent hair dye on a plain cream faux-silk curtain. Does anyone have any ideas how to remove it, or make it less noticeable? Thanks.
Rancid Smelling Dish Towels?I have rancid smelling cloth dinner napkins and dish towels, usually from using them to drain fried foods. I've washed them in bleach, but the smell does not come out. Any suggestions?
How to get the middle of a frozen pizza done without burning the rest of it?
Traveling With a Dog?Has anyone done the trip from Michigan to Florida with their dog? What should we bring for him, and any suggestions on a nice motel/hotel to stay at that is clean on our way down and home?
Game Ideas for a Pool Party?My daughter is going to be 12. Her grandmother is letting us use her pool. I would like to know what kind of games can we play, in addition to swimming all day. I don't think there will be any boys, just uncles and dads. Can you help me? Thank you.
Planting Potatoes?I remember an article about planting potatoes in an upright position which allowed you to remove the bands and harvest without digging, but cannot find the article.
Birkenstock Sandals for Heel Spurs?Has anyone ever worn Birkenstock sandals for heel spur and foot pain relief? Do you like them?
Performance Ideas for an 80th Birthday?What kind of performance should my family do for my grandmother's 80th birthday?
Porcelain Dolls are Moldy?I have porcelain dolls that smell like mold and some have mold on them. How can I clean their bodies?
Mildew Smell on a Stroller?How do you get mildew off of a stroller?
Removing a Window from My Computer's Desktop?I wanted to install a shortcut on my desktop to your site and instead installed a window and I want to remove it. How can I remove the window from my desktop? Thanks.
Business Name for a Water Slide Rental?Need help with a business name for renting out our 15 foot water slide.My husband's name is Robert and mine is Mary. We only want to rent during the hot months in Iowa so basically from May to Sept.
Email Address for DollarSurveys.com?Does anyone who uses the site DollarSurveys.com have an email address for them?
"Flower Garden" Themed Birthday Party?I'm planning my daughter's first birthday party. I need some ideas for things that adults would enjoy because I've invited friends and family, as well as little ones. The oldest children there are 4, and there are only about 4 kids invited.
Dermal Tone Reviews?The infomercial for Derma Wand was on TV today. There used to be a company called Dermal Tone. I bought their machine 8 years ago and it still works today. I am 66 years old and look 46. Dermal Tone went out of business, so I cannot find them anywhere.
Cleaning a Rope Hammock?What is the best way to clean a woven rope hammock? Thank you.
Making A Cream Pie Miniature?When making a miniature cream pie (artificial), how do you lighten up the caulk that is used for the topping? I would like it to be a little bit fluffier.
Neighbor Rinsing Dog Waste under the Fence?I have a problem with the neighbors through the adjoining fence. They daily wash their dog's urine and feces against the wooden fence, which then seeps under the fence and into my vegetable patch. It has died from the concentration of material and constant wetness.
Recipe for Hot Cross Buns?Can anybody help me with a good old fashioned recipe for Hot Cross Buns. The ones with plenty of spice and fruit like we used to get.
Diet Plan After Gallbladder Surgery?I am about to have gallbladder surgery. I wanted to ask others who have had it done, what type foods or daily food plan they had to eat and stay on as to not hurt afterwards or promote diarrhea?
Frozen Tomatoes Have Changed Color?We have two bags of frozen tomatoes from the 2007 season that have turned quite dark in color? Would you use them? They don't have any odd smell but we are a little worried.
How Can You Tell if Tortillas Are Fresh?How can you tell if tortillas are fresh?
Sugar is Too Moist?My sugar is too moist. What can I do?
Inexpensive Plus Size Prom Dresses?I'm a senior in high school, and prom is in a few months. It's impossible for me to find anything that fits and prom dresses are even worse! The larger the size I go to fit my 44 bust, 36 waist, 45 hips, the more expensive and unattractive the dresses get.
Refreezing Cooked Ribs?I parboiled ribs and then froze them. Now I have thawed them out to put on a grill for browning, etc. Can I refreeze any leftovers?
Orange Juice Stains on Clothing?How can I remove orange juice and egg stains off of white clothes? I have tried the bleach pens, and the Oxy Clean but the stains are still there. I have read the section on removing yellow stains from clothes. I didn't see any mention of egg stains or orange juice. Thanks.
Pen Ink on Vinyl Car Seat?How do I get pen ink off of my vinyl car seat?