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No-Bake Stuffed PeppersCut peppers in halves, lengthwise. Remove and discard stem ends and seeds. Parboil in boiling salted water for 10 minutes; drain. Add sugar and basil to can of tomato sauce, set aside; brown ground beef and onion well in a large skillet.
Ham and Potato SoupAmount of ingredients can vary. Put all ingredients in large saucepan. Cover well with water. Cook until vegetables are tender or to desired thickness. Goes great with ham and cheese sandwiches.
Sesame Stir-Fry ChickenHealthy and tasty stir-fry. Mix broth, cornstarch, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, lemon juice and sesame oil in small bowl and set aside.
Peach Marshmallow Dessert CakeIt's peachy! Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 8X12 inch baking pan. Cream 2 tablespoons butter, sugar, and corn syrup together.
Raspberry Corn Muffins (sugarless)A yummy and healthy way to enjoy your local berries! Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line muffin tins with muffin papers.
Kid Approved StewIt is yummy. Cook beef until fork tender. Stir in remaining ingredients, except sour cream, and warm over medium heat until bubbly. Stir in sour cream and serve.
Bing Cherry SaladAdd cherry juice and lemon juice to softened cream cheese and whip. Then whip in the Cool Whip. Then fold in marshmallows, pineapple and Bing cherries.
Growing Vegetables in the ShadeA site receiving full sun is premium real estate in the vegetable garden. If sunny spots are in short supply in your garden, an easy way to free up space, expand your garden (and your yields) is to use the shady spots in your garden to your advantage.
Have Toilet Necessities Accessible for GuestsAs a courtesy to guests who may need to make use of your bathroom facilities, store extra toilet paper, deodorizing spray, a toilet plunger, a roll of paper towels and bowl brush in an easily accessible place.
Cleaning Up Pet HairSummer is almost here and so is cat shedding time. This is a tip to keep the animal hair cleaned up. Take a piece of terry cloth (I use old towels cut up) wet a good size piece, and wring it out.
Scenery: San Antonio SunsetHere's a San Antonio, TX sunset. Beautiful morning sky, just before a cold front blew in. Color was gone in a few seconds.
Making a Garden JournalStart a vegetable garden journal now so you can begin planning for next year. Use a notebook of any sort and notate things you think would be helpful in future planning.
Save Those Nursery MonitorsI was going to get rid of the nursery monitor I had used for my grandchildren, but just hadn't gotten around to doing so. My mother-in-law had surgery and had to stay with us for a while when she got out of the hospital.
Starting A Garden JournalNow that things are winding down for most gardeners, you may be able to find a little more time to organize your thoughts and reflect on the successes and disappointments of the past season.
Make an Extension Cord KeeperThe supplies you will need to make an extension cord keeper are: a small plastic pail, a 2 inch paint roller handle, and an extension cord.
Swimming Helps Back PainAfter 3 months of severe back pain I found the one thing that has removed nearly all of my pain, swimming. Find yourself a two week pass for your local gym. Try it to see if it will help you before you spend the money to join a gym.
Assign Colored Nylon Scrubbies for BathtimeAssign a different colored nylon scrubbie to each member of your household. No more wash cloths to launder! A scrubbie creates a ridiculous amount of suds thereby reducing the amount of soap used.
Mable (Great Dane)Mable is a 4 month old Great Dane. My youngest son (18) brought her home for me for Valentine's Day with love. She loves to sit or lay on any one.
Catch Drips on Oil BottlesIf, like me, you are tired of your bottle of canola oil dripping down the sides of the bottle every time you pour out of it, just cut the ribbed cuff off of one of your husband's old stocking and slide it over the bottle.
Removing Wallpaper Borders?I have border on my kitchen walls and I need to replace it. I have tried to take it down and I am having a really hard time. I need some help?
Planting Crops on Earth Day?Is Earth Day considered an excellent day to plant crops?
Removing a Hem Line From Jeans?I have a pair of nice dress jeans that I had to hem. I would now like to take out the hem because they shrunk a bit. There is definite 'faded' line at the edge. What's a trick to get rid of the line so the fade line doesn't show?
Looking for Wide Contact Paper?Where can I find 24 in. or wider contact paper?
Bubbles in Veneer?I put a plant on my oak dinning table and it left water marks and lifted the veneer up to a bulge. Any suggestions for how to level the bulge?
Information About an Antique Chair?I would like information on this antique chair. Is it French, Italian or something else? Do you think it is an original, made in the 20's or 30's? I have spent numerous hours on the internet and have been to antique stores and no one can give me any information. Help please!
Customized Wood Products Business?I am trying to start a business in customized wood products. Does anyone have any ideas how to start this because I have very little money.
Old Bottles of Suntan Lotion?I have 5 or 6 old bottles of suntan lotion. Where can I get rid of them?
"A Mystery and Miracle" Christmas Play?I am looking for a Christmas play called "A Mystery and Miracle". Can anyone help me please?
Using Wii Fit With Bad Knees?Has anyone tried the Wii Fit for exercise? How about exercise for people with bad knees? I am thinking of this for someone who should not be outdoors in bad weather.
Deodorant Reviews?I need a dependable underarm deodorant.
Getting Local Stations Without Cable?We rebelled against high costs and canceled cable, however I thought we could at least tune in the local stations. Our TV is digitally "correct" (less than 2 years old), so what do I need to buy or do to get local news? Thanks.
Free Regional Bartering Sites?I've been trying to find a list or directory of free websites that folks use for person-to-person bartering within their regions, states or communities. But all I can find is business barter sites or Yahoo clubs that don't appear to be active.
Repairing a Hose Reel Foot Switch?How do you fix a hose reel foot switch on a battery operated reel from Sears. It is made by Suncast Inc.. Thank you.
Making a Candy Wrapper Bracelet?I was wondering if anyone knew where I could get instructions on how to make a candy wrapper bracelet. Instructions with pictures would be greatly appreciated but without pictures would be good too. Thank you.
Tobacco Stains on Wooden Shades?I just purchased a home and the previous owner was a heavy smoker. The window coverings are nice wood shades but they are stained with tobacco. How do I get this off without ruining the shades? Please help.
Removing Sharpie Marker from Paper?Does anyone know how to remove Sharpie from areas under which there is text I would like to read? This is on copy paper.
iOffer Reviews?Has anyone used iOffer.com? Is it better than EBay?
Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe?I have been trying really hard to find a good and tasty recipe for cream of mushroom soup. I'm looking because my grandmother is sick and just got home from the hospital. It is her favorite, so any feedback would be greatly appreciated!
Storing Roasted Red Peppers?I have a bunch of red bell peppers that I want to roast. After I roast them what type of liquid do I use to store them in the fridge?
What Breed is My Dog?What breed is my dog? He is a little over a year old and about 15 lbs. with super green/gold eyes. Any ideas?
What Breed is My Dog?Can anyone help me determine what type of dog I have? He's the brown and white dog in the picture. When I adopted him I was told he was pit bull, rottweiler, and terrier. He has a curly Q for a tail, weighs about 60 lbs and is only 8 months old.
Making a Ribbon Watch Strap?I am trying to make a grosgrain ribbon watch strap. I am interested in making holes in the ribbon for a watch buckle (like any standard leather watch band), but I'm not sure how to go about doing that without making the ribbon fray and separate. Any ideas?
Dirty Refrigerator Handles?I have a GE refrigerator and the handles are turning orange. They said to use a cleaner called Hot Melt, which cannot be found anywhere. Can you give me the name of a cleaner to clean them?
Restoring a Clarinet's Finish?My husband and I bought a buffet lamp made from a real clarinet and made the mistake of cleaning it with furniture polish. This seems to have stripped away the ebonized finish of the instrument. So now the finish is a fuzzy gray in part, instead of a deep ebony black.
Dog Won't Let New People in the House?My dog will not let any new person in my house. Is there anything I can do to stop this? It almost seems like no one other than our household is allowed in the house. He even knocked my 8 yr old son over while outside when he was just trying to come in the house and almost attacked his 8 yr old friend.
Redecorating a Mobile Home?I am always looking for info on how to redecorate or fix things in my 1989 three-bedroom mobile home. All the regular sites are geared towards real houses and don't hit on the particular peculiarities of these kind of homes.
Crocheted "Baby in a Blanket" Puppet Pattern?I would sure love to find a crocheted pattern for this or a similar baby puppet in a blanket. Please, help me if you can. I would also like small crocheted baby doll patterns, so we can use them for service projects. Thank you so much for your replies.
Pattern for a Bean Bag Chair?I am looking for a free bean bag chair pattern to download.
Removing Fungus from Carpet?How do you remove fungus from carpet?
Ice Machine in Refrigerator is Leaking Water?I have a GE side by side refrigerator with an ice maker. It has worked fine since I got it, however now it seems like something is clogged. I keep getting water on the floor and it seems to be coming from the back. Any ideas? Thanks.
Small Eucalyptus Trees?Does anyone know where to buy small eucalyptus trees to plant in the yard? A family member bought one at Lowe's one year, but hasn't seen one since! It's grown to be 5 feet tall, by the way.
Laminator Plus Solution Reviews?Does the Laminator Plus System help prevent smudge marks and footprints all over your floor? I just bought some of the cleaner. My floors are brand new laminate floors and I have footprints everywhere! I am a little hesitate to put this cleaner on my brand new floors.
Plant Ideas for a New Gardener?I am getting real plants for the first time. Not knowing much about what flowers do best in what regions doesn't help. I am not very good with living things other than humans and animals. I need something low maintenance, but beautiful.