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Microwave Chocolate PuddingThis recipe is for true "chocoholic"! It is easy and oh so good! My family absolutely loves it. I also use skim milk when I make this. Can't tell the difference.
Peanut Butter and Onion SandwichThis is DH favorite sandwich from his childhood. He still eats them when the urge hits him, like last week.
Pot Luck PotatoesHash browns should be thawed completely. Combine all ingredients, except the corn flakes and 1/4 cup butter. Pour into a buttered 9x13 inch baking dish.
Chocolate Scotcharoos With Peanut ButterCook sugar and corn syrup over moderate heat until mixture boils. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter. Mix in Rice Krispies and press into buttered 9x13 pan; let cool.
Chicken AlberghettiThis is a great dish for when you may be having company. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Dip in egg, roll in crumbs. Saute' in 1/2 cup butter until browned. Dilute spaghetti sauce with half and half. Reserve 2 tablespoons.
Crunchy Fish Noodle BakeFish is very healthy, and this is a great meal.Thaw fish if frozen; pat dry with paper towel. Cut into 1-inch pieces. Drain orange segments; save 1/4 cup syrup. Save 1/4 of orange segments for garnish
Almond Chocolate PieBreak 5 chocolate bars into a pan with the milk and marshmallows. Melt over hot water. Chill, then add whipped cream. Pour into crust. Grate the one remaining chocolate bar and sprinkle on top of pie.
Rotini SaladA colorful salad, a little different, and fairly calorie wise. Combine ingredients and chill until serving.
Southern Hot Cheesy Garlic GritsA bit too hot for me, but those who like spicy dishes love this! Stir grits into salted boiling water in heavy saucepan gradually. Return to a boil; reduce heat. Cook for 2 1/2-5 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
Summer Deals at WalmartI got a fantastic deal at Wal-Mart yesterday and wanted to share. They had tee shirts and shorts on sale, and since I needed all new for this summer I got some. The shorts I got were $6 each.
Inversion Table for Back ProblemsFor those of you who have a bad back, think about buying an Inversion Table. Walmart.com sells several models for under $130. They come unassembled, but are easy to put together.
Tips for College FairsVisiting a big college fair is a great way to get a little face-to-face information. I realized, though, that my kids were spending a lot of their time filling out send-me-more-info forms, which reduced the time they had for asking questions and getting a feel for each school.
Homemade Cat FoodMake your own cat food by boiling 2 pounds pasta, 2 pound lentils, and 1 pound offal. Cool the mixture and blend to liquidize. Put in portion sized containers in the freezer. When it has thawed, it will have a meat-loaf consistency.
Joey (Chihuahua/Pekingese?)Joey is a 2 year old that we think is Chihuahua/Pekingese? We know his mom's a Long Hair Chihuahua, but he's not a pure bred. We adopted him from an abusive family. They didn't have time for him and he was very neglected. Now he's happy and healthy.
No Cost Quality of Life ImprovementsThere isn't a person among us who doesn't have days of feeling "down" on life - especially if you pay too much attention to news on the economy lately. Whenever I'm having "one of those days", I simply say to myself - What can I do today to improve the quality of my life?
Eye Glasses HolderStitch up the side of a pot holder to transform it into an eye glass holder. Make one for Mom in her favorite colors.
Decorative Glass PlateJust in time for Mother's day. This fun craft is surprisingly easy to create. You can choose a pretty fabric, glue to a clear glass plate and you've got yourself a pretty "porcelain:plate to give as a gift or keep for yourself.
Staples Ink Cartridge Rewards ProgramI wanted to share with the ThriftyFun community about the Staples Rewards Program. For every ink cartridge you return to the Staples store (limit 10 Per month) as a Rewards member, you are given a $3.00 PER cartridge credit.
Magnetic ButterfliesAnother "buggy" spring craft! These butterflies are so cute and so easy to make. Show them off on your refrigerator for lot's of comments from admirers!
Fruit and Stale Bread CustardIf you have any stale bread, make a quick and easy dessert by buttering the bread and cutting into cubes. Layer them into a casserole dish with a handful of dried fruit (currants, white grapes or whatever you have to hand).
Replacing Gasket on a Stovetop Espresso Maker?We have a stovetop espresso maker. When we replace the rubber gasket, the machine stops brewing. We tried wetting the gasket, tightening it, etc. to no avail. Then after a few failed attempts the thing starts working and consistently so.
Dryer Not Running With Door Shut?All of a sudden my electric clothes dryer will only work with the door open. When you close the door it stops. Does anyone know what to do?
Discontinued Wallpaper: Imperial Wallcoverings #GC2001?I am looking for a single or double roll of the following wallpaper by Imperial Wallcoverings. Pattern: GC2001 - American Country Book: New Country Gear/American Country Page 135? Does anyone know where to get it online or a location in Northern CA/Bay Area. Thanks.
What is This Song?There's this song I heard in church today and it goes "As a church we rise against the enemy, strength and power in your name as we stand triumphantly". Then it goes "You are the answer". If you could please help me with the name of the song I would be so happy.
Caring for a Turtle?My kids just got a pet water turtle from a neighbor. Does anyone have any good information on care and feeding them?
Italian Centerpiece Ideas?I need some ideas for making an Italian centerpiece. Any suggestions?
Recipe for "Finger Jello"?Does anyone have a recipe for "Finger Jello"? Back in the late 70's, early 80's I use to use Jello powder and Knox Gelatin and water but do not remember the amounts of each. You can cut it into shapes and it is easy to handle and take for snacks to school, etc.
Making Massage Candles?Where can I purchase cocoa butter, almond oil, coconut oil, shea butter to make massage candles?
Removing Large Mirrors from a Wall?Can anyone tell me how I can get a large mirrors down that have been glued to the wall? I have 3 of them. The walls behind them are plaster.
What Causes a Bloody Nose?I had a bloody nose the other night but not since. Could this be high blood pressure? I have never had high blood pressure and just had a physical.
Can ProMeris Make a Puppy Sleepy?does anyone know if ProMeris can make a puppy sleepy?
Clearing Vegetation from Property?I have about 14 acres of property. The timber was removed from it about 10 years ago, so now I have about 10 years of growth to deal with. My wife and I are planning on building a house on the property, and will be clearing a couple of acres of land to do it.
Making a Clothesline from a Patio Umbrella?Has anyone ever make a clothesline from a faded patio umbrella? I think you could simply remove the cover, then drill holes in the spokes, and lace the line though the holes. Does anyone want to try it and let us know? It seems like a great use for re-purposing an old faded umbrella, right?
Installing Pergo Over Tile?I have tile squares in my bedroom. I had wall to wall carpeting installed over it and now want to remove it. Can I re-tile over the existing tile? I would like to put down Pergo or wood grained vinyl tiles.
Low Maintenance Plant Suggestions?We have recently renovated and added onto our 120 year old farmhouse. Our yard was totally ruined by the construction and I am looking for low maintenance, pretty plants and bushes to plant.
Growing a Daisy Tree?Could someone give me some information about a daisy tree? Can it be grown in the ground instead of a pot?
Patterns for Dog Bandannas?I am looking for dog scarf patterns in all sizes. I like the bandanna type but with snaps or buttons.
Cardinals Themed Float?Has anyone ever made a float with a Cardinals theme?
Temporary Coverings for Mobile Home Paneling?I am renting a mobile home and we can't repaint the walls. It is the old style trailer with ugly, huge purple flowered paneling on it. Please help!
Making an 8-Sided Paper Gift Box?I am looking for instructions to make an 8-sided (octagonal shaped) gift box from 8 paper squares. It also needs 8 squares for the lid. I was shown how to do it, but can't remember the fold sequences.
Painting Outdoor Umbrella Fabric?Can I use fabric paint or spray paint to refresh outdoor umbrella fabric?
Making Key Chains With Buttons?How do you make key chains using buttons?
How Often Do Finches Lay Eggs?I have a pair of society finchs, but I am not sure if they are male and female. They both built the nest and one of them laid 6 egg. The one has sat constantly only to let the other relieve it to feed and get water.
Will Vinegar Harm New Trees?Will using vinegar to destroy grass and weeds between bricks harm newly planted trees?
Value of a Granville House Doll?I have a Granville House Doll that was included in the purchase of the entire contents of a storage unit. I am not a doll collector myself and want to sell her. I have an interested buyer and just want to make sure that I am selling this doll at a fair price.
Buying DSV Disinfectant?Where can I purchase DSV disinfectant?
Stain on Light Brown Sofa?How do I get a stain off my light brown sofa?
Plant Light for Growing Herbs Indoors?I can't remember the name of it, but there is a fairly new plant light that sells for about $120 that you use to grow your herbs and whatever in the house. Has anyone tried it, and is it really worth that much money? Thank you.
Free Anti-Spyware Software?Is there free anti-spyware and anti-virus software I can download?
Ideas for a Mother's Day Breakfast?I'm having a Mother's day breakfast for 12 ladies on my block. Some have lost their husbands, caregivers, or are divorcees and I just wanted to try and brighten their day. I need ideas for gifts, etc. Thanks in advance for all ideas.
Attaching Snaps to Fabric?Is there an easy and quick way to apply snaps to a garment? Years ago I bought a snap gadget that applies snaps to material but I couldn't get it work right and finally gave up on it. Please help me step by step with tips.
Pee Stains Around Toilet?What can I use to clean the pee stain around my comode? I have tried everything.
Backsplash Ideas for Granite Countertops?I am looking for some advice and designs on installing a kitchen backsplash after installing a granite countertop. I would like to see pictures if possible or designs or suggestions. Please help!
Using Centerpieces as Prizes?I am planning a baby shower for a very close friend. We want the table centerpieces to be something that can be used by anyone. Any suggestions? We will be giving the centerpiece at each table as a prize for someone to take home.
Getting Rid of June Bugs?I am trying to find information on june bugs and how to get rid of them. We need lights on at night, so turning them off is not an option.
Color Suggestions for Coffee and End Tables?I have a black leather sofa and love seat set. I'm not sure what color scheme to go with for coffee and end tables. I didn't want it all to be black. I love wood but not sure what type of color wood. Please help me.
Opening Large Cans of Food?How do you open large cans of food? My small can opener will not cut them. Thanks very much.
Bugs on Topsy-Turvy Plant?I have a topsy-turvy plant that is about 18 to 20 inches long. It is having a problem with bugs. The leaves are getting eaten by a very small worm-like bug inside of the leaves. It seems healthy anyway but a lot of the leaves have this in them. What can I do?
Diabetes and Smooth Away?I would like to know why Smooth Away says diabetics should not use it?
Dog Will Only Eat Liver?We have a four year old English Bulldog (Sir Winston Oliver Campbell of Stongate) whose eating habits have become increasingly harder to meet. My husband has spoiled him just a bit and now all he'll eat is pure liver.
Discontinued Wallpaper: Pleasant Valley by Waverly #562910?I am trying to buy a discontinued wallpaper called Pleasant Valley by Waverly. The pattern is 562910.
Second Mortgage on Foreclosed House?I had a house in GA which is foreclosed. I also had a second mortgage on it for $36,000. The collectors are calling me daily to pay the debt. Am I required to pay back the 2nd mortgage even though it was secured against my house?
Removing Window Clings from Plastic Windows?Can anyone tell me how to remove window clings (plastic stained glass effect) from plastic caravan windows. I have tried heat and ice with no luck at all. I can't scrape them off as the windows are plastic. Can anyone help as I have no other ideas.
Crepe Myrtles Have Aphids?I have crepe myrtles and it's looks like the aphids are getting the best of them. Some are affected and some are not. The ones that are, are all in the same area. What should I use to get rid of them?
Getting Rid of Robins?My Mother is having trouble with a determined robin who insists on building its nest under the eve of the roof at the edge of the garage door. She keeps cleaning it out, but the robin comes back with more stuff.
Keeping Grilled Hamburgers Fresh?I'm having a graduation party and serving over 100 grilled hamburgers. Any ideas on how to keep them fresh? I'd like to cook most of them early on in the party.
"Hot Spot" Wallpaper: Purple Leopard Print?I am looking for one 15' roll of "Hot Spot" wallpaper border distributed by Walmart. It is a purple leopard print.
Ducks Not Sitting on Eggs?I have ducks and they are laying eggs. They do not sit on them all the time just a small part of the day. Will the eggs still hatch?
Cooking Hash Brown Casserole in Roaster?I am making hash brown casserole for 120 people. Is there anyway I could put it in a roaster to cook it or would it turn out mushy from the steam?
Chuck E. Cheese Reviews (Ashville, NC)?I'm thinking of taking my grandson to the Chuck E. Cheese location in Asheville, NC and was wondering if anyone who has been there can tell me what rides they have. I'm more interested in the rides they have than games. Any pictures you have of the insides there would be great to see.
Removing Tape Residue From Painted Trim?How do I remove sticky tape residue from painted window trim? It is the double sided tape that was used for weather proofing the window.
Melted Plastic in Stainless Steel Pot?I was trying to warm up frozen contents in a plastic storage container so they would drop out into a stainless steel pot. You guessed it, the plastic corners of the container melted onto the inside of the pot.
Monster Truck Themed Birthday Party?I'm planning a backyard 1st birthday party for my son. I'm wanting to do games for children. The problem is I can't find anything with a Monster Jam theme. Please help I really want it to be fun for my son and his guests. Any monster truck theme ideas? Thanks.
Do You Need a License to Do Body Wraps?Do you needed to be licensed to do body wraps and face scrubs? My friend owns a salon and she want me to do something with her spare room. I really don't want to go to school.
Transferring Photos to Another Computer?How do I get pictures that were sent to my email on a different computer?
Imperial Wallpaper, Pattern GC2001?Looking for a single or double roll of the following wallpaper by Imperial Wallcoverings. Pattern: GC2001 - American Country, Book: New Country Gear/American Country, Page 135? or 77?