This page includes a list of all the articles published on this date. Use the navigator to select a different date.
Lemon BarsSift together 2 cups flour and powdered sugar. Cut in margarine until mixture clings. Press into 9x13 inch pan; bake at 350 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned.
Husband's Delight CasseroleEasier than lasagna, and freezes very well. Cook ground beef and onion until browned, breaking up clumps with spoon.
Grilled Ham SteaksThere's a lot of grilling going on in our little town these days. Everyone is happy to see spring finally come. These ham steaks are great on the grill!
Cheesy Texas HashHearty and easy to make. Cook ground beef with onions, green pepper and seasonings in skillet until vegetables are tender, stirring frequently; drain.
Artichoke Pasta SaladAnother one of many great, warm weather salads. Combine first 5 ingredients in bowl; toss lightly. Blend vinegar, sugar, oil, mustard, seasonings and parsley in bowl; mix well.
Creole Liver and TomatoesSomething different from the ordinary. Mix tomato sauce and tomatoes with green pepper, celery, onion, salt and pepper.
"Frog" SandwichesThere are really no frogs here. Mom made these when I was growing up. I thought it looked like a frog squashed between bread, hence the name.
Slow Cooker Pot RoastSimple, Good And Easy. This simple pot roast makes its own gravy in the slow cooker.
Use Hunting Gloves for Cold Weather BicyclingBicycling glove tip for cold weather: If you bicycle in cold weather, instead of buying the warm bicycling gloves at around $50 per pair, I bought a pair of hunting gloves instead.
Memory Jar For Mother's DayWhen last Mother's Day rolled around, I thought my mother would enjoy reading my own remembrances. I took a decorative glass jar with a lid and made a "Jar of Childhood Memories" for her to read.
Flowers To Attract HummingbirdsWhen I put up my first hummingbird feeder, my husband and I were sitting on our patio, and as he was saying "I don't think we'll get a hummingbird here", a Ruby Throated Hummingbird comes swooping down to take a drink of nectar from the feeder I had hung.
Keeping Cheese MoistCheese will not dry out, if stored wrapped in a cloth dampened in vinegar.
Baking Soda and Vinegar for Fish OdorsWhile vacationing at our home in Baja, a bag of fish guts leaked into the carpet of our Suburban. We tried to clean it with carpet cleaners but the still the odor was terrible.
Dried Onions for Healthy SnackOn 99 cent day at our local Thrift store, I found a food dryer in great shape. I decided to try drying different fruits and veggies for nighttime snacking.
Ava (Collie) and Missy (Reindeer)Dog Ava, Reindeer Missy. Ava is a 2 year old Smooth Collie. Missy is a 7 year old Reindeer. I got them from a breeder. They like to eat treats and they love each other!
The Do's and Don'ts of Buying Trees and...Trees and shrubs are a great way to add real value to your landscape. Because they have a lifespan that can potentially outlast you and your house, it pays to shop smart. A failure to plan can spell disaster down the road-for your trees and shrubs, and for your pocketbook.
Cheap, Easy Bird FeedersFor a cheap, easy bird feeder, string strands of fruit flavored cereal loops on tree or bush branches. You can also press peanut butter into crevices of pine cones and coat them with birdseed.
A Drop of Ammonia for Fertilizing Green PlantsI have found that for green plants like ivy, about every 2 - 4 weeks, I add one drop of ammonia to the watering; that's one drop per plant. The green plants, not flowering ones, like the nitrogen.
Use Cereal Liner as Wax PaperI seldom use waxed paper. In fact I usually only use it when my husband makes hamburgers on the grill, to layer the raw patties in so they won't stick.
Use Hair Brush to Fluff Fleece ClothingI have a pair of comfy fleece pants that I dearly love but like most fleece fabric they collect pet hair, lint and get ugly balls on them. They looked so bad I was about to throw them away when I came up with a solution.
What Breed is My Dog?Which breed could my Buddy be? We were told he was a golden mix lab. But I'm not too sure because of his long muzzle and his small ears. People have been saying he's half golden, quarter lab and quarter border collie.
How Long Should I Wait to Re-dye My Hair?I colored my hair and thought it would come out dark auburn, but it just looks dark brown. Can I color it again with a red to make it more auburn? Can I do it right away or do I have to wait?
What Breed is My Dog?I rescued Logan from a rescue shelter. He was a stray so not a lot is known about his past. Guesses on age and breed are 1-2 yrs and shepherd/husky mix which seems right as he is 70 lbs with the markings of each with the curled up tail.
Using Canned Beans in a Crockpot?I have a recipe for crockpot chili beans. It calls for 2 cans of drained pinto beans. Will this make the beans to mushy? It says to slow cook for 7-8 hrs.
Planting Asparagus?I bought some asparagus pots with crowns that have sprouted and are over 16 inches in height already. Should I plant them in the garden now at 12 inches depth or should I leave them to seed in the pots?
Software to Try Paint Colors?Is there any software available where I can upload a picture of the interior of my house and then paint online with different colors?
What Breed is My Dog?I'm wondering what breed my dog is. I'm thinking its a chihuahua mixed with something else. I love her very much and I really want to know what breed she is. She has a small face, short snout, and her fur is about 5 cm long.
Heat Rings on Marble Table Top?How can I get a heat ring out of a marble table top?
Planting Dwarf Fruit Trees in Pots?I would like advice on growing dwarf fruit trees in a pot.
Spiders on My Front Porch?I have a problem with red spiders making a ton of 'homes' in the ceiling of my outdoor porch. Their webs/cocoons are also red. They are so hard to get rid of that I can't even brush them away with a stiff broom.
Selling on Taobao?I need a part time job this summer. My idea is to sell stuff on Taobao. Taobao in China is just like ebay. I have no idea what to sell on Taobao. Does anyone have some suggestion? Many thanks!
New Recipes for Cooking Meat?I am looking for variety in recipes. I seem to be stuck in a rut as far a ways to cook meat. I would like to know your families favorites.
Cleaning Oil from Your Driveway?What can I use on my driveway for removing oil and tire marks?
16 HP Briggs and Stratton Engine Won't Start?I have a Craftsman rider with a 16 HP Briggs and Stratton that barely cranks. The solenoid was replaced late last summer and I jumped the terminals today to see if that was the issue and it still barely cranks.
Recipes And Tips For Using A Convection Oven?I have recently purchased a dual fuel stove. The top of the stove is gas while the main oven is electric. It has the option of regular bake or convection bake. If anyone has any advice or recipes for the convection bake setting I would love to have them. No detail is too small.
Dog Became Aggressive After Moving?I am the owner of a 2 year old pit bull. She is the sweetest and most loving dog I have ever owned, until recently. She has never bitten a person, and is very loving toward people. Then we moved to a new home and since then she has bitten four different dogs.
What Are These Glasses?What are these glasses called? Who makes them? Anyone know anything about them? I can't seem to find out where they came from. I got them from Goodwill about a year ago.
Crochet Cabbage Patch Clothes?I would like to find crochet patterns for cabbage patch kid's clothing.
"Cop Rock" TV Show?Does anyone know where I can get a copy of the 1990 TV show Cop Rock? It doesn't matter if its DVD or VHS. I just want it. Thank you.
Holder for Organizing VCR Tapes?How do you organize VCR tapes? My daughters (3 and 6) pull them out of the cases and put them all over their room. If I could have a "place" for them to put them back, it would be so nice. Thanks for any info.
What Breed is My Dog?Is my puppy a pit bull?
Disinfecting a Doll?How do I sanitize a Madeline (battery operated) doll? It is all cotton with a rubberized head and synthetic hair. The doll isn't dirty, but it was given to me for my 5 yr old granddaughter. Is there a disinfectant type spray that I can use?
Medication Turned Hair Green?I am not a blonde and my hair turned green. They say it could be my meds. Has this happened to anyone before?
Thrifty Graduation Gifts?What "thrifty" graduation gift (under $25 or so) would your teenage son or daughter be most happy with? We have lots of friends graduating this year and want to give something, but something useful!
Dog Peeing Problem?I have an 8 month old MALE German Shorthair puppy. He is a big dog in size yet still has the heart of a puppy. I have never had this problem with a dog before.
Tenant's Room Smells Bad?We have a new tenant who not only cooks with different spices, which is fine, but he and his room have an offensive smell that lingers on the level of the house we are in.
Tennis Party - Decoration Ideas?I am looking for simple but creative decoration ideas for a girl's high school tennis banquet?