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Hot Fudge RecipeMix sweetened condensed milk and chocolate together over low heat. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla.
Flower CupcakesThese are so cute! Perfect for birthdays or any celebration
Cabbage SurpriseBoil cabbage until tender and then drain. Add mushroom soup over top. Add cheese over all of cabbage and mushrooms. Put in 350 degrees F oven for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Bar-B-Q RibsBrown country style pork ribs well. Drain off grease. Combine other ingredients and cook 5 minutes. Pour over ribs and bake for 1 1/2 hours at 325-350 degrees F.
Chocolate Chip Coffee CakeA tasty sour cream coffee cake with a streak of chocolate chips in the middle!
Cottage Cheese PieA family favorite. With a mixer beat the cottage cheese until nearly smooth. Add whipping cream. Set aside.
Top 10 Tips for Cost Efficient Flower...A beautiful flower garden doesn't have to cost a fortune. The secret is finding ways to get the best value for your investment. For gardeners on a tight budget, here are 10 great tips for stretching your flower gardening dollar.
Ladybug Fridge MagnetThese adorable ladybugs will bring you much joy when you put them on your refrigerator. Use simple supplies to craft these beautiful insects.
Rose Breasted GrosbeakI was standing at my patio door trying to get a picture of a Baltimore Oriole that I could hear in my backyard when this little guy landed on the back of one of my patio chairs. This is a Rose Breasted Grosbeak.
Gracie (Domestic Shorthair)Gracie is a 4 year old Domestic Shorthair cat. We found her behind a dumpster in 2007. She likes to sleep and eat all the time. She is so lovable.
A Handbook for SavingsIf you made a resolution to surround yourself with responsible spending from now on, a set of spending rules can come in handy. Learn them, live by them, and watch them save money.
Organize With 5 Gallon Plastic BucketsHome and especially garage organization can be as short as a trip to your local fast food restaurant. Five-gallon pickle buckets have a huge list of uses: fishing, gardening, storage, etc. They are usually free, and you are doing the green thing by not filling the dump.
Red Hat LampI went to my local favorite thrift store shopping and picked up this lamp. The shade was already shaped like a hat. I painted the shade red and trimmed it with some red and purple feather boas.
Use Margarine to Remove Oil Based PaintTo remove oil based paint off clothing spread margarine on spot and scrub with a toothbrush. I was amazed!
Tie Dye CardstockUsing shaving cream and any kind of liquid inks you can make your own card stock to use in card making or scrapbooking.
Garden Door DecorWhen I see a door that someone is discarding, I haul it home and set it up my back yard. I usually hook them between a couple of trees with bungee cords.
Distract Bees With a Sugar Soda JugThe bees were so bad, I could not sit on my front porch. A friend of ours gave us this contraption that was a plastic bottle with holes in it, that you hung on a hook.
Use Plastic Tablecloth Under a Decorative TableclothI put a cheap plain white flannel back plastic table cloth over my dining room table then put my nice decorative table cloth over it. The white cover does not show, but protects my table from spills and warm items.
Carry Wipes in Your PocketbookJust a quick tip for the ladies. When you are out and about make sure you carry flushable wipes in your pocketbook. You never know when you'll have to "go" and the restroom will have no toilet paper. It's a life saver!
Reusing Plastic Soap DispensersAfter being married for 54 years, I finally decided I needed some "store bought" liquid soap dispensers. I found some attractive ones for my master bath at Target.
From Freezer's Floor to Garden's DoorSomeone's trash is another woman's treasure! I found these freezer floor grates at a local salvage yard for $5.00. They were just the right height (about 2 feet) for keeping the bunnies from their breakfast! (My vines!)
Heart Shaped Wedding CookiesI recently made the wedding favors for my son's wedding. They were heart shaped cookies decorated with chocolate modeling clay.
Puppy Won't Stop Barking?We have had a puppy for less than 48 hours and we can't get her to stop barking when left alone. Her crate is in the front room and when she is left she just barks the house down.
Eating Wheat Makes My Stomach Feel Bloated?Can someone explain to me why is it that when I eat wheat bread (like on a sandwich) I always get a real tight, bloated and, stuffy feeling in my stomach? I heard that bread has an ingredient in it that causes this feeling? Any advice?
Recipes Using Fava Beans?I got some fresh fava beans in my organics box this week and I have no idea what to do with them. I know they have to be shelled and skinned, which sounds like a bit of work. I was wondering if anyone had any advice for recipes or working with fava beans? Thanks!
Organizing Papers?How do you organize and maintain places and systems for mail, receipts, and paper work?
Cleaning a Stain on Spandex?Something red on my iron burned onto a yellow cotton/spandex blouse. Does anyone know how to get the mark off, without ruining the blouse?
Making Crunchy Canned Pickles?What do you add to canning pickles to stop them from getting mushy? Also, does anyone have a recipe to can pickles using less salt? Hope someone can help. I canned a batch of pickles last year following a recipe. The taste was great, but they were all mushy inside.
Decoupaging Canvas Totes?I have canvas tote bags and would like to decoupage cut outs from a magazine on them. Does anyone know if, and how to, decoupage paper on to fabric? Is there a recipe that I can make for the "glue" other than buying Mod Podge?
Fritz's Bakery Pineapple Cheesecake Recipe?Does anyone know how to make the pineapple cheesecake from Fritz's Bakery in Croydon, PA? The pineapple is on the bottom and it has some sort of cake like crust.
Preventing Jeans from Stretching?How do you stop excessive fabric stretching? My new jeans stretch so much that in about an hour I need a belt or suspenders to keep them on. Any ideas on how to fix fabric so that it doesn't stretch so much or so quickly? They are Levi's, 99% cotton and 1% Lycra Spandex.
Washing Down Comforters?Can you safely wash down comforters?
Dull Spots on Microfiber Furniture?All the questions about cleaning microfiber couches/furniture deal with specific stains, I just have color dulling from normal wear and tear. How do I clean these areas on the armrests and cushions?
How Much Fat is in a Pork Loin?How much fat is in a boneless pork loin?
Letters for a Garden Stone?I am looking for actual letters to put in a cement garden stone, do you know where I can find some?
Lilac Bush Leaves Turning Yellow?I have a Lilac bush that appears to be dying. Some of the branches look like they are just budding out. Some of the leave on the branches that have leafed out are curled, withered and even turning yellow around the edges.
Decorating the Deck for My Wedding?I am getting married in about 2 weeks (June 6th, 2009). We are getting married on our deck and having the reception inside. I really need to figure out how to decorate the deck soon. It is longer than wide, but huge (length of the house).