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Bessie's SquaresTakes few ingredients and is great for chocolate lovers.
Out of This World CakeVery moist and delicious! Prepare cake in 13x9 inch baking pan and bake according to package directions.
Barbecue WienersThis is a kid favorite. Pierce wieners several times with fork and place in large casserole dish. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over wieners.
Baked Burrito CasseroleDifferent, but very good casserole dish. Brown ground beef and onion. Add refried beans and taco mix.
Creamy Carrots With BaconOne of my favorites. Make gravy with 2 tablespoons fat (shortening,not bacon grease), flour, milk, and onion and then add cheese (melt) and add crumbled bacon.
French MadelinesStir eggs and sugar in top of double boiler until creamy and lukewarm. Remove from heat and beat until cool. Add flour gradually, mixing well.
Apricot SaladCombine above ingredients. Sprinkle with lemon juice over top of fruit. Mix lightly. Chill several hours.
Fishing Tip: A Trick To Catching FishOnce you have hooked the fish, keep it's head up! If the fish has a chance to head for the bottom, your odds of losing the fish are greater. If you keep the fish head up, the odds are you will catch them every time.
Use a Tooth Brush to Apply Teething MedicineIf you have a baby that's teething his or her back teeth, put the teething medicine on a tooth brush and brush it on. You could let the child brush their own gums if their old enough.
Coco (Beagle)Coco Singh is a 3 month old Beagle. I bought from a pet shop in Khan Market, Delhi, India on February 16th, 2009. Coco likes to grab my socks, run and hide!
Attach Your Cell Phone to Your KeysI'm sure I'm not the only one who frequently has to go on a scavenger hunt to retrieve my cell phones and keys. The cell phone problem is solved by simply calling it from another phone and tracking it down.
Hair Coloring Reminder DateFirst off, it has been years since I last paid someone to color my hair. I have done my own and saved money doing it. But, I needed a way to remind me when I last colored my hair.
Living With LessI quit my job 13 months ago and started traveling with my husband. We are living on about $30,000 less a year, and are loving it! We own a 3,000 sq foot home, but have reduced my needs to what will fit into Rubbermaid bins and the back of the truck.
Homemade Chicken FeederHere is a homemade chicken feeder that my husband made. The store bought ones cost around $21.00 and this one cost him $3.00. It is made from a Cheetos jar and a dog pan that we bought from Wal-mart.
Use Sawdust to Fill Holes in WoodSave that sawdust! Just mix Elmer's glue and sawdust to fill any hole or gouge in wood. Let dry and sand, then stain or paint.
Use an Auto Mat for an Office Chair Floor MatA regular office-sized floor mat would have been too big for my home office. So I bought a transparent auto floor mat from the dollar store, and put it lengthwise over the carpet for my rolling desk chair. It works fine.
Keep Bugs Out Of Your Drink OutsideHere's another great use for Press and Seal. When you take a drink outside, you risk getting bugs in it. So put a small piece of Press and Seal over your glass leaving a drink hole or poke a tiny hole in it and stick a straw through it.
Freeze Steak and Grate the Fat OffTo remove the fat, freeze your steak first. Then simply grate the fat off with a standard grater. You can get closer to the meat than with a knife if you are the normal cook.
Tomato Plants Not Producing FruitI planted tomatoes from seeds in May. The plants have lots of blossoms, but there is only one green tomato on only one of the 7 plants. Is there something that I should do to stimulate the plants?
Keep Coupons With Your Grocery ListWhen I find a coupon that I'd like to use, I put it with my grocery list that I keep clipped to the refrigerator until I'm ready to head to the store. I remember to use it when it's with my list that I check as I walk through the store to find my groceries.
Groovy Picture FramesGroovy frames for your groovy buddies. Cut out felt paper squares of different sizes.
Keeping Birds from Nesting in a BBQ GrillIn a frantic spring of trying to garden, paint my porch and deck and dodging raindrops, I neglected to check my gas grill! I had put duct tape over the holes on the sides of the cover, knowing I could get visitors.
Shaving a Dog?I want to shave my dog's hair since its summer here and its really hot but I don't have the money to take her to a groomer. Can I use our clippers instead?
Boilable Bags for Freezing Asparagus?Where does one get the boilable bags that are mentioned for freezing asparagus?
How Long Before Robin Eggs Hatch?
How long does it take for Robin eggs to hatch? The mother has been sitting on the nest for the past 6 days.
Is My Puppy a Loner?Our new puppy is a husky/shepherd mix. His name is Kaiser and he is 3 months old. He's learned so much over the past several months. He sits, gives his paw and lays on command. We're working on the leash training.
Removing Bushes Near a House?I want to remove some large bushes next to my house. I thought cutting the bush down and covering the roots with plastic for awhile would be alright but my friend said that the rotting roots would attract termites.
Dehumidifier Is Not Working Properly?I have a Sunbeam dehumidifier. I think it's a 30 pt. size, but size is not important. My problem is that after I empty it, the "full" light stays on and it will not run. The book says that if the light remains on, the water drawer is not in place properly.
Removing Bird Feces on a House?How do I remove bird feces from my house with a homemade recipe?
Inexpensive Gardening Supplies?I just moved into a house at the beginning of March. I am excited to finally have a yard, but have found that supplies to beautify the yard are very expensive. I would appreciate any suggestions. Namely, any ideas about where to get free plants?