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El Pollo Loco ChickenIf anyone out there loves El Pollo Loco Chicken as much I do, you'll definitely love having the recipe. I no longer live in California where I used to have their chicken at least twice a week so am a happy camper to have found this recipe.
Super Lemon BarsMix together and pat into pan the flour, powdered sugar and margarine. Bake in 9x13 inch pan for 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees F until light brown. Mix rest of ingredients and pour on baked crust.
Vegetarian BrowniesThis is for those who like fudgy brownies, and it is so easy. Drain and rinse beans well. Puree beans and one cup of water in blender until smooth. Add to brownie mix and stir till combined.
Three Herb Deviled EggsCut tops off of hard-cooked eggs about 1/3 from the top. Gently scoop out yolks with a small spoon. Cut a small thin slice off the rounded bottoms so eggs will sit flat. Set aside tops for another use.
Safety Concerns With Car GPSThey did a segment on TV the other day about how thieves are stealing cars with GPS's. Not only do they have your car but they can program your GPS to take them to right to your home.
Schedule a Heartworm Test for Your DogI always love to look at the pet pictures posted on ThriftyFun. We had to put our Westie to sleep in November and that was one of the hardest things to do. We miss her dearly.
Freebie: Freeware for Shopping and RecipesThis is freeware. Its wonderful. There is already a ton of stuff on it, plus you can add your own items, your own categories. Then when you get your list made, you can print it out and it automatically sorts it into the categories.
Recycle Towel Pieces into a Quilt Beach TowelI saw a post about recycling cloth towels by cutting them in to 12 inch squares and using them as cleaning rags. I thought "why not be creative and quilt those squares into new bath towels, beach towels or picnic blankets?"
Pasta Gets Out the Last Bit of SauceIn my house, every little bit helps. When I make spaghetti, I always put a spoonful of cooked pasta in the jar to get all the sauce. It is so much better than putting water in the jar.
Product Review: Instant Mold and Mildew Stain RemoverI was so frustrated due to the mold in my Maytag front loader. I found this website with so many others with the same complaint. I tried some of the suggestions and they did not work.
Father's Day Memory BoxThese decorated photo boxes are a perfect place for dad to save all of the special cards and gifts he receives!
Father's Day Plant PokeGlue your hand print to the top of pencil or dowel and poke into a nice plant for Dad and he will smile all day.
Cereal Boxes to Organize Craft SuppliesI use cereal boxes to hold craft stuff. I use one for colored paper, one for wax paper, and one for little paint holders. I glue a piece of construction paper to the front, and let the kids color it.
Frugal FeetShoes are a weakness for many women. It's easy to spend a fortune on a closet full of shoes, but it's very impractical. Instead, try to make wise decisions when purchasing shoes and avoid buying "cute" shoes for that reason only.
Paint Garden Markers on RocksWe decided to use what we had in abundance to mark our garden rows last year. So we painted the veggie names on large rocks we have all around our house and yard. We simply found some flat-ish rocks and wrote the names on with a paint marker.
Patio Lunch and Kids' Backyard PicnicMake grilled cheese with bread slices (any type), cheese slices (any type) and Foreman grill or non-stick skillet. Place cheese between 2 slices of bread. Then cook until golden brown. With skillet, flip sandwich, repeat.
Set Up a Kid Friendly Guest RoomWe have an 11 year old coming for the weekend soon with her grandfather. They will be staying in a hotel but the weatherman says it'll be raining and storming all weekend so she won't be able to go outside and play with my dogs like I had planned for her.
Staking Tomato Plants?What do I use to stake tomato plants in a 5 gal pot or bucket?
Creative Harvesting of Rainwater?Looking for creative ways to harvest rain. I'm looking for truly innovative ideas, not just using ready made products like trash cans.
Recipe for Flung?I am looking for a recipe for something called "Flung". I think that is how you spell it. Anyone have it?
Treating Yard to Prevent Worms in Dogs?My 5 month old puppy has serious worms problems. He is being treated but how do I treat the yard? Is there something I can do to make sure the grass is "clean and safe" again? Its a big yard. Thank you.
Removing Fabric Dye from a Doll?My daughter has fabric dye on her American Girl doll. Does anyone have any ideas on how to get it off?
Red Marks from a Tick Bite?I went to the Dr. today because I broke out with red marks on my arms, neck and head. They look like a mosquito bite but she said it was from a tick. They seem to ooze from the middle too. She told me it isn't Lyme disease.
Treatments for Heat Bumps on Scalp?I have really oily hair and dry scalp. In the summer I get heat bumps on my head. I have tried every kind of shampoo, treatments, and have even tried vinegar. Any suggestions?
Pear and Youngberry Jam Recipe?Does anyone have a recipe for pear and youngberry jam? I would like to substitute part of the pears and cut down on the sugar if it is possible.
Selling Wedding Supplies?How can I sell my wedding supplies?
Barefoot Friendly Landscape Material?I'm looking for barefoot friendly landscape material for the landing at bottom of my deck steps. I live in the country and love to go barefoot. The landing at my steps have gotten worn down and is now muddy. Thanks for all suggestions.
Enclosing an Outdoor Patio?I would like to enclose parts of my outdoor patio that has a very high metal canopy. Does anyone have any ideas on what type of material I can use that isn't too expensive?
Indesit WIE147 Washer Leaking?My washing machine keeps leaking during the wash cycle, it looks as if the water is coming from the soap dispenser and also from the bottom of the machine but that is hard to tell?
Replacement Blades for Power Pro Mower?We have a Power Pro riding lawn mower with 42 inch blades. Where can I get replacement blades for this mower?
Caring for a Rescued Chipmunk?My cat caught a chipmunk, but I got it away from him. He looks shocked and I can't tell if he's injured. I don't see any blood anywhere, but I don't want to scare it anymore than it has been, so I don't want to pick it up just yet.
Using Hay as Garden Mulch?I bought a couple bales of hay from a local farmer thinking to put a top layer on my garden for weed control and to hold moisture in. I noticed last evening that there are lots of the heads of the grain in the bale. If I use this, will I be essentially sowing hay in my garden?
Window Box for a Cape Cod House?I want to know what style window box would be appropriate for my 1940 Cape Cod, brick home. I would like to put it in the front window. I have cappuccino colored shutters and brown brick.
Looking for Recipe for Frozen Cherry Dessert?My aunt use to make a frozen dessert. It was almost like cheesecake, it had cherries on the bottom and a graham cracker crust. You served it frozen. She used to make it in the 70s. Thanks so much.
Wholesale Acrylic Beads?I need quality wholesale lightweight acrylic beads in bulk lots. Not the ugly plastic beads you find at the craft store, but nice looking plastic beads. I would prefer they come strung on cord and not loose. But any kind will do as long as they look nice and are fairly cheap.
Wedding Locations in Central Mississippi?I am getting married next summer and I need help finding a great place for an outdoor wedding in central Mississippi. Can someone please help me?
Replacement Parts for Farberware Coffee Pot?I need a replacement basket and stem for my 12 cup Farberware Fast Brew coffee pot. Where would I find used ones? New ones cost more than I paid for the pot.
River Birch Leaves Turning Brown?My river birch leaves are turning brown. I planted it about 6 weeks ago.