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Pistachio FluffThis is also a family favorite and so easy. My mother has made this recipe since I was a child.
3 Bean SaladThis is one that my mom really likes. I'm honestly not real big on it because I don't care much for beans, unless they are baked or green! :) However, I do know many people do like this recipe and I hope you will, too.
Stormy Day Breakfast CasseroleA 10 on the yummy scale!
Blackberry CobblerWonderful blackberry cobbler, so easy to make and great to eat. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spread berries in 9 x 11 dish. Combine sugar, flour, baking powder, salt, milk, cinnamon and vanilla.
Apple Bacon ColeslawThis quick and easy recipe is quite yummy! Mix first three ingredients. Start with less dressing, and add more to taste.
Chipped Beef CasseroleThis is an easy recipe and a family favorite. Mix ingredients together in the morning and refrigerate until evening. Cover and bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees F.
Vegetarian Pad ThaiEasy, flavourful and inexpensive to make. I was craving pad thai and combined a few recipes I found into one, and added my own twist to it as well. I used to use another recipe but found it a bit dry and tasteless so I created this one.
Chinese Pepper SteakThis is quite good. Heat shortening, add steak strips, garlic salt and pepper. Brown meat, add soy sauce and sugar.
Eastern Tent CaterpillarTent worm caterpillar. They are destructive, but still make for a nice photo.
Garden: Yellow ThemeThis is my "yellow garden". The yellow bush daisies planted behind the yellow lantana along with the artificial daffodils used for filling in the bare spots (tee hee) compliment this gorgeous bench that a past customer from New York "donated" to me.
Selecting The Right-Sized Containers For...There are few things more rewarding than planting and growing your own vegetables. Just about any crop that can be grown in the ground can also be grown in containers.
Jeter (Yellow Lab)Jeter is a 3 year old Yellow Lab. I bought him in 2006. He likes to chase the cat across the street. He has an uncanny way of knowing when another dog is going by the house.
Redecorating a Girl's Car Seat for a BoyA neighbor gave my son a booster seat they were not using. Unfortunately, the seat had pink decorations on it. After researching and seeing that covers for the seat would run about $60, I improvised.
Garden: Lady SlippersOne of the most anticipated treats of country living! Beautiful Lady Slippers!
Wear Plastic Bag When Painting OverheadYou can wear a garbage bag when painting overhead. Cut holes for your head and arms. To keep your hair from having paint splattered on it, wear a shower cap.
Reuse Sheer Curtains for Garden ShadeCreate a simple frame or some way to support fishing line or some type of string then use old sheer drapery panels (cheap at garage sales) and place panels over top and secure to the string or line with clothespins.
Use Flat Sheet as a Bed SkirtSometimes when I buy sheet sets and don't use the flat sheet, I have found a very nifty use for them. Take your mattress off of your bed. Put the flat sheet on the box springs, and let it hang.
Making Better Hamburger PattiesAdding a tablespoon of mayonnaise to your ground beef before patting out hamburgers keeps them juicy on the grill. This prevents them from drying out.
Fancy ClipboardA handy clipboard to organize important documents, notes, and paper clippings.
Don't Use Choke Chain as a CollarWarning! For those who use a choke chain as a collar on their dogs, please don't. Take them off! Only use choke chains during training sessions, or if necessary, when walking on a leash.
LG Bottom-Freezer Refrigerator Reviews?Does anyone know of any problems with the LG refrigerator (#LFC20760SW)? It has double doors and the freezer is on the bottom.
Simple Pattern for a Doo-Rag?My sister has a ton of fabric. She is looking for a simple pattern to make doo-rags for cancer patients. Does anyone have one to share? Thank you.
Protecting Fruit Trees from Wild Animals?Do you know how to protect fruit on trees? My peaches were disappearing at night. I think it was an opossum or raccoon, so I put a solar light near the tree. It worked and saved my peaches. Has anybody else tried this?
Streak-Free Windows?How can I get streak-free windows? I have tried newspaper and paper towels, nothing seems to work? Help!
Training a Dog to Stop Barking?How do you break a dog of barking? He is well mannered and has been easy to train and minds well except for the barking? Please help.
Feeling Sick When Using Polident Adhesive?Has anyone experienced ill health after using Polident Denture adhesive for a while? I've been using it for about 4 months now and have been getting sicker and sicker. I notice that if I can go 3-4 days without using it to put my temporary dentures in, then I start to feel a little better.
Paying for a Tummy Tuck?Can anyone help me with some ideas for getting a tummy tuck with poor credit and no money? I am a disabled vet and have been treated for back pain since October 9, 1980 when I was in the air force. (They acknowledge my 100% disability status but have not for my back.
Pine Floors Have Turned Orange?We finished a southern pine floor with clear, oil based semi-gloss varathane. We wanted the floor to stay a natural color, but they have turned orangey. How could we have prevented this orange color?
Substituting Oil for Butter in Recipes?I have heard you can swap canola oil for the margarine/butter in a cookie recipe. If a recipe calls for 1 cup of margarine or butter, how much oil would I use in it's place?
Softening Stiff Denim?I bought two pairs of denim shorts recently and after I washed them they became too stiff and scratchy to wear. I looked to see what materials were in them and noticed they contained a fabric called "ramie". So I was wondering if anyone knew of a way to soften them up a bit? Much appreciated.
Rotten Fish Smell in the House?I have a room in which I left raw fish out for a week. I recently cleaned it with bleach. Afterward I tried Pine Sol and Lysol, to no avail. When I keep the door open you can't smell it, however, when the door is closed it comes back. Please let me know what I could do.
Nu-Eyes Reviews (Non-Surgical Cataract Removal)?I used Nu-Eyes and was able to see better for about one year. But my cataract has gotten worse and I now need surgery. It's very disappointing. Has anyone had this issue?
Lamp Shade Ideas?I have 2 very old lamps. They are black wrought iron and glass. I want to redo the lamp shades. The color doesn't matter much. I just want to know if anyone has any ideas on how I can redo them.
Squash Casserole Recipe?Does anyone have a squash casserole recipe?
Crafts Ideas for Kids?What crafts would a 12 year old girl like?
Knorr Chicken Cacciatore Recipe (1990's)?In the 1990's the Knorr Tomato Basil mix had a chicken cacciatore recipe on the box, different from the one on the box now. I would dearly love to have it again, it was so good. Thank you so much for your help.
Growing Grass On Top of Concrete?Can I plant grass over a concrete pad?
Getting Rid of Creeping Bell Flowers?Can anyone please tell me how to get rid of creeping bell flowers in my garden. Digging them up only makes them multiply more. I would like to treat the problem and leave the plants in the ground if possible. Thanks for anyone's help.
Mazda Miata Convertible is Leaking?I have a 2006 Mazda Miata convertible. Out of nowhere it has started leaking when it rains. It seems like it is coming in behind the panel directly behind the driver's seat. Instantly the floor is soaked. Any ideas? Thanks a lot.
Air Freshener Stain on Vinyl?I have an air freshener stain on my audio system and vinyl surface above it. It looks like the paint is come off a little bit. What is the best way to remove this?
Canopy Frame for Garden Treasures Baja Swing?I am trying to find the canopy frame for the Garden Treasures Baja Swing purchased from Lowe's a few years back.
Craft Ideas Using Terra Cotta Pots?Does anyone have any ideas on what to do with small terra cotta pots and drip pans. I bought some at hobby lobby and don't know what to do with them. I could plant something in them but I want to do a craft. Thanks.
Housewarming Gift Ideas?I need ideas for a house warming gift. I don't want to give the usual such as kitchen towel, etc. I want something really different and useful. This is for a work acquaintance, not a close friend. My budget is no more than $25.00, preferably less. Thank you.
Problems Growing Zucchini?Why do my Zucchini rot after the blossom drops off? They never get to picking size?
Gluing Decorative Stones to a Shirt?I am trying to glue stones onto a shirt, and would like to know what type of glue will hold these stones onto the shirt?