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Shirred EggsEggs nestled in a bed of tomato and prosciutto, yum! Heat oven to 375 degrees F. In a medium bowl, combine the oil, vinegar, tomatoes, and 1 tablespoon of chives.
Savory Zucchini PieCombine first 4 ingredients. Mix together remaining ingredients. Pour over zucchini mixture. Coat well. Pour in glass pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes.
Goddess Bars (Vegan)When you're having that serious sugar craving, this is what you need! Using a fork, blend the soy butter with the graham crumbs and quick oats.
Skillet Ham SaladA different slant on ham salad. Cook onions, green peppers and ham in fat, stirring until meat is lightly browned and veggies are tender.
HLT Grilled SandwichDidn't feel like cooking bacon one day, and don't care for toasted sandwiches so came up with this ;-)
Key Locks DifferentlyI used to want to have all of my door locks to be keyed the same. However I have recently realized, that there are times when I'd like to be able to allow someone into my house, when I am away on vacation for example, or to check on my pets.
Preserve Vegetable Nutrients by BakingIf you boil vegetables in water, and you drain it all the nutrients comes out in the water. So your solution is to bake them without water.
Vinyl Blinds for Plant MarkersI take an old plastic mini-blind and cut the string to remove slats off the string. Then take 3 slats at a time stacked and flush, start your first cut at the hole for the strings, use that as a size guide cutting down the slat, using up the slat.
CD Cake Toppers Or CenterpiecesI decided to recycle old scratched up or non-useable CDs. So I made these into centerpieces and cake toppers and sell them for extra money. Each one is different and one of a kind or sometimes I have doubles of some figurines.
Dryer Isn't Drying ClothesThe dryer is taking two or three cycles to completely dry a load.
Make Two Throw Pillows from a PillowI wanted to make new throw pillows to decorate my granddaughter's bedrooms. Fiberfill is so expensive, so I started buying pillows, and taking them apart (I see that's now a tip on this site!). That's when it hit me! Why was I going through all this trouble?
Doll High Chair for a Plant StandI had a baby doll high chair that wasn't being used. I put a plant in it, and it makes a good plant stand. It is so cute!
My Frugal Life: Starting With SewingMy husband and I have 6 children, (so far) Kriztina 18, Chriztopher 16, Lyndzie 13, Jacob and Joshua 4 1/2, and Matthew 19 months. Frugality for us started about 14 years ago. I would say I started out with sewing.
Calla LiliesHere is another one of my Nana's lilies (we both enjoy lilies). This is a calla lily she just tried her hand at planting this year and they seem to be responding well.
Boiling Water for Berry StainsI had some dark red beverage spilled on our polyester tablecloth and didn't realize it until the next day when I was putting the table back to normal size and taking the tablecloth off.
Creative Window TreatmentsI'm really happy with the window treatments that a friend helped me create for my family room. Instead of using curtain rods, we hung sheer panels on inexpensive metal candle holders purchased from Old Tyme Pottery.
Keep Small Amount of Wall Paint in RefrigeratorKeep a small container of your wall paint in your refrigerator for quick touch up jobs. The paint stays fresh and you don't have to drag out a heavy messy paint can for small jobs.
Rose BagThis is a unique tote bag that looks much more difficult than it is. This bag is easy to make. It has a square bottom and inside pockets. First cut out the basic tote bag. Then use iron-on heavy interfacing to give it some body.
Radar (Papillon)Radar is 3 years and 2 weeks old. He is a Papillon. We bought him at 12 weeks from a breeder in East Texas. He likes to jump, run in circles and does many tricks.
Exercises For Your Face?Looking for effective facial exercises. I have lost just enough weight to cause tiny folds. Thanks.
Repurposing an Old Basketball Goal Post With No Backboard?This is going to sound like an odd question, but hoping some one might have some ideas. We have an old in ground basketball goal. The backboard gave out months ago and now I am stuck with a metal pole sticking out of the ground.
Freezing Fried Squash?Can I fry my summer squash and onions, let them cool and then freeze them? Then they will be ready to eat when they thaw out. Will they still taste ok? Has anyone tried this? I don't want to do this if they won't taste good.
Fasting and Weight Loss?I was planning on taking a two week fast. On my fast I'm basically only going to have water, tea, chicken or beef broth, sugar free ice pops, and every couple of days have a fat/sugar free yogurt.
Stacking a Three Tier Wedding Cake?Do I need to use Styrofoam on the bottom layer of a 3 tiered wedding cake, or can I use cake for all the layers?
Painting Vinyl Mobile Home Skirting?Can I use Rustoleum paint on vinyl skirting on a mobile home?
Bleach Alternative for Cleaning a Meat Market?What is an affordable bleach alternative for industrial cleaning (a meat market)? I am hoping, maybe vinegar or hydrogen peroxide. If so, what is the mixture ratio? Thanks. Angie
Plastic Canvas Pattern Books?I am looking for plastic canvas books that have a toaster, egg beaters, bowls, plates, silverware and I think maybe some food. If anyone has these books I would love to have them. I can't find mine.
Chipmunks Attacking My Plants?How do I keep chipmunks away from garden vegetables, fruits, and flowers?
Making Fake Desserts?Does anyone know how to make those fake cakes? It looks like the frosting is made of plaster of Paris.
Puppies Have Soft Stool?I have 5 week old puppies that I have raised with their mother. The thing is the mother is not cleaning their bottom and they are constantly poopy. I have just put them on dry dog food but they still nurse off of there mom. I don't understand why their stools aren't hardening? Any suggestions?
Drying Chives?Does anyone know a good way to dry freshly cut chives for future use?