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CavatiniCook noodles as package directs. Mix all other ingredients with noodles, using only 1/2 package of cheese. Sprinkle the other 1/2 for topping.
Peloponnesian ChickenAnother of my Greek grampa's recipes. Very, very easy :-) Serves an army or lots of freezable leftovers.
Hamburger and Lima Bean CasseroleEasy casserole dish. Brown hamburger. Cook the lima beans according to package instructions. Save juice to use in sauce.
Corn and Pea SaladThis quick recipe can be made ahead, and put in the 'fridge until time to eat. It is also one of those recipes that goes "quick"at a covered dish dinner.
"Thrifty Delights"Homemade version of Betty Crocker Warm Delights Minis. Thoroughly blend cake mix, oil and water into a washed and reused cooking bowl from a purchased package of Warm Delights Minis.
Organizing Useful TipsI have found so many wonderful tips on ThriftyFun and know I can't remember them all so I came up with an idea.
Use Two Dish Drainers for Handwashed DishesLiving with a house full of guys who all are allergic to dish washing and lacking an automatic dishwasher, I find myself daily washing mountains of dishes by hand.
Framed Paper DollsI had some vintage paper dolls that I wanted to display, so I decided to frame them. This is a great, inexpensive way to decorate a little girl's room.
Scenery: Edna Allen House (Virginia)This is a picture of the Edna Allen House in Virginia. This was where one of the last hangings took place.
Canada Day Is July 1stI am happy to read how much many members enjoy the U.S. 4th of July holiday. We here, in Canada, celebrate Canada Day the 1st of July.
Garden: Bamboo LatticeI made a bamboo lattice-type support for my weeping apricot that is in front of my Tea-house, similar to the cherry blossoms in Japan.
Use Iron-on Interfacing for Mending Fine FabricsYou can use iron-on interfacing, which comes in white or black, for mending of items with finer fabrics. The interfacing is so light weight that the mend won't show, as it would with regular bonding materials.
Firewood for Cat Scratching PostsLogs for firewood make a great scratching area for cats and kittens, also you can roll a ribbon rug from the dollar store around one and tie it with a sash making sure there are no loose ends. Lay this around to scratch on.
Stained Glass ButterflyMake these butterflies with colorful, lacy wings, and use them to decorate your windows.
Cold Drinks for Working OutsideLiving in the southeast we get accustomed to working outside in the high heat and high humidity. Today isn't too awfully bad, 89 Degrees F and 53% humidity. But I thought I'd pass along a tidbit to help cope with the heat.
Use Bleach Once a Month to Keep Drains ClearWe recently paid a plumber $95 to clean a clogged bathtub drain. All our home remedy tips did not free the clog. In fact, we even had to have them get the "snake" that we had used out of the drain because it was lodged in and we couldn't get it to move.
Holly (Shetland Sheepdog)Holly is a Shetland Sheepdog (Sheltie) shown at 10 months old. Holly was a gift from my husband. Holly enjoys following me outside, but her favorite sport is chasing a laser light "Dot" across the floor!
Breadmaker TipsIf you use a breadmaking machine as I do, here are a few tips that help me. Firstly, once a week I measure out my dry ingredients in large recycled (coffee) jars so I have enough bread mixes to last me a week.
Looking for Free Filet Crochet Patterns?I am looking for filet crochet patterns that are free to download. Any help is appreciated.
Purple Rainbow Tea Ideas?I am the captain of a rainbow tea for church we are having in August. My color is purple. I would like some ideas on food and decorations. Thanks in advance.
Chicken Stir-Fry?I would love recipes for all kinds of stir fries, especially chicken. Thank you and God Bless.
Plants Seem Stunted from Cool Weather?I planted my garden on May 25th. And its been cooler than average so far this year, especially in the evening. I believe my plants may have stunted because of this. They look very healthy but they're not getting any bigger. Is there anything I can do to kind of shock them out of this?
Recipe for Low Calorie Frozen Yogurt?I just purchased an electric ice cream machine that is so easy to use with the frozen canister. Does anyone have a low calorie frozen yogurt recipe?
Anyone Used the Shark Steam Mop?I'm thinking about getting a Shark cleaning mop and I'd like to know if anyone else has one and do they like it. I'm not sure about cleaning with just water.
Preserving an Antique Christening Gown?Our family christening gown is over 100 years old. I am noticing that the fabric, cotton, is getting "fatigued". Does anyone know of a way to strengthen the fiber?
Tulips Have Sprouted, When Do I Plant?I live in NW Ohio. I have some tulip bulbs that I just did not have time to plant last fall. I have them in my basement in a bag. They have "sprouts" coming out of them. Is it too late to plant them this Fall? What would happen if I planted them now?
Making Jelly Using Juice Instead of Sugar?How do you make jelly using Grape juice instead of sugar?
Using "Pour On" Epoxy on Painted Countertop?I am painting a countertop. How long before I can put a coat of "Pour On" sealant on?
Cleaning Dry Erase Boards?Does the spray eyeglass cleaner you buy and then get free refills from Walmart work on dry erase boards? It would be bargain if it does. Does anyone know?
Leaves and Flowers on Lilies Turning Brown?My lilies' leaves are turning brown and the flowers have brown spots on them. Do you know why?
Fertilizing Pine Trees?Will adding Sulfur help my pine trees ?
Getting Rid of a Brown Pigment Spot on Face?What can I use to get rid of or diminish a large brown streak on my forehead?
Freezing Butter?Can you freeze butter?
Flowers Seeds Never Sprouted?I planted flower seeds 2 months ago and I don't see anything.
Pooling Money for a Birthday Gift?We are planning a combined 80th birthday party for my parents. We would like to put on the invitation that instead of a gift, would they like to contribute to a combined expensive gift that we are planning to get them. Any suggestions on how to word this?
Wind Spinner Patterns Using Canvas?I am looking for wind spinner patterns made from strips of plastic canvas, does anyone know where I can find them? I have looked at some on-line, but they are not quite what I want.
Can You Mix Lysol with Rubbing Alcohol?Can you mix Lysol with rubbing alcohol?
Making a Garden Tool Rooster?How do I make a rooster from broken garden tools?
Getting Help With Vet Bills?My baby boy, Ace has had it rough. We rescued him from the Humane Society 4 months ago. He is now 9 months old. We found out right away that he had Giardia (he was a stray). We are on the third round of medication for him, and he still has it.
Getting Rid of Used Cooking Oil?What can I use beside a metal coffee can, to discard leftover frying oil?
Killing Poison Ivy?How can I kill Poison Ivy?
Parade Float Ideas for Veterinary Clinic?I am looking for ideas for a small town parade float with the theme "Old Values New Ideas" for a veterinarian clinic.
Replacing a Mailbox Post?I accidentally knocked over my neighbor's mail box when I backed out of a driveway. It snapped it off at the base. How do I remove the cement and post from the ground? It's a wood post in a round tube of metal set into the sidewalk, with rocks cemented into it.
Freezing Battered Green Tomatoes?Does anyone have a recipe for freezing green tomatoes? I want to batter them and freeze them? Thanks.
Yellow Yarrow Grew Too Tall?I have lots of Yarrow and as soon as they start blooming they all fall over. What can I do to make them stand straight?
Baby Bunting Crochet Pattern?I am looking for 4-ply crochet baby bunting pattern.
Coffee Stains on Carpet?How can I get coffee stains out of my carpet?