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Aguas FrescasRefreshing and healthful fresh fruit drinks for summer from Mexico. Combine all ingredients in a blender and whirl 'til smooth. Pour into tall glasses and serve. (If making in advance, skip ice cubes.
Hot Fudge ToppingWhisk above together, and put through little sieve if necessary to make sure cocoa powder has no lumps. Add 3-4 tablespoons milk (skim, whole, evaporated, any will do).
Crockpot Foil PacksTear off a large enough square of aluminum foil to wrap around the chicken with a little extra. Place individually frozen chicken breast in the center of the individual square.
Weight Watchers Raspberry SaladDoes anybody have the recipe for a Weight Watchers salad, using raspberries, cool whip, yogurt and instant white chocolate pudding mix? I know the ingredients, I just can't remember the amount of each one.
Pinto Bean PieYou might not believe this recipe but it is real and it works. It looks and taste a lot like pecan pie. Mash beans until they are completely mashed. Combine sugar, spices, add beans, egg, egg yolks and mix.
Barbecued PotatoesPeel potatoes and slice thin. Combine with all ingredients. Place in 2 qt. covered casserole. Microwave on high. Stir every 3 or 4 minutes until potatoes are almost cooked.
Cauliflower ScallopA great way to do cauliflower! Combine soup, milk and eggs. Stir in half of the cheese, bread crumbs, parsley, pimento, onion, 1/2 teaspoon salt and a dash of pepper.
Email Yourself Important NotesInstead of having a lot of little pieces of paper with important notes lying around on my desk, I send an email to myself with the important information. Then I create personal folders in my email so I can file each email in its appropriate folder.
CD Case FramesCreate fun photo or art work frames with CD cases. Kids love doing them and can be very creative by using recycled materials such as wool, ribbon, beans, googlie eyes, etc.
Use It or Lose ItI'm sitting on a jackpot, and I didn't realize it until a rainy week inspired me to clean my office closet. Over the course of this year I had easily purchased fifteen boxes of thank you cards for $3 a piece.
My Frugal BathroomHere are some of my favorite money-savers for the bath: I keep a spray bottle of homemade cleaner in the tub; I use vinegar, a little dish soap, and, perhaps some "this and that".
Izzy (Box Turtle)Izzy is a 2 Year old Three Toed Box Turtle. I bought him two years ago. He likes to eat strawberries. This is his new outdoor pen.
Easy Foot ScrubHere is a nice scrub I made that is not only simple, but inexpensive and takes minutes to prepare. This would be a nice summer gift or a treat for your own feet!
Keep Your Garden Pots Moist With a DiaperHelp your pots and hanging baskets keep some moisture by adding a baby diaper in the pot. If you decide to take away the plastic, be sure to water soak the diaper first before emptying the contents into the soil.
Use Containers for Gardening During DroughtsOur Province is in a severe drought, so we have many flowers in pots and planters.
Broken Top on a Fabric Spray Container?The top broke off of a fabric spray container. What can I do?
Chocolate Covered Raisins?How can I make chocolate covered raisins?
Joining Woven Potholders to Make Placemats?I am making potholders with a square loom. I want to make place mats with them, but I do not know how to put the squares together. I would appreciate any suggestions. Thank you.
What Breed is My Puppy?I got my puppy as a mongrel but a lot of folks have said he looks like a pit bull. Not that it makes much difference as I adore him. I would just like to know if he's a pit or not. Thanks.
Bean Cake Recipe?Does anyone have a recipe for bean cakes?
What Breed is My Dog?Can anyone help me figure out what kind of puppy this is? She is around 4 years old. I found her on the street when she was around 2 months old. I adopted her because she was was so adorable and following me around.
Crazy Glue on a Suede Sofa?How do you remove crazy glue from a suede sofa?
What is This Plant? (Trout Lily)I've been trying to identify this plant for over a year and I still haven't found it. It looks like a miniature tiger lily with green leaves mottled with purple-brown. It grows wild here in the Sault, but I'm not sure if it's a wildflower or some kind of hybrid that escaped captivity. Any ideas?
Having Chickens as Pets?Are there any chicken lovers out there? It would be nice to chat with other chicken, guinea, duck, geese and pigeon fanciers! Or any other yard bird!
Anniversary Letter from the White House?My parents' 50th anniversary is coming up and I would like to know how to get a letter from the White House. How do I do this?
Removing Sunscreen from a Couch?My son squeezed Banana Boat baby tear-free sunblock (SPF 50) on a brown couch and it will not come out. How do I get this stuff out? I have tried hot water, soap and laundry soap but I just can't seem to lift it from the material. Can someone please help me?
Dog Nibbles on Us?Our two year old dog nibbles on us after he licks us. He also nibbles strangers, but he never bites them. He is half Weimaraner and half Hound. He is a bit of a scaredy cat.Our little Chihuahua is his boss. Thanks.
Choosing Kitchen Cabinet Colors?We are remodeling our kitchen. Which cabinets are better, Oak or Maple?
What Breed is My Dog?I have a Lab named Shelby. I believe she is a mixed breed. Her tail was docked when I got her as a puppy. I wanted to get other opinions of what she might me mixed with. I'm thinking Lab/Boxer. I always forget to ask my vet this when she goes in for shots.
Leather Furniture Care?How do I care for leather furniture?
Home Remedies for Stomach Aches?I have stomach aches all the time. Is there anything I can do to help relieve them at home?
Tiny Black Bugs in the Yard?What are these bugs? They are very tiny and black, so small I can't even get a good pic of them. When I step out in the yard I get these small black specks moving all over my legs! They die really easy, just by rubbing my legs, then they're gone.
Growing Anemones?How can I propagate anemones? I already have some plants growing at the moment. Thanks.
Contacting Magic Jack Customer Service?I need a phone number for Magic Jack where I can speak to a real person in Customer Service to assist me with my return. Thank you.
Selling a Diamond Ring?Is Craigslist a good way to sell a diamond ring?
Senior Discount at McDonald's?Does McDonald's offer a discount for seniors?
Crayon on a Chalkboard?Does anyone know how to get crayon off of a chalkboard?
Growing Potted Plants on Balcony in Cairo?I live in the suburbs of Cairo on the 8th floor. My apartment faces northwest, lots of dust, wind, and humidity especially in summer. I love plants, but unfortunately did not succeed with growing any on my 2 nice balconies. I am seeking advice, as nothing is surviving.
Creating a Pearlescent Wall Finish?I would like to know if there is a way to add some pearlescence or shimmer to paint, without doing a real faux finish. I just want something I can roll on over a base coat.
What Breed is My Dog?What breed is my pup? He is about 2.5 months in the picture. Since then he has added about 5 pounds and his ears are higher now at 3 months. I did not see either parents but the lady who I adopted him from did see the mother and she was confident that she was a GSD. We have no idea about the father.
Crafts Using Film Reels?I have a large box of empty 16mm reels. DH wants me to recycle them for scrap metal, but I'm wondering how to make them into a craft. Maybe a flower? They range in size from 10-15 inches in diameter. Any suggestions?
Brown Dots on My Car?I have small brown dots on my car. I think it's from the tree I park below. I have tried pure acetone, hand sanitizer, alcohol, and WD-40 but nothing works. I try to scrape it off with a credit card but then I'm left with a white dot.
Weight Watcher's Pineapple Sherbet?I am searching for an old Weight Watcher's recipe for pineapple sherbet.
"Unforgettable Memories" Parade Float Ideas?There is kiddie parade coming up with the theme "Unforgettable Memories". Any ideas for a float?
What is This Plant? (Pothos)What kind of plant is this? I want to help it grow. I saved it from a bankrupt office.
Coffee is Making Me Sick?I've drunk coffee for years and all of a sudden it doesn't taste good and sometimes it makes me sick to my stomach. What could cause that reaction? I love my coffee and I think I may have to give it up.
Incubating Duck Eggs?I have been incubating two ducks for 25 days. I know they both have something in them but how big should they look inside before they hatch?
Tips for Cleaning the House?What is the best way to tackle house cleaning? Bathrooms first, kitchens first, bedrooms first?
What Breed is My Dog?I just adopted a dog from the Humane Society but don't really know what he is. My vet says he's an Akita/Shepherd mix. Animal Services thought he was a Canaan. Others say he is a husky mix. Can anyone help identify my little guy? Eddie is the sweetest thing.
Converting Slides Into a Digital Format?I found some old photo slides from my dad. How do I manage to get them into a digital format (to at least view and select for archiving)? Hopefully there are some inexpensive solutions.
Adjusting the Float in the Toilet?I need help troubleshooting our toilet. About a month ago, I had to replace most of the interior mechanisms of the toilet after the old ball float arm broke in two places, including the top of the valve.