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Beet JellyAn unusual condiment that is very nice, if you are a beet lover.
Clint's Ground Beef ala Mac and CheeseIt's fast, tasty, and economical. Cook ground beef, garlic powder, minced onion, and salt on medium heat until meat is cooked through, turning it so it does not get brown and crisp.
Great Green SaladWash broccoli and cut stalks into 1/4-1/2 inch pieces. Cut buds into bite sized pieces. Do not cook. Combine broccoli and olives in a salad bowl.
LadyfingersMix together the brown sugar, eggs, vanilla, baking soda, water and walnuts. Add enough flour to make dough stiff so that it can be handled easily.
Summer Pancakes (aka Squash Fritters)Yellow squash are plentiful this time of year, so they are frequent additions to our summertime suppers. I have tried many different recipes to add some variety. I found this recipe in our little country church cookbook.
Creole Celery and OkraIn skillet, saute onion and green peppers in butter. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook only until celery is crisp-tender, 15-20 minutes. Makes 6-8 servings.
Pepsi ChickenPlace chicken pieces in 9x13 inch cake pan. Combine Pepsi and ketchup; pour over chicken. Salt lightly and place in a 350 degrees F oven for 2 hours.
Bartering Cleaning ServicesI'm cleaning a club house for a fancy housing complex for just a little pay and full use of the amenities. This is saving a ton of money because this particular one I'm doing right now has swimming pool, pool table, movie theater room, tanning bed and a full gym.
Wildlife: Unknown BugThis bug decided to hitch a ride with me, I don't know how long it was there before it was brought to my attention, could it be some type of grasshopper.
Frugal Bath TipsTo scent your bath water, add the last bit of your perfume, even if it is dried up and cannot be worn anymore. You can even float the empty bottle in the bath water!
Leonardo DiCaprio (Alpaca)This is Leonardo DiCaprio (his registered name), He is an 11 year old Alpaca. We drove from our home in Odenville Alabama up to northern Ohio this April and brought him back to Alabama in our mini van.
Skunk RepellentsI am looking for a natural way to get rid of skunks in our yard.
Saving Energy By Air Drying LaundryHang your wet laundry on a drying rack until it is about half or more than half dry and then finish it in the dryer. The machine will last longer and you will save tons of electricity.
Growing Tomatoes Upside DownThey were only 2 topsy turvy planters left to buy at the store. After purchasing them, I had an idea, plus I wanted to plant more than 2 tommy toe tomato plants.
Alcohol Sanitizer to Cool DownHot weather got you down? Frying up and can't find cold water? Take alcohol based sanitizer and remove your makeup, wipe you neck and arms, and under your arms.
"Grill" Decorated CakeThis is my grill cake I made for a cook out. I baked a chocolate cake with chocolate frosting. Then I used decorator frosting to make the grill. I purchased 3 chocolate mint patties to represent the hamburger patties.
Take Advantage of Free PerformancesWe get schedules of student performances at our local colleges and attend the free ones.
Plants That Like Coffee GroundsI read that you can give coffee and the grounds to plants. Does anyone have a list of plants that I can use coffee?
Fabric Advent CalendarThis advent calendar was made by stretching and stapling a spare piece of fabric over an old paint canvas. The pouches were made from felt using a simple whip stitch and secured to the canvas with hot glue. The numbered dates were stitched.
Identifying Your Bike in Case of TheftIf you purchase a new bike for your child, place their picture inside the handle bar before placing the grips on. If the bike is stolen and later recovered, remove the grip.
Vintage China Pin CushionsI have an annoying habit of picking up orphaned sugar bowls, creamers, and little teapots that have no lids, as well as old planters too small for plants and vintage fabric scraps too small for anything, in hopes of finding creative uses for them.
Morgan (Golden Retriever) and Gracie (Beagle)Morgan (Golden Retriever) and Gracie (Beagle). Morgan is 18 Months old and Gracie is 10 Weeks old. We adopted Morgan when he was 11 months old from someone who could no longer keep him.
Firefighter Candles and Centerpiece Ideas?I would like some ideas for making centerpieces for a fireman's dinner.
Fixing Squeaky Office Chairs?How do you remove the seat mount on an office chair in order to fix a squeak?
Skunk Repellents?I need a natural Skunk repellent.
Spots from Flies on My Home's Siding?Does anyone have any suggestions on how to keep flies from landing on the house? We live in the country and get little spots of bug poo all over the siding, it's driving me crazy.
Is My Dog In Heat?Is my female dog in heat? Do their breasts get pink?
Creamy Peanut Butter Pie? I would like a recipe for Peanut Butter pie. Thank you.
Florida Law Regarding Rabies Shots?What is Florida's law for having to register your dog after a rabies shot?
Reviews of Smooth Away Shaving System?Does Smooth Away remove belly hair?
Natural Alternative For Treatment Of Acid Reflux?My son gets acid reflux. What can he do to get rid of it? He is looking for a natural remedy instead of expensive medicine.
Tide-To-Go Pen Left Yellow Stain On Clothing?How do I remove a yellow stain left by Tide-To-Go? It has been washed and dried once or twice since the actual stain. My sweater is cotton and spandex, and says "do not bleach".
Cooking Vegetables in Meat Marinade?Can I use meat marinade to cook vegetables?
Removing Latex Paint From Cupboards?We recently bought a house where the wood cabinets had been painted white. What we didn't notice until we lived here is that they had been painted twice. The first coat was done properly, oil over primer.
Plants That Like Coffee Grounds?Which plants like coffee grounds?
Stopping Squirrels from Chewing on a House?I read some of the questions about squirrels. I have one or two that are chewing the paint off my garage door and have chewed part of the door frame. What can I do to stop them? I don't think moth balls would help outdoors.
Decorating Living Room with Fireplace, Bookcases and Windows?We just bought a new (older) home with a large living room and dining room in an L shape. The living room area is 20 feet long and 15 feet wide. The back wall is a solid wall into the dining room area and I have a large wall unit that I hope will look perfect on that wall.
Does NIX Kill Fleas?Can I use lice killer on my dog to kill fleas?
Repairing Scratches on Mirrors?Does car wax work on scratched mirrors?
Restricted Water Flow In Washing Machine?My clothes washer, a rebuilt, has done us fairly well, but has picked up an issue I'd like resolved. If I wash things in cold water, barely any water flows in and it has taken over 4 hours to do a load of wash today.
Finding Arms to Repair Glide Rocker?Where can I find a replacement arm for a Pine Bassett Baby Cape Cod glider rocker?
Pattern for a Granny Square Poncho?I'm looking for a child's poncho pattern that is just one big granny square with a hole in the middle. A friend described it to me, but she lost her pattern years ago and I'm itching to try it.