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Roasted Hamburger, Potatoes and CarrotsI like this recipe because you can vary the amounts of the ingredients as you need to.
Mock Octopus and BeansGrandkids gobble them up and don't complain that they want something else. Cut each hot dog in 1/2. Slice each hot dog in 1/2 again long wise leaving a small bulb at the top (this is the head)
Summer Vegetable StuffingThis casserole is packed full of veggies that are in season right now and is very tasty. Even the hardcore veggie haters love it!
Broccoli BakeMix together and bake at 325 degrees F for 1 hour.
Spicy Veggie Burgers for TwoLove the kick of the jalapeno ;-) In a bowl, mash lima beans. Mix in onion, jalapeno pepper, crushed crackers, egg, cheese, salt, and pepper. Divide and shape into two patties.
Craft Project: Beaded Flip FlopsSummer is here and Flip Flops to enjoy wearing are a must for comfort and style. Ever see all those beautiful embellished flip flops in all the stores that cost $10 or more and wish you could buy them but can't afford to splurge and do so?
Make Your Own Summer SkirtThis is a great idea for frugal living, a craft and a cool weather tip, make your own skirt!
Garden: Colorful Plant In South CarolinaCheck out this tremendously colorful plant that I noticed while taking a walk with my high school girl friend (Class of 1981) in South Carolina.
Ripening TomatoesRipen homegrown tomatoes on a rubber shelf liner. We bought our house 2 years ago and the woman that lived here before me left her rubber shelf liners. I hated the stuff, but also hated to throw it away. I came up with this idea.
Small Pet QuiltsUse scraps of material to make small tied quilts. Size depends on pet, however 3x4 feet works best for most cats and small to medium sized dogs. Use fleece for the backing and quilt batting to fill.
Halloween Cookie PartyChildren love nothing more than to make a mess, even more so when icing and sprinkles are involved. This idea incorporates both a craft and a snack. It's also easy to transport if the party is somewhere other than your home.
Making SoymilkWe make our own soy milk with a Soyquick machine I purchased at the Salvation Army. Soybeans can be purchased cheaply in the bulk goods section of Chamberlain's Natural Foods.
Samara (Tuxedo Cat)Sam (Samara) is a 6 year old Black and White Tuxedo Cat. I adopted Sam for the Humane Society when she was 4 months old. She was found wandering a busy intersection.
Citrus Peels to Keep Cats Out of PlantsMy sweet kitty just loves when I dig up the dirt to plant my flowerbeds and thinks that she's discovered a new litter box! After trying other methods: sprinkling in hot pepper (nope), cayenne pepper (nope), even adding clam shells into the soil (nope), I tried this.
Organize Your Pantry With an Inventory ListI have a 2-door pantry cabinet with several shelves on each side. A couple of the shelves are pretty easy to organize, like soups on one shelf and canned fruits and vegetables on another shelf.
Leftover Yarn for Pet ProjectsDogs and cats always enjoy getting something new, whether it's a blanket or toy. I crochet quilts and always have yarn left over. Each time there is yarn left over, even a piece 10 inches long, it is tied to the end of another leftover.
Vitamin E for Skin ConditionsVitamin E is good inside and out. If you suffer from a skin condition or injury, open an E capsule and rub the oil on. It's quite tacky in texture, so rub or stroke in all that your skin will take and then wrap the affected area overnight to protect your sheets.
Store Cooking Grease in a Coffee CanInstead of trying to find a place for grease that you use to cook, I save a coffee can and put it all into the can. When the can is full, I throw it out. This helps keep my drains clear.
Paper Towels as Packing MaterialWhen packing household item to move I use paper towels, the recycled kind. When I unpack, I reuse the paper towels for cleaning jobs!
Check Electricity Continuity in Your FreezerIf you travel often, even if only for a weekend, there is a chance your electricity may go off. If so, when you get home, you won't know if the food in your freezer has been thawed and then frozen again.
Kitty (Toy Fox Terrier)Kitty is a 7 year old Toy Fox Terrier. It was love at first sight when she was merely a pup! What doesn't she do? She's a 'Yes' dog!
Fleas In Beds?How do you know if you even have fleas? I only see them in the bed in the morning. Does that mean I have them in my hair?
Making a Clothing Pattern Larger?How can I make a dress and a top pattern larger?
Homemade "Clean Shower" Products?Does anyone have a home made substitute for the Clean Shower products?
Making Your Own Glass Cleaner?There is a recipe for glass cleaner with vinegar and ammonia. Do you have it?
Decorating a Room With Red Couches?I need advice for decorating my living room. It has white walls and red couches.
Planting a Two to Three Season Flower Garden?We just moved a shed out and now I have a bare 9x13 spot that I'd like to make into a flower garden. I want to plant flowers that will follow one another through 2 or 3 seasons, but I can't seem to find any help or plans online.
Cleaning Pet Stained Grout?Does anyone know how to clean dog poop and pee out of the grouting on our tile floor? The tenants left a big mess.
Treating a Bird With Mites?I have a Red Lorie. He keeps picking on his breast feathers. I assume he has mites. Can I treat them myself? What do I use?
"No No" Hair Removal System Reviews?I would like to know if anyone has tried the NO NO hair removal system? It is expensive and like others will probably become cheaper in time.
Making a Rag Quillow?There is a rag quilt and there is a quillow. I'd like directions for a rag quillow. I have looked for directions/pattern for rag quillow, but I can't find one. If anyone has directions or pattern for a rag quillow I'd sure appreciate it.
Getting Rid of a Black Snake in Duct Work?When I walked into our kitchen this morning, there was a 3-ft black snake on the floor. I tried to chase it out the door, but it slithered down the register into the duct work. Now it is in the ducts. I closed all the registers, but can't leave them closed forever.
Canning Mint Sauce?I need a recipe for canning mint sauce.
Transplanting Rosa Rugosa?I tried replanting "sea" or beach roses as they can be known as. Rosa Rugosa I believe is the other name. It doesn't look like they may make it, is there anything I can do?
Preventing Underarm Stains on White Shirts?I am looking to prevent underarm stains on all my new white shirts. I've seen a bunch of posts for getting them out. Does anyone know how to prevent them?
Converting Screwback Earrings to Pierced?Does anyone know how to convert old fashioned screwback and clip earrings to pierced?
Are "Green Bags" for Food Storage BPA Free?Does anyone know whether the "green bags" for storing food safely are also BPA free?
Freezing Pole Beans?Do you freeze Pole beans the same way as String beans?
Granite Countertops to Coordinate With Oak Cabinets?Our kitchen cabinets are oak. What color granite countertops should I buy? What looks great with oak?
Getting a Loan Modification?I need to get a loan modification, but am afraid of getting ripped off. Does anyone know of a loan modification company that is honest? Thank you.
Zucchini is Shriveling Up?Why are my zucchini shriveling up, when they are small?
Bread Machine Yeast Rolls Recipe?How do I make yeast rolls with a bread machine?
Yellowed Linoleum Tiles?The white linoleum in my bathroom has become yellowed and discolored. When I move a potted plant it was still white underneath. I have tried most things, but nothing is working.
Keeping Ants Off a Fig Tree?Help. I have a loaded fig tree, but the ants seem to get into them. I was told this was good for pollination, not so good for my eating pleasure. Any suggestions?
Are Puppy Vaccines Safe?Can puppies die from their first vaccination?
Identifying Old Measuring Cup?I have a glass measuring cup that appears to be very old. I have never seen one like it. Perhaps someone out there can give me some information about it.
Sun Yellowed Polyester Fabric?Can anyone tell me how to brighten up the inner lining of a baby pram? The fabric is mostly white and where the sun has got at it, it has become yellow.
Using Ketchup to Improve Complexion?Does rubbing ketchup on the skin improve your complexion? Does anyone have any other tips?
Using Laminate Flooring in Unheated Space?Is a wood laminate floor suitable for my cabin that is unheated most of the year? If not, is any type of wood floor suitable?
Average Denture Cost?Does anyone know the average cost of a complete set of dentures? I'm trying to get some info so hopefully I can get them soon. Any advice would be great. I live in south Georgia, if that helps.
Hydrogen Peroxide For Ear Wax?When using hydrogen peroxide for ear wax where does the hydrogen peroxide go? It doesn't run out. Where are all the clumps of ear wax?