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Frozen Strawberry SaladPut all in blender, but Cool Whip and mix well. Fold in Cool Whip and freeze.
Stuffed MeatballsYummy and kids love it. Mix the stove top stuffing according to directions. Put aside. Mix ground beef with egg, milk and oatmeal. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Banana and Cocoa MushThis is a recent find of mine. I am diabetic and this is a nice sweet treat that is not bad for me! I love it because it's healthy, yummy and quick to make. All you need is a fork and a bowl, so you could make this in your lunch hour.
Easy Cheezy LasagnaThis is a favorite of my husband. Combine water, sauce and meat. Spread 1 1/2 cups sauce mix in a 9x13 pan. Layer noodles on top of sauce.
Scalloped Sausage CasseroleHeat oven to 375 degrees F. Arrange alternate layers of potatoes, onion, sausage (cut in thirds) and seasoning in greased casserole (use large casserole).
Crash PotatoesIt's easy and a twist on mashed potatoes or french fries. The kids love it and so do adults! Bake potato till soft (I most of the time use my microwave for this).
Crunchy Chicken BallsIn bowl, mix chicken, bread crumbs, milk, mayonnaise, egg, poultry seasoning, onion, mustard and nuts. Shape into 1 inch balls and roll in corn flake crumbs.
Red Pepper RelishGrind together peppers, onions and celery. Pour boiling water over this. Let stand 5 minutes. Drain and repeat once more.
Jam CakeYum, this is a very moist spice cake. You can use any variety of jam you wish or that you screwed up. Another name for this recipe can be "How to Use the Jam that Didn't Set Up Well Besides Pretending that it is Syrup".
French Apple SquaresThis one is extra yummy! Mix together the flour, shortening, sugar and salt. Blend in egg yolks with the milk. Roll out half of the dough and fit it into a 12x18 inch jellyroll pan.
Store Milk In Plastic BagIt's true. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure especially when it comes to cleaning. In this picture, I wrapped the plastic grocery bag handles around the handle of the milk jug, leaving enough of the handle because the bag can be slippery.
Stir Fry TipsI stir fry quite often with fresh veggies. In order to get everything cooked properly, I need to add the different ingredients separately: first onions; then harder veggies that need to be softened, like carrots; then soft ones like broccoli or chard, that only need to cook briefly.
Summer Library ProgramsMost local Libraries have great summer reading programs. It's free, it's fun and it's educational! Our local libraries have a wonderful program for kids.
Coffee Grounds as MulchAdded leftover coffee grounds to my tomato plants and wow, they are growing gigantic!
Kaiser (Husky/Shepherd)Kaiser is a 3 month old Husky/Shepherd. We bought him from a foster mom from an animal shelter. He likes to dig in the sandbox, play chase, visit kids, lick the dogs next door, go to puppy classes, and bounce and play!
Freeze Jar Extras in Ice Cube TraysOnce you have opened a large jar of a product, usually it goes into the refrigerator, and sometimes spoils if you do not use it quickly enough. Why waste opening another jar, or buying more of that item?
Helping Garden PollinatorsWithout pollinators, many of the fruits and vegetables we plant in our gardens would be impossible to produce. Scientists around the world are telling us that pollinators are currently in a serious state of decline due to loss of habitat, pesticide use, and disease.
Painted Eyeglass LensHere's a great way to recycle old eyeglass lenses. Draw around eyeglass lens onto watercolor paper.
Garden: Old Water Pump DecorationThis is an old fashioned pump that my Mom has in her yard.
Cooking Oil Spray for Wasps in KitchenI was in the kitchen and saw a wasp flying around. I didn't want to spray bug killer in the house so I took a can of generic cooking spray, and sprayed the bug when it landed on the window.
Product Review: Avon Curved End Eye Liner BrushFor those of us with the caffeine shakes - Avon is now manufacturing an eye liner brush with a curved end. You can rest your hand on your cheek while you apply the liner. It really does work well.
Princess Party CakeIf you're looking for a stunning cake and don't want to purchase specialty pans and dolls, then this is your cake. Use your preferred boxed cake mix and mix according to directions.
Don't Bring Junk Mail in Your HouseDo not allow junk mail to enter your home! It seems once mail gets in the house, it takes on a life of it's own and never leaves. If you pick up your mail at a post office, throw your junk mail in their paper recyclables container
Keep a Wet Washcloth for Emergency CleaningInstead of wasting all the baby wipes, cleaning messy faces and sticky fingers. I wet a washcloth, fold it and put it in a zip-lock bag. Carry one in your purse, diaper bag, car, wherever.
Can I plant wisteria pods?Can I plant wisteria pods or should it just be the seeds?
Repairing an Old Rocking Chair?My grandmother passed away in February of this year and I have her old rocking chair, which was actually her mother's. I had to take off the cane bottom because it was all broken up. I would like to know how to put a seat bottom on it.
iCollage for Mac?Has anyone used iCollage for Mac to edit photos? It can make unique scrapbooks, cards, and wallpapers with 107 templates.
Painting Vertical Blinds?I need to change the color on my vertical blinds, they are no fabric per se, they have a coarse type of material on them. What type of paint can I use for them?
5 Year Old Has Started Having Accidents?My son just turned 5 yrs. old. He's been potty trained since he was 2 1/2 but just recently for about 3 or 4 months he's been going in his pants. Is something wrong with him? Should I take him to the doctor? Why do you think he's doing this? Could it be that he is too lazy to go to the bathroom?
Painting Roof to Reflect Sun?Does anyone know of any paint-on materials we can put on our black shingle roof to make it reflect the sun?
Removing CD Scratches With Toothpaste?Does toothpaste remove CD scratches?
Wella Products?Do Wella products contain SLS?
What is This Bird?Does anyone know what this bird is? We photographed it in Kensington Park in London last month. His feet look like they are feathers. but he swims like a duck.
Blooms Falling Off My Cucumbers?Cucumbers flower, but no fruit comes. Please help.
Putting a Laminate Countertop Over Existing Countertop?Can I put laminate countertop on top of existing laminate countertop?
Sofa Bed is Stuck Open?I need advice for repairing my sofa bed. It is stuck and I can't put back.
Zucchini Flowers But No Zucchini?Zucchini flowers but no fruit comes.
Removing Chewing Gum From Hair?I am looking for tips on how to get gum out of hair.
Static from Wooden Floor
?I get a shock of static electricity from a wooden floor that is laid on top of carpets. What could be the problem?
Do I Have Fleas?I found a flea on my shoulder and in my shirt more than once even after being gone all day. I came home and felt like something was in my hair. I tried baking soda and rinsing with dish soap but nothing came out.
Painting Cabinets to Make Kitchen Look Bigger?I'm just wondering if anyone has any ideas on painting my kitchen cabinets? I wanted some colors that would make my kitchen seem bigger. But the colors in here also wrap around my tiny dining area, which is open to the living room. Please Help!
Dog is Having Fecal Incontinence?My 14 yr-old Australian shepard mix has recently begun having problems with fecal incontinence. When he has to go, it doesn't matter where he is, he just goes. Every morning, we wake up to 3 or 4 piles of poop because he walks while doing it.
Worms Eating Tomatoes?What are those short, fat, gray worms eating my tomatoes? How do I get rid of them?
Cats Using Flower Garden as a Litter Box?Please help, my neighbour's cat is using my garden as a litter box. I've cleaned it once but the cat returned. If I put moth balls out will this keep the cat out or will the cat eat them?
Inverted Tomato Planters?Has anyone tried those upside down tomatoes? How do they work and taste? I also think that this method would work for herbs since you can move this thing around to meet the sun. What do you think?
Space Saving Tips for a Camper or RV?We have a camper that needs storage space. Any ideas as to how we could make more room? We will be traveling and selling our product "on the road".
TV Service Options?What is the cheapest possible way to get TV (not broadcast)? We have 3 options, Comcast cable (about $70), Dish Network (not sure, probably about the same $), and broadcast. Broadcast isn't an option due to poor reception and only a few local channels.
Alternatives to Painting a Refrigerator?I just updated my kitchen countertops with black granite. Now my refrigerator looks so sad. What ideas are out there besides painting, to change the appearance of my frig?