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Creole ZucchiniGreat tasting combination of fresh vegetables which are so plentiful right now. All the ingredients can be found in my little raised garden.
Buffalo Chicken MeatballsI don't know about you but I am bored of beef meatballs and also bored of messy buffalo chicken wings so came up with this combination from two of my favorite recipes.
Corned Beef CasseroleCombine all ingredients. Top with 3/4 cup buttered bread crumbs. Bake at 350 degrees F, uncovered, about 45 minutes.
Stuffed MushroomsRemove mushroom stems and chop finely . Saute' chopped mushrooms and onions lightly in skillet in small amount of oil. Add bread cubes, garlic salt and lemon juice, tossing to mix.
Toy Food From Felt ScrapsI have tons of felt scraps from various felt projects and couldn't bring myself to throw them away. So, using only scraps, I made a variety of felt foods for my daughter, using basic doll stuffing as filler for some of the "puffier" food.
Garden: Strawberry PlantsHaving grown up in Western WA state, I picked many strawberries to earn money for school clothes for the next year. I now enjoy the more beautiful aspect of the plant that provides such delightful fruits.
Fry Biscuits in Chicken GreaseAfter frying some chicken up in a skillet, open a can of buttermilk biscuits, and deep fry them in the chicken grease. When they are browned on both sides, take them out, and drain on a paper towel. These are so good.
Attract Slugs With Used Corn CobsSlugs are strongly attracted to moist, used corn cobs. Place them in a shady spot near where you have a slug problem and in the morning you can either salt them or collect and dispose of them.
Use Antlers as Garden DecorHello hunters or those married to hunters! Here is how you can decorate your garden. Seal deer (I live in Alaska, so I use caribou and moose) antlers with spray polyurethane or brush on weatherproof sealant. I like to let the sun bleach them white first.
Back to School Bingo PartySummer comes and goes much too quickly, but you can create a little excitement over heading back to the classroom. Take advantage of the great deals and throw a "back to school bingo" for your kids!
Wrap Salmon in Plastic Wrap Before Vacuum SealingWrap gooshy stuff, like salmon steaks, in plastic wrap before packing with a vacuum sealer. No more non-sealing bags or vacuum-sealers full of juice! Eliminating waste is well worth the use of the plastic wrap.
Share Your "Buy One Get One Free" PurchasesIf you take advantage of the buy one get one free option offered in some stores, why not think about sharing the second one with an elderly neighbor trying to live on a fixed income, or the family down the street who's trying to make it on unemployment through job loss?
Persia the DogPersia is a 8 months old female. I don't know what kind of mix she is for sure. Someone wanted to give her away so we took her to give her a loving home. She loves to run and play and fetch balls, sticks or whatever is thrown.
Make Your Own Charcoal StarterOkay, charcoal grill friends, this one is for you! Cabellas sells this thing called a Rapidfire Chimney Starter, and they want twenty bucks for it, plus shipping! Pshaw! You can totally make one out of an old coffee can.
Roxy (Jack Russell Terrier)Roxy is a 2 year old Jack Russell Terrier. This is my son's dog, he got her at a local pet expo. She likes to chase toys and bring them back over and over.
Use Pipe Insulation to Protect a Tomato VineIf your tomatoes grow up and over the tomato cage, sometimes the stem can get so heavy that it cuts the vine where it hits the top of the cage. A good solution to that is to cut lengths of pipe insulation to go around it.
Making Shampoo Last By Washing TwiceYears ago my mom told me a way to make shampoo last. This works just as well whether your hair is long or short, thick or thin. Instead of just pouring a glob of shampoo into your hand, pay attention to how much you pour.
Personalize Kids Pillows With Printed FacesMake kids a pillow of themselves. You can put any fabric through an inkjet printer by ironing it to freezer paper. Make sure to first wash it to remove any sizing.
Faux Wood FlooringI recently pulled up the carpeting in my kitchen. My home was built in the mid 1800's so I was hoping for some plank wood flooring. Well to my surprise there was old tile, that was glued down using black tar. I was so upset.
Summer PinwheelKids will enjoy making and playing with these pinwheels. They are very quick, easy and inexpensive.
Pop Bottle Bird FeederMake yourself a quick and sturdy bird feeder by poking or cutting round or "X" shaped holes in a large 2 litter plastic pop bottle then hang it from a rope to a tree branch. You'll need a funnel to help fill it with seeds.
Miniature Pies Baked in Canning JarsThis concept is rather simple. Instead of a large pie, you're making a miniature one.
Bags for Selling Lotion?I am looking for a website where I can buy small bags for my lotions that I sell. I have seen people using little pink, lavender, and blue bags. Thanks.
Drilling a Hole in a Wine Bottle?How do you put a hole in the bottom of a wine bottle without breaking it?
Ethiopian Recipes Reminiscent of Cafe Nile?Has anyone eaten at the Cafe Nile in Kansas City? Do you have any recipes for food similar to that served there? Do you know of any restaurants in the area that serve similar food?
Pineapple Diet?How do I use the pineapple diet?
Making Pickles With Burpless Cucumbers?Can you use burpless cucumbers to make dill pickles? Thanks.
Are Home Safes Really Secure?Are home safes secure?
Doll That Showed Pictures on the Ceiling?Does anyone remember a doll with a pink crown and blonde hair that showed pictures on the ceiling? It was made in about 1987-1995.
Using John Freida Shampoo for Blondes?I have naturally light brown hair with lots of blonde going through it. About two years ago I dyed my hair a reddish almost burgundy color. It soon faded to an auburn and slowly just adjusted to the color it has become now.
Homemade Body Mist?How do you make your own vanilla body splash/spray? Thanks.
Cleaning HVAC Ducts?I've just moved, and one bedroom is always hot, I think maybe cleaning the air conditioning duct would improve this, any suggestion how to do it by myself?
Replacing a Lock on a Steamer Trunk?I have an old steamer trunk and a new lock for it. I need someone to tell me the hardware I need to attach it and how to attach it. The lock I have is a D-3815 lock.
Removing Sick Smell from Carpet?How do you get rid of the smell of sick from a thick rug? My niece was sick all over it and I can't get rid of the stench.
Dog Pees on Furniture?I have been breeding Miniature and Toy Schnauzers for years, have 12 of them in the house and I have only had this problem twice, with other dog breeds. The first was a mini-Dachshund who eventually grew out of it, the current one is a Bichon-a-Poo.
Entwining Woody Hibiscus Stems?I have a healthy hibiscus with 3 long stems and lots of leaves. I've seen them look like little trees with the stems woven together. How do I do this? Thanks.
Digital Camera LCD Goes Black in Sunlight?I bought a Kodak EasyShare C913 digital camera. I love it except for one thing. The viewing screen fades into nothing while trying to take pictures in sunlight. Any solutions to this other than carrying around a huge black sheet like photographers 100 years ago did?
Iron Cord Won't Retract?I pulled the electrical cord on my iron too far out and now it won't retract. Any ideas on how to get the cord to retract?
Worms Killing My Zucchini?I have white worms eating my zucchini. The vegetable, not the leaves and rest of the plant. It is plain white about an inch long. No legs or any markings, turning vegetable "mushy".
Removing Red Wine Stains from Hardwood?Anyone know how to get red wine stains out of a real wood floor? Thanks.
Using Lemon Juice for Fleas?Can I use lemon juice to get rid of fleas from the house and off of my dog?
Dealing With Flies at an Outdoor Party?I am interested in knowing how to keep flies away from an outdoor event.
Which sex of cat should I get?I have a male dog. What sex cat should I get?