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Walla Walla Sweet SideTasty and healthier than chips. Slice the onion paper thin. Dust with flour and fry in olive oil in non stick skillet.
Seafood SaladThis is yummy! Dissolve gelatin in hot water. Combine remaining ingredients and put in mold. Serves 6.
Club ChickenMelt butter, blend in flour. Gradually add broth, milk and water; cook over low heat until thick, stirring constantly. Add salt, chicken, rice, and vegetables.
Braised SteaksThe V8 juice tenderizes the meat nicely; this is a favorite of the men in my family.
Buffet MeatballsMix meat ball ingredients and form into medium sized balls. Brown and place in covered baking dish, pour sauce over. Bake 2 1/2 hours in slow oven until meat balls are puffed from absorbing sauce.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream CakeI love ice cream, in fact, my whole family loves ice cream. Who doesn't! My two year old loves it so much that after one helping he says "More, please!"
Green Pepper and Tomato SaladThis is a quick and delicious summer salad, chop a large green pepper and two medium size tomatoes into bite size pieces. Place the pieces into a bowl, toss to combine, and sprinkle with Italian salad dressing.
"Vintage" CupboardI purchased an unfinished cupboard and primed it. Next I painted it gold and then a coat of red. I made it look old by sanding areas where it might have been worn. I added 3 pictures from and old calendar with decoupage glue and varnished over to protect it.
Save Grocery Money in a "Five Dollar Cup"It seemed that the best grocery buys always occurred when I was low on funds or I had a lot to buy that week. I started faithfully putting five dollars in a cup each week, even if it meant I had to knock an item off of the grocery list.
Please Leave ThriftyFun FeedbackI think it's wonderful how many people get on here and send in these wonderful crafts, recipes, photos and tips. Please let's encourage everyone to leave feedback to these entries.
Moody Children Need BreakfastIf your child wakes up and is moody, and you just cannot put your finger on what the problem is, get him or her something to eat; like eggs and toast, with a glass of milk, or a good bowl of oatmeal.
Baby Woody (Yorkshire Terrier)Baby Woody is 3 year old Yorkshire Terrier. He was a dog sold to the pet company store and came down with a collapsed trachea. They couldn't sell him since he was sick and nobody wanted him since he had issues. So we took him in and made him part of our family when he was 1 year old.
Zucchini Rotting on the VineI would like to know why my zucchini plants look great with lots of flowers and fruit but when the zucchini get about 3-4 inches they start to rot or go soft?
Cemetery Waste Basket DippingThis tip might sound a little horrible to some but I like to go driving through the cemetery and looking into the waste baskets. A deflated helium balloon makes a great wrapping paper and there is always a ribbon attached to it. Or you could get some lovely plastic flowers.
Buddy (Terrier?)This is Buddy. I'm not sure of his breed, maybe terrier. He was a stray that showed up and decided he liked it so he stayed.
Cooking With Cast Iron PansEasy, excellent nonstick way to clean and care for cast iron! For years I washed my cast iron skillet with water, thinking that was the only way to get off stuck-on egg.
End Cap for Crochet HookI am moving soon, and taking a lot of craft supplies with me. I wanted all my hooks in this handy clear eyeglass case and this one wouldn't fit. I hacksawed it down to the right size, but didn't want my hook to snag on anything.
Backyard Vegetable GardenWe have a small 25x25 foot garden space that is very productive. What we freeze or can keeps us in fresh, healthy meals for a year. We grow carrots, beets, radishes and mixed lettuce, green and yellow beans, green pepper, over 60 broccoli plants, and some assorted herbs.
Garden: Tiger LiliesThis photo was taken last summer in Canada. It is a closeup of a beautiful flower in one of the gardens of an old-fashioned resort called the Opinicon Hotel.
Craft Project: Muscleman Building BlocksThis is a project for the jigsaw and the scroll saw. Great for the kids to practice co-ordination. And once the cutting and sanding is done, the kiddies can color the details using their imagination. Make a few or make dozens!
Use Layered Biscuits to Make Mini PizzasI recently started using the layered biscuits to make mini pizzas. It's better not to use the off brands. These are great to include the kids in making and are really quick and simple with just 4 steps.
Thrifty Disabled SeniorI am a disabled senior trying to live as frugally as I can, considering Social Security isn't anything to brag about. I get around in a motorized wheel chair. Our state has a law that seniors and disabled do not need to pay bus fair on our city buses.
Use Dryer Sheets For Garden Clean UpSave all used fabric softener dryer sheets to clean dirty hands and fingernails after gardening or other dirty jobs. Simply wet the sheet and gently scrub your hands.
Peppermint to Deter FliesBe fly free at your next BBQ! All you need is some mint. If you have mint growing in your yard you can sprinkle some on the tables where people will be eating.
Making a Room More Colorful Without Paint?My room is plain and I cannot paint the walls. I want it to be more welcoming and colorful what can I do?
Removing Oil Pastels From Carpet?My 2 year old son decided to "decorate" my daughter's carpet with her oil pastel crayons. Does anyone have any suggestions for getting oil pastels out of carpet?
Painting Over Contact Paper?I'm moving into an apartment that will not allow me to paint any dark colors on the walls. The only color that will possibly look good is dark red. Would putting clear or white contact paper up on the walls, priming, and painting over that work?
Cleaning Powder Out of Carpet?How do you get powder out of carpets?
Operating a Multiple CD Changer?I have a 6 CD stereo on a Nissan Sentra. The radio CD loads fine. How do I operate and load the multiple changer?
Make Your Own Syrup?I would like a simple easy recipe for homemade pancake syrup that doesn't go quickly to sugar. Thanks folks.
Selling a Narnia Poster?I have an original Chronicles of Narnia poster map without a boarder in awesome condition. It is from 1971, by Pauline Baynes. I would love to sell it and know its worth.
Lightening Body Hair at Home?Is there any home method for lightening body hair? For example, if you have really dark arm hair, and want to lighten it. Is there anything simple and quick (and risk-free) to use for lightening you hair?
Treating a Dog for Pain?What can I give a dog for pain? Can a dog take any people meds like Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen?
Transplanting a Rose of Sharon?When is the best time to dig up and replant a Rose of Sharon tree? Thank you.
Urine Smell in Air Vent?How do you remove urine smell from a air vent? M son decided to start using the air vent in his room as a urinal. So I don't have to tell you what his room smells like 2 days later.
Disposing of a Lava Lamp Safely?How can I safely dispose of a lava lamp? There is a bottle cap on the top of the liquid, but I didn't know if I could pour out the liquid before throwing the rest of the lamp away or not? Thanks for all help.
Home Remedy for Wheezing?What can I do to help with wheezing?
Freezing Meals Containing Cream Soups?I am expanding what I cook to put in the freezer and have a few questions.
Using Banana Peels?What are some uses for banana peels?
Germinating Frozen Cherry Pits?Is it still possible to germinate cherry pits after they have been frozen, not refrigerated, for about 10 weeks?
Recycled Paper Pots?Does anyone have any ideas on making your own peat pots? I have decided to experiment, but would like to know if someone already has the solution.
Cleaning and Sanitizing Dehumidifiers?What's the best way to sanitize dehumidifiers? Thanks.
Moses and the Burning Bush Sunday School Projects?I am in need of class (K-5) projects for the kids to make, for 3-4 Sundays of lessons on Moses and the Burning Bush. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. I'm not having much luck finding things on Google or ASK.
Building a Dog Treadmill?Can anyone tell me how I can build a treadmill small enough for my standard dachshund? I got the idea from an Animal Cops episode where they confiscated one that was built to train pit bulls for fighting.
How to Use a DVD Recorder?Is there anyone that can tell me a simple way to learn how to record on a DVD recorder? I just do not understand what they are saying.
Buying Isopropyl Alcohol in the UK?Where can I buy Isopropyl alcohol in the UK?
Looking for a Thin Pizza Crust Recipe?I would just like a really easy thin crust pizza recipe. Thanks to all.
Removing Spray Paint from Copper?I bought a beautiful copper container at a garage sale and someone has put copper spray paint on the outside. How can I remove the paint without damaging the copper?
Abused Dog with Separation Anxiety?What to do about a previously abused dog who has bad separation anxiety?