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Greek Pasta SaladA great summer salad! Using fresh ingredients from the garden, makes it even better. A great dish to serve at any summer picnic or barbecue.
Clam DipMix above ingredients. Add a little milk if not of dipping consistency.
Shake 'Em Up Chick 'N TatersPlace butter in 15x10 inch baking pan. Bake at 400 degrees F for 1-3 minutes or just until melted; set aside. In large resealable plastic bag or shallow dish, combine flour, salt and pepper; mix well.
Honey Whole Wheat Mini LoavesPut oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly oil and flour 4 mini loaf pans. Combine flours, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and salt in medium bowl.
Leftover Chicken CasseroleDice one large onion, 4-8 sliced peeled tomatoes, one or more cooked chicken, with skin and bones removed. I used diced potatoes but mashed would work too.
TP Tube ButterflyA simple craft for children to make with simple supplies, this butterfly is sure to delight children of all ages.
Redistribute Leftovers After an EventAfter an event, many things may just be tossed out because everyone is too tired to think of anything else. But it's better to re-distribute the leftover food, cake, drinks, water bottles, napkins and so on among those who worked so hard to put the event together.
Plug Extension Cords Into Outlets Blocked By FurnitureWhen placing furniture in front of an electrical outlet, always plug in an extension cord into the outlet. You can hide the cord then when you need the outlet it is in easy reach. Extension cords are $1 at Dollar stores so you can have one in every blocked outlet.
Organizing Financial InformationI have a 3 ring binder for each of us (my husband and I) to organize our financial information and I also have a binder for joint financial information.
Hang Greeting Cards Across a CurtainI am receiving get well cards, and will for years to come. I hung them across my curtain where they can be seen from my chair. They will be a source of encouragement and love.
Use a Hairbrush on Carpet Before VacuumingIf you sew, knit, do crafts or have long hair, you understand how many threads can get caught up in your vacuum's roller. I've found the easiest way to prevent this is to take a regular bristle hair brush and quickly brush the carpet in the bad areas before vacuuming.
Peanut (Dachshund/Chihuahua)Peanut, also known as Mr. Peanut, is 11 years young and a Dachshund/Chihuahua mix. I adopted Peanut one year ago from the St Louis Senior Dog Project.
Shadow (Shepard Mix)Shadow is an 7 year old Shepherd mix. I got Shadow when he was only 4 weeks old from a neighbor, he's been my shadow ever since.
The Works for Cleaning Toilet RingsAfter trying 3 products and a whole night of white vinegar, my copper colored stains prevailed. I spent $1.59 on THE WORKS toilet bowl cleaner, sprayed it on the stains and literally they disappeared.
Thrifty Bird Suet Cage CoverI have been able to make what seems to be squirrel proof suet cage covers that work beautifully from a clean 1 gallon bleach bottle, a metal wire coat hanger, and a twisty tie.
Memory BankI lost my dad awhile back. I like to have reminders of him throughout our home. I made this memory bank, I used a bread crumb can. I hot glued the picture to the can, on the other side is a picture of me and him.
Repairing Shoe Straps With "Insta Fix" GlueI have some rubber after sport sandals that I find to be very comfortable. Unfortunately, the straps disengage long before the sole wears out, rendering them useless.
Chloredine for Diseased Date PalmsI would like to present my experience in fighting the fatal disease in my date palm tree. I have three date palm trees in my garden; two of them are same type, the third is different. I noticed the disease on the third.
Preventative Medicine For Your Vegetable GardenThe expression "prevention is the best medicine" certainly applies to gardening, especially to vegetable gardening, where a few minor problems can quickly grow large enough to ruin your entire crop.
Plan Ahead When ShoppingPlan every shopping trip, especially those to the grocery store. Learn the prices of items, so you'll know what is a good buy and what isn't.
Add Decorations to Sliding Glass Doors for SafetyAdd a decoration to sliding doors so you are aware the door is closed and not open.
Garden ChandelierI made this candle chandelier from an generic looking gold light fixture that I bought on craigslist for five dollars. I cut the electrical wiring out of the top and just left the chain. Then I painted the chandelier a dark brown with a can of Rustoleum spray paint.
Crafts for "Assisted Living Week"?I would like some ideas for crafts to make for "Assisted Living Week". The theme is: "Tradition of the Heart".
Installing A Digital Converter Box?I have been looking for ways to save money and decided to cancel my cable services. Please tell me how well the TV converter boxes are working.
Dryer Left Dark Spots on Clothes?I have dark spots on my clothes, from my dryer. Any remedies?
Removing Anti-Reflective Coating from Glasses?The anti-reflective coating on my prescription glasses is so scratched I can hardly see out of them. Occulist won't remove it and wants to charge me for new lenses! Any suggestions as to how I can remove the coating myself?
Pink Rainbow Tea Ideas?I am having a rainbow tea for church. Does anyone have any ideas for decorations and food for pink? That is the color I have been given. Thanks.
Does Sweating Cause Acne?I sweat constantly due to some the medications that I am currently taking. I've always had combination skin with a few breakouts and now it's like my whole entire face has broken out. Could it be because all the sweating, and it opens my pores and exposes it to dirt?
Cat Safe Pain Medication?Does anyone know of a "safe" pain medication that can be given to cats? Thank you and God bless.
Sharpie on Carpet?How do I get black and green sharpie out of a carpet?
Making Gourd Bird Houses?Some time ago, someone posted pictures of bird houses made from gourds. I would like instructions. For example, do I cut the hole and clean out the insides, or do I just hang them and let the birds do it all? Also, I would like creative ways to suspend them.
Refilled Cartridge Prints Too Light?I am having trouble with my printer. I refilled the cartridge and it will not print dark enough to read. I used hot water for 2 seconds, I rubbed a moist cotton swab on it, I took the syringe and inserted air into the cartridge. Nothing works.
Overwintering Geraniums?Does anyone have experience with keeping geraniums for replanting the next spring? I'm going to try for the first time.
Keeping Hands Moisturized?Is there any solution to make my hands soft?
Moving Handles on Cabinets?What can I do to update my kitchen cabinets? They are pecan finish and they still look great so I don't want to change the color. The problem is they have center pulls to open them, yep, right smack dab in the middle of the door.
Soaking Hollyhock Seeds?Should I soak hollyhock seeds before planting? If so, how long must they soak?
Tomato Hornworms?Thanks in advance to any advice. I have been growing tomatoes starting in March of 09, the problem I have is horn worms. My question is: How do I protect my plants from this cruel act of nature?
Cleaning Old Bathroom Cabinets?I have old bathroom cabinets. I want to clean them up to look new again.
Uses for Plastic Swans?I have these clear plastic swans and I am looking for ideas to use them for a anniversary party. They measure 4 in. tall by 5.5 in. long in a oval shape and 4 in. across. They are quite big. Any ideas would be helpful be it favors, centerpiece or whatever you may think of.
Making Your Own Wall Sayings?What is the easiest way to cut out "wall sayings" out of black contact paper?
Making Money Flowers?Is there a place where I can order the supplies for the money flowers? I need to make quite a few and I'm looking to buy the supplies wholesale. I need the stems and calyx.
Yorkie With Hair Loss?I found my 2 year old Yorkie at my door step several months back. She was infested with ticks and fleas. I got her cleaned up, but about a month ago she got some hairless spots on her back. I was thinking that it could be hot spots or mange.
Homemade Hot Pockets?I would like a recipe for homemade "Hot Pocket" like breakfast sandwiches. Thank you for your tips.