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Cheesy TomatoesThis is a very quick and easy tomato recipe that you can use in the summer when you have an over abundance of ripe tomatoes. Simple and delicious!
Bubba's Easy Deviled Eggs
Slice eggs in half lengthwise and remove yolks. Mash yolks, add mayonnaise and mustard; mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste. Mix well. Place yolk stuffing into egg white halves.
Peanut Butter-UpsIn a 2 qt. measuring cup, combine butter and peanut butter. Microwave on full power, 1 1/2-2 1/2 minutes or until melted. Blend well. Mix in crumbs and sugar until very stiff.
Quick Flaky PastryThis recipe is one that can be used for sweet or savory. It is very light. Hope you like it.
Bubba's Basic Brownies
Lightly coat the bottom of a 9x9x2-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Be careful not to coat sides of pan.
Country Baked BeansIn two ungreased 2-qt. baking dishes, combine all of the ingredients. Stir until blended. Bake, uncovered at 350 F. for 45-60 minutes or until heated through.
Choosing Where To Be FrugalBeing frugal does not mean one should not enjoy life, just that we should examine our way of life to see if what we are doing is bringing us pleasure for the cost associated.
Supplement Your Pet's DietPet food is always an important issue with pet owners. This economy is making it hard to afford the best foods. Be sure the supplement your dog's diet with real chicken and real beef. This is because the cheaper foods do not have much meat in them.
Monarch ButterflyI have been very lucky when it comes to getting close enough to the creatures that I spy in my backyard. I love watching the butterfly's so much. They all seem to have their own personalities too! This particular one was quite playful and didn't mind being photographed.
Tissue Box With CoastersThis is a tissue box cover and coaster holder with 6 matching coasters.
Jean Pocket NotebooksCreate a pocket on a notebook to hold pens, pencils, notepads, etc. Kids will enjoy personalizing the pockets. A great way to recycle old jeans/pants pockets too!
Product Review: Sno-BolI have finally found a product that removes rust stains from your shower doors, tile, floors, walls, etc. It is called Sno-Bol, it's a toilet bowl cleaner and you can buy it real cheap at a Dollar store, Walmart,etc. for only like a dollar or two.
Filling Zip Top BagsWhen using ziplock storage bags, fold over the top of the bag. The bag will stand and you will have no trouble putting your leftovers, etc., in the bag. this allows you to keep your two hands free to pour the product into to bag.
Keep After School Snacks in the CarKeep snacks in the car. Fill a sandwich bag with pretzels, crackers, cheerios, etc. Keep bottled water also. If you pick up your kids, as I do, they are hungry when they get in the car. This snack gets them to dinner and makes for a more pleasant ride home.
Scenery: My Grandparents' HouseI have two photos, both of the same home. One was taken many years ago, and the second one, much more recent. They are of my Grandparents home in Canon City, CO where they lived during a part of their life, as they raised their
Make Your Shopping List On The GoTape a piece of paper on the inside of the cupboard. Divide it into spaces for lists: cleaning supplies, canned goods, bathroom, other. When you remove the last bag/can/box of food, write it on the paper in the appropriate space.
Weekly Errands Master ListIn order to save gas and time, I do all my weekly errands on the same day. I realized one day while I was writing out my grocery and errand list that I pretty much visited the same places all the time.
Trivia At DinnertimeWe all have unused games laying around. Some have educational information cards, like Trivia. Take the cards and put a few on the table, next to salt and pepper.
Make Meatballs From Leftover MeatloafI always have left over meat loaf. After it cools, I roll into one inch meat balls. I put 12-14 meat balls into a freezer bag.
Reusing Gift BagsThose gift bags are great and they last and last. Don't throw out those you receive! Re-use them - And if you have a backlog, you can swap with friends! A buddy of mine passes along his, as he never bothers to wrap anything!
Tater and Her KittensTater with her kittens; 3 redheads and a brunette. I'm not sure how old she is exactly. I got her as a housewarming gift when I moved in, my neighbor gave her to me
Air Coming from Microwave?I recently purchased a second-hand microwave. It's a good one and in good condition, but if I'm near it when it's in use I can feel air coming from it. Does this mean the seal is no good and should I not use it? Thanks.
Using Unlocked Cell Phone with US Cellular?I don't like the cellphones my US Cellular service has. Can I buy an unlocked cellphone for US Cellular? I've seen them on eBay. Will they let me use them?
Rooting a Crepe Myrtle?How do I root a crape myrtle?
Overwintering Miniature Iris Tubers?Can bare root miniature iris tubers be held in a cool place over winter and replanted in spring?
Trouble With a Brinkmann Grill?We just bought a Brinkmann 4 burner grill at the beginning of summer and I wish I would have done some research before we purchased it. The grease doesn't drain very well and in the 2 months we have had the grill its caught on fire 5 times already which makes me very nervous because of the propane tank.
Green Spots on Clothing From Washer?I have ruined nearly all of my clothes. There are green spots on nearly everything I wash in my top loader. It's not a new machine, but it's never been abused either. It doesn't seem to matter what fabrics I am washing.
Substitute for Candied Fruit Peel in Recipe?I am going to make green tomato mincemeat this year as I do most years, however the recipe calls for chopped candied fruit peel which I absolutely detest. In previous years I have just left it out.
Gluing Sand to Wood?I am trying to glue sand onto a wood block, but the sand won't stay. Any ideas how to maybe create an almost cement out of the sand so it can be molded to wood, harden, and still appear to be sand?
Troy-bilt Riding Mower Starter Overheated?I have a Troy-bilt riding lawnmower. For some reason the starter overheated and melted the green wire. Now the mower will not start. Do I need to replace my starter?
Storing Produce?Is there a better way to store produce in the frig? I have a "thousand" plastic produce bags, it's getting confusing. I have an older type of side by side frig, and have run out of room way too fast this time of year.
Jello Recipe?I need a salad recipe containing lime jello, evaporated milk, crushed pineapple, and cottage cheese.
Removing Lipstick Stain on Silk?I got red lipstick on a white silk dress, how can I get the lipstick off?