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Bubba's Lemonade 101Pour lemon and lime juice into a pitcher, add sugar and stir until dissolved. Add ice cubes and water and stir. Serve in tumblers.
Tuna Cheddar SandwichesMix all ingredients except muffins and cheese. Spread tuna mixture over cut side of each muffin half. Arrange on microwave rack or 10 inch plate.
Carrot LoafMash cooked carrots, add onion, butter, beaten egg yolks and seasoning. Add crumbs and milk. Fold in beaten egg whites last. Pour into greased loaf pan.
Asian Marinated Grill KabobsYummy whether one inch cubes of beef, pork or chicken.
Chocolate-Covered CherriesChocolate covered cherries are a delicious gift to give your sweetheart for Valentine's day. This simple recipe allows you to make them yourself.
Creamed Dill PotatoesMild and light flavored potatoes in a cream sauce. Find a casserole bowl. Preheat the oven at 300 degrees F. If new potatoes, do not peel.
Lacy Oatmeal Cookies (Gluten Free)These cookies always get rave reviews so this has long been one of my favorite recipes. Also, the recipe is gluten free! I was glad to share it with my friend who has celiac disease.
Get Tips From Locals Through FreecycleWith having my boyfriend in the military and recently moving to a new city, we were looking for frugal (but fun) activities. I joined the local Freecycle network and got tips and ideas from local residents.
Save Plastic Lids for Toddler ToysI did this when my kids were small, the youngest is now 32. I did it for my older grandkids, and I am now doing it for the younger grandkids and great grandkids.
Greasing PansOnce you remove the butter stick from it's wrapper use the residual butter on the wrapper to grease your baking pans. If you don't need to grease right away, just place it in a container in the fridge until needed.
Bella (Husky/German Shepherd)Bella 2 1/2 months old and a Husky/German Shepherd. I got Bella from a friend, who was rescued from abusers. While in the womb, abusers kicked mommy puppy. She lost many puppies.
Refrigerate Jar Overnight to Remove LabelsI made an alarming discovery today quite by accident. I am a compulsive recycler so I save all my spaghetti sauce jars. I use the same brand all the time so they match.
Tips To Avoid Wrapping Paper WasteMy family thinks I am crazy when it comes to wrapping paper. One of my biggest pet peeves is when they cut out a small section and toss the roll back into the bin. then the remaining "tail" gets snagged and ripped and it ends up getting cut off anyway and thrown away.
Tips For New College StudentsFamiliarize yourself with any paperwork or guidelines given to you by your professors. Be certain to introduce yourself to any T.A.s or professors as classes can be quite large.
Create a Colorful GardenRemove old worn out evergreen shrubs from your garden beds. Plant a few variegated shrubs, hostas, a few zebra grasses and add a few interesting rocks to create a brand new colorful garden bed.
Preserve Food Using A Dehydrator And Vacuum SealerPeople always ask how come I buy very little at the grocery store. I own a Rival Seal A Meal- vacuum storage unit and a Excalibur dehydrator.
Painted Strawberry RockA number of years ago I found (possibly on this site) how to craft a strawberry. My daughter and I had some paint, found a huge rock, took our time and fashioned our very own strawberry. It still sits in my front yard today.
Wild Cherries in the RainYesterday morning my daughter came running in and asked to use my camera. Among the pictures she took was this pretty, water-soaked wild cherry branch.
Make a Trivet From Tile and Wine CorksGo to Home Depot or Lowe's ceramic tile department. Choose a tile that is one color, but has a design in it. Take 6 corks, cut them in half as evenly as possible. Glue them to the underside of the tile.
Repel Houseflies With Bags Of Water
Bags of water DO repel common houseflies! This is resurrecting a topic that's been posted here by others, but I've tried this hint and I'm really impressed.
Product Review: Bosch Front Loading WasherI bought the Bosch 300 front-loading machines and would like to inform others to beware of this machine. It is less than one year and the pump malfunctioned.
Cut Down Winter Pajamas for SummerIf you have kids and you know their winter pajamas won't fit them next season, cut them down for the spring/summer. Cut the pants into shorts and the shirt into short sleeves or even tanks.
Healthier Baby FoodWhen making homemade baby food, I use our own homegrown veggies. I then cook the veggies a little till soft and puree it in the blender. Then I portion out servings in ice cube trays. Freeze till solid and pop into freezer bags for later use.
Plastic Jug Wall MasksWall masks made from plastic jugs. Cut tops off jugs as shown in photo. Make a hole at top center and make a string loop for hanging.
Be Careful Not To Damage SpiderwebsWe are very careful not to destroy spider webs. The spider spends day and night catching mosquitoes and other flying insects. We don't have enough mosquitoes to feed many spiders because they have been working hard over the past three or four years.
Earn Box Tops For Education With Online ShoppingEarn cash for your elementary school while shopping online? Yes! BoxTops Marketplace showcases online merchants that contribute a percentage of your purchase to the school of your choice.
Scenery: Plymouth Pond, MEAppreciation for beautiful sunsets, taken in Plymouth ME at Plymouth Pond
Perennial Plants ExplainedFor beginning gardeners, the plant world can seem fraught with confusing, and often hard to pronounce, terminology. Fortunately, and I think most plants would agree with me, it isn't necessary to commit a large number of gardening terms to memory in order to successfully grow something.
Juju (Sun Conure)This is our beautiful bird, Juju. We think she is about 5 years old. She is a Sun Conure. Conures come from South and Central America. We got her about 4 years ago as a rescue. Her former owners didn't realize how noisy and demanding conures can be.
Attach Recipes to Homemade MixesI make homemade food mixes and store them in half gallon or gallon jars. Using a rubber band, I keep the recipe attached to the jar. The next time I have to make another batch, the recipe is readily available.
Cardboard Frame StandThis is the stand I created to replace the stand that broke on the back of a decorative plaque that I wanted to display.
Black Spots on Tomatoes?Can anyone tell me why my tomatoes are showing black spots and bottom rot? Is there a fungus in my soil? Is there too much moisture? Should I have my soil tested?
What is This Plant?Can you tell me what kind of house plant this is an how to care for it?
Canning Recipe for Hot Pepper Salad?I am looking for a canning recipe for a hot pepper salad. It has peppers, chopped garlic, and olive oil. I have searched the internet, but haven't found what I am looking for. I am hoping someone will have what I am looking for or could point me in the right direction.
What Breed is My Dog?What breed is my dog? She's 8 months old, 26 inches at the shoulders, and weighs about 60 lbs. I know she's a German Shepherd but I don't know what she's mixed with. Can somebody help? Thanks.
Bobbin Problems?Why is my bobbin thread bunching up? I have a 1934 Singer Featherweight. It has been a very reliable machine, but the bobbin thread keeps bunching up on the back of my piece that I am sewing.
What Is This Plant?What is the name of this vine?
Adding Color to My Kitchen Walls?What color would you paint your kitchen walls, if the counter top is a medium to dark blue with wooden cabinets, wooden trim and hardwood floors?
Starting a Sober Living Home?How do I start a sober living facility?
Planning the Date for Your Yard Sale?Can you have a yard sale during the week? I am not sure about the yard sale etiquette, but have been needing to have one for a long time now.
Baptism Party Favor Ideas?I need help deciding on party favors for a baptism.
Homemade Cough Remedies?I have nasal drainage and a bad cough, when I cough it gets to the point of choking. I can't get oxygen to the brain, what do I do?
What Breed is My Dog?What breed is my dog? We've pondered a Lab/Golden mix, Lab/White Shepherd, Lab/Viszla. I was hoping someone would see similarities with a dog of know breed hybrid and respond. Thanks!
Buying Fabric on the Internet?Where can I go for affordable sewing fabric over the internet?
Keeping Light Bulbs From Vibrating Loose?Our outdoor light fixture bulbs become loose with vibrations from opening and closing the door. Is it safe to put something around the bulb's threads so the bulbs will not become loose?
What Breed is My Dog?Can anyone maybe tell me what type of dog you think my Charlie is. When we got him, they said he was a boxer/lab, but a lot of people don't think so. We have had people tell us, pitbull, sharpei, maybe chow, etc. What do you think.
Dandruff Problem?How do I get rid of dandruff?
Light Yellow Walls in Kitchen with New Black Granite Counters?My wife and I recently purchased Blue Sapphire granite (black with brown swirls and blue flecks) and are having it installed in our kitchen next week. We have standard white cabinets, white appliances, and a neutral tile floor.
Repairing A Cracked Plastic Tub?There's no way to afford a new tub right now. Does anyone know how to repair a plastic bathtub? I have a garden tub and the seat is cracked to the point that unless I keep duct tape over the crack, the tub leaks horribly.
Emergency Preparedness?I was just wanting to know if any of you have anything prepared just in case of an emergency, if so what? I was thinking of doing this and I wanted some ideas. Thanks for any ideas you may share with me.
Reverse Osmosis Water Systems?Which reverse osmosis water systems are good?
What Kind Of Lizard Is This?Can anyone tell me what sort of lizard this is? We found him on our wall in a hotel in Ko Phan Nag, Thailand. He was cute but a little bit scary! Thanks.
Frugal Flea Treatment for Dogs?What is the best frugal way to treat my dog for fleas?
Harry and David's Pepper and Onion Relish?I am looking for a recipe similar to the Harry and David's Original Pepper and Onion Relish. My family loves it and I would like to try to make some for us to use through the year. Thanks for any help.
Disposing Of Old Tires?I have a friend that does scrap cars, and he has no way of getting rid of old tires. He wants them hauled off. What does he need to do? Thanks.
Crocheting a Splint Sock?Help. I just found myself with a splint on my foot. Now I'd like to find a crochet pattern to make some socks to fit over it. Most of the patterns I've found were for a specific foot size or shoe size, and I need much much bigger than that.
What Breed is My Dog?What breed is my dog? Maybe a Golden Kuvasz? He is 4 years old. I found him when he was 8 months old outside of my house. At first he seemed to be a Golden or Labrador, but now I think that his face is like that of a White Kuvasz.
Store Brand Cleaners?Is there any difference between brand name bleach and the store brand?
Getting Rid of Wet Carpet Smell?The other day while replacing the element in the water heater, my darling husband flooded our bathroom, closet, and part of our bedroom. This means wet carpeting. While the carpet is nearly dry, there's a nasty stench in the rooms now. Any idea how to get rid of that?