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Prize-Winner Icebox CookiesCream margarine and sugar. Add vanilla and unbeaten egg; blend. Sift dry ingredients; add nuts to them. Gradually add to sugar mixture.
Ham and Swiss SpreadSimple to make, great to eat. Combine all ingredients except crackers/bread in medium bowl; mix well.
Quick Cheater Tuna CasseroleEasy, quick, and even the kids like it. Prepare the Sidekicks according to instructions just before the noodles are done, add veggies and strained tuna.
Crispy Peanut Butter ChickenI tried to replicate the crispy-coated chicken served in peanut butter sauce that was on the buffet at a local Chinese restaurant. Most peanut butter chicken recipes I found online were not crispy, or just didn't sound like what I was craving, so I experimented.
Blueberry DelightThis goes good after a meal or with coffee. Cream butter and sugar, add egg. Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Add alternately with milk.
Bee-Nut BallsMix together milk, peanut butter, honey and lemon juice. Mix in sunflower seeds. Form the little balls about 1 inch and roll in coconut.
Sauteed Green Beans Quick, easy and healthy :-) Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat and brown the garlic.
Boiled CookiesMix sugar, cocoa, margarine and milk; bring to a boil. Boil for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and add peanut butter, oats, and vanilla.
Keeping Gel Pills From Getting Sticky In Hot WeatherI found a simple way to keep my pills from sticking together in my weekly pill holder. I have 3 or 4 gel caps and, in this hotter weather, they stick together or to the container.
Dog Odors Might Be a Symptom of a Medical...I just wanted to let everyone know that my "stinky dog" ended up having a skin infection from swimming in her doggy pool and being matted in her hind quarters. Her skin is "stained" with either a fungus or bacterium.
Spray Cooking Oil for Removing Sap on Dog PawsI have used butter in the past, but decided to try spray cooking oil. It is less of a mess. Just spray on the paws and wipe off with a paper towel. Not only less mess but less licking :)
Use Blueprint Storage Box For Fabric RollsMost of the fabric I purchase is on bolts that are 54 inches long and difficult to store. I found a cardboard blueprint storage box at Staples and now all my bolts are stored on end.
Nova (Pekingese/ShihTzu)This is Nova, she is 6 months old. She is a Shinese (Pekingnese ShihTzu). We adopted Nova from the Humane Society. She was born in a vet's care after her mother (and many other dogs) was rescued from a puppy mill.
Straw Hat WindsockCute straw hat windsock made from an empty bleach bottle and fabric strips.Plant with real or silk flowers.
Know Where Your Water Shut Off Valves Are LocatedNow that we are doing more of our own home improvement, everyone should be aware that there are cut off valves easily accessible to cut off the water source until the repair is done, or in case of an emergency leak.
Peaches on My TreeHere are my peaches this year. I haven't had any peaches on this tree for the last few years, it almost died and has been making a slow comeback. This year, the tree was loaded!
Serve Leftover Spaghetti in Taco ShellsI had left over spaghetti, from the day before. I mashed up the spaghetti with a potato masher and I put into a pot to heat up. I added a little more spaghetti sauce to prevent dryness. I added a pack of mozzarella cheese and 1/2 pack of cheddar cheese.
Asia (Pitbull) and Lucky (Cat)We got Asia from a friend she is 15 months old and a pitbull. Lucky was found in a cold air duct about 2 weeks of age. I had to bottle feed him, there were 3 of them and he was the only one that lived.
Egg White To Draw Out BoilsA way to treat and draw out boils is to crack an egg, take the egg white and put it on the boil. Put a bandage on it and leave overnight. When you wake up, you will see a big change. Do this as often as you like until the boil has gotten the core out.
Storing Sweet CornRemove corn from the cob and blanch them. Cool and store in airtight container and freeze.
Small Clay Pots for Crafts?Where can I buy 2 inch and 1 1/2 inch clay pots for the Clay Pot Nativity?
Peeling Ripe Peaches?Does anyone know how to peel very ripe peaches easily?
Unusual Gift Wrapping Ideas?I love to do crafts for Christmas, and normally I will make some presents. Does anyone have any unique and cute ways to make bags, boxes or anything to wrap gifts?
Using Dehydrated Apples?What does one do with dehydrated apples? How do you rehydrate them?
Separating Fruit Trees That are Growing Close Together?I have a cherry tree and some how a pear tree also popped up next to that. Both trees bear nice fruits. How do I separate them without damaging either one? I would like to transfer the pear tree somewhere else. Thanks.
Urine Stain on a Microfiber Couch?I am trying to find a product to remove a urine stain from my microfiber couch. The cover is not removable.
Repairing a VHS Rewinder?How can I take apart and fix a VHS rewinder?
Max and Erma's Tortilla Soup Recipe?I'm looking for a copycat recipe for Max and Erma's Tortilla Soup.
Uses for Shoulder Pads?Would anyone have any ideas for alternative uses for shoulder pads? I have quite a collection. I can't find anything on the Web. Thanks.
Tips for a Weekend Trip to New York?My stepson is visiting from Melbourne AUS and we would like to take him on a weekend trip to New York. We would like to take the train into the city from a closer state and then see the sites.
Making a Peek-a-boo Slip?Does anyone knows how to make a peek-a-boo slip like the ones at David's Bridal? My sister told me she changes the look of her black dress just by adding the slip and a ribbon around the waist. Thanks for your help!
Venetian Bronze Paint?How do you make the combination paint of Venetian bronze or the Tuscan bronze? I see these fixtures done in stores, but can't find the paint. I would like to paint some fixtures with this look. Please help! Thanks.
Diet Ideas for Someone Who is Hypoglycemic With High Blood Pressure?I am hypoglycemic and have high blood pressure. Choosing a diet for me is proving difficult, as will finding drugs I can use. Thyroid pills raise blood pressure, blood pressure pills lower thyroid expression.
Cat is Peeing in the Sink?Why is my female cat peeing on the drains, the kitchen sinks, and on rugs?
Fabric is Discolored Along Folded Edge?I purchased several yards of baby cord fabric from resale. The fabric is sort of ivory in color. It has been folded a long time and along the fold it is discolored. What is the best way to clean it?
Accessing Electoral Rolls By Year?I would like to access the Electoral Rolls for London, 1970.
Jeans Bled onto Coach Purse?I had dye fade from my jeans onto my signature Coach purse. How can I clean that off? It's not leather and my husband never registered it when he purchased it. It's my first one and I don't want to get rid of it.
Quartz Vs. Granite Countertops?We are considering replacing our kitchen countertops with either quartz or granite. Would any of you please tell me pros and cons of the two?
Bumps After Playing in the Sandbox?My son was playing in the sandbox and now has bumps on one forearm. They itch but do not burn. What could have caused this? Ant bites?
Freezing an Apple Pie?Should apple pies be cooked before freezing them?
Retaining Natural Color in Frozen Apples?How do you freeze fresh apples without them losing their color?
Inexpensive Security Locks?Where can I buy high security locks for cheap?
Removing Dye from Carpet?My cheap throw rug bled brown dye onto my gray carpet. I tried Oxiclean, but it now looks pink. How do I get this out without discoloring the gray carpet?
Repairing a Canvas Tent?I have a 16' by 32' canvas army tent. Half way down one side it is torn all the way to the top. I would like to put Velcro in, but don't know how or what to use. Any ideas? Thanks.
Smoke Smell on a Piano?I have just acquired a piano and dining room table that are a good 50 years old. The house they were in had a cat and they smoked non-stop. How do I start to get the smell out and clean it?
Refinishing the Outside of a Steamer Trunk?I am repairing an old steamer truck. I removed the rust, so now I want to know what to use to prime and seal it. It has a shiny, gloss finish. I tried paint, but it's not what I want.
"The Amazing Race" Homecoming Float Ideas?I'm the new Freshmen class president. Homecoming is approaching and the Freshmen class has decided to build a float for our parade. The theme is "The Amazing Race". We are playing the Bearcats for homecoming. Any ideas?