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Pound CakeCream softened butter in large mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Gradually cream in sugar. Add eggs, 1 at a time, and beat 1 minute after each addition.
Sautéed Greens for TwoThis is a 'put your hand on your tummy and rub to show it's yummy' recipe. Heat a large pot over high heat until hot. Add the olive oil. Add the garlic and cook for a few seconds until it is golden.
Caramel CheetosThis is a bizarre recipe that is really tasty. I found it from a friend, and had to try it. Even my skeptical hubby asked for some in his lunch.
Minute SteaksFlavorful minute steaks that are quick and easy that my husband likes. Place oil in pan and turn onto medium heat. Sprinkle seasoning onto both sides of meat.
Keeping Produce FreshWhenever I buy grapes, I always wash them right away for an easy snack to grab. To ensure they stay fresh as long as possible. I always stick a couple folded up paper towels in the bottom of the bowl or zip-lock bag.
Household Repair KitI put together my own little repair and tool box so that when I need to fix something quickly, I don't need to go to the shed and search for the tool I need.
Scenery: Williams Lake, BCThis photo was taken on our summer trip to Williams Lake, BC. in August 2009.
Stretching Liquid Hand SoapTo make the soap last longer, I keep spare bottles and thin the soap down with water, usually 1 part soap to not quite 3 parts water.
Jojoba Oil for Make Up RemoverUse up you eye make up remover and moister creams, cleansers and then buy jojoba oil to replace all three. This is what I have done and I am now saving money buying a natural oil which I get at my health food Store.
Make Your Own Peanut ButterIt's easy to save money on peanut butter. Buy bulk, unsalted peanuts and grind in a blender. Add salt as needed.
Beaded CrossI have been making these crosses for 3 years now. They are good for gifts. Hang them on your car rear view mirror or in the window of your home for sun catchers.
Spooky Halloween CardIt's fun, easy and a real treat to send spooky greetings to all your family and friends at Halloween. What's more, everyone is bound to appreciate receiving a hand-made card to open just as the lights are dimmed on All Hallows' Eve!
Amelia (Domestic Longhair)Amelia is 10 years old. She is a Domestic Longhair kitty. I rescued Amelia from the Humane Society 5 months ago. She has only recently found how to play and loves to chase my foot when it is under covers.
Use Your Vacuum for FleasIf you are having a problem with fleas, put moth crystals in your sweeper bag. When you vacuum, it sucks up the fleas and their larvae. It kills the fleas and keeps the larvae from hatching.
Puder (Dachshund)Puder is a blue and tan Dachshund, about 2 1/2 years old. I got him as a puppy when he was 6 weeks old, from a doctor and his wife.
Scented Bath SaltsMix all together and put into jars and use.
Fixing a Sagging Couch?I would appreciate professional advice about my old sofa set that sags badly. I tried replacing the seat cushions, but that did not improve the situation.
Weight Loss and Toning Advice?I'm 15 years old and weigh around 64 kgs. I really want to lose around 10-15 kgs. I want to be thinner and more toned for my camp which is in 2 months. Any idea's on how I can lose weight and tone up fast?
Too Much Sugar in Turnip Greens?I added too much sugar while cooking turnip greens. Is there any way to tone the sugar taste down? Sort of like you do when you add a potato if you've added too much salt.
Finding Free Coupon Clipping Services?Where are some good places to choose coupons and they are snail mailed or postal mailed to you "free of charge"? I have seen some of the coupon clipping services and do not want to pay for this service.
Making Apple Jam?Can someone tell me how to make apple jam. Not apple butter, apple jam.
Rotten Egg Smell in House?What could be causing a rotten egg/sulfur smell in my house every once in a while? I'm not sure of the cause and not real sure where it's coming from either. Is there any danger in this? Any advice you can give will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Paint Color for Beige Sofas?I have beige couches and green countertops. What color should I paint my walls? These are the couches that I just bought. Please share your ideas.
Birch Tree Shaving Roses?Does anyone have instructions on how to make tree shaving roses? Where can I purchase Birch tree shavings?
Leaves Dying on an Avocado Plant?Please help me I am in desperate need of assistance. I live in East Lansing, Michigan and have been growing an indoor Avocado plant since this summer. Everything seemed to be going very well until recently.
Organizing Debit Card Receipts?How do you keep track of all your debit card receipts? When its time to balance my acct I can't find have of my debit card receipts (they are suppose to be in my purse). Do you have any suggestions?
Framing an Old Wall Mirror?My 16 year old large, wall to wall mirror has large black spots at the bottom. Where can I get a mirror frame that I can install myself? I would like to dress it up with something that could be washed.
Recipes for WW2 Sweets?Does anyone have a recipe for sweets that would have been made at home during WW2 preferably in the U.K. I'm a volunteer at our local primary school and WW2 is our topic this term.
Removing Vinyl Tiles?How do I remove vinyl tile from concrete floor?