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Eggless Fruit LoafA tea time loaf good for vegetarians,slice and spread with butter have it with a cup of tea.
Sour Cream Cole SlawShred cabbage and add chopped pepper and onion. Mix mayonnaise, sour cream vinegar, celery seed and sugar. Pour over cabbage and mix well. Cover and refrigerate.
Easy Crab ChowderTastes great, easy to make and gets lots of compliments. Mash boiled potatoes then add other ingredients to the pot.
Zucchini Carrot MuffinsIn a mixing bowl, combine the cake mix, egg, applesauce and oil; mix well. Stir in the zucchini, raisins and pecans. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups three-fourths full.
Church WindowsMelt margarine and chocolate chips. Let cool. Add nuts and marshmallows. Mix and form 2 logs. Roll in coconut on waxed paper.
Chicken SupremeMix all ingredients together and put in 9x13 inch dish. Let stand overnight in refrigerator. Remove 1 hour before baking and top with buttered bread crumbs.
Rice and Raisin Breakfast BowlWhen I was a little girl the lady that lived with us to watch over my brother and I used to make this for us for breakfast and it was so yummy! Winter is on its way and that is what brought it to mind.
Keeping Lettuce FreshI buy romaine lettuce when it is on sale, and have found a way to keep it fresh and crisp for up to 4 weeks. Wash your romaine and core it when you get home from the supermarket.
Never Ending Vanilla ExtractVanilla extract gets expensive if you bake a lot and, with the holidays approaching, there is always that annoying discovery of an empty extract bottle.
CD Wall HangingA recycled CD and a flower make a pretty wall hanging. Using a glue gun, glue the lace to the back edge of CD so just the ruffles show on the shiny side.
Buy Wallpaper at Garage SalesSome seven years back I managed to collect a lot of matching rolls of Fablon, all from different boot sales. I paid no more than 30p per roll. This enabled me to decorate my half-tiled small kitchen for less than the price of one roll of washable paper!
Buy Teachers' Gifts NowIt might be fall, but now is the time to purchase your child's teacher gifts. Teachers always appreciate tokens of student appreciation, especially those that are hand-picked by their students.
Halloween RiddlesHalloween fun for kids of all ages! Several years ago I collected about 25 simple, "easy-to-understand" Halloween riddles (available in joke books, online, etc.). I read 5 of them to my kiddos after dinner each Saturday during October.
Use Skin So Soft on Leather and Wood FurnitureThe oil keeps the furniture from drying up, and leaves a nice shine, while the perfume makes the whole room smell nice. Just a couple of drops rubbed in with a soft cloth does the job!
Chop-Chop (Tabby Cat)Chop-Chop is 2 years old. He is a Tabby Cat. A pregnant stray cat arrived at our house and gave birth to Chop-Chop we now have him and his mum and they love each other.
Use Old Wash Cloth to Remove Nail PolishInstead of using a tissue or cotton ball to remove nail polish, I use an old washcloth. I find this works much better because the texture of the washcloth helps scrub off the polish and it doesn't shred or tear like the tissues do.
Use All Sizes of Your SilverwareRunning out of silverware? I even went shopping for another set. Discovered that I like the ones I have at home better, and realized that the new set wouldn't nest with the old sets.
Fun Food With HotdogsHere are two fun ways to serve hot dogs to kids. Barbells/Weights: Slice hot dog and place one slice at either end of a round toothpick.
Work On Homework With Your KidsI sat with each of my kids and, after reading homework assignments, we did the homework together. It was quality, fun time (mostly) with each child individually, and the homework got completed.
Honey (Pekingese/Pomeranian)Honey is a 3.5 month old Pekingese/Pomeranian. I got Honey through the classifieds online (never commercial pet store!) She likes to tear around, and just be a pup! She does smell like honey, still has that sweet puppy smell too.
Use Saliva to Remove Blood StainsAfter years of trying every product imaginable to get blood out of clothing, I finally found what works. My father-in-law's colleague told him that the person whose blood it belongs to, can "lick" it out. So I tried it.
Laminate and Use Keepsake MapsI invested in a laminating machine from the office store a few years ago for some craft projects, and really got carried away. I had scads of road maps, available for free from each state's tourism office.
Fish Bowl Halloween Treat BowlFish bowl painted and used as Halloween candy bow. These type of fish-bowls can be found at thrift stores for next to nothing. I purchased this one at Goodwill for 75 cents. I hand-painted candy corn onto the glass with basic acrylic craft paint.
Finding Teal Blue Mason Jars?I need to purchase 40-50 teal blue 7.5-9.5 inch mason jars for table centerpieces. Where could I find these other than on eBay where the shipping costs $40.00 alone for 1?
Using Your TV as a Computer Monitor?I have an Acer Aspire 4315-2490 laptop with an LCD screen which is faulty. I was wondering if I can get some sort of cable or wire or something to plug it into my TV and use the TV as a monitor instead of my faulty screen.
Getting a Kitten to Sleep at Night?How do I make a kitten sleep at night?
Rabbits Eating Flowers and Plants?How do we keep the rabbits from eating the bulbs I plant for next year's growth?
Making a Centaur Halloween Costume?Does anyone happen to have any suggestions or directions on how to make a "centaur" (half man/half horse), costume? My 8 year old grandson would absolutely love to be one for Halloween. Thanks.
Where Can I buy Shower Power?Where can I buy Shower Power in my area? I live in San Jose, CA area.
Winterizing a Screened Porch?How do I winterize a screened porch?
Substituting Canned Pumpkin for Applesauce?Can I use canned pumpkin instead of applesauce in recipes?
Buying an Exterior TV Antenna?I am looking for a outside antenna. My government coupon expired. I would also be interested in how to make one.