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California Club SandwichesMix mayonnaise, mustard and honey in small bowl. Spread 1 side of each toast slice with mayonnaise mixture. Layer 4 toast slices each with turkey, avocado and second toast slice.
Meatless ManicottiCook manicotti shells in 4 qts. salted boiling water about 10 minutes, until almost tender; drain and rinse in cold water. Cook zucchini in butter in large skillet about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Halloween: Deviled EyeballsPlace a few tablespoons of ketchup in a ziplock bag and snip the edge, so that there is a small hole in the end. Add bloodshot lines with the ketchup, starting from the center going out toward the edge.
Friendship Tea MixCombine ingredients as listed. Package for gift giving. For 1 serving, combine 1 tablespoon of mix and 1 cup hot water in a mug.
Apple TorteCombine sugars, butter and cinnamon. Put apples into unbaked pie shell. Evenly distribute topping over apples.
Rotelli Pasta Soup Chop the onion, then cut the celery into bite-sized portions and the turnip into small triangles; set aside.
Pumpkin PancakesI just love pumpkin pancakes. They're so perfect for fall. I brought leftover pancakes into the office for breakfast the other day and someone tried to steal them!
Pecan Nut BiscuitsMelts in the mouth; good as a teatime snack. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C (appx 350 degrees F.) Grease tray. Sift dry ingredients. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy
Orange and Ginger ChickenA nice combination of sweet citrus and pungent ginger.
Restoring Whites Washed With Red ClothingI accidentally washed two of my husband's white shirts with a red sheet, and of course they turned pink. Somebody told me to use Rit dye remover, but the store was out. So I bought Carbona.
Dog Crate CoverThis is a cover for my dog's cage. I made to help keep him warm and also for privacy. It has a flap in the front you can tie up or let it down to have the cover closed yet allow him access to go in and out.
Halloween: Partly Cloudy CostumeTalk about a frugal, quick, inexpensive costume, this is it! Take any plain, solid-colored sweatshirt (preferably dark), glue or use double-stick tape to adhere some white pillow stuffing a little below the neck of the shirt.
Use Hay In Your Outdoor DecorationsHay! A great yard decoration for the fall season
Clean Windows With Dishsoap And WaterWhen used with a porous sponge, a good squeegee and dry towel for inside window seals, you can easily clean windows on both sides for a much improved view and additional solar heat for the cold winter months.
Substitute Cheaper Ingredients When CookingBy substituting cheaper ingredients for expensive ones, you can save some dollars. Some cookie recipes may call for butter, when you can use half margarine and half butter.
Refrigerator CaddyI came up with the idea because my counters were always cluttered. I simply used pre-quilted cotton fabric measured to fit my refrigerator and added the pockets much like you would make a shoe bag, but of course, the pockets are smaller.
Be a Greener ReaderIf you like to read, you might be interested to know that it takes somewhere in the neighborhood of 5 trees to print 1,000 books. At first glance this may not sound like much, but consider the fact that about 3 billion books are sold each year worldwide.
Wildlife: Eastern Tiger SalamanderMy husband found this outside our front door, and had to bring it in to show the boys. It is an eastern tiger salamander. The white milky spots on the tail is toxin that is secreted as a means of protection from possible predators.
Use Adjustable Chair for Low WorkDH and I are in our 70's and a few years ago, he went on a remodeling rampage. When he was putting down the ceramic tile in the living room, I suggested he take the task chair from the computer desk and put it on the lowest level.
Remove Staples With Nail ClippersDon't have a staple remover? You can use a regular nail clipper to neatly pry out unwanted staples! My hubby discovered this while working at home.
Halloween: Pirate Costume (Jack Sparrow)This costume was made from items around the house and thrift store buys, costing pennies to make. Any black pants will do, an adult black sweater with arms cut off for the vest, a striped piece of fabric for the sash and a belt.
Uses for Leftover CoffeeInstead of reusing coffee grounds as some people do, I reuse the leftover coffee itself. It seems that nobody wants to drink the last cup or two in the pot in our house so, instead of throwing it down the sink, I blend it with the fresh pot.
Stop Children From ArguingI have a tip for children bickering. I have passed this tip along and had reports back at how amazing the results. I used this until my children were grown and now my grandkids get a dose.
Homemade ScoopNeed a large scoop say for bird feed or or something else? Save those laundry detergent jugs. Just wash out the empty container and be sure to keep the lid.
Paying Bills During Financial Hardship?I'm wallowing in debt right now and at a place I never thought I would ever be. Five years ago my fiance's house burned down and he lost everything and came to live with me while he tried to rebuild his life and his career.
12 Year Old Girls Birthday Party Ideas?I have a sister who is 12 years old and she can't decide what to do for her party. I was wondering if anyone has any ideas of where to go?
Cat With a Flea Collar Has Fleas?I put a flea collar on my cat. Will there still be fleas on her? Do I have to do more, like washing her up to get the rest of the fleas off? I cleaned my basement but I'm not sure if they are still on her or in the basement.
Looking for Counter-Gloss?Where can I order Counter-Gloss?
Removing Clutch from a Bolens BL410?Can someone tell me how to replace the pull rope on my Bolens BL410 cultivator? I started taking it apart, and got as far as the clutch. I cannot figure out how to remove the clutch. Please help me. Thanks.
Crochet Baby Pants Pattern?I was wondering if anyone has an easy crochet pattern for baby pants or knows of were I can download a pattern. I'm just a beginner at crocheting and I really like it.
What Breed is My Dog?I recently rescued a nine month old pup. Can anyone tell me what breed my dog is? I was told she was a Labrador Retriever when I got her, but some think she's a Shepherd mix or has American Dingo/Carolina Dog in her.
Making Underwear Out of Recycled Clothing?I don't have a sewing machine. But I want to recycle some old T-shirts and scarves into underwear for my self. My problem is that I am having trouble finding a pattern that I like, and that I can use easily. Most of the ones I have found so far I don't like or they don't give me the directions I need.
Fixing an Acetone Spill on Laminate?How can I fix an acetone spill on a shiny laminate bench top? Please help.
How to Make a Beer Cap Table?I am looking for instructions to make a beer bottle cap table.
Cakes Sticking to the Pan?What is the easiest way to bake a cake without it sticking to the pan and spending all this time scrubbing the pan?
Boiling Pine Sol as Air Freshener?Is it safe to boil Pine Sol? I will sometimes put a small amount in a big pot of water and boil to give the house a fresh clean smell, is that safe?
Discontinued Wallpaper: Waverly #5503621, "Echos of Ireland" Book?I am looking for Waverly Wallpaper #5503621 from the book "Echos of Ireland". I need one double roll.
Original Weight Watchers Food Journal?I would like a copy of the original weight watchers food journal. The one where you color in the dots as you eat. Thank you.
Refreezing Beef?Would it be OK to grind beef roasts into hamburger and refreeze it?
Making Jewish Apple Cake?When making Jewish apple cake, what kind of juice can I use besides orange juice?
Husqvarna Tractor Won't Start?I started my Husqvarna tractor yesterday and pulled it onto the trailer. I shut it off and now when I turn the key I just hear clicking. I checked the battery and that is fine. Please help.
Medication for Oedema Not Working?My dad is 94 and was in excellent health until Oct '08 when he fell and dislocated his shoulder. He is now suffering from oedema in his feet, ankles and lower legs. He is taking Furosemide 20mg OD which reduced swelling initially but is now having no effect.