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Bread Pudding in a MugWhen my children were in their elementary and middle schools, they never really liked oatmeal for breakfast. However, they loved this, and they both liked to be creative with this recipe. I liked them eating more nutritionally.
Barbecue PeanutsDress up peanuts with your favorite BBQ sauce flavor. So easy! Place barbecue sauce, melted butter and peanuts in a large bowl. Stir until peanuts are well coated and then spread evenly in to a greased 13x9 inch baking pan/dish.
Orange Breakfast NogPlace all ingredients in blender container, cover and blend at low speed just till combined, then at medium speed until foamy, about 30 seconds.
Guacamole With Tuna and CheeseMust taste. Halve and pit the avocados. Scoop out the insides and set the shells aside. Cut the avocado into pieces and place in a bowl.
Inside-Out RavioliBrown first 3 ingredients. Cook spinach using directions. Drain and reserve the liquid (add water to make 1 cup). Add spinach liquid and next 5 ingredients to meat mixture. Simmer 10 minutes.
Grandma's Apple CrispI LOVE this recipe and so does everyone who tries it; it is easy and delicious and uses any type of apples that are in season. Adjustments can be made to the amount of sugar that is used.
Souper Macaroni and CheeseMy kids LOVE this recipe. My son, in particular, claims he wants to eat it for every meal. I usually quadruple the recipe and freeze half for later.
Link: Seasonal and Swine Flu Information at Flu.govFlu season is in full swing in the U.S. and in many other parts of the world. Many people are especially worried about H1N1 (Swine Flu). Here is a government website set up to answer questions regarding symptoms, treatment and vaccinations, including a vaccine finder feature.
Cut Meats With Kitchen ShearsMy great grandmother would cut up meats like steak or pork chops using scissors. It works a lot better than using a knife and you can cut the meat closer to the bone.
Dryer Sheets as Swiffer ReplacementsDon't throw away those used dryer sheets, there is yet another use for them. I finally bought a Swiffer for my floors, because my knees won't allow me to clean on all fours, but I'm not spending money on refill cloths, wet or dry.
Super Grover Costume (Sesame Street)Here is a DIY Super Grover costume. At a local thrift store, I bought a blue sweat shirt and a blue pair of pants, and tried to match the color as close as possible. I also found some colored felt and sewed on the "S" with the lighting bolt as his logo.
Happy Halloween CardCreate a quick, easy and fun Halloween card. Fold 10x5 inch rectangle of white card stock to make a base card. Round the top left and bottom left with corner rounder punch or use scallop-edge scissors.
Making a Fruit Fly "Trap"Getting rid of fruit flies. First get a plastic grocery bag. Put the rotting fruit in the bottom of the bag. Set it on the counter fully open at the top with the sides pulled up. This is so the flies will go down to the bottom of the bag.
Scenery: Serenity in Otterville, MOSerenity. We all can have it.It doesn't have to cost your life savings. It can light on your shoulder in a twinkling of an eye. It can fall apart over the slightest thing. Serenity.
Catch Juices Under Your Rotisserie for GravyWhen you are using a rotisserie outside, put an aluminum pan under the meat to catch the fat and juices for making gravy and sauces to serve with the meat. This prevents fats from dripping fats on the fire.
Use Washable Glue to Attach Gems To HairWhen I was young, I'd put little braids in my hair then glue rhinestones to the braids for sparkles when I'd go out at night. This would be wonderful for a child's fairy or princess costume at Halloween!
In Memory of Pepper (Black Lab)Pepper lived to be 13, he was a Black Lab that I got at 6 weeks old, in 1992 from a friend of my aunt's. Pepper loved catching frisbees and balls. He also loved playing with children.
Darla Rose (Yorkshire Terrier)Darla Rose is a 10 week old Yorkshire Terrier. This is our beautiful new "Grand Dog," Darla Rose, on her ride home to her new family. She is 10 weeks old, weighs 2 lbs and is a big fur fluff.
Reuse Halloween Pumpkins In Fall...After Halloween last year, I took down my scarecrow, but his pumpkin head was still fresh. I added his head to a bale of hay in the front yard for a fall decoration. My granddaughter asked, "How did the scarecrow get inside of the hay?"
Keeping Track When Flipping Your MattressWhich way did I flip my mattress last time? Place a safety pin on the bottom left corner, keep removing it and placing it at the bottom left corner every time you flip and turn the mattress.
Line Soap Dishes with RocksBecause we have a couple of our adult children living at home, I find there are too many different bars of soap lying around the bathroom. To keep them tidy and also to give a pretty look to the room, I found a way to organize the sudsy mess!
A Collection of Halloween TreatsMy husband's favorite holiday is Halloween. He loves all the candy he gets to give out. (and eat!) I have been collecting Halloween treat recipes for many years. I hope you enjoy them all.
Making Christmas Cards Using PhotoshopI used one of your reader's ideas to make my Christmas cards for last year. I'm quite handy on Photoshop and wanted to feature my daughter Harriet in a fun way. I was so pleased with the result and so was everyone that received the card.
Decorating for a 50th Birthday Party?What do you recommend to "hide" the walls (inside shelter), using Poly/Cotton material? The colors are black, white, and dark lime green. The tablecloths will be black, I am using white and dark lime green "material" for color.
Pringles Can Craft Ideas?Does anyone out there know about any craft activities for Pringles cans? I thought that someone once told me about a kaleidoscope that could be made with a Pringles can. Any suggestions or websites? Anything? My son would love to recycle them. Thanks.
Staining Concrete Floors?How do I stain a concrete floor?
Converting a T-shirt into Other Apparel?What can I do with a t-shirt that is two sizes too small? I really like it and would like to turn it into something I can wear.
Cleaning a Handmade Wool Throw Rug?I have a handmade wool throw rug. It hasn't been cleaned in years. It has been down in a basement. Would it be OK if I took to laundromat and washed it in one of the big machines on cold and delicate and used Woolite and Downey?
Trouble Painting Laminate Counter Top?I need some help. I painted my countertops with granite spray and used a water based poly on top (4 coats). That was 3 days ago. They feel dry to the touch, but are soft enough to leave marks.
Post Grapenut Custard?I used to have a recipe for some custard made with Post Grapenuts. My grandmother loved it and I wanted to make it again. Thanks.
Candle Wax Stains on Clothing?How do you get a candle wax stain out of clothing?
Getting Rid of Bats in the Attic?How can I get rid of bats from behind a wall or in the ceiling of my home?
Removing Leather Dye from Rubber Boots?I have a pair of beige rubber boots that were next to a pair of black suede boots in a suitcase. The rubber absorbed the black dye. How can I remove it?
Jiffy Cornbread Crusted Chicken?I found a recipe for chicken using Jiffy cornbread mix for the crust. I printed it off and now I can't find it and I can't find it on the site. Hope someone can help me find it again. Thanks.
Removing Deck Stain from House Siding?How can I remove deck stain from the siding on the house? It's already "set".