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Eggless Carrot CupcakesI'ts moist and suitable for all and can be frozen. Sift dry ingredients in large basin to incorporate air. Add the sugar and mix. Combine the oil, syrup and cream together and beat for few seconds.
Buttermilk Pie Crust RecipeI lost my prized buttermilk pie crust recipe. Just the crust recipe, not the pie. It had about 4 ingredients, buttermilk (1 cup?), flour (?), shortening (?), and salt. I need the amounts to use.Thank you for any help.
Creamy Mexican StewThis stew is a creamy, stick-to-your-ribs dish that gives you lots of great Mexican flavor! It's wonderful comfort food as the weather gets chilly.
Best Toffee CookiesEasy great cookie! Stir all together (will be thick). Form into balls about the size of a walnut. Flatten into small rounds. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Hearty Bean SoupSoak beans overnight. Drain and put in large pot with water or beef stock and ham hocks. Cook 3-4 hours. Braise onion in butter or margarine.
Zucchini SkilletMelt butter in bottom of 9 or 10 inch skillet. Put thinly sliced zucchini in then sliced onion. Pour tomatoes on next. Generously sprinkle Italian seasoning on top (at least 1-1 1/2 tablespoons or more).
Crunchy ChickenHas a crispy coating, like fried chicken, but is very moist inside and the seasoning is delicious!
Junior High Lemon Pie
Mix cornstarch, sugar, and salt. Add boiling waster, mixing well. Cook until thick. Pour a little into beaten egg yolks, then add that to balance of cooked mixture.
Broccoli Chicken SaladExcellent way to use up leftover chicken and other ingredients we often have in the kitchen. Last night I wanted to use up broccoli stems and had some cubed canned chicken a neighbor gave me. I actually liked using the stems more than the florets
Use Sweet N' Low for AntsWorks like a charm! Better than ant traps. If it rains though, of course you have to put down more. When I see ants, I open several packets (one would probably be fine, but I tend to be a little gung ho on things) and spread them out in the path they're making.
Reusing Leftovers From Sticker SheetsI like reusing the papers that are leftover from stickers to make patterns. Rather than tracing around the shape I wish to make my pattern, I lay a piece of paper over the top of it.
Emergency Cards to Help Locate People and PetsMost of us practice fire drills with our family members periodically to make sure everyone knows how to get out of a burning home, and where to meet. But what about your pets? They don't understand the idea that you are trying to teach.
Buy Double Pairs of the Same SocksDisappearing socks resulting in mismatched socks can be remedied by not buying socks in single pairs. Buying in double pairs means I have an extra, matching sock after one disappears.
Label Homemade Treats for HalloweenMost parents will not allow their kids to eat homemade treats since they are not quite sure who made them. Whenever I made my own Halloween treats, I would use my name and address labels and securely stick them to the wrapped treat so the parents would know who made them.
Turkey Napkin RingsA cute little turkey idea you and your kids can make together to add a little fun to your Thanksgiving table.
Buy Pre-Drilled Glass BlocksForget the drilling, go to Michaels with a 40% coupon and get the blocks for $4. And they come with holes already. You can even use them as a bank.
Tips for Price MatchingPrice matching, asking a store to sell an item for the same price as another store, is a way to get the best deal in town. It's also a way to get the exact item that you're looking for.
Khloe (Min Pin and Terrier)Khloe is 1 year and 3 months old and a miniature pincher and terrier mix. I got her from a friend in June of 2008.
Lollipop Guild Munchkin CostumeThis is a very basic and clean costume that uses 2 button down shirts, a pair of gray cut slacks, white/gray striped leggings, and a pair of boots.
Tilly and Sophie (Calico Cats)Tilly and Sophie are 3 months old and Calicos. My daughter's friend found the kittens abandoned in her garage. They were only about 3 weeks old.
Make Gift Tags Out of Junk MailMake gift tags out of junk mail! What a good way to save $ and have an afternoon of fun with the kids. First save some colorful junk mail mailings and envelopes with plastic windows on the back.
Prepare for the Next MealThis isn't a new hint or even one I thought up myself but it's helped me many times over the years and I think it could help others.
Add Mackerel to Salmon PattiesWhen making salmon patties, sometimes one can of salmon will not make enough for my needs. Instead of buying another can of salmon, I mix in a can of jack mackerel (right next to tuna and salmon at the grocery).
Allow Your Dishwasher to Air DryTo save energy costs, I fire off that sucker just an hour before bed time, then when it's done washing, I crack it open and let it air dry. If you are picky, picky, this will not eliminate all of the water spots, but your dishes will be clean!
Getting Ready for WinterThis is the time to prepare for winter if you live in one of our colder states. Waiting until the last minute to prepare for the cold or an outage most often results in spending extra money or putting money out for repairs.
Buy Halloween Candy After HalloweenI asked my husband last night, what is the best time to buy Halloween candy, and he said the day after Halloween. I had to laugh because that is "All Saints Day."
What Breed of Husky is My Dog?What kind of Husky is my dog? I recently adopted Zoey, she is said to be one and half years old. But, I am convinced she is younger by her looks and the way she acts. Many people have said she doesn't look like pure bred Siberian Husky.
Amish Friendship Sweet Bread in a Day?Does anyone have a recipe for the Amish friendship sweet bread where you don't have to wait the ten days, you can just make the bread in 1 day?
Appropriate Tip For Waitress at Sports Bar?My husband and I spent over 6 hours at a sports bar and grill today while watching 2 games. We had the same sweet, attentive waitress the entire time we were there.
Discontinued Wallpaper: Eisenhart Pattern #00010802?I am looking for a place to buy Eisenhart wallpaper pattern 00010802. This is my favorite wallpaper and I want to redo a room in our new home. Any input or resource is most appreciated.
Keeping Wildlife From Defecating on Patio?How do I get rid of a possum that comes on my patio to do his business (fecal). Is there something I can spray? It uses the same spot everytime. I am assuming it is a possum. The scat is rather large. Thanks.
Butternut Squash Muffins?I want to make muffins, but using Butternut squash instead of pumpkin. Has anyone done this and how did it turn out?
Stain on Leather Couch From Window Cling?I laid a red window cling on my blonde leather couch. I now have a huge stain. Please help.
Buying Foam Pumpkins?Where can I buy foam pumpkins? What types are best for carving? Sizes, and tips appreciated. Have a great holiday season.
Removing Odor from Synthetic Leather Jacket?I purchased a brand new, synthetic leather jacket with an inside lining from a "New Look" store. The jacket smells of fish, I did not notice this in the shop. It's a very unpleasant, strong smell that seems to have gotten worse as the past few days have gone by.
Personalized Dog T-Shirt?My 15 pound chipin Ozzy needs a dog t-shirt with his name on it. Does anyone know where I can get one reasonably priced? I found a vintage one at petsuperstars for 35.00 and it may not fit. I don't mind custom if anyone knows a site.Thanks.
Making a Toilet Tank Cover?I need advice on how to sew a toilet tank cover. Not the top, but the large piece that holds the water. I have made a pattern for the seat cover and tank cover, but not quite sure about the actual tank. Thanks in advance.
Substitute for Chocolate Chips in Recipes?Could anyone give me some suggestions please? I see so many recipes using chocolate chips and I get so frustrated, because I would love to try them out. However, I can't because where I live chocolate chips or drops are, for some obscure reason, horribly expensive.
Kilz Spray Paint on Leather Skirt?I was spraying my ceiling with Kilz and didn't protect things properly in my room. As a result, some got on my leather skirt. Is there anyway to get it off?