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Extra Cheesy Spiced-up LasagnaIf you like meatless lasagna with lots of cheese, then you'll love this.
Orange RoughyCombine margarine, lemon juice and herbs. Dredge fish in flour mixture; roll in bread crumbs. Pour oil into shallow baking pan; arrange fish in a pan in one layer.
Hot Broccoli DipMelt cheese over low heat. Add other ingredients. Serve hot in a casserole with corn chips.
Banana Peanut Butter BoatsA quick lunch for kids. I use flour tortillas or the hot dog "boats" that are a roll with an open top, not 2 halves.
Ambrose Family StewThis is a hearty stew with great taste. Not only does it taste good but it's a family tradition.
Tortilla SoupFry onion and garlic in olive oil until onion is tender. Place in Dutch oven. Puree jalapenos and tomatoes in blender. Add to Dutch oven. Add broth and spices. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer for 1/2 hour.
Wine JellyEvery year I look for new crafts or recipes to make for holiday gifts. I came across a recipe for wine jelly but I wanted to make it more exciting than a regular wine jelly so I picked a local blueberry wine to use.
Use Foaming Tub And Tile Cleaner On Your WallsI have used several cleaners to clean my walls in the office, which still had wallpaper paste drips staining the painted surface below the paper border. Regular cleaners that run down the surface make a mess.
Lower Your Water Heater TemperatureIs there really any point in having your hot water setting so high that you have to cool it down before you can use it?
Sophie (Boston Terrier)Sophie is a seven year old Boston Terrier. I got Sophie from a breeder who had six week old pups for sale. They were born on a farm and were all romping about when we noticed one older pup playing with them.
Recycle Envelopes As Shopping ListsI don't get junk postal mail anymore but I do receive bills that always have return payment envelopes. I pay my bills by phone or online now and just hate the idea of throwing those envelopes away.
EZ Fashion Ring CraftI am crazy about the trend for fashion rings and have bought a few and dug up some more old ones. But do you know you can also make ones out of the unlikely combination of silicone/plastic/rubber rings plus a single orphan stud earring.
My Frugal Life: Saving Money and WaterI have lived a frugal life all my life. I am 1 of 11 children so we had to learn to save almost everything from food scraps to water saving. Now I have 4 children. Every summer, I place a bucket in the shower so we can still water my plants.
Chloe (Blue Heeler Mix)Chloe is a nine year old Blue Heeler mix. I moved in with my soul mate, Gerry, 3 years ago, and he had Chloe already. He said he acquired her from the SPCA. She had been dropped off at a gas station as a young dog and was left wandering around there.
Toothpaste for Bathroom CleanerNeed to clean your bathroom and out of cleaner? Toothpaste makes a great substitute for low-abrasion cream cleanser and leaves your bathroom minty-fresh. Just be careful; the fumes will make your eyes water, and clear your sinuses like nothing else!
Flower Pot SnowmanTo make this recycled snowman: paint flower pots white. Hot glue medium one on top of large one. Paint paper plate holder black, glue black flower pot on top of plate holder then to med pot. Decorate with scrap pieces for scarf, add eyes, and attach orange painted knob for nose.
Decorative Thanksgiving SignsCute signs made from wood and paints.
Get A Free Burger At Carl's Jr. With Your Gift CardFirst I'll admit to stopping by fast food, not that you aren't going to know in a minute anyway! When at Carl's Jr. I noticed if you purchase a $20.00 gift card, you receive a coupon for a $6.00 burger at no charge.
Reuse Eye Drop Bottle For Travel Hand SanitizerWith the Swine Flu upon us, don't throw away the small eye drop bottles, recycle them by snapping off the top, rinse bottle well and refill with hand sanitizer then replace the top ...
Halloween: Decorated CakeMy 13 year old daughter is learning to cake decorate, this was the cake she made for our Halloween party. I think she did an awesome job, don't you?
Keeping Recipes at Eye Level and CleanHere's a quick, simple way to read your recipe cards without getting them dirty. Tape them on a kitchen cabinet door at eye level with scotch tape, a sticker, or an old address label. They are easier to read, and you can take the tape off when you're done.
Inexpensive Mouse Wrist SupportI needed support for my wrist while resting my hand on the desk when I was using the computer mouse. It was getting very uncomfortable while I was reading all the great ideas on Thrifty Fun! I did not want to give that up!
Using Recycled ContainersI have discovered a wonderful container that will hold so many things. I chose bagels for the photo, but you can also do the following:
Confetti Targets For Potty Training I was trying to graduate my young son from the potty to a stand-up position. He loved being a "big boy" like Daddy but his aim wasn't good and I was washing down the toilet and wall several times a day.
Christmas Tree Treat CupsA quick and super cute decoration for your Christmas Tree. Especially great for any home with young children.
Low Investment Home Business Opportunities?I would like information for any home business that does not require a big investment.
Geraniums Offer Great Cuttings?Could you tell me how long it takes for a geranium to bloom from newly rooted slip?
Restoring Straps on Vintage Wooden Skis?I have a pair of vintage wooden skis with leather and rusted metal (no idea what kind) attachments. How can I clean/restore the metal without damaging the wood and leather?
Decoupage Pins?I am looking for decoupage pin directions. I saw a posting on the internet.
Calla Lilies Blooming In Fall?Why is my Calla lily blooming now?
Buying Quality Inexpensive Shoes?Where can I shop for cheap, but nice shoes?
Unique Crafts Using Tea Cups and Saucers?I have several old tea cups and saucers and want to make something with them. Any ideas? I know about using them as candle holders or flower holders. I was looking at doing something a bit more dramatic.
Rust Stain on Linoleum Floor?I have an old linoleum floor in my basement and there's a pretty big rust stain on the floor. What could I use to remove it? I've already tried a few products that are supposed to remove rust, but had no luck. Any ideas? I can't afford to replace the floor.
Using a Brother Computerized Sewing Machine?I am a novice sewer but I just bought a Brother computerized machine on Ebay. I have read the manual numerous times but it really is like a foreign language. I need help with threading and proper placement of threads.
Solutions for Dry Hands?What works best for very dry cracked hands?
Freezing Deli Cheese?I would like to freeze "Super Hot Pepper" cheese from my local deli. I have one of those "Food Savers" food sealing systems. I will be freezing them in 1lb. individual packages. I have several questions:
Buying Candle Stick Inserts?Where can I find replacement candle stick inserts? I've looked around the web, but am not having any luck finding what I need. I have inserts that look like inverted metal top hats.
Tasty Iced Coffee Recipes?Anyone got a good recipe for Iced Coffee? I love the Rockstar roasted, but it's kind of expensive.
Building Trust in Abused Cat?My recovered abused cat has an extremely high sensitivity. He easily gets his feelings hurt and sometimes misreads my intentions. He either flees or hides when my intention has been to spoil him with a treat or if I wasn't attentive at the very moment he wanted me to be.
Storing a Purchase File for a New Business?We have started a new business and I want to know how to store the purchase file on the computer.
Removing Concrete?I have a concrete block that is too heavy to be moved without breaking into small chunks. The block is about 4 feet in diameter and 6 inches deep. It is also reinforced with wire. I tried using the jack hammer, but no luck. Suggestions?
King Size Bed Ruffles?I was wondering if anyone had an idea on how to make a bedskirt for a king size bed.
Problems With Automatic Computer Updating?For several months I have been trying to get my computer to do updates. It is set for auto update. I have turned off my firewall (and on w/anti-virus stuff off) and antivirus stuff, etc. and even though my security settings say Norton AV is off, once in a while a message pops up saying Norton is scanning or updating.
Refilling the Swiffer Bottle?Is there a way to refill the swifter wet jet bottle?
Buying Stakes for Christmas Yard Decorations?Where can I find just the plastic stakes for the 28 inch candy cane out door decoration? My boxes were missing some stakes.
Free MTP Drivers?Where can I get free MTP device drivers?
Finding Online Specials for Curves Membership?Has anyone seen any deals online for joining Curves? I'd like to join now, but need all of my extra cash for Christmas gifts. I was hoping to join, but not have to pay until January. Any ideas?
Cooking Turkey in a Convection Oven?I am cooking two turkey breasts. They are each a little over 9 pounds. I am cooking them in a convection oven. What temperature should they be cooked at and how long should they be cooked?
"Candyland" Float Ideas for Parade of Lights?I have an art club that is participating in our local "Parade of Lights". Our group picked the theme "Candyland" ...
Fresh Baked Bread Had Plastic-Like Taste?I just baked some bread last night using yeast and it had a funny plastic-like aftertaste sprinkled throughout the loaf. What could be the cause? I kneaded it by hand and baked it in the oven.
Homemade Flavored Powdered Coffee Creamer?I'm in need of some homemade flavored dry coffee creamer recipes.
Decorating to Coordinate with Gray Carpet?What color of paint and furniture would look good with gray carpet?
Cleaning Burnt On Spills in Oven?My oven is in need of a good cleaning. Does anyone have ideas for how to get nasty burnt marks off my oven?
LG Xenon Touchscreen Reviews?I got a LG Xenon and the touchscreen doesn't seem very responsive. Has anyone else used this phone? How is it working for you. I am considering sending it back.