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Polynesian Shrimp SaladI love it. It's very simple. Put rinsed and drained shrimps in a bowl. Add celery, water chestnuts, sprouts and onions.
Ice Cream Sandwich DelightEasy and so so tasty! Make pudding as directed. Let cool in fridge until set. When set, take a large dollop of pudding and spread it along the bottom of a baking dish. Unwrap all the ice cream sandwiches and arrange on top of pudding.
Homemade Spicy Coffee CreamerA fall spice flavored creamer. Use a spice grinder or a coffee bean grinder to make these a finer texture, then in a bowl put the powdered milk, add the spices and blend them together with a fork or a whisk.
Pastel SaladCombine above ingredients and chill, then serve.
Holiday Turkey StrataAnother interesting "comfort food" recipe from leftovers. Place frozen vegetables in buttered 9x13 inch baking dish. Top with turkey and croutons. In a large bowl beat eggs, chicken broth, roasted red pepper, and mustard.
Chicken DelightMix and bake in well-greased 9x13 inch pan uncovered for 1 hour at 350 degrees F.
How to Make Confectioners (Powdered) SugarTo save some money during the holidays; Bubba's Quick Confectioners Sugar mixture! Pour sugar and cornstarch in to food processor, food chopper or blender. Turn on high until mixture is a fine powder.
Pizza BurgersBrown meat. Add the can of pizza sauce. Cut buns in half, butter each half and place face up on a cookie sheet. Spread each half bun with the meat mixture.
Baked Sausage AppetizerA simple to make appetizer. Take fresh Italian sausage and remove skin and cook. Split halfway through, add a strip of mozzarella cheese and some chopped pepperoncini.
"Potty Break" KittensThese beautiful kittens not quite 6 weeks old adopted my 2 year old grandson Michael's potty that he (Michael) has yet to make use of. Isaiah, Michael's older brother who is 10, thought this was such a precious sight he would send it to his grandma in Canada.
Vinyl Tablecloth For GiftwrapIf you have an over sized gift to give, use a vinyl tablecloth to wrap it in. Wrap the gift and the recipient receives two gifts in one. My daughter was thrilled to receive a tablecloth to cover her dining room table during craft time.
Drive Less For Low Mileage Insurance DiscountI recently retired and not liking driving that much, I decided to apply for the lowest rate of insurance I could find. By qualifying for the low mileage discount, I saved over 50% of my truck's insurance.
Make Matching Socks Into a GameMy three year old loves to play matching games. So when I am sorting and folding the laundry, I plop a large pile of socks in front of her to match up. She thinks it is a game and I get my laundry chore done faster!
Make A Spreadsheet To Organize Your HomeAfter years of not being able to find things in our home, I have created an Excel spreadsheet which I call "Where Everything Is".
Watch for Craft Kits at Thrift Shops and Yard SalesWhen going to thrift shops or yard sales, I look for craft kits that have beads, sequins, embroidery thread, etc. Even if the kit is outdated or ugly, I use the materials inside to create my own crafts.
Leftover Turkey IdeasOf course you should use the turkey carcass to make turkey broth for future use but here are some more ideas using your own favorite year round standard recipes, simply by substituting the beef, pork, chicken and even tuna with leftover turkey.
Craft Project: Jewelry Display StandTo show off those special necklaces and sets, this is an inexpensive way to make an expensive looking display stand. If you are making jewelry, it is a big financial commitment. If you are displaying your work, you know how expensive the stands to display on are.
Peanut Butter Pinecone For Wild BirdsWhy not treat the birds this Christmas. A pinecone with peanut butter to hang outside on tree.
Storing Spring Flowering Bulbs Fresh Until Planting...The best place for bulbs is in the ground, and the sooner you can get them there the better. The longer bulbs remain out of the ground, the less likely they are to live up to their full performance potential.
Taco Salad Tray Perfect for Feeding CatsI tend to eat at Wendy's quite a bit because I really like their Southwestern taco salad. I had saved a couple of the plastic dishes/containers to recycle or whatever (they work very well for paint trays). They're square and about 8 inches wide.
Cuddles (Golden Retriever)Cuddles is 3 month old Golden Retriever. She was a pup from my dog's litter that I decided to keep. She loves to play with socks and run and rip around the house! She loves to tease her older aunt lab mix, Lucky, with it.
Mail Order Catalog TipI love looking through mail order catalogs. In the past I ended up with many items I didn't need because I would fill out that order form and send it in. Now, I fill out the order form with anything that takes my fancy.
Removing Pasta Sauce from Carpet?How do you remove pasta sauce from carpet? It is a close weaved carpet and very light.
Making Money at Home with Online Surveys?Does anyone have any experience with the survey site www.bigspot.com? I have seen it advertised on TV. Thanks.
Removing Dried Fabric Softener from Clothing?Can anyone help me? My daughter-in-law installed one of those fabric softener devices that sticks to the drum of my dryer. When I took my new navy blue work pants out they were covered with white streaks. Is this normal? Does anyone know how to remove this from my new pants?
Sealing Wallpaper on Countetops?I decided to wallpaper my kitchen countertops. So far, so good. What type of sealer should I use, that is both colorless and water-resistant?
Barnard's Restaurant Clam Chowder?I am looking for a copycat recipe for the clam chowder served at Barnard's Restaurant in Cocoa Beach, FL. It is the best I've ever had.
Buying Sani-Flush?I haven't been able to locate an awesome product for cleaning the toilet that I used to use. Does anyone know where I can locate Sani-flush? I think it may have been taken off the market.
Removing a Mold Stain on Wooden Table?I put a porous dish on my oak table after washing it. A few days later I picked the plate up and mold was growing underneath it. Now the spot is darker than the rest of the table with a few black spots in it. Does anyone know how to repair this?
How Many Amps Can a 20 Amp Circuit Handle?I was wondering actually how many amps can a 20 amp circuit breaker hold before it pops? I have an amp meter on it and it says 19.8. Somebody told me they can actually hold up to 21 amps?
Making a Bathtub Non-Slip?How do you make a textured tub non-slip?
Glass Photo Christmas Ornaments?I need instructions on the materials needed for making glass photo Christmas ornaments, and also how to make them.
Can Leptospirosis Be Treated at Home?My puppy is under 6 months and since Friday was throwing up until Sunday and wasn't eating. When he does his business there is blood along with it. He is very skinny. He seems to have lost most if not all of his energy. Yesterday I noticed that he had a yellow color to his skin, gums, and eyes. I reported this to a vet (his 1st appointment is for tomorrow) and she said that he might have Lepto.
Making Lasagna For 175 People?I am making lasagna for 150-175 people. I am using 16 1/8 X 11 3/4 X 2 7/8 inch pans. Do you know how many I need to make?
Refinishing Laminate Countertops?How do I refinish my laminate countertops?
Sewing Terrycloth Towel Seams?We foster a few small pooches, and any "old" cotton bath towel gets cut in half for bath towels or bed liners for warmth. Could someone tell me how I can make a seam for that cut end?
Homemade Candy Canes?Does anyone have a recipe for Christmas candy canes ? I would like to hang them on the tree and be able to eat them as well.
Shopping for an iPod?I would like to get an iPod but I have no idea where to look. The different types are very confusing. Does anyone have suggestions for a site that can explain the various models? Thanks!
Patterns for Crocheted Angels?I am looking for patterns for crocheted angles.
Decorating Wood Furniture?Does anyone know how to make furniture similar to the piece pictured? I would like to make one as a gift for a friend's birthday. Thank you.
Gift Ideas for a 100 Year Old Woman?What is a good gift to give a 100 year old woman?
45th Birthday Ideas?It is my dad's birthday. I want to know what I can do to make him happy. He is turning 45.
Dyeing Suede Shoes?I have a pair of Ugg boots that are light brown, and I want to dye them charcoal gray. Is that possible? How would I be able to do it at home?
When Should You Neuter a Dog?We have a 3 yr old pit bull/beagle mix that we rescued from an abusive home. He is very sweet and good natured, but I am concerned that he will get aggressive as he grows older. At the present time he is not neutered.
Dog Won't Eat?I have a 7 year old German Shepherd mix. She is so skinny you can see her ribs and her back bone. We put food out for her, but she just won't eat. And when she does, she doesn't gain anything.