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Green Bean and Olive SaladYou only really need four ingredients for this one and it's super easy. It makes a huge amount of salad for less than $5.00!
Caramel Refrigerator CookiesCream shortening and sugar together. Add vanilla and eggs; beat until light and fluffy. Combine and sift last 3 ingredients together. Blend into creamed mixture. Form into 2 long rolls, 2 1/2 inches in diameter.
Broccoli MedleyCombine broccoli, celery, cheese, egg and pimento; toss lightly. Add combined mayonnaise and seasonings; mix lightly. Chill.
Cook Crockpot Chicken Breasts For Several MealsI'm a bachelor and this is a quick way to have three or more meals fast. What you need depends on what you want to make.
Sister Schubert's Parker House RollsThis recipe is easy and produces an exact replica of the Sister Schubert rolls found in your grocery store.
Speedy Stir FryAs the name suggests, a quick, easy stir fry. Great for leftover turkey. In a large skillet or wok heat oil and stir-fry vegetables for 2-3 minutes. Add Onion soup, ginger, water, and turkey.
Chicken KebabsSpicy and tasty can be eaten with rice, salads, roti or puri. Mix the chicken mince with the all the ingredients till the salt. Make into ping pong balls and fry over medium heat till browned all over. Drain on paper towel and leave aside.
Reusable Coffee Cup SleeveIs there somebody in your family who spends lots of time at Starbucks? Try these earth friendly coffee cup sleeves. Package it up with a bag of coffee beans or a coffee shop Gift card and you have the perfect gift!
Pet Odors on CarpetI looked at all advice given for getting pet smell out of carpet. The most often given advice was to use coffee. Sprinkle coffee on the carpet,. Leave it there, a couple of hours, then vacuum it up. It works!
Use a Fork for an Easy-Off Milk CapIf you're like me and have trouble opening milk and other items that have that perforated ring around the cap, here is a simple solution. Simply place one tong of a fork through the perforation, between the ring and the cap.
Mark Locations on Fuse for Breaker BoxThis summer while having electrical work done outside, we had to find out which fuse was the correct one to turn off. We put a post-it note on the door of the fuse box so we would not forget in the course of several days to complete the job.
Recycle Thermal Undies Into Cleaning ClothesHere's a way to reuse and recycle thermal undies and the like. Make them into dishcloths, dish towels and scrub rags. If the thermal clothing you have is something you are no longer going to wear, and it is in clean condition, and 100% cotton, give it another life.
Review: GameStop for Bargain Video GamesThe holidays are just around the corner. Most of the kiddies on my "good list" don't want toy trucks or Barbies, they want video games. There is a store "Game Stop" that sells new and used games and game systems.
Growing New Houseplants From...Free plants! All these plants came from one original plant! Bromeliads are great for this because they naturally produce "pups" and you just break them off at the base and put the new pup in potting soil and you have a new plant!
Ziggy (Abyssinian)Ziggy is a 15 and a half years old Abyssinian! I got Ziggy in 1994. He's been a close friend and special cat in my life ever since. He loves to sit beside me when I practice the piano!
Gypsy (Pitbull Mix)This is Gypsy. The vet says she is just over a year. She has got Pitt in her, but has a cute bull dog chin. She showed up at a neighbors house about 3 months ago, very sick and chewed up by other dogs.
Use Tall Laundry Hampers as Trash CansTall laundry hampers are about half the price of kitchen size trash cans. You can get them for as little as $5 at Deals!, Family Dollar, and Dollar General and they hold a kitchen size trash bag nicely.
Iron Waxed Paper Together for Wider SheetsThere have been times where I really wanted or needed a wider piece of wax paper than the standard size. I started thinking about when I was a kid and we made Autumn leaf place mats, where the leaves are placed between two pieces of wax paper and ironed together.
Check for Food Allergies If Your Pet Has Itchy SkinIf your pet has allergies and you find him/her scratching and licking and having "hot spots" remove one item at a time from their diet for at least 3 weeks. It took me almost a year to learn my Bichon was allergic to rice.
Inexpensive Electric Toothbrush as a Facial ScrubberHere's an alternative to buying the electronic facial scrubbers like the Wave. You can use a cheap electric toothbrush.
Introducing a New Kitten to Your Older Cat?I have a cat that is about 2 years old. He has lost his two little mates in a matter of two months. We have a new baby kitten in the household. I think the older cat is grieving. How long will it take for the older cat to get used to the little kitten?
Buying a Lysichiton (Crocodile Tears) Plant?You show Lysichiton, Crocodile Tears in your pictures. Is the plant available on the market? If so do you have a source? Thank You. Ran
Holiday Cookie Recipes?I've lost a wonderful helper for making holiday and other cookies made from scratch. It seems like I read it on thrifty fun? It had several cookie recipes. Can anyone help me?
Salvage Grocery Stores in Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas?Where are discount grocery stores in the Dallas area?
Burned on Food on Gas Stove-top?Help. I was cooking rice pudding on my gas stove and it boiled over. I finished cooking it and it left a huge black spot on my stove. My stove does not have grates for some reason, I didn't even realize that it was supposed to until I started Googling cleaning methods.
What is Catnip?Can anyone tell me what catnip is?
What Breed is My Dog?What breed is my puppy? The Humane Society told me that he was a German Shepherd mix. He's about 6 months old here.
Repairing Scratches on Black Shoe Heels?Help please. I bought a pair of clogs with, what I thought were black wooden heels. There are white scuff marks on the heels; looking closely, they may be white plastic painted black. What can I use to touch up the white spots?
Rotten Berry Odors in Bedroom?About a month ago I noticed a weird sour smell in my bedroom, kind of like rotten berries or something. I've noticed this smell outside before and other places around my block. But for some reason it's really strong in just my one bedroom, but outside the bedroom window there's no smell at all.
Locating a Grocery Broker for a New Discount Store?We are looking at opening a discount store in the near future. How do we locate a grocery broker?
Making Cardboard Box Dollhouses?I have made a doll's house out of small cardboard boxes (not shoe boxes, but a little bit bigger). I have done each room separately so I have 4 separate boxes. Would anyone know what would be a good covering for this when joined together to make it more sturdy?
Cigarette Smoke Odors on Stuffed Animals?How do I get the smell of cigarettes out of stuffed animals? I have washed them in hot water with detergent plus white vinegar, and then put them in the dryer on hot, yet they still smell.
Drying and Storing Fruit?How do I dry cranberries? Thank you.
Homemade Laundry Pretreatment?Does anyone have a recipe for a laundry pretreatment that does not have ammonia in it?
Strainer for Straining Raspberries?What do I use to press and strain raspberries?
Consolidating Student Loans?My daughter graduated this past summer and now owes over $100,000 in student loans. They are not federal loans and they want her to start paying $600 a month. Someone talked about consolidating them, but am scared she will be in further debt. Does anyone have any advice?