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Cranberry Broccoli SaladThis was a big hit at Thanksgiving, so I'll probably be making it again for Christmas. A must try!
Strawberry Almond SlicesA teatime treat with strawberry filling. For the base. Cream butter and sugar till well blended. Add beaten egg and add flour gradually and making a soft dough. Roll on floured surface and spread on a greased tray.
Feta Stuffed Chicken BreastsThe cheese adds a rich taste and moistens the breast in this simple, quick main dish. Serve with a green salad and hard rolls for an easy meal.
Instant Potato Soup Mix I don't remember where I got this recipe but people who usually doesn't like potato soup, likes this. I really like this recipe because you can add spices you like and it's real fast, and good. This is easily doubled. Be great for gifts.
Turkey Noodle SoupIn Dutch oven, combine turkey bones and trimmings with water. Add salt, poultry seasoning, bouillon cubes and bay leaf. Bring to boil. Cover and cook over low heat 1 hour.
Cheese DreamsA popular finger food at get togethers that freezes well. Butter each slice of bread and cut in four equal parts. Sprinkle cheese over each quarter. Place pieces of partly cooked bacon cut to fit over each quarter.
Crockpot Round Steak and GravyCut steak into 5 or 6 serving size pieces, remove fat and bone. Place in crockpot. Add remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on low setting 8 hours or until meat is tender.
Removing Sharpie With Nail Polish RemoverThere was sharpie marker on my daughter's brass cat and we used nail polish remover to take it off. It worked beautifully.
Freckles (Dalmatian/Pointer)Freckles is a six year old Dalmatian/Pointer that I adopted from the humane society. She likes to run through the house full force in pursuit of a tennis ball. She is also a squirrel chaser/hunter.
Make Your Own Thermal DrapesMake your own "thermal draperies". I did this: I lined my regular pinch pleated drapes with see through plastic (the kind you put on your windows to keep out drafts) or you can substitute any other kind you may have just lying around.
Red Light Bulb for Night FeedingAnyone in your life just have a baby? Next time you visit, give her a red light bulb for nighttime feedings. The bulb gives just enough light for you to see and be able to read the markings on a bottle, or to change a diaper, but is not so harsh as to wake up your spouse.
Craft: Crocheted Rag RugsThese are rag rugs that I make and sell. They are around my house on all of the floors. We enjoy using them!
Wax Paper EnvelopesIf you are a card maker, you can save money on envelopes. You will need an envelope template or just cut it out free-handed. Grab a roll of wax paper and make your own envelopes.
Fabric Can Lid OrnamentsLids cut from food cans using a side-cutting type can opener can be made into charming low-cost unique ornaments for the tree or wall hangings.
Lazlo (Terrier Mix)Lazlo is a one and a half year old Jack Russell Terrier/Bull Terrier. We have had him since May. We found him through an ad on Craigslist.com about adoptions at a local Petsmart.
Taking Care Of "Street" TreesStreet trees add value by reducing traffic noise, lowering energy costs, increasing property values, and purifying the air, not to mention the aesthetic beauty they add to the local community. If "street" trees fall under your care, here are some tips for keeping them healthy and looking great.
Review: Pet Supplies from Pet EdgeI found a great company to order pet supplies from. It's name is Pet Edge. It is located in Woburn, MA. It also has an outlet store there. Things can also be ordered online. Check out their prices, it's amazing!
Duct Tape Superhero CostumesMaking costumes can be a lot easier if you use duct tape. There are two ways I like: Make fabric out of duct tape and then make a costume like you normally would.
Covering Food In The MicrowavePlace a wet paper towel over container when heating something in the microwave. Voila, no more splatters.
Fabric Advent GarlandA craft the kids can make and enjoy every day until Christmas. A tradition in the making.
Caring for a Pregnant Dachshund?My Dachshund is around 39 days pregnant, I meant to have her spayed, but waited too long and my husband accidentally let her out. My neighbor let me know that he saw her tied up with a Scottie. I am very concerned and nervous for her to have puppies.
Cleaning a Clear Vinyl Purse?I just purchased a clear vinyl purse with insert at a thrift shop. It is new, but the vinyl is cloudy. How can I clean it?
Weaning a Breastfed Baby
?I would like to know how to wean a breast fed baby to cow's milk?
Dog Has a Gas Problem?We have a wonderful dog who is a Lab. He is a great pet, but he has awful gas. When this occurs it stinks up the whole room and makes us sick to our stomach. I am wondering if anyone knows why this is happening all the sudden?
Easy Peeling and Cutting of Sweet Potatoes and Yams?Is there an easy way to peel and cut up raw sweet potatoes and yams?
Growing a Tabletop Pine Tree?I am not interested in growing a pine tree from seed it takes too long. However, does anyone have any knowledge of tending to a live table top pine?
Dry Cracked Bleeding
Fingertips?A co-worker has very dry finger tips in the winter time. They split open and bleed and are painful. He always has them wrapped in bandaids and applies lotion to them periodically, but they keep cracking. Any ideas?
Making Vegetable Soup?I know this is easy, but I am a first timer and need vegetable soup recipes. Thanks.
Computer Toolbar is Black?Why is my toolbar black? I turned on my computer today and I can't see anything on my toolbar, it is black. Everything I have tried hasn't worked. Any suggestions? Thanks.
No-Knead Bread Recipe?Does anyone have a recipe for "no knead" bread or rolls? Thanks.
Troubleshooting Arc Fault Breaker?The arc fault breaker trips TV, DVD, and cable box. Why is this happening?
Refrigerator In-Door Water Dispenser Gives Ice?My fridge water button is set to water, but when I push the lever for water it spits water at you and fills your cup with ice. Why is water not coming out and ice is? Please help.
Easy Canning Instructions?I am a first timer and am looking for easy canning instructions. Thanks.
Trouble Reprogramming Craftsman Garage Door Remotes?I have a Craftsman remote control garage door opener. I replaced the battery and when I try to program my remote controls I can only program one remote. Prior to changing the battery both remote controls worked.
Newly Adopted Dogs Urinating in House?My brother who lived in California passed away and now I have his two 4 year old Westies living at my home in Boston. I know it is a huge adjustment for them especially, because I have a 2 year old Shepherd/Great Pyrenees mix......
Alternative Uses for Wire Reindeer Christmas Decorations?I have two outdoor wire reindeer and the lights do not work. I do not wish to fix the lights, but would like to use them in another way. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Cleaning a Doll's Hair?Can I get the white marks off a Bitty's Baby's brown hair? I bought my daughter a used BB for Christmas.