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Mix and Match Chicken SoupThis soup is so versatile because I can add different things, or thicken it up and put it over noodles or rice, or make dumplings, or any number of other ways of fixing it.
Rhubarb CrispCook first ingredients in saucepan on low til thickens. Mix second set of ingredients in bowl. Place 1/2 mixture on bottom of 9x13 inch pan and pat down.
Holiday Poinsettia CookiesThese look so pretty and can be used for Christmas or a New Years' party. It is not as sweet as some cookies.
Lentil SoupSimmer lentils in water and tomato juice for 3 hours. Add salt and vegetables and simmer 1 hour. Add seasonings and vinegar 15-20 minutes before serving.
Eggplant SandwichFor those of us who are struggling with special diets (or if you're just plain vegan) this makes for a yummy (but messy) sandwich.
Nutty Chocolate BarsMix flour and 1/2 cup sugar in small bowl. Cut in 1/2 cup margarine until crumbly looking. Press into bottom of greased, foil lined 9x13 inch baking pan. Bake 20 minutes at 350 degrees F.
Spinach and PeanutsThe nuts gives this dish a crunch. Heat oil in a pan. Fry onion till light brown. Add garlic and chili. Then add tomato and cook a little. Add the spinach cook till done and liquid has evaporated.
Simple Tips For Frugal LivingWhen you are want to buy something extravagant, do this first. Take your yearly gross income, take off 25% for taxes. Take the net you make and divide by 2000 hours, the average a person works per year.
Winter Windshield WashingWe have two families living on the property and a very close neighbor. In the winter when the windshields get frozen and frosted over during the night, One of us goes out with a bottle of windshield washer and washes the windows for everyone.
Pumpkin (Cat)Pumpkin is 16 years old and stronger than ever! He is a Big Orange Cat :) I adopted Pumpkin from a local animal shelter after he was surrendered by an older man who had to relocate to an assisted living facility and was no longer able to have pets.
Add Bag to Dress Hanger for Matching BloomersWhen I had my daughter, we had all these dresses with matching bloomers. I added clear sandwich bags to all of the hangers for the dresses and put the bloomers in them so they were always together and easy to find.
Remedy for Moist, Stinky ShoesTo get moisture or stink out of shoes, fill two old socks with baking soda and knot at the ends. Shove deep into the shoes and let them sit overnight.
Juice Pouch TotesUsing washed juice pouches, sew them all together and make a tote bag. The large ones are great for grocery shopping. Small ones are great for carrying as a purse.
Victorian WreathTo make a Victorian wreath use a straw wreath and cut 4x4 inch pieces of ecru lace (fabric store). It depends on how large the wreath is for the amount of lace.
Spay Your Pets To Avoid PyometraPyometra, this is a disease female cats and dogs can get if they are not spayed. It's very painful and can cause death within days. I learned about this horrible disease the hard way. If you love your pet, please spay! You will be saving her life!
Metal Frame Under Sink to Hang Plastic Grocery Bag for TrashNever buy another kitchen trash bag! Mount a small metal frame to the inside of the door directly below the sink and hang plastic grocery bags from it. It's a great way to reuse all those store bags and easy to get at. I replace my bags every 2 days or so.
Bailey (American Bulldog)Bailey is 6. She is a Pure Bread American Bulldog. I got her 4 years ago, from a friend who recently passed away. She likes car rides, loves to play in her baby pool in the summer time. She likes to chill-lax in the sun rays that come into the house.
Paper Under Cooling Rack to Collect CrumbsHello everyone. I hope you had a very happy Holiday. While I was baking cookies with my 8 year old grandson, I complained about all the crumbs left under the cooling rack when I was finished baking and what a chore it was to clean it up.
Illustrated Photo BorderTake a photograph of just about anything and place it on a blank piece of paper 8x10 and then have your child add to the photograph by drawing on the paper.
Cleaning Crayon From A Dryer DrumSoft Scrub works well. Just a bit on a sponge scrubs it off easily. Rinse and sponge periodically and reapply more soft scrub until initial coat is up.
Making Your Own Liquid Coffee Creamer?I am looking for a recipe for liquid coffee creamer.
Windows Vista Software for Fujifilm Finepix 4800?I need the software for a Fuji Finepix 4800 Zoom. I am using Windows Vista. Where can I find it?
Recipes Using Leftover Ham?What can I do with leftover ham? I cooked two, because they were cheap thinking my kids would eat sandwiches but, no. I need to disguise it.
Advice For Returning LG Front Loading Washing Machine?My front loader makes my house stink. What can I do? Has anyone been able to return them? I'm ready to tear it out and file a lawsuit against LG. Does anyone want to join me?
Renegotiating a Mortgage After Bankruptcy?We are currently in credit counseling, and we have been thinking about bankruptcy. We are up for renewing our mortgage in Aug. We need to bring down the rate at which we borrowed.
Getting a Job With a High School Diploma?I need a job. What good job can I get with a high school diploma?
Painting Each Room a Different Color - Advice?My question is about many colors. I like pale colors, and I have a foyer and stairs that lead to my kitchen, office, dining room, and living room.
Finding Children Given Up for Adoption?Can anyone tell me how I can find my children who were adopted out by the State of Florida. Something at no cost to me?
Home Remedies for Lowering Dog's Heart Rate?Does anyone know of any home remedies I could do for lowering my Chihuahua's heart rate? She has an enlarged heart and liver, and a collapsed trachea.
70th Birthday Ideas?Does anyone have ideas for a 70th birthday party?
Can You Freeze Crisco?Has anyone ever tried freezing Crisco vegetable shortening? I have a huge can of it and don't want it to go bad.
Restoring Patent Leather Shoes?I just bought a pair of Dansko Marcelle patent shoes. The very first time I wore them I fell on a slippery floor and scuffed the patent off the toes. I called the shoe store where I bought them and they called Dansko. The company didn't know what to do.
What Breed is My Dog?Does anyone have any idea what breed my dog might be? We were told when we got him that he was a Staff cross, but the more he's grown the less 'staffie' he seems.
American Flag Luggage?I have been looking for carry-on luggage that is an American flag. Can someone please help me find an average sized carry-on that is red, white, and blue with stars?
What Breed is My Dog?I don't know which breed my dog is. It looks a little bit like a Jack Russell. Please help.
Where To Get a Free Dog Sweater?Does anyone know where to get a free dog sweater?
Tips to Stop Drinking?I was wondering if anyone out there has some ideas to help my husband quit drinking? We have no AA around here, and right now rehab is not an option. Did anyone stop on their own? Any tips or ideas?
Starting an Interior Design Business?I have saved some money in the Indian market. I want to start a small interior design company. My plan is to open an interior design work shop. I don't know what is manufactured in this type of shop. Can someone give me some ideas on starting my own design business?
Best Vacuum for Picking Up Pet Hair?My daughter is looking to buy a new vacuum cleaner and wants a powerful vacuum that will do a good job on cat hair. She has two cats. Any suggestions for her on what to buy from someone who is really happy with their vacuum on animal hair.
Knitted Scarf Curls and Rolls Inward?I recently knitted 2 scarfs and they both curl up and roll inward. How can I fix them?
Discontinued Wall Paper: Maxell European Country #7253-631B?I am one roll short of wallpaper border by S.A.Maxell European Country pattern # 7253-631B. It has Boston Terriers on it. Can anyone help me find just one roll? Thanks.
Do Ivy Plants Freeze?Does ivy freeze? I've left it out side in a planter pot all summer and the duration of the winter. It has snowed and gotten below-40 degrees Celsius. I am wondering if it will affect it?
Dog Passed Away Suddenly?My 12 yr Shih Tzu died over the weekend. It started a week ago when he couldn't move his hind legs. After an X-ray which seemed to point to a slip disc, he was given steroid jabs with Vit C and after two doses, he was walking alright and pretty much back to his usual self walking and eating.
Don Pablo's Apple Pie Butter Sauce?I would love to have the recipe for Don Pablo's butter sauce that they put on their apple pie.
Substitute for Cream of Tartar in Cookies?What can I use if I don't have cream of tartar? I'm trying to make sugar cookies. Thank you.
Dryer Isn't Drying Clothes?I have a propane (natural gas) dryer. I have cleaned inside the "box" and got a lot of lint out, cleaned the vent hose, and cleaned the vent. It isn't heating to dry the clothes.
Cat Smells Like Poop?I've been noticing that my 12 wk old kitten smells like poop a lot. She always uses her cat box, without fail. And is fastidious about cleaning herself. Her cat box doesn't smell at all.
Wireless Connection Between Laptop and Printer?How would I hook up my printer to my laptop wirelessly?
Remedy for Moist, Stinky Shoes?Does anyone know if it safe and effective to use the disposable silica gel bags (found in new shoes) to absorb sweat and odour in running shoes in between uses?
Front Load Washer With Reversible Door?Do any of the front load washers come with a reversible door, or one the opens from right to left? The complaint I hear most from current owners is having to lift wet clothes over, or step around the open washer door to put clothes into the dryer.
Ice Not Being Pushed Out of Ice Maker?The metal ejector blades that push the ice out has popped out of the plastic turner that pushes it out. How do I put in back in the hole for the turner to work?
Correspondence Etiquette?I have an etiquette question. When signing a personal card or letter, whose name comes first, the woman's or the man's?