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Almost Instant Chili 5 WaysI like "Chili 5 Ways" but can't make a large amount from scratch, so my version is "almost instant". For those that don't know, "Chili 5 Ways" consists of meat with chili flavor/sauce, beans, onions, pasta, cheese.
Cheddar Cheese SoupSaute' onion in butter over medium heat. Blend together the flour and milk, gradually stir into onions and cook 1 minute. Add chicken broth and half and half.
January Apple JellyCombine juice, food coloring, and pectin in large saucepan. Bring to a full boil. Add sugar. Stir until dissolved. Return to a boil and boil for 2 minutes.
Oatmeal Raisin BreadPut yeast and 1 tsp. sugar in warm water. Set aside. Mix boiling water and oatmeal. Let stand 2 minutes. Add 1/4 cup sugar, shortening, salt and molasses.
Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip PancakesThis is something I made for my New Years day breakfast. I just made it up. Very satisfying and rich! My husband doesn't have much of a sweet tooth, but loved these. Even if you don't like peanut butter, you will like these as you don't taste it too much.
Golden Waldorf SaladMix all above ingredients and sprinkle with cinnamon. Chill and serve.
Peanut Butter TemptationsCream butter, peanut butter and sugars. Beat in egg and vanilla. Sift flour, soda and salt. Blend into creamed mixture and mix well. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Company CasseroleCook rice and broccoli according to directions. Spread rice in bottom of buttered 9x13 inch pan. Top with broccoli, then ham or chicken, mushrooms and cheese.
Greek Deep Fried Sweet PuffsI don't have my Papa's (grandpa) excellent recipe of this because he never wrote it down but this one is pretty darn close! The honey and cinnamon make it to die for.
Depression Soup RecipeMy mother started this during the first depression and I thought it would be useful to do the same now. I have a quart jar in the freezer and I put left over vegetables, beans, and the liquid drained off canned goods, and left over meat.
Potato Cheese BallsPrepare potatoes according package directions. Divide into 6 equal portions. Put cheese cube in each portion of potatoes and form a ball around it. Melt butter in a skillet.
Crocheted Teddy Bear PinsCrocheted pin with a face and ears. From hook, chain 4 and make 9 double crochets in the first chain from hook, join with slip stitch.This makes you have 10 double crochets in the circle.
Honey for Minor BurnsHoney works remarkably for minor burns. I picked up a pan that came out of a 400 degree F oven with my bare hand and did not have any silvadeen cream. I cooled my hand in water and them spread honey on it and put a rubber glove on.
Stopping Drafts In Your HomeI bought a roll of thick plastic and cut it to fit over several windows of the house, and the house is much warmer. I just hung some string across on two nails, or screws and secured the plastic to the string with clothes pins.
Barbecue Fork Converted to Back ScratcherFor a couple of months my itching back has been driving my husband and I crazy. Plastic back scratchers are easily broken. I needed something long and strong enough for frequent use.
Scooby Roo (Rhodesian Ridgeback Mix)I got Scooby Roo as a rescue from our local shelter. We had just had a beloved dog pass away. I was looking for another small dog to love and as a "brother" for our Yorkie ...
Coffee Liqueur Whipped CreamThis is for the coffee lovers. If you love to top your favorite coffee drink with whipped cream then add a splash of coffee flavored liqueur to the cream for an extra punch of flavor.
Li'l AJ (Maltese/Chihuahua)Li'l AJ is 12 years old. He is a Maltese/Chihuahua. He was an "accident" down at the campgrounds. His little 4 lb mother decided to take a stroll and back herself up to a Maltese (who was tethered cuz' he had been in trouble) and, Voila!
West Highland Terriers Make Great PetsWest Highland Terriers are great, lovable, cute, funny, little sniffers. They love small children as well as older ones. They are happy little fellas, they love play time and love to run and jump. Their little personalities are so funny. I just love them.
Shop Yard Sales Before Second Hand StoresCheck out your local yard sales before going to a second hand store. You can usually get a better deal and find more gently used products. Especially near the end of a yard sale, you can usually negotiate a lower price. Also the best yard sells are located in the suburbs.
Fringed Fabric BirdHere is a fabric bird lined with a dryer sheet and fringed with beads. The photo shows the craft clockwise from start to finish.
Save Money by Being OrganizedMy tip concerns having more money by being organized. I worked in an office my entire life, but until I set up a file cabinet in my own home after retirement, I didn't realize how I could save money by organization!
I have a full size van and on occasion when hauling groceries if I don't tie the bags closed the contents end up rolling up into the van on a quick stop or falling out when I open the door after driving up a hill.
Almond Oil Makeup RemoverTo remove makeup I fill the sink basin with warm water and add a squirt of sweet almond oil (you could use other oils as well, but stay away from perfumed petrol oils such as baby oil) and wash my face with a natural soap.
Real Price of Weekly Store Sale FlyersThis is a fun (and scary) experiment. Take your typical weekly sale paper for a grocery store or retail store. Choose one page and add up the $ cost for every item on ONE page (things on sale).
Damaged Blue Spruce Tree?My kids just broke off the top two feet of my prized 13 ft Blue Spruce while taking down the Christmas lights. Is there anything that I can do to keep the trunk growing upward?
What Breed is My Puppy?What breed do you think my new puppy is?
Removing Latex Paint on Hardwood Floors?How do you remove latex paint from hardwood floors?
Buying Wholesale Burlap Totes?Where can I buy wholesale burlap totes so that I can monogram on them?
Catalogs That Offer Easy Financing?I am looking for catalogs that offer easy credit.
Dog is Eating Cat Poop?How do you get your dog to stop eating cat poop?
Plastic Turned Yellow by Nicotine?Can nicotine residue cause plastics in a house to turn yellow?
What Breed is My Cat?I have a female cat that I named Nala. I want to know what breed my cat is. Do you think you can help me?
Watering Roses With Drip Irrigation?How much water through the use of drip irrigation should my roses receive? I purchased these button .5GPH drippers, but I just need to know how much water is good, 2 gallons, etc. It's on a slope.
Dog Is Peeing In Front of Doggie Door?I have a year old Yorkie mix and just recently he started peeing right in front of his doggie door. He has been house trained for at least 6 months now. Its really strange.
Hair Weave Glue on Carpet?How can I remove hair weave glue from the carpet?
Hand Soap Recipes Without Lye?I am looking for hand soap recipes that do not require lye.
Using Crackers in Sweet Recipes?Many times I see recipes, which I don't try out, calling for Ritz crackers or saltine crackers. Here in Europe, crackers are what you put cheese and a cocktail onion on top of and spear it together with a cocktail stick to serve as party snacks.
Colors Ideas for a Grey and Burgundy Living Room?I have a casual, contemporary living room with light grey walls and dark grey carpet. I have a burgundy sectional sofa. I would like advice on which colors would compliment this casual, contemporary living room for pillows, curtains, etc. Thanks.
Free Safe Movie Viewing Site?Where can I watch Saw 6 for free online?
What Breed is My Dog?What breed is my dog? Her name is Abby and she is a little over a year old.
Removing Ink from Walls?My 2 year old marked up all the walls in the apartment with pen and permanent marker. How do I remove it from flat painted walls?
How to Make a Cupcake Cake?How do you make a cake from cupcakes?
Ladder Necklace and Earrings Instructions?Does anyone have instructions to make a ladder necklace and earrings?
Removing Labels Without Damaging the Label?How do I remove a label from a plastic bottle, without damaging the label?
Discontinued Wallpaper: Waverly Finishing Effects "Amalfi Stripe" (Sage Green)?I need 6 double rolls of Waverly wallpaper from the book Waverly Finishing Effects Vol. 1V, pg. 66. It is the Amalfi Stripe in sage green. I started a project and can't finish without it. Thanks.
Tartar Sauce Recipe?How do you make tartar sauce?
Keeping Mice Out of a Camper?My 5th wheel camper has been at a campground since Aug. 2009. I have never had a problem with mice and have had my camper for over 3 yrs. My husband went to the camper recently and found a mouse. How can they be in the camper now, when I have never had this happen before?
Residue After Removing Acrylic Nails?I am not able to get acrylic product off my fingers. When attempting to remove acrylic nails by soaking as usual, it appears this product only dissolved enough to spread all around the cuticle and entire finger.
Why are They Called Pitted Plums?Why do stores sell pitted plums, meaning those without the pit? Would it not be better English to say "de-pitted"?
Unclogging a Shower Drain?How can I fix a slow shower drain?
Keeping a Dog from Being Lonely?My Saint Bernard is lonely. Will another dog help?
Fixing a Reversed Phone Line?I have a phone line in my house that when I put a tester on it it reads that the line is reversed. I read on the internet that one reversed line will work fine but the other phone lines in the house are dead.
Teaching Children to Manage Money?We would like to teach our child money management at a young age. I never had any training and have made some really stupid mistakes. He is only five, but he knows a bit about money, coupons, saving, and tithing.
Black Water Coming from Faucets?Suddenly I have spurts of dark, blackish water coming out of multiple faucets, including the bathtub, when the garbage disposal is running. At least that's what I have found so far.
Transplanting A Peony Plant?I would like to know how to transplant peonies.