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Mexican CasseroleGreat flavor, no left overs on this one. Brown ground beef until no longer pink, drain, add taco seasoning mix, following package directions. Add re-fried beans and salsa, stir.
Pork Chops and SauerkrautPlace pork chops and sauerkraut in a large skillet. Add water to cover. Simmer about 1 hour.
Chicken Chow Mein CasseroleMix the cream of mushroom and cream of chicken soups together. Pour in 2 qt. greased casserole dish. Stir in the turkey or chicken, chow mein vegetables, and 2/3 of chow mein noodles.
Graham Cracker RollMix all together thoroughly in large bowl and work into a roll. Save about 1/2 cup of the cracker crumbs to roll it in so it won't be sticky. Chill thoroughly and serve in slices. This will keep well for days.
1-2-3-4 BiscuitsSo simple and simply delicious. Blend the salt, flour, baking powder and shortening until crumbly with fork or pastry blender. Add milk and mix well.
Fancy RollsRemove milk from stove. Add salt, sugar and margarine and cool. Then add 2 beaten eggs and yeast, which has been dissolved in the warm water. Stir in flour to a fairly stiff dough.
Cilantro Egg Salad Came across this recipe at Allrecipes a couple hours ago and had all the ingredients except for the cilantro. Well, it sounded so good, and I was hungry for breakfast, so I went to my market.
Keeping Ice Off Flood LightsWith all the snow we've been getting, the flood lights on the back garage for the dog's pen were covered with ice, and had started to pull away from the garage! Turning them on didn't melt the ice.
Clean Suede Boots With Hydrogen PeroxideHydrogen Peroxide really does clean your dirty suede/buck work boots. It makes them look almost like new. Pour the hydrogen peroxide in a small bowl, grab a stiff brush and clean cloth, and start cleaning up those waterproof boots.
Walmart Matches Competitor's AdsWondering if many know that Walmart will match competitor's sale prices. All you need to do is bring in the ad flier from the competitor and they will match the price at the register. Just a note, they do not honor "buy 1, get 1 free" sales and the item to be price matched.
Using Craigslist and Freecycle SafelyMany people are doing a lot of business on sites such as Craigslist and Freecycle, myself included. This is a great way to get or give items and meet new people, but it has also been used by the wrong people as a means to rob or attack others.
Keep Butter from BurningOften while sauteing, my butter easily burns. To prevent this I add a small amount of oil to the mixture.
Make Dog Toys Taste BetterKeeps your dog busy happy and quiet chewing on his tennis ball. Even dogs who don't ever play with tennis balls will like that ball for a while. Great to teach your pet how to fetch!
Freezing Lemon and Lime JuiceMy husband and I are big on being frugal. It began out of necessity, but now it is like second nature to us. To save a few cents (and every cent helps) in the kitchen, we buy lemons and limes when they are marked down.
Paper RoseHow to make realistic paper roses from various papers and materials. Cut out pieces of rose as follows. One rose is made from a recycled grocery bag (kraft paper).
Locker Organizer for Your Night StandI live in a motor home, which automatically means that space is limited. To keep some items that I use at night organized, I hung a locker organizer bought at the dollar store on the cabinet next to my bed.
Lady (Maltese?)Lady is about 13 years old. Not really sure what breed she is but I have been told she was a Maltese. We got her from the Animal Shelter about 4 years ago. She likes to play with her toy dolphin, and loves to go to the park and run around.
Downsize the Saved MagazinesFor those magazines you just can't throw away, now is the time to downsize them. Go through them and honestly remove only the pages you need and put them into an empty photo album, so you can see what each page offers. Organize them into categories, crafts, gardening, etc.
Hobo (Tabby - Siamese)Hobo is 9 years old. He is a mixed Siamese/Tabby. My aunt Alma gave me the cat to cheer me up when my other cat died. He likes to Eat, eat, eat. Sleep, sleep, sleep.
10 Ways Gardeners Can Stay Busy in WinterFor most gardeners, the beginning of the winter season comes as a welcome relief. It means they can finally turn their attention to other projects for awhile.
Taking Out a SplinterWhen you or a loved one has a splinter put glue (Elmer's glue or similar) on it. Let it dry for 15-20 minutes. When it dries, peel off the glue and the splinter should come out with it.
What Breed is My Dog?We adopted this dog from a shelter. They told us it was a Shar Pei mix. Can anyone tell me what it might be mixed with?
Removing a Bathtub Drain Rim?I am redoing my bathroom and have to remove the tub. I need to remove the tub drain. How do I do this? It's a rubber stopper type. I don't know if I can unscrew it or what.
Pitbull Puppy That Bites?How do I get my American Pitbull five week old puppy to stop biting my two year old when she tries to play with it?
Ice Maker Won't Stop Making Ice?I have a Kenmore side-by-side that keeps making ice. We have to dump it a couple of times a day. The control arm is in the off position and it still makes ice. This is a through the door ice and water dispenser type unit. Thanks for any help.
Butter Separating from Fudge?Why does the butter keep separating from my fudge? This has not happened in previous years. The one thing that I am doing different is washing down the side of the pan with a pastry brush. The chocolate fudge is with marshmallow creme.
Taking the Itch Out of a Wool Sweater?How do I eliminate the "itchiness" of a wool shirt? My son has a beautiful wool shirt with elbow patches on the sleeves, but it's so itchy he won't wear it. Even with a t-shirt under it, he says the collar itches his neck.
Making Foaming Hand Sanitizer?How can I make my own foaming hand sanitizer? I use a Germ X brand I love, but the main ingredient is benzalkonium Chloride,.13 %. There are other ingredients, which may be the foaming properties....
Heartburn Remedies?I need a remedy for instant relief from heartburn. My husband has been suffering from chest spasms all evening?
Shiny Hair with Mayonnaise?I heard mayo and raw eggs mixed together and left on unwashed hair for 45-60 minutes will leave your hair healthy and shiny. Does this work?
Decorating for a High School Graduation?I need ideas and pictures for decorating a hall for my daughter's high school graduation.
How Long Should a Puppy's Heat Last?We recently got a new puppy. She about 8 months old now and she got her first period on Dec 5th. It's been a month now and she is still spotting. Her vulva is still enlarged which I'm assuming will shrink once her cycle completes.
Free Printable Grocery Coupons?Does anyone know of any websites that let you download and print grocery coupons for free?
Crochet Patterns for Dogs?I am looking for free crochet dress patterns for small lap dogs, like Shih tzus.
Determining the Value of Antique Furniture ?I have a 1847 Davenport desk. How do I find out what it is worth?
Potty Patch Reviews?Has anyone ever tried the Potty Patch for dogs? If so, is it worth buying?
Cooking Canned Biscuits in the Microwave?Can biscuits from a can be cooked in a microwave oven?
Help for Kerosene or Gasoline Smell in Car Interior?How do I get rid of kerosene smell from my car's interior?
What Breed is My Dog?What is my dog? We think he is a golden retriever but he has a brown nose.
Freezing Meat Safely?Is it safe to freeze meats in the Styrofoam tray that comes from the supermarket? Or should the meat be removed from the tray and frozen in a Ziplock bag or foil?
Dog is Licking Itself Raw?My dog licks, scratches and chews herself raw, bloody, and bald. Her skin is very dry and flaky. Please help.
Binding a Baby Blanket?How do I use ribbon to finish a baby blanket? I can not get the corners right.
What Causes a Circuit Breaker to Go Bad?What causes a breaker to go bad?
Getting Rid of Red Ants in the Lawn?What is the best way to get rid of red aunts in your lawn?
Winterizing Outdoor Water Faucets?I forgot to winterize my garden hoses, they are still attached to the outside faucets of the house. It's been snowing and in the 20s for days now. What should I do? I'm afraid of my pipes freezing.
Ants in the Bathroom?How do I get rid of sugar ants in the bathroom?
Buying Sweet William's Lemon Tea Cookies?Does anyone know which Costco carries Sweet William's Lemon Tea Cookies? They are simply delicious and I am having the most difficult time finding them.
Thawing a Frozen Septic Drain?How do I thaw a frozen septic drain?
Removing Gum from Skin?My son got chewing gum on his skin and it won't come off. What can I use to get it off?
Making Stone Tile Coasters?I need instructions on how to make coasters from stone tiles. I want stone tiles so they will soak up the moisture from the glasses. I plan on decorating the tiles with a decorative stamp (ink stamp). Do I put them in the oven? Do I need some kind of sealer on top?
Preventing Loose Stitches When Knitting?When the stitches are left on the knitting needle for some days, the marks of the needle comes over the stitches. Then that row of stitches becomes loose when seen after 2 or 3 rows. How can I avoid it?
Making a Sheet Cake?I am looking for a recipe for an extra large sheet cake (using box cake mix). I'm planning a large graduation party for my son. I have a large foil pan. It's called "full size" and measures 20x12 inches. Will this work?
Hamster or Gerbil? I was wondering about getting a hamster or gerbil? I have had a male hamster before, he passed away a few years ago. He bit my mom, and got out of his cage and went and got in my closet, but we found him.
High School Dance Theme Ideas?Our school dance is in 2 weeks, we already have a DJ and all that stuff. We just need a dance theme to work with, it's 9-12th grade and alumni, we want it to be a casual wear, no date dance. Any ideas?
Removing Rotten Fruit Odor from Wooden Bowl?I noticed an orange rotting in my wooden fruit bowl and can't seem to get the rotten smell out of the wood. It's finished wood with an engraving in it so I don't want to ruin the bowl with products. Any suggestions?
Puppy With Bad Breath?How can I cure bad puppy breath? I would like something that is cheap or free.
Removing Melted Plastic on Microwave Rack?I melted plastic in the oven on my microwave's metal rack which I was storing in the regular oven. How can I get the residue off?
Can I Use Unbleached Flour in Place of Regular All Purpose?Can unbleached all-purpose flour be used in recipes that call for regular all-purpose flour? I bought it by mistake. Thank you for answering.