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Pork Chops and Stuffing SkilletA complete one dish meal for a family! Coat chops with mustard. Melt margarine in large skillet , add chops, brown on each side or until juices run clear. Remove and set aside keeping warm.
Fried Stuffed OlivesBlot the olives on paper towels to remove some of the oil from the olives.
Roll the olives in flour, then dip them into the beaten eggs, and finally gently roll them in the tempura batter mix.
Peach KuchenIt's easy and I always have the ingredients on hand. Inexpensive and tastes like a lot of effort went into it.
Potato KnishIt's a simple Jewish dish, easy to make. I fell in love with it the first time I had it at a kosher deli.
Chicken Noodle SoupCover chicken with water; add salt and pepper. Boil until done, about 1 hour. Remove chicken from liquid, cut meat off bones. More water may be added.
Heavenly HashIn saucepan (large) melt chocolate pieces of low heat until smooth. Turn off burner. Slowly pour in milk. Add remaining ingredients.
Strawberry Surprise CakeMix strawberries and gelatin together (juice and all); set aside. Grease 9x13 inch pan. Spread marshmallows evenly in pan. Mix sugar and margarine; add eggs and vanilla.
Send E-Cards Instead of Greeting CardsInstead of paper cards, send e-cards. Go to www.hallmark.com where you'll find several appropriate free cards. You can schedule them way ahead of time, too, and they'll be delivered on the appropriate date, worry free. E-cards are free, easy and "green".
Luna (Husky - Shepard?)Luna is a 4 month Husky mix, either Shepherd or Sharpei. I adopted her as a stray from the animal shelter after she was found as a stray. She likes to nap in her crate, lick you, play with kids, lick you, go for walks, lick you, and most of all, she likes to lick you.
In Memory Of Littlebit (English Springer...LittleBit was about 12 and a half years old. LittleBit was a mix of English Springer Spaniel and American Eskimo. My husband got her from a work friend. She came in a box with a towel, and once we took her out, she never went back in the box.
Reuse Soda Bottles for Food StorageI reuse soda bottles that have been cleaned and dried to store rice, oatmeal, cornmeal, and such.
Miss Kitty (Cat)This is Miss Kitty. She was a stray found in Texas and just recently came up to Tennessee. She chases the hummingbirds in the back yard. Miss Kitty is my brother's cat. She joined us for Thanksgiving with a very small portion of turkey for a treat.
Reusing Every Bit Of Jar CandlesI hate to waste and I love to burn scented jar candles. The candles say to only burn the wick down to a certain point, then dispose of the candle. Since these candles are not cheap, I don't want to throw away that much wax.
Knopel (Cat)Knopel is 5 years old. She was given to me by a relative. She likes to walk with me, sleep with me. She waits patiently for me to come home. She can identify the sound my car's motor makes. She is very affectionate and mother like to my other Persian cat Lilliputt!
Use Black Light for Reading Dark DocumentsReading dark documents? Having trouble transcribing them because they or their copy is either "muddy", the ink has bled through, or the writing is faint? Use a blacklight.
Bringing Style to Out of Style FurnitureWhen furniture goes out of style, it's a serious investment to replace it. You can't change the furniture that you may already have.
Thrifty Food Tips For 1-2 PeopleI, like a lot of people, have lots of food leftovers, usually they go to waste. I have noted a few ideas I will share that I have found useful!
Baking FishBake fish on a layer of celery, onion, and parsley to give it more flavor.
Use the Sun to Whiten LinensIf you want to use bleach on your laundry, use very little bleach and then hang it outside in the winter sun. The Victorians used this method; in large houses laying out white linen on special "bleaching lawns" on bright winter days.
Mouse Refrigerator MagnetRefrigerator magnet featuring mouse on piece of cheese.
Stop Drinking SodaI'm 67, a wife, mom, grandma of 21 great kids and will soon be a great grandma. One of the best things I've done for myself is to stop drinking soda pops. I know the soft drink companies won't appreciate me, but after a year of no pop, I've lost weight, my arthritis is better, my waistline is smaller, and my belly is smaller. I seldom experience bloating and I'm saving on the grocery bill.
Permanent Marker on Elmo Projector?Is there any way to remove permanent marker which has bled through a piece of paper onto an Elmo projector base?
Hair Dye Turns Scalp Pink?Every time I get my hair colored (I really have white hair and have it colored golden blonde), my scalp gets really pink. What can I do to get rid of the scalp color? Or make it go away sooner?
Purchasing Food Wholesale for Resale?Can I purchase canned goods and other products for resale in a convenience store? How would I go about this?
Homemade Metromint Water?I have fallen in love with Metromint water, but can't afford it all the time. I was thinking I could probably make my own, but I don't know anything about oils and flavorings. Anyone have any ideas about what would work best?
Caring for House Plants?I tried having house plants years ago. I was in my early 20s and setting up house and was not successful so I just quit trying. We recently added on to our home and I now have more space, time, and with age, patience.
Removing Black Price Marks from Goodwill Items?I shop at Goodwill regularly. I have problems removing the price off of non-clothing items like dishes, etc. The price is written in black directly on the item. I have tried soap, bleach, etc. and nothing works. Does anyone have any ideas? Thanks.