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Dilled Green BeansThis will make 6 pints. Wash beans removing ends. Cut into unifom lengths and pack in hot jars standing upright. To each jar add some red pepper, 1-2 cloves of garlic and a large spry of fresh dill or a portion of dried dill.
Cheese in a Chicken PocketCut a pocket in each chicken piece and stuff with cheese. Tuck and shape each piece until you have a small loaf with skin on top. Wrap each piece individually in foil and steam for 20 minutes.
Cheesy Vegetable SoupMix together potatoes, celery, onion, water, and chicken bouillon cube. Add salt and pepper to personal tastes. Heat in large covered pan on the stove for 15-20 minutes.
Crock Pot Beanie WeeniesA good version of baked beans, that's easy to prepare. Brown the onion and pepper, put all ingredients in the crock pot and let simmer for about 4 hours. It's very good!
Crispie CrunchiesThis is a recipe that your kids might really like to make. Mix first 4 ingredients. Stir into melted bark. Quickly spoon onto cookie sheet or waxed paper to cool.
Old Fashioned Sugar CookiesPreheat oven to 350 degrees F. Sift flour with baking powder, soda, salt, and nutmeg. Mix butter, sugar, and eggs until light and fluffy. Beat in sour cream and vanilla. Add flour mixture.
Cheddar and Cornmeal Mini DumplingsThese are yummy when added to a homemade soup of your choosing (I especially like them for potato soup).
Peanut Butter SauceWorks on pancakes, ice cream or to glaze a cake.
Curried EggsCurried eggs are great on a salad and simple to make. Place eggs in a pot with cold water add vinegar. Boil on stove for 5 minutes, then drain off hot water and add cold water, let stand for 5 minutes.
Kneesa (Pug Poodle)Kneesa is a 3 year old Pug Poodle that we got from a breeder. Kneesa likes to play with toys, car rides and walks.
Use a Photo Album for RecipesPhoto books work great for recipes! Put all of your 3x5 inch recipe cards in photo sleeves inside an album meant for photos. You can buy tabs for notebooks and label with cooking categories such as breakfast, side dishes, main dishes, salads, soups and desserts.
Clean Door Bottom on DishwasherWhen cleaning out your dishwasher, look at the bottom of your door where the bottom of the floor meets, it will build up with muck and dirt and scum. Wipe it out often. If not, it will mix with your dishes every day.
Rethink Your Knitting MistakesI made what I thought was the "back" of a long vest and it turned out entirely too "wide", a big rectangle, in fact. So I re-purposed it, sewed around the top for a neck hole and made a poncho out of it!
Book Exchange PartyOne year, my daughter hosted a book exchange for some of her friends and neighbors. Kids brought their used books and took turns selecting new old books. We baked a cake shaped like a book and that was it. The kids played outside afterward.
Sadie (Boxer)Sadie is a 2 year old Boxer. We got her from the pound after seeing her picture in the newspaper. We've had her for 2 years. She was 10 months old when we got her.
Graffiti KnittingLast summer a group of women recycled wool and other materials to knit covers for poles which had been used in the past for drying fishing nets.
Help My CactusI have a cactus that is dying. Normally, I dislike cacti, so I would throw it away. The problem is that my mom recently passed away, and it was her cactus, so it has a lot of sentimental meaning. How can I save this cactus before it dies?
Create Extra Freezer SpaceTo save space and make extra room in my freezer, I remove the supermarket packaging. I cut out the label, and place the product and label, into a clear "snap lock" type sealed bag.
Uses for Old Medicine DroppersI don't have any children, but a friend of mine gave me some old syringe-style baby medicine droppers. Why? For the pets! My husband and I use the measured droppers for water conditioners for the fish tanks.
Use Body Splash as Air FreshenersAfter using the restroom, I had forgotten that I ran out of aerosol, scented air freshener. So I used what was nearby: cucumber watermelon body splash.
Homemade Pet Clean Up SprayThere are products on the market to clean up after pet accidents. They can be expensive and don't always work. This recipe works very well, is very inexpensive and removes all traces of the accident.
Eating Green: How to Reduce the Amount of Meat You EatMany people don't realize it, but one of the best ways to reduce your personal impact on the environment is to eat less meat. Here are some easy ways to reduce the amount of meat in your diet, eat a healthier diet, and reduce your impact on the environment all at the same time.
Organizing Computer CordsI take single labels and fold them in half over the cord close to the end that goes into my device and label it.
Lucy (Calico Mix)Lucy is an 18 month old calico mix. Last summer she chose me at our local animal shelter. Lucy loves to hide in the tub, jump out and surprise me. She's so affectionate. we call her Lucy, the love bomb.
Chicken and Dumplings with Less FatTo make chicken and dumplings with less fat, I freeze or chill my chicken broth in the freezer. I then remove the fat which has come to the top.
In Memory of Skeeter (Opossum)Skeeter was 3 1/2 years old. Possum, oh possum. I found her when she was about 2.5 inches long, in her Mama's pouch. She had been hit by a car, but 6 babies survived.
Plan Now for Next Year's Tax TimeStart out this month preparing for next year's tax time! Label 12 business-size envelopes (one for each month), and put all your receipts in the respective envelopes.
Scenery: Hopewell Rocks (New Brunswick, Canada)This is in New Brunswick Canada. A wonderful place to see the effects of the ocean on the rocks. When the tide is out, you can walk on the ocean floor through these tunnels formed by the water. A interesting place to take pictures.
Garden: Recycled Metal DecorationsI love to use old primitive looking things that I find in my garden. This was found on the side of the road and I thought it looked like a flower, so I added it to my garden and throughout the summer, I started placing little flowers around it.
Cleaning a Sliding Door TrackTo clean and lubricate the track for sliding doors or windows. First vacuum well, and spray with WD40. Remove grime with brush or cloth. Vacuum again if necessary.
Cheese Grater TipBefore you begin grating cheese, brush a little vegetable oil on the grater. It will clean easier when you are finished.
Chemical Odor After Having Granite Counter Tops Installed?We just had a stainless steel sink installed with granite counters, and the sink has an awful odor. It was made in China and smells like a rubber chemical or something. I can't get rid of the smell. Any ideas on what to do?
Reviews of "The Total Transformation" Behavior Therapy?Has anybody ordered and used the "Total Transformation System" it is a video/or audio course on how to gain control of a child with behavior problems and "bring sanity back into your home".
Chicken Pot Pie?I am looking for a chicken pot pie recipe with just chicken and a cream sauce.
Gnats in Potting Soil?How do I get rid of household gnats in potting soil?
Cooking for One?I don't enjoy cooking because most of the time I'm eating alone. What are others in my situation eating? It has to be fast and not have a lot of cleaning up. I buy fresh veggies and often times they go bad because I never get around to cooking them.
Name Ideas for Cleaning and Maintenance Business?I need a business name to incorporate a handyman business and a cleaning service together. I would like something original.
Burn Marks In My Microwave?How do I clean a burnt microwave? There is a brown and yellowish stain on the surface. Thank you.
Nail Polish Science Fair Project?We are looking ideas for a science fair project on nail polish. Does anyone have any ideas?
MagicJack Won't Boot?My MagicJack won't boot. It says that I am not on the internet and I am fast speed.
Cleaning Dog Saliva from Microfiber Couch?I have four dogs. I have slobber from them on my microfiber couch. How do I remove it?
Poodle Odor?I am going to get a Toy Poodle in a couple of days so I just wanted to know a couple things about it. For example do Poodles really smell a lot? Why?
Help My Cactus?My cactus is dying. Last Sunday it was still in good condition, but yesterday it seemed to be dying.
Banana Peel Shoe Shine?How do I make a shoe shine from banana peel?
Making Dog Clothes Out Of Baby Clothes?Have any of you had luck with turning a pullover bib for a baby into a little Chihuahua coat by putting a Velcro band to go under the dog's belly? If so, can you tell me how you did it?
Frigidaire Dishwasher is Flashing HO While Washing?While washing, my Frigidaire dishwasher was flashing HO. What did that mean?
Ink Stain on Leather?How do I get ink off a leather truck seat?
Caring for Cast Iron Cookware?I have a rusted, dutch oven skillet. How do I clean and re-season it?
Free Sewing Patterns Online?Where can I find free sewing patterns for women dresses, size 16 - 18?
Maytag Washer Not Working?My Maytag MDB7100 does not work. The power is good to the machine and to the door safety latch. However, the machine does not work and there is no illumination on the door panel.
Buying Cheap Milk?Where is the cheapest place to buy milk by the gallon in central Irving, TX?
Canola Oil Smell on Towels?How do I get cooking oil smell out of my kitchen towels?
Sore Throat Since Quitting Smoking?I haven't had a fag for three weeks but I have had a sore throat since I quit. It started at the end of the 1st week.
Polenta Casserole Recipe?I am looking for a recipe called Polenta Casserole. The ingredients include polenta, marinara sauce and shoepeg corn.
Yellow Fingernails?Why are my fingernails turning yellow?
Recipes Booklet for Welbilt ABM-300?I am on a mission to assist my mother. She is looking for a copy of the original recipe booklet that came with her bread maker. The bread maker is a Welbilt ABM-300. Thank you in advance for any assistance you may offer.
Making a Manuka Honey Facial?How do you make a Manuka honey facial?
Travel Tips for Gatlinburg, TN?I need a place in Gatlinburg, TN to rent for July 7-12. Does anyone have a recommendation?
Recycled Crafts for Nursing Home Residents?I would like ideas (and pictures) of easy crafts using recycled items that nursing home residents would enjoy making.
Making a Braided Denim Rug?How do I make a denim rag rug? Is there a special tool to roll the material? If not, how do you keep the cut edges from showing? How wide would I cut the strips, etc.? Please advise. Thanks very much.
Red Dirt Stains on Athletic Shoes?I need help getting red Maui dirt off my non-leather white athletic shoes. The stains are new, not yet washed or treated. I have only dry brushed the loose dirt and dust.
Dealing With a Jealous Dog?I have two dogs, one full Pit and one half Staff half Pit. They are so jealous of each other, but are treated exactly the same. I am thinking of neutering them both to try and lessen the aggression, but need advice on how to deal with their jealousy.
Valentine's Shoe Box Designs?I was wondering if anyone had any great creative Valentine box ideas? Pictures are great too to see the box. Thanks.
Color Ideas to Make a Room "Fun"?I just moved into a new house and my new room looks so boring and sad. There is no color. I want to make my room fun! I like blue, green, yellow, orange, red, etc. I want my furniture to match the color of the walls. I would also like to know what kind of furniture I should put in my room.
Paint and Carpet Color Ideas?I have a beige colored couch and burgundy chair. I need to paint and get new carpet. Would sage walls and darker tan carpet or navy carpet and mushroom walls look good? Does anyone have any ideas?
Moving to Alabama?Does anyone have any advice or info about moving to Alabama? I have lived in California my entire life and am concerned about the "adjustment". I hear it is a whole other world there.
Can a Crock Pot Liner Be Used in the Oven?Can I use the ceramic liner from a slow cooker in the oven?
Getting Coupons for Products You Buy Regularly?Does anyone know where I can get coupons on paper plates and pet products? I did a Google search and haven't been able to find any on the coupon sites. Thanks
Homemade Rawhide Bones?I would like directions on how to make homemade rawhide bones for dogs.
Copying Scrapbook Pages?Where is the cheapest place to copy scrapping pages 12x12?