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Bread PuddingCombine the bread crumbs, milk, eggs, sugar, salt and margarine together. Add the raisins and vanilla. Pour into a well greased baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees F for 35-40 minutes or until firm.
Baby Marrow and Mushroom CurryCurry to be served with rice, roti, puri or naan.
Corned Beef SaladHeat tomato soup. Add softened cream cheese. Stir until cheese is almost melted. Dissolve gelatin in water and add this and all other ingredients to soup and cheese mixture.
Quick Crescent Taco PieBrown ground beef; drain. Stir in taco seasoning mix and water; simmer for 5 minutes. Separate crescent dough into triangles in ungreased 9 or 10 inch pie pan, pressing to form crust.
Skillet Cheese and Salsa ChickenCook pasta al dente as directed on package. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet on medium high heat and add chicken. Cook and stir 2 minutes. Stir in salsa, corn and peppers.
Six Can SoupBrown hamburger in skillet. Drain well. Place in large pan. Add all six cans with their juice and the V-8 juice. Cook about 20 minutes. Good warmed up later.
Rich Golden CakeIf you want a moist yellow cake from scratch, this is a delicious one to try. Sift the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt, then add the softened shortening, first 1/2 cup of milk and vanilla.
Use a Water Spritz to Stick Sprinkles on FrostingWhen frosting cookies or cakes with butter cream frosting, and you want to put sprinkles on, they roll right off! I had a moment of inspiration, went and grabbed my water spray bottle from the ironing board, put fresh water in, and gave the remaining cookies a spritz.
Dry Dog Food RecipeHave just become a member, great site, lots of useful stuff! I noticed someone asking about dog food recipes; and I make a dry food for my Border Collie, 2 Chihuahuas, and 1 Papillon.
Therapy for Dry HandsThis is is old, but good. Are your hands dry and cracked? Just put sugar and butter together and rub real, real good, then wash off with soap.
Travel Insurance When You Leave the CountryWe have traveled on 3 cruise ships, did a Bus tour through Europe of 12 countries and just came back from S. Wales and Northern Germany. Every time we had that extra insurance just to be sure we are not caught with large medical expenses.
Red Carpet Birthday PartyI always see people asking for ideas for a girls birthday party. They held a "red carpet" event for a birthday party. All the little girls dressed up in their best glamour out fits and walked the red carpet while the paparazzi took their pictures.
Save Toiletries When Staying at HotelsWe always save the soap, shampoos, toothpaste, and lotions we get at hotels when we stay in them. They come in handy when we run out of out regular soaps and things, especially when we can't make it to the store right away.
AVA (Min Pin/Beagle/Chihuahua)AVA is a 1 year old Min Pin, Beagle, Chihuahua. She likes to play with her rope, eat socks and she loves purses.
Magnetic St. Patrick's Day FrameHere's a cute magnetic frame that kids can make for the fridge! Draw a heart on the yellow craft foam. (I drew around a wooden heart, but you could create your own heart pattern out of cardboard.)
Buy Better Quality DVD's Instead Of Blu-RayYou do not need to buy a Blu-Ray player. I was plagued by DVDs skipping and freezing. New ones, old ones, borrowed, burned, you name it, no matter which player I used.
Save Power When Boiling EggsSave electricity bills when boiling eggs by putting the eggs in cold water, bring to the boil, then immediately turn off the heat and leave the eggs in the hot water for the length of time you like.
Crissy (Pomeranian)Crissy is 3 years old and a Pomeranian. We adopted Crissy a year and a half ago. She was recued by a toy breed farm from a backyard breeder.
Uses for Plastic Cutting MatsI use wire shelving in our home. I like the convenience of these shelves. However, when using these shelves for bathroom or kitchen items, some bottles, jars, containers, etc. are too small and tip over easily.
Identify Prescription Bottles With SharpieI take several medications that I keep in my purse. Rather than looking at each name of medication (with my over 40 year old eyes), I mark each bottle with the first one or two letters of the medication or what the medication is for.
Settling DebtIn times of economic stress, people turn to seemingly simple methods for erasing debt and lessening the monthly stress of bills. One of these relief options is debt settlement.
Winnie The Pooh CakeHere is the cake I made for my one son's first birthday. I'm not a pro and never made many decorated cakes before till I had kids. He really likes Winnie the Pooh, so I gave it a shot.
WD40 to Prevent Fog on MirrorsYou can spray WD40 and wipe on mirrors to prevent fogged up during showers and baths.
Wedding and Reception Locations in Los Angeles, CA?My fiance and I are looking to get married this year. However, we are on a strict budget of $2000-3500 dollars, all inclusive. We could use help with a beautiful location indoor or outdoor. We are looking at a small wedding for 25-50 guests, but a large reception for all of our family.
Translating the Names of Essential Oils from Turkey?I went on holiday to Turkey last September. I bought some essential oils from a shop that was recommended. The problem is I have lost the translation for them even though the shopkeeper was English.
Suggestions for Feeding a Picky Cat?We have two cats, Maxx and Charlie. Maxx is very Siamese like and doesn't eat much. I worry because of this. Charlie on the other hand eats most of the food I put down.
I put both dry and wet food. I have tried fish flavored food for Maxx, but he only eats that rarely.
Removing Paper Stuck to Leather Desk Top?I have a antique desk with a leather top. Some papers got stuck on it. What could I use to remove this mess?
Dog Not Eating after Other Dog Died?Our little Yorkie mix stopped eating after his companion of six years died. The only way we could get him to eat was by hand (canned dog food). How can I get him back to eating dry dog food by himself? I am not going to starve him to get him to eat, any other suggestions?
Stores That Sell Quadruple A Width Shoes?Does anyone know of a shoe store that might carry shoes in a quadruple A (8 1/2 AAAA)? I currently have to order all of my shoes from a catalog and wear mostly athletic shoes with jeans.
Reviews of Emery Cat Boards?Has anyone used the "Emery Cat" scratching pad that files a cat's nails when they use it? Does it work? I've seen it advertised on TV. Here's their web site.
Reviews of Wooden Knitting Needles?I love knitting with wooden needles, but am not happy with the Clover brand available locally. Does anyone have a favorite brand, and if so, where are they purchased?
Eating Pole Beans Left on the Vine Over Winter?I have a question regarding pole beans. I live in NJ and if you are not familiar with the weather we have been having just think snow. Anyway, I have noticed that there are still some dried pole bean pods up on my trellis.
Unable to Print From Print House 4?I have used Print House 4 for many years and have loved it from the start. I am finding that something seems to be making it unstable as I am having trouble sending completed pages to the printer.
Ice from Kenmore Elite Ice Maker Contains White Particles?My Kenmore Elite fridge has been great. I never had any problems with the water or ice dispenser. After the last PUR filter I replaced, I noticed that the ice (after melting) looked filmy with opaque floaties.
Bedroom Furniture Has Strong Odor?I bought a bedroom suite, it is not real wood, but it is beautiful and I got it for hardly anything. However, it has an odor. At first it was mostly cigarette and my husband and I are both non-smokers. He says I have a nose like a Beagle, the odor is in the, what I call wood and inside the drawers.
Preventing Homemade Liquid Laundry Detergent from Clumping?How do I keep my homemade laundry detergent from clumping? I melt the soap all the way down. It clumps and is not creamy at all. Thanks.
Construction Paper May Day Baskets?When I was a child in Missouri, we celebrated May Day by making construction paper baskets at school, filling them with flowers, hanging them on neighbors' house door knobs, ringing the doorbell and running away.
Dog Gets Fluid in Ears Every Fall?Every fall for 4 years my dog has gotten fluid in her ears and it's not mites. I had a vet look at her ears and he said there was no infection. You rub her ear and you can hear the fluid.