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Rice Krispie TreatsThe Best Rice Krispie Treats you will ever eat! This recipe makes the cooiest gooiest bars. They get raves whenever I make them and are nice and thick.
Lemon Fettuccine with TunaGood for using canned tuna without mayonnaise. In large skillet, in hot oil, saute garlic. Add tomatoes and lemon juice; saute 1 minute longer. Add cold butter, lemon zest, parsley and oregano.
Santa Fe EnchiladasCrumble meat in large bowl; microwave on high for 6-8 minutes or until meat loses pink color when stirred; drain. Add tomato paste, water, onion and salt. Microwave on high 3 minutes or until hot.
Chili Con QuesoI love deep frying or baking my own tortilla chips made from corn tortilla's rather than store bought pre-made chips.
Zucchini MuffinsBeat eggs over boiling water until frothy. Remove water fom burner, but continue beating over hot water. Add sugar beating well. Add vanilla and oil. Beat until thick and lemony.
Penuche Nut RollCook sugar, brown sugar, syrup and milk to soft ball stage. Cool at room temperature until lukewarm. Beat until mixture holds it's shape. Knead until firm.
Frosted Jello SaladCombine first 3 ingredients and let set. Mix cream cheese and sugar. Whip the cream and add cheese mixture. Fold in marshmallows. Spread on salad.
Hawaiian Wedding CakeStir together flour, sugar and soda; add remaining ingredients. Blend well but do not beat. Turn into a greased and floured 9x13 pan; bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes.
Calypso SlawMix ingredients in order as given. Keeps well when refrigerated.
Scenery: Julian Alps, SloveniaThis is the view from our bedroom balcony halfway up a mountain in the Julian Alps. We still don't have much cash but think you will agree this view is priceless!
Almond Oil MoisturizerAlmond oil makes the best, cheapest and longest-lasting moisturizer I have ever used. You use only a tiny bit and work it in well.
Making a Padded HeadboardMy daughter and her husband have a huge bed and when the moved they needed a headboard. They decided to make it themselves.
A Twist for Your Morning CoffeeFor another twist to your morning coffee, try adding small pieces of fresh orange rind and even add a bit of cocoa. It's a traditional flavor mix and a freebie if you have oranges every morning the way I do!
Freezing CelerySelect crisp, green, tender stalks, free from coarse strings. The ribs should be firm and rigid, snapping crisply when broken in half. Wash thoroughly, trim and cut stalks into l-inch lengths. Stalks can also be left whole for tray freezing.
Use Same Water for Cooking VegetablesThis past summer, mandatory water rationing was imposed on our community. I started cooking garden vegetables using the same water, one type of vegetable right after another. I'd scoop out the first ones, then cook a second batch using the same water.
Link: Inexpensive Reading Glasses at Speert.comAs I grow older, I need reading glasses to read most print. Reading glasses at most stores only go up to X2.50 (or maybe X3) strength - but you can find X4/5/6 reading glasses online at www.speert.com - for reasonable prices.
Lacy Wrapped Mini FrameWith a drapery ring, some scrap lace and some time on your hands, you can make this pretty little frame for yourself or a gift.
Saving Money on MakeupCosmetics can be expensive and colors often look completely different after we get them home and actually apply them to our face. After many years of costly makeup mistakes, I learned some money-saving tips.
Reuse Vinyl Name Tag ClipsOne of my favorite sites posted an entry about reuse of vinyl name tag clips. The entry describes using them to corral ear buds, but you could probably organize any kind of cord with a name tag clip as long as the vinyl strap fits around the cord once it's folded.
In Memory of Whiskey (Black Lab)I know this is probably very usual but Whiskey is no longer with us. He was 11 when he had to put him down on Sept. 11 2001. He was a black lab. My husband and I got Whiskey back in 1989.
Tillie Rose (Calico/Tortie)Tillie Rose is a 7 month old Calico/Tortie. The little girl upstairs found her in our parking lot. Her mom said no, she couldn't have it so she brought it to me. Tillie uses the bath tub for a play pen.
Giving a Cat MedicationI have a cat that is nearly ten years old who was in need of medication. He is a big stubborn old cat and very difficult to handle when he doesn't want to do something.
New Hands Only Method For CPRWhen an adult has a sudden cardiac arrest, his or her survival depends greatly on immediately getting CPR from someone nearby. Unfortunately, less than 1/3 of those people who experience a cardiac arrest at home, work or in a public location get that help.
Frozen Bread Crumbs as an Ice PackHappened up on a great ice pack. I had an epidural block in my back this week so needed ice for swelling. I went to the freezer to make an ice pack. I realized that I had some old bread crumbs in a freezer bag and used it instead of ice.
Treating Dog With a Swollen Ulcerated Eye?I woke up this morning and my dog's left eye was swollen and droopy. I went to the vet and she said that she thinks it is an ulcer. I have been treating it with the antibiotic cream she gave me. He also had a Benadryl shot, but it is swelling up again.
Repairing Dry Wall After Wallpaper Removal?Can I use an electric sander with fine sandpaper to repair wallboard after removing 3 layers of wallpaper?
Neosporin Use on Dogs?My 7 year Dachshund has a fungal condition on his paws. I have tried shampoo and oral fungal medication. But it persists. He licks his paws all the time. I want to know if Neosporin is good for this condition instead of oral medications.
Making a Vacuum Cleaner Cover?We live in a small apartment and really have no place to put away our vacuum cleaner. I know that they used to sell vacuum cleaner covers that looked like dolls or bunnies in long skirts, but I'm looking for a pattern to make one more modern looking.
Economical Travel in England?My husband and I would like to travel to England for a holiday. We are seniors and would like some ideas. I was born there, but have not been there since I arrived in Canada at the age of 10. I would love to stay in the country for a month to find my roots again.
Paint Color for Green Carpet?I have Hunter green carpet all throughout the house. I've painted my living room a different shade of green called Sheffield. The trim is a dark shade of green that almost matches the carpet. Anyway, it's horrible. Any suggestions?
Organizing My Bedroom?My room is an absolute disaster and its only a 12' by 12' room. Things I have: a queen bed, a six drawer dresser, a large corner desk, a small 3' by 3' closet and, a floor lamp. I currently have everything under my bed and in my closet.
Freezing Lasagna?How long can lasagna be frozen for?
Removing Red Hair Dye from Hair?How do I get vibrant red out of my hair?
Arch Window Curtain Pattern?Can someone please describe how to make a curtain for an arched window?
Painting Walls to Coordinate with Gray Floor Tile?We opened up our breezeway to the kitchen. We have hardwood floors in the kitchen and gray tile floor in the breezeway. I am looking for a paint color for the walls?
Reviews of Walmart's Straight Talk Cell Phone Plan?Has anyone used Straight Talk prepaid cell phone sold at WalMart? You have to purchase the phone, but the plans are very reasonable like: 1000 talk and 1000 text for $30 and most minutes must be added every month. Also, unlimited talk and text for $45.
Removing Waterproofing from Nylon Fabric?I have waterproofed an orange 100% nylon Puffa jacket for my son, but he doesn't want to wear it all (too bright). So I have decided to dye it black. I have just found out that nylon can be dyed with acid dye, but I also read that the waterproofing can stop the dye from working.
Removing Dryer Vanes to Clean?I have something blue all over the inside of my dryer. Looks like crayon, but I didn't find a crayon or anything else. Not sure, but it is along the edge of the part the helps the clothes go around. Does anyone know if I can get that piece off so I can clean underneath it?
Starting Plants Indoors?I live in Nebraska and have decided to start my own garden. I was wondering when do you start planting the seeds indoors so that I can later put them outside?
Organizing and Cataloging Photos?I have been given 6000 photos for work and now work wants me to organize them in numerical order and find some way to catalogue them. They also want some of the photos to be placed in frames and hung around in the office.
Painting a Wall Two Different Colors?Which half of a wall should be painted the darkest color, the top half or bottom?
What Breed is My Dog?We just got a puppy last week and we are told he is a Shepherd mix. I am wondering if anyone could tell me what he is mixed with. His name is Chase and he is 11 weeks old. Thank you.
Discount and Outlet Stores in Myrtle Beach, SC?Does anyone know of some good discount and outlet stores in the Myrtle Beach, SC area? I found Old Time Pottery and the Tanger Outlets, but did not know if there were other places that offer deep discounts, deal in overstocks, etc. Thanks.
What Breed is My Dog?I would like to know what kind of dog my dog is? She was found in the woods last year and I have grown to love her. Please, I would like to know what she is. Thanks.
Brown Discoloration on a White Oven?I have a white porcelain stove, on the top ledge on the outside of the door it has gotten a brown stain on it. Any suggestions on how I can get it off? I have tried everything.
Recipe Using Pineapple Juice?I have a container of pineapple juice that I've saved from canned pineapple and I'm looking for recipes where I can use it up. I would prefer recipes that don't require that I buy more canned pineapple, as I just want to use up the juice that I already have. Thank you.
Repairing Chips on a Granite Countertop?I notice that I have a few chipped edges on my granite kitchen counter. Can I fix the chipped area? I tried clear nail polish and that did not protect my clothing from getting little rip holes, since I use the sink a lot in my kitchen.