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Herb-Glazed Pork ChopsSprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. Mix thyme, marjoram and paprika in small bowl. Press herb mixture onto both sides of pork chops. Melt butter with oil in heavy skillet over medium-low heat.
Chicken Biscuits StewThis is an easy homemade pot pie.
Strawberry PieFor Crust: Mix and put in 10 inch pie plate. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes.
Irish ColcannonI strongly dislike the smell of cabbage cooking but it's worth it for this tasty Irish side dish.
Snap BrowniesThese are so good and so easy! Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In large bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well. Spread evenly on bottom of greased 13x9-inch baking pan.
Summer Coffee TreatCold coffee and chocolate milk can make a delightful quick treat. Top with a pile of whipped cream, shaved chocolate and a cherry.
Low-Cal Tuna DipCombine cream cheese, mayonnaise, horseradish, hot sauce, and Worcestershire sauce in medium bowl; stir well. Add onions, celery, and green peppers; stir well.
Butter Beans and YamsIt's healthy and nutritious and tasty,can be served with rice, bread or naan.
German Bologna SaladCut the bologna into small strips. Cut the cucumbers, onions, apples, tomatoes and carrots also into strips and mix with bologna. Cut the eggs into eights (save some for garnish).
Thrifty Sheet CakeHuge sheet cake for $10 home-made!
Reuse T-shirts for Hand RagsI enjoy the luxury of having a clean paper towel to wipe all and any messes, but I'm not okay with how fast I could go through a roll, the loss of forests, and the expense.I live in a household overrun with guys so we have t-shirts coming out of our ears.
Scenery: Stacked River RocksA friend of mine took this photo while attending a retreat in the mountains. Someone had uniquely stacked the river rocks, which made for an interesting photo.
Keeping Dog Away From StitchesWhen my dog was spayed, she hated wearing the collar she got from the vet. To keep her from licking the stitches, I bought a pack of baby vests. I pinned them up when she went out to the toilet and fastened the press studs after she had been.
Crocheted Shamrock PinA quick little crochet project so you can be "Wearin' the Green."
Three Great Plants To Try This YearThere are endless varieties of flowers, vegetables, and fruits to choose from each year, but only limited amounts of garden space. If you're looking for something new and different this year, consider one of the following three great plants.
Buster (Blue Heeler)Buster is 7 months old and a Blue heeler. We rescued him from a poor home. He likes to drag Tia, his dog pal, around by the tail.
Keep Your Shoes Dust FreeI store my shoes on two kinds of shoe trees; one is the kind that stands up on the floor and the other is the kind you can hang in your closet or back of a door; either way my shoes were getting dusty.
Controlling Odor in Compost BucketI save my veggie scraps, coffee grounds, filters, tea bags, etc. in a plastic kitty litter bucket under the kitchen sink. If you add shredded paper or substitute sugar packets in there too, it kills the odor.
Keys and Locks for JewelryWith keys and locks being a fashionable jewelry theme right now, you can make trendy pieces for very little. I put a large key from an antique store on a ball chain for a great casual necklace.
Cleaning Smoke Residue From Ceramics And Porcelain FigurinesAfter a house fire, I had many glass and ceramic items to clean. The polyurathane that had coated my walls left a film like black glossy paint on them. I found if I soaked them in ammonia over night, they washed clean, even my Hummels.
Portable Clothes Line on VerandaI got myself a portable clothes line. I stand it out on my front veranda to dry clothes. It's great, saves power and is protected from weather. It can be set up in a garage or carport.
Buy Single Servings of MilkI used to buy gallons and gallons of milk when my kids were little. It was always gone in a couple of days. They used to tell me "mom! we're out of milk"!
Bobo (Dog)Bobo is a Hound and only God knows what breed. We are unsure of his age but possibly around 8. Bobo is a foster dog that we are keeping. He was rescued from a puppy mill.
Frugal Eye Make-Up RemoverRemoving waterproof eye makeup can be really difficult! Why pay for expensive eye makeup removers when you can do the job at a tiny fraction of the cost?
Garden: Planting In CinderblocksMy husband and I planted marigolds and herbs (dill, parsley and basil) in the 2 holes of each cinder block surrounding our small garden plots. This would be especially good for peppermint and catnip that tend to spread all over.
Move Closer When Taking PhotographsRemember those photos many years ago where the subject was so far away you could barely tell who it was? Get your shot ready in your camera screen, then take a couple steps closer to your subject, making sure you still have the subject totally within the screen.
Is it Too Late to Start an Acting Career?Is it too late to start an acting career at my age? I am trying to build my name quickly so my children who are as much interested in entertaining, have a foundation to stand on, as well.
Finding Thelma Allen's "Recipes from Sweet Yesterday" Cookbooks?I have Volume 4 of Thelma Allen's cookbook (set), Recipes from Sweet Yesterday. I have tried to buy Volumes 1-2 and 3 by going to their web site at sweetyesterdays.net, and also writing to them, but, to no avail. Where can I get these "precious" recipe books to complete my set?
Crocheting Necklaces Out of Trellis Yarn?Cyinda showed a picture of a lovely ruffled necklace using trellis yarn. I can't figure it out, so if it's possible to give more detailed instructions I would really appreciate it.
Preventing Unwanted Incoming Calls on Prepaid Cell Phone?My husband bought another cell phone last week. It was relatively cheap and you pay for the minutes before you use them.
Recipe for Orange Jello Carrot Salad?Way back in the 50s my mother made a salad with orange jello and grated carrots and maybe some kind of fruit, possibly crushed pineapple. Does anyone remember this concoction? Have a recipe? There may have been other things in it. Thanks.
Dog No Longer House Broken?I have a German Shepherd and he will be 7 years old in November this year. In the past 4 months he has started to use the living room as his business area. We have tried keeping him outside in the day, but he still does it. The vet says there is nothing wrong.
Reviews of Comcast Triple Play?Does anyone here have Comcast Triple Play and if so is it any good?
Removing a Mold Stains on Cotton Quilt?How do you get mold out of a quilt? It is cotton fabric with different colored butterflies on it. It has a water stain and mold where the roof leaked in my closet. Thanks for your help. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Painting Kitchen With Orangish Oak Cabinets?What color paint would go with orange oak cabinets and a countertop that is St. Lawrence Bedrock color? This a beige color and my flooring is beige mix, also.
Trellising Grape Vines?I was wondering if anybody knew about grape vines. I have a Concord vine in my back yard. Last year it produced quite a bit of fruit. My question is does anyone know how to train it without ruining it?
Removing Ink from Book Pages?How can I remove ink marks from a page in a book?
Cat is Biting and Scratching?I have a 2 year old cat name Maddie, that I rescued when she was only 4 weeks old. She had no siblings or mother cat. I nursed her and she has grown to be quite a big cat.
Is Utility Management Association a Scam?Can a company like Utility Management Association be a scam? I wonder, because in fact they got financing from companies like GE and Wells Fargo.
Paint Color Scheme for Finished Basement?I am finishing my basement and need colors for it. This is what I am thinking. Light mocha colored walls with one wall being a red accent wall. Knotty alder cabinets with a dark glaze and black counter tops. Red furniture.
Removing a Scratch on LCD Monitor?My LCD computer monitor has a scratch on it. I'm wondering if someone might have had that problem in the past. If so what did they use to remove the scratch? I would appreciate it greatly.
Providing Innovis Credit Bureau With Information?Innovis wants more information, such as copy of DL and copy of a bill, email address, social security, and two phone numbers. Should I be concerned with giving all of this information to this silent credit bureau?
Getting Rid of Cat Urine Odor Under House Without Harming Cats?I live in a trailer, I have cats outside that live under the trailer. They just moved in within the last few months. I have noticed an ammonia smell coming through my vents.
Make Your Own Cat Litter?Can someone advise me on how to make homemade cat litter?
Puppy Chews On Everything?I have a 12 week old male, Toy Poodle that chews everything. How do I keep him from chewing things that he should not chew?
Centerpiece with Fishing Theme?I am planning a surprise 70th birthday party for my dad who is the avid fisherman. I have been trying hard to come up with a neat, creative idea for a centerpiece (fishing theme) to use on all the tables, but haven't been able to come up with anything.