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Italian Rice BallsThis is great to bring to functions (finger food).
Prize Winning Peach Coffee CakeThis recipe took first prize in 1990 at the San Bernardino County Fair in Victorville, CA. It is a fairly quick and easy coffee cake to put together and is one of my family's favorites.
Easy Cheesy Lemon BarsPreheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine cake mix, margarine, and 1 egg. Stir until moist. Pat in 13x9 inch pan, greased on bottom only. Blend frosting mix into softened cream cheese.
Fried Tilapia Fillets with Lemon Caper SauceServe with a salad and light vinaigrette dressing.
Tuna Cheese TwistHeat oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly grease cookie sheet. Mix tuna (drained), celery, green pepper, onion, 1/4 cup soup, salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
Baby Ruth BarsHeat sugars and syrups and stir until boiling. Remove; add peanut butter. Pour over cornflakes and peanuts.
Sausage PilafBrown sausage; drain off fat. Add celery, onion and green pepper; cook until tender. Combine remaining ingredients except bread crumbs and margarine. Pour into 1 1/2 qt. casserole dish.
Surprise Skillet DinnerPat 3/4 of ground beef in bottom of cold electric skillet. Brown the remaining 1/4 ground beef and set aside. Layer vegetables over meat in skillet. Cover with soup spreading soup to edges of skillet.
Dandelion SaladWash and chop dandelion. Cut bacon in pieces and fry crisp. Mix dry ingredients together. Add liquids and pour into skillet. Cook until thickened.
Uses for Shredded PaperI save all zip lock bags after many uses when I want to send a package I fill those bags with shredded paper put a note in the package and ask the recipient to save and use in the same way.
Recycling Stuffed Toys for StuffingIf you have an abundance of stuffed animals that you want to get rid of, instead of attempting to give them to Goodwill and being rejected or sending them to the landfill, why not use them in another way? Open them up and use the stuffing for other crafts.
Fingernail Polish on CarpetI spilled dark wine fingernail polish on my light bedroom carpet. Panic! I grabbed polish remover and poured on it and rubbed with a rag and made a worse mess. By now it was almost dry. Help! Someone said to use Windex of all things.
Feed Dog Pills with Cream CheeseI mix my dog's pills in cream cheese and haven't had him spit it out once. I know for a fact that this works really well.
Flowers That Will Bloom in OctoberMy son is getting married in October. While we are thrilled about the upcoming events, I may have the rehearsal dinner in our backyard. I sure would appreciate any suggestions for plants that would be blooming that month so that it would look as pretty as possible.
Fabric Easter CorsageA quick gift for that special teacher, aunt, or grandmother. You will need to make three fabric flowers; each uses two pieces of fabric and one piece of wire.
Buddy (Miniature Dachshund)Buddy is a 7 years old Miniature Dachshund. His birthday is March 7. We got him from a breeder at 8 weeks old. I traveled 300 miles to get him and he's been worth each and every mile, and then some!
When Someone Doesn't Feel WellWhenever someone does not feel well; use a cool water-moistened washcloth on their forehead and in some cases, their closed eyes, too. Have them lay back and relax; preferably in a darkened room. It doesn't cure anything, but it does make you feel better.
Peeping Chick Easter CraftThis is a quick and easy craft that can be done with children or made for a Easter decoration.
Jelly Bean BunnyFill this adorable bunny with Easter treats for a party favor, special friend, or just to tuck inside an Easter basket.
Growing Your Own PineapplesOf course, this is for those living in warm areas or those who have a greenhouse. Pineapples are one of the easiest fruits to grow. Simply cut off the green "hair" (as my 4 year old calls it) and plant it.
In Memory Of Growlithe (Lhasa Apso)Growlithe was 10 years on December 23. He was a Lhasa Apso. I was working at a local pet store and when he arrived, I knew I had to have him. At 8 weeks old, he was so adorable.
Save Money By Growing VegetablesI just read a great book called Food Rules, by Michael Pollan. In the book, there is a great fact that says just investing $70.00 in to a garden can bring you a $600.00 yield in produce.
Move Something Out Of PlaceWhen I have to remember to do something later, but I can't write myself a note, I move an object out of its normal spot on my desk or kitchen counter, or in my car if I'm on the road.
Wash Delicates in a PillowcaseKeep an old pillowcase near your dryer. Put small items like socks, panties, bras, and gloves in it then put the whole thing in your dryer. The items won't get "lost" in your dryer and will emerge lint free.
Ellie (English Bulldog)Ellie is a 4 year and 11 month old English Bulldog. I got her as a puppy from a breeder in 2005. She likes to eat and sleep. Ellie is loving, protective, and sensitive to my moods and needs.
Dr. Bronners Magic SoapI have been a long time user of Dr. Bonner's castile soaps. It comes in bars or liquid form. I love this stuff. We use it for bathing, washing hair, laundry, dishes, household cleaning, and washing the car.
Wildlife: Prairie ChickenThis Prairie Chicken sat and posed quite proudly for over an hour for my husband. We live on a lake in a protected Wildlife Habitat area so we are treated to all kinds of God's creatures. Bald Eagles often grace the trees at our dock.
Butter Lamb for EasterMake a lamb out of butter for your Easter table. You need 4 sticks of butter or margarine (softened) and a potato ricer (or a play dough thing that makes hair).
Colored Peeled Eggs for EasterOnce your Easter eggs are peeled you lose that pretty color, why not color the eggs after they are peeled and take that color to the dinner table for all to enjoy. I use food coloring so I know it is safe to consume.
Felt And Ribbon EggsWith some firm felt, paint, and ribbon, you can make multiple egg decorations all at the same time.
Craft: Rosebuds and Baby Carriage Theme Diaper CakeBaby showers, what fun. This is the diaper cake I made. Rosebuds and baby carriages was the theme. Silk rosebuds used on the diaper cake, decorated wire baby carriage, and wooden letters. Also silk roses placed around the punch bowl. It was a beautiful shower.
Removing Ink From Your Hands?How do I get ink cartridge ink off my hands?
Sneezing Cat?I have a cat who sneezes and when he does he has boogers that come out. What can I do for him?
Lipstick Stain on Coach Fabric Purse?How do I remove lipstick from my fabric Coach purse?
Pruning a Frangipani Tree?Where can I find information (with pictures) on how to prune a frangipani tree?
Decoupaged Pop Bottle Bird Feeders?I am a 4-H leader and would like to do this as a Mother's Day gift, but don't know how to decoupage. Can someone please tell me how to do the bird feeders? Thanks.
Scott Lawnmower Won't Start?I tuned up my Scott 6.5hp push lawnmower. I changed the oil, spark-plug, put in fresh gas and a new air filter. The mower started, ran for 1 min, then shut off and will not start again.
I Need Help Burning CDs?How do I burn a CD with computer games? I have a bunch of computer games in BitTorrent downloads and I use Windows Media Player to burn CDs, but when I try and find the icon BitTorrent, I can't find it.
Paint Advice For Kitchen With Maple Cabinets and Oak Floors?I would like suggestions for paint color for a kitchen with warm brown maple cabinets and an oak floor, whitish countertops and back-splash and almond-colored appliances. I tend to be country to traditional in decorating style.
Dark Spots on Skin?I have scars all over my legs and it is very embarrassing to the point where I don't show my legs at all. I have purchased all sorts of fade creams, but none have had satisfying results.
Crayon on Microfiber?Does anyone have any tips on removing crayon from microfiber furniture?
Crochet Pattern For Infant's Cowboy Hat?I am looking for a crochet baby cowboy hat, please and thank you.
Decreasing Stitches on a Knifty Knitter?I need instructions for how to do the following decrease on a Knifty Knitter; s1, k1, psso (pass slip stitch over). Is there anyone that knows how or where to find the instructions?
30th Birthday Party Theme Ideas?My son's 30th birthday is in April. He played college football and coaches track and field now. I am looking for party ideas.
Changes to Internet Explorer's Home Page?Does anyone know if Windows Internet Explorer has changed the layout/format of their home page? Internet Explorer is my home page and it looks different than it used to.
Dyed Hair Too Bright? Tone It Down Easy at HomeHow do I tone down red hair dye? I have gone for a different dye, as my usual one wasn't stocked. Now it is too bright and looks gingery.
Making Towel Animals?How do you make animals with towels?
Lowering Blood Sugar Without Medication?How can I lower my blood sugar If I run out of medication?
Discontinued Wallpaper: Westchester Prints #TG-306 Paper Weave from the Tea Garden Grasscloth Book?I'm looking for TG-306 "Paper Weave" by Westchester Prints out of "Tea Garden" Grasscloth wallpaper book. I need 10 bolts. I have no Sherwin Williams store near me. Thank you.
How to Wash and Care for Cotton Clothing?I have been doing laundry for quite some time and need your help on the question below. I am using the laundry detergent made by Johnson Diversity.
CD Crafts?I have a lot of CDs and I am looking for craft ideas for them. I was making coasters out of them, but I am tired of making them and would really like some different ideas. Thanks.
Tiny White Bugs on Houseplants?I was wondering what I can use on my plants for pests? I've tried dish soap and water, but the bugs are still there. The bugs are very small and appear to be white colored. Help please all my house plants are dying.
Gasoline Smell on Leather?I splashed gasoline on my leather jacket. The smell is horrible. Any suggestions on getting the smell out?
Is My Soil Safe for Growing Food?My new puppy has pooped several times in the vegetable garden since last fall. When he was young he had a type of worm. Can I plant my vegetables there this spring or do I need to change all the soil?
Removing CD Stuck in a Computer?A few days ago my granddaughter and I played Jeopardy on the computer. When we went to take the disc out of the tower, it would not open.
Flowers That Will Bloom in October?My daughter is getting married October 2nd. What bulbs will be in bloom at this time?