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Sunshine RiceThis citrus rice contains almonds, celery, and onions, but no added salt for a flavorful low sodium side dish.
PizzaSimmer sauce ingredients together for 20 minutes. Prepare crust, add sauce and add your favorite topping of cheese, sausage, pepperoni, onions, peppers, etc. Bake at 425 degrees F for 20 minutes.
Beef Stir Fry with RomaineCut beef into strips. Combine water, cornstarch, sugar, lemon juice, soy sauce, salt and bouillon cube in bowl, mix well. Heat salad oil in wok or electric skillet until medium hot.
Outback's Honey Mustard Dressing (Copycat)Stir together all ingredients in a bowl and refrigerate.
Cranberry RelishMaking your own cranberry relish can be a hit with turkey for a holiday treat.
Goldenrod ToastThis is a wonderful way to use up Easter Eggs. A traditional Easter morning breakfast at our house. My children are all grown now, but still fix this for their children.
Hanky PankiesBrown sausage and ground chuck and drain. Add the oregano, garlic, and cheese, cooking until the cheese is melted. Place a heaping teaspoonful of the mixture onto each bread slice.
Kids TrashMix all ingredients together. Serve in clear plastic cups. Makes 5 cups.
Easter: Decorated CakeAn Easter cake that is moist and bursting with spring!
Cooper (Pitbull Lab)Cooper is a 5 month old Pitbull Lab. I got him a couple of months ago. Cooper loves to run around the yard.
Crocheted Easter BasketA handmade Easter basket. Instructions for two sizes. Read all instructions through before beginning. I got my plastic canvas round at Michaels. Always pull your slipstitches tight. Beginning chains DO NOT count as a stitch throughout.
Product Review: Kilz Primer and PaintIt covers wonderfully and fills minor cracks and holes. I love to paint and change my colors often and am pleased that quite often one coat does a great job of covering another color.
Making Dry Bread CrumbsAll stale bread, muffins, pancakes, wraps, buns or rolls are set on a cookie sheet to dry in my oven (cold). It becomes a habit to remove what's in the oven before you turn it on. When everything is dry, I use my food processor to make crumbs.
Feeding Baby PetsIf you are tackling the job of mama for baby puppies or cats, don't let them aspirate (breath in) their milk, as it can cause respiratory problems and death.
Extinguish Candle Into Melted WaxPut out candles by shoving the wick into the melted wax. This keeps the wick from smoking and ruining the fragrance in the room. Make sure you straighten the wick after the flame goes out.
Use Ketchup to Polish BrassUse hot sauce or ketchup to clean brass! Works wonders!
Rabbit RacersJust add marbles to this quick craft and you have a rabbit racing game. Draw and cut two rabbit ears from white paper. Color the center of the ears with pink marker. Glue these near the top of half an egg.
Lola (Peekingese)Lola is a 1 year old Peekingese. We adopted her from another family who could no longer keep her. She likes to climb! She is my cutie patootie!
The Cheaper Chia PetAs a Chia alternative, miniature plant heads can be made for much less. You'll substitute the clay head for a nylon ball of soil, and grass will serve to replace the chia plants, but it'll get the same amount of smiles.
Seymour The CatSeymour is two years old and a Heinz 57 breed. He came to our door one day when the neighbor moved and left him as a kitten. He likes to play with the wire toy with a paper end that moves in the air.
Use Unlit Incense to Scent a RoomA nicer way to fragrance a room and much safer than those horrid chemical plug-ins is this handy tip. Open a packet of incense sticks and pop a few into a little vase. Decorate it if you wish.
Egg Carton Easter EggsA way to make Easter eggs that you can fill with treats made with egg cartons.
Look For the "Silver" Lining at Thrift StoresLook for the "silver" lining in that dark cloud. As a thrift store junkie, I don't know which I like more, searching out treasures or finding them at a rock bottom price.
Bring Tea for the MallWhen going to the mall, I pack tea bags in my daughter's diaper bag. That way when passing through the food court, I ask at a fast-food restaurant if I could have a coffee cup with hot water in it.
Removing Eye MakeupAn inexpensive and effective way to remove eye make-up is with petroleum jelly. It works well and also helps keep delicate skin around the eyes soft. Simply wipe on with a finger and tissue off, then wash your face as you normally do.
Budget Your Money FlowI belong to a weekly creative writing class that costs $9 each week for the class. We are now on two weeks break from the class, so that is $18 that I save for that time.
Frugal Shoe StretchI saw that some time ago, someone requested a way to stretch shoes. Bunch up newspapers, wet it, and stuff it in your shoes. The key is to make sure there is enough newspaper in each.
Getting The Last Out Of Pump BottlesHow do you get hand lotion, liquid soap, etc. out of plastic pump bottles when you get to the bottom and know there is some left in the bottle?
Keep Bacon From CurlingTo keep the edges of bacon from curling as you fry it, dip the bacon in ice cold water before you begin cooking it.
Reviews of Scrubbing Bubbles Automatic Shower Cleaner?I would like some feedback on the Scrubbing Bubbles Automatic Shower Cleaner. I was thinking about trying it but wanted to hear from those who have used it first. Thanks for your input.
"Over the frosty moorland, The moon is rising high..."?"Over the frosty moorland, The moon is rising high, And out of the wintry silence, The wraiths of Rome ride by." Does anyone recognize this? I first read it years ago and it has nagged in the back of my brain ever since.
Helping Stray Cat and Kittens?The stray cat that I have been feeding gave birth to a liter of five kittens two weeks ago. The box that they were living in was too small and smelled awful so my neighbor and I decided to transfer the kittens into a bigger box.
Ericaceous Compost for Lilies in Pots?Do I use ericaceous compost for growing stargazer and muscadet lilies in pots?
Homemade Skin Toner?I just recently found out about homemade skincare and am very excited. I already tried the facial scrubs (honey and brown sugar) and loved it. What can I use for a facial toner? I have sensitive skin. Thanks.
Using Store Bought Yogurt as Starter in the Easiyo Yogurt Maker?I purchased an Easiyo Yogurt maker and a packet of the base and culture. It seems incomprehensible to me that this $15.00 packet of culture is needed to make 2 lbs of yogurt.
White Film on Glasses?Everytime I run the dishwasher to clean my dishes, they always come out filmy with etching? We've tried several different dishwater tabs, but nothing helps. Why is this and are my glasses ruined now?
Weed and Feed for Flower Beds?Is there any weed and feed that can be sprayed on flower beds?
My Dog is Afraid of Me?My 3 1/2 year old German shepherd is so scared of me I don't know what to do. Every time I go near him or in a room he is in, he goes the other way looking real scared.
Nursing Home Gift Basket Ideas?Our Ladies' Auxiliary likes to make little baskets for the Veterans in our nursing homes and have run out of ideas for items.
Bar One Cake Recipe?I am looking for a Bar One Cake recipe. Thank you.
Diagonal Furniture Arrangement?My wife and I recently purchased a new home. In the living room she wants to put a couch across the back corner of the room and cut off some the living space. I don't like this idea. Is is a good way to decorate the living room or not?
Patenting an Invention?I have invented a spray bottle that will spray to the last drop. What do I do?
Baking With Fat Free Cream Cheese and Sour Cream?Is it safe to use fat-free cream cheese and fat-free sour cream when baking?
Putting a Ray with Cichlids?I have a 50 gal tank with 30 medium-sized cichlids. I am planning to buy a 3 in diameter freshwater ray from a friend but I don't know if it will be ok with my cichlids.
Cooking Fish?Whenever I cook fish, either baking it or panfrying, there is a milky residue that seeps from the fish. The fish is done, but the residue is unappetizing looking. What causes it and how can I cook the fish to avoid it?
Rainbow Tea Party Ideas?We are having a Rainbow Tea at my church. I need ideals on a theme and a Bible verse to go along with it. Ideas for decorations would also be helpful.
What Breed is My Dog?What breed is my dog? We've been told Boxer.
Replace or Repair Plumbing Fixtures?The shower head and faucet in my bathtub are almost coming out from the wall. Will it be worth getting a plumber to fix them and how much would it cost? Would I be better off buying new fixtures?
Wall Trends International Wallpaper #306-91-276 Hydrangea Trail?I purchased a beautiful wallpaper two years ago at a store in Luzerne County, by Wall Trends International. It is called Hydrangea Trail and the stock no. is 306 91 276. It is a muted gold/taupe with hydrangea on a vine.
Removing Wax Build Up from No Wax Floors?We have a no wax floor. For some reason, over the years mom used wax on it. It looks dull and dirty. How can I remove all the built up wax?
Planting Day Lily Bulbs?I may have planted day lily bulbs that already had roots too deep in ground. What should I do? Its been about 2 weeks since planting and I still haven't seen any growth.
Cleaning Kitchen Appliances with Baking Soda?How do I use baking soda in cleaning kitchen appliances?