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Cherry Jello WhipAdd boiling water to gelatin. Stir until gelatin is dissolved. Add can of pineapple with juice. Refrigerate until mixture is fairly set. Fold in finely grated cheese and Cool Whip.
HaystacksMelt butterscotch chips and peanut butter in microwave bowl for about 1 minute or until melted. Add salt; stir in shoestring potatoes. Drop by tbsp onto waxed paper.
Mediterranean RiceI love coconut. Make rice according to instructions. Blend soy sauce, peanut butter, cream of coconut, chili, green onion, and cilantro into a bowl.
Creamy Ditalini with AsparagusI love asparagus and it's now affordable fresh asparagus season. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook, while stirring, until just beginning to turn golden, about 2 minutes.
Different HamburgersIn medium saucepan, over medium heat cook ground beef, minced onion and salt until ground beef is brown; drain fat. Stir in undiluted soup, cook until hot and bubbly about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Apple Pudding CakeCream butter and sugar. Add egg; stir well. Sift together flour, baking powder, and baking soda; add to cream mixture. Add cinnamon, nuts, and apples. Mixture will appear lumpy.
Bacon Cheese RingToast the almonds in the oven until lightly browned. Put almonds in bottom of oiled ring mold. Cook bacon until crisp and crumble into small pieces. Mix bacon with the grated cheese, finely chopped green onions, mayonnaise, and cayenne pepper.
Save Bread Ends for Bread CrumbsSave your bread-ends in a plastic bag in the freezer until you have a quart or more.These should not be dried out first. Thaw out and process in a blender or food processor until crumbs are coarse.
Sophie (Toy Pomeranian)Sophie is a 3 year old Toy Pom. We bought her when she was 6 weeks old. She chases her son Milo around the yard. She is the boss!
Removing Glue Residue From Pots and PansRemoving glue used for labels from cooking pans. I tried everything. WD40, mineral spirits, nail polish remover, dish detergent poured directly on the glue, nothing worked.
Weed Grass From Garden And Plant In LawnGot bare spots in your lawn? Get out and weed your garden. Save all the grass and transplant it in the lawn. Just scratch up the soil in the spot, put the grass in and water it. It fills in quickly and costs nothing.
Moist Roast ChickenTo prevent a chicken from drying out while it is roasting, place a whole apple inside the chicken. When the chicken is done, just throw the apple away.
Minimizing Deep ScarsI have a very deep scar from leg surgery. My sister, a podiatrist recommended a product called "Scar Guard." I have been using it for 3 weeks and the results are amazing.
Sarah and Sam (Chocolate and Seal Point Siamese Cats)Sarah and Sam are 5 year old Chocolate and Seal Point Siamese. I got them out of the Penny Saver-local community paper. They like to chase each other around and watch the birds and squirrels on their property.
In Memory of Harley (Golden/Collie/Chow Mix)She loved to go for rides with her head out the window, and she very much loved chasing squirrels. I had her since she was a pup. I have never had a best friend like I had with Harley, we did everything together.
Under Shelf Placemat Holder for Keyboard TraySometimes I like to stow away my keyboard so that I can use my desktop surface for something else. It's generally not a great idea to put things on top of a closed laptop, which is what I had been doing.
Cleaning and Managing Your FreezerStep 1: Take out all your items in the freezer and put them into a large black bag (heavy duty bag). Wrap a duvet around it to keep the cold in.
Get The Brand Prescribed By Your DoctorMy doctor called in a prescription for me, and specified the particular brand he wanted me to have. But instead of getting the brand he prescribed, I was given a different brand by the pharmacy, which had a terrible reaction to my system.
Cutting Cell Phone CostsI remember when cellphones came out. My dad had one in his car but most people didn't have one. I would walk down the street in the city I lived in at the time and saw these business people with them, they were the size of a walkie-talkie and very ugly-looking.
Lace Easter PinLacy bunny and button pin looks too cute to stay home. With the thread and needle, sew the lace ends together. Gather the one edge and draw into a tight center, binding off the thread to secure.
Pantyhose Onion HolderSave your knee highs and the legs from pantyhose to use to store onions. Just put onion in hose and tie a knot. Add another onion and tie a knot. Hang in a cool dry area.
Pantyhose Onion HolderI use worn out pantyhose to separate my onions. I put an onion in the toe of the pantyhose then tie a knot in it. Then I add another onion, tie another knot and so on until I run out of a pantyhose leg. Then I take the leg of onions and hang it from a hook in my pantry
Discussing Menstruation With Your DaughterA topic not usually discussed but I hope this helps someone. My daughter was very young when she started her menstruation cycle. She was so embarrassed and did not want to go to school. At that point, purses were not carried by her friends.
Have Fun While Cleaning With MusicEarlier in the day I had downloaded a good hour's worth of my favorite songs onto my MP3 player so I had something to listen too while I exercised out in the garage. Later that evening, I decided to listen to it again as I cleaned the kitchen after supper.
Cleaning With Small ChildrenIt is hard to get the house clean with little ones under your feet. I put my 2 year old daughter, standing in a chair, at the kitchen sink, with old towels all around the floor. I give her measuring cups, spoons, bowls, etc.
Use Oil Based Primer on Old PaintWhen you are not sure what a cabinet is painted with, always go with oil based primer. Then you are set to use oil or water paint on top. Think of it this way; if you pour oil and water together, the oil just lays on top. It doesn't mix.
Crocheted Easter FlowersWith pink, red, and yellow scrap yarn, and some Dollar Tree fake stems, you can make some pretty Eastertime flowers.
Pastel Jello Salads for EasterThis is a sweet tip especially here at Easter when you might like to serve pastel colored Jello. Make up large or small packages of Jello using only half the suggested amount of boiling water. Be sure to stir it really well so that it's completely dissolved.
Oven Cleaner for Thrifty RefinishingIf you want a thrifty and effective way to refinish something, use oven cleaner! Do not use this method on a valuable antique (but then if it is a valuable antique, you should not be refinishing it anyway as it will ruin the patina).
Plastic Egg Bunny TreasureJust the thing to put smiles on all those little faces Easter morning. These cute little bunnies are quick, easy and inexpensive to make from those plastic fillable eggs. And just right to hold a little surprise of Jelly Beans, M and Ms, coins, etc.
Best Steamer Sanitizer for House Full of Pets?I'm interested in Haan steamer, however I have 3 dogs and 6 cats living inside and need a great steamer/sanitizer for all terrain, especially, carpets. Any suggestions as to which steamer is the best bang for my buck?
Pear Trees Die Back Every Winter?I have pear trees that are about 7 years old and I cannot get them to grow. Every summer they grow about 3 feet tall and then in the spring the new growth is dead and I have to cut them back to around 6 inches again.
Removing Adhesive Residue from Transdermal Patch?Any suggestions regarding the removal of adhesive residue left behind when removing transdermal pain patches? I have been using Soft Soap with pumice like auto mechanics use for their hands, but that does not always remove all the adhesive residue without an extreme amount of scrubbing.
Spaghetti Sauce Is Too Salty?My spaghetti sauce is too salty; what do I need to do to tone it down?
Thrifty Homemade Dog Toys?I'm looking for an inexpensive way to make toys for a lot of hounds (hunting dogs). Any ideas?
ChapStick Stains on Clothing?How do you remove a Chapstick stain on clothes?
Pet Safe Slug Treatment?I am looking for a slug treatment that won't harm cats and dogs.
Cleaning an Enamel Stovetop With Cast Iron Grids and Stainless Griddle?I have a stainless steel, gas range with cast iron girds and black enamel around the grid area and a stainless griddle. What can I use to keep the grid black and clean and what can I use on the black enamel without scratching it?
Cleaning Silver With Products at Home?I am looking for home remedies for cleaning silver plated items.
Smelly Bathroom Sink Drain?I have an odor coming from the overflow drain in my bathroom sink. What is causes it and how do I get rid of it?
Cleaning Sports Drink Stain on Carpet?I spilled the drink "Blue Mizone" which is similar to "Blue Powerade" (a sports drink that is bright blue liquid) on a cream coloured carpet. Any suggestions on how to get the stain out?
Las Vegas Themed Graduation Party Ideas?Thanks to those of you who sent suggestions for my son's graduation venue. We're decided to rent a hall and now we were wondering if we could incorporate a "Las Vegas" theme. We were thinking of things such as wheel of fortune and chug a lug dice for pretend money.
Reconditioning an Old Leather Horse Harness?I was given an old horse harness with brass bells attached, the kind you put on horses that pull sleighs. How can I clean the bells and renew or recondition the leather? I'd love to clean it up and use it for some sort of decoration.
Disconnecting a Beeping Smoke Detector Above the Drop Ceiling?I have read several threads discussing this topic and I understand the need to maintain home safety. However, my problem adds a new twist. I had a room added in the back of my lower level and the contractor put in a dropped plaster ceiling and covered up one of the smoke detectors.
Something is Eating my Rhubarb Leaves?Something is eating the leaves on my rhubarb, but I can't determine what it is.
Keeping a Metal Loaf Pan from Rusting?I have a metal loaf pan that has rust on it. If I wash and dry the pan, I can get the rust off. But if I wait a few months before I use it, it is rusty again. Any suggestions for using this pan?
Preparing Garden Soil by Adding Manure?I have access to chicken, horse, and cow manure. What is the best way to add manure to a garden getting it ready for Spring planting?
Using Dry Vermouth in Chicken Cachatore?Can you substitute dry vermouth for dry sherry in chicken cacciatore?
Will Epsom Salts Damage a Fiberglass Tub?Will using Epsom salts in bath water harm the surface of fiberglass bathtubs?
Water marks on a Leather Topped Desk?How do I get water marks off the leather on the desk top? They appear as white marks and are slightly raised.
Bleach Stained Granite Composite Sink?I soaked an item in my granite composite sink, using Vanish for colours. Unfortunately it contains bleach. There is now a bleach mark all around the sink. Is there anything I can do to improve it?
Puppy Peeing Everywhere?My husband and I have a 4 month old English Bulldog who has been accident free for over a month. Now for the past 6 days he has been randomly peeing inside and off to the side of his "potty patch" (as seen on TV).
7 Year Old Won't Eat Healthy Food?I have a 7 year old son that will not eat any healthy food. He does not eat any kinds of meats or seafood, no veggies or fruits. The only thing he likes to eat is dry oatmeal, granola, and chips.
Removing Tape from PVC Windows?How do I remove masking tape from PVC windows?
Helping Kids Make Friends After a Move?My family and I just moved to North Charleston and we have a little girl that's going to be 2 years old on May 12. We want to have a party for her, but we want her to meet some friends before we can have her party.
Buying Parts for a MTD Mower?I am looking for a wiring harness for a 1997 MTD Power Pro lawnmower, model number - 13al452f120.
Problems with Switch Receptacle Combination?My bathroom outlet only works when attached light switch is in the off position. When I plugged in a drill, and turned it on, the lights went on. How come?
Companion Plants for Lilacs?Are lilac bushes compatible with pepper trees, Russian olive, cherry trees, and or pine trees?
Quieting Noisy Windshield Wipers?How can I quiet noisy windshield wipers without replacing them?
Using Advantage on a 2 Pound Puppy?I need to know how many drops of Advantage to put on a 2 pound puppy.
Cleaning Mold Off the Lining of a Leather Jacket?I have a leather biker's jacket, it was in a damp place and has mould on the lining. How can I get rid of it and the smell?