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Green Bean And Onion SaladCook green beans until done, but still firm. Drain. Add onions, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, oil, and vinegar. Toss. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
Coffee Mug Chocolate CakePersonal size cake in only 5 minutes. Mix dry ingredients in microwave proof coffee mug. Add egg and mix well, add milk, vanilla, and oil, mix well. Bake in 1000 watt microwave oven 3 minutes.
Cheddar Rounds (Crackers)Yummy. Mix cheese, butter, salt, and pepper. Work enough flour in by hand to form a stiff dough. If it gets too dry add a few drops of cold water. Shape the dough into small balls.
Beef FajitasPlace beef in plastic bag. Sprinkle both sides with lime juice, garlic salt and pepper; tie bag securely. Marinate in refrigerator; drain. Grill steak over medium-hot coals for 2-3 minutes on each side.
Lite and Fluffy Pineapple Right-Side-Up CakeNot only is this scrumptious, it is also simple to make, looks tempting, serves a big group and can be made ahead. It gets better the longer it sits.
Asparagus with Mustard Dressing and CapersThis dish tastes yummy both room temperature and cold. I also sometimes use the last eight ingredients of this recipe for mixed green salads sprinkled with the lemon zest and capers because it tastes yummy too
Cheddar Potato CasseroleStir the potatoes, soup, sour cream, black pepper and onion in a medium bowl. Spoon the potato mixture into a 1 1/2-quart baking dish.
Remedy for Skin TagsI have been reading all the remedies for skin tags and I have to say, I am also a big baby when it comes to pain in some areas. I had a skin tag appear in a private area a few years ago and yesterday I woke up and it was swollen. Any ideas?
Link: Pet Donations For Free At FreeKibble.comIt's a website that you can go to every day, 7 days a week, and answer multiple choice questions regarding your knowledge of cats and dogs. Whether you get the answer right is of really no consequence other than a little more knowledge.
Make Crib Into A Toddler Day BedWhen my son began climbing out of his crib, I took off the front side rail and made it like a daybed. This saved us from buying another bed for a few years.
Use Bath Scrubby To Wash CarWhen cleaning your car and the bug spots are hard to get off, just use a nylon bath scrubby ball that comes with many bath sets. They are soft and will not scratch the paint, but will work wonderfully on those greasy bug spots and black tar.
Twisted Vines Beaded BraceletInsert 2 1/2 inches of all five lengths of wire through end of toggle clasp, wrap ends around wire. Try to keep them close together. Secure wire ends and trim excess.
Garden: Dogwood TreeCouldn't resist sharing my Dogwood tree in full bloom today. "Spring" is not the word of the day here in Northern N.C. with our temp. today is 88 degrees F, it's more like Summer.
Preventing Bags Under Your EyesPut Yellow Books under the top of your mattress to prevent bags under your eyes. I have used them for years. I spent a week away only to see what my eyes look like when my mattress is not slightly elevated!
Use Beaded Wire Coat Hanger To Hang NecklacesI store my necklaces on a beaded wire coat hanger, that have recently started to be sold at the Chinese bargain stores, it can be bent as I have done into a WAVE and it sits flat on wall in the wardrobe dresser.
Matilda (Dominicker Hen)Matilda is probably over 6 years old now and a Black and White Dominicker Hen. She wasn't 6 months old when we got her in Sept of 2004. Hurricane Jeanne blew her into our kitchen window.
My Frugal Life - Managing on a BudgetLiving a frugal life is a true reality in these economical times. No one has money to spend. Here are some things my husband and I have done and continue to do to help out our budget.
Cleaning Silk FlowersIf you have silk flowers that have gotten a bit dusty, you can put them in a bag with a handful or two of cornmeal, and shake the closed bag around for a bit. When you remove the flowers, the dust will be gone.
Candied YamsI saw a recipe for Candy Yams here not too long ago, I didn't have time to copy it at the time. Would someone please repost it? Thank you.
Recycled Rosette CenterpieceTransform a peanut can into a delightful pen/pencil/scissors holder or a rosette centerpiece.
Product Review: Barrilla's Piccolini PastaI love Barrilla's pasta and noticed that they have a new line of pastas. They are 'mini' pastas called 'Piccolini' and come if five shapes: Farfalle, Fusilli, Penne, Ziti and Wheels! So many recipes truly could use smaller sized pasta!
Kloi (Chihuahua)Kloi is a 6 month old Chihuahua I got from a girl whose dog had puppies. She was 8 weeks old when I got her. She weighed 9 ounces when I brought her home. She loves for me to throw her squeaky elephant over and over and over.
Grammar Tip: "It's" vs "Its"Inspired by a grammar tip, I wanted to share another. It's the use of "it's and its". Most people love to put an apostrophe to show ownership or possession. While this is usually true, in the case of "it", it's always means "it is".
Add a Large Dry Towel to Dryer LoadAdd a full sized towel to every dryer load of clothes to save on your electric bill. I tried this after hearing it on TV, and it worked. It actually save me between $30 and $40 on my bill, and I just do laundry for two.
George (Silver Dapple Dachshund)My husband and step-son went to an exotic pet store just to look around. We saw George in a baby play pin with all the other puppies. My husband fell in love with him as soon as he picked him up and held him.
Family Reunion Prize IdeasAt our family reunions, we always have a nose to toes and whoever has the ticket that is drawn gets the prize. Last year we had a quilt made with the t-shirts we had the year before. They had pictures of the relatives on them. I need ideas for this year.
Water Requirements for Sweet Cherry Trees?I need to know the gallons per hour watering needs for sweet cherry trees.
Natural Blemish Removers?I am looking for a natural blemish remover.
Allure Hardwood Floor Cleaner?Can anyone tell me if a hardwood cleaning product called "Allure" is still available? Thank you.
Use Epsom Salts on Your Tomatoes and Peppers?Do peppers like lime and Epsom salts?
Lilac Bushes Leaves Turning Brown?We have 4 mini Lilac bushes (Tinkerbell) planted in a row in front of our deck. The two bushes on the left side are 3 years old and thriving beautifully, but the other two always die off and we have had to replace them 3 times already.
Renting a Car Without a Credit Card?I am planning a vacation to Minneapolis, MN and I need to rent a car. Can I rent a car without a credit card?
Free or Low Cost Veterinary Services in Philadelphia?My son went into the USMC and we are taking care of his Husky, Indy. Well since we didn't get Indy neutered as our son didn't want that for whatever reason he has developed tumors by his rectum.
Keeping White Microfiber Furniture Clean?How do I keep off white microfiber furniture from getting dirty and stained?
Hard Clumps After Tilling Wet Soil?We tilled too soon (soil was still too wet) and now have hard-as-a-rock clumps. Any way to fix this?
Sweater Liners for Homemade Sweaters?I am looking for already made sweater liners for homemade knitted sweaters. Any suggestions?
Rash on Top of Feet?I have a red rash on top of my foot that is made up of 4 lines approximately 1 cm in width that turn circular to my toes.My dermatologist has never seen anything like it. Does anyone know what it could be?
Bleeding After Deworming a Puppy?I just wormed my 5 month puppy and later in the day I noticed tiny spots of blood on the floor in his room. Is this normal?
Non-Sudsing Ammonia?What is a name of a non sudsing ammonia cleaner?
Getting Rid of Head Lice?How do I treat or find head lice?
Removing Grease Film on Ceiling Fan?I have two white ceiling fans in my kitchen and I clean them with Comet liquid but it still doesn't get the grease film off. What can I use to clean them?
1980's Simplicity Pattern: Calico Rooster by Luella Doss?I am looking for a discontinued Simplicity pattern from about 1985. It was of a stuffed calico rooster, with the tail feathers each made in a different coordinating fabric. The designer is Luella Doss. Thanks in advance.
Cleaning Plastic (Patent) Shoes?My Jordan shoes turned yellow after cleaning the patent leather with Clorox. My question is whether it's possible to remove the yellow on the patent leather of my shoes?
Laundry Disinfectant?I have looked for some way of disinfecting laundry other than whites that bleach can be add to. I have a child with an immune deficiency and need to fine something I can add to her colored clothes to disinfect them.
Frugal 16th Birthday Party Ideas?I need some frugal birthday ideas for my twins that are turning 16. A young man and a young woman. Please help!
Cleaning Porcelain Doll Face?How do I remove black marks from a porcelain doll's face?