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Jicama Lentil Barley SoupEven in the Spring and Summer I love soup and a slow cooker is the way to go to keep the kitchen cooled down.
Crockpot Pulled PorkThis is a great, easy recipe that feeds a crowd! Mix the spices and rub into the meat. Let stand in in the refrigerator, covered, overnight. Cook in the crockpot for 5 hours on high, 10 hours on low.
Easy Lasagna Noodles with Roasted BroccoliEasy and Delicious. First, set oven to 400 degrees F. Place foil on a lined cookie sheet, drizzle with olive oil, and season to taste, salt, pepper, garlic powder, etc.
Chocolate Sheet CakeMix and set aside flour, sugar and soda. Bring to a boil in saucepan; cocoa, margarine, water and oil, stirring constantly. Add to flour mixture. Pour vinegar into milk and wait until it starts to curdle. Add to batter. Add eggs and vanilla and beat.
Taco Hot DishBrown hamburger and onion together. Drain off any grease. Add tomato sauce and taco mix to meat mixture. Crush tortilla chips and spread in bottom of 9x13 inch pan.
Quick Breakfast BreadSo many to ways vary this simple quick bread. Dissolve yeast in the warm water, sift together your flour, baking powder and salt, cut in the butter then add your dissolved yeast.
Rose's Lime Cake FrostingThe best I've ever made. Pretty and tastes good too. Stir it all up with a fork, and add more sugar if you're making a frosting that needs to be thicker or add a bit more Rose's Lime to make it thinner as in a glaze.
Amigurumi Coffee MugThis is an adorable mug of coffee that's so cuddly and so cute.
Chloe (American Longhair)Chloe is a 3 year old Long Hair American. I got her from shelter on Nov.03. She likes to sit in my lap and be brushed. Shes the joy of my life, thanks to my daughter telling me about her after I lost my cat bobby after 17 years.
Recovering StoolsI re-cushioned my two step stools today. One had a tear in it and the other had rust on it so it was nice and easy to recover them with a vinyl table cloth that I had bought to compliment my kitchen colors and design.
Repairing Wind ChimesDon't throw out that wind chime when the strings break, go to your local craft store and in the jewelry department you will find elastic cord to make bracelets. I repaired one of our wind chimes last fall and it is still making its sweet sounds.
Frankie (Chinese Water Dragon)Frankie is a three month old Chinese Water Dragon. Frankie was a birthday gift from my father. Frankie spends most of his days on the large tree branch in his terrarium, often diving below into his water pool. He also spends a great deal of his day having staring contests with our cat!
Old Sandbox to Start Plant CuttingsThe kids old sandbox makes a great place to grow cuttings for starting new plants! Be sure to shade the new cuttings from the sun and water frequently until you see new growth. These little plants you are growing will sell for $5.00 each at your next garage sale!
Create A Coupon Book For ShoppingEvery time I shop, I have someone ask to look at my coupon book. I have shared it on here before a few years ago, but will again to kick off this new section of my blog on saving money.
Vitamin Supplements For Hip DysplasiaAs a puppy, my Golden Retriever had very loose hips, as is common with Retrievers. I read several articles that suggested high doses of vitamin C and others that recommended glucosomine and condroitin.
Scenery: Hot Air Balloons (Ohio)A calm spring evening will often bring the balloons to our neighborhood. It doesn't get any better than this.
Making a Small Garden PondI thought I would share this thrifty idea as I only have a small garden and wanted a pond.
Scenery: Redbud TreeBeautiful Redbud tree in bloom - they are my favorite in spring! This particular tree is just across the street so I see it every time I look out the front window.
Use Ice Cubes To Cool Hard Boiled EggsWhen boiling hard boiled eggs, try this. After boiling is completed, pour off boiling water and fill with cold water. Fill pan with ice cubes and let set 15 minutes. The shells will slip right off, no mess, no fuss. The ice cubes are a life saver and a time saver.
Paint Keys for Easy IdentificationI use bright colored nail polish to identify my keys on my key ring. I have a lot of keys, but only certain ones that I use daily.
Save With Electric Meat SlicerHubby and I recently purchased a moderately priced electric meat slicer. We figure it's going to pay for itself pretty quickly. You can usually find unsliced meat cheaper per pound than sliced.
Daisey Mai (Beagle)Daisey Mai will be 5 on July 4, 2010. She is a Beagle (Tri Color). Daisey Mai was the runt of the litter and was taken to the animal clinic by her owner to be euthanized. However a friend thought of me and asked if I could have her and the owner said yes.
Expectant Mom's Coundown CalendarEven if a woman is only expecting, she is still a mommy. Here is a gift that you can make on your computer that will be useful and help her pass the time.
Prevent Toilet Paper WasteWhen putting on a new roll of toilet paper, squeeze it first before you hang it. That way, it will not keep on rolling. Very helpful if you have small children.
Aspirin for Migraine ReliefCalling all migraine sufferers! Here's an old-fashioned alternative for migraine relief: plain aspirin. Many OTC and prescription medicines are available today. However, you can also try taking three uncoated aspirin for your next migraine.
Rubik's Cube MagnetThis one is a shout out to the magnificent Rubik's Cube.
How Easy is it to Install the MagicJack?I bought a Magic Jack at Walmart for $39.95 over 5 months ago; but I haven't yet attempted to hook it up. I have done lots of reading about it, both on various forums and at magicjack.com itself.
How Do I Get Rid of Small Tree Stumps?I'd like suggestions for the easiest ways to get rid of small stumps in our yard.
How Do I Remove Ink from Car Upholstery?How can I remove ink from car upholstery?
Choosing the Right Worms for a Worm Farm?I am starting a worm farm, but I can't find the worms they say I need. The ones I need are not nightcrawlers or red wigglers. I am looking for another type more suited to Newfoundland, Canada. Thanks.
How Do I Decoupage a Plain Glass Plate?Does anyone know the instructions on how to decoupage a plain glass plate? What materials will I need?Thanks.
Feeding an Adult Basset Hound?What is the monthly feeding schedule for a full grown Basset Hound dog?
Crafts Using Tatting Thread and Spools?I would like a craft idea that would use old tatting thread and spools full of thread, that are somewhat new. I saw somewhere a craft that used these, but can't remember where. Can someone help with this? Thank you ever so.
How Can I Remove Dye Transfer on Silk Pants?I have done a stupid thing and hand washed 100% silk pants that are dry clean only. They are red with white flowers on them. The red dye has bled into the white. I know I can't use Rit on them, being silk.
Free Printable Dollhouse and Dollhouse Furniture Plans?I am looking for dollhouse furniture and dollhouse plans to download for free.
Do You Know This Coupon Site?I used to have a link for a site that printed coupon offers for particular stores like Kmart, Kroger, etc. You had to pick your store and then you could click on the offers there were for that store. They were printed on a list, not as a series of coupons to clip.