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Peanut Butter TreatsPreheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine egg, honey, oil, water, salt and vanilla in bowl; mix well. Combine oats, flour and wheat germ in bowl. Add egg mixture to dry ingredients; mix well.
Peanut Butter Ice Cream PieJust looked good so I saved the recipe to try this summer. Place ice cream in a mixing bowl;stir just to soften. Carefully fold in peanut butter and whipped cream.
Cheese and Nut Stuffed ShellsCook pasta shells according to package directions. Drain shells; rinse with cold water and drain well. Set shells aside.
Peach-Glazed Pork ChopsThis is a recipe for making pork chops glazed with can of peaches.
Apple Salad DeluxeCombine ingredients in order given in bowl. Chill for 1 hour or serve immediately.
Flavored ButtersThe ingredients for each butter flavor are simply mixed well together and chilled, covered, for at least 30 minutes for the flavors to blend. They can also be frozen and then thawed in the refrigerator for later use if desired.
Vegan Power LunchThis lunch dish provides all the nutrition you need to keep you energized throughout the day. It's light and refreshing and is best served with a side of fresh, organic fruit and a cold glass of distilled water.
Juicy (Tabby Cat)Juicy is a 2 year old mixed breed. Someone left her in my yard as a small kitten 2 years ago. Juicy will chase anything that moves and loves to run and jump into my piles of newly raked leaves.
Sugar (Rat Terrier Feist)Sugar is a 2 year old Rat Terrier Feist bought from local friend a few weeks after the litter was born. Sugar likes car rides and going to parks.
Cover Top Of Fridge With Plastic WrapAfter cleaning the outside of my refrigerator, I place plastic wrap or "press 'n seal" over the entire top. Just replace as needed. Saves a lot of elbow grease.
Buying Produce In SeasonWhen you buy out of season, it costs you more money. When you buy in season and from your local food supplier, you are saving that money, you can buy more to freeze or can and you are helping your local economy.
Make Your Own Take Along Coffee PacksI love fresh brewed coffee. To make my own take along packs, I place a teaspoon or maybe a tablespoon of ground coffee into a coffee filter along with aspartame sugar and powder creamer, and fold the filter in from the sides and down from the top.
Quick Decorative Jar CoversDecorating jars of homemade preserves is a cinch with cupcake wrappers, available in many patterns and colors at the grocery store.
Gobs of GooRemember Silly Putty? This is similar to that, fun for the kids and it will amaze them to see how it is made.
In Memory Of Pepper (California Rabbit)This is Pepper. We rescued him from a very abusive home, He was very very skinny, dehydrated, and had loss of hair. The child there would throw him around by his ears, bite him on his ears til they bled, kick him and God only knows what else.
Reuse Small Coffee Jars For SpicesHi. Sometimes I buy coffee in jars that look like small storage jars. I use lots of spices so I find them very handy to use as spice jars. When they are empty, this is what I do. It saves on money and they hold so much more than the small ones that are sold.
Cook With Coconut OilHealth is on everyone's mind, and a healthy body starts with what you put into it. Coconut oil, and coconut product are at the forefront of nutritional subjects with claims of internal and external rejuvenation!
Wildlife: Backyard BirdhouseMy Dad was very handy and the house and yard had lots of his handiwork. He passed away in 2008, so all of these things hold even more special meaning to us. We brought this birdhouse to our new home when we moved my mother last year.
Use Vinegar to Break Down Cat UrineI heard this on Martha Stewart and thought it was worth passing on to all cat lovers. Vinegar destroys cat odors. The enzymes in vinegar breaks down the cat urine. It works really well. I put approximately 1/4 cup vinegar in a spray bottle.
My Frugal Life: Relearning "Waste Not, Want Not"I have been thrifty minded for a long time. I grew up with a single mom supporting three kids. I saw how hard it was to make ends meet. While I was married, I was a stay at home mom. So six people on one income required thrift.
Use Cloth Napkins Instead Of PaperOur family of four includes two children who can get very messy during mealtime. Instead of having them use cheap one-ply napkins that fall apart the minute you try to wipe your hands with them, I decided to use cloth napkins.
Check For Free Community Summer MoviesMany local communities are hosting Movie In The Park nights this summer. Check your local paper or the community's website for time and date listings. Be sure to take a blanket/ lawn chairs and pillows for the little ones in case they get tired.
Preserving Seeds From Butternut SquashInstead of buying butternut squash seeds one year, I bought a butternut squash plant. I peeled it for cooking, opened it and saved the seeds.
How Do I Make a Time Capsule?How can I make a time capsule that will withstand underground elements for about 15 years?
Trouble Getting Motivated to Clean Room?My room is a massive headache, when I feel like cleaning it I can't seem to start. Maybe because I'm 24 and live with my parents. How can I clean up when I don't feel like this is my place any more?
Identifying Tiny Red Bugs?I saw a little tiny red bug, It looks like beetle, but with a very soft outside shell, and it doesn't fly. What do I have?
Cracked Tomatoes?Why do my tomatoes crack open after starting to turn red? They never get very big.
How Do I Grow Onions from Discarded Bottoms?I found the instructions of how to plant onions from discarded bottoms. Unfortunately it didn't work for me. I will try again. Has anybody
Best Place to Plant Hydrangeas?I have a Big Daddy and Endless Summer variety hydrangeas (both currently in pots) and understand that they do well in morning sun. I left them out in the area that I wanted to plant and they both withered by 2pm, but regained after watering. The garden faces the NE direction.
Repairing a Leaky Water Heater?How do I fix a small leak in my hot water heater?
What is This Plant?I am trying to find out what kind of plant this is growing in my garden. A group of sweet teenagers helped me plant my garden this year, but some things did not get marked. (the sweet darlings) Could it be a weed?
Tank Cap for a Scunci Steamer (Model SS-1000)?I am trying to find a replacement tank cap for my Scunci steamer, model SS-1000. Without it, the appliance is useless.
What Breed is My Dog?We have just got a new puppy he is 11 weeks old. We where told he is a Kelpie x Bullmastiff, but we are not completely sure that is true. So if anyone can help us that would be great. His name is Harvey.
Removing Spray Paint Overspray?Stupidly I thought all was protected when I used some spray paint inside. Little did I know that the overspray traveled that far. Is there a way of safely cleaning the overspray from the carpet and furniture (wood and fabric)?
Lip Gloss Stains on Clothing?I got a lipgloss stain on my shirt. It's a bright red, so there's no hiding it. I pre-cleaned it, and washed it. It lightened up a bit, but it's still there. I don't know if this helps, but it's an Ulta pot of lip gloss. Thanks.
Making Your Own Garden Soil Mix?I have put in a raised garden. I gathered cow manure in December, added food scraps to it, and let it cook for about 5 months. Before I put the soil in the boxes I mixed it with 1/3 vermerculite, 1/3 potting soil and 1/3 aged manure.
FURminator Reviews?Has anyone used FURminator on your cats or dog? We have seen the ad and wonder if it is worth the money?
Little Green Machine Won't Spray Cleaner?My Bissel Little Green Machine does not spray cleaning fluid. the pump is running, I have had the handle apart. Where might this be plugged and how do I clean it?
Little Green Worms on Zucchini Leaves?I found little green worms on my Zucchini plants. They are under the leaves. Some of them are in a web like material. How do I get rid of them and keep them from coming back?