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Beefy Pasta SkilletHaven't made it yet, but plan to soon. Cook beef and onion in skillet until browned. Add soup, water, Worcestershire, cheese, and pasta. Heat through.
Tilapia With Lemon and CapersServe with basmati rice drizzled with fresh lemon juice and a butter lettuce salad with a light flavored vinaigrette. You can grill these filets in an aluminum foil boat too.
Teriyaki CornMix all ingredients in a bowl until a thin paste consistency and spread on corn on the cob. Wrap in aluminum foil. Place on barbecue grill and cook until slightly brown, 2-3 minutes.
Chocolate Striped StrawberriesThis is a crafty idea even though it is made with strawberries and chocolates! Melt white chocolate bark in microwave safe dish. Melt chocolate bark in separate microwave dish.
Braunschweiger Haystack LoafDelicious, cheap and quick to make. Mix the first three ingredients, shape into an oval mound and chill. Mix the topping to spreading consistency, spread on the chilled loaf. Garnish and chill until ready to serve.
Quicker Baked PotatoesPotatoes, if boiled about 5 minutes before putting in a hot oven, will be thoroughly baked in about half the usual time.
Make It Almost New AgainThere are antique collectors and there are those who just enjoys incorporating the old piece into today's world. These are the people who can snatch up great bargains that the others have left behind. If you're not afraid of refinishing, repairing, or re-purposing battered antiques, then you have a gold mine awaiting you at the next swap meet.
ThriftyFun Crafts - Online version of the ThriftyFun Crafts.
Gifts For The Path GardenSome one has left garden art at the Path garden and at our gate. One day we had this angel at the gate, and another that was left with a broken head that had been fixed and a leg in pieces left on a tree stump.
Scenery: Tybee Island Lighthouse At Sunset (GA)This is a beautiful picture of a Lighthouse at Tybee Island, GA at Sunset. Quiet and Serene area of the beautiful beach near Savannah, GA
Make Fast Food At HomeIf your family loves fast food but your budget does not, find ways to replicate your favorites at home. Here are some of our family favorites.
Organizing Beads and ButtonsI love the texture and color of beads and buttons. Until recently, each attempt to organize them usefully failed. I found a shelf at a yard sale and washed small bottles until all of my beads and buttons can be seen.
Wildlife: Black Rat SnakeI took this while on a hiking trail in The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. He was ready to strike but is not poisonous so I seized the opportunity to snap this shot.
Use Meat Thermometer For Paper SpikeRecently, I inherited the task of organizing and cleaning the home of a lady who never threw anything out. I found a broken meat thermometer in the drawer and was going to toss it.
Use Teacups As Votive HoldersIf you have teacups you want to display, maybe mismatched ones you don't want to get rid of, try this. Put a votive candle in them and place them on a stack of books on a bookshelf or an end table.
Buzzie (Beagle-Terrier-Boxer Mix)Buzzie is a 3 year old Beagle, Terrier, and Boxer mix. I adopted her from a shelter about 2 years ago. Buzzie loves to find the toy with the squeaker and just make it squeak! She also has a bay window that she sits in and watches the traffic drive by.
Store Your Celery in Aluminum FoilTo keep your celery from going bad after you remove what you need from the stalk, wrap the remaining celery in tinfoil (twist tinfoil ends) and keep it in your refrigerator. It will last a long time
Reuse Lenses From Broken Reading GlassesDon't throw away those old plastic reading glass lenses if the cheap frames break! I managed to recycle a pair of stronger lenses into another cheap wire frame that was flexible enough to grip around the lenses and was the approximate size and shape.
Be Careful Choosing a GroomerI am writing to warn all of you to be very careful about the groomer you use for your precious pet. We had to change groomers for our dear little mixed breed, pound rescue doggie as our regular groomer had moved out of the area.
Blue Jay and Evening GrosbeakBlue versus Gold! I had just put out some bird seed and this is the rush to get to it! Blue Jay verses Evening Grosbeak couple.
Throw PillowHere's a really quick and easy pillow that I did with the girls using their choice of a sewing machine or hand stitching with a needle and thread using all straight stitching. Eight year olds were able to do this with remarkable ease and very good results.
Baldrick (Springer Mix)Baldrick is a 7 year old Springer Mix I got from the Northshore Animal League in May 2003. He likes to chase his orange ball and "redecorate." He's the sweetest dog on Earth.
Use Mop To Clean Under SinkUse your mop to clean under the kitchen sink. My disposer backed up and I had to unload everything from under the sink. After the plumber came and fix my disposer, I had a mess to clean up. I did not want to get on my hands and knees to clean, so I thought about it.
Growing Food in a Small SpaceIf you don't have the space in your yard, you can get some big Rubbermaid containers/buckets, drill holes in the bottom of it, fill with dirt, and plant either seeds and/or actual veggie or fruit plants.
Panda (Teacup Jack Russell)Panda is a 6 month old Teacup Jack Russell I got from a breeder about 3 months ago. She likes chasing cats and birds, eating toilet paper, playing with other dogs, chewing socks, chasing the mop, the brush and the vacuum cleaner! She's a good little pup who is so playful and loves everyone! :D
Have Kids Make A Summer Fun ListAt the end of every school year, I have the kids make a "Summer Fun List." I make one too. At the end of the summer, we see what we accomplished.
Cleaning a Wedding Dress at Home?How can I clean my wedding dress at home?
Noisy Budgies?I have a couple of budgies that squawk all day and night, for no reason. I feed them and water them daily. It sounds like they are angry when they squawk. Sometimes they just chirp. I would like some advice on how to get them to quiet down.
Metal Mesh Cloth?Years ago my husband purchased a (metal/stainless) mesh cloth (not a sponge) at a CorningWare Outlet. It's pretty weather beaten and we would like to purchase a new one. We've been unable to find one at either of the two Corning Outlets we've visited. Any suggestions?
Removing Rust With Vinegar?How do you get rid of rust using vinegar?
Gasoline Stain on Pavers?I spilled gas on some pavers. It left a white stain. What can I use to remove the stain?
Craft Ideas to Sell at Markets?I would love some craft ideas to sell at markets.
8th Birthday Party Theme Ideas?My daughter is turning 8 at the end of July and she has had a pony party, a princess one, and a clown theme before. I am clueless this year on what to do. Any ideas?
How Do I Repair Damaged Orange Tree Bark?I need to repair the skinned bark on a Navel orange tree. What do I do? Thanks.
Making Custom Ice Cube Moulds?Can I make up ice cube moulds and ice cube plastic sheets with an image of a Masonic badge showing a Square Compass? I want to make ice cubes for our lodge.
Adding Color to a White and Beige Kitchen?Everything in my kitchen is white, cabinets, walls, and appliances. The counter tops are laminated grey and beige. I also have beige ceramic tile with a few red-brownish tiles blended in. I need some ideas how to make my kitchen more colourful.
Removing Marmite Stains?How do you remove Marmite from painted walls and shelves?
Can I Start a Rhododendron from a Cutting?I love the rhododendrons in this area. Can I start a plant from a cutting? If so how? thank you
Reusing Water from the Washer?When I wash clothes, I use cold water and let the wash water drain into the washtub with the plug in. Then when doing another load, I bail the water back into the machine.
Large Bib Collar Necklace Template?Where can I find a large bib collar necklace template?
Using Leftover Brewed Coffee on Plants?I have read about using coffee grounds and eggshells for plants, but can I use cooled coffee? I heard someone mention it at a greenhouse, but I don't know how much to use. I usually make 1 TB for 1 cup. Any recommendations?
Mezzetta's Giardiniera Recipe?I love Mezzetta's giardiniera. Does anyone have a similar recipe for making
Dog Behavioral Problems After Giving Birth?My 3 year old Maltese gave birth to 3 pups on 3/21. She is obsessively "nesting" on the carpet, bed, and under the bed. She tries to hide under bed and couch. She wakes me up to bring me a pup, then takes it away.
Ideas for Marketing a Comprehensive Computer Business?We have recently started up a computer business in Bahrain. We do sell computers and parts with repairing and also do internet cafe and call booths. Please give us some creative marketing ideas on how to do the publicity and get the contacts with people.
Wheel Horse Mower Isn't Running?My husband has a Wheel Horse riding lawnmower for 10 years. When he starts mowing grass and the mower gets hot, it quits. He has changed the air and oil filters and the oil. Please help.
Converting a Prepaid Cellphone?Can you remove a chip from a cell phone and put it in a pre-paid phone?
Potato Bead Necklace?How do you make a potato necklace?
Do Fleas Jump Off of Pets After Treatment?When a pet is given the first dose of Advantage or Revolution, do the fleas jump off the pet and into the environment? Or do the fleas die from the chemicals?
Kenmore Makes Ice But Dispenses Neither Ice nor Water?The ice and water dispenser on the door of my Kenmore will not work. The light works and the ice maker makes ice, but nothing will dispense.
14th Birthday Party Ideas?I am looking for party ideas for a boy turning 14.
Are Elm Tree Leaves Harmful to Dogs?Are elm tree leaves harmful to dogs?
Removing Rust from a Meat Grinder?How do I clean rust off a metal meat grinder so that I can use it safely?
Making a Soda Can Tab Purse?How do you make a purse out of soda tabs?
Best Mop to Use on Hardwood Floors?Which is the best mop to use with water and vinegar for hardwood floors? One of the Mr. Clean mops says not recommended for hardwood floors. I've looked at O'Cedar and Libman, but only one mop says it is for hardwood floors, that was the Libman mop.
How Do Infants Develop a Fever After Receiving Polio Vaccine?My little baby is just 4 months old. Recently the doctor gave her polio drops for better health. Then she got a fever of 102 degrees. I just visited doctor today once again and she got treated. Thanks to God she is 50% OK. regarding her health.
Organic Snake Repellent?How can I repel snakes organically?
Replacing the Insulation in an RV Refrigerator/Freezer?Our refrigerator/freezer in the RV had meat in it that we forgot about once spring got here. The juice from it ran down the inside walls. I tried pouring bleach with water hoping it would clean it when it ran down the sides as well.