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All-American Club WrapsCook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels; crumble and set aside. Spread each tortilla evenly with dip to within 1/2 inch of edges. Layer lettuce, bacon, turkey and tomato onto each tortilla; roll up.
7 Layer SaladThis is a great salad for a potluck or BBQ Cookout. Easy to make and I never have leftovers!
Pumpkin And Apple BakeThis is a very simple recipe that I happened to use with petite pumpkins and apples. However, the fruit can be changed out to be any sliced fruit you want to use. I've also done this with apples, pears, and oranges together.
Surprise French ToastBeat eggs and milk together. Dip bread in egg and milk mixture. Then cover with sugars and cinnamon. Fry until brown on both sides.
Frozen Chocolate Almond JoyThis scrumptious dessert with optional strawberry sauce can be an everyday thing or dressed to kill and impress your family and friends.
Chicken And Potato Skillet DinnerMelt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add potatoes, onions and bell pepper; cook about 8 minutes or until veggies are tender, stirring frequently. Sprinkle with flour; cook and stir 1 minute.
Fruit Salad BalsamicoIn large bowl, combine daiquiri concentrate, water; and vinegar; mix well. Add all remaining ingredients; toss gently to coat. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour to chill.
Curry ChickenI like spooning this dish over basmati rice or orzo. Heat the oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and stir fry until translucent, about 5 minutes.
Win Money By Entering ThriftyFun ContestsBecome a member of ThriftyFun, then ask your friends and relatives for some tips and good recipes. Think back of all the tips and recipes your mom and other family members have given you over the years and post them.
Costume Idea: AstronautMy grandson came home one day after school and said he wanted to be dressed as a astronaut for "What You Want To Grow Up To Be Day." So we threw together a costume using what we had around the house.
Let Dough Rise in MicrowaveWhen I make breads by hand, I need a nice warm, clean, out of the way place for the dough to rise. I have been putting the dough in my microwave and letting it rise there with the best results.
Rocco (Chow Chow)It has been awhile since everyone has been updated on Rocco, one of Thriftyfun's office pets. Here are some recent photos of Rocco, before and after his new haircut.
Use Meat Tenderizer as Ant RepellentI had good luck with Sweet 'N Low on the ants outside, but when I got bathroom ants the Sweet 'N Low didn't work as quickly for some reason. Anyway, I started using powdered meat tenderizer and I think I may have a winner.
My Frugal Life: Frugal Is A Choice I've MadeI have been frugal all my life - first because I had no choice, and now because it's a choice I've made. My father died when I was young, and left no insurance.
Convert a Clock Into a Picture FrameI bought a $2.00 Goodwill clock, only to find it didn't work once I put the battery in.
Add Longer Sleeves To Summer DressesMy Rabbi's pre-school daughter attends a non-religious school. For religious reasons, she must wear 3/4 or long sleeves and winter outfits are simply too warm to wear in the summer. To remedy the situation, I collect light weight long sleeved shirts from our local freecycle and re-use it.
Farmer (Peek-a-Poo)Farmer is a Peek-a-poo who is around 11 years old. I found my dog one day in the ditch of a isolated back road in the pouring rain, he was bleeding from his chest.
Use Net Produce Bags to Protect Plants From CatsI use fruit and veggie net bags to protect my floor plants from my bad kitties that like to dig and leave "unmentionables" in them. I cut a bag into a circle to fit the diameter of the pot, then cut down the middle.
Use Vinegar to Kill WeedsWe've used vinegar for killing weeds around the garden, for several years now. It's a great way to get rid of weeds in cracks in cement or in a paved driveway. Just a word of warning, if you don't want it to die, then don't go near it with the vinegar
Cheekie (Toy Poodle)Cheekie is a 10 year old Toy Poodle. We bought her from a breeder 10 years ago. She lives up to her name. She is one of those very bright dogs that you have to spell certain words in front of. But she is also very connected to me.
Fixing Black Google ToolbarDoes your Google Toolbar turn black? Try this:
Soap SachetSweet and long-lasting sachets for anywhere you want them. They'll last forever, and they're quick and easy to make. They can be made as simple or as fancy as you like and they make great gifts.
Bentley (German Shepherd/Sheltie Mix)Bentley is a 5 month old mix (German Shepherd and Sheltie). I got him from Orange County Animal Shelter in February. He likes to eat my shoes. He's super fluffy and fun.
Garden: Perennial With Yellow FlowersI'm not sure what this plant is but there will be an abundance of the yellow flowers to come. Then, just the greenery. It seems to grow no matter what.
Use Golf Tube To Water High PlantsIn our zeal to keep our hanging tomato planters out of reach of the neighborhood cats, my husband hung them too high for me to water easily. He suggested taping a broom stick to the hose to make it more rigid.
Use Birds To Control GrubsI have a tip for getting rid of grubs that is good for the environment and will give you hours of enjoyment. Hang a couple of feeders in different areas of your yard and feed the birds.
Garden: Healing FlowersThis is a picture of my healing flowers. I can totally relax and go to a different place when I am working with my flowers. Going to a different place is important when you have a health issue that provides unwanted pain on a daily basis.
Keep Magic Eraser in the ShowerKeep a white eraser sponge in your shower. After you shower, take 20 seconds to wipe down the walls and floor. You will never get those tough hard water stains that only powerful chemical cleaners remove - or at least far fewer to deal with.
Get Books From The LibraryI am an avid reader, and would haunt book stores and buy minimum 3 or 4 books a month. I would donate my used books to a local senior center thrift store. Then I realized the LIBRARY was across the street from the senior center thrift store and membership is FREE.
Lowering Electric Oven Temperatures While BakingWith the electric oven, my whole wheat muffins were always on the dark side when they finished baking because the oven temperature didn't drop fast enough from 500 to 350 degrees F as printed in the recipe.
Getting Rid of a Nesting Pigeon?How do I get rid of a pigeon who has made a nest with 2 eggs on my roof top deck (it's in a planter)? Help. I hate pigeons.
Fertilizing Transplanted Plants?I have a ton of transplanted plants and I am wondering what do I do to fertilize them. When? How often? What brand? I dug them up Saturday and planted most of them Sunday and will finish the rest by Wednesday.
Making a Parrot Planter from Recycled Tires?How do I make a parrot planter from old tires?
Acne Medication Bleached Carpet?I have some kind of pimple medicine and my cousin split it on my rug. It had some kind of bleach in it, so it turned a big spot of my tan carpet orange. I tried this kind of stain remover for carpets and it didn't work. Then I used Spray and Wash which also didn't work. Can anyone help me please?
Growing Cucumbers in Containers?I would like to plant cucumbers in a container. What kind of container should I use? Should it be big and tall like a 5 gallon bucket or short and small like a dish pan. I am growing the small cukes.
Removing Urine Odor from Microfiber Furniture?My son had an accident on my beautiful microfiber recliner. I soaked up as much of the pee as I could and then covered the area with baking soda and let it dry. It still smells strongly of urine!
Kids Have Too Many Toys?OK, I am realizing that my kids have too many toys. When I was a kid, my toys would fit in one cardboard box and I was content with that. I never had as much stuff as everyone else, but was a happy kid.
Preserving Permanent Marker on Quilt Block?I used an acid free, waterproof, permanent marker to write in a quilt block. But when I went to spray starch it, the ink ran. It's already sewn into the quilt top. How do I keep it from running when it's washed? Please help.
Growing Peacock Jasmine?How do you grow a Peacock jasmine? It's in the house, but I didn't know if it likes full sun or what else I should know about it. No instructions came with it. Thank you.
Getting Rid of Moss in the Garden?I've put weed killer on the garden and killed all the moss which is what my aim was. I'm not sure if I have to remove the dead moss or will it disintegrate by itself?
Cherry Tree is Withering?My cherry tree is withering a bit in the recent sun. It was planted in April as a 5 foot tall plant. The other plants are doing well, eg. the plum, apple, and pear.
Removing Pet Urine Stains from Carpets?What is the best way to remove pet urine stains from wool carpets?
Growing a Castor Bean Plant?I bought a castor bean plant, does anyone have any idea on the care of these? I know about the seeds being poison, but heard if your don't allow the seeds they are fine.