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Fudgy BrownieVery good and really moist! Combine first 5 ingredients in large bowl;stirring well. Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; add to sugar mixture, stirring well.
Overnight Fruit SaladBoil milk, egg yolks, sugar, cornstarch and salt until thick. Cool until very cold. Fold pineapple and marshmallows into whipped cream and then into milk mixture.
Never Ending Chicken EnchiladasThe following suggestions will make a huge number of different kinds of "enchiladas". They are all made using flour tortillas, but you could substitute crepes if you are more ambitious.
Broiled Cheesy TomatoesA nice little lunch or dinner side dish but I like these for breakfast with a soft boiled egg too.
Single Serving Egg NogThis is a mix, so it's handy to have even if only one person likes it. Mix all ingredients well and store in an airtight container. To make one serving, put 1 cup of dry mix with 1 cup regular milk in blender and add 1 cup ice cubes. Blend well.
Chocolate PixiesMelt chocolate and butter in saucepan. Cool to lukewarm. Mix into sugar and add eggs, one at a time. Beat well. Add flour mixture. Add nuts and vanilla. Chill until it feels cold.
Fold Cotton Rounds To Use TwiceWhen using cotton rounds to apply facial toner/astringent, fold it in half before moistening and using it. You can use the "outer" sides of the half-moon once and depending on how dirty it gets, you can then flip it "inside out" and use it the next day
Limit Indoor Appliance Use In SummerWhen summer hits, I try everything to keep it cool inside without running the AC 24/7. I do all my cooking outside and dry clothes outside as well. Why turn on a heating appliance and run the AC at the same time?
Hang Soap At Outdoor SpigotI put a bar of soap in the toe of a cut off leg of pantyhose and tie it onto my out side water faucets. It is handy for clean up after working in the yard and saves bringing the grime into the house.
Use Plastic Jack-'o-Lantern to Distract BugsI had let the dogs have one of those round jack-'o-lantern buckets the kids use for trick or treating. The color of it was orange and there were all these gnats or small flying bugs on it as if it were glowing. It wasn't glowing, it was just the color.
Use Parasol in SummerI am really enjoying my parasol this summer! Even with a hat and sunglasses, it's much nicer to have one's own shade at an outdoor party or event. And there are a lot of inexpensive options out there.
Goof (German Shepherd-Golden Retriever Mix)Goof is a 7 year old German Shepard Golden Retriever mix. I was visiting a friend and she showed me an 8 week old puppy she couldn't keep any longer. He melted my heart and I took him home with me that day! That was 7 years ago.
Midsummer Sunset (Scotland)This was a photograph taken on Mid Summer evening from my garden.
Easy Way to Set HairI drizzle water over a roller, shake off the excess, and set my hair. This means the tips of the hair gets the most moisture. By the time I am dressed and ready to go out, I find the hair is usually dry. If not, just a minute with the drier fixes it.
Cutting WatermelonFor years I've had a difficult time cutting a whole watermelon without making a big mess. I've found that if I use a steak knife to cut a halved round watermelon around the inside like you would a grapefruit.
Billy (British Bulldog)Billy is a 3 year old British Bulldog I got from Whitehaven Cumbria 3 years ago. He likes to sleep! He is stubborn, grumpy, lovable and lazy!
Pot ScrubberA pot scrubber can be easily made from a mesh vegetable bag.
My Frugal Life: An Epic Tale!My mum worked two jobs to keep me and my bro. I did the cleaning, washing, ironing from an early age. I gave up the opportunity of University so my bro could go as he has a fantastic mathematical mind (mum couldn't pay for both of us to go).
Garden: Green Insect On Orange FlowerI ran across this little guy in my yard. He was quite obliging and let me take 53 pictures of him. I also love the bright green against the orange flower.
Make Seat Covers from Vinyl TableclothI wanted to change the covers on my deck chairs. I purchased a colorful vinyl tablecloth at the Dollar store, cut the "fabric" to size, and used a staple gun to attach. Voila! New seat covers for very little expense!
Buy and Freeze Corn In SeasonI just got finished cutting some corn off the cob and thought I'd share my thoughts on that. I have gotten to the point where, when it is on sale, I buy a few more ears of corn than we can eat at one time and cut it off the cob to freeze for later.
Leave Camper Refrigerator Open When EmptyIf you have a camper, you know about the refrigerator odor that can occur after a camping trip. I have found that after emptying the refrigerator, if I leave the door open, all of the condensation will evaporate from the unit.
Use Leftover Shampoo For CleaningI've always hated wasting shampoo and the last part of the bottle. So I bought a pretty basket and set it on the floor next to the shower, now when the bottle gets too low I put it in the basket upside down.
Getting To Know EarthwormsIt was the famous naturalist Charles Darwin who once said about earthworms, "It may be doubted whether there are many other animals which have played so important a part in the history of the world, as have these lowly organized creatures."
Never Feed Pets More Than They Can Eat At OnceI live with two independent black female cats. They are jealous siblings and each demands my undivided attention! I give each cat her own small dish of wet food. Never give your cat or dog more than they can eat at one sitting!
Free Summer Museum Admission For Military FamiliesHundreds of museums across the nation, in all 50 states, are offering free admission to military members and their families. These are large museums like San Diego's Balboa Park. The free admission covers the military member, spouse, and children.
Mister Riggs (Cat)Mr. Riggs is a 5 year old, plain old tiger stripe! I found him in the bushes as an abandoned newborn. He likes to eat and watch birds, and also play with Ruby-doo, our Pit bull. He has so much personality.
What Breed is My Dog?What breed is my dog? A lot of people mistake him for a Husky puppy or mini Aussie. I thought he was a pure bred long haired Chihuahua but he is way too fluffy and towers over a pure bred Chihuahua that is older than him.
Awesome Cleaner Left Spot on Floor?I used Awesome to clean a spot on my laminated wood floor and it left a big spot on the floor. How can I restore that spot?
Reinstalling a Smoke Detector?I am having difficulty in putting smoke detectors back into position after replacing the batteries.
Formula 911 Cleaner?Where can I buy Formula 911 cleaner and degreaser?
Raising a Friendly Pit Bull?I have a puppy pit bull. Is it true that they can lose their smell and not recognize you? How can I make him a friendly pit bull with pets and people?
Ink on a Washed and Dried Tablecloth?How would I get ink out of a white tablecloth that has been washed and dried?
Lasagna Gardening?I'm trying to grow a lasagna garden on a new farm with untilled soil and cannot seem to find enough material to layer with. Any suggestions? What would be a suitable replacement for the recommended peat moss? We don't have any available this season.
Bug Spray Stain on Wood Table?My husband had bug spray on his leg when he put it on my coffee table. Now it has a huge stain that I can't get rid of! It almost looks like the bug spray took the finish off. Can anyone help?
Tie-Dyeing With Kids?I want to do tie-dye with kids. Any suggestions?
Lowering Blood Sugar Quickly?Is there any way to lower blood sugar immediately?
Getting Personal Information from an Email Address?An old friend is asking me for my email address. I don't want her to know where I live, in what country, state or city. If I give her my email address is there a way she could know or find out?
Low Cost or Free Veterinary Clinic Near Ocean Springs, MS?I have a 2 1/2 month old long haired tabby kitten. I need to take him to a vet but I don't have the money to take him. I need a low cost or free veterinary clinic that I can bring him to in Ocean Springs, MS.
Crystal Light Stains on Carpet?How do I get red dye out of a dark rug? The red dye was from Crystal Light fruit punch.
Hiring a Lawyer for a Child Support Case?I need to hire a lawyer for a child support case. My daughter is in Missouri and I live in Oregon. Should I hire one here or in MO?
Ideas for a Small Party at Home?I need some cool ideas for a small, at home gathering for a 7 year old and three of her friends.