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Chicken Parmesan Hero SandwichesPreheat oven to 400 degrees F. Dip chicken in egg, then bread crumbs, coating well. In 9x13 inch glass baking dish, arrange chicken. Bake, uncovered, 20 minutes. Pour pasta sauce over chicken, then top with cheese.
Maple Banana and Rum Ice Cream ToppingYummo over vanilla ice cream!
Tuna Macaroni SaladIt's quick, yummy, and everyone loves it!
Pizza QuesadillasThese taste similar to pizza rolls or maybe Hot Pockets (which I've never tasted). This is easy, economical and taste great! I came up with this myself but there may be something online somewhere.
Avocado Mango SalsaA sweet and savory Salsa
Tortellini-Asparagus SaladIn a large saucepan, cook tortellini with asparagus according to package directions for pasta; drain. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine Ranch dressing, lime juice and cheese.
Green Chili Zucchini CasseroleSpray an 8x8 inch dish with non-stick cooking spray. Cover bottom with Cheez Whiz. Mix soup, egg and onion together. Place sliced zucchini on cheese and cover with soup mixture.
Banana Peels and Tea Bags for RosesGive your rose bushes your used tea bags and banana peels. They will love you for it. Also hydrangeas will love your water from when you boil potatoes.
Rock GardenThis was started on a slope my husband said would never work! But I carried on and the result has been my favorite place in my yard! I am always changing and adding on as well. it is a constant canvas of art work to me.
Cornstarch As Grease Stain RemoverIf you have grease spots on t-shirts, dust the stain with cornstarch, grinding it in, and let it set several hours or overnight before washing. Talcum powder or baby powder will also work as it soaks up the grease. Wash as normal.
Scenery (Big Sur, CA)These are photos that I took on a recent trip to Big Sur, in California. I was totally amazed at the beautiful trees and wildlife that we were able to observe on our trip to this gorgeous place.
Kids Ocean BackdropAt Vacation Bible School, you've always got tons of artwork that needs to dry. Ours is a sea theme this year. We're letting the kids create this ocean backdrop the first day in craft class to use all week.
Tips for Keeping Cool in the SummerCool off with these 30 fun and easy tips: 1: Run through the sprinkler with your kids, get out the slip and slide, the super soaker or the kiddie pool (add ice cubes). 2: Have a water balloon fight. . .
Carry An Emergency Pen In Your WalletI don't carry a purse, but I do carry a wallet to hold my identification and drivers license. It seems like I always need a pen to write with, but not carrying a purse or having a big enough pocket, a pen is not always available.
Boots (Sheprador)Boots my 1 1/2 Sheprador is the best! We got her in a shelter when she was just a puppy. She is pretty crazy but we work with her constantly. She probably weighs about 80 pounds but is still a big big baby.
Meal Planning For The School YearI'm starting to think about back-to-school tasks that must be done. Here is one that I thought up as I'll have four kids in school, as well as myself, so this year will be even harder to manage.
Collect Water From Condensation PipeWe bought a rain barrel this year. I noticed our condensation pipe for the central air conditioning was spitting water so I put an 8-gallon can underneath the pipe and it fills itself in 24 hours. I pour this water in our rain barrel so we can reuse it.
Wildlife: RaccoonsMama raccoon and 4 baby raccoons living in the vicinity of the parking lot where I work. Mama brings her babies out almost daily to cross the parking lot and look for food.
Garden: Date Palms (Iraq)With great pleasure, I present these photos. They show a side in my garden. The main and loveliest trees to me are those two date palms. They are of the same kind of fruit. It is the best kind in Iraq and in Basrah, where I live. We call it berhi.
Sybil (Cat)This is my best friend Sybil with her first preg. She was relaxing on the back of my PC chair.
Minion (Chihuahua/Yorkie)Minion is an 8 week old Chihuahua/Yorkie. Minion is the son of my 3 year old chihuahua named Precious. Here he is licking his brother goodbye before he goes to the home of his biological Daddy.
Signs Of Illness In Your Pet BirdIn the wild a bird will hide any signs of illness for as long as possible. If a bird is ill, and the other flock-members know it, they will kick the ill or injured bird out of the flock, because they know that one ill or injured member will be a threat to the rest of the flock.
Make "Ice Pack" With Old Prescription BottleFill empty prescription bottles with the labels removed two thirds full of water and freeze for a quick little ice pack for children's "owies". This would also be a nice portable thing to take on a picnic or hike for the same use.
Scenery: Matanuska Glacier, AlaskaMy niece lives in Alaska and they went hiking on the Matanuska glacier. This is a most unbelievable picture.
My Frugal Life: Robyn's TipsI was looking on here for uses for old candle wax, and I came across the following ideas. I have kind of changed several of the ideas into one that would utilize what I had in the house.
Removing Shells From Hard Boiled EggsWhat is the best way to get shells off of hard boiled eggs?
Warning About Gardening GlovesIt will be three years at the end of August that I have been fighting a rash caused from garden gloves made in China. The inside seams were not finished. After seeing several doctors I have about got it licked.
Reasons Container Plants FailWhen a container plant suddenly collapses for no visible reason, finding out what happened may require a bit of detective work. A lot goes on below the surface of the soil, and the answer often has to do with the plant's roots.
Organizing CouponsWe only eat out as a family if we have a coupon to do so. But keeping track of all those dining out coupons can be difficult. I created a coupon file just for this purpose.
Buy Thrift Watch for Replacement BandDo you have watches you just don';t have the heart to throw away even though the strap is broken? Purchasing watch bands or straps can be a bit pricey these days. I have a seasonal watch that I like a lot for the summer. The band finally came apart, I wore it so much.
Getting Rid of Insect Bite Scars?When I was younger I used to get bug bites really bad. I would scratch them and now I am left with the scars from it all over my legs. If I exfoliated every day for a few months, would my scars go away?
Selling Antique Furniture at a Yard Sale?I have two antique matching window chairs, one is a rocker and other is a chair. They have never been refinished. They have the extra spindles. I am planning on putting them in a fundraiser yard sale. Are they to valuable to put in a yard sale? Please help.
Removing Aphids Organically?I need an organic way to get rid of the aphids on my squash plants.
Shih Tzu Puppy Not Eating?I have a five month old Shih Tzu. She doesn't eat her food. Could someone offer some information on how to make her eat? I feed her Science Diet. I also feed her Royal Canin puppy food.
Cat Spray Odor Inside My House?I have a female cat and a male dog and had recently signed up to watch my sister's cat for a week. I have since found out that she had never gotten him neutered, so with that being said in the course of a few days her cat has covered my place with his spray...
Brown Spots on Peach Tree Leaves?What can I do about brown spots on my peach leaves?
Travel Tips for Germany?I would like suggestions for buying airline tickets. When should I buy for a trip to Germany/ what agency?
Condensation Inside Refrigerator?Right now we have really bad heat and our refrigerator has everything wet on the bottom shelf. I put paper towels in there before and yesterday everything was soaked. So I put all new towels in and everything is soaked again this morning.
Substitution For Heavy Whipping Cream?What can I use as a heavy cream substitution that will whip?
Clogged Toilet?I had the same nagging question many others did; how do I unclog this toilet? It happens to me routinely, without any paper.
Indoor Concrete Floor Finishes?We have a finished lower level and I am thinking about pulling up the carpet in one of the bedrooms and painting the concrete floor, as the carpet is a little smelly from the high humidity. Any ideas about how I can do this creatively?
Restoring Shine To Dull Stone Countertops?I just installed granite counters in my kitchen. I have been cleaning it with only water and it is rather dull. What can I use to bring the shine back? I heard it is best to stay away from chemicals.
Repairing Lawn Chairs?My patio chairs are old and the plastic strapping on them has broken. When I look to see if I can replace them it seems to be hopeless. The straps seem embedded into the metal frame with no way of replacing them. Any ideas?
Cat Peeing on Dirty Clothes?My cat is 2 yrs old and has just started peeing on our clothing and our bed. Her litter pan stays clean at all times, but she insists on using our stuff to pee on. I punish her by showing her what she did wrong and then putting her in her cage for a time out. Why is that?
Removing Tar From Upholstery?How can I remove a tar stain from an upholstered chair?
Unclogging a Kitchen Sink?I would like to know how to fix a clogged kitchen sink? I've poured a large amount of baking soda, vinegar, hot water, liquid dish soap, and salt. I don't know whether I've made the right mixture, since I didn't find a precise measure for the mixture.
Cleaning Cushion Covers in a Pop Up Camper?Can I remove the covers from the cushions in my pop-up camper and wash them? We had a leak while in storage, and now they smell bad.
10th Birthday Party?What could I do for a 10 year old's best birthday party ever?
Removing Sunscreen from Whites?How can I get the orange stains from sunscreen out of white clothes? I cannot find Biz bleach, which was recommended for an enzyme pre-soak. I also tired The Works but the stains reappeared as soon as I washed the clothing.
Removing Mold From Painted Walls?How do you get mold off painted walls?
German Shepherd's Eyes Changed Colors?Why did my german shepherd's eyes go from blue to green?
Living Room Paint Color Advice?I have a dark blue/gray couch and love seat, with a black TV stand and coffee table. I am looking to paint my walls, but I want to put up some black and white photos, too. I have an off white wall now and it seems to be too boring.
Dog Peeing on Couch?My Boxer who has been house broken for years urinates on my sofa. He has no health issues and has been to the vet. How can I stop this behavior?
Acai Berry Diet Supplements?Does is work like they say it does to lose weight or is it like every other diet product on the market?
Home Remedy for Worming Dogs?How can I deworm a puppy without paying an expensive vet? Isn't there a place I can purchase the deworming solution? I am fostering a stray and already have two dogs that can get contaminated by the foster.
Grape Vines Not Producing?Why doesn't my grape vine get grapes?
Throwing a Good Slumber Party?What are some fun activities for girls at a slumber party? I'm hosting a slumber party in 8 weeks and I have some games, but I'm not quite there yet. Many thanks.
Removing Tile Adhesive From Concrete?How can I clean the glue from the vinyl tile off the concrete floor in my kitchen? I have a sticky concrete floor and I want to lay self stick tile again.
Cleaning a Textured Bottomed Tub?How do I clean the non slip grooves on the bottom of my bathtub? Even after scrubbing, they still look dirty.
60th Birthday Gift Ideas?Do you have a suggestion for a really nice birthday gift for woman turning 60?
Dawn Glass Cleaner?When I mix dawn dish soap with water, what size spray bottle should I use for the 2 drops of Dawn. Thanks.
Mold In a Popup Camper?I would like to know how to take mould out of tent trailer canvas.
Cleaning the Outside of an Old Wood Veneer Steamer Trunk?How can you clean a steamer trunk?
Matching Nickel and Gold Finishes in a Bathroom?I just got a nickel finished space saver for the bathroom. How do I make it match if the shower door is gold?
Buying Canned Cat Food in Bulk?I have 8 cats that I feed dry food in the morning and canned cat food at night. Can anyone tell me the cheapest way to buy the large canned cat food? These are all stray cats that I have taken in and it is getting very expensive to feed them. Thank you for your help.
Pasta Salad is Too Dry?I use Dreamfield Pasta for macaroni salad and it is very dry no matter what I do. I even cook pasta for 8 minutes, then let it soak in cold water for 10 minutes so it won't absorb as much liquid (my mom's secret).
Name Ideas for a Boat Cleaning Business?I need ideas for a boat cleaning service on Lake Macatawa. Any cute, punny ideas? Thanks!
Round Table Cloth Crochet Pattern?Looking for a crochet pattern for a round tablecloth that has a pineapple design.
Getting Your Affairs in Order for Your Kids?I'm afraid that in the event of my death my kids would have no ideal what to do. They would need to call to have social security benefits and retirement payments stopped. They would also, need to know what bills need to be paid, etc. I pay everything online and don't get paper statements.
Improving Self Confidence?How to do I get back my self confidence? I have been hit with some setbacks that have rocked me to the core, my self confidence right now is at zero. Does anyone have any tips on getting it back?
Paint Color Advice?I need help with what colour to paint my walls and what accent to use. I recently bought a rust coloured couch with a chocolate brown piping and two mahogany chairs, one is rust/brick red and the other is chocolate brown.
Camping Food Ideas?I am looking for ideas for good campground food.
Training Puppy Not To Chew On Everything?How do I get my Minpin Sugar Bear to stop chewing everything up?
Getting Rid of Blackbirds?Black birds are eating our suet and so the woodpeckers are staying away. The blackbirds eat a cake of suet in a day! Is there anyway to discourage them, actually send them on their way? We have so many other birds we'd rather be feeding. Thanks.
Planting a Burning Bush?I live in Texas, when is the best time to plant a dwarf burning bush?
Vomit on a Couch?I need to remove vomit smell from my sofa.
Dog Sleep Requirements?What is a normal amount of time for a 2 year old dog to sleep?
Cats Using Garden Beds As A Litter Box?How can I safely repel cats from using my garden as a litter box?
What is This Caterpillar?There was a huge caterpillar eating a green tomato on one of my plants. It was as big as a man's finger; colored the same as the tomato vine; it had cream colored lines running downwards on its sides.
Marble and Travertine Cleaning Recipe?To clean marble and travertine, use Dawn liquid dish-washing detergent as a general cleaner. To remove stains, make a paste of 1 Tbsp. cornstarch and 1 tsp. of 3% hydrogen peroxide.
Cleaning Painted Walls?How do you wash oil based painted walls?
Can Diabetics Use Splenda?Is Splenda suitable for diabetics?
Restoring Shine to Marble Floor?How do I make marble floors shine?
Getting Rid of Bats?Recently, I noticed droppings on my outdoor patio table. The exterminator said it was bat droppings from a bat that stays in my outdoor umbrella. How do I get rid of the bat? I can't use my deck otherwise. I've never had any bat problems for the last 18 years.
Advice for Safely Finding Babysitting Jobs?I need a babysitting jobs and I would like tips on how to start.
Keep Mosquitoes Away With Listerine?Has anyone every tried the homemade remedy for repelling mosquitoes using Listerine? If so, does it really work? I tried it and it didn't seem to work. How is it made?
Getting Guinea Pig Used to People?I'm having trouble with my new guinea pig. I can't touch him because he runs away. I need help to learn how to carry him.
Freezing Yellow Squash?How do you freeze fresh yellow squash?
Getting Rid of Chiggers?How do you get rid of chiggers?
Natural Repellent for Squirrels?Squirrels are eating my tomatoes! I've tried every trick in the book, chicken wire to surround plants, coffee grounds, skunk plants, whirrley-birds, flags, streamers, fake snakes, fake owls, moth balls, Shake Away urine granules (and human, I was desperate), dog hair and human hair.
Crocheted Jack-O'-Lantern Pattern?I am looking for a crochet pattern for a Halloween jack o' lantern. Please help.
Removing Smoke Odor from Wood Furniture?What can you use to clean wood bedroom furniture that smells like smoke? They say to use baking soda. Do you mix it with water? How do you use it to clean?