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Pumpkin Angel Food Dessert with Sugared PecansThis is such a simple recipe to make but has a unique great taste. I don't know the exact calorie count but think it would be lower in calories than most desserts
NBC'S (Nachos, Beans, and Cheese)This recipe is quick and easy and makes a great snack. You only have to have three ingredients, but can add more if you want to get fancy. My family LOVES these things, and we make them all the time.
Green Beans A La Sour CreamCook beans according to recipe on package until barely tender. Drain and place on bottom of 2 qt. casserole. Pan fry mushrooms and onions in butter in skillet for 1 minute. Add flour and salt and stir to blend.
Mom's Mega ChiliChili for a crowd! Brown ground beef in large kettle. Drain fat. Add other ingredients. Cover and simmer over low heat about 2 hours.
Morning Glory MuffinsThese muffins have so many good things in them, it's like a smorgasbord of delightful eating. Filled with energy-making good things, they are a delicious breakfast food or midday snack.
Delicious PunchHeat sugar and water until sugar dissolves and then cool. Combine rest of ingredients other than sherbet (include maraschino cherries juice). Pour into punch bowl.
Scenery: Baby HorseMy great nephew's first meeting with my new 17 inch filly born on the farm this week.
Olive (Miniature Schnauzer)Olive is 2 years old and a Miniature Schnauzer. I found her through a posting in the paper, she was just 7 weeks old. Olive, like most dogs, enjoys the simple life. Walks, going to the park and just being with her family makes her happy!
Bunter (Burmese)Bunter is 7 and a Burmese. I adopted from a breeder when he was a kitten. He has a sock fetish. When he hears the dryer door, he comes and waits for the socks to be unloaded and then grabs one and takes it to his food bowl and chews on it.
CD SpinnersKids will enjoy playing with these tops made from recycled CDs or DVDs. They also make great party favors.
Green Savings and LossesMany claim that the "green movement" isn't as green as it claims. True, many green options rob Peter to pay Paul. Bamboo flooring is an example. While it surpasses hardwood flooring in its regeneration, the farming of bamboo is not necessarily done in the greenest of fashions.
Travel with Medications in Original ContainersI recently saw a tip from someone advising you to put your medications in those convenient daily containers when going on trips to avoid carrying the medicine bottles. I would strongly advise that you not do this!
Use Film Canisters for SpicesWhen camping, place spices in empty film canisters. Once you get the campsite set up, poke holes in the lids for shaker tops if desired. Film canisters are also good for storing fish hooks, etc.
AMA Fundraiser: Climbing for GrandpaPictured is my dear daughter Melissa who participated in the American Lung Association's Fight For Air Arena Climb in Wilkes Barre, PA, in memory of my dad and her grandpa who recently passed away from lung disease.
Use Trailer Shower as SolariumThis is an idea for getting use out of your shower in a trailer. We have a trailer that we live in 6 months of the year. I am sure there are lots of others like us doing the same thing. I love house plants and came up with an idea to allow them in my trailer home.
Gift Mixes Using SplendaI am going to give a special gift to a friend with diabetes. I am going to mix all the dry ingredients for cookies, made with Splenda instead of sugar or some other sweetener. Then I will attach the instruction card onto the jar.
Briquette (Domestic Shorthair)Briquette (Brie) is a Four month old Domestic Shorthair. I fostered her and her siblings from the Wisconsin Humane Society. They were feral and she was the pick of the litter.
Scenery: Sunset (Devon UK)I love this sunset and the cloud formation over the sun.
Scenery: Wildflowers (CA)God's garden in the delta. Wildflowers along the road.
Share a Newspaper SubscriptionWe share the newspaper. I have a friend who subscribes and I have her save her newspapers for me to read. I see her at church twice a week and she gives me a stack each time. I still get the news and coupons and we are both being green!
Contact Company if Not Satisfied With ProductI have a tip when you are not satisfied with a product that you have purchased from a store or even online. This tip may seem inconvenient but it saves money. I purchased a Kaboom bathroom spray and after using it for one month the nozzle no longer worked.
Butterfly Pavilion (Phoenix, AZ)One of the many beautiful butterflies at the Phoenix Desert Botanical Gardens, Butterfly Pavilion.
Tessa (Bichon)Tessa is 4 years old. She is a Bichon, She was a rescue dog. She never had human contact or was let out of a kennel until she was 4 months old. I wanted her but the Puppy Mill wanted a lot of money for her.
Save Money on PlantsPlants and shrubs for the garden seem to get more expensive every year. I use a little trick when I plant new items. Some plants that are bound together in pots can be separated and you can get two or sometime three plants from one pot.
Baking Cupcakes in Coffee Filters?I have a cupcake pan that holds very large cupcakes. I decided I wanted to make some cornbread muffins. I wanted to use cupcake liners but did not have any that size, I tried to find them in the store but no one carried them. I had an idea - coffee filters!
Cleaning a Satin Purse?How do I clean a satin Coach purse?
Can Birds Get Fleas?Can my bird get the fleas?
Removing Wax on Inside of Microwave?How do I get wax off the inside of my microwave?
Should I Give Door Prizes at a Birthday Party?I am giving myself a birthday party and want to know if I should give door prizes?
What Breed is My Dog?I got my dog when he was 2 weeks old, now he is 3 months old. I know it has Pit in his blood line, but is it full blooded Pit? This is a picture of him at 2 weeks old.
How to Make a Jigsaw Puzzle Mat?Does anyone have an idea on how to make a puzzle caddy, the kind that rolls the puzzle up? Thank you.
Choosing a Countertop Color?Help! I have dark cherry bathroom cabinets, white 12 inch tile flooring, with inset of 2 inch teal green tile. I want to update with new counters and vessel sinks. What color counters would work with this flooring? Thanks.
Recipe for Circus Peanuts?I have been searching for a recipe for "Circus Peanuts". Does anyone have the recipe? I know where to purchase them, but I want to know how to make them.
Remedy for Small Bumps on Face and Corner of Mouth?My friend and I have been noticing a lot of little bumps on the side of my face and on the corner of my mouth. I put Vaseline on them and it still has not gone away. What can I do?
Keeping Track of Cell Phone?It seems like I spend half my life looking for my cell phone, which is always where I'm not. One time I saw a pattern for a crochet bag that you wear around your neck, so I made one, but it banged on my chest when I walked and drove me nuts.
Recipe for Al's Italian Beef Sandwich?Does anyone have a recipe for Al's Italian beef sandwich from Chicago?
How Can I Clean or Renew Paper Lamp Shades?I have some old lamps shades I'd like to look clean and new. They are the paper type, but one is what I would call accordion or waffle, not smooth. What can I do with it? I live on a very small disabled budget and lamp shades are higher in cost than lamps.
Organizing Small Closets?What is the best way to organize my closets which are small?
Stems on Giant Sunflowers Always Break Before Blooming?I love sunflowers and love to grow them, but right before they bloom the stem breaks and they are left hanging or drop to the ground. I don't get the chance to enjoy their lovely blooms, what could it be?
Cleaning a Crock Pot?How do you clean really scorched on food out of a slow cooker? I left a dessert recipe cooking too long and the chocolate cake is set like stone.
Eddie's Pastries Butter Top Coffee Cake?Attention all citizens and former citizens of Cairo, Illinois. I recently had posted a request for a long-loved Cairo, Illinois recipe from the 60s (or perhaps earlier?). The recipe I am in dire need of is the "original butter top coffee cake" from Eddie's Pastries in Cairo.
Removing Hard Water Stains?I have a well and the water tends to leave a rusty color on everything, including my sun room windows. They look like they are tinted. I have tried everything. What will clean this rusty residue off my windows?
Use Nylon Netting For Scrubbers?I want to make some scrunches with mesh netting. Can you please tell me how to make them? I have mesh netting fabric, but don't know how to make them.
Removing a Water Stain on Antique Wood Veneer Radio?We are refinishing an antique floor model radio and have been unable to remove a water stain on the top part. It is a veneer piece of mahogany. Any responses will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Do Rabbits Eat Tomato Plants?Do rabbits eat tomato plants? Thank you for your reply.
Installing Sand for a Pool Base?How much Styrofoam do I need to buy for an 18 foot round pool?
Magnolia Tree Hardly Blooms?I have a magnolia tree that I've been struggling with for years. The problem is no or very few blooms. I've tried a number of things. Still no use.
Alternative Containers to Use as a Litterbox?Is anyone else having problems with the covered cat pans from a company called Van Ess? (they latch on the front and back)
Cleaning Windows That Are Difficult to Reach?How do I clean a second story window on the outside? Thanks!
Leaves on Tulip Tree Turning Yellow and Dying?I have a 4 year old tulip tree; it is about 7 ft. tall and the leaves are turning yellow and dying. It has never had any blooms. It is in full sun, what is wrong?
How Can I Prevent Further Dye Transfer from a Purse to Clothing?I recently bought a pink purse from Honduras. I used it on the way home, but later noticed that it had bled pink onto my white skirt. How can I keep the purse the same color it is, but prevent bleeding onto my other clothes?