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Easy Ham ChowderCombine all ingredients in medium saucepan. Stir in 1 1/2 cup water or milk. Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer 3-4 minutes or until heated through.
Ham Breakfast CasserolePut 1/3 of bread, ham and cheese in greased 9x13 inch pan. Sprinkle with 1/3 of flour and mustard which has been mixed together. Repeat 3 times.
Chinese ChickenSaute onions and celery in butter. Add chicken, mushroom soup and chicken broth. Add soy and Tabasco. Simmer for a few minutes.
Busy Day Tomato Rice SupperThis is a tomato/meat mixture served over rice that makes a total meal. It is quick, easy, and economical. I first made it when I got home late one day and needed to fix something quick with whatever was on hand.
Chipotle Crusted Pork TenderloinPreheat grill to medium-high heat. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the onion powder, garlic powder, chipotle chili powder, salt, and brown sugar.
Fruited FishFresh, easy and low calorie.
Moroccan SpaghettiThis recipe has become a family favorite. It's still spaghetti and meat sauce but with a unique taste twist. The spinach is optional but try to use it; it just adds to the whole taste experience.
Healthy Apple Butterscotch CakeA healthy and delicious way to enjoy dessert! Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9x13 inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
Southwest Green Bean and Tomato SaladThis salad is spicy hot so if "hot/hot" is not your cup of tea, simply use one small jalapeno rather than two. You can also substitute the lemon with a lime for a slightly different flavor.
Raisin PieMix flour, cinnamon and sugar. Stir in enough of the water to make a fairly thin mixture. Cook raisins in the remaining water about 5 minutes.
Buddy (Jack Russell Mix)Buddy is about 2 years old. His breed is Jack Russell and I have no idea! But he is MOSTLY a Jack! I adopted him through the Animal Shelter in Oct 2008. He has toys that he will play with. Loves the orange ball. He will bring it to you but won't give it to you!
Removing Mildew from GarmentsTo remove mildew from laundry, add 1 cup Clorox Bleach and 1/2 cup of Cascade dishwasher detergent powder to 1 gallon warm water. Let soak, then launder as usual. This works best on items that has not been put in the dryer prior to treating.
Cook Bacon In OvenCrisp, flat bacon. Can make a lot at one time. There is less mess and you can do other things while the bacon is in the oven. The bacon gets really crispy with the grease poured off and stays flat.
Scenery: Memorial Day ParadeI love our town's Memorial Day Parade and am thankful for the sacrifice of these men and the men and women currently serving our country.
No Sew Child's Half ApronEasy and classic half apron for your little darling. Fold the fabric in half, then cut one kid's size apron shape through the two layers of fabric (a half-circle shape) OR cut one shape out, lay it on the other fabric, trace with pencil then cut.
Garden: Park FlowersThis is the flower garden at a park where we held a meeting for our trike group I thought it was very beautifully done!
Wildlife: Wood DucksThis pair of Wood Ducks with their baby seemed to know my husband was only admiring them and not going to hurt them. They sat long enough for him to get several pictures. Just look at all the patterns of gorgeous color on them.
Wildlife: AntelopeWe live in a rural area with antelope. This is one of a set of twins. We went over to look at them and this little one came right towards us.
Scenery: Cornfields (Omaha, NE)This was taken on the 4th of July weekend. This was taken right outside Omaha Nebraska.
Garden: Johnny Jump UpThis photo is from my "Signs of Spring" folder. I didn't know until I loaded the photo that my early blooming flower had a friend on it. What a bonus addition to the photo!
Use Silverware Trays to Organize DrawersUse silverware sorter trays in the bathroom for make-up, toothbrushes, dental floss, etc. The trays are also useful for organizing in a sewing/craft area.
Scenery: WildflowerWalking through a park and noticed this beauty of nature. Even though it is past its prime, nature has made it beautiful.
Contact Manufacturer For AssistanceI had the 1960's Betty Crocker loose leaf cook book. My son asked for a recipe and I pulled out the book, only to find the page missing. I looked on the Betty Crocker Internet site and it wasn't there, so I wrote to Betty Crocker.
How to Grow Wild LupineHave you ever gathered seeds from wild lupine plants to sow in your garden and ended up with disappointing results? Stands of lupine are easy to establish this way, providing the conditions are right.
Get Your Parrot to Try New FoodsAs one should, I try to offer my parrot new foods at least once per week. It doesn't need to be anything elaborate, just healthy. The problem that some parrot owners run into is that their bird won't try new foods.
Mckayla (Golden Retriever)Mckayla is two years old and a Golden retriever. She chose me around Christmas time a few months after we lost Buddy. He was a shelter rescue who was middle aged when we adopted him and then lived with us for another 10 years. We still miss Bud.
Recycled Flower BroochI cut several cans using kitchen scissors, then used flowers die-cut by Sizzix to cut forms. I then mounted several layers to make this colorful brooch.
Make Doll House from Old BookcaseTo make a Barbie house, start with a small bookcase you might have that you no longer use. Use carpet remnants for the floor, or recycle an old rug. You can also use linoleum scraps to cover the floor of your doll house, or use the contact paper with the wood look.
Spray Paint to Update Car CarpetingAn auto detailer said that used car lots update old carpeting with plain old spray paint.
Crafts that Reuse Tissue PaperI dislike seeing things thrown away without ever being used. We have thrown away large handfuls of gift tissue that comes in those gift bags and this is such a waste.
Use LED Clock as Night LightIf you need a night light and don't have one, you can use an old LED clock. They use very little energy and are pretty bright. Also, you will always know what time it is.
Family Movie NightIt will soon be time to get one of our "Jaws" movies out and get out the squirt guns, beach blankets, some sea shells, and towels. When the shark comes on, the kids squirt one another, When someone says the word "shark" on the movie, the kids do a Da Da! - Da Da! - Da DA! - the theme of Jaws.
Lawn Chair CoversMy lawn chair covers were suffering from sun rot and needed a lot of help. In one afternoon, I crafted four chair covers from some worn jeans I had on hand.
Bake Mini Cakes in Tuna CansI needed small cake pans, but didn't have any, so I grabbed some empty tuna cans. They are just the right size for mini cake pans.
Rubbing Alcohol As Roach SprayKill roaches by spraying them with rubbing alcohol. I was sitting outside at night when I saw the beast and sprayed it; it died within minutes. Of course, I had to chase it first.
Olive (Dog)Olive is one years old. I got her from SPCA when she was three months. Olive lives to play ball, and play in the mud.
Removing Urine Odors from Backyard?I am looking for a homemade recipe to get rid of dog odor in my dirt back yard. They all seem to pee in the same area every time.
Remedies for Ants?How do I get rid of ants?
Crepe Myrtle Blooms Not Opening?I've had a crepe myrtle for 10 years that has never flowered. It is full of buds, but the buds never open to bloom. Is there a flowerless variety that I happen to have, or can I take some action to get my crepe myrtle to flower?
Banana Pepper Recipes?I had some banana peppers given to me. What do I do with them? How are they prepared, cooked?
How Long is a Shih Tzu in Heat?How long does the bleeding last on a Shih tzu?
Car Sickness Remedies?I'm going to Wales by car in a few weeks and it takes 4 hours. During long journeys I feel sick and really irritated. Is there anything to stop this. ie, certain food or drink or something?
Removing Pritt Brand Glue from Wallpaper?How do I remove Pritt brand glue from wall paper without damaging the paper?
Clean Mildew Off Grout?How do I clean the what used to be white grouting on my bathroom tiles? There is mildew on the grouting and I can't get it white again. I have tried using bleach with not much success.
Getting Rid of Rollie Pollie Bugs?To get rid of green small grasshoppers and rolly-pollies, put habanero peppers or Jalapeno peppers into a blender, add water, liquefy it, and strain into a sprayer. No more bug problems.
Cleaning Cat Pee Off A Couch?My cat has peed on my sofa once again! The smell is so awful that I can't enjoy sitting in my living room anymore. I need a home remedy that is going to work. Please help.
Hitachi HB-B102 Bread Machine Instructions?I need a manual for a Hitachi HB-D102 Bread Maker. I am looking for preferably a free website where I can print it out.
Getting Rid of Water Grass?Help please. Our yard has become overgrown with watergrass! It seems to be the only thing that keeps on growing. What do we use to get rid of it? We try to use green ideas as much as possible, but sometimes we resort to chemicals.All help is very much appreciated
Buying Vintage Travel Stickers?I would like to get some old travel stickers to add to an old steamer trunk, does anyone know where I can get them?
Black Currant Stains on Clothing?How do you remove blackcurrant stains from clothing?
Ugg Boot Reviews?I have been wanting a pair of Uggs for awhile now. I don't know if it is worth it though! Should I get them?
Products for Dull Laminated Wood Floor?I have a laminated wood floor that has lost its luster and shine. The flooring is in great shape. Is there anything on the market that I can use to bring back the luster and shine.
Cleaning Grout and Tile?What is the best way to clean tile and grout that is mucky?
Kenmore Ice Maker Freezes Up?My Kenmore icemaker is freezing up due to too much water in the fill cycle. How can I decrease the amount of water filling the ice tray?
Protecting Young Puppies from Parvo?My dog died from parvo it was around my puppies which are very young. What can I do to protect them?
Cleaning Deep Fryer Baskets?How do I clean my deep fryer? The baskets have stuck on grease and I have scrubbed it with Brillo pads, but it still doesn't get clean.
Soothing a Whining Puppy?We have had our puppy for 3 weeks now. Suddenly, she has begun whining nonstop. She even whines in her sleep. She is very restless and tosses and turns. Any suggestions?
Choosing a New Cell Phone?I am a continuous user of Sony Ericsson mobiles from a few years, but now I want to change my brand. I have read a lot on about Nokia 97 mobiles. I want to buy the cheapest and best with touch screen facility and good voice quality.
Milk Thistle for Liver Health?I have heard that milk thistle is good for liver problems. Can anyone confirm this and if so what are the side effects? Many thanks.
Can I Freeze Avocado Slices?Can I freeze avocado slices?
Treating a Dog's Skin Allergy?I am looking for a good remedy for my female Shih tzu's skin allergy.
Overwintering Potted Evergreens?We bought some evergreens at a good price and want to save them for planting in the spring. We live in zone 3-4 so keeping them outdoors during the winter is not an option.
Menu Ideas for Baby Shower?I am looking for a really cool menu for a baby shower in August.
Cats in Flower Beds?What will keep cats from peeing in my flower beds?
Why Does My Riding Mower Keep Shutting Off?I have a Poulan 15.5 38in riding mower. It will start and run for a few minutes and then shut off. Then it will not start until it cools down. I have cleaned the carburetor, replaced plug, and cleaned the air filter. The carburetor is overflowing with fuel.