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Frozen ColeslawShred veggies and sprinkle with the salt. Let stand 1-2 hours. Do not drain. Bring syrup ingredients to a boil while stirring. Pour syrup over slaw and refrigerate 10 days to 2 weeks.
Roasted Garlic Red PotatoesYou can roast these reds on the grill too! Just place evenly, spread, and completely enclosed in tin foil.
Meatloaf In An OnionAn unusual way to serve meatloaf. Cut six 12 x 14 inch rectangles of heavy-duty foil; set aside. In a medium bowl, mix ground beef, egg, cracker crumbs, tomato sauce, pepper, salt, and dry mustard. Set aside.
Chocolate MousseI found this recipe on the inside of a Ghirardelli semi-sweet chocolate wrapper and decided to make it. It is most definitely replacing the recipe I've always used before! It's a lot of work but if you want to have a truly luscious treat you simply must try it.
Creamy Tuna Garden WedgesThis recipe is versatile. You can leave out the tuna for a meatless treat or replace it with 1/2-1 cup cooked crab meat.
Rocky Road BrowniesThis will definitely satisfy your craving for chocolate and something sweet!
Creamy Brandy AlexanderThe true meaning of decadence! This can be served as a drink or a dessert but either way it's really best served relaxing with your feet up.
Iced TeaCombine tea, lemonade, pineapple juice and sugar in large container; mix well. Place mint leaves in glasses. Add tea. 6-8 servings.
White Gardenia BlossomI had taken many pictures of our gardenia bush this year and dreamed of experiencing that 10 foot tall bush, filled with blooms, with my granddaughter. Little did I know that one special bloom appeared while they were home this week!
Sonny and Quincy (Kittens)These pictures are of my two new kittens which are brothers. The orange one is named "Sonny" and the white and orange one is named "Quincy." They were born at someones home that did not care for them. They were left outside and two of the others kittens are gone.
Warning: Swag Bucks ScamSwag Bucks is a Scam! I love being able to sign up at a site and be rewarded for participating in all of the offers available. It is fun, you meet cool people, and you win prizes. Sounds good so far, huh? Here it comes.
Wildlife: Buffalo (Custer State Park, South Dakota)While traveling in South Dakota, we were in Custer State Park and saw this buffalo trying to scratch an itch on a sign. The actual writing on the sign makes it all pretty funny.
Elly (Standard Poodle)Elly was born 3/3/2003. She is a Standard Poodle I bought from a breeder in Aylesford Norfolk, England. She likes to walk, walk, walk, walk. She has the most brilliant temperament.
Scuff Marks On Patent Leather ShoesTo clean scuff marks off white patent leather shoes, rub a small amount of mineral oil onto a test area. If the oil doesn't alter the color of the shoe, take a clean, soft cloth and apply a small amount of mineral oil to the surface of the show.
Scenery: McConnell's Mills (PA)My husband and I took our children to McConnell's Mills on Good Friday. It's so beautiful and peaceful there. I love the rushing sound of the water and the beauty of the place.
Keep Tomatoes Fresh Longer by Rinsing in Bleach WaterIf you have a large tomato crop, take a few extra minutes to wash your tomatoes in a weak bleach solution. A tablespoon of bleach to a gallon of water is a sufficient ratio for the solution. Do not rinse them. Spread your tomatoes out on newspaper in a cool, dry place.
Decoupage Wall PlaquesSmall wooden plaques with picture cut from magazines or other sources which are decoupaged into place using half white glue and half water or a decoupage medium, filled in or enhanced with paint.
Cover Bucket Handle With Garden HoseUse pieces of a leaky garden hose to cover a metal handle on a bucket. Trim to handle size and slit the hose down one side. Slip it over the handle and secure with electrical tape.
Use Spice Rack for Bead StorageUse an old spicerack for craft bead storage or for button storage.
Add Salt to ToothpasteI was pleasantly surprised when I sprinkled a little salt on my toothpaste before brushing. My teeth seemed to sparkle after rinsing. I have used baking soda before, but the salt worked better.
Wildlife: Black Bumble BeeI captured this image of one of the fabulous, huge, black bumblebees that visit my French beans every day. You can tell how big it is by using the bean flower as a scale.
Organize Coupons In Card Sheet ProtectorsI was having a hard time keeping up with my coupons. So a friend of mine bought me a binder for my birthday, and I bought a pack of baseball card holder sleeves and a pack of dividers.
Puffy Paint RecipeTo make a batch of puffy paint, simply mix equal parts of shaving cream and Elmer's glue. Add food coloring, a few drops at a time, until you get the desired color. Apply the glue to heavy paper using a sponge brush. Let the painting dry before moving it.
Using Crockpot Insert in the OvenYou can use your removable crock pot/slow cooker stoneware insert in an oven. Be sure the insert does not have any cracks or breaks in it. I normally coat it with a cooking spray for easy clean-up. I don't use the lid, for fear it would crack or break.
Sig (American Bulldog)Sig is a 1 year and 9 months old and an American Bulldog. I got him on the Christmas of 2008. Sig loves chase me when I ride my bike. Sig is the most loving dog he loves to be hugged and kissed. As big as he is he is so gentle. He's my Gentle Giant.
Unexpected Cruise CostsThere really is no such thing as an "all-inclusive vacation", because no one could include everything. However, some vacations claim to have everything, and then sneak some charges in the package. Cruise vacations are one of them.
Soften Dried Dates and Figs with a Slice of AppleIf dried dates or figs have hardened, place in a jar with a slice of apple. They'll soon be soft again.
Daisy, Maisey and Snickers (Jack Russell)Daisy, Maisey and Snickers are 7 weeks old. They are Jack Russells. They were born on Feb. 25, 2010. They like chewing and chasing the cat. They play hard and sleep hard! LOL
Travel: Anna Maria Island (FL)Anna Maria Island on the Gulf Coast of Florida is known by the local residents as "Paradise Without An Attitude" and they are exactly right. This is me in Paradise!
Use Broiler Pan on BarbecueUse a broiler pan to grill small items on your barbecue grill. We picked up a spare at the thrift store for this purpose.
Cleaning Dingy Grout?My bathroom grout in my ceramic tile is filthy. How do I get it clean without replacing it?
Baking Muffins in a Muffin Top Pan?I just got a muffin top baking pan and was wondering how long it takes to bake the muffins in it? Will it be the same time or half that? Thanks.
Name Ideas for Office Cleaning Business?What would be an eye catching name for an office cleaning company?
2nd Birthday Gift Ideas?I am looking for ideas to buy a birthday present for my 2 year old daughter.
Homemade Sugar Scrub?I have made a body scrub using brown sugar, baby oil, aloe vera, and vitamin E. The problem I found with this is it is so oily. Can you use water and half oil? Many thanks.
Identifying and Removing Pests on a Horse?There is a horse that is put out to pasture in the field outside our house. I have noticed that when he swishes his tail I have seen these brown things that are glued to his bottom.
Getting Rid of Fleas Naturally?I have used Frontline on my dogs and cat. One dog almost died. I have used salt on the carpet and still have fleas. What can I do now?
Home Remedy to Strengthen Nails?What is useful for fingernails that continue to chip and split?
Restoring the Shine on a Formica Countertop?I used Ajax cleanser to remove a spot on my Formica counter and it has left a dull mark. Is there any way to get the original look of the counter back?
Power of Attorney Responsibilities?Does the person who has POA for a parent, have a responsibility to provide financial reports to the other siblings?
Infestation Of Tiny Ants?How do you get rid of those tiny ants once they are in your house? Is there a home based solution, other than an insecticide? We have found some in the kitchen, have sprayed and put out ant traps, but they are still around.
10th Birthday Ideas?My son is turning 10 on 19 August 2010 and I want to celebrate his birthday on 21 August 2010 because his birthday is during the week. I want to take him and his friends to a park for a day. What can I do to make his party special? He likes the idea of going to the park.
What Breed is My Dog?Does anyone know what kind of dog this is?
Craft Ideas for 3 Year Old?Do you have any craft ideas for a 3 year old girl?
Doing Laundry With Dishwashing Detergent?I found out my maid washes the dish-cloths and tea towels with dishwashing detergent rather than washing powder. She was very offended when I brought it up with her.
Cleaning Down Filled Pillows?Is it possible to effectively clean down and feather pillows using a carpet cleaning machine (not a true steam cleaner)? I have a top loading washer and cannot get these pillows to sink, so they do not get effectively washed in there.
Wallpaper Will Not Stick to Walls?When I decorated my son's bedroom the wallpaper just falls of the walls. Can you help?
Whitening Yellowed Fabric?I have some old white t-shirts that were packed away that have turned yellow. How can I return them to white?
Do I Need to Use HE Detergent in a Front Load Washer?What is the difference between HE detergent for washing machines and regular washing machine detergent? HE stands for what? It is necessary to use in a front loader washing machine or is it a marketing technique?Thank you.
Eliminating Pet Odor?I have two dogs, and I really dislike the "dog" smell. What products should I use?
Mosquito Repellent for Dogs?I have a Border Collie and a Yorkie. The Yorkie is not bothered much by the mosquitoes, but the Border Collie is enveloped in a swarm the moment he steps outside. Does anyone have a safe repellent that I can use on his face? Thanks.
Removing Acrylic Nails?For 1 year, my fake nail has been over my own nail. The doctor said it will grow out, but it has been a year. My friend said go to another doctor and see about having my finger numbed around the area and cut cuticle and separate the fake nail and my own nail.
Wisteria Bloomed But Did Not Make Seed Pods?My two wisteria, white and blue, bloomed well for the first time this spring, but produced no seed pods. Why is that?
Cleaning a Water Stain on the Roof Lining of Motor Home?We have discovered some water ingress in our motor home. We have staining from the rain water on the roof lining. Can anyone suggest the best way to clean this?
Taco Soup Recipe Without Ranch Dressing?Years ago I used to make a taco soup that contained hamburger, taco seasoning, tomatoes, and Velveeta. I can't remember the rest of the ingredients, or the directions. I do know it contained "no" Ranch dressing.
Cleaning Dust Off Angel Doll's Feather Wings?I have a an angel doll that is my 22 year old daughter's. She will be home next week for a visit. I want to get the dust off the feathers on the wings of the doll. Please help.