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Bachelor MealCombine tomato soup and water; bring to a boil. Break egg carefully into soup. Drop bread in toaster. When egg is poached, remove pan from stove. With a slotted spoon, carefully lift egg from soup and place on toast; plain or buttered.
Bacon Cheese QuicheThis is an easy-on-the-cook brunch. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease 9x1 1/4 inch pie plate. Stir Bisquick and margarine until blended. Add boiling water; stir vigorously until soft dough forms.
Double Decker "Truly Grilled" Cheese SandwichOf course you can flavor these up a tad with a bit of diced jalapenos, super thin sliced tomatoes, and/or some finely chopped cilantro or basil. Preheat a grill to medium high. Arrange slices of bread on a work surface.
Chicken Dip SpreadYour choice of crackers, veggies and/or pita bread for dipping or spreading.
Baked ChickenPreheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place rice in baking dish. Wash and pat the chicken dry. Arrange chicken pieces over rice. In a bowl, combine remaining ingredients; blend.
Cake In Orange CupsThis is a nice change from an ordinary slice of cake. Cut 12-18 12-inch squares of heavy-duty foil; set aside. Cut 1-inch slice from top of each orange. Scoop out orange fruit and pulp. Leave peel intact as a baking cup. Prepare cake according to package directions.
Cookie SaladMelt the marshmallows and milk together over very low heat and cool until you can add whipped cream. Roll Oreo cookies to the amount to cover the bottom of a small 6x9 inch glass dish and to cover mixture also.
Watkin's Pound CakeAlmost every year that I can remember as a child, Mother would make several huge fruitcakes; and this Watkin's Pound cake recipe is what she used as the cake part of the "fruit-cake".
Join Goodwill and Get CouponsEvery year Goodwill has a membership drive -I think it's in April. They sell memberships for $5. You will get 1/2 off anything you buy that day ,and they mail you 12 coupons good for each month of the year for $5 off any $10 or more purchase.
Buy Meat In BulkWhen buying ground hamburger for my family, I have found that buying in bulk and freezing is a great way to save us money. I have learned that if you buy a package of hamburger that is about 6 pounds, you can separate the meat into quart size ziplock bags (a pound a piece).
Use Sock as Pot HolderSingle socks in your drawer? Use socks as pot holders. One fits over the handle of any fry pan and two are great for picking up hot casserole dishes from the oven or microwave.
Gizmo (Moggie)Gizmo is a 6 month old Moggie. I got him in March this year. He likes to chase mice and tease the dog! Oh and sleep! He is very smoochy and loves a cuddle!
Ocean (Mixed Breed)Ocean is 1 year old and a Mixed breed. She was abandoned in a factory in southern Italy with 120 other stray dogs. We helped rescue her and another dog.
Make Your Own DeodorantTo make deodorant, mix 1 cup cornstarch and 1 cup baking soda. Add 1 Tablespoon coconut oil. Stir and add more cornstarch or oil until it is the consistency of silly putty. Then cram the mixture in your old deodorant container and refrigerate for about one hour.
Switch to Liquid Soap to Avoid Soap ScumInstead of using a cake of soap in the shower or bath, use liquid soap. Liquid soap is easier to handle and does not leave a thick film of soap scum on bath or shower tiles or glass.
Lily (Guinea Pig)My guinea pig lily climbed into a shoe in hopes to retrieve a carrot. She loves her carrots.
Use Ziplock as Purse OrganizerI am going to try putting everything in a large ziplock bag and stuffing it in my purse. I saw that purse organizer thing on TV. I like that you can put it in your purse and then change purses by just lifting it out, but I like the see through aspect of the ziplock bag.
Split Rock Lake (MT)My husband and a friend went fishing here one day and they took a picture of the beautiful Montana mountains. This is north of Augusta, Montana.
Use Black Pepper For Garden PestsI don't like to use chemicals in my vegetable garden. I use a large can of ground black pepper and sprinkle on my plants. It works quite well. The only problem is that you have to reapply after rain or watering.
Freezing Cottage CheeseI buy cottage cheese on sale and stock up when it is marked down. I use it for baking. I simply put the package in the deep freeze and thaw it in the fridge when I need it. After thawing, drain the watery liquid and stir in some sour cream, so it isn't dry.
Mark Where Seeds are PlantedAfter my garden is tilled, quite a few rocks get dug up. If they are about the size of a fist, I put one at each end of each row of seeds planted or in the middle of a hill of squash to mark the spot. They can easily be removed once the plants come up.
Make Your Own Ice for the Ice ChestMy husband is a long haul trucker who normally uses an electric cooler to keep his food and drinks cold. Recently his electric cooler died on him, so he had to resort to a regular cooler until we can buy him a new one (they ain't cheap!).
Brush Teeth After Meals To Avoid SnackingIf you have a difficult time not snacking in the evenings before bedtime, try this tip. After you finish eating dinner, immediately brush your teeth and floss or waterpik, whatever your routine, then rinse with mouthwash.
Use Fish Scale To Weigh LuggageUse a fish weight scale (has a hook and gauge) to weigh your luggage before a plane trip to be sure that your bags aren't over the weight limit!
Sea-Life SunglassesIf you're looking for a way to keep the kids busy during the summer vacation, why not try making some sea-life sunglasses. Not only is it a fun activity to do, you'll end up with a really cool accessory to wear on holiday or at a beach party.
In Memory Of DadMy Dad, who has passed away, enjoyed sitting out alone and thinking thoughts that only He and God knew about.
Housebreaking a Chihuahua?I have a teacup Chihuahua and she is only 5 months old. I'm having trouble housebreaking her.
Recycled Wool Rug Craft?I have a wool throw rug that is coming apart. Is there any craft I can make from the wool strands that doesn't involve knitting or crocheting?
Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas for Boys?I am planning to make simple, inexpensive gifts for all my nephews and nieces for Christmas. I know what I'm doing for the girls (rag dolls). I need some ideas for the boys. They range in age from 3-13.
Sears Washer Spins But Won't Agitate?My Sears washing machine spins, but won't agitate.
Recipes Using Splenda?What are good recipes using Splenda?
Jelly Won't Set Up?My pear jelly won't gel. I made it from Asian pears (apple pear).
Fleas in Carpet?Will baking soda kill fleas in my carpet?
Where Can I Buy a Yo-Yo?I want to buy a yo-yo. I used to have one as a child, but I could never do any tricks on them, it would be so cool to buy one. I have no idea where to start.
UK Substitute for Corn Starch
?I was looking at a recipe for making homemade bath bombs. One of the ingredients was cornstarch. What is this? We have cornflour in the U.K is it the same? Many thanks.
Bendix Won't Turn Flywheel in Mower With New Solenoid?I just replaced my solenoid an starter on my Murray riding mower. When I try to start it the bendix won't turn the flywheel.
Does Catnip Spread by Rhizomes?I was just wondering if catnip "Nepeta cataria" spreads by rhizomes? I have been told that it only spreads by seed so I would like to find out if this is true. Of course I'm talking about catnip and not catmint.
How Do I Vacuum Fry Okra?How do I vacuum fry okra?
Fleas in My Hair!How do I get fleas out of human hair?
Caring for a Potted Salvia?My stepson just gave me a huge potted salvia. I am a 101 gardener and the only salvias I have are a few small ones in a flower bed. Do I want to transfer this large potted salvia into a bed or continue re-potting?
Paying Off a High Interest Debt on a Fixed Income?I am a senior citizen paying over $1000.00 in interest fees on a $180,00.00 line of credit. The interest exceeds my income. What can I do?
Apple Butter Recipe?I need a simple recipe for making apple butter. Thanks.
How Do I End a One Way Friendship Tactfully?I have a "friend" that I only hear from once a year, when there's something to celebrate regarding her baby's (birth, birthday, baby shower, etc). Staying in contact with her is a one way street any other time of the year.
How Do I Wash A Feather Blanket?How do you wash a feather blanket?
Green Stink Bug Looking Insect Attacking Flowers and Tomatoes?I have bugs attacking my sunflowers, dahlias, roses, and tomatoes. It looks like a stink bug that is green, but how do I get rid of them in a natural way?
Pattern for Crochet Wine Glass Holders?I am looking for wine glass holders I can make. I saw some crochet ones. Where can I find some?
Looking for Dinnerware Purchased at Target?I'm looking for additional pieces to the large, round dinner plates and square smaller plates I bought at Target a few years ago. They are orange with bamboo looking edging. On the back it says: Ipanema China
Using D Con Rodent Poison?Is it true that if a rodent dies from the poison D Con, it does not leave an odor?
Canning Homemade Bean and Bacon Soup?Has anyone tried canning the bean with bacon soup and if so how long did you process it?
Debit Card Number Stolen While Shopping on a Secure Site?Any idea how a computer with a good security system and firewall could have been hacked for my debit card number? I live alone and only order used books online from reputable sites. No one could have known my card number, it's entered in on the site.
Do Skunks Dig Up Potted Plants?Do skunks dig up plants out of flower pots? If they do how do I stop them? I know we have had skunks in the neighborhood the last two weeks and this problem has just started. Help!
Trivia Questions for a Baby Shower?I need some good trivia questions for a baby shower. Does anyone have any recommendations? Thank you.
Ideas for Hanging a Vintage Unframed Mirror?I have a vintage, heart shaped, beveled mirror with no frame and no way to hang it. It has 3 shelves and is at least 5 pounds. I've called hardware stores and glass stores and no one has an idea what is the safest and best way to hang it.
Toilet Scratched By a Plumber's Snake?We have metal marks left in the toilet bowl from using a snake to get rid of a clog. How can we remove those metal marks?
Honeymoon Locations in Israel?I am looking for a nice place in Israel for my honeymoon after the wedding. Please help?