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No Bake Oatmeal CookiesMix butter, sugar, chocolate, and milk. Bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute. Remove from stove and add oats, vanilla, and peanut butter. Let stand a few minutes.
Corn Bread SaladIn a large bowl that will display colors nicely, layer half the crumbled corn bread, one can of drained beans, one can drained corn, 1/2 of the prepared onion, pepper, tomato, 1/2 of the prepared dressing mix, and one cup of the grated cheese.
Homemade TaquitosTaquitos are meats rolled in tortillas and fried. Typically, taquitos are dipped in guacamole and sprinkled with grated cheese like cheddar cheese before eating.
Crock Pot Chicken Avocado SoupThe avocado gave my homemade chicken soup a delicious creamy taste.
Chicken Gumbo BurgersEasy and kids love these! Brown hamburger. Add 1 can of chicken gumbo soup and ketchup and mustard in small amounts. Heat through.
Garlic and Cherry Tomato Baked Chicken So easy and tasty! Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Place chicken in a single layer in a baking dish and top evenly with tomatoes.
Ribbon Vegetable SaladArrange veggies in separate rows in 8 cup baking dish. Heat milk, water, cheese, and Worcestershire sauce in a small saucepan, stirring often, just until cheese is melted.
Use Carpet Scraps as Car Floor MatsCut leftover carpet scraps to size as floor mats in the car for winter use. They can be washed when necessary. For summer use, old terry cloth shower mats can be used to keep floors in the car clean.
Store Phone in Zip-Lock When Doing Yard WorkWhen you go outside to garden and take your cordless or mobile phones with you, pop them into a zip-lock bag to keep them dry and dust free. Zip-lock bags come in lots of sizes, so there's one for each phone.
Trickzy (Pomeranian-Chihuahua)My darling Trickzy is 3 years old but turning 4 this winter. Trickzy is a Pomeranian-Chihuahua. I got Trickzy from a family. My pet loves walking and running around everywhere. She is one hyper dog! :P
Scenery: Sunset (Saginaw Bay, MI)It was a long day of fishing having left the house around 9am that day. As we were packing up I looked up and saw this view. It was so peaceful looking it made the whole day even better. Good friends, great fishing and beautiful surroundings.
Use Mr. Clean Magic Eraser to Remove Paint TransferMy husband went ballistic when he saw a scrape on my car bumper. My grandkids ride their bikes, etc. and he just knew someone had "nicked" the paint on the bumper. I took a tiny bit of a Mr. Clean sponge (the clean-the-marks kind) and gently scrubbed the "nick".
Track Sales With A Price BookKeep a notebook of commonly purchased foods that are on sale. Note the date bought, store, brand, and the size of package and price per pound or ounce.
Grow Your Own Vegetable SproutsGrowing vegetable sprouts is fun, economical, and easy to do yourself. Not only are sprouts delicious, but they are also packed full of nutrients like protein, fiber, and vitamin C.
Make Your Own Diet Exchange Chart Using Windows NotepadIf you have a Microsoft Windows computer, you can make your own daily/weekly food planners, diaries, etc. complete with the little squares that you fill in to keep track of points or exchanges on Weight Watchers and other diets.
Tweety (Jack Russell Terrier)Tweety is a Jack Russell Terrier. She is 6 years and 2 months old. We had to put down or precious dog Panda, and my husband wanted another
small dog to love.
"Can I Keep It?" Rescuing Wild AnimalsIn almost every case, it is illegal to keep a wild animal. If you find a baby animal, that you believe has been abandoned; leave it where it is, unless it is in clear danger. Keep a watch on it from a distance.
Removing Hairband from Wet HairIf you have trouble taking a hair ponytail band out of your hair after swimming, try this. Rub some hair conditioner on it. It will come out easy and not pull out your hair.
Balancing Thrifty And FunFor as long as I can remember, my mother would have to scrimp to make ends meet. She divorced my father when I was in first grade, so was now home with 3 children, aged 6 and under. We had lots of hand me down and thrift store clothes and toys, but rarely anything new.
Vintage FrameWith just about any frame that has wide edges, you can make a beautiful frame from fabric and scrap embellishments. You can leave the frame "photo less" if you think someone would like to put in their own family member.
Sassy (Chipmunk)Sassy is a 3 year old Chipmunk. Sassy ended up as a baby on our deck 3 years ago, from then on, he has lived under a stump beside the deck but comes to sit with us each time we are out. He arrives back each spring.
Travel: Flying Over Mt Hood (Oregon)This was on a return flight to Portland, OR. It was a beautiful day and I just happened to look out the window as we were flying by Mt Hood. I snapped a fast photo and was glad it turned out as well as it did.
Alcohol For DVD Skip Remover and Eyeglass CleanserI have a two fold tip here. The first is that you can almost always get rid of those annoying skips on your DVDs by gently using eyeglass cleanser and a 100% cotton cleansing cloth.
Junie Moon (Shih-Tzu/Maltese)Junie Moon is a one year and eight month old Shih-Tzu Maltese. She was a rescue I got March 2009. She likes to play, play, play and wrestle with her cousin, Chloe - a Bijon Frise.
Removing Corn From the CobTo cut corn off the cob without burning your fingers, first boil your corn. I always cut my ears in half. Take tongs and get the corn out of the water. Hold the corn so you can stick a corn cob holder in the top.
Add Space By Changing Door HingesSome rooms are so small, they're almost worthless. Occasionally, a cramped kitchen or other room can be "enlarged" enough to relieve an intolerable situation, by merely changing the hinges on a door so that it swings out instead of in.
Share Your Worst Cooking DisasterPlease share one (or two) of your worst cooking disasters, along with the outcome and what you learned from the experience.
What Breed is my Dog?We adopted our dog from a rescue shelter last summer as a puppy. The paperwork indicated she is a Lab mix. Of course we could get the DNA test, but wanted to get some input first.
Making a Display Case for Hot Wheels Cars?My husband collects Hot Wheels cars. I have stock piled about 50 over the past year. Whenever I'm out shopping I will buy 4 or 5 at a time. His birthday is coming up and I am looking everywhere to find ideas for some kind of display case I can make.
Puppy Will Not Poop on Training Pads?Mattie uses her pad to pee, but refuses to use it to do do. What is the answer? She is a very excited animal and seems to do the do do bit for spite, when she doesn't get her own way. She is a miniature Schnauzer. She is 8 months old and a very lovable and good companion.
Repairing Light Spots in Beige Carpet?I have blotches in my carpet lighter than my beige carpet. What can I do to get it even colored?
Scrubbing Sponge Left Scratches on Car Windshield?My daughter was trying to help, but took a brand new scrubby sponge (scratchy side) to the hood and windshield of my 2002 Grand Caravan. Now there are scratches all over it! My concern is getting the scratches off of the windshield. Any help?
Machine to Extract Juice from Aloe Vera?I am looking for an aloe vera juice extraction machine for producing large quantities. Where can I get a good machine, either automatic or semiautomatic?
My Child Won't Poop In The Potty?My 3 year old always poops in his pants. One morning he woke up about 3am, while I was asleep. He had no pants on and he put his pillow under his bare bum and started pooing on it.
Looking for Selvage Edge Fabric Scraps?I'm looking for sources of the selvage edge scraps trimmed off quilting yardage. It can be any length, but I'd like to have widths of about 1.5 to 2 inches. I especially like selvage with the color dots and writing on the edge, but any will work for my project.
Tree Sap on My Windshield?How do you get sap off a car windshield?
How Do I Clean a Bathroom Exhaust Fan?What is the best way to clean a bathroom exhaust fan?
Discontinued Wallpaper - Manufacturer Unknown?Does any one know the name of this wallpaper or the company that has this wallpaper? I need an additional roll.
Is it Okay to Have a Freezer in the Garage?Would it be okay to put a freezer in garage?
Will Bathing a Dog With Dawn Help With Dry Skin?Can Dawn dish soap help with my black Lab's dry skin and dandruff issue?
75th Birthday Party Ideas?I am planning to celebrate my mom's 75 birthday and I need ideas.
What Breed is My Dog?What is my dog mixed with? He's about 70 pounds and his age is 12. If this has any significance (I don't think it does) he has a very high pitched bark. We know he has yellow Lab in him, but what else? What do you think?
How Do I Clean Walls With Flat Paint?My walls are painted with flat paint. I have a three year old grandchild. There are many unknown spots on the walls. The Mr. Clean sponge leaves residue and you can see every place I've tried to clean.
Propagating Bamboo?I would like to know how to propagate bamboo trees?
Canning Homemade Barbecue Sauce?How do I can homemade BBQ sauce?
Choosing Living Room Furniture?Is a sofa, loveseat, and chair too much leather for a living room?
Preventing Pine Sap Leakage After Pruning?Is there something that can be used to put on a pine tree to stop the sap from getting on everything after pruning? It would need to be something that will not stick to everything that touches it?
Removing Smoke Odor from Memory Foam Mattress?My house caught on fire, but we were able to save my newly purchased bed. It is a memory foam bed and smells badly like smoke. How do I remove the smell without damaging the mattress?
Bulldogs vs Patriots Themed Parade Float Ideas?I am looking for ideas for parade floats. The theme is: Bulldogs vs Patriots.
Products Available in the UK for Removing Lime Scale from Toilets?I have read lots of advice about what to use to clean the limescale build-up from a porcelain toilet pan. But mostly the products are available at Walmart, etc. Where can I get something similar in the UK, please?
Growing Avocado from Cuttings?How do you take a cutting from a full grown and fruiting avocado tree?
Room Mother Seeking Ideas for 5th Grade Activities?I have been elected the room mom of my son's 5th grade class. I usually volunteer, but have never actually had the room mom title. It is a wonderful class with great involved parents and his teacher is one of my very best friends.
Looking For Metallic Paint for a Knitted Scarf?Do you know where I can find paint for a knitted scarf that looks like pieces of aluminum?
Advice For Night Blooming Cereus?I have a Queen of the Night/Baby in the Manger that just bloomed tonight/morning. I have never seen that before. Awesome! My question is do you think if I cut the bloom before it closes I can keep the smell and if so how? It smells so good.
Organizing My Desk Drawers?How can I better utilize all of this drawer space? I have an absolutely massive office drawer and I have some stuff in it, but it's all so difficult to access and gets so messy so quickly!