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Tennessee Mud CookiesBoil margarine, sugar, cocoa, and milk for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Add 2 tsp. vanilla, and 1/2 cup peanut butter. Mix until smooth and add 3 cups oatmeal (uncooked).
Hot Dog SandwichesThis recipe is so simple a child can prepare it and so tasty that the whole family will enjoy it!
Frozen Fruit SlushGrate the rind of one of each and use the juice of the lemons and oranges. Add the sugar and mashed bananas and stir well. Add crushed pineapple and ginger ale.
Microwave Stuffed MeatloafPlace bread in blender container. Process to fine crumbs. Add to ground beef in bowl; mix well. Place celery, onion, egg, water, salt, and pepper in blender container.
Lemon and Garlic Roasted Broccoli and CauliflowerThis dish also tastes yummy sprinkled with 1/3 cup of grated Parmesan or Romano before serving if you choose.
Chicken and RiceThis can be cooked in one pan, Its tasty and you can change ingredients around if you like or add more!
Chickpea Pita BurgersYou can make the uncooked patties a day ahead and keep covered in the refrigerator, separated with wax paper.
Low Fat Chicken EnchiladasBoil chicken breasts in water to cover in saucepan until tender. Remove chicken, reserving broth. Bone chicken; cut into bite-size pieces. Saute' onion, garlic, and jalapeno pepper in olive oil in skillet until tender.
Summer Salad BowlSalad can make a wonderful summer meal.
Crochet Ribbon Rose PinThese are super easy, use just a tiny bit of ribbon yarn and whip up in minutes!
Use Hand Sanitizer to Clean GlassesOne of the best products I've found to completely clean the lenses on eyeglasses is hand sanitizer. I've tried many glass cleaning products and have always dealt with residue from hair spray or other smears.
Clean Fireplace with VinegarRemove fireplace soot and grime with undiluted white distilled vinegar. Use a brush to scrub then blot the wetness and dirt off with a towel.
Scenery: Port Charlotte, FLThis picture was taken outside my mother-in-law's house
ToadMy kids found this cute little black toad in our yard and I had to take a picture of it, of course. :) The kids love to have me take pictures of their finds.
Garden: Flower Pots My mother in law had her flower pots sitting in her arbor. So, I thought it would make a great picture.
Turn Hot Water Heater Off When LeavingIf you have an electric water heater, after taking your night-time showers or washing your dishes, whichever comes last, shut off your water heater. I flip the breaker that controls only the water heater. Turn it back on in the morning.
Lola (Boxer)Lola is a 6 year old Boxer. We have had Lola for 4 years. Our family dog had just passed away and we heard that a friend of a friend had a dog that needed a home.
Make Notepad from Book Fly LeavesAfter you have a garage sale, and before you donate your books to the library or the church, why not take out the fly leaves (blank pages in the front and back of most any kind of book)?
Uno (Hamster)This is Uno sitting in a child's slipper.
Use Nail Polish to Identify KeysUse brightly colored nail polish as a frugal way to distinguish one or two of your most needed keys on your keyring.
Freeze Dog Treats in Ice CubesAfter asking vet and consulting many web-sites, I have come to the conclusion that two or three, sort-of melted ice cubes are cooling and fun for dogs to chew or lick. I got an old-fashioned ice cube tray and filled each compartment with one half water.
Moe (Cat)This is Moe, my elderly cat. I adopted him three years ago from a friend moving overseas.
Garden: Queen of the Night This flower is a strange and beautiful flower it only blooms once a year usually in August but it blooms up in the morning hours around 2 or 3 am and only stays open a short time then closes forever until another year passes.
Store Extra Bags in Bottom of the Trash BinFind storing your rubbish bags messy? I store mine at the bottom of the waste bin. That way, they are right where you need them when you pull the used bag out!
Sewing Chalk BoardI took a Dollar Tree chalkboard and made it into a decorative board for your sewing room.
Using Pickle JuiceUse up pickle juice by adding mayonnaise, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper until it is the consistency and flavor you prefer. Adding pickle juice with spices to sour cream makes a tasty dip for veggies too.
Make a Wind Chime with Old Beads and...I recently put together a rather pretty hanger/wind chime for the patio using lots of leftover beads, old odd earrings, bits of old brooches and necklaces, and some colored glass pieces from a broken wind chime.
Organizing Your Glove CompartmentThere are so many things that we need to keep handy in our car glove compartments, and it doesn't take long for it to become so packed with stuff that we can't find anything! I have been able to keep mine organized for years now very easily.
Keep Bread Mold from DevelopingWhen the weather becomes hot and humid, we always had problems with our soft breads getting moldy. Since it is only my husband and I, bread lasts longer than when we had our kids at home.
Decorative Food LabelsMake a professional looking decorative food label to display in front of the food you are serving at a semiprofessional social event. (Plus they are fun and easy to make!)
Axlee (Rottweiler)Axlee is a 4 month old Rottweiler. I got him from a breeder when he was 7 weeks. He likes to make the spring door stop, go up and down with his paw and then bark like crazy.
Crocheted DishtowelsThere is no better gift for housewarmings, Christmas, first dorm rooms, or to simply share with a neighbor than good, all-purpose crocheted dishcloths.
Check The Price Per Ounce When ShoppingI've found that when grocery shopping, it pays to check the price per ounce. Sometimes a sale item isn't the cheapest product. Kids love to help with grocery shopping. While shopping, asking them to compare prices and price(s) per ounce for various foods.
Can I Give Milk Of Magnesia To My Dog?My Dachshund is constipated so I gave him milk of magnesia and a second later he pooped out brown watery looking poop is he OK?
Polishing Eyeglass Lenses?How do I remove scratches from my eyeglasses lens?
Advice for Updating a Company Website?My new boss wants me to update the company website and I don't know how! Can anyone tell me how I go about doing this? Help, please!
Homecoming Float Ideas for Preschoolers?I am looking for themes for a homecoming float for preschoolers. It will be the Rams vs. Wildcats. Any ideas will be appreciated.
Downloading Images from a Digital Camera?I tried to download the images in my Nikon digital camera to my computer today. The images do not display in the camera's folder as they usually do.
Socializing a Dog-Aggressive Dog?I think my dog is becoming aggressive! I have a 2yr old Pit Bull mix, he's a lovely dog and loves to play. The problem is he's started to fight back when a dog attacks him or initiates a fight with him. A few months ago he would usually run away from confrontation.
Getting Rid of Adult Acne?What is a quick, easy, and effective way to get rid of adult acne? Please help!
What is Heavy Cream?What is heavy cream?
Why are My Chrysanthemums Turning Brown?I have mums in containers that are turning brown. They are not getting a lot of sunlight or water. Is that the problem? What does it mean to pinch them back?
Treating Acetone Chemical Burns?What can I use for acetone chemical burns?
Responding to a Dance Invitation?I got asked to homecoming. Here's how: he asked me if I would go by writing the question on plastic spoons and stuck them all over in my lawn, when I got them all I had to unscramble the letters. I have no idea how to answer him. Please help!
Feces Stains on Underwear?My mother soiled her pajama bottoms. They are made of brushed cotton and I have used the product "Vanish" on the stain and washed them twice, but the stain is still there.
What kind of snake is this?My brother found a snake in our apartment on the second floor, it was green on the top and yellow spotted on the belly side. What kind of snake could this have been and is it common for them to get into a second floor apartment?
How Do I Freeze Pumpkin? How do I freeze pumpkin?
Brightening White Clothing?How do I get white clothes white again? They have a dingy, a rusty color to them. The tops are made of cotton, with some rayon in them.
High School Homecoming Float?We need to make a homecoming float. We are the "Storm" (red and black) and they are the Standing Rock Warriors.
Making Your Own Powder Puff?What are some alternatives to a powder puff, that I can find locally (without ordering from the net) or better yet some way to make one?
Energy Usage of a Toaster Oven vs. Conventional Electric Oven?Which uses less energy, a toaster oven or a regular electric kitchen stove oven?
How Do You Clean Suede Purses?I have a hot pink purse with cloth top and suede bottom with a hanging fringe. It is 11x11 inch. The bottom is very dirty and I need to clean it. What can I clean it with?
Do Thermal Insulated Curtains Really Help?Does anyone know if those thermo curtains work? You see them at Walmart and Target. They have a special backing to the curtains that are energy efficient and of course block out light.
What Can I Use to Weight a Doll?Does anyone have a suggestion for weighting a doll? I have used plastic pellets, but I'm looking for something with a little more weight because the plastic pellets are just not giving it enough weight.
Growing Cantaloupes?I have cantaloupe plants that had bloomed with yellow small flowers. Am I suppose remove the blossoms for the fruit to grow or not? I don't want to kill my fresh produce.
Making a Matchbox Shrine?I would love to know if anybody has tips on making a matchbox shrine.
Opening a Singer Magic Steam Press 7?How do I open the Singer steam press to install a new water tank?
Use Good Thread When Quilting?I need some quilting advice. I want to start piecing a crazy quilt and need to know what type thread to use that will hold up. Thanks in advance for any info.Blessings.
Toilet Bowl Cleaner Brush Stuck in Toilet?A toilet cleaning brush was pushed down deep in the toilet to push the water down, and the handle broke and the brush is stuck all the way down in the toilet, how do I get the brush out and unclog the toilet?
Cleaning a Smooth Top Stove?I recently moved and my new place has a white electric stove top that's seamless (ie., completely flat surfaced). The problem is, whenever I use it, huge black marks (they look like burn marks) show up on the stovetop.
Removing Pet Odor from Carpet?We have three dogs in the house, and the carpet smells like dogs. What can I use to make the carpet smell fresher?
Changing a Bobbin Winder Spindle Gasket?How do I change the winder gasket? I got my sewing machine apart and need to change the gasket that is on the post of the bobbin holder (winder).
Homemade Flavored Coffee?I need some simple quick recipes for flavored coffee? I am not wanting the flavored instant stuff they sell, but real coffee.
Replacing Insert in a Tub/Shower Faucet?We put in a new insert for an old disc type tub/shower faucet, and it only lets a drip through. When we take it out and turn the water back on, it comes through fine. How do we fix this? Thanks!
Making Shaped Flower Beds?I saw a question asked previously about planting flowers in the shape of letters, to spell out your business name. How is this done and what types of flowers work best for this? Do you make a stencil out of landscape fabric or can you purchase or make molds for the letters?
Gardenia Not Blooming?I have an indoor gardenia that I can't get to bloom. I have read that pruning at the end of the season helps, but I'm not sure how to do it or when. The plant is in good health generally.
Getting Rid Of Grubs?What is the best, safe, and free way to get rid of grubs? Thank you in advance.
Browning Emblem for Groom's Cake?My son is getting married in December. He is a hunter and he wants the Browning emblem on his groom's cake. Are there any Browning emblem figurines out there to buy or make for a cake topper on the groom's cake?
Keeping Bees Away from a Hummingbird Feeder?Would anyone know of any homemade solutions or handy tips on how to keep yellow jackets away from hummingbird feeders?
Paint Color Ideas to Brighten Kitchen?I have white kitchen units with black counter tops. I am looking for a suitable colour for the walls. I don't get a lot of sun in the kitchen and don't want to make it appear darker. Any ideas?
Candle Wax off the Wall?How do I remove candle wax from my painted wall?
Removing Odors from T-shirts?My husband's shirts have a bad smell along the neckline. They are mainly t-shirts. I have tried to wash them and even tried Shout, but nothing works. The smell is kind of like strong hair dye, but nobody at home dyes their hair.
Cat Won't Poop in Litter Box?I have a 6 year old tabby cat that will pee in the litter pan, but poop on the floor near her litter pan (which is in the bathroom). It seems to me she does it when I clean out the litter pan and put fresh litter in it. How can I get her to use the litter pan to poop in it?
Uses For Bottled Lemon Juice?What are some uses for bottled lemon juice?
Canning on a Solid Top Electric Stove?I have an electric stove in my new house. I understand that it is impossible to use a pressure canner for canning foods. Any suggestions?
White Out on Skin?I need to know to remove Quick Dry White Out fluid by Bic from my skin?
Sources of Financial Assistance with Medical Expenses for the Uninsured?I have recently been switched to injectable insulin, I have no insurance and no money either! I have applied for patient assistance, but have not been sent anything yet to help me with the cost of my insulin. I need Humalog very soon, what do I do in the meantime?
Birthday Party Theme Ideas?My husband and I have our birthdays only a week apart. I was wanting to plan a surprise birthday party for him and my mother thinks we should have a joint party. The problem is what theme should we go with?
Making Shaped Flower Beds?I saw a question asked previously about planting flowers in the shape of letters, to spell out your business name. How is this done and what types of flowers work best for this?
Pattern for a Keepsake Pillow Made from Ties?My father had lots of ties and I hate to get rid of them. I saw on TV where someone had made pillows out of the ties as keepsakes. Does anyone know where I would get the instructions? It would really mean a lot.Thanks.
Removing White Out from Furniture and Carpet?I need to know to remove Quick Dry White Out fluid by Bic from furniture and carpet?
Fixing a Wobbly Ceiling Fan?How do I rebalance a ceiling fan? It is securely fastened to the ceiling.