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Nearly Sugar Free PieThis can be made in a few minutes and in the fridge before dinner. Here are three pictures for a step by step recipe.
Chicken Cider StewIn a saucepan, cook bacon over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan. Reserve drippings.
Zucchini PiePeel, seed and thinly sliced zucchini. Sprinkle RealLemon over slices and stir well. Let stand. Mix dry ingredients. Add to zucchini and mix well.
Cherry SaladCrush graham crackers. Melt butter; add sugar and mix with crackers. Spread in 9x13 inch pan; chill. Mix Dream Whip, cream cheese, and powdered sugar in mixer.
Green Chili Corn MuffinsThese muffins are so good and are often called Mexican Cornbread by many of the Southwest recipes. Delicious with almost any type of soup, and a "must go-with" for chili.
Fiesta DinnerBrown meat; add taco seasoning as directed on package. Add tomatoes; simmer for 15 minutes. Layer 1 flour tortilla in round casserole dish;. Place taco meat on tortilla and spread to cover.
Cheesy Mock SouffleThis little goodie is easy to make, uses up un-usable leftovers, and is very inexpensive. It does not "collapse" like a real souffle and can be made ahead of time and baked before serving. You may add meat, veggies, and condiments to suit your taste and leftover "stash".
Buffalo Chicken PizzaI found the idea of buffalo chicken style pizza at Allrecipes and, as usual, just couldn't resist tweaking to create my own version. Anyone who knows me knows I love buffalo chicken flavored anything from meatballs and burgers to fries, wraps, and even wontons!
Don't Clean Up Dough With Hot WaterWhen making doughy baked items, for easier clean up, don't use hot water. Instead, use cold water and a bench scraper. It saves time and effort. The hot water tends to make things even more gooey!
Use Child's Parroting Phase For MemorizationWhen my daughter was little, she went through a phase where she would try to annoy me by parroting everything I said. I used that to help her learn things I wanted her to know, like our phone number and address.
Label Corner of Fitted SheetBefore putting on a fitted sheet on a bed, take a permanent marker and write on the tag, LB or RB, depending on which side the tag is on. It makes making a bed much faster and easier! No more trying to figure out which corner goes where.
Easy Cheesy Potato SoupCook potatoes until tender. Do not drain all of potato water off. Save enough for 1 can of water in soup can. Add soup; add Velveeta cheese to taste.
Scenery: Moon (East Africa)My sister is a missionary and they shared this picture of how beautiful the moon is over the ocean. Yes, this is the MOON!
Rusty (Cat)Rusty is a rescue pet. My husband is a maintenance man. While preparing an apartment for re-renting, he found the cat hiding in a cupboard.
Recycled Boot Tray For Muddy ShoesUse the bottom of a broken plastic laundry basket as a boot tray for muddy shoes. Cut the broken top off and discard. The boot tray can easily be hosed off to keep it clean.
What To Do With Shedded Pet HairThere is an organization called "Matter of Trust" based in San Francisco that sometimes accepts cat/dog hair and forms it into an absorbent, natural fiber that is perfect for helping to clean up the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, among other things.
Rejuvenate Your Soil By Sowing a Cover CropWhen you put your vegetable garden to bed this fall, consider tucking it in under a cover crop. Also known as "green manure", planting a crop of legumes or cereal grains is a great way to rejuvenate garden soil and get your plants off to the best possible start next season.
Reuse Glass Water Bottles, Not PlasticThe economy has affected many of us in the last couple of years. Trying to shop for a family of five and stay within budget isn't easy sometimes, especially when you are trying to buy healthy items that everyone will like.
Painting a Faux Granite Counter TopI wanted to share my personal experience and tips for any of you considering doing this. I researched this project thoroughly before I actually took the plunge, and in my opinion, this method produced the best results.
Find Your Halloween Costume in Someone Else's ClosetCreating or coming up with a homemade Halloween costume is easily done by searching through someone else's closet! Simply ask a friend or sibling if you can pick a costume from their closet.
Poco and Bourbon (Quarter Horses)My husband and I were out hunting and riding 2 of our registered Quarter Horse geldings last fall. We stopped for a snack and give them a break. Keith decided to eat a granola bar and the two horses, Poco and Bourbon decided he needed to share.
Costume: Funny TeethMy daughter has supplied me with endless, funny pictures and I thought I would share one here! She fixed herself up and added the teeth to top the outfit off! :)
Scenery: Owl (Hogle Zoo)This was taken from our recent trip to the Hogle Zoo in Utah, I thought it turned out great the way he's looking right at us.
A.J. (Multipoo)The only way to keep cool on a hot day, is to "veg" on the couch with the A/C running. Our multipoo "A.J." is 5 years old, and is our baby.
Fall Flower Garland and WreathAn inexpensive uniquely made fall window decoration and matching wreath for your Church event or a classy way to just decorate your windows.
An Afternoon TogetherThis is my Mom and Dad. It was taken on a warm spring afternoon in 2009, about 4 months before Mom passed away from lung cancer. She passed away 2 weeks before their 40th wedding anniversary.
Blossom (Pit Bull Mix)Blossom is a 6 month old Pit Bull Mix. Blossom came to us about 1 month ago. Blossom had mange and her eyes were so infected they were closed shut. We rescued her from certain death at a shelter. Her previous owner was prosecuted for allowing her to get so bad and no treatment.
Product Review: Aller-Tec (Generic Zyrtec)I just had to share with everyone knowing that right now a lot of you have sinus problems. My sister found a product that is a blessing. I had suffered with horrible headaches and sinus problems of all sorts, but no more!
Think Outside the Bird: Ideas for Cranberry...You can use canned cranberry sauce for the following ideas but I make my own and it works just as well. I absolutely love cranberries so I've done all the ideas listed.
Link: Vitacost.com For Healthy Foodswww.vitacost.com is a fantastic site I just found out about. They offer a flat shipping and handling fee of $4.99, and have lots of healthy, organic foods available at a fraction of the cost found locally!
Use Beer to Kill SlugsTo get rid of snails or slugs, place a glass or can in a hole so that the top is level with the ground, fill almost to the rim with beer and leave overnight. In the morning, dump the pests on the compost heap.
Baby Horned ToadMy husband was outside watering when he saw the dirt move. As he looked closer he saw that it wasn't dirt at all. It was this cute baby horned toad. He brought it inside to show to the family.
Reuse Velcro Straps From ProduceI reuse the long green Velcro straps that are often wrapped around celery when I buy it. I save them to use as ties. I have wrapped Christmas tree light bulbs, extension cords, stacks of Christmas cards, you name it!
Where Can I Get Free Plastic Canvas Patterns?Does anyone know where I can get plastic canvas patterns for free? I would like to have a pumpkin for next month. I would appreciate any information. Thanks.
Canning Tomatoes?How do you can tomatoes and other fresh vegetables?
Adjusting the Tension on a Janome Sewing Machine?I have a Janome 423s. The bobbin thread runs along the bottom of the material. What is causing this? I have tried fixing it but with no luck.
Selling Crafts at Craft Fairs?In my community, craft fair season is fast approaching and I would like to try selling my own handmade items. Since I have never done this before, any suggestions would be helpful. What sells well? How do I determine how much to charge for each item?
Themed Float Ideas?I work with kids and I need a float idea for a parade that is coming up. The theme of the parade is Cavoilcade's 58 and Oil's Great.
My kitten won't stop sucking on me!Why does my kitten suck on me?
Crafts Using Wooden Silverware Boxes?I have a few old wooden silverware boxes and I am looking for dandy ideas for crafting these.
Veterinary Practice in Boise That Will Accept Payment Later?I have a female Dachshund that has been sick for 2 days and I receive SSI and don't get it until the first of the month. If I don't get her to the vet she will die. Does anyone know a vet service that will wait for my payment until the first. Thank you.
Ideas for a Successful Farmer's Market?I would just like to know what other people do to make a farmer's market successful. I need ideas and this seems to be the only informative site for everything.Thank you!
Reviews of E-Cloths?How "great" are the E-Cloth products? I have not purchased or used an E-Cloth yet, but would like to know which cloth others have tried and if they really wouldn't use another cloth to clean with.
Freezing Butternut Squash?How do you freeze butternut squash? Can it be frozen in the raw form?
Scratches on a Painted Cement Floor?How do I remove surface scratches from my painted cement floor? They are from my vacuum cleaner wheels.
MTD Mower Will Not Move With the Engine Running?I have a MTD lawn tractor 600series, 42in. It suddenly stoped moving. The engine is still running and the deck is running fine, but the car won't move forward and backward. I checked the gear, it appears to be attached to transaxle just fine.
Cleaning a Cow Hide?How can I clean a real cow hide?
Dog Has Become Aggressive Towards Strangers?My dog has recently started showing random aggressive behavior towards people. He has always had dog aggression and we had him in training for that, but in the last few weeks he has exhibited 2 instances of aggression towards random strangers.
Using Frozen Zucchini?I followed the directions on this site to steam-blanch my grated zucchini for freezing. Now it appears that I have about half the amount of fresh grated zucchini I started with. Will this affect the amount of zucchini I use in my recipes?
Removing Stains from a Countertop?I have a stain on my kitchen counter top that I am unable to remove. I think it is coffee or rust. I am sure the counter top is either Formica or a laminate.
Encouraging Teens to Cook for Themselves?Does anyone have any ideas on how I can encourage my teens ages 18 and 20 to cook for themselves? They are both in college and not working at this time.
Dog is Licking Its Hair Off?Today I noticed that my dog was licking underneath her right leg. When I checked her, I noticed that underneath her right leg she did not have any hair unlike her left side were she has hair. What can this be and is it something I should be concerned about?
Using Retin-A With a Derma Wand?Can you use Retin-A with the Derma Wand?