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Creamed Chicken And BiscuitsPreheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease bottom and sides of an 11x17 inch baking dish. Chop onion. Heat butter in small skillet over medium heat until melted.
CroutonsThis recipe can be personalized by using different spices, different amounts of spices, different bread, different spray, and different crisping times.
Build Your Own TacosIt's so much fun to set up this "choose your own ingredients" meal for company and watch the choices and how they build their own tacos. You can make it easier on yourself by simply serving soft shells by heating the corn tortillas in a microwave tortilla warmer instead of frying them ahead in oil.
Peach DumplingsFresh peaches surrounded by caramel and flaky crust, mmm! Make your favorite pie crust, roll out dough to 1/8 inch thick, cut into 7 inch squares. Place on parchment lined baking sheets.
Parmesan Potato SticksPreheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat two 9 x 13 inch baking dishes with nonstick cooking spray. In a small bowl, combine bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, and pepper; mix well and set aside.
FrittataI love this! It makes a most excellent lunch with a bit of soup or a green salad! Add whatever your heart desires to it, I prefer broccoli and onions in mine, but you can put anything you want in it!
Red Raspberry DessertMix and press first 2 ingredients in pan. Melt marshmallows with milk and thoroughly cool in refrigerator; then add 2 cups Dream Whip. Place mixture over crumbs.
French Toast CasserolePlace bread cubes in greased 9x13 inch baking dish. In mixing bowl, beat eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla, and salt. Pour over bread. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
Stuffed Bell PeppersCut green peppers in half and clean out seeds and wash; put in small baking dish. Brown hamburger; cook rice. Put taco seasoning in hamburger and stir in cooked rice and about 1/4 can of tomato sauce.
Merlin (Maine Coon Mix)Merlin is 5 years old. We believe that he must be at least part Maine Coon because he is the largest cat that I have ever seen. I have also heard that they are very calm and sweet and laid back.
Rambo (Grerman Shepherd/Great Dane)Rambo is a 9 month old German Shepherd/Great Dane Mix. I got my dog from my friend on January 2010. He likes to jump on me, bow, beats with his waging tail, blocking the way. He is lovely, affectionate, brave, shivering voice
Blackie (Spaniel Mix)Blackie is around 8 years old. He is a Spaniel Mix. I adopted Blackie from a kill shelter. He loves stuffed animals and going for walks. He is a strong willed little one, but oh so very loving!
Bud and Bo (Dogs)During the blizzard of December 2009, the family made a path for the dogs to go do their business. They decided to take another path and were leaping like deer, then started to make a game of the deep snow.
How to Detangle a NecklaceMoisten a tangled neck chain with vegetable oil before trying to untangle it with two straight pins.
Coconut Oil to Fight and Prevent Ear InfectionsTo help dogs fight and keep ear infections away, give them a teaspoon of Coconut Oil everyday. If you have a smaller dog you can reduce. Why it works I don't know, but I have a collie mix with floppy ears, she had ear infection every time you turned around.
Use Baby Oil To Treat Wood FurnitureI have finished a raw pine wooden book shelf using just multiple coats of - BABY OIL! You just apply the oil until the wood won't absorb anymore. Voila, an oil finish, using less than a 1/4 of a bottle of baby oil.
Scenery: Salt RiverWe decided to take the dogs swimming in the river near our home and I snapped this shot of the Salt River and the sun as it was being hidden by storm clouds that were moving in. The storm was incredible!
Homemade Head Lice RemedyI came across this tip about removing lice. In a nutshell, it says that by putting conditioner in damp hair and then dipping a metal (not plastic) comb in the baking soda and combing through hair, it gets them out a lot faster.
Special Message Scroll CardI like pretty little packages much better than just a card in an envelope, so we have tried to come up with all sorts of "special occasion" cards or messages for our family and friends.
Peel Banana from the Bottom UpIf you peel a banana from the bottom up instead of from the top down, you won't have those annoying stringy things from the peeling.
Garden: Green Heart LeavesI took a photo of my green plant at the back of my house on one beautiful morning with my canon EOS 550D.
Use a Pot as Hose HangerMy husband and I went out in search of a rack for our hose. We were reluctant to pay what was being asked, so I suggested he use an old pot and attach it to a support beam.
Dental Floss to Slice Goat CheeseGoat cheese is a rather soft cheese and difficult to cut with a knife. I found using dental floss works great for slicing.
Cleaning Sponges and LoofahsTo clean sponges and loofahs, soak them overnight in distilled white vinegar and water solution to remove the dirt and slime. Rinse several times with cold water and let air dry (in the sun if possible). The mixture should be two parts vinegar to one part water.
Alternate Uses for an Ironing BoardUse an ironing board as a side table for a sick person or a table to wrap gifts.
Scenery: Sunset (Western Australian)These beautiful sunsets were taken en-route to Perth, Western Australia in the desert. Glorious!
Wildlife: GoldfinchEvery year I get sunflowers growing from seeds dropped at the bird feeders. We have one outside the kitchen window every winter. Now the finches are visiting and eating to their hearts content. I love these little birds.
Halloween Pencil Toppers As "Treats"I always make plastic canvas treats for my grandchildren and their classmates. I make 25 of these for grade school parties for under $5.00 total. All the children and teachers love them.
DVD Cases for PhotosUse DVD cases as photo frames. We travel a lot; therefore, we keep all our DVD's in a little zip around case. The cases fit a 5x7 wonderfully.
Dehydrate Tomatoes for Salads or SnacksFor a tasty salad addition or snack, buy Roma tomatoes on sale. Slice thinly and sprinkle with garlic salt or powder. Dry in a dehydrator until they are dry and the skins are no longer shiny.
Uses for 2 Gallon Water ContainersCut the spigot top off of 2 gallon square water containers, cutting straight across. Do not cut into the handle. Under the handle, you can write names or labels with magic marker, if you like. Put these up on closet shelves, bookcases, or under beds.
Dog Diarrhea and Vomit Odor on Carpet?My extra large dog got sick at night all over the carpets; every room stinks. She had the runs and vomited. How can I safely remove odors with no harsh chemicals, because I also have a small blind and deaf dog that stays in the house and the smell is confusing her.
Child's Greek Goddess Halloween Costume?My niece wants to be a Greek goddess for Halloween, but we don't want to order the costume online because we don't know how it will look. Is there anyplace where we can find a dress, shoes, headband, and accessories like those shown in this photo? She is 12 years old.
Planning a Masquerade Birthday Party?I am having a 30th birthday party for my sister. It's a masquerade party because it's the week before Halloween. Any suggestions for the invites or things to do?
Mold on a Down Comforter?How do you remove mold from a down comforter?
Stringing Beads With Small Holes?I'm trying to find out what people use to string beads with fairly small holes onto faux suede ribbon or silk ribbon. Can anyone advise me?
Grease Build Up in the Kitchen?How do you remove years of grease build up on kitchen cabinets and walls?
Cleaning Stainless Steel Pans?I need to clean the bottoms of stainless steel pots and pans. There is some old grease that I can't remove.
Travel Tips for Orlando, FL?What to do, see, and eat in Orlando when celebrating my wife's 30th birthday?
Removing Mildew from Leather?How do I clean mold off of leather and suede?
Buying Replacement Cuffs for a Coat?Where can I buy replacement cuffs for a coat?
Getting Rid of Mosquitoes Using Household Products?What can I use that is around the house to kill mosquitoes?
Homemade Compost Bin?I am looking for an inexpensive way to make a compost bin using easy to find recycled materials. I don't want it to be very large and it needs to be easy to turn the composted material. I just need to recycle garden and kitchen waste. Any suggestions?
Lavender Table Decorations?I need table decoration ideas for a lavender table.
Removing Rotten Meat Odor From Car?Some meat got left in our van for 5 nights. There is no sign of leakage, but the smell is horrendous. How can I remove the smell from the air, or do I need to just wash the carpet?
Removing Unerasable Markers from a Dry Erase Board?Use rubbing alcohol or hand sanitizer to clean dry erase boards. As a teacher, I found board cleaner did not get my boards completely clean. I poured alcohol into a spray bottle and only use it on my boards now.
Patterns and Instruction for Rectangular Loom?I am looking for patterns for a long loom.
Potty Training a Resistant Three Year Old?I need help. My 3 and a half year old won't poo on the pot. I've taken toys away, coached her by giving her a reward if she goes. I sat her beside me as I use the loo. Nothing is working I'm going crazy. Please, oh please, help.
Making a Verizon Droid Robot Halloween Costume?My grandson is turning three this month. Halloween is coming up and my daughter and he went to pick out a costume. He insists he wants to be a Droid and nothing will change his mind. Does anyone have an idea how to make a Droid (robot on the phone commercial) costume?
Weight Watchers Cole Slaw Recipe?I am looking for an old recipe for Weight Watchers slaw. I believe the dressing for the slaw had buttermilk, mustard, celery seed, and Sweet and Low in it.
Homemade Chunky Tomato Soup Recipe?I am looking for a recipe for homemade tomato soup. It has chunks of tomato in it. I had to pick all my tomatoes as it is supposed to be frosty tonight! Thank you.
Starting New Magnolia Trees from Cuttings?How do I take a cutting from a magnolia tree?
Cat Peeing Outside Litter Box?Why does my cat pee just outside the litterbox, but poops in the box?
Uses for Salt and Pepper Shakers?I would like ideas for using salt and pepper shakers in the kitchen. I have some that have ivy leafs but I want to use something other than salt and pepper. The shakers match a bottle that I am putting flavored oil in.
Golden Passport For Seniors?Can I obtain a golden passport if I am 57 and disabled?
Removing a Cat Urine Stain on Art Prints?I have two art prints of some value that a cat has recently urinated on. Unfortunately, some of the urine was wicked onto the print itself. Any ideas on how to get the stains off without further ruining the prints?Thanks.
How Do I Prune a Magnolia Tree?How do I prune a magnolia tree?
Fluorescent Lights Not Working?My bathroom light stopped working, so I changed the fluorescent out with a new one, but still it doesn't work. It only glows on one end after I touched it with my bare hands. What do you think is the problem?
Trouble Getting a Blood Pressure Reading?My question is regarding high blood pressure problems and people who cannot get any readings at all. This also happens to me sometimes and I was wondering if anxiety and panic attacks would cause this?