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Split Pea and Ham SoupCheap, easy and super-delicious! A real child-pleaser in our house.
Easy NachosThis is a quick and simple appetizer or just a little something when you really aren't in the mood to cook!
Italian Sausage SandwichCut onion and green pepper in thin strips and saute in small amount of oil. Brown sausage, if desired. Combine all ingredients in large pan. Add tomato paste, water, and Italian seasonings.
African Beef CurryIn a large saucepan, combine the first seven ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until meat is tender. Serve with rice.
Hot Apple CiderA delicious fall beverage made from a simple recipe with easy-to-find ingredients.
Breaded Turkey BreastsIn a shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and Italian seasonings. Pour milk into another shallow bowl. dip turkey in milk, then in the crumb mixture.
Muffin (Poodle Mix)Muffin is 6 years old and a mixed poodle. She was what you would say a throw away, no one wanted her. I got her on April 1, 2004.
Extinguishing Kitchen Fires These fires can become very dangerous and can get out of control quickly. A fire extinguisher is very helpful in situations such as this, but a simple remedy can save your home.
Fancy Fingertip TowelsYou can make one or many of these fancy towels to give as a gift or to keep for yourself.
Use a Spray Or Mister Bottle for Cooking OilsSave lots of money by simply putting your own oil into a mister bottle, and using it to spray on pans and waffle irons, instead of paying for the canned stuff! Far cheaper and healthier for you!
Harley (Pug)Harley is 3 years old. He is a Pug, I bought him off craigslist. He likes to run around the swimming pool and wrestle with his best 'bud', Banjo. He likes to eat potato peels
Dryer Sheet to Freshen Line Dried ClothesIf you line dry your clothes, you can still use dryer sheets to freshen your clothes or towels. Remove them from the line and place them and a dryer sheet in a large bag or basket with a lid.
Use Sales Ads at a Competing StoreIf there are several good deals/sales at different stores, and you don't want to drive all over town, check to see if one of the stores will honor the other ads.
Use Balloon Weight as a Chip ClipWhere we live, Mylar balloons are sold with a plastic clip attached to the end of the ribbon. I love this because each time my kids receive one, I get another (free!) chip clip.
Ideas for Barbecue LeftoversIt's the day after your backyard bash and you're staring at a fridge-full of leftovers.
Swans (Somerset)Young swans and their mom on a rhyne in Somerset.
My Frugal Life: Triage Casual SpendingI conscientiously keep EVERY invoice even if it is only for a coffee, in fact particularly for such minor purchases. I just drop every bit of paper into the bottom of my handbag.
Line Litter Box with Parchment PaperWe have 2 very young kittens. Rocky and Rosie are 6 weeks old now. They are really good at using their litter box already. Because there are two tiny kittens running around, the chore must be done very quickly.
Hiding Bathroom Garbage DiscreetlyUse empty tissue paper rolls as a secure way of disposing of things you don't want exposed in the trash, such as used feminine products. Sometimes in the rural area I live, dogs turn garbage cans over and tear open bags.
Perfume Gift TagsMy girls were creating little foam crafts the other day that had a loop around them. I saw them put one on an old bottle of cologne that was sitting on a shelf. I thought what a cute way to present a present of cologne.
KJ (Pit Bull)KJ is a 9 year old Pit Bull. My husband and I took him in after his first owner was going to take him to the pound. He was a year old. He's now 9. He likes demolishing all his toys, cleaning the other dogs' faces, harassing our cats, and truck rides.
Take Store Cleaning Wipe to Sanitize CarAs I walk into the grocery store, I always grab the free sanitizing wipes for the shopping cart handle. On the way out of the store, I grab another to wipe down my car door handles, the steering wheel, gear shift, and my children's cars seats.
Rainbow (Dutch Harbor, AK)God's symbol of forgiveness rains down upon the "Deadliest Catch" vessels resting in the port of Dutch Harbor during an unusually calm day of Bering Sea waters.
Romeo (Cat)Romeo is 6 years old. I got him when my mother-in-law passed away last year. He likes chasing his toy mouse. He drinks water in a glass or sink.
Scenery: Ice StormWe had a terrible ice storm. Everything was covered in ice, but some of nature's beauty looked amazing.
Broken Wing DragonflyI found this rare species of dragonfly and managed to capture using my new Canon EOS 550D
Freeze Glue SticksGet tired of the stringies when using your glue gun? I keep my glue sticks in a plastic shoe box in the freezer. This really reduces the stringies when working on a project.
Sharing Information On Social Networking SitesI know lots of people who absolutely love Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter. There are lots of good things about these networks, but my caution about these particular social networks is to be careful of what and how much personal information you publish on them!
Make Your Own Reflective Ironing Board CoverPlace aluminum foil under the ironing board cover. The foil heats up faster and cuts your time in half.
Stopping a Dog from Licking Too Much?I have a Yorkshire terrier and he has a very bad licking problem. The medicine the vet gave me did nothing. Please help, he's driving me crazy, but I love him to death. Thanks.
Discontinued Wallpaper: Carey Lind TT7730?I am looking for a roll of Carey Lind TT7730 wallpaper.
What Breed is My Dog?What breed is my dog?
Honeymoon Destination Ideas?I am planning a honeymoon for my daughter with her fiancee. Any great ideas where you have traveled and loved?
Cleaning a Scorched Enamel Coated Cast Iron Pot?I scorched an enamel coated cast iron pot and I can't clean it. Do any of you have suggestions? I hate to throw the pot away.
Fleas on a Kitten?I rescued a stray kitten that has fleas. I am starting to get bitten and can see the fleas on him. What can I do to get rid of them safely and quickly besides using Advantage? Please help!
Water Backing Up in Dishwasher and Disposal?My dishwasher has a bad odor and water is backed up in it. What can I do?
Ideas for Swim Team Banquet?I am in charge of decorating for the swim team banquet. I need table centerpieces x 12 tables. They are the Wando Warriors, we will be using feathers and tomahawks. Our colors are burgundy and black.
Removing Crayon From Car Seats?How do I clean melted crayon from car seats?
Refreezing Meat?Can I refreeze uncooked pork chops?
Removing Rust from Brass?I need some suggestions for cleaning rust on a brass ornament.
Decorating for an Outdoor Wedding?I am planning my daughters wedding, the theme is rustic elegant and the venue is an outdoor space, a wood covered deck at the marina. We need to have some kind of climate proof blinds, etc.
Knitted Newsboy Cap Pattern?How can I download the newsboy hat pattern?
Freezing Foods Containing Mayonnaise?I made patties with leftover lobster salad (mayo included). I dipped the patties in bread crumbs, fried them, and then froze them. Will the mayo be OK after thawing since it was mixed with the lobster meat and celery?
Peanut Butter for Oxidation on Your Car?How do you use peanut butter to clean off oxidation from you car?
Can I Regularly Use Yeast in My Septic Tanks?Is yeast satisfactory to use regularly in septic tanks?
Removing Bleach Smell from a Mattress?I made a big mistake and poured straight up bleach all over my mattress cleaning a stain from dog urine. The bleach turned the top of my mattress a bit hard from the harsh chemical, but also I can't get the smell out.
What Breed is My Dog?Can anyone tell me what breed my dog is? She is 7 months and has very light blue eyes. She also has spots on her skin.
Foot Problem: Feet Itch and Burn?I have burning feet; what can I use in terms of medicine?
Dryer Taking Longer to Dry Clothes?I have been using my dryer to heat the house. Now it seems it takes longer to dry the clothes and the house gets humid. Is my dryer bad?
Homemade Shampoo from Natural Ingredients?What is the process for making homemade shampoo?
Removing Build Up from Tea Kettle?Get rid of lime deposits in a tea kettle by adding 1/2 cup white distilled vinegar to the water and letting it sit overnight.
Paint Color Advice to Coordinate With Black and Red Furniture?I painted the main wall a "warm caramel" and now I want to paint the rest of the house. I have black tables and a red sofa and a oversized chair. Any ideas?
Halloween Concession Food Ideas?I own a food concession company and this year we'll be setting up at a local Haunted House for the month of October. I have a few ideas, but would love some more feedback. Any ideas on some spooky fun Halloween concession foods?
Duac Cream for Whitehead Treatment?Can someone please tell me what "Duac" is? It's listed on Thriftyfun as a cure for whiteheads. Here's what the person on Thriftyfun wrote - Whitehead Remedy? "Just get Duac once daily cream. It's working wonders for me.
Instructions for Regal Bread Machine?I have a Regal breadmaker, does anyone have the book for it? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Manual for Welbilt Breadmaker?I need a manual for the Welbilt abm2200t.