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No-Stir Peach CobblerMelt butter in 8x8 inch pan. Sift together flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder. Add milk; gradually; stir until fairly smooth. (Don't worry about small lumps.) Spoon batter over melted butter.
Tuna Noodle CasseroleMix together. Bake at 350 degrees F. Can crumble up potato chips to put on top before baking. Bake for 30 minutes.
Limoncello LiqueurEasy! A delicious cold after dinner liqueur.
Greek Salad with GreensWhisk vinegar, olive oil and garlic together in a serving bowl. Add the remaining ingredients, gently toss, and serve.
Gluten Free Chocolate DelightI'm allergic to wheat and substituted 1 cup gluten free flour for the 1 cup of plain flour called for in the original recipe. I was so please when I found that it tastes just as good, if not better, than the original recipe. It's one of our favorite desserts.
Sour Cream Banana BreadMoist, rich, and with a sugar-cinnamon candied crust; how could you not try this? Be ready to become infamous with this recipe!
Cheesy Spinach and Bacon DipMicrowave ingredients in microwaveable bowl on high for 5 minutes or until Velveeta is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after 3 minutes.
Cheating Chicken AlfredoEasy, quick, tasty and cost effective. Place chicken patties on pan that has been coated with cooking spray and bake in 400 degree F oven. Boil water for pasta; add a drop or two of oil and salt.
No Bake Apple PieMix apple pie filling, brown sugar, vanilla, pecans, and cinnamon in a bowl. Mix pudding as directed on box. Place 1/4 of the pie filling mixture in each pie crust.
Removing Burned on Food from PansIf you have burned on gunk in a pan, soak the pan or burner ring in dishwasher detergent. Just put some in the pan, add hot water, and let sit for a few hours or overnight. Stuff will come right off.
Use Wallpaper as Wrapping PaperUse leftover wallpaper for wrapping paper for gifts. You can also use the leftover wallpaper for drawing paper for children's art projects as well.
Make Hats from Leftover FleeceAfter altering 3 pairs of fleece pants for my mother-in-law, I was left with 3 pairs of pant leg bottoms (about 7 inches each). I made these hats from them. The pom-poms are made from left over yarn I had.
Use Comet To Clean Ceramic CooktopsWe have all done it, taken our eye off the milk, the sugar, the boiling veggies, etc. and ended up with horrible, hard to remove burns on the ceramic cook top. The commercial cleaners are expensive.
Blue (Blue Heeler)Blue is 18 months old and a Blue Heeler. We got Blue from an ad in the paper. Blue loves to be petted and spend time with his family, (mostly me). He is still a puppy, so he chews a lot. He is very sweet-natured, and good with children.
My Frugal Life: It's Crazy What They Throw OutI've become more frugal over the last few years out of necessity and for the challenge and fun it can be.
Dice Whole Canned Tomatoes For RecipesCans of whole tomatoes and whole plum tomatoes were on sale at a store I went to recently. Not diced, stewed, or crushed, just whole. Given the price, I bought quite a few. Wouldn't you know it, every recipe I wanted to try called for diced.
Vinyl Record Cuff BraceletDo you have an old LP/record, but no player? Make this unique and stunning cuff bracelet for next to nothing!
How to Make a Parade Float SkirtHere is a tip for creating a great skirt for your holiday parade float! Holiday parades are a source of great excitement for children and adults, not to mention a great frugal way to advertise for your business. This tip will make it look quite professional.
Makita (Yorkie)Makita is 12 years old and a Yorkie. I got her in January 1999. She likes chasing our pet squirrel off the deck. But her favorite thing is to catch salmon in the rivers of Alaska. She sneezes on command.
Wildlife: Ducks (Pagosa Springs, CO) We were at a hot air balloon rally and these ducks were swimming around watching the balloons too! :o)
Wildlife: Spider (Argiope-Aurantia)This beastie (around 2 inches, tip to tip) has taken residence on the outside of my living-room window, right at nose-view height for our dog to stare at.
Garden: "Keebler" TreeThis is a tree found at my sons place of work. He does the gardening there. He also does repairing and such if needed. It reminds me of the Keebler Tree!
Canvas Cleaner for Removing Mildew from a TentGo to an RV store and buy the product they sell for cleaning camper canvases.
Save Soap Scraps for ChildrenI have always saved soap scraps and wondered what to do with them. So when I had my son, I figured that because all children love to try to wash themselves in the bath, these little soap slivers are the right size for their hands. It works out great!
Research Before Shopping Estate SalesIt is often the case at estate sales and garage sales that those hosting the sale overlook some hidden treasure in their inventory. Go to a jeweler or a pawn shop and see if the proprietor would teach you some fundamentals.
Use Envelope Backs For ScrapbooksJunk mail just got useful! Since I starting scrapbooking, I began saving colored, large backs of envelopes from my junk mail. It is great for backgrounds. I have also used these "scraps" for card-making.
Elevating Bowls For Larger DogsOur Great Dane pup was at the age and height at which we needed to elevate his food and water bowls. We found an ideal one for him (it even had a shelf for his "toys"!) at a used furniture store and set it up for him.Lo and behold, he got thirsty and dove right in. Kinda. He eventually got used to it, but this photo always makes me laugh!
Product Review: Zegerid OTCI was astounded to find that at $10.00 a pill, I could not afford the Nexium! I had tried everything else OTC and could not find the relief that Nexium provided, until I took advantage of a new store display for Zegerid.
Taking Laundry Detergent To The LaundromatIf you use a commercial laundry and don't want to add to your burden by carrying a box of detergent, measure the amount required for one load into plastic bags. When you are ready to go, so are they.
Charcoal to Fight OdorsInstead of buying baking soda to absorb odors in your refrigerator and freezer, try charcoal! I put a couple of pieces in each.
Add Cream Cheese to Spicy Cheese DipWe recently bought some white cheese dip from a Mexican restaurant. It was too hot and spicy for all of us, so I took a about 3 ounces of cream cheese, melted it, and added it to the dip. Perfect!
Sir Catty-Kit (Maine Coon - Sealpoint Siamese)Sir Catty-Kit will be 6 years old in Feb. of 2011. He is half Maine Coon and half Sealpoint Siamese. A friend offered him to us and after one look into his eyes, we said "Yes!" This photo is of Sir Catty-Kit's Shopping Bag Takeover.
Missy (Cat)Missy is 5 years old. She came from a litter of 4 and decided to keep her. She's quite funny, when I'm on the sofa covered by a blanket she loves to scratch the blanket off of me until I pet her.
Washable Markers For Temporary Hair StreaksColored streaks in hair seems to be the "in" thing. My child and the neighbors have used this thrifty method. You take as much hair as you want to color and lay it on a piece of white paper, then simply color with washable markers.
Halloween Costume: A Bunch Of GrapesI started with a sweatshirt that had plenty of space. I blew up a bunch of balloons, and used safety pins to pin them to the sweatshirt (through the part on the other side of the knot, obviously), in the shape of a bunch of grapes.
Manual for Toastmaster Convection Oven?I have a Toastmaster convection oven, #7093S, but no user's manual. Does anyone know where I can find one?
Paint Color Advice for Kitchen with Walnut Cabinets and White Appliances and Countertops?What color should I paint my kitchen that has walnut colored cabinets, white appliances, and white countertops. Also, half of the kitchen is white beadboard. The linoleum is a print with dark green, neon green, yellow, and white.
Regal Bread Maker Manual?I am looking for manual for Regal Bread Maker 6730.
Paint Color Advice for Kitchen With White Cabinets and Wood Floors?I have a galley style kitchen, with white cabinets and wood floors. The whole apartment is new and getting renovated. So we don't have any furniture. The kitchen looks out into the living room, due to us knocking a hole in one of the walls to make it look more spacious.
Storing Onions?After previous problems with some moldy onions, because they touched in storage, this year we used several old pairs of tights. Pop one onion in, right down to the toe, then tie a knot above it.
Golden Corral Chocolate Chip Caramel Cookie Bar?Does any one have a recipe for what I would call a bar cookie, with these ingredients: probably premixed chocolate chip cookie dough with caramel sauce, then either chocolate frosting or melted chocolate chips, topped with whole chocolate chips and nuts?
Hair Dye on a Linoleum Floor?How do you get hair dye off of a linoleum floor?
Cleaning Porcelain Dolls?My daughter has a collection of porcelain dolls from all over the world (about 50 of all different sizes) and they are really dusty. I was wondering if anyone has any ideas as to how to clean them.
Conquering a Fear of Thunder?Does anyone have any tips or advice on how to conquer the fear of thunder?
Dry Erase Marker on Polyester?Help! My grandson got dry erase marker on a brand new Detroit Tiger $80 jersey. it is 100% polyester. I tried everything I could think of. Please help; he's heartbroken.
Recipes for GT Xpress 101?I lost my GTXpress101 recipes book, I did contacted the GTXpress101 company and they said it is no longer available. Can someone tell me how do I get it?
Where Can I Buy Braxton Jeans?What happened to Braxton Jeans? Is there any place that still sells them?
Countertop Color Advice for Kitchen With Cherry Cabinets, White Appliances, and Gray Flooring?What color countertop would go best with cherry cabinets, white appliances, and gray marble like floor?
Logging Bill Information?I'm in need of a basic form to log/register the bills that I pay each month. I would like it to include a running account of each bill, with the name of company, due date, amount paid, conformation number, how it was paid, the balance, etc.
Removing Cooking Oil Stains from Clothing?How do I remove a cooking oil stain from a garment?
Discount Pet Medications and Insurance?I am looking for somewhere to get discount pet medications and pet health insurance.
Growing Avocados from a Seed?I would like to know about growing avocado pits.
Cat with Hairballs?What can I do for my cat's hairballs?
Cutting Packing Styrofoam?What's the best way to cut Styrofoam that has been used for packing?
Removing Rust Stains from Concrete?How do I get rust stains off of concrete?
Removing the Third Brake Light Cover?How do I remove the rear window interior brake light cover to clean the window?
Looking for Dawn Power Dissolver?I'm looking for Power Dissolver by Dawn; can you tell me who sells it around here?
Old Doll's Rubber Legs Are Sticky?I have a doll from the 1950's who's rubber legs have become a little sticky. Is there a way to correct this problem?
Homemade Liquid Laundry Detergent?How do you make homemade liquid detergent?
Making an Eggless Cake?Can someone please let me know how to prepare eggless cake?
Depositing Saved Change Without Paying Income Tax Again?I saved change for years from my paychecks. How can I deposit it with out paying income tax on it again? I already paid tax on it.