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Strawberry JamCook strawberries and sugar on low heat until mixed well. Add 1/4 cup lemon juice and boil for 4 minutes. Stir in 1 box of strawberry gelatin. Place in small jars and keep in refrigerator.
Double Cheese BakeCook macaroni according to package directions; drain. Add butter; toss until coated. Add remaining ingredients except paprika; mix well. Turn into greased 2-qt. casserole.
Coconut RiceThis rice tastes so good stand alone or as a side for any main dish cooked with pineapple! Think Pina Colada.
Lizard Tongues on Crackers!Great for Halloween. Good for the adult parties! Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spread crackers on a greased baking sheet. Top with cheese and tongues.
Barbecue Chicken PizzaMix dough as normal or per package directions. Cut chicken into cubes and marinate in 1/2 cup barbecue sauce in refrigerator for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Cheatin' Chicken n' Dumplin'sThis chicken 'n' dumplin's has all the flavor in a fraction of the time. Juicy chunks of chicken and homemade dumplin's cooked in a creamy juice; a full meal and your family will love it.
Dressing CasseroleBrown onion in butter. Mix all ingredients together. Put in greased casserole. Cover and bake at 325 degrees F for 1 hour.
Slow Cooker Barbecued Beef or PorkThis delicious recipe will have all the family just dying to eat it before it is done. Enjoy a 24-hour aroma that is so very tasty and also a great crowd pleaser.
Rascal (Yorkie)Rascal will be 5 months on the 24th. He is a full blooded Yorkie. I met my breeder on the internet and picked him up when he was 9 weeks old.
My Frugal Life: A Lifelong LifestyleIt's so amazing to see my lifelong lifestyle-frugality becoming so popular, especially after the mass consumerism of the 90's. At one time early on, I was a single mom with 3 children, but it started even before that.
Scenery: Icy Lake (New Jersey)This was taken on a hike my husband and I took near our home.
Lingerie Bags for Keeping Track of SocksThe answer to lost socks! Finally, I am no longer hunting for, sorting through, and matching up socks for my family of five! I just bought inexpensive, mesh lingerie bags that can be found at places like Target or Walmart.
Lightning BoltOut of nowhere a big black cloud cast itself over our small township. My boyfriend and I always try to catch a lightning bolt whenever it storms and this time boy did we catch one.
Warning: Don't Reuse Coffee Grounds Day After DayCaution: This is a "what not to do" with food tip! The host told me how me makes the coffee in the morning and I just had my last cup. Say today is day one, he pours in the water from the tap, adds the amount of coffee for the water, then brews it.
Rinse Bacon with Cold Water Before CookingKeep bacon strips from shrinking in your frying pan by rinsing first in ice-cold water. Try it; you'll be surprised by this simple trick!
Drink Mix Finger PaintIn a large bowl, mix together the flour, powdered drink mix, and salt. Put it aside. Measure the water in a medium size pot and bring it to a boil. Add the oil to the boiling water.
Restoring a Shrunken Wool SweaterTo reshape a shrunken wool sweater, try soaking the garment in two tablespoons of hair cream rinse mixed with a gallon of cool water, then roll in a towel to remove excess water and clothespin to a pants stretcher or board.
Removing Musty Odor From ClothesI had a brand new bedspread, that picked up a musty smell from an RV we had used. I tried everything, to get the odor out. Of course I could not use bleach on this fabric.
Emergency Wrap for Small GiftsI recently had to wrap a DVD for a kid's birthday party, and had no wrapping paper, ribbon, or a bow; so I used a piece of colorful printer paper and some scrap hemp string. It worked out beautifully!
Halloween Costume: Minnie MouseDraw circles on t-shirt using round object of your choice. Paint in circles with white craft paint. Use eyebrow pencil to draw on nose and whiskers.
Ima (Bird Dog/Basset Hound Mix)Ima is six months old. She is part Bird Dog part Basset Hound. They where giving them away at Wal-mart.
Spray Bottle With Diluted Dish SoapTo save on dish soap, fill a spray bottle one-quarter full of soap and top it off with water, give the mixture a good shake to mix well, and close the bottle. Spraying this on dishes cuts grease and saves a little money.
Garden: Innocence FlowerI remember my dad bringing seeds of this flower from his boyhood home to our garden. I now have them in mine many years later. Delicate soft white petals with baby pink centers...called Innocence.
Keeping Ice off the CarWinter in Alaska where we live can be so harsh! No matter where you live, though, scraping ice off of your car in the early morning is just no one's idea of fun. This is the BEST WAY to keep your windshield frost free.
Crocheted Plarn RugThis is a rug we use for muddy shoes. It is easily rinsed clean and drip dried.
Store Vanilla Beans in AlcoholBecause dried out vanilla beans are nearly impossible to split and scrape, I store whole beans in a jar filled with vodka, bourbon, or brandy. They stay soft, making it easy to scrape out every last bit of vanilla.
Soak Dog Food in WaterIf your pet eats dry food, you should consider soaking it in equal amounts of water to soften the kibble.
Shax (Kitten)Our kitten Shax, climbed up the shelves and decided to lay down on on the binders I had sitting on my file cabinet.
Hair Conditioner for Shaving Your LegsTo save a few bucks, use hair conditioner not shaving cream. Shaving cream creates a layer between the razor and your skin while protecting from nicks and cuts. Conditioners work just as well and they moisturize while you shave.
What Breed Is My Dog?Is my dog a Lab Pitt mix?
Adding Fruit to Corn Muffins?I need a recipe that turns corn muffin mix into fruity muffins that my 5 year old son's preschool class will love. Any tried and true recipes?
Using French Fries in Hashbrown Casserole?Can you substitute french fries for hashbrowns in hashbrown casserole? I have found that some fries are half the price of hashbrowns and wonder if anyone has substituted fries for them.
Can I Freeze Canned Whipped Cream?Can I freeze cans of whipped cream? I bought some at Sam's club and the package contained 3 cans; I only needed one. What can I do with the rest of the whipped cream?
Lightbulb Football Player?How can I make a light bulb look like a football player?
What Cake Can I Bake With These Ingredients?I have flour, butter, eggs, and chocolate; what cake can I make?
Best Pressure Canners?I am planning on getting a pressure canner for next year and I wanted to see what canners other people use and recommend. I have done quite a bit of research online and it seems the All American brand canners are the best built and seem to last a lifetime.
What Type of Desk is This?Can anyone tell me what kind of desk this is or what it was used for? The top table flips down pushing another inset table up. The desk is extremely heavy. I want to post on Craig's List, but would like some information first. Any input would be helpful. Thank you.
What Breed is My Dog?I bought this dog from someone at a festival a few weeks ago. I was told he was Colby Pit Bull and Red Nose Pit mixed, but the more I look at him and compare to other dogs, he doesn't look like a full blooded Pit to me. In my opinion, he looks like he's mixed with Boxer.
Budget Minded Bed and Breakfast Inns Near Lexington or Louisville Kentucky?I'm looking for a budget-minded romantic weekend getaway in the Lexington, KY or Louisville, KY area. I'd like a Bed and Breakfast/Inn setting with a country atmosphere. Also, I'd prefer something that is "not" Victorian style.
Black Stain on Fiberglass Shower?In one area of my fiberglass shower enclosure, I have a black stain. It seems to be resistant to all cleaning products. What can it be? What will clean it?
Roasted Chicken With Cracker Crumbs and Stock for Sandwiches?My mother used to do chicken sandwiches from scratch. She would clean and cook the whole chicken in a roaster. I know she added cracker crumbs and chicken stock, but I am not sure what else she added.
Back2Life (Back Exerciser) Reviews?Don't you have any recent comments on the Back2life machine in 2010?
Heating Element for George Foreman Grill GR36W?Where can I get a heating element for my George Foreman grill, model GR36BW?
Flatware Has Rust Spots After Washing in Dishwasher?Some of my knives, forks, and spoons are marked Cambridge stainless and some Hampton Silversmiths. The stainless come out of the dishwasher with what looks like rust spots on them. Does anyone have an idea what might cause this and how to stop it from happening?
Custard Pie Bake Time?What is the length of time to bake an 8 inch deep dish custard pie?
Too Much Pepper in My Soup?What do you do if you put too much pepper in soup? Is there a fix for this?
How to Encourage a Partner to Go to Counseling?I'm on disability and only source of income. We live pay check to pay check (wife doesn't work). Whenever we get an unexpected bill I struggle to pay it e.g., property tax, or vehicle breaking down. She acts like everything's OK and at times is spending more at the store than needed.
Do I Use a Preservative in Homemade Dog Biscuits?When making dog biscuits, do you use a preservative, and if so, what is it?
Removing Lime Buildup in Dishwasher?How can I get lime off the coil in my dishwasher?
Identifying an Old Stuffed Toy Rabbit?Does anyone know anything about this stuffed rabbit? I picked it up at a second hand store a quite a few years ago. I was wondering if the rabbit has a name so I can research it. Any input would be helpful. Thank you.