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Garden SaladBreak cauliflower into roses. Cut cheese into squares. Break broccoli into small pieces. Dice celery, slice olives, and radishes, and chop onions.
The "Doohickey" CheeseballThis recipe originated because I am not fan of nuts and most cheese balls have nuts in them or covering them. So, I created this cheese ball that many people seem to enjoy!
Meatballs in Bourbon BBQ SauceThis BBQ will be on your favorite list in no time at all. A succulent bourbon sauce that is neither sweet nor sour. It is just perfect for any meatball you make.
Ginger SnapsIt is that time of year again, taste yummy and the house smells like the Holidays!
Crustless Apple PieBeat eggs and vanilla until light and fluffy. Sift dry ingredients and stir into egg mixture. Add apples and nuts. Mix well. Turn into a greased 9 inch pie pan and bake 25-30 minutes at 350 degrees F.
Peaches and Cream CakeEasy to make, but tastes scrumptious! Mix flour, baking powder, salt, and dry vanilla pudding. Set aside. Mix melted margarine, egg, and 1/2 cup milk. Mix wet ingredients with dry, beat two minutes.
Sweet and Spicy Broccoli BakeMix together the last seven ingredients in a large bowl. Add the broccoli florets and toss until evenly coated. Spread the broccoli florets out onto a rimmed baking sheet and bake until the broccoli is barely browned, about 10 to 15 minutes.
Cleaning Your BlenderI used to hate using the blender, it was so hard to clean. One day after making a milkshake, I quickly rinsed it. Next I put some warm water and a squirt of dish washing liquid in it. Turned it on for several seconds, let it suds up, then just needed to rinse it out.
Cover Pet Dishes With Press And SealKeep pet dishes clean without the mess, I love this idea that we stumbled onto with two finicky kitties! Use a sufficient (usually small) piece of "Glad Press n' Seal", or another clear wrap with one sticky side, to line your pet dishes.
Check for Auto Recalls Before Visiting MechanicBe sure to check for recalls before going to the mechanic. I would love to think that there were not such things as "secret recalls", but there are.
Travel: Saguaro National Park (Tucson, Arizona)Saguaro National Park in Tucson, Arizona. Aren't the shadows fascinating?
Scenery: Sunrise (The Great Smoky...The sun was rising in the East peeking through the trees and lighting our path as we headed up Turkeypen Trail in The Great Smoky Mountains National Park last weekend.
Put Newspaper Under Rug For InsulationA thick layer of newspaper under a rug keeps the room warmer in winter and the carpet wear longer.
Scenery: The Needle's Eye (South Dakota)This was taken along the scenic Needles Highway in South Dakota. Two summers ago, we drove from ND to TX and camped a couple nights in Wind Cave National Park. We LOVED it! The scenery is breathtaking and everything is so calm and peaceful, not like the big city.
Chloe (Longhair - Russian Blue Mix)Chloe was just 3 months when this pic was taken. She is a mix of long-hair and Russian-blue. My neighbor's cats had 6 kittens and I just fell in love with the Chloe. She likes to tease my little dog Radar.
Link: Team Viewer to Share Your ComputerHave computer problems that you can't correct, but you have a trusted computer-geek friend, and that friend doesn't live close by or can't come over. Well, there's a FREE download that will allow him/her to join you 'on' your computer.
Hungry Mama SquirrelFor the past few months, my parents had been talking non-stop about this squirrel family that frequents their backyard for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Painted Terra Cotta PotsI have SO many terra cotta pots that have just accumulated over the years. So like all my other craft projects, I decided through trial and error to explore the possibilities.
Linseed Oil to Remove Road TarRoad tar and asphalt which splatters up and sticks to an automobile is almost impossible to remove. That is, unless you first saturate the spots with linseed oil.
Use Coin as ThimbleIf you're ever stuck with a tent, tarp or piece of leatherwork to repair and you don't have a thimble on hand, tape a coin to your finger to help you push that heavy needle through the heavy fabric or leather.
Beaded Drop Earrings24 gifts for under $20.00. Make beautiful earrings as lovely Christmas gifts for her to wear all year round! Silver plated or 14K gold plated - OR - silver and gold toned findings. Almost every woman loves to get jewelry for Christmas.
Tybee (Shepherd Mix)Tybee is a 9 months old Shepherd mix. I got her from a pound in April of this year. She loves to fetch with balls, but she doesn't like to give them back! She likes to be chased around the house, and she loves to dig in my yard!
Mix Coke with EspressoAfter making an espresso coffee one night, I let the rest get cold. Then my husband suggested adding Coke to my cold espresso and, VOILA, Copresso was born. It tastes surprisingly good and different. Is this new or does everyone else drink this?
Planting Strawberry StartsIf you have new strawberry plants and don't have time to plant them in the bed right away, no problem. The new plants will await your convenience if you the the method called "heeling in".
Lexie (Chorkie)Lexie is a 1 year old Chorkie. She was given to us, this year. She loves her toys!
Calibrating an Electric OvenWhether you use your oven a lot or a little, you should check your oven temperature every now and then to ensure the recipes you bake turns out perfectly.
Removing Fresh StainsMany fresh stains are absorbed by corn starch or talcum powder. Apply the powder to the stain, allow to stand for about an hour, then brush off carefully.
Soups to Last All WinterEvery fall, I pull out my large crock pot and start cooking. First I make 2 pots of chicken soup, then 2 pots of vegetable beef soup, then 2 pots of chili.
Change Smoke Alarm Batteries When You Change Your ClocksRemember that most areas of the US set their clocks back one hour this weekend. The twice a year time change is also a great time to change out your smoke alarm batteries, and if needed, your smoke alarms.
Shelf Liner for Wobbly Sewing MachineAnother use for rubber shelf liner is to place a scrap piece under your sewing machine. This is handy and keeps my sewing machine from moving while I'm using it.
When Should My Puppy Have Access to Water While Housetraining?When can I give my pup water while house breaking?
Mower Won't Start After Accidentally Filling With Edger Gas/Oil Mix?We put the edger gas (has oil mixture) into our new Toro lawnmower. We cleaned it out, but it still won't start. Help.
Removing Hair Spray from Leather Furniture?How do I remove hair spritz from a leather couch?
Buttered Toast Topped Cherry Cobbler?My mother used to make a cherry cobbler that was so good. Instead of a batter, it used buttered toast. I've looked on-line, but gave up after a few hours of sorting through all the cherry cobbler recipes. Can anyone help me with the recipe?
Paint Color Advice for a Pink and Blue Bathroom?What color should I paint my bathroom? The wall tile is blue and the tub, sink, and commode are pink. It is a very small bathroom. I was thinking of using a shade of green. Any ideas out there?
Propagating a Weeping Willow Tree?I have taken some cuttings from a large weeping willow at the end of our road. They are now well rooted and I was just wondering if these will grow into mature weeping willow trees?
Removing Haze from Melted Silicone Hot Pad on Glass Stove Top?I melted a silicone hot pad on my glass stove top. The razor removed all but a film. Is there a way to remove if it bonded to the glass? I've used stove top cleaner/polisher, ammonia, alcohol, and nail polish remover.
Pruning a Burning Bush?What is the proper time to prune a burning bush?
Troubleshooting a Water Heater?I can't seem to get my hot water heater to work. I have changed elements and the thermostat and I still have cold water. Please help.
Treating a Dog with Ringworms?My dog has ringworms. He has one lesion on the side of his belly by his back leg. I have been using Lotrimin cream and it is working, but he keeps trying to lick it off. What home remedy can I use to make sure he doesn't lick the medicine?
Sewing Machine is Wadding Up Thread Under Fabric?My Singer sewing machine model 6286 is wadding up the thread under the bottom of the fabric. The machine is threaded properly. What is causing this?
Paint Color Advice for Kitchen With Dusty Rose Counters and White Cabinets?My counters are dusty rose and my cabinets are white. What colour should I paint my walls?
Removing Rust Stains From Fabric?How do you remove rust from the neck of a white shirt? The hanger it was on in the closet broke and rust from the metal part got on the neck of my white Sunday shirt.
When Do I Prune My Hydrangea?What is the proper time to prune a hydrangea?
How Do I Make a Simple Dust Ruffle?I would like to know how to make an easy bed ruffle.
Front Loader Won't Spin?I have a Frigidaire Affinity washer, model number ATF6500FG0. It will not go into the spin cycle. The washer does everything else, but won't go into the spin cycle.
Mississippi Mud Cake?Is the Mississippi Mud cake recipe made in layers?
How Do I Paint on Wine Glasses?Does anyone have any new and fun ways to paint on glass, especially old wine glasses? I'm looking to put Santa and snowman faces, etc. on them. Any info would be of great help.
Removing Oil Pastel from Car Headliner?Does anyone have any good tips for removing oil pastel from the fabric of the roof inside my car? After collecting my 4 year old from school, he decided to decorate the entire inside of my car with an oil pastel!