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Baby Food BarsBeat eggs; add sugar, gradually. Add oil and stir well. Combine the rest of the dry ingredients in a bowl. Combine baby foods. Add dry ingredients and baby food alternately to first mixture.
Easy Shepherd's PieThis recipe is as versatile as my imagination can make it. And so very easy! It also never fails to please anyone I've ever served it to - even the fussiest of kids love it!
Fresh SalsaNothing is better than homemade.
Cheesy Chunky Tomato SoupSaute celery, green pepper, and onions in margarine in saucepan. Add Parmesan cheese. Saute until combined. Add soup, water and tomatoes; mix well. Add basil and garlic.
Caramel Apple PieIt is easy! Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Unfold one pie crust into a 9-inch pie plate. Sprinkle with graham cracker crumbs.
City ChickenDid you know that there once was a time when chicken was expensive and veal and pork were really cheap? 'City Chicken', also known as 'Mock Chicken', became popular because of the price of chicken and since it was hard to come by in the city during the Depression.
Never-Fail NoodlesMix well. Add enough sifted flour to make a dough that will roll out without sticking (like pie crust). Cut and cook at once or allow to dry and store to freeze. May want to double recipe.
Diced Chicken with WalnutsMix cut boned chicken into small pieces (about the size of walnut half) and mix with marinade. Let stand 30 minutes. Crisp the walnut halves by oven or by frying and set aside.
Cranberry Apple SaladLet first 2 ingredients set. Add remaining ingredients to first ingredients in large dish or 2 small dishes and refrigerate.
Elegant ZucchiniDip sliced zucchini in egg and milk; then in a mixture of salt and pepper, cornmeal and flour. Fry until golden brown. Pour lemon sauce over zucchini and serve.
Maple Oatmeal SconesBetter than a coffee shop! Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray. Place oatmeal in a food processor or blender and pulse until the mixture becomes a ground meal. Place in a large mixing bowl.
Chocolate Surprise PieThis is a pie that I created when I worked at a country Cafe and Bar in Iowa. I really like it because it is fast and easy to make. Big hit with the locals and the farmers!
Turkey Hot DishGood use of leftover Thanksgiving turkey!
Wildlife: Lions (Africa)This picture is a picture me and my family took on our trip to Africa, of lions. We have always wanted to go to a wildlife place with lions so we finally did Africa! We got to see our lions we wanted to see, and they were beautiful.
Steamer (Newfoundland)Steamer is a 5 year old Newfoundland. We waited three years on the breeder's wait list in Canada. We chose him because he kept following us around the pen and sitting on our feet. It was a no-brainer.
Roast Leftover VegetablesWhen you have a variety of vegetables on their last legs but not enough of any one to make a full dish, chop them all up, throw them in a roaster, coat with a light layer of oil and seasoning.
Use Tea Tree Oil to Repel Head LiceThis is a lice treatment I learned about today on my trip to Walgreens, from a dear friend who I go to church with who works there. Combine 6 oz. Dawn dish detergent, 2 oz. white vinegar, and 2 tablespoons tea tree oil. Put on hair for ten minutes.
Mark Stains for Dry CleanerFor clothes that are to be dry cleaned, pin a note to stains to alert the cleaner. It will help if you can specify the source of the stain.
Puggie (Puggle)Puggie is 5 a year old Puggle. My friend is a dog groomer, and someone didn't want the dog any more. She knew I was looking for a dog. She called me, and the rest is history. I fell in love with him the moment I saw him.
Keep Pet Info Handy When TravelingBesides having a folder for each dog in my filing cabinet, I also scan all my vet paperwork as it comes along and save it to a folder in a Yahoo account as a backup. I created a Yahoo account just for my pets information.
Scenery: Glen Falls (Williamsville, NY)These beautiful pictures were taken when my daughter Lisa and my grandbaby Emma Grace went to the park with me, right in our own neighborhood. We went to have Emmy frolic in the leaves, look at the beautiful falls, foliage and ducks. It was a wonderful time for all us.
Drilling Holes In Your CeilingYou can make that particular task a lot more pleasant by rolling up a stiff cardboard funnel and fastening it to the drill bit with a wire guide at the dirt catcher's top and a rubber band at its bottom.
Ergonomic Handle for ToolsThere are times when busting out a chunk of concrete or modifying a piece of heavy farmstead equipment that a home handyman has to put in a long stint with hammer and cold chisel or star drill.
Garden: Flowers And Raised Beds (Northern Alberta)This is a view of my Northern Alberta garden consisting of raised beds and flowers intermingled.
Natural Baking Soda ToothpasteTo make your own toothpaste, just use a fifty/fifty ratio of coconut oil to baking soda. Start with a small batch and use a few tablespoons of each. If you like, add a few drops of an essential oil, like peppermint or spearmint, for flavor.
Kobe (Mini Pincher/Chihuahua Mix)Kobe will be turning one year old on January 17th 2011. Kobe is a Mini Pincher Chihuahua mix. My boyfriend and I adopted Kobe on March 17, 2010 from a family whose dog had a litter of puppies and could not keep them all. Kobe loves to play fetch with all of his toys.
Growing Fishing WormsFill the worm box with pieces of corrugated cardboard, wet the chunks of scrap down good, let them stand for a couple of days, then put the worms in on top. The worms will burrow right down into the moist corrugations and live on the glue that's on the material.
Oatmeal Container BirdhousesYou can make decorative birdhouses, using 2 or 3 large recycled empty oatmeal containers.
Clear Nail Polish to Secure Eyeglasses ScrewIf you need to put a screw in sunglasses or eyeglasses, dab the screw with clear nail polish to keep it in place. The nail polish keeps it in place as it gets in all the cracks and spaces.
Scenery: Pine Tree Shadow MuralThe November sun has lowered in the sky and barely sheds direct light over the roof of my apartment complex into the courtyard now. It makes me sigh with sadness because I love the sun's brightness and will miss it greatly for the next few months.
Bubble FootprintMy grandson was blowing bubbles from a large half gallon bottle with a long wand with multiple circle's. I was taking pictures of him then he yelled, "Look Grandma, it's a Blues Clues footprint. I laughed then looked, it sure did look like a puppy footprint.
Masking Tape For Coloring HairI color my hair at home, and always end up with dye on my forehead and ears, which can stain your skin. I have tried to put petroleum jelly on my hairline, but it would get in my hair and stop the dye from taking.
Print Preview to Read EmailsTo save time when reading e-mails that have more than one page, I hit the print button. I don't print the e-mail, but can often read the whole e-mail without having to page forward multiple times. Saves lot's of time.
Dog In Heat Isn't Eating?My dog is in heat for the first time and has refused to eat for 3 days. She will only drink water. What should I do?
Using Garlic to Repel Fleas?Is it true that you can use garlic as a flea treatment for dogs? I was told that you give the dog a little bit of garlic every day and it gets into the bloodstream which helps keep the fleas away.
Is the Taste of Evaporated Milk Noticeable When Used in Cooking?From years ago I've never liked the taste of evaporated milk. I find so many recipes that call for it, and I wonder if it still tastes like evaporated milk if used in a recipe?
Making Wooden Angels?I have these 2 inch wooden bodies. They have a head and body, with no arms or legs. I lost the name of the website that shows how to make angels from them. Please help.
Lengthening a Car Sun Visor?How can I lengthen my cars sun visor?
Transplanting Bulbs in the Fall?Is it possible to dig up my bulbs from another area in the yard and replant them this fall? I have ones that I planted around some flower beds and would like to move them to another area. Thank you.
Billy Graham's Mother's Pound Cake Recipe?Does anyone have Billy Graham's mother's pound cake recipe?
Would Treating the Carpet With Borax Make My Cats Sneeze?I recently treated my carpets with borax to eliminate fleas. Now 4 out of 7 of my cats are sneezing and seem to have a cold? I put it down and vacuumed it up within 24 hrs? I don't know if I should take them to vet.
Refinishing Laminate Furniture?How do I refinish laminate furniture?
What Breed is My Dog?I cannot, for the life of me, figure out what kind of mix my dog is! I almost want to get a doggie DNA test, but I thought maybe someone else could give me some opinions!
Dryer Sheets For Pet Hair Maintenance?I have been reading here about rubbing used dryer sheets on your dog to help get rid of loose hair. Would this work on cats as well or is there anything toxic in the sheets?
Caring for a Baby Mole?I need help with a baby mole he/she looks about 1 1/2 months old and I can't find anything about how to take care of the little guy. I don't want him to die.
Spider Plant Leaf Tips Turn Brown?Why do some say I'm over watering my spider plants because the leaves and babies are brown, and some say under watering? Which is it?
Replacing a Watch Battery?How do you change the battery of a Timex watch that takes a CR1216 battery?
Looking for a Tropical Hibiscus?I am looking for a certain type of hibiscus. The flower droops or hangs and is bright red. It is tropical. Anyone know where I could get a cutting?
Plastic Storage Containers for Drawers?Are there plastic storage containers that would fit in bottom drawers?
Developing Old Film?I have some old negatives that I would like to get developed and I can't find any place that does that anymore. Does anyone know of a place I can send them? Thanks so much.
Frugal Homemade Gift Ideas?I am a very tight budget for Christmas and birthday gifts. I find making something homemade is the best anyway because you put time and effort into it.
Spray Foam on a Microfiber Coach?My spendy microfiber couch got spray expanding foam dropped on it 6 months ago. I am just now getting to it. How do I fix it?
Cheesy Baked Rice Recipe?I am looking for a recipe for Cheesy Baked Rice, can anyone help me? Thanks!
Rust Stain On Porcelain Sink?I have a grey porcelain bathroom sink that I love. Around the drain there is quite a bit of rust. I really don't want to replace the sink. Does anyone know how to get rid of rust once and for all?
Uses for Fruit and Vegetable Peels?I saw a list of all the things fruit and veggie peels are good for on one of these sites, but I have lost it. Does anyone know where I can find the list again?
Ideas for Chinchilla Toys?I need some ideas for chinchilla toys. Any thoughts out there?
Glass Block Gift Ideas?I am looking for glass block Christmas gift ideas.
Planning a Thanksgiving Without Family?My boyfriend of 8 years and I just want to stay home this Thanksgiving, keeping it nice and simple and just watch football. His mother is 93 and we have always fixed the dinner at her place.
Low Cost Vet Clinic Near Grand Rapids, MI?Do you know of any vet clinics that are free or offer their services at a low cost or according to your income? My Lab needs a check up and shots like heartworm, rabies, flea/tick, etc.
Sewing Machine Needle Jammed?My sewing machine was a gift and has no manual. I just got it back from the shop after having full maintenance done and the needle is jammed. I removed the bobbin and the threads from the needle and it still won't move.
Repairing an Old Dining Chair With Pressed Paper Seat?Where can I find material to repair old dining chair with press paper seats?
Can My Puppy Get Parvo from a Stray in My Home?My children let a stray puppy inside our home, only holding it and not putting it down. I made them take their clothes off and shower right away! I just got an 8 month old Chihuahua and she hasn't been given her shots yet.
What Breed is My Dog?What mix breed do you think this dog is? He is five years old and weighs about 30 pounds.