November 23, 2010

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Recipes

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Almond Apple StuffingSaute apples, almonds, onion and celery in butter for 5 minutes, stirring. Remove from heat. Stir in seasonings. Toss together with bread cubes and raisins; add apple mixture.

 

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Cranberry Pecan Fudge if you want to give it even more of an autumn taste, consider adding spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, or cloves to the fudge.

 

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Roasted Turkey Legs and GravyI am simply a person who adores dark poultry meat instead of white so why cook an entire turkey? Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Pour the 15 ounce can of chicken broth into the bottom of a roasting pan.

 

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Caramel CornHeat until all is dissolved. Pour over warmed popped corn. Stir or mix real good. Bake 1 hour in 200 degree F oven. Stir one time while baking.

 

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Chicken Potato BakeA nice comfort food dish :-)

 

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Fresh Cranberry SaladGrind fresh ingredients in food processor or blender. Add sugar to mixture. Let set overnight. Enjoy.

 

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Chicken Enchilada CasseroleCombine ingredients in a large bowl. Tear tortillas into small pieces and fold into mixture. Pour into greased 9x13 inch pan. Sprinkle top with reserved cheese.

 

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Parsnip SoupMelt butter in large saucepan. Add parsnips and apple. Cook, covered, for 10 minutes. Add chicken stock, sage and cloves. Bring to a boil.

 

Articles

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Magnet to Mark Place on Metal RulerWhenever you're using a metal rule and need to mark a measurement on it for transfer, you'll find that a small magnet "clamped" to the ruler will hold your place easier and neater than any other kind of marker.

 

A invitation to a baby shower

Baby Shower InvitationsA darling gesture of love mixed in with a bit of patience for a beautiful inexpensive baby invitation set.

 

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Store Craft Projects in Zippered BagsSave the zippered bags that linens and drapes come in to keep knitting and crocheted projects in that are in various stages of completion.

 

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Use Pillowcase When Transporting CatUse a pillow case to transport your cat. Make sure the pillow case is in new or very good condition and has absolutely no holes whatsoever. Tightly tie a cotton shoelace or something of that nature to tie up the pillow case.

 

Craft: Jump Ring Earrings

Jump Ring EarringsDo you need some quick and easy gifts for the girls in your family or the girls at the office? These earrings are fun to make, inexpensive, and are very elegant.

 

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School Party Candy BuffetAt my granddaughter's recent Thanksgiving Harvest Feast, I set up a candy buffet for the children to enjoy. I had different sizes of containers to hold the candy - there was a selection of wrapped candy and loose candy. Tall suckers were placed in a tall container.

 

Carlsbad Caverns (New Mexico)

Scenery: Carlsbad Caverns (New Mexico)Here are just a few photos of the beautiful caverns found underground in Carlsbad, New Mexico. There are several caverns to see, all of them unique and gorgeous. The tour took us a couple of hours, but I could have stayed much longer.

 

Shelf liner in the bottom of a plastic container.

Rubberized Shelf Liner for Transporting ItemsWhen traveling or hauling things that tend to slip around, wrap them in a rubberized shelf liner. I have home jewelry parties and lay my pieces on cut pieces that just fit a plastic tub, lay another layer on until I fill the tub.

 

Scenery: Bull RidingMy son's idea of a good time. I am not sure if he does it because he likes it or he likes the idea of mom biting off all her fingernails. LOL

 

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Tape Recipes Inside Cabinet DoorsFor years, I have taped my favorite recipes inside my cupboard doors. I know exactly which door to open to make my zucchini soup or my favorite party punch. This is normally wasted space and the insides of the doors are covered!

 

Scenery: Mt. Cammerer Fire Tower (Great Smoky Mountains National Park)View from Mt. Cammerer Fire Tower in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. My husband and I hiked 12.5 miles around trip and this is just one of the hundreds of awesome photos we took.

 

Black puppy.

Zues (Pit Bull/Beagle)Zues is a 3 Month old Pit Bull/Beagle. I got him in the Summer of 2010. He likes the newspaper, chewing, running and jumping. When he looks at you with those eyes, the bad days just melt away.

 

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Repairing Plastic BinsYou can fix cracked and broken plastic storage bins with spray on liquid tape. Spray the edges of the break and fit them together, then spray both flat surfaces of the broken area to form a patch that extends outwardly about an inch from the break.

 

Toilet brush holder made with a milk jug.

Recycled Container As Toilet Brush HolderThis is a good idea for recycling your laundry detergent containers, Clorox or gallon milk containers. These work really well for holding your toilet bowel brush.

 

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Hard Water Spots on WindowsI have had very hard water spots on my windows from the irrigation system for a year. I just tried Colgate Toothpaste as suggested by Chris on ThriftyFun. My windows are now perfectly clear and it was so easy!

 

Garfield (Cat)This is my cat Garfield, AKA: G-Force, G, Smurfer and more. When I was young, my mom and I went into a vet's office for one of our pets. While we were there, I heard a meowing in the back room and went to investigate while nobody was watching.

 

Linda (Dachshund)

Linda (Dachshund)Linda is a 3 year old Dachshund. One day, in a store, we saw a sign saying they sold puppies and a week later we bought her. She likes to pose for photos and scare away birds from our garden.

 

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Making Thanksgiving Dinner Using Only a Food BoxI just received my Thanksgiving Food Box from a local church, and decided that I would try and make a complete Turkey Day Dinner for about 8 people from only the food in the box.

 

old black and white photo

Swimming (1958)Thought it would be fun to share an oldie but goodie cute photo with my fellow ThriftyFun Family members and I hope you will share similar photos. This is a picture of my brother and me enjoying our summer kiddy swimming pool together, circa 1958.

 

Questions

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Moulding on Newly Rendered Walls Turned BlackI have oak veneered skirting (moulding) which has gone black due to being fitted to soon after rendering (plastering) the walls.Can anyone tell me how to lighten or disguise this black or dark mark?

 

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Microwave Keeps Tripping BreakerMy old microwave died and tripped the breaker. I bought a new microwave and now every time I start it the breaker trips. I have had our maintenance guy out to look at it and he can't figure it out. The crock-pot still works. Any ideas?

 

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Ruby Tuesday's Ham and Pea Pasta SaladI am looking for Ruby Tuesday's Ham and Pea pasta salad recipe.

 

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Scratches on Leather FurnitureDoes anyone have any idea how to repair dog scratches on leather furniture?

 

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Repairing a Broken Frozen Pie CrustThe frozen pie crusts I bought are broken. How do I use them in making a pumpkin pie?

 

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Crocheting A Purse Using Pop Top TabsI would like a pattern for an easy purse made out of pop tops and crochet.

 

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Nail Polish Stains on ClothingHow do I get nail polish off a sweatshirt?

 

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Removing a Dead Animal Smell from ClothesHow do you get dead animal smell out of clothes?

 

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Jello "Green Salad" RecipeWhen making green Jello salad, is the whipped cream whipped before adding? Also do I drain the pineapple? Thanks!

 

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Repairing a Tub Drain StopperWhile replacing my drain stopper for my tub the weight fell off and is stuck. The tub unit is one piece. Any ideas on how to get it out?

 

Help With Furniture PlacementI need help decorating my family room. The dimensions are 17 x 15. We want to provide comfortable seating for 6 that is easy to maintain, i.e. low dusting maintenance and durable stain hiding colors/fabrics (we have 2 boys.)

 

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Looking for an Old Cook Book Years ago I had a very good cook book. It was a thick book, like a bible. It had such really good recipes that were older. The best way I can describe this book is that in the back it had daily in-season meal plans for breakfast,dinner, and supper.

 

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How Do You Know When a Turkey Is Defrosted?How do I know when a turkey is not frozen still in the middle?

 

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Recovery Time for Dog With ParvoMy puppy has parvo we have been treating him with IV and antibiotics just like vet told us. He is drinking water on his own now. Do you think he might be getting over it? How long does parvo last?

 

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Slipcovers for Reclining CouchesI desperately need to find covers for sofa recliners. Any thoughts?

 

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Free Cookbook From Jiffy MixI would like to get the free Jiffy Mix cook book. Please tell me how I may get one.

 

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Remedy for a Dog Losing Hair Behind Its EarsMy 1 year old Boston Terrier (male) is loosing hair behind his ears. The rest of the body is OK. Can you suggest any home remedies or natural oil? Thanks.

 

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Peanut Butter Chex Mix RecipeI'm looking for a Chex mix recipe that has peanut butter and I believe honey on it, but no powdered sugar. My husband is diabetic. I would appreciate your help.

 

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Removing Wood Stain from ClothingHow do I get wood stain out of clothes?

 

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Uses for Sour MilkI would like to find uses for sour milk.

 

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Cat Recently Stopped Peeing in LitterboxMy cat is about 7 yrs old. I changed her litter and she peed on my bathroom mat quite a few times. I changed back to her original litter and she was fine for a few weeks then peed on the mat again. I don't know why she is doing this and only sometimes.

 

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Making the Bride a Memento from Her Father's Dress ShirtMy cousin was really close to her father. Unfortunately he died at a young age. She is getting married next year and I would like to make her something out of a dress shirt I have of his. I would like it to be something she can wear or use in the wedding.

 

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Removing Marker from GraniteHow do I remove red marker from the granite tile? Thank you.

 

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Buying Borax in the PhilippinesYou mentioned in one of your posts that we can buy borax somewhere in a store in Quezon City, Philippines, could you please give me the full address?

 

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Looking for Divinity Fudge RecipesI am searching for divinity in a pan recipe (like fudge). That's for me. My husband gets the Chex mix snack in my other request. LOL

 

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Gift Ideas for Marine Corps BoyfriendMy boyfriend is in the MC and he will be gone for all the holidays, his birthday, and our anniversary. We have been together for 3 years. What would be a good gift idea?

 

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Ink on MicrosuedeHow do you get black ink off of a microfiber/suede couch?

 

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