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Creamy EggnogIn a 2 quart heavy saucepan, stir eggs, granulated sugar, and salt until well mixed. Gradually stir in milk. Cook over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture just coats a metal spoon; remove from heat.
Joe's Crab Shack Crab Dip (Copycat)A delicious copycat recipe for Joe's Crab Shack Blue Crab Dip.
Bourbon Whipped CreamThis tastes great on berry shortcake or pumpkin or pecan pie and you can freeze it as dollops on wax paper in a covered container too!
Coconut ClubsThis is so easy to make and is heavenly to eat. This recipe was my mom's (who has passed).
Holiday: Christmas Dining RoomThis is my dining room that I just finished.
How to Shell Hard-Shelled NutsI have always loved the flavor of Brazil nuts, but they are such a pain to crack whole. Half the time you need to use a pick that comes along with the nutcracker set and then end up not being able to get all of the nut meat out of the shell.
Store Stain Remover By Dirty LaundryI keep a spray bottle of laundry stain remover by our dirty basket so when there is a stain, I spray it on the item of clothing before putting it in the laundry basket. This way it has a longer time to work and I don't have to remember which item has the stain.
Keep Bobby Pins in a Paper Clip HolderIf you are tired of bobby pins being scattered throughout the house, try out this tip. Purchase an inexpensive magnetic paperclip holder and keep your pins in there.
Use Old Pet Carrier as ComposterI found an abandoned dog carrier measuring about 27 x 19 x 19. It's split on the bottom, but I've turned it into a compost bin.
Bugsy (Cat)Bugsy is our 18 year old domestic house cat. We got our cat from a family whose cat had kittens in 1992. Bugsy loves to go outside and he has his catnip bags he loves to lick and use as pillows. Bugsy is a very loving and spoiled cat!
Ribbon AngelThis darling little angel will be admired by everyone. Fun and inexpensive to make this angel will capture your heart. A wonderful gift for nursing staff members who are often called "Angels" in a hospital or Rehab center.
In Memory Of Mindy (German Shepherd) and Daze (Cairn Terrier)Mindy, a German Shepard was given to us by our son who couldn't keep her, due
Niagara Falls (Canada)I took this photo in late October of the American Falls and the Rainbow Bridge in the distance. It was taken from the walkway bridge over the Parkway that goes between Table Rock, and where the Incline Railway is located.
Debt Free, I'm Still A FrugaliteWell now that I am debt free, I am still a frugalite as I am saving for a one year emergency fund. Here are a couple of the ways which I am doing it. I hope that you will be able to apply a couple to save a little money.
Memorizing Site PasswordsIf you have a computer program that remembers all of your passwords for you for all of the websites you visit, you can get very dependent on that for serving as your "memory". If your system were to fail, you would probably be hard pressed to remember all of your passwords.
Found in the Old Family BibleNo one ever told us why this portion of the old newspaper was in the Old Family Bible. I would guess that my Grandmother Bryan had either wanted to copy one of those lovely gowns, or perhaps a bonnet.
Jasper (Welsh Pembroke Corgi)This is Jasper, he is an 8 week old Welsh Pembroke Corgi. I got him on Saturday November 25th, 2010 (an early Christmas present). He likes to chew and play with the cat's toys.
Hot Bricks to Defrost WindshieldOn a crisp, icy morning, I've been stumped as to how to defrost the windshield. My solution? I normally leave three or four 1/2 bricks on top of my wood stove to wrap in a towel and apply to whatever part of my body is wacky that day.
Cover Hot Handle With Oven MittSome recipes we use call for browning meat in a pan and then putting the pan in the oven to let the meat finish cooking. Whenever I use a pan with a long handle, the same problem occurs.
Scenery: Snowy Branches and IciclesI took this photo during our first winter storm this year, the week of Thanksgiving. It's a close up taken from across the apartment complex courtyard.
Hang Necklaces on Towel BarIf you have a towel bar that is not being used, put it to good use and organize your necklaces by hanging them on it. It will show them off, they won't get tangled, and that favorite necklace will be easy to find in a hurry.
Driving Nails Into Plaster Walls Without CrackingIf you'll heat a nail hot enough so that you have to handle it with pliers, you'll find that it can be driven into a plaster wall with much less danger of cracking the plaster.
Make and Freeze Extra Cookie DoughI have found most cookie dough can be made ahead of time and baked later. Be sure to tightly wrap the rolls of cookie dough in plastic wrap, chill in the refrigerator, and then freeze.
Amending Outdoor Planting Mix for House Plants?I bought a perennial and annual outdoor planting mix. Is there anyway I can modify it to suit indoor plants? I have heard coffee grounds are good, any other suggestions?
Cleaning Terrazzo Floor?How do you clean terrazzo flooring after removing vinyl tile?
Cleaning a Strong Odor Off the Outside of Shoes?Today I stepped in something really smelly. I can't quite figure out what it was or what the smell is, but I don't really want to know. I have washed them with the garden hose and then threw them in the washer, but I just can't get rid of the smell.
Getting Help With Utility Bills?How do we get help with paying our utility bills? My family and I don't have power in our house. We don't know what to do.
Party Game Ideas For a Teen?What are good, fun games for teenage girls (14-18) to play during a party?
Manual for Regal Automatic Bread Maker #K6732?I need a manual for a Regal automatic bread maker model K6732.
Smoke Detector Goes Off When I Walk Past?Why does my body heat make the smoke alarm go off when I go by it? What can I do to keep it from setting it off?
Raising Gerbils?I had 2 female gerbils of about 6 months old. One of them died suddenly today, with no obvious signs of illness, in fact, she was fine just yesterday evening. The remaining one seems fine. Will she be OK on her own, or should I try to introduce a companion for her?
Keeping Mud Out of Gravel RV Pad?I built a RV pad. I spread 2 inches of gravel to keep our shoes clean. My problem: There are hundreds of very large earth worms living underneath the gravel. These earthworms bring up so much soil that my gravel is becoming muddy when it rains. How can I correct this problem?
Urine Smell in My Bathroom?I cannot get the urine smell out of my bathroom. I clean it every day. It is a brand new unit and only I live in it. I have not had this problem before. I do notice that there is a low water level in the toilet bowl. I hope you can help.
Cleaning Black Stove Grates and Burner Caps That Are Discolored?My GE black grates/caps are not caked with food, but seem to be graying/discolored. Are they beyond help or will the oven cleaner idea do the trick on this type of thing also? Other tips? Thanks so much!
Mashed Potato and Ground Meat Turkey Stuffing Recipe?I am looking for a family recipe an uncle made for the holiday turkey. It's stuffing made with mashed potatoes, onions, hamburger, and I believe sausage also, and poultry seasoning. It was one of our all time favorites, but I lost my copy and Uncle Ed is long past.
French Canadian Pork Pie Recipe?I am looking for recipe for a pork meat pie. It is a French Canadian dish I believe. Thanks.
How Do I Measure Brown Sugar?How do you measure dark sugar?
Selling the Jewelry I Make?Does anyone have any ideas on how to sell my fashion jewelry via computer? I am not too computer literate. I don't know how to put photos of the jewelry on-line. Any and all answers will be greatly appreciated!
New Year's Eve Party Ideas for a Small Bar?Do you have any last minute ideas for a small bar's New Year's Eve party?
I Dumped Cleaning Water Where I Plan to Plant Herbs?I dumped a bucket of dirty cleaning solution and water in my unused flowerbed (I moved in recently). Well I am planning on planting catnip and lavender, so now I'm worried that nothing will grow, but if it does it will be all chemically. Any solutions?
Making Pillows From Placemats and Washcloths?Does anyone remember how to make the old fashioned washcloth pillows?
Garnishing Disability for Child Support?I am currently receiving child support payments from my ex-husband who is on disability. He was ordered to pay $551 per month according to my decree. We have been going to court because he is trying to get the amount lowered...
Cat Stopped Using Litter Box?I was wondering when my kitten, Samantha, feels better, would she use the litter box constantly again? I plan on steam cleaning the carpets next week. I would appreciate any advice you have.
Looking for Older Roller Workout Machine?I am looking for a 1960's wooden roller exercise machine in good shape. If you know where I can find one or suggestions on where to look I would appreciate it.
Potatoes Stored in Garage Froze?I have yellow potatoes laying out in my garage and we have 3-4 inches of snow on the ground and they are all frozen. I need to know if I can just keep them frozen and put them in bags and into the freezer. I really don't want to waste them.
Reinstalling Windows XP?I like my old desktop with Windows XP. My new computer with Windows 7 is not compatible with the printer, scanner, copier and some software I have. It' stressful because I need to use those machines and don't want to buy new ones for the new computer.
Removing a Broken Key from Lock on a Fire Sentry Box?The key has broken off in the lock of my Fire Sentry box. It broke right at the opening of the lock, so nothing sticks out. The key is a light-weight, just a little bigger than a typical jewelry box key. Help?
Good Weight Loss Recipes?While trying to lose weight I have been eating soup, salad, veggies, and fruits and drinking water. What are some cheap healthy recipes? I'm going to get burn out on salad quickly. If you have any healthy recipes I would be happy to have them. Thank you.
Removing the Smell After Mice nested in the Oven?I have had mice in my oven and it smells awful when I turn it on. Do I need to buy a new oven? Do you have any tips for cleaning and removing the smell?
Looking for Outstanding Pie Crust Recipes?I could really use a recipe for pie crusts that really shines at holiday time. The recipe I have is inadequate and the crust comes out as if for a bland diet. I would appreciate lots of contributed recipes in answer to this. Thanks!
Removing Wax from Exposed Aggregate Concrete Around the Pool?How do I get wax off exposed aggregate concrete around the pool?
Getting Rid of Urine Odor in Bathroom?I deep clean my bathroom every other day, and it still smells like urine. I am the lone female in a home of boys. They are not messy if you catch my drift, but the smell is always there. What can I do?
Smoke Odor From Cooking?I boiled a pot dry on the stove and smoke filled the entire house. There was no fire. Is the house smoke damaged and how should I remove odor?