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Chicken Burrito WrapsA weight watchers 4 PointsPlus recipe. Healthy and delicious!
Vietnamese Caramelized PorkI made this Vietnamese recipe last weekend for my wife and brother. They really liked it. The recipe is for Vietnamese Caramelized Pork. In Vietnam, we always eat this pork with rice. It's an easy recipe for you to make for your family.
Beefy Biscuit CupsIn a skillet brown beef; drain. Stir in the spaghetti sauce; cook over medium heat for 5-10 minutes or until heated through. Press biscuits onto the bottom and up the sides of greased muffin cups.
Pumpkin Spice CakeOnly three ingredients, and it tastes wonderful! You can make cupcakes, cookies, or quick bread too.
Cooked CabbageCut cabbage up to nice size pieces. Put in pan to accommodate the amount of cabbage. Add water just to top. Add onion and sugar and cook until cabbage is limp.
Country Fried PotatoesYou can substitute cayenne powder for the paprika if you want some spicy heat.
Christmas Mint BrowniesEasy and delicious. Mix brownies according to package (or your favorite homemade recipe). Fill cupcake tins about half full, add thin mint or peppermint, then fill to about 3/4 full.
MinestroneHeat olive oil and butter in 8 quart kettle over medium heat. Add onion, carrots, celery, potatoes, and green beans. Cook for 20 minutes or until vegetables are lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
Fresh Orange SquaresThis is one of my Mom's favorite cookies. No shortening required! Super easy, chock full of orange flavor, and not too sweet!
Corn and Cornbread CasseroleIn large bowl, combine all ingredients. Pour into greased 11x7 inch baking dish. Bake, uncovered, in 400 degree F oven for 25-30 minutes or until the top and edges are golden brown.
Ham, Tomato, and Onion FrittataIf you would also like to add some diced bell peppers, just saute about 1/4 cup of them and a tad bit more olive oil with the onions.
Green Jello SaladBoil gelatin, juice, and water together for 1 minute. Cool, but do not congeal. Add cottage cheese, marshmallows, and Cool Whip or whipped cream.
Cherry Cream Cheese BarsThis is a rich and delicious recipe!
Barbecue SandwichesMix all ingredients in large pan. Bring to a boil. Turn down heat and simmer with lid on pan.
My Frugal Life: Surviving The Economic CrisisWhen the economic crisis hit, my county (Montgomery, bordering DC), the wealthiest in the nation, took a hit. Education, fire/rescue, police; all services have evaporated to bare bones and the trend continues.
Label Your Cell PhoneSo many cell phones look alike these days, and if the battery has run down, there is no way to tell whose is whose! Using a label maker, put your first name and an alternative phone number on the back so that if yours is lost, it can be returned.
Dog Toy From Old SocksTake those one and lonely socks whose partners seem to have vanished when washing and tie in knots to create a dog chew toy. You can place dog treats inside to help those puppies stay away from unwanted shoes.
Patriotic CowHere is one of my cows all dressed up for the holidays. She wants to moo you to a Merry Christmas an Prosperous New Year 2011.
Use Peeler For Cold ButterUse a y-shaped peeler to remove slices of butter from the top of a rock-hard stick of butter that's come straight from the refrigerator. The peels can be laid on top of a slice of bread, so there's no need for spreading.
Easily Seed a PomegranateTo easily seed a pomegranate, get a large bowl and fill it with water. Cut the pomegranate in half. While the pomegranate is submerged, proceed to seed the fruit underneath the water. This will prevent it from splattering.
Use Back Of Knife To Scrape Food Off Cutting BoardAfter dicing or chopping something, it's common to scrape the knife across the cutting board into a bowl using the blade of the knife. This is a good way to dull your knife. To keep it sharp, flip the knife upside down and use the spine to scrape off the board.
Scenery: Sunset (PA)This sunset was taken on I-90 West in PA. We were on our way home from a trip to "Niagara on the Lake" for our wedding anniversary.
Use Old Linens for PetsDon't forget to save old sweaters and soft towels for pet beds or shelter outside.
Make Mini Meatloaf in Muffin TinsWhen you make your "world famous meatloaf" try baking it in a muffin pan. Everyone gets their own "personal" size meat loaf, and it knocks off more than half of the cooking time! And as a bonus, leftovers (if there are any!) can be frozen individually.
Package Gifts in Reusable ContainersIf you visit the dollar store to buy gift bags for presents, instead of buying a bag, buy a small plastic ice bucket, trash can, food storage container, colander, etc. to hold the gift. For the same price as the gift bag, you are buying a reusable item.
Craft: "Outhouse" Tissue HolderI built this toilet paper holder for my daughter's birthday. I think it is just great.
Poinsettia PinThis pretty seasonal pin will make you the life of the party. Just wear it with whatever you wish and see how many compliments you get.
Sammy (English Bulldog Mix)Our white English bulldog mix playing fetch with our firewood. His name is Sammy and is just a little over a year old.
Powder and Pellet (Beagles)Powder and Pellet are 5 months old. They were born on the 4th of July, 2010. We purchased these sisters from a friend. They love hunting rabbits! Powder and pellet also truly enjoy running through our home chasing each other and wrestling.
Contact Paper to Refresh Counter TopsIt might sound tacky, but putting contact paper over your Formica counter top works. I was cleaning the bathroom prior to having the family over for Christmas dinner.
The Gemini GirlsUpon discovering my close friends and I all had 'Gemini' birthdays in the 6th month of the year, we became 'The Gemini Girls'. We have used that excuse for years to get together for breakfasts, shopping and whining about husbands sessions.
Maggie (Maltese Mix)Maggie is about an 8 year old Maltese X. We rescued Maggie from the animal shelter, this past summer. She loves to sing in her own way by howling, lifting her head up like a wolf that howls to the moon. She starts this if we howl along with her.
Removing Scratches on MirrorFor light surface scratches on mirrors, use Eagle One Never Dull Wadding Polish. It worked great for me. You will need to use a little elbow grease but keep at it and the scratches will disappear!
Locating Someone on the Internet?I need solid, tried and true suggestions for using the internet to locate someone. I've looked into the "People Find" type sites that charge and find outdated info. Can anyone help direct me to free sites that might be of help, especially if someone has a name change?
Can I Dye My Hair Two Different Shades on the Same Day?I am a 50 year old African American woman. I have naturally dark brown hair with a hint of red. Since I am graying, I have been using temporary colors like Jazzing, beautiful brown, etc. Can I double color my hair, use a dark warm brown and then use toasted chestnut in the same day?
Long John Silver's Fish Batter Recipe?I would like to duplicate Long John Silver's fish batter. Does anyone have the recipe?
Making Your Own Malibu Hair Treatment?What ingredients do I use to make my own Malibu hair treatment?
Nu-Wave Oven Pro Roast Beef Instructions?I need (2.5 - 4 lb) roast beef roasting instructions and/or recipes for a Nu-Wave Oven Pro.
Gift and Card Ideas for Your Pastor?I am needing ideas for cards and gifts for pastors.
Buying Wind and Fresh Detergent?Where can I find Wind & Fresh detergent besides Sam's?
Cleaning Copper Pots and Pans?Does anyone know a home remedy for cleaning copper pots?
Gift Basket Including a Crayon for "Color in Your Life"?I'm looking for a homemade gift idea I saw on the site, but I lost it. It had something to do with putting different items together, like a crayon so you will always have color in your life and had other items.
Outdoor Electrical Outlet Stopped Working After It Rained?My outside outlet was working, then it rained and now none of my xmas decorations come on. Does anyone have any ideas on what might have happened?
Using a Fax Machine With MagicJack?Can I fax using a fax machine and my MagicJack?
Making Septic Safe Laundry Detergent?Is homemade detergent safe for septic systems?