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Crustless Pumpkin PieA recipe with 0 cholesterol and 0.5 g Fat. Very healthy and easy to make!
Pound Cake DessertLayer pound cake and peaches; cover with whipped cream; drizzle with chocolate syrup. Repeat this procedure three times. Chill completely before serving.
Homemade Powdered SugarI make my own powdered (confectioner's) sugar. I whirl it in small amounts (1/2 cup or less) for a few seconds, maybe a minute, in the blender or food processor. I think it's cheaper than buying it.
Tempura Dipping SauceI adore tempura during any season and this dipping sauce is perfect. Whether for shrimp or assorted veggies, cut into 1/2 inch thick pieces.
Bubble PizzaCut the biscuits so they are quartered pieces and stir into sauce. Brown hamburger and drain. Then mix together in a bowl. Add any of your favorite pizza ingredients you may like.
Christmas Tree CookiesFrom "A Charlie Brown Christmas Movie" recipe series. I did all of these and then we watched the movie! My kids and day care kids LOVED IT!
Pea Pod Potato SoupSaute chopped green onions in butter in 2 quart saucepan until soft. Add potatoes and broth. Simmer for 20 minutes. Puree, 1/2 at a time, in blender. Return to saucepan.
Almost Instant S'moresBrowned and melting with chocolate! I just made some and Wow!
Fiscally Responsible ParentingWhen your children receive cash gifts for the holidays or their birthdays, it's a parent's job to be fiscally responsible with it. You want your children to enjoy it, but you want them to learn how to manage their money at the same time.
Silverware StockingThese silverware stockings make great party favors. Personalize each guest's stocking with their initial.
Renew Existing Window ShadesI wanted to change the shades on my dining room light to match my decor. I made a pattern with newspaper, transferred the pattern to fabric, added iron on interfacing for stability, used fabric glue at the seams, and glued a decorative braid at the top and bottom edges.
Holiday: Christmas TreeOur first Christmas in our new home, with our tree. So beautiful and heartwarming.
Lola (Basset Hound)Last time it snowed, I was out on my deck taking pictures of the snow covered trees in my back yard. I caught my neighbor's Basset Hound, Lola, running down the hill, her ears straight out like she was going to take off!
Craft: Sling For Carrying Fire WoodOur wood stove is down a flight of stairs to our living room area. We were always sweeping the steps after carrying wood in, because of bark, leaf, and twigs dropping. So, I decided to sew a "sling" for my husband to carry the wood in.
Quick "Eggnog"For a quick holiday eggnog cup of cheer, add a scoop of country style vanilla ice cream to a mug then pour some scalded milk over the top. Add your adult beverage choice of rum or brandy.
Removing Cigarette Odor from Small ItemsI had a bag of yarn that had a horrible cigarette odor given to me. I had heard if the odor couldn't be removed by other means, to freeze the item. I didn't have enough space inside my freezer, so decided I would set the it out in the snow on my deck.
Post Unwanted Items Online Before RecyclingRecycling is good, reuse is better. Before tossing things out, see if someone else can use them. Post on Freecycle or Craigslist for free and see if your trash is someone else's treasure.
Photo: For Your Sweet ToothIf you like colors and candy, this should make you feel just dandy.You can pick your own treat.
Gabe (American Bulldog)Gabe is our 3 year old American Bulldog. We went to Ohio to get him. Gabe loves to run in the back woods, and follow us around
Use A Tub As A Puppy BedMy husband brought home a small puppy, who needed a bed. I took a small bin I use to soak light laundry, and turned it into a bed for our new puppy Luke. I put an old flannel pillow case in and folded it over to make a soft bed for him.
Missy Stitch (Cat)Missy Stitch will be 3 in March 2011. Missy Stitch is a petite fluffy tuxedo cat from mixed coats. Her mama cat produced a varied assortment of coated kittens.
My Frugal Life: ThriftyFun FriendshipMy tip is to keep looking on ThriftyFun, as you never know who you will find. In January 2008, I posted about my washable nappies. From that post, I met keeper60. Keeper60 lives in USA (we live UK) and has become a valuable member of my family.
Organize Grocery List by DepartmentI made up this shopping list and found it to be very helpful. It separates the items I need so I don't walk all over the store needlessly.
Nature's Miracle for Removing Pet Urine OdorTry one of the enzyme soak products. I use Nature's Miracle. All the pet stores have them. Soak the spot well and allow it to dry naturally.
Turn Microwave Plate and Turntable Into A Lazy SusanI recently saw a tip about recycling a microwave plate. Besides keeping the glass microwave plate when replacing your microwave; be sure to also keep the plastic piece the plate sits on that works as the microwave turntable.
Paper Cone Christmas TreeThis adorable tree is made from green polka dot paper and embellished with red gems. It's fun and easy to make.
What Kind of Snake is This?Can anyone tell me what kind of snake this is? I am sorry the pic is a little blurry.
Repairing a Radiator Valve?I rent an apartment that has the old-fashioned cast iron radiators in Brooklyn (which means it's freezing right now and the heat is on 24/7). I've been noticing steam coming out of the valve at the end of the radiator, so today I went to investigate and the whole thing popped off.
Weight Watchers Ricotta Crust Pizza?I'm looking for an old weight watcher recipe from the 1970's. It is a pizza using ricotta as the crust. Does anyone have this recipe?
Using Foil When Making Fudge?I made fudge but it did not set. I lined the pan with foil instead of wax paper. Should I have used waxed paper instead of foil?
What Breed is My Puppy?I got my puppy on Tuesday. He was advertised as a Staffordshire Bull terrier, but his face is very slender and his legs are long. Could someone please help me and tell me if they think he looks a bit Pit Bull?
Quick and Easy Bar Recipe?I need a quick and easy bar recipe.
Ideas for Organizing a Teenager's Bedroom?I am 15 and am a freshman. I am a straight A student, a cheerleader, a runner, a softball player and I love technology. I cannot seem to keep my room clean, neat, cute, organized and smelling nice! I need help!
Fantasy Fudge is Too Soft?Why did my fantasy fudge come out too soft?
Restoring Nap on a Velvet Couch?How can I restore the nap on a velvet couch?
Christmas Cactus Left Outside in Freezing Weather?I have had a Christmas cactus for a couple of years and it finally started to bloom. It was so beautiful, well until about 2 days ago. We forgot to bring it in the house and the temperature dropped to 19 degrees.
Removing Soap Scum from Dishwasher?How do I get rid of soap scum residue in my dishwasher. It is not even cleaning the dishes any longer and it leaves soap scum all over everything.
Face Paint on a Micro Suede Clothing?How would you remove black face paint from a micro suede vest? My grandson had his face painted and then fell asleep on my shoulder. His cheek left a black smudge on my light colored micro suede vest.
Using Octagon Soap?Can you use the Octagon soap all over the body?