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Lentil Soup With Turkey MeatballsThis is my own recipe. It is healthy and delicious.
Bran MuffinsCombine dry ingredients and mix well. Add eggs, oil, and buttermilk and mix until just blended. Store in covered container in refrigerator. Use as desired. Keeps at least 6 weeks.
Chicken Salad with Broccoli DressingTry this nutritious, hearty salad!
Brown ground beef and onion; drain off fat. Stir in tomato sauce, parsley, oregano, basil, 1/4 tsp. salt, and pepper. Simmer uncovered 10 minutes, stir occasionally.
Miss American PiePour blueberry pie filling into 10 inch baked pie shell. Chill 30 minutes. Beat cream cheese, adding powdered sugar until smooth. Fold in whipped topping.
Spiced NutsPrepare a baking sheet by lining it with aluminum foil, and preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.
Pickled and Spiced Shrimp AppetizerThis is made from scratch and perfect for any get together or party.
Verify That Medical Records are TransferredMany years ago, I was diagnosed with a medical condition that was not life threatening, but did cause various problems. I had went to specialists for well over a year without much help. At the time, there wasn't much treatment for this medical condition.
King George (Maine Coon)King George is a one year old Maine coon cat. This beautiful cat was dropped off here last September. He follows me like a dog, not a typical cat, not aloof but, very focused and loving! We Love King George!
Baked Tortilla ChipsI love to deep fry my own corn and flour tortilla chips, but the healthier option is to bake them. All you have to do is cut the tortillas into chip size wedges and bake in a single layer at 350 degrees F, turning once, on a baking sheet until golden brown.
Soup SecretsAlways make soup at least a day ahead of time, so that the seasonings will have time to improve the flavor.
Pepper (Calico Cat)Pepper is a calico cat and lives in the barn. We adopted her when we moved here. We noticed lately that she loves to climb trees and shrubs.
Removing Odors from Plastic ContainersYou will never guess what finally removed the leftover aroma from my plastic bowl. I put it outside in a flower pot (to keep the squirrels from playing with it) in full sunlight for 2 days
Mitsy (Long Haired Chihuahua)This is Mitsy, a 3 year old long haired Chihuahua. This photo was taken in September 2010. I met Mitsy at the local shelter where I volunteer. At first I passed her by a few times because she barked and I really hate small yappy dogs.
Lemon Rose Bath SplashGreat gift! I give this to brides at the shower.
Beaded Conch Key ChainsTake one of the lengths of leather and wrap around the key ring using the ends through the loop method as shown in picture.
Wear Cotton Gloves When Washing BabyBathing a baby can be a slippery time. To get a better hold on the baby get a pair of cotton gloves. Sometimes you can get them at the Dollar Tree. They are very lightweight and you can use as a washcloth.
Apple BreadGreat for older babies and everyone else! Combine oil, sugar, and vanilla. Cream until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Sift together flour, cinnamon, salt, and baking powder.
Super Glue For Minor CutsWhen you cannot get a cut or wound on a pet to stop bleeding and you have tried absolutely everything, try super glue!
Buy Wood LocallyI heat with wood. At first getting it delivered to my home, which is 12 miles from town on a mountain, was expensive. This winter, I queried neighbors and found 2 guys on my mountain that are much cheaper.
Use Sticky Notes To Track Credit Card BalancesI've been reading "sticky-notes" ideas and was reminded of one of my own uses. I use the smallest notes. Then I stick them to my credit cards with a notation of the available balance remaining on that card.
Vinegar for Cleaning Bird CagesEqual parts white vinegar and water works great on cleaning bird cages and leaves a fresh scent. Most importantly it is safe for parrots.
Cat Litter For Traction On IceBy sprinkling clean cat litter on your sidewalk or driveway, it may save you from a bad fall and it will give you traction if you have ice under the snow. Remember the cat litter won't hurt your lawn either.
Knifty Knitter HeadbandsAnother easy thing to make with the smallest ("baby") Knifty Knitter is headbands! You can make them out of wool to cover your ears in winter like a skier - or in acrylic to be light - even in cotton yarn for the lightest option.
Prevent Freezer Burn On Ice CreamIce-cream won't form ice crystals in the freezer if you cover the container tightly with a plastic wrap before putting on the lid.
Zeke (Dalmatian-German Short Hair Pointer Mix)Zeke is a 15 month old Dalmatian-German Short Hair Pointer mix. We got him from a rescue center 7 months ago. He loves to run, chase dogs, be chased, snuggle with us, and play with the cats.
Keeping Dark Clothes From FadingWhen washing clothing for the first time, that you do not want to fade, especially jeans or dark cottons, wash them without soap, but instead 1/2 cup of vinegar (any type) and 1/2 cup of salt, in cold water.
Tips For Buying And Planting Bare-Root...A bare-root plant is a nursery plant which has been harvested when dormant and sold without soil around the roots. Although they may look rather pitiful and lifeless at first glance, in reality they hold all of the potential to be some of the loveliest trees, shrubs, and perennial plants you'll ever grow.
Silly Putty Stain?How do you get silly putty out of a blanket?
Icemaker Overfills the Ice Bin?My ice maker keeps over filling the ice bin, why?
Washing Machine Not Spinning Properly?Why is my Roper washer not spinning as well as I used to? The clothes are still very wet.
Dyeing Satin Shoes?How do I dye satin shoes? What kind of dye do I need and where can I buy it?
Centerpiece Ideas for School Fund Raiser Dinner?Our school is having a spaghetti night dinner to raise funds for our 5th grade end of year activities. We will be using red and white check table cloths. I am in charge of the centerpieces and they will be raffled off.
Turkish Rug Dye Bled Onto Fringe?I have a beautiful burgundy 10 X 14 foot Turkish rug that I have wiped with water and vinegar due to my dog getting sick. The red has bled onto the off-white fringe. How do I get rid of the red dye on the off-white fringe?
Removing Nail Polish from Painted Furniture?I recently purchased a new armoire for my bedroom, one of my girls put quite a bit of purple nail polish on it. It's real wood and has a beautiful finish. How can I remove the polish without damaging the finish?
Can I Freeze Bread in Original Packaging?I have read in several different places that you should not freeze bread in its original bag. A reason was never given. Does anyone know the reason? Thank you.
White Spot on Denim?My son had gum on his jeans. He got the gum off, but it left a stain. I used a stain remover, but after washing now there is a white stain can this be fixed?
Discontinued Wallpaper: Imperial French Farmhouse #MM2075?I am looking for French Farmhouse Wallpaper by Imperial Pattern # MM2075.
Rooting Lilac Bushes?Can you start a lilac from clippings?
Costume Ideas for a "Celebrity Couples" Themed Dance?I already have a for sure date to Sadie Hawkins, but I want to ask him in a really cute and unique way. Does anyone have any ideas? Our theme is "celebrity couples" if that helps. I also need ideas on what we could dress up as.
Icemaker Leaking Water into Ice Basket?My icemaker is leaking water into the ice basket.
Choosing a Sofa for Room with Dark Brown Wood and Red Tile Floor?I am trying to change my lounge around a little bit, but I have a dilemma. I have dark brown wooden flooring for most of the room, but some of it is red tiles. I'm trying to find a new sofa to go with it, but I'm stuck. Any advice?
Shopping for Armour Corned Beef?I am trying to find out when Armour corn beef in the cans is coming back on the shelves in grocery stores.
Bathroom Paint Color Advice?We just installed new tile around our bathtub and the color is grey with hints of pink and brown. Our tile on the floor is brown and light tan. What color should we paint the walls in the bathroom?
Ice Maker Not Working?I have a Kenmore side by side refrigerator. After 2 months, when I push the ice dispenser tab the motor to push ice is on, but not pushing ice out.
Starting a Bent N Dent Grocery Store?I would like information on how to start a bent and dent grocery store. Where I can get the groceries to stock the store?
Replacement Cords for Biddeford Electric Blanket?I am trying to find 2 replacement cords for my Biddeford king size electric blanket. Can someone please help me? Thank you.
Foods for Healthy Skin?What foods are good for the skin?
Storing Seasonal Vinyl Window Clings?Would like info as to how to store seasonal vinyl window clings. So far, I've found that they don't store well and tend to curl up.
Replacing a Dole Valve (Flow Regulator) for an Icemaker?How do I replace a dole valve for an icemaker?