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Chip Or Veggie DipMix together. Very good!
Fruity Chicken SaladThis is a quick fix and a great dish for anytime! Boil and debone chicken; chop into pieces. Cut the grapes in half. Chop celery very fine. Chop apple. Toast nuts. Mix all ingredients together well with mayonnaise and enjoy.
Hamburger CasseroleCook hamburger and chopped onion. Add garlic and onion salt to taste. Drain off grease. Add soup and 1/2 cup milk. Cook together briefly. In another pan, cook macaroni as directed. Drain.
Green Onion SalmonPlace a heavy nonstick skillet over a medium-high heat. Brush both side of salmon with oil. Place salmon, skin side up, in heated skillet; cook, uncovered, about 3-4 minutes or until browned.
Apple Pie CakeIt is a cake and pie all in one. Great with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. This is one of my family's favorite desserts and satisfies both the cake and pie lover.
German Peach KuchenCombine cake mix and coconut. Cut in margarine like coarse crumbs. Lightly press on bottom and half an inch up the sides of a 9x13 inch pan. Bake at 300 degree F oven for 10-15 minutes.
Heart Healthy Pie CrustHaving no choice but to take care of our health, has taught me to find new and better ways of cooking. This pie crust recipe works well for us.
Chili ManwichesMy daughter Cheryl was making Manwiches when she grabbed the wrong can!
Homemade NoodlesI love these noodles. With just a bit of baking powder in them, they puff up just a little, making them tender and delicious.
Sophie (Lhasa Apso)My name is Sophie. I'm a Lhasa Apso. I was born 16 May 2007. When I was adopted I found a very nice paradise. My parents take very good care of me just like a baby.
Grind Dry Beans Into Bean FlourBoiling a pot of beans for a long time uses a lot of energy and water, but might even use more beans than each person really needs for the meal. If you grind the beans into a flour when they are dry, it not only stretches the beans more, but is a lot easier to cook with.
Old Engish Scratch Cover to Stain FurnitureInstead of using stain, I use Old English Scratch Cover for dark wood. It seals the wood and looks like it has been refinished. I did this on a set of dowel rods that I am using for curtain rods.
GrosbeakThis is a photo of a Grosbeak drinking from a fountain. It was taken this winter at my sister Holly's house in Island Pond, Vermont, while I was visiting her.
Joshua Tree National ParkThis is a lovely sunset photo at Joshua Tree National Park.
Getting Help to Pay Vet BillsAnyone who needs help paying for their veterinary bills should contact aspca.org. There is a list of places to contact on that site. Hope this helps the animals.
Binder for Organizing Craft ProjectsFor organizing craft projects, I use binders for project ideas with protective sleeves. I also keep a list of items needed to finish a project. So in one sleeve would be the pattern for a cross-stitch project and a list of items for finishing the project.
Homemade Recycled Cereal Gift BagsIf you don't have the right size gift bag on hand, create your own by recycling a box. These are much sturdier than gift bags and can be used over and over again.
Plant Flowers to Support TroopsWhen planning your annuals for your garden, leave a section for all yellow flowers as a tribute to our troops. You could even plant a red, white, and blue section surrounded by yellow or put a small flag in the garden.
Make Fat Balls for Feeding BirdsWhen you have finished roasting your chicken (or other meat, fish, etc.), let the fat cool a little, cover with porridge oats, and sprinkle onto your bird table. The birds love it and it's your very own 'fat balls' for our feathered friends.
Resize Old Belts for ChildrenRecycle your old leather belts by cutting them down to fit children. Just cut down to size and punch new holes into the belt.
Monster (Pit Bull)I got my baby in October 2010. Monster is now 5 months old. My boyfriend's friend's Pit Bull had 10 puppies, and we took him off her hands. It was the best decision of my life.
Keeping Dipping Chocolate WarmI was making candy for the Red Hats Valentine party today and I needed to keep the chocolate hot. Once I heated the chocolate in the microwave, I put the cup with melted chocolate on a candle warmer to keep it soft and warm.
Chocolate Scented PlaydoughThis is so fun and if the wee ones eat some, it is okay! Mix the dry ingredients. Add the oil and boiling water. Stir quickly, mixing well. When cool, mix with your hands. Store in an airtight container.
Crocheted Shamrock Bookmark3 sizes of shamrocks ready for sharing of the green.
Belle (Domestic Short Hair)Belle is our year old short hair domesticated cat. We adopted her from the animal shelter in our town. She will chase anything that moves, eat bugs, and hiss at my husband.
Keep Chalkboard in GarageWe keep a blackboard with chalk hanging in our garage. Many people think it is strange, until they read the notes written on it. It contains all the garage, barn, and farm outdoor messages that would otherwise take up room on our kitchen chalkboard.
Pork Loin HawaiianInsert spit through center of roast, using prongs to hold roast in place. Insert meat thermometer at slight angle so bulb is centered in roast, but not resting on the spit.
Epsom Salts To Melt IceEpsom salts and sugar, mixed 1 to 1, will melt salt and ice. It does not hurt the plants or ground,nor will it hurt birds, dogs, or cats. It can be used to pre-treat sidewalks and driveways and roads.
Update Router for Better Internet PerformanceWhen you signed up for DSL, I'm sure that the ISP furnished you with their router, which I'm confident is not the best quality, even mediocre. I recently had one of my computer-geek friends over at the house and he saw my modem and went into shock.
Lucy (Pug)This is my dog Lucy. She was born this way. We love her so. She has really bad breath. :)
Garden: "Coppertina" Diablo NinebarkThis a bloom of a "Coppertina" Diablo Ninebark. They are called Ninebark because they peel and are said to have 9 different colors of bark on them. But even prettier are the beautiful buds and the flowers in the spring.
Growing Miniature VegetablesBaby or miniature vegetables have been always been a staple in Asian cooking, and popular in restaurants and kitchens across most of Europe for decades. Fortunately, gardeners without a lot of space can enjoy miniature vegetables more economically, by simply by growing their own at home.
Cleaning Mini BlindsI put the slats a few at a time in my bath tub with dish liquid. I sloshed them around a bit, then I wrapped a wet micro fiber cloth around one end and pulled each slat through.
Introducing a Puppy to the Resident Cat?How do you think a four year old cat would behave if I introduced a Bichon Frise puppy into her home?
Paint Color Ideas for Black, Cranberry and Beige Bedroom?I have black bedroom furniture, cranberry drapes, and very light beige bed cover with two large cranberry pillows. I'm bored with the room and am thinking about painting the wall behind my bed which has a black headboard. What is a good color for that wall?
Can I Use Airwick Refills in a Glade Plugin?Do Airwick plugin refills fit the Glade plugin?
Silicone Stain on Clothing?How do you get silicone off a jumper?
Cat Started Peeing and Pooping in Closet?I have an inside/outside female cat who is 8 years old. She has always been very good about using the litter box or going outside. We actually removed the litter box about 3 years ago with "no" problems. Now all of sudden we found out she has been peeing and pooping in my daughter's closet.
Cleaning Soccer Uniforms?How do you get sand stains out of soccer uniforms?
Pattern for Knitted Dog Sweater?Does anyone have a simple knitting pattern for a roll neck sweater for a small dog?
Tapeworm Remedies for Dogs?My Yorkie has tapeworms and the vet is charging too much. What are some remedies to kill tape worms?
Why is My Ice Dispenser So Loud?We just bought a new Kenmore side by side refrigerator (model: 106.45429801, SN: S03243205) and it works great except the ice dispenser sounds like an earthquake when it is used. Is this normal?
Using Faux Fur to Line Top Edge of Winter Boots?How do I put adhesive backing on a strip of faux fur to line the top edge of winter boots?
Feeding a Baby Lamb?I need help please. I have a 1 day old baby lamb that I am bottle feeding and it doesn't want to eat. It only takes a couple sips at a time. What do I do? Help.
Converting a Basement into a Bedroom?My husband and I are going to have our bedroom in the basement. The basement is a mess. I was wondering, instead of feeling overwhelmed, how do we start?
What Breed is My Dog?I have been given a 5 month old puppy. I was told he was a Staffy, but people have said he looks like a Pit Bull. Can anyone tell me if he is? These dogs are illegal in the UK.
What is This Plant?I have a plant I can not identify. I bought it at Ikea 3 years ago and it is thriving. We call it our Dr. Seuss plant as it is crazy looking. The stem is solid, 6-7 of them winding all over. There are green "leaves" about 1 inch long, each with many on each stem.
Doll That Looks Like Child?How can I order the doll that looks like my child?
Cabinet Colors for Kitchen With Black Countertops?I am replacing my kitchen cabinets. I have black and beige granite countertops and beige tile floors. I wanted to know what the rule of thumb is regarding cabinets with dark granite. Should I go with light cabinets or dark? Thank.
Planning an Anime Birthday Party?I'm trying to have a birthday party for myself with a couple of my anime loving friends. I have decided to base the party around my favorite animes.
Helping an Abused Dog?This is our a 2 yr old Lab/mix. She will only eat in her crate laying down. How do I get her to eat standing up and outside of her crate? Right now she is not eating or drinking water. She is an abused dog from Georgia.
Other Uses for Window Sheers?I have a pair of window sheers. Other than using them on the window is there something else I could do with them?
Frigidaire Ice Maker is Clicking?The ice maker on my Frigidaire side-by-side clicks constantly as soon as the arm on the ice maker is down. Water drips into the ice tray and down the front of the water dispenser. I have replaced the water valve, have good water pressure and the hoses aren't leaking that I can see.
Removing Permanent Marker From Photos?Is there away to get permanent marker off photos?
Growing a Tractor Seat Plant from Seed?Could you tell me how to germinate seeds from a tractor seat plant?
Crafts Using Plastic Coffee Creamer Bottles?I use lots of liquid creamer and have saved the bottles. I want to make a craft the children will enjoy.
Adjusting Timing on Sewing Machine?How do I adjust the needle and hook timing for a Brother LT-B838?
Coed 12th Birthday Ideas?I have a sister who is turning twelve and she doesn't know what to do for her birthday. She is inviting some of her best buds (3 of which are boys) and doesn't know what boys and girls would like. Any ideas? :/
Shopping for a Men's Short Sleeve Blue Dress Shirt With White Collar?Where can I find a blue short sleeve, white collar men's dress shirt for a lollipop kid costume?Thanks.
My Dog Won't Let Me Put Medicine in His Ears?I need help my dog has yeast infection in his ears. I have the medication to put in them, but he will not let us put it in. We got him held down once and now he will not let my husband near him. We tried a muzzle and he will not let me touch him now to put that on.
Black Residue in Appliance Water Reservoirs?When emptying my coffee pot I see a black water residue drain out. I even see some of this from the cup. Is this dangerous? I use either Folgers or Maxwell House. This has begun happening in the last several months.
Composting in Pots?I compost my kitchen scraps, grass cutting, and leaves in pots. I don't have room for composting bins or a space in the ground. It works fine, I have tons of worms and the kitchen scraps are devoured very quickly.
Clothes Patterns for 13 Inch Dolls?I have recently given my granddaughter a Dora Links doll and would like to make some clothes for it. The doll is about 13 inches tall so is overall a bit larger than a Barbie doll. Does anyone know of a sewing pattern source?
Cleaning a Gas Stove?How do you clean a gas stove?
Cleaning a Stainless Steel Coffee Pot?How do I clean a stainless steel coffee carafe?