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Baked MeatballsMix meatball mixture ingredients in large bowl and shape into balls. Arrange in 9x9 inch pan. Mix together sauce ingredients and pour over meatballs.
Roasted Chicken with VegetablesMix the butter, paprika, pepper, and salt in a bowl. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels. Loosen the skin of the chicken carefully and place 1/2 of the butter mixture beneath the skin.
Banana Cream PieBlend sugar, cornstarch, flour, and salt. Add milk. Cook and stir constantly until thickens. Add well beaten egg yolks. Cook 1 minutes longer.
Italian Creme CakeMix the flour, baking soda and salt together. Beat the sugar and margarine in a mixing bowl until creamy. Add the egg yolks and beat until smooth.
Tomato SaladCombine dry ingredients. Add vinegar and oil. Blend. Add minced parsley and green onions, sliced. Pour over quartered tomatoes which have been arranged over a bed of endive.
Beef Stew CasseroleDice carrots and celery. Butter casserole. Place all ingredients, except mushrooms, in and mix. Bake at 250 degrees F. for 4 hours, stirring occasionally.
Stir Fried Eggs and TomatoesYummy whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner! You can serve as is or over rice but I love this dish served over egg noodles.
Brunswick StewAnother "tried and true" family favorite. This is an easy recipe and a combination of several different states' versions of an old traditional southern favorite.
Duncan (French Bulldog)Duncan is a 2 year old French bulldog. He was a Christmas gift. He likes to play with his toys and watch TV. He is the cutest baby ever!
Tape Measure FlowerI have a good friend who will be having a birthday soon. I enjoy making little handmade gifts, trying to come up with ideas that relate to the person who will receive it. This friend loves to sew and quilt and I wanted a small item to put on top of the wrapped gift.
Calendar to Track Automatic Bill PaymentsI used to be easily discouraged about ever getting a handle on our finances. I just couldn't find a method that I could stick to or that actually made sense to me. Here is something that has helped me to not only pay our bills on time, but actually keep track of them.
Dealing With LeftoversWhen preparing soups or anything with leftovers to be frozen for later use, I save the excess in ziploc freezer bags. When the food is cooled enough for freezing, lay the bags flat in a baking pan until they are frozen.
Add Fruit to Extend JamWhen I find really cheap jars of jam, I buy at least 2. I open and start using alternatively so they are both about half or more empty at the same time. Then I take whatever fruit I have that's a bit spoiled.
Make Supply Boxes from Tissue BoxesI cut off the tops of square tissue boxes and use them to put things in.
Savings Container for Spare ChangeMy husband and I collect the spare change we find around the house, in the laundry, etc. I found a big antique Ball jar at a thrift store and we use that. It is easily contained and looks nice on the shelf.
Norman (Jersey Cow)Norman is a 2 and a half years old Jersey. We were visiting a local farm to buy some homemade cheese and went on to the barn to see the calves. My husband fell in love with Norman and went to ask the farmer if he would sell him.
Seasoning MeatIf you like to bake things that have seasoning but don't like to stop half way and turn them over, this tip will help. I season the pan then lay the meat or veggies on it, then season the top.
Homemade Dish Detergent Recipe?Does anyone know of a homemade dish detergent recipe? I save so much with the homemade laundry detergent, but have had no luck finding a dish detergent recipe.
Getting Rid of Sweet Gum Balls?How do I get rid of gumballs?
Cleaning a Moldy Refrigerator?My power was off and the refrigerator was full of food. How can I clean and remove mold from it? It has been sitting for 6 months.
Planting Pine Trees?How do I plant pine trees? How many years do they take to grow? How do I maintain them?
Dog Sweater Patterns?I would like a very easy crochet pattern for a small dog sweater. Remember, I need a very easy one.
Painting Formica Countertops?Help, I have ugly kitchen counter tops. Is there a way to refinish them to look like granite?
Shopping for Cat Collars That Stay On?What type of collar is the most likely to stay on my cats? I have three indoor cats that never seem to have their collars on. I've been using the safety release type. I've replaced them thinking the clip might be worn, but it was only a matter of days before those were off as well.
Adjusting Stitches to Change the Size of an Oval Crochet Rug?How do I adjust stitches on oval crocheted rugs to change size? Thank you for all the feed back, but I think I didn't ask the question correctly. Someone had told me a formula that I can't remember. The original chain is what determined the size of the finished rug. Or does the original chain size not matter?
What Are The Best Selling Crafts This Year?I am a young adult and I love crafting new creations, but I would like to turn my creations into some extra cash. Any ideas on crafts and then how to sell them?
Setting Up a Simple Budget?I am not new here, but I have a problem. I don't know how to hold on to money. I get paid bi-weekly and am trying to payoff some very old debts to get my credit back together.
How Can I Clean a Chandelier Without Taking It Down?What is the best way to clean a chandelier without taking it down from the roof?
Homemade Carpet Shampoo?What is the portion of water and ammonia to use in the Hoover rug shampooer? Which cleans better ammonia or white vinegar?
Making Soap Using Melt and Pour?I have been making soap using "melt and pour" soap with some success. But the only thing at the moment that I cannot master is when I tried to add oatmeal to make an exfoliating soap. The oats sink to the bottom.
What is the Best Waterproof Mascara for Swimming?I have tried numerous waterproof mascaras. When they truly get wet (heavy gym work out or swimming), they either leave black raccoon eyes or simply run like crazy and come completely off. Can anyone recommend a mascara that they have gone swimming with that truly stays on?
Cleaning Fiberglass Tubs and Showers?Is there a sure fire cleaning tip for cleaning a fiberglass tub and shower surround?I have tried Magic Eraser, Kaboom, Scrubbing Bubbles, etc.
Cookies Never Spread When Baking?When I bake chocolate chip or any other kind of cookies they never spread out. I am a diabetic so I use Splenda white and brown; would that make a difference? I've tried leaving the ingredients out all night like the butter and eggs. Hope you can help.
Drying Cycle on Washing Machine Not Working?My drying cycle is no working on my washing machine; probably since I washed my yoga mat. Any ideas?
Transplanting a Lilac Bush?I have three 4 foot high lilac trees saplings which I want to move into my front yard. They have already started to bud. When is it safe to transplant them? I would also like instructions on how.
How Do I Remove Stains from Cultured Marble?Is there anyway to remove unknown stains from cultured marble?
Getting Rid of Sand Burrs?We live on 1 acre of sandy soil that is over-run with sand burrs. We do have some patchy spots with very little grass. Should we start by fertilizing and building up the turf or can we go ahead and start with pre-emergent? I would like to try using corn gluten meal.