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Southern Grilled Barbecue RibsThese are so good! Enjoy!
Ground Beef ParmesanMix thoroughly, 1 1/2 lbs. ground beef, 1 egg (beaten), 1 medium size onion (chopped), 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Shape meat mixture into a large square, about 3/4 inch thick
Homemade Accent Seasoning (MSG Free)Accent Seasoning can be made without the MSG, which many believe to be harmful. This is a Cajun version, but you could adjust the heat for your own liking.
Easy Potato SouffleBeat potatoes with margarine, milk, salt, pepper and onion or chives. Beat egg whites stiff and fold in. Pour into buttered baking dish, 1 1/2 quart size.
Cookies 'N Cream PieCreamy and easy to make. No cooking or baking.
Purple CowGreat for parties! Combine the first three ingredients with 1 scoop of ice cream together in a blender. Blend until smooth, pour into glasses and add a scoop of ice cream on top.
Linguine with Tomatoes and BasilIf you've ever tried my Pasta Alla Checca recipe and liked it, you're really going to love this variation!
Planting CabbagesWhen planting your cabbage in the spring, cut the bottom out of a two litter coke bottle. Take off lid and place the bottom of the bottle about 3 inches deep in the soil, so it can't turn over. This will keep cut worms from cutting off your plant.
Sort Spare Change For Exact ChangeWhat to do with all that unwanted change in coins? You don't want to ever count it. I keep 4 plastic containers in my kitchen drawer now (for quarters, dimes, nickels and pennies).
Frugal and Healthy Food FindsI just came across an interesting site I would like to share with all. I haven't yet ordered will be doing so shortly. It's www.honeyvillegrain.com; they sell healthy products that I saw recommended several places.
Nala (Pit Bull)Nala is a six year old Pit Bull. She got tangled out in the bushes in our front yard. We called the vet number on her collar and left our phone number, so that the owner could call us to come and get her, but they did not want her back.
Travel Tic Tac Toe GameTraveling with children on long trips is sometimes a difficult task for them and they often get bored. I made this quick and easy game for my grandchildren to keep them entertained while traveling and no lost pieces!
Product Review: Witz SportscaseDuring my 45 hour train ride, I didn't want my ID and cards, cash, cell, etc. to get lost or stolen.I found this cute little box that closes shut and hangs around your neck. It held my cell, cards, cash, and I never felt vulnerable.
Preserving Fresh VegetablesIf you keep highly perishable vegetables in your refrigerator and they go bad, here is a tip. I keep greens for several days, I use a few leaves per day. When I get them home, I put them under the water to clean them, then shake off the water.
Serendipity (Yorkie/Maltese)Serendipity is 4 years old. She is half Yorkie, and half Maltese. She was our wedding present back in 2006, from my Mom and sisters.
Copper (Basenji - Australian Ridgeback)Copper is our 2 1/2 year old with some Basenji and Australian Ridgeback. I was looking for a smaller dog when we lived in New England last year, to accompany me to my craft store.
Homemade Facial CleanserHere is a recipe for a face cleaner that will really leave your face feeling nice and smooth.
My Frugal Life: Focus On What's Important (Part 4)If you live in an all electric house it can get very expensive, even with new energy efficient appliances. So think a timer for your water heater. It will save you as much or more than a expensive solar panel on the roof.
Dinker (Cat)Dinker is my 9 year old "Angel". My sister bought him at a pet store when he was 6 weeks old. He got sick, and my sister wouldn't take him to the vet. So, I took him and adopted him as my own.
Velvet Bow-Tie Neck PillowIf you are a less-than-tall person, but want a chair to fit you anyway, you may need a nice soft neck pillow. I made mine out of an of an old velvet bathrobe.
Refrigerator List To Reduce Food WasteTo reduce the amount of food waste in my refrigerator, I keep a running list on my fridge door. I use a pad of paper with a magnet on the back, place it on my refrigerator, and list foods that needs to be used up, such as leftovers and "odd" items.
Safe Homemade Toys for PetsMany people like to make homemade toys for their children and pets. There are some very serious pros and cons to this idea.
Homemade Scale To Determine PostageAt times I wasn't certain if outgoing mail needed more than a 1 oz. first class stamp, so I'd have to drive to a post office. I decided to build my own scale and it works. A simple balance-beam scale is easy to build.
Homemade Weed KillerTo kill dandelions, pour vodka into spray bottle and spray on dandelions on a sunny day. Add a little dish liquid for more stubborn weeds.
Link: Word Web Dictionary and Thesaurus SoftwareI recommend using "Word Web", a free software program that is a one-click English thesaurus and dictionary for Windows. It is not a spell checker but a dictionary/thesaurus. I have been using it for many years and use it daily.
Uses for ClothespinsWho doesn't want to save a little money and keep numerous dry goods fresher longer? Head to your laundry room and grab all the cloths pegs you can.
Animals Cracker As Dog TreatI use animal crackers (unfrosted) for a treat. I break them in half and stash them in a small bag in my pocket. They are not expensive, nor do they have a big odor. We are working on getting Eddie to drop his ball after retrieving it.
Using Baby Wipes for CleaningWasting money buying expensive wood cleaners like Pledge? Gentle baby wipes are perfect for wiping fine furniture and will not hurt it. Don't use Lysol wipes with alcohol.
Make Your Own Jewelry TreeI have been making jewelry at home to make money. Last week, I got a call to put my stuff in a shop in two days. The only problem was I had used my necklace display stand somewhere else.
Surprise Birthday Party For Teenager?Does anyone have any ideas for a daughter's 14th birthday party? The problem is we can't have it at home because we live with my dad who is sick. A surprise party would be cool, if possible. And another obstacle is money; I'm not rich.
White Synthetics Turn Gray in the Wash?My white synthetic clothes go gray often with just one washing. I don't have the same problem with my cotton whites they tend to stay white.
Indigo Table Decorations for a Rainbow Dinner?I need ideas on decorating an indigo table for a rainbow dinner.
Dog Eating Its Own Feces?We have 2 pets and they eat their poop. I can't seem to break them of this habit. What do we do?
Making Rice Pudding With Leftover Rice?I have 2 cups of cooked rice left. I want to fix rice pudding. How much milk and sugar should I add to it? How long should I let it cook?
Decorating a Church Entryway for Easter?I am responsible for decorating a large urn at the main entrance of our church. Do you have any ideas for me for Easter? I'm thinking of the crucifix amongst day lilies with dozens of the Easter scripture eggs for our young Christians. Thank You!
Itching and Bumps on My Lips?I have fine bumps on my lips and continuous itching. What is the cause of it?
Using Applesauce Instead of Oil?Can applesauce by substituted for oil in all recipes?
What Is Sweet Milk?What is sweet milk?
Craft for School Fair With a Jamaican Theme?I need a craft for 1st and 2nd graders with a Jamaican theme for an "All Around the World" fair. I'd appreciate help from anyone. Thanks.
Can You Drink the Water Used to Boil Eggs?Is it safe to drink the water that you have boiled eggs in? If not, why not?
Discontinued Wallpaper: Botanical Stripe #58083-610 by Venilia?Can anyone help me locate 2 or 3 rolls of Venilia wallpaper? It is botanical stripe, #58083 610?
Clothing Left a Cloudy Residue on My Leather Sofa?I wore mesh shorts on my leather sofa and the shorts left a residue on the sofa. It's not sticky at all, just a cloudy residue. What's a good way to remove this? I've tried leather cleaner, soap and water, everything.
Removing Burns from Stainless Steel Pan?I have stainless steel pan that my boyfriend used to toast bread. He burned the bread and then right after poured water into hot pan. The pan now has a copper color to it on bottom, sides, and inside. There is also crusty burned black bread inside that won't come off.
Washer Leaves Lint on My Clothes?I have a LG top loader washing machine. Every wash comes out full of lint. I do clean the lint holder each wash and have tried more water than recommended. It is ruining my clothes. Can someone please give me some advice?
Finding the Current Value of Porcelain Dolls?I have several porcelain dolls which are registered and would like to know the value of them.
Recipes for Galloping Gourmet Oven #707?I was just given a Galloping Gourmet oven model #707. I now need recipes for it. Where can I find recipes? Thank you.
Prevent Apples Slices from Turning Brown?What do I use to keep cut apple from turning brown?
Making Fresh Flower Wedding Arrangements?I make silk flower arrangements. I have been asked to do a fresh flower wedding in August; is there a big difference?
How Do I Get Rid of Clothing Dye Transfer?I just washed a beige dress with a black floral design in cold water. The dress is now dry, but the black dye has bled onto some of the beige. Is there any way of removing this? Please help. The dress is a friend's.
Who Makes Walmart's Great Value Lemon Extract?Who makes Walmart's "Great Value" lemon extract?
Pudding Cake Recipe?I am looking for a recipe for a cake. It is made with a Duncan Hines cake mix, extra eggs, instant pudding mix, oil, and sour cream. I have looked on the Duncan Hines website and have found a variation, but it's not the right one! It is not a pound cake, as theirs' is.
How Can I Make Potholders From Scrap Material?Does anyone have easy directions for making fabric potholders out of left over material that are both pretty and useful too? Thanks and God bless!
How Do I Start Vegetable Seeds Indoors?Once again this year I purchased my vegetable seed packets to start inside. Other years I started them with special starting soil, placed them in a sunny window and kept them watered. I always end up with spindly plants with weak stems. How do I get stronger plants?
Making Mini Muffins?I've acquired several mini paper baking cup (liners). I've never made anything
Kim Anderson Wall paper?We are looking for Kim Anderson wallpaper borders. We would really appreciate your help! Thanks.