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Creamy Mashed PotatoesWhen making mashed potatoes for dinner, use Carnation milk in them. It makes them delicious and fluffy. They become creamier and richer in flavor.
Hendrix and Layla (Chihuahuas)Hendrix is 3 years old and Layla is 2 years old, both are Chihuahuas. They love to run at the dog park. We found Hendrix in a newspaper ad. Among all the other puppies in that kennel, he was the only puppy that didn't run from me.
Duke (Jack Russell)Duke is a seven year old Jack Russell. There was an ad in the paper, and my Mom and I went to look at the puppies. The lady said that Duke had not been sold, and she was asking less for him because he did not look as good as the other puppies.
Bella (English Setter)Bella is a nearly 3 year old English Setter. Bella had been owned by some people in Spokane. They were having a hard time keeping her contained in their backyard and needed to find her a better home.
Chicken In A Brown Paper PokeChicken in an old fashioned brown paper bag was also called a poke.
Celebrate National Garden Month in AprilApril is a great month for celebrating all things green and growing. To celebrate this year, consider replacing some (or even all) of your conventional gardening methods with methods that are organic. Here are some ideas for getting started.
Phenix (Horse)This is my Canadian horse, Phenix. This was the first time we hitched him to a sleigh. The Canadian is the national horse breed of Canada.
Incorporate Leftovers Into the Next MealWhen cooking a meal, look for ways that you can extend or incorporate that meal into other meals. For example, I boil my pork ribs before baking them with barbecue sauce.
Painting the Inside of Kitchen Cupboards?The inside of the kitchen cupboards, like the shelves, have been marked over the years by canned goods, etc. My wife would like to paint them. Would you suggest Melamine paint or another product?
Planning a 13th Birthday Party?My daughter is turning 13 in May. There are 20 girls and we were going to do a campout sleepover watching an outdoor movie, toasting marshmallows, pizza, movie food, etc. Any other suggestions for this amount of girls or does this sound good?
Getting Rid of Fruit Flies?There is still snow, and lots of it, on the ground here in Montana, but we are already having problems with what I call little fruit flies. I happened to see a lot of them flying around my sink where a part of an orange had been tossed yesterday.
Cleaning a Very Dirty Toilet?How do I clean a very dirty toilet?
Recipe for a Caesar Sandwich Spread?Does anyone have a recipe for a Caesar spread? I love the ones on Tim Horton's and Safeway sandwiches and would like to find how to make them.
Are Census Workers Still Collecting Information in 2011?Can someone tell me if there are still census workers door knocking or calling in California? My daughter is being repeatedly contacted. Are they not finished yet? Thanks so much.
Training an Aggressive Dog?I'm having trouble with my 9 year old GSD/Husky mix. I think that's what she is. She's always been shy around strangers especially men. She has even barked at me a few times until she realized who I was. She's always been fine with my kids until last weekend.
Refrigerated Dill Cucumber Salad?My mom use to make a cucumber salad. Sadly, she has passed away and I do not have the recipe, but it contain dill. She would put the salad in a jar, then place it in the fridge and would last about a week.
Hot Caps For Delicate Seedlings?Using a gallon jug as a hot hat, what is a good time to plant tomatoes outside?
Freezing Carrots?What is the preparation for freezing carrots?
Best Growing Medium for Raised Beds?I am building 12 inch high raised beds this year on top of really lousy clay soil. I have heard/read so many different opinions on what to fill the bed with. Anybody have input on this?
Cross Stitch Pattern for the Breast Cancer Ribbon?I am needing a cross stitch pattern for the breast cancer ribbon.
Sofa Bed Frame Replacement?I need a replacement frame for a queen sofa sleeper.
Killing Weeds with Salt?Can salt be used to kill weeds, blackberry bushes, and grass in places you don't want it? (We have 6 dogs and prefer not to use chemicals/poisons from the store, to avoid any contamination to my babies).
Installing a Microwave Oven Over the Range?How do I install a new over the range microwave oven (GE Profile Spacemaker) without an upper cabinet. A shelf will not work as there is a light and filter underneath.
Paint Color Advice for Kitchen With Oak Cabinets and Floors?I am looking for a paint to use in my kitchen. I have oak cabinets and oak flooring and I am using butterfly green granite. Any suggestions? I want to use Benjamin Moore paint. Thank you.
Healthy and Low Calorie Breakfast Bar Recipe?I would sincerely appreciate a few recipes for a healthy and low calorie breakfast bar?
Cleaning Artificial Flowers?How do I clean artificial flowers?
Training a Cat Not to Bite?My kitten not only bites me for attention, but if he is upset with me he will bite me. Thanks for your other comments on biting for attention. Any help here? He is a 9 month old, sweet, neutered male, otherwise.
Cleaning a Moldy Hot Tub?I let our hot tub go during the winter and have a build up of yellow mold and grime on the headrests and tub. It looks like a daunting task to clean. I have drained the water and want to tackle a major cleanup, but would like some suggestions as to how to best tackle this job. Thanks.
Preventing Insects from Eating Garden Herbs?How do you stop insects eating herbs, particularly basil, in the vegetable garden?
Living Room Set Color for a Burgundy and Off White Room?I have burgundy carpet and vertical blinds, my walls are off white. What color living room set should I buy?
Hair Dye Stain in a Sink?Hair dye has stained my bathroom sink. Any ideas of how to get rid of it?
Jeans Getting Wrinkled in the Dryer?My brand new Wrangler blue jeans came out of the washer and dryer with horrible wrinkles. I have ironed them, but am not prepared to do that each time they're washed, and besides, the wrinkles are still there! Fabric softener will not make any difference.
Cleaning Leather Furniture?How is the best way to clean a leather recliner chair? The chair is beige in colour and looks very grubby.