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Dream BarsCream butter and sugar; add flour. Press into 9x13 inch pan and bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes.
Vegan Vegetable Quiche with Brown Rice CrustEven though this is vegan, it is very good and extremely healthy! Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a pie plate, spread cooked rice to form a thin layer at the bottom.
Rutabaga CasseroleCover and cook the rutabagas in salted water until soft, approximately 20-30 minutes. Drain well and mash. Soak the bread crumbs in the cream; add the nutmeg, salt and the beaten eggs.
Homemade ButterfingersPut peanut butter on top of a Cheez-its and cap it off with another Cheez-it. Then dip them in vanilla almond bark; which has been melted on the stove or microwave.
Eastern Shore Silver Queen Corn ChowderI love home grown Silver Queen corn, and it makes a delicious chowder.
Apple Spice BreadCream margarine and 1 cup of sugar. Beat in eggs, vanilla and milk. Sift together flour, salt, soda, and baking powder; stir into creamed mixture. Stir in chopped apples. Spoon 1/2 batter into greased 9x5 inch pan.
Crispy Dark Meat Chicken Lover's DelightThis recipe includes yummy, honey mustard dipping sauce.
Tamale LoafCook the diced onion and garlic in moderately hot fat for 15 minutes; add the next four ingredients and continue cooking for 10 minutes. Add the beaten egg to the milk, stir with the meat into first mixture.
Bleu Cheese Salad DressingMix all together and refrigerate.
Keep Cake Ingredients At Room TemperatureTo help your cakes rise higher, have all ingredients at room temperature.
Use Lard for Pie CrustsLard always makes the best pie dough.
Grass Stain RemoverFor a cheap grass stain remover that truly works, combine equal portions of white vinegar, liquid dish washing soap, and water. Shake well and work the solution into the spot. Let stand a few minutes and then launder as usual.
Scenery: Pond At EveningThis was taken behind my daughter's house. You can hear a lot of frogs there. It sounds so peaceful after dark.
Save Lids for CraftsIt amazes me how many food and drink products I use on a daily basis that have lids on them. I have found ways to use them in craft projects, but they also make a great little dish for those little gluing or mod-podge moments.
Cinnamon (Chow-Golden Mix)My Chow/Golden Retriever mix is 9 months old. Cinnamon was found at a shelter by a family friend after coming from an abusive home. Our friend became no longer able to take care of her.
Keeping Litter From Sticking to the Cat BoxAn application of non-toxic paste wax to a new litter box will keep clumping litter from sticking to the sides and it will be much easier to clean.
Check Compost for SeedlingsCheck your compost bin for sprouts of "mystery plants". One of the most frequent in my bin, and also popping up in the garden where I have spread compost around my roses, etc. is tomatoes.
Wildlife: Lorikeets (Birmingham Zoo, AL)This is a picture taken of the lorikeet exhibit on a recent trip to the Birmingham Zoo. These lorikeets are very tame; you can feed them their nectar, and they will perch on your shoulder or your fingers as they feed.
Victorian Mother's Day Gift BasketThese darling baskets are so beautiful and bring a certain air of Victorian times to your crafting. A very nice gift for someone special who adores the Victorian Era.
My PetsMy pets are Cieran (Kirin) - 8 years; Owen - 1 year; Ruarai (Rory) - 11 years; Wee Ian - 8 months; Rozlyn and Chloe Claws - 4 years; and Willie - 7 years.
The Year Round PlanterPlanning ahead for the seasons can add challenges to spring planting. Instead of planting each season, plant now to create an entire yearly display for much less than you'll pay to replant it each season.
Scenery: Sunset (Alabama)My daughter took this sunset picture while on vacation.
Gift of Grandchild's Rice Giving Ceremony?What would be the best gift for my grandson's rice giving ceremony (ie. when he first starts on solid food) at the age of 6 months?
Information About Campbellsville, KY and Sault Ste Marie, MI?My husband is currently looking at a couple of job positions in Campbellsville, KY and Sault Ste Marie, MI. I was wondering if anyone had any info about these two cities, what to do, etc. I have spent most of my life in Louisville, KY area and my husband near Corydon, IN.
Traveling With a Cat?I have a cat that I need to take with me to Florida in the fall when we go down. What is the best way to travel with a cat? I will be using a cage, but what about the litter box? What do you do with the cat at the motel?
Murray Riding Lawnmower Won't Start?I have a Murray 42 inch/14.5 hp tractor riding mower. I replaced the battery and spark plug, but still will not start.
Can I Dye Microfiber Sofa Pillows?Can I dye my micro fabric sofa pillows?
Getting Rid of Small Black Ants?I need ideas of how to get rid of small ants in my house?
Yard Machine Riding Mower Won't Start With the Switch?I have a twin cylinder Yard Machine rider mower. It would not start with the key. I replaced the ignition switch and the solenoid switch under the seat and it still won't start with the switch. I can jump directly from the positive on the battery to the starter post and it will start.
Pull Cord on Mower Not Working?I pulled the string on my self propelled lawn mower and it just turns. Is this normal or do I have to do something?
Make Artificial Pies and Muffins?I found your "recipe" for making an artificial pie. I'd like to make a lattice top cherry pie, but I'm confused as to when to paint and when to bake. Do I need to bake the berries before I paint them and then re-bake the entire pie once it's assembled?
Could Bad Outlets Damage TV and Other Electronics?Two 2 fairly new TVs and a DVD recorder burned out, but were working great before I moved. Also, there are several bad outlets in the new place. Can this be related? Can bad outlets cause these to stop working all together?
Removing Candle Wax from Carpet?How do you get candle wax out of your carpet?
Dandruff Remedy?How do I get rid of dandruff?
Cleaning an Upholstered Couch?I have a thick wool type fabric couch that has been in storage for 10 years. It has a strong moldy musky smell and is also covered in rodent urine and feces. What would be the best way to clean it using the strongest cleaner that will not bleach the fabric?
Homemade Cleaner for Nicotine Stains on Walls?I need to know of a solution to make at home, that cleans old smoke film, from cigarettes, off of the walls?
How to Remove Underarm Sweat Stains from Light Clothing?I have these dark stains in the underarm section of my white/bone blouses and shirts. The blouses are white and the long sleeve shirt is a Lycra knit. How do remove the stains? I have tried Oxiclean in my HE machine, but it did not work.
Getting Rid of Birds Nesting on House?How do you get rid of birds that are nesting on your house? We can't use noise because it right outside our window.
Keeping Cats Out Of Flowerbeds?How do I stop cats from going in the garden?
Repairing an Air Mattress?I have an Aerobed with a hole in the seam. I do have the repair kit, but this will not stick to the "material" side. The leak is not on the bottom that has vinyl
Unique Gift Ideas for New Boyfriend?I starting dating my boyfriend about a week ago. His 18th birthday is on the 20th of this month and I don't really know what to get for him. I am thinking about making him dinner, but I'm not sure what to make.
Unique Ways to Give Money as a Gift to a Teenage Boy?I am looking for unique ways to give money to a teen boy.
Sending Seeds Through the Mail?I always have lots of seeds to give away that I have harvested from my own organic vegetable garden. Can I send them to America from here, does anyone know the quarantine regulations?
Substituting Unflavored Gelatin for Pectin When Making Jam?I have been given a lot of rhubarb and thought I would make some jam. What I would like to know is can you use powdered gelatin instead of pectin? Many thanks. Helen xxx
Removing Gloss Paint from Fabric?Ho you remove gloss paint from cloths?
Cleaning Dentures?How do you get coffee and tea stains off of dentures? I use denture tablets every night and have also soaked them in Clorox for 7 minutes a day.
Weight Watcher Friendly Bread Machine Recipes?I am trying to follow Weight Watchers and my husband likes bread from the bread machine. Does anyone have a low carb (maybe 1 point) recipe for bread without using whole wheat flour?
Treating Red and Itchy Outer Ears?The outside of my ears is red and very itchy. I have never had this before and am not sure what to treat them with. Any ideas?
Adding Fragrances to Homemade Laundry Detergent?I am looking for fragrances for homemade laundry detergent. What kind should I buy? Where do they have it?
Pattern for Tri-Bead Chain?Does anyone have a pattern for the little people keychains that are made with tri beads. My great grandmother used to make them and give them to us as kids and I would love to pass them on to my grandkids.
Will a Broken Bamboo Plant Stalk Survive?I broke my mother's bamboo plant at the stalk, upsetting us both. Will it live or die? It's still attached, and she taped it for support. Will it live? How do I fix it?
Where Can I Get Brugmansia (Angel's Trumpet) Seeds?I am looking for brugmansia seeds?
Looking for Starch for Crocheted Items?I am looking for the starch recipe my mother used on crocheted doilies to make them super stiff and hard. They would not droop during humid weather.