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Turkey MeatloafTired of the same old thing? Try ground turkey. It's better for you and reminds you of Thanksgiving.
Chocolate Mug CakeMix dry ingredients first in a med/large coffee mug, then add the wet ones. Microwave for 3 minutes in a 1000 watt nuker. Instant and easy 5 minute chocolate cake!
Garden: AlstromeriaHubby's sense of humor at work in the garden again. These Alstroemeria are small. I was told they are miniature (a gift from daughter-in-law). They are good bloomers here in Southern California.
Photo: Chickens in the GardenOur chicken and her newly hatched chicks found their way into our garden and started to look for some food.
Rubbermaid Containers as Laundry BasketsI use the rubbermaid type storage containers for laundry baskets. I hang my laundry on a clothesline, so they hold a lot and do a great job. They don't break like laundry baskets do. I have been using the same one for years now.
HummingbirdA hummingbird looking for the perfect blossom! Those little critters are so dang fast. It's hard to get a picture of them, and forget about getting them to smile! I tried to find out what kind it is. There are so many kinds of hummingbirds listed. It's unbelievable!
Using Leftovers For A Different DinnerWhile growing up, I watched my mother as she always made food for all of us. Somehow she always had enough even if extended family or friends showed up.
How to Grow Zinnia FlowersFew annuals look as cheerful and appealing in the garden as Zinnias' daisy-like flowers, that may be single, semi-double, or double (the largest are nearly 6 inches across) and come in nearly every shade of the rainbow, but blue.
Gizmo (Toy Poodle)This is Gizmo (Gizzy). He is a 2 year old Toy Poodle that we adopted last summer because his elderly 'mommy' couldn't take care of him anymore. He is usually very quiet.
Homemade Adult WipesI am a caregiver and I have found the price of adult wipes (like baby wipes) are expensive, so I make my own. I have saved so much money making these. All you need to have is patience and time.
Clean and Stock Your Medicine CabinetDon't forget to clean out your medicine cabinet this Spring. It is important to check expiration dates and throw out any expired medicines. Check what you need to restock (i.e. allergy medicine, band-aids, etc.).
Scenery: Hibiscus (Puerto Vallarta)This is a multi-colored Hibiscus in the garden of the condo complex, that I live in five months a year in Puerto Vallarta. I wish I lived in a climate where such tropical flowers would flourish.
Orange Peel Tooth WhitenerUse the white part of an orange peel to whiten your teeth. I've tried it and it really works!
Hot Plate Left a Mark on Fabric Sofa?I've put a hot plate down on my fabric sofa that has now left a mark. Any ideas of how to get rid of it?
How Do I Repair a Broken Touch Lamp?We have a touch lamp that quit turning off and on at a touch. We have to unplug and plug it in at the wall to make it light up. Can this light be fixed?
GT Xpress Recipe For Sweet Potatoes and Apples?What is the recipe using sweet potatoes and apples in the maker? I think it was a dessert.
Can I Rebatch Soap Chips in a Microwave?Can I use a microwave to rebatch soap chips?
Luby's Tartar Sauce Recipe?Anyone know what Luby puts in their tartar sauce to make it so good?
Planting Dahlia Tubers?I just looked at my stored dahlia tubers for the first this spring. Some of them have large sprouts on them. Do I remove these or leave the sprouts above ground?
Removing Dark Nail Polish From a Duvet?Can I remove nail polish from a cotton duvet cover without ruining it?
Removing Persistent Odour in Fridge?I have a persistent odour in my fridge. I have cleaned it top to bottom and it still seems to be there. Can I put any cleaning products down the drain inside the fridge, as it looks "gunky"?
Will My Husband's Child Also Receive SSI?My husband started getting an SSI check, will his child receive a check too?
Building Inexpensive Bird Houses?My husband is on social security and unable to work. He has taken up bird watching, and would like to know an inexpensive way to build bird houses, not necessarily of wood.
Where Can I Buy a Small Number of Class Reunion Party Favors?Where can I buy favors for a class reunion in amounts under 100? Every site I've found only offers them in lots of 100 or more. My class only has 20 people, so I don't need 100 of anything.
How Do I Remove Hairspray on a Leather Chair?There is a large buildup of hairspray where my head rests on the back of my chair. Does anyone know best way to remove from leather or vinyl?
How Can I Make a Cat Bed?I am looking for a way to make my cat a bed. He is pretty hefty and just loves to sleep, LOL! Thank you so much for any suggestions.
Rooting a Weeping Willow Cutting?How do you grow roots on a weeping willow cutting?
Substituting Canned Carrots for Fresh?If a recipe calls for 1 3/4 pounds carrots and I am using canned carrots how many cans should I use?
Number Keys Don't Work with GMod?I got GMod and anything requiring the number keys except changing weapons doesn't work. Please help :(
Bugs in Texas Plum Tree?I have a plum tree that I got from a friend. He now has bugs in his tree and does not know what to spray it with. He got it from a lady friend who called the plant a Texas Plum. Would you please tell me what to use before they get into my tree.
Number Pad Doesn't Work with Garry's Mod Game?I got a game called Garry's Mod and I tried putting a turret on a jeep and it didn't work. Later I tried to make a car shown in the tutorial; I did exactly what it said and it didn't work. Nothing using numbers works please help!
Water Game Birthday Party for a 5 Year Old?I am having my daughter's 5th birthday party outside. It is water oriented and I need some ideas for games that will be suitable for children ranging 2-6 yrs of age. I am mainly thinking of using water guns and water balloons. Any ideas?
Rose Grown from Cutting Not Blooming?I took advice from a person to cut a long stem off a rose bush and plant into the ground to make a new bush. She said her sister does this all the time and gets new roses. Well I did this and the plant is growing well, but so far no blooms on it. It has been 2 summers ago. Any ideas?
Correct Color Palette for a Kitchen with Pine Cabinets and Steel Appliances?What paint colors are recommended for a kitchen with pine colored cabinets and stainless steel appliances?
Where Can I Get Free Wisteria Seed Pods?This isn't really a question, it is more of a request to the person who has the wisteria seedpods. I would love to have some, if possible. Thank you!
How Do I Know When to Dig My Potatoes?When you plant your garden how long is it suppose to take before your potatoes are ready to dig up? I know your plants grow and bloom, but how long should they be in the ground? And how long can they stay in the ground before you have to dig them up?
Homemade Insect Protection for Apple Trees?Is there a recipe for home-made insect protection of apple trees?
Harvesting Collard Seeds?My dad has always had the most beautiful collard plants. He is trying to harvest his own seeds now. Any details? How long do you dry the pods? How long is the seed good? What's the best way to dry the pods? I need any advise and/or information.
What Can I Substitute for Almond Extract?Is there some kind of substitute for almond extract?
Saving Money on Your iPhone?Do you have any tips for saving money on an iPhone and data plan (other than not having one). Please share your ideas.
Saving Money on Graduation...It's getting close to graduation time for many students. Do you have any tips for saving money on graduations announcements? Please share them below.
Painting Wood Floors?Any tips on painting wood floors?