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Onion Roasted PotatoesEasy recipe for onion roasted potatoes. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. In large plastic bag, add all ingredients. Close the bag and shake to cover potatoes with soup mix and oil.
Crushed Cracker Pie CrustI often have uneaten cookies or crackers that I don't want to waste by letting them go stale. Any cookie or sweet wafer can be made into pie crust.
Spicy Cream Cheese Dip or SpreadBesides using as a dip for tortilla chips, crackers, and fresh veggies, this is excellent as a spread for tortilla roll ups and sandwiches, too.
Quinoa and Black BeansA very tasty vegetarian meal. My husband and I always get asked for the recipe when we bring the leftovers into work the next day.
Honey-Mustard Ham StacksIn small bowl, combine mustard and honey; mix well. Spread mustard mixture on cut sides of rolls. Layer lettuce, half of the ham, cheese, sprouts, the remaining ham and tomato slices on bottom halves of rolls.
Waldorf Chicken SaladIn small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients; blend well. In large bowl, combine all salad ingredients except lettuce and walnuts. Pour dressing over salad; toss gently. Cover and refrigerate 1-2 hours to blend flavors.
Sweet Pea (White Quail)Sweet Pea is a 1 year old White Quail. She was the only one who hatched out of 12 eggs. She likes to chirp. We know she's a she because she started laying eggs!
Ruby (Pit Bull Mix)Ruby is a 6 year old Pit Bull mix. I got her after my husband passed away. She been the joy of my life. She likes to hang out with me.
Wildlife: Beautiful Cardinal on a Foggy DayI saw my first cardinal this year, when we put out our grandson's new birdhouse. A beautiful sight to behold! Maybe the red birdhouse may bring more cardinals to our yard. My grandson sure hopes so.
Recycled Glass BirdbathMoney being so tight I decided to make my daughter a birdbath for Mother's Day. Birdbaths can be expensive this one only cost me $5.00 to make and I'm pretty sure she will love it!
My Frugal Life: "If Nothing Ever Changes, Nothing Ever Changes"One cannot lose weight by eating a faulty diet. I eat whole grain bread, lots of fruits and vegetables, and keep bad fats like margarine and chemically-extracted oils and sugars, especially white sugar, to almost nonexistent.
Organic Solutions for Powdery MildewIf you garden long enough, sooner or later you'll find yourself dealing with powdery mildew problems. This common fungal disease can affect virtually all types of plants. Here are some ways to tackle the problem organically.
Scenery: Beach (Manzanita, OR)My son Ethan standing on a small rock at the beach. This has always been one of my favorite photos and I wanted to share it.
Medical Gloves for Eating BBQ RibsWe grilled out a couple of slabs of 'messy', but delicious BBQ ribs on the grill and when we were ready to get our grub on, I had a box of new disposable medical gloves that I gave each person a pair of.
Scenery: Cross Of LightI got a new camera and have started taking pictures of sunsets. I tried to get a picture of one through my boys upstairs bedroom window, and this is what I got. We used it at both of my husband's parents funerals in their slide shows.
Make Your Own Photo AnnouncementsMake your own photo announcements/invitations! Take a good picture of the graduate with a plain background and your subject off to the side. Then use photo editing software and type in all the invitation wording to the side on the plain part of the picture
Chemical Smell in Freezer?How do I get rid of a chemical smell in the freezer?
Trouble Getting Sunday Review Coupons?I signed up for Sunday Review Coupons for early review. I did not get them. I can not seem to contact anyone. Am I not looking in the right spot for their e-mail, etc.? Can you please help? Everyone talks about this site.
Harvesting Potatoes?I forgot to write down from my potato package how long it would be before they would be ready to dig.
How Do I Can Potatoes?I am just starting to can potatoes and need to know were and how to start.
Kudzu Be Gone! Homemade Weed Killer?Does anyone have a homemade weedkiller that works on kudzu, the vine that ate the south?
Can Clothes Effect a Dog's Behavior?I have a female Chihuahua. I haven't really dressed her up until recently. It seems that when she is wearing clothes, she acts more mellow. She doesn't jump up or play as hard. She still eats and poops normally.
Where Can I Buy #63 Canning Jar Snap Lids?Where can I buy #63 canning jar snap lids?
Treating Poison Ivy?I have poison ivy on my face and I have done all of the treatments and I believe that it is getting better. Well, I don't know if it's getting better because it's all dried up! Please tell me if that's good or bad. I need info.
How to Insulate Galvanized Steel Gardening Tubs?We have some galvanized steel tubs that we were told need to be insulated from heating the soil. We don't have bubble wrap as suggested. Is there something else that we could use? Also any other helpful information about planting in these tubs would be appreciated.
Planting Suggestions for Winter Vegetables and...I had a small home vegetable/herb garden for the kitchen that was started with our church group. The garden was quite successful, with cabbage, cauliflower, beans, and broccoli, as well as, various herbs and salad vegetables (cherry tomatoes, lettuce, rocket, etc.).
Remedy for Shin Bone Leg and Toe Cramps at Night?I have been getting awakened 3 or 4 times a night with cramps at the front of my right leg at the shin bone, then it travels down to my foot and toes. Anyone else have this trouble?
Discontinued Wallpaper: Graham & Brown Super Fresco Pattern #14714.I really need a roll of Graham and Brown super fresco wallpaper, pattern 14714. Does anyone have this or know where I can get some?
Carpenter Bees Damaging My Home?Carpenter bees (look similar to bumble bees) are making Swiss cheese of my house. Also, most of their holes are underneath my porch railing in an area too tight to get a shot into the holes with any kind of spray.
Troubleshooting Electrical Circuit Problems?We discovered the power was out on one side of our house and that the two over head lights did not work. My husband tried to replace the circuits that he thought belonged to that area and there is still no power. He said the circuits were not tripped.
Choosing a Paint for Laminated Work Tops?I am looking for paint which I can paint on top my kitchen work top. It is not shiny, but has a matte finish to it. Please help me find something. I don't want to spend too much money on kitchen worktops.
Can I Sharpen Garden Tools with a Rockwell Sonicrafter?Can I use my Rockwell Sonicrafter to sharpen gardening tools?
4 Year Old Dog Has Started Peeing in the House?Why would my 4 year old Jack Russell start peeing in the house? He has never done this before. We put paper down for him, and in the mornings he's still has been all over the place.
Pattern for a No Sew Necktie Angel?I am looking for a pattern for a necktie angel that doesn't call for you using your sewing machine.
Which Is More Healthy Brined Chicken or Buttermilk Soaked?I just started brining my boneless chicken breast (about 5) and it is so juicy and delicious. However, I was wondering is this method of tenderizing meat healthy? Is it better to soak in buttermilk?
Sewing Problem With Loose Thread Under the Fabric?I have an industrial straight stitch only, machine by Reliable and the Model is MSK 8550 M. I am having problems with the thread going into bunches and sewing very loosely. I checked the manual, but there is no Trouble Shooting section.
Homemade Corn Relish is Hard and Chewy?When I make corn relish the finished product is hard, almost chewy hard, what did I do?
Where Can I Buy Corned Beef?When are companies going to start putting corned beef back in the grocery store? My family loves it an we can't find it anywhere. We eat it with cabbage and cannot find it anywhere.
Weak and Puny Looking Tomato Plants?Why are my plants so weak and have slow growth? Also, they develop blossoms, but few turn into fruit. How do I test my soil? What do I need to do that?
Ideas for Decorating a Glass Apple Juice Jug?I have a glass jug that had apple juice in it and I need some ideas on how to decorate it.
What Kind of Snake is This?My daughter lives in Eastpoint, GA and last night she found a snake on her porch. Can someone tell me what kind of snake this is? Thank you so much.
Cleaning Tile Floor Grout?Does anyone know a secret on how to clean tile grout on the bathroom floor? I have tried everything I could think of including some horrible smelling chemical I got at Lowe's. Thanks for any and all ideas.
Adding Shine to Dark Dull Tile?I have dark tile that doesn't have a natural shine. Is there anything I can put on it so it doesn't look so dull or would it stay dull looking due to its natural state? I was going to put some Mop and Glo then buff to see how it comes out.
Quasar Superwave Microwave/Convection Manual?We purchased a 1993 RV that has a Quasar Superwave microwave/convection oven. There were no manuals for any appliance in the rig, but I have found all online except the Quasar. Can anyone provide a manual? Perhaps scan one and email it?