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Angel Food Cake and Fruit DessertThis recipe is unbelievably delicious and it's fat free.
Asparagus and Bell Pepper Saute'Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat; add the asparagus and red onion and saute until the onion begins to soften, about 5 minutes.
Brunch PieLine crescent roll dough in ungreased pie plate. Arrange bacon, tomato slices, and cheese on crust. Beat egg whites until stiff. Combine egg whites with yolks, sour cream, flour, salt and pepper.
Easy Crescent Caramel RollsPreheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place butter in 9x13 inch pan. Melt in preheating oven. Add nuts and ice cream topping; mix well. Remove crescent rolls from cans in rolled sections.
Beef Mushroom StroganoffThis is a classic comfort food. Kids usually love it. I used round steak but you can also use ground beef or turkey, or just leave the meat out entirely. it is just as good!
30 Minute ChiliIn a Dutch oven or soup kettle, brown sausage and onion; drain. Add remaining ingredients; cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring often.
Recycled Paper Bag StationaryEnvelopes made from white paper bags and post cards made from file folders.
Gardening: Laughing SunflowerMy laughing sunflower. This flower looked like it was holding its chin and laughing in the sun. I am glad I took the picture when I did, because the next day it had completely changed.
Songbird FeederI felt challenged by all the news I've read where squirrels defeated imaginative defenses invented to keep them from raiding bird feeders. So I put my construction experience to work.
Garden: Blooming Service BerryMay first and the service berry is in bloom!
Link: List of Senior DiscountsI think that there are enough seniors on Thriftyfun to make use of the following list of discounts you could receive.
Hand Sanitizer Gel on White BoardsWhen your white boards get dull and need a really thorough cleaning, squirt some of the 60% + alcohol hand-sanitizer gel onto a washcloth or rag and wipe away. I tried this out of desperation and it worked!
Garden: Roses and RosesHappy to say the rain we've had in Moorpark has been helpful this year. As promised, here are more pictures of the roses in our yard.
Make Children's Game Out of Party CleanupIf you attend or host a fairly large party that leaves lots to cleanup, try asking the children to get involved. Give each of them a trash bag, and offer a prize to the child who fills up their bag first.
Reenie (Irish Wolfhound - Giant...Reenie is 2 years old. He's 1/2 Irish Wolfhound and 1/2 Giant Schnauzer. We got Reenie from our local Adopt A Pet 1 1/2 years ago. Reenie loves to play with the cat. Even though Reenie is 70 pounds and the cat is 2 pounds, she is real gentle with her when they are playing.
Deer and Rabbit DeterrentI've tried everything I've ever heard of to keep deer away from my plants. I finally found the only solution. Here's the recipe:
Frying Morel MushroomsWhen frying those delicious morel mushrooms, instead of dipping in egg, I dipped them in condensed cream of mushroom soup and coat them very well before I place them in my flour or cracker crumbs.
Needlepoint Canvas Earring HolderI made an earring holder, that can be adjusted to any size you need, out of a large embroidery hoop and needlepoint canvas.
Tookie Bird (Sulphur-Crested - Umbrella...TBird (Tookie Bird) is 26 years old. He is 1/2 Sulphur-Crested and 1/2 Umbrella Cockatoo. He was given to us 6 years ago, when the owner could no longer take care of him.
Solar Lights for a Power OutageI live in northern Alabama, and after 150 some tornadoes recently touched down, I was without all utilities for 5 days. By the time my husband and I got out to buy some candles, batteries, and extra flashlights, everything was gone.
Crochet Using Old SocksFor socks, I cut the toe off and cut the sock in circles about an inch wide. You can interlace them, roll them into a ball, and use them as you would use crochet cord; making whatever you want - rugs, slippers, even throws.
Small Boxes To Organize DrawersWhen my Kleenex boxes are empty, I cut the tops off and use the bottom part as dividers in my dresser drawers and cabinets. The new Kleenex or Scotty boxes are usually flowered and pretty enough to use.
Master Grocery ListTo save time and trips to the grocery store, I have a master list of everything I keep on hand. I keep it folded and stuck in a coffee cup in the kitchen cabinet. The items on the paper are listed in the order that it is set up in the grocery store.
13 Golden Rules on Being a GuestAn amicable guest is as important as being a very gracious host. I enjoy having guests at our house. Since we live in one of the five boroughs of New York City, we have had many guests of different characters and personalities.
Recycling Plastic PensYou hate to throw those old plastic pens out. So you dismantle them and think, how to recycle those parts.
Troubleshooting Electrical Problems After Lightning Storm?We recently had a severe storm with a lot of lightning. Apparently lightning tripped a breaker causing the house to lose power. The power company, which found and reset the breaker. Every light and outlet upstairs is working. I have no power to the basement area.
How Do I Get Rid of Slugs?Does anyone have a good way to get rid of slugs? I've tried beer, yeast, and all kinds of store bought products. Someone said Sluggo works, but I haven't seen it in any store I've been in. Any suggestions would be welcome.
Dog Peeing in the House When Husband Leaves the Room?My 3 year old Malamute has started peeing in the house. We have lived in this house for over a year, our schedules have not changed, and there has not been a change in jobs or family members. But when my husband goes into another room our dog immediately goes to the kitchen to pee.
Cabbage Not Forming Heads?I planted broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage last February. The broccoli produced twice and is done, cauliflower heads are getting bigger, (it's now May 11), but cabbage is not making heads. Why? They all grew in grow bags with organic fertilizer.
Memorial Day Craft Projects?I am looking for a sewing project for Memorial Day for the seniors.
Zebra Finch Sitting on Empty Nest?Why does my zebra finch sit in her nest all day while there are no eggs?
Water and Pennies Home Remedy for Flies?I was reading on T/F about a remedy for deterring flies using pennies, basil, and water in a Ziploc bag. How does this work and would it work indoors? Many thanks. Helen xxx
Panasonic TV Only Lasted Three Years?The Panasonic Pt-61lcz70 that I only had for about 3 years had the picture go out. Is this normal for it to go out so fast? Anyone else have problems with this model TV?
Where Can I Get Help to Pay My Electric Bill?I have had to use utility money to buy food for my family. My electric service will be shut off by Friday, May 13th if I don't pay it. I need emergency help.
Best Way to Get Rid of Fruit Flies?What's the best way of getting rid of fruit flies? We use those sticky strips and we make sure to rinse out bottles and dishes containing sweets. Any suggestions?
How To Kill A Tree?There is a useless tree outside my house which I would like removed. The council will not remove it. Everyone complains about it and I cannot cut it down for obvious reasons, plus it is quite tall. I have tried to kill it as the council will then have to remove it.
Intruder in Finch Bird Nest?It appears to be an egg from a crow that is in with the finch eggs. What is the best way to remove the crow egg without disturbing the others?
10 Month Old Child Can't Sit Up By Herself?My daughter is about 10 months old; she can't sit up by herself yet. What can I do to help her sit up?
Removing Set In Baby Formula Stains?I there any way to get out set in baby formula stains?
Ideas on Seaweed Cultivation?Is it a great idea to harness the sea, by also harvesting the seawater, into growing seaweed on coastal places of the world? This biomass can then cleaned, dried, and mulched into a fertilizer, to irrigate for our crops.
How Can I Keep Dogs From Pooping and Peeing in...I have a flower bed area between the sidewalk and the semicircle drive. Unfortunately, many people on my street don't seem to care about keeping their dogs out of this flower bed area. They even allow their dogs to do their business (whether it be 1 or 2) right in front of me.
Where Can I Sell Britannica Encyclopedias?I would like to sell a set of 24 Britannica encyclopedias plus Britannica World Atlas. Any thoughts?
Fathers Day Craft?I am looking for a good Father's Day craft for our fathers in our church. On Father's Day we honor our fathers with a small craft made by our preteens. I need help. We did the necktie cards last year.
How Do I Remove Dish Soap from the Dishwasher?My son has poured half a bottle of washing up liquid into the dishwasher, now it just fills with soap when I run it. How can I get rid of the excess soap?
Hosta Leaves Have Light Brown Translucent Spots?I planted hosta bulbs this year and they are all coming up great expect it looks like something is eating the leaves. They look light brown and see through. Does this mean something else? Thanks for any help!
Where Can I Buy New England Style Hot Dog Buns?I am from the Boston area and love lobster rolls. I can get the lobster, but I am looking for somewhere in the Tampa/St. Pete area of Florida to buy those delicious New England hot dog rolls. Can anyone help? Thanks.
Tub Drain Won't Stay Closed and Tub Clogging Up?I replaced my tub drain stopper and it worked once. Now the tub drain won't stay closed completely and the tub is now clogging? Any suggestions?
Getting Soot From Woodstove Off Painted Walls?How do I get the smoke damage (black) off my painted walls from the winter use of the woodstove? Any suggestions please?
Weight Watchers Diet Plan from Late 1980s to early 1990s?I had great success on the old Weight Watchers plan in 1989, if someone can help me with the food list, the exchanges, and what ever else I would need to get started I would appreciate your help more then you would know?
Manual for a Marathon KT-3050B Electronic Typewriter?I am planning to buy the typewriter from a pawnshop. This is probably a re-branded typewriter with 220 volts.
How Do I Clean the Metallic Taste from Stainless Steel?I would like to know how to clean the metallic taste from stainless steel?
How To Train a Dog Not to Bark?What is the best method to train a dog not to bark?
Residential Cleaning Business Slogan and Name Ideas?I am starting up a residential cleaning business and I am having a hard time figuring out a name and a slogan for the business.
Improving the Functionality of Windmills and Wind Generators?Is it true that the higher one, tries to pitch the windmill, the better the chance of getting a stronger breeze?
Chirping Smoke Detector Is Driving Me Crazy?How can I stop a chirping from one of my electric smoke detectors? I put in a fresh battery and it keeps chirping, please help. Thank you and God bless you always.