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Lemon Pork Chops with Orzo and Snow PeasServe the orzo and peas topped with the pork chops and then sprinkle with Parmesan.
Stuffed Jumbo Pasta ShellsEveryone loves these!
Asparagus MedleyIn the South, we don't always get enough asparagus to have a full meal because it doesn't quite like to grow as good as in the North.
Balsamic Onion And Feta CrostiniMmm Mmm good!
Brownie Swirl CheesecakeVery easy to make and perfect for chocolate lovers! It's great for special occasions or just an extra-special dessert! It's a family favorite!
Pink Tulips (Salisbury, MD)Delicate in pink, tulips dancing to the song of a soft spring breeze.
Understanding Grass Seed LabelsSeeding your lawn with low quality grass seed usually leads to disappointing results. So how do you recognize fine-quality grass seed? By learning to read and understand grass seed labels.
Make a Flag MagnetIf you still get phone books that have the magnets stuck on them from businesses, save them! You can use them to make cute magnets.
A Tool Bouquet for DadWith Father's Day fast approaching, here's a "sweet" gift that Mom and the kid's can make together.
Little Guy (Tabby)Little Guy is a 9 year old tabby. He likes to chase anything that moves. Little Guy really wants to get to Tweety Bird. I wonder if he just wants to be friends.
Cooling Dogs Down QuicklyIf your dog gets too hot outside running around and playing, besides giving them water, you can dab some rubbing alcohol on the pads of their feet. This will bring their temperature down enough for them to be quite comfy!
Speaker Cover for Hanging EarringsI came across these car speaker covers in a free box recently. Folks are always asking about how to keep earrings separate, and the car speaker cover's little holes are perfect for them.
Toothbrush for Planting SeedsWhen planting seeds in the garden, an old toothbrush makes a very helpful tool. Use the end of the handle to dig little grooves for the seeds, then us the brush to gently cover the seeds with soil.
Backyard VisitorsThis is what I see daily while sitting in my backyard. Enjoy!
Heating Up Store Bought PizzaWhen heating up store bought pizza, I had found that they recommend putting the pizza right on the oven rack. I did this and what a mess.
Angel (Miniature Poodle)Angel is a 2 year old miniature poodle. A lady had her listed in the paper and needed to find a good home. She had got her when she was 8 weeks old, and within 3 weeks the dog hair bothered her son, who has asthma.
Sunset (San Diego, CA)I have seen a lot of sunsets, but this one taken from my son's house in San Diego is one of my favorites.
My Frugal Life: My Iron Claw BathtubWe have an old iron claw bathtub that has been enclosed in a small bathroom instead of being allowed to stand alone. It is wood paneled into the spot where a normal bathtub would have been.
Label Boxes by Room When MovingGo to your dollar/office supply store, and buy a packet of colored stickers; the type used as "price tags". They come in a variety of shapes and sizes - try to get the larger size.
Scenery: High Tides (Gairloch, Scotland)Whilst traveling round Scotland, I had the great fortune to witness these neap tides at Gairloch on the west coast. The waves were about 8 feet high and like a washing machine.
Use Tape To Pick Up Glass BeadsIf you work with glass beads in your stitching, this tip might help to keep them in place. Wrap a piece of cellophane tape (sticky side out) on the forefinger of your non-stitching hand.
Organize Food Storage Wraps In Magazine HoldersI use those plastic magazine holders in my kitchen to hold foil, waxed paper, saran wrap, etc. Just turn them on their back and insert the items.
Reuse Lenses From Broken Reading GlassesAt one point I ordered some 5X reading glasses online. The lenses were great, but the frames a bit flimsy and broke very quickly. I got the company to give me some new ones, but I was still left with the lenses from the broken frames.
Hiding a Garden HoseEven though I'm an avid gardener, visible hoses have always been an irritation to me! Gotta have them though! I hate those reels, but I hate them lying on the ground even more.
Determining the Fees for Insurance Photography Services?I would like to start a small business photographing contents of people's homes for insurance purposes. What should I charge for my services?
Cleaning Dry Clean Only Clothing at Home?How can I dry clean a cotton dress at home?
Decorating Ideas for a Masquerade Ball?I'm having a masquerade ball party and I love hot pink, black, bright blue, and green. I need decorations that are only those colors. I really want this to be a night to remember for the guys and the girls.
Touring Singapore and Malaysia on a Budget?We, six members, want to tour Singapore and Malaysia. Our budget is limited. We are vegetarian. We are from Mumbai, India. Please advise.
Making Old Fashion Strudel?I am looking for a recipe for strudel that was made in the olden days. It consists of nuts, raisins, apples, and the seasoning. I would love to make it for my husband, but I can't find the recipe. His grandmother use to make this.
Breaker Keeps Tripping?I just moved into a brand new apartment, we are the first tenants to live here. In my bedroom I have a 47 inch TV, Xbox, surround sound system, alarm clock, cable box, laptop, desktop computer, and monitor (for the desktop), a total of 8 things plugged in.
Keeping Mosquitoes Away?Other than a citronella plant what can be used to keep mosquitoes away from humans and pets while sitting outside?
What is the Cheapest Way to Store Solar Energy?Can anyone tell me the cheapest way to store solar energy?
Cleaning Dog Hair Off Wood Floors?My new rescue terrier is shedding; how do I clean wood floors? When the afternoon sun comes it, it is just awful. I have tried the vacuum and a Swiffer. What else is available?
Using Newspaper Against House Foundation as Weed Barrier?We want to use folded newspapers with rocks placed on top as a weed barrier around the perimeter of our house, especially in front where there is a long thick row of day lilies. Would this work up against the foundation with no problems, such as holding water?
Coping Strategies for Tension?How do I cope with tension?
Getting Rid of Clover in the Lawn?I am looking for a natural way to get rid of clover in the lawn. There is a lot of clover.
Preventing a Garbage Disposal from Rusting Through? I just had a garbage disposal that rusted through. It's not a top-of-the-line disposal, but I think we had it replaced about 5 years ago. That seems awfully quick to me, but it was definitely rusted through.
Ice Maker Not Not Making Ice Quickly?I replaced the filter in my refrigerator, the ice maker is getting water but not producing ice very fast.
Canning Milk or Sour Cream Based Soups?My sister-in-law made some potato soup and put it in canning jars. She asked me if they would have to be put in the refrigerator or not. I did not know that answer.
Can Too Much Laundry Detergent Ruin Machine and Clothing?Is it true that using too much detergent can ruin my washing machine and clothing much quicker then normal?
Making Mexican White Cheese Dipping Sauce?How do you make white cheese sauce for dip like at the Mexican restaurants?
Spots on my cloths?I bought a new washer and some of my clothes come out with what looks like discoloration light brown spots all over them. Not everything, just 2 or 3 things. It is a front loader Whirlpool. Has anyone had any kind of problem like this?
Is Mulch Too Hot for Seeds?Does mulch heat up as it cooks down? Wouldn't that kill the plant seeds if sown right away?
Manual or Threading Diagram for Premier Model 303 Serger?I am looking for manual or threading diagram for Premier model 303 serger made by Consew.
Funny 40th Birthday Game Prizes?I am throwing a 40th birthday party and am looking for funny prize ideas for game winners.
Paint Color Advice for Bathroom with Dark Green Vinyl Floor?My bathroom floor is a dark green vinyl with a little bit of black and small amount of white in it. What color should I paint the walls? I was thinking of a shade of watermelon, I just don't think pink would be a good color.
Reviews of Scentsy Products?I was just wondering if Scentsy products are worth the money? Do they smell good and does the smell actually last? Also, about how much does their stuff cost?
Decoupage Surface Coating?Years ago there was a product you applied to the front of a thick item to decoupage, then when dried, you could wet and rub off the back, making the item plastic like and thinner to decoupage. Do you know if anything like this is still available? Thanks.