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Easy Beef StroganoffThis is one of my favorites! Love everything about it! So creamy and good!
Pineapple SherbetCombine sugar, salt and water, and heat to boiling. Boil 5 minutes. Cool. Add pineapple, milk, and lemon juice, mix well. Freeze.
Apricot and Brown Rice PilafWe use a lot of brown rice, and this is a great recipe in which to use it. Brown rice is more versatile than a lot of people think, and our family thinks it tastes better, too.
Buttermilk PieCombine the sugar and flour. Beat eggs thoroughly and add to sugar-flour mixture. Add melted butter and buttermilk. Mix well. Add extracts. Pour into chilled deep dish 9 or 10 inch unbaked pastry shell.
Mint and Fudge CakeYummy Cake recipe!
Summer Tuna SaladNeat variation on the usual tuna salad recipes.
Herby's Angel BiscuitsThis recipe is probably the easiest biscuit recipe you'll ever find. It's almost a no-fail and very quickly put together.
Garbanzo Tomato and Feta SaladA perfect quick, tasty, and healthy salad for two served with lightly toasted or grilled pita wedges.
My Frugal Life: Composting IndoorsWith all new ideas, I make a point to weigh the amount my time that they will cost against the benefits. Here is just one thing that I have been trying around my house this year: I started an indoor composting worm bin, which I keep in our basement.
Fertilizing Made EasyFertilizing plants can seem complicated, so gardeners often use the hit-or-miss method of guessing how much and what type of fertilizer their plants need. Here is a breakdown of all you really need to know about feeding your garden plants.
Getting a Toddler to Eat VeggiesBecause I am always anxious about getting veggies in my toddler, I devised a new way to get them in his mouth! I bought several popsicle trays at my local dollar store. I pureed fruit, yogurt, and veggies together and poured them in the trays.
Does the Wind Remove Mineral Powder Makeup?I want to know how the bare mineral makeup sticks to the skin. It is a form of powder and powder just disappears off my skin the minute the wind picks up. Do you have to wear a moisturizer under it? I don't want to buy it unless I know it won't be a waste of my money.
Selling Bamboo?How do I locate a market for bamboo? Also, does anyone know the current market price for bamboo?
Planting a Cutting from a Weeping Willow?Can I plant a branch from a weeping willow? Should I use root hormone on it?
Coats and Crafts Shaggy Dog Pattern?I am looking for the pattern to make a shaggy dog. It is in Coats and Crafts #Art j17 Book 0713. It is titled Animal Bazaar Book. There is no wire is in this dog. I am desperate to find either the book itself or at least the directions to make the dog.
Leaves and Fruit on Bing Cherry Tree Dying?I have a bing cherry tree that has product cherries in small amounts. This year it was loaded with cherries, but the leaves are really small and so are the cherries. Over half of them have just died and so are some of the branches. What should I do?
Replacing Canopy for a Swing/Glider?Does anyone know an easy inexpensive way to replace the canopy that goes over a swing? Mine fell apart from just normal sun/weather exposure. The frame and rest of the swing is fine. I don't really want to have to replace the whole thing (too expensive) if I don't have to. Help!
Transplanting a Lilac?I am transplanting a small lilac bush. Would it improve the chances of it growing if I used rooting hormone? I am transplanting the lilac into gardening soil and compost mix, around the root ball.
Removing Paint on Ivory Piano Keys?I need to know how to clean black spray paint off of white ivory keys. Is it even possible?
Looking for a Free Pattern for a Puff Quilt?Is there anyone that remembers how to make a quilt called a puff quilt?
Freezing Apples?After I slice my apples, can I put them in cold water and put Fruit Fresh in the water, then drain the apples and freeze them in bags?
Treating Poison Oak?My husband has poison oak on his leg. Any ideas on how to cure it?
Kenmore Trio Ice Maker Not Working?My Kenmore Trio with ice maker in the freezer drawer is not making ice. I changed the filter, but it is still not making ice?
Washing Machine Backing Up into Sink and Dishwasher?When my washing machine in the basement drains, the water backs up into my kitchen sink and dishwasher upstairs. How can I fix this?
Dyeing a Merino Wool Scarf?I just bought a second hand Merino wool scarf, great quality, but awful design so I want to colour it black or dark blue. Any suggestions about which dye to use and how or whether I should not do this?
Altering Jeans to Replace Button and Zipper with Elastic or Velcro?My husband is disabled and has issues with the zipper and button on his jeans. I'm wondering if there is an easy way to make an elastic waist in his jeans. Thanks!
Cat Does Not Like to Sit and Be Petted?My cat Wolfie (one and a half years old) regularly kneads his bed before napping, but has only done it once to my arm whilst I was stroking him.
Essential Oil for Homemade Detergent?I use homemade detergent and I am wanting to buy an essential oil to smell it up some. I would really like a "fresh" and "clean" type scent. Does anyone have any idea what essential oils would be best? Even, if it isn't "clean/fresh" smelling, any ideas would be welcomed, please.
Laying Habits of a Bengalese Finch?Does a Bengalese lay every day or every other day?
Growing Bell Peppers?My bell pepper plants don't ever seem to grow more than a foot tall and do not give me more than one puny pepper. I water it regularly. What am I doing wrong?
Removing Water Spots from Windows?All my windows have spots on them and that makes it difficult to see. I have deep, deep water. I have tried many cleaners. Please help.
Alternative to a Pop Top Canopy for Outdoor Vendor?I need an alternative to buying an expensive pop up canopy. I'm vending outdoors and must have one, but they're outrageous!
Latex, Tree Nut, and Oatmeal Free Cosmetics?I am searching for latex, nut tree, and oatmeal free cosmetics for my daughter who has eczema. Any suggestions?