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Heavenly Fresh Fig CobblerWe have an abundance of fresh figs now with two trees loaded with fruit. We love eating them out of hand, but needed another way to use them. This is so easy, quick, and simple that I think anyone who has access to fresh figs should add this to their cookbooks.
Green Beans with AlmondsThis is a way to serve green beans that has a lemony and nutty taste to it.
My Frugal Life: Thrifty Midwest MomHi, I am a Midwest mom of 6, and I currently don't work outside the home. I take surveys, do secret shoppers, and occasionally provide homecare. I never have the extras in life, but I would like to have some nice things.
Disinfect, Re-Use, and SaveI used to use them sparingly because I thought that they were an expensive luxury. Then I noticed that the material that they are made of is like an awesome indestructible paper towel. I kept rinsing and reusing.
Use Ice Cream Tubs For Pet FoodI use the large plastic tub that ice cream would come in for pet food. It has a handle, and you get to enjoy eating the ice cream before using it for storage. I made it fun with the kids. They decorate the tubs with dogs or cats.
Remove Keys For CleaningWhen my keyboard need cleaning, I made a sketch of where each key belonged, and then gently lifted each key off using a wooden kabob stick. It was then easy to clean. I just clipped the keys back on, cleaning each one as I went.
Tuna with Salad Dressing Instead of MayonnaiseI was making tuna salad sandwiches one day and found out I had no mayonnaise. Being thrifty, I used what I had. I used ranch dressing and thousand island dressing.
Storing Limes?This is a page about storing limes. Properly storing limes is important to lengthen their shelf life and ensure the best flavor.
Soft, Silky HairFor the cleanest softest hair, buy a good quality shampoo, preferably without sodium laurel and sodium laureth sulfates. Dilute 10 parts water to 1 part shampoo.
Finding The Right Site To Sell OnlineTo start up selling online, an easy option is to chose a site to post on that already sells. Google the craft your planning to sell and see what sites sell things similar to them. This means people already see and visit these sites for that area of interest.
Salt and Pepper (Cats)Salt and Pepper are 1 year old brothers. Someone abandoned them in a parking lot, so they came home with me!
Landscaping a Treeless Yard?I have no trees in my yard yet I long for the lush, woodsy look. Any ideas of how I can achieve this? I'm 62 so I don't have time to wait on trees to grow!
Killing Weeds With Salt?Will table salt harm my tomato and squash plants if I use it to kill the grass by my plants?
Removing Hard Water Spots from Glass?How do I remove hard water spots from glass?
Icemaker Arm Will Not Move to On Position?The icemaker arm will not move into the on position. Can it be fixed?
Cleaning a Patent Leather Coach Purse?I have a stained patent leather off-white Coach purse. The Coach people tell me to only use a damp cloth so as not to damage the patent leather. It is not working at all. Has anyone found something that works?
Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe?I need a recipe for a tuna noodle casserole, regular or any with a new spin. Thank you.
Snow on the Mountain Ground Cover Turning Dark Green?What will make snow on the mountain (I believe it is grout weed) turn all dark green, is something lacking in the soil?
Healthy Homemade Dog Food?I looked at recipes for my toy Poms, but many use corn flour and some fish dishes. According to the breeders and vets, corn and fish are bad for them. Where can I find proper recipes?
Determining Canning Time for Smaller Jars?I need to can in smaller jars, and want to know how to adjust canning times for a recipe if I am putting product in smaller jars. Is there a rule or a guide line that I can follow?
Looking For Women's Sketcher's Sport Style Shoes?I have an old pair of Sketcher's sport women's athletic shoes and am trying to find the same kind, but when I search for them, there is no longer a "sport" kind. Does anyone know if they just changed the name of this particular athletic shoe or if they discontinued the "sport" series?
Killing Weeds Growing in Pampas Grass?I have some pampas grass growing, but there are all kinds of weeds growing also. I was wondering if 2-4-d could be sprayed to kill the weeds, but not hurt the pampas grass?
Early Retirement and Medical Insurance?Due to extreme stress on my job that is affecting my health, I am looking into retirement at 62 and finding part time work. I think I can do this as far as my bills, but my concern is medical insurance.
Housebreaking an 8 Month Old Dog?I have a 7 or 8 month old Miniature Pinscher. He was a rescue, and the person could not tell me his exact age. I got him at about 5 to 6 months old.
Canning Blackberry Salsa?Does anyone have a canning recipe for blackberry salsa? Is it possible to water bath can blackberry salsa?
Is This a Hawk or a Falcon?This picture was taken in London Ontario. I am trying to determine if it is a hawk or a falcon. (I think Falcon)