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Cleaning a FishThis is a page about cleaning a fish. If you are going to eat the fish you catch, you will need to clean it first.
Removing Pine Tar from Baseball PantsThis is a page about removing pine tar from baseball pants. For a good grip on the bat many hitters use pine tar.
Cleaning a Baseball UniformThis is a page about cleaning a baseball uniform. Baseball uniforms can get pretty dirty. It is important to get them clean so that they look their best at the next game.
Freezing Baby FoodThis is a page about freezing baby food. If you have more baby food than you can use right away, freezing is a great way to store it for later.
Thanksgiving Leftover RecipesCreative ideas to use up your Thanksgiving leftovers beyond soups, sandwiches and casseroles. This page contains Thanksgiving leftover recipes.
Cleaning a Fiberglass Boat?This is a page about cleaning a fiberglass boat. When you take your fiberglass boat out of the water it is good to clean it.
Fishing Tips and PhotosThis is a page about fishing tips and photos. Knowing the local tips and tricks will get you the best results when fishing.
Making Whipped CreamThis is a page about making whipped cream. From pie to ice cream, whipped cream is a perfect topping to many desserts.
Planning a Surprise PartyThis is a page about planning a surprise party. Planning a surprise party can be a lot of fun. Keeping the party a secret can be a bit tricky though.
Pumpkin Cookies RecipesCanned or fresh, pumpkin is a great healthy addition to baked goods like cookies. This page contains pumpkin cookies recipes.
Hungarian Layered PotatoesI am told this is called Rakott Krumpli, though I'm not sure that's accurate. It's a good, basic economy dish and very flavorful. Increase or decrease amounts to your taste.
Tuna ChopsticksThis is a very good dish with an Oriental flair! Love the cashews, Chinese noodles, and soy sauce in this recipe!
Carrot Cranberry Prune CakeHad some leftover homemade cranberry sauce, prunes and a box of carrot cake mix and decided to get creative! It turned out delicious! You can also make cranberry upside down cake, or mix the cream cheese and cranberry together and put into muffins.
Pumpkin and Currant CookiesA nutritious cookie for the holidays or anytime.
Pesto Chicken Salad SandwichesI bought a couple of Costco rotisserie chickens the other day and made a big pot of chicken stock. I had plenty of meat for chicken soup so I decided to try something new with the extra. It turned out great.
Turkey Broccoli BakeA good recipe for you to make use of your leftover turkey!
Buttermilk RollsGreat, soft rolls! These are also great at holiday dinners.
Cheesy Chicken ChowderGreat cold weather meal!
Crock Pot Mushroom PhillyThis recipe is super fast, filling, and affordable.
Mandarin Orange SaladThis is so good with the yummy lemon pie topping on it. Great holiday salad!
Roasted OlivesRoasted olives are an excellent simple appetizer especially when served with a cheese and cracker platter. The first time I tried roasting them, I used Queen (large green) olives already stuffed with jalapenos.
Spray Hot Vinegar On WeedsSpray hot vinegar on the weeds. No chemicals, and very organic. To help prevent germination of weeds, scatter corn meal around before a rain.
Smelly Washer TipsMy high efficiency washer was serviced recently, and the tech gave me some tips to reduce the smell in my washer that I would like to share.
Use Alcohol in a Spray Bottle To Clean EyeglassesWe were told when we purchased our eyeglasses to just use alcohol in a small spray bottle. We both have special non-glare finishes. The lenses had been damaged on past glasses by other cleaning methods, but this one works beautifully!
Soap Bottle ApronThis dish soap bottle apron is very simple to make. You can use any color combinations that you want. I like making these for my friends and family around the holidays. I make them for Christmas as they are very affordable to make.
Macaroni and Cheese: A Recession FavoriteToday, a box of macaroni and cheese can be purchased for between .50 cents and $2.00 depending on the brand. Here is a tip when cooking the old favorite.
Lysol No-Touch Hand Soap Dispenser RefillWhile I like the Lysol No-Touch Hand Soap Dispenser, I do not like the price of the refill. My husband drilled out a large hole on the top of the original dispenser so I could use my own recipe of the hand soap.
Finding Peace in the ValleyMy husband and I had very different childhoods. He grew up in inner city St. Louis while I was raised deep in a rural Alabama valley. We do, however, share one common thread. We both grew up poor.
Water Plants With Leftover CoffeeWhen you have leftover coffee, add some water and use it to water your plants (houseplants or garden). It acts like plant food. Coffee grounds can be mixed in your garden soil for a boost.
Protecting Clothing When Coloring HairWhen home coloring your hair, cut a neck hole and arm holes in a large trash bag to protect your clothing.
Organizing Emails for Yahoo Email AccountsYahoo has an application which, when allowed, will automatically organize your emails, set up folders, and everything else with just a click. Go to the left of email box, under Apps is this free tool.
Mail Pouch Barn (West Virginia)We drive by this barn every week on our way to town. Last Saturday my husband pulled to the side of the road so I could take this photo.
Flowering Meyer LemonWe brought our small Meyer lemon indoors because it was getting colder out. It seems to think it's spring because it started flowering right away.
Helping Someone Else Be MotivatedI lived with a mom that had many health problems and was always helping others. So one day I said, "please let's find a way for you to do the organizing part of the cleaning". She had a strong comfy stool that would fit in any room.
Use Clips To Keep Food FreshI use these clips for closing bags of anything from herbs and spices to frozen veggies. They are easy to use and never come undone.
Sanitize To Go Lids To Stay HealthyIn Canada, we love our coffee and I have spent a lot of time observing customers and staff in various coffee shops. When the coffee is poured, the lid is pressed on with the same hand that just handled your money and everybody else's.
Stop Run with Clear Nail PolishTo stop a run in your stockings, use clear nail polish at each end of the run.
Use Bread Bags to Store FabricI use bread bags to store my fabric. I roll the fabric in a tube, place it in the bag, and add a piece of masking tape to the bottom with the yardage. When I use the fabric, I tape the bag to the edge of my sewing machine.
Use Soapy Dish Water For EyeglassesThis is so simple, inexpensive and effective. After I've finished washing up the breakfast things in hot soapy water, I dip my glasses into the washing up bowl and swirl them around, then dry them on the tea towel before drying any of the cereal bowls.
The Secret to a Moist TurkeyDon't wait for your Thanksgiving turkey to make its own juices for basting. Give it an extra-moist start by adding your favorite broth or bouillon.
Use Binder Clips in the KitchenI use binder clips in my kitchen. They keep chip bags closed tightly. Along with using on cold cereal bags or any bag that needs to stay closed inside of a box or on it's own.
Freeze Leftover BrothSometimes a recipe calls for broth and you purchase a larger amount than needed. To avoid waste, you can pour the leftover amount into ice cube trays or a plastic container and freeze.
Use Bitter Apple Spray To Deter CatsTwo adult cats (2 and 13) own me and I also foster kittens from the Wisconsin Humane Society, so I am always aware of the problem. Two years ago, at Christmas, a kitten we had just adopted bit on an electrical cord from the Christmas tree.
Use Jewelry Cleaner on GoldCleaning your gold jewelry is a very simple process and should be done to clean off the oils from your skin, hair spray, etc. to bring back that sparkle and shine. When I worked for a jewelry store, we used commercial products that we also sold for home jewelry cleaning.
Window Cleaner For Spot Cleaning CarpetIf you have marks on your carpet, try spraying the mark with window cleaner then giving it a bit of a scrub. It worked for me.
Cats Like To Scratch Different SurfacesAfter reading many a book about cats, and observing many cats as a foster parent for the local humane society, I learned that different cats like different surfaces to scratch on. We observed our cats inside and out, and could tell that most of them liked scratching on the trees.
Garden: White Blossom (Shore Acres State Park,...During our last visit to Shore Acres State park, I found a flower in which I absolutely could not ignore. Its white reminded me of innocence and marriage while its hints of yellow, in my opinion, hinted at the beauty within innocence and marriage.
Lily (Pomeranian)Lily is a 4 year old Pomeranian. We went to the local pet shop and they had these sweet little puppies, so we brought Lily home. Then my first grandchild was born about 2 weeks later!
Garden Pots for the Kitchen CounterI use an oval metal planter that has a plastic lining by my kitchen sink for my hand soap container, dishwashing soap container, stoppers, and scrubbers. They are all in one place and in a decorative container.
Reduce Calories and Fat in Asian CookingI love Asian food and make it often. Many recipes call for cutting the meat up in chunks then breading and frying it. The breading always absorbs some of the fat no matter how you fry it. That adds a lot of calories and fat to your meal.
Baby Oil As Wood CleanerI've been using baby oil to polish my furniture for a few years now and it works great for me. I have a lot of dark wood furniture. It really shines and there's no oily film left. The shine lasts too, so I polish less frequently.
Scenery: Forest Through The Trees (Shore Acres...Walking the gardens of Shore Acres State Park is always a treat. During one visit, my husband and I decided to try something different. We went down to the beach and crossed a rickety old bridge, leading us into the wilderness.
Prewrapped Silverware For CompanyI like to pre-roll my silver/plasticware before I have company. I do this for every party. I like to use plasticware as it's disposable and now comes in such a variety of colors. I even found "silver" plasticware at a local wholesale store.
Cleaning Salt Off of Suede Boots?How can I successfully clean my suede boot that has salt stains around the toe and heel?
Getting Rid of Rats?I would like to know if borax is used to kill rats? If not what do you all recommend?
Reputable Gold and Silver Exchanges?Can anyone recommend a reputable mail order gold and silver exchange? Although it sounds a bit risky to me, Google searching recommends doing this by mail and using a BBB accredited business for the best rates.
Asking a Friend to Winter Formal?I'm asking one of my guy friends to our winter formal this year. I just want it to be creative because we're only going as friends.
Legitimate Work from Home Opportunities?I've heard a lot about working online from home, and I would love to add those opportunities to my job search. Of course, I've encountered a lot of opportunities that were either ridiculous scams, or required a lot of money to be invested.
Potty Training a Very Badly Abused Dog?My Poodle Bishon mix is almost 2. I have had her since she was 5 months, she has always been afraid to potty but especially poop. She almost runs away as she is popping. I've always praised her and given treats when she goes on her pad.
Revel Electric Tortilla Press Manual?I have lost the manual for a Revel electric tortilla press. Can anybody tell me where I can get a manual for this press?Many thanks.
Getting Babies Vaccinated?I would like to hear what all of your ideas and comments are about vaccinations for babies and what you think of the media. Do you think they are harmful?
Replacement Canvas for Sofa Bed?The canvas/ trampoline looking part that holds up the mattress on my sofa bed is completely torn apart on the bottom. Where can I get a new canvas for the sofa bed?
Name Ideas for a Computer Design Shop?I am designer working in Corel Draw and Photoshop Design. I would like some suggestions for a name for my shop.
Photo Stuck to Glass Frame?How do I remove an old photo stuck to a glass frame that is broken?
Painting a Room Two Complementary Colors?I want to paint my recreation room with two colors. My furniture is chocolate, floors are two-toned tan (light and dark) and I have two columns in the center of the room. Orange and tan are the two colors I am considering.
Treating a Dog's Stinky, Itchy Ears?I am looking for a home remedy for my dog's itchy, stinky ears. Any suggestions?
Cooking Turkey Breast in a GE Stand Alone Roaster?How would you cook a turkey breast in a GE stand alone roaster?
Heaven's Retired Angels?Does anyone know if there is a website where I can view or find out how many of the Tom Rubel Heaven's Retired Angels were actually made? I have a few of them and am interested in collecting more but have no idea how many of them there actually are.
Greasy Film on Dishes Stored in Buffet?I have a 3 door buffet made from hardwood timber. I purchased it a couple of years ago. When it was first purchased it had an odor that I thought was normal since it was timber and new. But a couple of years later it still lingers.
30th Birthday Celebration Ideas?What can I do for my husband's 30th birthday?
Ice Maker Leaks Water Inside Freezer?I have a Kenmore refrigerator with a ice maker that was working fine. Then it started leaking water into the inside of the freezer unit from the ice maker. It drips water from the back of the ice maker all the time. This is making a mess in my freezer, how can I fix it?
Returning Shine to No Wax Flooring?My kitchen floor is about 10 years old and it is that no wax flooring. It doesn't look really great anymore. I try everything to clean it to make it look shiny again, but nothing works and I do not want to use wax. Anyone have any ideas?
Substituting Oil for Shortening When Baking?Can I use oil instead of shorting when making bread?
Removing Nicotine Stains from a Sweater?How do I get 15 years of nicotine out of this sweater? My uncle said my aunt wanted me to have it; she passed away 15 years ago. The sweater has been on the top shelf in a closet in the room where my uncle sat, watched TV, and smoked 4 packs a day.
Name Ideas for a Childcare Business?I'm starting a childcare business and need help with the name. I would like for it to have the word "young" in it somewhere.
Weight Watchers Program Tracker 1990-91?I am looking for the WW program tracker that had food exchanges with level 1, 2, and 3. It was around 1990-91. Would anyone have a copy of the tracker and program breakdown?
Cleaning a Smelly Shower Drain?How do I keep my shower drain from smelling foul?
Training a Pit Bull Not to Bite?I just had my Pit Bull bite my neighbor. He is 1 1/2 years old. I got him from a guy when he was 8 months. How do I get him to not bite other people? I don't want to put him down either. Thanks.