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Gifts That Cost NothingThis is a page about gifts that cost nothing. Gifts don't have to cost money to be awesome!
Uses for Old CrayonsThis is a page about uses for old crayons. Don't throw out those old stubby crayons, there are numerous ways to still use them.
Making Oreo TurkeysThis is a page about making Oreo turkeys. Transform Oreo cookies into a turkey using a few pieces of candy.
Nut Roll CookiesOur local newspaper runs really good recipes. This issue has cookies that sound so good. The readership is small, and these recipes should be shared.
Old Fashioned Apple SaladThis is one my mother made all the time when I was growing up. This is what apple salad should taste like, to me. Love this!
Cream of Broccoli SoupYummy good soup!
Beef Biscuit CasseroleA great, hearty cold-weather meal! Very filling and tasty!
Crab Au Gratin Over PastaThis is a favorite of mine! Love even the imitation crab meat. Fairly low calorie dish, too. Very good!
Almost Homemade Spaghetti and MeatballsI rarely cook from scratch, due to time, and this is one that my family prefers over scratch made!
Chocolate Bar Oatmeal CookiesSift flour, soda, and salt. Add margarine, sugar, eggs, milk, and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Blend in oatmeal and nuts.
No More Grainy FudgeI make fudge for a living. What I do is melt cooking chocolate first, then take it off the stove and pour in the can of condensed milk. Don't panic if it starts to thicken too much, just put it back over the heat and beat it as fast as you can with a wooden spoon.
Avoiding Diaper Leaks on Car TripsWhen my children were in diapers, we traveled a lot. Sometimes you just cannot stop right away for diaper changes and sometimes the diapers would leak. Then you have a wet car seat, especially the cloth seats.
Potty-training Mess PreventionPotty-training a boy? Take a small stack of baby wipes and place them behind the toilet seat on top of the hinges. If the little guy misses (like in the night), the wipes make it a whole lot easier to keep the toilet clean. Replace often.
Blossom (Calico )Blossom is a 6 year old Calico kitty. I brought her over to Florida, by plane, from Tucson after getting her checked out and vaccinated. I gave her a prescribed sedative for the long trip ahead of us on Southwest Airlines, stopping once in Phoenix.
Removing Dust After Drilling Glass BlocksIf you drill your own glass blocks, you will need to clean out the glass dust. Following are some suggestions for ways to clean your blocks.
Store Broccoli in Paper BagStore fresh broccoli in a paper bag. Do not wash. The broccoli has to be dry before placing in the bag. Roll up the bag and clip or tape closed. Keep refrigerated, and use within one week.
Organizing Painting Tools and SuppliesOrganizing your painting tools and supplies not only makes it more convenient for you to find them when you need them, but makes it safer for your materials as well. Whenever you're dealing with flammable substances it's always better to keep them separate and in safe locations.
Using a RotoZip Tool to Make Glass Block Christmas DecorationsI just made these blocks, I used a RotoZip tool with a masonry bit (used for tile work) to drill the hole.
Grease Beaters/Utensils Before MixingLightly spray your beaters with cooking spray. This helps to prevent batter from sticking on the beaters plus easier clean up.
Jett (American Crow)Jett is an American crow stranded by his parents. We raised him until he was 7 months old, then he flew away. He just hung around the yard, and was such fun. We never caged him once he learned to fly. He went with us everyplace outside.
Tips For Making Indoor And Outdoor Decorated Glass BlocksI have to tell you all that I have tried many different things and settled on the following because they look the best.
Diatomaceous Earth for Fleas and MoreWe had a flea problem inside and outside our home. A friend of mine gave me a bucket of diatomaceous earth or also called DE. She bought it from the local feed store.
Tiny Bugs That Bite?There are tiny bugs in my home. Against something dark they look white and against something white they look black or brown. They have been biting. I have no idea what they are, do you? Do you know how I can get rid of them? They seem to react to the cold temps.
Getting Rid of Fungus Gnats?I have little water flies. They like the damp ground in my indoor plants. How do I get them out of my house?
Aggressive Pit Bull/Boxer Puppy?I just got a Pit Bull/Boxer mix pup. He was 6 weeks old. I have had him for about 3-4 weeks now and his aggression and biting is getting to be too much, especially with my 5 year old son.
Removing the Coffee Smell from Plastic Canisters?How do I get the coffee smell out of the Folders coffee canisters? I have tried baking soda and putting it in the sun for a few days, but the coffee smell always comes back. I want to use these for Christmas treats and I don't want them to smell like coffee. Please help. Thank you.
Growing Bell Peppers?I am looking for the best bell pepper growing tips. Mine just do not want to grow well. I have tried to grow sweet (bell) peppers for years. Most years I get none at all, this year I got about 6, all at once. Is this normal for this plant?
Sara Lee Coffeecake Recipe?I am looking for the recipe for Sara Lee coffee cake. Can anyone share?