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Gluten-Free Valentine's DessertsBeing gluten-free doesn't mean you can't enjoy treats on Valentine's Day. There are many desserts that have gluten-free versions that are delicious. This page contains gluten-free Valentine's dessert recipes.
Chopping WoodThis is a page about chopping wood. If you have a fireplace or a wood stove then you know how important it is to have a wood chopped and ready for use when you need it.
Rodent ControlThis is a page about rodent control. It's easy for rodents to sneak into your garage or storage shed, especially during the winter. Getting rid of them can be difficult so preventing them from getting comfy in the first place is the best policy.
Orlando, Florida - Frugal Travel GuideThis is a page about vacationing in Orlando. With theme parks, water parks, tons of shopping and gorgeous weather it's no wonder Orlando is always a popular vacation spot. Get the most out of your trip to Orlando with these helpful tips.
Beefburgers for 20This is a great recipe for a large crowd! I like it because not only is it tasty, but if you have to feed that many people, it's pretty inexpensive.
Casbah CarrotsThis is a delicious, spicy way to serve carrots. I usually like my veggies without any embellishment other than a touch of butter, salt and pepper, but this recipe is an exception.
Spiced Pumpkin CheesecakeThis delicious cheesecake make a great dessert in the fall and winter months. I am not a big fan of pumpkin pie but I love this cheesecake. It is a great recipe for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Doris' Fruit SaladA refreshing side dish we love in summer with sandwiches. We find these are enough fruits but you can add others if you like.
Scenery: Bodie Island Lighthouse (Outer Banks,...The Outer Banks is one of our favorite vacation spots. We never get tired of the serenity and beauty that we find there. This is a photo of the Bodie Island Lighthouse that my husband took on one of our visits to Nags Head, NC.
Use A Sponge Mop To Clean RugsWhen my vacuum broke, I remembered how my former housekeeper would clean the upholstery with a damp cloth. So, I used my sponge mop on all carpets and rugs.
Sophia (Bichon Frise)Sophia is 4 months old and a Bichon Frise. I bought Sophia when she was 8 weeks old. Sophia loves kids and people. I have a home day care business and she plays, and plays, and plays all day with the kids.
Freeze Foods Before Vacuum SealingI like to purchase or prepare items in bulk and then use my vacuum sealer to either divide into smaller portions or just make them last longer in the freezer.
Homemade PedialyteWith flu season upon us here is a cheap recipe to use for kids. Mix one quart of water, 1 tablespoon sugar, and 1 teaspoon salt. Add a bit of unsweetened Kool Aid, and you have homemade Pedialyte without the expense.
Photo: Hand in HandMy daughter and granddaughter going for a walk.
Scenery: Snowy TreeThis is a tree in our yard. I just thought it looked nice. This was after a snow storm.
Playing Card Math GameI use a deck of cards to teach my almost 5 year old granddaughter math. She matched the numbers, matched the shapes and number order when she was 3-4.
Pay Attention When Using Cell PhonePay attention, this is going to be good. That's it, really. If you pay attention; to where you are, who you're with, and what you're doing; things will be good for you and the people around you.
Growing AloeI have grown aloe vera for many years now. It likes lots of sunshine and likes to get dry completely before being watered again. Also, it likes light, sandy soil, not heavily fertilized, rich soil.
Removing Fingernail Polish From SkinWhen I paint my fingernails, I sometimes mess up and get nail polish on my skin that surrounds my nails. I actually found this pen at our local Walmart that has fingernail polish remover in it. You use it to remove the mess ups. :)
Use Lathe Strips To Repair DrywallThe first thing you need to do is determine if the hole is near electrical wiring. If it is, make sure the power is off to that wall or the whole room. You can use extension cords from the other room for your power tools.
Cute Recycled Windowsill PlantersWith the cold weather, I do my gardening indoors. I use cute planters from thrift shops like coffee mugs, porcelain creamers, or ceramic pots that strike my fancy.
Wild OnionsHarvest wild onions for use during the year. You can also buy green onions at the store and cut off the tops and plant the bulbs in your garden. They will continue to grow each year so long as you do not remove the bulb.
Tennis Balls in Dryer Reduce Drying TimeSave money on your utility bill by adding a couple of tennis balls to your dryer. It will reduce drying time down 25 to 50%.
Mahto (Shepherd/Chow Mix)I got Mahto from a friend who simply needed to find homes for her dog's litter of puppies. At the time I got Mahto, I was undergoing physical therapy as part of a lengthy rehabilitation program. She became the best assistance dog anyone could hope for even though she never had any official training.
Rosebud Filled Heart Candy BoxSome times a wonderful handmade gift can come from simple and inexpensive supplies. With just a few items, most found at dollar stores, you can put this project together in no time. And it smells wonderful!
Reusing Coffee CansCoffee cans make really cute drums for the toddler and preschool set. The drum can be decorated with stickers, colored tape, etc.
Joke: Have You Ever Seen One Of These?My son and I were in the thrift shop looking at movies. My son tapped on my shoulder to get my attention. When I turned to look at him, he was holding a record. He said to me "Have you ever seen one of these things before!"
Inexpensive Fire Starter IdeasWe burn wood, and fire starters are not cheap. My husband laughs at me for some of my cheap ideas, but they work! I use the below in addition to the twigs and leaves and bark that are in the wood pile.
Knifty Knitter For Net ScrubbiesI have made nylon net scrubbies using my blue round Knifty Knitter. I cast on like I'm making a hat and knit about 16 rows. Then when I am ready to bind off, I bind off like a hat. The left over "yarn" is then sewn through each side about 2 times.
Great Way to Keep Toys Picked UpWhen my children were little, they had so many small toys. I hated the chore of getting the kids to pick them up everyday and most of the time, not all of them were. So, I decided to take care of it.
This Week on The Path GardenA few flowers (and one of berries) that are blooming in the garden. Not a lot of color, but still nice to walk through and see a new flower every few days.
Decoupage a Flower Vase for SpringSpring is usually seen as a time of growth and renewal, a time to fall in love and to breathe new life into romance. Nat King Cole managed to encapsulate the joy of spring in his song "Spring is Here."
Making Outdoor Cats Live IndoorsAnimal Control recently laid down the law; keep our cats from straying into neighbor's yards. We achieved this by adding extra litterboxes indoors and by opening a window a crack for them to view the outdoors. They gradually discovered that the indoors was not so bad!
Cute Valentine SayingsHang a glow stick on his car mirror if you can. Have a tape ready in the player so when he starts his car, the song "You Light Up My Life" starts playing.
German Shepherds and Children?I have a beautiful 4 month old German Shepherd, I also have 3 sons aged 2, 4, and 6 years. Can any one tell me how they are with young children please? Someone has said they're known for turning nasty on children. Can anyone please give me some positive feed back please?
Discontinued York Wallpaper Border Birdcage KT8466B?I am looking for 2-5 rolls of Birdcage border KT8466B, by York wall coverings, Book Cortona - Diamond Collection
Identifying Small White Biting Bugs?I have these tiny white bugs look like tiny grains of salt. On the hardwood floors, as well as, the carpet they look like lint. They are on my mattress encasement, sheets, everything in the house. They look like dust on furniture.
Looking for Dessert Recipes Using Honey?I am looking for dessert recipes using honey. Thank you.
Crafts Using Small Coffee Creamer Containers?I am looking for crafts using coffee creamer containers, the small ones. I have blue and green.
Repairing a Bissell Proheat Steam Cleaner?My Bissell Pro Heat steam cleaner will not suck up water. What can I do?
Keeping Squirrels from Chewing Car Wiring?Squirrels are chewing the wires on my car (battery, control systems, and plugs). It needs to stop. My car is in shop now, because of this! What can I do to stop this?
Growing Ginger Plants?I started a ginger plant from a root. It's indoors now ( I live in Montana). It's about 3 feet tall with one stem and several leaves and looks healthy, but not very pretty. Can I cut the top and will this make it bush out some?
Getting Rid of Cockroaches?I have lived in the Sierra foothills for 41 years and never had a problem with cockroaches, until last year started. Can anyone determine their origin? I may have pissed off a pest control company. I have been told that cockroaches are not native.
Storing Limes?How do I store limes?
Painting a Concrete Lawn Ornament?I was given a large concrete pig as a lawn ornament and over the years the paint has been chipping off. Can anyone tell me what kind of paint I can use to repair my pig?
Donating or Recycling Old Trophies?What can I do with a lot of old trophies? They are in the way and we just want to get rid of them. Someone told us one time about some trophy company that melts them down and re-uses the trophy.If anyone has any info, please let me know.
Removing Wallpaper?I have striped the wall paper off 3 of 4 walls, but one entire wall has proven to be stubborn. I can't seem to remove any of the wallpaper (at all) from this one wall. I have tried D.I.F, vinegar, and dish soap, but nothing I try seems to work. Can anyone help?
Freezing Soup Containing Cabbage?Can I freeze chicken soup with cabbage? Does the cabbage get soggy?
Kitchen Window Treatment Color Advice?I have a kitchen with black and taupe granite countertops. The room is painted taupe and the cabinets are medium oak. There is a tan backsplash. I need to know what color window treatments would look best with these colors.