April 5, 2012

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Chocolate Pretzel Snack

Dino Egg BitesThese cute dino egg bites are a fun variation on a recipe that I previously posted. I used Easter Peanut Butter M&Ms instead of regular M&Ms. Here are the instructions:


Snowcapped Fudge Cookies on a cooling rack.

Snowcapped Fudge CookiesI ran across this recipe last weekend when looking for a cookie recipe with my 5 year old. We were out of chocolate chips, so I needed an emergency chocolate cookie recipe using ingredients I had on hand.



Parmesan Cheese Lid on Mason Jar

Parmesan Cheese Lid on Mason JarI recently saw a suggestion that a lid from a Parmesan cheese container would fit on a mason jar. Honestly I was skeptical of it at first. Amazingly it fit!


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Dove Liquid Soap For Carpet StainsI have used Dove soap on carpets to remove all kinds of stains. Plus, it leaves the room with a beautiful clean scent. You only need a small amount of Dove liquid soap and water in a spray bottle.


Dark Storm Clouds (Tri-Cities, TN)

Dark Storm Clouds (Tri-Cities, TN)I was standing on the patio when the clouds went rushing over us and I snapped this picture.


Blue Sky, Green Field (Upstate NY)

Blue Sky, Green Field (Upstate NY)The vivid blue and green were practically shouting for attention and the perspective made them look like they went on forever. I liked the delicate lines of the trees, still bare yet in early April.


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Use a Whisk to Colour Easter EggsThis is a good idea if you do not want to stain your hands with food colouring. Put your egg inside the whisk and dip it into a cup, then take it out when your ready. It's also easier for younger ones to handle.


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Taking Capsules EasilyWhen you are trying to take a capsule, you should put it in your mouth with a sip of water then tilt your head forward (down). When the capsule floats to the back of your mouth, swallow it.



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Removing Coffee Stains from Clothing?What works best to remove coffee stains from a shirt? "Shout" did not do anything, even after soaking in it over-nite.


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Remedy for Hair Dry and Damaged from Medications?I am on a lot of medication for SLE (systemic lupus ereth.), fibromyalgia, as well as multiple problems caused from both. I have colored my hair for years, only store bought. I have used one brand for years. I am 60 years old and never had a problem.


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Remedy for Bad Circulation in Feet?What can I take for poor circulation in my feet? They are terribly sore all the time.


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Avocado Leaves Curling?I have two avocados in two of the same type pots, with the same soil, and the same watering schedule. I let them dry (about a week or so) and then deep water them till the water comes out of the bottom of the pots.


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Altering a Toddler Dance Recital Dress?I have been asked to help adjust a dance recital dress for a toddler. She is three years old and the size 6 dress ordered for her was the largest size available. It is too small particularly in the torso and sleeves. The skirt I think will be OK.


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Crayon Stain in Clothes?I washed and dried laundry with crayons. How do you remove these stains?


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Freezing Sliced Cheese?Can I freeze packaged cheese slices?


Small long beige insects on gardenia.

Thrips on Gardenias?Are these thrips on this gardenia? What is the best way to get rid of them?


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Selling Old 1954 Encyclopaedias?When my gran and I where cleaning out her bookcase we found 6 volumes of The New International Illustrated Encyclopaedia. We don't know if they are worth anything so any answers would be great.Thanks.


black caterpillar on leaf

What is this Caterpillar?What is this caterpillar and will it become a butterfly? There are a hoard of them chewing on my lantanna leaves here in Houston, Texas.


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Painting a Cinder Block Wall?I have a cinder block wall (1964) that surrounds my property on all 4 sides of house. It is the ugly pinkish color popular in the60s! What type of paint should be used? Will it require 2 coats? How long can I expect the paint to last; the blocks seem porous.


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Cleaning Brass?Can anyone tell me about using potash as a cleaner for tarnished brass?


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Making a Lampshade With Recycled Pop Bottles?I would like to know if someone has the pattern for how to make the lampshade with plastic Coke bottles. Thank you.


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