May 23, 2012

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Creamy Italian Pasta

Creamy Pasta RecipesA cream sauce is the beginning of many delicious pasta main dishes. This page contains creamy pasta recipes.


A can of Pam brand cooking spray.

Homemade Cooking SprayThis is a page about homemade cooking spray. You can reduce the fat in your recipes by make your own cooking spray using the oil of your choice.


Dessert Pineapple Panna Cotta

Dessert Recipes Using PineappleThis page contains dessert recipes using pineapple. Many kinds of special cakes, cookies, pies, and more can be created with pineapple.


Corn Side Dish

Corn Side Dish RecipesCook up a special corn side dish to complement your entree. This page contains corn side dish recipes.


Chicken Enchilada Casserole on Table

Chicken Enchilada Casserole RecipesChicken enchilada casseroles are easy to make and will surely become a family favorite. This page contains chicken enchilada casserole recipes.


fish casserole

Fish Casserole RecipesThis page contains fish casserole recipes. Fish casseroles are a nice alternative to the typical meat based casserole.


Tea Cup and Saucer on White Background

Crafts Using Tea Cups and SaucersThis is a page about crafts using tea cups and saucers. Tea cups and saucers either from your own collection, thrift stores, or sales can be used in a number of delightful craft projects.


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Eliminating Food Waste at HomeThis is a page about eliminating food waste at home.There are ways when shopping and dealing with leftovers that can help in eliminating food waste.


Old Jewelry in Box

Recycled Jewelry Craft IdeasThis is a page about recycled jewelry craft ideas. Making jewelry from recycled items can result in beautiful, unique, and fun bracelets, earrings, etc.


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Storing Corn on the Cob HoldersThis is a page about storing corn on the cob holders. No more stuck fingers fishing for the corn on the cob holders or finding only one.


Vegetarian Soup

Vegetarian Soup RecipesPreparing vegetarian soups is a tasty way to increase the veggies in your diet. This page contains vegetarian soup recipes.


Fixing Burnt Sausage

Fixing Burnt SausageThis is a page about fixing burnt sausage. Sometimes when cooking sausage it can accidentally get burnt.


Tomatoes Growing in the garden.

Planting TomatoesThis is a page about planting tomatoes. Following some helpful tips when planting your tomato plants can help ensure a better harvest.


Chai Tea Latte

Chai Tea Latte RecipesThis page contains chai tea latte recipes. Fragrant and delicious, Chai tea latte is wonderful served hot or over ice.


Pepper Jelly

Pepper Jelly RecipesThis page contains pepper jelly recipes. Make your own pepper jelly to mix with cream cheese for a dip or to serve with meat.


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Uses for Milk of MagnesiaThis is a page about uses for milk of magnesia. In addition to its primary use for gastrointestinal maladies, there are many home remedy uses for milk of magnesia.


Applesauce Cookies

Applesauce Cookie RecipesCookies made with applesauce are sweet and moist. This page contains applesauce cookie recipes.


Broccoli Salad on White Background

Broccoli Salad RecipesSweet or savory broccoli salad makes a great side or main dish salad. This page contains broccoli salad recipes.


woman caring for a peace plant

Getting Rid of Fungus GnatsThis is a page about getting rid of fungus gnats.Getting rid of fungus gnats in your potted plants can be a frustrating chore.


Pecan Marshmallow Log

Nut Roll RecipesFor special occasions, holidays or just for fun, nut rolls make a delicious treat. This page contains nut roll recipes.


Bowl of Popcorn

Savory Popcorn RecipesThis page contains savory popcorn recipes. By adding a variety of dried spices to your popcorn you can create a delicious savory snack for your next party or movie night.


Saving Money on Spices

Saving Money on SpicesThis is a page about saving money on spices. Packaged spices can be very expensive, but there are some shopping tips that can help you save money on spices.


Jello Fruit Salad

Jello Fruit Salad RecipesThis page contains jello fruit salad recipes. Gelatin fruit salads make wonderful additions or desserts for many meals.


Retirement Gift Ideas

Retirement Gift Ideas This is a page about retirement gift ideas. Retirement is an important rite of passage, when we can honor the individual with gifts and celebrations.


Hamburger Potato Casserole on Plate

Hamburger Potato Casserole RecipesThis page contains hamburger potato casserole recipes. Hamburger potato casseroles can be made with so many additions you will never need to serve the same one too often.


Applesauce Cake

Applesauce Cake RecipesThis page contains applesauce cake recipes. Applesauce is a healthy addition in a cake and eliminates the need for shortening or butter in many recipes.


plain burger

Pizza Burger RecipesThis page contains pizza burger recipes. Make your plain burgers into pizza burgers with a few additions.


Making a Microwave Heating Rice Pad

Making Microwave Heating PadsThis is a page about making microwave heating pads. Microwave heating pads, often filled with rice, are used to soothe aches and pains.


Baked Spaghetti Pizza Pie

Spaghetti Pie RecipesThis page contains spaghetti pie recipes. For a tasty variation on pasta and sauce, try making a spaghetti pie.


Reusing Plastic Easter Eggs

Reusing Plastic Easter EggsThis page is about reusing plastic Easter eggs. Plastic Easter eggs can be repurposed for a variety of projects.


Homemade Tacos on a Plate

Homemade Taco RecipesMaking tacos just the way you like them is easy and fun to do at home. This page contains homemade taco recipes.



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Corn and Broccoli CasseroleThe crackers in and on this really make this dish great! Can use any chicken-flavored cracker.


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TacosWe love tacos, the kids can add their own toppings so it satisfies everyone.


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Oriental Spinach SaladThis salad is a great mix of ingredients! I love everything about it.


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Simple Italian Pasta SaladIf you would like to spice up this salad just add a teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes.


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Spaghetti Crab SaladThis is great as a salad, but also at lunch time as the main dish. Crab meat is a favorite of mine, whether it's the imitation or the real thing.


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Favorite Sloppy JoesThese go over big at our house! Very kid-friendly as well.


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Broiled Salmon BurgersI learned to love salmon at a very young age. We ate salmon a lot when I was a kid. These burgers are truly a great recipe!


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Shrimp Macaroni SaladSomeone here at ThriftyFun was just asking about a macaroni salad with shrimp recipe so thought I would share my favorite with everyone.



Burt, a Basset Hound, lying in the yard in the sun.

Burt (Basset Hound)Burt is a 9 year old Basset Hound. Burt was adopted after his previous owner left him in a sweltering car with windows up while she was getting a tattoo. She was alerted several times and laughed it off.


Reusing Plastic Easter Eggs

Use Plastic Easter Eggs For SnacksWe have all kinds of the plastic easter eggs leftover from Easter. I use them for snack containers. I put cereal, goldfish crackers, small marshmallows, etc.


Travel Soap Container As Camera Case

Travel Soap Container As Camera CaseUse a soap container to carry your camera in. I bought one at the Dollar store for mine, it fits perfectly. It's easy to carry it around in your purse and there is less chance of breaking it.


Making a Microwave Heating Rice Pad

Making a Microwave Heating Rice PadIf you want a really simple and quick microwave heating pad, this is a frugal way to throw one together.


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Baking Soda For Urinary Tract InfectionsIf you have a urinary tract infection have a baking soda cocktail.Mix 1/2 teaspoon of soda in eight ounce glass of water and stir, and drink it.Baking soda raises the pH levels of irritating, acidic urine.


Loons on a lake.

Loons (Heyden, Ontario)We have a cottage on a small lake and enjoy the wildlife. Later each summer, after their nesting is done and babies are raised, loons enjoy being in the company of other loons. They often congregate and swim around our lake together.


Juno on the floor in front of the couch.

Juno (English Springer Spaniel)Juno is a 17 month old English Springer Spaniel. We purchased Juno in January, 2011. Juno enjoys puddle splashing for fun! She loves to dive in any water that's in sight.


Ellie Mae in duffle bag.

Ellie Mae (Yorkshire Terrier/Toy Poodle mix)Ellie Mae is a 12 year old Yorkshire Terrier/Toy Poodle mix. We drove 5 hours to get Ellie Mae when she was 7 weeks old. Her favorite game is chasing a ball or a stuffed toy. She also loves being at our cottage and chasing the squirrels.


Use Shower Curtain Hooks With Hangers

Use Shower Curtain Hooks With HangersUse shower curtain hooks. I put about 10 on each hanger then hang up the clothes. Put each piece on a seperate hanger and hang onto the curtain hooks. It works good when you don't have a lot of closet space.


Beaded chocker and bracelet.

Beaded Choker and BraceletA simple choker and bracelet can look great for adults or children, and they don't need to be too complicated to make, either.


Waterfall in rainforest exhibit.

Serenity (Cleveland Metroparks Zoo)This is what you see first when you walk into the rainforest exhibit at our local zoo. I could watch this waterfall for hours.



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Saving Water on an Old Toilet?There is a part that you can buy to put inside of your old toilet. It is suppose to save water just like the new toilets. Anyone know the name of it and where you can purchase one?


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Previously House Broken Dogs Peeing in the House?I have a Llapso Poo and a Tibetan Terrier both of whom I have had for four years. About 6 months ago both dogs started peeing in the house when we aren't home. It doesn't happen all the time, but has become quite annoying. Note: they have a doggie door that they use some of the time.


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Coupons Through the Mail?How can I get coupons through the mail?


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Repairing Water Damage to Wood Table?I have a wood coffee table that has an area 10 x 39 x 12 inches where the finish has been removed/damaged.


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Puppy Itches and Has Yellow Bumps on Belly?My puppy is about 9 weeks old and has began to itch a lot. I noticed there were bumps on his belly were the hair begins. They have begun to be yellow and flaky. He itches constantly. Any suggestions please I can't get him to vet till next week they only take appointments.


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Can Only Some Puppies in a Litter Have Parvo?My sister got a puppy and within 36hrs they had to sadly put the puppy down because it had parvo. All they are asking for is the money they purchased the puppy for and not the vet bill to put him down.


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Retirement Gifts for Female Friend?Does anyone have ideas about some small, fun, retirement gifts for a female friend? She's in her mid-60s, married, and leads a very busy life. Thanks for your help.


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Getting Rid of Gnats in Terrarium Soil?Is there any way to get rid of gnats and larva in my new terrarium or do I have to dump all of the soil, rinse the plant roots and start over?


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End of the Year Teacher Gift Ideas?I don't know what to give my teacher for the end for the year. I want to know what do teachers like, like favorite color, music, favorite flowers what do they like?


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Growing Bell Peppers?Can I grow a single red bell pepper in a pot, or do I need to have twp plants for pollination?


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Brown Bag Sandwich Ideas?I am in need of sandwich ideas for my husband and 23yr. son for their lunches. They're really not picky eaters. Just no PB & J or tuna fish.Does anyone have any ideas for me? Thanks


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Homemade Parsley Honey Crystallized?Has anyone any idea why every time I make parsley honey, once the jar has been opened it has started to crystallize and doesn't stop til fully crystallised in the jar. Each batch made turns out the same. Yes, everything is sterilised before hand.


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Freezing Peppers?Do frozen peppers always go soft after thawing no matter how you froze them?


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Freezing Bananas in the Peel?How long can bananas in their peel be frozen for?


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Discontinued Wallpaper: York TS8812?I am looking for York wallpaper pattern no. TS8812. I need two double rolls.


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Cleaning a Toilet Bowl Ring?We have two toilets in the house. The first one on the line is a standard toilet made by Kohler (very recently installed). The second is an American Standard and is several years old.


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Steam Mop Left White Ring on Vinyl Floor?I set a hot steam mop on my vinyl floor, I know better, it left a white mark (like a ring on furniture). I need help to get rid of it. It's in a very noticeable place. Any help would be appreciated.


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Shopping for Super Glue in Malaysia?I want to stick the glass on the wall. Any super glue recommendations?


Killing Ticks in the Yard?How do I kill ticks in the yard?


Thick stalked plant with medium green leaves.

What is This Plant? (Plumeria/Frangipanni)I am trying to find out what type of plant it is?


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The International Cyclopedia - New York. Dodd, Mead and Company 1887?I have a set of leather covered International Cyclopedias. They read: Brazen Circulating, entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1885, by Dodd, Mead, and Company.


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PVC Primer Removal?How I remove PVC primer off my linoleum?


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Amount of Hamburger Needed for 100 People?How much hamburger will I need to use to feed approximately one hundred people at a barbecue?


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Banana Cream Pie Watery?What causes the banana cream pie to turn watery?


Attaching Pictures and Photos to Plaster of Paris Slab?There was a fad about 30 years ago where people made small plaster of Paris slabs and transferred pictures from magazine pages or snapshots to the slab. I would like to know how to do this.


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Feeding Fruitcake to Birds?Can I feed leftover nonalcoholic fruitcake to wild birds in the yard?


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