September 5, 2012

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Mopping the Floor

Homemade Floor Cleaner RecipesThis page contains homemade floor cleaner recipes. Rather then buying, often high priced, floor cleaners at the store; make your own.


Saving Money on Laundry

Saving Money on LaundryThis page is about saving money on laundry. There are a number of thrifty ways to save when doing your laundry.


Figs on White Background

Recipes Using FigsThis page contains recipes using figs. Sweet, juicy figs are a real luxury and can make any dish more elegant.


Getting Rid of Lady Bugs

Getting Rid of Lady BugsThis page is about getting rid of lady bugs. These insects can be a nuisance in some parts of the country.


Keeping Ice Cream Cones from Dripping

Keeping Ice Cream Cones from DrippingThis is a page about keeping ice cream cones from dripping. Eating an ice cream cone does not have to end in melted ice cream dripping down your arm.


A sign pointing to a farmers market.

Alternative Places to Shop for GroceriesThis page is about alternatives places to shop for groceries. Food products are available in a number of places you may not have visited yet.


Chocolate Dessert on White Background

Chocolate Dessert RecipesThis page contains chocolate dessert recipes. Chocolate desserts extend well beyond the cake, fudge, or brownies.


Shopping Online Without a Credit Card

Shopping Online Without a Credit CardThis page is about shopping online without a credit card. There are ways to shop online without using a credit card.


Single Income Mom

Single Income LivingThis page is about single income living. When living on one wage earner's income, it can be a challenge to live within your means.


Cream of Mushroom Soup

Cream Soup RecipesCream soups can be somewhat decadent and a delicious complement to your meal. This page contains cream soup recipes.


Oriental Salad in White Bowl

Oriental Salad RecipesTry a delicious oriental salad for lunch or as the main course for dinner tonight. This page contains oriental salad recipes.


A garage viewed from the outside.

Converting a Garage Into Living SpaceThis page is about converting a garage into living space. Sometimes more space is needed and a garage is available to create another room.


Cranberry Upside Down Cake

Cranberry Cake RecipesThis page contains cranberry cake recipes. The tart flavor of cranberries is a great addition when making a cake, for the holidays or anytime.


Cutting Radishes

Using RadishesThis is a page about using radishes. Tangy and crunchy radishes are a great addition to salads and other dishes.


Baby in a Bubble Bath

Giving a Baby a BathThis is a page about giving a baby a bath. They won't break, but many parents are apprehensive about giving their baby a bath.


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Reuben Salad RecipesThis page contains Reuben salad recipes. The Reuben is not just a sandwich anymore; try a tasty Reuben salad.


Renuzit Air Freshener Crafts

Renuzit Air Freshener CraftsThis is a page about Renuzit air freshener crafts. Making decorative covers for Renuzit air fresheners is a popular craft project.


A plate of Polish Bigos

Recipes Using SauerkrautThis page contains recipes using sauerkraut. There are many great recipes that use sauerkraut; it is not just for putting on your hotdog.


Crockpot Lasagna

Crockpot Lasagna RecipesThis page contains crockpot lasagna recipes. Although lasagna is traditionally cooked in the oven, you can use your slowcooker instead.



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Special Day PancakesThese pancakes are extra good and sweet! In my opinion, you don't even need syrup on them, though most people do add the syrup anyway. Very tasty!


Basil tomato soup with grilled cheese

Homemade Basil Tomato SoupI made this fresh tomato soup using only a couple of days harvest of heirloom tomatoes (7 lbs!) from this year's garden. I also grew the basil, garlic and zucchini. I thought it turned out really well. It was even better the next day.


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Parmesan Chicken and SpaghettiI like this recipe because it's quick, easy, inexpensive and delicious. We all love that! I serve it with the sides of salad and garlic toast. It's chicken patties, topped with melted provolone cheese. Serve with spaghetti noodles, both topped with your favorite spaghetti sauce.


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Pumpkin PieThis is my favorite pumpkin pie recipe!



White cat with dog's chin resting on its shoulders.

Baby (MinPin) and Snoopy (Cat)Baby is our 1 year old MinPin. We got her just recently, a friend didn't have time for her and she was just too adorable to say no to. Snoopy the cat chases her through the house pawing at her head lol. They get along so well.


Fennel seeds to help bloating

Fennel Seeds For Gas and BloatingI was trying to figure out what to wear to my girlfriend's birthday party when I realized none of my skirts or pants were fitting, not even close! I looked in the mirror and was shocked to see I suddenly looked 9 months pregnant. I was very bloated.


cut grapefruit

Canning Grapefruit in Hot Water CannerGrapefruit is found in the southern states or southern western states. If you happen to live in the area for citrus and have trees in your yard, you probably will want to learn to can the fruit.


Herb terrarium in a fish bowl

Herb TerrariYUM!I wanted to make a terrarium from an old fish bowl but couldn't find inexpensive, small leafed plants. I realized that my herbs growing outside would not only look great but I could keep and use them all winter if I planted them in the bowl.


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Don't Scrub Your Cookie SheetsAluminum cookie sheets do much better if you just wash them in the sink. Do not put in dishwasher ever or scrub hard with a metal scrubber. After awhile, your cookie sheets will turn black and be "seasoned" like cast iron and will be practically non-stick.


Dog in outside pen wearing a blue t-shirt.

Ivy (German Shorthair Pointer)Ivy is a 6 year old German Shorthair Pointer. Now that she is 6 years old, she has calmed down quite a bit, but when she was a puppy she would run like the wind and end up running into a fence or sharp stick in the woods and hurt herself. She got stitches so many times the vet said he was going to put in a zipper. Here she has a T-shirt on to keep her from chewing on her stitches. She does not look happy at all, being under house arrest.


Use Pie Tins For Grilling

Use Pie Tins For GrillingI grill multiple foods on pie tins on my grill! I do this so veggies don't stick or fall through the slats into the fire. I can make a few different foods at one time, for parties or just multiple meals for the week.


Homemade Cat Scratching Post Video

Homemade Cat Scratching PostThis is a video about building a cat scratching post. Cats love to scratch on things especially furniture. Prevent them from ruining your furniture by giving then an alternative place to sharpen their claws.


A gray and white kitten sitting on a chair with a painted path behind.

Fuzzy (Domestic Long Hair)Fuzzy was 3 weeks old in the photo, but 11 1/2 months now! She is a domestic long hair cat. Fuzzy was born this time last year after her mom showed up at our door.



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Value of 1771 Encyclopaedia Britannica?I have the complete set of Encyclopaedia Britannica or: a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences compiled upon a new plan in which the different sciences and arts are digested in distinct Treaties or Systems.


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Moth Ball Smell on New Jacket?My daughter bought a jean jacket at Kohl's a couple of weeks ago. A few days later she removed the tags and went to put it on while noticing a strange smell like moth balls. So she figured she would wash it, but that didn't help so she washed it 3 more times, but still nothing.


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Reasonable Cleaning Rate?I am bonded, licensed, and insured with 2 of us cleaning. I charge $40 for an hour, including laundry. Is that a good rate?


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Cleaning an Ice Maker Water Line?Is there a easy way to clean the water line out for the ice maker and water dispenser on a 1993 Kenmore side by side refrigerator, model 596.9?


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Opening a Bent and Dent Grocery Store?I am very much considering opening a bent and dent grocery store in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. I am looking for any information about were to get product and regulations please. Thank You


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