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October 12, 2012
Making New Year Resolutions
This is a guide about making New Year resolutions. Making and keeping New Year's resolutions is an annual ritual for many of us.
Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipes
This page contains pumpkin cheesecake recipes. Fall brings seasonal desserts ideas, with pumpkin "anything" being in high demand.
Keeping Ice Off Steps and Walkways
This is a guide about keeping ice off steps and walkways. Icy steps and walkways can be very hazardous.
Making a Triceratops Costume
This is a guide about making a triceratops costume. Dinosaurs are a favorite kid and adult Halloween costume choice.
Thanksgiving Turkey Craft Ideas
This guide contains Thanksgiving turkey craft ideas. Kids and adults both love to make turkey decorations for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Pumpkin Soup Recipes
This page contains pumpkin soup recipes. Pumpkin soup is perfect for the holidays. Adjust the spices and other ingredients for a variety of flavors.
Saving Money On Thanksgiving Decorations
This guide is about saving money on Thanksgiving decorations. There are many frugal ways to decorate your home for holidays.
Protecting Plants From Wind
This is a guide about protecting plants from wind. Many plants are susceptible to damage from wind, including drying of leaves, breakage, and even possible uprooting.
Marshmallow Dessert Recipes
This page contains marshmallow dessert recipes. Marshmallows aren't just for making s'mores and Rice Krispies treats.
Frugal Holiday Party Ideas
This is a guide about frugal holiday party ideas. You don't have to spend a lot of money to have a holiday party that your guests will enjoy.
Dog Shampoo Recipe
Does anyone have a recipe for dog shampoo?
5th Grade Christmas Ideas
I saw some demitasse cups at a local thrift store. I can't actually make the wax for a candle, but what can be used in the bottom of the cup to set a pre-made votive candle into? I can't just have a candle in the cup without some type of decoration.
Seafood Kabob (Skewer) Recipes
This page contains seafood kabob (skewer) recipes. A wide variety of seafood, including fish and shellfish, can be used along with your favorite veggies or fruit in making kabob.
This page contains popover recipes. Popovers are a great tasting substitute of bread or rolls; add a tasty filling and you have a delicious snack or meal.
Jello Beach Dessert
This guide is about making a jello beach dessert. This delightful jello dessert is perfect for a summertime party.
Halloween Witch Hat and Broom Treats
This is a guide about making Halloween witch hat and broom treats. Halloween is the perfect holiday for making fun treats for the family or parties.
Cutting PVC Pipe
This is a guide about cutting PVC pipe. Whether you are putting in a sprinkler system, doing some plumbing, or using PVC for a craft project, knowing how to cut it successfully will ensure project success.
Homemade Rice Mix Recipes
This page contains homemade rice mix recipes. Create your own homemade rice mixes similar to Rice a Roni.
Picture Of The Sky (Brockville)
When I took this picture it was really a nice day out. I thought the sky looked beautiful.
Tranquility on Moose River
The picture is taken from Old Forge, New York during the peak season for the leaves, which turned out this year to be Columbus Day weekend.
Easy Crock Pot Turkey Sausage Chowder
Easy to make and there is nothing like warm, comfort food on a chilly fall/winter night.
Storing Window Clings
My children and now my granddaughter love window clings. But when they were removed from the window they always folded and were more difficult if not impossible to reuse.
Halloween Snack Mix
This is great snack for a Halloween party. This is so easy!
Fall in Old Forge, New York (McCauley Mountain Ski...
We took a spur of the moment trip to Old Forge, New York over Columbus Day weekend when we heard their leaves were at peak color.
Easy, Free Cheese Wrapping
If you use cheese often, like I do, here is a decent tip! Cut straight through a block of unopened cheese, remove the portion you will use without demolishing package.
Cookie Cutter Ice Cream Shapes
Spread ice-cream into a rectangular cake pan. Using a cookie cutter cut into your desired shapes. Place in a Tupperware type container. Put the a sealed Tupperware container into the freezer.
Oatmeal Shower Bag
These little bags are great for your skin. You can also hand them out as party favours for adults.
Use Coke Tab to Hang a Picture
If you get a photo frame and there is no hook on the back, using a screw attach the Coke tab to the back of your frame. Then hang your picture!
Pumpkin Air Freshener
After carving your pumpkins, sprinkle some cinnamon inside the pumpkin then light your candle. Your house will smell like you're baking!
Nickels is a 1 year old hound. We got Nickels when he was about 4 months old. Nickels is very playful as he is still a pup. Tug a war with the kids is one of his favorite games. Fetch is another.
Substitute Screw Driver for Brother Sewing...
Those who read Thriftyfun on a regular basis are aware that many of my posts deal with the klutz in all of us. DH bought me this lovely sewing machine a few months ago. It has (or had, I have yet to decide which) an odd shaped little screw driver which I promptly misplaced.
Secure Your Credit Card
Credit card theft seems to be occurring more and more these days. Lately I've been hearing more about dishonest merchants copying down credit card numbers then going on internet shopping sprees. All they need is your credit card number and security code that's sitting on the back of the card (front left on some cards).
Crafts Using Pine Cones
We made door hangings with the long pine cones by using red velvet, wide ribbon the length you choose for your door, and wired a couple of long pine cones at the end of the ribbon.
Reader's Digest Diet Book
Has anyone tried the RD Diet book? How's it working for ya?
Financial Assistance for Dental Surgery
How can I apply for financial assistance for dental surgery? I need either a flipper or an implant as soon as possible! Or do you know if Palm Beach Health Care District covers dental implants? I had a tooth extracted in July and need a quick fix! Thanks.
Making an Adult Bib
Would it be OK to make a bib for a lady in the nursing home with cotton and line the front inside with a hand towel?
Truck Has Rust on Undercarriage
I have an 06 Toyota Tacoma that I recently bought a couple months back. Ater putting it on the lift and looking at the undercarriage I found a lot of rust everywhere on the whole undercarriage. Whoever had it before sprayed the whole undercarriage with a black rubber/Rhino lining material, because rust is everywhere! My question is, what can I do if anything to clean up some of it so I can at least keep the truck another year or so or how badly am I screwed? Thank you.
Finger Fruit Ideas for "May Day" Birthday
I need ideas of foods for a May Day themed birthday celebration. It is an everybody seniors birthday celebration to be held in an inside auditorium. I am interested in finger fruits or a fruit cup. Thanks for your suggestions.
Curling Iron Holder Ideas
This guide contains curling iron holder ideas. An unsuitable placing of a hot curling iron can burn people and surfaces.
What Can I Make With These Ingredients?
What can I make with sausage, linguine, spaghetti sauce, onions, and cheese?
Disposing of Dog Waste
This guide is about disposing of dog waste. Determining the best way to dispose of your dog's waste is important to our environment.
Fruit Salad for a Large Group
How do I make a fruit salad on a budget, when serving a large group?
Flavored Butter Recipes
This page contains flavored butter recipes. As delicious as butter is just by itself, it can be enhanced in many ways.
Paying Off Credit Cards
If you are serious about paying off your credit card and have the extra money in your budget, I have found this simple solution very helpful and effective but you have to be serious about paying them off and stay on track.
Salad in A Jar
Add salad dressing to the bottom of your jar. Then add layers of lettuce and whatever else you want in your salad. Put on the lid and take it in your lunch. The salad will not be wilted by lunch.
I made this simple propagator today to hold some sage cuttings that I took from my garden. Cut a plastic bottle in half, place the plant and pot in the bottom half of the bottle, and use the top to cover the cutting.
Clean The Inside Of Your Refrigerator Weekly
I used to think everyone did this, but they don't. Besides the benefit of keeping it clean, this will prevent food from getting shoved to the back and forgotten about.
Preventing Dogs From Peeing In The House
Has anyone considered taking the dog outside in the backyard or on a lead every two or three hours in the street/park? Also make 4 pm their last meal of the day.
Outdoor Ice Ornaments
When the temperatures remain below freezing, frozen water can decorate your yard. This guide is about outdoor ice ornaments.
Chicken and Rice Casserole Recipes
This page contains chicken and rice casserole recipes. The combination rice and chicken make a delicious dish with a variety of vegetables and herbs.
Organizing Clothing in Dresser Drawers
This guide is about organizing clothing in dresser drawers. Arranging your clothes smartly helps to make them easy to find and saves you time.
Making Crocheted Barbie Doll Furniture
This guide is about making crocheted Barbie doll furniture. A wonderful gift can be created for a special young person.
Shish Kabob Tips and Recipes
This guide contains shish kabob tips and recipes. Enjoying this cooking style gives you a lot of variety of flavors depending on your choices and method.
This guide is about raking leaves. When the leaves fill your yard, you want to find the most efficient way to clean them up.
Pouring From a Large Bottle
We recently bought a very large bottle of vegetable oil. I wanted to pour the oil into a small, easier to use bottle.
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