December 17, 2012

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Painted snowman canning jar

Creative Uses for Canning JarsThis page is about creative uses for canning jars. Besides canning and storing foods, there are ways these jars can be used or reused for crafts.


Leek Soup

Leek Soup RecipesThe leek, related to the onion and garlic, makes a great soup along with other vegetables. This page contains leek soup recipes.


bowl of colorful peppers

Bell Pepper Soup RecipesThis page contains bell pepper soup recipes. If you are looking for a new soup to make for the family or yourself, consider bell pepper soup.


Jar of peanut butter surrounded by peanuts.

No Bake Peanut Butter Bar RecipesThis page contains no bake peanut butter bar recipes. No bake bar cookies are a quick and easy way to make tasty snacks.


Citrus Tea Recipes

Citrus Tea RecipesThis page contains citrus tea recipes. Wonderful tea blends can be created at home.


Apple Cookie Recipes

Apple Cookie RecipesThis page contains apple cookie recipes. We all think of pies when we look for apple desserts; but then there are apple cookies.


Storing Fresh Carrots

Storing CarrotsThis is a page about storing carrots. Proper storage of your carrots will help to keep them fresh longer.


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Apple Crunch RecipesThis page contains apple crunch recipes. Apple desserts with crumbly, crunchy toppings are an all time favorite.


Lasagna Gardening Tips

Lasagna Gardening TipsThis is a page about lasagna gardening tips. Lasagna gardening, an organic approach, relies on layers and is heavy on mulching to create rich soil.


Canning in the Oven

Canning in the Oven?This is a page about canning in the oven. There has been a lot of discussion about this alternative canning method.


Reusing Toy Packaging

Reusing Toy PackagingThis is a page about reusing toy packaging. Toys as we all know, seem to be overpackaged. There are, however, some parts of that packaging that can be reused.


Low Fat Ranch Dressing

Low Fat Ranch Dressing RecipesThis page contains low fat ranch dressing recipes. Enjoy the great flavor of this dressing without a lot of calories.


A stack of Mexican blankets.

Making a Coat Out of a BlanketThis page is about making a coat out of a blanket. Sometimes the best way to reuse a blanket is to make a warm coat.


Defrosting Your Freezer

Defrosting Your FreezerThis page is about defrosting your freezer. A lot of space can be freed up in your freezer by defrosting.


Uses for Old Carpet

Uses for Old CarpetThis is a page about uses for old carpet. Rather than add to the landfill, consider recycling your old carpet. There are lots of uses it can be put to around your home and garden.


How to Avoid Overspending

How to Avoid OverspendingThis page is about how to avoid overspending. When shopping it is easy to forget the budget when you see somethings you really want.


Making Beaded Earrings

Making Beaded EarringsThere are beautiful beads of many sizes available to fashion your own earrings. This page is about making beaded earrings.


Homemade caramel candy.

Candy Making Tips and TricksThis page is contains candy making tips and tricks. Being aware of a few things helps when making confections.


Organizing Household Paperwork

Organizing Household PaperworkThis is a page about organizing household paperwork. Since most of us can't hire our own file clerk, we are left with the task of organizing the mounds of household paperwork.


A photo fo a carrot growing in a vegetable garden.

Keeping Animals Out of Your GardenThis is a page about keeping animals out of your garden. Whether it is your neighbor's pet or some form of wildlife, keeping animals out of the garden can be difficult.


Jelly Jar Candles

Making Jelly Jar CandlesThis is a page about making jelly jar candles. You can make beautiful candles using recycled jelly jars.



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Always Ready BiscuitsYou keep this mix in the refrigerator and take out what you need when you need it. It lasts a week in the fridge.


Taekwondo Christmas Cookies

Taekwondo Christmas CookiesWe made these sugar cookies for a Christmas party at our taekwondo dojang (school). The boys helped us make them, especially the red and green colored belts. We also did a separate batch of black belt cookies.


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Smoked Sausage PizzaThis is a pizza with sausage, and it is quick and easy to make.



Tabby kitten.

Cookie (Tabby Cat)I got Cookie from a friend whose cat had kittens.


Beach and rock formation.

Beach at SunsetEl Matador Beach at Sunset


Fuzzy (Cat)

Fuzzy (Cat)Fuzzy's mom just showed up (pregnant) at our door last year and the rest is history!


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Car Baseball For Road TripsWhen traveling long distance with children, keep them entertained by playing car baseball and the ride will go smooth.


Butterfly on lantana flower.

Butterfly on Lantana FlowerButterfly on lantana flower


Wide low waterfall.

Eaton Canyon WaterfallsPhotos of Eaton Canyon Waterfalls


Closeup of blossoms.

Cherry BlossomsCherry Blossoms in Lake Balboa


A rake with fall leaves

Tribute to Mary JoThis is for my dear friend, Mary Jo Alley. We met after evening services at church one Sunday when she heard some of my friends giggling when I announced that I was pregnant at age 40.


Curly bow made from paper.

Magazine Cover BowsDid you know that magazine covers can be curled just like curling ribbon? I'm sure you have tons of magazines around. Get cracking with the strips of paper, scissors, and glue sticks. It looks fabulous especially when some are left straight.


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Cook Eggs in a Ring of Green PepperYou cut green pepper into rings, and then put in a buttered skillet. Crack the egg into the pepper ring and cook it this way.


Both types of toothpicks in glass holder.

Company ToothpicksGive your dinner guests the option of wooden or plastic toothpicks after a wonderful dinner.



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Information on Cindy M. McClure Porcelain Doll?I have a porcelain doll I would like to get some info on. It is a Cindy M. McClure #3497G. Where can I look?


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Dog Temperaments?Would a Blue Heeler get along with my Rat Terrier?


Recipe for Making Stollen from Roll Mix?I thought I saw a recipe (that I actually made) on ThriftyFun, but now I can't find it! It was an easy version of Stollen using hot roll mix and my husband really liked it!:(


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Dog's Ear Tips Not Standing Up?I have a 2 month old Belgian Malinois. His ears are standing up, but I've noticed that the tip part of his ear is flipping backwards. What will I do? Should I tape it or not?


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Waldo Pepper's Crab Stuffed Mushrooms?Does anyone have this recipe? The one in Gatlinburg burned down and this recipe is addicting. Please help.


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Washing a Throw Rug?Can a 6x8 foot throw rug go in a front load washer?


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Reducing Child Support Payments?I am paying child support and my daughter is receiving Social Security benefits since I am disabled. Where can I look to see if the state can remove the garnishment or lower it?


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Shopping for Borax in the Philippines?Where can I find borax solution in Cagayan de Oro City, Mindanao, Philippines?


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Peanut Butter Fudge Did Not Set?I made peanut butter fudge. It came out very gooey. I tried a piece and it tastes fabuloso, but where I cut a little piece has filled in so it's supper soft. Can I save it?


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Removing Pilling from Fleece Sheets?After several washes my fleece sheets have gathered large balls of the same material. Could someone tell me how to remove them? I have tried using a razor, but it doesn't work. Help!


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Value of Armand Marseille Dolls?I have come into a huge collection of dolls. I have at least 6 Armand Marseille dolls. I would like to find their approximate value. Much thanks.


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Treating a Bougainvillea Thorn Prick?How do you treat a bougainvillea thorn in your thumb?


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Replacement for Defective Control on Sealy Throw?How do I replace the defective control for my Sealy throw?


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