June 3, 2014

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Applesauce bread with chunks of apple.

Applesauce Bread RecipesThe sweet flavor of applesauce is delicious in quick bread recipes. This page contains applesauce bread recipes.


A vintage Band-Aid tin.

Uses for Band-Aid ContainersThis is a page about uses for Band-Aid containers. Empty containers such as metal or plastic Band-Aid boxes are perfect for reusing to store small objects.


Summer drinks

Avoiding Watered Down Iced DrinksThis is a page about avoiding watered down iced drinks. Watery soda, tea, or other iced drinks don't taste as good as the undiluted beverage did before the ice melted.


A pile of brown chicken eggs.

Saving Money on EggsThis is a page about saving money on eggs. There are several ways you can save money on eggs, even if you can't raise your own hens.


Beverage Jar with spigot.

Catching Drips Under a Beverage DispenserThis is a page about catching drips under a beverage dispenser. It can be irritating when you have a variety of drink dispensers set up and no way to catch those last drips.


Getting a scoop of chocolate ice cream from the container.

Storing Ice CreamThis is a page about storing ice cream. Keeping this favorite dessert in an airtight container at a cold temperature, helps it maintain its creamy consistency.


Using Kool-Aid to Color Hair

Using Kool-Aid to Color HairThis is a page about using Kool-aid to color hair. Using Kool-Aid is a cheap way to temporarily dye your hair with bright colors.


Woman showing clean hair.

Homemade Hair Care RecipesThis is a page about homemade hair care recipes. There are a variety of recipes with excellent results for home hair treatments, that can save you money.


A Bandaid on a toe of a child.

Home Treatment of Infected WoundsThis is a page about home treatment of infected wounds. Infected sores are best treated under the advice of your health care professional.


Businesswoman putting money into piggybank at desk.

Using Your Job to Save MoneyThis is a page about using your job to save money. Even a part time job may qualify you for discounts at your place of business or some type of health or vision insurance.


A blister on a leg

Treating Leg Blisters?This is a page about treating leg blisters. When diabetes is a health issue, your physician is your best source of advice and treatment.


Three white eggplants from an Easter Egg plant.

Growing an Easter Egg Plant?This is a page about growing an Easter egg plant. Solanum Melongena, commonly known as white eggplant, are a fun ornamental that looks similar to eggs.


Handmade card

Flower Birthday Card CraftsThis is a page about flower birthday card crafts. A flower motif is perfect for some of your homemade birthday card projects.



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Onion PowderEasy and cheap! I usually do 2 onions, but you can use as many as you want, depends on how often you use onion powder


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Mystical Layered BarsPut butter in a 13x9 inch baking dish. Put in the oven for about five minutes or until the butter is melted.


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Ham Wrap UpsSomething different besides the same old sandwich!



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Don't Let Kids Educationally Slide This SummerResearch shows many kids "slide" up to 30% during the summer months. Don't let that happen to you.


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Repaint Old Picture FramesRenew and refurbish old picture frames, even rusty metal ones, with acrylic paint. Try mixing silver paint with different colors for unique results. For wooden frames, use Gesso to glue lace or lacy seam binding around the edges for a carved look before painting.


jello in hair

Jello Didn't Dye HairMy daughter recently asked to color the ends of her hair. A friend of hers had used Jello successfully so we decided to give it a try. I researched it online and found a method that combined Jello and conditioner, making it into a paste.


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Substitution Shortcuts in the KitchenI run out of stuff a lot! I took recipe cards, wrote down substitutions that I can make up fast and taped them inside a kitchen cupboard door. Here are the ones I use a lot, others to follow!


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Mason Jar as Blender Jar ReplacementIf you break your blender jar, you can replace it with a quart size mason jar.


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Wicker Plate Holders for CraftsThere are quite nice wicker plates that are made to hold paper plates. I have found lots of them at yard sales, and never pay more than 25 cents each for them. I use them for craft projects, but of course, they work well for their original purpose.


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Use Half Recommended DetergentLaundry detergent may help remove stains and scent your clothes, but it's not the main reason they get clean. Most of the cleaning is done by your washer's agitator and by the clothes rubbing against each other, which loosens dirt.


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Reheat Pizza in a SkilletRe-heat leftover pizza in a non-stick skillet on top of the stove. Heat on medium low. This keeps the crust crispy not soggy.


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Don't Take Free Items Beyond What You NeedPlease don't take free items just because you are too cheap. As a result, items that had been free we now have to pay for. Here are just a few examples.


finished place card

Making a 3D Butterfly Wedding Place CardMake a 3D butterfly wedding place card using the provided butterfly design and brightly colored sugar paper squares. Glue a skewer to the back of the butterfly and write the guest's name on one of the wings.


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Tackle Box for First AidUse a tackle box to organize and store all your first-aid supplies.


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Calendula Facial CleanserUse as a cleanser on your face and neck. Guys, you can use this too!



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Selling a Doll Collection?How can I go about selling my porcelain dolls?


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Hotel Birthday Party?We want a hotel/waterpark stay for 7 kids and 2 adults with 3 bedrooms, free wifi, and waterpark fun. Where in Tennessee can we go?


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Dental Care Without Insurance?I am 45 and I have periodontal disease. I have lost one inplant that I had on the top and now my front teeth are loose. I have a job, but don't make enough for dental insurance. If there is any program or anything that you could tell me about, please I need the help.


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Removing Hair Dye from Bathroom Walls?How to remove hair dye from bathroom walls?


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Removing Mothball Smell?How do I get rid of mothballs smell out of my house. I just recently moved in and the previous owners had them all over.


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Home Repair Help for the Low Income Senior Citizen?I have a small leak I think it is the hot water tank and need my small hallway painted. I am on Social Security.I need help. Any suggestions?


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Cleaning My Iron?How can I clean spray on starch from the bottom of my ionic coated base plate - Lumina brand iron? The base is neither Teflon, nor stainless steel, but a cream colour.


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