December 18, 2014

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Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs

Slow Cooker Turkey MeatballsEasy and delicious. Leftovers taste even better the next day.


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Easy Boiled DinnerThis was made from my ham bone from Thanksgiving I froze the bone that day after carving it. I took it out recently and let it boil all day long.


Stuffed Pasta Shells

Stuffed Pasta ShellsStuffed pasta shells are a warm, hearty meal that is great for the winter.


bottle of vinegar and cup of homemade buttermilk

Homemade ButtermilkSometimes a baking recipe will call for a small amount of buttermilk. I found this nifty tip in one of my cookbooks years ago and haven't bought buttermilk since.


Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

Crock Pot Chicken Noodle SoupCold and flu season got you and yours down and out? Need an easy get well comfort food, here it is.



Fuzzy under the tree among the gifts

Santa? No, Fuzzy! (Domestic Long Hair)We got Fuzzy when her mom was dumped because she was pregnant. We found good homes for the other 4 kittens born and kept Fuzzy and her mom.


goofing around husband wearing hat

Basic Men's Winter HatMy husband will probably be less than thrilled if he sees this picture posted, but I snapped this when he was fooling around and couldn't resist!


glass of veggie juice

Recycling Aging Veggies or SaladsKnow how we chop off ends of veggies or ditch salads or refrigerator veggies that are less than fresh looking but still good? Well, if you don't freeze them for future soup, consider juicing them now in your food processor or blender.


Use Silk Pillowcases Inside Cotton

Use Silk Pillowcases Inside CottonI put pillows into silk cases before putting them into their cotton ones. They do not stick.


Perfume Insert as Bathroom Air Freshener

Perfume Insert as Bathroom Air FreshenerPut a perfume sample from a magazine inside your toilet paper roll before you put the toilet paper on the roller. Every time you roll off, you will have a nice smell.


Restoring Old Photos At No Cost

Restoring Old Photos At No CostI have seen several articles on ThriftyFun pertaining to the restoration of old photos. They were well written and often showed before and after pictures depicting very impressive results. In most cases those results were obtained by using a 'paid for' computer software.


Charlie (Chiweenie)

Charlie (Chiweenie)My Charlie is a unique lil guy with his own lil personality. He is perfect for me and I wouldn't have him any other way.



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Maytag Washer Displaying Error Codes E8 and F1?My front loader Maytag MHW6000XW2 will stop about 10-12 min into the wash cycle. It displays error codes E8 and F1. It will pump out all the water and to get it to restart (all over again) I have to unplug it for about 2 min. I've checked the hoses, screens, etc. Still persists.


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Rusty Cast Iron Pans?How do I remove rust from a cast iron Dutch oven?


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Washer Stopped Working?My washing machine drums, started to make loud beating noise and after awhile stopped working.


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Washer Won't Spin?I have a Frigidaire top load washer that won't spin. It washes fine and drains well, but the clothes a still soaking wet. It will not spin at all. Is this a easy fix or do I go buy a new washer?


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Finding Free US Census Records?Several years ago I was working on my family tree and I discovered the US Census records. It was free. Now I have no idea how to find it. Every place online leads me to places like, Family or other websites that charge a fee. Can you give me a link to the site?


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Lace on White Bra Getting Grey?What can be used to get a greyed lace bra back to white again?


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Sharing Living Expenses?My friend and I have been living together for 12 or so years. When I moved in I was doing temp work, but contributing to food and cable and smaller but important expenses.


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Sharing Expenses With Boyfriend?My dilemma is that my now boyfriend and I have been off and on for the last 7 or 8 years. He asked me to move in with him. I didn't take the offer at first, but once other options didn't work we decided to "fix" his house up. We decided, I would pay for materials and he would do the work.


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Leather Coat Dye Transferred Onto Vinyl Stool?A wet leather coat placed onto a cream vinly stool has transferred dye. I have tried white spirits, white vinegar, and washup liquid with no luck.


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Relief for Dog's Itchy Ears?I have a Pug/Shih Tzu with floppy ears. His right ear is clearly bothering him. It's red and itchy and he keeps shaking his head. I have intentions of taking him to the vet, but it's late and no vet is open. I was wondering if there was a way to help relieve the itching till I get the chance to get him to the vet.


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Dog Pooping and Peeing in Basement?Our GSD is afraid of noises. So when some snow feel off the roof the dog starting peeing and pooping in our basement. How do we stop her from doing this?


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Highlighting Hair With Well Water?I have dark blonde/light brown hair now. I want to do some color highlights with foil, but my household water comes from a well. Is there something I can do to assure it won't affect the outcome of the coloring?


side view of dog

Which Mix Is My Dog?Can anyone tell me which mix my dog is?


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Removing Starch from a Jacket?I sewed a ladies' jacket and used spray starch. Is there a way to get the starch removed without washing?


brown & white puppy

What Breed is My Dog?When we adopted our puppy Charlee, they said he was a Aussie (Australian Shepherd). I'm not sure if that is true. He is 3 months old, and does not have an Aussie's spots. Maybe you could help me out!


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Dog Leaks When She Needs to Pee?Our Beagle is a year and a half old. For most of her life, we've had problems with her not being able to hold her bladder very long and leaking in the house a lot when she acts like she wants to go out.


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Removing an Iron On Applique?I had some pjs personalised for my nephew, they arrived and the name was spelled wrong. They are a Christmas present and I need a solution to remove it quickly as the company has a no returns policy on personalised products.


tan and white puppy with toy

What Breed Is My Puppy?I have a 3 month old puppy and his name is Charlie. When we adopted Charlie they said he was an Australian Shepherd mix. He is long haired and brown and white. What makes me suspicious is that he does not have any markings of an Australian Shepherd. Do you have any ideas of what he might be?


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Smell in Wall of Dead Squirrel?I have a three story home and about three weeks ago I felt something running in the main floor ceiling and now the whole house smells really bad. I can 't stand the smell.


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Dog Peeing On Rug?How do I stop my dog peeing on my rug? It's always the same corner. I have a dog flap, and she only does it when I have a rug.


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Anniversary Gift Ideas for Pastor?I need a pastor anniversity gift ideas for a soldier in God's army.


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