January 4, 2018

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Soup bowl with Broccoli Cheese Noodles and a spoon

Five Minute Cheesy Broccoli NoodlesStart with condensed soup and ramen noodles then add any other ingredients available to make a delicious, quick, and inexpensive meal. This is a page about making five minute cheesy broccoli noodles.


Finch Eggs

Moving a Finch Egg?Moving a finch egg that is outside of the nest should not be a problem. The birds will likely still care for it. This is a page about moving a finch egg.


Cleaning Water From Marble

How to Clean Water Spots on MarbleMarble polish is one possible solution for removing water spots on a marble surface. This is a page about how to clean water spots on marble.


St. Lucia's Day
Festival Celebration

St. Lucia's Day Festival InformationDecember 13th marks the winter solstice in Scandinavia. It is also the day for celebrating the life Christian martyr St. Lucia. Lore says that unmarried girls can pray to her and learn about their future husbands. This page contains St. Lucia's Day festival information.


Dried Flowers

Drying Flowers in MicrowaveYou can use your microwave to dry flowers more quickly than other methods. There are a few mediums you can place them in for this process. Silica gel is a good choice, but you can also use kitty litter or a combination of equal parts borax and cornmeal. This is a page about drying flowers in the microwave.


Weight Watcher's Muffins

Weight Watcher's Muffin Recipes?This page contains Weight Watcher's muffin recipes. Muffins are great for a light breakfast or even a snack. Here are a couple of yummy, healthy Weight Watcher's muffin recipes.


Wiping Sharpie
Marks from a Refrigerator

Removing Sharpie Marks on a Refrigerator?Removing Sharpie from the outside of your fridge is easier than you might think. Try alcohol first. This page contains other solutions. This is a page about removing Sharpie marks on a refrigerator.


Woman Dealing With Hot Flash

Help for Hot FlashesThere are a number of causes for hot flashes, menopause being a common one. Before you use home remedies or over the counter products a visit to your doctor is a good first step. This is a page about help for hot flashes.


Value of Lou Hodges Glass Top Coffee Table  - oak tables

Finding the Value of a Lou Hodges Glass Top Coffee Table?Cantilevered style chairs and tables are a hallmark of the furniture designed by Lou Hodges in the mid 20th century. This is a page about finding the value of a Lou Hodges glass top coffee table.


Whey In Yogurt Container

Uses for WheyWhen you have whey leftover after making homemade cheese or yogurt, don't throw it out. Whey has numerous uses, here are just a few ideas. This is a page about uses for whey.


wood table

Formby's Furniture Refinisher Left Wood Table Sticky?Formby's is formulated to dissolve old varnish, lacquer, and shellac. If your piece is sticky after using the refinisher, a call to the company may be the best way to fix the problem.


Colorful Zip Ties

Uses for Zip TiesPlastic zip ties have a multitude of uses from securing luggage to supporting plants. This is a page about uses for zip ties.


Dog Nails Being Trimmed

How to Stop the Bleeding of a Dog's NailInjury or clipping a dog's nails too short can result in bleeding. Styptic powder or a styptic pencil are handy to keep around. You can also use a dry bar of soap or baking soda. This is a page about how to stop the bleeding of a dog's nail.


Pressure Cooker

Pressure Cooker Cake Recipes?Rather than heating up your kitchen you might consider using a pressure cooker to prepare a delicious cake. This page contains pressure cooker cake recipes.


Deviled Eggs

Thickening Runny Deviled Eggs FillingInstant mashed potatoes or baby cereal can be used to thicken up the filling for your deviled eggs if it is too runny. This is a page about thickening runny deviled eggs filling.


Painting Over Glossy Trim Paint

Painting Over Glossy Trim Paint?A light sanding is a good way to help ensure that paint sticks to a glossy painted surface. This is a page about painting over glossy trim paint.


Value of Ashton Drake Dragons - small dragons

Finding the Value of Ashton Drake Ornaments?Ashton Drake galleries produced a set of hand painted resin ornaments depicting a variety of iridescent hued dragons. This is a page about finding the value of Ashton Drake dragons.


White Styrofoam Packing Peanuts

Bag Styrofoam Packing Peanuts Upon ArrivalStyrofoam peanuts are not degradable and linger in the environment indefinitely as a pollutant. However, they can be reused by small packing businesses and even in the bottom of a large flower pot. This is a page about bag Styrofoam packing peanuts upon arrival.



layered small jar of advieh

Persian Spice Mix (Advieh)Many of the recipes I share with my friends or here with you on ThriftyFun use a popular Persian spice mix called Advieh. It's very easy to make and so much cheaper than buying it premixed at the shops. Here, I've put it in a small jar in contrasting layers for a gift. When ready to use, thoroughly mix the spices together. You can modify the amounts of each spice to your liking. I typically like a bit more cinnamon and turmeric in mine!


Leo Adult Coloring Page

Leo Adult Coloring PageJuly 22 - August 22 marks the zodiac timeframe of the fifth sign, Leo the lion. Leos are recognized for their ambition and strength of purpose. If you are a Leo take on the task of completing this beautiful coloring page.


Gemini Adult Coloring Page

Gemini Adult Coloring PageGemini is the third sign of the zodiac. Gemini is represented by the twins, Castor and Pollux, two humans who shared godhood after their death. People born between May 21 and June 21 are said to have a volatile personality.



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Roof Repair Assistance for Low Income Families?Where can I get help with roof repairs?


picture of an outlet behind furniture.

Identifying a Popping and Crackling Noise in the Wall?I have a popping and crackling noise near a wall outlet, that keeps going on and sometimes sounds like water dripping at a fast pace. I turned the breakers off, so basically killed all power to the house. That should have killed the noise if it was the socket, but it's still going.


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Health Risk to Older Dogs After Puppy Dies of Parvo?Are my dogs that are 1 and 2 years old at risk if I recently had a puppy die of parvo?


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Frugal Living Ideas?What was the one frugal choice you made this year? I am trying to cut down more on spending. Your answers will help me very much. I am also trying to stockpile, but I am having trouble getting around.


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Catchy Name for a Real Estate Company?I am tossing around the idea of opening a real estate company in Indiana with another woman. We are working moms and a fun group, but need to be taken seriously as well. It will be primarily residential listings/sales with a broad range of price points ($25k-2mil).


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Blind Dog Weeing Inside?We have a 6 year old blind dog who pees inside. This has usually been only on the tiles around the skirting boards, but recently he has peed inside on the carpet. He knows how to go outside and he has access to go out whenever he wants. He pees outside as well.


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Breeding Zebra Finches?I had a pair of zebra finches, they laid 6 eggs, the male died suddenly on December 27th. On January 1st, 2nd, and 3rd all of the six eggs hatched, This morning she laid a new egg? I'm guessing it's best if I just leave it alone. But could that egg possibly be fertile?


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13th Hotel Birthday Party Ideas?So I'm turning 13 on January 9th and it's on a Tuesday so we are planning on doing something at a hotel the weekend after my birthday. We can't think of what to do at the hotel (it's in Rhode Island). Any ideas?


Identifying a Porcelain Doll - dark haired doll wearing a fur trimmed coat and fur hat

Identifying a Porcelain Doll?What type of porcelain doll is this and how much is it worth? It is about a foot tall and in good shape. It is all porcelain except for the stomach.


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