January 19, 2018

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Cracking Eggs

How to Remove Stray Shells from Cracked EggsIt is not uncommon when cracking eggs for bits of shell to break off and get into the bowl. Here is an idea for easily removing them. This is a page about how to remove stray shells from cracked eggs.


Evergreen Branches

Fast Growing Evergreen TreesNot all evergreen trees fit into the category of fast growing. This page offers some good choices for this type of tree. This is a page about fast growing evergreen trees.


Bulbs Held outside ready to be planted

Saving Money on BulbsOne way to save money on bulbs is to check the discounted items at your local garden center or nursery. Many bulbs can be planted throughout the year, even if it is too late for them to bloom the first year. This is a page about saving money on bulbs.


Paying off Debt

Snowball Payments to Get Out of DebtUsing this method of making larger payments on consumer debt and paying them off in sequence can work for many people. This is a page about using snowball payments to get out of debt.


Caramel Brownies

Caramel Brownies RecipesYou can make even more yummy brownies by adding caramel to your recipe. Add pecans for a turtle brownie treat. This page contains caramel brownies recipes.



A fresh Vietnamese salad in a bowl.

Vietnamese SaladThis recipe reminds me of all the wonderful herbs and when I visited Da Nang. It's so fresh and light and bursting with flavors. It's perfect on hot summer days but I enjoy it year round.


A bowl of Roasted Tomato Soup with basil as a garnish.

Roasted Tomato SoupThis recipe uses roasted tomato and zucchini to impart a deeper flavor to this basic marinara sauce. The vegetables could also be grilled instead of roasted in the oven.



Valentine's Day Wreath - finished wreath

Valentine's Day WreathI bought 3 wooden hearts that were attached at the dollar store. I decided to separate them and make 3 decorations out of them. One I decided would make a cute wreath.


Trivia About Robins - robin on the ground

Trivia About RobinsI was discussing the migration of the American Robin with a fellow ThriftyFun member. Together, we learned some interesting facts.



Breeding a Female DoxBull - closeup of dog

Breeding a Female DoxBull?I have healthy happy Dox/Pit Bull Mix. She is affectionate, very smart, and good with children, everything you'd want in smaller lapdog. She's just over one year and weighs 25 lbs. I was wondering what breed would be a good fit?


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Growing Beets?How do I grow beets in Georgia?


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Selling Soda Pop Tops?Where do I go to turn my pop tabs in for cash?


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Raising Money for a School Trip?My school is going on a trip to Europe in the 8th grade and I need a way to fundraise $7,000. Any ideas?


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Decoupaging a Framed Print?How can I use decoupage to seal an already framed print so it is waterproof and so I can be used as a tray?


Using Coffee to Revive a Christmas Cactus - frozen cactus

Using Coffee to Revive a Christmas Cactus?If you can use coffee to revive a cactus, can it be coffee that has cinnamon in the coffee grounds? My mom uses hazelnut cream with cinnamon. Would that hurt the plant or save it from freezer burn?


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Looking for Leewards 1970s Crochet Vest Pattern?I am looking for a vest pattern that I had in the early 1970s from Leewards. It was a hippy-style vest crocheted in (I think) treble crochet. It was very easy and quick and took only 2-3 skeins of yarn.


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Preventing Fraying Thread on Machine Embroidery?Any suggestions on preventing thread from fraying after the outline sews around the designs. I've tried 2 types of needles: 75/11 & 80/12. This is a Tajima embroidery machine. Caps is the product being run on the machine.


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