September 12, 2018

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Pasta Goulash in a cast iron pan

Two Pasta Goulash RecipesGoulash is great for additions and substitutions. Ramen noodles are added to this popular Hungarian dish. This page contains recipes for two pasta goulash.


Kale soup with sausage and potato in a bowl.

Kale Soup RecipesKale is a healthy addition to nearly any soup, but pairs especially well with potatoes and sausage. This page contains kale soup recipes.


Cinnamon Applesauce Jello in a mug.

Cinnamon Applesauce JelloJello is a favorite dessert for kids and adults alike. This version is great for parties, with warm fall flavors. This page is about making cinnamon applesauce jello.



finished Yakitori on platter

Japanese Skewered Chicken (Yakitori)Yakitori is a longtime favourite street food in Japan. It was one of the first things I had when I first visited Japan as a kid, and by far the best. Nothing really beats having it on the streets of Japan, but my family's recipe comes close. You can make this on an outside grill, as well as indoors. You'll love it either way...promise!


Tuna Cheese Patties on plate with rice

Tuna Cheese PattiesWhen there's nothing to eat but canned tuna. So, here's another kitchen experiment I just performed last night for dinner. All you need is determination and creativity.



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Hygienic ThoughtsBy natural inclination and choice, I keep a tidy and very clean house. For sanitary reason I pay particular attention to the germy areas, being the kitchen and bathroom. I was unpleasantly surprised several weeks ago to see for myself that my bathroom drain hole was gross, there being no other word for it.


A milk jug with the top cut off for collecting water.

Saving Water at HomeWater, being such a valuable resource, should never be wasted. When running the faucet to get hot water, collect the water in a bucket or cut-up gallon milk bottle. We live in a small house and we can fill two, gallon milk jugs of water before the water is hot.


Paper Card Organizer - organizer partially open

Paper Card OrganizerThe advantage of doing this project is that you can change designs anytime you want. This cost less or if you are creative enough, you can even make some out of recycled magazines almost for free. It would work well to store loyalty or bonus type cards.


Geese Evacuating - geese walking down the road

Geese EvacuatingUnfortunately many areas of the country this summer have experienced heavy smoke from wildfires. I live on a river where many geese live and for a while, I would see them every morning walking up the road in single file.


A bottle of vodka to be used for deodorizing clothes.

Deodorize Clothing with VodkaA great way to deodorize clothes is to place some vodka in a spray bottle and mist them with it. Hang them to dry and you'll notice all the smells are gone. The vodka kills bacteria and odor, but won't leave an alcohol scent behind. This is great for clothes that you just brought out from storage.


A medicine cabinet of personal care items.

The Frugal Lady Is At It AgainI have found when a friend or neighbor helps me in some kind way, it's nice to pack up a care bag for two household items. They are often in need of them. I have had wonderful feedback from that. The bags I order free by playing a game, about 50 shopping bags in each.



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Using Lipton Soup Mixes in Cooking?Can Lipton onion mushroom soup mix be used like beef broth?


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Value of an Ashton-Drake Porcelain Doll?I am trying to find the value on a 1986 version "Heather, picture perfect baby".


House Training 9 Month Old Puppy

House Training 9 Month Old Puppy?My dog (Calypso), a 9 month old Pit/wolf mix, has issues with potty training. He is crate trained, but busts out his huge cage now. He also goes to the bathroom everywhere if left alone for a few minutes. I want to leave him out as I'm afraid of someone breaking in. But if I do he eats everything and potties.


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Finding a Replacement Tarp for a Sofa Bed?I want to know where I can get a replacement tarp for a sofa bed. I have the sort that is held on with springs, similar to a trampoline.


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Removing a Heat Mark from a Leather Hassock?I placed a hot plate of food on a burgundy leather hassock for about 20 seconds until I got a TV tray to put it on and it left a light gold mark on the leather. Will the hair dryer really work or is there something else I can do?


Value of Mersman Glass Topped Tables

Value of Mersman Glass Topped Tables?Could you please tell me the value of these tables? The tables and glass are in excellent condition. My neighbors were moving and asked me if I would like to have them.


Identifying an Ornate Cabinet  - ornate perhaps antique cabinet with shelves, decorative glass door and lower drawer

Identifying an Ornate Cabinet?Would anyone be able to help identify this piece of furniture?


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Business Name Ideas for a Speciality Flooring Company?I'm planning to open a store selling fiber cement planks and wooden planks, 3d planks, and charcoal planks, etc. for indoor and outdoor as well as for commercial use like in hotels, gyms, resorts, etc. It will be a store which signifies stylish floors, walls, and ceilings.


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Interior Design Business Name Ideas?I want to open my own interior design studio, but I'm not able to come up with a good name and logo. The name should start with the letter L or C.


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Kenmore Sewing Machine 158.162 Won't Start?I was recently given my grandmother's sewing machine and I have never sewed before. I have it set up in my room however, it won't actually start. The light comes on when I flip the switch, but the needle doesn't move when I push the foot pedal. Is there an on/off switch somewhere I am missing?


Something Is Eating the Leaves on My Crepe Myrtle - branch stripped of leaves

Something Is Eating the Leaves on My Crepe Myrtle?My crepe myrtle has only been planted about two weeks and something is stripping the plant of its leaves leaving only the stems. I haven't seen any insects or aphids on the plant. Do rabbits or squirrels eat on these type of plants?


Value of an Ashley Belle Doll

Value of an Ashley Belle Doll?I have a doll; her name is Emily. Her design number is 4419/4760. How much is she worth? She is a baby and is in a box with her certificate.


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