Make your own pandemic piñata! Lift the spirits of a loved one stuck at home on their birthday or other special occasion with this easy and hilarious DIY piñata that looks like a model of the dreaded COVID-19 virus.
An easy recipe for fall-off-the-bone, smoky BBQ ribs in the slow cooker. Skip the mess, the fire, the smoke and the trouble, and enjoy ribs no matter what the weather outside. Tender, delicious pork ribs couldn't be simpler!
This is the shrimp etouffee recipe from Houston's famous Treebeards restaurant, shared decades ago by Treebeards original owner Dan Tidwell in the Houston Chronicle's food section.
Stuffed with seasoned ground beef and gooey melted cheese, this corn bread is no side dish: it's dinner! Try this warm, hearty, main-dish comfort food that feeds a crowd.
You can give your exterior door a quick but professional-looking makeover without taking your door down from its hinges. What's more, there's no need to sand or strip the wood, thanks to General Finishes Gel Stain. Here's how I got professional-looking and long-lasting results.
Make your home's cast stone address plaque look like new with these easy DIY instructions to clean the stone and darken or re-color the engraved street name and address numbers.
Add just a few ingredients to a plain boxed cake mix to quickly and easily whip up the homemade flavor of an old-fashioned spice cake.
Simple instructions for making a quick and easy faux-fur slipcover for an ottoman or storage cube. No sewing machine required!
Spatchcock your turkey for a quicker-roasting bird that's juicy, moist, and evenly cooked. A lower-cooking temperature than many spatchcock recipes means a smoke-free home. Includes pictures!
Meet the five athletes, as well as the three alternates, who comprise the 2016 USA Women's Olympics Gymnastics Team. Read interesting personal information on each woman, such as athletic expertise, hometown, age, height, and more.
Don't be intimidated by all the pieces—the "Helmer" drawer storage cabinet is easier to put together than you might think! Step-by-step, easy-to-understand instructions with photos!
It's easy! Surprise, impress, and delight your holiday guests with rich, delicious, fresh eggnog. It also makes a thoughtful, unique gift for neighbors, co-workers, or that person who "has everything."
Easily turn a white cake mix into an impressive, luscious, creamy peppermint layer cake. This cake is a delicious dessert for your Christmas dinner menu, the winter holidays or any time of year.
Need an easy ground beef recipe but tired of the same old meatloaf? These melt-in-your-mouth tender Salisbury steaks can be whipped up in a hurry for an easy, hearty and delicious weeknight supper.
If you need some talent show ideas and also want to get kicked out of school, try one of these "unique" acts. You'll be the talk of the school, and you'll also get to stay home rest of the semester!
Canned beans become unrecognizably delicious when this recipe to takes them from boring to best-ever. These beans are smoky, sweet and zesty, and baked until the sauce is fabulously thick and rich.
Learn an easy, inexpensive way to fix your UGG boots (or knockoffs) when the sole has separated from the upper section. You can do it yourself, saving time, hassle, and money.
This easy but impressive recipe elevates a lowly bag of frozen corn to a dish that is elegant and scrumptious; perfect for company or holiday dinners.
Step-by-step photos and instructions for making your own pineapple-infused vodka. It's an easy and enjoyable project with tasty results. Drink recipes included.
Thanks to a few smart shortcuts, you can whip out a real homemade chicken pot pie in no time.
Learn two steps you can take to make your pot roast taste even better!
A review of the chips with a cult following, Julio's Corn Tortilla Chips. These chips are produced by Julio's Seasoning and Tortilla Chips, Inc. in Del Rio, Texas, and can be purchased outside of Texas through Amazon.com.
Try this easy recipe for family-favorite salmon patties - or as your family might call them, salmon croquettes or salmon cakes. Panko breadcrumbs give them a crispy-crunchy coating.
Think baking homemade bread is difficult and time consuming? With beer bread it's not! Simply combine four easy ingredients and pop in the oven. Recipe variations included.
A thick, rich and flavorful beer-cheese soup recipe, made extra-hearty and dinner-worthy with the addition of bacon and plenty of chicken breast meat. Easy to make, even from scratch.
Learn about the ingredients in Monistat—an inexpensive over-the-counter medicine used to treat yeast infections in humans—and how I tried to alleviate my dog's ear infection when I couldn't get to a vet.
It's a salad, it's a side dish, it's a dip, a salsa, a relish! No matter how you eat it, this fresh, tasty and easy-to-make recipe adds loads of veggies to your day, with corn, black beans, onions, peppers and tomatoes in a lime-cumin dressing.
Read about Midnite, the miniature horse with a prosthetic leg, and watch an inspirational video of this neglected and malnourished horse who was given a second chance thanks to the kindness of strangers.
An easy, quick recipe for popcorn balls that calls for only three ingredients!
A recipe for creamy, fresh homemade coleslaw. It's quick and easier to make, and much fresher and tastier than the store-bought variety.
Homemade pinto beans that you throw together in minutes, then simmer to perfection. Perfectly seasoned with an all-in-one product!
Videos included. The "Fierce Five" 2012 USA Olympic gymnasts: names, ages, hometowns, gymnastics specialties and more. Info on all five competitors plus the three alternates.
Easy recipe for gluten-free chocolate chip meringue cookies. Instructions for sugar-free, fat-free versions and flavor variations also included.
Anyone can cook fish at home with this quick, healthy and simple recipe. Your fish will turn out flavorful, tender, low-fat and delicious.
Learn a variety of methods for removing the smell of cooked fish and other stinky foods from your home.
Look here to learn how to make fresh, delicious guacamole from scratch. Plus, an important message about guacamole from Judge Judy.
These are the best green beans I've ever tasted: Fresh, delicious beans are simmered in chicken broth with new potatoes and onion slices. My in-laws request this dish for basically every family gathering—and my mother-in-law is a terrific country cook.
Learn how to get rid of warts with a $2 bottle of topical iodine, plus many other painless home remedies. Learn what causes warts and how to prevent them.
Looking for a baby gift that is fun, funny, unique, unexpected, or just plain adorable? Go beyond the boring by selecting one of these charming gifts. They are useful, entertaining, and sure to delight the new or expecting parents of any infant.
Performance tips, tricks and advice to help you put on the best talent show act possible -- and maybe even win the show! For all ages.
Here are tons of talent show song titles, including ballads, party songs, show tunes, duets, and songs for males, females, and kids. It also includes tips on how to choose the right song for you!
Are you searching for a killer act for your next talent show? Here are seven hilarious ideas, including video examples!
Redheads have their own special needs when it comes to makeup and beauty products. Here's my list of tried-and-true favorites that work beautifully with a redhead's unique hair color and skin tone.
Use two round cake pans and a loaf pan to make an easy snowman-shaped cake. It's simple to make, and your kids will have tons of fun decorating it.
No cake mold or special equipment required! Turn two round cake layers into an impressive Easter Bunny cake. This cake decorating project is easy, adorable, and fun for kids of all ages!
Many of these quirky, old-fashioned girl names are moving up quickly on the trend list: Trudy, Celia, Etta, and Lillian, among others. These timeless "old-lady" names are gaining modern appeal.
My very best recipe for peanut butter cookies. Rolled in sugar, then baked until they're soft and chewy, yet crispy around the edges.
Easy, inexpensive ways to makeover your bathroom for a lovely new look.
This moist, cake-like pumpkin bread is fairly healthy! It is made with pumpkin, olive oil, whole wheat flour, and eggs. Add nuts, dried cranberries, or raisins for even more healthy benefits.
This is an easy recipe for Tex-Mex shrimp tacos made with caramelized onions, pepper jack cheese, and soft corn tortillas.
Tips to turn your bedroom into a peaceful, restful sanctuary.
Have you ever heard of the sport called power tumbling? It is similar to gymnastics—but different! Read on to find out exactly what power tumbling involves, how it compares to traditional gymnastics, and whether it is the right sport for you.
A delicious, economical, make-ahead main dish that feeds a crowd. Use a slow cooker, and there's no fire to light, no wood to soak, no smoker to babysit, and no noxious fumes blowing in your face.
Are you looking for ideas for the upcoming talent show? You'll find tons of ideas here, including singing, dancing, karate, tricks with a pogo stick or a yo-yo, and more. Plus tips on how to make your act as memorable and as professional as possible.
In this article, you'll find girly purple wall painting ideas, including colorblocks, animal prints, stripes, fanciful freehand designs, and more. Videos included!
A hearty, stick-to-your ribs recipe for fork-tender pork chops. These chops are smothered in caramelized onions and a creamy sauce, then slow-simmered to perfection. All inredients are easy to find at any grocery store.
If you think because you're 'just one person' there's no way you can have a meaningful impact on reducing the millions of unwanted and abandoned pets in our country, you are mistaken. It truly takes a village and the cooperation of every pet owner and prospective pet owner to reduce the number of...
Hilarious video examples included! Be the star of the show and bring the house down with one of these fun and easy acts!
Are you wondering if it's safe to wash your beautiful sterling silver flatware in the dishwasher? Read about the pros and cons of doing so, and how easy it can be to keep your silver gleaming, glowing and gorgeous for generations of daily use and enjoyment.
If you and the kids are cooped up in the house, whether it's raining cats and dogs, you're snowed in, or it's just too hot to have fun outside, there's no need for the kids to watch TV or stare blankly at video games all day. Here are 30 fun, creative rainy-day activities for kids of all ages.
Read how I successfully got completely rid of fleas with the Program flea pill. Program is presticide free, safer than the liquid shoulder-blade flea drops, and very effective. I've been giving it to my dogs for around 20 years with great results -- and zero fleas. It's also safe for puppies and...
Just four ingredients! Throw together this yummy, saucy chicken for a simple-to-make dinner that's easy enough for the most hectic days yet delicious and impressive enough for company.
One of my most-asked-for recipes! This absolutely delicious pasta salad will quickly become your go-to recipe for luncheons, buffet dinners, and parties.
Classic, old-fashioned names like "Rudy," "Walt," "Felix," and "Silas" are more popular than ever. This is a terrific list of old-fashioned baby boy names, the majority of which are in style.
Don't name your baby boy until you read this list of popular names that are being taken over by girls!
It's common these days for baby girls to be given names that were once considered boys' names. If you love the idea of a sporty, preppy, unisex name, you'll find plenty of name ideas here.
Looking for a list of lovely names for your baby girl? From literary heroines to Spanish princesses, this list offers plenty of inspiration to help you find a beautiful name for your daughter.
If you're looking for a list of "cute" names for your baby girl, this is the place to find it! Read about the pros and cons of cute baby names, and get some adorable ideas for your daughter's name.
From alcoholic names to poser cowboy names to poser aristocrat names, a list of baby names that I wish people would not give their children!
Kraft used to print it on their marshmallow creme jars, but for some crazy reason, it's gone. Fortunately, I have the original recipe and am sharing it here! You can make chocolate or vanilla.
Looking for an easy, delicious seafood chowder recipe? This one is rich, hearty and loaded with fish, shrimp, scallops and heavy cream. A touch of smoky bacon adds even more decadent flavor.
Chemical and pesticide free! Read how Fairy Tales Rosemary Repel shampoo, conditioner, styling products and Fairy Tales Lice Good-Bye mousse rids your head of lice and nits naturally, using organic plant oils and extracts instead of chemicals and pesticides. It's recommended by my hairstylist, who...
Fish experts recommend nothing smaller than a 2.5-gallon tank for a betta fish. Do the right thing and set up a proper, heated, filtered, humane habitat for your betta. Fishbowls, wall pockets, cups, and vases are too small and will lead to a depressed, sickly fish with a short life span.
Instead of setting out a plain old pot of peas this New Year's, wow your guests with black-eyed pea cheese dip, black-eyed pea nachos or a Southwestern black-eyed pea pot pie.
You'll love this recipe for healthy, homemade Texas chili that cooks up quick but tastes slow-simmered. A pound of lean ground beef, an onion, a bell pepper, a few cans of beans and tomatoes plus some chili seasoning is all you need to make this hearty main dish supper.
I've been wearing my Sorel Joan of Arctic boots for a few months now. Before you buy, read what I have to say about their comfort, sizing and style.
If you suspect your dog has joint pain, there are some easy, inexpensive remedies you can try that may help relieve or even resolve joint pain.
MakeupAlley.com is a terrific resource for anyone who loves makeup, skincare and other types of beauty products. Read this article as one product junkie tells why and sings MakeupAlley's praises.
These drugstore makeup and beauty products work so well that you'd never guess they are inexpensive and available at any Walmart, Target or CVS. Read on to discover my tried-and-true bargain favorites for yourself.
Real-life advice from the mom of a working child model. Many people don't realize that getting into modeling costs nothing. Don't pay a modeling school or scout; read my advice first.
It's a glow-in-the-dark stick man! An easy-to-make, inexpensive Halloween costume that gets rave reviews and looks fantastic!
Recipe for an easy but decadent chocolate cake topped with mini marshmallows, then drenched in warm, fudgy, ooey-gooey chocolate icing. It gets rave reviews every time! Try it once and it will become your signature dessert.
Updated for 2013. If you are a decent writer, you can make decent money from home with Demand Studios. You get paid real money to do real work. These days, it's all about being a "specialist."
Once the initial cost and setup are taken care of, hermit crabs are low-maintenance, inexpensive pets. And they'll live a long time, provided they have proper food, water and humidity. Read on for easy, step-by-step instructions.
A fun, funny review of Aqua Net hair spray. Try Aqua Net and you'll heart it, too!
Think all queso dip is created equally? Think again. Learn which two simple ingredients you can add to your cheese dip that will take it to a higher level and win rave reviews from everyone!
Your guests will never suspect that you quickly and easily whipped up this light, delicious dessert. Frangelico and brown sugar are the secret weapons that make this recipe a stnad-out! Terrific recipe!
A rich, hearty, smoky, and spicy chowder recipe that tastes gourmet!
An easy way to permanently stop your dog from using the restroom over and over in his favorite spot inside the house, and go outside instead.