On a new home owner budget? Or just a seasoned eco-minded recycler saving items from the trash heap? Broken plant containers can be used to create beautiful design inspirations. How to make pots with broken bottoms into charming floral focal points, and other uses for pot parts, are discussed.
The reason I say that is because when I was traveling on the road with my family, most kids, and a lot of adults, thought this was so. As soon as you said New York, you could see in their eyes the high rise buildings, traffic, glamour and even the perceived danger...
I'm making this page about Thanksgiving Stuffing because, in essence, I like playing around with the traditional, but I hate the usual HUGE MESS in the KITCHEN. What makes this the Easiest, and Best Ever Stuffing is taste, and more importantly... ...
Perfect for the winter holidays, or any wintry day, this spiced mulled cider is sure to please.
What is it about this women that sends conservatives into such a snit? Is it her youth, her quick intelligence, Democrat Socialist political stances... or all of the above?
A favorite summer time recipe created with the inspiration of the classic Waldorf Salad. Perfect easy-to-make lunch or dinner meal for hot summer evenings when it is too hot to cook. This recipe doesn't even get near a heat source.
Looking for a delicious and crispy Buffalo Chicken Wing recipe that can be cooked in the oven or air fryer? You've come to the right place.
This recipe is inspired by a recipe that may be familiar to those who follow popular food bloggers or recipe websites. This is the Author's take on that recipe using less sugar and less fat. At least the drink portion. But it's like frozen yogurt, isn't it? It's okay to add extra toppings, right?
This author loves making a good pot of soup 3 seasons of the year, using one of her favorite appliances, a slow cooker. This easy Turkey soup recipe was inspired by that cooker and a lot of tasty leftovers from a Thanksgiving meal.
Sweet Tea, also known as Southern Sweet Tea, has recently become my favorite summer beverage of choice. Being a northerner, I was used to, and frankly tired of, the Lipton brand ice tea mix I grew up with. I also tired of the newer flavor of...
I Love the Garden Hose Wreaths that Crafters have created. However, I do so enjoy a minimalistic, oriental design. This is my attempt at that simplistic style. I hope you like it as much as I do.
Here's how to use everyday products and tools to create a successful mini greenhouse in your garden. This seed-starting process applies to flowers and vegetables.
We try not to use pesticides whenever possible. This process to rid your garden of these scarlet-colored Lily Leaf beetles works well, and is just one of many green garden options.
A family favorite, this is an easy three-ingredient chili with hamburger, kidney beans, and stewed tomatoes. Oh, don't forget the spicy goodness.
When your family ignores that really overripened, and unsightly, brown-skinned banana, toss it in the freezer. They'll appreciate it when it's reborn as the best, most delicious, banana bread!
Tried and true ecologically friendly cleaning tips originally published 2009 at Squidoo.com.
Flavorful and moist, quick and easy, this low salt and reduced calorie Oven Fried Chicken recipe will please the whole family.
Sweet, crispy, slightly salty, and covered in rich chocolate, these treats are my favorite cookies to eat or to give as gifts. These are also a favorite by both my daughters, too. I'm just waiting for their kids to make their requests.
With the title of this page, you might think this Kitty kisses us a lot. Nope! Being the princess that most female cats are, should she deign to bestow us with smooches, it's unlikely that she would dare to do so with a camera in sight. That would...
Meet our Chocolate Lab Rascal. This is 2nd of 3 in a series featuring our beloved pet and family member. This is essentially his review of his favorite toys that actually last.
I love gardening and recycling. See how I managed to combine my 2 favorite interests into one of my favorite projects.
Popovers are an easy, elegant, and delicious, addition to any dinner.
About to install a lawn? There are more options than just traditional grass. Before you decide to install a grass lawn, consider the many benefits of clover.
Driving through the country, we often see barns in distress. There is something in my soul that dies a little with each collapsed barn. Today is a great day to renovate a barn, don't you think?
It's not a real holiday? Who sez? If we all strike until this holiday is recognized, it will happen. Right? Please...
You may wonder why these 2 topics are featured on this page. If you haven't haven't bought an additional Wii Remote for your existing Wii Game console, or replaced a broken WiiMote*, you probably won't see the connection. On this page, I will...
Since I wrote this article, I have added 3 scam warnings. It all started in 2011 when I monitored a call from a heavily accented man claiming I needed "to pay a debt to avoid a lawsuit".
Wegmans as of April 2018 is now rated #1 over Publix, Trader Joe's, Wholesale Foods, or any other grocery store in the U.S. I knew there was good reason I wrote this article quite awhile ago.
Explore tips about how to be a Green Gardener and finding the best plants and tools to help you achieve this worthwhile goal.
Since the first time my family celebrated Christmas with Ugly Christmas Sweaters, it's gotten better every year. We also added holiday-themed jammies & lounge wear for a little variety. The 2020 family party's already been cancelled due to COVID19, but going to Zoom it. Should be lots of safe fun.
I wrote this popular costume idea while I was at Squidoo. Since this is now at HubPages... anyone know a Hubber with a sense of humor to model for the intro picture?
Grilled chicken is so good on top of a green tossed salad on those hot summer days. Even better if you have prepared the chicken beforehand on a cooler day.
Picture this...A delightful and happily married young couple with a 5 year old boy welcomes their brand new baby girl to complete their dreams of their complete family.Mom, 23 years old, chooses to use a IUD 4 months after their daughter's birth....
Using a box cake mix makes this quick and easy, and almost homemade, treat to be enjoyed when celebrating a love for the familiar Turtle's chocolate, caramel , and pecan flavor combination.
Activity-filled weekends and quiet weekdays at Gravel Ponds, in Western New York, brings us back year after year. As of 2021, we've camped here for the summer season going on 20 years!
I don't get the chance to use my sewing skills as often as I would like. The opportunity usually presents itself with a challenge to alter something. I challenge you to do the same.
A family favorite, we've had this casserole for breakfast lunch and dinner. Sometimes even between meals. Makes a good and easy potluck dish to pass, too.
This is the 1st in a series featuring Rascal, our Labrador Retriever. Although he has been a challenge, he is a much loved family member since 2007.
More Cheap, I mean Frugal, Ecologically friendly tips and Household and Kitchen substitutions. Also enjoy my discovery of a HUGE Cooking Substitution list...
This is a timeline of my husband's many auto salvage rebuilds. Any information gleaned is a general guideline only. Check with your state & local DMV prior to salvage vehicle purchases or rebuild. And enjoy in our long time hobby with benefits.
I'm making this page about Handcrafted Soy Candles because I have been burning candles for all of my adult life. So much so that my online name is SoyCandleLover. I started researching making my own soy or vegetable wax candles to stop using candles made with byproducts of petroleum. The debate...