Once upon a time I worked at a restaurant that served fish. They truly made the best Tartar Sauce and I had been trying to recreate it for years...
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.
Join me on a tour of my Seed starting process using everyday products and tools to get a successful start on your garden, whether it be for flowers or vegetables.
A Family favorite, this is an easy 3 ingredient chili with hamburger, kidney beans, and stewed tomatoes. Oh, don't forget spicy goodness.
When your family ignores that slightly overripened, and unsightly, brown-skinned banana, toss it in the freezer. They'll appreciate it when it's reborn as banana bread!
Flavorful and moist, quick and easy, this low salt and reduced calorie Oven Fried Chicken recipe will please the whole family.
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...
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.
Grasses can lend dramatic colors, festured plumes, and graceful movement to your gardens. Shown are several styles that share space in my landscape design.
Before you consider installing 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?
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".
Flavored coffee is a necessity, at least for me. If you enjoy it, too, grab a seat and try out my favorites. You'll find many flavors at a great price, without having to park the car and wait in line.
Awareness is one of the most important weapons in our fight against Breast Cancer. According to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) 1 of 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and on average in the U.S. alone, 1 woman will die every...
Traditional romantic songs are great for the Bridal Dance, but maybe not for this particular bride and groom. How about a love song that's a little newer, a little more current? "Marry Me" by Train, from the "Save Me, San Francisco" album, makes a...
Explore tips about how to be a Green Gardener and finding the best plants and tools to help you achieve this worthwhile goal.
For the first time my family is celebrating Christmas with Ugly Christmas Sweaters. We are also adding holiday-themed jammies and lounge wear for a little variety. Should be lots of fun.
Rascal is a Chocolate Labrador Retriever that had been having problems with commercial dog treats and prepared foods. He suffered from ear and paw yeast infections, infected ears and just general all over itchy skin. His veterinarian has suggested...
Squidoo is now part of Hubpages, but I like keeping track of my history. I've been addicted to Squidoo almost since I arrived. Made a little money, and then it was even worse. Well, now my addict...
Although I had heard tales of the Lady in White, I had no idea that there are other reported instances of ghost hauntings in Rochester, New York. How 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.
I really prefer to make my own cleaners. Having said that my husband isn't fond of the smell of my all purpose cleaning recipes which contain vinegar. And let's be real. Sometimes you just don't have the time, inclination, or ingredients to make...
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....
Very easy, well seasoned, and unbelievably delicious, cheeseburger recipe. Oh, you can debate the best cheeseburger here, too. :)
Choosing the lesser Evil: Low Fat or Sugar Free If you have to give up something yummy, would you choose to do without fatty foods or sugary foods? Tough call, isn't it? Some of my favorite foods contain one or even both of these bad-for-you...
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.
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.
I first saw a news report on David Holmes on CW-WHAM TV here in Rochester, New York. I was thrilled that a very serious business of airline travel allowed a flight attendant to think outside the box to convey a very informative, important, and often...
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 2006.
More Cheap, I mean Frugal, Ecologically friendly tips and Household and Kitchen substitutions. Also enjoy my discovery of a HUGE Cooking Substitution list...