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Recently one of my dogs got sprayed in her face by a skunk. Her breath was horrible, even after we repeatedly rinsed her mouth and face. Finally, I discovered that after feeding her raw carrots and potato chunks, the smell disappeared.
To waterproof address labels, just rub a candle over the text. You will also save on sellotape.
Do you like to go to concerts? Do you enjoy live poetry reading from the famous authors themselves? Do you like attending live animal shows, domestic or exotic? Do you like bringing a new stack of CDs home and hearing new music?
I love and collect cookbooks. I go through the cookbooks and write down in pencil in each cookbook the page numbers of the recipes I want to make. This saves me so much time and I have the recipes right at hand.
Using my favorite and best cooking pot, I put some green beans on to cook and went to the computer to check the weather while the strings beans were coming to a boil. Next thing I knew, the smoke alarm was blaring and the green beans were burned and stuck to the bottom of the pot.
Trace the bottom of cake pan onto wax paper and cut out the circle. Cut wax paper strips the height of sides of your pan. Coat inside and bottom with oil. Put wax paper circle and strips inside pan.
This tip is too easy, but I never thought of it. I always wrapped mine in duct tape. My sewing machine instructor said that she puts her old ones in an empty medicine container, keeps it in the drawer till full then tosses. I love this idea.
Buy a family pack of chicken thighs. Slice a 1/2 inch filet from each side of thigh, leaving the bone-in piece. This yields three finger-dipping size of meaty pieces.
Take old (low loop nap) towels. Cut them at two times the height of the side of your pan. Wet towel strips and pin to sides of pan. Use large safety pins.
I made this recipe up as I went along, and it turned out soooo good! The portabellas make the turkey taste very beefy! I use Jenni-O ground turkey because it is less fatty than my old brand, has a great texture, and holds together well.
There are many articles posted on the Internet reporting that ordinary cows milk diluted with water to about a 10 % solution and sprayed on plants is highly effective as a preventative and as a treatment for various types of powdery mildew.
This is a tip passed on to me by my security instructor that works with government installations. Go to a password generator website. Choose to generate an 8 character string and check the boxes for lowercase, uppercase, numbers and symbols.
I hate having streaks of detergent running down my detergent bottles. It will then drip onto my dryer. After it dries, I have to scrub to get it off.
I've used shoe boxes and small basins, three on each shelf, to divide my freezer. This still leaves room above the boxes to slide in frozen dishes and pizza. Ice cream and miscellaneous fit in front.
When putting clothes into the dryer, add one large clean dry towel. This will absorb the wetness and your whole load will dry twenty minutes sooner.