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I've seen a lot of complaints about items purchased on eBay smelling bad. It happened to me too. So now, before bidding, I contact the seller and ask, "Does this item have any odors of tobacco products, pets, or cooking on it?".
Buying Smoke Free Items Online
Get too many perfumes for your birthday? Was that last "blind buy" a nightmare? Use your unwanted fragrances as room fresheners. Perfume is much more concentrated than room deodorizers, so a little squirt will do.
Perfume as Room Freshener
Here's an easy way to remove those brown tea stains that accumulate in plastic pitchers. Alternate using the pitchers for tea with tomato juice or pineapple juice. The acid in the juices eat the stain off the plastic.
Removing Tea Stains From Pitchers
A drug store near my house gives out lots of samples: lotions, moisturizers, shampoo and conditioners, foundations, even perfumes. I save these items and use them as package ties or greeting card inserts.
Collect Samples For Frugal Gifts
Keep an old pillowcase near your dryer. Put small items like socks, panties, bras, and gloves in it then put the whole thing in your dryer. The items won't get "lost" in your dryer and will emerge lint free.
Wash Delicates in a Pillowcase
Preheat oven to temperature given on biscuit tube. Put pie filling in a baking dish or pie plate (glass works best). Sprinkle with chips. Quarter biscuits, sprinkle over mixture.
Cherry Chocolate Biscuit Bake
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with paper liners. Set aside. In a large bowl, combine flour and baking powder. Mix in ice cream until batter is smooth. Mix in chocolate chips.
The Easiest Cupcakes You'll Ever Make
When cooking, try using a skillet instead of a pot or pan. A skillet puts a larger cooking surface in contact with your heat source. Food will cook faster, saving on your energy bills and saving your time.
Use a Skillet for Faster Cooking
This recipe has no set amounts. Combine breadcrumbs and seasonings on a dinner plate. Set aside. Dip veal strips in egg then dredge in breadcrumbs. Deep fry until golden brown. Serve with lima beans.
City Chicken and Lima Beans
In a large bowl, beat butter until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar. Gradually beat in flour.
Classic Shortening Bread
In June of this year my mother was diagnosed with cancer. She had surgery and chemotherapy. I posted on this site asking for help about prayer, angels, chemo problems, etc. You always came through with sound advice, encouragement, and prayers.
Thank You for Your Thoughts and Prayers
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Set aside. Beat egg whites until frothy. Combine salt and sugar and gradually beat in.
Put all ingredients, except rice, in a large skillet. Mix. Cook over medium heat until mixture is bubbling around the edges. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes. Serve over rice.
Hungarian Sausage Skillet
Here's how to keep your pie filling from being runny: Add a box of instant pudding, regular or sugar free. It's the same principle as using cornstarch but pudding adds some extra flavor; it doesn't 'bland' down the taste.
Keeping Pie Filling from Being Runny
Coffee Spoons are a great way to use up leftover bits of this and that. Put several in a plastic bag and tie with a pretty ribbon. Makes a nice little gift by itself or with a coffee mug.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 2 quart casserole with vegetable spray. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl, combine turkey, stuffing, and cream cheese. Spoon into casserole.
Two Cups Casserole
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Put stuffing in a large bowl. Mix in mushrooms with liquid. Let sit 10 minutes. Mix in ground beef and eggs. Spoon into a 9x9-inch baking dish.
After The Holidays Meat Loaf
Here's a little trick that could save you big bucks: When dealing with a service or business, ask if they have anything on special.
Ask About Discounts And Specials
I have been trying to find these forever. It's a no-cook peanut butter fudge made with three ingredients: smooth peanut butter, granulated sugar, and white corn syrup. I can't remember the amounts.
No Cook Peanut Butter Fudge
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