Easy Cheerio Treats 3 Tbsp. Margarine or butter 1 pkg. mini marshmallows (6 cups) 1/2 cup peanut butter, smooth or crunchy 5 cups Cheerios cereal Grease a 9×13 pan well. Microwave margarine in a large bowl on high for 45 seconds or until melted. Stir in marshmallows, coating with margarine. Microwave on high 1 […]
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A garage sale can be a great way to declutter and make a little money.
When going on an outing, keep your baby’s bottle warm by placing it in a wide mouth thermos that has been "warmed" with hot water. Place the lid on it and it will stay perfect until you need it. Try giving your toddler the tablespoon from your measuring spoons to eat with. It has a […]
Delicious Ice Cream Pie Recipe Crust: 20 Oreo cookies, crushed 1 stick margarine, melted Mix ingredients and press into a pie pan. Topping: Ice cream, slightly softened (the amount depends on how high you want to pile it) Ice cream topping Whipped topping Shaved chocolate, sprinkles or nuts (to sprinkle on top) A cherry, to […]
Here are some “Short Answers” to some of the questions readers have submitted to Tawra and Jill: Jill from Michigan asks: “Tawra – I read your information of cloth diapering and I’m wondering how much vinegar you wash them with and do you use special laundry soap?” I put in about 1/2 – 1 cup […]
Many people are overwhelmed with the stress and cost of extra kids activities. Here’s how to save money and reduce stress by keeping activities reasonable!
Quick and easy muffins.
Stop Throwing Away Food! I have discovered the secret of saving money feeding babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Well, I can’t take the credit for it. My mom taught it to me many years ago but I didn’t put it into practice until the first financial crisis we had when my husband was laid off. What […]
Try these tips for how to sell your house including how to stage it to get the best offer. See pictures of a properly staged home with a sales description.
This time of year it is still cold enough to enjoy what I call a nice “winter” fruit recipe. Tasty Pear Fruit Compote Recipe 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed 1 tsp. cornstarch 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup concentrated orange juice 2 Tbsp. margarine 1 can (20 oz.) pineapple chunks, drained 1 can (15 1/4 oz.) […]
Crunchy Veggie Salad Recipe 2-3 cups broccoli 2-3 cups cauliflower 1 cup (4 oz.) grated cheddar cheese 1/3 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup raisins Dressing: 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup sugar 1 Tbsp. cider vinegar Mix all ingredients and pour the dressing over the salad. Toss and refrigerate 1 hour. Just before serving, add: 3 […]