Here is my quick and easy way to get rid of stinky shoes ASAP! Of course, you can throw out the shoes or buy some expensive spray but I looked high and low for a cheap way to do it. And this works! I wanted to use something I already had in the house but wouldn’t make my shoes or in this case, my husband’s sandals smell like vinegar or something worse. I tried it on my sandals and it worked great. Here’s the deal, if you are lucky and you don’t have stinky shoes or your kids don’t, you are very fortunate! I have found that some shoes don’t smell at all. Then I discovered certain brands always have an odor. My husband and I shower every day and we wash our feet so it was getting frustrating when you go to someone’s house and they want you to take your shoes off. I personally do not have that kind of house. I have 17 grandkids, need I say more. I tend to buy decorations that are not collectibles and are not breakable. I can’t have an hour glass house, my house is welcome to all that enter with or without shoes.
I want to share my easy to make meals for Memorial Day weekend. When I worked I looked forward to three day weekends so much since I tended to work long hours and didn’t interact with family and friends as much as I would have liked. Now that my daughters have moved on to create their own life stories and memories we started our once a year get-together at our little home with the whole crew or at least whoever can make it. This year the count is 22 people so far and it takes a bit of planning before the Memorial Day weekend arrives. We do not have any burial graves that we can go visit and place flowers on that are very close, but none the less, we are making memories together as a family. I have four flags that I purchased to display on four of the curbs of homes surrounding my home. I actually pay the $35.00 every year to our neighborhood Boy Scout troop to hang one in front of my home. It looked lonely to only have a few flags, so enough said. It is beautiful to look at the five flags around my home. They will be hanging all three days of the weekend. Gotta love it!
Are you ready for the best strawberry recipes in the world? I have gathered all my recipes from family and friends for today’s post. Where I live the stores are just starting to get strawberries that are ripe and juicy. I bet you can taste them just thinking about a delicious juicy strawberry, right? This year I planted my first raised garden with strawberry plants right here in Southern Utah. I have had plants before up north but not here. I decided on the Sequoia plants because they produce larger strawberries in May of each year. I have had the ever-bearing ones, but the fruit is smaller and I would rather have large fruit for a month or two than for six months where I live. The great thing about strawberries they keep producing year after year!!
I have to tell you how to make the best pancakes ever because my grandkids think my Mickey Mouse pancakes are pancakes. They are waffles made in a Mickey Mouse waffle maker. My oldest grandchild, Jake, is 23 years old soon to be 24. When he was a year old I bought this waffle maker made by ViilaWare. Well, it worked great until I had 10 grandkids, which has now grown to 17 grandkids. I had to go to Ebay to find another VillaWare waffle maker to match it. That’s the first and last time I have used Ebay. Just giving you the heads up, it was hard to bid on something I really wanted.
These are all the ways that I can think of to prepare eggs. Here’s the deal, even with the higher prices of eggs today you can make a very inexpensive meal for breakfast, lunch or dinner. If you are lucky enough to have chickens on your property, I tip my hat to all of you. I live in an HOA and we are not allowed to have chickens, we are lucky enough to have two dogs, let alone any other animals.
I have 58 frugal kitchen and pantry items you need in your cupboards today. If you have some other items, I would love to add them to the list. If we can teach the world to go back to cooking from scratch at home like our parents and grandparents did, just think how self-reliant our country would be. Do you love the smell of something cooking in the kitchen? I love it when I start a slow cooker with food in the morning because, for one thing, dinner is planned.