Keep Ice cream a little softer. Store in plastic grocer or zip lock bag and store the container of ice cream on the door shelf of your freezer. This spot in the freezer is the most conducive to soft ice cream.
Remembering this when i paint my house -- To get rid of paint fumes. add a tablespoon of vanilla extract to a gallon of paint, mix well. It does not effect paint color! And makes the whole room smell like vanilla when you're done! Wonder if it works
Amazing chart that shows you how to make any color frosting using a standard red, yellow and blue box of dye and home made or store bought frosting! I don't use the liquid food coloring or store bought icing, but it's still useful info.