I currently have a total window wall about 18 feet long and 12 feet high. I am tired of pinch pleated drapes. Are there any other ways to do this wall that will block the sun?
What is a cool way for girls, who do gymnastics, to do their hair?
I have a strip of ground between my house and fence about 4 feet wide with very good soil. The problem is that it only gets a couple hours direct sunlight late in the afternoons. I planted potatoes there last year, but they produced very little.
This is a guide about saving money on bread. There are many different ways to spend less on bread.
In my Kenmore model 106.9551711 the ice dispenser stopped crushing ice and was very noisy. I replaced the unit and now it only dispenses crushed ice. Moving the selector on the door has no effect. It will not dispense cubes. Did I not install it right?
One of my favorite veggie recipes. Love the French fried onions!
Use hook-shaped bike hooks to hold ladders, lumber, screens, and other hard to store items from the ceiling in the garage. The ceiling is the "5th wall" of your room and is often overlooked as a place for storage.
I thought I had it down with prevention of colds, flu, and even germs from grocery carts to money. Recently I discovered one that had slipped by me. When we are at the bank, grocery, schools, or any where we have to sign receipts or our name beware of the pen.
These muffins are very tasty and easy to make! They are great at meal times or as a snack. Kids love these, too!
When selecting grapes choose a bunch with a green stem. If the stem is brown, they usually are too ripe.
I decided several years ago not to keep everything "just in case". I know several people I can call if I need something I do not save, like oleo tubs, coffee cans, or even bits of fabric. Why not let them save the extra things so I can stay organized?
This is a guide about organic pest control in the garden. Using organic pest control methods is a great alternative to the use of harmful pesticides.
In July or August it is best to keep your car doors locked or you are apt to end up with a backseat full of oversized zucchini. My solution is both simple and thrifty. For the giant ones, de-seed (using a spoon), peel if necessary, shred with a food processor, and store in two cup amounts.
The clear plastic ice chute that is in the door falls down and prevents the airlock from closing all the way. It can't come all of the way out, so I can't see what the problem is. My question is, how can I get the door apart to get to it?
Places like Dollar Tree sell jars of marinated mushrooms, olives, roasted red peppers, etc. for about a dollar a jar. You can use these to make giant, inexpensive antipasto platters, supplement with pepperoni and cheese cubes or mozzarella balls.
Is there a good shampoo to help your hair grow faster?
If I cook some pinto beans with bacon in my crockpot, can I soak them overnight, then put them on low for a day to cook?
If I was going to make an emergency kit for a bride, I would probably put it in a pretty little purse or small gift box with a handle for easy portability, so that she could put it in the dressing area and it would be unobtrusive.
First of all be sure you have your teeth cleaned on a regular basis. There is a liquid mouthwash called CloSys that I use. I can get it from my dentist, online, or at Walgreens.
I got this idea from Pinterest. I took a long piece of lace ribbon and attached all my pierced earrings to it. I draped it over a jewelry organizer I've had for years. Very pretty and very functional!
The best coupons I have found to buy deodorant are around Mother's Day and Father's Day. Usually with coupons and BOGO sales, you can easily stock up for the year and beyond.
Since a frugal lifestyle is a creative lifestyle, making herb butter at home is an affordable way to add a little gourmet touch to your frugal meals.
I hate any kind of bugs or spiders, even ants. The solution I found was so easy, cheap and works. Cajun pepper sprinkled around doors and next to the wall gets rid of any problem without poison or finding a dead mouse in those traps.
There is a doctor named Mary Newport that has made some wonderful discoveries regarding Alzheimer reversal by adding pure coconut oil to her husband's food. Within only days, there were amazing results.
There have been a lot of people lately asking whether or not federal benefits can be garnished for child support/back child support. There was a big article in my local paper, today, about this topic.
I have 2 tips for an upset stomach: A few drops of Angostura bitters in a glass of club soda. Adjust the bitters to taste and degree of upset stomach. It usually makes you burp after you drink it.
I've tried this and it actually works! When you get your berries home, prepare a mixture of one part white or apple cider vinegar and 10 parts water. Dump the berries into the mixture and swirl around.
Sprinkle crumbs onto bottom of 8- or 9-inch springform pan sprayed with cooking spray. Add boiling water to gelatin mix in large bowl; stir 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Cool 5 minutes.
I use the top from a margarine tub for a spoon rest. It is big enough to catch the drips. It is easy to wash! It keeps the stove top clean.
Sauteed apples are great as a breakfast side or with a meal featuring pork and even as a simple yummy treat but adding the almonds adds a nice extra touch. I happen to like mine plain but feel free to spice with cinnamon and/or nutmeg to taste.
Places like Dollar Tree sells jars of marinated mushrooms, olives, roasted red peppers, etc. for about a dollar a jar. You can use these to make giant, inexpensive antipasto platters.
I always had cable cords draped over a door knob by my computer. It looked unsightly so I put a hook, large enough to hold my 4 cords, in the closet which houses my computer/desk.
Purchase a roll of plastic carpet runner. You can find 5 foot rolls at KMart, Walmart or most hardware and home improvement stores. Be sure you purchase the runner that has the "gripping teeth" on the underside of it to help it remain secure on the flooring.
The best cleaning solutions for wooden floors I've ever used is white vinegar and a warm water. The floors will shine!