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Daily Activity Calendar
The year started rough for me. Too much workload remained from my last year's backlogs. This has made me confused. To be able to recover from such confusion and get back into focus, I created a daily work scheduler so I will know which ones to touch first and get back on track without pressure.
Clearing a Clogged Sink Drain
My bathroom sink had been draining slowing for a while and it was finally time to figure it out. I found a recipe on ThriftyFun for homemade Drano, using salt, baking soda, vinegar and water. It didn't go quite as planned but we were successful in the end.
Heart Paper Plate Sewing Craft
Here is a fun and quiet indoor craft for a rainy day. Help your child make the template and then allow them to thread the yawn of their choice giving them their own creativity and an activity that practices hand eye coordination.
Making a Bamboo Rainstick
Here on the island music is an important part of our lives. There are many ways that we use bamboo to make musical instruments. One of the instruments I love to make is a rainstick.
If you have a succulent garden, you know they are easy to grow (can even be grown from cuttings), require minimal attention and beautiful. Succulents make great gifts, adds a nice little green touch for in the home or office, desk.
Drinking Straw Starbursts
My local dollar shop is trying to get rid of an excess stock of drinking straws so they're on sale for 25 cents per box. I decided to use them to make decorative starbursts for my birthday party. They give quite the visual punch for a few pennies!
St. Patrick's Day
10+ Great St. Patrick's Day Ideas
Check out 10 of our best crafts and snacks for St. Paddy's Day. Kids will love making a leprechaun trap or eating a pot of gold.
Rainbow in a Bag
Give someone special a rainbow in a bag. This is a quick and inexpensive treat that makes a perfect gift!
No-Sew Pot O' Gold Wind Catcher
This easy to make decoration is great for both indoors and outdoors.
Leprechaun Trap Cake
Many kids have an opportunity to make a leprechaun trap at school when they are young. After seeing one that my kids brought home, I thought it might be fun to try and make a leprechaun trap cake.
This simple leprechaun can be a cute addition to your table, place setting or in a centerpiece, or hide a few around the house and have the kids try to find him to claim a 'pot o gold'.
Felt Shamrock Pin
This cute little shamrock only takes a few minutes to make. You can use a safety pin to wear it as a pin or it could be glued to a barrette and worn in your hair. Either way it will ensure that you don't get pinched!
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Making Mini Cheesy Heart Calzones
Whether you make these for Valentine's Day, or any day these tasty mini calzones are sure to become a family favorite. This is a guide about making mini cheesy heart calzones.
Making a 3D Valentine Heart Flower Card
This is a guide about making a 3D Valentine heart flower card. The 3-D flower petals make this card even more charming.
Being Single on Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day is a fun holiday for couples, but it can be a difficult day if you are single. Use these tips to help have a great Valentine's Day even if you are single. This is a guide about being single on Valentine's Day.
Valentine's Day Ideas for Long Distance...
Long distance relationships can be difficult, especially on Valentine's Day. This is guide contains Valentine's Day ideas for couples in a long distance relationship.
Candy Cane Hearts
If you look around when you're out shopping, you'll notice how quickly Christmas turned into Valentine's Day. Here's a fun and edible craft turning your old holiday candy canes and Christmas sprinkles into new hearts for your Valentine.
Valentine Party Games
Planning a Valentine's Day party often includes games for the kids. This is a guide about Valentine party games.
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Refinishing Teak Outdoor Furniture
Teak is a common material for outdoor furniture because it is long lasting if cared for correctly. Learn how to do it in this short video.
Halloween Mantel Pennants
Dress up a boring fireplace mantle with this decorative pennant made from Halloween themed fabric triangles. Learn how to make it in this short video.
Removing Roof Tar from Skin with Olive Oil
Roof tar and other sticky substances can be gently removed from skin by using regular olive oil from the kitchen. Learn how to do it in this short video.
Creamy butterscotch pudding is easy to make at home with ingredients you probably already have on hand. Learn how to make it in this short video.
How to Fix a Tent Pole
Many tent poles are attached with elastic, which can break with rough usage. Learn how to fix it in this short video.
Making a Lid Spoon
Ever been stuck without a spoon when eating an individual serving of applesauce, pudding or yogurt? Just use the lid as a spoon! Learn how to make one in this short video.
This is a cute candy basket - perfect as a Valentine's Day gift, or little decoration piece for your office desk.
Maple Cranberry Corn Muffins
Cranberries were very inexpensive this year, so I bought extra and froze them. I also got free canned corn from CVS during Black Friday. I substituted pancake syrup for the maple syrup and used regular milk, as some people in my family have a nut allergy.
Handcrafted Notebook and Planner
It is most convenient to complete goals through a list of plans. The idea struck me when I was making a mini work scheduler. I realized that it is much easier to execute activities with a guide so why not make one at home.
Chicken and Cheese Stuffed Crepes
Here on the islands we eat crepes like Americans eats pancakes. I live in a French territory with a French influence when it comes to cooking. Every restaurant here on our islands serves crepes for desert. You can find crepes filled with fruit, chocolate, or a variety of other sweet fillings. They top this off with whipped cream.
Altering Clothes to Fit More Snuggly
You ever have clothes that you wish were a size or two smaller? This tip is what I do to all my clothes that I want them to fit snug.
Whole Wheat Muffins
I love Mother Earth magazine. They specialize in living off the grid, and using our natural resources wisely. I trust their recipes, and they are all delicious. These muffins are simple and good.
Rose Stems Started Sprouting in My Vase
Store bought roses started to grow sprouts as they were drying out in my vase. How can I keep them growing? Should I move them to a pot with dirt? Multiple stems are doing it.
Identifying an Antique Desk
I would like to know about this piece of furniture that was left to me by my mother.
Homemade Bath Products Company Name Ideas
I am setting up a bath product company/page featuring all homemade 100% natural products. I will be selling bath salts, sugar scrubs, bath bombs, bath tea, soap, soap jellies, etc.
What do you do once the core of the boil comes away? Do you keep it covered and keep using the drawing ointment or leave it uncovered? It's been 2 weeks of pain and I'm still on antibiotics.
Identifying a Stuffed Toy
Anyone know the name of this stuffed toy?
I need to make space in my house quickly. I am wondering if I can store photographs in a storage shed that is not temperature controlled. Most are still in original the envelopes they came in once developed at the store.
Finding Home Repair Help for Low Income Families
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Clearing a Toilet Clogged with Cat Litter
Keeping Your Windshield Free of Snow and Ice
Finding Plumbing Repair Assistance for...
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Electric Smoke Detector Won't Stop Beeping
Troubleshooting Truck Heater Problems
Finding Roof Repair Assistance for Seniors
Garage Door Remote Opener Not Working
Removing Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Odors From Clothing
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How to Remove Salt Stains From Suede Boots
Removing Soot from Walls and Ceiling
Selling Trees on Your Land for Lumber
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Windshield Washers Not Spraying
Repairing a Garbage Disposal (Disposer)
Is Borax Safe To Use Around Children?
Cleaning a Fiberglass Tub
Cleaning Pet Urine Odor From Hardwood Floors
Cleaning With Hydrogen Peroxide
Cleaning Urine Stains from a Mattresses
Preventing a Dog From Peeing on Carpet and Rugs
Tiny Black Bugs Making Head Itch
Making a Door Draft Stopper
Recycling Old Trophies
14th Birthday Party Ideas for Girls
Roof Repair for Low Income Homeowners
Cleaning Gasoline from Car Carpet
Ice Maker Not Dispensing Ice
How to Remove Ink from Leather
Finding a Veterinarian That Accepts Payments
Removing White Heat Stains from a Wood Table
Cleaning Hardwood Floors
12th Birthday Party Ideas for Girls
Removing Rust Stains from a Bathtub
Remedies for Worms in Cats
Removing Urine Odors from a Couch
Removing Dye Transfers from Clothing
Finding Free Laptops for Students
Removing Pet Urine Stains from Hardwood Floors
Homemade Cat Repellents
Repairing a Zipper That Separates
Finding Free Furniture
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Refrigerator's Ice Maker Not Making Ice
Restoring the Shine on a Formica Countertop
Clearing a Clogged Kitchen Sink Drain
Cleaning Grease from Kitchen Cabinets
Cleaning a Smooth Top Stove
Cleaning Pet Urine Stains and Odors from...
Ford Ranger Heater Not Working
Repairing a Crack in a Plastic Tub or Shower
Repairing a Microwave That Won't Heat
Preventing Mold on Bread
Removing Labels from Glass Jars
Cleaning Fabric Window Blinds
Troubleshooting Electrical Circuit Problems
Cleaning Artificial Plants
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