17th Birthday Party Ideas for GirlsPlanning a birthday party is fun and often challenging. The older the child gets, it seems, the more creativity we need to employ. A 17th birthday is significant as the last one before reaching the milestone 18th birthday. This is a page about 17th birthday party ideas for girls.
Birthday Party Ideas for TeensPlanning ahead can make for a fun birthday celebration. This page contains birthday party ideas for teens.
13th Birthday Party Ideas for GirlsPlanning a 13th birthday party can be difficult. Your child is not really a little kid anymore, but they also aren't a teen yet. This is a page about 13th birthday party ideas for girls.
12th Birthday Party Ideas for GirlsPlanning a successful birthday party for your young teen can be a challenge. This is a page about 12th birthday party ideas for girls.
Goldfish Themed Party IdeasAre you looking for a unique kids birthday party ideas? A goldfish themed party is cute and easy throw together. Check out these great ideas for a goldfish themed party.
1st Birthday Party IdeasA fun event for all to watch the one year old enjoy their first birthday cake. This page contains 1st birthday party ideas.
Glowing Tree Eyes Halloween DecorationThese silly tree eyes will be watching those trick or treaters as they approach your door.
Raining BatmenIf you want to make a Halloween costume without spending a lot of money, then you can make this Raining Batmen project. And by the way, next year you can use the bats in another Halloween project.
Yarn Pumpkin-Shaped DecorationMany people know how to make mache pumpkins out of paper, glue and balloon. Also, some people use thread, glue and a balloon to make pumpkins, but which result in a spherical shape, and, accordingly, very vaguely resemble pumpkins. I got the idea to combine these two methods and make a pumpkin out of yarn and glue with a real pumpkin shape. It's strange that no one has come up with this idea yet. I also want to share with you an idea of how to make such a pumpkin as quickly as possible.
Having a Socially Distant HalloweenHalloween is usually a festive time, filled with parties and hordes of costumed children going door to door. This year is a little different with many kids in online schooling and avoiding visiting friends and relatives due to COVID-19. The CDC is recommending extra caution and many states and counties are discouraging trick-or-treating altogether.
Skeleton Peg DollI have been having fun making peg people and decided to do a Halloween-themed peg doll with this cute little skeleton.
Medusa Silhouette Halloween Window DecorationThis Halloween window decoration is sure to give anyone the heebie jeebies. In Greek mythology, Medusa was a winged female with live venomous snakes instead of hair. Anyone who looked into her eyes would turn to stone. This year I wanted to have something slightly creepy in the window and this is what I came up with.
Thanksgiving Family TraditionsThis is a page about Thanksgiving family traditions. Many people already have Thanksgiving traditions or are looking to start some for their family. Thanksgiving traditions can bring families together for generations to come.
Rookie Moves When Baking Your First TurkeyLearning from other people's mistakes can help make your first Thanksgiving turkey a success. This is a page about rookie moves when baking your first turkey.
Making Oreo TurkeysThis is a page about making Oreo turkeys. Transform Oreo cookies into a turkey using a few pieces of candy.
Celebrating FriendsgivingMany people choose to celebrate with their friends around Thanksgiving, called Friendsgiving. This alternative celebration is popular for college students or young professionals who cannot make it home for the holiday. It can be in lieu of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner or it can be a different dinner party around that time. This page is about celebrating Friendsgiving.
Raising a Turkey for ThanksgivingThis page is about raising a turkey for Thanksgiving. If you have the space to raise poultry, it can be satisfying to provide your own meat for the holiday.
Making Thanksgiving Counting CupsLaminate seasonal graphic designs, then mark the outside of a paper or plastic cups with numbers appropriate to the age of the kids. This project results in Thanksgiving counting cups. Use them at a preschool or family gathering, fun and learning combined.
Belt with Braided BarkOriginal accessories will stand you out from the crowd. I figured out how to make this original belt decorated with braided bark. It is very easy to make, especially if you know how to braid 3 strands.
Origami EnvelopeThis is a really cute and impressive way to send a letter, a message or an invitation.
Old-Looking Compass from JunkAfter watching a YouTube video on making an old compass from a teething ring purchased from Dollar Tree, I came up with this original idea.
Bangles from Plastic BottleLots of plastic bottles are thrown away every day, that are harmful to the environment if not recycled properly. I figured out how to make bangles out of plastic bottles. It's very simple and costs absolutely nothing. Use colorful plastic bottles to get colorful bangles.
Nautical Decor with Easy Wood StandI used an idea for a wooden pumpkin to make this lantern candle holder stand.
World Map BlanketI really like the combination of rough burlap with satin fabric. I just had a piece of blue satin fabric that reminded me of the surface of the ocean. And the rough burlap reminds me of soil. So I got the idea to combine these two contrasting fabrics and sew a blanket in the form of a world map. I didn't buy burlap, but used four burlap bags. So even from the bags, you can sew this original blanket.
How to Replace a Clock MovementIf you have a favorite clock that has stopped working, it's relatively simple to purchase a new movement as a replacement. Learn the technique with help from this step by step video.
Japanese Style Puff PancakesThese fluffy pancakes are a delicious alternative to traditional pancakes. Learn how to make them in this short video.
Removing Roof Tar from Skin with Olive OilRoof 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.
Make Your Own Hand SanitizerLearn the step by step process of making your own hand sanitizer in this short video. This recipe makes a strong enough sanitizer to kill of the coronavirus. This is based off of the World Health Organizations' recommendations. This recipe uses rubbing alcohol, hydrogen peroxide and glycerine.
Butterscotch PuddingCreamy 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.
Flourless Peanut Butter CookiesThese easy peanut butter cookies are entirely gluten-free. Learn how to make them in this short video.
Crochet Button from Fishing LineEven small but original things can perfectly highlight your look. I figured out how to crochet this button from a fishing line. Thanks to the fishing line, this button has a solid shape. It is very easy and not long to make.
Brooch Tree from Plastic BottleAn effective way to do our part in reducing environmental pollution is to reuse or recycle the disposable plastic items we have. I figured out how to make this wonderful brooch from a plastic bottle. It is not at all difficult to make this brooch and it will cost you almost nothing.
Tuxedo Cat Information and PhotosThis is a page about tuxedo cat information and photos. Tuxedo defines a cat color, not a breed. A true tuxedo cat will be mostly black with white on the jaw, neck, chest, and paws. These bicolored cats are always ready of a formal event.
Fix for a Broken Flip FlopFlip flops can break at any time. Carry a bread tab with you. If the toe portion comes out, put it back in the hole and attach the tab on the sole side of the flip flop. This will secure it.
Cut Pomegranates So They Don't Lose Their JuicesCut a cap off the top of your pomegranates then cut along the ridges on the pom. Look closely, they aren't perfectly round. You may need to FEEL the pomegranate to determine the ridges. There's usually between 5 and 6.
Chicken SofritoA great meal for the cooler weather. You could add more vegetables to the dish for a one-pan meal. The peppers and garlic scapes came from the garden.
Identifying A Figurine?So I was wondering if anyone knew what this was and its value ? I'm pretty sure its ceramic. It's got a dull sound when you tap it and no shine to it like porcelain. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Selling a 1920 Chifferobe?This is a 1920 chifferobe I am looking to sell. How much is it worth and where can I sell it?
Stickley Display Cabinet Value?I have this beautiful display cabinet made by Stickley Furniture in 1998. The stock number is 91-2033.
1872 Webster's Dictionary Unabridged?I have a 1872 Webster's dictionary unabridged. It's not perfect and has had some kind of previous moisture issues. The book is still intact with pages and spine, outside covers are just worn from discoloration. Is it worth anything? I'm having trouble finding information about it.
Identifying a Drinking Glass?Anyone know what type of glass it is? It is very heavy, looks like a tumbler. Rough on the outside, smooth inside. Cannot seem to match it with anything. Thank you
Value of Dolls?Have a few dolls my grandmother gifted to me.
Roof Repair for Low Income Homeowners?Low income homeowners often can not afford the cost of roof repairs. Searching for agencies or organizations that might help with the costs may be their only solution. This is a page about roof repair for low income homeowners.
Finding Home Repair Help for Low Income FamiliesThere are times when household repairs just can not wait until you have the money to complete the project. This page is about finding home repair help for low income families.
Finding Roof Repair Assistance for Seniors?Many senior citizens are living on fixed incomes that often are insufficient to meet the maintenance needs of their homes. This is a page about finding roof repair assistance for seniors.
Finding Plumbing Repair Assistance for...This is a page about finding plumbing repair assistance for low income homeowners. Having working plumbing is a necessity. However, some families can not afford the cost of hiring a tradesperson to make the necessary repairs.
Getting Financial Assistance for Roof...When your roof is starting to fail it is important to get it fixed as soon as possible. This page is about getting financial assistance for roof repairs.
Foodsaver Tips and TricksThis page contains foodsaver tips and tricks. Food savers can help you vacuum pack all kinds of foods and other things.
Removing Hand Sanitizer Stains on Wood?This is a page about removing hand sanitizer stains on wood. The alcohol content found in hand sanitizers can leave awful spots on your wood furniture. Thankfully, there are solutions to help remove or minimize any damage done.
Finding Plumbing Repair Help for Low Income Homeowners?This is a page about finding plumbing repair help for low income homeowners. Plumbing repairs may be too expensive for many low income homeowners. However they are quite necessary for health and even safety. Finding a source of assistance to reduce the costs can help.
Getting Dental Work w/o InsuranceFor the many people without dental insurance, there are sometimes affordable ways to get the needed work done. This is a page about getting dental work done without insurance.
What Are Hedge Apples Good For?This is a page about what hedge apples are good for. The hedge apple or Osage orange may look like an orange but it is actually a member of the mulberry family. While many people claim that they are a good natural pest repellent, it is only in concentrated amounts that it is effective. It is generally not eaten by people or wildlife.
Organizations That Help Low Income Families Get Free Furniture?Buying furniture is an expensive undertaking. Families struggling on low incomes often are unable to buy or replace their furniture without some type of assistance. This is a page about organizations that assist low income families get free furniture.
Finding Free FurnitureIf you need to furnish your home or apartment inexpensively, it doesn't get any better than finding free furniture. This is a page about finding free furniture.
Getting Rid of Tiny Biting Black BugsMany types of bugs are small and black, if they are biting bugs they can be annoying and a health hazard. This is a page about getting rid of tiny biting black bugs.
Identifying Little Black Biting Bugs?Identifying biting bugs is the first step in trying to eliminate them from your home or to repel them when outdoors. This is a page about identifying little black biting bugs.
Buy Now, Pay Later WebsitesBuy now, pay later websites offer an alternative to shopping using a credit or debit card. This is a page about buy now, pay later websites.
Finding Glider Chair Replacement CushionsMany glider chairs have fabric upholstered cushions that may need to be replaced long before the chair itself. This is a page about finding glider chair replacement cushions.
Cutting Back Perennials in the FallThis is a page about cutting back perennials in the fall. Deciding whether to cut or not to cut back your perennials in the fall can be perplexing. There are pros and cons to either option.
Shaving the Bone to Fit Dentures?If your dentures to not fit right it can not only be irritating and uncomfortable but painful as well. Getting a proper fit may require shaving the bone to fit your dentures by the dentist.
Making Your Own Washing SodaThis is a page about making your own washing soda. If you can't purchase washing soda and you need some, it is easy to make by heating some baking soda in the oven.
Getting Rid of Invisible Biting BugsWhen you are having trouble identifying what insect is biting you, they can be difficult to get rid of. This is a page about getting rid of invisible biting bugs.
Selling Trees on Your Land for LumberIf you own acres or even a larger residential lot you may have trees that you would like to have removed and be able to sell for the lumber. This is a page about selling trees on your land for lumber.
Tiny Black Bugs in the KitchenThe key to getting rid of tiny black bugs on kitchen floor is first identifying what they are. Check out what has worked for others in this page.
Free Computer Training for Senior Citizens?New technology can sometimes make an older person feel left behind. However, there are opportunities for getting free training to help you keep up with the latest computer hardware and software. This page offers some suggestions for finding free computer training for senior citizens.
Finding a Good Electric BlanketThis is a page about finding a good electric blanket. When buying an electric blanket it is a good idea to do some research so that you choose the best product, within your budget, for your needs.
Blue Cross Blue Shield vs. MedicareThis is a page about getting additional health insurance coverage. If you need medical coverage the choice between Blue Cross Blue Shield and Medicare can be a tough one.
How to Fix Damaged Surfaces of Wood FurnitureWood furniture can get damaged in a number of ways. This is a page about how to fix damaged surfaces of wood furniture.
Identifying Small Black BugsHaving unidentified insects infesting your home can be annoying. It helps to know what kind they are when determining the best way to be rid of them. This is a page about identifying small black bugs.
Selling Mature Pine Trees?If you have large pines trees that need to be removed, it may be possible to sell the timber if you have enough of them or a desirable variety of tree. Selling mature pine trees from your property can help clear some land and make some money.
Slipcovers for Reclining CouchesFinding slipcovers for your reclining couch may be difficult. This is a page about slipcovers for reclining couches.
Restoring a Childhood Blanket?Restoring a beloved childhood blanket is an important project. If you do not want to cut it apart and remake it anew, consider backing it with a piece of fabric and sewing the two pieces together to reinforce the childhood memory item. This is a page about restoring a childhood blanket.
How to Cook a Frozen RoastEven less expensive cuts of meat can come out moist and tender when cooked properly. You can save time by cooking the roast right out of the freezer.
Recipes for Lamb ChopsThis page contains recipes for lamb chops. If you have shied away from trying lamb, you are missing a delicious alternative to beef and other red meats.
ASPCA Pet Vaccination Truck ScheduleIn some places like New York City, the ASPCA has mobile vaccination trucks that service neighborhoods on a set schedule. This page has links and information about the ASPCA's mobile vaccination truck schedules.
Using Online Accelerated Reading TestsAccelerated reading tests allow children to read grade level appropriate books, take tests on content, and receive feedback. This is a page about free online accelerated reading tests.
New Era Medicare Supplemental Insurance...Determining what is the best medicare supplemental insurance for you requires some research. This page contains New Era medicare supplemental insurance reviews.
Repairing a Troy-Bilt Riding Lawn MowerThis is a page about repairing a Troy-Bilt riding lawn mower. Many lawn mower repairs can be done by the homeowner. Diagnosing the problem will help you decide when your mower needs professional help.
Leaning a Ladder Against a Roof...This is a page about leaning a ladder against a roof without crushing gutters. When you need to make repairs or clean gutters, your ladder needs to lean on the house often against the gutters.
Dog Urinating in Other People's Homes?This is a page about a dog urinating in other people's homes. A number of things could be causing a house trained dog to begin urinating in someone else's home. It could be that they are marking their territory because they smell the odor of other dogs. It could also be due to anxiety of being away from the familiarities of home.
Removing White Heat Stains from a Wood TableWhether it's from a pizza box, a coffee cup or some other hot item, heat stains on a wood table can be difficult to remove. This is a page about removing heat stains from a wood table.
Finding Someone to Clear Trees for Free?When needing to remove trees from your property, understanding your legal rights and responsibilities is important. This is a page about finding someone to clear trees.
Finding a Lost RelativeWhether you are trying to locate a relative you have never met or attempting to reconnect with some one you have lost track of, finding a lost relative can be a daunting task. This is a page to finding a lost relative.
Using AAA When Keys Are Locked In the Car?When your keys are locked in the car, AAA will call a locksmith to help you retrieve them. Hopefully there will be no damage to your automatic window. This is a page about using AAA when keys are locked in the car.
Cooking Ground Beef in the MicrowaveThis is a page about cooking ground beef in the microwave. Using your microwave oven is a convenient way to cook ground beef that will be used in a recipe.
Determining the Value of a Grandfather Clock?As with many vintage and antique pieces, the value of a grandfather clock depends on a number of factors, including age, rarity, appearance, mechanical soundness, etc. This page offers some good advice on how to find the value of a grandfather clock, as well as, a detailed list of attributes and demand that will need to be considered in determining its value.
Cleaning Your RefrigeratorThis page is about cleaning your refrigerator. Keeping your refrigerator clean helps reduce germs, and keeps everything smelling fresh.
Preventing Mold on BreadIt isn't any fun to be making a sandwich and discover that your bread is moldy. There are a number of ways to prevent your bread from molding. This is a page about preventing mold on bread.
Locating the Source of a Foul Smell in HouseIt is not always easy to determine where a bad smell is coming from in your home. This page is about locating the source of a foul smell in the house.
Keeping Dogs From Pooping on GrassKeeping the neighbor's dogs from pooping on the grass can be a challenge. This is a page about keeping dogs from pooping on grass.
Refacing Kitchen CabinetsThis is a page about refacing kitchen cabinets. A less expensive way to update your kitchen may be to reface your cabinets rather than replace them.
How Much Does House Cleaning Cost?Whether you are looking for a cleaner or starting your own business, determining the average cleaning rates is a main consideration. This is a page about how much does house cleaning cost.
Removing Anti-Reflective Coating from Glasses?When the reflective coating on your eye glasses is damaged you may need to remove it. This is a page about removing anti-reflective coating from glasses.
Removing Sulfur Smell from a Well Water System?Well water can be the best water you have ever tasted, but sometimes it can have a strong, unpleasant sulfur odor. This is a page about removing sulfur smell from a well water system.
Child Support Payments and Social SecurityWhen a parent who has been required to pay child support also receives Social Security, one or both parents may be confused as to how this works. This is a page about child support payments and social security.
Removing Wax Buildup on Floors?Shiny waxed floors look great, but over time the wax can build up and result in a dull, dingy appearance. This is a page about removing wax buildup on floors.
What is the difference between the American Legion and the VFW?This is a page about what is the difference between the American Legion and the VFW. The ability to join either the American Legion or VFW, is dependent on where and when you served in the military. Additionally, Merchant Marines can join the American Legion but not the VFW. Here is more detailed information about the criteria for joining both.
Finding a Veterinarian That Accepts PaymentsIt is very stressful to have a pet in need of veterinary treatment and not have the cash for the visit. Finding a practice that will accept payments can be difficult. This is a page about finding a veterinarian that accepts payments.
Getting Rid of Fleas in Human HairSometimes in the case of a bad flea infestation, fleas will also get into the hair of the pet's owners. This is a page about getting rid of fleas in human hair.
Buy Now, Pay Later CatalogsLots of buy now pay later websites have catalogs picturing their merchandise, that you can receive in the mail. This is a page about buy now, pay later catalogs.
Keeping Mold from Growing on House Siding?Humid climates and natural disasters can lead to mold growth on the siding of your home. This is a page about keeping mold from growing on house siding.
Disguising a Utility PoleThis is a page about disguising a utility pole. Utility poles on your property can be unsightly. If it is legal you can use tall plantings and other garden options such as a trellis to hide the pole.
Selling Pop TabsThis is a page about selling pop tabs. Aluminum pop tabs may have some monetary value if you find a crafter or recycling center that will buy them.
Bill Me Later, Same as Cash, and Payment Plan SitesSome websites have payment plans for purchasing large ticket items. This is a page about looking for bill me later, same as cash and payment plan sites.
Saving Money on Terra Cotta PotsThis is a page about saving money on terra cotta pots. Terra cotta flower pots are popular for gardening and craft projects. Shopping around can often help get a better price.
11th Birthday Party Ideas for GirlsTween birthday parties can be difficult to plan, they are getting too old for children's parties and are still not ready to move up to teen party activities. This is a page about 11th birthday party ideas for girls.
Identifying a Porcelain DollThis page is about identifying a porcelain doll. Finding out who your doll is, and who is the maker isn't always easy.
Give Coffee to a Christmas CactusThis is a page about giving coffee to a Christmas cactus. Coffee is a trusted secret that many people use to keep their Christmas cactus healthy and blooming each year. Just make sure its plain black coffee.