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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.
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.
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.
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.
Ice Cream Bucket Frog Totem
My son's junior kindergarten class put on a play this winter, based on the story of the Rainbow Crow. Each child was one of the forest animals in the story and they each made a totem piece of their animal. My son was the frog and this is the frog totem that we made:
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!
Making a Tootsie Pop Butterfly Valentine
Tootsie Pops are very versatile when it comes to making a cute seasonal treat. This is a guide about making a Tootsie Pop butterfly Valentine.
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.
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.
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.
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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St. Patrick's Day
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'.
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.
No-Sew Pot O' Gold Wind Catcher
This easy to make decoration is great for both indoors and outdoors.
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.
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!
Rainbow in a Bag
Give someone special a rainbow in a bag. This is a quick and inexpensive treat that makes a perfect gift!
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lucy (Mini Dachshund)
I got Lucy 4 yrs. ago when my other baby died suddenly one morning. At first I had a hard time warming up to her. But then our other male dog, that Lucy grew to love, had to be put down due to a devastating seizure. When he was put down it was only Lucy and I. She needed me and I needed her.
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.
These are perfect for Valentine's Day, and a healthier treat than most. Children and adults will both enjoy!
I love creating new ways to make quiche. This one came out exceptionally well! You can make it as spicy as you want.
Garlic Breadsticks from Leftover Bread
The best thing with bread is that when you aren't able to consume all of it you can just transform or upgrade it in any way you want. I have plenty of leftovers from the New Year's eve. I didn't want them to get wasted so here's what I did.
Week 3: Potato Leek Soup
Potato and leek soup is popular in many European countries, especially during the winter. This creamy soup can be topped with chives, sour cream, or even bacon. Our recipe uses a crockpot but you could certainly make it in a pressure cooker or even on the stove.
Identifying a Houseplant
My family can't figure out what this plant my grandparent's have had for years is. Any ideas?
Copycat Recipe for McCormick's Country Chicken Seasoning
Does anyone have a homemade recipe for the now discontinued McCormick country chicken recipe?
Value of a Vintage Victorian Mirror
I know it was sold in auction previously. It has J.L.F &CPT. Co. stamped on back as well as writing with number 241. I am trying to sell it, but don't know what a fair asking price would be.
Fixed Female Cat Marks Clothing
I'm wondering how other people have addressed their cat peeing on their clothes. My cat was a rescue and is very attached to me. She started marking on my clothes, clean or dirty, it doesn't matter. And even marked on my bed, anywhere she smells me. My husband's clothes are not affected.
Mould Spores on New Sofa Spread to Other Furniture
My new sofa was delivered with white/black mould spores on all pieces. It is suede and has been in my home for 5 months until it was finally picked up and taken back. I have noticed a smell and white marks on the furniture in my living room. I took the blinds and curtains down and cleaned everywhere.
Rescue Pit Bull Peeing Inside
We just adopted a 3 and 1/2 year old Pit Bull from a shelter. He was abused, but he's very sweet. My problem is he was an outside dog and now he keeps peeing in the house with many potty breaks. He never poops, just pee. How to I get him to stop?
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Clearing a Toilet Clogged with Cat Litter
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Electric Smoke Detector Won't Stop Beeping
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Troubleshooting Truck Heater Problems
Keeping Your Windshield Free of Snow and Ice
Finding Roof Repair Assistance for Seniors
Garage Door Remote Opener Not Working
Cleaning Pet Urine Odor From Hardwood Floors
Cleaning a Fiberglass Tub
Removing Cigarette Smoke Odors From a...
Removing Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Odors From Clothing
Windshield Washers Not Spraying
Selling Trees on Your Land for Lumber
Tiny Black Bugs Making Head Itch
Finding Plumbing Repair Assistance for...
Repairing a Garbage Disposal (Disposer)
Cleaning Urine Stains from a Mattresses
Is Borax Safe To Use Around Children?
10th Birthday Party Ideas
Removing Soot from Walls and Ceiling
Making a Door Draft Stopper
Cleaning With Hydrogen Peroxide
12th Birthday Party Ideas for Girls
Removing Rust Stains from a Bathtub
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Preventing a Dog From Peeing on Carpet and Rugs
Recycling Old Trophies
Roof Repair for Low Income Homeowners
How to Remove Salt Stains From Suede Boots
Removing White Heat Stains from a Wood Table
How to Remove Ink from Leather
Finding Free Laptops for Students
Ice Maker Not Dispensing Ice
Removing Urine Odors from a Couch
Refrigerator's Ice Maker Not Making Ice
Ford Ranger Heater Not Working
Solutions for Keys Locked in Car
Removing Pet Urine Stains from Hardwood Floors
Finding Free Furniture
Blue Cross Blue Shield vs. Medicare
Finding a Veterinarian That Accepts Payments
Cleaning Gasoline from Car Carpet
Restoring the Shine on a Formica Countertop
Repairing a Microwave That Won't Heat
Preventing Mold on Bread
Clearing a Clogged Kitchen Sink Drain
Homemade Cat Repellents
Finding Replacement Cords and Controls for an...
Removing Labels from Glass Jars
Removing Soap Scum from a Plastic Tub
Removing Dye Transfers from Clothing
Repairing a Crack in a Plastic Tub or Shower
Removing Smoke Odor After a House Fire
Cleaning Grease from Kitchen Cabinets
Remedies for Worms in Cats
Cleaning Hardwood Floors
Cleaning a Smooth Top Stove
Repairing a Zipper That Separates
Troubleshooting Electrical Circuit Problems
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