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December 22, 2009
Saving Money on Lunch Box Food Items
The grocery store only sells individual chocolate milk and I didn't like the sugar content. So I take a small, empty water bottle and fill it with white milk. I put it in their lunch box with an ice pack. It saves them time at lunch and saves us money, too!
Homemade Solution for Rough Skin
I have tried so many hand moisturizing treatments. I think I have read and tried a lot of the suggestions on this site, too.
What Breed is My Dog?
My dog is a Pit Bull mix, but what breed is the mix?
Making a Wall Hanging from Plastic Cake Keeper
Does anyone have any idea of how to make a recycled craft using a plastic cake keeper? I am thinking of trying to make a decorative wall hanging or so on?
Gag Gift for Newly Wed Husband: "Owner's Manual" for Wife
My newlywed son is dreaming of receiving an "owners manual" for his wife. I think that would be a great "gag" gift. I'm having trouble putting it together. Any ideas from you creative people?
Trouble Shooting Faulty Older Wiring
I live where there is old wiring. I have low voltage in the outlets. And I think some times, none. Up until the owners upstairs started their remodel job a month ago, everything was fine.
Kenmore Ice Maker Leaks Water into Ice Bucket
I have a Kenmore refrigerator model # 106.52572202. The ice maker is making ice and then appears to leak water into the ice bucket and freeze over. Is the heater not operating correctly and leaving cubes and then causing water to leak into bucket? How do I fix it?
Removing Candle Wax from TV
I had a candle sitting on my TV and got brown candle wax on the TV. Can someone advise me on what to use to get it off.
Introducing a New Younger Gerbil
I have two gerbils, one is a year old and the other I'm estimating, is 4 weeks old. How can I get them to like each other? I have been putting them in a box and making a wall with small hole in it, but it won't do any good. Any answers?
Bread Dough Fell in Refrigerator
Why would my thawed bread dough seem to rise, then a few days later, fall flat, in my refrigerator?
Kenmore Refrigerator Fan Keeps Coming On
I have a Kenmore side by side refrigerator, model # 106.5022102. It was purchased February 2004. The fan motor kicks on every 20 minutes for 2-3 minutes. The condenser coils are clean and the door seals are good.
ThriftyFun Link as Free Christmas Present
I'm sending this website's URL as a Christmas present to all my friends who send me e-mail.
Free Calendars on the Internet
Don't forget the wealth of free for the asking calendars out there. Do a quick search for "free 2010 calenders snail mail".
Substitute Wall Christmas Tree
One year I was unable to go to the Christmas Tree Farm with my children due to a broken foot. So I took long lengths of green garland and used it to zig zag a Christmas tree shape on the wall above a small bookcase.
Wear Layers of Clothes in the Winter
Hello from Canada! Living under the poverty line makes life difficult for me to say the least, but I have many tricks to help me survive. One of those tricks is basic in winter.
Happy Gift Packages for Christmas
I am going to put together some activities for the kids this year. I want it to be special. A gift they will have a permanent record of and a little memory photo album with it and also a one use camera to record it.
Use Cone Shaped Thread Spools for Tabletop Christmas Tree
For those of us who sew and buy the large cone shaped spools of black and white thread, keep the empty spools. They make great tabletop Christmas trees for the holiday season.
Gourmet "To Go" Coffee at Home
Here is a great tip for anyone who loves mocha flavored coffee at home for a fraction that you will pay at Starbucks.
Effusion Lamp Keeps Burning Out
Why does the fragrance evaporate and then the lamp goes out on my effusion lamp?
Chop and Store Whole Bag of Nuts
I use a lot of nuts for baking. I discovered if I chopped the whole bag of nuts at once and store in a clean coffee container, it saves a lot of time when baking.
Tips For Vanilla Extract
When you open a bottle of vanilla, do not peel away the paper or plastic cover on the bottle after you remove the lid. Instead, poke a few holes or a small slit in it. You can measure more accurately and if the bottle turns over it will not spill out or leak in the cabinet.
Staple Pieces Together Before Cutting Multiple Sets
When cutting several of the same shape, staple several layers of the paper needed or fabric needed and cut several at one time. If you are cutting paper put your staples outside your pattern lines on three sides.
Insulating Fabric Food Basket
Cut 2 large circles and stitch on the right side of the fabric a pot size circle in the center leaving space to fill with the polystyrene and pin, then stitch.
Rocky Road Fudge
Yummo! Line an 8x8 baking dish with foil. Stir chocolate and milk in a saucepan over medium heat until completely melted. Stir in nuts, marshmallows and vanilla. Pour in to bottom of baking dish.
Teaching Kids About Holiday Giving
Here are some ways to move away from the materialistic side of things, and keep your children focused on family by teaching them about the true spirit of giving.
Use Miniature Decorations for Packages
I love to go to the dollar tree and browse the miniature decoration aisle during the holidays. These make fun and festive decorations to hang on gifts. A nice and inexpensive way to personalize a gift, I think.
Wedding Reception Venue Advice
Is a wedding reception at the church dining hall tacky?
1997 Dodge Dakota AC Heater Blower Not Working
I have a 1997 Dodge Dakota extended cab, 5 speed. The heater and air conditioning unit isn't blowing cool or warm air into the cab. It doesn't seem like the blower is working. Any advice on fixing it would be appreciated.
Cleaning Toilet Rim Flush Holes
How do I clean out lime build up in the flush holes under the lip in the toilet bowl? When you flush the toilet these holes clean off the sides of the bowl, but only the center hole is working fine. I figure these holes are plugged up with lime build-up.
Removing Ink Jet Printer Ink from a Leather Football
How do I get an imprint from a Laser Ink Jet copy off of my autographed leather football? It is on white leather. The printed copy was laying against the football in a bag for about 3 months.
Am I Overloading a Circuit?
I have a 15 amp breaker that started to trip. There is no pattern. It may trip after an hour or may trip after 1/2 hour, but it does not trip as soon as I reset it.
When is Pine Tree Sap Down?
When does the sap in pine trees go up or down? I live in South Carolina and was wondering what time of the year the sap is up and when it is down?
Quick and easy appetizer. Open face the garlic bread. Top with oregano, slices of tomato, and slices of mozzarella cheese. Place under broiler until browned on top.
Christmas "Tea Party" with Donut Hole Tree
At a recent family party, I treated the children with a "tea party" with hot chocolate and donut holes.
Maggie is 6 years old. She is a chihuahua. I got my dog in February of 2004, she was barely 4 weeks old and my mom and I had to feed her by hand for 3 weeks or so before she could eat hard food.
Star Stickers to Etch Glassware and Other...
Make your guests a real star by marking their glass with this easy removable star. A free stencil for etching your holiday glasses.
Christmas Light Lanterns for Outdoor Wedding
How can you make lighted lanterns with white Christmas lights to hang in trees for an outdoor wedding?
Inexpensive Effusion Lamp Oil Online
I have an effusion lamp and the fragrance oil is so expensive. Could someone tell me where to buy cheap, but good fragrance oil online. I understand I'll need to mix approximately 1 oz. of oil to 16 oz. of 91% Isopropyl alcohol. Is this correct?
1999 Ford Ranger Heater Not Working
The heater is not working in my 1999 Ford Ranger. The heater core is getting hot and air is coming through the vents. I can't locate the transfer door between the heater core and the evaporator core. Where is the actuator? Is it vacuum or electric?
Removing Clay from a Finished Wooden Table
Does anyone know how to remove clay from a finished wooden table without ruining the finish?
Tiny Gourd Santas
It pays to think outside the box when craft items go on clearance. I just happened to be in the craft store when they announced that all fall items were 90% off. I started digging around and found bags of small, real gourds which cost just 99 cents!
Prudence (Maltese Mix)
Prudence, Pru, Pruddie, Sister Wister, Baby Girl, Prudder Rueders, we have all kinds of little love names for her. Pru is about 6 years old. She's a Maltese mix.
Holiday Kahlua Cake
Semi-homemade chocolaty delight. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Get out your double boiler, or make a substitute one with a pot and heat safe bowl. Place brown sugar and cocoa powder in the double boiler.
Fried breaded, spiced chicken is delicious with many different side dishes.
Cow Hair Organizer
Sometimes you don't have to start from scratch just to repurpose an item. I rescued this paper towel holder from certain demise. A little scrubbing and varathane and I was set to add hair items and wrap up for Christmas.
Place steak in roasting pan or Dutch oven. Slice onions over meat; season to taste. Pour soup over all; cover and bake at 250-300 degrees F. for 1 hour.
Cook onions and pepper in small amount of water until soft. Add rest of ingredients. Simmer for 30 minutes.
Rust Stains in a White Sink
We had to use a flexibly snake to clear a block with a party coming up. The rotation of the snake left a 6x3 foot coat of rust are at the entrance to the trap. Soaking in heavy Clorox solution overnight, no effect
This fireplace is made of cardboard, paint, and hot glue. That's it! It may not actually make you warm on the outside, but it does on the inside.
Mix first 4 ingredients together and pour into graham cracker crust.
Use Costume Jewelry to Decorate for Christmas
Just raid your jewelry box for decorations for a tiny tree and string necklaces and bracelets to ornament it.
Christmas Shortbread Cookies
Colorful plump little Christmas cookies. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Beat butter until fluffy. Beat in cornstarch and sugar and then blend in flour.
Easy felt and button mittens are a cinch to make while watching TV at night!
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