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Canning Pears?Can you can winter pears?
Cleaning Walls and Hard Surfaces After a Fire?How do I remove the smudge stains after a fire? The fire was in my kitchen. The house is made of cement. The walls are a mess. Please advise.
Bugs Biting Me In My Sleep?I feel something is biting me in my bed, but can't see what it is.
Front Load Washer Fills But Won't Start Wash Cycle?I have a front load Frigidaire washer, model FTF2140Fs1. Water runs into the basin at the start of cycle, then it doesn't do anything. The water does pump out. I cleaned coins out of the pump and also changed the door switch assembly and all this still did not fix the problem.
Removing the Front Cover on an Ice Dispenser?How do you take the refrigerator door cover off, that's around the ice and water dispensers?
Icemaker Not Dumping Ice?My refrigerator recently stopped making ice. I noticed there was a small piece of frozen ice stuck in the mold, so my husband melted it with the hairdryer and we cleaned out the water. This worked for a few days, but then stopped.
Kennel Cough Home Remedies?What can be done for kennel cough?
Is It Better to Strip or Paint Over Wallpaper?We are moving into a farmhouse soon and want to do some redecorating. One room has old wall paper in it. Shall we try to strip it or is it best to just paint over it? Any advice would be appreciated.
Recipe for a Side Dish Using Ingredients on Hand?I want to make something as a side dish with these ingredients for dinner. Potatoes, onions, milk, whipping cream, and cheese. I'd like to include all of them if possible. What can I make?
Use Sugar and Borax for Ants?I'm trying to get rid of these tiny ants around the house. I've tried mixing borax with sugar and water, using the recommendations. However one ant I saw drank it all and other ants just crawled around it.
Replacement Parts for Dermal Tone Facial Exerciser?I have the Derma-tone, it works good. I need a plug in only, in order to keep using my Derma-tone. Can you help me?
Are Grubs Harmful if Eaten by Dogs?Are grubs harmful if eaten by dogs?
Small Light Brown Oval Shaped Bugs on Mattress?I found two dead, small light brown, oval shaped bugs in the crease of my mattress and one alive. There is no sign of any other bugs. What could they be?
Planning a Fall Foliage Trip in the South Central States?I would like to plan a RV trip to Missouri, Kentucky, and Tennessee for fall foliage. When do leaves begin to change in this area? I want to stay in state parks with easy hiking or riding to see foliage. Any ideas on good parks?
Vomit Stain on Carpet?Now that the light has changed for the season, we are really noticing some pet stains in my roommate's room. She has white carpet and unfortunately the cats have the tenancy to throw up on it. Any idea on how to get out old cat vomit stains?
Nylon Flowers?I am interested in having patterns for making the nylon stocking flowers. Does anyone have one?
Buying and Using Microfiber Cloths?I actually have a question about the purple rags. I've read so many stories about how wonderful they are, how they save time, work great, and clean practically anything anytime no matter how dirty it is.
Finding Free or Low Cost Veterinary Care in Southern California?My Newty is 11 years old. She has an undiagnosed lump on top of her rear end. She's on pain medication and antibiotics, because that's all that I can afford. I was told it needs to be removed, but I don't have the money to help her the way I should.
Recipe for Potato Flake Pie Crust?I am trying to locate a pie crust made of potato flakes. It is to be used for a chicken pot pie.
Help With Growing Watermelons?How can I grow sweeter watermelons? My soil is sandy and alkaline.
Can I Use Kitty Litter for My Guinea Pig?Can I use kitty litter for the guinea pig?
Selling or Donating Old Costume Jewelry?I have a great deal of costume jewelry that I no longer use and would like to get rid of. I would prefer to either sell or donate it. Any ideas how I can do this?
Biting Insect Indoors?How can one tell if there are dust mites in the house and on the furniture? We have been having a problem with something that feels like it is crawling all over your skin. I don't even have any red marks on my skin. What in heaven's name is biting on me?
Pruning a Cherry Tree?I have a cherry tree that is about 16 years old (or older) and has never been trimmed. It is about 2 stories high. The cherries are good, but unreachable. What is the best way to prune and what time of year should it be done?Thank you so much for your time.
Late Summer Vegetables
?I want to start an outside vegetable garden and would like to know what I can plant in August and September. Thanks.
Free Pacifier Bib Sewing Pattern?I was wondering if you could help me find a free sewing pattern for a baby pacifier bib. It is a pattern, where the pacifier can be attached to the bib with no restrictions.
Birthday Gift Ideas for Boyfriend Who Plays Music?My boyfriend is turning 19 and I am now 17years old. I want to give him a present, but I have no idea what would be my present. He likes bands, he even plays guitar, drums, and piano. He really loves music.
How Do I Keep My Windshield Wiper Blades from Squeaking?My car wiper has got a squeaking sound produced by the wiper blade rubbing against the windscreen whenever I turn it on. Is there anything to apply on the rubber to reduce the rubbing sound? Thanks.
Craft Ideas Using Broken Mirror Fragments?I have access to lots of broken glass, mirrors mostly, and I need some great ideas! I want to get started on Christmas gifts and I'm thinking about using the broken mirrors, but what can I do? Please help.
Removing Temporary Tattoos?Scrubbing a temporary tattoo can take a long time if you scrub it with soap and water. A quick and easy way to remove one is to use rubbing alcohol applied with a cotton ball.
Will Feeding My Cat Yogurt Help With Yeast Infection in the Ears?I think I remember reading some time back about someone feeding their dog something to keep a yeast infection in the ears from returning. If I remember right it was plain yogurt. I want to know if it could help a cat.
Juicer Recipes?I have just discovered juicing and am trying to collect some recipes. I have a couple of limitations though. For one, I'm diabetic so there are a lot of fruits that I can't eat, like oranges for one. Does anyone have any good recipes that I can try?
Removing Mold Odor from Cardboard Storage Boxes?I retrieved many of our wedding items from a storage box in the basement today. Everything smells of old mold yet doesn't look moldy. I can wash the items to eliminate the odor, but how do I get the stench out of the original boxes in which many things were stored?
Discouraging Cats from Scratching the Carpet?My cats have scratching post that they use all the time. But, in the morning when I wake up I find they have torn at the carpet. I live in an apartment. It had new carpet put in before I moved in. Usually they don't replace the padding too, in rentals.
Buying Replacement Cleaning Pads for Shark Floor Steamer?Where online may I purchase cleaning pads for my Shark floor steamer? The machine came with one each rectangular and triangular.
LG In-Door Ice and Water Dispensers Don't Work?My LG LFX23961SB (three-door bottom freezer) refrigerator's ice maker suddenly decided to stop working. At first it would make ice, but not dispense it and the water dispenser wouldn't work at random intervals of time.