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Flip Bacon with ChopsticksWhen cooking bacon, use wooden chopsticks to flip the strips over. This makes it easy to flip one slice at a time for even cooking. Use the chopsticks to mash down any strips that are wavy, and your bacon will be picture perfect.
Wildlife: Seagulls (Florida)While at the beach my hubby decided to put a french fry on his hat to lure the seagulls in. Well, eventually the hat went with the french fry! He did get the hat back. LOL!
Adopt A Pet Using CraigslistThere are so many people who can no longer keep their cherished pets, for one reason or another, but want to know they truly did find them a good home, rather than taking them to a shelter and always wondering if they even made it to a new home at all!
Problems House Training a One Year Old Dog?How do I house train my Poodle? He is almost 1 year old and still not house trained! I'm frustrated with him.
Repairing a Food Saver Model 8000?Can the bottom of a Food Saver model 8000 be opened to re-insert the vacuum hose?
Remedy for Stubborn Underarm Odor?I've tried everything for my underarm odor, to no avail. Does anyone have any suggestions? I've tried baking soda, lime, and lemon juice. This problem is very embarrassing and its starting to make me feel depressed!
Unclogging a Garbage Disposal?My garbage disposal is clogged after putting down a handful of frozen turkey. It spins, but will not drain. Where is the clog and how do I unstop it?
Is There an Easy Way to Stipple Quilt?Does anyone do stipple quilting? If anyone has an easy way to do it I would love to hear from you. Thanks.
Best DSL Service?What is the best DSL and do I need to go through AT&T?
Getting Great Stuff Foaming Sealant Out of Clothes?How do I get "Great Stuff" out of my brand new "Silver" jeans?
Craft Ideas for Plastic Coffee Containers?I have several of the red plastic coffee containers from Folger's coffee. Does anyone have a good idea for use of these for crafts, etc.?
Batteries Leaked and Bleached Silestone Counter Top?I have Silestone countertops in Brazilian brown. Two flashlight batteries were on the counter and leaked causing two lighter spots. Is there anything I can do to darken these spots so I don't have to replace a huge piece of Silestone and then replace tile backsplash.
Drawstring Square Tissue Box Cover?I would like directions/pattern for sewing a square tissue box cover that has a square bottom, one piece of material, and a draw ribbon near the top. It could also be used as a gift bag.
Natural Fly Repellent for Use on Pets
?I have a problem with flies eating my dogs' ears (I have three dogs). However, I do not like the product they sell here as a repellent as it seems to have petrol inside. Is it possible to get a natural repellent with its composition. Thank you for any response I may get.
How Do Parents Find Personal Time?Having children can be tiring and take up a lot of your time. It leaves you with little time to care for yourself mentally, emotionally, and physically sometimes. As parents, what do you do for yourself to help yourself avoid "parent burnout" and take care of yourself?
Is It Safe to Use a Pitted Glass Cooktop?My year old glass cooktop is slightly pitted from sugar. How do I know if it has to be replaced? Are the burners safe to use? It's on one of the dual burners and not deep.
Homemade Food for a Dog with Pancreas Problems?I am looking for a homemade recipe for a dog that has pancreas problems. My dog is 15 years old and the food that the veterinarian gave me is not working for my dog. She is still sick some times. I would like to try a homemade recipe to see if I could make her feel better.
Puppy Has White Flaky Patches on Skin?I have a 10 1/2 week old yellow Lab puppy and I have been noticing white flaky things on her coat. When I push back the hair sometimes there is a large patch of the stuff and it flakes off when I rub it. I think it is dandruff, but I want to be sure it isn't serious.
Ideas for Postcard Advertising Gift Certificates?I need to make a postcard for clients for the holidays. I am a personal trainer, so I want to have an exercise related card and let them know about my gift certificates!
Long John Silver's Southwest Shrimp and Rice Wrap?Does anyone know how to make the southwest shrimp/rice wrap that Long John Silver's used to make years ago?
Reviews of Home Photo Studio Kit from eBay?Did anyone ever buy a home photo studio kit from eBay with umbrellas, softboxes, and backdrops? I'm thinking of buying one for kids and family portraits, but am not sure if they are any good for that. Are they professional?
Clothing Dye Stained Washer Drum?I used RIT dye to dye a shirt black and now my washing machine is stained black. How do you I get it out? Please help, my washing machine is only a year old.
Redyeing Hair Red?I just dyed my hair today with a red and highlights with it (from a box by Loreal). It didn't come out as red as I would have liked. Since I have dark brown hair in the first place, do I need to bleach it then dye it red?
Repairing Cracked Fiberglass?What can I use to fix a crack in a fiberglass shower stall?
Best Cookies to Ship to a Soldier in Afghanistan?Our Army son is in Afghanistan and wants me to send him homemade cookies. What are the best kind to send over there?
Finding Free Furniture in Australia?Where can I find frfe Furniture?
Removing Dye Transfer from Cotton Synthetic Blend Tank Top?I have a white tank top made pf cotton, rayon, and spandex that got washed with blue shorts that bled onto the tank top. I am afraid to use the hot water fixes from Rit or Carbona? I have used: pre-treats, hairspray, Oxiclean, and hydrogen peroxide.
Pecan Sandies Recipes?I would like a recipe for Pecan Sandies. Can anyone help?
Caring for a Norfolk Pine?I have a Norfolk pine that is now 10 years old and about 10 feet tall. It is a beautiful tree and one that I would hate to lose. It is dropping the needles that appear to be healthy, green, and lush, mainly on the lower limbs.
What Can I Put on My Shoes to Prevent Slipping on Ice?Can anyone recommend something like ice grippers which you put on the soles of your shoes in icy weather to stop you slipping and falling over on the ice?
Making a Child's Angel Costume?I am needing ideas to make an angel costume for a child's play. Thank you.
Paying a Friend to Hang Curtain Rods?How much should you offer to pay a friend to hang seven curtain rods?
Eco Friendly Paint Removal Products?I am needing a "green" idea to remove the paint from old glass ornaments.
Storing or Canning Homemade Hot Sauce?I recently made a hot sauce using lime juice (no vinegar) as the acid base. It also has cooked and pureed carrot, onion, garlic, and harbanero peppers, plus spices.
Can I Double the Fabric When Making a Fleece Scarf?When making a fleece scarf, do you or can you double the fabric?
Craft Uses for 25 Count CD/DVD Containers?Anyone have a suggestion for re-using the small containers that CDs/DVDs come in? I have so many of these; they held 25 discs and sometimes are referred to as small cake stack cases. The top is translucent and the locking bottoms are black. It seems a shame to throw them out.
Washer Turning Off and Displaying F 05 Error Code?My washer keeps turning off and reading F 05. What's the issue?
Frosted Sandwiched Pretzel Rounds?A few months ago I had some mini pretzel rounds that were sandwiched together with what appeared to be caramel and then covered in icing with sprinkles. They were absolutely delicious. It was a catered event so I couldn't get the recipe.
Long Term Health Effects on a Puppy That Survives Parvo?I just learned my little puppy, "Cookie" has parvo. She has been at the vet's for 48 hours. What I want to know is once a dog is diagnosed with parvo, is it a cruelty not putting her down or can she live a pain free and happy life?