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Salt to Clean Up Raw EggIf you drop a raw egg on the floor, simply cover it with salt. Let it stand for a few minutes and it will solidify, making it easy to clean up.
Scenery: Farm Equipment in Old Barn...I love this old tractor sitting in the barn on my mother's property in Leavenworth, WA. I took the same shot in both color and black and white. I much prefer the black and white one.
Naples Beach (Florida)This was taken on our vacation to Naples, Florida. The beach was gorgeous and my two boys took off running. They look so cute together with their feet up, and those birds flying around.
Scenery: Travel from Sea to Shining Sea!As some of you know, I recently drove across country. I left Chicago on March 27th and headed for Falls Church, VA. I stayed a few days with some friends, and then left for Oregon. My trip was adventurous to say the least.
Frozen Water Bottle For Cooling FoodsWhen cooking food that calls for it to be immediately cooled with ice, I used a bottle of frozen water that I usually keep in my freezer to take along for a cold drink all day.
Store Coupons with CashI am the world's worst, I think, for remembering to use my coupons when I shop! I have tried lots of different things, but nothing helped. I finally came up with a way to remember!
Candle LampsThese simple and cute candle lamps are a snap to make and fun to give.
My Frugal Life: Letter to My DaughterThis is a letter to my daughter who has been out of work for 2 years.
Preventing Rust RingsTo keep the unsightly 'rust rings' off your bath tub, put some clear nail polish on the bottom of your shaving cream container.
Petroleum Jelly to Remove TarSometimes you can get tar from walking on the beach here in California - either on your shoes or on your bare feet! I had just read that applying petroleum jelly to grease would help get it off, so I used it on the white soles of my boat shoes. Voila! The tar was removed.
Give Up Designer CoffeeIf you are spending $3 for a cup of cappuccino every morning, this adds up to $21 a week or $1092.00 a year.
Refreshing Suede ShoesSpruce up your "buck"/suede Timberland boots you've been stomping around in this past winter by cleaning them with hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and a stiff brush.
Homemade Plant Cleaner/Shiner?Is there a recipe for a homemade live plant cleaning and shining solution?
Why Didn't My Hard Boiled Eggs Peel Easily?We just made a big batch of deviled eggs from my leftover Easter eggs. When we were peeling them, a few of the eggs had the white stuck to the shell so badly that they cracked in big pieces right to the yolk. Other eggs were fine.
Old House Problems: How to Keep Windows from Sticking?We have a very old cottage house, and it has the windows that are so old, they stick so badly. What are some thoughts or ideas from any of you that have dealt with this problem?
How Do I Clean Stains Off Microfiber Furniture?How can I clean microfiber furniture? Most of the stain is skin oil, but there are other spills that I don't know what they are. I don't want to ruin the fabric.
How Much Homemade Lawn Fertilizer To Use in Hose-end Sprayer?I have a recipe for lawn fertilizer made with beer, ammonia, dish soap, etc. You're supposed to mix it with water in a 5 gallon bucket. But I want to use one of those containers that you attach to your hose, (one which previously had a fertilizer mix in it).
Repairing A Scratch On Sunglasses?I bought an expensive pair of sunglasses a couple of years ago. I have been very careful with them, but I managed to drop them and scratch one lens badly. It is right in the center. The glasses have metal frames and plastic lenses. Does anyone have any advice?
Training an Unruly Kitten?We have a kitten that is about 4 months old. He is extremely hyper as well as destructive, not to mention he was encouraged to bite (by his previous owner). We would like to transition him from all of this negative behavior to a more positive way. Any suggestions?
How Do I Clean Grease Stains Out of Dried Fabric?What is the best way to clean grease stains out of fabric? And if you have washed and dried it already are you doomed to never get the stain out?
Pruning a Variegated Sedge?I have numerous variegated sedges planted in my yard. Our lawn maintenance service pruned them almost to the ground in the Fall. I know it is still a little early in year, but they don't seem to be coming back. Did he kill them?
What Breed is My Dog?What breed do you think my dog is? We have been told, Pit or Dingo mix, among other things. She weights about 38 pounds and is medium in size. She is very bright and has been know to open doors and let herself out of the house on occasion. Thanks in advance.
What Do I Wear to a Cocktail Party?How do I dress up for a cocktail party?
Free Downloads of Space Rockets and Martians?Is anyone aware of a source of free downloads of space rockets, Martians, etc.?