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Garden: Vegetables (Boyd, TX)I was out looking to harvest my fresh veggies. These are a few pictures before the harvest.
Score Cards with Ballpoint PenMany of us make our own cards. When it comes to using commercial scoring tools, you end up having a lot of money tied up in such a creative hobby.
Garden: IrisThis is an iris that lives in my Mom's garden. They surprise me every year with how beautiful they can be. Sadly they only last a couple weeks in spring, so I only have a limited amount of time to get all my iris pictures for the year.
A Fisherman's Dream (Western NY)I spent the first 18 summers of my life on a small, spring-fed bass/muskie/black bass lake in Western NY. When I need to relax, this is one of the pictures I bring to my mind.
Irish Spring Soap to Deter PestsIf you have trouble with wild cats, minks, or squirrels (or such pests) in your garden or flowerbeds then try grating up a bar of Irish Spring soap and sprinkle it sparingly throughout your garden and flowerbeds to keep them out.
Decorated Popsicle Stick FrameThis was a craft project that I did with my 3 year old (the first two parts, anyway). The first part was blowing tempera paint bubbles onto paper with a straw. Then we made the Popsicle stick frame and decorated it. Finally, we used tempera paint to stain the unfinished shadow box.
Scenery: On Top of Old Smokey (Gatlinburg, TN)This picture was taken last October on Clingman's Dome. You can see the mountain tops peeking through the clouds. We had to climb a trail for about 30 minutes to get to the look-out tower, but it was well worth the climb.
Wildlife: Red Squirrel (Aviemore, Scotland)Right place - right time - right equipment, and a super shot if I say so myself! I saw this little chap darting round the tree in a wild woodland near Aviemore in Scotland.
Collect Rain Water For GardenIt never seems to rain enough when I need water for my vegetable garden, so I had rain diverters put on the roof above two doorways and big plastic trash cans below.
Recycling and Disposing of Electronic Waste?How do I get rid of electronic goods that are out of order or broken; e,g, keyboard, motherboard of computer, headphones, mobiles, etc? Since they are not biodegradable, I do not want to dispose of as normal waste.
Softening Hard Honey in the Jar?I have had my jar of honey for quite some time. Is there a way to soften honey to get it out of a jar?
Removing Cat Vomit on Laminate Flooring?What can I use to clean cat vomit off laminate flooring without streaking or smearing?
Home Remedy for Hooded Puffy Eyes?Please help me. I am a 64 yr. old woman with hooded eyelids. It runs in the family. Does anyone know of a home remedy or product that can help me? They are more severe in allergy season.
Comparing LCD, LED, and Plasma TVs?What is the difference between LCD, LED, and Plasma TVs?
Zucchini Plants Falling Over?My zucchini plants were growing tall and bushy, now they are falling over. What is the problem? I try to put them back in place with more dirt, but they keep falling over, help.
Infant and Toddler Remedies for Colds and Coughs?What kind of syrup for cold and cough is good for babies 1 to 3 years old?
House Plant Leaves Continuing to Turn...I have a few house plants that seemed to look healthy except for brown tips on a few leaves. I made the mistake of cutting the brown tips off and then that turned brown and made it look worse. Is there a way to remove this without removing the whole leaf?
Cleaning the Spray Nozzles on a Swiffer?I have a Swiffer that is about 6 months old, but one sprayer does not work. Nothing comes out of the spray hole. What can be done?
Removing Rust Stains on White Coat?How can I remove rust marks on my nearly new white Anorak winter coat? Please help.
Keeping Deer Out of the Garden?How do you keep deer out of your garden? Thanks.
Getting Rid of Coating on Teeth From Chewing Gum?I am 69 and have chewed gum "all my life", without and with dentures. For almost a year now, when I chew gum, I get a coating on my dentures. Does anyone else have this problem and what do you do about it? I need to chew the gum to help get rid of dry mouth.
Cleaning Plastic Outdoor Chairs?I have plastic outdoor chairs that get quite dirty after setting out all the time, especially through the winter months. I have tried all kinds of cleaners, but nothing I have used cuts the dirt.
Keeping Orioles Away from Hummingbird Feeder?I have both hummingbirds (around 3) and Orioles hanging around my house this year. Yipee! I only had one hummer all last year. Unfortunately the Orioles are feeding out of the hummingbird feeders even though I have put out a big Oriole feeder for them.
Iron Leaks Black Liquid Onto Clothes?For years now I have had problems with irons intermittently spitting out some kind of black liquid onto shirts while I am ironing. It happens when I am either steam ironing or not.
Looking for Vegetarian Bean Soup Recipes?I would like recipes for soups without meat, but with beans: black, red, white, on and on. It can be done in a crockpot or hand blended.Thanks.
Removing Mildew Smell in Leather Furniture?I have had a pretty expensive leather couch and loveseat in storage for 10 years. I just got them out and they look fine, but smell horrible from mildew. I cleaned them with a leather cleaner, but the mildew smell won't go away.
Recipes for When It's Hard to Chew?I recently had a root canal and on the opposite side of my mouth a wisdom tooth extraction. It is hard to chew or even open my mouth and I cannot use a straw (this is to avoid dry pockets).
Accidentally Used Herbicide Instead of Fertilizer on Lawn?I accidentally used herbicide instead of fertilizer, my grass is beginning to yellow. Is there any way to reverse the effects?
Recycling Used Tea Bags and Loose Tea?Does anyone have any ideas what to do with used tea bags or grounds? There must be some way to recycle them.
How Can I Knit Wolf Ears for a Hat?I'm knitting a hat for my brother-in-law, and I need to know how to knit wolf ears. I already knitted the hat, I just need how to knit thick ears, after that I plan on sewing the ears onto the hat. I need very simple directions!
Treating Black Spot on Roses?What can be done about roses that have extreme black leaf?
Cover Design for a Wall Mounted Cuckoo Clock?My cuckoo clock gets dusty and moist, as it is hanging open on the wall. Also the dust goes inside the mechanism. Can anybody suggest a simple design so that it gets protection from dust and its appearance is not affected
Keeping Wood Borers Out of Furniture?How do I keep wood borers away from a wardrobe?