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Quanah (Chihuahua/Jack Russell)Quanah is an almost 5 year old Chihuahua and Jack Russell mix. My boy was given to me by a customer at the home improvement store that I worked at. I was walking down an aisle, and a lady had 2 puppies in her shopping cart.
Garden: Mock OrangeThis Mock Orange is right outside our front door. I just love this Mock Orange when it is blooming. It has over a hundred blooms on it, and smells so good. As you can see by the picture of my car, the bush is huge.
Free Clay Paper PulpAs I picked a cup carrier to toss it out, an urge to toss it in warm water over came me. Honestly. I made a very sweet Gothic cross from the soggy cup carrier and the center I spared from the water.
Garden: Secret FriendsIt was a beautiful sunny, spring day and our 4 year old granddaughter was visiting us, when she saw butterflies outside in our garden. I said, "Did you know that fairies and butterflies are secret friends?"
Treating Plants With Powdery MildewA good solution to get rid of this powdery mildew is to make a solution of dry powered milk and spray your plants. This is a tip I learned at a Master Gardener class. It works!
Star-Spangled PinwheelsWhatever way you plan to celebrate the fourth of July, it's a really nice idea to make your own decorations to help your event go with a swing. With just some paints, paper, and a bit of imagination you can create some stunning star-spangled pinwheels.
Thawing Frozen BreadIf you take advantage of surplus bread stores and freeze bread, it's a very economical way to have good bread anytime you want it. This tip has more to do with thawing bread.
Garden: GladiolusThis is a picture of some beautiful gladiolus from my mom and dad's backyard.
Using Borax to Get Rid of Fleas in Carpeting?We are about to start a job remodeling a house for a man that has carpeting thru out his house and it is infested with fleas. I read on this site that borax and diatomaceous earth will get rid of them. What is borax?
Murray Riding Mower Dies When Put in Gear?I have a Murray riding mower model 405000X8. It starts fine and idles fine. Put it in gear and it dies. It also dies when I engage the blade. It will not go forward or backward without shutting down. Thanks for your help.
Top Job Household Cleaner?I have been trying to find this cleaner since living in Birmingham, Alabama. I had found it at Dollar General stores and now they no longer sell this cleaner. It was my favorite for years.
Crocheted Dove Tree Ornament Pattern?I need a pattern for a crocheted dove and would like one that is all flat with wings attached on each side after they are done and then it is starched to hang on a tree. Or one that is stuffed, but not too big as it will be a tree ornament.
Removing Candle Wax from Carpet?How do you get candle wax out of carpet?
Craftsman Mower Won't Prime But Runs Otherwise?I have a Craftsman 6.5 hp. This model has a fuel line from gas tank to carb. The carburetor has a bowl on it. Primer bulb worked fine before I took the carb off to clean it. The motor would sputter, lose power, and then die.
Garnishing SSD Benefits for Back Child Support?Do I need to hire a lawyer or does the D.A. file for a garnishment of my ex-husband's SSD benefits for back child support in Tennessee?
What Can I Make With These Ingredients?What can I make with frozen cheese ravioli, frozen chicken breast, and a jar of Alfredo sauce?
Removing Ink Stains from Dryer Drum?How do you remove ink from a dryer?
Above Ground Pool Has Very Cloudy Water?We have a 24 foot above ground pool. We have put lots of chemicals in it, but is still very cloudy and milky. All testing is showing up fine. What can we do?
Tiny Red Flying Bugs?I just started noticing these flying little red bugs around my house. There are not a lot, I only see like 1-2 at a time and at night. They fly, but are catch-able. They are oval/rounded shape, about 1-2 mm in size, and almost reddish brown to black in color.
Homemade Dishwasher Detergent?How do I make homemade dishwasher soap?
Removing Paint from Jeans?I wore my favorite jeans when helping my girlfriend paint her front room bright yellow. I got paint all down my pant legs. How do I get it out? Please help.
26 HP Craftsman Riding Mower Quit Running?I have a GT 5000 26 horse Briggs, Craftsman rider. It has new fuel, a good spark, and has fuel pumping to the carb. I was mowing this morning and it just quit. I am cleaning the carb out now and will reassemble.
Ridding Lawn of Dandelions Without Killing the Clover?How can I manage the clover in my lawn (I want more clover) and get rid of dandelions? I like the clover, but I don't like the dandelions.
Ideas for 4th Birthday Party?My daughter is having a party and her friends do not like what she likes. Please give us some ideas to liven up her day. Thank you.