August 20, 2011

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Grey Cat Sitting on Blue Chair

Removing Pet Urine Smell from FurnitureIf you have a pet urinate on your furniture you know how difficult it is to clean up. Even if you get to it right away the smell can still linger for a longtime afterward. This is a page about removing pet urine smell from furniture.

 

Man's hand helping a young boy drink his juice.

Removing Grape Juice Stains on ClothingGrape juice stains are a stain nightmare. That deep purple color that we love in the glass is a tough stain to remove. This is a page about removing grape juice stains on clothing.

 

Woman Getting a Perm With Curls in Hair

Remedies for Hair Damaged by PermIf you want curly or wavy hair, getting a perm is the best way to do it. However, getting a perm can leave your hair damaged if not done right. This is a page about remedies for hair damaged by perm.

 

Articles

Woman in silhouette looking at bright red and white jellyfish.

Travel: Jellyfish at Monterey Bay Aquarium...Here are some Jellyfish from my trip to the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, California. I could (and did) look at them for hours. There's something very therapeutic about watching them slowly sway in the water.

 

Dragonfly on Chain Link Fence

Wildlife: DragonflyThis little guy landed right on my fence and sat there so nicely while I took several pictures! He even let me get up really close! I love dragonflies!

 

Chester the Mixed Breed Dog Under Sheets

Chester (Dog)Chester is a 3 year old mixed breed. My 9 year old son has a friend at school, who was asking if anyone wanted a dog. She and her family found Chester in the side of the road. They tried to see if they could find the owner, with no luck.

 

Dew Drops on Red Flower and Green Leaves

Garden: Morning DewI took this picture at around 7am, before the sun dried the dew off the flower petals.

 

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Freeze Water BottleMy kids are in sports and practices are right after school. By the time school is over, the water I packed in their gym bag in the morning is warm. I started freezing half the bottle of water the night before.

 

Questions

Reddish brown dog with jet wing ears.

What Breed is My Dog?Does anyone know what kind of dog this is? She was dumped at our house, and we don't know what kind of dog she is. We think she has some German Shepherd, but we're not sure!

 

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Maple Tree Shedding Leaves Early?I have a large maple tree that is losing many of its leaves early this year. It is still very loaded, but leaves, mostly green leaves are falling off now. We had a very wet winter in Sacramento. Is this previous wet winter causing the leaves to fall early?

 

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Removing Rose Wine from Carpet?I just tipped rose wine onto the carpet. I have used Fairy liquid, water, and white vinegar, also 1001 Mouse. Will this be enough to get the stain out?

 

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Getting Rid of an Invasive Ground Cover?How do you kill snow on the mountain ground cover?

 

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Buy Now Pay Later Website for Bedroom and Bathroom Items?I'm looking for a secure buy now pay later site for bedroom and bathroom basic stuff: sheets, towels, bath mats, shower curtains, etc. Does anybody know of any sites for that kind of stuff in the USA? When I Google for it most of the results are from the UK, why is that?

 

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Child Support and SSD or SSI?If my 18 year old son for whom I pay child support starts receiving SSI or SSD, am I still responsible to pay child support? He is going to remain in high school until he is 21, but continue to receive a monthly check? I have never had a decrease in child support.

 

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Making Paint Pigment Colour and Dyes from Nature?Help please. I've recently seen how to make my own paint from cornflour and water, using natural clay from a bank for colour pigmentation and applying it to the walls using a circular rotating action with the hands. Fascinating!

 

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Dye Transferred in the Wash?I washed a black and white striped dress and the black bled into the white, so now, the white has become grey. None of the other clothes were affected.

 

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Putting Contact Paper Over Wall Tile in a Bathroom?Has anyone ever used Contact paper on a bathroom wall tile splash (not a shower wall splash)? I'm trying to cover up my ugly shiny hot pink tile.

 

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Getting Rid of Rats?I need help getting rid of rats. Any suggestions?

 

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Repairing a Cigarette Burn in a Faux Leather Corner Seat?Does anyone know how to repair or camouflage a melted cigarette burn in a white faux leather corner seat? Are there patch kits available? Thanks!

 

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Concerns Over Son Not Receiving a Share of SSA Benefits?My 15 yr old son receives SSA, his payee allowed him to move out of her home and collected his benefits never giving him a dime for a year. I reported her to Social Security.

 

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Homemade HVAC Condenser Coil Cleaner?Is there a homemade cleaner for condenser coils on the outdoor heating/cooling system? I understand it should be a foam cleaner according to most, but if there is something else not full of chemicals? I would like it better.

 

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Freezing Cooked Beets?I have my beets and I want to boil them. Can I then cut them up and freeze them for winter use?

 

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Problems Weaning a Kitten?My cat gave birth about 6 weeks ago and everybody is well into the weaning process, except for one. She refuses to eat cat food, but does still nurse. I'm feeding with dry Kitten Chow and canned Friskies. I have tried putting some of the wet on her paws and mouth to get her to lick it off.

 

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Cheap Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaner?I am looking for a recipe for cheap homemade toilet bowl cleaner. Does anyone have one?

 

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Cleaning Laminate Flooring?Even after mopping with Mr. Clean my laminate floors leave my barefoot babies with black toes! What am I doing wrong?

 

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Determining the Value of a Vintage Set of Encyclopedias?I have a set of 1961 encyclopedias from " The American Educator " and I'm wondering how much they are worth.

 

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Removing Mustard Stains from a White Cotton Shirt?How do I remove mustard stains from a white cotton shirt?

 

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Determining the Value of an Old Encyclopedia Set?How can I find the price of an old set of encyclopedias?

 

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Ideas for Furniture Placement in a Living Room?I need help decorating my living room. The dimensions are length 22 feet and breath 11 feet. We need a unique design for the seating arrangement. We have separate dining room. Thank you.

 

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