Ask a Question
Share a Post
November 8, 2011
Name Ideas for Concierge Service
I am looking for a creative name for my concierge service. It will include errand running, organizational services, shopping, etc. Any ideas?
Litter Box Training a Cat
This is a guide about litter box training a cat. Training your cat to use a litter box is well worth the effort. Cats being cats, there can be set backs and varying levels of frustration along the way.
Teaching Your Dog to Sit
This is a guide about teaching your dog to sit. One of the first training commands you can teach you new pup is to sit. This sets the stage for other commands.
Preparing Your Car for Winter
Whether you have overdue maintenance or need to collect emergency supplies, making sure your car is prepared for winter is important to do before winter arrives. This is a guide about preparing your car for winter.
Kitchen Paint Color Advice
It can be difficult to select the right paint colors for your kitchen. You need to consider the colors of items such as appliances, countertops, and floors when picking paint colors. This page contains kitchen paint color advice.
Preventing Cats from Scratching Furniture
This is a guide about preventing cats from scratching furniture. Scratching is a normal part of cat behavior but when our indoor kitties begin to use the furniture, it is time to intervene.
Gift Ideas for Your Wife
This page contains gift ideas for your wife. Many men have a difficult time shopping for their wives. Buying her a gift doesn't need to be stressful though.
Using Your Turkey Bones for Soup
A great way to save money is after having a delicious turkey dinner to put the turkey bones in the stock pot and make soup. This is a guide about using your turkey bones for soup.
Making a Memorial for a Deceased Pet
This is a guide about making a memorial for a deceased pet. Losing a pet can be very difficult. For some, honoring their pet's memory with a memorial can be comforting.
Removing a Burned Smell from a Microwave
I burned a piece of coffee cake. (10 minutes instead of 10 seconds) I have read all the great ideas about removing burn odors, however they seem to involve heating a liquid in the offending microwave.
Christmas Charities in New York
I'm in need of help with Christmas this year for my kids. I can't provide for them with the income I get. Can you guys please tell me where can I get help?
Helping Others for Thanksgiving
There are a lot of opportunities to help others for Thanksgiving. Through donations or volunteering your time, you can help make Thanksgiving nice for others. This is a guide about helping others for Thanksgiving.
Baking Pumpkin Pie
This is a guide about baking pumpkin pie. Many people love pumpkin pie and it is a staple at Thanksgiving. Whether you are making the pie from scratch or following the instructions on the can, these tips can help.
Craft Project: Fall Doily Wreath
With an older doily, rattan ring, and some time, you can have a nice wreath.
Keeping Snakes Out of the Yard
Snakes are coming in my yard from the canal in back. How do I stop them?
House Training a Puppy
I have a 2 month old Chihuahua. I am having hard time housebreaking her and she potties in her crate. What do I need to do? I love her, but need her house trained. Thanks.
Making Clothespeg Chairs
How do I make clothes peg chairs?
Kitchen Paint Color Advice
I have canyon black counters, dark cabinets, and white appliances. What color should I paint my walls?
Training a Cat to Not Sleep on Your Head
This is a guide about training your cat to not sleep on your head. Many cats love to sleep with their owners, however they don't always honor our personal space. Sleeping on our heads may be their way of showing that they care, but it can interfere with a good night's sleep.
Dry Cleaning Removed The Sizing in Suit
I have been unable to find a trustworthy dry cleaner so far and need to restore several of their failures. Currently the suits look like a dish rag with no body and no way to hold a crease when pressed, some people refer to it as sizing if that helps.
Love the peanuts in this recipe! Very good!
My favorite quick bread!
Banana Bread Recipes
This page contains recipes for banana bread. This quick bread is sweet and dense, the perfect use for those overripe bananas. It is good as a snack or with breakfast or brunch.
Cleaning Cigarette Smoke Residue Off Paneled Walls
How do you clean paneled walls and get cigarette smoke film off?
Saving Money on Dinner Rolls
This is a guide about saving money on dinner rolls. Dinner rolls are a common side dish. Finding ways to save money on dinner rolls is helpful if you eat them often or are feeding a lot of people.
Like the fresh veggies in this soup.
Since Thanksgiving is coming, thought I would start offering some good leftover turkey recipes. This one is very good!
Using Vitamin E for Skin Blemishes
Does vitamin E 7000 help for taking out marks on your face?
Uses for Extra Syrup from Preserving Pears
I canned fresh pears in a sugar and water syrup. My recipe said to boil the water sugar syrup, add cored, peeled, and quartered pears to the syrup and boil for 5 minutes longer, then load into jars and fill with syrup. So far so good.
Photo: Phoenix as Twins
We have Phoenix a nice perch in our room. He likes to play games with the flashlight on the wall at night when he is in the house with us. He has a great affection for his "flashlight games."
Ideas for a 16th Golden Birthday
What should I do for my 16 year-old son's golden birthday? He's turning 16 on the 16th. He acts disinterested, but I think if nothing special happens, he will be disappointed. What should I do?
Ivory Soap Bottle Santa
I am still looking for the pattern for Mr. and Mrs. Santa dolls made with Ivory Soap bottles. Can someone tell me where I can obtain it or the name of a book that contains the pattern for all the Ivory Soap bottle dolls. Thank you.
Garden Accents: How to Add Charm Without...
Accessorizing with non-living things like birdbaths, sundials, and garden stakes is an inexpensive way to add charm to your garden without creating any more work. Here are seven classic garden accents and some tips for incorporating them into your landscape.
Replace Fries with a Side Salad
Since our budget is chronically tight, even fast food is somewhat of a luxury. I discovered something this week when ordering at our local Burger King. I already liked BK better than many other fast-food places because their burgers are broiled, not fried.
Deter Dogs from Digging with Their Own Poo
I have mentioned this before and it does work. This is will not keep a dog from digging, but it will keep them from digging in the same spot or spots. It sounds a little unorthodox, but it is a quick and simple solution.
Reward Cat After Pill
Be sure cat's nails are trimmed. Put on a light jacket (not your best one). Set the cat on a stool or something higher. Love and pet the cat; talk gently.
Use Sand Paper to Clean Toilet Ring
Buy wet and dry sandpaper; not the fine. The one that is just below the heavy grit. Wet it in toilet, and sand away. It will not hurt toilet as long as water in there. This is wonderful for under the rim also.
Freeze Baked Sweet Potatoes in Foil
Sweet potatoes actually freeze well. I prick them a few times with a fork, then put them in a baking pan and cover it with foil. I roast them at 350 degrees F until they are fully cooked.
Store Needlework Thread In Shoe Boxes
I keep my embroidery floss skeins organised by colour, then number, in shoe boxes. Inside the shoe boxes, I have dividers made from cardboard I've recycled with a sticky label showing the number of the floss in that compartment.
Scenery: Storm Clouds and Rainbow
It had been quite hot, then out of nowhere came these mean looking clouds. We had a terrible rain storm that lasted all of about 15 minutes. This small part of a rainbow appeared. It only lasted for a few minutes then it dissappeared and right shortly afterward so did the clouds.
Cleaning the Burners on a Gas Stove
Food particles and grease build up on gas stove burners can effect your cooking and be unsightly. A clean burner will help with even heat distribution and the efficiency of your stove. This is a guide about cleaning the burners of a gas stove.
Smoked Gouda Filled Pork Medallions
I served this dish with Garlic Sauteed Spinach garnished with fresh lemon wedges.
"Soft Wrap" Presents For A Green Christmas
My family always has a chore of finding correct size boxes for Christmas gifts, and then having to break them down afterward for the recycle bins. This year, we have pledged to "soft wrap" every gift. There will be no more boxes, and no chore we all dislike.
Alaskan Paradise Pie
This is so good!
Craft Supplies in Photo Boxes
I purchased several photo boxes at Walmart, that has a label holder on the front. I got them all the same color so they would blend in with my wall color. This organizes my craft supplies. I can replace the paper label and change it anytime.
Easy Roasted Turkey
I always dreaded the clean up after roasting a turkey for Thanksgiving. The whole idea of thawing for three days, cleaning etc. wasn't something I looked forward to doing with a 40 hour work week, and 3 kids; and husband that never helped in the kitchen.
Garlic Sauteed Spinach
This is the recipe I used to serve with the Smoked Gouda Filled Pork Medallions.
Healthy Choices When Eating Out
Here are some tips for when eating out. Order a plain hamburger or a junior roast beef sandwich. Order a grilled chicken sandwich, not fried chicken sandwiches, or chicken nuggets/strips.
Immediately Sort Junk Mail
When I bring in the mail, I head straight for the trash can and immediately sort out the junk mail. The rest goes in a small basket, until I get a chance to deal with it properly.
Indoor Winter Air Tips
It's winter way before most expected it. However there's still time to help your cold body, dry skin, and other winter issues that are always there when it gets colder outside. Your source of heat is the other.
Meat Loaf for Dogs
This recipe was fed to my dog on occasion when he was at the veterinary hospital following back surgery.
Mugs for Storage
We have too many mugs! So, I use some of them on tops of bookcases, file cabinets, dressers, etc. to store small items. One contains a pair of scissors, buttons, and single earrings for sewing and crafts.
Our Family Reunion
Our family has been having a reunion on a yearly basis. We have between 40 and 50 people attending. Every year for the reunion, we decide what foods we are going to have, and then it is easy to let everyone know what to bring.
Peanut Butter Banana Sushi
Make your kids a fun and healthy sushi snack. They can even join in on the fun while making it!
Pebbles is an 11 year old Chow. This picture was taken on Christmas Day. Pebbles was given to my husband and I as a wedding gift. She likes to go for rides in the van, and going visiting our kids and grandkids.
Reuse Food Containers for Storage
Like most homemakers, I was always buying Tupperware or some store type of food storage containers. And like most people, I was always losing the lids. So there I was with containers and no way to seal them.
Scenery: Beach Pine (Shore Acres State...
While hiking the crazy trails above the Pacific shorelines on the outskirts of Shore Acres State Park in Charleston, I came across this spiky little tree. Its twisted branches reached out in every direction.
Using Small Brads For Hanging Hats
I used small brad nails to hang my husband's ball caps. I hung them spaced around the ceiling of the den and bedroom, when he got to have so many.
Desktop Page |
© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Generated 2017/12/05 14:00:33 in 5 secs.