November 12, 2011

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Young Woman Checking Her List at the Supermarket

Avoiding Extra TripsThis is a page about avoiding extra trips. Shopping and running errands can take up a big chunk of your day. Having to go to a store twice in one day can really be a waste of time.


Closet Full of Hanging Clothes

Preventing Mold on Stored ClothingThis is a page about preventing mold on stored clothing. Whether they are being boxed up in the attic or hanging in the back or your closet, clothing that is stored for a while can get moldy. Ensure your clothes are ready to wear again, when you need them, by preventing mold infestation.


Two metal garbage cans.

Keeping the Lid on Your Garbage CanThis is a page about keeping the lid on your garbage can. Your garbage can lid keeps animals out and will help prevent the wind from blowing your trash around. Sometimes it takes extra measures to hold it on tightly.


Laundry Basket Full of Dirty Towels

Cleaning Stinky TowelsThere are a number of products that can be used to clean stinky towels, including ones you probably already have around the house. This is a page about cleaning stinky towels.


Storing Pineapples, Canning Pineapples. Sliced fresh mini pineapple.

Freezing Pineapple?This is a page about freezing pineapple. If you have more pineapple than you can use right away you can freeze the rest for later. Freezing is a great way to store your excess pineapple, especially for use in frozen drinks and smoothies.


Growing Strawberries

Growing StrawberriesThis is a page about growing strawberries. Strawberries are a tasty and healthy fruit that the whole family can enjoy. Growing them in your garden can be quite easy and rewarding.


A man looking at his smartphone calendar.

Remembering AppointmentsThis is a page about remembering appointments. Whether it's for work, a doctor's visit, or just meeting a friend, we all have appointments we need to remember. Remembering when the appointment is will save you the embarrassment of not making it on time or worse, not showing up at all.


Parking Lot of Large Walmart

Saving Money at WalmartThis is a page about saving money at Walmart. Walmart may have low prices on some items but not everything they carry is a great value. Shop smart and watch for good deals at Walmart.


To Do List on White Background

Making a "To Do" ListThis is a page about making a "to do" list. Staying organized and knowing what to do next will allow you to make the best use of your time. A to do list is a tried and true method of staying on task. Plus it feels great to look back and the end of the day and see all you accomplished.


Piggy Bank Surrounded by Money

Adding Up the Savings of a Frugal LifeThis is a page about adding up the savings of a frugal life. We all know that those little things you do to be frugal everyday adds up to big savings over time. However, it can help you stay motivated to be frugal by sitting down and calculating just how much your are saving.


Freezing Bell Peppers, Canning Bell Peppers, Peeling Bell Peppers, Drying Bell Peppers, Storing Bell Peppers, Growing Bell Peppers, Selecting Good Bell Peppers, Red, Green and Yellow Bell Peppers

Selecting Good Bell PeppersWhether you are stuffing them, making fajitas, or just roasting them bell peppers can add color and flavor to many dishes. Get the most out of your meal by selecting good peppers to use.


Yellow Lab puppy.

Litterbox Training a PuppyThis is a page about litterbox training a puppy. One house training alternative to teaching a puppy to go outside is to use a litterbox. Many dog owners have found this method to be a very acceptable way to go. Using a litterbox might be a good choice for the highrise dweller, winter use, etc.


Dog With a Fetched Newspaper

Teaching a Dog to Fetch?This is a page about teaching a dog to fetch. Whether it's a stick, a ball, or even the morning paper, teaching your dog to fetch can be fun for you and your dog. ]


Pomegranates on a Tree

Growing PomegranatesThis is a page about growing pomegranates. If you live in the right area a pomegranate tree can be a wonderful addition to your garden. These delectable fruit will be great to enjoy with your family and friends.


Candied Yam Recipes, Plate of Candied Yams

Candied Yam RecipesCandied yams are a wonderful sweet treat that many families enjoy during the holiday season. This page contains candied yam recipes.


Saving Money vs. Saving Time, Watch Sitting on Top of Dollar Bills

Saving Money vs. Saving TimeThis is a page about saving money vs. saving time. Almost every day a person can find themselves weighing the time vs. money issue. It is important to evaluate whether time or money is most important, especially for tasks such as remodeling your home or repairing your car.


Open baby wipes container.

Uses for Baby Wipes ContainersThis is a page about uses for baby wipes containers. Baby wipes containers can be reused for a variety of things. They are a nice convenient size, have that easily accessible folding lid, and you can remove the top completely to add whatever you choose to store inside.


Raspberries on White Background

Selecting Good RaspberriesThis is a page about selecting good raspberries. Good ripe raspberries are a treat that almost no one can pass up. Whether you are picking them fresh or buying them at the market, be sure to get good flavorful raspberries that are ready to eat.


Baking Table With Ingredients Ready to Bake

Getting Organized to BakeThis is a page about getting organized to bake. From measuring cups and spoons to the variety of ingredients you will be using, there is a lot to keep track of when you are baking. Getting organized before you bake anything will help the process go much more smoothly.



Shredded Wheat for Hot CerealEat shredded wheat as a hot cereal, especially, maple and brown sugar flavor. All you have to do is mix a lot of the cereal with not so much milk, add sugar to your taste, then microwave it, and stir it up.


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Organizing Dirty LaundryMy sorting of dirty laundry begins with the hamper I toss it into. I have a separate white circular hamper for white mostly cotton clothes. As for the others, I separate permanent press andhang-up clothes from folded clothes, such as colored tee shirts and underwear.


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Organizing KeysFor remembering what keys go with what, use the best invention ever, nail polish. Color code the keys red for house, pink for garden shed, etc. Then place them in plastic baggies or on key chains that are color coded as well.



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Kitchen Paint Color Advice?I have lighter, but not light, blue-grey kitchen ceramic floor tiles. They are reasonably attractive, but difficult to match a wall colour to without changing the newish medium warm wood stain on the cupboards.


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Safety Pin and Bead Box Pattern?I am looking for a free pattern for a box made out of safety pins and beads. I would also like to make a table light. Thank you in advance.


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Cleaning Ceramic Tile in the Shower?What should I be using to clean the ceramic tile in my shower? I have tried store bought cleaners, but they leave a white film. I know that certain cleaners are not good for the grout between the tiles.


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Making Candles Fit into Candle Holders?How do I stabilize candles that are slightly too loose in the candle holders?


Min Chi puppy sleeping.

Caring for a 5 Week Old Puppy?I was given a Min Chi pin a few days ago. He is 5 weeks old, and I didn't know he was suppose to be with his mom until 8 weeks. Can someone give me advice on the best way to care and train my dog?


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Christmas Crochet Patterns for a New Baby?My first great-grandchild (don't know the sex) is due in December. Does anybody have any quick crochet patterns for a 1-3 month old? It's a big baby from what her doctor's say.


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Making and Using Infused Olive Oils?I've seen many recipes, especially around the holidays, for infused olive oils. I really want to be able to make some of these as gifts, as well as, for myself. I just don't know how they are used.


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Making a Folded Magazine Turkey?I am looking for directions for making a Reader's Digest turkey for a Thanksgiving center piece. Can any one help me with the instructions? I have done the Christmas tree, but am not sure how to do the turkey. Thank you so much. Turkey dilemma.


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Burning Bush Loses Its Leaves?I have 5 burning bushes which have finally started to grow and have beautiful foliage in the summer. In late summer/early fall when they should start to turn and become that beautiful red the leaves all fall off of them.


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Removing Ink from a Leather Couch?How do I get blue pen ink off of my cream leather couch? I have tried rubbing alcohol, leather cleaner, Murphy's oil and the last resort, hair spray is not advisable.


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Protecting Old Art Prints?We have some large old prints that I want to be able to preserve but also put them in our garage. I don't want them in my home. LOL! They are my husband's grandfather's. Any ideas of what I can do?


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Cleaning Candle Wax Residue off Candle Wax Disc Saver?I have some heavy weight plastic discs that are used to keep the wax from dripping down on your table from your lit candles, but the disc eventually needs to be cleaned.


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Plastic Table Cover Left Residue?I had a clear plastic table cover on my wood dining table that left a residue. What will remove the plastic residue from my table?


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Looking for Yarn Dog Instructions?I'm looking for the instructions on how to make a shaggy dog out of yarn.


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Buying a Flavourwave Turbo Oven?Where can I buy a Flavourwave in the UK? I have out cooked 1 to date and the 2nd is more than 3 years old and I would like to buy a back up spare.


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