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Making a Book Stack LampThis page is about making a book stack lamp. Having an excess of unnecessary books or encyclopedias can be used in creative ways.
Uses for Fireplace AshesKeeping your fireplace ashes mostly cleaned out makes for better air circulation around your fire, This page is about uses for fireplace ashes.
Recycled Seedling Container IdeasThis page is about recycled seedling container ideas. A variety of materials and food containers can be reused for starting your garden plants.
Making a Homemade DiaryThere are many creative ways to make a special personalized diary. This page is about making a homemade diary.
Removing Labels from Plastic ContainersYou have a perfect reusable container if you can easily get that label off. This is a page about removing labels from plastic containers.
Growing Sunflowers in ContainersThis page is about growing sunflowers in containers. Sunflowers are a wonderful addition to any garden space for their beautiful colors and visiting birds.
Staking House PlantsThis page is about staking house plants. Many kinds of house plants often grow fast and need to be staked to stay healthy and out of harms way.
Growing SunflowersThis is a page about growing sunflowers. Sunflowers are beautiful, easy to grow, and attract many kinds of birds to the garden.
Creamy Baked Pork ChopsThese chops are super good and very tender!
Vegetable CasseroleI love this casserole because not only is it very good, but you can add meat to it for a one-dish type meal, so it's good as a side dish or a main dish.
Surprise Fruit SaladApples with whipped cream and Snickers candy bars, who could resist? :)
Mushroom Chicken QuicheThis is a great, healthy (except for all the cheese) recipe. Brown rice is the only kind of rice I buy anymore due to it's flavor and health qualities. You can substitute it in place of white rice in almost anything.
Golden Macaroni SaladI just love the whole combination of ingredients in this salad. You could almost eat this as a main dish with the meat and veggies both in it.
Crispy Baked Fish FilletsThis is a great, healthy fish recipe! Very, very good!
Catalina Taco SaladA great take along salad, very kid friendly!
Beef LasagnaThis lasagna has a very mellow flavor. The fresh veggies and the spices are a great mix together. Very easy to make and very good!
Simple Fruit SaladThis is a salad my mom used to make all the time when I was growing up. It tastes good and is great for any occasion! It's been used over and over again in our home.
Easter Bunny CakeI have an April birthday and my mom made this cake for several birthday parties when I was little. 25 years later, I tried to recreate the cake for Easter and succeeded!
Banana Split on a StickIt's a frozen banana split made in a cup. So easy to make.
Strawberry Pretzel SaladFirst got this recipe from my friend, Diane, at a church potluck. One of my favorites!
Strawberry PieThis is a great pie recipe. I love the fresh strawberries and that it is so quick and easy to make!
MeatballsThese meatballs make a great appetizer or snack for the kids!
Molasses Baked BeansThis was one of my dad's favorites. Not one of mine, but I would like to post this in his memory. If you are a bean lover, you will probably really enjoy this recipe!
Stuffed TroutWe have a dear friend, who happens to be like a father to me, who just loves to fish! This is one that he really enjoys!
CornbreadThis is a favorite of my husband.
Quick Seafood ChowderThis is what I would call 'restaurant quality soup.' Very good! You will love this soup if you like seafood, which I definitely do!
Homemade Rocky Road BrowniesThis is a great, from-scratch, brownie recipe!
Sand JarsHere is a great craft for kids to make and use for passing time.
Keeping Scout Stuff ContainedMy son is a Life Scout in Boy Scouts. He is in his 9th year now, having started in first grade as a Tiger Cub. We have a plastic bin in his bedroom where all of his Scout "stuff" goes.
Fog (Shenandoah National Park, Virginia)While on a long weekend get away to the Skyline Drive, Shenandoah Valley, we encountered this mysterious fog at the top of a mountain peak. The rest of the drive was clear, except right along this particular piece of roadway.
Keeping Track of Sleeping BagsWith two kids and myself, we have probably a dozen sleeping bags among us; light weight for summer, medium weight for most of the year, heavy weight for winter, some are down filled, some are poly filled, one is good for backpacking.
Bumblebee (Upstate NY)Bumblebees love purple coneflowers so much they can't even be distracted by me and my camera getting really up close and personal.
Plastic Bags for Pet WasteI save the plastic bags that you put your fruits and vegetables into, at the grocery store veggie department, and just any small plastic bags that I can in contact with to use as poop scooper bags when I am out walking my dogs.
Store Baby Socks In Egg CartonBaby's little socks fit perfectly into the bottom of an egg carton. When they are rolled up, they fit like little eggs!
Tips For Cooking HamAlthough spiral cut hams are an attractive holiday treat, an uncut, bone-in ham provides better value for multiple meals.
Cleaning and Maintaining Your...As with all garden tools, routine care and maintenance is necessary to improve performance and extend the life of your lawn mower. Here is a page to cleaning and maintaining your lawn mower to help keep it running safely and efficiently for as long as possible.
Caterpillars Love BiscuitsWe were having a yard sale at the neighbors house, when we found a hungry caterpillar had helped himself to this biscuit.
Nadia (Calico)Ever since we found her as a baby, she used to suck on my finger, like a binky to fall asleep. I would have thought she would have outgrown it by now, but still on occasion she likes to still do it.
Dye Bled on Clothing in Wash?My husband washed my 100% white cotton dress with colors and now it looks tye-dyed. How do I get it white again? Please help!
Tick Removal?What is the best way to remove a tick from a human when it has started to bury in?
Repairing Cracks in Concrete Birdbaths?My concrete birdbaths all have cracks and leaks. How do I fix them?
Removing Wrinkles from Sheers?How do I remove wrinkles in sheers? Can a dry cleaner remove them?
Feeding Hummingbirds?When are the best times during the year and during the day to put a hummingbird feeder out?
Growing Lavender at High Altitude in Arid Climate?I grow lavender in Taos, New Mexico. We're at 7,000 ft. altitude with arid climate and cold winters plus windy spring and summer months. All I know so far is Hidcote and Munstead are the most resistant to our temperatures. I can't grow the real French lavender here.
Storing Cantaloupe in the Refrigerator?I have refrigerated cantaloupe for about 10 days. How do I tell if it is spoiled? It looks and smells great, but I don't want to risk getting sick.
Raising a Dog and Cat Together?I have a 1 year old Hound Lab mix; will he ever get along with a cat?
Treating Dog Incontinence?My dog has become incontinent and drinks tons of water. Then he goes and pees in my house. What can I do? He has been checked out several times by a vet.
What Breed is My Dog?Can anyone help? What breed of dog is this?
Feeding Dogs Garlic?Is feeding my small dog of about 20 lbs 3 cloves of garlic dangerous? If so what will happen to my dog?
Finding the Value of Encyclopedias?What is the approximate value of a complete set of Grolier International Encyclopedia(s), copywrite date 1992, Deluxe Home Edition, excellent condition?
Decoupaging Old Metal TV Trays?I have some old metal TV trays that I want to refurbish. What are the steps that I should take to prepare them to be decoupaged?
Paint for Airbrushing Skin?I have a man that wants me to airbrush him as the Hulk. I'm not sure what kind of paint to use.
Christian Crosses Made from Silver Forks?I am looking for a craft person who was at the Mount Dora fair this past March. They had a lot of lovely things, but their crosses where just beautiful and I need to reach them. Thank you in advance for any help you can give me.
Childcare Center Name Ideas?I am opening a childcare center and need a catchy name.