May 1, 2012

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Two avocados, one cut in half with the seed inside.

Recipes Using AvocadoFresh ripe avocados are sometimes available at a really good price. This page contains recipes using avocado.


Teaching a Child to Be Thoughtful

Teaching a Child to Be ThoughtfulThis is a page about teaching a child to be thoughtful. By providing children with examples and opportunities to practice thoughtful behavior we instill this valuable attitude into their social skills set.


Empty Liquor Bottles

Reusing Glass BottlesThis is a page about reusing glass bottles. Instead of recycling or throwing out your glass bottles, there may be another way you can use it.


Scenery: Campfire in New Hampshire, at night

Starting A CampfireThis page is about starting a campfire. Whether your fire is for cooking or heat, getting your campfire established quickly makes your camping experience more enjoyable.


Daily Facial Cloths

Saving Money on Olay Daily Facial ClothsThis is a page about saving money on Olay Daily Facial Cloths. Olay Daily Facial Cloths are convenient but can seem pricey.


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Making Nylon ButterfliesThis is a page about making nylon butterflies. Nylon butterflies are a pretty craft project to make and put in your flower pots or for other decorative uses.


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Uses for Old Washer Drum TubsThis is a page about uses for old washer drum tubs. When your clothes washing machine is not worth repairing, there may be another use for the tub.


Controlling Algae in a Pond

Controlling Algae in a PondIt is frustrating when your beautiful garden pond become a murky green from algae. This is a page about controlling algae in a pond.


Growing Broccoli, Storing Broccoli, Canning Broccoli

Broccoli Side Dish RecipesA very nutritious vegetable, broccoli is a delicious addition to many dishes. This page contains broccoli side dish recipes.


cleaning grease off kitchen cabinets

Cleaning Grease from Kitchen CabinetsCooking grease seems to cling everywhere in the kitchen, especially on your cabinets. This is a page about cleaning grease from kitchen cabinets.


A paintbrush and spilled paint on a carpet.

Removing Paint from Carpet This page is about removing paint from carpet. Using drop cloths to protect the carpet is helpful, but occasionally some paint can drip through.



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Ham and Bean SoupRinse beans. Place in dutch oven with water. Bring to boil over high heat; boil 2 minutes. Remove from heat, let stand 1 hour. Add remaining ingredients. Simmer; covered, 1 1/2 hours or until beans are done.


Baked Coconut Cake in pans

Light Coconut CakeIf you like a milk coconut flavor, this is a great recipe. I used it to make an Easter bunny cake, but it would also be great on it's own. Using light coconut milk dramatically reduces the amount of fat and calories.



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DE and Garlic for Treating Intestinal Worms in Cats and DogsAll my pets love the warm weather! As wonderful as this time of the year is, there are some things that come with the animals that we don't want in the house, namely fleas, ticks, and other parasites.


Perla del Mar (Maltese/Chihuahua)

Perla del Mar (Maltese/Chihuahua)Perla del Mar is a 6 week old Maltese and Chihuahua mix. I got Perla last week from mom as her mother's milk had dried out. She likes to play with her brother Dester. Perla is adorable and smart. We are potty training her and she makes it about 80% of the time.


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Do What You Can"Do what you can, where you are, with what you have." It always makes me stop and think about what I want to do and if I can accomplish it without having to buy anything for the project.



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Table Top Children's Art "Canvas"?What can I use to color and create on a white glazed tile table top that can be water proof and removable? I have a kitchen table with a wood border and 4X4 white glazed tiles designed in the center of the table; there are a total of 15 X 8 tiles.


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Value of Vintage Dictionary?I have a blue covered, The Little Webster, A Lilliput Dictionary, dated 1957 by Langenscheidl KG. The publishers are Berlin- Schoneberg. It was printed in Germany.Could someone give me a ballpark figure of what it is worth today?


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Biblical Costume Ideas?Does anyone have some costume ideas for Lydia in the bible?


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Choosing Curtain Color?I have multi-color '70s brown carpet with dark brown furniture in my living room and green furniture in my dinning room; both are connected. What color would be best for both rooms? I will keep an open mind on other options.


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Repairing a Burn Hole in Suede Couch?How can I fix a burn hole in my suede couch?


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Crocheted Nylon Scrunchies?What is the material used to crochet nylon scrunchies and where can I get some?


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Recycling Shredded Paper?Can shredded paper be put in with regular recyclable paper? Maybe put in a paper bag and stapled? Or does it need to be thrown out with regular trash?


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Riding Mower Will Not Start?My 12 HP Craftsman riding mower (Model 917.254551) will not start although the motor will crank. I have changed the battery, coil, and throttle cable. There doesn't appear to be any spark when testing at the spark plug.


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Value of 1982 World Book Encyclopedia?What is the value of a set of World Book Encyclopedias printed in 1982? It is in mint condition.


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Garbage Disposal Cleaner?I saw a solution for cleaning the sink disposal with ice and vinegar. I did try it at the time and it really worked well. I cannot find this information now. Think it was on Thrifty Fun.


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Shopping for a Strawberry Slicer?Where can I buy a strawberry slicer? I'm not good with a small knife and ruined an egg slicer when attempting to use it for slicing strawberries.


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Real Estate Business Name Ideas?I am starting a real estate business so, can you please suggest some good real estate business names.


Flushing Refrigerator Water Line

Flushing Refrigerator Water Line?I have a Maytag fridge, model# MZD2665HEQ. I want to flush the water lines to take the musty taste out of them so I can drink the water again. It just doesn't taste good.Thanx.


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House Cleaning Fee Advice?I clean a 3 bedroom house with kitchen, living room, den, game room, and 2 bathrooms. I mop, sweep, vacuum, do lots of dusting, wash some clothes, and whatever dishes are in sink wash by hand.


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Getting Rid of Ticks on Dogs?Can anybody give me a home remedy for getting rid of ticks on a dog?


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Cleaning Cellular Shades?How do you clean honeycomb cellular shades?


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Getting Rid of Fleas on Pets?I can't get rid of the fleas. Every time I think they are gone, they come back. Please offer solutions. Thanks so much!


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