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Ice Cream Serving TipsThis page contains ice cream serving tips. Sometimes ice cream is too hard, making serving it a challenge.
Saving Money on Music?This page is about saving money on music. Inexpensive music can be found at all kinds of stores, yard sales, and even online.
Avocado Yogurt Cucumber SmoothieThis is a smoothie drink that makes use of yogurt and avocados and a little cucumber. Lemon juice is very good to put in drinks. It helps keep the right balance and has been thought to prevent kidney stones and some cases even dissolve them.
Lemon Basil Pasta Alla CheccaI have never tried to grow, let alone even tasted, lemon basil before. This year, I decided to chew a small leaf of one when looking for new types of herbs to plant on my patio. It's heavenly!
Dilled Pickled OkraOkra is pickled and put in jars with a hot pepper, and dill.
Whole Wheat Pancake MixI make this mix and pack it into a quart jar. This makes a big batch of pancakes.
Homemade Blackhead Removing StripsHere is a simple way to make your own blackhead removing strips. I used to spend $10 per box (which lasted me 2 weeks) for many, many years.
Check Into Employer Tuition Assistance ProgramsAny national business may have a program that helps with higher education. The trick is to ask when you are interviewed for the job or talk to some of the employees before applying.
Removing TicksThe most recent information on tick removal is to simply grab the little bugger with tweezers. Grab them behind the head so you hold the whole body with the tweezers, and pull it right straight backwards, out of your skin. Don't twist it, just pull straight out.
Washington Monument at Sunrise...During a morning run, I stopped for a breather and just had to share this.
Tea Tree Oil For ToothachesMost toothaches are caused by an infection around the tooth. It is between the tooth and the gums causing pressure. Try coating the area with Tea Tree Oil on a Q-tip. Try to keep your tougue away from it, it tastes terrible.
The Carnegie Hotel (Johnson City, TN)We went to a graduation at East Tennessee Universtiy, and I snapped this photo while on the way to the Minidome. It is a beautiful hotel, and the trees and pool are awesome!
Defining Elderly?How do you define elderly? At what state of you life do you become elderly?
Bulldog With Skin Allergies Licks Paws?I would love to see an article about American Bulldogs regarding their skin allergies and paw licking. I need to know how to stop it! Thank you :)
Growing Rhubarb?Do you plant the seed part of the rhubarb to make new plants, or is that bad?
Ideas for a Simple Thrifty Memorial?I would like to have a memorial for my husband in his home town. The problem is that I don't have much money. I no longer live in Washington state, but across the border in Oregon. I have no car, but my son has Sunday off and can drive me there on that day. Any suggestions?
Keeping White Towels White?I find the the nice white towels I bought 2 months ago are now a dirty whitish grey. Bleach is automatically filtered into the wash. How do I get them white again?
Remedies for a Crick in My Neck?How do I get rid of a crick in my neck?
Are French Lilacs Grafted?Are lilacs, such as the big beautiful French lilacs grafted? I ask because mine died. It left suckers some 3, 4, or 5 years ago. Will these suckers come back true to form or were they below a graft and I am waiting for something that will never come?
Dye Transferred in the Wash?I washed my clothes (red, blue, and ash) with dark blue colored clothes which accidentally has left ugly stains on them. Can I use Carbona Color Run Remover in this case to remove the stains and get original colors back?
Troy-Bilt Riding Mower Will Not Start?My Troy-Bilt mower will not start; only the headlights come on. I mowed my front yard turned the mower of, then tried to restart. It acted like it was going to turn over and then just clicked. Now there is nothing but headights.
Putting Solar Lights on Tree Branch Post?I have a post made of three pieces of tree limbs, at different heights. I want to have a solar light on top. On another is an animal and a sign is off to the side of the third one. How do I do this?
Repairing a Lace Tablecloth?I bought a lace tablecloth at a garage sale. It has several holes torn in it. The holes are different sizes. How can I repair it? Can I use a fabric glue. If so, will it wash out when you launder? I thought I would have a friend that crochets to repair it?
Eliminating Wild Strawberries in Lawn?I have a large number of wild strawberry plants growing in my lawn. How can I eliminate them without killing the grass?
Finding Someone to Remove Trees in Exchange for the Wood?I have 2 maple trees that I would like to be removed (for free, in exchange for the wood/big trunk). I live in Massachusetts, north shore area. Does anyone know how I can go about this process?
Dyeing Clothes on the Stovetop?I want to dye a pair of shorts; they are light blue denim and I have an enamel pail to put on the stove. How much water do I use with 8 ounces of dye and how long do I leave them in the pail to dye the shorts?
Designing a Gown for a Large Dog?I'm trying to design a classy dress for my large dog, any help? I've got a lot of red silk, and want the dress to compliment that fabric, but still fit my Lab mix. If anyone can help I would greatly appreciate it. I can sew, and design dresses for humans.
Varathane Stain Left Cabinets Orangish?I applied Varathane premium stain to some new oak kitchen cabinets. The color we chose was "summer oak". We chose this color because of it's a light, but not too light, color. My problem is, my cabinets have an orangish color to them. I need to know how I can correct this problem.
Ice Machine Making Thin Ice?I have a Whirlpool gold under counter ice machine, model g11500xh. It will only make very thin ice.
Refreezing Butternut Squash Soup?Can I refreeze butternut squash soup after it has thawed out?
Two Year Old Dog Pees in the House?My 2 year old Lab Cocker Spaniel mix will be let out when I come home from work and then he will come in running be OK for 2 minutes, then pee right in front of us. He's healthy, it's behavioral, what do I do?
Weight Watchers 1990s Program?I was wondering if anyone has or knows where I can find any Weight Watchers program materials from the early 1990s? (I am looking for the program where you check off the boxes for fruits, veggies, proteins, carbs, etc.). If so, please let me know. I am very interested in them. Thank you!
Getting Rid of Plantain Weeds?How does one rid a lawn of this weed?