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Making Bra Straps Shorter?Often you can find a bra that fits well, except the straps are too long. This is a page about making bra straps shorter.
Fixing A Damaged Wedding CakeThis is a page about fixing a damaged wedding cake. Occasionally a wedding cake can be damaged prior to the reception.
Finding Lost ItemsThis is a page about finding lost items. Losing something can be very frustrating, but there are strategies you can use in varying situations to find your missing item.
Recipes Using ChickenChicken is a very versatile ingredient in many recipes. This page contains recipes using chicken.
Making Stuffed StrawberriesThis is a page about making stuffed strawberries. Fresh strawberries can be made into an elegant dessert by adding a luscious filling, such as chocolate or cheesecake.
Garlic PotatoesThis makes very yummy, smooth, mashed potatoes. Goes a long way, too.
Tuna Warm-UpsThese make great little sandwiches! Very good and quick to fix. Also very economical!
French Fried Hot DogsThese are very tasty and also lots of fun for kids!
Potato Salad DressingThis is a great, old-fashioned potato salad dressing.
Fruit CobblerThis is great because you can vary the types of fruit you use in this recipe! Great dessert!
Midwest CasseroleOne of the yummiest casseroles ever! Love the mix of veggies!
Confetti CasseroleThis is a great, inexpensive one-dish meal.
Rum and Butter Grilled Peaches With Ice CreamHow many this recipe will serve depends upon how many peach quarters and/or how much rum butter sauce each person wants. Try sprinkling with toasted almond slivers before serving too, Yum!
Pot RoastThis is a great 'fix it and forget it' type meal! So very good and healthful!
Creamy Baked CornI like this recipe because it not only tastes very good, but it's economical to make!
Bishop's BreadThis is great with a meal or alone for breakfast.
Tomato CocktailThis makes great chili!
Salisbury SteakThe sauce this meat cooks in is extra delicious!
Spicy Applesauce SaladThe red cinnamon candies in this make it taste extra special!
Garlic Infused Olive OilThe uses for delightfully tasting garlic infused olive oil are endless. It's great for anything as a simple flavoring for pasta, flavoring for steamed vegetables, in a salad dressing and heavenly as a dipping sauce for warm crusty bread.
Peanut Butter Swirl PieThis makes a great dessert for potlucks!
7-Layer Untossed SaladThis looks very pretty in the serving dish as well as being very good! I like the bacon in this recipe!
Process Perishables When You Buy GroceriesDo you ever discover that you have meat, cheeses or produce stored in your refrigerator that was fine when purchased, but within a few days is now past its prime - sometimes even beyond saving? Of course we all do!
Magic Eraser to Clean IronIf you have built up gunk on your iron and absolute foolproof method to clean it is a Magic Eraser. I have tried lots of things through the years but this works amazingly well.
My Frugal Life: Good to the Last DropTimes are definitely tough for many of us and there is little or no cash for treats and little luxuries. At our house to make belt tightening a bit more fun, we have invented a game; "Good to the Last Drop".
Fade-proof Garden Plant Name TagsIf you take a short length of 1/2 inch water pipe and cut it lengthwise about 1/4 inch with a hack saw and then cut one side in to your cut, it gives you a curved embossing tool. Making a straight embossing tool is easy. Any piece of metal with the same thickness as your curved tool will do.
Ladybug and Bumblebees (Maryville, TN)I captured these pictures of this little ladybug climbing onto this coreopsis flower along with two bumblebees that moved over and made room for her. It made for several beautiful photos.
Hillbilly TomatoHere is a really odd looking tomato from our plants. My son Steve is the gardener.
Dusting a Popcorn CeilingAbout a year ago we bought an older home that had popcorn ceilings throughout. I didn't notice until after moving in that there was dust stuck to every one of those stupid ridges; dust and years of what appeared to be cobwebs.
Quick Fix for A Damaged Wedding CakeI recently attended a friend's wedding. When we arrived, we discovered that the ceramic cake topper had tumbled off the top of the cake, leaving a path of gorged frosting in its wake on all 3 layers of the cake.
Making Sour Cream Butter From Fresh MilkWe had a milk cow when I was growing up in Southern California. My mother skimmed the cream off of the milk from our cow every day to put in a gallon jar, which she left on the counter until we had enough to churn. Since Southern California was never cold at the time, the cream would sour.
Reusing ShoeboxesA lot of shoeboxes can be unfolded to lie flat. This helps a lot in storing the ones you haven't re-purposed yet. When you re-fold it, do it so it is inside out.
Bumblebee Pollinating Coreopsis (Maryville,...I captured this series of photos in our garden this morning (August 6, 2012) of a bumblebee pollinating one of our orange Coreopsis Flowers.
Trapping Pests Near Your Hummingbird FeederIf the bees are chasing your hummingbirds from the feeders, and ants are draining them, as they are mine, you can solve the problem for the most part by making a quick and cheap trap.
Game Ideas for Red Hat Luau Birthday Party?I and a friend are hosting a Red Hat August birthday party in a couple of weeks with a luau theme. The food and decorations are no problem, but coming up with fun games that can be done easily by a group of ladies of differing abilities aged low 50s to high 90s is difficult.
Washing Machine Not Draining?Our washing machine is not draining. I think the filter is clogged. Is that something that I might be able to fix or do we have to call for repair and is it worth it? I have taken the hose off that back and that is clear. Not sure what else to do.
Buying the Ellen Rose?Where can I purchase the Ellen rose?
Cleaning an Old Christening Dress?I need advice for getting the yellow out of a 51 year old christening dress. Any suggestions?
Cleaning Wall and Cabinets After Stovetop Fire?I had a small stove top fire in a skillet and the fire scorched the wall above the stove underneath the overhead vent. It scorched the wall and the cabinet with black smoke. What is the proper way to clean off the smoke and how can I remove it from the wood cabinets? Regular soap/water will not remove it, just spreads it.
Value of 1937 Everybody's Complete Encyclopedia?I have the 1937 Everybody's complete encyclopedia. Can you tell me how much it's worth?
Symptoms of Nicotine Withdrawal?I quit smoking almost a week ago, cold-turkey, but with aids like the patch and the nicotine gum. Three days ago I began experiencing fevers, chills, aches all over my body, migraines, loss of appetite, and a severe pain in my left side going thru to my back.
Treating Mama Cat and Kittens for Fleas?I have a female cat and she had her kittens three days ago. I've noticed fleas and ticks on them and don't know the best way to get rid of them. I regularly treat my cat and I only knew she was pregnant about a week or two ago.
Preventing Algae in Dog Water Bowl?How do I keep my dog's outside water bowl from turning green? It is a plastic bowl, used for years, and the water turns green during the summer, not the winter. What can I do?
Smoke Alarm Beeping?I have a beeping smoke alarm without a battery. I want it to stop beeping, what do I do? I have turned the power off and I have disconnected the plug from the back of the alarm, but it still won't stop beeping. What can I do?
Cleaning a Wedding Dress at Home?I need help! I recently took my wedding gown to the dry cleaners and they told me my dress had too much bead work to be dry cleaned there and that the colour may run and ruin the white.
Repairing Pet Urine Damage to Floors?In a condo I own the tenant's 2 cats and 1 dog urinated to a 70% penetration rate on ceramic tile on the first level, the gypsum concrete on the second level and the plywood subflooring on the stairs and third level. This evidently happened over a three year period. Do I need to replace all the flooring? Please help me find a solution.
Finding a Quartz Clock Movement?I would like to price and locate a quartz clock movement, 85 wo85/00675, made in Germany, for my Concordia anniversary clock. Any ideas?
Buying Octagon Soap in Georgia?I cannot find Octagon soap anywhere in Atlanta Georgia. Please help me to find that soap anywhere in Georgia soon. I need it for health reasons. Thank you. Please give me information that could help me in other states also.
Treating a Cat With Bladder Blockage?I we spent 500+ on a cat with bladder blockage, its back. I had a cat about 15 years ago and he had a blockage and the vet squeezed it out, is that still OK to do being as we are so broke and we just want to try anything to help our Joey?
Bathroom Paint Color Advice?How should I use brown, green, and possibly beige colors in my bathroom? What color for walls, trim, and cabinets? My bathroom is not large, but not tiny. I have a beige sink with a marble white and beige counter top, brushed nickle fixtures, white cabinets, beige shower.
Removing Mildew Stains on Clothes?Is there any way to remove mildew stains from clothng? We live in the 21st Century; someone must have come up with a solution by now?
Paneling That Looks Like Wallpaper?I am looking for paneling with a light floral pattern on it for my dinningrooom/kitchen. I want it to look like wallpaper. Can you help me?
Wax Bean Casserole Ideas?My garden is starting to have a lot of ripe yellow wax beans and I would like to find a casserole recipe for them. We are starting to get tired of them just cooked. Does anyone have a tasty bean casserole to share?
Homemade Senior Dog and Cat Food Recipes?I am looking for recipes that my elderly and dog can both eat. I need to feed them the same diet.
Removing Melted Plastic from Car Seat?Do not leave your wrist brace on your car seat in the summer heat. Mine melted, and of course is of absolutely no use anymore. I helped a friend out by walking her dog and went directly to work after, never thinking the day would get so hot.
Name Ideas for Real Estate Business?Where might I find name ideas for real estate companies?