August 9, 2012

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Fabric Dyeing Tips and Tricks

Fabric Dyeing Tips and TricksThis is a page about fabric dyeing tips and tricks. Dyeing your own fabric can be very satisfying and allows you to get just the color and shade you want for your project.


Getting Hair Dye Off Skin

Getting Hair Dye Off SkinIt happens, you are dyeing your hair and either didn't wear gloves or accidentally get some on the skin around your hairline. This is a page about getting hair dye off skin.


Keeping Recipes Handy

Keeping Recipes HandyThis page is about keeping recipes handy. A recipe card holder is one way to keep you recipes easy to read while you work.


A small red first aid kit

Homemade First Aid KitThis page is about a homemade first aid kit. You never know when you may need emergency first aid.


Cleaning a Retainer

Cleaning a RetainerThis is a page about cleaning a retainer. Mouth retainers used after braces and for other purposes can develop odors and stains.


Homemade Hand Lotion Recipes

Homemade Hand LotionThis is a page about homemade hand lotion. Rather than buy expensive hand lotion containing a lot of chemicals and fragrances you don't like, try making your own.


Removing Permanent Marker Off Walls

Removing Permanent Marker from WallsWhen your child uses the wall as their canvas or your accidentally get permanent marker on the wall it needs to be cleaned off carefully. This is a page about removing permanent marker from walls.


Bleach Bottle

Repairing Bleach Stains on CarpetThis is a page about repairing bleach stains on carpet. Bleach spills can actually remove the color from your carpet.


Fixing Chair Caster Wheels

Fixing Chair Caster WheelsThis is a page about fixing chair caster wheels. Oftentimes the casters on an otherwise good office chair start to have problems.


Sewing on Buttons for Crafts, threading needle with white thread.

Sewing Buttons On CraftsThis is a page about sewing buttons on crafts. Many craft projects need to have buttons sewn on whether they are for clothing or decorative purposes.


plywood chair mat

Making an Office Chair MatThis is a page about making an office chair mat. Your office chair may require a mat either to protect the flooring or because it does not roll on carpet. Either way you can make your own and not have to purchase an expensive one at the store.


Conserving Water at Home

Conserving Water at HomeThis page is about conserving water at home. There are many simple ways to use less water.


How Can Kids and Young Adults Make Money?

How Can Kids and Young Adults Make Money?Children and young adults often have difficulty finding ways to make some money for things they would like to buy or for savings. This is a page about how can kids and young adults make money?



Scooter with one of his babies.

Scooter (Ferret)Scooter is a 7+ year old ferret. I adopted him from someone who couldn't keep him any longer. Scooter snuggles, cuddles, runs around room carrying his "babies" to safety even though he is totally blind! Ferrets can be the sweetest little, friendly critters as pets.


blanched green beans

Vegetable Blanching TipRecently while trying to blanch/freeze 12 lbs. of green beans, I ran out of ice to cool the blanched beans. Instead I used some drink boxes, that I always keep in the freezer to use in lunchboxes to keep food cold until lunch time.


Closeup of Buddy Buddy's face.

Buddy Buddy (Blue Heeler)Buddy Buddy is a 2 year old Blue Heeler. I got Buddy Buddy this past June from a friend that rescued him in another town. She needed to find a good home for him and she thought of us, because our number one Buddy came up missing 10/26/11 and has never come home.


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Getting the Most for Your MoneyWhen I need to buy dish liquid or any cleaner for that matter, I don't just grab any bottle. I will look at all the bottles on the shelf and pick the one that is the fullest. Because if you pay attention there are some bottles that are fuller then others. That's how I get the most for my money.


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Buying CeleryWhen you need to buy celery do you know how to pick a good one? Well, take the stalk of celery and push on the end of the stalk with your finger. If it's soft and gives when you push it, don't buy it.



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Honey Peanut Butter as a Dog Treat?Is honey peanut butter OK to feed to my adult dogs as a treat? I would give no more than 1 tablespoon of it.


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Interior Design Business Name Ideas?Can someone please suggest a name for an interior design business with N or Y or K?


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Frozen Green Beans are Bitter?I froze green beans one year. During the blanching I added a pinch of baking soda to take out the bitter taste that my mother-in-law told me they would have due to the freezer drying them. I placed them in plastic bags. Come winter, they were bitter and we couldn't eat them. What happened?


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Getting Rid of Odor in Outside Dog Kennel?I want to eliminate the dog smell in the dirt and grass of the kennel. Will white powder lime work an will it harm my dogs?


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Squirrel Repellent?How do I make a spray using cayenne pepper to deter these rodents?


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Ice Sticks in Ice Cube Trays?What can I use to get the ice cubes to release easily from the trays?


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Shopping for Kleen Glo Natural Cleaner?Where can I buy Kleen Glo all purpose natural cleaner in Kelowna BC?


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Birthday Gift Ideas for Boyfriend Who Plays Baseball?My boyfriend is turning 15 on Saturday and I'm drawing a blank on what to get him. Please help! He likes basketball, plays baseball, and is into video games (like all guys are). I have no clue what he would want.


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Making Stepping Stones Without Concrete?Is there a way to make garden stepping stones without using concrete?


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Brown Paint on Child's Shirt?How do you get brown paint out of a child's blouse?


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Repairing Table Finish After Spilling Nail Polish Remover?I spilled finger nail polish remover on my wood table. Is there anything I can do to restore the finish?


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Replacing a Missing Volume from an Old Encyclopedia Set?I have any almost complete set of the Globe encyclopedia London, Edinburgh & Dublin: A. Fullarton & Co 1880. I would like to find a missing volume and find the value for the set. Any suggestions?


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