April 23, 2013

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Key West, Florida

Key West, Florida Frugal Travel GuideThis page contains Key West, Florida frugal travel guide. The most southern city in the continental United States is a popular vacation destination.


Woman Avoiding Fast Food

Avoiding Fast FoodThis is a page about avoiding fast food. It is everywhere, we are surrounded by fast food restaurants. Choosing to avoid fast food and improve our eating habits can be challenging.


Watering Flowers

Helping Your Garden Beat The HeatThis is a page about helping your garden beat the heat. Summer brings heat to the garden. Many plants need and benefit from this seasonal rise in temperature. However, too much heat resulting from a heat wave can damage your plants.


Candles and Matches

Candle Safety TipsThis is a page about candle safety tips. Candles can help set a mood, add ambiance, and release delightful scents into the air. However, an unwatched candle can be very dangerous.


Coffee Carafe

Cleaning a Coffee CarafeHaving a clean decanter helps keep your coffee tasting delicious. This page is about cleaning a coffee carafe.


Neighborhood Cat On Porch

Keeping Neighborhood Cats Off PorchThis is a page about keeping neighborhood cats off porch. Even cat lovers are not necessarily pleased when the neighborhood cats take up residence on their porch.


Ingredients with Egg

Recipes Using EggsEggs are such a versatile food they can be used to prepare meals for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This page contains recipes using eggs.


woman with graying hair

Tips for Graying HairThis page contains tips for graying hair. Many woman choose to maintain their gray hair naturally.


Glass Top Table

Designing a Glass Top TableThis page is about designing a glass top table. Whether modifying a table or starting from scratch a glass topped table can be made very attractive.


Gas Gauge

Improving Gas MileageThis is a page about improving gas mileage. You may not be able to buy a new, more fuel efficient car, but there are things you can do to improver gas mileage.


Penguins on Ice Block

Fighting Global WarmingThis is a page about fighting global warming. Global warming is an environmental concern, that we can all do something about, everyday.


Italian Beef Sandwich

Italian Beef Sandwich RecipesWhether you buy or prepare your own beef these seasoning make a delicious sandwich meat. This page contains Italian beef sandwich recipes.


Woman Fixing a Printer That Won't Print

Fixing a Printer That Won't Print?This is a page about fixing a printer that won't print. There are several reasons that a printer does not print your document or web page.


Turquoise Carpet

Choosing a Paint Color to Coordinate With...This is a page about choosing a paint color to coordinate with turquoise carpet. Choosing the best paint color to complement your brilliant turquoise carpet may be a challenge.


Cigarette in Ashtray

Removing Cigarette Odors from Microfiber Furniture?This is a page about removing cigarette odors from microfiber furniture. Cigarette odors seem to permeate everything in a home especially upholstered furniture and curtains.


Permanent Marker

Removing Permanent Marker from Grout?This page is about removing permanent marker from grout. This dried paste is a porous material and can be difficult to clean.


Rubber Tree (Houseplant)

Growing a Rubber Tree (Houseplant)This is a page about growing a rubber tree (houseplant). A rubber plant adds a touch of the tropical to your home decor.


Man Cleaning Shower Tiles

Cleaning Shower Tiles?This is a page about cleaning shower tiles. Cleaning the tiles in your shower can be a messy, but necessary job.


computer mouse

Global Survey Market Reviews?This page contains global survey market reviews. Global Survey Market Reviews is an online site where you can be paid to participate in consumer surveys.


Sweet Potato Chips

Sweet Potato Chip RecipesIf you like potato chips, give sweet potato chips a try for a delicious variation on this popular snack. This page contains sweet potato chip recipes.


Monarch Butterfly on Flower

Monarch Butterfly PhotosThis page contains Monarch butterfly photos. These beautiful black and orange butterflies are possibly the best known North American species.


Decoupage Pen Holder

Making a Decoupage Pen HolderThis is a page about making a decoupage pen holder. Decoupage is a popular paper craft that can be used in many different projects.


Woman Spring Cleaning Outside With Pressure Washer

Spring Cleaning (Outside Your House)This is a page about spring cleaning (outside your house). Spring cleaning is not limited to inside. There are many cleaning jobs that you will want to tackle outdoors.


Home with Solar Panels

Going Green Without Going BrokeThis is a page about going green without going broke. You don't have to spend lots of money to increase your environmentally friendly choices and activities.



African Peanut Soup

African Peanut SoupThis is based on a recipe published by the Colophon Cafe in Bellingham, WA.


Reusable Keurig PodsIf you like the convenience of using a Keurig machine but find the pods too pricey or you miss your favorite coffee, there is a solution.


Fruit and Nut Oatmeal CookiesI wanted to make some oatmeal cookies similar to the DH's favorite cereal, Post's Great Grains with Raisins, Dates and Pecans.


Cinnamon Apple CrumbleI love to make cinnamon apples whenever I have apples that are starting to go bad.


Campfire ConesThese campfire cones are so delicious and less messy than a s'more.


Roasted Brussels SproutsRoasted Brussels sprouts are a great side dish and are easy to prepare.


Toilet Paper Tube Seedling PotsEvery household has plenty of TP tubes. They make great seedling pots, so why not reuse some of them instead of recycling them. Learn how to make these cute and effective pots in this short video.


Homemade Pizza DoughHomemade pizza is easy and makes it easy to have your favorite pizza just the way you like it!


Book Page Weights - CarrotI was trying to read a book while eating lunch a bit ago and was having trouble keeping the pages open.


Indian Veggie Pilaf

Indian Veggie PilafThis is an Indian rice side dish with green beans, carrots, peas and cauliflower.



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Organizing A Rainbow TeaWe have been having a rainbow tea for 16 years. I took the idea to my church and asked seven ladies to help. I assigned each lady a color. I also asked each lady to ask nine more ladies to help them.


glue on eyes and nose

Plastic Canvas Letter MagnetsFollowing the instructions in the booklet, I made the letters that spelled out each of my childrens' names. I glued googly eyes tiny pom pom noses onto each of them. Then I attached a magnet to the back of each one.


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Use Swagbucks Search Engine to Get Free StuffI have made Swagbucks my default search engine and have earned several gift cards for stores where I shop. Easy to do and nice to get free stuff. Go to Swagbucks.com to sign up.


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Refurbishing White Tennis ShoesI spray the tennis shoes with Shout laundry stain remover and rub off dirt with a rag. Then I take a water dampened rag, wipe shoes off and wipe dry. Next, I polish over the shoes and the laces with white polish.


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Freeze Breakfast BurritosI make breakfast burritos and freeze them. Then if we are running late all I have to do is microwave them and walk out the door!


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Salad Spinner for Making Bean SproutsI searched online for directions on making bean sprouts and found that a gadget is sold that resembled my salad spinner, so I tried using what I had and it works very well.


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Olbas Oil to Remove StickersThe best way I have found to get rid of sticker/label residue is a few drops of olbas oil. It slips off with a gentle scrape of the dull side of a knife.



Gray floral design.

Laura Ashley Wallpaper: Sabine?I need 1 roll of Laura Ashley wallpaper called Sabine, in French grey. The product number is 3373 540. It is a floral design. There's more brown in it than in the photo.


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Value of Children's Encyclopedia?I have a complete set of Children's Encyclopedia copyrighted in the 50s. What are they worth?


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Putting Coal Ashes on a Dogwood Tree?What are the hazards or benefits of dumping coal ashes near a dogwood tree?


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Using Coffee Grounds in the Garden?What are some ways that I can use coffee grounds without composting them?


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Remedy for Burned Throat?I took a "big" sip of a cup of tea where the water just got finished boiling. It was so hot I didn't know what to do and just swallowed it. I have had a sore throat, earache, eye pain, and pressure between my eyes.


Rottweiler in yard.

Dog Scratching and Biting Herself?My Rottweiler started scratching and biting herself a few months back, we started off feeding her Bakers when she was young, but it seemed to be a little bit too rich for her stomach. Then we have been feeding her Breeders Pack which seemed to settle her stomach.


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Value of Children's Encyclopedia?I have a complete set of Children's Encyclopedia copyrighted in the 50s. What are they worth?


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Previous Owner Wants to Visit Adopted Cats?I adopted 2 six year old female cats. The previous owner wants to visit them, after a week in my house. Will this unsettle them?


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Nail Polish Remover Left Stain on Table?How do I get nail polish remover off a wood table? It took the finish off, how do I get it?


Gray and white cat lying down.

Introducing a Second Cat?I have a boy kitten who is 9 months old, would it be OK to bring a girl kitten who is slightly older to our home? Our boy cat has had all his injections and been castrated. Would he be happy with this? I would be grateful for any advise. Thanks.


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Donating Shredded Paper?I am a VFW Ladies AUX member and I'm always looking for ways to help people and the environment in San Antonio, Texas. I am just wondering where we can donate our shredded paper?


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Foam Soles Leaving Black Marks on Tile Floor?The black foam soles on my slippers are leaving black marks on the kitchen and bathroom tile. Naturally I bought 3 pair since they were comfortable. Is there anything I can spray on them to keep from marking up my floors?


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Need a Treat Tumble for Dog?I have been frantically shopping for a Treat Tumble. It's a replacement for my dog's old one, it has been her entire life even though it long ago quit making noises. I have looked in countless Walmarts and you can't even buy them on their web site. Does anyone out there have a suggestion?


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Storing a Garlic Braid?When garlic is braided, what is the shelf life? Will it change color when it's going bad? This is new to me but we use so much garlic, I'm planning on planting it.


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Hatching Finch Eggs?I had a pair of finches, that laid 6 eggs. It has been 20 days and none of them hatched. Can I assume that they will not hatch or is it because the temperature is very high in our state?


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Making Cheese?I would like to make this cheese, but I am afraid it might spoil in the heat. I live in Dubai and our weather is very hot. Leaving milk out of the fridge for a day or two is kind of scary. Please advise. Is there an easier way of making cheese at home?Regards.


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Improving Clay Soil?I have some areas in my yard that I'd like to landscape, however the soil is clay. What are some ways that I can improve the soil to make it more user friendly?


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Reusable Toilet Paper?I was just wondering, if anyone here, with no children at home, is still using family cloths?


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