June 22, 2013

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Glazed Beets

Glazed Beets RecipesThis page contains glazed beets recipes. Balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, or ginger, these are a few of the ingredients you can use to create an excellent glaze for fresh beets.


A skinny dog eating.

Helping a Dog Gain WeightThis is a page about helping a dog gain weight. Dogs who have been ill or recently rescued sometimes will need to gain some weight.


Vintage Jukebox

Finding the Value of a Vintage JukeboxThis is a page about finding the value of a vintage jukebox. Many collectors have interest in vintage jukeboxes. The age and condition of the jukebox factor into its value.


Hand feeding a rescued chipmunk.

Caring for a Rescued Chipmunk?This is a page about caring for a rescued chipmunk. Sometimes our pets bring us gifts of small wildlife, such as chipmunks. If you receive such a gift or find an injured or seemingly orphaned one you will want to care for it until it is well or taken to a rescue.


woman dying hair

Using Leftover Hair Dye?Once the color and activator are mixed they must be used quickly. If you don't need all of the product at one time, as you are touching up or have short hair, you may be able to retain some of each product for later use. This is a page about using leftover hair dye.


Yellow pine chipmunk on a rock.

Natural Chipmunk Repellents?This is a page about natural chipmunk repellents. Chipmunks, while cute, can also be unwelcome visitors to your garden.


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Crafts Using Plastic Pull Tabs?This is a page about crafts using plastic pull tabs. For the avid recycle crafter the plastic pull tabs on half gallons of milk and other foods, beg to be used.


Collard Greens

Preserving Collard Greens?This is a page about preserving collard greens. In addition to canning there or other ways of preserving collard greens.


Strawberry Banana Bread

Strawberry Banana Bread RecipeThis page contains strawberry banana bread recipes. The flavor of strawberries and bananas melds together to create a delicious quick bread loaf.


A happy dog standing up.

Training a Dog to Stop Mounting (Humping)...This is a page about training a dog to stop mounting (humping) people. There are a number of reasons that a dog may try to mount a person. When this behavior becomes bothersome, you can try various training options to train your dog to cease and desist.


Collard Greens

Canning Collard Greens?This is a page about canning collard greens. Start with fresh, young greens and ensure great tasting canned collard greens.


Commelina communis (Asiatic Dayflower)

Commelina communis (Asiatic Dayflower)...This is a page about Commelina communis (Asiatic dayflower) information and photos. The dayflower is a native of eastern and southeastern Asia. Its two distinctive bright blue petals and one white one, give it a mouse like appearance. It is often considered a noxious weed, but may have a use in cleaning spoiled copper mines.


Potato Salad Dressing

Potato Salad Dressing RecipesThis page contains potato salad dressing recipes. The dressing can make or break your potato salad. You can easily make a homemade dressing for your salad that will have everyone coming back for seconds.


Cabinet Door

Keeping Cabinet Doors From Slamming ShutThis is a page about keeping cabinet doors from slamming shut. If banging cabinet doors drive you crazy, there are ways to keep them from slamming and dampen the sound of their closing.


Baking Two Cake Flavors

Baking Two Cake Flavors in One Pan?This is a page about baking two cake flavors in one pan. There are a few ways you can make two cake flavors in the same pan.


corn with real butter

Benefits of Using Real ButterMany people believe that butter is a very unhealthy food and choose margarine instead. In truth there are some documented reasons that butter, in moderation, can be good for you.


Baby Lambs Eating

Feeding a Baby LambThis is a page about feeding a baby lamb. If for some reason you find yourself having to care for a young lamb there are ways to help the baby eat and thrive.



Removing Urine Stain From a Bathtub?This is a page about removing urine stain from a bathtub. If urine is allowed to sit on your tub, especially fiberglass tubs, for an extended period of time it can leave a nasty yellow stain.


Displaying Cut Flowers Outside

Displaying Cut Flowers OutsideThis is a page about displaying cut flowers outside. Cut flowers are not just for decorating indoors, they can add color and fragrance outside as well.


Tuxedo Cat

Tuxedo Cat Information and PhotosThis is a page about tuxedo cat information and photos. Tuxedo defines a cat color, not a breed. A true tuxedo cat will be mostly black with white on the jaw, neck, chest, and paws. These bicolored cats are always ready of a formal event.


Silk Upholstery

Removing Stains from Silk Upholstery?This is a page about removing stains from silk upholstery. Care should be taken when attempting to remove stains from silk upholstery.


Collard Greens

Slow Cooker Collard Greens Recipes?This page contains slow cooker collard greens recipes. Collard greens can easily be prepared in your slow cooker, as a delicious side to a traditional southern meal.


Polyphemus Moth

Polyphemus Moth Information and PhotosThis is a page about polyphemus moth information and photos. This large moth is found throughout the United States, southern Canada, and down into Mexico.


Leather Wallet

Re-dyeing Leather?This is a page about re-dyeing leather. Over time leather can become scuffed and worn. Rather than buying a new purse, couch, or having your car seats reupholstered dyeing the leather may be the solution.



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Toning Brassy Orange Hair?I recently tried dyeing my hair ombre with the Loreal kit for dark brown hair (that's the color of my natural hair and the kit was pretty cheap). At first I didn't leave the bleach in long enough so I added some more and left it in for a longer time.


Black and white puppy with pointed ears and medium coat.

What Breed is My Puppy?I adopted Bear today and was told he is a full Husky, but some how I don't believe it. So please help me out.


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Large Marshmallow in the Base of Ice Cream Cupcake Cone?I remember in the early 1970s a TV homemaking program that put a large marshmallow in the bottom of the ice cream cone before adding batter to make the ice cream cupcakes. Does anyone else remember this and does it work?


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Curtain Color Advice?My living room is painted in orange and lemon. Now I am finding it hard to get a nice color of curtain and couch that will go with it. Can you help please?


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Caring for a Dog With Parvo?I just came home from the vet with my dog. She has pravo. She is breathing really slow and I have been giving her Pedialite in a syringe. When will she get better?



Squirrels On Birdfeeder?How can I keep the squirrels off the bird feeder? I have oiled the pole, put up a baffle, and let the dog chase them off. Nothing works, we are spending a fortune in bird food. I don't want to harm them in any way.Any suggestions?


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Decorating Sliding Glass Door?Do you have anything on your sliding glass door other than the vertical, old type blinds, or drapes? I now have drapes on mine and I hate them. Behind the drapes are pleated sheers.


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Sunflowers Dying?My sunflowers have started to bloom, but the are not lasting long before they die. What can I use on them? Some of the leaves are big, but don't have any buds on them. What's wrong? I water them everyday sometimes even twice a day.


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Name Ideas for Real Estate Business?We are realtors Brenda and Brenda and are looking for a name that might incorporate two Bs so that our logo could be two Bs in some type of script font.


Standing sewing box opened to full extent.

Removing Velvet Lining from Wooden Sewing Box?I purchased a wooden sewing box from a yard sale, hoping to fix it up and use as a place to store my daughter's Barbies, and all her accessories. The problem is the interior of the sewing box has a (nasty) velvet lining that is glued in, and I am not sure how to get it off without ruining the wood.


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Mosquito Repellent?Does anyone know if the menthol plant repels mosquitoes?


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Training a Puppy Not to Bite or Jump On People?How do I teach and train my 7 month old Pits to not bite and jump all over people?


Man't hand making a repair.

Lawnmower Won't Start?I have a Weedeater brand lawn mower with a 18.5hp Briggs and Stratton motor. I noticed the starter gear was stripped horribly so I replaced it. It isn't turning the gear for the starter. I also noticed a little wear on the shaft of the starter.


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Using Dawn for Fleas on Dogs?How long does it take for Dawn dish soap to kill dog fleas?


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Skunk Smell on a Car?What should I use to wash my car that will help get rid of skunk smell?


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Removing Mold and Mildew on Camper Canvas?How would I be able to get rid of the mildew and mold on the inside of my camper canvas? The outside I got cleaned looks and feels like leather, but the inside is more like fabric and the stains are sitting in it.


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F1 Flashing on Washer?My washer stopped and is blinking F1. It is full of water; what does this mean?


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Pool Water Cloudy?We filled our above ground pool yesterday and it was crystal clear. It rained last night so we put the cover on the top. When we took off the cover today the water was not clear anymore. What could have happened?


Several pads together.

Uses for 250 Hot Pads?I am pretty sure I am about to be asked to take back the "Care Squares" I made from recycled yarn from a local shop, because they are acrylic. They are not pot holders, but hot pads. We crafters have been making them for decades, but now it's a melting issue because they are essentially plastic.


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