June 27, 2013

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Canvas Blinds

Cleaning Canvas Blinds?This is a page about cleaning canvas blinds. Canvas is used to make both awnings and indoor blinds. Over time you blinds may become dusty or stained and need to be cleaned.


Toasted coconut made in the microwave.

Toasting CoconutMany recipes call for toasted coconut that can be prepared at home. This page is about toasting coconut.


Plum sauce with egg rolls.

Plum Sauce Recipes?This page contains plum sauce recipes. This tangy sauce is often served with egg rolls or chicken.


Cross Stitch Rose

Restoring Old Cross Stitch Crafts?This is a page about restoring old cross stitch crafts. Antique or vintage cross stitch items can be cleaned and restored to improve the damage done by age and usage.


Jam That Didn't Set

Uses for Jam That Didn't SetThis is a page about uses for jam that didn't set. Runny jam is not necessarily a complete loss.


Skylight light with mini blinds.

Adding Shades to a Skylight?This is a page about adding shades to a skylight. Adding shades will help cut down on the light and heat that at times are a downside of having skylights.



Cleaning a Bathtub Mat?This page is about cleaning a bathtub mat. These mats can get slippery if not allowed to dry out completely.


CPAP Machine

Using a CPAP MachineThis is a page about using a CPAP machine. The CPAP machine is a very effective device used to treat sleep apnea.


chicken tomato risotto

Recipes Using Chicken StockThis page contains recipes using chicken stock. Chicken stock can be used in many recipes, sometimes replacing water to add more flavor.


Corn growing in a three sisters mound.

Growing Corn, Beans and Squash Together (Three...This is a page about growing corn, beans, and squash together (three sisters). The tradition of growing corn, beans, and squash together for their mutual benefit began with the Iroquois.


Broccoli Quiche

Broccoli Quiche RecipesBroccoli and cheese go well together, making it a good choice to add to your next quiche. This page contains broccoli quiche recipes.


Spaghetti Fundraiser

Throwing a Spaghetti FundraiserThis page is about throwing a spaghetti fundraiser. Making money for your organization can be accomplished with a small investment.


Gray and white domestic shorthaired cat.

Domestic Shorthair Cat Information and PhotosThis is a page about domestic shorthair cat information and photos. The domestic shorthair is not an actual breed, but rather a mixed breed cat with short sleek hair. Due to its mixed ancestry their behavioral characteristics are difficult to predict.


Wood Blinds

Cleaning Wood Blinds?This is a page about cleaning wood blinds. There are actually several ways to effectively clean your wood blinds.


A girl babysitting two children.

Babysitting Activity IdeasThis is a page about babysitting activity ideas. Having planned activities for the children when you babysit can help make it a positive experience for everyone.


Sour Jam

Fixing Sour Jam?This is a page about fixing sour jam. It is disappointing to find that your batch of jam is too sour. There are ways you can fix the jam and save the day.


Anaheim Chile Peppers

Using Anaheim Chile Peppers (New Mexican...This is a page about using Anaheim chili peppers (New Mexican chilies). These chilies can be purchased at the market either fresh or canned. They are great to use in recipes and for decorations.


Frugal Bathroom Tips

Frugal Bathroom TipsThis page contains frugal bathroom tips. Save money in every room of your house.


Growing carrots and other vegetables.

Planting Vegetables TogetherThis is a page about planting vegetables together. There are many benefits that can be had by planting vegetables together, also known as companion planting.


Man wearing a CPAP machine.

Dealing With Sleep ApneaThis page is about dealing with sleep apnea. A sleep disorder that is characterized by pauses in breathing.


reed window blinds

Make Your Own Window Blinds?This is a page about make your own window blinds. Although less common a project than making curtains, you can make your own window blinds as well.


A man inspecting money.

Detecting Counterfeit MoneyThis page is about detecting counterfeit money. There are ways to make sure you are receiving genuine currency.


Floral Wreath

Making a Wreath for Any OccasionThis page is about making a wreath for any occasion. All kinds of plants and things can create a festive decoration.


Dollar Sign Fabric

Craft Ideas Using Dollar Sign Fabric?This is a page about craft ideas using dollar sign fabric. Sometimes novelty fabrics can suggest their own projects.


Cross Stitch Supplies

Organizing Cross Stitch SuppliesThis is a page about organizing cross stitch supplies. Organizing your cross stitch supplies makes working on your project much easier.


Strawberries growing.

Keeping Birds from Eating StrawberriesThis page is about keeping birds from eating strawberries. Protect your berries from thieves so you can enjoy them.


White Swan

Swan Photos and InformationThis page contains swan photos and information. These birds are beautiful in the air and on the water.


chicken noodle soup

Making Chicken Stock or BrothRather than buying chicken stock, you can easily make it at home. It's much healthier than using buillion or packaged broth for your soups and stews.



Using Bluing?This is a page about using bluing. Rather than bleaching whites you can try an alternative method; using bluing. This product will help to make your whites appear whiter.


Spray Deodorant

Alternative Uses for Spray Deodorants?This page is about alternative uses for spray deodorants. There may be other uses for this personal product.



cheddar and broccoli quiche slice

Vintage White Cheddar and Broccoli QuicheThis delicious quiche is loaded with broccoli and cheese. It is super easy to make and is sure to be a hit with the whole family!



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Blanching Sugar Peas and Snow Peas?In boiling water, the cooking times for sugar peas and snow peas are respectively 2 minutes, and 1-1/2 minutes. The blanching times given in many of the lists I found on-line, are 2-3 minutes. Does not that mean that your blanched sugar and snow peas are already fully cooked, or even overcooked?


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Selling Wood?I have 2 acres of land that I'm trying to clear, but I don't have the money to pay for someone to cut the trees. How do I find someone interested in cutting 70-90 ft pine trees for the lumber? Let me know.


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Dishwasher Runs Two Cleaning Cycles?My GE dishwasher runs each cleaning cycle twice. How can I get it to only go through the cleaning cycle once?


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Maple Tree Dripping Sap?We have a beautiful maple tree in our front yard. It is about 15 years old and the past two years we have sap dripping all over our yard from the tree. When we sit under it, we actually get sticky! Is there anything we can do about it?


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Value of 1971 World Book Encyclopedias?I have a set of 1971 World Book encyclopedias along with World Book encyclopedia dictionaries all in excellent condition. Does anybody know how much these would be worth?


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Value of Britannica Macropaedia?I have The New Encyclopaedia Britannica Macropaedia volumes 1-19. It says it's a 15th edition. It's 1943-1973. I also have two books of the years. I'm not even sure what that means. What is the value of these books?


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Squirrels Eating Tomatoes?When my tomatoes start getting ripe the squirrels eat them and leave about half of it on the ground. I have tried giving them water, but that doesn't help. I have a trap, but there are too many to control them. Any suggestions?


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Dog has Started Pooping in the House?I have two dogs and my Poodle, who never potties in the house, has started pooping in the house. I let them out and take them on walks and she still does it. Sometimes right after we have been out for a while.


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No Spark to the Mower Plugs?I have a Briggs and Stratton 19hp mower, but the spark plugs have no spark I think. It turns over just fine, but it won't fully start. There is an orange wire but idk what it connects to.


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Caring for a Dog With Parvo?On June 24th I took my new Lab Skoal to the vet and found out he has parvo. I bought the IV fluid and connector and needles giving him 150mL twice a day. He's on antivomiting pills and antibiotics.


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Small White Worms in Recycle Bin?They started inside of the food recycle bin and are now all over our backyard pavement. How do I get rid of them? What are they?


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Value of Porcelain Doll The Broadway Collection?I have a large doll with a stamp on the neck saying it's a doll from The Broadway Collection 1019/2400. It also has a moveable/bobble head, brown/red hair, and burnt orange/red dress with black shoes. I am wanting to know the value of this particular doll or at least what it's name is.


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Blooming Iris?My iris last bloomed 6 mo. ago. I have been watering it and 2 weeks ago it started to grow tubers. 4 at the sides of the leaf base and one going straight up. Which of these if any might produce a bloom?


Two dogs.

Using Brewer's Yeast and Garlic Pills for Fleas?I've heard that like onion, garlic is poison and my old dog did die of liver related stuff at age (almost 16). i was reading about brewers yeast/garlic pill and thought i should put this out here~ maybe what I read was wrong?


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Ideas for Outdoor Activities?How do I get outside? I love being outside. What are someone fun games to do outside? Can you tell me things to do with friends, a group, or just me? Crafts, games, anything outside. thanks:)


Dog lying on floor.

What Breed is My Dog?I adopted a dog from our local shelter, he was said to be a Great Dane, but I think he is a mix of Great Dane and something else. I asked the vet and she said she couldn't tell if he was a mixed breed or not.


Several Asiatic lilies.

Deadheading Lilies?How do I deadhead my lilies? They are not day lilies and I have not been able to find a site or video to show me what needs to be done. I would like for them to rebloom again if I can.


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Cleaning Urine Odor from Dog's Coat?I have a 12 week old Husky that wets herself while laying, sleeping, and playing. Her coat is drenched with urine and smells bad. I took her to the vet, but they said it's normal.


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Removing Acrylic Paint from Shorts?How do I get dried up black acrylic paint off of polyester gym shorts?


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Removing Mothball Odor from a Dresser?I've seen countless posts on "what to try" to remove mothball odor from a dresser and I've tried many of them without success. I also don't see any follow up posts of folks saying what actually worked for them.


Yellow Lab.

Stray Female Lab Won't Sleep All Night?I found a female Lab around 2 or 3 years old. She was covered in "hot spots". I took her to the vet and got her checked out and treated and vaccinated. She is house trained and I just love her to death. My problem is she won't sleep all night.


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