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Meals to Make When You Don't Feel Like CookingThis is a page about meals to make when you don't feel like cooking. Often our busy schedules leave us with times when we just don't feel like cooking.
Spider-Man Birthday Party IdeasThis page contains Spider-man birthday party ideas. A popular comic book and movie character theme for a young person's birthday celebration.
Banana Upside Down Cake RecipesThis page contains banana upside down cake recipes. Enjoy bananas in a delicious cake.
Making a Dollar Bill RoseGiving money as a gift is even more fun if you know how to fold money into interesting shapes. This is a page about making a dollar bill rose.
Dealing With Wet Dog Odor?This page is about dealing with wet dog odor. When a dog gets wet it can be very smelly.
Caring for Pet BirdsThis page is about caring for pet birds.Having a healthy environment for your bird will keep it well and happy.
Getting Rid of Fleas in Human HairSometimes in the case of a bad flea infestation, fleas will also get into the hair of the pet's owners. This is a page about getting rid of fleas in human hair.
Finding FreebiesThis is a page about finding freebies. There are many ways to collect freebies, whether from a website, hotel, manufacturer, or event.
Gray Smoke Coming From a Tailpipe?This is a page about gray smoke coming from a tailpipe. Smoke coming from your tailpipe is generally not a good thing. The different colors of smoke can help narrow down the possible problem.
Making a Post-It Note HolderThis is a page about making a Post-It-Note holder. A fun and practical craft to make for your home, office, or even to give as a gift is a handmade Post-It-Note holder.
Guacamole Salad RecipesAvocados are delicious and make a rich dipping salad. This page contains guacamole salad recipes.
Birthday Goody Bag IdeasThis page contains birthday goody bag ideas. It doesn't have to cost much to give out a treat bag at a birthday party.
Making Ends MeetThis is a page about making ends meet. Hard economic times or personal difficulties can make it financially difficult to meet your or your family's needs.
Fixing a Perm That is Too Curly?This page is about fixing a perm that is too curly. When your hair has taken more curl from a permanent than you want there may be ways to relax the curl.
Kitchen Floor Tile Color Advice?This is a page about kitchen floor tile color advice. When decorating a kitchen, choosing a complementary color for your floor tiles will help with the overall appearance of the room.
Collecting Freebies for GiftsThis is a page about collecting freebies for gifts. There are many opportunities available for collecting freebies or promotional gifts throughout the year. These items can be used as small gifts or grouped together to make gift baskets and other gift packages.
Using AvocadosThis is a page about using avocados. Avocados are not just for guacamole, there are many other culinary and beauty uses for this delicious fruit with the big seed.
Repairing Water Damage on an Engineered...This is a page about repairing water damage on an engineered hardwood floor. Unlike solid hardwood flooring, engineered hardwood has a veneer of hardwood over a backing of another material. Repair to this flooring will depend on the type and extent of the damage.
Free Family FunThis is a page about free family fun. Not everything that your family does for fun needs to break the bank.
Matching Paint To Existing ColorsI had a similar problem when I moved to my older condo 8 years ago. The counter tops were a unique laminate red color, which I absolutely loved. The wallpaper on the walls was horrible. I removed it and then thought about a wall color that would enhance my red counters.
Homemade Greeting Cards on Your ComputerI have been using www.snapfish.com to create greeting cards that I can print on my own home printer. Any kind of card stock or even good thick writing paper works well.
Freeze Sheets Before BedtimeThis is what we do on hot nights, after living in two houses with no central AC and no window units upstairs.
Easy Ice PackFor boo-boos, swelling or high fevers, slip a freezer-sized zipper bag into a tube sock THEN fill it with ice and zip.
Cadence (Dog)We adopted Cadence after babysitting him for a friend.
Nails (Cat)Nails came to us through friends that live in Tennessee. They drove him all the way to Florida. He was about 8 weeks old when we received him.
Removing the Squeak from a Squeaky ToyA potato peeler is an excellent tool for removing the squeaker from a child's irritating toy!
Fixing a Stuck ZipperIf your zipper is stuck, use a graphite pencil along the teeth back and front and, presto, it works again!
Frozen Bottles for Watering Hanging PlantsFreeze water bottles with either plain water or water with diluted plant food. Once frozen, open the cap and invert the bottle into your houseplants. The ice will melt slowly and drip into the plant and soak the soil rather than pouring through and out the drainholes.
Vacuums for Quick and Easy Hair RemovalVacuum each section thoroughly to remove as much of the loose pet hair and dander as possible. Simply attach the upholstery attachment and suction the hair from the surface. This also helps to remove the pet dander that falls off with the fur.
Pancake Palooza FundraiserStart with getting an adult to find a restaurant near you to allow you to use use their facility. Then organize an "All you can eat pancake breakfast." Our school did this and made a $957 profit.
Watch For Green Money in Unexpected PlacesLook for green money, too. Look behind pictures in frames, between pages of old books, on the underside of drawers and shelves...
Making Decorative Flower PensFast and Easy flower pens make a wonderful gift and pretty package decorations.
Sweet 16 Birthday Party Ideas for Triplets?My siblings and I have our birthday coming up. We are triplets. 2 girls and a boy. I really want to have a party since it is our 16th birthday, but I don't have any ideas of what we could do. My brother is a reader and my sister and I are into sports and things like that.
Remedy for Toothache Pain?I have a toothache that has been bothering me for four days now. What can I do to relieve this pain? Everytime I am about to sleep it hurts; so what can I do?
Removing Orange Glo Wax from Laminate Floors?I used Orange Glo wax on my laminate floors over 3 years ago. I used it once a month for about 6 months, now I can't get my floor to look clean. I've tried vinegar, Murphy's Oil Soap, and all types of cleaners. Nothing seems to work.
Pruning a Rhododendron Bush?What is the proper technique to prune a rhododendron bush?
Dye Transferred to Colored Clothing?I have a peach color 100% cotton t-shirt. The cloth is stretchable and it's tag asks not to bleach. It had gotten several blue stains over it and I came to know about them after it was dried after the wash. How do I remove these stains?
Canning Squash?I don't have a pressure canner, can I can squash in a cold canning bath. You know cook the squash, put them in jars and seal, then put them in a large pot and cover with water and boil for 20-30 minutes.
Mower Won't Start?I have a John Deere 400 mower and I can't get the spark plugs to spark. It turns over good, but there is no spark. I tried everything, when I shut the key off it gives one spark.
Integration of New Kitten and 4 Year Old Female Resident Cat?I have had my new kitten for just over 2 weeks now. My resident female is very territorial so I am being extremely careful with this process. I have done scent swapping, room swapping, and feeding either side of door.
Perm Damaged Hair and is Too Curly?I just got a perm. It damaged my hair and it is really curly instead of just a body perm. What can I do?
New Kitten Not Getting Along with Resident Kitten?I have a boy kitten, 3 months old. He is nice, sweet, and cuddly. I just got a girl kitten. My mom couldn't keep it so I took it in. Is it normal for the girl to hiss and be very mean? What do I do to calm her down more? She won't let me near her without her trying to bite, scratch, and hiss at me.
Wind Tolerance of a Hardy Hibiscus?Last year I was having trouble with the leaves on my hibiscus cupping very badly. Also with a Black-eyed Susan, the leaves weren't cupped, but deformed and scarred. I came to the conclusion that they had powdery mildew; all symptoms seemed to point in that direction.
14th Birthday Party Ideas?I'm really stuck. My daughter turns 14 in a few weeks and we don't know what to do. She wants girls and boys, but we have already done shopping, swimming, cinema, and a meal for her previous parties. Any ideas? She's really fussy as well!
October Sweet 16 Birthday Party Theme?I'm turning 16 in October. I plan on having a party, but I can't find a theme that will save me some money because my parents also want to go to Italy. Please help me.
Mower Won't Restart?My Toro Wheelhorse 14.5 mower ran OK then just quit. The battery and starter are OK.
Remedy for Wart?I've had this wart on my left knee for some time now. I've gone to the doctor to have him freeze it, but it didn't work. I've tried duct tape and Compound W, not to mention everything in between.
What Breed is My Dog?My dog's name is Oreo. I have had him for a year and a half already. He's mediun size and I don't know what the breed is. I was thinking Pit/Lab. Any help?
Fertilizing an Avocado Plant?Can you tell me if I need to feed my avocado? It is about 15 inches; high, also the leaves are drooping, but are very green.
Curtain Color Advice?My living room walls are light pink coloured, which colour is suitable for curtains and carpet ?
Scotts John Deer Riding Mower Hard to Start?I have a Scotts, John Deer riding mower that runs great when started. The problem is starting the mower, it takes a lot of amps to turn it over. Can anyone help me?
University of Kansas Cross Stitch Patterns?I am looking for University of Kansas; KU cross stitch patterns, particularly of the Rock Chalk Doc - medical school. Have any ideas where to find one? The bookstores do not have them. Thanks.
Making a Bar of Soap from Bits?What can I do with the end bit of a bar of soap? How can I put the bits together to make one bar, of any shape?
Dehydrating Bananas?I just purchased a dehydrator and have been successful with the few items I have dehydrated except bananas. This is the 2nd time and each time, they never got to the "chip" consistency.
20th Birthday Gift for My Boyfriend?I have been going out with my partner for almost 10 months (it will be our 10 month anniversary 11 days after his 20th). We got engaged in February 2013, I am in no financial position to go and spend a lot of money.
Dehydrating Bananas?I just purchased a dehydrator and have been successful with the few items I have dehydrated except bananas. This is the 2nd time and each time, they never got to the "chip" consistency. First time, I did nothing special to them except slice and dehydrate, 2nd time, I used a preservative and still after 13 hrs, they have never gotten to that "chip" consistency. What am I doing wrong? I have dehydrated at 135 and 145 degrees and still did not get there. Anyone have suggestions? I would very much appreciate as I love banana chips.TIA.
Making a Chalkboard Tabletop?I was thinking about recycling my old table and using the top as a chalk board using blackboard paint, however the table is veneered. Is this possible to do and if so will the chalkboard last if used often?
14th Birthday Party Ideas?I'm turning 14 in 2 weeks and I want to do something really fun. I'll have boys and girls and I don't like doing any girly stuff at all! We don't have that must space in our house so I am unsure.
Remedy for Itchy Ears?I have had itchy ears for some time now and the last time I visited an ENT I was given antibiotics and it stop for almost a year and now it has started again. Please what might be the cause of it? Thank you.
Shopping for Driveaway Degreaser?Where can I find Driveaway degreaser by TRJN? I have tried this product previously and it works great, but it's been awhile, and wanted to find some more. I am unable to find source on the internet.
Freezing a Nacho Casserole?My husband and I love casseroles, but as we're only a family of two, we always have leftovers.
Cleaning Nicotine (Cigarette Smoke) Off of Bric-a-Brac?I have lots of nic traps (bric-a-brac) throughout my home and have to clean these items of yellowing/browning that gets sticky once wet. When dry you only notice the discoloring.
Buttercup Squash?Can I cut the ends of the vines off when they get about ten ft. long to stop the vines from growing and have more energy going to the fruit.
Removing Odor Buildup from Air Fresheners?I have used so many different carpet/room deodorizers in canisters, shake ons, etc. to rid carpets, furniture, and floors, that the smell. It is just about overwhelming and I can't figure out how to get back to basic clean smell.
Safe Alternative to Teflon Cookware?I have been reading where using Teflon cookware is very dangerous to your health. Does anyone know if there is a safe alternative?
Value of Vintage Set of Britannica Encyclopedias?Are my full set of green Britannicca encyclopedia books worth anything? I've had them over 20 years and my parents had them for years before. I am just wondering. Thanks. x
My Singer Won't Zigzag Stitch?I'm sewing on a 30+ year old Singer. It will only go in a straight line or very hardly noticeable small zigzags. When I open the side panel and look at the mechanism that moves the needle back and forth it doesn't move right even when I'm just changing the straight stitch position.
Removing Salt Deposits from Car and Windshield?I have parked my car below a water tank. Once the water tank filled; the extra water will fall on the car. So salt water deposited on my car. How do I clean salt deposits off my car?
Removing Stains from Towels?I have orange stains on my bath towels and face cloths. I tried The Works and the face cloth turned blue with still some orange areas. Any ideas? I thought the orange would go away, but instead the entire white areas turned blue and after washing, it is still blue. And ideas would be appreciated!