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Uses for Cloth DiapersThis page is about uses for cloth diapers. Once potty training has been completed these cloths can helpful in other ways around the home.
Making Cloth DiapersThis page is about making cloth diapers. A very green way to deal with your diaper needs is to make your own.
Drying Lettuce Leaves for SaladThis page is about drying lettuce leaves for salad. A salad is much more appealing when the lettuce leaves are not still wet from washing.
Safely Using Plastics for FoodThis page is about safely using plastics for food. Knowing what kind of plastic you are using can help you determine whether it is safe.
Cloth Diapers or Disposable Diapers?This page is about using cloth diapers or disposable diapers? Determine what will work best for your family when the new baby arrives.
Harvest CornA tasty recipe for fresh corn.
Easy Peanut Butter CookiesThese are so easy and use only 3 ingredients. They also taste great!
Channa (Chickpea Curry)This easy vegetarian dish is a staple in Indian cooking.
Guard Tower View (Machu Picchu, Peru)A photo of the Guard Tower view of Machu Picchu in Peru
"The Pig" (Dachshund/Basset Hound)The Pig came to us in a very sad state. She was rescued from a barn full of dogs where she had to fight for survival. She came to live with us when she was four and with loads of love and attention "The Pig" began to thrive.
Finding A Place to Celebrate ThanksgivingGoing to Grandma's for Thanksgiving is becoming a forgotten tradition, as kids and grandkids start their own tradition of having Thanksgiving at their home.
Make Expensive Laundry Last LongerIn my home, we do at least two loads a day so it would get pretty expensive if I didn't do this simple trick.
Rainbow Wedding CakeOur friend's got married over the summer and they had the coolest wedding cake! The colors were so vibrant. :)
Gluten Free Baking Recipes (Link)I wanted to share this link for all those interested in looking at cooking without wheat. I found it on the TACA website as one they recommend.
Making Ice Chips in an Ice Cube TrayI make ice chips in an ice cube tray by twisting the ice cubes before they are totally frozen. After they get frozen, I twist the tray again and pull out the little pieces.
Peat Pots for Starting SeedsI did not have good luck with starting plants from seeds until I started using Jiffy 7 peat soil pellets indoor seed starter.
Ever Blooming GeraniumsEvery year, I so admired my Aunt's geraniums that bloomed until October in Michigan. She told me that she uses an empty gallon container. She fills the bottom with ammonia then fills to the top with water.
Albino Stink BugI just happened to notice this albino stink bug hanging out on a leaf in our sunflower and passion flower garden. It is so pretty. White with red markings and black eyes.
Sunset in La Jolla, CAJust a beautiful sunset in La Jolla, CA.
Use Your Digital Camera to Preserve KeepsakesIf you have children, you probably have boxes and scrapbooks of things your children made in school that you are keeping. Have you ever wished you had a better way to keep these treasures?
Mixing Powdered Drinks QuicklyI use a lot of powdered drink mix during the summer. To make preparation faster and easier since I mix it in a half gallon milk jug, I keep a measuring cup and paper funnel right in the sugar container.
Keeping Bagless Vaccum Cleaners FreshI found a little secret to making my vaccum smell fresh. I use a bagless one. They have a filter cup that starts to get a little stinky even if you keep it empty and clean. So I make my own carpet fresh.
Hide Dog Treat Under Jar LidPut a dog treat under a jar lid and put it on the floor with the dog watching. It works a treat, just keep something handy for rescuing the lid from under the freezer, etc.
Pallet Door Spice RackA whole new spice rack from wooden pallets. Take apart and remove nails from pallets. Let them dry for a few days, if needed. Wet wood will not sand or cut well!
Introducing a New Cat?I have a black cat who's neutered and about 1 to 2 months old and I just rescued a kitten probably 4-8 wks. They get along OK, but my older cat seems a little aggressive. The little kitten doesn't yell or make any noise so idk if the older cat is attacking or playing.
House Cleaning Rates?I am looking into getting someone to clean my home 2 times a month. I live in a 3 bedroom, 1 bath trailer. I have a 2 year old little girl and am expecting another this spring. I'd only need them to clean our living room, kitchen, bathroom, and small hallway.
Value of National Encyclopedia 1873?What would be the value of the National Encyclopedia, Colange, 1873? It has 980 pages, with a some pages dedicated to seals of the States and there are 31 State Seals.
Removing Dye Transfer on My Coach Purse?I have this Peyton C embossed patent convertible Coach bag. It has a dye transfer on it because I put it together with my clothes. I tried to use the vinegar and saddle soap, but it doesn't work.
What Kind of Beetle is This?My son found this beetle on the wall at the library and insisted that I take a photo of it. Does anyone know what kind of beetle it is?
Avocado Tree With Branches Low on Trunk?I have a 5 ft tree in a pot. It has branches growing about 8 inches above the soil. It looks like where it was grafted. Are these suckers and what is the best way to get rid of them?
Kitchen Wall Colour and Table Choices?I have a small squarish kitchen with medium maple cupboards and a blue beige counter top. Two of the cupboards have a rainbow non see through glass in them.The flooring is a light beige linoleum that looks like tiles.
Class Reunion Parade Float Ideas?We are having a class reunion and need an idea for a parade float.
Transplanting a Weeping Willow?Can I transplant a weeping willow? And if yes, how do I do this?
Whirlpool Cabrio Steam Dryer Not Drying?My Cabrio dryer is not drying. I have brand new solid ducting about 20 ft long to the outside.
Gift Ideas for Boyfriend's 18th Birthday?My boyfriend and I have been dating for 4years and in a few months he's turning 18. I want to give him 18 awesome presents. There are no issues with my budget. We both are of same age and on my birthday he gifted me a brand new Apple iPhone.
Hair Turned Green After Dyeing?I recently dyed my hair golden blonde to a medium natural brown and at the ends it turned green! My natural hair color is the medium natural brown. How do I get rid of the green without dying it again? Please help.
Encyclopedia Brittanica 1950 Edition?Is it worth anything or should I donate to a charity?
Broken Sofa Bed Frame?How can I get the metal foot bar under my sofa bed mattress repaired or replaced? It is broken in half.
Making Dyed Red Hair a Tone Darker?I recently dyed my hair red and I love it, but I also bought extensions and they seem a tone darker. How can I turn my red a tone darker without dyeing it once again?
Puppy Doesn't Use Pad When Left Alone?I have a Shih Tzu puppy; he's 9 months old. When someone is at home he'll pee on his tray, but when we leave him alone he'll go to pee and poo in the living area. I don't know what to do.
Maytag Neptune Displaying Error Code ND?My Maytag Neptune is 7 yrs old. I am getting a "nd" error and the door is locked. How can I unlock the door? I had a repairman out over a year ago, he told me what he did was make sure the door would not ever get stuck being locked. Well it's locked.
Homecoming Float Ideas?We are the Rams and will be playing the Indians for our Homecoming game. We need float ideas based on the theme title "Ram Masquerade: Who is the Hero Behind the Mask?". Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Insects Eating Bouganvillea?My plant is outdoors in a very sunny spot. It likes to be watered every day because of the heat. I live in Colorado and it has been over 90 degrees every day. If I forget to water the plant one day the leaves and flowers begin to droop.