November 25, 2013

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Shovel and metal rake.

October's Garden To-Do ListThis page is about October's garden to-do list. No matter which zone you live in, it helps to have a list of important fall chores that need to be completed.


A woman gardening using a pad to keep her knees comfortable.

Protecting Your Knees While GardeningThis page is about protecting your knees while gardening. To accomplish some gardening tasks, you need to get down on the ground.


Kitchen with granite countertops.

Removing Glue From GraniteThis is a page about removing glue from granite. Granite is a durable and attractive stone used in many modern homes today, and while it can stand up to most anything, removing glue without causing damage can be challenging unless done properly.


Denture Cleaner

Denture Cleaner RecipesThis is a page about denture cleaning recipes. Cleaning your dentures is a very important part of your denture care that should be done with the same or even more attention than the cleaning of your teeth.


A woman looking in the refrigerator.

What Can I Make With These Ingredients?This is a page about "What can I make with these ingredients?". Have you ever had a bunch of random ingredients and wondered if there was anything you could make with them? Luckily, it is possible to create a variety of delicious meals with items you may already have on hand.


crafting supplies

Leewards Craft PatternsThis is a page about Leewards Craft Patterns. Popular craft patterns from Leewards can still be found, if you know where to look.


Canned sweetened milk.

Making Glue With MilkThis is a page about making glue with milk. You can make your own glue from milk and other common ingredients when you're in a sticky situation and out of glue or even as a fun science experiment.


Bath Water

Reusing Bath WaterThis page is about reusing bath water. Water can be conserved by recycling from the bathtub for cleaning and irrigating.


Hand Sanitizer

Removing Hand Sanitizer Stains on Wood?This is a page about removing hand sanitizer stains on wood. The alcohol content found in hand sanitizers can leave awful spots on your wood furniture. Thankfully, there are solutions to help remove or minimize any damage done.


A recycled tin can man.

Waste Not, Want Not Tips and TricksThis page contains waste not, want not tips and tricks. Frugal is being thrifty, recycling and using things up as much possible.


Scallop bisque with seared scallops.

Seafood Bisque RecipesA well crafted bisque can be a gourmet and thrifty way of extending the rich, aromatic flavor of scallops, crab or other seafood. This page contains seafood bisque recipes.


White Bread

Amish White Bread RecipesThis page contains recipes for Amish white bread. Amish white bread is a very simple to make delicious sandwich bread.


Bottles of prescription medication.

Medication Reminder Software Suggestions?This page is about medication reminder software suggestions. A computer application can help you when there is a need to administer medicine. You want to make sure you stay on an effective schedule.


A woman holding a cooked turkey.

Thanksgiving Time SaversThis page contains Thanksgiving time savers. There are a number of ways to have a great meal and make more time for visiting on this important holiday.


Washing Machine

Making a Washing Machine FilterThis page is about making a washing machine filter. Whenever you want to reduce the amount of lint that goes into a septic tank or sewer system, you need a strainer.


Two kids making fruit kabobs.

Making a Cookbook for KidsThis page is about making a cookbook for kids. Learning to cook is an important life skill. You can encourage your children to learn by making cookbook with them.


Potting Soil

Sterilizing Potting SoilThis page is about sterilizing potting soil. Soil can be sanitized by raising the temperature to kill weed seeds and improve your plant starting loam.



Packing Paper for Gift Wrap

Packing Paper for Gift WrapWhen my UPS packages arrive, they have brown paper in large sheets for stuffing. I iron them and use colored ink and stamps to decorate the paper for wrapping paper.


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Homemade Hand SoapIn the days of counting pennies, this will help if you buy the hand soap pumps like I do. Once that pump is empty, I make my own for pennies using 1 Tbsp. dish soap and 1 tsp. of bleach.


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Free "Kettlebell" for ExerciseInstead of purchasing a kettlebell, use a large empty plastic laundry bottle filled with water. Tighten the cap before each use to be sure it is on tight.


Making a Mason Jar Cozy

Making a Mason Jar CozyMason jar recipes are great holiday gifts. They don't require any cooking time just stuff with the ingredients and go. I was thinking it would be kind of fun to dress up your jar just a little bit before you sent if off to your neighbors.


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Chocolate LasagnaChocolate lovers will enjoy this delicious Oreo cookie and pudding layered dessert.


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Ideas for 50th Birthday PartyMy wife has organized my 50th birthday but has drawn a blank for how to make it interesting in a semi-dignified way. I've read the ideas here and have spun off from them these thoughts.


Maybelline (Pug)

Maybelline (Pug)We fell in love with our little girl the minute we saw her at the shelter.



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Child Support and SS?I have been divorced for many years now. My ex and I share a house because neither of us can afford to move out or sell and divide. It is temporary till the kids grow up. However, he gets SS and so do our kids since they are not 18 yet.


Black and white puppy face

What Breed is My Dog?What breed do you think my baby is? I was told shih tzu.


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Finding a Book on Needle Painting Embroidery?Where can I get a book on landscape needle painting instructions to do a 3d painting?


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Getting Rid of Fleas Naturally?I have 2 indoor cats. I was treating them with Revolution up until a few months a go, I then noticed my youngest male started over grooming. I found it just on the front of his arms.


Cute little puppy

What Breed is My Puppy?I have a new puppy and I'm not sure what she is. The people I got her from said German Shepard and Pit Bull, but I'm not sure.


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Introducing a New Kitten to Resident Cat?My 3 year old male (who I hand raised) is growling, hissing, and stalking the 9 week old kitten I just rescued. What should I do, we are on our 3rd day together.


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Buy Now Pay Later Sites?I am looking for buy now pay later sites other than Fingerhut.


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Truck Heater Problems?My 2011 F150 blows hot air on the passenger side, but cold on the driver side.


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Dog Pooping in House at Night?I have a 6 year old Great Dane bitch. Since my son and his girlfriend (who live with us) bought their new baby home she has started messing inside nearly every night, even if we let her out before we go to bed. I know she is jealous of the baby, but what can we do?


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Birthday Gift Ideas for Boyfriend?My boyfriend is Muslim so he doesn't celebrate Christmas; however, his birthday is on December 26. We have been dating for 2 years and he always gets me presents, just because.


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Dodge Ram Truck Blowing Cold Air and Overheating?I have a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4.7 4x4. My heater was blowing hot and it was never overheating. Then it started blowing cold so I did some research. It said it could be a thermostat stuck open so I bought a new thermostat and coolant and fixed it.


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Keeping Water Heater in Cabin from Freezing?I have a summer place in Montauk, New York. We turn off the electric hot water heater in fall til spring when not using. The hot water heater in in a basement room, shared with other units' hot water heater. We have an electric heater in the room to keep it from freezing.


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Dog Peeing and Pooping Inside?I have had my dog 4 years now. He is house trained, but the last few weeks he has been peeing in the house nearly every night and pooing sometimes too. He has also been doing it during the day when I'm not there. He knows he's doing wrong.


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Humanely Getting Rid of Mouse in Car?I have a cute little brown mouse living in my brand new CTS coupe. I have tried moth balls and a bar of Dove soap, but from what I am reading these strategies don't claim to work! Do you have some ideas to get rid of my mouse humanly?


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Can Not Reset Tripped Breaker?I just bought a new home in California and I have a 15 amp breaker dedicated to each of the bedrooms. Earlier today one of those breakers tripped. I have already tried disconnecting everything and the power just won't turn back on.


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Preventing Ice and Snow Buildup on Wipers?How can I prevent ice and snow build up on wipers while driving? It is a pain when you are driving and you have to pull over to knock off the ice and snow all the time. And yes I do try the windshield washer fluid, but it doesn't seem to help much. Thanks.


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Painting Brass Exposed to Water?Is there anyway to paint brass shower door frames, to last permanently?


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Name Ideas for Childcare Business?My name is Altagracia and I'm about to open a home based daycare. I need help with a catchy and fun name for it that goes with Bivi (my nickname).


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"North Pole" Christmas Parade Float Ideas?I need ideas for a Christmas parade float for a dog rescue and the theme is "North Pole". We would like to have a catchy phrase.


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Cleaning Company Name Ideas?I am attempting to start my own cleaning company. I already have a small client base from a company I was doing private contracting through, along with most other things figured out. I just can't seem to come up with a name.


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ASPCA Vaccination Truck Schedule for the Bronx?When is the vaccine truck coming to the Bronx?


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Bobbin Jams on Sewing Machine?When I sew, the bobbin on my Elna 1000 jams, so the machine will not sew. I have checked that bobbin is correctly threaded and tensions are correct.


Closeup of puppy's head.

Is My Dog a Chihuahua?Is he a Chihuahua? I found him on the side of the road. I know he is definitely still a puppy, but am not sure what kind of dog he is. Thank you.


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Name for New Real Estate Business?I want to have a catchy name for my new real estate business. Please offer some suggestions. I am very grateful.


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Dodge Ram Heater Problems?I have a 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 and when I turn on the heater all I get is a little bit of heat only on low fan speed. When I turn up the fan speed it still blows, but cooler instead of hotter. Can anybody help me with my heater problem? Thank you.


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Name for a Day Care Center?Right now I'm doing a school, it's name is Oracle School of Dedicated Learning. I'm planning to do a day care center as well. So I need a name that rhymes with the name oracle. Can you please suggest some names? Thank you.


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Cooking Chicken Wings?What level do I cook chicken wings on?


Yellow puppy.

What Breed is My Dog?I found him on the street and know nothing about him. Can you please help and give your best guess on what breed he is?


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Finding a Vet That Accepts Payments?My dog acts like he's having allergies to something. He's scratching his face and licking his nose constantly. He is also licking around his bum area. I only have 50 dollars, but I can make every two week payments.


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Fun Places for 16th Birthday?What are some good, fun, exciting, unusual places to have your 16th bday that would be remembered forever?


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