March 3, 2014

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Woman Writing Calligraphy

Using Calligraphy in Craft ProjectsThis is a page about using calligraphy in craft projects. The art of lettering with an expressive and skillful manner can add a flourish to many paper projects.


Noodle Casserole

Noodle Casserole RecipesThis pasta can be combined with many different kinds of foods to make a delicious baked dish. This page contains noodle casserole recipes.


Hawaiian Food Locomoco Rice

Hawaiian RecipesWhether planning a luau or longing for a taste of the islands, there are many wonderful Hawaiian styled recipes. This page contains Hawaiian recipes.


Adults at Luncheon Enjoying Tea Together

Luncheon and Tea Party Ideas for AdultsThis is a page about luncheon and tea party ideas for adults. Enjoyable adult gatherings can be planned with many different themes and refreshments.


Adults Playing Party Game

Party Games for AdultsThis is a page about party games for adults. Breaking the ice at adult parties can often be accomplished with a few games.


Stack of Colorful Towels

Craft Uses for TowelsThis is a page about craft uses for towels. There are many different ways to use these absorbent cloths in projects for very useful and fun crafts.


Adults at Birthday Party

Adult Birthday Party IdeasThis is a page about adult birthday party ideas. There are many different ways to celebrate an adult's birthday, whether you have it at home or plan an outing.



Crockpot Lasagne

Crockpot LasagneThis recipe is so easy and delicious. You don't have to boil the noodles. It makes a lot, and leftovers freeze very well. Someone in my cooking group made it, and we all fell in love with it. I have made it several times since then.


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Quick Broccoli Rice SoupBroccoli and cheese soup made with chicken broth or boullion and Minute Rice.


Southwest Beef and Polenta

Southwest Beef and PolentaThis is a quick and easy meal. It makes great leftovers!


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Pretzel and Splenda Pie CrustThis is a pie crust made out of pretzels, margarine and Splenda. We do not use margarine, but prefer to use butter. That is the only difference I have really made to this old recipe. Sometimes I prefer to use honey instead of either Splenda or sugar.



Child's Funtainer covered with duct tape

Extend the Life of Child's Water BottleMy daughter has several Thermos brand Funtainers. We purchased these when she was younger and they have fun, younger child prints on them. She did not want to be seen with a Disney Princess water bottle at the age of 9. So, we used her graphic duct tape to re-cover them.


Rag Flower Pot

Rag Flower PotMy daughter loves anything old or antique and loves rag rugs, so I decided to use the rag rug technique and make her rag flower pots.


Hang Toothbrush in Metal Medicine CabinetWe have all heard keeping a toothbrush in the vicinity of a flushing toilet is not good, as it can catch what sprays into the air, ick! So, all it takes in an old fashioned metal medicine cabinet is to use two or three large paper clips.


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Bandana Craft TipsI always wash them in cold salt water first to "set" the dye. Another thing I do is put a small safety pin in the area where it tells me where the thing is made. That way the main body of whatever I am making will be free of any words, but will have clear bandana print.


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Hairspray Hint for Arthritis SufferersAn elderly friend of mine has arthritis in her hands so bad that she can no longer put hair spray on. Her fingers are so weak and twisted that she can't push the nozzle down. In the paint section at Walmart, I ran across a pistol grip that is used for spray paint.


A handmade "love of horses" greeting card.

Love of Horses Greeting CardUse ordinary black paper and red cardboard, and a black-and-white picture of a horse. Spice it up with Washi tape, and create a card with lots of glamor and drama.


Sharpie Tie Dyed T-shirt

Sharpie Tie Dyed T-shirtUsing Sharpies to tie dye t-shirts is easy and would be a great kids' craft!


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Check Valves Before Calling For Washer RepairMy Bendix washer recently made all the right noises, and lit up beautifully - but didn't fill with water. It suddenly occurred to me that there might be an airlock or sticking valve, so I picked up the inlet pipe, lifted it above the level of the inlet valve, and gave it a very gentle shake. Whatever the explanation was - my washing machine has been working perfectly ever since.


Heart Shaped Tomato

Heart Shaped TomatoesThese little heart shaped tomatoes are easy to make and are the perfect finishing touch on a salad for your sweetheart!



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Sewing Machine Pressure Plate Loose?I have a Singer Touch and Sew 600e. Why won't the pressure plate hook and stay in place?


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Cost of Feeding a Large Group?We are serving 150 people pulled pork and barbecue chicken with sides, such as potato salad, baked beans, corn on the cob, cole slaw, peach cobbler, and banana pudding. How much money will we need?


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Growing Peacock Orchids in Pots?Can these plants be potted rather than put in the ground?


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Yellowed Gel in Vase?I have a vase that has gel that looks like water in it. It is yellowed; does anyone know how to clean it?


Woman wearing tunic.

Clothing Dye Bled in the Wash?I washed my new tunic top from India with like colors in cold water. The tunic top is cream with hot pink embellishments. The hot pink ran and stained the cream on the top. I have not dried in the dryer. What can I do to get the stains out?


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Getting Started Selling Trees?I have about 90 acres in Texas and have a lot of timber. If I wanted to sell some, how do I get started?


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Cleaning Black Mold in Front Load Washer?My front loading washing machine has black mold. I have COPD and cannot use Clorox. Is white vinegar and baking soda a black mold cleaner?


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Slogan for Childcare Center Special?I need a slogan for a $50 per week, for any age, childcare special. The name of the center is Education Express.


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College Graduation Party Centerpiece Ideas: CPA?I would like some ideas for a centerpiece for a college graduation for someone with a CPA degree.


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Applying for Survivor Benefits?I want to know why my daughter got denied survivor benefits. She is my husband's daughter. I also brought the birth certificate with his name on it.


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Getting Rid of Microscopic Mites (No See 'ems)?My husband and I have tried everything, just about to rid our house of these mites. You can't see them, but you can feel them. They bite and you feel millions on you at once. They get worse at night. We have to wash our feet every time we come out of the kitchen or bathroom.


Tan and black long legged dog.

What Breed is My Dingo Crossed With?I live in an remote aboriginal community in Northern Australia. I have rescued my dog; she is 8 months old. I only got her 1 month ago. Her mother is full dingo, but I am unsure of other breed. Any ideas?


Feeding 100 people at Wedding Without Caterer?I am having a wedding in the south for 100 people. I am on a budget and have no caterer. How do I feed 100 people for my wedding?


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Identifying Cause of Bad Odor in House?I have this horrible smell in my bedroom of all places and I don't know what is causing it. We have had 2 things happen in the last week - first the basement got wet and I had to tear up all my carpeting and it is out of house and second we got a cat from someone who was moving.


Red Ford Explorer

My Heater Doesn't Work But Air Still Blows?I have a 2000 Ford Explorer V6 4.0L SOHC. I was changing the spark plugs and saw two bad collapsed hoses, so I changed them. Afterwards I noticed my heat did not work, but it still blows harder than before. What could it be?


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