May 8, 2014

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staining a deck

Removing Deck Stain from Carpet?This is a page about removing deck stain from carpet. Paints and wood stains can accidentally be spilled or tracked onto your carpet.


Seniors Luncheon

Seniors' Luncheon Ideas?This is a page about seniors' luncheon ideas. Planning a luncheon for a senior group or one to be held at the local senior center, involves several considerations not limited to menu and decor.


Making Purses From Upholstery Scraps

Making Purses From UpholsteryThis is a page about making purses from upholstery. A variety of sturdy bags can be fashioned with the stiff fabric used to cover furniture.


Working on handmade furniture.

Name Ideas for a Handmade Furniture...This is a page about name ideas for a handmade furniture business. A name can say so much about your business, in addition to the actual product or service provided.



Repairing Damaged Crochet Items?This is a page about repairing damaged crochet items. Crochet items, such as doilies, afghans, clothing, etc. can get snagged, torn, or otherwise damaged over time.


Corn Bread Dressing

Cornbread Dressing RecipesCornbread dressing or stuffing is a traditional part of a holiday meal, particularly in the American South. Cubes of bread are mixed with aromatic vegetables and savory herbs and spices, then can be baked inside a bird or in a separate pan.


Photo of a cute hamster.

Homemade Hamster ToysThis is a page about homemade hamster toys. There are things around the house that may entertain your hamster better than expensive toys.


Woman wearing a beauty mask.

Saving Money on Skin CareThis is a page about saving money on skin care. You don't have to spend a small fortune on skin care products to pamper and protect your skin.



Margarita Chicken Salad RecipesThis tasty salad has all of the flavor of a margarita, but none of the alcohol. This page contains margarita chicken salad recipes.


Graham Crackers

Graham Cracker Cookie RecipesThis page contains graham cracker cookie recipes. Plain graham crackers are transformed in this delicious cookie recipe.


Clothes Dryer

Removing Lighter Fluid Smell From a Clothes Dryer?This is a page about removing lighter fluid smell from a clothes dryer. The odors on clothing sometimes remain after washing and can leave your dryer with a lingering odor.


Tape Measure Flower

Making a Tape Measure Flower PinA tape measure flower pin is the perfect gift for a friend that loves to sew or quilt. This is a page about making a tape measure flower pin.


Dry Erase Board

Reconditioning a Dry Erase BoardThis is a page about reconditioning a dry erase board. A damaged dry erase board may sometimes be refinished less expensively than buying a new one.


Growing Indian Corn

Growing Indian CornThis is a page about growing indian corn. If you can grow sweet corn, you should have no trouble growing beautifully colorful varieties of indian corn.



Buying Feed Corn?This is a page about buying feed corn. A farm supply or feed store carries this product for feeding animals and poultry.


Antique Lawn Mower

Finding the Value of Antique Lawn Mowers?This is a page about finding the value of antique lawn mowers. There seems to be a collector for almost every type of antique or vintage tool.


Callistemon (Bottle Brush)

Growing Callistemon (Bottle Brush)This is a page about growing callistemon (bottle brush). The brilliant fuzzy red flowers of this popular shrub/small tree look like delicate bottle brushes, giving it its familiar name.



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White Vinegar for Masking Tape ResidueUse white vinegar to remove residue left by masking tape on window glass where the tape has been left on for too long or has dried out quickly due to strong sunshine.


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Poultry SeasoningAnother why buy it seasoning mix!


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Storage for Pyrex LidsI have many glass lids. In order to save room, I cut a dish drainer in half, just big enough to fit in my cupboard and line my glass lids up in the slots. This way I can stack my glass bowls and save lots of room. I also have extra lids to cover all sizes of plates with.



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Determining Cleaning Prices?I am located in Chicago, Illinois, doing garden maintenance and would also like to offer common area cleaning. I want to know what a good price is for the following 6 unit building common areas: front stairs and back decks, foyer area and glass of doors, sweep all walk ways and laundry room cleanup.


pink flowering

What is This Plant?I received two of these plants after a brief hospital stay and I don't know what they are or how to take care of them. Can you help me? It has tiny flowers on it and a thick rubbery leaf.


Shepherd mix puppy lying on the carpet.

What Breed is My Dog?We adopted Maya yesterday from the SPCA. She is 8 weeks old and is a German Shepherd mix. I was just wondering with what she might be mixed, since her tail is up and curls, and her ears are still down. Even though the ears still might change.


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Diabetic Cookie Gift Jar Recipe?I am looking for a cookie or bar recipe to make a gift jar for a type 1 diabetic.


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Poulan Riding Lawn Mower Won't Start?My Poulan (18Hp Briggs) riding lawn mower won't start. I changed the oil and filter, however I did not fill up the oil to required amount, as mower was on a slight incline. I added 1/2 quart and it started very well. Put into gear and started to move mower to level ground.


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Kitchen and Dining Room Flooring Color Advice?I have golden oak kitchen cupboards with linoleum flooring. My dining room has parquet floor - also a golden oak color. I am looking to replace both of these floorings with some type of wood flooring - ? Pergo XP.


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Power Sockets Only Work If Light On?I recently rewired a new circuit of garden lights. Now the sockets in the shed only work if the outside lights are on.


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Growing Up an Only Child?Why is growing up with a sibling different from being an only child? What are the advantages and disadvantages of of being a single child?


sewing machine

Machine Needles Keep Breaking?I have a Super Flairmatic 190B sewing machine. It has been working great then all of a sudden the needles keep breaking when I put it in reverse. I think the needles I have now are cheap, but it was doing it before I bought them.


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Question About Crochet Instructions?I'm trying to make a beanie and I'm having trouble following the pattern.


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Removing Red Wine Stain on Couch?I sprayed Oxiclean stain remover on a red wine spill on my light colored (brand new) couch fabric and it turned it blue. No what do I do?


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