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Brookie (Rottweiler)Brookie was my husband's dog when we got married (he loves to tell the story of how he picked her out of the box, she was the chubbiest and hyper-est!).
Use Dried Fern as FirestarterWe are camping in Oregon and, as usual, it is drizzling. We found that last year's sword fern fronds make a good firestarter. They stay relatively dry under the new green fronds and are easy to pull out by the handful.
Cleaning Laminate FloorsUse equal parts water, white vinegar, and rubbing alcohol together in a squirt bottle to clean laminated floors. Use a soft towel or microfiber cloth. The rubbing alcohol will make floor dry quick and not leave a film or spotting.
Caring for a Grasshopper?We have a big garden full of these beautiful lubbers which I really love and adore. However, we recently had our landscaper cut a bush and the next day to my horror I found, on what was left of the bush, a sweet little nymph lubber with a humongous abscess on it...
Value of Chambers Encyclopedia?I have a 1891, eight volume set of Chambers Encyclopedia. How do I find out it's value?
Fixing Hair on a Porcelain Doll?I bought this awesome porcelain doll from a thrift store for a couple dollars, but her hair is in horrible condition and so is her outfit. Does anyone know how to fix her hair and clothes?
Repairing a Tiny Hole in Cross Stitch Fabric?I have made a tiny snip on my fabric in a place on the cross stitch pattern where there are no stitches to cover it up. Help!
Growing Tomatoes in Container?This is my first experience in growing tomato plants in a 5 gallon plastic container. Do I punch holes in the bottom for drainage? I need guidance on this project.
Using Sheets for Quilting Fabric?Can anyone tell me if sheets work well to use for cutting into fabric pieces for quilting? TIA.
Using Ultra Dawn on a Puppy for Fleas?Can I use Ultra Dawn on my 10 week old puppy? I can't seem to control the fleas. I have sprayed my rugs, etc. Is Ultra Dawn OK? It is all that I have.
Correcting Small Gaps Between Lower Teeth?I have small gaps in between my lower teeth; any possibilities?
14th Birthday Party Ideas?I need ideas for my birthday party. I am inviting 1 girl and 3 boys so the ideas have to be for both genders or just ideas for a boy party cause we live in the country and me and the other girl will do the boys things. Please help!Any ideas?
Making a Clay Pot Lighthouse?What type of paint do you use for the clay pots? Should you use two different sizes of pots?
Hair Dry After Perm?I get my hair permed and colored at the same time. Sometimes it comes out extremely dry. Is that because of processing time or what? It's not falling out, but looks and feels very dry. What can I do to help it now?
Dog Urine Leaving Dead Spots in Lawn?Any answers for getting rid of the dead spots in the lawn caused by my dog urinating on it? Or maybe something safe that I can give him that will help stop killing the grass?
Removing Sharpie Marker Stain on Vinyl Siding?How do I remove Sharpie markers from vinyl siding?
Looking for Soil pH and Vegetable Chart?I live in the north eastern part of Pennsylvania. I am looking for a poster or chart, that shows me the best types of veggies to grow with the recommended pH of the vegetables to hang in the garden shed.
How Do I Remove Out of Control Bromeliads?I am trying to regain control of a planting area that has been overrun by a variety of bromeliad. I dug most of them up several years ago, but they are back! What is the best way to clear areas of this pesky plant and keep them under control in the future?
John Deere Ride On Mower Won't Start?I took my mower out of the garage yesterday, it wouldn't start because the battery was down so I had to boost it. I started the mower and put it on slow idle to let the battery charge.
Breeding Bengalese and Zebra Finches?When I found an egg in a seed tray, it could only be the zebra finches, the Bengalese had eggs, but none had hatched. So I thought great, maybe they could hatch this one, thinking they were unable to hatch their own.