June 18, 2014

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Dog Ripping Paper

Training a Dog to Stop Ripping Paper?This is a page about training a dog to stop ripping paper. Some dogs, either due to boredom or when in play mode really enjoy a good session of paper shredding. You however, probably do not enjoy the cleanup or loss of the newspaper.


Muddy Yard

Fixing a Muddy Yard?This is a page about fixing a muddy yard. There are a number of situations that can cause a muddy yard, such as compacted soil or a poor grade.


Scented Geraniums

Growing Scented GeraniumThis is a page about growing scented geranium. These flowers are members of the pelargonium genus which also includes the well known garden geranium. They are prized not for their flowers, but for the delicious aromas of their foliage, including: lemon, mint, rose, and cinnamon to name a few.


Hot Chocolate

Allergic Reaction from Hot Chocolate?This is a page about allergic reaction from hot chocolate. Many foods and spices can cause an allergic reaction, even the first time we eat them.


Growing Bean Vine Crops

Growing Vine CropsThis is a page about growing vine crops. Most vine crops belong to the squash family. Even a small garden can be planted with these vegetables using trellises or similar supports.


Glass Jar

Using Glass Jars for DecorationThis is a page about using glass jars for decoration. Unusually shaped, colored, or even plain glass jars filled with colorful items can be used to decorate your home or workplace.



Dog Poop Bag Dispenser

Dog Poop Bag DispenserWe recently bought a package of dog poop bags with a dispenser. The dispenser broke almost immediately, leaving us with a bunch of bag rolls without a way to carry them with us. I designed this easy to make fabric pouch that clips to our leash.


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Translation Website for Spanish NeighborsWe recently got some new neighbors who do not speak any English and I do not speak Spanish. I wanted to explain to them that during the summer after a heavy rain there have been sightings of copperhead snakes and that their backyard always floods out.


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Permanent Marker for Paint NicksUse a permanent marker to cover nicks, dings, etc. on painted woodwork.


12 white plates filled with Antipasto Cups

Antipasto CupsA terrific and easy appetizer. You can be very creative with this one!



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Tension Problems on Juki Sewing Machine?I am having tension problems on an industrial Juki model # LU-562 machine. The tension is going from fine to loose as I sew. When it's loose it's on the top. The bottom is fine.


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Hillview Lane Porcelain Doll Value?I have Irena, item number HN9625. I bought her in 1993. I'm wondering if anyone knows the name of the bridal collection she is from or how much she is valued at? She is in perfect condition and still in original box.


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Replacement for Walnut Oil in Cooking?Does anyone know what you can substitute for walnut oil?


cute puppy

What Breed is My Dog?What breed is my dog? He is 3 months old and was dumped at the dog pound. The vet said he will be a small to medium sized dog. That's all I know!


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Singer Steam Press 7 Not Heating UP?I have a Singer Steam press and the lights come on, but it does not heat up.


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Name for Personal Care Home?I want to start my own Personal Care Home, called Angels On Call. How do I find out if this name is taken?


plastic peanut butter pretzels and cashew containers

Uses for Plastic Peanut Butter Pretzel Containers?We love these peanut butter filled pretzels and bulk cashews. The plastic bottles are sturdy, and while we do a lot of curbside recycling, these seem like they could be reused rather than recycled. Does anyone have a suggestion for using them? It can be for a craft, storage, etc.


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Eating Before Bedtime?What foods are OK to eat before bedtime?


black and white kitten in cat bed

Treating a Kitten's Eye Infection?My kitten has stuff coming out her eye and I was wondering if I could put Vaseline on it cause I think she has an eye infection. I will be booking an appointment with her vet soon, but in the meantime would it be OK if I just put Vaseline on temporally?


Value of The Encyclopedia Americana?I have a set of the Encyclopedia Americana, volumes 1 - 30. I don't want these books and am wondering where to sell them.


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Replacement Parts for Old Gott Thermos?My husband needs one or two replacement parts for his thermos. Serial number is 374073. The thermos itself is fine and the lid is fine it's the parts that go into the lid.


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Chinese Braai Menu Ideas for 21st Birthday Party?I need help. My daughter is turning 21 and she wants a Chinese braai (South African barbecue) with detail. Anyone who has recipes and ideas will be welcomed. It is now winter in South Africa.


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No Picture on My Big Screen Plasma TV?I was watching television, when the picture vanished and now all I can get is the sound and a black screen. It's not a problem with the cable. There is no picture when I try the VCR. Any suggestions as to how to fix it? Or what it costs to get it fixed? I live in Winnipeg, Canada.


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