June 24, 2014

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A man painting his house.

Painting the Exterior of Your HouseThis is a page about painting the exterior of your house. Painting the outside of your home is a big job. Because it can be quite expensive to hire someone to do it for you, some homeowners take on the task themselves.


raw tofu

Preparing Chewy TofuThis is a page about preparing chewy tofu. Overcome your hesitancy to trying tofu, by beginning with chewy tofu. The texture is very appealing and, better yet, it is easy to make this variation.


A nursery full of beautiful plants.

Perennial Plants of the YearThis is a page about perennial plants of the year. Each year the members of the Perennial Plant Association choose a plant of the year.


Pumpkin Rolls

Freezing Pumpkin Rolls?This is a page about freezing pumpkin rolls. These delicious jelly roll style pumpkin cakes with a cream cheese filling are sure to be a holiday hit.


Mexican Elder Tree

Growing a Mexican Elder Tree?These fast growing trees can reach 20 to 30 feet during their moderate life span. They are native to North America and produce clusters of small white flowers and edible fruit. This is a page about growing a Mexican elder tree.


Cucumber seedlings ready to plant.

Planting a Second Season CropThis is a page about planting a second season crop. Depending on where you live, you may be able to plant a second garden crop of cool season or quick growing veggies.



Repairing SandalsThis is a page about repairing sandals. It is distressing and potentially expensive when your favorite pair of sandals breaks. However, you may be able to do some minor repairs and get some more wear out of them.


knitting supplies

Making Knitted Washcloths?This is a page about free patterns for knitted wash cloths. A good cleaning cloth can be made by knitting with all kinds of yarn.


VHS Tapes

Transferring VHS to DVDThis is a page about transferring VHS to DVD. The age of the VHS tape is over and although the DVD may follow the same path, you probably still want to convert those old tapes to the newer format.


Carrot Pineapple Walnut Bread

Carrot Pineapple Walnut Bread RecipesThis page contains carrot pineapple walnut bread recipes. The flavors of pineapple, carrot, and walnuts meld together in this easy to prepare quick bread.


Kitchen Sink

Cleaning Under the Kitchen SinkThis is a page about cleaning under the kitchen sink. Cleaning under the kitchen sink is probably not one of your favorite jobs, there is all of that bending, kneeling, and working in the dark of these small spaces.



Caring for Lavender in the Winter?This is a page about caring for lavender in the winter. Depending on where you live, you may need to to give this perennial some special care when the weather gets cold.


Hero Sandwich

Hero Sandwich RecipesThe hero sandwich is known by other names in different regions of the country, but it is always a large sandwich on a small bread loaf. This page contains hero sandwich recipes.


age clay pot

Giving Clay Pots an Aged LookThis is a page about giving clay pots an aged look. Add a sense of age and permanence to your garden by giving your terra cotta pots an aged look.


family make dinner

Saving Money on DinnerYour biggest meal of the day does not have to be expensive and you can save a lot, by making food from scratch. This is a page about saving money on dinner.



kindle in pouch 1

Padded Kindle PouchI recently made a Padded iPad Pouch and the pattern also included directions for making a Kindle Pouch. It is perfect for protecting your Kindle!



black cat

Moving With Elderly Cats?I am moving from the Oregon coast to the Jersey Shore. I have two elderly cats (18 years old) that don't like the car. I moved them 10 years ago, and had non stop meowing for a thousand miles.


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Finding an Inexpensive Dispenser for Nacho Cheese?Our organization runs a food stand once a year as a fundraiser at a Rough Truck event. A big seller is nachos and cheese. Does anyone have any ideas on how to keep the cheese hot and how we can "pump" it onto the nachos. Using a spoon is so messy.


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Bathroom Paint Color Advice?What paint color can I use for a small master bathroom with a deep cherry wood vanity; gray, brown, and ivory granite counter top; white toilet; and white double sink bowls. I have (to the ceiling on left side) shiny white marble (taupe variegation).


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Sewing Machine Stuck on Zigzag Stitch?My Dressmaker s-3000AB machine seems to be stuck on zigzag stitch. I've turned the knobs to the correct settings, but still no straight stitch.


old push mower

Value of a Edgerite Reel Mower?I was using this Edgerite Model A8 reel mower until very recently when the handle twisted and one side of the metal handle snapped. I was going to give it to the scrap metal dealer, but realized it's probably an antique.


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15 Birthdate Party Ideas?My birthday is in a week and I don't know what to do. I want it to be fun so please come up with some good ideas. 


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Catchy Modern Name for a Real Estate Business?I am looking for a catchy and modern name for a real estate business.


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Cleaning Burnt Copper Bottom Pans?How can I clean copper bottom pans that have years of stuff on them?


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Removing Tree Sap from Duradeck Covering?How do I remove tree sap from Duradeck covering?


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Buying Shower Power Cleaner?Where can I buy Shower Power in the Provo Utah area?


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Daycare Center Name Ideas?I'm trying to open a childcare center that will be open 24 hours 7 days a week. I want it to be something that will express their children growing and learning with me and my staff.


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