August 26, 2014

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four dogs of different breeds lying outside

Choosing a Dog BreedThis is a page about choosing a dog breed. You will have your pet for years to come, so choosing the best breed for your lifestyle is very important.


array of stars

Making a 5 Point Crochet StarThis is a page about making a 5 point crochet star. There are a lot of patterns available for making a crocheted 5 point star.


Samoyed sitting in grass with trees in the background

Samoyed Breed Information and PhotosThis page contains Samoyed breed information and photos. The Samoyed breed gets its name from the Samoyedic peoples of Siberia. They were originally bred as working and herding dogs, but make excellent companion dogs.


china cup filled with tea

Water Plants With Leftover TeaThis is a page about water plants with leftover tea. Cold tea can give plants nutrients they will not get with just water, may improve their health, and won't be wasted.


Women wearing fancy red hats.

Red Hat Society Club IdeasThis is a page about Red Hat Society club ideas. Having fun on a regular basis promotes a happy life. This group for women over and now under fifty, support and encourage women to get the most out of life.


rose hip tea in a glass cup

Using Rose HipsThis is a page about using rose hips. Purchase or pick your rose hips in the fall from plants free of pesticides and herbicides.



mini halloween tree with ornaments

Mini Halloween Tree OrnamentsI love Halloween and am always looking for new decorations to put up. I borrowed this little tree from my brother-in-law and couldn't find any good ornaments for it at the store. So I decided to make a bunch of little ornaments for it myself.


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Wash Fruit to Prevent Fruit FliesWash all fruit thoroughly before storing, especially bananas! Your fruit fly problem will be quickly remedied.


Camp Cooking with Tealights

Camp Cooking with TealightsToday I cooked scrambled egg on toast and coffee, using two "burners", and had it all piping hot and delicious at the same time. I used the top of my kettle to keep the buttered toast hot whilst I was cooking the scrambled egg.


Save Over 15 Days of Time

Save Over 15 Days of TimeWhat would you do with an extra 15.2 days a year? That is longer than most vacations. You could drive across the USA and back and still have time to see the Grand Canyon. You could donate your time to a charity. You could take a cruise. You could build a tiny home and move in.


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Use Febreze to Clean Artificial PlantsI spray Febreze generously onto the whole flower/foliage arrangement, tree, etc. This works just as well as commerical cleaners made specifically for silk flowers. Just spray, no wiping necessary.


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Crochet Cluster Stitch That Uses Less YarnI was making a hat using the cluster stitch, and I was worried that I would not have enough yarn. The regular cluster stitch uses 3 yarn overs then pull through 4 loops. We'll I left off 1 of the yarn overs and pulled through 3 loops.


Zucchini Chips

Zucchini ChipsSince I normally don't buy potato chips, I decided to dehydrate some zucchini slices. I tried a few other veggies/fruit from my overflowing garden as well. The BBQ zucchini flavor seemed the biggest hit in our house!



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Cross Stitch Pattern for North Texas State University?I am looking for a counted cross stitch pattern for the seal of North Texas University.


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Mold Under Cabinets From Leak?We have wet wood under the sink cabinet and in the corner cabinet from the dishwasher. It stinks! The contractor removed the bottom floor panel and it was black and very wet.


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Freezing Apples?How long to soak in salt water?


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Social Security Survivor Benefits?My son's friend had moved in with my family due to family problems. His father had passed away years ago. He is 15 and still going to school. Could he get his benefit checks himself, because his mother won't help him? We are here to help a child out.


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Discontinued Brewster Wallpaper #145-62636?Brewster # 145-62636. Northwoods Lodge sample book expired 6/14. Ironically, has 1 double roll. Does anyone have any suggestions about where I might be able to find any more? It is a blue, burgundy, and green plaid wallpaper.


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