January 26, 2015

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Pet Macaw

Pet Macaw PhotosThis page contains pet macaw photos. These beautiful parrots can be very entertaining life companions.


Couple Planning Home Improvements

Planning Home Improvement ProjectsThis is a page about planning home improvement projects. Knowing when to hire a contractor, the cost of materials, and what you can complete yourself, can make tackling a remodel project much easier.


Crockpot Ham and Potatoes

Crockpot Ham and Potatoes RecipesThis page contains crockpot ham and potatoes recipes. Your slow cooker can produce a flavorful, tender stew while you are doing other things.


Kitten at Vet

Cat First AidThis is a page about cat first aid procedures. Knowing what to do if a cat needs emergency care before you can get it to the vet, may save its life.


Outback Steakhouse

Outback Steakhouse Copycat Recipes?This page contains Outback Steakhouse copycat recipes. If you like to eat dishes from a favorite restaurant, but can't afford to all the time, try making copycat versions of those special foods at home.


Homemade Maple Syrup

Making Your Own Maple SyrupLearn when and how to collect sap from maple trees, so you can make your own precious syrup. This is a page about making your own maple syrup.


Child with Collection of Shells

Collecting Ideas for ChildrenThis is a page about collecting ideas for children. There are many things that children can collect that aren't expensive, but are fun.



Real Buttercream Icing

Real Buttercream Icing (with Vegan Option)Enjoy the eye-rolling deliciousness that only real butter can bring to icing!


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Lemony Angel HairA delicious, lemony cold pasta salad.



1st Birthday Highchair Banner

1st Birthday Highchair BannerI made this winter themed highchair banner to use at my son's 1st birthday party. I absolutely love it and plan to use it as a decoration in his room now.


finished dishcloth

Cottage Crochet DishclothThis is an easy, yet charming pattern. I wish the photos showed the gorgeous purple hues of the yarn better. At any rate, as I was making this, I thought it belonged in a little cottage kitchen. For now it will stay in mine though.


chili in crockpots

Winter Party Chili BarSetting up a chili bar for our son's birthday was a great way to warm up our guests. We offered a number of different kinds with various toppings.


Figa (Dog)

FigaFiga is 13 months old.


baby at photo shoot

1st Birthday Hat and Diaper CoverI made this cute matching diaper cover and party hat for my son's 1st birthday photo shoot. I decided to make my own after I could't find one that I liked online.


pretzel stack

Visiting Voodoo Doughnuts (Portland,...On a recent trip to Portland, Oregon we decided to visit Voodoo Doughnuts. In all of my trips to Portland I had never been. They were established in 2003, expanding from their original location, to 3 locations in Oregon and their most recent location in Colorado.


Use Napkin as Placemat

Use Napkins as PlacematsSave money by overlapping two square napkins to form a rectangular placemat. Napkins were 25 cents a pack.



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Cleaning Yellowed Antique Shirts?I recently received three dress shirts. As nearly as we can determine they are from the late 1800s or very early 1900s. They have removable collars and cuffs, bibbed fronts, etc. The problem is that they are stained with orange spots and what isn't orange is very yellowed.


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Curtain Color Advice?We just painted our living room with Sherwin Williams Alpaca Grey and we have chocolate furniture. I am having a hard time picking a curtain color? We have a black Lab so white it out.


under a plaid blanket

What Breed Is This Little Guy?We got this little guy about 2 weeks ago, and were told he is a Rottweiler/Collie mix. I thought maybe some GSD because of his colours, but we really have no idea! He is 8 weeks, so we've been told. He is super playful, already taking well to training, and extra cuddly at bedtime!


Growing Flowers and Vegetables in a 5B Zone?I live in Ajax, Ontario in Canada and would like to know what I could plant in a 5B zone, plus I am a novice at gardening.


Lightening Skin?My skin color turned black slowly. Could anyone suggest how I can turn it white?


closeup of doll

Value of a Curtis Publishing Company...Do you know the value of a porcelain doll made for Curtis Publishing Co. 1988?


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Spicing Up a Red White and Blue Bedroom?My room has white walls, with mahogany/maroon curtains and dressers. I have a blue bookcase as well. How can I spice it up a bit without my room looking too patriotic?


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Car Will Not Move When Put in Gear?I have a 2004 Nissan Altima. My transmision will not take off in any gear, whether it's drive, reverse, low or high gear, it will not move. I observed the shifter linkage and everything seems normal, there are no unusual sounds.


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SSI and Child Support?I am on SSI disability and my daughter is on SSI disability. I am separated from their father. I am currently filing to receive child support. How much will that effect my SSI disability, how much will that effect my daughter's SSI and will it effect the amount of my son's child support?


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Value of Webster New International Dictionary?I have a copy of the 1923, Webster New International Dictionary. What is the value? It is an extremely large dictionary with a section in the rear showing pictures and names of misc. items, such as zoology, plants, etc.


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Property Management and a POA?My husband is incarcerated and he has at least 6 homes that his dad has been taking care of, a system that has been working. Now his dad brought POA papers to my husband requesting he sign them, he didn't. My husband wrote a simple letter giving him power as overseer of the property, that's it!


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Best Plant Identification Website?Does anyone know of a website where I can identify a flower/foilage given to me in a bouquet? I would like to propagate them.


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Bald Patches on Cat's Abdomen?My 2 year old neutered male cat has a few sore, bald patches on his lower abdomen/genital area and inner hind legs. On occasion he gets a bald patch between his shoulder blades and we usually leave it and it goes away on its own and we're thinking it's an allergy. However, this issue has scared me more.


two dogs

What Breeds Are These Dogs?What breeds do you think think these dogs may be?


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Refrigerator Not Cooling?One day my refrigerator, not the freezer, had stopped cooling. The freezer would work sometimes and sometimes it didn't. So we replaced it with another refridgerator and a day or 2 goes by and we notice the refrigerator on that fridge stopped cooling also.


black French Bulldog laying upside down on someone's lap

House Training a Puppy?We have a 6 month old French Bulldog. We have her in a crate during the day when everyone is at school and she gets let out at about 1:30 and then gets to stay in the kitchen with us till bed time (unless we leave then she goes back in the crate). Then she sleeps in the crate at night.


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Best Pen for Writing on Unfinished Wood?I bought a 24 inch monogram for my wedding guests to sign. The wood is unfinished. I tried writing on the raw wood with a red Sharpie then spraying with clear varnish, but the Sharpie ran. Any suggestions? I want it to be preserved for posterity. Any help is appreciated.


dog in bed near Christmas tree

What Is My Dog Mixed With?She's 35 lbs. and 12 years old. Her adoption papers only say "shepherd mix" but don't specify what kind of shepherd or what she might be mixed with. The apartment complex I'm applying to says they won't take German Shepherds or other agressive breeds.


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Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits?I'm 17 years old with a 10 month old. My mom gets a check for my dad being dead. She isn't using it to take care of me. If I said something could I get that check and have it in my name? I don't attend school because I'm having financial problems with transportation and day care fees.


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Caring for a Silver Shark?I bought 2 silver sharks 2 weeks ago. The last couple of days 1 isn't eating and its fins are cracking. The other one is fine. Any ideas why?


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Keeping Cats Out of the Yard?I'm really scared of cats. Someone told me to sprinkle cayenne pepper around to keep them out of my yard. Is this a good idea? I just wanna keep them away with no harm.


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Finding Help for Family After House Fire?I need advice on where else to look for help for my daughter and her family. They are victims of their home burning down 2 days before Christmas. We have tried gov.ag and web sites to raise money where do we turn to for help? We have gone to every ag we could think of. Can you or someone tell me what to do?


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Removing Coffee Odor from Luggage?My travel mug, filled with flavored coffee, opened in the outside pocket of my new nylon luggage. How can I remove the flavored coffee smell?


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Lost Shipment?I shipped a package to an Ohio address, I was able to track the package to the post office in Memphis, Tennessee on December 14, 2014. The only additional information is "package is in progress". Where is the package now, 5 weeks later? I need to know where the package is! What do I do next?


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Replacement Parts for a Glider Rocker?I need the metal part for the glider under the seat of a rocker. Where can I find one?


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Home and Property Maintenance Business?I was thinking opening and home or property maintenance business in Nevada. Someone who takes care of baby boomers or x-generation homes. The business would maintain their homes both exterior and interior. I need help on a keyword that standouts on search engine.


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Kitchen Paint Advice?My kitchen has custom lights and distressed cabinets. The counters are a dark brown granite. What color should I paint the walls?


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Speech Ideas for Receiving an Award?I would like to have some idea how to answer after having received an award as best supplier.


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14th Birthday Party Ideas?My birthday is coming up in less than 2 months. So I asked my family friend to have a party at her house because mine was too small. There are 20 boys and girls coming over and I have to plan what to do. We're hosting the party upstairs where a pool table and darts table is, but what else could I do?


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Replacement Dish for Chop Wizard?I need to replace the plastic dish that holds the chopped items. The dish got cracked.



What Breed is My Dog?I adopted a puppy and the only breed information was she was a Australian Shepherd mix. She continues to grow taller and taller each day, but her paws are on the small side. She has markings like a German Shepherd but she acts and plays more like a Boxer.


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Name Ideas for a Body Products Business?I want to name my Facebook business page selling bath and body products like body lotions, sprays, etc. I may eventually get in to other types.


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Bedroom Paint and Accessory Color Advice?I am moving into a house that has dusty rose for the carpet, which can not be changed. I have oak furniture and would like to know what colors would go, bedspread, throw, wall color, etc. I don't want anything to frilly.


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Waverly Border 5807473?I am looking for Waverly wallpaper border #5807473 from the Faith Popcorn's Cocooning Collection. Any help would be appreciated!



What Breed Can Our New Puppy Be?He looks like he's got some Yorkie in him. His red color is what I am curious about. Any ideas?


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Unique But Professional Daycare Name?I am in school to open a daycare/learning center, I plan to teach sign language, spelling, and more. I came up with the name Kiddie College, unfortunately I typed the name in on Google to make sure no one owns it, but there are two different places that have Kiddie Kollege (yes, spelled with a K).



Does She Look Pitbull?I was told when I got her that she was the runt of the litter. She's 2 months old now, and still pretty small. Does she really look like a pit? How big could she possibly get?


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Bathroom Sink Will Not Drain?I have plunged, used a zip with teeth, used Draino, and even "Liquid Lighting" (virgin sulfuric acid with 12 buffers) the drain won't drain.


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Repairing the Velcro Closures on a Dog Coat?I'm trying to put new Velcro over the old. The adhesive doesn't stick well enough to stay. My dog has 3 coats she can't wear for this reason. Any ideas anyone?


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2nd Birthday Party Ideas?My little girl is turning 2 in May. She is 4 days older than her cousin. They both like Minnie Mouse and the mother doesn't want to throw a party together and I don't want to do the same theme as she is. I have no idea what kind of party to throw for a 2 year old. What should I do?


tricolored splotchy puppy

What Breed Am I?This is Sherlock. He is 8 weeks old. They say he is Collie/Lab mix, but 3 puppies are tan and white and 2 are black and white with short Lab fur. I'm wanting to know so I can get an idea of weight and any health problems to look out for.


gilded edge view

Value of Encyclopedia Britannica?I have a complete set of 1911 (11th ed.) leather bound, gilded edges, Cambridge University Press, Encyclopedia Britannica. Are they worth anything? Every book is well preservered in pristine condition. No damage to spines.


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Pelmet or Valance Fabric Color Ideas?I have faux silk thermal curtains in a beige (beige tone with orange or copper undertone). My walls are a cream tone. I'm having trouble finding a pelmet fabric (I'm unable to get the same fabric as the curtains). Do I go lighter or darker? The fabric is a block colour.


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Treating a Dog's Red Itchy Ears?I have a Boxer and his ears are really red and he is always scratching them. We took him to the vet and they said he doesn't have ear mites. He also shakes his head and rubs it up against the furniture. What are some things we could do to help this redness and itching stop?


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Circuit Breaker Making a Buzzing Sound?I keep getting a buzzing sound from breaker, it doesn't shut down just buzzes now and then.


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Septic System Safe Toilet Cleaners?Is Poly-Zag toilet bowl cleaner safe for private septic systems?


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