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Baked Rice PuddingI've been making this recipe for years and it is so good. My daughter begs for it pretty regularly! It is made with arborio rice. It can be expensive, unless you find it at Trader Joe's or in a bulk bin. I like using arborio because the rice is so creamy. It's a delicious treat.
Leftover Chicken SoupThis quick and easy soup uses chicken leftovers from a roast chicken dinner.
Essential Oils for Insect RepellentEssential oil is a wonderful all natural insect repellent! Peppermint oil will repel flies, ants, bees, roaches, and spiders! Simply add 10 drops of peppermint essential oil to 1/2 cup of water. Using a spray bottle, spray the area you want to be free of pests.
Nala (Bombay Cross)We found Nala roaming on a main road. The vet says she was between 4 and 5 weeks old.
Simple Easter CenterpieceSimply add your plastic eggs into a clear vase and then add a bunch of store bought flowers! You may include pussy willows if available. Simple but pretty!
Kitty (Tabby Barn Cat)Our dog passed away and we were moving into a new house. We decided that we needed a little company, so we found a shelter house near by and adopted him.
Mark Sizes on Cake PansI don't use cake tins often and I always have to measure them to ensure I have the right size. I painted the sizes (in centimetres) of the tins on their sides with ceramic paint and baked them in the oven to set the paint. Now, no more searching for a ruler when I make a cake or flan.
Use Luggage for Gift Wrap StorageAfter years of juggling with my many wrapping and tissue papers, gift bags, and ribbons I designated one of my rarely used pieces of luggage to hold these items. It is easy to take out into a room to wrap gifts too! Everything in one place.
Removing Water Based Marker on Dry Erase BoardMy three year old scribbled all over my dry erase board. I was clueless and used plain water to clean it. Big mistake. The water marker smeared and it would not come off. I tried so many things, alcohol, hand sanitizer, acetone, etc. I gave up.
Refrigerator Leaking Water?I have a GE top mount refrigerator. The icemaker isn't making ice, but the water is running down inside the back panel. Help!
Help to Make Bathroom Conversion for the Elderly?Is there help for my 90 year old mother to convert from a tub to shower in her bath? She still lives alone and is able to care for herself, but is not able to get into her tub. She only receives her Social Security income.
Teen Birthday Party Ideas?My birthday is in three weeks, April the 10th, and I don't know what to do at all. I keep thinking e.g. laser skirmish, to far away beach house, to far away challenge hill. Apparently not for me!
Riding Lawn Mower Won't Start?My mower won't start after replacing the battery, starter, and solenoid. It turns slowly even while jumping it off with my truck.
Repairing an Electrical Outlet?I blew out an electrical outlet. I pulled on it and it blew taking out 4 other outlets. I replaced the blown outlet, but still all 5 outlets are out even after I reset the switch on the main box.
Donating Craft Supplies?I have fabric, yardage as well as remnants, and yarn of varying types, fancy to basic, and would like to donate. I also have doll making supplies, heads, bodies, hair, etc. I have inherited these craft supplies and would like to donate in the Bakersfield, Visalia, Fresno, California area. Any suggestions?
Nice Slogan for a Creche (Daycare)?I need a good slogan for my creche, named "Wonder Creche".
What Breed Is My Dog?We adopted her from a local shelter. We were told she was German Shepherd/Boxer mix. I'm curious if she has some Dane or hound as well.
Stockton Vet That Takes Payments?I have a 6 - 8 year old female Dachshund in need of help. She has a large growth that has rapidly grown in the past month on her stomach and it's frightening to see. I have looked around and every place keeps telling me she isn't worth the trouble to get fixed or the payment is way too high for my mediocre budget.
Black Fabric Dye Turned White Collar Grey?I wonder if some lovely lady is able to help me. I bought a dress which is black with white trim on the collar and on the leg of the dress. I used Colour Catcher sheets in the wash and the white parts have still turned grey. It is made from 90% polyester and 10% rayon.
Removing Yellow Stain on White Pants?I have a pair of white pants that have been hanging in the closet forever and I wanted to wear them. I took them out and their was a yellow stain on the leg. How do I get the stain out?
Washer Does Not Spin?It is a Kenmore front load washer. The propeller of the washer does not spin; however, the motor is running and sound gets generated. Water flows from the load chamber, but draining seems not to be the full capacity. The blinking sign looks like a short piece of tube.
Kitchen Paint Color Advice?My kitchen has a black marble work top and floor, and a brown kitchen door. What colors for walls?
Remedy for a Dog With Itchy Ears?My Malamute Husky mix keeps scratching around his ear and I need help making him feel better.
Attaching a Metal Footboard to Bed Frame?I bought a queen size bed and a metal headboard and footboard. The problem is that there isn't anything to attach the footboard to the frame. Can you help?
Electrical Circuit Problem?The outlet in my kitchen has to have something plugged into it for the outlet in the livingroom to work.
Determining House Cleaning Rates?How much do I charge for a newly renovated, new tile, paint, and carpet, empty home at 2000 sq feet.
Finding Yarn Donations?My 10 year-old daughter and I came up with an idea to make hats and scarves to donate to her former elementary school during the fall to help with their coat drive. We would like to make at least 30 sets for the upcoming fall. We are running out of yarn to get us to our goal. Any suggestions?
Riding Mower Won't Start?Will the starter still turn if your engine is seized?
What Breed Is My Dog?I recently rescued this puppy. He is about 4.5 months old now. I know he is a Husky mix, but am unsure of what exactly he is mixed with. Any ideas?
Name Ideas for an Interior Decorating Shop?I would like suggestions for the name for a home interior decorative shop. I am looking for a name with the first word beginning with E and the 2nd word starting with D or F.
What Breed Is My Dog?I rescued a dog a couple months ago and I am unsure of her breed. I think she is part Icelandic Sheepdog because both the mother (who is kind of small) and the puppies have a curled tail. She has coloring that is simular to a German Shepherd or Bernese.
6 Month Old Puppy Eating Less?My dog is a full bred Shih Tzu and is about 6 months old. He recently entered puberty, I believe, and has not been eating and is calmer than usual. Is this normal, could something be wrong with him? He still plays and runs, but just hasn't been eating much and gets lazy at some points in the day.
Living Room Drape Color Advice?I have cream color walls with a lot of oak wood accents, chair rail, crown molding, wood strips in the corners. The rug is beige. I have black furniture and cherry wood tables. There is also a multicolor fireplace in earth tones. What color drapes would go with all of this?
Does My Cat Have a Tapeworm?Would a tape worm make a cat get fatter?