May 4, 2015

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Toy Box Planter

Toy Box PlanterOn a recent drive around town I saw this fun planter in someone's yard. They used a Little Tikes football toy box, which I frequently see at yard sales and thrift stores. Drill some drainage holes in the bottom and you have a durable planter for your flowers.


Fabric Door Silencer

Fabric Door SilencerMaking it out of my son's room when he was sleeping was always a challenge. It seemed like no matter how hard I tried, the door latch would make too much noise. After seeing some ideas online, I created this fabric latch silencer. It works really well and its cute too!


Recycled Metal Yard Art

Recycled Metal Yard ArtWhile driving around our neighborhood we came across these neat metal sculptures. They appeared to be made out of various tanks and pipes. The person was at least 6 ft. tall and the snowman was a little smaller. They were super neat and made we wish I knew how to weld. :)


Roll of Plastic Wrap

Use Winterizing Plastic As Shrink WrapThis is a page about use winterizing plastic as shrink wrap. When heat is applied to this type of window covering plastic, it will shrink. It can be used to cover craft projects and hard to wrap gifts.


Rottie puppy

Zeus (Rottweiler)Zeus was given to me by a high school friend about a month ago.


Baby Food Snack Containers

Baby Food Snack ContainersI love the little plastic containers that our son's baby food comes in. They have some many uses. I like to reuse them for his snacks, such as goldfish crackers and sandwich crackers. The lids snaps on securely and they fit easily into my purse. :)


Stackable Potato Tower

Stackable Potato TowerGrowing potatoes is easy with this stackable planter. As the plants grow, simply add another frame and more soil.


Beauty of Springtime (Iris)

Beauty of Springtime (Iris)There is nothing like the beauty of springtime. So many choices for gardens, beautiful colors, and something fun to do as a family. I love when you walk outside after it rains, and find rain drops on flowers. The air smells so fresh.



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John Deere Mower Won't Start?I have a John Deere mower with a 19.5 Briggs that won't start. It is model 31P677. It is not getting any gas from carb. I replaced the carb gasket and needle valve, pulled apart and cleaned all ports, adjusted valves in 4 ex 6, and it still won't start. Any ideas?


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Saving Mixed Hair Dye?I colour my hair at home and it comes out OK. I am colouring to hide grey. I am still on semi permanent. I kept the bottle of mixed product in my cupboard with the intention of doing a little touch up in about 3-4 weeks.


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Repairing the Insole on Shoes?I have barely used high heels that have the insole rolled up on the heel portion.


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Removing Quick Shine from Hardwood Floors?My floors were looking dull so I applied Quick Shine to them. They looked great at first. My son decided to surprise me while I was out of town and applied 5 coats of Quick Shine to "restore them". They were left with streaks. I've tried everything I can think to of to remove this product from my floors.


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Parvo Disinfecting Tactics?My pup recently caught the parvo virus and has been fighting against it for 4 days. I have been disinfecting my house and yard, but how do I disinfect myself? I don't feel like just a shower is good enough here.


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Transmission of Parvo Virus?I have a puppy that has had parvo for the past 4 days. My dad has a one and a half year old Husky that is pregnant. I went to his house yesterday which means I exposed the Husky to the parvo virus. Should my dad disinfect his house and yard? What would be the most effective way to do it?


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Curtain Color Advice?Can wine red sheer curtains match with lime green walls and blue seats?


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