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Homemade Table RisersMy roommate is in a battery powered scooter. While she tries to keep active, often her scooter has a mind of it's own.
Chocolate Avocado PuddingYes, you read it right... chocolate avocado pudding! Before you say strange, you just have to try this. It is honestly the best pudding I have ever had. I am a die hard chocolate lover and this passed my test. Best of all, it is super good for you!
Granny Square Crochet DishclothGranny squares are charming and they bring back memories of yesteryear. This version will allow you to enjoy one with a dishcloth. Quick, fun, and useful. These make nice gifts as well.
The Genesis of My GardenAm I the only one who thinks that the birth of a seed is a beautiful, artistic miracle?
Take Photo of Appliance Model/Serial NumbersTake a picture of your appliance and model/ serial numbers. Use it as your profile picture for the customer service number in your contact list on your cell phone. Now when I need to call for service or troubleshooting all the information is right at my fingertips! Saved me so much time and so less frustrating.
Our Runner Ducks (Week 6)The main event this week was moving day! We purchased a large dog run at Costco and are working on modifying it so that it protects them from predators. We placed the placed the dog run on pavers, in part to level the area and to help with predators.
Listerine for Black Biting BugsMy RV has got little, biting black bugs. They are not fleas or ticks, but they bite like them. I ask a pet shop owner what he would do. He suggested that I try the original, yellow Listerine.
Carpenter Bee TrapA weathered 4x4 is best to make this trap to reduce the number of carpenter bees at your place.
My Two GardenersI think one gardener, Fuzzy, was shirking her responsibilities on the job by hiding out in the backhoe's shovel.;-)
Can Tabs for Instant Room in Your ClosetInstead of buying those multi-hanger type hangers, use the tabs from tab opening cans, such as soda, cat food, ravioli, etc., to hook one or more clothes hangers together to create more room in your closet! Just slip the tab onto the hanger hook and connect the hangers!
Dilute Full Fat Milk Instead of Buying SkimIf you are concerned about the fat levels in full cream milk, the most cost effective solution is to dilute whole homogenized milk 50/50 with water, rather than buying semi-skimmed. This means that you get twice the amount of milk for the same money.
Remedy for Pain from Ear Infection?Right now I have mono and I have a really bad ear infection in my right ear. It hurts so bad, every time I cough, swallow, etc. I get this sharp pain on the inside of my right ear. What can I use to help with the pain?
Growing Sunflowers?I have entered a competition to grow the tallest sunflower. At the moment it is three feet, but has started to come into flower. Will this stop the plant from growing taller?
Removing Acrylic Nails?I had acrylic nails put on and they were pretty grown out. I hit my pinky nail and ripped a small bit of my real nail off. As you can imagine it's very painful. I'm trying to find a way to get my pinky nail off with there being already a ton of pain and swelling in my finger.
Remedy for Itchy Ears?How to stop my ears from itching? I was diagnosed with an ear infection in both ears last week. I have been taking antibiotics and using ears drops that have been prescribed, however my ears are still itching. What can I do to stop the itching and how soon will the meds kick in?
Old Dog Peeing Inside?My dog is getting old, she is about 10 or 11 years old in dog years. I know her sight and hearing is going, she used to be potty trained, but no longer seems to be. I know she is old, and stressed, but she is also very spoiled, she is my fur baby child.
Sewing Machine Shuts Off?I have a Designer 1 embroidery sewing machine. I replaced the belt on the motor and now when the sewing machine starts to get warm then a little while later it shuts off. Can anybody give me any ideas?
Cleaning an Autographed Shirt?I went to my favourite artist's concert, Paloma Faith, and had the privilege to meet her and she signed my top. I don't want to lose the signature. What do I do to keep it fresh please?
Getting Hair Back to Natural Colour?I have a short bob, I want to go back to my own colour. How long will it take to grow out?
Mothball Smell in Plastic Purse?I bought the most adorable purse and it arrived reeking of mothballs! The purse is made of plastic. All suggestions are appreciated!
Caring for a Dog and Her Puppies?My Chihuahua had her 2nd litter of puppies 2 weeks ago. She is acting like she doesn't feel well the last few days. She also has been having a little shortness of breath. I took her to the vet and he said she was fine and that this is normal.