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Edible PurslanesThere are several different kinds of Portulaca. Probably the most often grown by the home gardener is Portulaca pilosa. It's common name is Moss Rose. With a 25¢ pack of seed from a local dollar store, you can have a pretty, multi colored display of low growing, almost carefree flowers from Spring to late Fall.
Moonflower Vine In TreesI was thinking an alternative title for this piece might be: Can You Bottle This Stuff? I believe it's essence would make an interesting perfume. It would have to be 'cleaned up' a bit, though. It is nice and heady, but muddled.
Cherry Chocolate Ice CreamMy family and I LOVE sweets. This is another recipe that has replaced our traditional store-bought treats. It is healthy and yummy. Appeal to your sweet tooth and nourish your body at the same time. :)
Chance (Pit Bull Terrier)A few months ago while in a rural part of Ohio he ran in front of my car. I almost ran him over. I stopped to check on the dog and instantly he was waging his tail trying to lick me all over my face so he seemed to be a loving dog.
Ginger (Mixed Breed)Ginger showed up at our house out of the blue about a year and a half ago and made herself at home. We don't know what we'd do without her.
Salt Water for Tarnished Silver RingAfter using household bleach for cleaning I realized my favorite silver ring had been tarnished and I was freaking out! I had the impulse to rub it with salt as it is an alkaline and submerge my ring in salted boiling water. It worked in about 25-30 mins!
DVT Delicate Calf/Shin ProtectorsHere is help for people who've had DVTs or Post-Thrombotic Syndrome in their lower legs and who's skin is very delicate and easily torn or punctured by hard objects. I'm one of these and this protection may be stronger, easier to make and cheaper to buy the raw material for!
Preventing Leg UlcersThis is a page about preventing leg ulcers. Reduce the risk of developing a leg ulcer with these helpful tips.
Molly (Brown Nose Pit)I got her from an ad on craigslist. She causes trouble and she is a connect licker, but I love her.
DIY Eyelash AdhesiveI started making my own eyelash glue when I realized the store brand ones I was using was making my lids a bit itchy. This adhesive is made of a few simple household products and keeps your lashes on all day.
Re-dyeing HairI've always dyed my hair with blonde permanent hair dye and I wanted to see what it would look like black so I used a semipermanent black. Now my ends are turning green and I don't like the color. It's been about 3 weeks. Would it be OK to go back to blonde or will my ends stay green?
Cleaning Business Name IdeasI need help to create fun, eye-catching name and slogan for my cleaning business. I am having a hard time trying to figure out which would be a good name including slogan for my residential and commercial cleaning business.
Using Puppy Pee Pads?My 7 yr. old mini Schnauzer/Yorkie is really a good boy, but I do put pee pads on the bathroom floor and confine him. He hits the pee pads, but then he feels he has to cover up whatever he's done, urine or poop, which makes a huge mess and defeats the purpose of the pads.
What Is This Garden Plant?This is taking over a friend's garden here in Sud Finistere in France. Anyone know what it is? The plant grows about 20cm high and has tubular roots, spreads like crazy, and overwhelms other plants.
Decorating a 2 Man Paddle BoatI am looking for easy ideas to decorate a 2 man paddle boat for a paddle boat float and race. it needs to be something easy as we are seniors. We do like to have a lot of fun so we need some help. We are not sure how to even begin.
House Cleaning Charges?I have been staying with my friend and her family since the beginning of June. Mind you I am normally not home and when I was I would be cleaning. And now they have kicked me out and refuse to pay, even after agreeing to pay for everything I did. I was there for 23 days, what should I charge for everything I did?
What Breed Is My Dog?I'm adopting this pup from a shelter and I'm wondering what breed she is? The lady there said she is a Pit, but I'm not sure if it's full Pit or a mix. What breed is she?
Ice Maker Not Dispensing IceI have Kenmore side by side. Two days ago everything worked fine and then it happened. It still makes ice cold water, but when I push for ice to come out nothing happens. I don't hear the motor or the crushed ice. What do I do?
What Breed Is My Dog?We adopted this cutie a month ago from a shelter. The people at the shelter said they thought she was some kind of terrier mix. When I look at her, I see a lot of Dachshund, except for the curly tail, and her ears, now that they've started sticking up. We think she might have some Pug also.
Repairing a Shower Door LatchI have a glass door, the spring loaded latch is on the frame and works. The locking piece is U shaped and is glued to the edge of the glass door. This came off. How do you put it back on? I can glue it on, but it no longer seems to mate and lock when I place it manually.