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Buying Cleaning ProductsThis is a page about buying cleaning products. Sometimes finding the cleaner or soap you want to use can be a challenge, and may only available to you online.
Decorating with CarrotsThis is a page about decorating with carrots. The bright color and feathery leaves of this common vegetable can make interesting decorations.
Repairing a Corian CountertopThis is a page about repairing a Corian countertop. A remarkably durable material, this Dupont manufactured surface can occasionally get scratched or burned, and need repair.
Making an Embroidery Floss and Felt Color...This is a page about making an embroidery floss and felt color code chart. Making a color code chart for your felt and floss helps when you need to buy more supplies.
Garlic Parmesan ChickenMy husband said it melted in his mouth.
Frozen Yogurt DiscsThis is a super simple recipe. The kids can even help you make them. My kids can't wait for the discs to freeze. It's one of their favorite frozen treats.
Basket for Bathtub ToysThe toys in our bathtub were a constant irritation to me. I saw this idea on Pinterest and it's genius! All you need is a shower curtain rod, shower curtain rings and a basket or two.
Fuzzy (Domestic Long-Hair)Fuzzy likes to take naps on my bed.
Fishing Boxes as Craft OrganizersOrganize fabric, ribbons, thread, trim, buttons, needles, and whatever else with cheap fishing boxes from Walmart (~$6).
Baby Bird in the GardenI noticed a baby bird that had just left the nest and was learning to fly. So cute!
Spiral Paper FlowersThese flowers are so easy to make and are great for decorating other crafts.
The Persevering PurslanePurslane, a type of portulaca, was the scourge of the 17th, 18th, and 19th century European gardener. They detested it so, they gave it names like 'Pusley' and Hogweed, no doubt they fattened many a hog on this stuff.
Use Old Blankets for Quilt BattingOld wool like blankets make great filler or batting for quilts, especially the scratchy ones.
Etegami (Japanese Folk Art)I recently learned of Etegami, a Japanese folk art. It's a simple hand-painted drawing accompanied by a few words. It's usually done on postcards and sent to someone. I love this style of art because is not meant to be perfect. I taught it to some middle schoolers, who loved it.
What Breed Is My Dog?I rescued my Chloe and was told she was a German Shepherd/Lab mix. Although she appears to have some of the Shepherd coloring and love for water and chewing things like the Labs; I've been told she looks like she may have some Pit Bull in her. She's 2 years and a couple months old, about 60-65 lbs.
Changing the Color of Sun Block Curtains?How can I change the colour for sun block curtains?
Removing Yellow Stains in Tub?I live in a manufactured home. How do I clean it so it doesn't have yellow stains?
Foul Odor in Bedroom?I have had a foul odor in my master bedroom for about a month or more. I live in a 117 year old small house with no central heat or air. I have an indoor cat and dog that's had free run until this mysterious odor appeared! I have shampooed the carpet and that helped for about a day and it came right back.
Removing Spray Paint from a Wall?I live in Victoria, Australia. I had an old fridge in the kitchen and I decided to spray it purple. The spray from the can went on the wall. I now have a 12 inch long purple stripe on the white wall. Can anyone suggest something to take the purple off without ruining the white wall?
Remedy for Fleas on Dog?I need good home remedy for fleas. My poor dog is chewing himself up!
Sewing Machine Doesn't Work?Someone dropped my Kenmore Ultra Stitch 12 sewing machine. It was working before this. Now the needle bar, the straight piece that controls the needle going up and down, doesn't move up and down at all. The hand wheel, the wheel at the end that manually turns to make the needle go up and down, does spin.
Dog's Not Eating Normally?After a rough start finding the right food for her, our Chiweenie was eating well and had achieved a healthy weight. Recently she started picking at her food and will only finish if I sit nearby.