August 10, 2015

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Sacred Datura growing in the red sands of Utah

Datura PhotosThis is a page about datura photos. Datura is a genus containing several species of poisonous flowering plants.


woman studying documents

Being the Executor of a Will?This is a page about being the executor of a will. It is a challenge to be the person who is responsible to carry out the terms of a will.


view down into top load washer during wash cycle

Cleaning a Top Load Washing Machine?This is a page about cleaning a top load washing machine. Clothes washers, whether front or top load, will periodically need cleaning.


head shadow

Paper Shadow Self PortraitsThis is a page about paper shadow self portraits. A fun paper craft that you can capture a personal shadow impression of a moment in time.


Baby skunks on a cement pad.

Removing Skunk Smell from a CarThis is a page about removing skunk smell from car. If a skunk sprays inside your auto or you've had to transport a smelly pet, it can permeate carpets and upholstery. The odor can be difficult to remove.



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Getting Super Glue Off GlassesI used nail polish remover and the Super Glue came right off my eye glasses. Any ordinary nail polish remover will work.


kitty in outside litter box

Keeping Your Cat from Using Garden as Litter...Because cats like soft, dig-able soil, every year my flower gardens were at risk of my cat using them as a litter box and digging up my new seedlings, flowers or plants, but I found an answer!


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Some Potato Chip TricksWhen I have those little "crumb" chips left in the bag, I grind them up in my "buzz" blender. Store in a container in the refrigerator, adding more as available. I add these crumbs to my mix a Tbsp. at a time when breading something.


mayo jar with dimes inside

Recycled Jar as a Dime BankWhen you clean out a mayo squirt bottle, you get a bank for dimes only. The bigger ones might hold bigger coins, but I don't have one to show you. The mayo with olive oil cleans very easily so that is my recommendation.


Loco ornamental pepper in bloom.

Loco Ornamental Pepper (Capsicum...Last year, my neighbor gave me a first generation plant of this F1 hybrid. I saved the seed and planted them, this year. To date, I have not been able to tell any visual difference in second and first generation plants.


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Getting Rid of Gnats and Fruit FliesGnats and fruit flies love sweet liquids. You don't have to use wine, although they do like it. Add a few drops of dishwashing liquid (only about 3) to wine and slowly stir this makes a film on the surface that the bugs get trapped in.


Protecting Cabbages from White Butterflies

Protecting Cabbages from White ButterfliesCabbage white butterflies are a menace. They lay numerous eggs on the underside of the leaves of cabbage, cauliflowers, brussel sprouts, broccoli, and other brassicas. The caterpillars that subsequently hatch can easily eat their way through your whole crop.


Storing Appliances in Cabinets

Storing Appliances in CabinetsIn an effort to regain space in the kitchen, I decided that I needed to find storage places for the various appliances that were cluttering up the counters. The only issue was I couldn't see what was in the back of the cabinet. I solved this problem by putting labels at the front edges of the shelves.



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Finesse Preschool Name Ideas?My sisters and I are opening a Finesse school for toddlers that teaches basic social skills, etiquette, manners, and table manners. We also would include recitals, plays, and drama for self-expression and English language learning. We need the name to be somewhat glamorous, catchy, and fun!


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Getting a Passport to Mexico Using POA?My brother is in Mexico and he wants to see his kids that are in the U.S. In order for them to go they need their passports and their mom can't get them without my brother's signature. If he gives me the POA through a attorney from Mexico can I them signed for him, so his kids can get their passports?


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What Can I Make With the Following Ingredients?What can I make with the following ingredients?


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Cleaning a Smelly Freezer?I just a few minutes ago purchased a used freezer. It was nasty. This freezer truly smells like something was dead in it! I have cleaned it with straight bleach, then Clorox Clean Up and just rinsed with vinegar. What can I do to get rid of this smell?


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Free Yarn for Charity Projects?I have a page on Facebook called "hats and scarves for needy children." I have asked for yarn donations with no luck. Is there someplace else I can post for donations?


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Fleas on Kittens?I have hardwood floors all over the house except the kitchen and bedroom which have tile floors. I read where you mix apple cider vinegar, Dawn, and water, and bathe both kitties. How much would I use of each or equal amounts?


dark stain on light pink jacket

Stain on Cotton Dry Clean Only Jacket?I have a pale pink cotton Guess jacket. I left it alone for a bit and when I came back coffee or pop or something was spilled all over my coat. This was a couple of months ago and I need this stain to come out! If anyone can help that would be great or any at home remedies even though it is dry clean.


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Removing Purple Sharpie From Hair?How do you get purple Sharpie out of your hair? I have tried alcohol already.


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Bathroom Paint Color Advice?I have a bathroom with white tiles, sky blue accent tiles, white sink, white tub and toilet, bright blue (almost turquoise) counter, and light blue and cornflower small tile floor. It is a 1950s bathroom. I want to get rid of the wallpaper and update it. What color would you paint it?


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Resin Molds for Making Jewelry?Can anyone please tell me where I can find resin molds to make a necklace with a heart to put a photo in? I also would like to put a photo on concrete about a 5x7 for a memorial marker. I sure would like any information on how to do it, etc.


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Craftsman Riding Mower Won't Start?I have a 27 hp Craftsman riding mower that stopped running while cutting the grass. It was serviced 1 month ago with a new battery, oil, and blades. When the key is in the on position, it does nothing, but when the starter solenoid is hit with the positive cable, the motor spins really really slowly.


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16th Birthday Party Ideas?My 16th is in October and I'm really confused on what to do, I've considered a bonfire, but I don't want all my friends to get really bored and our garden isn't that big either. I'm thinking of inviting around 25 girls and guys and I don't want to spend a lot of money.


red haired doll wearing a blue dress

Information on Eden Porcelain Doll?I have an EDEN doll, just about 2 inches high. I wonder how old she is, when produced, and if there is any value in her? I would appreciate an answer.


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Keeping Your Dog in Your Yard?I have 3 dogs. One is no problem. Thomas is an overprotective dog, he tries to grab every man or women that walks by. One time he got over the fence and almost got hit by a motorcycle. Luna jumps fences and bolts through yards. Can someone give me advice on what to do?


pork loin in the package

Cooking a Pork Loin in a Crock Pot?I have a rotisserie flavored pork loin I would like to cook in the crock pot. I'm just not sure what liquid to add to the crock pot. What goes good with rotisserie flavor? Please help.


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Varnished Table Sections Stuck Together?I have an old mahogany dining room table. I moved it in the rain and the varnish stuck the table together. How can I unstick, to add the leaves?



What Breed Is My Dog?Lyra is a 9 month old rescue dog who I was told is a Staffy cross, but I would love to have some idea of what she is crossed with.


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Donating Pool Trophies?My belated husband was an avid pool player and I have an abundance of trophies stored away. I am looking to donate them to a charity or a pool league that might be needing trophies in order to pay out more to the players. Any suggestions?


black and brown puppy

What Breed Is My Dog?I got this adorable puppy from the shelter. Where he came from was unknown along with his parents' breed. I think he is a German Shepherd, Aussie mix, but am unsure. Any ideas? He also has a tail that is about 3 inches long!


old reel mower

Reel Mower Value?I have a Blair Easy Lawn mower from Springfield, Massachusetts. It has three patent dates on the side Oct. 8, 1880, May 29. 1888, and Aug 26, 1890. Does anyone have any idea if it's worth anything?


living room floor and couch

Living Room Curtain and Rug Color Advice?I have a beige color wall and dark brown leather couch with dark wood floors. What color curtain and rug should I choose?


Shepherd mix

What Breed Is My Dog?I just got Nelle today from someone that had moved and couldn't keep her. They said she is 15 mos. and that she was a Shepherd mix. I was just wondering what she is mixed with.


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