February 3, 2016

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Making a Felt Bow

Making a Felt BowUse clean new felt to make a bow pretty enough to buy in a store. Learn how to make them in this short video.


Mason Jar Match Dispenser

Mason Jar Match DispenserHere is an attractive way to store matches using a jelly sized mason jar. Learn how to make it in this short video.



Gluten Free Fried Chicken

Gluten Free Fried ChickenBuckwheat is gluten free and it is good for you. I love cooking with buckwheat. The only place I have found it is Whole Foods and a health food store.


Cookie Dough Topped Brownies

Cookie Dough Topped BrowniesMy husband is a huge cookie dough fan. I don't let him eat actual cookie dough because I'm squeamish about raw eggs. There are no raw eggs and less flour in this "dough" so he can munch on these in moderation! They're super rich so a little goes a long way with one batch. Any cookie dough fan will love these.



Valentine's Day Card

Valentine's Day CardHere is a cute, simple, and easy card that you can simply make with things in the house. Simple materials and steps make it easy to create this in a limited time.


Homemade Tea and Coffee Lattes

Homemade Tea and Coffee LattesI don't know about you, but I hate paying the price of coffee lattes and chai tea lattes. They are around $3.50 for a medium or large. I now make them at home anytime I want one, simply by using a stick blender or wand. Or you could use a mixer to get that frothy topping.


Pipe Cleaner Cat - cat shaped from a pipe cleaner

Pipe Cleaner CatHere is a cute project, with simple steps and materials. It is easy to make using things around the house. It is just a fun decoration for kids, that they can make themselves.


Plastic Bottle Top Container

Plastic Bottle Top ContainerI love making these containers. I store everything in them, big and small, depending on the size of the bottles and caps I use. You can just stick them in your pocket or drop them in your purse and feel safe knowing the contents of the container won't fall out.


Peeling Pickles

Peeling PicklesI love dill pickles, but I do not like biting into one of the rock-like black things on the skin. It sends shivers up my spine not to mention the feeling on the teeth. So I peel my pickles before I eat them.


Pipe Cleaner Bracelets

Pipe Cleaner BraceletsYou can make colorful bracelets out of pipe cleaners by braiding them. Make for team colors, holidays, or friendship bracelets.


brown and white Corgi

Sydney (Pembroke Welsh Corgi)Sydney became a part of our family when she was just a puppy! Sydney loves the outdoors. She loves to be with her horse, beg for snacks, herd the chickens, beg for snacks, go for rides in her stroller (she has degeneration in one hind leg), beg for snacks, and play with her big pink teddy bear "Baby".


squeegee on countertop

Squeegee Your CountertopsI bought a squeegee at the dollar store. It has been the best way to clean my countertops. I spray glass cleaner on my countertop and go over with a sponge. I then squeegee all the liquid into the sink. This works so well and my countertops shine.


Reusing Plastic Containers for Craft Paint

Reusing Plastic Containers for Craft...After using wax for my warmers, I don't throw the plastic away. I use it for paint compartments for small projects. The lid snaps and keeps my paint fresh.


Making a Felt Bow

Making a Felt BowFelt is an easy material to use in bow making. This is a page shows you how to make a felt bow.


Toby, Ty, and Tiny (Fox Terriers)

Toby, Ty, and Tiny (Fox Terriers)We got all of our babies when they were 8 weeks old.



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Repairing Sofa Upholstery Damaged by CatMy cat used a portion of the sofa arm for claw sharpening, leaving a damaged area. I have plenty of the (white) original fabric. I thought of cutting a patch and fusing it with an iron to the damaged area. What sort of fusible product would I use?


A retro kitchen in need of updating.

Retro Kitchen Paint Color AdviceI recently bought a beautiful house with this older style kitchen. The backsplash is grey tile. The countertop is cracked ice grey. The wood doors are varnished wood and the box of the cabinets has been painted white. I would like it all to be one color.


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Removing Cigarette Smoke Film from GlassesDoes anyone know of a way to clean the cigarette film and better yet keep it off eyeglass lens?


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Removing Cat Urine and Odor from Laminate FlooringWhat household product can I use to remove cat urine and odor from a laminated floor? My cat had a stroke, per the vet, this is the 1st time it peed since Saturday.


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Dogs Pooping Inside Since Getting a New PuppyWe have 2 adult Boxers that we have had for 5 years and are housebroken. We just acquired an abandoned puppy. The puppy sleeps in our bedroom and the other 2 dogs sleep in their regular bed. The past several mornings the big dogs have pooped all over the kitchen and dining room area.


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Adding Highlights After Dyeing HairI dyed my hair light brown on Monday. Is it okay to add a highlights after 2 days? I'm going to use a boxed highlights as well.


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Water Dispenser Runs When Ice Maker FillsWhen my ice maker fills the water dispenser is also triggered for a few seconds. I have replaced the filter and solenoid valve.


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14th Birthday Party IdeasI am turning 14 in a few months (19-June-2016) and I need to have a killer party! My theme is Horror Movie. The thing I need help with is the menu, time, venue, etc.! I live in Bundaberg, Australia.


Window Blind Colour Advice

Window Blind Colour AdviceI just moved into a new apartment. My wall is painted green, the ceiling is lemon and off white, and the floor tiles are green. My chair is burnt orange and black. Please, what colour can I use for the window blind?


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