February 11, 2016

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Inflating Balloon During Balloon Experiment

Blowing up a Balloon with Baking Soda and...This is a page about blowing up a balloon with baking soda and vinegar. The chemical reaction that takes place when you mix baking soda and vinegar can be used to blow up a balloon.


Pot O' Gold Doughnuts

Making Pot O' Gold DoughnutsThis is a page about making pot o' gold doughnuts. Make these tasty treats for a St. Patrick's Day party and find the doughnut at the end of the rainbow.



Pre-Marinating Chicken before Freezing

Pre-Marinating Chicken Before FreezingWhen I shop, I look for sales on family size packages of chicken - legs, thighs, quarters, and breasts. I also love to make my own marinades. This can be done before freezing your chicken.


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Resetting a Maytag Maxima Steam X Front Load WasherI have a Maytag Maxima steam x front load washer. In mid cycle it throws e01 and f08 codes, the door will not unlock and there is no power. Here is my tip. I kept unplugging the power cord and plugging it back in over and over for about 15 minutes, continuously. It finally unlocked and reset itself.


Homemade Recipe Book Holder

Homemade Recipe Book HolderI love using my homemade recipe book holder, made by my husband in 2003. He loves working with wood and makes bird feeders, bird houses, and other handy things.


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Power Outage Safety Plan for Persons on OxygenDo you have a safety plan for events such as snow storms with power outages? What is your plan of action? Having a plan is important if you are elderly, or know of any elderly or disabled persons, people that depend on electrical devices, such as oxygen.


Josephine (Chihuahua)

Josephine (Chihuahua)She was a stray that my then 14 year old son found running around in a shopping center parking lot.



orange and white tabby

Gaining the Trust of a Rescue Cat?Max was a young, stray cat who showed up in my yard 4 years ago. I another cat who was also rescued as a stray and tends to bring cats home with her. I made sure to feed him, but assumed he belonged to someone. I don't believe he was feral because there is no aggression in him, but he is terrified of humans.


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Riding Mower Makes Noise When Started?When I go to start my Murray 20 horse twin riding mower I hear a metal on metal clunk just before it starts. It only does it on the first start when it's cold. I can restart after it warms up and I don't hear the clunk. Does the starter have to be replaced?


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Repairing a Janome Sewing Machine?I have a Janome Memory Craft 9000 machine which is galloping when I either touch the foot pedal, the up/down button or the stop/start. With the foot control removed the other 2 options still cause the same problem.


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Yarn Too Tight on Circular Loom?When I start putting rounds on my loom, after two rolls it starts getting very tight. What am I doing wrong?


Value of Porcelain Dolls

Value of Porcelain Dolls?I won them at a ticket auction; they're in pretty good shape. Does someone have any ideas on how much they would be worth? The one in the green and yellow floral dress has 93IIA on the back of her neck. The one in the blue has II85A on the back of her neck as well as a diamond shape.


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Singer Confidence 7463 Not Stitching?The top thread on my machine will not catch. I was initially having an issue with the bobbin thread not catching on the hook. When I change the type of stitch I want to do (i.e., zig zag) the needle moves side to side as if doing the zig zag, but does not make the stitch.


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Name Ideas for a Daycare Business?I need your help. I will be opening a home family daycare. Can you help find a business name?


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