May 9, 2016

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Discouraging Carpenter Bees

Discouraging Carpenter BeesHow to bumout and discourage carpenter bees. Cover their nesting tunnel holes with duct tape. Here's how:


mascara and bottle of Visine

Dry or Clumped Mascara TipHas your tube of mascara dried out prematurely or would you like to extend it? Add a few drops of Visine to the bottle! It's safe for eyes and adds moisture, but doesn't mess with the formula!


Garden Sphere Out Of Hanging Baskets

Garden Sphere Out Of Hanging BasketsI have a few of hanging baskets in storage that I wanted to transform into a garden sphere. Because they are a little pricey, I thought I could recreate them with 2 planter hanging baskets joined together. This is super easy and adds a subtle look to your garden.


Fix Reel Mower Treads

Fix Reel Mower TreadsMy "Weed-eater" reel mower is 5 1/2 years old, and it shows. But if the plastic wheel treads won't dig in against the resistance of the grass, then it's over. Here's a simple solution to planned obsolescence.



gray and black snake

What Kind of Snake Is This?What kind of snake is this?


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12th Birthday Party Ideas?My daughter is turning 12 in 6 days and she does not know where to go with her friends. We live in Concord, California. Can I have some ideas?


map and travel sticker pattern

Finding Unidentified Wallpaper?I am trying to find this wallpaper. It was originally purchased about 5 years ago. I am moving to a new home and wanted to use it again. I am unable to find what the manufacturer was.


Getting Rid of Snails in the Garden

Getting Rid of Snails in the Garden?How do you get rid of snails? I have been losing flowers for years. I planted smaller plants and they would eat the roots away so quickly. They can destroy up to 10 a night. I then planted over 80+ large plants going down the sides and across the front of my house. Still 5-6 plants at a time would be eaten over night.


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Cleaning Stains on Linoleum or Vinyl Floors?I'd like to clean my apartment very well to cut down on the costs of moving out. In my bathroom I have vinyl or linoleum flooring. In the bathroom next to the tub my flooring is kind of stained. Water must have gotten to it even though I tried hard not to let water out of the tub. Its like a yellowish stain.


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Receiving Social Security Survivor Benfits?If I'm receving SS benefits as a survivor of my deceased dad, and get a job at the age of 16, will my SS benefits be taken away?


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Value of New Werner Edition Encyclopedia Britannica 1900?I have about 30 Volumes of the New Werner Edition Encyclopedia Britannica - with Revised American Supplement 1900. It has a light brown leather cover - in very good condition. Any idea of value?


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Zebra Finch Not Laying Eggs?I have had a pair of zebra finches since they were young chicks. I have been trying to breed them for a while now. They are from different families as the female is pure black cheek and the male is chestnut cheeked.


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Keeping Rugs from Sliding and Curling on Carpet?What can I use to stop rugs slipping and curling on a carpet?



Kitchen Wall and Trim Paint Color Advice?We are putting up Glenwood beech cabinets and light color tile and countertops! I am looking for ideas for wall colors and trim color.


plant with green and yellow leaves and medium green leaves

Identifying a Houseplant?I just bought this gorgeous houseplant at my local market. It has large leaves and visible veins. The outer leaves are yellower and red while the inner leaves are much more green. Can someone please help me identify it so that I can properly take care of this beauty?


deep pink multi petaled flower

Identifying a Houseplant?I just received this beautiful plant from a friend. I really don't want it to die! I was only told it needs indirect sunlight and a little water and to keep it indoors. It has several clusters of small pink flowers with a very subtle fragrance, and thick, shiny, smooth, broad leaves that are almost succulent-like.


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