May 23, 2016

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Making a Fan Stitch Crochet Cowl

Making a Fan Stitch Crochet CowlThis is a page about making a fan stitch crochet cowl. The fan stitch can be used to make a beautiful one of a kind crochet cowl for you or to be given as a gift.


Cooking Ground Beef in the Microwave

Cooking Ground Beef in the MicrowaveThis is a page about cooking ground beef in the microwave. Using your microwave oven is a convenient way to cook ground beef that will be used in a recipe.


Uses for Crocheted Doilies

Uses for Crocheted DoiliesThis is a page about uses for crocheted doilies. Crocheted doilies, with their delicate, intricate designs have a multitude of uses.


Hearty Meatloaf Soup

Hearty Meatloaf SoupUse leftover meatloaf to make a hearty soup for a cold evening. This is a page about hearty meatloaf soup.


Opening Jars with Arthritic Hands

Opening Jars with Arthritic HandsThis is a page about opening jars with arthritic hands. Arthritis can make simple tasks difficult and even painful.


Removing Fat from Ground Beef

Removing Fat from Ground BeefThis is a page about removing fat from ground beef. Removing the fat from ground beef will help cut the calories from fat and is good for your overall health.


Making a Mending Jar Gift

Making a Mending Jar GiftThis is a page about making a mending jar gift. A mending jar or sewing kit is a fun project to make for yourself or to give as a gift.


Recipes Using Leftover Pork Roast

Recipes Using Leftover Pork RoastLeftover pork roast can be reserved in a variety of ways. This is a page about recipes using leftover pork roast.


Making a Crayon Costume

Making a Crayon CostumeThis is a page about making a Crayola crayon costume. Dressing as a crayon is a really cute Halloween costume idea.


Mold and Concrete Stepping Stone

Making Concrete Stepping StonesMaking your own stepping stones is a fun project and a way to create unique stones for your garden. This is a page about making concrete stepping stones.


Making a Scroll Card

Making a Scroll CardThis is a page about making a scroll card. A unique design for your next homemade greeting card could be a fancy scroll.


Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Barbecue Chicken SandwichesThis is a page about slow cooker barbecue chicken sandwiches. Using your slow cooker for making barbecue chicken for sandwiches is convenient and you get that great slow cooked flavor.


Fix Reel Mower Treads

Fixing Reel Mower TreadsThis is a page about fixing reel mower treads. The hard wheel treads on an old reel mower may become worn and tend to slide on the lawn.


peek through door into closet nook conversion

Converting a Closet into a Private NookThis is a page about converting a closet into a private nook. An unused closet is the perfect space for creating a private nook for crafting, reading, or play.


Tweety Bird stepping stone

Making Cake Pan Stepping StonesThis is a page about making cake pan stepping stones. There are so many cute cake pans shaped like cartoon characters and other designs that can be used as the mold for homemade stepping stones.


Making a First Aid Kit for Dad

Making a First Aid Kit for DadA great project for the kids to make Dad for Father's Day or his birthday is a small first aid kit for home or office. This is a page about making a first aid kit for dad.



fall colors on maple tree water spouts in May

Spring Or Fall Maple Leaf Display?I had to cut down a small maple tree. It was growing too close to a retaining wall. I hadn't gotten around to removing the stump. After a hard rain, I noticed several water sprouts had grown up from the base of the stump. The leaves on the sprouts were alive with colors usually found in autumn rather than spring.


Get Your Potassium From Potatoes

Get Your Potassium From PotatoesToday, I discovered something most of you may already know. It seems that the average size potato, contains around 620 mg potassium. So, a potato a bit larger would provide the equivalent of the potassium in a 750mg tablet.



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Paint Color Advice for Bathroom with Beige Tub?I just moved into a house and one of the bathrooms has a beige tub that we can't replace right now. Any ideas on a wall color to offset it?


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Chicken Sandwiches for 175?How many large cans of shredded chicken will I need to make 175 chicken sandwiches?


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Determining a Reasonable Cleaning Fee?How much should one charge for house cleaning, organizing all rooms, dishes, making beds-4, and laundry at least three loads a day? Of course the organizing is once. The other things are daily. This is a job that I would be doing for a family of six, five days a week.


What Kind of Snake Is This?

What Kind of Snake Is This?We live in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Do you know what kind of snake this is? It's about 3 feet long.


houseplant with long hanging parts with fuzzy red hairs

Identifying a Houseplant?Does anyone know what kind of plant this is? It was given to me after my grandma passed away, but growing up I thought she'd said it came from Germany. The red spike looking things on the stems look as if they're sharp - but they aren't. They're fuzzy. I just want to know what it's called.


black and white Dachshund mix

Homemade Cleaner for Dog's Ears?What's a good homemade ear drop? I'm tired of spending the money for my dog's ear drops. His name is Buddy and he is a Dachshund mix. His vet did give us ear drops, but we are almost out. His ears build up with wax and it stinks and it makes him stink.


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Growing a Poinsettia Plant Outside?I would like to plant or place my poinsettia outdoors, I live in central Indiana. It has become a tree, which is fine, I just want to keep it living. Any suggestions?


plant with smallish round leave of a light green with lighter veins

What Is This Houseplant?I just got two hanging pots with these sweet little plants. The store owner had no idea what they were, and the label from the wholesaler just says foliage hanging asstd. Not very helpful.


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Laptops for Students?I'm from Jordan and am studying computer science. I really need laptop and I don't have money to buy it. Is there any organization that can help me plz? Thank you.


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Getting Rid of Gnats on a Boat?I have a pontoon boat that we just took out of storage and is now at the boat slip. We have gnats everywhere. What can I use to get rid of them?


Large Red Bump on Dog

Large Red Bump on Dog?My Pit Bull has a large red bump. I need to know what to do. Here's a picture. He won't stop licking it and it was bleeding for a couple days and draining blood and now it's dry but he won't stop licking it.


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Removing the Smell of Burnt Toast from Cabinet?I burned toast in a toaster oven (located under the cabinet). The resulting smoke got into the cabinet wood. How do I get rid of the burnt smell that is now on the outside, inside, and under the cabinet? I have tired white vinegar, bleach, and Murphy's wood soap. Nothing is working.


straggly houseplant with tall stalk and a few leaves

Identifying a Houseplant?My mom gave it to me and this seemed like an easy way to get expert help.


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Unique 50th Birthday Party Ideas?I know of a lady who I only know on Facebook and would like to surprise her with a unique 50th birthday party. Her favorite color is black she suffers, like me, from fibromyalgia and spinal illness which causes chronic pain due to this illness.


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