June 11, 2016

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Cleaning and Storing Romaine Hearts

Cleaning and Storing Romaine HeartsCareful preparation of your romain lettuce can help increase its shelf life and make it easier to quickly make a delicious salad. This is a page about cleaning and storing romaine hearts.


Toilet being scrubbed with a toilet brush by someone wearing pink rubber gloves

Cleaning Hard Water Stains from a ToiletThis is a page about cleaning hard water stains from a toilet. Hard water leaves mineral deposits on many surfaces.


Senior couple working on a scrapbook together

Activities for Alzheimer's PatientsThis is a page about activities for Alzheimer's patients. Alzheimer's and other dementia patients can benefit from and enjoy activities that stimulate their cognitive functions and that are just plain fun.


Magnified flea against a white background

Getting Rid of Fleas in an ApartmentThis is a page about getting rid of fleas in an apartment. Whether your pet has picked up fleas or they were resident in your new apartment before you moved in it can be a chore to get rid of them.


Dollar Bill Origami Ideas

Dollar Bill Origami IdeasThis is a page about dollar bill origami ideas. Making folded paper origami designs using paper money is a fun gift idea.


Magnified Image of a Flea against a white background

Using Borax for FleasThis is a page about borax for fleas. Pet owners are frequently searching for alternatives to commercial chemical products for controlling and eliminating fleas.


View from inside of a front load washing machine of a man holding his nose.

Rotten Egg Smell in a Front Loading WasherThis is a page about rotten egg smell in a front load washer. A foul odor coming from your washer is not a pleasant situation. Determining the source and cause are needed to eliminate the problem and prevent it from occurring in the future.


Seniors participating in a stretching class

Activities for a Deaf and Blind Person?This is a page about activities for a deaf and blind person. Loss of vision and hearing can severely limit the kinds of activities a person and engage in.


Man paining cabinets white

Refinishing Laminate CabinetsThis is a page about refinishing laminate cabinets. Some special preparation may be needed to refinish your laminate cabinets; but it can be done.


Pan of spaghetti sauce with jar of chili sauce and tomatoes in front

Fixing Over Spiced Spaghetti SauceIf your homemade spaghetti sauce has too much of one or more spices, you will want to find a way to tone those flavors down. This is a page about fixing over spiced spaghetti sauce.


Recycled Wrapping Paper Christmas Lamps

Recycled Wrapping Paper Christmas LampsThis is a page about recycled wrapping paper Christmas lamps. Using recycled wrapping paper, you can make mini lamp shades and create a unique lighted Christmas decoration.


Slice of Pineapple cheesecake with fork.

Pineapple Cheesecake RecipeThis is a page about pineapple cheesecake recipe. Adding pineapple to a favorite cheesecake recipe or finding one specifically using pineapple will help you make a delicious variation on the traditional cheesecake dessert.


Altering Pants Into Capris

Altering Pants Into CaprisThis is a page about altering pants into capris. Give an older or unused pair of long pants a new lease on fashion life by cutting them down into capris.


Lilac cuttings in a lime green pot next to a matching watering can

Rooting a Cutting From a Lilac BushThis is a page about rooting a cutting from a lilac bush. Propagation from cuttings is a common way of cloning your plants and shrubs, making for more plantings for your garden.


Close up image of red pasta sauce cooking in pan

Fixing Burnt Flavor in Spaghetti SauceThis is a page about fixing a burnt flavor in spaghetti sauce. Spaghetti sauce is notorious for burning if not well tended to. Removing the burnt taste can save your sauce.


Man pushing woman in a wheelchair against a beautiful view.

Activities for a Person With MS?This is a page about activities for a person with MS. People with multiple sclerosis can experience varying levels of physical impairment. Their personal abilities will drive the types of activities they can enjoy.


Hand holding a smoking cigarette.

Cleaning Nicotine StainsThis is a page about cleaning nicotine stains. Cleaning the residue from cigarette smoke on walls and other surfaces can be time consuming and frustrating.


Senior Citizens playing cards

Game Ideas for a Church Senior Group?This is a page about game ideas for a church senior group. Choosing games for your senior church group that are fun and appropriate for all members can be a challenge.


Veteranarian holding a long hair grey and white cat

Remedies for Cystitis in CatsThis is a page about remedies for cystitis in cats. Cystitis is a bladder infection, often from unknown causes.


Purple Passion Crochet Fingerless Gloves

Crocheted Ruffled Fingerless GlovesThis is a page about crocheted ruffled fingerless gloves. Including a fancy ruffle on your crocheted fingerless gloves make them more unique and eye-catching.


Felt Christmas Treat Holders

Making Felt Candy Cane HoldersThis is a page about making felt candy cane holders. This easy craft project holds a candy candy and can be made as a Christmas tree, or another iconic holiday object.


Making a Washcloth Soap Pouch

Making a Washcloth Soap PouchUse pretty, colorful washcloths to make these useful and fun soap pouches. They are great for use in your home and to give as gifts. This is a page about making a washcloth soap pouch.



Clothespin and Popsicle Stick Plane

Clothespin and Popsicle Stick PlaneThis is a super inexpensive and fun upcycling craft for people of all ages. My favourite part is eating enough Popsicles in order to make a bunch of planes!


pink shabby chic painted storage box

Shabby Chic Upcycled BoxThis cute little box was a great thrifty find for $2.99. This was an item I knew I could upcycle into a shabby chic piece to hold items.



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Getting Rid of Morning Glory?How do I rid my flower beds of morning glory?


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Top Thread Snapping on Pfaff Sewing Machine?The thread is snapping on my Pfaff 138/115 industrial sewing machine. The top thread keeps on snapping when stitching. I have changed the needle and rethreaded. What can I adjust to resolve this?


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Craftsman Riding Mower Won't Turn Over?My Craftsman 42" riding mower with a 17.5 hp Briggs and Stratton motor won't turn over. I've replaced the starter, solenoid (twice), ignition switch, and battery. I was able to start it when I jumped the solenoid with 2 screw drivers. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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Cat Pees on Clean Clothes?Every time I do laundry I have to keep it away from my cat or else she will pee on it, even if it's been put away in a drawer. Once it's been in the drawer for about a week she doesn't care any more. What is wrong with her? Could it be the smell of the detergent making her pee on the clean clothes?


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Finding Free or Low Cost Veterinary Care?I am planning on adopting a bunny, and would like to have it spayed or neutered, so as to litter box train him or her. I am a senior and am on a fixed income.


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Introducing New Puppy to Resident Dogs?I got a blue nose Pit Bull that is 2 months old. Is it OK to leave her outside in the backyard, and how can I get my two other dogs to get along with her?


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Move-out and Post Construction Cleaning?I have an idea of what I want to earn for an 8-10 hour day cleaning empty apartments and newly built homes in the Greenville/Spartanburg area of South Carolina. I believe I need to set a per sq ft cost. However, I have no idea what the current rate is for this type of service in my area.


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Bathroom Paint Color Advice?I'm not very good at colour co-ordination! We have recently had a new bathroom fitted with white suite, creamy wall tiles with mosaics, and black flooring. I've knotted and primed the wood, but not sure what colour to use on the wooden bath panel basin cupboard.


tiny holes

Repairing Tiny Holes on a Microfiber Couch?I bought a Miami Dolphins microfiber couch a couple of years ago and just recently noticed some little tiny holes on the back of the couch. Does anyone know what I can do to fix this?


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Troubleshooting Hot Water Heater Electrical Circuit?What does it mean when my breaker is hot to the touch and buzzing and my hot water heater closet smells like burning plastic? There's no smoke that I could detect. However, when I turned the breaker off the buzzing stopped and I feel like whatever was causing the smell stopped as well.


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