June 14, 2016

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Jar of Rhubarb Marmalade with cloth covered lid in front of several stalks of rhubarb

Rhubarb Marmalade RecipesThis page contains rhubarb marmalade recipes. Rhubarb lovers aren't just limited to pie, perhaps you can make some marmalade to enjoy over time.


Orange gloved hands removing hair from a bath tub drain

Fixing a Bathtub DrainThis is a page about fixing a bathtub drain. With use a bathtub drain may need some type of repair.


Candle on wrought iron scroll design holder with imitation grape vines

Cleaning Grape Vine Decorations?This is a page about cleaning grade vine decorations. Grape vines are used as the base for wreaths and other decorations. They will periodically need cleaning.


Standard white bathtub with tile surround

Repairing a Hole in a Bathtub?This is a page about repairing a hole in a bathtub. Fiberglas and acrylic bathtubs can be damaged leaving a hole in the tub.


Carrot Souffle in glass dish with sticks of cinnamon beside it.

Piccadilly's Carrot Soufflé RecipeThis is a page about Piccadilly carrot soufflé recipe. The Piccadilly cafeteria chain offered a tasty carrot soufflé that many diners have tried to recreate at home.


Clear glass bowl of dry looking tuna salad, garnished with parsley.

Keeping Tuna Salad From Being Dry?Getting the ingredient portions just right can help prevent your tuna salad from being too dry. This is a page about keeping tuna salad from being dry.


Fig Tree in a pot viewed from above

Growing Figs in ContainersThis is a page about growing figs in containers. Figs can successfully be grown in containers as long as you are willing to give them the extra care and maintenance required.


Mouse hole in wall with a mouse peeking out

Getting Rid of Mice in an Apartment?This is a page about getting rid of mice in an apartment. Getting rid of mice in an apartment can be challenging, particularly since there are common walls and you are not completely in control of the situation.


Chalkboard with "Hello My Name Is _____" written on it.

High School Reunion Name Tag Ideas?This is a page about high school reunion name tag ideas. Choosing unique and fun name tags for your high school reunion is part of the planning process.


Medical sketch of a kidney with kidney stones

Home Remedies for Kidney StonesThis is a page about home remedies for kidney stones. If you choose not to use prescription medications or surgery for kidney stones, there are some home remedies that might help.


Using a Tub Drain Remover

Using a Tub Drain Remover?This is a page about using a tub drain remover. Removing a tub drain can be done with a specific tool for this job.


Man holding spray bottle in one hand and an iron in the other

Homemade Spray StarchHow do you make starch for crisper sheets and other laundry? Although not as commonly used today, spray starch is still needed for some tasks. This page has advice for about making homemade spray starch.


person in t-shirt pouring food oil in bowl

Cleaning Food Oil Stains from T-ShirtsThis is a page about cleaning food oil stains from t-shirts. Cooking or even eating can sometimes result in food oil stains on your clothing.


Mashed Potato salad in a white bowl with blue rim.

Mashed Potato SaladThe texture of this salad may not be to everyone's liking, but it is a delicious alternative to the traditional chunky potato salad. This is a page about mashed potato salad.


Branch with a green fig and some young leaves against a white background

Propagating a Fig TreeThis is a page about propagating a fig tree. There are several ways you can propagate a fig tree some are more successful than others.


Man with grey beard painting on an easel

Activities for Middle Aged Nursing Home...This is a page about activities for middle aged nursing home residents. Nursing home residents are of different ages and capabilities. Activities can help keep your loved one engaged and active.


Man and elderly father

Father's Day Gift Idea for Nursing Home...Some nursing home facilities provide small gifts on Father's Day for their residents. Choosing something that will be appreciated and enjoyed can be challenging. This is a page about Father's Day gift ideas for nursing home residents.


Picture of a kidney containing kidney stones

Preventing and Eliminating Kidney...This is a page about preventing and eliminating kidney stones. Getting rid of and preventing the formation of future kidney stones can be done with some commitment on your part including diet changes.


Several biscuits piled on a cutting board against a white background

Freezing Homemade Biscuits?When you make a large batch of homemade biscuits, freezing some for later is easy to do. This is a page about freezing homemade biscuits.



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Recycled Elastic to Secure Trash Can BagsCut off the elastic from pants or undergarments and use to keep trash bags from falling into can or anything you need to stay put.


Homemade Cherry Pitter

Homemade Cherry PitterYou don't have to buy a cherry pitter. You can make your own if you have a soda or water bottle and a straw. Put the cherry on top of the bottle opening, and push the straw through.


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Safety Razor for a Cheap ShaveShaving with a multiblade "cheese grater" is expensive. The frugal shaver uses an old fashioned double edge safety razor.


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Growing Daisy and DianthusI started about 10 plants from seed in August. Then in September, I planted them, they didn't flower yet. This spring 50 plants came up. They are just beautiful. This was a nice filler for a big empty spot.


Raising a Cutting Board

Raising a Cutting BoardI got a granite cutting board as my first Christmas present from my then "new" son in law. I was thrilled. It was pretty and heavy and so easy to clean. But, sometimes things that are that heavy can make it hard to clean the counter right up to the edge.



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Lightening Arm Hair?I have gross black arm hairs! In the past I have bleached and shaved. I'd just like to get them bleached very blonde. I've seen hirsuite Spanish girls with beautiful glistening blonde hairy arms. I know.. somehow they bleach.


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Lawn Tractor Won't Start?My 1998 MTD 20hp special edition will not start. It winds over and it has fire and gas. What can be the problem?


What Is This Snake?

What Is This Snake?I found this poor deceased, probably juvenile, snake near boulders and vines in the yard. I wonder why it died and what kind of snake it is. It is approximately 8 inches long. I live in northeastern Ohio near the Chagrin River.


What Is This Garden Plant?

What Is This Garden Plant?I have a garden of veggies and fruits with my daughter. We have peppers, green beans, tomatoes, and cucumbers. We put Miracle Gro fruit and veggie soil in the large plastic container. Now I have a plant I'm not sure what it is. I'm thinking it's a weed, but don't want to get rid of it if it isn't.


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Power Not Working in One Room?We have lost electrical power in one room. We checked and the fuse was good. We replaced all outlets and light switches. We have no GFI outlets in that room. Any ideas on what to do?


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Keeping Bees Off Hummingbird Feeder?How do you use the mint on a hummingbird feeder?


small snake on gloved hand

What Kind of Snake Is This?We found this sweet thing in our house. We live in a heavily wooded area with lots of sandstone in southern Indiana. Can you tell me what kind of snake this is?


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"Our Children" Boat Parade Ideas?We have a ski boat we will be entering in a 4th of July boat parade this summer. The parade theme this year is "Our Children". Any great decorating ideas?


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Buying Used Windows?Where can I find used multipane windows in Santa Clarita, California?


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Free Furniture?I'm getting ready to move in my new place I don't have a living room set or kitchen set or anything to make my apartment a home. I'm a single mother already struggling to make sure I have enough to move. If anyone has any ideas I would appreciate it. Thank you.


black dog laying on owner's lap

Dog Scratching and Crying at Door When I Leave?I am just looking for ideas that worked for you to get him or her to stop crying, scratching the rug, and the door every time you left.


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Kenmore Ice Dispenser Working Intermittently?Our Kenmore bottom drawer refrigerator ice dispenser is intermittently not dispensing ice. It has a loud click when it opens or closes the ice flapper door. When not dispensing correctly, which is more and more often now, it opens and then immediately shuts the door and does not engage the ice maker at all.


light brown dog with big ears

What Breed Is My Dog?This is my 6 month old dog and I have no idea what he is. He's a little bit bigger than a Chihuahua. He's stopped growing, but not his hair. He's got very tiny paws but a big head with pointed ears lol. He is also very vocal and obedient. If you know what he is, please let me know.


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Roaches Living in the Base of Artificial Plants?I have many artificial plants and would hate to have to throw them out. Does anyone know how to rid artificial plant bases (inside the pot) of roaches and eggs? I plan on moving and do not want to transport them to new place.


Identifying a Houseplant

Identifying a Houseplant?I received this house plant as a sympathy gift at my mother's funeral this past Saturday. I really want to keep this plant alive and healthy in my mother's memory, but I am unsure what it is. She loved house plants.


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Selling and Weening Pups Before 8 Weeks?My neighbor's Pit Bull had puppies 5 weeks ago; a total of 10 in all. She has sold seven of them. She began weening them at 3 weeks. She is keeping three. She won't let the mom nurse the ones she is keeping. Is this safe and legal?


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