August 27, 2016

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little green frog statue on stone "throne"

The Little Frog KingA worthless trinket, thrown out with the dead remains of an uncared for dish garden? To the adult who has lost their ability to imagine, probably yes.


pretty beaded keychain on blue background

Beaded KeychainA personalized key chain is a great, inexpensive gift for anyone, including yourself! The demo you see here was created using an up-cycled charm, small glass beads, and findings available at your local craft store or Walmart. This project is also ideal for beginner beaders.


Summer Fresh Tomato Pie for One

Summer Fresh Tomato Pie for OneThis is a very juicy pie. It's tomatoes after all, so be prepared for drippage! If you don't care for tomato skins like me, they pull right off with your fork.



Zephyr reel lawn mower

Value of Old Zephyr Lawn Mower?I am settling an estate and found this mower packed up in the basement. I think it would work if it were cleaned and put back together.


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Selling Wedgwood China?Where can I sell a large set of Wedgewood Eastern Flowers Pattern 246 china, in Orange County? It has 16 place settings plus and all the extras in good condition.


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House Training a Year Old Dog?My year old neutered male Shih Tzu comes to me after he pees and shows me where he actually went. He gets walks daily, has regular and multiple outside times to relieve himself that are for this purpose only, seperate from playtime outdoors. It is as though he has it "backwards".


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Locating a Slip Cover for Reclining Sectional?My cat has lovingly redecorated much of my sofa and now I want to cover it up. The issue I am having is locating a slip cover for a 3-piece sectional sofa with a recliner on each end. Do any of you have any ideas?


trailing plant

What Is This Houseplant?Anyone know what this plant is?


old electric mower

Value of a Rumsey Electric Lawn Mower?My husband was cleaning out his garage and found an old Rumsey electric lawn mower. It works! I can't seem to find any information about it except an ad from 1946 and one that does not work on eBay for $600.


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Sofa Bed Doesn't Open Flat?I bought a new sofa bed, but when I open it for sleeping the top of the mattress stays on a slant. My son says he feels like he is sleeping on a hill. How do I get it to go flat?


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Breaker Arced When Installing New Wire?A 10/3 wire from a garage subpanel connected to a 30 amp twin breaker was installed into the main panel without turning off the main power. The breaker arced made a noise, but did not rip. Was this because of the install without shutting off the power or is there something else as well?


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Dyeing Fabric with Food Coloring?How do I change a blue scrub shirt to navy blue with food coloring?


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Sewing Machine Stuck in Reverse?My sewing machine (Jarome 1410) is stuck in reverse. I have cleaned and oiled it as per the instruction manual and have run the machine for a minute and no improvement. Please advise?


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Homemade Refill for Glade Plug-in?Is there a way I can make my own oil to refill a Glade Plug-in container?


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Riding Mower Won't Start?I have a Craftsman with a Kohler Command 20hp. It runs great after it starts. It has a new starter, a good battery, and new solenoid. Starting it has gotten harder recently. Initially, I had to turn the key several times, hearing only a faint "click", before the engine would turn over and start right up.


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Painting Countertops?Can someone tell me how to paint a countertop to look like granite?


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