October 11, 2016

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Male peacock with tail feathers spread out

Peacock PhotosThis page contains peacock photos. The vivid fanlike tail feathers of peacocks, make them beautiful subjects for a photo.


A variety of perfume bottles

Perfume ReviewsThis is a page about looking for perfume suggestions. Choosing the perfect scent for you to wear can be a challenge.


Close-up of a chocolate lab

Chocolate Labrador Retriever PhotosThis page contains chocolate labrador retriever photos. This most popular dog in the US is a wonderful companion and working dog.


Hand removing seed from jackfruit

Using JackfruitLong a favorite in Asian markets, these strange looking, delicious fruit are finding new fans and being enjoyed for their flavor and nutritional value more each year. Many people compare the flavor to JuicyFruit gum, it is sweet and firm. It is also commonly used as a vegetarian meat substitute.Many people compare the flavor to JuicyFruit gum, it is sweet and firm.


Sweet Potato growing vines

Growing a Sweet Potato VineThis is a page about growing a sweet potato vine. A fun project for indoor greenery is growing a sweet potato tuber.


Sad puppy laying next to a plastic dish - one paw in the dish.

Puppy Won't Drink Water From a Dish?This is a page about a puppy not drinking water from a dish. Young puppies, recently weaned, may not want to drink from a dish without some coaxing.


Two hummingbirds visiting the blooms of a hummingbird vine

Pruning a Hummingbird VineThis is a page about pruning a hummingbird vine. A variety of perennial vines invite hummingbirds to visit their flowers, and need to be pruned back before their next growing season.


Pair of wool socks isolated on white

Uses for Wool SocksThis is a page about uses for wool socks. Once your woolen socks are worn out, you can repurpose them in a variety other ways.


Butterfly on the blooms of a Buddleia (Butterfly Bush)

Growing a Buddleia (Butterfly Bush) as a TreeThis is a page about growing a buddleia (butterfly bush) as a tree. Many shrubs and vines can be grown as a standard or tree.


A single tennis ball on a white background

Using Tennis Balls in the DryerThis is a page about using tennis balls in the dryer. Tennis balls are a great alternative to dryer sheets for softening your laundry as it drys.


Two white llamas isolated on a white background

Llama PhotosThis page contains llama photos. These domesticated South American relatives of the camel are known for their fine wool.



Garlic Dijon Dump Chicken

Garlic Dijon Dump ChickenA "dump chicken" recipes involve marinating chicken and freezing it. You then thaw the chicken out, "dump" it in a baking pan, and bake it. The chicken is flavorful and moist.


Halloween Tongue Sausage

Halloween Tongue SausageEveryone's starting to talk about Halloween and I would like to share this tongue twisting recipe.




Luna (Shih Tzu/Maltese)I met Luna at a dog rescue shelter. I came to see a different dog, but as I was leaving disappointed that I hadn't felt a connection with the dog, I saw a pair of big brown eyes on a tiny white dog. It was love at first sight.


Expandable Garden Hose Review

Expandable Garden Hose ReviewWhen I heard about the expandable garden hose, I was not impressed. I didn't think there would be much to it. However, three years ago, I saw one in Bed Bath and Beyond and decided to purchase it. It is one of the best buys I have ever made. I really enjoy using it.


Chloe Mae on red blanket

Chloe Mae (Toy Maltese)I got Chloe Mae from a friend that I worked with back in 2004. She was 8 weeks old and weighed only 8 ounces. She likes to play with her babies (stuffed toys).


Sharing Precious Photos - baby photo on adult child's birthday card

Sharing Precious PhotosTo make a special card for my son's 40th birthday, I scoured over my precious photo albums. I scanned a particularly cute photo on my printer and printed it out.



Lumpy and Ginger (Tabby and Calico)We got them when my husband suffered a stroke. He was under a lot of stress which brought on the stroke with high blood pressure so we got the kittens to help relieve some stress.


Banana Popsicles with Whipped Cream

Banana Popsicles with Whipped CreamOne of the best toppings for a banana Popsicle is whipped cream. You can put vanilla wafers crumbs in a bowl and sprinkle them on top. The taste is reminiscent of banana pudding and can't be beat for simplicity and fun.


Kitchen Mitt From Old Shirts

Kitchen Mitt From Old ShirtsThe usual pot holder doesn't have five fingers and I thought of making a unique one that looks like a glove. You can wear it with your five fingers where it will be easier to hold hot pots. I used old and unused shirts for this project.



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Making a Hole in Candle to Mount in Holder?How can I make a hole in the bottom of a very slim, small candle so the candle will sit on the spike of a candleholder?


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Jersey Bled on Itself in the Wash?I have a white football jersey with blue strips on the sides and blue sleeves. I washed it and the blue bled onto the white making it baby blue. How do I return it to its original white color?


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Drapery Colour Advice?My living room walls are light grey, my furniture is cream, and my blinds are cream. What colour drapes would work?


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Kenmore Refrigerator Ice Maker Not Filling?I have a Kenmore refrigerator and the ice maker is not filling with water.


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