October 16, 2016

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Plastic Bottle Top Container

Plastic Bottle Top ContainerThis is a page about plastic bottle top container. Reuse a bottle top and 2 caps to make a handy pocket container.


Recycled Halloween Treat Cup

Crochet Halloween Treat CupThis is a page about making a crochet Halloween treat cup. Crochet a cute sleeve for a plastic food container to use as a Halloween treat cup.


Who-hoo Goes There - Adult Coloring Page

Owl Coloring PageThis is a page about owl coloring page. A challenging adult coloring project of this beautiful bird can be downloaded for free.


Installing a Breezecatcher Rotary Clothesline

Installing a Breezecatcher Rotary ClotheslineThis is a page about installing a Breezecatcher rotary clothesline. Making a sturdy foundation for your clothesline will give you years of energy saving when taking advantage of the sun and breeze to dry laundry.


Paint Mixing Stick Glow in the Dark Decoration

Making a Paint Mixing Stick Glow in the Dark DecorationThis is a page about making a paint mixing stick glow in the dark decoration. Use paint mixing sticks to create a unique decoration.


Using Terro Ant Bait

Using Terro Ant BaitWhen you don't want to spray ant killer in your home, you can eliminate them with strategically placed Terro ant bait. This is a page about using terro ant bait.


Finished Halloween jean bag, complete with face and belt.

Making a Blue Jean Halloween BagThis is a page about making a blue jean Halloween bag. Using an old pair of child's jeans, you too can make this cute trick or treat bag.


two pumpkin pots

Recycled Halloween Hanging BasketThis is a page about making a recycled Halloween hanging basket. By adding paint and decorations you can reuse your plastic summer hanging planters for festive fall decor.


finished cozy

Crochet Keychain ChapStick HolderThis is a page about making a crochet keychain Chapstick holder. Using a simple single crochet stitch you can create a nice Chapstick holder to attach to your keys or purse.


Ghost painted inside of case iron skillet.

Ghost in the Skillet Wall DecorationThis is a page about making a ghost in the skillet wall decoration. Using an inexpensive skillet you can make this fun Halloween wall hanging.



silhouette of Piglet in window

Piglet (Calico)I got her from the animal shelter several years ago. She likes to play with a paper wad or bread tie. She likes to watch the snow from inside the house in her favorite window sill.


grasshopper on pinecone

Fall is Leaping ForwardHere in Oklahoma, it seemed to switch from summer to fall practically over night. One day the heat seemed oppressive, while the next evening we needed long-sleeved shirts and warmer socks! Today this grasshopper landed right in front of me, with all of his orange and yellow finery.


acetone, brushes, and paints

Reviving Tired Stiff PaintbrushesWhether you're using oil paints or acrylics, inevitably your paintbrushes will take a beating. Even if you are doing what you're supposed to with the paintbrushes, they will inevitably become hard, stiff, and eventually useless.


Jack 'O Lantern and spider stick puppets

Cheese Spreaders as Stick PuppetsI keep all the little cheese spreaders that come with the crackers and cheese sets. The little plastic spreaders can be used for plant labels, for digging holes for seeds, or for cutting Playdoh. I used mine to make little seasonal puppets.


Piñata rose closeup

The Last Rose Of SummerNot quite the last, but certainly among the last few. This is another view of my Piñata rose. The first was so well liked, I wanted to post one more before they're all gone. I have never seen a rose with so much brilliance. It almost glows.


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Walking for TransportationWalking for transportation is probably the most cost effective, healthy, and environmentally friendly way to get around. At times walking could even be the more practical way, depending on where you live. Ideally, everything you would need would be within a two mile radius of your home.


St. George Utah scenery

Misty Morning Bike RideThe morning after a rare desert rain brought lovely cool air with receding mist. Clouds brushed the mountain ranges just as the sun's pale, golden light started to warm away the chill and sweeten the air. My long ride up a mountain hill was well worth this view!


All Natural Coffee Creamer

All Natural Coffee CreamerIf you're on a tight budget and looking to be more health conscious, you know it's not always practical to buy coffee creamer. I'd recommend this recipe for special occasions when you have leftover heavy cream from cooking. This contains no preservatives or artificial sweeteners.



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Circuit Breaker Keeps Tripping Power problem?A breaker tripped every time it was reset. I searched everything on the circuit, but couldn't find any reason for it to trip. I took the wire off of the breaker and later found the disconnected wire still has full power. What should I look for?


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Canning Kohlrabi?I see many places where is says to not pressure can kohlrabi; why not? And if you do, for how long, and do you have to put something in each jar when you do can it?


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Plants and Soil Temperature?What effect does soil temperature have on plant growth?


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Identifying Small Brown Flying Bugs?I have noticed smaller, flying, light brown insects in my home. What are they damaging, what are they, and how do I get rid of them forever? They look a bit like moths.


Substitute for a Rimmed Baking Sheet

Substitute for a Rimmed Baking Sheet?I'm making a recipe that calls for me to use a rimmed baking sheet. My problem is I don't have one. What can I use in place of the rimmed baking sheet that I don't have?


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Pattern for Knifty Knitter Baby Bonnet?I need the pattern for the Knifty Knitter baby bonnet for my mother-in-law and I don't know where else to look.


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Getting Used to New Temporary Dentures?Just got my dentures 5 days ago. They pulled out 19 teeth then I was given temporary teeth. I get my new ones in 9 months. My mouth feels full with these dentures. I find myself drooling at times. Plus my gum line is sore from removing them. The glue pulls on my gums as I am taking them out.


dark colored bug on white wood

Getting Rid of Bugs on Balcony?Could you please identify the type of bug this is? There are a pack of them on my balcony. I would like to know how to get rid of them also. Whatever you could do to help would be greatly appreciated.


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Rust Colour Stains on Car from a Tree?I have a rust colour all over the hood of my white car. Some tree droppings fell on my car. I don't even know what it was, except it was brownish red and round in shape. I went through the car wash thinking it would go away, but it didn't. What can I use to get rid of this?


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Dyeing Black Clothes Yellow?I have these stripped stockings I'm trying to turn yellow.


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