October 25, 2016

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Crochet coaster of a cat looking back over its shoulder.

Making a Crochet Peeking Cat Butt CoasterThis is a page about making a crochet peeking cat butt coaster. This cute little coaster has your favorite feline peeking back over her shoulder as she gracefully walks away.


Girl's Fan Patterned Crochet Hat

Making a Girl's Fan Patterned Crochet HatThis is a page about making a girl's fan patterned crochet hat. This simple crocheted hat can be finished in as little as an hour and keep a youngster's head cozy.


A boy on his 10th birthday.

10th Birthday Party Ideas for Boys?This is a page about 10th birthday party ideas for boys. A birthday for energetic young people needs to include fun, active games to keep them entertained.


Baked apple dumplings on a plate.

Making Fluffy Dumplings?This is a page about making fluffy dumplings. There are a few things to consider to create the texture you want when cooking your dumplings.


Section of egg carton and pipe cleaner spider.

Making Egg Carton SpidersThis is a page about making egg carton spiders. Reuse paper egg carton cups for the body of these cute spider decorations for Halloween.


finished purse

Making a Ripple Crochet PurseThis is a page about making a ripple crochet purse. A bold, traditional afghan crochet pattern can make an attractive shoulder bag.


Full view of the game board when completed.

Making a Holiday Pathway Board GameThis is a page about making a holiday pathway board game. People of all ages can easily make a holiday game board. Let the children help build the game they are going to play.


Teriyaki Bat Wings

Making Teriyaki Bat WingsThis is a page about making teriyaki bat wings. Chicken wings can masquerade as bat wings for a delicious Halloween party appetizer.


Shrimp on a round slice of toast.

Shrimp Toast RecipeThis page contains shrimp toast recipe. A delicious Chinese style fried toast can be made with minced shrimp.



A girl giving her teacher a gift.

Christmas Gifts for TeachersAs a retired teacher, I want to offer a bit of advice on holiday gifts for teachers. Gifts are never required, of course, but what no teacher needs are things with apples printed on them, or things that state "teachers are....".


Shoes hanging on a chain.

Hanging Shoes on a ChainI've been trying for a long time to come up with an idea on how to store my many pairs of shoes. After a long time of thinking, I came up with the idea to store them on a chain.


Woman's hand holding a baby turtle.

Baby Box TurtleOnce again, young Box turtles are on the move, enjoying the nice fall weather! Soon they will be hibernating under logs and the thick blanket of leaves that have fallen. They eat a wide variety of insects and vegetation.


Converting All Purpose Flour into Cake Flour

Converting All Purpose Flour into Cake FlourAll the years I have been baking, I never knew there was a conversion to turning All Purpose Flour into Cake Flour!


Wooden Halloween Letters

Wooden Halloween LettersI made these customized letters for my fireplace mantel. I love how they turned out!


Grapes next to potential diseases.

Don't Eat Grapes in the StoreIn past years, grocery stores prepackaged grapes and sealed the packages. Inevitably, someone would open one package and the customers would sample the grapes before purchasing.


A homemade antacid remedy in spoons.

Homemade AntacidMy doctor gave me an easy and thrifty home remedy. Dissolve 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda and a pinch of salt in a glass of water. The mixture neutralizes the hydrochloric acid and eliminate the pain of acid reflux. The bubbling effect that happens in the mixture will promote burping that releases the gas and relieves bloating.


Cute kitty Jack-O-Lantern.

Kitty Jack-o'-LanternMy 2 year old son picked out an adorably small pumpkin at the pumpkin patch this weekend. I prefer to freehand whatever I carve on my pumpkins and needed a simple idea that I could fit on a small pumpkin. I decided to make his pumpkin into a kitty, since he loves kitties!


Closeup of a pretty white flower with red edges on the petals.

Multi Coloured Flower (India)This flower grows in my grandfather's garden along with his roses. I absolutely love how the red colour merges with the white and forms a nice border. It looks almost like a skirt!


View of a small falls tumbling over a mossy rock.

Hike to Grotto FallsWe are so fortunate to live in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park! One of our favorite hikes is to Grotto Falls which is high above Gatlinburg. On the way, we hike along the stream and see plenty of smaller waterfalls and sometimes a bear.


Monster Jack-O-Lanterns

Monster Jack-o'-LanternsI love to see what other people do when they carve Jack-o'-lanterns. Here are some of the ones our family did, if you are looking for inspiration. :)


Bathroom cabinet with decorations inside medicine cabinet with the doors removed.

Make Your Bathroom Cabinet PrettyI have a ton of room in my bathroom for medicine and such. Hiding it all behind mirrored doors that often didn't close properly was a pain. So today I decided to combine what I had on my cabinet shelf on top and on the counter to inside and on top of the cabinet itself.


A pumpkin spice latte with some cookies.

Easy Pumpkin Spice LatteTransform plain coffee into an autumn treat by simply adding 1/8 cup pumpkin puree and 1/4 teaspoon of pumpkin pie spice!


Keep Nails Close at Hand for Small Chores

Add a Magnet to your Hammer for NailsWhen using just a few nails at a time, or to avoid holding them in your mouth, try this: glue a magnet to the end of your hammer to hold a few nails. It saves a little time and is more convenient!


Applesauce Raisin Cake with Butter Cream Icing

Applesauce Raisin Cake with Butter Cream IcingI just made this for the first time this weekend. I wanted to make my usual apple cake, but did not have any fresh apples in the house. I did have 2 cans of applesauce, so I decided to make an applesauce cake. I figured it should use the same or close to the same ingredients as my apple cake recipe.


Halloween pennant decoration on fireplace mantel.

Halloween Mantel PennantsI love Halloween fabric and am always looking for crafts to make with it. This is the newest item I have made to dress up my fireplace mantel! I absolutely love it!


Young baby monkey clinging to its mother.

Baby MonkeyThis is an adorable photo of a baby monkey which is clinging to its mother!



Several dark stains on gray leather jacket.

Removing Hairspray Stain on Leather Jacket?I opened a can of hairspray and it must have spilled in the top, when I opened it, it went all over my leather jacket. Are there any products or household items that will get the stains out? And also is there a dye for leather?


Brown and white dog on tie out line.

Is This Dog a Full Blooded Pit Bull?I'm wondering if this is a Pit Bull? The claim is that it is a full-blooded Pit.


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