October 28, 2016

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A pan of baked scalloped potatoes.

Stretching a Box of Scalloped PotatoesThis is a page about stretching a box of scalloped potatoes. When you don't have quite enough to feed everyone, there are ways to increase the finished scalloped potatoes dish.


A shelf full of jars of preserved fruits and vegetables.

Removing Odors from Jar Lids?This is a page about removing odors from jar lids. Depending on the jar's contents, sometimes the lid will retain an odor.


Close up of car rear window with For Sale Sign

Getting Rid of Your CarThis is a page about getting rid of your car. Getting rid of your can can be a life changing decision. Many people find it enjoyable and liberating.


A posable teddy bear on a grassy background.

Cleaning a Poseable Teddy Bear?This is a page about cleaning a poseable teddy bear. Some stuffed toys may require special cleaning methods, while others can be tossed into the washer.


Scalloped potatoes in a casserole dish

Problems Making Scalloped PotatoesSometimes scalloped potatoes just don't turn out right. For example, the potatoes are sometimes undercooked. This is a page about problems making scalloped potatoes.


flexible paper fish

Making a Paper FishThis is a page about making a paper fish. This cute little paper fish project is perfect for working on with your children or for keeping older kids busy.


Couple looking at recipes both online and using recipe box

Saving RecipesThis is a page about saving recipes. There are number of ways to keep recipes where you can keep them organized and find them easily.


Teheura (Tahitian Red Bird)

Tahitian Bird PhotosThis is a page about Tahitian bird photos. Tahiti is home to many beautiful, colorful birds.


Hand scrubbing and oil stain out of a carpet.

Removing a Cooking Oil Stain On Carpet?This is a page about removing a cooking oil stain on carpet. Oil stains on carpet can be a challenge to clean.


Wooden spoon dipping into can of tomato soup with basil.  Can is surrounded by tomatoes

Recipes Using Canned Tomato SoupCanned tomato soup has long been used in a large variety of recipes. This page contains recipes using canned tomato soup.


Bowl of potato soups surrounded by potatoes

Easy Potato Soup RecipesHomemade potato soup is probably one of the easiest and fastest soups to prepare. This page contains easy potato soup recipes.


Bowl of chunky potato soup

Chunky Potato Soup RecipesA tasty option to the traditional smooth cream of potato soup is to leave some of the potatoes chunky. This page contains chunky potato soup recipes.


Denim Scrubbers

Making Denim ScrubbersThis is a page about making denim scrubbers. Old jeans have so many uses after we retire them from our wardrobe.


Woman holding a lock of hair in one hand and dry shampoo powder in the other

Using Dry ShampooThis is a page about using dry shampoo. There are times when you can't get your head wet, but it really needs to be cleaned.



Spiderweb lace inside a silver filigree frame.

Spooky Lacy FramesI recently moved an etegere' from my bathroom. This left a place where there was nothing there and that is not allowed in my home!


A crocheted chain in the bathroom.

Revamping the BathroomUsing what I had and spending zero money, I improved the bathroom in my home by making things uncluttered and rearranged. I had an etegere' I sold, took all the crowded medicine out of the glass sliding mirrored cabinet, crocheted for about an hour and, voila!


Close up of a chameleon at the Pune zoo.

ChameleonThis is a close-up photo of a chameleon. You can clearly see the scales on its body. Its eyes are so detailed and mesmerizing! I saw this chameleon in its own exhibit at the Katraj Zoo in Pune, India.


Turkey and pumpkin paper candy containers.

DIY Halloween and Thanksgiving Treat ContainersThese little treat containers are so easy to make with a bit of construction paper. Make a pumpkin for Halloween using paper strips, then easily convert to a Thanksgiving turkey. Happy Halloween and Gobble Gobble! :)


Bottle of hand sanitizer with Listerine.

Listerine as SanitizerI love the amber colored mouthwash, whether name brand or not. It is useful for so many things. When my hand sanitizer small bottles are almost empty, I shake them up with the antiseptic mouthwash in them.



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15th Birthday Party Ideas?I'm turning 15 in 8 days and don't know what to do for my party. Last year it was boring.


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Cleaning Kitchen Cabinets Prior to Painting?I have seen a lot of suggestions for degreasing cabinets, but they involve some type of oil in them. What is the best degreaser for cabinets to prepare them for painting?


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Making a Roast in a Crockpot?I am using my crockpot to make a pot roast for the first time. Should the meat be completely covered with liquid?


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Orange Hair After Bleaching?My hair was a medium brown and I tried to dye it blonde and now it's orange. Is there anything I can do to get rid of the orange?


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Thread Breaking on Janome Machine?When trying to sew on my Janome Memory Craft 6000, the cotton (thread) keeps breaking or gathering underneath. I have changed the cotton, checked the tension, and redone the threading on the top and bobbin. Can you please help me?


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Using Chocolate Melts to Make Candy?Can chocolate melts be used to make Heavenly Hash candy? If so, want amount would you use? Is it pound for pound the same?


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Removing Bleach Smell from a Mattress?How do I get bleach smell out of a mattress?


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