December 19, 2016

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Father's Day gift bags shaped like a shirt and tie.

Making Father's Day Neck Tie Gift BagsA fun way to easily decorate a dad's gift bag. This is a page about making Dather's Day neck tie gift bags.


red volumes on shelves

Finding the Value of World Book Encyclopedias?This is a page about finding the value of World Book encyclopedias. Old reference books such as encyclopedias may have some resale or collector's value.


Red wax stains on wood floor.

Cleaning Candle Wax from Hardwood FloorsTested solutions for removing candle wax from hardwood floors. The key to removing candle wax from most surfaces is heating it up with an hair dryer or clothes iron. Beyond that there are some solvents, like Goo Gone, that have been effective.


Container Garden on Stairs

Getting Started With Container GardeningThis is a page about getting started with container gardening. There are many reasons that you may be considering container gardening rather than in-ground.


Potholder square red and white candy cane fabric with frayed edges

Making Coasters and Pot Holders From JeansThis is a page about making coasters and pot holders from jeans. Denim fabric is so durable that recycling old jeans into new items is a popular craft. Try making pot holders or coasters for yourself and to give as gifts.


finished flag wall hanging

Making a Crocheted Flag Wall HangingThis is a page about making a crocheted flag wall hanging. Red, white and blue yarn can be crocheted with this pattern into a wall hanging reminiscent of the American flag.


Egg Salad Sandwiches

Egg Salad Sandwich RecipesEgg salad sandwiches are as unique and delicious as the many variations of the salad filling. This page contains egg salad sandwich recipes.


Finished padded hangers wrapped in light blue lace woth satin ribbons around the neck.

Decorating Quilted HangersThis is a page about decorating quilted hangers. Fabric covered quilted hangers can be decorated to look even more elegant.


sleigh with snowflakes

Making a Fingerprint Santa's SleighThis is a page about making a fingerprint Santa's sleigh. Thumbprint or fingerprint craft projects are fun to do with young children. Make this cute Christmas themed picture and either frame and hang or use it in other creative ways this season.


Tools for Father's Day Card

Making a Tools for Father's Day CardThis is a page about making a Tools for Father's Day card. This clever card is perfect for the do-it-yourself dad on his special day.



A wreath made from cardboard sections of a paper towel tube.

Cardboard Tube WreathCreate this beautiful Christmas wreath from paper towel or toilet paper tubes. Learn how to make it in this short video.


A pile of indoor snowballs made from yarn.

Indoor Snowball Fight KitYarn pompoms that resemble snowballs are a great alternative for a snowball fight. Learn how to make it in this short video.


Three Christmas tree treat holders made from felt.

Felt Christmas Tree Treat HoldersCreate these cute decorated tree shaped treat holders from felt. Learn how to make them in this short video.


A headband that looks like reindeer antlers and ears with a decorative bell.

Christmas Reindeer HeadbandMake these adorable Christmas headbands for a festive air to any holiday party. Learn how to make them in this short video.



example of Bingo marker cane

Two Easy Candy Cane CraftsCandy canes are such a huge part of Christmas. So of course children will be making a lot of candy cane crafts in school and Bible study too! I found two different ways to make this sugary treat that are very simple, even for toddlers. You will only need a few items to create the most adorable candy canes.


Driftwood Christmas Tree - finished tree

Driftwood Christmas TreeLiving in Tahiti has many advantages, but when it comes to Christmas it has one major disadvantage. We don't have live Christmas trees here. Therefore, we normally end up settling for an artificial tree. Years ago the people here on the islands used driftwood to make their trees for the holidays.


cat sitting on upholstered formal couch

Cat on Her Throne (Domestic Short Hair)I saw her online from my local Humane Society and she had been relocated to a pet store as a last ditch effort to get adopted. She adored basking in the sun and cuddling, that was complete fun for her.


closeup of older sink with rust stains

Cleaning An Older Porcelain SinkI am not at all proud to let you see the mess I let my kitchen sink get into. I am kinda happy to let you in on how I cleaned it up.


painted clay pot with bluebird decal and silver ribbon

Painted Clay PotSo easy, a much prettier way to display my orchid, and not time consuming to do. All you need is a clay pot and saucer, small bottle of acrylic paint, sponge brush, and rub on decals. Add a bit of ribbon if desired.



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Clothing Dye Ran in the Wash?I have a grey jumper that has white stripes going down the arms and red details at the front, the red stained the white strips. I have tried using salt with cold water and dabbing the area, it's helping lighten the stain although it's not really going away. It has not been dried yet.


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Shelf Life of Frozen Sweet Potato Hash?I made this wonderful sweet potato hash and had too much of it six months ago! Can I defrost and bake it off or should I throw it away?


set of encyclopedias standing on the floor

Value of Funk and Wagnalls Encyclopedias?What are these books worth and how could I go about selling them?


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Making Chocolate Peanut Butter Marshmallow Fudge?I wondering about using morels (chips). I only have real chocolate, even white chocolate too, but how can I use or weight it up exactly? This is my first time making this candy. I even got the butter, fluff, and vanilla, but what else?


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Puppy Has Fluid Filled Bump on Head?My little puppy is 7 months old and about 40 pounds. We noticed she had this large under the skin bubble, we can squish it and push on it and it does not bother her. It almost covers her entire head. She eats and plays like normal and it doesn't hurt to touch the bubble. Is this something serious?


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Making Buckeye Balls?I am trying to make chocolate/white buckeye balls. I am looking for easy recipes. I need help with this. I want to make a Rice Krispie mixture to put inside.


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