December 22, 2016

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bowl of red pepper soup

Red Pepper Soup RecipeThis page contains a red pepper soup recipe. Bell peppers, cheese, and other tasty ingredients combine to make a delicious hearty soup.


finished blue and yellow bootie

Making Felt Baby BootiesThis is a page about making felt baby booties. Felt is an easy material to work with. Use some to make a cute pair of baby booties.


Plastic Bottle Starburst Vase

Making a Plastic Pop Bottle VaseWith a bit of creative cutting and folding you can transform a plastic bottle into a beautiful vase. This is a page about making a plastic bottle vase.


frame will fit on base

Making a Popsicle Stick Picture FrameThis is a page about making a Popsicle stick picture frame. Popsicle sticks are so versatile for using in crafting projects.


3-D Paper Ornament in tree

Making a 3-D Paper OrnamentThis is a page about 3-d paper ornament. This 3-D paper ornament is fun, easy to make, and will look great on any Christmas tree.


Gluten Free Fried Chicken

Gluten Free Fried ChickenThis is a page about gluten free fried chicken. Even if you are on a gluten free diet you don't have to give up fried chicken.


young girl wearing crochet hooded scarf

Making a Crocheted Hooded ScarfThis is a page about making a crocheted hooded scarf. Make this warm and cozy hooded scarf for all of your friends and family.


Personalized Foam Placemats

Making Personalized PlacematsThis is a page about personalized foam placemats. These cute personalized placemats are a great craft project for your kids.


finished name snowflake

Making a Name SnowflakeThis is a page about making a name snowflake. Using your name as the cutting lines on a paper snowflake is a fun variation on this popular craft.


Recycled Jewelry Keepsake Box

Making a Recycled Jewelry BoxThis is a page about making a recycled jewelry box. A recycled box such as a candy box can be transformed into a pretty jewelry box.


Crochet Winter Hat for Ken Doll

Making a Crochet Winter Hat for a Ken DollThis is a page about making a crochet winter hat for a Ken doll. Even Ken needs a warm hat to keep away the winter cold.


finished card

Making a Shabby Chic Greeting CardThis is a page about making a shabby chic greeting card. By choosing special embellishments you can create a lovely vintage greeting card that can be used for many occasions.


Hungarian Girl

Making a Hungarian Heritage Day CostumeThis is a page about making a Hungarian heritage day costume. Having a traditional costume to wear when celebrating a cultural heritage day makes the event even more fun.


Raw Fish with Coconut Milk

Raw Fish With Coconut Milk RecipeThis page contains a raw fish with coconut milk recipe. Many cuisines have their own recipes based on raw fish.


closeup of scarf on mannequin

Making a Peacock Stripes Crocheted ScarfThis is a page about making a peacock stripes crocheted scarf. The simple crochet stitch used to make this pattern is enhanced by the choice of vibrant colors reminiscent of peacock feathers.


thrifty design on jewelry display

Making Glue Gun JewelryThis is a page about glue gun jewelry. This easy and creative jewelry can be made using a glue gun.


woman with shiny hair

Using Mayonnaise in Your HairThis is a page about using mayonnaise in your hair. For years many people have used mayonnaise to condition their hair and give it a healthy looking shine.


Something from Nothing

Making Candles With Used Scentsy WaxThis is a page about making candles with used Scentsy wax. Leftover candle warmer wax can have a second run as candles.


labeled cords

Labeling Electronic CordsThis is a page about labeling electronic cords. We all have numerous cords for our many electronic devices. Labeling them helps keep things organized.


Warm Wishes Cocoa Gift

Making a Cocoa GiftThis is a page about warm wishes cocoa gift. This cocoa is gift is an easy gift to make that anyone will love to receive.


Beaded Necklace Using Clothespin Springs

Making a Beaded Clothespin Spring NecklaceThis is a page about making a beaded clothespin spring necklace. Save the springs from clothespins used in other craft projects to make this unique necklace.


Two Ingredient Coconut Banana Cookies

Coconut Banana CookiesThis is a page about coconut banana cookies. These delicious cookies can be made flourless and are reminiscent of banana bread or macaroons.


Wrap-n-Snap Bracelet

Making a Wrap-n-Snap BraceletThis is a page about making a wrap-n-snap bracelet. Decorate strips of recycled plastic bottles to make unique snap on bracelets.


blue and white ombre crochet mat with cup and small plate

Making a Crochet Saucer and Cup PlacematThis clever placemat for your coffee or tea cup and a snack plate is quick and easy to make and also would be a fun gift for a friend. This is a page about saucer and cup place mat.


side view of ivy bowl snowman showing the nose in profile

Making a Snowman Ivy Bowl LightThis is a page about making a snowman ivy bowl light. A glass ivy bowl is the perfect start to making this lighted snowman decoration.


finished cloth

Making a Cottage Crochet DishclothThis is a page about making a cottage crochet dishcloth. This pretty dishcloth has a cottage decor look to it. Make several.


roll of wall paper

Finding Discontinued Home Trends WallpaperThis is a page about finding discontinued Home Trends wallpaper. Finding discontinued Walmart brand wallpaper can be a challenge.


Freezing Food Without a Vacuum Sealer

Freezing Food Without a Vacuum SealerThis is a page about freezing food without a vacuum sealer. A vacuum sealer is a great way to seal food before freezing but if you don't have one there are alternatives.


pinned to purse

Making a Vintage Lace BroochThis is a page about making a vintage lace brooch. This lacy vintage style brooch will go great with just about any outfit.


pastel crochet egg covers

Making Crochet Easter Egg CoversTurn plastic Easter eggs into a special treat holder, by covering them with handmade crochet covers. This is a page about making crochet Easter egg covers.


wood burned covered wagon and floral plaque

Creating Woodburned Pictures (Pyrography)This is a page about woodburning pictures (pyrography). Wood burning is a fun and creative way to make art.


Upcycled Stocking Scrubby

Making a Recycled Stocking ScrubbyThis is a page about making a recycled stocking scrubby. Panty hose have many more uses, even after they develop a run or get torn or snagged.


A lace covered vintage frame.

Making a Vintage FrameThis is a page about making a vintage frame. Lace, ribbons, buttons, and other embellishments can be used to decorate a plain photo frame giving it a vintage look.


Bean With Bacon Soup With Bread

Bean with Bacon Soup RecipesBean and bacon soups are delicious and make a hearty winter meal. This page contains bean and bacon soup recipes.


A plate of Vietnamese caramelized pork.

Vietnamese Caramelized Pork RecipesThis stir-fry pork recipe is delicious served with rice. This page contains recipes for Vietnamese caramelized pork.


The completed tin.

Making a Decoupaged TinThis is a page about making a decoupaged tin. Decoupage is the perfect crafting method for transforming a new or a recycled metal container into a work of art.


Converting a Twin Bed into a Day Bed

Converting a Twin Bed into a Day BedThis is a page about converting a twin bed into a day bed. A twin bed can easily be converted into an attractive daybed. This is a nice transformation project for a small apartment.


Paper Towel Pillow

Making a Paper Towel PillowThis is a page about making a paper towel pillow. The surprise stuffing in this decorative pillow is a roll of paper towels, covered with a piece of fabric.


A pan of scrambled eggs.

Scrambled Eggs Tips and TricksThis is a page about scrambled eggs tips and tricks. Although a rather simple to make dish there are ways to improve the preparation of scrambled eggs.


paper doily in shape of fan

Making Doily Fan OrnamentsThis is a page about making doily fan ornaments. Paper doilies can be used to make pretty Victorian style fan ornaments.


Finished card.

Special Delivery Birthday CardThis is a page about making a Special Delivery birthday card. This birthday card is exactly what you will want to make for sending to someone who lives far away.


A cockroach in a white kitchen sink.

Using Rubbing Alcohol as Roach SprayThis is a page about using rubbing alcohol as roach spray. Try rubbing alcohol for killing roaches rather than a commercial pesticide.


pancakes on a white plate

Blender PancakesThis is a page about blender pancakes. You can speed up the mixing of the ingredients for these cottage cheese or yogurt and oatmeal pancakes.



Mix garlic powder, onion powder and salt to make your own blend.

Make Your Own Garlic SaltI really enjoy hot buttered garlic toast. I find the minced garlic spread overpowering. I even find garlic salt a bit too much. If I did like it, I wouldn't buy it. A minimum of a dollar for less than a penny's worth of salt with a little powdered garlic added. Ouch!


A pill keeper full of Vaseline

Vaseline for Cuticle Care in WinterI have found that Vaseline works better than anything on my cuticles. My cuticles get all dried out in the heat of our house and I keep the house very warm. I put it on my cuticles at night and rub in very well.


larger white and black bird with longer beak sitting on a blue sign

Good Morning, Bird!I went to the park in the early morning for a much needed walk. All of a sudden this big beautiful bird appeared and landed in front of me. It was awesome; it was so close. I stood there smiling and just admiring it. It looked right at me and didn't even get bothered at all by having its picture taken.


A finished popsicle stick snowflake, painted white.

Popsicle Stick SnowflakeThese intricate snowflakes were easy to make and fun to design. We made them as a family and everyone chose to use a different pattern. The instructions are for only one of the designs, but feel free to create your own.


A silicone kitchen mitt on a hand.

Silicone Kitchen MittI made a great find I wanted to share with you. While shopping at Dollar Tree, I ran across a new item; silicone kitchen mitts. No need to tell you, they were just a dollar. I've been using this one for a week, now. I really like it. It does provide much more protection than the cotton, quilted pot holders.


Locker wallpaper on a stainless steel refrigerator.

Dress Up Your RefrigeratorI found the locker wallpaper window clings at Staples in their clearance section this week for $.50; what a screaming deal! I bought three different color schemes. I decided to dress up my fridge a little.



Schnauzer in the ferns and bushes

House Trained Dog Peeing and Pooping Inside?I have a 16 month old male, neutered Schnauzer. He is house trained. He never goes upstairs in the house, but he sneaks out of my sight and goes down to the rec room and pees and poops down there always in the same spot. He goes to the far end of the room and goes just in front of the far wall.


Finding a Vet That Accepts Payments

Finding a Vet That Accepts Payments?I have a puppy who cut her leg really bad and with the holiday I have no money. She needs to see the vet badly. I have four babies that love her; she is family. Can someone please help me with any information.


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Cleaning Ink and Adhesive Off of a Suede Jacket?How can I clean ink and the sticky adhesive from the back of a name tag off my suede coat at home?


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Removing Cat Spray from an Electric Blanket?My cat just started spraying and of course he sprayed my uncle's expensive electric blanket and I can't wash it. What do I do?


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House Training an Abused Dog?I have an 8 month old Blue Heeler. We took him out of a home where he was badly mistreated. He was terrified of steps and people. After about 3 months he runs up and down the stairs with tail wagging and loves people to death. But I can't seem to get him to go outside to pee.


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