January 31, 2017

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A knitted sweater with the Sesame Street character Cookie Monster.

Knitted Character SweatersWhen you are knitting a child's sweater try adding a favorite cartoon character to make it more special. This is a page about knitted character sweaters.


Thriftstore Glass Garden Tower

Making a Thriftstore Glass Garden TowerYou have probably seen these on craft sites and for sale on the internet. Several trips to the thriftstore can provide all the supplies you need to make your own unique version, except for the glue. This is a page about making a thriftstore glass garden tower.


A can of latex paint.

Can You Paint Latex Paint Over Enamel?With proper surface preparation, latex paint can be applied over enamel. This is a page about, "Can you paint latex paint over enamel?".


A 14 year old raking leaves.

Job Ideas for 14 Year Olds?As teens get older more types of jobs become available to them. This is a page about job ideas for 14 year olds.


Close up of Perming Dyed Hair

Perming Dyed Hair?Hair can be damaged by the chemicals in both hair dye and perms. Care needs to be taken if trying to do both treatments on your hair. This is a page about perming dyed hair.


Mother's Day banquet place setting.

Ice Breakers for a Mother's Day Banquet?Ice breakers are a useful way to get a group of people talking prior to a more orchestrated event. This is a page about ice breakers for a Mother's Day banquet.


Irish Cream Creamer

Homemade Powdered Irish Cream Coffee CreamerThis is a page about homemade powdered Irish Cream coffee creamer. Make this popular instant creamer at home for your morning coffee.


Illustration of a fruit tree with many different kinds of fruit.

Fruit of the Spirit Craft Ideas?In the Bible Paul speaks of the attributes of a christian life summed up as the "fruit of the Spirit" This is a page about fruit of the Spirit craft ideas.


Corned beef with potato on plate

Corned Beef with Potato RecipeTurn a can of corned beef into a full breakfast meal with the addition of onion, potato, and eggs. This page contains a corned beef with potato recipe.


A rubber gloved hand cleaning oven racks with a pink sponge.

Using Ammonia for Cleaning Oven RacksPlacing dirty oven racks in a plastic trash bag with some household ammonia is an effective method for cleaning them. This is a page about using ammonia for cleaning oven racks.


A tan and white pit bull.

How Can I Tell If My Dog Is a Pit Bull?Several dog breeds resemble each other. Determining the breed of a dog can be tricky. This is a page about, "How can I tell if my dog is a Pit Bull?".


icing with food color

Two Ingredient Cake Icing RecipeMake a simple, delicious icing using only confectioners' sugar and eggs. This page contains a two ingredient cake icing recipe.


Leather Skirt

Shrinking a Leather Skirt?While some leather products such as shoes can be shrunk a bit if worn wet, altering the size of a skirt is a different situation. This is a page about shrinking a leather skirt.


Pink balloon stress ball.

Sunday School Stress Ball CraftThis water and corn starch filled balloon is a fun craft for young children to make as gifts or for themselves. This is a page about Sunday school stress ball craft.


legal documents

Rights of Person Holding Power of Attorney?A power of attorney is a legal document that gives someone the right to act for another in specific situations. This is a page about rights of person holding Power of Attorney.


Chicken Spinach Pasta Toss on plate

Chicken Spinach Pasta TossChicken, fresh spinach, pasta, and your choice of spices, and other additions, combine to make this delicious main dish. This is a page about chicken spinach pasta toss.


Halloween colored button bracelet.

Making a Halloween Button BraceletMaking a button bracelet in Halloween colors is a good project for young and old. This is a page about making a Halloween button bracelet.


A sick dog lying down on a white surface.

How is Distemper Transmitted?Canine distemper is a serious viral infection that can be transmitted in several ways. This is a page about, "How is distemper transmitted?".


A person using a laptop computer.

Internet Sales Agency Business Name Ideas?The name of your internet sales company needs to reflect the product you are selling and hopefully spark interest in visiting your site. This is a page about internet sales agency business name ideas.


Finished brown paper heart.

Brown Paper Hanging Heart DecorationThis cotton stuffed brown paper heart decoration is inexpensive and easy to make. This is a page about brown paper hanging heart decoration.


Dog watching a woman cut meat and Veggies.

Homemade Food for a Dog with Colitis?Colitis is an inflammation of the colon. Special diets high in fiber or that are hypoallergenic are good choices to help alleviate the symptoms. This is a page about homemade food for a dog with colitis.


Wind chimes made wth seashells.

Joyful Noise Sea ChimesThis craft is a good one for a Bible school class. The Bible mentions several times the making of a joyful noise in praise of God. This is a page about joyful noise sea chimes.


GFCI Outlet

GFCI Outlet Keeps TrippingDetermining the cause of a malfunctioning GFCI outlet may require some sleuthing. This is a page about GFCI outlet keeps tripping.


Closed cardboard Box or brown paper package box.

Sending a Package to AfghanistanThe staff at your local post office can help with any questions you may have about sending packages to military and civilians stationed overseas. This is a page about sending a package to Afghanistan.


Bottle of white glue.

Thinning Elmer's Glue That Has Gotten Thick?Since Elmer's is water based, it can typically be used to thin this glue. This is a page about thinning Elmer's glue that has gotten thick.


A bottle of Bai flavored water, Molokai Coconut.

Bai Cocofusion Flavored Water ReviewsThis is a page about Bai Cocofusion flavored water reviews. Flavored water is a great way to stay hydrated without a lot of excess calories.


Bottom Round Roast with Onion Gravy on plate

Bottom Round Roast with Onion GravyThis tasty pot roast practically cooks itself. This is a page about bottom round roast with onion gravy.


photo of an ecofriendly tote

Making a Tote Bag from Recycled Plastic BagsUse strips of plastic grocery bags to make this sturdy crochet tote. This is a page about making a tote bag from recycled plastic bags.


Brass button bracelet.

Making Metal Button BraceletsMetal shank buttons both, vintage and new, can be used to make a fun to wear bracelet. This is a page about making metal button bracelets.


A woman shopping for cleaning supplies.

Buying Household AmmoniaAmmonia is a common cleaning product that can be purchased in many stores. This is a page about buying household ammonia.


Finished card.

Making an Easter Egg Hunt CardThis cute greeting card features the Easter bunny with some of his eggs hiding in the grass. This is a page about making an Easter egg hunt card.


A woman lighting a candle.

Lighting CandlesLighting candles takes some care to keep from burning your fingers. This is a page about lighting candles.


Brief case with a power of attorney in it.

Can I Get My Friend's POA Changed?Changing a Power of Attorney designation is sometimes necessary. Here is information to answer the question: "Can I get my friend's POA changed?"


A cup of coffee with cream in it.

Homemade Powdered Amaretto Coffee CreamerThis is a page about homemade powdered amaretto coffee creamer. Try this easy almond flavored creamer as a treat in your coffee.


Pork & Veggies in Sweet Sauce

Pork and Veggies in Sweet SauceMake this delicious stir fried pork dish with vegetables and rice. This page contains pork and veggies in sweet sauce.



Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis - yellow flower blooming inside

Hibiscus Rosa SinensisJust another picture I wanted to share. I've posted pictures of this hibiscus, before. Why again? I've taken this plant in for the winter. It is under artificial light, and not a whole lot of that. And here at the beginning of February, it decides to bloom.


Bandanna Table Runners - red and black bandannas sew into a runner

Bandanna Table RunnersTable runners made from bandannas are a thrifty way to dress up your table for everyday or for holidays. You can choose from different patterns at a very low cost to make. You can sew on liners or not, it is up to you. Also, if you don't own a sewing machine you can just use sewing hemming tape.


Thrifty Lint Roller Brush - lint roller made from tape covered TP tube and hair brush

Thrifty Lint Roller BrushWhat does an empty toilet paper roll, a hairbrush, and a roll of wide masking tape make? A lint roller if you are in a pinch!


decorated chocolate spoons attached to cup

Delicious Hot Cocoa with Chocolate SpoonsThis recipe is great during these cold winter months for a special gift, Valentine or even nice party favors! Homemade, delicious hot cocoa recipe and wonderfully fancy dipped spoons makes it a really special treat.


Recycled End Table as Canopy Pet Bed - finished bed with drawer open showing leash, etc.

Recycled End Table as Canopy Pet BedHere is a way to turn an unused end table into a canopy pet bed for your pet.


Beautiful Red Rose - red rose

Beautiful Red RoseThe coloration of the blossom on this rose illuminates my back deck. The rose bush is planted in a large flower pot and flourishes during the spring and early fall with buds of red crimson. After a rain it is kissed by the droplets and glistens.


A telephone on an end table.

"Can You Hear Me?" Phone ScamThere is a new phone scam. The caller identifies himself as a business and then asks if you can hear clearly. If you say, "Yes", your voice is recorded. Purchases are then made. When you say you didn't order the product or service, your recorded "Yes" answer is the "proof" that you did.


A large dog food bag to add weight for winter driving.

Dog Food as Weight for Snow DrivingMany of us add weight to our vehicles during the winter months if there is snow. This gives us better traction when driving in the snow. A friend of mine was complaining about having to buy sand bags every winter, because she had no use for them after winter and no place to store them until next winter. I advised her to get large bags of dog food and use them for weight.


A very light pink peony in bloom.

Pristine Sun-kissed Peony BlossomEvery spring my peony bush near my driveway entrance at my home has buds on it that blossom into pristine pink blooms that are transparent as the sun catches a petal of the bloom.



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Removing a Chalk Stain on Silk?I used pink chalk on my hair when I wore a Cheongsam (Chinese silk outfit) and now it is stained. I thought chalk would be easy to take off with a normal detergent. But my mom told me that stains on silk will be hard to remove. And that was true, the stain didn't washed off after I washed it.


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Selling Trees to a Lumber Company?Currently, a company is harvesting lumber from 150 acres that abuts our property. We have 7 large pines and 2 cedars all with bases that measure more than 70 inches and are 3 to 4 stories high. How do I determine a fair price and get to the right person at the company?


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Machine Not Feeding Fabric?I have a vintage Fleetwood zig zag machine. It works great on straight stitch, but when on zig zag it won't feed the fabric.


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Replacing Light Assembly on a Memory Craft 7500?How can a light assembly be replaced in my Memory Craft 7500; or can I do it?


Value of a Porcelain Doll - doll wearing a fancy light pink dress with hat and curly blonde hair

Value of a Porcelain Doll?I have this porcelain doll that I would like to sell, but I can't find any information about it on the internet, so I have no idea what it's worth. I'm hoping someone here can help. It has a music box and plays "Catch a Falling Star." I can't quite read the signature.


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Selling Socks at a Yardsale?I have a lot of socks for a yard sale. There are about 50 or 60 pairs. How do I press them as a bundle or what?


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Making a Swan from Bar Soap and Rubber Neck?Who remembers how to put together a swan with vintage rubber swan necks and bar soap and I think yarn. This may have been a craft in the late 70s or early 80s.


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House and Pad Trained Dog Pooping Elsewhere?My 6 month old Chiweenie puppy is trained to go on pad or go outside to potty every time. I put a rug in the bathroom for my shower and he goes on it. Last night he pooped on top of my comforter. He sleeps under the covers on the bed; he is spoiled rotten lol.


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Singer Sewing Machine Not Feeding Fabric?I have a Singer Golden Touch and Sew 758. My fabric will not feed. There are no jam ups, it just sews in place.


What Is This Garden Plant?

What Is This Garden Plant? (Lychnia or Silene coronaria) - Rose campionThe picture shows just a few of my gardening folders. For the most part, I know the name and variety of everything I grow. Sometimes, one will escape me.


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Used Basketball Trophies for Art Project?I am looking to buy a bunch (up to 50/60) old basketball trophies for an art project. I need assorted sizes (small and large). Anyone know where I might be able to find these? They can be used/personalized, etc. They will be painted.


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Door on Maytag Front Load Washer Won't Unlock?How do you unlock the door on a Maytag front loading washer?


Dog Has Lump on Belly - lump under skin

Dog Has Lump on Belly?My fur baby has a lump down there ever since she gave birth a couple years ago. I noticed it since, but didn't think nothing of it cause it didn't seem to bother her. But then she recently felt distressed and when I examined her, I felt it tighten and it was making her cry.


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Repairing the Finish on a Table?I put a piece of tape on a table on accident and the varnish or coating came off. I was wondering how I can repair it?


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Keyboard Letters Wearing Off?I have a black Dell keyboard on my computer. The letters and numbers are wearing off. Can I stop this from happening? How do I fix rubbed off letters?


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