February 5, 2017

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A little girl wearing a sundress.

Patterns for Girls SundressesThere are a number of sources for patterns for making a child's sundress, in addition to buying one at a fabric store. This is a page about patterns for girls sundresses.


Baby wearing a light blue hooded towel.

Hooded Baby Towel PatternA hooded towel is perfect for keeping your baby warm and cozy after her bath. Make some for your child or to give as gifts. This is a page about hooded baby towel pattern.


Paper Plate Valentine Card Holder - Finished Valentine card holder.

Paper Plate Valentine Card HolderMake a simple Valentine card holder by decorating one made using two paper plates. This is a page about paper plate Valentine card holder.


A man fixing a fluorescent light.

Fluorescent Lights Not WorkingThis is a page about fluorescent lights not working. Replacing the florescent bulbs in the fixture is the first thing to do, but sometimes the ballast needs to be replaced.


Sewing Fleece

Sewing Fleece on a Sewing Machine?If you have difficulties sewing fleece fabric on your machine, there are a few things you can try to make it easier. This is a page about sewing fleece on a sewing machine.


Shower Curtain

Preventing Mold and Mildew on a Shower CurtainShower curtains are the perfect breeding ground for mold and mildew. This is a page about preventing mold and mildew on a shower curtain.


A woman looking at many receipts and paperwork on a wooden floor.

Simple Household Bookkeeping SystemKeeping track of household expenditures does not need to be a complex process. This is a page about simple household bookkeeping system.


stack of towels

Making Curtains From Towels?A nice casual look can be achieved in your bathroom by decorating with homemade curtains using towels, in your choice of color or pattern. This is a page about making curtains from towels.


A woman shopping in the milk aisle at a grocery store.

Saving Money on MilkThis is a page about saving money on milk. Depending on your family's needs and your storage facilities, there are a variety of ways to save on milk purchases.


A couple playing a game with cards.

Playing the Card Game "Runs and Sets"This is a page about playing the card game "runs and sets". Knowing the rules and the order of this game can make for evenings of family fun.


Kitchen with orange cupboards.

Painting a Kitchen with Orange CabinetsChoosing a wall paint color to complement your cabinets is an important part of developing your kitchen color scheme. This is a page about painting a kitchen with orange cupboards.



Gracie (Tabby) - cat drinking from faucet

Gracie (Tabby)She likes to sleep, a lot and drink from the faucet.



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Keeping Cat Off Furniture?How do you keep a cat from getting up on counter, furniture such as a desk, chest of drawers, dresser, nightstand, kitchen table, etc.? And she knows it's not okay because everytime I see her, it's trouble. I think she does it to get attention.


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Fudge Not Setting Up?I am making old fashioned fudge penuche recipe. I let the syrup cool to 110 degrees and stir. But as the fudge cools down it does not lose its shine and remains more like a caramel-like substance. I can't tell if I am over or undercooking it?


Identifying a Seymour Mann Porcelain Doll - geisha doll in box

Identifying a Seymour Mann Porcelain Doll?I have had to stop looking for several years. I am looking to get rid of it, but cannot find the details or information on this doll. It is a Connoisseur collection doll from Seymour Mann. MCMXCVI, style number C  26285. It is a geisha doll.


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'93 Ford F150 Heater Not Blowing Air?The heater fan motor on my 1993 F150 runs, but no air comes out of floor vent, defrost, or panel vents.


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Red Jeans Bled in the Wash?I washed a load of jeans and two of the pairs of blue jeans had thick white stitching. I had a red pair of jeans in there that bled only onto these two pairs of jeans. How do I get the white seam back to white, it is pink now, without bleaching or damaging the blue jean part?


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Receiving Survivor Benefits?I have a 16 year old son who receives survivor benefits. He is staying with his grandpa while going to school. I send him money every month to live on. I have been saving money in his savings account since he has been gone, can he sue me for that?


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Removing Permanent Marker on Fabric Couch?I was just doing my homework and outlining a project with a permanent black Sharpie. I accidentally made 5 errors on the paper, and I moved my hand when the marker made a line on the arm of a couch. After that I made a second line and now I'm busted. The couch is made of some kind of fabric.


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Keeping a Puppy in the Yard?My 6 month old Lab puppy jumps over a 4 feet concrete planter barrier to visit my neighbor's back yard. How do I stop this? I need some advise.


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SS Survivor or SS Disability Benefits for Granddaughter?I have legal custody of my 9 year old granddaughter. I have long term disability and am in the process of gaining SS disability approval. Her father recently died. I need to know if she'll be able to draw a survivor benefit from her father or should I adopt her and have her draw from my disability.


Identifying Flying Insects - tiny insects floating in drink

Identifying Flying Insects?We started noticing these showing up everywhere in our home about two weeks ago, but we have no idea what they are. They're very attracted to liquids. I can't leave a drink unattended for 5 minutes before they get into it. They don't bite or anything.


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Re-dyeing Hair?Today I used Clairol Natural Instincts to color my hair. It has no ammonia in it. It did not cover all of my gray like I wanted. I want to know if I can color again this week and use a permanent haircolor a little darker like Loreal Preference?


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Ideas for Daughter's 11th Birthday?My daughter turns 11 in early March and is 50% girly 50% tomboy. She wants to do something active like flip out, but lots of her friends have already done that. It's a small party with five other girls. It might be too cold for Crocky Trail. She really wants it to be memorable and special.


Growing Dyed Hair Out

Growing Out Your Natural Hair Color?How long does it take for hair dye to come all the way out and for your natural hair color to come back in completely throughout your hair?


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