February 6, 2017

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Craft supplies for Valentine's Day crafts

Valentine's Day Craft Ideas For Second Graders?Teachers often work with their students to make seasonal crafts. This is a page about Valentine's Day craft ideas for second graders.


A spray bottle with a fine mist on a black background.

Removing Creases with Vinegar SpraySpray clothes with a mixture of vinegar and water prior to ironing to help remove creases. This is a page about removing creases with vinegar spray.


Many ants inside a home.

Homemade Ant TrapsExterminators can be expensive, so can buying ant traps at the store. One alternative is to make your own. This is a page about homemade ant traps.


sewing machine

Pattern for Fitted Queen Sheets?Making your own bed sheets allows you to choose your fabric and perhaps get a better fit. This is a page about pattern for fitted queen sheets.


A dog holding a paw up to one of his ears, as if listening.

Natural Treatment for Yeast Infection in Dog's EarsMany pet owners choose to treat their dog's yeast infections with natural products rather than seek medications from their vet. This is a page about natural treatment for yeast infection in dog's ears.


A stained shirt in the laundry.

Homemade "Spray 'N Wash" AlternativeLaundry stain pre-treatment products can be expensive. This is a page about homemade Spray 'N Wash alternative .


Balloon Piñata

Making a Balloon PiñataUsing an inflated balloon as the mold is a good way to begin making your own piñata for an upcoming party. This is a page about making a balloon piñata.


Tubular beads added in three rows.

Making a Faberge-Inspired Easter Egg CardTo convey special Easter wishes make this beautiful card that speaks of luxury and craftsmanship of times gone by. This is a page about making a faberge-inspired Easter egg card.


A silver microwave on a white background.

Recipes for a Microwave Pressure CookerFinding recipes that will work with a microwave pressure cooker can take some online research. This is a page about recipes for microwave pressure cooker.



cooked cornbread on paper towel

Southern Fried CornbreadI have been making this cornbread for many years and my family loves it. It is very simple to make.


Choco Peanut-Butter Bars on plate

Choco Peanut-Butter BarsI don't know what this recipe is actually called, but I think this would be perfect for you to share the sweetness of your love this Valentine's Day.



Using Coffee Tubs for Fabric Storage - stack of cans filled with fabric with a short piece of wood under the bottom row to give back tilt

Using Coffee Tubs for Fabric StorageI get a lot of these from recycling and my friends save them for me, too. This is just what I had empty so I am going to keep going, but I ran into a snag. So here's the tip and a cautionary warning.


A garden tray of seedlings.

Dispelling A Myth About Garden MumsIt now is January 5. I have a little surprise for some of you. Once, I told a friend something I had read. She found that something very hard to believe. She replied, 'Doug, don't you know a piece of paper will lay there and let you write anything on it?' Of course, she was right.


You Make My Heart Pop Valentine Card - finished card

You Make My Heart Pop Valentine CardUse a lollipop as the focus point of a Valentine's card. Dress up the lollipop and add a heart that "pops" to make sure that your Cupid knows that he is the centre of your universe.


Upcycled Calendar Valentine's Heart Wreath - folded paper wreath

Upcycled Calendar Valentine's Heart WreathI can't stand throwing away my big calendars in January when the new year has arrived. Instead I like to use them to make big wreaths. Here is a cute heart-shaped wreath made from a calendar just in time for Valentine's Day!


Foam Bath Mat - on floor over fabric one

Foam Bath MatThis is a mat made out of foam bars and rope. It's made with supplies from the Dollar Store. It's a very frugal version of the mats made with wood bars and metal rods which are more expensive to make.


Squogg the Super Friendly Squirrel - squirrel with chin on window sill

Squogg the Super Friendly SquirrelThis is Squogg the squirrel. "Squogg" you ask? It's because this sweet little squirrel totally acts like a dog. Squirrel. Dog. Squogg! He only gets a name because he's a "regular" around here. He comes around and hangs out, he doesn't scare easy.


Heart Shapes Flashlight Cover - light shining through heart shapes in cups

Heart Shapes Flashlight CoverLet your little ones have more fun with lights. Let's make it not a boring, ordinary light. It should be fun and creative! Let the darkness fade with beautiful heart shaped lights.


Deloris (La Mancha Saanen Cross- Goat) - white goat in pen

Deloris (La Mancha Saanen Cross- Goat)She was born August 13th. She likes to wander around and eat. She is a calmer goat than the other three, also she is a small goat.


Jonesy (American Short Hair Tabby) tan and black tabby on small table

Jonesy (American Short Hair Tabby)After my previous kitty passed, my husband told me as a cat lover it was my responsibility to go out and give another one a good home. We went to a no kill cat sanctuary and found Jonesy and his brother and after a week of visits, ended up taking home 2 cats. ^_^



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Faux Leather Sofa Is Peeling?I have a "leather like" sofa that has spots where it is peeling away. What can I do to fix it or just prevent it from getting worse?


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Home Repair Assistance for Low Income Families?I'm on disability. How and where can I get help with home repairs?


Finding Replacement Parts for Janome Sewing Machine - older machine

Finding Replacement Parts for Janome Sewing Machine?I bought a Janome sewing machine from a used sewing machine dealer and there are no model numbers anywhere. It only has a serial no.531091335. The cam is missing so I need a cam and manual for it. Otherwise can you suggest any other suitable cam? I am hoping someone will recognize the model no.


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New Puppy Not Eating?I've just brought home a 10 week old Shih Tzu Jack Russel X. She's a good weight and seems well. I bought the same puppy food she had been on, Optimum, but she won't eat anything. I have had her for 2 days now and she's only drinking. Can I give her anything else like rice?


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Collecting Back Child Support?I raised my grandson from 3 months to 11 years. At the 11th year Steven moved in with his mother. Years later I located the father of my grandson.


Holy Communion Speech Ideas

Holy Communion Speech Ideas?Please give me some ideas for a thanksgiving speech for the occasion of my child's first holy communion.


Finding Inexpensive Pet Clinic - brown and white dog sleeping on his bed

Finding Inexpensive Pet Clinic?I found this beautiful American Pit Bull. When I found him he was in great health and looked like he was taken good care of. Four months later, he's got sore spots on his back and tail. I don't have much money to do anything about it, but it appears he's itching really bad and I feel sorry for him.


What Is The Name Of This Fern?

What Is The Name Of This Fern?I bought this fern at Lowe's. It was marked down to below half price. They had several for sale, all without tags. Not knowing how well I could grow them, I got just one. Had I known how well they would do, I would have gotten several.


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Coloring Stripped Hair?Does Nice and Easy hair dye work on stripped out hair that is all white gray?


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Car Idling Rough and Slow to Accelerate?I have a 2003 Mitsubishi Outlander AWD. All has been going well lately. Yesterday the "service" light came on. There are no issues when driving. This morning when I turned the car on, it was a little rough on the idle. Then when I put the car into drive, there was nothing at the acceleration.


What Breed Is My Puppy? - black puppy with toy

What Breed Is My Puppy?I was wondering if you could tell me what breed you think she is? They told us she was a Heeler/Golden Retriever cross? Her tail curls up over her back. She has a really fuzzy coat that is black, but shows red when in the sun. She is currently 10 weeks old and weighs a little over 10 pounds.


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Grandchild Not Grateful for Birthday Gift?I sent my new college freshman grandson $50 on his birthday for his on-campus account last week. I know he knows I did so, because my son told me he had let my grandson know I did. Knowing my grandson responds to text messages, here's the one I just composed to him:


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