February 23, 2017

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Tea Cups and Saucers

Finding Inexpensive Tea Cups and Saucers?Making craft projects or planning one-time luncheons are times for which you may wish to buy some inexpensive tea cups and saucers. This page contains suggestions for finding inexpensive tea cups and saucers.


An open bag of potato chips.

Uses for Potato Chip BagsEmpty snack food bags can be reused at least once before they are simply thrown into the trash, thus serving a dual purpose. This is a page about uses for potato chip bags.


Two wood dressers.

Organizations That Help Low Income Families Get Free Furniture?Buying furniture is an expensive undertaking. Families struggling on low incomes often are unable to buy or replace their furniture without some type of assistance. This is a page about organizations that assist low income families get free furniture.


electric deep fryer

Cleaning Grease off a Deep FryerDry, cooked on grease can be tough to remove and deep fryers can spatter a lot. This is a page about cleaning grease off a deep fryer.


book case with books

Finding the Value of New Popular Encyclopedias?Although vintage or newer encyclopedias generally do not have much value, an antique set may. Research would be needed to see if your set is rare, a first edition, or has other value based on age or specific content. This is a page about value of New Popular encyclopedia 1902.


grocery store aisle

Salvage Grocery Stores in Dallas/Fort Worth, TexasShopping at your local salvage grocery store can help make your food budget go further. This is a page about salvage grocery stores in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas.


A classic red bandanna with a black and white pattern, folded.

Using Bandannas for Cloth NapkinsYou can buy inexpensive bandannas to use as colorful napkins. This is a page about using bandannas for cloth napkins.


stained tea cup

Cleaning Coffee and Tea Stains Off CupsCoffee and tea are both culprits when it comes to leaving unsightly stains inside cups and mugs. Normal washing may not get them clean. This is a page about cleaning coffee and tea stains off cups.


A Different Kind of Haystack Cookie

A Different Kind of Haystack CookieHaystack cookies are typically made with coconut and oats. This version substitutes chow mien noodles, pretzels, nuts, and dried fruit. This is a page about a different kind of haystack cookie.


A high school girl wearing a nice prom dress.

Finding a Cheap Prom DressA inexpensive formal dress can be found by secondhand shopping, if you have time to look. This page is about finding a cheap prom dress.


A green shamrock shaped pin made out of foam.

Foam Shamrock PinThis is a fun kid craft for St. Patrick's Day. This is a page about foam shamrock pin.


A line of red encyclopedias.

Selling Old EncyclopediasUnfortunately old sets of encyclopedias typically don't have much value, they have become dated. Some crafters might be interested for using them to make altered books or for decoupage projects. This is a page about selling old encyclopedias.


A empty tissue box being reused to store plastic bags.

Storing Plastic Bags in a Tissue BoxReusing empty grocery bags is becoming the norm. There are many ways to store them until you need them. Using an empty tissue box is actually reusing two types of packaging and reducing waste.



Stuffed Red Peppers on plate

Stuffed Red PeppersYou can use whatever color peppers you prefer. I use red because I like the sweetness of them. This is a great meal by itself or served with a side salad. You can adjust the ground beef and rice amounts to your liking. It can also be made using ground pork, turkey, chicken, sausage or a combination of meats.


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Frittata LoafThis is a staple in my house at any time of day: easily prepared, quickly re-heated (by the slice), excellent on toast and equally famous for freeze-ability (if I end up with more than one loaf pan): high in protein, low in fat, wonderfully versatile (depending on the vegetables on hand) and a great opportunity to experiment with herbs and spices.


Chicken wrap on plate

Healthy Rotisserie Chicken WrapsThese are healthy wraps featuring Costco's Rotisserie Chicken as the protein ingredient, and the filling is your option. These wraps are perfect to bring to school, work or to eat at home with the family! Easy to eat and for everyone to enjoy.



Homemade Bath Bombs - bath bomb still in cupcake paper

Homemade Bath BombsMy daughter made these homemade bath bombs as a Valentine's day gift for her friend. They were really easy to make and smelled amazing!


Whole Cloth Tied Quilt with Ric Rac Trim - child under quilt

Whole Cloth Tied Quilt with Ric Rac TrimMy son asked his nana to make him a quilt for his firetruck "Big Spiffy". He absolutely loves it!


Installing a Baby Gate for a Wide Archway - gate between wall and shelf

Installing a Baby Gate for a Wide ArchwayThe archway between our front room and our living room is too wide for a standard baby gate. We tried one that had extension panels that could be added, but it damaged our hardwood flooring. We wanted to use a wall mounted gate, but couldn't find one wide enough for the opening. Here is our solution.


Sprinkle Hearts on a Cake - cake with heart decorations on pink frosting

Sprinkle Hearts on a CakeAn easy way to decorate a cake is to use cookie cutters to make sprinkle designs. It's a great option for kids too!



What Is This Houseplant?

What Is This Houseplant?This plant came in a gift basket along with 5 other plants. I am in Ontario Canada.


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Discontinued York Border PV5326B Sunflowers and Stars?Is there any hope of finding 6-8 rolls of this border?


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Removing the Smell of Laundry Soap Fragrance from Clothes?Anyone know how to remove the stink of fragranced laundry soap/dryer sheets? It seems oily and vinegar (unless I didn't rinse it long enough) didn't work. The smell makes me ill.


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17th Birthday Ideas?It's my birthday in June and I would like some ideas for what to do with my boyfriend and family. I don't really celebrate my birthday, but for my 17th I do want to with all these people. I would love any ideas.


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House Trained Dog Wetting on Dog Bed and Fabric?I am just after some advice. We have 2 Yorkie dogs a male and a female they are both coming up to 2 years old, both are neutered. Our female is wetting everywhere in the house, mainly on her beds and fabric. She seems to have regressed loads from where she was with her house training.


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Replacing the Turn Clasp on Vintage 50s Leather Purse?I have a hand tooled leather purse that my uncle made for my mom. Both are deceased. The turn clasp needs to be replaced, and I really want to do this myself. Does anyone know how to do this, or have pictures where they are disassembling a clasp?


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Perm Left Hair Frizzy and Brittle?I got a perm in my cosmetology class and instead of actually curling it just frizzed up and broke off. It's been a couple weeks since I got the perm and I've been doing deep conditioning treatments at least once a week. How can I fix this?


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Janome Memory Craft 6000 Keeps Blowing Fuse?I have a Janome Memory Craft 6000. When the power switch is turned on the motherboard 2.5 Amp fuse blows. What is the problem and solution?


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Dog Making Grunting Noises in Her Sleep?My two year old CoJack girl sleeps next to me. When she is asleep she grunts like she is talking. Is that a usual trait?


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Growing Wheat Under Artificial Light?Can we grow wheat using artificial light?


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