February 26, 2017

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Collier's Encyclopedias

Finding the Value of Collier's Encyclopedias?This is a page about finding the value of Collier's encyclopedias. Some old books may be rare and have great value. Others may be more difficult to place value on, but may have other uses.


A deer eating some leaves off a branch.

Egg Deer Repellant RecipeDeer don't like eggs, by using this recipe you will be able to deter deer away from your garden. This page has recipes for egg deer repellants.


red mite

Problems With Little Red BugsKnowing what kind of pest you are dealing with can help you find the best way to get rid of them. This is a page about problems with little red bugs.



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Use a Yogurt Cup for Paint WaterI like to reuse yogurt cups for holding water when painting. I especially like to use the kind that come with the plastic dome lids (like YoCrunch or any other yogurt that comes with toppings). I cut a little hole in the middle of the lid. This helps minimize spilling disasters.


Whiskey (American Shorthair)

Whiskey (American Shorthair)We always have kittens who need homes around our house and a good many of them stay here over a year before they find that perfect forever home. Whiskers, aka Whiskey, is under a year old and very quiet and shy. She is a little girl kitten.


cup of citrus smoothie

Citrus SmoothieIt is more affordable to make your own smoothies from home!



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Vinyl Sheet Flooring Feels Slimy?I moved into a rental where the flooring hadn't been changed in over 25 years. I have tried different cleaning methods, but after they dry my floor feels slimy. I have tried rinsing with steaming hot water, but it's still slimy.


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Terrible Odor Coming from the Basement?We have had this horrific smell coming from the basement for about 5 days. It's working it way upstairs. We went through a storage area where the smell was coming from, but we didn't find anything dead. The smell is in the bi-fold door to the storage area, but we can't figure out what's causing it.


Repairing an Old Wooden Glider - broken part

Repairing an Old Wooden Glider?I was given a rather old wooden glider. It has been in my family for many years and recently a part broke. How can I find this part or fix this chair?


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John Deere D130 Won't Start?My D130 has a new battery and it will crank, but won't start. I checked the air filter and it isn't bad. When I pulled the spark plugs they were clean and wet with gas. I don't know what else to check.


What Is This Houseplant? - tall supported plant with dark green leaves

What Is This Houseplant?We cut a small branch from a friend's and potted this plant more than 10 years ago. It keeps growing, but it never has flowers. It is supposed to have clusters of tiny flowers that are supposed to have a very strong smell. It does have a cluster of brown flower buds as shown in photos.


Identifying a Houseplant - pot with an orchid, a bromeliad, and unidentified plant with green, red, and yellow leaves

Identifying a Houseplant?I got a new potted planter at Lowe's and it has an orchid and another plant in it. It also has a very small plant in it that I can't seem to find on the web. Should I seperate the three plants as well? There is no drainage hole in the bottom of the flower pot.


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15th Birthday Party Ideas?My birthday is the 12th of March, and I'm turning 15. I'm having my party the Saturday after. I'm sort of tomboyish, and I'm having it at my aunt's house. I have no idea what to do, or what to make my theme. I need something relatively cheap.


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Name for Freelance Graphic Design Business?I'm a graphic designer and I use PS & Illustrator. I want to start freelancing and I believe in "less is more" mantra, can you suggest a name?


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Help for Hot Flashes?Anyone have any ideas to stop or control hot flashes?


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Cleaning Stains from Marble Countertop?I saw on your site that it said to make paste from corn starch and peroxide. Can I use baking soda instead of corn starch. I have a beige marble slab that has dark staining in the veins. I have no idea what it is, but it's in the bathroom so it very well could be mold, but it's not on the surface.


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Keeping Roly Polies as Pets?With roly poly reproduction, won't the habitat setup soon be overpopulated? I would want to keep them all.


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Value of Disney Porcelain Dolls?I have 3 14 inch porcelain dolls made by Walt Disney productions. They're, It's a Small World, dolls. The one from Spain sings La Cucaracha, the one from Ireland sings My Wild Irish Rose, and the third one I am not sure of the country.


Getting an Orchid to Rebloom - potted orchid on window sill

Getting an Orchid to Rebloom?I got this orchid last year from Walmart and it was a blue orchid that is called mystique by SV. After the flowers died and the steam died I cut it off at the base. I water it at least once a week and it's never been fertilized. My house is usually about 70 degrees F., all the time.


Is My Dog a Full Blooded Pit Bull? - brindle dog lying down

Is My Dog a Full Blooded Pit Bull?I got him at 8 weeks old. I saw the mom and dad and they are Pit Bulls. But I get a lot of people saying what is he mixed with?


Age and Value of Antique Lawnmower - mower in driveway

Age and Value of Antique Lawnmower?I have come across a PQ antique reel lawnmower. I am trying to determine the year and value of it. Any suggestions?


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Using a Webcam to Catch Chicken Egg Thief?Has anyone used an outdoor webcam to keep an eye out on the chicken coop? My hens' eggs are disappearing. I think it is a squirrel, but haven't caught him at it. Any suggestions on what kind to use?


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Remedy for a Frizzy Perm?I had a perm on Friday and the day after it was frizzy and felt like straw. I had to wet it and same the day after that. What should I do to make it soft and curly?


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Dog Pees on My Side of Bed?I have a male Cocker Spaniel who is 8 yrs old. Everytime I have clean sheets he always finds a way and pees on my side of the bed. I don't know when he does it. I never catch him in the act, but he only pees on my side of the bed and I need some help on finding out why.


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