March 9, 2017

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Cat on Countertop

Cat Peeing on CountertopsIf your cat is peeing on your counter, you will want to prevent it from doing this any more as soon as possible. This is a page about cat peeing on countertops.


Freezing Beef Stew

Freezing Beef StewBeef stew can be an easy thing to make lots of. Save some for meals later by freezing some serving of beef stew. This is a page about beef stew (freezer meal).


Horses with fly nets to keep the horse flies off their heads.

Getting Rid of Horse FliesHorse flies can be a menace to have around. This is a page about getting rid of horse flies.


A woman scratching her head.

Remedies for Psoriasis on the ScalpPsoriasis can be irritating anywhere but having it on your scalp can be particularly bothersome. This is a page about psoriasis on the scalp.


Susan Sanders-Kinzel, the founder of

ThriftyFun's Founder's DayMarch 9th is ThriftyFun's Founder's Day, in remembrance of our founder and mother, Susan Sanders-Kinzel. She had learned frugal ways as a single mother and was no stranger to hard work. We would always make her take her birthday off, calling it a ThriftyFun holiday.


Plastic Soda Bottle Wind Chimes

Plastic Soda Bottle Wind Chimes?Plastic 2 liter bottles can be used for many different types of crafts, even wind chimes. This is a page about plastic soda bottle wind chimes.


Three girls smiling in a pool.

Swim Party IdeasA swim party is make a great idea for birthdays and summer parties. This is a page about swim party ideas.



fluffed cooked brown rice

Pressure Cooker Brown RiceI prefer brown rice, but don't always have time to make it because it takes 45 minutes. I can now do it in the pressure cooker for a half hour or less.


infused oil in bottle

Making Infused OilsAfter enjoying an expensive set of infused (flavored) oils I received for a gift, I decided to try my hand at recreating them myself. It's easy! Here is how using the warm infusion method.



Dog Toy from Old Dish Towels  - dog pulling on towel toy

Dog Toy from Old Dish TowelsAny dog who likes to chew will love this toy. It's tough and durable and easy to make from old cotton dish towels. No sewing involved, just cutting, plaiting, and tying.


Pictures of sandwiches and a cookie.

Join Restaurant Loyalty Reward ProgramsIf you enjoy dining out, I would recommend joining for the restaurant's loyalty reward program, or email subscriptions if they have any! The reason being? You can earn awesome perks, discounts, promotional offers, be alert for new items, and so forth!


An old and a new bra, from the clasp.

Get the Most Wear from Your New BraI recently learned how to tell when it was time to retire your bra. Bras are made with three sets of clasps/hooks. When new, you should be using the first clasp making it the widest or loosest setting.


Children's drawings on a clear flexible cutting mat.

Flexible Cutting Mat as Drawing BoardI found this flexible cutting and chopping mat at Food City. I bought it for use as a dry erase board or marker board. Dry erase or color markers show up well and come off right away with a wet cloth or baby wipes.


Sunset on a beach in the Philippines.

Sunset, Sun and the SandNothing beats nature. The serenity of the place, was indeed the cleansing of your soul. It is a special gift of God to us.


Homemade Fertilizer from Kitchen Scraps - original scraps before prepping

Homemade Fertilizer from Kitchen ScrapsDon't throw out your eggshells, banana peels, or used coffee grounds. Use them to feed your plants! Just cut the peels into small pieces and crush the eggshells with the bottom of a mug. Mix all of them together then spoon into your flower pots.



What Breed Is My Dog? - white dog with red collar

What Breed Is My Dog?I rescued this cute pup from homelessness. Do you think he is a pure bred American Pit Bull terrier?


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Removing Stamps from Envelopes?I have some stamps that are stuck on old letters and was wondering how to get them off.


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Receiving Back Child Support?I recently was diagnosed with cancer. My doctors suggest applying for permanent disability. I have been receiving back child support payments even though my kids are now grown adults. Can Social Security consider my back child support payment as income and disqualify me from receiving Social Security benefits?


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14th Birthday Ideas for Small Apartment?I am going to be having a party at my house for my 14th birthday, but the problem is that my house is like one of those units/apartments. I don't have much space like my other friends and I am worried that they are gonna think my party is lame because of my house. What themes could I do for a small space?


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Medical Power of Attorney and State Laws?My brother gave me power of attorney over his medical treatment in the state of Ohio. He later moved to South Carolina and he ended up in the hospital on life support. When I got there one person told me they were good and then the next day I was told they weren't. How can that be?


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Advantix Caused an Allergic Reaction in Dogs?I applied one pipet each to both my Jack Russels. Later towards 9pm they were doing a lot of ear twitching, both of them and sometimes head shaking, but not so much. We decided to wash it off as best as possible. I now know this is an allergic reaction to Premetherin (one of the products in Advantix.


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15th Birthday Party Ideas?Ok so I am turning 15 next month on April 26 and I have no idea what to do. I am a girly girl, but also sporty. I can't come up with any ideas to make my birthday fun.


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Removing Diesel Odor from Cedar Chest?I purchased a cedar quilt chest from a yard sale. After getting it home, I noticed a diesel smell coming from it. It appears someone possibly stored a diesel can on top of it for a while, that leaked, causing a slight stain and foul odor. Any ideas how to remove the diesel smell from the wood?


What Breed Is My Dog? - tan puppy with pink sweater

What Breed Is My Dog?My puppy's mother is a German Shepherd, but I don't know about the male. I think he is a cross breed puppy. Can anybody tell me his breed? I am confused because his colour is brown.


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