April 6, 2017

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Romantic Wreath - wreath hanging on closet knob

How to Make a Romantic WreathDisplaying a lovely romantic wreath at Valentine's time is easy especially if you make your own. This page shows you how to make one version inexpensively. This is a page about how to make a romantic wreath.

 

Creamy Vanilla Pancake Syrup - homemade syrup on a plate of pancakes

Creamy Vanilla Pancake Syrup RecipeFor a change of pace from maple or other flavored syrups try making this delicious vanilla version. This page contains a recipe for creamy vanilla pancake syrup.

 

Woman Applying Lotion To her Back.

Applying Lotion To Your BackTrying to apply lotion to your own back can be a challenge. Get creative and also try some of the solutions found in this page. This is a page about applying lotion to your back.

 

Crispiest Roast Chicken Recipe

Crispiest Roast Chicken RecipeIf you like the skin on your roast chicken very crispy, then this is the recipe for you. This page contains a crispiest roast chicken recipe.

 

Person hanging white curtains

Hanging Curtains Without Damaging WallsCollege dorms and some apartments will not allow you to install curtain rods. Similarly, depending on the window's installation tension rods may not work. This is a page offers some suggestions for hanging curtains without damaging walls.

 

heart shaped, red cookies on plate

Valentine Banoffee Cookie RecipeThese banana and caramel flavored cookies are good any time, but add a bit of red food coloring and they become the perfect Valentine's Day treat. This page contains a Valentine banoffee cookie recipe.

 

Dr. Seuss Paper Fish Bowl - bowl with fish stickers and confetti

Dr. Seuss 'One fish, two fish' Paper Fish Bowl CraftInspire your little artists by first reading this classic Dr. Seuss book and then let them loose to create this project. This is a page about Dr. Seuss "One fish, two fish" paper fish bowl craft.

 

caramel sticking to spoon

Making Homemade CaramelThe flavor of caramel complements so many other food items, as well as makes a tasty treat on its own. This page will show you how to make either a soft or hard caramel candy. This is a page about making homemade caramel.

 

Owl Valentine - finished owl with wings

How to Make a Toilet Paper Tube Owl ValentineThe toilet paper tube is a popular crafting supply. Here you can learn to make a cute owl Valentine. This is a page about how to make a toilet paper tube owl Valentine.

 

chicken breast, potatoes and broccoli on plate

Orange Zest Chicken Breasts RecipeThis delicious quick and easy to make chicken dish is perfect for a busy day. This page contains an orange zest chicken breasts recipe.

 

You Make My Heart Pop Valentine Card - add hair, eyes, and mouth plus make a frame from decorative lace tape, trim protruding edges

'You Make My Heart Pop' Valentine CardThis handmade Valentine will surely delight the recipient, plus it is fun to make as well. This is a page about "You make my heart pop" Valentine card.

 

Window with dark curtains.

Do Thermal Insulated Curtains Really Help?Thermal curtains can help block heat in the summer and keep the cold out in the winter. This is a page about. "Do thermal insulated curtains really help?".

 

Photo of a pink sparkle ball Christmas Decoration.

Crafts Using Plastic Drinking CupsIn addition to variations on the sparkleball type crafts there a many other projects that begin with plastic drinking cups. They lend themselves to lighted crafts. This is a page about crafts using plastic drinking cups.

 

Peppermint essential oil bottle with a sprig of fresh mint.

Can a Peppermint Air Freshener Repel Mice?Despite testimonials from some homeowners about the wonders of peppermint oil for repelling mice, many more find that it had no effect. This is a page about, "Can a peppermint air freshener repel mice?".

 

Healthy cookies on a cooling rack.

Healthy Gluten Free Banana CookiesFollowing a gluten free diet diet does not mean you can never have another cookie. Give these a try. This is a page about healthy gluten free banana cookies.

 

Minion Reading Pointers - finished Minion pointers

How to Make Minion Reading PointersMinions are quite popular these days with the success of the Despicable Me films. These cute little reading pointers make following along as you learn to read much more fun. This is a page about how to make Minion reading pointers.

 

Empty Attic with two small windows.

Dead Animal Smell in an AtticSmall animals sometimes can get into your attic. Unfortunately, they can also die up there leaving you with an unpleasant odor to try to remove. This is a page about dead animal smell in an attic.

 

cooked muffins on tray

Banana Pineapple Spice Muffin RecipeLiven up your banana muffin recipe by adding some crushed pineapple. This page contains a banana pineapple spice muffin recipe.

 

Recipes

Kale and Onion Quinoa in bowl

Kale and Onion QuinoaThis is one of my favourite go-to one pot side dishes. It's packed with protein, fiber, anti-oxidants and is super yummy. You will only need a handful of ingredients!

 

A bowl of creamy Tom Kha Gai soup.

Tom Kha GaiI first tried this spicy Thai chicken soup at a outdoor festival last summer. It was such a delicious combination of creamy and spicy, I wanted to try to make it at home. I looked at a lot of versions online to see what challenges and pitfalls there might be.

 

Articles

Piñata Rose Cluster - brillante red, yellow, and reddish orange blooms

Pinata Rose ClusterSome time back, I posted a picture of Piñata roses. They were lying on a straw hat. It was a nice picture, well liked by members. It did nothing though, to show all the brilliant colors this plant can produce.

 

Paper Plate Flower - ready to hang

Paper Plate FlowerThese flowers couldn't be easier to make and will appeal to crafters of all ages. Do it skilfully and you can have some cool wall art for an adult room. Bold colours will suit a teenage bedroom or let young kids loose with paints, crayons, glitter, and stickers and you have a fabulous rainy day project.

 

Photo Cutouts for Any Party - The Scream with speech bubble

Photo Cutouts for Any PartyWe are celebrating my sister's surprise milestone birthday with these cutouts!

 

Replanting a Sprouting Onion - lying on top of soil

Replanting a Sprouting OnionIt's spring and even the veggies in my kitchen know it. I have had potatoes sprout before I can use them up and bags of carrots all fuzzy with roots. This is half a red onion that I forgot in my crisper drawer. Usually, it would just get soft and rotten, but this tenacious onion started growing green shoots.

 

Easter Egg Hunt Kids' Coloring Page - line drawing of an Easter egg decorated with a bunny head

Easter Egg Hunt Kids' Coloring PageHere is a cute coloring page for the kids to get them in the right mood for Easter! The bunny has left a lot of eggs in the garden. Let the kids color the page on the morning before the Easter egg hunt starts, and add some additional excitement to the morning's fun.

 

A zester full of lemon zest.

Use Zester Upside DownWhen using your zester, place it wrong side up, as the picture shows. All the zest will remain in the zester, enabling you to neatly place all the zest in your recipe. Saves a lot of cleanup time.

 

Use Old Toothbrushes in Your Craft Box - toothbrush and paint smear and spatters on yellow paper

Use Old Toothbrushes in Your Craft BoxWe all know that old toothbrushes are useful for cleaning awkward areas around the home, but if you are a crafty sort of person or have young children they can also be a useful tool to add to your craft box.

 

Questions

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Accessory Color Advice for BathroomI have a white and black/grey tile floor in the bathroom. What colour accessories would go best?

 

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Avocado Trees Periodically Have a Bad OdorI have a few avocado plants. Is it normal that at certain times of the day they give off a bad odor?

 

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15th Birthday PartyMy 15th birthday is coming up in 2 weeks and I have only just started thinking about what I want to do. There are about 4 of my friends I'd like to invite, but none of them have the same interests as me. I have no idea how to make sure my friends don't get bored.

 

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Reclaiming Child Support from GrandmotherI recently found out that my grandmother was getting a child support check for me and I wasn't in her care nor custody so I have never seen the money. Is there anyway to get that money now that I am aware of these actions?

 

Discontinued Sandberg Wallpaper - multiple building facades

Discontinued Sandberg WallpaperWhere can I get discontinued Sandberg Metropolis wallpaper? I've been hanging on to the few I have, but we're short, now that we've been able to extend the landing.

 

Value of a Mersman Mahogany Coffee Table #8013

Value of a Mersman Mahogany Coffee Table #8013My father is asking me to help him sell furniture. I don't even know where to turn or who to ask about the value of this coffee table.

 

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Adjusting the Tension on a Mini Sewing MachineI had brought a mini sewing machine, but the stitches are not being made properly. If I sewed any clothes in that, I can pull the thread very easily from the cloth.

 

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Establishing Paternity When Child's Father Is DeceasedOK long story short. I have 2 sons by the same father; he was killed June 16, 2011. We had a son the was 4 months old and then I found out that I was pregnant with our 2nd son at his funeral. OK I receive benefits from SSDI for our first son, but how do I go about receiving it for the second?

 

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