May 11, 2017

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A collection of tomato seedlings.

12 Steps To Sowing Seeds IndoorsThis page is about 12 steps to sowing seeds indoors. Following these steps you can extend your growing season by as much as two months.


A tank of bright orange goldfish.

What Can I Feed a Goldfish Other Than Fish Food?This is a page about what can I feed a goldfish other than fish food? Regular goldfish food is best for a fish in a bowl or tank.



Ground Turkey Stuffed Mushrooms with Bell Peppers

Ground Turkey Stuffed Mushrooms with Bell PeppersThis is a healthy and delicious side dish! I am not a fan of vegetables but when incorporated with turkey and shrimp, it is very good!


One Pan Apple Charlotte

One Pan Apple CharlotteI adore this recipe for this decadent dessert because not only is it made in one pan, but it includes ingredients like leftover white sandwich bread and old apples. Believe me when I say it does NOT taste like it. Please try this simple recipe for a beautiful dessert.


Gluten-Free Oatmeal Spice Muffins

Gluten-Free Oatmeal Spice MuffinsAnyone will love these muffins, whether you are on a gluten-free diet or not! I made these healthier by using Truvia brown sugar blend and using water instead of butter on the tops of the muffins.



Permanent marker covered by isopropyl alcohol to remove stains.

Isopropyl Alcohol to Remove Permanent Marker from ClothingMy son came home from school the other day and asked me if I could get pen off his favorite hoodie. I poured isopropyl alcohol directly on the spots and used q-tips to scrub across the pen marks, rinsing it out and reapplying a few times.


A frozen water bottle in a pet's water bowl.

Keep Pet's Water Bowl CoolHere is a way to keep your pet's water bowls nice and cool for hours in the shade, especially during the summer months. Freeze clean plastic bottles and place inside the water bowl.


A bottle of homemade goo gone.

Homemade Goo GoneGoo Gone is a great product for cleaning, stain removal, and getting rid of tacky adhesives from all kinds of surfaces. You can make your own version out of equal parts baking soda and melted coconut oil.


Clear pockets for holding worksheets.

Reusable Dry Erase PocketsIf you have kids, these reusable dry erase pockets are extremely useful. The trim of the pockets are neon and fun which attracts attention of the littles ones! No need for laminating papers, just slide the worksheet(s) in and allow your kids to be able to write on them like a dry eraser board.


Wine Glass Candle Holders - wine glass candle holders completed

Wine Glass Candle HoldersI love to decorate my home for every season and holiday. There are so many items in stores and online to choose from, but I like making a lot of my decor too. One of my favorite things to make are wine glass candle holders.


A hair dryer being used to remove wrinkles from a shirt.

Use Hair Dryer to Remove Wrinkles in ClothesJust hang your crumpled shirt, spray it with water and start blowing it with your hair blower! This is for an emergency situation, especially if you are going to a special occasion, like a wedding. So now there's no need to worry if you carry a wrinkled shirt.


Propagating Basil From Cuttings - rooting basil cuttings

Propagating Basil From CuttingsBasil can get costly, so why not propagate basil. It is very easy to do so! Get some cuttings from a basil plant and place into water. In a couple of days, you'll start to see the roots forming! The photo attached is an example of the roots in 1.5 weeks and almost ready to be planted in soil!


A finished and planted garden bed on a fenceline.

Weeding A FencelineSeveral years ago, we fenced our front yard and planted perennials and bulbs to poke through the pickets. We didn't cut beds at the time, so the grass grows intermixed with the plants. We have been removing each picket fence panel and cutting out the sod around the plants.


Wax paper cut to fit in a round pan.

Cutting Wax Paper for Round PansWax paper is used to line baking pans to prevent your baked goodies from sticking. Although it is not necessary in baking cakes, for me it is a big help as it is easier and faster to take the cake out of the pan. Round pans are easy to trace, but it takes time to cut. This is what I do.



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Lawnflite Mower Making Knocking Noise Going Downhill?My lawnflite mower is making a horrible knocking noise which comes from under the seat. Does anyone have any idea what could be causing it?


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Caring for a Sun Star Plant?I have a sun star plant, does anyone if if I can put it outside or do I need to keep it in doors? How I do I care for this kind of plant? I saw it and thought it was pretty.


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11th Birthday Party Ideas?My sister's birthday is on the 1st of June and she asked me to plan her party. She wants to have an 11 year old party (at the same time a little bit more mature), a party that she'll never forget.


Value of Set of World Wide Encyclopedia

Value of Set of World Wide Encyclopedia?I have a full set of World Wide Encyclopedia published by Books Inc. I think it was published the end of 40s. It is in good condition.


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Puppy's Hair Is Falling Out?My 2 month old puppy's fur is falling from her legs, chest, neck, face, and ear. How do I get it to grow back? Please help me? and what is the reason?


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Treating a Shih Tzu's Yeast/Bacterial Infection?I have a two year old Shih Tzu, who has bad yeast and/or bacterial infection. I lived in a wood floor home before moving to a carpeted home a year ago and that is where and when all the problems started. Now the skin condition is back and I need something as strong as amoxicillin, but healthy.


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Janome Machine Stuck in Bobbin Winding Mode?I have a Janome Memory craft 3500 and it's computerized. On the screen it says "Bobbin Winding" and no matter what buttons I press or if I turn it on or off it won't let me do the actual sewing because it's on bobbin winding mode.


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Fixing a Homemade Cake That Is Too Sweet?I just baked a cake and it's too sugary what can I do now?


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Caring for a Baby Finch?My father in law has two society, two zebra, and two Asian spice finches that laid eggs. 3 eggs hatched, but one of the chicks seems underdeveloped and has solely white feathers that don't cover his (or her) whole body. Could he or she have hatched later than the others, or could there be something wrong?


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New Perm Getting Straighter?I got a perm yesterday and it seems like it just keeps getting straighter. My hair is long and layered. I was only at the salon for maybe two hours which surprised me. I just knew it was going to take much longer. The solution was on my hair for about 20 min. Was that long enough?


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Cleaning a Cat Litter Box?What is the best way to clean a cat litter box?


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