May 24, 2017

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A main dish of chicken noodles and peas.

Chicken Noodles and Peas RecipeHere is an easy to make recipe for chicken noodles and peas that is nutritious and delicious. This page contains chicken noodles and peas recipe.


Making Crepes - Triangular folded crepe sprinkled with sugar and topped with a lemon slice.

Making CrepesCrepes originated in France but now these delectably thin pancakes can be enjoyed throughout the world. This is a page about making crepes.


Kids in Above Ground Pool

Fixing a Tear in an Above Ground Pool?If your above ground pool has a tear, you will need to repair it prior to filling it will water for Summer fun. This is a page about fixing a tear in an above ground pool.


A Brita water filter pitcher with freezer tape holding the lid in place.

Using a Brita Water Filter PitcherA Brita water filter can be nice thing to have if your tap water needs filtering. This is a page about using a Brita water filter pitcher.


Padded iPad Pouch - ipad in pouch

DIY Padded iPad PouchKeep your iPad safe in this easy to make and customize padded pouch. This is a page about making a DIY padded iPad pouch.


Vaseline bottle

Use Vaseline to Keep Ants Out of Hummingbird Feeders

Editor's Note: This method of keeping ants out of your hummingbird feeder is no longer recommended as it can cause damage to the birds. You can find more useful ways to keep ants out of your feeders here:

Keeping Ants Out of Your Hummingbird Feeder


Woman Using Scunci Steamer

Scunci Steamer Doesn't Steam?A clog or a faulty heating element are the most likely reasons your Scunci steam has stopped steaming. This is a page about Scunci steamer doesn't steam.


Stacked Log Slices

Making Picture Frames from Log Slices?Log slices can be used in many craft projects. Making them into picture frames is another excellent use for them. This is a page about making picture frames from log slices.


Fingers getting Vaseline from Tin

Use Vaseline for Young Looking SkinVaseline, when used in moderation, can help keep your skin moisturized which will aid in reducing the appearance of wrinkles. This is a page about use vaseline for young looking skin.


pints of blackberries

Blackberry Dumplings RecipeBlackberry dumplings are a sweet treat anyone will enjoy. This page contains blackberry dumplings recipe.


Message Board for Teenagers

DIY Message Board for Your KidsA message board that let's you communicate expectations or chore duties to your teenage kids, even if you are not at home, can be very helpful. This is a page about making a DIY message board for your kids.


A plastic zipper bag with a seedling inside.

Using Plastic Zipper Bags as Mini GreenhousePlastic zip-lock bags make perfect little greenhouses for starts and seeds. This is a page about using plastic zipper bags as a mini greenhouse.


A bowl of beef barley soup.

Beef Barley Soup RecipesHearty and delicious, beef barley soup is perfect meal to feed a hungry family. This page contains beef barley soup recipes.


A row of black clothing on a clothesline.

Using Rit Dye to Make Old Clothing Look NewIf you have some clothes that are faded and looking old you can freshen them up by dyeing the clothing. This is a page about using Rit dye to make old clothing look new.


Cutting Flower Stems

Conditioning Cut Flowers for Lasting ArrangementsCut flower arrangements will not last forever, but there are steps you can take to increase their longevity. This is a page about conditioning cut flowers for lasting arrangements.


A paintbrush that is wrapped in plastic cling wrap.

Using Plastic Wrap When PaintingPlastic wrap can have many uses when painting that will help control the spread of wet paint. This is a page about use plastic wrap when painting.


Children hunting for eggs after church on Easter.

Ideas for Celebrating Easter at ChurchChurch is a perfect place to celebrate Easter. Use these ideas to make your next Easter church gathering a success. This is a page about ideas for celebrating Easter at church.


Chamomile Herbal Tea With Chamomile Flowers

Chamomile Herbal Tea Facial SteamerChamomile tea is more than just a soothing herbal tea. You can also use this steaming hot brew to cleanse your face. This is a page about chamomile herbal tea facial steamer.


Woman Cleaning stove with Steam Cleaner

Cleaning With a Steam CleanerSteam cleaning is an effective way to clean and disinfect any area of your home. This is a page about cleaning with a steam cleaner.


Folded Bed Sheets

Using Bed Sheets as TableclothsBed sheets can be repurposed into a multitude of things, even tablecloths. This is a page about using bed sheets as tablecloths.


Crochet pouch for purse size tissue package.

Crocheted Pocket Tissue Holder PatternUse this crochet pattern to make a simple pocket tissue holder. This page has a crocheted pocket tissue holder pattern.


Oil Leaked onto Concrete Floor

Locating an Oil Leak?If your car or truck is leaking oil, it is imperative that you locate and fix the leak as soon as possible. This is a page about locating an oil leak.


paperclip to latch bracelet

Fastening a BraceletBracelets and necklace clasps come in myriad of shapes and styles. This is a page about fastening a bracelet.


Truck Air Conditioner

Ford Ranger Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air?If your Ford Ranger AC is only blowing hot air, you probably need to get the air conditioning coolant recharged. This is a page about Ford ranger air conditioner blowing hot air.


Teddy Bear with Band-Aids

Removing Band-Aids from Stuffed Animals?Kids can sometimes feel comforted by having a favorite stuffed animal get a Band-Aid in the same place as their injury. However, the Band-Aids can leave a sticky residue on the fur of the stuffed animal. This is a page about removing Band-Aids from stuffed animals.


A bulletin board made from an egg carton.

Egg Carton Bulletin BoardEgg cartons are great for repurposing into many organizing and craft uses. This is a page about egg carton bulletin board.


Man Painting Around
Brown Windows

Painting Trim Around Brown Windows?If you have windows with brown trim, you will need to take that into consideration when deciding how to paint the exterior of your home. This is a page about painting trim around brown windows.


Leftovers stored in clear containers with lids.

Using Up Leftovers After an EventAfter large party or event like a potluck, there are often lots of leftovers to be eaten and used up. This is a page about using up leftovers after an event.


drugstore shelf

Buying Clear IodineMost iodine is dyed a deep red color but you can get it without the dye. This is a page about buying clear iodine.


Aluminum Foil Box Desk Organizer - finished organizer filled with desk items

How to Make an Aluminum Foil Box Desk OrganizerSave the box from your aluminum foil and you can use it to make this useful desk organizer. This is a page about how to make an aluminum foil box desk organizer.


Above Ground Pool in Backyard

Finding a Leak in an Above Ground Pool?Locating and repairing a leak in an above ground pool is imperative prior to it being put to use. This is a page about finding a leak in an above ground pool.


Green Blended Juice

Green Blended Juice With Spinach and ArugulaSpinach and arugula make a great combination for a blended juice. This is a page about green blended juice with spinach and arugula.


Pressure Cooker Lemon Butter Chicken on plate with rice

Pressure Cooker Lemon Butter Chicken RecipeI'm really having a lot of fun with my Instant Pot. This chicken is delicious and moist, and the sauce tastes wonderful over rice, potatoes or pasta. This page contains a pressure cooker lemon butter chicken recipe.


Seedlings being watered with a watering can.

Reuse Air Conditioning Water in the GardenConserving water is one of the primary things we can do to help the environment. Using the water from the drip tray of your air conditioner is a great way to dispose of the water. This is a page about reuse air conditioning water in the garden.


Ground Beef

Ground Beef Parmesan RecipesGround beef makes a great base for many dishes, add some Parmesan cheese to give your ground beef some extra flavoring. This page contains ground beef Parmesan recipes.


Freezing Lemon Juice and Zest

Freezing Lemon Juice and ZestLemon juice and lemon peel zest can be easily frozen for use later. This is a page about freezing lemon juice and zest.


A straw cowboy hat with Easter decorations.

Creative Easter Bonnet Ideas?Easter bonnets don't have to be simple, you can make yours as creatively as you like. This is a page about creative Easter bonnet ideas.


A bowl of French Onion soup with melted cheese over bread.

Using Leftover Corned Beef Broth for French Onion SoupLeftover corned beef broth can make an excellent base for starting a French onion soup. This is a page about using leftover corned beef broth for french onion soup.


Two goldfish in a tank with green plants.

Uses for Fish Tank WaterAquarium water contains a lot of nutrients that if used to water plants can provide natural fertilizer. This is a page about uses for fish tank water.



Lightly Fried Cod Fillet on plate

Lightly Fried Cod FilletQuick, easy and inexpensive lunch or dinner for the entire family of 6!


Ground Beef Scalloped Potatoes baked

Ground Beef Scalloped PotatoesThis is a simple, easy recipe that is quick to do up for a last minute meal. Great on those days when you don't have a lot of time to cook. It is really good and very filling.


Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Stuffed Cabbage RollsThese stuffed cabbage rolls have just a little heat from the tomatoes and red chilies, but they are so good you will want to make this again for sure.



Thrifty Patio Chair Pillows - checkerboard cushion on red plastic patio chair

Thrifty Patio Chair PillowsThis project explains how to make thrifty patio chair pillows with material used from a $3.00 inexpensive plastic tablecloth purchased from Walmart. You can also use a cloth tablecloth of your choice.


Items in a home prepared for an indoor yard sale.

Planning an Indoor Yard SaleI want to get a dog. I don't have much money but I do have lots of stuff. I decided to have an indoor yard sale inside my apartment. My living room is full of normal yard sale stuff. My dining room is full of nice crystal, collectable items, etc.


A lit crayon in a candle holder.

Crayon as Alternative CandleThis is an emergency tip. If you are out of candles or you are in a camping trip with kids, Crayola crayons are another alternate to candles. Lighting a crayon can last for 30 minutes!


Personalized Cell Phone Case - finished case with phone replaced

Personalized Cell Phone CaseThere are many different ways you could personalize your phone case especially if you have a clear case. For a couple of cents you could print a glossy 4 by 6 image and have yourself a personalized cell phone case.


Balloon Ice Cream Cone Decoration - pink balloon ice cream cone

Balloon Ice Cream Cone DecorationHere is a way to make a balloon ice cream cone or cones for a decoration or celebration.


Computer screen showing settings for adjusting your mouse.

Cut Your Mouse Clicks In HalfWindows by default requires that you double click a file to open it. Probably 95% of the time, all you will want is to open the file or folder with no need to make a choice from the context menu.


A bottle of canola oil next to a refill pack.

Keep Containers and Buy Refill PacksWe always buy in big portions at home so we can save more time and money. Keeping the containers and buying refill packs instead of buying another bottle of liquid ingredients can save you almost 50% of your expenses.


A box of tea that has had the

Return Items with Tampered SealsI made a mistake of not throughly checking the boxes of tea I purchased today. It looks like someone has tampered with the seals of the boxes and maybe peeked inside? I am sure the tea is still fine, but I do not want to take the risks. I will exchange them for new ones.


A collection of magnetic spice containers on the side of the fridge.

Dollar Tree Magnetic Spice ContainersThere are a lot of cool ideas right now about putting your spices on a magnetic board, cookie sheet or the fridge. But they are pretty spendy. So, armed with some all purpose glue, magnetic strips, felt pen and 2/1.00 tins from the Dollar Tree, I went to town.



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Finding Free Furniture?I really need a good sturdy couch for free that can be delivered. I'm disabled an have no vehicle.


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Removing Moth Ball Odor from Washer?I have moth ball odor in my washing machine. I need a remedy.


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Donating Fabric?Is there a place I can donate fabric in the Portland, Oregon area?


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Re-dyeing Hair?Can I re-dye my hair in the same week using semi permanent color? I just dyed my hair a day ago and really like it. I am wondering if I can re-dye it so the color can be a bit brighter/richer and not damage my hair.


What Is This Houseplant? light green leaved running plant with hairy leaves

What Is This Houseplant?I am looking for help identifying this plant. It looks like a furry, green wandering Jew plant.


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13th Birthday Party Ideas?My daughter is having a birthday party and wants to stay in a hotel with her friends. She wants to have a meal, get her makeup done, and also wants me to hire a hot tub! I have told her that it is too much, but she won't listen. What should I do?


Value of Old Silver Tray Without Markings - tarnished silver tray

Value of Old Silver Tray Without Markings?I have a silver tray and I can't find any markings, it's really old. Would it still sell?


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Creative Name for an Interior Designer's Business Card?I am newly starting an interior design business. I need an innovative, modern, and catchy name to represent my business for a creative business card. I would like it to include the letters B and S.


What Type of Pit Bull Is This? - tan and white Pit Bull puppy

What Type of Pit Bull Is This?What type off Pit Bull is this?


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Tagline for a Preschool?Can you please suggest a tagline for my pre school? The school's name is 'Kriday' meaning Lord Krishna.


Mallard Duck Left Nest -  duck nest with eggs

Mallard Duck Left Nest?I noticed a mallard duck nesting next to my front door. I went to put up some signs to tell people not to use the front door and she got up and she flew away. She has seven eggs in her nest. She left yesterday at 3 o'clock and now it is the next day at 7 AM and she still not back. Will she come back?


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Name for Homemade Bath and Body Products?I am trying to start up an online based business, I make baths salts, milk baths, lip scrubs, and lip balm. I am struggling with the name. My line is mostly based on sugar scrubs and aromatherapy baths salts.


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Caring for a Dog with Parvo?My dog was just diagnosed with parvo. Can he stay outside due to his uncontrollable bowels?


Replacing a Spring on a Wards Sewing Machine

Replacing a Spring on a Wards Sewing Machine?I have a Wards sewing machine URR 2709. I replaced the rubber ring to the rewind bobbin. The spring came out and I can't install.


Transmission of Parvo Virus - brown dog on chain in yard

Transmission of Parvo Virus?I recently moved in behind my parents' home were they have 6 dogs and couple of puppies. After I stayed there for 2 months and my puppy who is 6 months old all of a sudden caught parvo. She was inside and she would go outside sometimes. Does it sound like she really had parvo?


Looking for Roll of Imperial Wallpaper Border

Looking for Roll of Imperial Wallpaper Border?I need one more roll of this border and it is discontinued. It is an Imperial border pattern like this one, but has a more bluish edge design like pic below.


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Changing the Color of Horizontal Blinds?How do you change the color of horizontal blinds on one side? I need to meet HOA requirements.


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