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Steak, Vegetables, and Japanese EggplantI love to cook but, I dont like to use recipes. I have a knack for mixing and matching different vegetables and ingredients that are in the house. Because I have a rather large organic garden we eat a lot of fresh vegetables and salads daily. This recipe is one that I have thrown together that everyone loves. Hope you enjoy this recipe too.
Orzo Sausage SaladThis is a very quick, easy and inexpensive meal. Orzo is very versatile and you can literally create a meal with anything you have in your fridge.
Flour Flower Mesh CupI wanted to spruce up my plain looking mesh cup so I dipped some foliage from my garden in a flour/water paste to preserve their shape, let them dry, then did a bit of painting and gluing to put this all together. I'm so happy with it, it's pretty enough to go on my rather girly makeup table.
Easter Lillies (Butchart Gardens Canada)As beautiful as the flowers are, their fragrance is even better.
Teddy with His New Cat TreeI wanted to share a photo of last month's Thrifyfun pet contest winner, Teddy Kelley, with his new cat tree purchased with his winnings!
Cleaning A Hand Held Can OpenerI've always used a hand held can opener. I can always put it away after using and cleaning. I think under the cabinet mounted openers are unsightly. I'm funny that way. (Well, that's one way). And I doubt that most mounted openers get a thorough cleaning after each use.
Refinishing Teak Outdoor FurnitureI had an old set of teak patio furniture that I had neglected to maintain over the years. So needless to say, they were getting pretty dry and ugly.
Kenmore Elite Refrigerator Leaking Water?My Kenmore Elite 795.71059.012 is leaking water from the left corner of the unit. What is causing it and how do I fix it?
Bath Rug Color Advice?I have light grey walls, a cream shower curtain, and grey towels. What color bath rug would be best grey or cream?
Fabric Left Stain on American Girl Doll?My daughter laid a piece of fabric on her American Girl doll's limb and it became stained by the fabric. We have tried Mr. Clean sponges, baking soda, WD40, hand sanitizer, hydrogen peroxide, toothpaste, all with zero results.
Craftsman Lawn Mower Won't Start?While cutting our grass, I accidentally put my Craftsman mower (17.5 hp Briggs engine) in reverse. The mower stopped and will not start. The engine turns over 1 time very slowly and then stops. The belts are disengaged, battery is charged, and solenoid is working I guess because the starter gets power to turn.
Using Red Pepper in Homemade Suet?I make my own suet and usually put a tablespoon of cayenne pepper in the mixture to ward off squirrels from eating it. Unfortunately I bought red pepper by mistake, can anyone tell me if I use it instead will it make any difference?
Pitting and Black Residue on Vintage Magnalite Cookware?This magnalite has been in the family for at least 50 years. I do not put it in the dishwasher. I use hot water, Dawn and a ChoreBoy when needed. It is pitted. When I dry the inside of any piece, a black residue is left on the drying towel. What is this black residue? Is it unsafe?
Identifying a Houseplant?What plant is this? Please help!
Identifying Stone Garden Ornaments?Can anyone tell me anything about these 2 stone ornaments? I got them from my late nan's garden. I have not seen them anywhere online.
Value 1923 Set of World Book Encyclopedias?I have a complete set of the 1923 World Book Encyclopedias and the other is a four-volume set published in 1921 about the great world war. I am just wondering if they have any value or what they are worth?
Using Toilet Bleach Tabs in a Swimming Pool?Can toilet bleach tabs be used in a large home wading swimming pool?
Value of Goldenvale Porcelain Doll?I have a 28 inch Goldenvale Collection porcelain doll still in the original box with a certificate of authenticity attached. The doll's name is Doris and is in perfect condition. The certificate says she is one of 2000 dolls made so I am wondering how much she is worth.
Fix for Air Duct Condensation?I just moved into a manufactured home, a double wide that is 28 years old. I just replaced the A/C in it and have noticed just a couple of times already that there's moisture coming from the air vents that are closet to the A/C unit. I live in Florida where it is very humid in the summer.
Plastic Bag Damaged Table Finish?I have two tables about 2 years old, both have varnish issues. On my dinner table, I left a plastic bag from a comforter that I bought sitting on top. Then I was out of town for a few weeks and came home to pull the plastic bags off only to have these huge marks in the varnish that I can't wipe away.