August 17, 2017

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"Indian War Bonnet" Quilt Pattern

Finding an "Indian War Bonnet" Quilt PatternThis quilt pattern is based on a single star motif with changes to the two lower points. A persistent search will probably lead to success in finding a pattern. This is a page about finding an "Indian War Bonnet" quilt pattern.



Dealing with Noisy BudgiesBudgies are noisy birds by nature. There are some possible solutions to their sometimes constant vocalizations. This is a page about dealing with noisy budgies.


Tahini-Free Hummus - in a serving dish

Tahini-Free Hummus RecipesTahini, made from ground sesame seeds, is a common ingredient in hummus. If you don't like tahini, or simply don't have it on hand, you can still make hummus using the recipes and advice on this page.


Gray carpet

Fixing Matted Down CarpetUse over time or even heavy furniture can leave sections of your carpet looking flat or matted down. A carpet rake can help a lot in fluffing up the nap or pile. This is a page about fixing matted down carpet.


Baby Shampoo

Using Baby Shampoo for FleasSome pet owners report great success in getting rid of fleas using baby shampoo on their pets. This is a page about using baby shampoo for fleas.


Egg cracked in a bowl.

Crack Eggs into a Separate BowlIn order to prevent adding a bad egg to your ingredients, crack eggs into a separate bowl first. This page is about the benefits of cracking eggs into a separate bowl.


Plastic Easter egg flower.

How to Make Plastic Egg FlowersWith just some colorful craft foam, plastic Easter eggs, and a few other inexpensive supplies you can create these cute flowers. This is a page about how to make plastic egg flowers.


Wedding dress laid out on a bed.

Removing Wrinkles on a Wedding DressWedding dresses can be made of a varsity of fabrics that require special care if they become wrinkled. This page has advice about how to remove wrinkles from a wedding dress.


closeup of sewing machine bobbin.

Sewing Machine Needle Not Moving?The reason that the needle will not move on your sewing machine may be due to a jam or a broken part. If you are unable to fix it on your own, it may be time to take it to a shop. This is a page about what to do if your sewing machine needle is not moving.


A red Toro riding mower.

Riding Mower Won't Run With the Choke OffA mower failing to run without having the choke fully engaged is often the result of a faulty carburetor that either needs to be replaced or cleaned. This page has troubleshooting and repair advice for fixing a riding mower that won't run with the choke off.


Watermelon-Strawberry Popsicles

Watermelon-Strawberry PopsiclesFresh watermelon and strawberries are the main ingredients in this refreshing treat. This page has a recipe for making watermelon-strawberry popsicles.


Fizzy Cherry Popsicles - finished popsicle

Fizzy Cherry Popsicles RecipeHomemade popsicles are a refreshing treat and a lot of fun to make. This page has a recipe for making fizzy cherry popsicles that kids (and adults) are sure to love.


A toro grass recycler mower.

Lawn Mower Carburetor Leaks GasCarburetor gas leaks are usually the result of a faulty fuel float or the needle and seat not working properly. This is a page about troubleshooting and repairing lawn mower carburetor leaks gas.


Refilling your ink cartridges at home.

Refilling Printer Ink CartridgesSome consumers like to save money on printer cartridges by refilling their own. If you have access to the ink then the process is usually quite simple. This is a page about refilling printer ink cartridges.


Red Craftsman riding mower.

Riding Mower Won't Start Without Gas In CarburetorOnce you have at least identified a temporary fix for your mower issues, now you can concentrate on repairing it. This is a page about riding mower won't start without gas in carburetor.


Straw Pendant Necklace Holder

Storing Necklaces Inside a StrawOne creative use for a drinking straw is for help in organizing necklaces. Keep the chains on your pendant necklaces from getting tangled by storing them inside a drinking straw.


Tomato Relish

Tomato Relish Using Wild's Ezy-SauceWild's Ezy-Sauce is a popular ingredient to use when making tomato relish. This page has information about how to make tomato relish using Wild's Ezy-Sauce.


Crock Pot Yogurt - cooling yogurt

Making Yogurt in a CrockpotRegular or Greek yogurt can be made inexpensively using your crockpot at home. This page features a recipe with step by step instructions showing you how to make yogurt in a crockpot.


6 Week Old Puppy

Feeding a 6 Week Old Puppy?A six week old puppy is a bit young to be away from its mother. Feeding it in lieu of it being nursed, may require some experimentation and special food for awhile. This is a page about feeding a 6 week old puppy.


A woman itching his scalp.

Treatments for Heat Bumps on Your Scalp?Heat bumps, also known as a heat rash, usually occur during hot and humid weather. This page has some advice and remedies for treating heat bumps on your scalp.


A jar of baking soda and a bottle of vinegar.

Unclogging a Drain with Vinegar and Baking SodaA natural solution for clearing a drain is using vinegar, baking soda, and boiling water. While effective on moderate drain clogs, you must make sure all of the baking soda is flushed from your drain or it can create an even worse clog when it dries and becomes hard.


Photo of a home that is in the process of being built.

Home Completion Help for Disabled Homeowner?Construction of a new home can be stalled or interrupted for a myriad of reasons. This page has advice for disabled homeowners who are in need of help completing construction on their home.



Ginger (Orange Tabby) - upside down cat

Ginger (Orange Tabby)A friend was moving away and couldn't take the animals with him so we got to keep Ginger. We got her in the summer of 2015 and she was already a year old.


Photograph Your Garden In Early Light - yellow New Day rose bud

Photograph Your Garden In Early LightI haven't had camera as long as most of you. I've just been picking up bits of information as I need it. I wouldn't know an 'f' stop from a short stop with the New York Yankees. I've always heard though about the wonders of early morning light. It is a great time to take pictures.


Mini Floral Wire Pumpkins - pumpkins arranged with some greenery

Mini Floral Wire PumpkinsThis a cute and cheap pumpkin craft especially for the autumn months. You can get a package of floral wire for 99 cents and make a pumpkin or two from one spool. Enjoy!



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Value of Consolidated Webster's Encyclopedic Dictionary?I have a copy of the Consolidated Webster's Encyclopedic dictionary published in Chicago, 1951, Franklin J Mean editor-in-chief. What is this book worth?


Ideas for a 95th Birthday

Ideas for a 95th Birthday?My mom is in a nursing home. She has dementia. We do a small party for her every year. However, this year it will be her 95th. We want to have a theme, do party favors, etc. The cake we always have made is low sugar due to diabetic folks there. Any ideas out there for a theme? party favors? anything?


Roman Shades and Curtain Color Advice

Roman Shades and Curtain Color Advice?I need advice on choosing colours for roman blinds on a large window and two smaller windows on either side of a bed. I am also looking at changing curtains. I like earthy, natural, neutral tones, but am trying to give my house colour.


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How Do I Sanitize an Older Oster Bread Machine?I was given an older Oster Breadmaker, Model 5849/5840. It does not "look" dirty, but I want to sanitize it before using it. What is the best way to do this?


What Breed is My New Rescue Pup?

What Breed Is My New Rescue Pup?I know this dog is a pitt, Shepherd mix. Does anyone think there is anything else? Just found this boy abandoned and I am planning on keeping him.


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Disinfecting a Backyard After Parvo?How do I disinfect my backyard after my pup (a 5-month-old Saint Benard) had parvo around?


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Dye Made Hair Turn Green?My blond hair turned green when I was trying to do the ombre with brown color. I went and bought bleach and a medium ash brown. Can I bleach the green out, because from my understanding ash brown will turn it green also?


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Blue Dye Transferred in the Wash?My navy blue shirt ran in the wash, but only on orange colored shirts. How can I remove the blue? They are my hubby's favorite shirts.


Porcelain doll with brunette hair.

Value of a Porcelain Doll?I got a porcelain doll from my now ex-boyfriend but I can't figure out exactly what it is or how much it's worth. I think the doll is in the wrong box, the box and authenticity card say Tatiana Collection but the kneck of the doll says Cathay Collection. I have not been able to find any other markings on the doll. I have looked at multiple websites trying to figure this out if anyone can help, that would be amazing.


Are My Pit Bulls Full Blooded?

Are My Pit Bulls Full Blooded?I think they're full blooded, but I just wanted someone else's opinion.


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Dog Not Eating or Drinking After Having Puppies?My dog large had 17 pups, 4 died. Can she nurse 13 pups? One day later, she is not drinking or eating. What should I do?


Bruising after removing dip powder nails.

Powder Nails Aftermath?I have been getting shellac on my nails as far back as I can remember. The last trip to my nail salon, I was informed they now had "Powder nails." She told me they last longer than shellac, don't chip, and are also thicker.


Talcum powder on a dark grey tile floor.

Cleaning Talcum Powder Off Dark Bathroom Tiles?How do you get rid of talcum powder on dark tiles? I wash and scrub, but it is no use. The tiles are not shiny, they have kind of a 'slate look' with lots of tiny pockets which makes it a nightmare to clean!


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Getting Rid of Ground Dwelling Bees?While mowing my lawn the other day I encounter some sort of bee I have never seen before. There were many and they live in the ground. I have tried bee and wasp killer to no avail. I also put gasoline in the hole. That didn't work either. They just build another hole.


Identifying a Houseplant - tall small leaved potted plant

Identifying a Houseplant?I was given a bunch of plants by a moving neighbor. I don't know much about plants and I'm short on bill money. So instead of killing them with my brown thumb I've decided to sell them. What plant is this and how much should I sell it for?


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Remove Hair Color from Clothing?How do I remove dark brown hair color from a hot pink 100% cotton tank top?


Removing Strong Bleach Smell from Clothing

Removing Strong Bleach Smell from Clothing?A couple days ago, I decided to bleach a navy blue dress to create an acid-wash affect. The dress is a 65% polyester/35% cotton knit blend. I used a mixture of 2 parts chlorine bleach to 3 parts water to do the bleaching.


Growing Green Peppers - two potted plants on brick wall

Growing Green Peppers?I think these are green pepper plants, am I too late in the year to get peppers and shouldn't I have yellow flowers first?


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