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October 10, 2017
Using Homemade Laundry Detergent In a Front Loader
A low sudsing homemade detergent can safely be used in your front load washer. Keep the amount used small and you should have no problems. This is a guide about using homemade laundry detergent in a front loader.
These muffins have a sweet surprise in the center that are quick to make. Mix them up in one bowl.
How to Make a Rainbow Pennant Wall Hanging
Using felt and glue makes the assembly of this creative wall hanging quick and easy. Your child will love having it in their room. This is a guide about how to make a rainbow pennant wall hanging.
Keeping a Pet's Water Bowl Cool
Many pet owners and their charges prefer to have the water in the bowl kept at a cool temperature. There are a number of ways to achieve this. This is a guide about keeping a pet's water bowl cool.
Yardman Mower Won't Start
Lawn mowers are an important tool that we depend on for routine yard maintenance. When they fail to start it is very frustrating and can be an expensive repair. This is a guide about a Yardman mower that won't start.
Using a Baker's Rack in Your Garden
These shelving units can often be found at thrift stores and yard sales. There are many uses for them, including in the garden. With proper protective treatment they can survive the elements for many seasons. This is a guide about using a baker's rack in your garden.
Growing Food from Waste
The tops and root ends of many fresh vegetables can be sprouted in your kitchen, giving you fresh greens and leaves to use in cooking. This is a guide about growing food from waste.
Cutting Duplicate Paper Shapes
Sometimes for craft projects, you will need to cut many identical shapes from paper. Here's a handy tip about cutting duplicate paper shapes for craft projects.
Homemade Foot Bath Recipes
Enjoy a soothing foot bath that you can make yourself. Here is a great homemade foot bath recipe you can use anytime.
Pineapple Pepper Prawns
I love making this dish in the fall because of the colours that match the season. It's got a nice spicy kick from the chili paste and a sweetness from the juicy pineapple. It's a rather nice transitional kiss goodbye to the summer. This dish is great for those trying to stick to something more low-carb.
Overcoming a Fear of Mice
Despite them being relatively harmless, many people don't like mice. There are some easy ways of overcoming a fear of mice.
Honey Butter Recipes
Make a sweet treat that everyone will love to spread on some toast. Try these delicious honey butter recipes.
What Is This Bug? (Silverfish)
Silverfish are a pest that needs to be gotten rid of immediately. What is this bug? (silverfish).
Stretching a Hat That is Too Tight
If you have a hat that is too tight, it may require stretching to make it fit right. Stretching a hat that is too tight can be easier with certain fabric types.
Everyone loves a good joke, here are some strange ones you may like. Check out these strange jokes.
Cat is Pulling Hair Out
Your cat may have flea problems or a skin condition that is making it pull it's hair out. If your cat is cat is pulling hair out it may require a trip to the veterinarian.
Stir Fry Vegetables with Quinoa
At the end of the week, our family uses any leftover fresh vegetables we may have. This is a perfect option because you can sauté all your vegetables with a dash of soy sauce, and oyster sauce for flavor.
Homecoming Date Ideas
When you are getting ready to attend homecoming it's a great time to plan your date. Here are some great homecoming date ideas.
Speech Ideas for Fundraising Achievements
I a being honored at college for successful fundraising and have to give a speech. Help!
Remedy for Itchy Skin
I have itchy skin due to arthritis. What creams can I use to help stop the itching?
Receiving Social Security Survivor Benefits
I'm 17 years old and recently had a child. My dad passed away when I was 9 years old and I receive a Social Security check. It goes by direct deposit to my mom's card. I can't live at home anymore it's just a very bad environment that I don't want my child around. Could I call and get my check to go straight to me?
White W3300 Embroidery Machine Bobbin Issues
I have a White W3300 embroidery machine. It keeps saying that the top or bottom thread is cut, but they aren't. I changed the needle and changed the thread. I cleaned out the bobbin area and rethreaded everything. I did notice when I was checking the timing, that the bobbin case does not turn. It won't sew.
Name Ideas for an Interior Design Business
I would like help coming up with a name for for my interior design business. I am opening a new office.
Cleaning Business Slogan
I started a residential and commercial cleaning business. My business name is N3 Cleaning Services. I am looking for catchy slogan for my web page. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Slim-Jim (Boxer Mix)
We've had him for so long that I actually can't remember how many years exactly it's been. My brother rescued Jimmy from a veterinary office that he used to work. Suspected to be a possible truck/travel dog who may have gotten away from his previous owner on accident, Slim was found wandering near the vet by himself.
Cute Little Crochet Circle Pumpkin
If you have some time, yarn, and a hook you can make this tiny, medium, or larger crocheted pumpkin. I have seen similar ones, but they were a bit complicated so I made this simpler.
I've seen these ghosts on YouTube. They are very cute! You can also make several little ones, just use a smaller bottle and balloons.
Continued Fragrance from Used Jar Candle
I figured out that I could use the warmer setting on my stove to get the most out of a jar candle that had burned down to the point where the wick was useless. The jar still had 1/2 inch of wax left and I thought I would put it on the warmer and give it a try. Within 10 minutes, the house was filled with a lovely fragrance.
Preventing Caulk from Drying Out
Put a nail into the cut edge. This will keep air from coming in and drying the product out.
Use All Your Food Scraps
I do not like throwing away vegetables or fruit that is going to go bad before it gets eaten. Now I put it all into a container before it goes bad. I freeze it and use for soup stock. I use old bananas for banana bread. The other fruit I put into cake mixes or muffins.
Fixing Chips in White Formica
White-out does a great job of fixing chips in white formica. You may need 2-3 coats. Put one coat at a time. Wait 10 minutes between coats
Regrow Vegetables on Your Windowsill
Make your vegetables go further by re-growing them. The trimmings of certain vegetables will grow again if you put them in a pot of compost, place them on your windowsill and keep them watered. The photo shows celery leaves grown from the base of a bunch of celery.
Shower Hooks To Hang a Bag On a Walker
My mom was having a hard time using her walker and trying to clean up the house. Using shower hooks, I hooked a bag on there so she could pick things up on her way through the house. Then she can sit down to sort it all out.
Freezing Leftovers in Plastic Bags
If you put a plastic bag into a square container then freeze your leftovers in that, you can take out the bag, label it, and store it in your freezer. Square frozen bags take up less room and are easier to stack.
Change Decorative Colored Water Seasonally
I have had blue in these jars for almost two years. It's my "signature color" for my blue and yellow kitchen. But today I thought "I can have these different colors for each season, even for each holiday". So that is when I took the glass nuggets out and changed the water color.
Saran Wrap Over Drinking Glass
This tip is handy to avoid bugs in your drink. If you are having a drink outdoors, wrap the top with saran wrap and poke a hole for your straw. This will also avoid spills.
Pineapple Peel Tea
Please don't toss out your pineapple peels! Make some delicious teas with them instead. That's right, the peels and scraps from your pineapple fruit make fantastic tasting teas that are also packed with antioxidants and enzymes with anti-inflammatory properties. It is said to also help with joint pain and arthritis.
Increase your Vocabulary
I'll have to admit that reading has never been my favorite thing to do and I regret it. Growing up in the country on a farm, I have always loved being outside. Now that I am retired and getting older, I have slowed down quite a bit. Resting my back is a must so I have started checking out books at the library. I have read quite a few this year.
Fix A Broken Hanger With A Straw
I hate when my plastic hangers break. I saw a tip in a magazine to fix them with a straw. Hot glue a piece of straw on both broken ends. The straw should fit right on the hanger.
Corn Silk and Cherry Stems for Health
Don't throw away the silk from corn or the stems from cherries. Lay them out to dry and keep them in containers. These items have amazing anti-inflammatory and diuretic benefits that help with ailments like kidney stones, gout, rheumatism, and blood pressure.
Look for Name Brands at Thrift Stores
I got a Michael Kors bag for $2 at the thrift store today. It is in great shape, but is a color I wouldn't pick for myself. My daughter has claimed it, and my alternate plan was to sell it on eBay. Bags like this are selling for $40-$50.
Crispy Fried Shrimp with Garlic
This fried shrimp is topped with garlic. It goes perfectly with rice and side of soup. The recipe for Sweet & Sour Catfish Soup, which is one of my favorites would go nicely with this recipe. The link to it is listed below.
Muffin Tins As Ice Trays
If you are having a party and need a lot of ice, use muffin tins.The full size ones are great for ice too, because you get bigger ice and it will not melt as quick.
Coffee Is Not Just For Drinking
Did you know that the coffee grounds that are left after the enjoyment of drinking its richness have many functional uses that can be applied to your everyday living.
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