November 19, 2017

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Turkey in Crockpot

Cooking Frozen Turkey in a Crockpot?It is best to defrost any meat before cooking it in a crockpot. This is a page about cooking frozen turkey in a crockpot.


Woman Holding Turkey

Rookie Moves When Baking Your First TurkeyLearning from other people's mistakes can help make your first Thanksgiving turkey a success. This is a page about rookie moves when baking your first turkey.


Rex Jelly on Toast

Making Rex Jelly?A homemade jelly made with raspberry flavored Kool-aid, that was enjoyed in the past. This is a page about making rex jelly.


Wall Socket

Humming Sound Coming From Wall Socket?A sound coming from a wall plug, probably is electricity arcing and the receptacle needs to be replaced. This is a page about humming sound coming from wall socket.


Beef Roast

Cooking a RoastDepending on the type and size of your roast, there are a variety of ways to cook it to perfection. This is a page about cooking a roast.


Interior Designer Working on Home

Reviving Interest in Studying Interior Design?Your choice of a major in interior design may require finding new inspiration to complete your studies, or a passion for another field. This is a page about reviving interest in studying interior design.



Autumn Rose

Autumn RoseThis knockout rose was in bloom in early November after a rain shower, it displayed its deep red color on a cloudy day.


Vegetable Chicken Soup in a bowl

Vegetable Chicken SoupWe love soup, especially during the colder months. When I make soup, I make a big pot full and have enough to freeze for later. It has to be gluten free for me so I use Swanson's broth and Herbox beef bouillon cubes.


Diesel (American Cocker Spaniel) -tan Cocker near Christmas tree

Diesel (American Cocker Spaniel)Diesel is the third generation. I have had him since day one. We selected his grandfather (Wonka) from a local breeder. A few years later we choose a different local breeder, when adding his grandmother (Holla) to our pack.


Traditional Leaf Bowl - leaf bowl filled with pieces of fruit

Traditional Leaf BowlLeaves, especial those of the Aspidistra elatior (cast iron plant), have been used to make bowls as decorations for thousands of years. This is the traditional technique on how to make your own at home.



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Decorating a Car for a Christmas Parade?Any ideas on how to decorate a red Mustang convertible for a Christmas parade? The theme is the 12 Days of Christmas.


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Removing Stain on Wool Cardigan?Since being dry cleaned about a year ago my favorite woolen cardigan now has a sort of sweat/hair stain on the back collar which wasn't noticeable before.


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Removing Dye That Transferred in the Wash?I have a black dress with a white viscose collar. I washed it with other dark items along with 2 colour catchers and the collar has gone grey. How do I get it white again? The dress has now dried out, so it may be a question of cutting the collar off now!


Reattaching Arm on Reclining Sofa - arm separated from seat base

Reattaching Arm on Reclining Sofa?I like my leather recliner sofa. It's in good shape except for one arm that separated from the frame! The reclining mechanism continues to work. Can we repair this or does it needs professional help?


Solution for a Discoloration on Vintage Velvet Dress

Solution for a Discoloration on Vintage Velvet Dress?My late mother-in-law made beautiful velvet Christmas dresses for my girls 30 years ago. I would like my granddaughter to wear one, but they are discolored. Can't tell if it's dirt from hanging in the closet or an actual permanent color change.


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Can Not Adjust Stitch Length on Singer Machine?I have a 2 dial Singer that I bought 15 years ago. The stitch length at the top won't move at all. I have taken all the casings off (that's the easy bit), but can't find anything that will release the dial to go around the cogs. They look OK, but are stuck fast. Any ideas?


Handmade Jewelry Business Name Ideas - two tier bracelet display with samples

Handmade Jewelry Business Name Ideas?I'm stuck on trying to find a catchy name for a new startup business. I am wanting to open up a business making jewelry with Swarovski crystals. I will use other things such as pearls, metal elements, and cabochons, etc. Here are a few things I have made so far.


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Removing an Iron Scorch Mark?The thermostat on my iron stopped working and scorched my jeans. Is there anyway I can remove this iron-shaped mark? Unfortunately this happened yesterday so I don't know if there's anything I can do now.


Identifying Small Black Bugs

Identifying Small Black Bugs?Can anyone please help identify bugs that have been found on wooden furniture in the children's bedroom under a metal midsleeper bed. Nothing found on the mattresses. There are no bite marks either. We have had some damp issues. They are black and I have also seen some that appear white/translucent under direct light.


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Name and Slogan Ideas for a Cleaning Business?I want to begin a maid's service. Right now I'm focusing on individual homes, but would like to branch out more, eventually. I'm stuck on a couple titles. I also need a catchy slogan that will catch the eye!


Identifying a Houseplant - yellowish green leaves with rounded notched leaves

Identifying a Houseplant?My stepmom had tons of plants around and now that she has passed we don't know what most of them are. Can anyone tell me what kind of plant this is?


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Making Sour Cream Chocolate Icing?Does anyone know how to make chocolate icing with Daisy sour cream?


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Planting Hyacinth Bulbs in Raised Beds?In the past I have planted bulbs in raised planters without success, the bulbs never come up. I'm assuming they are freezing over our harsh New England winters. I'm wondering if I plant the bulbs in pots first, then put them into the raised planter if that it might give them a better chance of not freezing.


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