December 12, 2017

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Yellowed Lace Christening Gown

Lace Christening Gown Has YellowedOver time, stored white clothing such as christening and wedding gowns can yellow. Products such as Oxi-Clean or hydrogen peroxide can be very effective in whitening them. Laundry bluing is also a good choice. This is a page about cleaning a lace christening gown that has yellowed.


Close up of red hibiscus.

Protecting My Hibiscus Plant From Little Green WormsThe caterpillar or larval stage of several insects enjoy munching on hibiscus plant leaves. This is a page about protecting my hibiscus plant from little green worms.


Soccer field dip, soccer ball and snacks on table.

Soccer Banquet Centerpiece IdeasThis page contains soccer banquet centerpiece ideas. Are you looking to create soccer themed centerpieces for a banquet? Here are a few ideas to get you started.


Almond Joy Christmas card

Making a 'Give Joy for Christmas' TreatThis is a page about making a 'Give Joy for Christmas' treat. These cute little cards are a fun alternative to a regular Christmas card and come with a yummy treat too. They make the perfect gift for friends, family, or coworkers.


Moldy wall corner.

Getting Rid of Mold in a BasementThis is a page about mold in my basement. If you have mold in your basement, it is important to get rid of it. Here is some information about how to clean up the mold and prevent it from coming back.


Carpet Cleaning

Using Ammonia for Carpet CleaningThis is a page about using ammonia for carpet cleaning. Ammonia can be a great alternative to soap when cleaning carpets and doesn't require rinsing afterwards. However, it is very important that you do a test on your carpet, in an inconspicuous spot first.


Wheat Bran in Wooden Bowl

Substitutes for Wheat Bran in Recipes?Are you making a recipe that calls for bran, but want to use something else? Check out these alternatives, to see which one would work best in your recipe. This page contains substitutes for wheat bran in recipes.


Ninja Blender

Recipe Book for Ninja Master PrepThis is a page about locating a recipe book for the Ninja Master Prep. Are you looking for a replacement recipe book for your Ninja Master Prep? Here is some advice about where to locate one or how to find an ebook version on their website.




OrangettesIn Europe Christmas means citrus, the green grocers shelves are filled with citrus of every size and shape. The smell of the peel brings back happy memories of Christmas past. For me this is also the signal to do what I love the most; making something out of nothing and making a delicious festive treat to help my friends and family celebrate Christmas. Don't be daunted by all the steps, the ingredients are few and the delicious results and compliments make it well worth spending your time!


Wonderful Tomato Soup on stove

Wonderful Tomato SoupI like chunks of veggies in my soup. I whirl them in the blender or use an immersion blender until the veggies are chopped well, but not puréed. I use enough veggies to make probably 2 cups or so. I use onions, mushrooms, zucchini, yellow squash or even frozen stir-fry veggies.


Chocolate Chip Cake in Mug With Frosting

Chocolate Chip Cake in MugA quick recipe made completely from scratch to satisfy your chocolate cravings. Enjoy this chocolate chip cake with frosting all in a cup from a microwave.



Seasoning a Cast Iron
Pan with Crisco.

Seasoning Cast Iron PansCast iron will last for generations if properly cared for. A properly seasoned pan will be non-stick and will clean up very easily. After washing, I warm up the pan on my stovetop. I then use Crisco on a paper towel to rub all over the pan.


A perfectly cooked basted egg.

Perfect Basted EggsI love fried eggs but I hate when the edges get crispy. I love poached eggs but they're just a bit too droopy. Basted eggs are right in between fried and poached, and they are so easy to make.


A dirty appliance from a thrift store.

Magic Eraser for Cleaning Ground-In DirtI bought this mini food chopper at the thrift store. It was 75% less than anything I had seen retail, so I decided to take it home and clean it up, since it worked well.


A patch of bright yellow flowers in a garden.

Yellow Flowers (Fremont, CA)Hiking at Coyote Hills is never disappointing. It inspires a grateful heart. There is a butterfly garden there, it's fairly new. It's truly lovely with many beautiful species of plant life. Yellow always draws my attention and this pretty flower caught my eye.


Christmas Tea Tree - sitting on a shelf

Christmas Tea TreeThis is a cute Christmas tea tree to make and gift to a tea lover, or as decor for the holidays. You could pair this gift with a mug filled with chocolates.


A candle holder and a red square candle.

Extending Candle Life and Cleaning CandleholdersA great way to extend the life of a candle is by putting it in the freezer for a day right before you use it. Keeping the wax cool will make it burn slowly. When you're done burning the candle and you're left with a waxy mess on your candleholder, pop the holder in the freezer for about an hour, then you can chip the wax right off.


Add oatmeal into last of peanut butter jar.

Oatmeal in Last of Peanut ButterWhen your peanut butter jar is almost empty don't waste the last of your jar put your hot oatmeal into your peanut butter jar, mix well.Then you get a little bit of protein with your oatmeal.


Easy Bird Feeder - hanging feeder

Easy Bird FeederThere are lots of ways to make a bird feeder, but I think this is one of the easiest and most fun to make. It is an excellent craft for children to do because the end product looks good with only a minimal amount of skill needed.


An unopened eye makeup to give away.

Doing Good Deeds with FreecycleI have been a member of Freecycle for a long time. Freecycle is an organization that keeps usable items out of the landfill by giving them to other members. I have both given and received many items.


A smartphone against a window.

Using Smartphone and Tablets To Save MoneyRecently I've been researching ways to save money shopping online, in stores, and how to find the best rebate offers available. One of the best ways that I love to earn a little extra cash is with my smartphone and tablet. Here are some great tips for you to save money, find rebates, and get cash back when you shop for food.


A snowy view from my window in Saylorsburg, PA

Snowy View from my Window (Saylorsburg, PA)We weren't supposed to get much snow yesterday, but it continued all day. This morning when I looked out the window, I was treated to this beautiful scene!


Snowy trees over a fence.

An Early SnowSomehow, our area missed an early frost. It sure as heck didn't miss an early snow. I know the children are happy. I don't need snow in my life, thank you. One ankle deep, very pretty snow each year for the children is enough.


A planter placed so that packages can be hidden behind it.

Planter to Hide PackagesLiving in a strict HOA community, we're unable to plant anything out in front or put anything like a bench. Instead, we placed a planter and it's a spot where delivery people usually leave our packages. That way, from the street it won't be obvious that we have a package if we're not home yet.



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Value of True Grand Rapids Imperial Mahogany Table - three legged pedestal table

Value of True Grand Rapids Imperial Mahogany Table?I inherited this True Grand Rapids Imperial mahogany table with brass feet and was wondering what it is worth?


Is My Pit Bull Pure Bred?

Is My Pit Bull Pure Bred?Does this Pit Bull look mixed or purebred?


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Problems Opening an Email Link?I am unable to open a link mailed in an email. The link is in black, is this problem part of settings?


Value of Two Inlaid Wood Tables - two wood tables

Value of Two Inlaid Wood Tables?Again I inherited these 2 tables and was wondering what they were worth? They are 26 3/4" H x 17 1/2" D with inlaid wood bands.


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Lifestyle Blog Name Ideas?I am trying to think of a name for my lifestyle blog. I wanted to use the word "rain" in it. I want it to be about 2-3 words. Short and sweet. I would like to have something quirky, but it's hard to alter other phrases and such with the word rain.


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Information on Royal Enfield Lawnmowers?Does anyone have information about these machines?


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Repairing a Westbend Breadmaker?How do I fix my Westbend breadmaker? I turn it on, and there is a clicking sound from the motor, but the paddles don't turn.


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