January 30, 2018

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Tin Can Lid Ornament Finished

Tin Can Pull-top OrnamentA fabric yo yo can make a cute ornament when fashioned around a recycled can pull top. This is a page about tin can pull-top ornament.


Stuffing Mix Meatloaf

Stuffing Mix MeatloafA flavorful meatloaf can be made with the addition of dry stuffing mix. This is a page about stuffing mix meatloaf.


DIY Turkish Fez - fully decorated fez

DIY Turkish FezThis elaborate fez is easy to make following the instructions in this page. This is a page about a DIY Turkish fez.


A pot of tomato sauce being cooked.

Basic Red Tomato SauceUsing canned or fresh tomatoes, you can make a delicious red sauce to use in many different dishes. This page is about basic red tomato sauce.


Wrapped Gift Certificate

Wrapping Gift CertificatesGet creative when wrapping gift certificates. Don't just put them in an envelope and stick on a bow. Have your wrapping preview or hint at the gift inside. This is a page about wrapping gift certificates.


Tissue Paper Ghosts Decor

How to Make Easy Tissue Paper GhostsThis is a good craft to work on with your kids. Using white tissue paper stuffed with recycled newspaper you can make as many of these fun ghosts as you like. This is a page about how to make easy tissue paper ghosts.


A collection of eggplants.

How to Buy EggplantDetermine whether an eggplant or aubergine is male or female. A male will give you a fruit that is less bitter with less seeds. This is a page about how to buy eggplant.


Cardboard Tube Pumpkin - finished TP tube pumpkin

How to Make a Cardboard Tube PumpkinRecycle those TP tubes to make this cute fall decoration. You and the kids could work on these together. Make a few for your own paper pumpkin patch. This is a page about how to make a cardboard tube pumpkin.


Recycled Catalog Flowers - flower on pen

How to Make Recycled Catalog FlowersPaper flowers can be make from a variety of paper types. Don't discard those unwanted or used catalogs, turn them into a unique floral arrangement or put to another decorative use. This is a page about how to make recycled catalog flowers.



Safe Ladder Storage - ladder hanging on wall

Safe Ladder StorageWe live in an earthquake prone state, so having our ladder secured is important. We also like to have our ladder to be easily accessible and to take up as little space as possible in the garage.


Foam Heart Wreath - finished wreath

Foam Heart WreathFor just about $3.00 you too can make this simple, kid friendly wreath!


A decorative tray made from a wooden picture frame.

Turning A Picture Frame Into a Display or Serving TrayI have many picture frames I have collected through the years. Since I am using less on the walls, I came up with a decorative and useful project idea, so that they can be used with an interchangeable insert.



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Starting a Small Recycling Business?How can I get stuff to start a recycling business? I am looking for all kinds of recyclables including clothes, old appliances, air conditioners, fans, as well as, vacuum and carpet cleaners. I would also like to include aluminum cans, plastic bottles, plastic bags, paper, cardboard, scrap metal, tires, heaters, and more.


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Determining the Value of a Porcelain Doll?What is a Cassie porcelain doll worth?


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Treating a Rope Burn on Your Finger?How do I repair my finger? I have taken many layers of skin off due to having a rope burn? My burn is all wrapped up.


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Cleaning Rust-like Spots on a Bedspread?I have an expensive Matelesse bedspread that is covered with rust like spots. Can a dry cleaner remove them? The suggestions to remove on clothing won't work as it is a huge surface.


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Removing a Stain on Dry Clean Only Garment?How can I clean a yellowed stain on a dry clean only garment?


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Planning the Food for a Jack and Jill Party?I am hosting a Jack and Jill for 250 people. How much food/drink do I need?


Hanging a Curtain Over a Sliding Glass Door

Hanging a Curtain Over a Sliding Glass Door?I'm looking for some kind of curtain to hang up that will work for this sliding door.


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Troubleshooting Electrical Circuit Problems?I cut the wire accidentally that went to a GFI outlet. The breaker tripped to all the outlets in all 3 bathrooms. I connected the wire with a junction box and wire nuts, reset the breaker and the GFI. The outlets in the bathroom that has the GFI works, but none of the other outlets in the other 2 bathrooms.


Kenmore Sewing Machine Needle Is Not Centered

Kenmore Sewing Machine Needle Is Not Centered?I have a Kenmore sewing machine, model 3851883506090. I've been trying to repair this machine. Initially it would not sew anything but a straight stitch in the left hand position.


Value of a Seymour Mann Connoisseur Collection Doll

Value of a Seymour Mann Connoisseur Collection Doll?I have a Seymour Mann Connoisseur collection doll MCMXCVI (Marguerite) in the original box with all the tags, in excellent condition and would like to know what it is worth?


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Ideas for Daughter's 10th Birthday Party?My daughter is turning ten soon and still doesn't have a party idea. She is a bit of a tomboy so she doesn't want a makeup theme. We can't do a sleepover, pool party, or bowling. She wants a big party with lots of people, but doesn't have any ideas what to do at home.


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