March 5, 2018

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Woman applying green facial mask with a brush.

Making a Green Clay Facial Mask?This is a page about making a green clay facial mask. You can mix powdered clay with numerous liquids, depending on the needs of your skin. A simple water and clay mask is great, but you can also use milk, yogurt, or even rose water.


Fritter Cakes in a cast iron pan.

Fritter RecipesThese fried pastries can be made with sweet or savory ingredients for a delicous appetizer, side dish or dessert. They can be formed into balls or cakes.


Keyboard, mug of coffee, pen and a notebook with the words "Work Ethics" printed on it.

Growing Up with a Work EthicThis is a page about growing up with a work ethic. Teaching children to work and how to deal with people when they are young, can give them skills that they can take into adulthood.


Ingredients for a coconut scrub.

Coconut Body Scrub and Clay Body MaskThis is a page about making coconut body scrub and clay body mask. You don't have to spend a fortune if you are in need of some pampering. These easy to prepare recipes are a great way to rejuvenate your skin!


Plastic P-Trap under a sink with water pouring out.

How to Clean a Sink P-TrapThis is a page about how to clean a sink p-trap. The p-trap of your sink can collect a lot of gunk, causing the drain to back up and odors to occur. Here is a tip about cleaning it periodically to avoid these issues.



Eagle Cam - bald eagle

Eagle CamI'm watching the Decorah eagle cam located in Iowa. Mom laid her 1st egg 2-21-18. You can watch the eagles day and night, although at night, you will be watching them sleep. Website: Eagle Cam


Beef and Green Bean Rice on plate (Loobia Polo)

Beef and Green Bean Rice (Loobia Polo)Loobia Polo has been one of my favourite Persian rice dishes since I was a little kid. Its ingredients are rather simple to put together, but it's truly an all-in-one kind of dish. I love it with a side of chutney or a big scoop of greek yogurt.


Testing Bargain Camellias (And Other Plants) - Camellia October Magic-Orchid

Testing Bargain Camellias (And Other Plants)The above picture is of a new variety of camellia. If I am correct, it is one of a series called 'October Magic', this particular variety being named 'Orchid'. Most camellias bloom late winter to early spring.This plant is said to bloom in fall, at a time when there is little else in bloom. I like that.


Cardboard Tube Pencil Organizer - finished holder

Cardboard Tube Pencil OrganizerI love this pen and pencil organizer. It's so cute, and it's simply made from the cardboard centers of toilet paper, held together by glue. I spray painted the outside to give it an eye-catching shine.


Easter Bunny and Egg Silhouette Stamps - several pages with stamped images

Easter Bunny and Egg Silhouette StampsNow that the Easter decor is out in stores, I thought it'd be fun for the kids to do some arts and crafts.



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Dog Scratching at Ear?My 7 month old Pit Bull keeps digging at her right ear and sniffing and licking it.


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Cleaning Crochet Doll Clothes Attached to the Doll?My mother crocheted beautiful dolls clothes that I can't remove from the doll. How can I clean them?


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Value of a Murphy #19 Cedar Chest?It is in very good condition. I am hoping to find out what it is worth.


Value of Blue Glass Vase - dark blue glass vase

Value of Blue Glass Vase?I have been trying to find a similar vase to this online to see what its value might be. I have searched many sites. Does anyone have an idea where to look or maybe know the answer.


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Ideas for a Girl's 14th Birthday Party?I'm having my 14th birthday in 15 days and don't know what to do for it. I'm inviting four girls over, and one of them doesn't really know the others, but they're all really nice so I don't think that should be a problem.


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Child Support and SSDI?So does the attorney general's office get informed if the non-custodial parent gets SSDI? Or does the custodial parent inform them?


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14th Birthday Party Ideas?My birthday is in 7 days and I have no idea what to do for my party, my parents are divorced so I will be having 2 parties and I want them to be different. I will be having my girlfriends with me and want them to be able to talk about this forever.


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Gift Ideas for Boyfriend's 15th Birthday?My boyfriend's birthday is in a little over a week and I have no idea what to get him. I've asked almost all of his friends what I should get him, but they all tell me they don't know. He likes all sports and he plays video games all the time.


Planning a Church Calendar Tea

Planning a Church Calendar Tea?How much did you sell each sampling for? What organizational pitfalls occurred that you wish you would have done differently?


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Value of Dianna Effner's Classic Collection Doll?I have a Dianna Effner's Classic Collection Original & First Emily By Ashton Drake 1996. The doll was never out of her box. I need to know how much she is worth.


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14th Birthday Party Ideas?I'm turning 14 this year on October 7th. I want a big party, only girls, but I can't think of anything. I would like something everybody would enjoy, but where I live it's very cold.


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Best Removable Glue for Glass on Glass?I live in military housing. I want to frame our bathroom mirrors with sea glass tiles, but it needs to be removed when we move out with no damage to the mirrors. What kind of glue can I use? Will hot glue work?


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Sewing Machine Adding Zig Zag Stitches to Straight Sewing?When I set my sewing machine to zigzag stitches, it works like a charm. When I try to sew a regular straight stitch though, the machine will stitch fine for a while then kick a single stitch out like it's part of a zigzag. The odd stitch comes along regularly, not randomly.


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Wall Light Not Working?Two out of three wall lights are working. There doesn't seem to be power going to the third light.


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Why Are Most Calico Coated Cats Female?I have heard that over 99% of all calico cats are female. Many years ago I read an article in a cat magazine that explained this. Apparently, color in cats is related to gender somehow. Does anyone have any easy to understand information about this?


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Curtain Color Advice?I have off white color walls and we brought new sofas in a light green color. I am just so confused on what color curtains I should buy. I saw some good suggestions in the above scenarios. Can someone kindly suggest some good ideas?


Value of a J.L. Metz Wardrobe Dresser - tall cabinet with two top doors and six drawers below

Value of a J.L. Metz Wardrobe Dresser?I have a J.L. Metz wardrobe dresser I believe is what it's called. I have been told it's possibly an antique. I am trying to find out its possible value before I get rid of it.


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Planting Potatoes in a Cardboard Box?Seems I recall reading in ThriftyFun years ago that any kind of seed potato sets could be planted in a cardboard box filled with dirt, watered, and later in the season harvested by tearing the cardboard box away. Does anyone remember just how that was done?


Is My Dog an American Pit Bull -
Terrier? - brown and white dog

Is My Dog an American Pit Bull Terrier?Is this an American Pit Bull terrier?


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Cat Peed on My Book?I am in high school and I have three cats. Well we have to get books out of the library and my cat peed on mine. I don't know how to get the stain and smell out. I go to school tomorrow.


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Lambs and Ivy Bunny Collection Bumper Pad and Dust Ruffle?I am looking for the Lambs and Ivy bunny collection bumper pads and dust ruffle. I have the other pieces, but this has been discontinued. Does anyone have or know where to get them?


What Is This Houseplant? - succulent like plant with long dark green leaves with jagged edges

What Is This Houseplant?I just got one of these plants from someone and have no idea what it is. Any ideas? I'd like to figure it out so I can best care for it. The leaves are jagged and kind of rubbery and the girl I got it from said they were edible (not sure if that's true).


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