March 29, 2018

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Pasta angel christmas ornaments

How to Make Pasta Christmas OrnamentsThese adorable pasta ornaments can be displayed on your Christmas tree for years. This is a page about how to make pasta christmas ornaments.


A chickadee in a clear bird feeder attached to a window.

Using a Clear Bird FeederThis is a page about using a clear bird feeder. Clear acrylic bird feeders that attach to the window allow you to really enjoy watching your feathered visitors closeup from inside your home.


Hummingbird flying towards a bird feeder.

Adding Calcium to Homemade Hummingbird Nectar?Some people worry that hummingbirds need additional additives in their homemade nectar but most experts suggest giving them only the pure sugar and water mixture. This is a page about adding calcium to homemade hummingbird nectar.


Woman at an airlines counter.

Receiving Compensation for an Overbooked FlightSometimes, an airplane flight is overbooked, requiring some flyers to be bumped to another plane. This is a page about receiving compensation for an overbooked flight.


Aloe vera cut into slices

Freezing Aloe Vera GelFrozen aloe vera gel is very soothing for minor burns or skin irritations. This is a page about freezing aloe vera gel.


Roasted chicken legs on a cutting board

Making Two Ingredient ChickenAll you need to make delicious chicken is some seasoning salt and an oven. This is a page about making two ingredient chicken.


mostly white feathered quail

White Quail PhotosThis page contains white quail photos. The white quail is a mutation of the northern bobwhite. The bobwhite is a ground-dwelling bird native to the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean.


Paper grocery bags on a white background

Green Substitute for Plastic Garbage BagsThis is a page about finding a green substitute for plastic garbage bags. Trying to find a workable substitute for plastic garbage bags seems to be quite difficult. One potential option would be to try using paper bags or no bag at all, if this is allowed by your trash service.


Baked chicken with pomegranate glaze

Pomegranate ChickenThis is a page about preparing pomegranate chicken. This luscious chicken dish may become an all time favorite. The secret ingredient is pomegranate molasses.


Cockroach on a bathroom counter by sink

How to Prevent Roaches from Traveling Home With You?When visiting other places when traveling, you might get some unwanted hitchhikers in the form of cockroaches or other pests. This is a page about how to prevent roaches from traveling home with you.


Man out bow hunting at down

Bow Hunting Tips and TricksMany hunters prefer to use a bow instead of a rifle and pride themselves on accuracy. This is a page about bow hunting tips and tricks.


Fried onion strings on a plate.

Copycat Ruby Tuesday's Onion Straws RecipeMake onions straws just like your favorite restaurant. This is a page about copycat Ruby Tuesday's onion straws recipe.


Pile of coffee grounds on a white background

Free Coffee Grounds for Your Garden at StarbucksThis is a page about getting free coffee grounds for your garden at Starbucks. Starbucks and other coffee shops offer free grounds to their customers. These bags of coffee grounds are a good amendment for your garden soil.


Dollar being stretched by fingers holding it

Stretching the Value of a DollarThere are many ways to get the most of every bit of your hard-earned money. This is a page about stretching the value of a dollar.


Geum flowers in a field

Growing GeumGeum is a perennial with delicate and airy colorful blooms. This is a page about growing geum.


Pair of pantyhose hanging with a white background.

Recycle Pantyhose and Avoid Panty LinesEven if you get a run, pantyhose and tights can still be used as undergarments. This page suggests ways to recycle pantyhose and avoid panty lines.


Pile of old baby dolls.

Finding the Value of Old DollsMany people have heirloom dolls that have been handed down from mother to daughter for generations. This is a page about finding the value of old dolls.


Brick chimney with black soot on the top.

Gardus Inc. Sooteater Rotary Chimney Cleaning System ReviewsCleaning your chimney is important to do on a regular basis for safety and health concerns. This page contains Gardus Inc. Sooteater rotary chimney cleaning system reviews.


Family paying for groceries at supermarket

Shopping with Less MoneyIt can be a challenge to buy everything you need without having a lot of money. This is a page about shopping with less money.


Person putting a coin into a washing machine at a laundromat.

Sharing Laundry Facilities With OthersIf you have a laundry room or other shared facilities for washing and drying clothes, there are ways to protect your items from theft or damage. This is a page about sharing laundry facilities with others.



Nail Polish Marbled Eggs - two colored eggs

Nail Polish Marbled EggsI used my ThriftyFun post "Easy Marbled Nail Art" for inspiration to make these eggs. All you need is a bowl of water and nail polish to make these little beauties. I used three colours, but you can use as many as you like!


Painted Containers for Easter Egg Hunts - three painted containers and matching eggs

Painted Containers for Easter Egg HuntsWhen I was a kid, I never enjoyed Easter egg hunts because there was always that one kid who would happen to find most of the eggs, leaving the rest of us with just a few. It never felt good. Now, with a little effort, Easter egg hunts can be fun and fair.


Crispy Glazed Corned Beef on pan

Crispy Glazed Corned BeefThe week after St. Patrick's Day is my favourite because all the corned beef packages go for 75% off at my local grocery store. I'm not a huge fan of the traditional boiled corned beef and veggies, so I make this version where it's boiled, coated in a sauce, then put under the broiler until it caramelizes. It's so good, and so cheap. You can feed several people for a few bucks.


Standing Ninja Eggs - closeup of two Ninja eggs

Standing Ninja EggsMy little nieces and nephews adore ninjas, so I thought we could make some out of eggs for Easter this year. These ninjas wear coloured belts made of ribbon, and have little swords on their backs that are made of toothpicks. The swords double up as a way to keep the ninjas standing up without any other support!



Identifying a Porcelain Doll - doll with reddish ringlets and wearing a pink dress

Identifying a Porcelain Doll?I have a porcelain doll that is about 1 1/2 feet tall. She has no markings and I can't find nothing about her. She doesn't have her original clothes so I can't find out information about her that way either. If anybody can help me find out who made her and if she had a name too it would be very appreciated.


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New Home Sewing Machine Won't Stitch?My New Home sewing machine no. 593103485 will not sew. The needle does not go up or down. The machine is making the right sewing noise, but not moving the needle.


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How Do I Save My Cactus?I have had a cactus for a little over a year now. It has parts that stick out with fuzz and a fish hook on the end. It is barrel shaped, not very tall, and is in its own pot. A little while ago, it started to curve, and then the newly grown section fell off. I replanted the top part it in a different pot.


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Toastmaster Bread Machine Error Codes?My Toastmaster bread machine popped a 0 as an error code. I do not know what it means.


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George Foreman Grill Keeps Shutting Off?I am having a problem with my George Foreman Grill GRP4842RB. When I try to turn on the grill it automatically shuts off, especially if I put it on sears (500F). Can it be repaired?


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Cleaning and Oiling an Old Singer Sewing Machine?How do I clean an old Singer sewing machine and oil it? It has been stored in a garage.


Finding the Value of a Vase - ornately painted vase

Finding the Value of a Vase?Does anyone know the name and value of this vase?


What Kind of Plant Is This? - ripple leafed plant with thin stems

What Kind of Plant Is This?I bought this plant at Christmas Tree Shops, and I'm trying to identify it so I can look up how to take care of it. The leaves are ruffled and most split into 2-3 parts. There are no flowers. It also has a fuzzy tan part at the base.


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Catchy Slogan for a Childcare Business?I would like ideas for a catchy slogan for a childcare named Blooming Buds.


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Treating a Cat with Ear Mites?My lil kitty has mites in his ears and I would love you to give me tips on what I can do.


Value of an Ashley Belle Collectible Doll - crying baby doll

Value of an Ashley Belle Collectible Doll?I have a porcelain doll as mentioned above. How do I find out what it is worth?


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Joella - Seymour Mann's Connoisseur Doll Collection?I have looked on eBay and other sites and I am having trouble finding this doll (Joella). Any ideas or help on info, value, etc. would be greatly appreciated.


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Repairing a Porcelain Doll?My porcelain doll's arm came off without any damage. The arm is connected to a thin metal pole. How do I reattach the arm?


Value of an Excello Reel Lawn
 Mower - name plate

Value of an Excello Reel Lawn Mower?How do I find the value of an Excello reel lawn mower from the 1950s?


Duck Laid an Egg

Duck Laid an Egg?My Hazel (duck) had 1 egg. Should I leave it here?


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Collecting Lady Bugs?I live in North Wood Iowa and I was wondering if there is a good spot where I can get lady bugs? So if you know how I can find a spot where there are lots of lady bugs then tell me soon please!


What Is This Houseplant? - notched leaf plant

What Is This Houseplant?I bought this plant about a week ago and I was trying to look up info on it. However the name on the side is not bringing up correct results. Anyone know?


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Re-dyeing Hair?I just dyed my hair yesterday to a lighter brown. I had blonde highlights in my hair before. And now it looks like I have grey highlights on light brown hair. When can I dye my hair again to get rid of them?


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Cleaning a Jet Tub?3 years ago I bought a home that had a jet tub. I was told the jets didn't work and the previous owners never used them. They lived here for 2 years. So including their time living here, the jets haven't been used for 5 years for sure. I recently got them working and as you can imagine... black funk everywhere!


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