April 14, 2018

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Garlic cheese biscuits in a white ceramic basket.

Garlic Cheese BiscuitsGarlic cheese biscuits taste delicious as a side with lots of dishes from soups to salads, and main courses too. This is a page about making garlic cheese biscuits.


Bush surrounded by rocks.

Getting Grass out of Landscaping Rocks?This is a page about getting grass out of landscaping rocks. Pulling by hand is the best way to remove grass or weeds from between rocks if there are other plants nearby that you don't wish to damage or kill. Boiling water or vinegar are used by some gardeners taking care to protect surrounding plants.


Man pulling start cord on lawn mower

Lawnmower Pull Cord Has No Tension?This is a page about repairing a lawnmower pull cord that has no tension. Repairing the pull cord on a mower is typically something the homeowner can do. Check below for some tips.


Stick of butter on a table with pat sliced off

Using ButterThis is a page about using butter. Butter is often used in cooking or as a spread on baked goods. Here are some tips for making it easier to spread, when to use in baking and how, as well as how to measure a stick or block.


Soapy hands holding a bar of soap.

Can Homemade Soap Containing Fels-Naptha Cause a Rash?This is a page about, "Can homemade soap containing Fels-Naptha cause a rash?". Fels Naptha is a cleaning product that is designed for removing laundry stains and other cleaning purposes. It can cause skin irritation. Check with a doctor or substitute another product to see if your skin clears up.


Man looking at rental car with sales person

Inspect Rental Vehicles CarefullyThis is a page about inspect rental vehicles carefully. Whenever you rent a vehicle make sure you do a thorough inspection of the exterior for any damage no matter how small. Note it on the agreement to protect yourself from liability for existing damage.



Vegetable Soup in bowl

Creamy Whey and Vegetable SoupI learned how to make yogurts and cheeses from my mother, who recently told me to reserve the whey and use it in my soups. The result is an extremely creamy and full-bodied soup that's full of protein. The batch of whey I used in this soup comes from my recipe for cumin spiced cheese, which is attached below.


Chicken Breast Cacciatore over pasta on plate

Chicken Breast CacciatoreI love chicken cacciatore. Here is a version that I make with chicken breasts to help cut out some of the extra fat. This is a delicious dish on a bed of pasta or rice. Here I've served it with gluten free rotini.


Lemon Curd on yogurt in bowl

Pressure Cooker Lemon CurdI used my Instant Pot for this recipe. It is so delicious and refreshing. You can use oranges or grapefruit instead. I used fresh fruit, but it can be done with bottled juice. It lasts a week in the refrigerator and can be frozen.



Flames of Love Tie Dye T-Shirt - pretty long sleeve tie dye shirt

Flames of Love Tie Dye T-ShirtOur economy in South Africa has been hit by a rough patch. I love clothes that are unique, but most clothing items have just become too expensive. Here is a great way to add a modern touch to a cheap white T-shirt, without breaking the bank in the process.



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Receiving Social Security Survivor Benefits?My son passed away at 25 years old. He was employed from the age of 16. What happens to all the Social Security that he paid? He never married and has no kids. Am I entitled to it as his parent?


Living Room Paint and Carpet Color Advice - view of room

Living Room Paint and Carpet Color Advice?I just purchased two new sofas for my living room, they are a medium grey. I have blinds that are a mauve pink. I don't want to replace the blinds or my entertainment center or desk that are in black. I'm replacing the carpet and painting.


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Top of Tub Mat Gets Slippery?I'm a senior and my bath mat is only a month old. It holds nicely in the tub. The problem is that the top of the mat gets very slippery while I'm taking my shower. I've tried everything.


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Electrical Switches Don't Seem Connected to Anything?I have three switches that seem to not be connected to anything. They all have power and all breakers in the electric panel are on, but they do nothing when switched. I would appreciate any ideas about it.


Laminated Flooring Has Stains and Smudges - floor

Laminated Flooring Has Stains and Smudges?We built this house last year. We had Quick Step laminated flooring put in, but from the day we moved in and still 7 months later we can't get these floors clean. There are what looks like a lot of smudge marks and imbedded stains. Quick Step laminated flooring won't help.


Value of a Murphy Cedar Chest

Value of a Murphy Cedar Chest?My Murphy cedar chest is marked 4017. Is it an antique? How much could I sell it for?


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Freshwater Shark Stopped Eating?I changed my aquarium yesterday and since then my shark isn't eating; it's just swimming around.


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Identifying and Getting Rid of Bugs in Firewood?We are seeing what I think are bed bugs on my husband's overalls after he works on our firewood. I was wondering how to get rid of them?


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Fleas in Human Hair?How do you get fleas out of your hair that had not been treated for a year? I'm very badly infested.


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Personalised Keepsakes Business Name Ideas?Any ideas what I could name a business that does 3d castings and hand prints on jewellery? Also want to incorporate all ages, memory blankets, etc.


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Dog Started Peeing in the House?Recently my dog started messing in the house again (urine and stool) which was abnormal. I brought her immediately to the vet due to the consistency and they ruled she had eaten something that irritated her colon and prescribed her a week's worth of Metronidazole to take care of it.


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