May 17, 2018

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Purple glitter tea candle.

Making a Glitter CandleSave yourself some money and make your own glitter candle for an upcoming birthday. It is easy, just start with a purchased candle and follow the steps provided on this page. This is a page about making a glitter candle.

 

Female foot in warm Stripe wool sock in bed.

Mysterious Wet Spot at Foot of BedYou must determine the source of the moisture. It could be an animal relieving itself, or a leak in the wall or ceiling. This is a page about mysterious wet spot at foot of bed.

 

Woman with grey hair wearing sunglasses

Glam up Gray HairGray hair can be especially attractive with added highlights. You can low light your hair yourself or with help at home. This is a page about glam up gray hair.

 

Close up of sewing machine needle and thread

Sewing Machine Keeps JammingThe bobbin being loaded improperly may make your sewing machine jam up. This is a page about sewing machine keeps jamming.

 

Slice of Pizza Costume

How to Make a Felt Slice of Pizza CostumeHave your child dress as their favorite type of pizza for Halloween or other occasions. Make a felt pizza slice base costume and then decorate with paint and felt toppings. This is a page about how to make a felt slice of pizza costume.

 

Styrofoam hearts with a wooden cutout of the word "love" and some paintbrushes.

Using Mod Podge on StyrofoamBefore decoupaging a Styrofoam ball you may want to apply a paint designed for use on this material, even if it is only a base coat that you cover with other decorative treatments such as glitter. This is a page about using Mod Podge on Styrofoam.

 

Eggplant and yellow peppers on a electric grill.

Repairing a George Foreman Evolve Grill SystemThis is a page about repairing a George Foreman Evolve grill system. Here are a few troubleshooting suggestions if you are having an issue with your Evolve grilling system.

 

Recipes

Honey in cut Turnip

Honey Turnip Cough SyrupMy parents have been using this all-natural method to make their own cough syrup since I can remember. Turnips and honey have awesome natural antibiotic qualities to them. When they meld together, they make a fantastic medicine. This is just as effective as store-bought syrups for cough and congestion, yet it has no side effects. You can keep refilling the turnip with honey to make more of the medicine.

 

filling on Lettuce leaf

Chicken Lettuce CupsA great way to use left over rotisserie into a new meal. These lettuce cups will make a nice snack or a light lunch or dinner. Very healthy and yummy!

 

baked Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies

Almond Chocolate Chip CookiesNo eggs? No problem, you still can make classic chocolate chip cookies. These are delicious and easy to make!

 

Articles

Fresh Herb and Veggie Bouquet - finished edible bouquet

Fresh Herb and Veggie BouquetYou won't find my family eating a meal at home without a side of fresh herbs and veggies. They're tasty, great pallet cleansers, and fantastic for things like healthy blood glucose levels and aiding in digestion. With a few cuts of a knife and a water bath, you can create this eye-appealing edible centerpiece!

 

Make Big Showy Flowers from Plastic Tablecloths - pink flower

Make Big Showy Flowers from Plastic TableclothsI needed some big beautiful flower displays for a party. I asked for and received the plastic tablecloths that my local Tricky Tray was throwing out after their event. I created these beautiful flowers with them!

 

Mod Podge Clothespins - being used to clip closed bags of rice, chips, etc.

Mod Podge ClothespinsTry this great simple and easy craft to help you be more organized. These are for use with everyday items that we clip with a clothespin. By labeling each clothespin, it just makes everything look neater and when the clip isn't in use then we know we're out!

 

DIY Fur Covered Notebook - fuzzy yellow yarn character notebook

DIY Fur Covered NotebookMake your notebooks fancy with this back to school notebook idea. I like it because it's like a 3D cover design and it's always up to you to put up what kind of animal or character to use as a concept or theme. And it is something you could enjoy doing with kids.

 

The Chicago Peace Rose - dense pink rose with hints of yellow

The Chicago Peace RoseI have always appreciated the Chicago Peace rose, even more so than its parent, the Peace rose. Ironically, this is my first year to grow it.

 

3D Orchid in a Jar Card - finished orchid card

3D Orchid in a Jar CardThis is a card I made for my mother because she adores orchids. I used a stamp set to make this, so I've attached the orchid and jar templates for you to print out, colour, and cut out. You can use markers to colour it, then paint some water on top to make this beautiful watercolour look.

 

Questions

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Viking Designer SE Only Sews in ReverseMy Viking Designer SE will only go backwards. Anyone know how to fix this?

 

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Bolens Riding Mower Won't Key StartI have a 38" cut Bolens riding mower with 15.5 hp that does nothing. I replaced the battery, solenoid, carb, fuel lines and filter, air filter, spark plug, and the 20amp fuse. All this and I get not a sound or a movement when I turn the key. However I can bridge the solenoid and jump it.

 

Bath Products Business Name Ideas - jar of sugar scrub

Bath Products Business Name IdeasI'm starting a business for bath products, bath salts, sugar scrubs, bath bombs, etc. I'll eventually add body butter, soaps, and other stuff. I am looking for a cute fun name for it. Any suggestions? Also how much should I charge for a 4 ounce jar?

 

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Fabric Dye Transferred from Shirt to BraToday was a hot sweaty day. My burgundy shirt from Kohl's bled on my white bra. How do I remove the color from my white bra? The shirt and bra both have been washed separately several times. The shirt is 2 years old and the bra is 2 months old.

 

What Kind of Snake Is This? - black snake in weeds with its head raised

What Kind of Snake Is This?What kind of snake is this? I think black racer, but I just want to make sure. He's been in this spot for 3 days now and I have a toddler that can't play in the yard till he's gone.

 

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Setting Lawn Mower Cutting HeightI've looked at lawn mower videos for adjusting the height. The notches close to the ground, is that the shortest cut for the grass and as you move up higher, is that higher cuts of grass? I want the highest cut at the moment.

 

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Value of Ashley Belle DollsI have 2 Ashley Belle authentic porcelain dolls. I am trying to assess a value for the 2: Mabel 782/1824 and Mona 449/1824.

 

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Hallway Light Doesn't Work When It RainsThe light in my hallway works normally, but when it rains I've noticed it doesn't work then. After the rain the next day or hours later it works again. What could be the problem?

 

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