July 12, 2018

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Sheets in a laundry basket.

Sheets Smell After Washing?If this happens to you, there are a number of generic household cleaners such as baking soda and vinegar that will typically remove the odor. This is a page about a remedy for sheets that smell after washing.


Broken window glass.

Removing a Broken WindowThis is a page about removing a broken window. Placing tape onto the glass before removing it helps prevent the glass from shattering as much. You should be left with larger pieces of glass that you can remove while wearing gloves.


Hard Boiled Eggs in pot on the stove.

Using Water from Hard Boiled Eggs for HouseplantsTake advantage of the minerals left in water that has been used to boil eggs. This page has information about using water from hard boiled eggs for houseplants.


Green cupcake with a blue and green candle.

Green Themed Birthday Party?This is a page about having a green themed birthday party. You can go as crazy as you want with a green themed birthday party. Think beyond just decorations and goodies bags, because you can incorporate the color into the food, activities, and even the games.


Talcum powder on a dark grey tile floor.

How to Clean Talcum Powder Off Tile Floors?Trying to clean up spilled talcum powder off of a tile floor can best be done with a vacuum. You can try a brush to dust it out of textured tile surfaces first. This is a page about how to clean talcum powder off tile floors.


Dye Transfer Stain on Vinyl Shoe - stains on shoe

Cleaning Dye Transfer Stains on Vinyl Shoes?This is a page about cleaning dye transfer stains on vinyl shoes. Here are a few options to try, if you have color transfer stains on your vinyl shoes. Be aware that solvents and abrasive materials may damage the finish, so try them in a small area first.


Avoid Lightning Strikes with Plastic Tipped Umbrella

Avoid Lightning Strikes with a Plastic Tipped UmbrellaThis is a page about avoiding lightning strikes with plastic tipped umbrella. An umbrella with a metal tip at the top can attract lightning if you are out in a storm. By choosing one with a plastic tip, you can help avoid getting hurt.



Sissy-Gal (Chihuahua)

Sissy-Gal (Chihuahua)My stepmom give her to me when she was 6 weeks old. My stepmom wanted me to have a companion due to my health issues and because I was getting worse.


full English breakfast on plate

Full English Breakfast in AmericaA breakfast dish my family and I love to have when we go back home to is the Full English. In America, I make them for special occasions. The latest occasion is England making it to the semi-finals in the World Cup. Hooray! Some of the ingredients that typically go in these breakfasts (like black pudding and rashers) aren't easily accessible to us, so we make do with what's at the regular grocery store. I've come up with a nice process to get the best out of what we have, and my family here and across the pond definitely approve!


How to Brew Coffee in a Percolator - glass of iced coffee

How to Brew Coffee in a PercolatorOne of my cooking groups kept talking about how the best coffee is brewed in a percolator. They were popular in the 1950s and 1960s, but not today. I found one at a thrift store and took it home.


Skewer and Bottle Cap Starburst Art  - finished artwork

Skewer and Bottle Cap Starburst ArtI love starburst contemporary art. I made this piece with wooden skewers and bottle caps. This is easy to put together and incredibly cost effective.


Recycled Shot Glass Candle - collage image of five shot glass candles

Recycled Shot Glass CandleAside from making children's crafts from scraps I also learned how to make a candle souvenir from leftover candles. Here's a sample of a simple souvenir I made from melted candles. If you are going to make more pieces for souvenirs you'll just have to buy the raw materials.


How to Make a Shoebox Theater - two fish behind the stage

How to Make a Shoebox TheaterThis is a cute and fun way for your child to play with puppets, theater, dolls, make believe, animals, tell stories, etc. Besides making your own characters on cardboard, you can also find pets, or animals/dolls in magazines and attach to craft sticks too!



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Value of a Granite State Reel Mower?I am trying to find out the value of a Granite State reel mower in reasonable condition.


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Value and Age of a Dynasty Collection Doll?I have a Dynasty Collection boy doll. Where can I find a date of manufacture and a price? He is wearing a USA outfit!


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Identifying a Houseplant?I bought a small plant in great need of a little TLC. It was near death, but I knew I could revive it. Today it is flourishing, but I don't know the name of it, its care, or whether it is a perennial or annual.


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Red Ear Sliders' Water is Murky/Cloudy?I've had my 2 baby red ear sliders for about 7 months. I've never had issues with my water, but recently I added in some guppies, and suddenly now my water is all murky and cloudy. I already have a filter, and I just bought turtle water cleaner today.


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Cat Not Coming Into Heat?My cat is not coming into heat. I brought a female for breeding. It has been two months and she is not in heat.


Value of Seymour Mann Dolls - Raggedy Ann

Value of Seymour Mann Dolls?I have 2 porcelain Connoisseur Collection dolls by Seymour Mann. They are black Raggedy Ann and Andy. Everything is original and still in the box. I also have the certificate of authenticity. I have had these 2 dolls around 10 to 15 years. I had purchased them back in the late 80s.


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Becoming the Executor of Parents' Estate?How do I become executor of my deceased parents estate?


My Finch Laid Eggs - two white finches

My Finch Laid Eggs?Originally I had 2 finches. I assumed they were both female. They would lay eggs then not really bother sitting on them. However, one of my birds died and I got another. My other female has just laid 3 eggs and has been sitting on them constantly. When she's not, he will take over.


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