August 6, 2018

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Orcas Island ferry landing.

Orcas Island Photos and InformationOrcas Island is located in the Puget Sound (Washington State). It's a popular vacation destination, containing natural beauty, a vibrant artist's community, and Mt. Constitution, which is the highest point in the San Juan Islands. This page contains Orcas Island photos and information.


Cheesecake in pie pan.

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake RecipeThis version of cheesecake is easy and has been lightened up to be a bit more healthy. This page contains a recipe for chocolate chip cheesecake.


Grilled pineapple topped with coconut sorbet and toasted coconut.

Grilled Pineapple with Coconut SorbetThis tropical treat combines warm pineapple with cool coconut flavor. This page is about making grilled pineapple with coconut sorbet.


Grilled eggplant halves on a plate

Grilled Eggplant OmeletEggplant is a wonderful vegetable to add to any dish, including eggs and cheese to create this delicious omelet. This page contains a recipe for grilled eggplant omelet.


Tofu and broccoli with sesame seed in a bowl.

Hot Spicy Tofu and Broccoli RecipeGinger, garlic, and spices like cayenne pepper create this delicous vegetarian stir-fry. This page contains a recipe for hot spicy tofu and broccoli recipe.


Cream and strawberry treat put in ice cream cone bowls.

Healthy Ice Cream Cone SnacksIce cream cones don't have to be used for only scoops of ice cream. This page is about making healthy ice cream cone snacks.


Cabbage, Ham and Potato soup.

Ham, Cabbage and Potatoes RecipeA hearty family meal can be made from ham cooked with cabbage, potatoes and onion. This page contains a recipe for ham, cabbage and potatoes.


A plate of mini sea salt caramel brownies.

Mini Sea Salt Caramel Brownies RecipeSea salt, caramel, and chocolate combine in these sweet and savory brownie bites. This page is about making mini sea salt caramel brownies.



Stillness in Bloom - bust of a head surrounded by orange flowers

Stillness in BloomWhile visiting a garden in Olathe, Kansas this past July, the stillness of the statue amongst the movement of the flowers captured my attention. It was such a captivating moment as she peeked out of the flowers when I walked past her. I just had to take a picture.


Tufting a Comforter - tufted comforter on bed

Tufting a ComforterI bought a lovely comforter online at a discount. When I opened the package, I saw that there was nothing holding the batting in place and that an edge of it had already crumpled up in such a way that I couldn't fix it without tearing the fabric apart. I put it back in it's bag, planning to salvage it later.


Beautiful pink orchids in an indoor garden in Singapore.

Orchids in SingaporeThese are beautiful orchids with waterfalls in the background inside on indoor garden in Singapore. The garden is a huge glass dome where all kinds of tropical flowers are grown - absolutely beautiful! There is every kind of orchid you can imagine!


Using A Coffee Container As An Indoor or Outdoor Planter - decorated container on patio table

Using A Coffee Container As An Indoor or Outdoor PlanterBecause we drink a lot of coffee, we often have so many left over containers. I have given these sturdy and decorative containers a new life while helping with the land fill. I use them as planters for myself, friends, and family.


Hummingbirds - at feeder

HummingbirdsIt was raining and these little hummingbirds decided they had better behave themselves if they wanted to fill their little bellies before dark. Our two feeders stay busy. They are drinking a quart of sugar water a day. They are usually buzzing around the feeders and it's hard to count them, but it's a bunch.



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Remedy for Thin, Sore, Red Nails After Removing Acrylic Nails?My nails are super thin sore and red after removing acrylic nails. The nails are so soft and are continually breaking. They feel like as soft as paper. I'm putting Vicks VapoRub on them; will that help?


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House Trained Dog Peeing and Pooping Inside?After 5 years my dog has started wetting and pooping inside.


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Main Breaker Keeps Tripping?I am wondering why my main circuit breaker switch won't stay on for all my power in my house?


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Carpet Cleaning With Spray Foam?I have a very dirty carpet that I have spilled coffee and hot chocolate on. The problem is I shake a lot, hence dirty carpet. I have a carpet cleaner and I have a steam machine for cleaning bathroom, etc. But I'm handicapped. All that to say could I use a spray foam first then clean with the machine?


Identifying Porcelain Dolls - blonde doll wearing a floral dress with a red collar

Identifying Porcelain Dolls?I bought four dolls from a flea market. I would like to know their origin. A couple of the dolls seem to be modified. A picture of the original would be great so I can restore them. There are no markings on the dolls. Except for one of them, it has a tag.


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Name Ideas for a Bath Bomb Business?I'm starting a bath bomb business and I have no idea what to call it. My name is Lauren and I would like it to try and stand out. Can anyone please help to try and name it?


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Daycare Name Ideas?I am looking for daycare names with either super or mini in them? Thank you for all the ideas for daycare names.


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Opening Locked Drawers on an Old Wooden Desk?I have an old wooden desk. The drawers are locked and the top drawer somehow controls all. The top one opens fine, but it prevents the 7 others from opening. The other 7 drawers won't budge.


Is My Dog a Full Blood Pit Bull? - dog on a leash

Is My Dog a Full Blood Pit Bull?Is this dog a Pit Bull or a Pit Bull mix?


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Value of a Heritage Collection Porcelain Doll?I have a Heritage doll named "Jessica". It was a gift to my wife from her mother, both of whom are deceased. It is in the original shipping box. What is the estimated value of this doll?


Value of Mersman End Tables - end table with a drawer and shelf

Value of Mersman End Tables?I have two Mersman end tables in good condition #7489. Could you give me their approximate worth and if I paint them will they lose their value?


Value of a Mersman Coffee Table - plastic wrapped oval coffee table

Value of a Mersman Coffee Table?I recently acquired an antique coffee table that had belonged to my grandmother. It is in very good condition. Should I take off the plastic wrap (wrapped during recent move)?


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15th Birthday Ideas?I am turning 15 next month and I don't know what I should do!


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Prognosis for a Cat with Leukemia and Anemia?My cat has just tested positive for leukemia and severe anemia. The vet automatically suggested euthanasia. I believe something can save my baby, that euthanasia is not the answer. She just started showing signs and this is just a nightmare to think nothing can be done.


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Repairing a Tiny Hole in Leather Look Microfiber Sofa?I just bought my sofa a week ago and noticed a tiny hole in it today. It is leather look microfiber. Is there any way to fix it? I got insurance on it, but hate to use it for such a small hole. Any suggestions?


Lovebirds Not Mating

Lovebirds Not Mating?I have a female and I believe a male lovebird (based on behavior). She is trying to mate with him and he can't seem to figure it all out. He masturbates all the time, even right next to her when she is doing her mating dance. I've seen him attempt to climb in her, but just can't seem to get things right.


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Kitten Biting When Trying to Suckle?We have just adopted a 3 1/2 month old kitten from a rescue organization. It appears that he was taken from his mother before he was weaned. We are not alarmed with the suckling, but how he suckles. He grips the skin with his sharp little kitten teeth and hangs on while he pushes with his paws. What is the safest way to stop this?


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Zebra Finches Not Building a Nest?Last Tuesday I removed my zebra finches nest box and put in a bigger one, because they only used to lay 2 eggs in the nest box. I even provided them with a lot of nesting material, but they still haven't started to build their nest.


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Hair Damaged by a Texturizer?I've recently cut my 4c hair and decided to texturize it to get curls. I went to the hairdresser to texurize it and after putting on the texturizer and waiting for at least 4-5 minutes, he rinsed it off. It was shocking that the texturizer didn't burn.


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Curtain Dye Stained My Linoleum Floor?It's been 4 months since a hail storm knocked out my front windows. The rain came in and the dye from the curtains stained my linoleum floors. I tried rubbing alcohol, nail polish remover, CLR, baking soda, Magic Eraser, and several other bathroom cleaning products. Nothing has worked.


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Daycare Slogan Ideas?I am in need of help, finding a good, catchy, unique, slogan for my in home daycare called Small Blessing. I will be catering to children ages zero to twelve.


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John Deere Mower Won't Always Start?I have a D130 John Deere tractor. The engine starts for me 220 lbs, but not for someone 150 lbs. I can start it, they get on and can't. I get back on starts no problem. Could it be the seat interlock switch? and if so what do I do to repair it?


Cleaning a Chocolate Stain Off a Coach Messenger Bag - stain inside pocket

Cleaning a Chocolate Stain Off a Coach Messenger Bag?I had purchased a used messenger Coach bag. It is navy blue, brown, and cream stripes in front, with cream straps with leather trim. The bag is in good condition. The chocolate is only in the outside pocket lined in a cream color. Is there any way to remove the stain without damaging the rest of the bag?


What Breed Is My Dog?

What Breed Is My Dog?This is a Pit Bull or not? He's only 3 months old and I don't know the parents.


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