August 8, 2018

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Closeup of a fuse box, with a two pole breaker.

Wiring a Two Pole Breaker For a GeneratorAdding a generator to a breaker panel, can be done by the homeowner if they feel comfortable doing this type of job. Read the tips and how to advice in this page. Still unsure, call an electrician, some home improvement and repair projects are best handled by the professionals.


Chipmunk wearing 3D glasses holding a box of popcorn.

Corny JokesCorny jokes can be a lot of fun to tell. There are thousands of them, many suitable for all ages. This page contains corny jokes.


Graves with grave surrounds.

Making a Grave Surround?A permanent grave surround can be added to the burial plot and merged with the headstone if there is one. The cemetery director is the person to contact to find out about restrictions and acceptable plans. This is a page about making a grave surround.


Toddler with an old key.

Warning About Letting Small Children Play With KeysKeys have long been an object that children love to play with, especially if they are on a ring. There are a number of potential dangers associated with allowing small children to play with your keys outlined in this page.



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Cleaning Stove Drip PansI clean my stove drip pans over night in grocery store bags. Yep, I put two of them in several bags, bagged one inside the other and pour ammonia over them then tie them off. I do the same with the other two and let them sit in the sink until morning.


Upcycled Plastic Bottle Cap Light - with lights lit

Upcycled Plastic Bottle Cap LightI save caps from my water bottles because they're always the same brand, making them completely uniform, therefore nice for crafts. This is a light I made from trash, basically. It's just a bunch of bottle caps and a plastic container from a miniature baking set.


Dahlias and Their Pollinators  - different angle of bumble bees

Dahlias and Their PollinatorsI took my grandchildren to the rose garden near the Point Defiance Zoo. We got lots of good photos of the kids, 4.5 - 16, as well as these closeup dahlia ones.


Athena (American Shorthair Tabby) - kitten in bathroom sink

Athena (American Shorthair Tabby)I got her at the Animal Foundation (humane society) 3 weeks ago. She likes to play with her mouse.


Ornamental Horse Adult Coloring Page - horse's head and neck

Ornamental Horse Adult Coloring PageDo you feel like some arm chair travelling to the country side? Then this coloring page is just what you need! This adult coloring page is ideal for all those horse-lovin' cowboys and cowgirls. So, giddy-up and give this fella' some color!


Upcycled Water Jug Gift Basket - finished and filled basket

Upcycled Water Jug Gift BasketDon't have a gift basket? You can make one with an empty gallon jug and with items you may have around your home if you shop online!



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Repairing an Old Olivetti Electric Typewriter?I have an old electric Olivetti. I was using my typewriter when suddenly the carriage got stuck and I was able to hear the motor spinning without it moving. I had to restart the machine, but this problem keeps happening, even 2 or 3 times a row.


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Getting Rid of Aphids on Milkweed?Will the soap solution used to kill aphids on milkweed harm the monarch eggs or the little catepillars?


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Puppy Peeing While Walking or Sitting?I have an 8 month old Pit Bull. Usually we take him out once in the morning and once in the evening and he does his deeds outside. It is not uncommon for him however to pee on the floor in the apartment, but he doesn't do that while we're at home.


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Prognosis for a Puppy With Parvo?I'm a first time pet owner. Everywhere I go, he's always beside or behind me even when I sleep. It breaks my heart that my pup has parvo. I'm really devastated.


Value of a 1905 Webster's Dictionary

Value of a 1905 Webster's Dictionary?I am curious the value of my book. I realize that in some cases mass production means there are many copies out there. But in this case I haven't been able to find a match to mine (just one that was close) in order to establish a value.


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Interior Decorator Business Name Ideas?I want a name people can remember. If I can, not required, I want to use Helzer in the name. I live in Las Vegas and may use the name in Idaho. I am a decorator not a designer. Any suggestions?


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Brand Name for a Furniture Store?I am an interior designer and am planning to start my own furniture line. The collection is going to be made from wood, bone inlay, painted, etc. with designs which are contemporary, quirky, and some vintage. It's also going to have a lot of customised pieces.


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Catchy Daycare Business Name?I am about to open my family daycare. Please suggest which name should I pick from these? If you have something other than these you are welcome to comment.


Is My Dog a Full Blood Pit Bull? - black and white dog

Is My Dog a Full Blood Pit Bull?I am not sure what breed my puppy is. Its head not as triangular as I would expect.


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Value of a 1920 Singer Sewing Machine?I would like to determine the value of an antique 1920 Singer sewing machine that needs restoration. Where do I go to get it restored in St. Louis. MO or where can I sell it. It has the foot peddle.


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