August 29, 2018

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Refinishing Teak Outdoor Furniture - oiled and dry furniture, table and chairs

Refinishing Teak Outdoor FurnitureThis is a page about refinishing teak outdoor furniture. After a few seasons outdoor you may find that your teak patio furniture is looking dry and discolored. Here are some great tips for restoring their beauty and helping that last longer.


Bowl of creamy mashed potatoes.

Using Mayonnaise for Creamy Mashed PotatoesAdding some mayonnaise to your mashed potatoes can make them creamy and delicious. This is a page about creamier mashed potatoes with mayo.


Seamstress Sewing on Velcro.

How to Sew VelcroThis is a page about sewing velcro. Sewing velcro can be tricky. It can clog up your sewing machine and even break your needles. Here are some tips to try, if you are having trouble sewing velcro onto an item.


Pouring batter into a ring mold.

Homemade Ring MoldThis is a page about making a homemade ring mold. Ring mold are great for making round eggs, pancakes, etc. If you don't have a metal ring mold you can make as many as you need out of wax paper.


Closeup of apps on an iPhone.

What Determines the Cost of a Mobile App?This is a page about what determines the cost of a mobile app. Have you ever wondered why some mobile apps costs less than a $1, but others are much more expensive. Here is some information about how mobile app prices are determined.


Scallops with sesame seeds, balsamic sauce and asparagus

Garlic and Balsamic Vinegar Asparagus RecipeThese make a wonderful side dish or can be enjoyed as a nutritious snack. This page contains a garlic and balsamic vinegar asparagus recipe. This simple recipe is a great way to prepare asparagus.


Joining two strands of yarn together.

How to Join Double Strands of YarnThis is a page about joining double strands of yarn. If you like to work with two strands of yarn, this tip will help you avoid having two tails.


A fiberglass sculpture with two children.

Repairing a Broken Fiberglass Fountain Decoration?This is a page about repairing a broken fiberglass fountain decoration. If you have a damaged fiberglass fountain, it can be hard to find replacement parts. Here are some repair tips, if you want to try repairing it yourself.


Scrambled Bitter Melon and Egg on plate ready to serve.

Scrambled Bitter Melon and Eggs RecipeBitter melon is believed to have numerous health benefits. This egg scramble is a great way to incorporate bitter melon into your diet. This page contains a scrambled bitter melon and eggs recipe.



Barley Potato Scone on plate

Barley Potato SconeI received a book last Christmas called "Whole Grain Vegan Baking" and have recently have had a lot of fun making the recipes in it. The jist of these recipes is they replace the egg and dairy with potatoes, squash, other vegetables, oils and vegan yogurt.


Apple Plum Cake on plate

Rustic Apple Plum CakeI usually make a similar cake with apples and cinnamon, but I was gifted a huge box of organic apples and plums recently. I could not resist tweaking my recipe to include both fruits, and trying nutmeg instead of cinnamon. This fun experiment made such an amazing cake, I just have to share the recipe with you!



Bunch of Newspaper Roses - vase filled with roses and pom poms

Bunch of Newspaper RosesIf you love flowers, but can't afford the real McCoy, then these DIY flowers are just what you need. Turn newspapers and pompoms into flowers. Displayed in a suitable glass vase, you will have flowers in your house that will last a long time, without breaking the bank in the process. You can make as many roses as you want!



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My Vaccinated Dog Played with a Dog with Parvo?My dog was in contact with a dog that recently died of parvo. I believe my dog caught the parvo virus, but was able to fight it off as she has been vaccinated. I'm worried that she is still carrying the virus from the other dog even though it's not affecting her. Is this the case?


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Receiving Social Security Survivor Benefits?My kids receive survivor benefits from their dad who passed away. I'm their representative payee and unemployed. Can we use their benefits to buy a house?


What Breed Is My Dog? - Beagle mix dog lying in the grass

What Breed Is My Dog?He is almost a year old and has a docked tail. We know his mom was a full blood Beagle. We just don't know what he is mixed with.


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Flooring Repair Help for Low Income Homeowner?Do y'all know of any organizations or charities that can help with emergency repairs for low-income families? I need flooring repair work done.


Living Room Curtain Color Advice

Living Room Curtain Color Advice?My living room color palette is made up of neutral colors and I'd like to add in some color with the curtains, but am not sure how to do it.


Identifying Pinpoint Sized Black -Bugs - grayish tan and black bug

Identifying Pinpoint Sized Black Bugs?What are these? They crawl and are almost microscopic. I have included two different pictures. They look like they might be the same kind.


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Prognosis for a Puppy With Parvo?My 8 months old Rottweiler has parvo, he started vomiting yesterday and has bloody stool. We took him to the vet right when we saw him vomiting. Last night he got admitted, he got his medication and IV fluid. Today he only vomited just once. He is able to walk a little bit and he was able to pee today.


Value of Mersman Nesting Tables - nesting tables with damaged finish

Value of Mersman Nesting Tables?I have a pair of wood Mersman nesting tables. I'm considering selling them, but am unsure of a price to ask.


Tongue Piercing

Tongue Piercing?I got my tongue pierced a week ago and on the top right at the front by the piercing there is like a piece of extra skin. it looks like a piece of food. It is hard to explain. Is that normal or should I do something about it?


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Using Homemade Flea Sprays on Your Pets?I have seen a lot of recipes for sprays on pets. How often do you spray your pet? How much do you spray on them?


What Kind Of Bug Is This? - small dark brown bug with stinger like appendage on the tail end

What Kind Of Bug Is This?I am still searching. I have better pictures. We just can't seem to get rid of them. They are in the laundry room and occasionally I find them throughout the house. We sprayed, but are still finding them.


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Selling a Porcelain Doll Collection?How do I sell off a porcelain doll collection? I have upwards of 100 dolls. Some in great shape and others in OK condition. Most are in boxes.


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Osbourne and Little Discontinued Wallpaper?I am looking for Osbourne and Little wallpaper W551-03, Little Minaret design. Pale gold metallic. 1 or 2 rolls. Discontinued item.


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Training a Pit Bull to Walk on a Leash?So I found this Pit Bull and she's super strong. I think she was being trained to fight. I have two children and she's great with us and the kids, but not so great with other animals. When I walk her she pulls me. How do I go about training her?


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Medicaid and Marriage?I live in New Mexico and want to get married, but I am in stage 5 kidney failure and I can't lose my Medicaid. What can I do and still get married? We only make about $2,500 a month together.


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Copycat Recipe for McCormick's Meat Marinade?Is there a recipe for McCormick meat marinade? I think they quit making it.


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