October 23, 2018

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Borax in a bowl.

Buying Borax in the PhilippinesBuying borax in the Philippines can be a bit of a challenge. Some shops and hardware stores may carry it and there are websites as well. This is a page about buying borax in the Philippines.


Rib Eye Roast with vegetables.

Rib Eye Roast RecipeRib eye roasts are quite delicious. There are many great recipes for preparing one. This page contains a rib eye roast recipe.


Woman brushing her white teeth.

Saving Money on Teeth WhiteningTooth whitening from a dentist or in a kit can be too expensive for many of us. There are a few much less expensive methods you can use at home. This guide has some tips for saving money on teeth whitening.


Rat in a garden bed.

Getting Rid of Rats In My Yard?Unfortunately rats are frequent backyard visitors. They are attracted to any area that provides a good food source, so be sure to clean up dog poop, fallen fruit, and scattered bird seed. If more extreme measures are needed check this page for suggestions. This is a page about getting rid of rats in my yard.


Man working on a sliding glass door.

Sliding Glass Door Safety TipsSliding glass doors can be a safety hazard. One way to keep someone from walking into the closed door is to add decals or other decorations. This page contains sliding glass door safety tips.


Person with credit cards and a calculator.

Reducing Credit Card DebtThe amount of credit card debt you owe can creep up on you. If you only pay the minimum payment you will not make any headway in reducing the balance. Make larger payments, pay off recent charges, and reduce the purchases to see the balance go down. This is a page about reducing credit card debt.


Shower curtain on a rod.

Use Shower Curtains for DrapesDecorative shower curtains can often be purchased much more cheaply than drapes. This choice for window coverings allows you to change your "drapes" more frequently. This is a page about using shower curtains for drapes.


Epcot center at night.

Thrifty Disney World VacationA trip to Disney World is fun and can also be very expensive. There are some easy ways to save money, such as taking your own water, food, and snacks. This page contains suggestions for planning a thrifty Disney World vacation.



Chevy (Chihuahua/Jack Russell) - in a backpack

Chevy (Chihuahua/Jack Russel)I rescued her 7 years ago. She likes to be right by her daddy.


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Use a Sheet To Protect Plants From FrostTo protect plants from frost, cover rows with fitted twin sheets. Plan early when planting with this in mind.


Mummy Candy Bowl - finished bowl

Mummy Candy BowlThis is an inexpensive and very practical Halloween mummy candy bowl.


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Harvesting ElderberriesAfter snipping the 'umbrellas' from your elderberry bush, use a plastic fork (held backwards) to glean the black berries from the vines. Package and freeze. Wash just before using.



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Value of a Vintage Mickey Mouse Watch?How much do you think a 1973 official Mickey Mouse watch in perfect condition (still in its original red case) is worth? It has been stored in my hope chest since it was given to my first baby at birth. It has never been taken out of the case. It has the original face.


Value of Mersman Tables   - two tier corner table

Value of Mersman Tables?I have 2 Mersman end tables, 1 corner table with a Mersman code 8625 on the bottom, and a coffee table. How much are they worth?


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Selling Porcelain Dolls?I have some authentic porcelain dolls that I have been wanting to sell. Is there any place or person that buys them? I would greatly appreciate some help.


Identifying Porcelain Dolls

Identifying Porcelain Dolls?I found some beautiful dolls while thrifting and would love to know a bit more about them. I cannot find any markings on these dolls apart from the twins, but can still find no information.


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GFCI Bathroom Outlet Not Working Properly?I have a electrical two socket plug in my bathroom. All the plugs in the bathrooms are on a GF breaker switch in the electrical control box. The bottom socket only has developed a strange issue. If I plug a hair dryer all the way into the plug it stops working. If I then pull it out about 1/16 inch it works.


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Freezing a Fish Pie?I have made a fish pie. Can I freeze it?


Identifying a Bedroom Set - bedside table with glass fronted drawers

Identifying a Bedroom Set?What age is this bedroom set and how much is it worth?. I was told it is something like Princess furniture and was told hand made in Europe. I has glass inlay all over the furniture.


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F150 Heats on Passenger Side Only?I have a 2015 F150 that heats only on the passenger side. The heater core was replaced in 2017 on a recall. I am living in Kimmirut Nunavut, Canada. There are no mechanics available in our area.


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How Do I Ask My Mum How to Shave?I'm 13 and I have really hairy armpits and legs. Everybody else shaves, and I really really want to as well. I freaked out and started shaving without my mum knowing. So far it hasn't caused any problems, but I have to use my mum's razor, and I know she'll find out soon.


Are the Galls on Oak Trees Poisonous to Dogs? - gall in the grass

Are the Galls on Oak Trees Poisonous to Dogs?My Aussie Shepherd enjoys eating the "fruit-like" berries that fall from live oak trees. Are they poisonous? What are the long term affects on her health? (The berries are soft like grapes.)


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