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Embroidery Hoop Pet ArtI wanted to do something for our pet (Tyler). Often we decorate our home for different holidays, this time and for now on, we will include Tyler's corner, with a little art of his own! This can be made with very little and can be interchangeable with different fabric pieces and it is washable.
Overwintering a HibiscusIn colder climates you will want to bring your hibiscus indoors in the winter. They can reside in the garage or in the house. If they do not go dormant you will need to water sparingly. This page contains useful information regarding overwintering a hibiscus.
Troubleshooting an Electrical Circuit?The ceiling fan in my bedroom has been having issues with power. It would randomly lose power and stop spinning. It was on low; I turned on the light and sparks flew. I lost power in the bedroom, bathroom, and hallway. I flipped the breaker back on. Still no power. Could it be a fuse or something bigger?
Value of Possible Antique Chairs?I recently received a quote to reupholster some chairs and was curious as to whether or not it was worth the investment?
Overwintering a Hibiscus?I'm told that I can bring my hibiscus plant (in a pot) in for the winter. It is only 2 1/2 feet tall and still has about 8 buds on it. It has a bloom right now. Should I cut it back? Some say to leave it in the garage to go dormant. I could, but still don't know if I should cut it back. I live in southern Michigan.
My 5 Month Old Female Pug Died?My pure bred 5 month old Pug was sick. She couldn't eat for a day and didn't do any activities like the way she usually did. We brought her to the vet the next day and they gave her some meat and she ate the meat. She took her temperature and it was normal.
Choosing a Kitchen Sink?I am remodeling and have chosen soft grey cabinets, white with a splash of grey quartzite marble backsplash and polished gold cabinet handles, with a polished gold faucet. Do you think a copper farm sink will work?
Name Ideas for Homemade Jewelry and Body Products Business?I would like to start a business selling homemade bracelets and necklaces made with semi precious beads and lava beads. I also make homemade body products like lip balms.
Value of a Porcelain Doll?I have the certificate of authenticity for a Chilam Indian porcelain doll, number 90-2500. I am trying to determine its value.
Name for a Clothing Boutique and Metal Decor Shop?My business is a trendy clothing boutique where I also sell my handmade metal decor. The majority of my customers are women in their 20s and 30s, but I do stock clothing from small-3XL, along with occasional children's clothing. I do not currently stock men's clothing, but men do occasionally shop my selection of metal decor.
Value of Antique Cherry China Cabinet?How do I determine the price to use for selling my cherry china cabinet? I bought it as an antique over 50 years ago. It has old glass with air bubbles and dovetail drawers. How or where should I sell it?
Using Frozen Zucchini for Baking?If you freeze 2 cups of zucchini, is it still considered 2 cups after thawing when using it to bake bread due to the shrinkage in size?
Getting Rid of Stink Bugs?I don't know how the tradition started, but the Chinese seem to have years for just about any animal. And too, I don't know if these years are extended to other life forms such as insects. Anybody up to snuff on this subject? I am however overrun with stink bugs and would like to get rid of them.
Reducing the Sugar in a Bread Machine Recipe?I have reduced the sugar down from 3 tbsps to 2 teaspoons as the bread was so sweet. Now it only rises to half the height and is a pretty solid, but is more edible. I've also changed to half and half brown and white bread flour. How much sugar do I need to get a good rise without being too sweet?
Is My APBT Full Blooded?My boy was born July 10, 2017. He's just now a little over a year old. I'm always asked if he's full blooded or a mix breed because hes so big for his age, but to me he has every quality of an APBT purebred. Do you also think he looks full-blooded? If so, what bloodline does he resemble?
How Can I Tell If My Dog Is a Pit Bull?We've been blessed with a new little pup that we adopted from the local shelter. They picked him up running loose with another dog so there is limited information about the pup's background. They called him a Pit Bull mix, possibly Terrier Pit mix.
Pit Bull Very Aggressive Towards Her Puppy?My Pittie had puppies 8 weeks ago. She has never snapped at my kids or me. But she snapped at one of the pups two weeks ago over a toy. No harm done, corrective behavior. But today I went to feed the last two pups and her, the pups were excited and went over to her as she was eating, and she attacked one. Not just corrective.