November 19, 2018

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Painted recycled incandescent bulb penguin ornament.

How to Make an Upcycled Light Bulb PenguinHere is a very cute craft project for one of those incandescent light bulbs you have been saving. This page shows you how to make an upcycled light bulb penguin.


sprinkling powdered sugar on a loaf cake

What Is 10X Sugar?In many instances the term 10x sugar is used interchangeably with confectioner's or powdered sugar. There is a difference however, not all powdered sugar is the same. Confectioner's sugar contains a bit of corn starch, while some powdered sugars do not. Usage determines the best choice. This is a page about, "What is 10x sugar?".


Making a Ribbon Watch Strap - quartz watch with Christmas ribbon in background

Making a Ribbon Watch Strap?A fun alternative to leather or plastic watchbands is to make one from your favorite colored grosgrain ribbon. This guide offers suggestions for making a ribbon watch strap.


Peanut Butter Play Dough - orangish tan play dough with cutters

Peanut Butter Play DoughMade with edible ingredients this play dough is fun to work with and not a problem if the little ones take a nibble. This is a page about making peanut butter play dough.


Air Conditioner Making Travel Trailer Roof Bow - trailer with AC on roof

Air Conditioner Making Travel Trailer Roof Bow?A rooftop RV air conditioner can cause bowing due to water leakage and weight. To repair this damage you will need to dry out the roof if needed, and reinforce it to withstand the unit's weight. This is a page about solutions for an air conditioner making a travel trailer's roof bow.


Thirstystone Coasters Have Stopped Absorbing Condensate

Thirstystone Coasters Have Stopped Absorbing Condensate?Made from sandstone, these coasters are naturally absorbent. Over time the pores of the stone can become clogged. A quick wash with warm water and a bit of dish soap should return them to their original absorbent selves. This is a page about Thirstystone coasters have stopped absorbing condensate.


orange soda can

Making a Butterfly Magnet from a Soda Can?The thin aluminum used for making soda cans is perfect for craft projects. It is easy to cut and work with. This page contains instructions for making a butterfly magnet from a soda can.


Lysol Toilet Bowl Cleaner Stained Cabinet Shelf - young woman cleaning a toilet, holding bottle of cleaner

Lysol Toilet Bowl Cleaner Stained Cabinet Shelf?The dye in some cleaning products can leave stains if the product leaks or is spilled. To repair a cabinet stained by toilet bowl cleaner you could try painting with Kilz and then a paint of your choice. This is a page about Lysol toilet bowl cleaner stained cabinet shelf.


Planting a Desert Vegetable Garden - young elephant watering a bean plant in the desert

Planting a Desert Vegetable Garden?Many vegetables such as tomatoes, squash, and peppers grow well in the desert heat. You will be able to grow more types of veggies by planting earlier in the year to avoid the summer heat. Choose a good location, water appropriately, and mulch as needed. This is a page about planting a desert vegetable garden.



Christmas Decorations from Cardboard - three trees and two red ball ornaments

Christmas Decorations from CardboardAre you doing a lot of online shopping for the holidays? If so, don't toss those boxes just yet! Recycle them into fun crafts for your entire family and the kids.


Magazine Bowl Gift Basket - wrapped paper bowl gift basket

Magazine Bowl Gift BasketThe holidays are around the corner. If you need an inexpensive gift basket, you can make one with a paper bowl and decorate it with magazine scraps.


Cauliflower Gratin in serving dish

Cauliflower GratinI love subbing cauliflower for potato in many recipes. It's much lighter altogether, and packed with essential vitamins. Making them au gratin is one of my new favourite ways to use them. I hope you try this rich and creamy side dish!



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Husqvarna Riding Mower Won't Start Easily?My Husqvarna riding mower won't start unless I add starting fluid into it every time. Any idea what I need to check or clean to fix this? I just need a starting point.


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Electric Mattress Pad Controls?I have a WP home electric mattress pad cover that I found in a house I'm cleaning out. I need the controls to go with it. The tag on the mattress pad says model 2130 & it's dual control. I tried eBay, no luck. Where can I find this controller?


Porcelain Doll Identification and Value - doll in ivory period dress

Porcelain Doll Identification and Value?I am looking for help in identifying this particular doll. The head is porcelain with eyes that open when upright and close when laying down. From the bottom of the neck to the top of the head is about 6 inches. On the back of the neck on the doll are the letters CM BERGMANN S & H.


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Finding the Value of a Princess Diana Doll?I was just wondering what was the first Franklin Mint Diana doll ever made? I have a prototype, it only says on her side T52. I just wanted to know if I have the first one in her series of Franklin Mint dolls.


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Preventing Clothing from Bleeding onto Itself?I have white dress with red stripes. I was washing it so the red colour bled on the white portion. How do I I make the white portion stay white?


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Partial Home Power Outage?The power went out in our living room including the front door hallway light. Even the outdoor light shut off. I went to the electrical panel and shut the individual switches on and off, but no power. I even switched off the main breaker and still nothing. There is no power in that area of the house.


Identifying a Houseplant

Identifying a Houseplant?Can you identify this plant?


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Bath Products Business Name Ideas?My name is Jill and I need a good catchy name for my bath bomb and bubble bar business. I just can't seem to think of anything.


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Daycare Motto Ideas?I'm naming my daycare TAZ. What is a good motto for my daycare?


Value of a Collectible Memories Porcelain Doll - two dolls in boxes

Value of a Collectible Memories Porcelain Doll?I have a Collectible Memory Doll, Vanessa, still in the box. Does anybody know about how much it is worth?


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