March 7, 2019

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A handprint spider on a piece of paper.

Spider Handprint CraftsA very, simple project for youngsters using handprints to create a spider with buggy eyes picture. This is a page about spider handprint crafts.

 

Four leaf clovers growing outside.

Four Leaf Clover Photos and InformationAlthough clover usually has only three leaves, you can often find clovers with four or even five leaves. These are considered lucky and are often confused with the three lobed Irish shamrock. This page contains four leaf clover photos and information.

 

Value of a Ransomes Minor Mk6 Lawn Mower - rusty old mower

Value of a Vintage Ransomes Lawn Mower?Vintage lawn mowers sometimes increase in value over time, depending on their age and condition. This page has information about the value of a vintage Ransomes lawn mower.

 

Vase of Many Colors - example with pennies

Vase Filler IdeasVases can hold many other things besides fresh flowers. You can use a vase or jar to create a table decoration filled with marbles, stones, coins or dried beans. Top with fake or dried flowers, leaves or grasses. This is a page about vase filler ideas.

 

Rainbow Pot of Gold Activities  - FUN spelled out with coin letters

Rainbow Pot of Gold ActivitiesThis is a fun children's craft that can be used for learning basic rainbow colors, letters, and words. This is a page about making rainbow pot of gold activities.

 

Vinyl Tablecloth Wreath

How to Make a Vinyl Tablecloth WreathA simple weatherproof decoration can be made with a vinyl table cloth cut in strips and a wreath purchased at your dollar store. This is a page about how to make a vinyl tablecloth wreath.

 

A four leaf clover being pressed in a journal.

Value of Pressed Four Leaf Clovers?Lucky four or five leaf clovers are very popular to press between the pages of large books or journals. This page contains information about the value of pressed four leaf clovers.

 

Recipes

Sardine Pizza Cups on plate

Sardine Pizza CupsThe simplest snack I can make for the day. One can can make 12 or more depending on the size of your dough. A loaf of bread dough will do. Our pizza craving satisfied!

 

Crunchy Baked Fish, fries with Tartar Sauce on plate

Crunchy Baked Fish with Tartar SauceA couple times a month, my friends and I try to make a full meal with whatever we happen to have on hand. No shopping allowed! This one made us giggle at first, but turned out so good. We used spicy corn chips and some crackers for the breading on some fish, and baked it in the oven. We also made a lovely tartar sauce with mayonnaise, ranch and pickles. It's pretty fun to see what you can come up with with what you've got!

 

Articles

Patton (Domestic Shorthair) - gray and black tabby colored cat

Patton (Domestic Shorthair)We adopted Patton from our local Humane Society at a pet store event. He was about 9 months old. We hadn't intended to bring home a cat, but my two young boys were thrilled. My older cat, Desire, was not!

 

Spring Bunny Banner - banner on mantle

Spring Bunny BannerWith my love for spring and its colors, I wanted to make a banner using cardstock, ribbon, tape/glue, and colored cotton balls. This is what I came up with.

 

Making a Paper Drinking Straw Snake  - two snakes on countertop

Making a Paper Drinking Straw SnakeI enjoy gardening and the kids like to watch/help out. Sometimes their toy of choice can damage the plants, so when they're playing over the plants I suggest lighter and more gentle toys.

 

Pot of Gold Fridge Decor  - pots and coins on fridge

Pot of Gold Fridge DecorI thoroughly enjoy decorating for every holiday, but I hardly have money for expensive items. And this year, my employer is having me decorate the break room as well! I decided to decorate the fridge door and to incorporate every associate into the St. Patrick's Day theme. Making pots of gold was the easiest choice and turned out absolutely adorable.

 

Go-Go Boots - young woman wearing white go go boots and lime green vinyl dress

Go-Go BootsWhen I was in the sixth grade, short white leather boots, called go-go boots, were all the rage. All the cool girls got them immediately. Not-so-cool girls got them in rapid succession. In a short period of time, anybody who was anybody had a pair, except for me.

 

Questions

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Daycare Name Ideas?I'm opening a home daycare and hit a brick wall trying to find a name. I am looking for something that is catchy, elite, fun, and transcending. I do plan on moving from my home to a actual center so I need something that's also fitting for a center.

 

Online Craft Business Name Ideas

Online Craft Business Name Ideas?My passion is making jewelry, but I also up cycle items and make them into other things. I'm looking to start an online business and I'm at a loss for a name. I don't really want to incorporate my name because I think that's corny.

 

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Preventing Water Spots on Vinyl Film Sunroom Windows?What can I put on the vinyl film (windows) on my Florida sunroom to prevent water spots?

 

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Value of First Edition Encyclopedia Britannica?I have a full set of 1st edition Encyclopedia Britannica. The spines are a bit worn, but otherwise they are in excellent condition. Have you any idea if they are worth anything?

 

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Why Is My Budgie Losing Feathers?My female bird is losing feathers around her back and is beginning to lose them around her neck. She is currently on her 9th egg and made a huge mess in her mating box. I need to know if she's sick or just stressed.

 

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H2O Mop Pump Is Not Working?My H2O steamer mop's pump is not working; no humming sound. Water scale has been removed. Can the pump be repaired or replace?

 

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Removing Residue from Cornstarch Cleaner from Windows?I used a cornstarch recipe from this site last spring and have been trying to get the film off the windows ever since. I don't want to have to replace all our windows, but they are far worse than before and nothing will take it off. Any suggestions?

 

Dyeing Curtains - white canvas look grommet curtain

Dyeing Curtains?How do I dye light colored curtains to burgundy?

 

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Duck Not Incubating Eggs?My mallard hen and Indian runner have mated. My hen has laid 30 eggs so far. When will she start sitting on them?

 

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Brand Name for Homemade Granola?I make granola and granola bars at home. I would like a name for my brand that has an emotional touch to it, something along the lines of nourish, soul, joy, homebaked, etc.

 

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Dyed Hair Too Dark?I had my dark brown hair highlighted about month ago at a salon. I decided it wasn't for me and went to another salon and had it dyed back my natural color. But now it's too dark. What can I do?

 

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Lost Power to Other Fixtures After Changing Out One?I changed one fixture in the kitchen and now I have no power to 5 lights. All lights were working before I changed that one. I took the one out, but there is still no power. I also checked the breaker and it is not tripped.

 

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Instruction Manual for Nelco Sewing Machine?I am looking for an instruction manual for a Nelco - Sierra sewing machine. Model # 234F, Serial # 12517.

 

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