March 25, 2019

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A pressure cooker being used to make hard boiled eggs.

Cooking Hard Boiled Eggs in a Pressure CookerEasily make hard boiled eggs without any issues by using your handy Instant Pot or other pressue cooker. This is a page about cooking hard boiled eggs in a pressure cooker.


Surfer Dude Wrist Band - finished slide bracelet

How to Make a Sliding Knot Beaded BraceletThe sliding knot on this simple to make child's bracelet makes it easy to get on and off. This is a page about how to make a sliding knot bracelet.


A woman holding a stack of folded laundry

How Much To Charge For Cleaning and Laundry?Some homeowners like to have their cleaning service provider also do some laundry. This task is usually quoted as an additional charge. This is a page about how much to charge for cleaning and laundry.


An eggshell growing a seedling in the garden.

Eggshells for Your GardenThere are several good reasons to add egg shells to your garden. They provide nutrients, deter snails, slugs, and cutworms. They can also be helpful as a calcium supplement, if you raise laying hens. This is a page about eggshells for your garden.


adding yogurt and water to the  Soup

Herb and Yogurt Soup RecipeCreamy yogurt and bright fresh herbs are combined to make this unusual soup. This page is about making herb and yogurt soup.


A collection of black and white photos.

Storing PhotographsBefore cell phones we all accumulated boxes and albums of photos. Organizing and finding safe storage places for these family treasures can be daunting. This is a page about storing photos.


fluffed cooked brown rice

Pressure Cooker Brown RiceBrown rice takes longer to cook than white rice but a pressure cooker makes sure it turns out every time. This page has instructions for making pressure cooker brown rice.


A pan of homemade granola.

Homemade Granola Brand Name Ideas?Granola is a healthy alternative to store-bought cereals and is popular to manufacture and sell in small batches. This page contains homemade granola brand name ideas.


A phone dropped in the surf at the beach.

Keeping Your Cell Phone DryToday's smartphones are becoming more and more water resistant but it is still best to keep them dry to avoid damage. This is a page about keeping your cell phone dry.


A fresh salsa made with avocados and mangoes.

Avocado Mango Salsa RecipesCombine creamy avocados with sweet and tangy mangoes for an unusual salsa. Perfect to serve on a taco or with tortilla chips. This page contains recipes for avocado mango salsa.


Mango Gelatin Dessert

Mango Gelatin Dessert RecipeSweet tropical mangoes are layered with gelatin cubes and canned milk for a delicious dessert. This page contains recipes for mango gelatin dessert.


bowl of Chilled Yogurt Soup

Chilled Yogurt SoupThis soup, containing yogurt and flavorful veggies, is perfect for an elegant dinner party. Try a bowl of creamy chilled soup on a hot summer evening. This page is about making chilled yogurt soup.


A hanging coat rack with hat, scarves and purses stored on it.

Using a Coat RackWhether you have a stand-alone coat rack or one that hangs on a wall, there are all sorts of uses for these handy hooks. This page contains information about using a coat rack.


A smooth homemade gravy with no lumps.

Making Gravy Without LumpsNothing is better than smooth homemade gravy. Use these tips to make sure it turns out every time. This is a page about making gravy without lumps.


Vietnamese Shrimp, Pork and Egg Noodle Soup (Bun Rieu) in bowls

Vietnamese Shrimp, Pork and Egg Noodle Soup (Bun Rieu)Vietnamese cuisine has many delicious noodle soups besides the famous pho. Use egg noodles and Asian flavors like shrimp and pork to make this savory soup. This page is about making Vietnamese shrimp, pork and egg noodle soup (bun rieu).


DIY Bubble Art Invitation - c

DIY Bubble Art InvitationCombine water, dish soap, and dye to make a nice mixture for blowing a bowl of bubbles. Then lay a piece of paper over them and tap to create a beautiful bubble design on your paper. Now you have the beginnings of a handmade invitation with matching envelope. This is a page about crafting a DIY bubble art invitation.


A person marking the hemline of jeans in order to alter them.

Altering ClothingThere are several good reasons to alter clothing you already own. For example, you can improve the fit, change the style, or lengthen or shorten pants as needed to get more wear out of children's clothing. This is a page about altering clothing.


A completed ninja made from a recycled toilet paper roll.

How to Make a Toilet Paper Roll NinjaThis cute recycled craft is fun to make and your younger kids will love helping to make and then playing with as many of these as you choose to create. This page contains photos and instructions for how to make a toilet paper roll ninja.


Empty prescription bottles to be used for other purposes.

Prescription Bottle Sewing KitUse one of those old prescription bottles banging around in a drawer to make a small, portable sewing kit. This page contains ideas for making a prescription bottle sewing kit.


mixed sweet potato and chocolate in food processor

Sweet Potato Chocolate Frosting RecipeThis no sugar added frosting recipe contains only two ingredients, pureed sweet potatoes and melted chocolate chips. It is almost guilt free. This page contains a sweet potato chocolate frosting recipe.



Kids Kar Kit - closed filled Kar Kit

Kids Kar KitThis kit can be customized for each family and each kid. If you have multiple kids, I would make each one their own.


Backyard Hummingbirds - two birds at the feeder, one upside down

Backyard HummingbirdsWe call these two, the Bibs sisters, because they both have like a red bib on their necks, actually their throats, and it's adorable how they'll sit at a feeder together, and in this picture they'll even drink together from the same hanging feeder. They're female Anna's.


Crafting Supplies from Baking Soda and Vinegar Experiment - heart shapes on white paper from dyed hearts after experiment completed

Crafting Supplies from Baking Soda and Vinegar ExperimentThis is a fun indoor experiment for your kids to do and then you can make a nice card or decoration too. They will be exploring the chemical reactions of baking soda, vinegar, and food coloring - fun fizzing!


Reviving An Old Outdoor Planter - planter in the garden

Reviving An Old Outdoor PlanterI found this planter that I wanted to add to my outdoor room at a thrift store. With a little elbow grease, it will become a jewel in my garden.


Pot Drainage from Garlic Mesh - piece of mesh packaging in the bottom of a clay pot

Pot Drainage from Garlic MeshInstead of spending money on mesh netting for flower pot drainage, you can make your own for free with general items you probably already purchase.



Singer Sewing Machine Not Feeding Fabric - vintage blue and white sewing machine

Singer Sewing Machine Not Feeding Fabric?I have a Singer Touch and Sew 756. My feed dogs have stopped feeding fabric. All the settings are where they should be. The feed dogs don't move and are lower than the needle plate and are rubber.


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Identifying Tiny Black Biting Bugs?Tiny black bugs have been crawling on me. They have sharp hard bites like a mosquito. The bites are mostly on my back, butt, and back of my thighs. I feel them crawling everywhere. It 1st started 6 months ago. I woke up and something was crawling across my forehead. I woke up to the crawling sensation. Then they were in my hair.


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Can Silverfish Damage Clothing?Tiny yellow spots appear on my clothing. Usually the spots are dotted all over the garment. We live in Florida. The house is old, but has been tented twice in 10 years. I have cedar in the closets and put diatomaceous earth along the edges of the closet floors. I believe that silverfish are destroying all my clothes.


What Breed Is My Dog? - cream colored puppy

What Breed Is My Dog?Can you please help me to know the breed of this dog?


Value of a Porcelain Doll

Value of a Porcelain Doll?I have had this Chinese doll for little over 20 years now. I am not sure what year it was made or it's worth?


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Additional Uses for Toothpaste?I have toothpaste that sometimes expires. I would like to know if there any other uses for toothpaste in addition to cleaning teeth.


Value of House of Lloyd Easter Bunny Figurines - two ruffled fur bunny figurines

Value of House of Lloyd Easter Bunny Figurines?I was given a never used set of resin(?) Easter bunnies made by House of Lloyd. They are still in plastic, laid in the Styrofoam and in the original box. I have looked for hours online trying to find their value and I never even saw this set anywhere.


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Can't Stitch Fonts on Singer Embroidery Machine?I have the Singer embroidery machine. I was able to do fonts that were in the machine 2 days ago. I went today to do it after trying a picture and I cannot get the fonts in the machine to stitch. Am I missing something?


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Septic Safe Homemade Laundry Detergent?My husband and I have been making our own laundry soap for a couple years now, and we have never had a problem up until now. Now we are finding that something is clogging our septic system. So my question is is there something in the borax or the fels naptha soap that's causing this? Do we need to alter our recipe for the soap?


Repairing the Carriage Return on a Smith Corona Sterling Electric 12 - vintage typewriter

Repairing the Carriage Return on a Smith Corona Sterling Electric 12?I have a Smith Corona Sterling Electric 12. Everything looked fine until I plugged it in and was testing it. It works perfectly except that when using the lever to return the carriage, it doesn't stay. The cord pulls it back to the end of page position. Is there a simple adjustment to fix this problem?


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Murray Riding Mower Won't Start?I have a Murray mower model # 13a326jc058 and I have replaced the starter motor, fuses, relay switch, spark plug, battery, and filter and my lawn mower only makes a clicking sound when I turn the key. What do you think could be the problem?


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Janome Decor DC3050 Not Picking Up the Bobbin Thread?If a Janome Decor Computer DC3050 isn't picking up the spool thread can it be fixed easily or is there likely to be a major problem? Everything else works fine.


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Removing a Paper Towel Stuck to a Wooden Desk?Somehow a paper towel got stuck to my white wooden desk a long time ago. I never bothered to try to get it off. But now it's getting on my nerves. How do I remove it?


Identifying Herb Leaves - medium green many lobed small leaves

Identifying Herb Leaves?Does any one have an idea what this plant is? I've been told it's an herb that's used on salads and pasta.


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Hair Falling Out After Bleaching?I bleached my hair over a month ago and I had to bleach it again tonight, but I just ran my fingers through my hair and a lot of it is falling out. What can I so to make this stop? I don't want to lose my hair.


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Finding a Copy of the EZ Bow Instruction Manual?Over the years of moving, I have lost the instruction booklet for my EZ Bowmaker. Does anyone know where I can get another one? I tried to contact the company, to no avail.


Value of Vintage Elvis Records

Value of Vintage Elvis Records?I have some old Elvis vinyl records. How can I find out their value and then sell them?


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