April 8, 2019

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Bowl of mac n cheese.

Stretching Boxed Macaroni and CheeseSometimes you need to feed a crowd with only what you have on hand. Many boxed pasta dishes can go farther with the addition of ingredients like vegetables, cheese or pasta. This is a page about stretching boxed macaroni and cheese.


Brinn Porcelain Doll. Doll in green dress with ecru lace and lacy ruffled hat.

Finding the Value of Brinn Porcelain Dolls?These popular dolls were mass produced in the 70s and 80s but few have retained much value. This is a page about finding the value of Brinn porcelain dolls.


A hummingbird and a hornet going for the same hummingbird feeder.

Using Mint to Keep Bees/Wasps from a Hummingbird FeederMany people recommend mint extract or essential oil to deter pests. This is a page about using mint to keep bees or wasps from a hummingbird feeder.


cut Sweetheart Crunch Cake

Making a Sweetheart CakeThese sweet and dense cakes are reminiscent of a bar cookie. They are popular for celebrating Valentine's Day but a delicious dessert anytime. This is a page about making a sweetheart cake.


Businessman is shopping online to choose a home property to buy about internet of thing concept, investment business background.

Name Ideas for Real Estate Virtual Assistant Business?There are many ways for real estate agents to use virtual assistants instead of hiring an assistant to come to the office. This is a page about name ideas for a real estate virtual assistant business.


Permanent marker covered by isopropyl alcohol to remove stains.

Removing Permanent Marker from Clothing with Isopropyl AlcoholMost people have a bottle of rubbing alcohol in their medicine cabinet and it is one of the best stain removers for ink. This is a page about removing permanent marker from clothing with isopropyl alcohol.


A jar of homemade bone broth.

Week 14: Bone BrothThis week's recipe makes a wonderful base for any soup but is also delicious when sipped from a mug. Bone broth is easy to make at home with all sorts of leftover bones from chicken, beef, pork or lamb. Just save them up in your freezer until you have enough to make a big pot.


The inside of a convection microwave oven.

Microwave Convection Oven ReviewsMany microwaves also can use convection to cook foods more efficiently. This page contains microwave convection reviews.


A keyboard of a coin operated player piano from the 1920s.

Value of a Seeburg H Orchestrion?Also known as player pianos, these devices would use rolls of punched paper to play music without anyone touching the keys. This page is about the value of a Seeburg H Orchestration.


Vacuumed sealed bags of meats in a kitchen.

Instructions for Oster Vacuum Sealers?Oster has been making small kitchen appliances for years, including vacuum sealers. This page discusses instructions for Oster vacuum bag sealers.


A homemade LED vanity mirror.

Homemade LED Vanity MirrorIf you want a lighted vanity mirror but cannot afford the price tag, make one yourself with inexpensive materials. This page has instructions for a homemade LED vanity mirror.



finished Crispy Garlic Parmesan Asparagus

Crispy Garlic Parmesan AsparagusThis is such a fabulous asparagus recipe for many reasons. Besides it tasting absolutely divine, it's a cinch to put together and will not go floppy on you. Just pop it in the oven, remove in 8 minutes, and you'll have a perfectly cooked, crisp side dish.


Ice Cream Bars on plates

Cookies n' Cream Ice Cream BarsIf you love ice cream, try making one with condensed milk, all purpose cream and your favorite flavor. My kid is really an ice cream lover and is always craving it. This cream bar recipe is the solution.



Paper Rocket Toy - done

Paper Rocket ToyMy son loves making rocket-ships, helicopters, and plane crafts! This is another paper rocket-ship version we made together. It is very easy to make and fun for your child to play with!


Make a Little Hothouse for Early Tomatoes - large red tomato

Make a Little Hothouse for Early TomatoesI'm sharing this tip now so if you like, you will have time to make a little hot house for your tomato plant. It can help to produce tomatoes a month early.


How to Make a Paper Phone Stand - rolled paper phone stand with cell phone in place

How to Make a Paper Phone StandWhen you needed that mobile phone stand so badly and all you find is paper all over the working place, get a pair of scissors and some glue to make an instant phone stand.



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Selling Handmade Braided Rugs?What price should I sell my rugs for? They are made of cotton material. They are 28" x 47".


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Vintage Sears Kenmore Sewing Machine Won't Sew?I have a vintage Sears Kenmore sewing machine (no. 158.17032) that I've been using for almost a year now. It's in pretty great shape despite not having been oiled in a while and was working wonderfully up until yesterday.


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2010 Craftsman LT2000 Riding Mower Won't Start?I have a 2010 Craftsman LT2000 riding mower with a Briggs & Stratton engine. It will not start. When I turn the ignition it either clicks a bunch of times or spins once or twice, but doesn't turn over. I replaced the spark plug, adjusted the valves, got a new battery, and it still won't start. I did notice that it is slowly leaking gas somewhere.


Value of Antique Table and Chairs - dining table with ornate cross bracing

Value of Antique Table and Chairs?I have an antique table and 3 chairs that I have stored for years and am looking to sell them. I do not know how old they are. Part of the base of the table is cracked, but could be repaired. Overall they are in very good condition. I don't want to undersell!


Name for a Bath Bomb Company

Name for a Bath Bomb Company?I just came up with a line of bath bombs that look and smell like food. I'm having a hard time coming up with a catchy name for them. I have a 9 pack of mini waffles that smell like maple syrup. The donuts have a variety of flavors, but so far I've made them in s'mores and brownie. The cupcakes actually smell like cupcakes and the grenades smell like root beer.


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Sun Star Plant Not Blooming?My potted sun star plant began growing leaves about 2 months ago but there is still no sign of a flower stalk. (I was given this plant last Mother's Day while it was in bloom.) How long does it normally take to bloom? The leaves are healthy, but I wonder if I should have separated the bulbs and repotted since the leaf clusters are thick and close together.


Identifying an Old Reel Mower - old mower without the handle

Identifying an Old Reel Mower?I am wanting to know how to identify an old reel mower I found. It says the model no. is 121-8189. I don't see much more other than cv6, looks to be red and gold. Where do I look and what should I look for?


Is My Dog a Pit Bull? - black and white photo of two dogs

Is My Dog a Pit Bull?My dog is Staff x American Bulldog is he a Pit Bull? He is the one with the all black face and white stripe?


Identifying a Wallpaper Design

Identifying a Wallpaper Design?I am just wondering if anyone can help in identifying this design and where I might get it?


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Growing a Houseplant in Water Beads?I would like to transition a small houseplant to grow in water soluble water beads. It is now in potting soil. Is there a gentle way to transition the plant out of the potting soil without too much trauma?


Age and Value of an Old Derby Desk Co. Table/Desk

Age and Value of an Old Derby Desk Co. Table/Desk?I am just wondering if this can be identified as a desk or table, the approximate age, and value. It has deep drawers on both ends and is made of solid wood with dovetailed joints. The table is approximately 66"long X 36"wide. Research on the Derby Desk Co. shows they started in Boston MA circa 1890 and eventually joined with another company, before being bought around 1930.


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Finding Free Furniture?How could I get help with furniture?


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Dead Animal Smell in House at Night?I have a terrible odor that comes at night and remains until morning. It smells like a dead animal. But it's been going on for months. It's the bedroom next to the bathroom. The bathroom sink is vented. It seems better when I leave the windows shut and have the AC on. I live in Florida and have city sewer.


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