April 9, 2019

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A golf shirt with stains.

How to Remove Stains from a Moisture-Wicking Shirt?There are many new fabrics that are designed to keep you comfortable when active but stains can be sometimes difficult to treat. This is a page about how to remove stains from a moisture-wicking shirt.


Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner on plate.

New England Corned Beef and CabbageAlso called a boiled dinner, this one pot meal is hearty and comforting, perfect for St. Patrick's Day. It is traditionally served with beets. This is a page about making New England corned beef and cabbage.


Handyman installing a door.

Cracks Above Door JambsOlder homes settle over time and cracks may appear, but it is important to make sure this isn't a symptom of a more serious structural issue. This page has information about cracks above door jambs.


Styrofoam in plant pot

Using Styrofoam in Plant ContainersLarge planters can be very heavy if filled with soil and drainage rocks. Reuse dense styrofoam to fill the bottom instead. This is a page about using styrofoam in plant containers.


A man holding his nose from a bad smell.

Body Odor Smells Like Skunk?Your diet has a big effect on your body's ability to eliminate toxins. This can make your perspiration have a strong smell. This is a page about body odor smells like skunk.


closeup of stitches

Lacy Crocheted Baby Blanket PatternA beautiful crocheted blanket is the perfect gift for a new baby and is sure to be treasured as the child grows. This page contains a pattern for a lacy crocheted baby blanket.


An older woman talking on the phone.

Using a Government Free Cell Phone Plan?A cell phone service needs to be reliable, even when it is free. This is a page about using a government free cell phone plan.



Wonton Shrimp with dipping sauce

Crunchy Wonton Shrimp DippersSlicing wonton wrappers into thin strips before wrapping and frying your shrimp makes them extra crunchy and much less chewy. Dip them into this sweet and spicy homemade Sriracha mayo and you'll be in heaven!


Savage (Razor Edge Pit Bull Terrier)

Savage (Razor Edge Pit Bull Terrier)Savage was in another home from which we adopted one of her puppies. We noticed when we chose our puppy that being the Momma dog, she was not in the best shape or condition. Having just given birth to 6 puppies she needed a lot of nutrients and attention which she was not getting from that owner.


Bucket Garden Storage - newly painted pail on side of garden shed with seed packet and garden gloves inside

Bucket Garden StorageI found these very unique buckets/pails. They are flat on one side and would work very well against a flat surface. Because I spend a lot of time outdoors in the garden, storage for small items can come in handy. I didn't really care for the colors, so I freshened them up with spray paint.


Spring Hat and Butterfly Door Hanging - hat door hanging

Spring Hat and Butterfly Door HangingWith a Dollar Tree hat, buttons, lace ribbon, and mini doilies, you can make this. And it looks so pretty on your door!


Making a Pom Pom Caterpillar - closeup of finished caterpillar on a leaf

Making a Pom Pom CaterpillarUsually after we read a book together, the kids want to make some sort of craft relating to the book. We made caterpillars on a leaf and it's sort of like their own pet, but without the responsibility!



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Can You Use a Tanning Bed If You Have a Boil?Is it safe to use tanning bed with a boil?


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My Dog Died Suddenly?My 5 year old wolf Shepherd mix died tonight. She was fine when I went to work at 1 yesterday. When I got home 10 hours later she was bleeding from the mouth. She died before I could get her in the car. She was healthy and had no health issues. The vet says he has no idea what caused it without an autopsy, which is expensive. She was an outside dog who was in a confined yard.


Value of a Collectible Memories Porcelain Doll - doll in box

Value of a Collectible Memories Porcelain Doll?I have a genuine porcelain limited editionAbigail doll. This was found in storage with my grandmother's stuff. I can't find this exact doll anywhere can anyone help? I know there are some on eBay for $30ish, but I figured I would check anyways.


Selling a Walnut Tree for Lumber - tree

Selling a Walnut Tree for Lumber?I have a tall straight walnut tree for sale. It needs to be cut down. I live in Belgrade Nebraska.


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Value of Encyclopedia Britannica?I have a set of Encyclopedia Britannica published in 1921. I have the entire set of books. Is it worth anything? Where can I sell it?


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Financial Assistance for Ostomy Bags?My daughter wears ostomy bags. We need help in finding out if someone can help with emergency supplies.


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Who Makes Kroger Original Tomato Ketchup?Who makes Kroger original tomato ketchup?


Identifying a Porcelain Doll - doll wearing a floral and plaid dress with matching hat

Identifying a Porcelain Doll?I'm looking for information about this porcelain doll. I know is German, it was a gift a relative gave me 20 years ago. It has the code SFK 32B written on the back of her neck.


Determining the Value and Style of a Vintage Armoire - armoire with mirrored center door and two drawers

Determining the Value and Style of a Vintage Armoire?I have been researching to figure out the style of this armoire. I have seen a couple of similar ones described as French and another as English. I have seen the value from as low as $500 up to $1500.


Repairing a Singer Touch and Sew 625 - vintage sewing machine

Repairing a Singer Touch and Sew 625?A few weeks ago I found and old desk at a thrift store, thinking it would be good for crafts. Well, yes, and there was a surprise sewing machine inside! The motor works and the bobbin area doesn't seem to be clogged up with debris, but the hand wheel is jammed and it smells a little musty. It looks like a very old model and I'm not sure how to fix it.


Value of Homer Laughlin Dinnerware - fall tree with colored leaves pattern

Value of Homer Laughlin Dinnerware?How much is this 6 piece set with server worth?


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Storing Homemade Facial Mask?I made a facial mask composed of 1½ tablespoon of honey, 1 tablespoon of turmeric, and lemon. I want to know if I can store it in the refrigerator?


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Identifying a Stuffed Ugly Duckling Toy?Can you find this stuffed animal duckling be description alone. I don't have a photo. It had a floppy, fuzzy, downy body. It was more of a hatchling with an oversized head with large eyes and a yellow bill and a belly with small wings and feet giving the stuffed animal an overall grotesque and exaggerated appearance, awkward, and ungainly and therefore endearing.


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Giving Yourself a Curly Perm at Home?I've given myself a curly perm in the past. I was advised to condition my hair after the last step of removing the rollers after neutralizing. I feel this may have taken away from my curls.


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Nail Polish Remover Damaged Finish on Faux Wood Table?I spilled nail polish remover on my faux wood kitchen table. The acetone obviously ate off the finish. I need suggestions on how to fix it.


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Recovery Time for a Puppy with Parvo?My 7 week old puppy contracted parvo when he was 6.5 weeks old. He's been on IV fluids ever since, his puking has come down a lot, but it's reddish brown.


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Value of 1768 Encyclopedia Britannica?How can I find out if my set of Encyclopedias is an original 1768 and if so the value of them?


Determining the Gender of White Zebra Finches - two white finches in a cage

Determining the Gender of White Zebra Finches?Are these finches male or female? The beaks both look orange, not red. One has grey markings on wings and brown markings near the folds of each wing near breast. That one also has soft brown markings on its cheeks. The other one is all white and the brown markings on its cheeks are very, very, very faint. Also how old are they? Is there a typical age at which the stores will sell them?


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Determining the Cause of an Extremely High Electric Bill?I would really like some advice because I'm in a terrible situation. My electric bill is usually around $100 to $110 and now this month it is showing up as $443! That's outrageously high! We contacted the electric company and they told us that it might be an appliance that's malfunctioning for it to be consuming extreme energy. The thing is how can I tell which appliance it could be?


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Resolving Problems with Free Government Phone?I have had a free government cell phone for over 5 years now. It has never been an easy situation. I can't get through to help that my 56 year old ears can understand. The problem right now is they told me I had to re-certify. I did that. Now I just got an email stating that's not what I was to do, I was to reapply completely. Does anyone have a trick to this or who I can call?


Value and Info of a Scott's Electric Lawn Mower - aluminum colored vintage electric mower

Value and Info of a Scott's Electric Lawn Mower?I came across this electric lawn mower and can't find a single bit of info or even another image of one on line. It was made by O M Scott and Sons. It has a registration number. It is made primarily of cast aluminum and a rack and pinion height adjustment.


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Repairing a Chipped Tooth on a Dental Bridge?I had a bridge put in. One of my teeth on the bridge chipped so they filled it in. It's still noticeable, is there a way to cover it up better?


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Getting Rid of Sulfur Smell from Water Heater?In December we replaced a water heater that was 30+ years old. It hadn't broken, but being that old we felt we should with a houseful of company for the holidays. After a couple weeks, we began to smell the rotten eggs smell. At this point we were leaving the house for the winter so we decided to wait till we returned.


Getting a Root Canal Done Under Medicare

Getting a Root Canal Done Under Medicare?My brother is in a care facility and is in need of a root canal. He has SS, Medicaid, and Medicare. How or can he get help with the cost?


Value of a R-84 Rowe AMI Jukebox - black jukebox

Value of a R-84 Rowe AMI Jukebox?At our Elks lodge we have an R-84 Rowe AMI jukebox. We are looking to sell it to one of our members and are just curious what it might be worth, it plays. Sometimes it just starts playing by it self. It is full of records, but needs to be cleaned.


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