April 20, 2019

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Card and Lace Bookmark - flowered bookmark

Recycled Greeting Card and Lace Bookmark CraftA handmade bookmark is the perfect gift for a friend or family member who enjoys reading. This example begins with a pretty, recycled card cut to size and then decorated with an edging of lace. This is a page about making a recycled greeting card and lace bookmark craft.


Fold Clothes Together for Traveling - beginning to fold short up over shirt

How to Fold Clothes Together for TravelingYour outfits will be ready to wear by folding them together before putting them in your travel bag. This is a page about how to fold clothes together for traveling.


A straw placed under a ring tab.

Opening a Pop Can Without Breaking a NailA plastic drinking straw can facilitate pulling a ring tab to open a soda. This is a page about opening a pop can without breaking a nail.


Recycled Photophore

How to Make a Recycled PhotophoreSolid gel air fresheners usually have a nice floral or geometrical pattern under the plastic film. Once it has dried out, you can add a LED votive candle to make a small light. This is a page about how to make a recycled photophore.


marinating Chicken Thighs

Sweet and Savory Chicken ThighsCombine sweet mango jam with soy and ginger for a quick and delicious dinner, served with rice and veggies. This is a page about making sweet and savory chicken thighs.


Craft Project Tickler Box - sort craft project cards and begin filing

Making a Craft Project Tickler BoxKeep your craft ideas organized by a variety of categories by using this handy tickler box. This is a page about making a craft project tickler box.


Memo Holder Step 3

Decoupaged Memo HolderTake an ordinary wooden memo holder and add photos, sayings and decorations to make it unique. This page is about making a decoupaged memo holder.


Bean Salsa and Feta Salad on plate

Bean, Salsa and Feta Salad RecipeJust three simple ingredients to make this refreshing salad. This page contains a recipe for bean, salsa and feta salad.


Mini Flower Crop Top from Leggings - wear your new top

How to Make a Mini Flower Crop Top from LeggingsYou will be surprised how easy and fun it is to make this attractive crop top from and old pair of leggings. This is a page about how to make a mini flower crop top from leggings.


finished card

Polka-dotted Flower CardDainty polka dots border this cheerful flower made from layers of paper to add detail. This page is about making a polka-dotted flower card.


Popsicle Stick Office Tools Organizer

Popsicle Stick Office Tools OrganizerUse pre-colored Popsicle style craft sticks or paint recycled ones and create your own office tool organizer to meet your particular needs. The instructions in this page will show you how to make this Popsicle stick office tools organizer.


Decoupaged jug.

Decoupage Jug With Paper BagsTorn paper bags create a fun pattern when used in a decoupage project, such as this jug. Coat the finished craft with a sealer and add additional decorative elements as desired. This is a page about how to decoupage a jug with paper bags.


Shamrock Stencil Painting - the short tube can be used to make gold coins if desired

Shamrock Stencil PaintingYounger children will enjoy making these bright green shamrocks with the help of TP or paper towel tubes. This is a page about shamrock stencil painting.


Black and white cosmos flower card.

Cosmos Flower Birthday CardA row of pretty flowers resembling delicate cosmos blooms are the center of this intricate card. This page contains instructions for making a Cosmos flower birthday card.


Building a Frame for Dragon Fruit Tree - closeup of fruit

Building a Frame for a Dragon Fruit TreeThe dragon fruit grows on a vine, which requires support to protect the plant from stress as it grows in size and becomes laden with delicious fruit. This is a page offers one method for building a frame for a dragon fruit tree.


Unique Eggs in One Homemade Basket - decorated eggs in crochet basket

Decorated Plastic Easter Eggs in a Crochet BasketDecorate several plastic eggs with a variety of finishes, such as twine, a crochet yarn chain, gem stones, or small buttons. Then crochet this cute little basket to display them in. This is a page about decorated plastic Easter eggs in a crochet basket.


Sweet and Sour Catfish Soup with garnish

Sweet and Sour Catfish Soup RecipeA healthy, delicious soup made with a popular southern fish. This page contains a sweet and sour catfish soup.


Blue and green cross.

How to Make a Decoupage CrossBegin with a plain wooden cross from a craft shop and some paper of your choice and create a beautiful decoupage cross to display in your home. This is a page about how to make a decoupage cross.


Finished card.

Purple Pansy Birthday CardPurple pansies are so pretty they deserve to be the center of attention on your handmade birthday cards. This page contains instructions and a printable bit of artwork to use in making this purple pansy birthday card.


Crispy Fried Tofu with Scallions

Crispy Fried Tofu with Scallions RecipeAdd flavor to bland tofu by frying it brown and topping it with fresh green onions. This page contains a recipe for crispy fried tofu with scallions.


cut bananas on wafers in container

Banana Pudding Wafer SurpriseThis kid friendly dessert is easy to put together with just a few ingredients. This is a page about making banana pudding wafer surprise.


Homemade Chunky Applesauce in pan

Homemade Chunky Applesauce RecipeA great way to use up apples is by making a chunky applesauce. Using sweet apples will reduce the amount of sugar it will need. This page contains a homemade chunky applesauce recipe.


Baked Easy Chicken Pot Pie

Easy Chicken Pot Pie With Buttery Crescent Roll CrustYou can play around with the ingredients in this quick to assemble pie, to create a delicious main dish. This page contains an easy chicken pot pie with buttery crescent roll crust.


Cannellini Bean Sauté on dinner plate

Cannellini Bean Sauté RecipeA white kidney bean that originated in Italy, and has become popular in the US. This page contains a cannellini bean sauté recipe.


Value of Encyclopedia Britannica World Atlas

Value of Encyclopedia Britannica World Atlas?You need to look inside the atlas to find the publish date for these old reference books. If it over 100 years old it may have some value. This page concerns the value of Encyclopedia Britannica world atlas.


Drinking Straw as Small Travel Containers - straws containing toothpaste, conditioner, and shampoo

Using Drinking Straw as Small Travel ContainersRepurpose a fat straw as containers for shampoo, lotions, etc. so you can travel with small amounts of your favorites. This is a page about using drinking straw as small travel containers.



Mango Pocket Pies on plate

Mango Pocket PiesIt's summer season here at my place. I'm starting to think of food and goodies to bring to a beach outing with family and friends. Mangoes are perfect for picnics especially when they are made into desserts.


Submarine Craft and Experiment

Submarine Craft and ExperimentThis is a free and fun craft/experiment that my toddler son really enjoyed! He made an experiment out of this by seeing how many coins it takes for the submarine to sink (it was a trial and error experiment).



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Removing Ammonia in the Dishwasher?So my wife accidentally put ammonia instead of rinse aid in the dishwasher (the bottles look pretty similar) and I can't seem to get all of it out. Is it safe to eat off/drink from the dishes? I am fully aware to keep bleach away from it.


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Ford 500 Traction Light Won't Turn Off Other Lights Flicker?My traction light won't shut off and there are no error codes. Does anyone know how to shut it off? My mechanic has had my car many times and hasn't figured it out. Also my lights inside and outside flicker like I'm going to stall, then my dash light shuts off and turns on, but my interior lights and headlights and the car is still on and powerful.


Identifying Porcelain Doll from Germany - very old German porcelain doll

Identifying Porcelain Doll from Germany?I have my great grandmother's doll she brought over when they came to America. It's literally been untouched for over 50 years. It has real human hair and no broken pieces.


Identifying Tiny Biting Bugs - tan and brown bug

Identifying Tiny Biting Bugs?What are these bugs? They are very tiny. I place a bright lamp on the floor and they seem to come to it. They will bite. They mostly crawl, but will fly. I had some new potting soil a few weeks back and thought they might have been in that. I just want them gone.


Value of a Console Stereo Radio and Record Player

Value of a Console Stereo Radio and Record Player?I have an old General Electric record player AM/FM cabinet. I says 1980 on it. I don't know anything about record players, but plugged in the radio works perfectly and the record player spins, although I think it might be spinning too slowly.


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Value of Ashton Drake "Stepping in Time" Heirloom Shoe Ornaments?I have 48 Ashton Drake "Stepping in Time" heirloom ornaments (shoes) and would like to sell them. I have no idea how to determine the value of them. Does anyone know how to find out how much they are worth? They are all in excellent condition.


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My Daughter Missed Mass on Holy Thursday?As you know, this week is holy week. Does anyone know if my daughter should go to confession if she missed mass on Holy Thursday? I told her it would be longer than usual (as Holy Thursday masses are an hour longer) and she had refused to go. She claimed the reason was "I'm tired" which is not a good reason to miss mass.


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Cause for Delay in Gears Engaging on Troy Bilt Pony Rider?I have a 2012 Troy Bilt Pony rider and am wondering why forward and reverse do not engage right away, but after several seconds it begins to move. Any suggestions?


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Name Ideas for a Childcare Business?I need help with finding a name for my child care center. I would like for it to be very unique, not the basic names people use for their centers! I want something where parents become interested just from hearing the name alone!


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