May 7, 2019

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Dog Toy from Old Dish Towels  - dog pulling on towel toy

Dog Toy Made from Old Dish TowelsDogs can destroy store bought toys faster than you might expect. If you are spending a lot of money on dog toys, consider making your own out of old scraps and dish towels.


#1 Dad Birthday Card

Making a #1 Dad Birthday CardAn easy expressive card can be made by your youngster with a handprint cut out and some glue. This page is about making a #1 dad birthday card.


Sweet and Sticky Chicken

Sweet and Sticky Chicken RecipeThis sauce is reminiscent to BBQ, made with ketchup and dried onion soup. Serve it over rice to take advantage of all the excess sauce.


Easy Moussaka baked on pan

Easy Moussaka RecipeThis Greek or Middle Eastern eggplant dish is popular in many parts of the world. This version is easy to make at home and is sure to be loved by your family.


Paperclip Bookmark

Paperclip Bookmark Craft IdeasPaperclips make great bookmarks but why settle for a plain one? You can add small decorations to regular paperclips to make them fabulous. A great craft project for kids, teens and tweens.


Hang Plastic Food Containers on Fridge Shelf

Uses for Sara Lee Lunch Meat ContainersReusable plastic containers are often found with cold cuts and ready made foods at the grocery store. Save them and use them for leftovers or storage later.


Paper Towel Rolls as Yarn  Organizer - yarn wrapped around paper tubes

Paper Towel Rolls as Yarn OrganizerUpcycle a cardboard tube into one of these handy yarn organizers. You can use a different one for different colors of yarn to keep everything convenient for the project at hand.


Kale and Onion Quinoa in bowl

Kale and Onion QuinoaQuinoa is a popular South American grain that is a good substitute for rice or pasta. Here, it is combined with kale and onions for a delicous side dish.


The inside of a dog's ear.

Identifying Dog Ear Problems?If your dog is rubbing and scratching their ears it could be either an infection of an ear mite infestation. A trip to the vet is a good way to identify the problem and to determine the best treatment.


A Yorkshire terrier lying on carpet in the sun.

Yorkie Randomly Shaking?Yorkies are known to sometimes begin to shake. There are a variety of reasons for this. One is that lacking an undercoat they are more likely to reacting to the cold. Also, puppies under 4 months may suffer from hypoglycemia, a sudden drop in blood sugar which can result in shaking. Check with your vet to ensure your best response to this behavior.


A shih tzu and Yorkshire terrier mix on a white background.

Shih Tzu/Yorkshire Terrier Mix (Shorkie) PhotosThe Shih Tzu Yorkshire Terrier mix, also know as a Shorkie, is quite common. These loyal and loving "toy" dogs make great companions. Enjoy the following photos of these cuties.


Pretty Fabric Brooch

Making a Fabric BroochPretty leftover fabric can be upcycled into one of these pretty floral brooches. Just make a yoyo and add a decorative button in the center.


Making Paper Ice Cream Cones - finished play cone with pom pom sprinkles

Making Paper Ice Cream ConesConstruction paper, cotton, pompoms and glue can make a cute play dessert cone for a pretend kitchen or ice cream parlor. This is about making paper ice cream cones.


Fall Scrolls

Making a Fall Fabric Wall HangingUse leftover fabrics in autumn colors to create this beautiful wall hanging. You can cut the fabric to mimic your favorite fall leaves.



iced Cinnamon Rolls

Yummy Cinnamon RollsThese cinnamon rolls can be made any time of the day and in a short time! With using short cuts like crescents rolls and a few added ingredients. That can be eaten warm or room temperature with a great cup of coffee, tea, or milk.


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Million Dollar FudgeThis fudge is really rich and sweet! It's well worth it!


Homemade Stuffed Shells with Meat Sauce

Homemade Stuffed Shells with Meat SauceGreat tasty Italian dish! Serve it with a salad and garlic bread!


bowl of soup

Creamy Zucchini Bacon SoupI had an overabundance of white zucchini so I thought I'd try to make a soup with it. You can use regular zucchini in lieu of white zucchini for this. I used bacon as the flavourful base for it, then topped it off with crispy bacon as a stir-in garnish. It was so hearty and delicious!



Donut Pin Cushion - pink frosted donut pincushion on red background

Donut Pin CushionThis handmade donut pin cushion is so cute, I just want to bite it! It's great for your sewing box to keep your pins in order, but you could also just make them as plush toys. To make the paper donut stencil, I traced a CD, cut it out smaller, but cut the center out bigger. You can make them whatever size you like.


Wilson (Chug/Terrier) - brown dog in a bed

Wilson (Chug/Terrier)My mother in-law and I picked him out on the day he was born. He likes to cuddle, play catch (his version of course) and run around like crazy with his K9 BFF.



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Puppy Sick After Getting Parvo Shot?I just bought a puppy. The man told me she's 8 weeks old. He said she was good on everything for another 2 weeks. Well when I got her home she was eating and playing. Later that night she started to throw up. we asked the people at the feed and seed would it hurt her if we gave it to her early. They said no. It was the 5 in 1 shot. So we gave her the shot.


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Organizing Business Name Ideas?I am trying to come up with a name for my organizing business. My name is Margaret (Maggie) Z. I would like to keep the name broad in all areas of organizing. I thought of clutter free by Maggie Z or something along those lines, but was not sure if I should keep the word organizing in it instead?


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14th Birthday Party Ideas?My birthday is May 14 and I will be turning 14 (how ironic right?!). I honestly don't know what to do.


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Fixing a Mistake When Using a Knitting Loom?I am knitting a scarf on a loom. I made a mistake and had to rip out a few rows. Now I am left with 1 wrap each peg. When I try to add rows it leaves a big space between new and old rows. My pattern has three wraps. Is there a solution?


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Finding a Vet That Takes Payments?I need a vet that takes payments near me. Please does anyone know where to look?


Value of a Thomas Kinkade Print

Value of a Thomas Kinkade Print?I have a Thomas Kinkade painting. I would like to know if anyone could help me out on what it's worth. It's a 1995 The End of a Perfect Day III 1669/4850 S/N Paper. It's 24 by 36 and I have the Certificate of Limitation & Authenticity paper.


Value of Vintage Drinking Glasses - two different size glasses decorated with a gold filagree and purple pattern

Value of Vintage Drinking Glasses?How can I tell if these are valuable ?


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Will a Zebra Finch Sit on Another Zebra Finch's Eggs?I have three zebra finch pairs in three different separate cages. One pair has been my best breeding pair, it's their 2nd clutch this year. They had five healthy chicks 3 months ago and now they have again laid 4 eggs. My 2nd pair had mated, but it's hen was not laying eggs so I tried moving things around a bit. Ultimately, my question is will the eggs that I placed with another pair be hatched?


Value of an Antique Marble Top -Table - rather dark wood table with white marble top

Value of an Antique Marble Top Table?We have a marble top table with what appears to be cherry wood (may just be stain color). It has very intricate details carved in the wood. I am curious what kind of value this may hold.


What Breed Is My Husky? two dogs lying on the floor

What Breed Is My Husky?Can anyone tell what type of Huskies my dogs are? I'd love to know.


Value of a Vintage Desk - 7 drawer desk

Value of a Vintage Desk?This desk is at least 50 - 60 years old. It's a handmade mahogany desk made by Kensington Mfg. Co. in New York. It's in really good condition, but it's too big for our new reno. It's 54 x 30. There are brass handles on the drawers.


Identifying an Old Trunk

Identifying an Old Trunk?Does anyone know the maker of this type of trunk?


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