May 11, 2019

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Tuna Tartare with rice on plate

Tuna TartareThis recipe is one of my favorite because it has a delicious taste of ginger and parsley mixed in with raw tuna fish. This is a simple dish to make and there is no need to worry about raw fish. When you serve this meal, you serve it with lime slices. The fresh lime squeezed over the top of the fish will cook the fish.


How to Make a Stiffened Doily Bowl - car keys in purple bowl which has had a pink ribbon laced through it

How to Make a Stiffened Doily BowlWith this recipe for fabric stiffy, you can create a cute lacy bowl for friends, loved ones, or just something nice for your home.This is super easy and the most time spent on this project is for drying. These are great for office, bath, or as a decorative piece for those favorite jewelry pieces that you use daily, or even as a dish for keys.


Feeding the Chickens - hen and chicks behind a wire pen

Feeding the ChickensI save my food scraps to give to my neighbor's chickens. Mama hen gets all excited when she sees me coming and from her actions, she's telling me to hurry up.


removing Pineapple segments

Pull-Apart PineappleThis is a fun way to tackle a pineapple that keeps you from having to peel, core and slice. This is best done with a super ripe pineapple because the flesh is easy to twist and pull at. You will need one pineapple and one sharp pairing knife.


Use a Plastic Plate Instead of Flower Pot Saucers - potted plant sitting on a blue plastic plate

Use a Plastic Plate Instead of Flower Pot SaucersAre your looking for a budget friendly alternative to pot saucers? Think plastic kid's plate! I recently was gifted this Castanospermum australe "Lucky Bean Plant". The cheapest saucers from Home Depot were 80 cents (very thin plastic) to $2.68 (still somewhat thin plastic) so I held off on purchasing a saucer.



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Straightening Permed Hair?I permed my hair week ago and when is it safe to straighten again?


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Finish on Wood Side Table Damaged by Oven Cleaner?How does one fix a wood side table, after accidentally using oven cleaner instead of furniture polish on it? (both canisters were yellow).


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Keeping Medicaid After Marriage?If I get married and keep my last name can Medicaid find out?


Identifying Wallpaper from an Image - floral wallpaper image seen on pinterest

Identifying Wallpaper from an Image?I found this image on Pinterest + love the paper, unfortunately it doesn't link to where it's from. Does anyone know where it's from or have any idea how I can find it please.


Value of a Singer Treadle Sewing Machine

Value of a Singer Treadle Sewing Machine?I have a Singer sewing machine, serial # 14012753. It appears from the database it was manufactured in 1874. The sewing machine is is excellent condition. It has the original leather belt, rotary button hole attachment, all the sewing attachments, and the wooden machine cover. All the handles, draw slides, etc. are in excellent condition.


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Removing Stains on a Marble Top Table?I have tried all the suggested methods to remove stains from my marble table top. None worked. The brown stains worsened. Are there other alternatives?


Identifying Insect Eggs

Identifying Insect Eggs?This cluster was on my wall in Virginia. The individuals are so small it was hard to get a good focus, but this was the best I got. It looks to me like tiny roaches around more eggs, but I'm stumped.


Removing Iron-on Tranfers

Removing Iron-on Tranfers?How do I remove iron-on transfers?


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Lost Power to Porch Light?I wired in a ceiling fan/light in my porch about a year ago and now there is no power. I took the fan down turned on the power and I have no power to the switch, and the breaker is not tripped!


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Bread Machine Shorts Out When Starting Baking Cycle?My bread maker makes great dough and I gather the element works as it is lightly heated during the mixing and curing stage. The minute it starts to try to bake the bread it trips out. Any suggestions would be appreciated thank you!


Repairing a Brother Typewriter - closeup of a typewriter

Repairing a Brother Typewriter?I just bought a Brother Correct-o-Ball XL-I and when I turned it on the dash (-) was being typed on the page rapidly. I think the key may be stuck or there might be something more wrong with the machine, being as I bought it at a thrift store. It won't let me type any other letter, or number.


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