May 14, 2019

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Layered Paper Flowers - mass of different colored paper flowers

How to Make Layered Paper FlowersThese beautiful layered paper flowers will be easy for you to make by following the instructions and photos found in this page. Decorate a classroom, home, or a party table as a centerpiece. Their uses are many.


Use a Colander for Dust Free Final Serving of Cheerios - pour into a colander

Removing Cereal Dust Before ServingWhen you get to the bottom of a cereal bag, there can be fine meal that you may not want in your bowl. You can sift the cereal in a colander. This is about removing cereal dust before serving.


Crochet Snowflake from Recycled Skirt

Making a Recycled Crochet SnowflakeTear an old worn shirt into strips and use them to crochet a colorful snowflake. It is fun and easy. Follow the steps and photos on this page for making a recycled crochet snowflake.



How to Make a Blank ScrapbookScrapbooks are so useful for journaling, sketching or writing lists to keep you organized. They are easy to make at home, using recycled scrap paper.


Muffin Tin Ribbon Organizer

Turn an Old Muffin Tin Into a Ribbon CaddyPaint an old muffin tin and add dowels to create a unique and useful ribbon caddy. The steps and a finished photo can be found on this page.


Fabric Panel Playmate - child lying on his side and playing with a car on the mat

How to Make a Fabric Panel PlaymatPlaymats are wonderful for toddlers and preschoolers. These fabric panels can be created to suit a variety of different personalites or types of pretend play.


'If you get tired learn to rest not quit' written on a note near a teacup.

Inspirational QuotesThere are so many different inspirational quotes from different sources such as; historical figures, literature, modern actors, pundits and politicians. If you have a favorite quote that has inspired you, please share it here.


Table Cover Using Store Bought Doilies - doily table runner

How to Make a Table Cover Using Store Bought DoiliesYou don't need to know how to crochet to make this lovely table runner. Learn how to make a table cover using store bought doilies.


Congealed Cabbage & Apple Salad

Congealed Salad RecipesThe addition of gelatin or jello to a vegetable or fruit salad can make a very refreshing side dish. This page contains congealed salad recipes.


Butterfly Birthday Card

Handmade Butterfly Birthday Card with Matching Gift TagThis handmade butterfly birthday card with matching gift tag could be just the project your want to take on for your next craft. It is perfect for gift giving any time, but spring and summer do call for such a motif.


Thrifty Patio Chair Pillows - checkerboard cushion on red plastic patio chair

Making Inexpensive Patio Chair PillowsIf your old outdoor pillows are worn, stained, or you just want a change, this thrifty solution is for you. Use a plastic or fabric tablecloth for making these inexpensive patio chair pillows.



Fried Onion and Green Pepper on dinner plate

Stir Fried Onion and Green PepperMy neighbor gave me a bottle of gluten free soy sauce and I tried it with stir fried green peppers and onions. The soy sauce and vinegar gives the onions and peppers such a good flavor, I have started preparing it often. We love it.


finished Japanese Style Grilled Oysters

Japanese Style Grilled OystersThis is a quick and easy way to make grilled oysters at home. This is a version that we eat in Japan. It's pretty simple but has some fantastic flavours. We even make this in the toaster oven with no adjustments to this recipe. Enjoy!


Blooming Onion

Blooming OnionThe simplest food you can prepare is in the spice pantry. Find a large onion and you can have instant snack or dinner. Try this very easy and gorgeous looking onion.


piece of Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda BreadThis recipe makes a loaf that is light, moist, and a little sweet. It's perfect for breakfast or an afternoon snack.



Egg Crate Turtle Paper Weight - frog on a stack of paper

Egg Crate Turtle Paper WeightMake a cute paper weight to keep papers, or your kids' papers from flying everywhere especially when the fan is on or the air breeze is blowing in. You can apply this same concept to other animals too if you don't want a turtle.


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Fresh Frozen SeasoningWhen a little girl I used to love watching my mother cook. Especially when she let me help make her homemade seasoning instead of store bought seasoning powder, other than salt and pepper. She brought out a big onion, cilantro, garlic buds, and pepper. She cut up the bell, onion and chopped up the cilantro. and let me throw them into the blender.


A freezer filled with vacuumed sealed foods.

Living With Less Is MoreI have always been a bit of a cheapskate and as I get older I have grown to realize that I am not a "cheapskate", I am Frugal! And might I say I am proud of it! It started in my 20s.


A single layer chocolate cake

Baking LessonsA hearth is timeless. In days past, of the likes of Little Women, warm flickering light from the stove used to brighten up evenings for families coming together over a meal. What would they talk about? Maybe the ships coming in from sea, slow telegraphs from a father far away, the newspaper picked up for a dime from the little boy at the market? After the dishes were put away, a child like Beth might play hymns on her old upright, several decades before the radio was ever invented.


A homemade flea trap using water and dish soap.

Homemade Flea TrapGot fleas? They're no fun! I have no pets but somehow we have fleas inside our home and they're biting me. In any shallow pan/dish (I used a pot saucer) - add some water and mix with dish soap. Place underneath a light source and plants beside. Repeat and spread throughout your house where you may have fleas.


Peekaboo Annie - kitty in backpack

Peekaboo Annie (Domestic Shorthair)When my daughter comes home to visit she gets lots of love and attention from our cat Annie. This time when she prepared to go home she found Annie stowed away and waiting for her inside her backpack. We all laughed! We all just thought she was so adorable I had to share this!



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Puppy Ill After Having Parvo Shot?Just yesterday I noticed my puppy threw up white fluid, but I didn't think too much about because he sometimes throws up when he drinks too much water. This morning he had an appointment to get his last set of shots! Later I noticed his behavior changed. He is not as fully energetic as he would be. And he also keeps gagging like he wants to throw up, but doesn't.


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Treating a Kitten with Worming Paste?What happens if you feed your kitten too much worming paste?


Value of 1771 Encyclopedia Britannica - cover page

Value of 1771 Encyclopedia Britannica?I believe I have 3 volume set of the 1st edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica.


Is My Puppy a Purebred German Shepherd? - puppy under a table

Is My Puppy a Purebred German Shepherd?Is my puppy a purebred German Shepherd? He is eight weeks old and he was advertised as purebred. He is super sweet and smart. I am just wondering what everyone thinks.


Reason for Dog's Sudden Death - woman holding dog's head

Reason for Dog's Sudden Death?This past weekend my healthy, sweet, 5 year old Boxer suddenly passed away. I came home from work that morning, took her out and she did her business, ran around, ate, and played with my kids. She was her normal happy self. She followed me into the bathroom to watch me give my kids a bath. I noticed she was squatting down and was peeing or just got done peeing, but looked stuck...


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How Much Should I Charge for a Deep Cleaning?How much should I charge to deep clean a 6,000 sq. ft. house, including baseboards, moldings, and all. It has 3 floors, over 10 bedrooms, at least 8-bathrooms, a movie theater, a bar, winery, and an aquarium is in this house. The house is almost immaculate. It will be myself & 2 other cleaners. How much should I charge to clean it? Should I charge hourly or by sq ft?


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Poulan Pro 12hp Mower Won't Start?I have changed spark plugs and the fuel filter, but my mower will only start when the carburetor is primed and shut off when the primer fuel is used up.


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Old Weight Watcher Blueberry Muffin Recipe?I used to make these blueberry muffins. You put yogurt and a whole orange including the rind into the blender. Does that ring a bell?


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Finding a Specific Tom Rubel Heaven's Retired Angels Figurine?Where can I find Mr. Go Far? I have been searching for this one for years. I originally bought it for my daughter after her grandpa died, it broke and I never knew the name of the artist or figurine to search for one until recently.


Value of a Henley Special Reel  Mower - reel mower with wood handle in good shape

Value of a Henley Special Reel Mower?I am looking for info on a Henley Special No.55 reel mower, including age and value.


Value of an Ashley Belle Doll

Value of an Ashley Belle Doll?The doll's name is Angela, design 918/3600. She is 22" tall with a stand, still in the original box, and in excellent condition. She has a little dog with her. The head, hands, and feet are porcelain; legs, arms, and body are stuffed very firmly. A fringe shawl over shoulders hangs the full length of the doll.


Value of Mersman Side Tables - matching tables with decorative filagree on long sides and corners

Value of Mersman Side Tables?I would like to know the value of these are Mersman tables, model 2440 no. 236. They look similar to another table with a Mersman design.


Is My Dog a Pit Bull?

Is My Dog a Pit Bull?Does my dog look full blooded Pit, or could he be a mixed breed? It really doesn't matter to me, except at this point I would rather he be a mixed breed, so I won't have an issue with renting a home. I am just not really good at knowing the breed by looking at it.


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