May 31, 2019

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Scallion Scrambled Eggs on plate

Healthy Scallion Scrambled EggsOne of my friends is an awesome nutritionist who really knows how to take the "blah" out of healthy food, so I've used his tips to create these eggs. I've always had a bit of trouble loving egg whites. They're generally rubbery, tasteless and dull. This version is really easy to make and results in a healthy, fluffy, delicious breakfast.


Nachos from Leftovers on plate

Nachos from LeftoversNacho is my favorite food with beer. My brother bought cheese flavored chips. I'd like to upgrade it with salsa using these leftovers from last night's dinner.



Coins soaking in a cleaning bath, next to a toothbrush.

How to Clean Dirty CoinsMy best friend always looks down at the ground when we go for walks because he is really quite lucky finding huge amounts of change in sidewalk crevices and dirt patches. He finds several dollars per week! Unfortunately, these coins are often very corroded and almost unrecognizable.


A trash bin with newly repaired wheels.

Contact Environmental Services About Broken Trash Bin PartsWith regular wear and tear, our trash bin wheels broke and it was getting harder to push out every week. For the City of San Diego, if you need a new trash bin given that it is over 10 years, it will cost you $70 + a $25 delivery fee.


Bulk household purchases.

Buying in Bulk SmartlyI don't like buying household items in grocery stores. The prices are outrageous! I'm sure most will agree! I am a household of just one, but strongly believe in saving as much money as I can. I have priced products online and in club stores and have found a great online company that beats all prices!


A plastic lid being used as a small spoon rest for coffee.

Spoon Rest To Keep Counters CleanI drink a lot of tea and coffee during the day. To kill a tree for wooden, or waste plastic for stirrers is not on my list of "smart things to do". Neither, is washing spoons all day or wasting space on my tiny "coffee spotted" counters. So I compromised and found a free, washable and reusable solution.


Make a Bunny from Shells - scallop and mussel shell bunny face

Make a Bunny from ShellsHere is a simple way to make a cute little bunny rabbit using shells. I've used one scallop shell for the face, and two mussel shells for its ears. You can get really creative with the details on the bunny's face however you please!


Dark stormclouds over the ocean and a field.

Wicked SkiesWicked storm cloud, took this photo with my iPhone.


A glass of wine spilled on a upholstered fabric couch.

Using Alcohol to Clean Fabric Upholstery?Fabric upholstery is generally best cleaned with a commercial product. Greasy stains can sometimes be removed from microfiber material with alcohol.



Identifying a Porcelain Doll - boy doll wearing overalls

Identifying a Porcelain Doll?I have this all porcelain doll, with no markings that I can find. His clothes are sewn on. And information is greatly appreciated!


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Replacing the Blade Cable on a Yard Machine Mower?I have 2007 42 inch Yard Machine riding mower. I forgot which hole my blade cable goes in on my deck.


Identifying a Striped Beetle - beetle with horizontal stripes

Identifying a Striped Beetle?I found this bug on my bed. It is extremely small, this is zoomed in a lot on an iPhone. It has clean horizontal stripes unlike the carpet beetle, but maybe that's what it is? We have new synthetic carpet.


Value of Home Laughlin Cavalier Eggshell Place Setting

Value of Home Laughlin Cavalier Eggshell Place Setting?Could you tell me how much an eight piece setting for a Cavalier eggshell is worth?


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Lowering the PPM Stabilizer in a Pool?How do I lower the ppm stabilizer in a 6660 gallon above ground pool? it is brand new, but there is lots of rust in the well water.


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Re-dyeing Hair After the Color Has Faded?About a month ago I dyed my hair red from a box. I actually really like the color, but of course it has faded - some areas are faded more than others. Is it OK to re-dye my whole head with the same color I used before? Will it make it all one shade or will I have dark/lighter areas based on how it has faded?


Shih Tzu Puppy Not Eating - someone holding a puppy

Shih Tzu Puppy Not Eating?We have a 5 month old Shih Tzu. The other day she ate and drank like normal, but today she drank normally, but only ate a small amount of food. Then she leaves and comes back after how many minutes. But she cannot finish the food that we gave her.


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Staying Close to Your Grandchildren When You Live Far Away?My grandchildren live far away. I call them twice a week, but I think it's not enough. I want to be a part of their life. Can you advise exciting ways to communicate with kids?


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Selling a Pecan Tree for the Lumber?I have a extremely large pecan tree. I sure would love to know the value.


Value of a Merman Table - light tone wooden table with a lower shelf and one drawer

Value of a Merman Table?I have a Mersman Bros. Brandts Co. table N082. How do I determine its value?


Antique Cabinet with Turntable

Antique Cabinet with Turntable?i was given this, but have no idea whether to junk it or sell it. Any suggestions?


Putting Pictures Inside a Glass Block?How do I put pictures inside a glass block?


Value of Scooby Doo Plates and Salt Shakers

Value of Scooby Doo Plates and Salt Shakers?I have 2 sea mist green Homer Laughlin Scooby Doo plates and 2 sets of salt and pepper shakers. I cannot find them anywhere for sale. What would they be worth today? I would estimate they are approximately 25 years old.


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Husqvarna RZ46i Stalled and Won't Run?My tractor was galloping last week This week it stalled out and now it won't run. It started a couple of times, ran a bit and then cut out. I'm thinking fuel pump? Is there a way to test it?


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Bathroom Sink Backs Up Into the Tub?We have been living in this house for 10 years now and we were never able to use the upstairs bathroom sink or tub. With the tub, the water drains at a ridiculous rate like 10 drops a day. The (PVC) line seems to be clear. It has a floor tub drain to it that has rusted off.


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Can a Dog Get Parvo Again?If I took my puppy to the vet to fix the problem with parvo and she took all her medicine can she get parvo again?


Finding the Value of Porcelain Dolls - three different dolls

Finding the Value of Porcelain Dolls?I have several porcelain dolls that I've had since I was a child. I have no use for them and they are taking up space. I never been played with them. They are still in the box. How much are they worth?


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Getting Rid of Mothball Smell in Your House?I used mothballs in the attic, but the smell is so strong. How can I get rid off the smell in the house?


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