June 30, 2019

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A package of vacuum sealed food.

FoodSaver Fails to Seal BagWhen a foodsaver fails to seal the bag, it may be that a gasket has dried out or it may be time to replace the whole unit.


A child holding a flower out to the viewer.

Focusing on GratitudeFinding people, circumstances, and things that you are grateful for will help you focus on gratitude. How we look at our situation, will determine our own happiness, and ability to live in the present moment.


A group of people bidding at an auction.

Buying Items at AuctionsAuctions can be a great way to get incredible deals on surplus property, equipment, and collectables. You need to have the time to inspect the items before buying at the auction sale.


A plate of corned beef and cabbage.

Pressure Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage RecipesUsing a pressure cooker for corned beef and cabbage makes this St. Patrick's day favorite in record time with well melded flavors.


A homemade bacon mushroom Swiss burger.

Bacon Mushroom Swiss Burgers RecipeMaking bacon mushroom Swiss cheese burgers can be a special treat at home. There is so much flavor that there is no need for additional toppings.



Navy May (Australian Shepherd/Corgi) - puppy in a plastic bucket

Navy May (Australian Shepherd/Corgi)We bought her as a puppy about 2 months ago. She loves riding around with us in our Polaris Ranger! She is always with us when I am out at the barn doing chores or messing around outside with whatever creatures she can find!


finished Baked Cod

Baked CodDo you only have a few minutes to prepare your lunch or dinner? Here's a great recipe to save and try for yourself. This baked cod will be juicy and deliciou, and pairs great with a side salad for a light meal.



Identifying Tiny Flying Bugs

Identifying Tiny Flying Bugs?What is this bug? It is attracted to light the light.


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Repairing a Troy Bilt Riding Mower?My Troy Bilt Pony won't run unless I hold my hand over the intake where the air filter is.


Identifying a Porcelain Doll - doll wearing a fancy blue dress trimmed with white lace

Identifying a Porcelain Doll?She has fixed eyes, a soft body, bisque porcelain head, feet, and hands, two holes in her shoulders to hold it together, and no markings that I can find whatsoever. Thank you so much if you could give me any insight at all:)


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Finding Empty Wine Bottles?I am looking for 750mls wine bottles about 60 of them. Any suggestions?


Identifying a Vintage Stuffed Toy - stuffed anteater toy

Identifying a Vintage Stuffed Toy?I found this toy created by Possum Trot, but I can't seem to figure out where it came from or what it's worth.


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Finding a Free Mattress?Where can I get a free new mattress for my girlfriend and I?


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Replacement Insert for a United Percolator?I'm looking for the insert for a United percolator 400.


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Locating the Source of an Odor in an Old House?I purchased a 1950s home. After buying, I had the insulation updated and a new roof installed. Roughly corresponding to that time, I have noticed an odor. It is present during the summer, worse upstairs (3 level home - smell not in basement, just in one area of main floor, present throughout on top level). How can I identify the source of the odor and eliminate? It has a chemical smell.


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Daylilies Not Blooming?My daylilies have buds on them, but after one week they just stopped blooming. What's wrong? They are not crowded; there is 2ft or more between each one.


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How Long Should I Wait to Re-dye Hair?I am looking to dye my hair two different shades of the same color. I am thinking of first using a Feria ombre kit to lighten the ends (my hair has been colored 2 months ago a light Venetian blond with a Feria box) and then dyeing my whole head with a copper Feria kit. Will that technique work? And how long should I wait between the ombre treatment and dyeing my hair?


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Fixing a Hair Dye Disaster?I dyed my hair yesterday, unfortunately it has gone a very dark purple. I was wondering whether I can put my normal colour over to make it lighter.


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Causes of Sudden Death in Dogs?My dog of 6 years died today. My husband said he was fine at 11:30-12pm today. I got home around 3pm and found him dead in his pen and his face was very swollen. Does anyone know what could have happened to him?


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Gift Ideas for Boyfriend's 17th Birthday?My boyfriend is turning 17 in twelve days and I have no idea what to get him. He got me an amazing present for mine, but he's a nightmare to buy for. He has everything. He's into video games. What should I get him? I wanna get him something he'll remember also and I'm so stuck.


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Value of 1960 Compton's Picture Encyclopedia?I am trying to find the value of a 1960 edition, like new, Compton's Picture Encyclopedia complete set plus 3 year book.


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Rescued Dog Pooping and Peeing Inside?We rescued a 2 yr old Chihuahua Terrier mix. He is neutered. He had a few accidents the first couple of days, then no accidents for 2 weeks. For the last week he has been pooping at least once a day in the house and today he peed. He has done this in a closet, 2 bathrooms, and the mudroom. Today he suddenly took off down the hall and I quickly followed. Too late, he was already done.


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Repairing the Lift on a Pop Up Camper?I have a '97 Starcraft Meteor pop up camper. One of the lifts by the front where the bed is is 4 higher than the other 3. Why and what can I do and is it expensive to fix?


Value of an Antique Secretary Desk - desk with mirrors and display cabinet

Value of an Antique Secretary Desk?This piece has been in our family for a long time. I think it was made in the late 1800s, but I am not sure about that. Any idea what I have here?


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Recovery Time for a Dog with Parvo?My dog was diagnosed with parvo June 22nd. We took her to the vet. We paid for a treatment with antibiotics that would last a week. We came home and force fed her and kept her hydrated. After day 2 she started to eat, and drink water on her own. I still kept hydrating her and she was eating on her own. After a while she was drinking on her own, she was hyper like before. Now she threw up.


Identifying a Porcelain Doll - doll wearing wire-rim glasses

Identifying a Porcelain Doll?Does anyone know who this old gal is? My husband found her in our crawl space after we moved in and I would like to cloth her. She has Millie written on her neck as well as 1-88. She then has "Peaches" and an ichthy (Jesus fish) on her neck as well.


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Getting Rid of Invisible Biting Bugs?We have some invisible biting bugs in our home and pickup truck. I don't know what they are because I can't see them. They tend to feel heavy and get on my arms near my wrist. Hot showers give relief from them. We have sprayed all kinds of stuff and vacuumed and blown compressed air, but they're still here. We have been fighting it for months.


Cleaning a Kitchen Faucet Head - head removed from pipe lying on the counter

Cleaning a Kitchen Faucet Head?My kitchen faucet head is sealed and can't be taken apart. This is our second faucet head. We have a lot of earthquakes and constantly have a churned up well. Can I still soak the head in vinegar and loosen the hard water inside it?


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Dog Pees in the House When Left Alone?My dog pees in the house if not in her crate when I am not home.


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