August 4, 2019

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A sink sprayer being used to rinse broccoli.

Cleaning a Clogged Sink Sprayer?When it's time to clean a clogged sink sprayer, soak the nozzle overnight in a cup filled with vinegar. By morning a toothbrush should remove any remaining gunk.


Asian Chicken and Corn Soup

Week 31: Asian Chicken and Corn SoupSimilar to Egg Drop Soup, this recipe is commonly served in Chinese restaurants in Ireland as a starter. This simple savory soup contains ginger and green onions to add flavor to the sweet corn and chicken. Rice could be added for a more hearty meal.


Value of an Antique Reel Mower/Edger - closeup of edger

Value of an Antique Reel Mower/Edger?Determining the value of an antique reel mower or edger can be easy. Find the manufacturer and any other information on the tool and check on eBay or other online sites.


A horse being loaded in a trailer.

Renting a Horse Trailer?When you need a horse trailer to move a horse, renting may be a possibility. Check with U-Haul and other rental companies.



Bean and Vegetable Side Dish mixed with quinoa

Bean and Vegetable Side DishThis is an easy to whip up healthy side vegetable dish or could be mixed into quinoa! It is much faster to cook these yellow eye heirloom beans in an Instant Pot because it is much quicker versus the stove but you can still use the stove to achieve this dish.


Bacon and Cheese Portobello Caps on plate with brussel sprouts

Bacon and Cheese Portobello CapsThis is a delicious low carb recipe that will keep you full and happy. These large mushroom caps are filled with cheese, bacon, and onion, and taste a lot like a fancy burger. I like to serve them with a big side of veggies to make a full meal. I made these in my toaster oven.



Rocket (Domestic Shorthair) - tuxedo cat on top of cat tree

Rocket (Domestic Shorthair)I adopted this delightful boy in May. Unfortunately, he had a case of ringworm, I later realized, and had to be quarantined in one small room for seven, long weeks. Poor boy!


Recycled Ombre Vase - paint brushes in the vase

Recycled Ombre VaseI like making vases and cupholders from plastic bottles. Cutting and placing the neck of the bottle upside down into the base of the bottle makes it so you can fill the vase without it tipping over. Simply place your pens or flowers in the middle and they will center by weight. The textured look is made by ripping up paper napkins and gluing them on. I love ombre looks so I used two paint colours.



What Breed Is My Cat? - gray and black stripped cat

What Breed Is My Cat?We recently adopted this kitten. He is 4 months old. He has pretty large paws for his age and we've noticed a lot of hair coming out of his ears. My wife thinks it's a Maine coon cat, but I don't think so. Any suggestions would be appreciated?


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Maytag Front Load Washer Error Codes?My washer won't quit draining. It showed codes F03 E01 then all lights on the panel went off and it is still draining. I have unplugged it and when I plug it back in shows same codes and keeps draining. The door is locked. Any ideas how to fix or at least quit draining and unlock?


Repair Help for Low Income Homeowners - interior view

Repair Help for Low Income Homeowners?My friend and his wife are both dying. They are so wonderful. They are in desperate need of house repair. The live on one disability income. Their house is very old and has been in the family a long time. They help everyone. They helped me. I would really love to find some help fixing their house. How should I do that?


Causes of Sudden Death in Dogs - black and white photo of a Yorkshire Terrier

Causes of Sudden Death in Dogs?I come home for lunch everyday to feed my dogs and check on them. Thursday, everything was normal. Both of my baby dogs were acting normal. I fed them and gave them a treat like I alway do before I leave. I came home after work and found my 6 year old Yorkie dead/cold dead. She was 14 lbs and bit overweight, but she was healthy, active, and playful.


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A&D Ointment for Dry Peeling Skin?My skin is really bad. It's red and burns here and there. A section on my cheek peeled and it left that part pink and it's just making me feel so insecure. I've never had my skin this bad. I also tried aloe vera gel and it stained some parts of my dry skin green and the doctor recommend this A&D ointment and I'm just hoping it works well and heals my skin.


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Can I Feed My Fish Bread Crumbs?I just won a goldfish at a fair and it is very late and everything is closed. Is it okay to feed it little pieces of bread crumbs just until we are able to go to the store tomorrow?


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Name Ideas for Cleaning Service Company?I have come up with two names for my cleaning business: Broom-Broom!, Fast and Reliable. Clean it Up!, Cleaning Services Solutions.


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Jewelry Business Name and Logo?My name is Kimberly Blackwell Adams and I have a jewelry business. I want to update the business name. I also want to use my monogram for my logo. I'm a NC southern girl so I want something good to use my name monogram.


What Is This Garden Flower? - looks like a red verbena

What Is This Garden Flower?This was my mother's plant so I don't know what it is.


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Lasagna for 60?How many servings of lasagna would I get from a 12x10x2.5 pan? And how many pans would I need to make to serve 60 people?


Identifying a Houseplant - green foliage plant with rounded tip leaves

Identifying a Houseplant?I just got this small potted plant, but am not sure what its called. I would appreciate any help here.


Rug and Curtain Color Coordination Advice

Rug and Curtain Color Coordination Advice?I bought a bold area rug for my living room. It is a Lyons multi-colored area rug. My furniture is black, grey, and white. What curtain color should I use to tie in the space. I was thinking yellow and grey.


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Zebra Finch Laid Eggs?Recently my female zebra finch laid eggs, but then died and the male is left to take care of them. One has hatched already, but the other two are still unhatched eggs. I'm wondering if the male will take care of the baby finches, if not should I be the one to take care of them? Or what should I do?


What Is This Flower? - multiple small bell shaped orange flowers atop a thin stalk

What Is This Flower?Can you name this plant/flower? It was found in a garden in southern Ontario.


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Canada Thistle Control and Honeybees?Our honeybees love our thistle patch, so I don't want to eradicate it. When they go to seed, can I cut down the stalks and burn them to reduce seed distribution?


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Empty Prescription Bottle Baby Shower Favors?I am looking for suggestions for baby shower favors using empty prescription bottles.


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Using Homemade Simmering Granules?Can anyone help? I've just made some simmering granules for the first time. I haven't coloured them; I left them natural. I let them dry as suggested for 36 hours. I've noticed that while they are warming they look as if they are burnt. Is this correct?


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One Side Won't Pop Up on Jayco Camper?The cable was broken on my Jayco camper and it has since been fixed. But one corner, the back right, won't come up. What do I do to get it to raise with the other corners?


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