August 23, 2019

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Happy Birthday Gift Bag - ready to add tissue paper

Making a Happy Birthday Gift BagStart with a kraft paper grocery bag and some colorful cupcake papers and you too can fashion this gift bag. This page contains photos and instructions to assist you in making a happy birthday gift bag.


DIY Off-Shoulder Top - off the shoulder sweatshirt modeled by the maker

DIY Off-Shoulder TopThis page contains instructions and photos to help you make an off-shoulder top from a typical sweatshirt. Making your own DIY off-should top saves money and allows you to choose the color and fabric of your choice.


DIY Fur Covered Notebook - fuzzy yellow yarn character notebook

DIY Fur Covered NotebookYou can easily make your own interpretation of this cute yarn, fur, covered notebook for school or work. It is 3D and will definitely brighten your day. Try this DIY fur covered notebook.



bowl of Ratatouille over brown rice

RatatouilleUse so many of the wonderful vegetables from your garden for this flavorful, aromatic dish. I substituted cucumbers for some of the zucchini. I cut out the middle part with the seeds, and put that in the salad for tonight.


Peacock Popsicle Stick Puppet - finished puppet

Peacock Popsicle Stick PuppetMy daughter loves peacocks, she admires their beautiful feathers. She asked if we could make a toy peacock. Of course, we can make a peacock puppet with simple everyday supplies - assorted construction paper, wiggly eyes, pipe cleaner, scissors, a Popsicle stick, glue, and tape.


breaded  Fried Green Tomatoes

Making Fried Green TomatoesI have a tomato vine that is full of large green tomatoes. It is so heavy with tomatoes, the wind blew the vine and the post over. On the good side, the vine is still living and we are enjoying fried green tomatoes.



Value of Ashton Drake Figurines - Precious Moments Holy Family figurines in boxes

Value of Ashton Drake Figurines?What is the value of Joseph, Mary, and Baby Jesus, from the "Come Let Us Adore Him Collection"? This collection uses the art of Precious Moment creator Sam Butcher and was crafted by the Ashton-Drake Galleries. All three are in original boxes excellent condition.


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Agencies That Help the Elderly Get Household Items?I am in search of household items for an elderly patient who is leaving the hospital today. I found out she has nothing. She needs clothes or bedding, sheets, towels, plants, dishes, and household items lightly used. I am wanting to help out, but cannot afford to personally.


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Cub Cadet 2130 Won't Start?I've been having a problem with my PTO cutting out. It happens once I've been running it for about a half hour and when I put it in reverse. This is a new problem, I've had this mower for about 10 years. Last week when I was cutting, the mower sputtered and died. I assumed I was out of gas, but I wasn't.


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Water Dispenser Not Working on Refrigerator?We just replaced the filter in our frig. It will make and dispense ice, but not water. Also when the ice tray fills with water it also leaks out of the water dispenser, but it won't dispense water otherwise.


Value of an Elvis Thimble

Value of an Elvis Thimble?I have a yellow plastic thimble that says Elvis Presley, April 16, 1956 - Amarillo Texas.


Is This Platter Sterling Silver or Plate? - round silver tray with ornate edge

Is This Platter Sterling Silver or Plate?This is stamped Reed and Barton 1126. A magnet doesn't stick to it and when I rubbed it with a white cloth it turned black. I can't find the exact plate on eBay under sold items or anything else online with this model number. I'm just wondering if it is older than the stamp law and/or silver. A similar item on eBay brought a pretty penny.


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House Trained Dog Peeing Inside After a Move?So we recently moved, and my 4 year old who has been potty trained for some time is now going to the bathroom in the house. I literally took her outside, watched her pee, and as soon as we came inside she peed again. What is going on?


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Ford Windstar Van Dash Lights Don't Stay On?I have a 2000 Ford Windstar van. My dash lights come on for a few minutes and go back out. What would cause it to do that?


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Getting Rid of Fleas in an Apartment?I live in an 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment. I foster animals with a rescue and have never had any issues until my most recent lot of kittens. I currently have 7 foster kittens, 1 foster puppy, and my personal dog.


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Starting a Rose Cutting in a Potato?Does any one know if putting the stem of a rose in a potato and then burying it in dirt really works and how long does it take to grow roots?


Are These Insect Eggs? - round tan objects

Are These Insect Eggs?We found these in my friend's car and we aren't sure if they are eggs or not!


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Tang 15 Needle Embroidery Machine Not Stitching Properly?I have a Tang 15 needle embroidery machine. I have been waiting 9 months for a mechanic to fix it. It sews approximately 30 stitches then stops. I've checked threading and the bobbin, but no luck. The mechanic has my book.


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Killing Knapp Weed?"Knapp Weed" is an invasive species, and hard to get rid of. I would like to know if anyone has an idea for killing it.


Value of a Lane Cedar Chest - chest with painted design on front

Value of a Lane Cedar Chest?I live in Australia and have just acquired this old chest. It has the Lane logo and a series number, but I can't quite tell if it's authentic and when it might have been made. Can anyone help?


Value of a Brinn Baby Doll - doll in a long christening style dress and bonnet

Value of a Brinn Baby Doll?I have a Brinn's babydoll with the certificate. Her name is Kara, color white, item # 2NCK-567. It has never been taken out of the plastic, except to take photos. The hands and feet are still wrapped. The box is in excellent condition. Does anyone have any idea of what someone might pay for it?


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Treating a Cut on Your Dog?This afternoon my Foxie jumped up to get a Frisbee that landed in a tree or shrub. He caught his underbelly coming down and has a cut about 2 cm long. I have cleaned it and put on Betadine.


What Is My German Shepherd Mixed With? - black and tan puppy

What Is My German Shepherd Mixed With?First mistake, never trust every Craig's List seller! But, other than that, the breeder said she was a pure German Shepherd. But I just visited the vet for a little puppy visit on her belly, and she said there's no way she is a purebred because of her pointy nose and her short hair and how rough it is.


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Value of 1993 Encyclopedia Britannica?Is an entire set of 1993 Encyclopedia Britannica worth anything or useful to anyone or should I recycle?


Value of a 1968 Jacobson Edger - old gas powered edger

Value of a 1968 Jacobson Edger?Is there any value for a 1968 Jacobson edger in great working order?


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