September 6, 2019

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Sea-Loving Adult Coloring Birthday Card - drawing colored with colored pencils and blended for lovely effect

Sea-Loving Adult Coloring Birthday CardUsing a sea motif adult coloring page you can relax and create a lovely birthday card for a friend or family member. This page contains the coloring page needed to construct a sea-loving adult coloring birthday card. You could frame it too.


Recycled Box Gift Bags

Homemade Recycled Cereal Box Gift BagsRecycle a food or cereal box into a pretty gift bag. Wrap in a paper of your choice and add ribbon or other types of handles. They are sturdier than a purchased bag and you can feed good about recycling. This page contains instructions for homemade recycled cereal box gift bags.


A row of faux fur jackets.

Cleaning Odors on Faux FurFaux fur clothing and other items made with this synthetic fabric can pick up odors as do other types of material. To remove them you need to keep in mind the restrictions on cleaning faux fur, which is not always washable. This page offers some suggestions for cleaning odors on faux fur.


Firethorn berries and leaves.

Growing Pyracantha (Firethorn)The pyracantha or firethorn is an evergreen shrub native to Southwest Europe eastward into Southeast Asia. They resemble and in fact are related to cotoneaster. Bright red orange berries stand out in contrast to the green serrated leaves. Numerous thorns line the branches. This page contains information on growing pyracantha or firethorn.



Pipe Cleaner Pumpkin Craft - individual pipe cleaner pumpkin

Pipe Cleaner Pumpkin CraftThis is a sweet little pumpkin you can make with some coloured pipe cleaners. It's soft, fuzzy, and super cute. This is a great all-ages craft.



Value of an Antique Oak Table - solid oak table top

Value of an Antique Oak Table?The table was found in a basement by my deceased husband. I do not know where it came from. I can only remember he said it was over 200 years old. It is very heavy and solid oak. I have included photos of the legs to hopefully help in identification.


Value of a Homer Laughlin Serving Bowl  - white bowl with rose pattern in the center and teal  edge merging with the white background

Value of a Homer Laughlin Serving Bowl?What can you tell me about my serving bowl by Homer Laughlin? J57N8


Value of a Hammered Metal Tray - tray with intricate pattern

Value of a Hammered Metal Tray?We found this hammered tin tray (or metal). It looks really old and I have tried finding it online with no success. Does anyone know what this is? Who made it and when? How much it could be worth?


Value of a Japanese Champleve Cloisonné Vase - enameled metal vase

Value of a Japanese Champleve Cloisonné Vase?Through my research, I've been able to determine what this urn/vase is a Japanese Champleve cloisonné vase. However, I've been unable to determine its era or its approximate value.


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Adjusting Needle Bar Height on Singer Heavy Duty 4452?I sew leather pretty often on my Singer heavy duty machine, so the timing goes out of wack constantly. Usually I'm able to fix the timing of the needle to the hook, but this time the needle doesn't seem to go low enough to catch the thread so I attempted to try adjusting it myself.


New Sod Dying - large brown area where grass should be

New Sod Dying?I just replaced a few 10ft. × 10ft. sections of my lawn with some common fescue sod. It needed some regrading of the soil height for drainage purposes. So when I removed the old grass, I made sure to turn the soil up to around 10 in. deep fertilized it and tamped it down to a firm but not solid turf. Then I soaked it down, bought my sod from a reputable nursery and installed it to industry specs.


Identifying Insect Eggs - round eggs on T-111 type siding

Identifying Insect Eggs?I found this cluster of white insect eggs that appear to have some brown spots on them. They are on my front porch wall. Could someone please identify them and possibly tell me removal methods if it is something harmful?


What Breed Are My Puppies? - white and black dogs with freckles in a pen

What Breed Are My Puppies?I'm trying to figure out what breed my puppies are! I bought them and the owner would not tell me. I've had them almost 5 months and have no clue.


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Stewing Frozen Tomatoes?How do you stew frozen fresh tomatoes?


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Tips for Raising Money for a School Trip?My class is going to Japan and it's about 5,000 dollars, but I don't know how to raise so much money. Does anyone have any tips to help me out?


What Breed Is My Dog? - dark brown small dog

What Breed Is My Puppy?Boo Bear was a stray and I don't know anything about his parents. I've never seen a dog quite like him. My friend thinks hes a Chiweenie. I see Chihuahua, but I'm not sure about Dachshund, as he has long legs.


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Remedy for Invisible Bugs Crawling on My Skin?I have a problem with invisible crawling bugs on my skin after a cockroach was crawling on me, what is the cause of invisible crawling bugs? How can I treat those invisible crawling bugs?


Value of a Victoria Ashlea Porcelain Doll - doll wearing a red print dress with an eyelet apron

Value of a Victoria Ashlea Porcelain Doll?I have a porcelain doll 1988. It is a limited edition 67/1500, named Pepper. It's made by Bette Ball and is a Victoria Ashlea original. I would like to get a value.


Help Identifying Insect Eggs - white eggs on screen

Help Identifying Insect Eggs?So, I found this weird patch of eggs on my screen for the bedroom window? Does anyone know what they are?


Red Splotchy Rash on Dog - skin view

Red Splotchy Rash on Dog?What is this on my dog? I see him licking his paws and private area a lot.


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Starting an In-Home Senior Care Business?I want to start an in home senior non-medical care service. Do I need a license?


Value of an Vintage Sideboard  - dark wood sideboard with leaded glass doors and an oval rear mirror

Value of a Vintage Sideboard?Was wondering how much, possibly where it was made and is it worth restoring the glass on doors. I think it is from the 1930-40s it was given to my parents when I was a child from an older man who is passed away now.


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Name for a Homemade Organic Dog Treat/Snack Business?I am thinking for setting up a dog biscuit and dog treats business. They will be all organic. I would like to use our dog's name, Brady, if possible.


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Middle School Halloween Dance Ideas?I am in charge of my middle school (6-8 grade) dance and I have a lack of ideas for the decorations, games, and what should be played. Keep in mind this is a Halloween dance.


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