October 2, 2019

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Crochet Yarn Pumpkins - stem glued to pumpkin

How to Make Crochet Yarn PumpkinsLittle, quick and easy crochet pumpkins make delightful seasonal decorations. This page contains instructions for making crochet yarn pumpkins.


Threading batting through tube with pliers

Turning Fabric Tubes Right Side OutFabric tubes are used in a lot of sewing and craft projects. The initial steps are pretty easy, the frustration comes when it is time to turn the tube right side out. There are sewing tools made especially for this purpose or you can use things you may already have. This page contains some solutions to this common step.


Inexpensive Grow Light - grow light with bent shade

Inexpensive Grow Light IdeasBuying grow lights for seed starting and other indoor gardening activities can get pricey. This page contains ideas for inexpensive grow lights.


A macaroni dish with a hearty meat sauce.

Pasta Sauce Recipes Using MeatPasta sauces come in all flavors and ingredient combinations. If you are looking for one containing meat give one of these a try.


turkeycolor pencil or marker holder

Making a Turkey Coloring Supply HolderThese cute turkeys' tail feathers are actually made from colored pencils and markers. They are a perfect addition to your Thanksgiving table, to help keep the kids, young and old, occupied. Learn how to make a turkey coloring supply holder.


Make Big Showy Flowers from Plastic Tablecloths

Make Big Showy Flowers from Plastic TableclothsAs an alternative to tissue paper flowers for your next event try using inexpensive plastic table cloths. Plastic tablecloths are perfect for making big showy flowers, and they come in many bright colors.


A dog sleeping on a grey sectional.

Using Scotch Guard on Upholstery?Many people have had great results with using Scotch Guard on upholstery. It makes clean up and stain prevention so much easier. If you want to give it a try, test it on an inconspicuous spot first.



Beef Spareribs Soup in bowl

Beef Spareribs SoupSoup is always on our dinner table. Whether it's made of noodles, eggs or meat. As long as there is steaming hot soup the family dinner is complete.


Fruit Kabobs and Dip

Fruit Kabobs and DipI offered to bring either an appetizer or dessert to a baby shower. I always like to bring something healthy, so I thought fresh fruit. Thinking what can I do with the fruit that would be different and pink, so this is what I did. It was fun to make, a bit time consuming, but a beautiful presentation!


Tomato Bread Appetizer

Tomato Bread AppetizersThis is my twist and take on "Pan con tomate" - a faster method by pureeing the tomatoes, but you can do the original method which is grating the tomatoes. This makes a great snack or appetizer! Any extra puree can be saved in the fridge for future use.



A crocheted bodice dress for a young girl.

Crochet Bodice DressesI'm doing needlework combined with my crochet for an income while I'm job hunting. I call it "little things" because it's a variety of things I create.


Recycled Glass Light Fixture Terrariums - looking down on two planters sitting on a deck or similar structure

Recycled Glass Light Fixture TerrariumsI live on a small island in the South Pacific, where we try our best to not throw items away that we can use again. A friend of mine gave me a set of glass light fixtures that they were throwing away. At first, I had the idea to turn them upside down and put candles in the bottom of them.


Making a Yo Yo Pillow - yo-yos attached to front of the pillow case

Making a Yo-Yo PillowI made this yo yo pillow cover from individual yo-yos sewn together.


Paper Acorn Kids' Craft - finished craft ready to hang

Paper Acorn Kids' CraftHappy fall! Since the leaves are turning colors, I thought it would be fun to make some fall crafts with the kids. Here is a cute acorn craft that you can make with simple supplies you probably already have at home, then hang up to display.



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Inexpensive 12th Birthday Party Ideas?I have 8 kids, but tomorrow is my daughter's birthday and need some cheap ideas.


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Troubleshooting Problems with Yahoo Mail?I'm unable to send out the blind copy of an email on Yahoo; I have 100 recipients. I've been doing this for five years and now all of a sudden I can't do it. Why?


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Vacuum Sealing Cucumbers?Can you vacuum seal cucumbers? If so, what is the best method? Do you slice them or quarter them first?


Value of  Ashton Drake 1995 Calendar Babies Collection - paper tag

Value of Ashton Drake 1995 Calendar Babies Collection?I have the 1995 Calendar Babies Collection. I am curious to know the value of the collection today?


Shih Tzu Puppy Not Eating - puppy in a dog bed

Shih Tzu Puppy Not Eating?My 9 week old Shih Tzu is not eating. It has been almost two days already. She's been pooping 2-3 times a day for two days and doesn't want to play.


Value of a Homer Laughlin Soup Tureen - white tureen with lid, ladle, and base dish

Value of a Homer Laughlin Soup Tureen?Homer Laughlin info on pattern and date of soup tureen; it is complete. Any help? It is prior to 1906 I believe.


Value of a Lenzkirch Grandfather Clock - rather plain dark wood clock

Value of a Lenzkirch Grandfather Clock?I've tried finding a clock like this and have been unsuccessful. I m wondering if anyone knows anything about this and what it's worth?


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Getting Rid of Springtails?I have springtails bugs and they have been getting in my eyes, as well as, my hair. What do I need to do to get them off me?


A vintage riding lawnmower

Value of a Vintage Gravely Tractors Inc. Lawnmower?I am just wondering if anyone knows this lawnmower's value. It is only the red one not the one other beside it. It is a Gravely Tractors Inc. lawnmower.


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Side Effects of Quitting Smoking?I have smoke free almost 4 months now. I have never felt so bad. Had t-7 and c-5 herniated disc problems before I quit for 8 years. It was manageable before. Now it's is going ballistic. I also had lyme disease last year and was treated. About 2 weeks after I quit I started getting brain fog and high anxiety.


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Cracked Willow Tree in Nextdoor Garden Impacting Home Extension?We have just started a house extension and when the boundary fence was taken down the buildings regulations officer has highlighted that there is a cracked willow tree in the school garden about 5 ft from our boundary. We have had to stop our build and consult an engineer to replan a raft foundation system. This has put a substantial amount on to our build cost.


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Dyeing Hair After Bleaching?I just recently color stripped my hair and bleached it because I wanted it blonde. I hate my hair and it's only bleached so far and I want it back to black. How long do I have to wait and how can I get it black without it ending up any other colors?


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Using a Vinegar Rinse on Grey Hair?Will a vinegar rinse change the color of the white (grey) in my hair?


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Re-perming Hair?So I got my perm a day ago, and it's not curly enough at all. So I washed the chemicals out of my hair. How long should I wait to get it re-permed?


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14th Birthday Party Ideas?So I am having my 14th birthday soon and it is a winter birthday :(. In the past few years as I get older it is getting harder to come up with good ideas and also not seem childish. Any ideas?


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Fixing Undercooked Scalloped Ham and Potatoes?This was my first time making scalloped ham and potatoes last night and the potatoes were crunchy in places. Anyone have a suggestion on how I can reheat and fix the problem?


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