November 19, 2019

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Spooky Double Pumpkin Eyeball - finished craft

Making a Spooky Double Pumpkin EyeballA white pumpkin eyeball inside a larger pumpkin. What a fun and creepy Halloween decoration. The instructions and accompanying photos are available on this page.


Seedlings in a recycled plastic container.

Using Plastic Containers in the GardenAll sorts of plastic containers, tubs, and bottles have a place in your gardening activities. Use recycled bottles to add lightweight bulk to planters. Tubs and containers are useful for starting seedlings and as planters in their own right. Learn more about using plastic containers in the garden on this page.


An owl craft made from fall leaves.

Owl Craft IdeasOwls are a good motif for various types of craft projects, from kids' crafts to outdoor garden art. This page contains owl craft ideas.


Bamboo Garden Gate - bamboo covered metal garden gate

DIY Bamboo Garden GateThis page contains the instructions for adding a bamboo finish to a weathered chain link style gate. This is a great way to reuse and enhance an existing garden gate.


Vintage Tool Box Display - finished display

Making a Vintage Tool Box DisplayWhile you may not have the same vintage piece to recreate this project, perhaps it can inspire you to assemble similar creative displays. Take a look at a project for making a vintage tool box and then design your own display.


Tablecloth for Reupholstering a Chair - chair with reupholstered seat

Using a Tablecloth for Reupholstering ChairsUnused or sale tablecloths can be used to reupholster your dining or patio chairs. Here are some of ideas to help you try this solution.


Two old socks and a Swiffer floor cleaner.

Using a Sock as a Swiffer PadSave money and reuse old clothing by using a sock instead of the actual Swiffer brand paper pad covers.


Spiced Maple Pecan Salmon on plate

Spiced Maple Pecan SalmonPecan, maple syrup, orange slices, and fall pumpkin spices combine to offer a sweet alternative to savory salmon. Try some tonight.


A box of 20 Mule Team Borax detergent booster.

Borax to Boost Laundry DetergentPowdered borax has long been used to improve the cleaning power of laundry detergents.



Santa Vase And Lamp -  vase surrounded by red ornaments and fairy lights

Santa Vase And LampThis project has recycle in mind. I am using bottles to create home decor and an outdoor table light for a festive look. Here's how!


baked Raisin Oatmeal Scone on plate

Raisin Oatmeal SconesI've had this book for years and just some scones made today. I used free Craisins in place of raisins, and used whey in place of the milk. This recipe only took one bowl and is perfect for breakfast or anytime. Freezes well.



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Cause of Dog's Death?My dog died yesterday morning 18 November 18, 2019. Her name was Jojo. She was 9 years and 5 months old. Jojo was rescued from the street as a 1 week old puppy. Her colour was pure black with white on her chest (the white coloured area was medium sized). We did not know breed. My dog is didn't go outside of the compound.


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Paying Back Child Support After the Custodial Parent Dies?My son's father and I have a child support case for our now adult son where I pay a back support debt even though my son is in his 20s now. Well his father passed last month and I'm wondering does his wife get the support now even if she is not named in our case. I hope someone can answer this.


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Clearing Clogged Bathroom Plumbing?How can I unclog my pipes? We have 2 bathrooms on one side of the house and the washing machine and kitchen on the other. We have a cat and use pine litter. I think the pine litter causes the clog. Both bathrooms are clogged, but the kitchen seems to be fine. We have a snake, but I have a hard time getting it past the bend in the pipes.


Value of Vintage Cabbage Patch Kids - pile of dolls

Value of Vintage Cabbage Patch Kids?I have 8 Cabbage Patch Kids; how much are they worth? They're all from the 1980s.


Wood Used to Make a Mersman Lyre Table - lyre table with decorative metal(?) trim

Wood Used to Make a Mersman Lyre Table?This is stamped "Mersman 6651" on the underside of the table. Can you tell me what kind of wood it's made out of?


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Name Ideas for a Homemade Pet Treat Business?I'm starting up a food page for animals on Facebook and I need help coming up with a good name. I personally make foods for hermit crabs and I'm just now going into making treats and such for dogs and cats.


Fixing Pink Hair Dye

Fixing Pink Hair Dye?My hair has a semi color in it, coral, actually it's pink! I don't like it! What can I do to get it out?


Making a Quilted Photo Album Cover - Winnie the Pooh album cover

Making a Quilted Photo Album Cover?For my first born I was gifted a cute Pooh Bear themed covered photo album by my ex's great grandmother. I love it! It's so cute. I now have my second child and she had asked me where is her book. I would love for her to have a covered photo album so I want to learn how to make it. Can you please direct me to a tutorial? I haven't found one similar to it.


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