December 11, 2019

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Value of a Medical Textbook - cover of the book

Determining the Value of a Medical Textbook?Many reference books have not retained value over the years, due to outdated information and the ease of internet access. Some older or unusual books do have value, especially first editions.


An eye infection.

Home Remedies for an Eye Infection?Some eye infections such as pink eye, also know as conjunctivitis, will typically go away on their own. A stye is a clogged pore and there are OTC medications that will help with that condition. Home remedies can help relieve the symptoms and provide comfort. Checking with your doctor is always recommended if you are unsure of the cause of the infection or it worsens.


Selling Danbury Mint Shirley Temple Dolls

Selling Danbury Mint Shirley Temple Dolls?Danbury Mint Shirley Temple dolls can vary in value depending on the specific doll you have. An on-line search on sites such as Etsy can help identify your doll and offer a possible range of value. The value of mass produced dolls can be disappointing. The ease in selling one will be based on demand.


A man spraying a plant for spider mites.

Getting Rid Of Spider MitesSpider mites can damage and even kill garden and houseplants. Remove the infected leaves and stems and discard. A mixture or rubbing alcohol and water in equal parts can be sprayed on plants to kill the mites. There are additional methods offered on this page.


Spinach & Shrimp Soup in bowl

Green Malabar Spinach & Shrimp SoupA delicious soup recipe containing green malabar spinach. If you can't located this type of spinach, regular spinach or Swiss chard could be substituted.


A man and a woman discussing a business.

Name Ideas for an Image Consulting Business?Businesses sometimes need help with crafting the image that the public sees, for better sales and marketing. Here are name ideas for an image consulting business.


Handprint Winter Cardinals - finished painting of cardinal on snowy branch

How to Make Handprint Winter CardinalsMake these cute winter cardinals with your child's handprint. It's a great way to create a momento to send to family members.


Using Epoxy on Stone - stone with white mesh backing

Using Epoxy on Stone?Epoxy is used to adhere mesh on stone tiles, to give a surface for the mortar to attach to. Sometimes, there can be issues which are addressed here.


Value of a Webster Rocking Chair - cane seated rocking chair painted a light blue

Value of a Webster Rocking Chair?Originally called the Webster Chair Company, this Wisconsin furniture manufacturer started in 1891 but was closed due to the Great Depression. These antique chairs can have value to collectors.


Value of Dixie Furniture Company Dressers

Value of Vintage Dixie Furniture?Dixie Furniture (Lexington, NC) started manufacturing near the turn of the century but started mass production in the 40s. They were very popular in the 50s and 60s. Depending on the condition, many vintage pieces have resale value.


Party Sausages in bowl

Making Party SausagesThis tasty Filipino creation made with hot dogs fried with onion slices and then simmered in a banana ketchup sauce is easy to make and has added chicken sausage bites. The recipe follows for making this quick and easy dish.


Value of Abernathy Furniture Company Table and Chairs

Value of Abernathy Furniture Company Table and Chairs?The Abernathy Furniture Company (Kansas City, MO) was founded in 1856 and continued manufacturing furniture into the mid 50s. Many pieces have been passed down to family members and may have resale value.


Identifying a Thriftstore Purchase - rectangular metal container with a wooden handle, closed

What is This? (Silent Butler)A common household item of the past is a silent butler. It is a covered metal pan with a handle that was used to empty ash trays and pickup crumbs in the parlor or living room.


Orange Cardamom Spaghetti Squash Cake

Orange Cardamom Spaghetti Squash CakePureed spaghetti squash is the secret ingredient in this delicious orange and cardamon cake, providing a marvelous texture and nutty flavor. Making this cake from scratch is easy to do by following the instructions provided on this page.


Spicy Sweet Dried Fish on plate

Spicy Sweet Dried FishDried fish is soaked in a mixture of brown sugar, water, and diced chilies. Then after reducing the liquid and coating the fish, the pieces are fried and served, often with rice. Make this spicy sweet dried fish dish using the recipe provided on this page.



Cranberry Apple Cornish Hen on plate

Cranberry Apple Cornish HensAdding a sweet and sour element to savoury roasted Cornish game hens is divine! Stuffing them with fresh cranberries and chopped apples gives them great flavour and also makes them extra juicy. It also makes a lovely presentation at the table.


Rainbow Name Room Decor - green pipe cleaner shaped into child's name glued below the rainbow

Rainbow Name Room DecorHere is a cute room decor sign my son made on his own. It is perfect to put in a playroom, your child's room, or hang outside your child's room. I only helped hand-forming his name in cursive with pipe cleaners.


Recycled Bottle Holly Leaf Candlestick Holder - two blue bottles with holly leaves painted on to use as candleholders

Recycled Bottle Holly Leaf Candlestick HolderRecycling for the holidays is a great way to make your Christmas crafts and save a lot of money. This is such a fun project. I was looking for ways to recycle some old beer bottles that a person gave me for my bottle crafts I love to make. I had the idea that the beer bottles were the perfect size to make cute little candlestick holders that could sit on your table or around your home.


Recycled Christmas Card Coasters - decoupaged card front coasters

Recycled Christmas Card CoastersI like to make Christmas coasters from recycled greeting cards. Cut the front off of a Christmas card and with Mod Podge paste it to the front of a 4 X 4 white tile. On the back paste a piece of sheet cork cut to fit. It takes about an hour to complete the coaster including drying time.


Light Bulb Grinch Ornament - Grinch light bulb ornament

DIY Light Bulb Grinch OrnamentI made this Grinch ornament from a burnt out light bulb. All you need is acrylic paint, some red and white fabric, and some hot glue. No sewing is necessary. Tie on some ribbon and hang it on the tree. I think he's pretty cute!



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My Dog Died Suddenly?My dog passed today, and when he passed blood came out from him anus. Why?


What Breed Is My Dog? - cream and white puppy

What Breed Is My Puppy?What kind of mixture is my puppy? I can definitely see the Chihuahua side, but multiple people have told me she does not look full bred.


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Finding Help After a House Fire?Where can we receive assistance? We're being torn out of the motel at 11 today. My wife is 71 years old, disabled, and in bad health and we have two dogs. No one will help.


An American flag made of wood.

Name Ideas for a Wooden Flag Company?I'm in the process of starting a company making flags out of wood for starters. We are based in Houston, Texas and make American flags, Texas flags, thin blue line flags, thin red line flags, concealed gun cabinet flags, and so forth. I need a catchy name for this new company. I want something with American, Texan, country, southern or something.


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Sifting Flour for a Recipe?Why do I have left over sifted flour when I sift 3 cups? Are you supposed to use all of the sifted flour when making a recipe?


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McCormick Country Style Chicken Recipe?I am looking for a copycat recipe for McCormick's Country Style Chicken.


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Substituting Evaporated Milk for Whole Milk?How much evaporated milk equals 1/3 cup of whole milk?


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