January 31, 2020

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Chocolate Orange Fudge Brownies

Chocolate Orange Fudge BrowniesPackaged brownie mix is enhanced with orange juice, zest, and chocolate chunks or chips. The recipe for these super delicious brownies follows.


A collection of inkjet printer cartridges.

Can't Print Black With Missing Color Cartridge?Sometimes all you need is a quick print but your inkjet printer is out of a specific color. Depending on your printer, you may have to have all cartridges installed and filled, even for only black and white prints.


Meringues in bowl

Making Microwave MeringuesMeringues are suprisingly easy to make in this recipe. Just combine egg whites with confectioner's sugar to bake these delicious little cookies right in the microwave.


A closet full of clothes on hangers.

Deodorizing a Closet?Closets can develop musty and other odors. First determine if the odor is the result of mold. Special steps will be needed if mold is found. Baking soda is a good deodorizer to use once you have removing the contents and perhaps even wiped down the interior.


A clear shield for a roof rain gutter.

Homemade Roof Rain GuttersHomemade gutters can be constructed with plastic roofing material. If you use clear plastic, it has the added benefit of being able to see when they need to be cleaned.


Front view of the project.

Two Pictures in One Photo DisplayBegin with two of your favorite photos and some molding strips from a home improvement store. The instructions and accompanying photos necessary to complete this project can be found on this page.


Jars on shelf.

DIY Pictures in a JarUse recycled jars and printed photos to create a pretty display for a shelf or mantle. It would be easy to change the images seasonally.


A pot pie made with leftover chicken soup.

Making Leftover Soup Chicken Pot PieThis delicious two crust pot pie started with homemade chicken soup. Thicken the soup with milk and cornstarch. Add additional veggies, such as peas if desired. The thicken soup is then baked in the crust topped shell for a new main dish.


A woman getting started cleaning a mess.

Getting Your Life in OrderIf things in your life get overwhelming, take a step back to decide what is most important. The best way to get your life in order is to take small steps and establish a routine.



Keepsake Fabric Boxes - the bottom side showing the patchwork

Keepsake Fabric BoxesThese fabric boxes were made from fabric scraps I found among my mother's sewing supplies after she passed away. I thought it would be nice to make them up into something usable, but also memorable, so I made each of my children a fabric box to use for storing trinkets or for serving bread or rolls. It is also a way to remember their grandmother, an avid quilter.


Golden Butterfly Suncatcher - two suncatchers hanging, showing both the back and the front

Golden Butterfly SuncatcherThis is a great craft for small children of all ages. They love to make these to hang in their windows, on the front porch, or to display in their room hanging from the ceiling. I was teaching a class for handicap children here and was asked to help them make suncatchers. The only help these children needed was a little help to drill the hole in the suncatcher when it was finished.


Making Hershey's Kiss Valentine Mice - six Hershey's Kiss mice

Making Hershey's Kiss Valentine MiceThese little mice are fun and easy to put together. With hearts for ears and a chocolate body, these are perfect for your Valentine.



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Truck Defrost Not Working Properly?I have a 2012 Silverado 1500. The defrost blows hot air, but the windows don't defrost and they fog up even worse. The truck is also leaking what it looks to be coolant out the bottom of truck.


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Name Ideas for a Cleaning Organizing and Staging Business?I own a residential cleaning business and want to expand by adding organizing, staging, interior design, and also some exterior maintenance and design. I am looking for ideas on what to name such a diversified business.


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Finding Fleece Fabric Donations for a School Project?I am an educator and we are looking for fleece fabric. Our elementary kids are participating in a STEAM day and we are planning on making dog toys for our local animal shelter. Is there anyone that can point me in a direction to get fabric donated for this event?


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John Deere Riding Mower Won't Start?I have a John Deere X730 mower. When I turn the key the dash lights turn on and the headlights work (bright), but it doesn't turn over.


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Alternative to Dawn Dish Soap in the UK?I live in England and keep reading about how good Dawn dish soap is for killing fleas on dogs, but they don't seem to sell it over here! This is a long shot, but has anyone any idea what the equivalent would be?


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14th Birthday Ideas?So my birthday is in February and I'm having 6 friends join me. But I don't know where to go. I was going to go ice skating, but I can't because a boy died in a pond so. I'm turning 14 too, so I need help.


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