February 10, 2020

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A collection of vegetables on a wooden surface.

Vegetable Side Dish RecipesNo matter what you are serving for a main dish, a side of vegetables is always a wonderful addition. It will add flavors, colors, and nutrition to your meal.


Bags of holiday potpourri made as gifts.

Simmering Holiday PotpourriWonderful seasonal fragrance can fill your home with a simmering potpourri. You can make a special blend for an inexpensive holiday gift.


A frying pan filled with liver and onions.

Making Liver and OnionsSliced liver of pork, beef or lamb and sliced onion bulbs are eaten commonly in the UK and Germany. It is often served with potatoes.



Making Woven Coconut Leaf Shrimp   - finished leaf shrimp

Making Woven Coconut Leaf ShrimpThis is a really fun craft and so easy to make. I teach a class twice a week for handicapped children. The projects I teach the children are to help with their motor skills and using their hands. This week we were working with coconut leaves and teaching the children to make different items from the leaves.


3D Pop-Up Heart Card - open card with 3-D heart

3D Pop-Up Heart CardYou only need a few pieces of coloured paper, scissors, and glue to make this beautiful pop-up card. You could even make just the card base and the heart using two colours. I used three to make it high contrast. :)


Heart Garden Stakes - stakes in a potted tree

Heart Garden StakesHere is a project for making cute and thrifty heart/Valentine conversation candy inspired garden stakes. They are perfect to place as outdoor decorations for a pathway, in your planters, or even use as party decorations (place inside a vase with rocks or other decorations so the stake could stand).



Value of Mersman End Tables - two stepped end tables

Value of Mersman End Tables?I purchased these from a sale and I absolutely adore them. I am wondering their value.


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Replacement O Ring for a Sunbeam Bread Machine?I've had a Sunbeam bread machine for years. The machine itself continues to hold-up well, but I've had to replace the baking pan multiple times. The last time, and this time, all that's wrong is that the o-ring (retention seal) in the middle of the spindle shaft (that the mixing paddle sits on) has worn out.


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Value of a Vintage Wurlitzer Jukebox?What is a vintage Wurlitzer 500 jukebox worth?


Identifying Insect Eggs - scatter of tiny off white balls, perhaps eggs

Identifying Insect Eggs?Do you perhaps know what this is? It looks egg-like. It wasn't there a few days ago. I just noticed it under my lamp and on the alarm clock under my lamp.


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Value of Antique Encyclopedias?I have 2 books from the Penny Cyclopædia of The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, vol 9 + another dated 1912. They are in fair condition and have a cloth binding.


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Identifying Photo Imaging Software?I once used some graphic program that would take a photo of a person (head to waist) and when you used this command the picture would turn black but the edges of the person would glow neon. I can't remember if it was multi-color neon. Do you know what they call this?


An antique desk clock.

Value of an Antique Ingraham Clock?I'm looking for the value of this antique clock. It is from the E Ingraham Company.


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Samsung Refrigerator Won't Dispense Ice?On my Samsung RF4287HARS refrigerator the "ice off" button is lit up. I press it and it will not go off. How do I get it to go off so that I can have ice once again?


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Value of Homer Laughlin Brittney Majestic Dinnerware?I have 59 pieces of Homer Laughlin Brittney Majestic dinnerware I would like to sell. They have been packed away for many years, they are in excellent condition.


The front of a chest of drawers.

Value of a Brandt Chest of Drawers?Does anyone have knowledge of this table like year or price range? I can't find it online.


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Painting Mobile Home Walls?I recently painted my walls with a semigloss sheen. Can I paint over that with an eggshell sheen?


Identifying a Brooch - ornate brooch with stone removed from center

Identifying a Brooch?I need help identifying this brooch :)


A tongue piercing with a white bump.

White Bump Near Tongue Piercing?I got my tongue pierced on Thursday. It's now Sunday and I'e noticed this white bump on my tongue. It doesn't seem to hurt or bother me. Is it something I should worry about? I've been using mouth wash or salt water rinsing after food or drinks other than water.


The needle of a sewing machine.

Repairing a Pfaff Sewing Machine that Is Jamming?I have a Pffaf p80 that has been jamming the material and making a bundle of thread in the bobbin. It is only the upper thread, like it is not picking the upper one.


Identifying a Dresser - 4 drawer distressed dresser

Identifying a Dresser?I would love some feedback regarding this dresser, including style, approximate age, etc.


A small bug on some packaging.

Identifying a Bug Found on the Bedspread?Can anybody help me identify this bug and what should I do? This the second time I found it on my bed spread! I've changed the linens often. I've had my bed suite for 2/3 years.


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Value of a Lane Cedar Chest?I have inherited a lane cedar chest, serial number 364021, style # 1941-41.


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John Deere Riding Mower Won't Start?I have a John Deere LA145, I've owned it since 2009. It used to work just fine, that is until I parked it a few years ago. I took it out last year and worked on it a little. My grandmother and I completely took apart the carburetor, cleaned it, and cleaned the air filter and still nothing.


Identifying a Porcelain Doll - doll sitting on a purple stuffed crescent moon

Identifying a Porcelain Doll?What kind is this?


A Homer Laughlin plate with a flowered pattern.

Value of Homer Laughlin Dinnerware?Can anyone tell me what this set might be worth? This was my grandmother's set of Homer Laughlin Eggshell Georgian Cashmere. It is a service for 12 minus a couple of pieces.


A porcelain figurine with a floral dress.

Identifying a Vintage Porcelain Figurine?I'm trying to identify my vintage doll. Does anyone have any idea what kind of doll she is?


A Mickey Mouse figurine.

Value of a Sitting Mickey Mouse Figurine?We found this guy and was wondering if he was worth any thing? He's about a foot and a half long and maybe 10 to 12 pounds.


A small bug on a bed.

Identifying Household Bugs?I find these tiny bugs in my bed sometimes and I was wondering if anyone knew what kind of bug it is. I would really appreciate the help so I can get rid of them.


What Breed Is My Dog? - seemingly older black dog with white on chest and gray muzzle

What Breed Is My Dog?What breed is my dog? He is very smart, is very protective of our home, and he gets along well with other dogs. I don't have to use a leash when I walk him. He's really friendly. I'm just trying to figure out what breed of dog he is. My daughter brought him home from St Louis and she got them from a lady at Walmart for 10 bucks.


A Yorkie on a carpeted floor.

2 Year Old Yorkie Died Suddenly?My 2 year old Yorkie just started vomiting late afternoon non stop. I monitored him and gave him tablet for vomiting. He was not lazy nor looked sick. The next morning he was dead within 12 hours. What can it be?


A husky dog on a couch.

What Kind of Husky Is My Dog?I would like to know what kind of Husky my puppy is. She is about to turn two years old! I also feel like if I know I will be able to care for her better!


Causes of Sudden Death in Dogs - black and white spaniel type dog

Causes of Sudden Death in Dogs?My mom's dog passed away today in the morning and my family and I had gone to my cousin's yesterday. We got home like around 1. When we got home her dog (Aries) was fine and jumping around like he normally would. I even played with him for a little while before I went inside.


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