February 13, 2020

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A pair of ladies underwear.

Repairing Underwear That is Glued Not Sewn?When pricy underwear that is glued together comes apart, it may need to be returned to the store, sewn or glued again with a clothing adhesive.


batter in bowl

Frozen Chocolate Mousse TartA baked chocolate crust that becomes a delicious frozen mousse. It is light and refreshing for a summer dessert.


A plate of cooked tilapia.

Quick and Healthy TilapiaA relatively inexpensive fish is tilapia. It is quick and easy to prepare for a delicious, dinner main dish.



Truffles on plate

3 Ingredient TrufflesThese beautiful little truffles will blow you away. They are creamy and decadent, yet so easy to make. You just need a pack of Oreo cookies, a block of cream cheese, and a bag of chocolate chips. Sprinkles are totally optional. I only used them to make them pop for my Valentine!


slice of cookie ice cream cake

No-Bake Cookie Ice Cream CakeMy girlfriends and I came up with this a few weeks ago for my birthday. We had spent the day out in the city, enjoying the sight. By the time we got home, late at night, my friends were upset they didn't pick up a birthday cake. We rummaged through the kitchen and found a few simple items to make a wonderful no-bake cake. It might be the sentiment tied to it, but this is one of my favourite layered cakes!


Chip Cookies on tray

Banana-Orange Oatmeal Choco Chip CookieWhen you wanted your kids to eat something healthy but they don't eat vegetables or even fruits, turn these into something they would enjoy. Here's a delicious idea to make fruits yummy in the eyes of your picky kids.



Sock Sleeve for a Gift - sleeve around a pair of pink socks with hearts

Sock Sleeve for a GiftSocks make great gifts that are inexpensive and fit everyone's budget. Plus it's practical and thoughtful because you want the person to have warm feet. Make a sock sleeve with construction paper, write a cute phrase (it could be for any occasion not just Valentine's Day) and this would be a great gift.


Valentine's Day Spider Card - finished card

Valentine's Day Spider CardHere is one way you could up-cycle your kid's painting creations. Turn them into sentimental cards. Perfect for grandparents, family, friends, classmates, neighbors, etc.


Happy Valen-Slime Cards - card taped to gift of slime

Happy Valen-Slime CardsMy son and I made these "Will You Be My Valen-Slime Valentine Cards" for some of his friends in the neighborhood using left over fabric scraps and construction paper.


Space Valentine Box - finished Valentine's Day card box

Space Valentine BoxNeed a last minute Valentine Card box? Here's a style you could recreate. We used an empty tissue box and my son decided he can reuse his space mobile for his Valentine Box.



Value of Noritake China - white plate with floral pattern around the rim

Value of Noritake China?I have a 1968 12 piece Noritake 6842 set, that was never used. Any idea what it's worth?


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Removing a Chapstick Stain on Clothing?I washed and dried my scrubs with Chapstick in my pocket. What can I do to get this out now? I already tried scrubbing them with stain remover and re-washing them, it didn't work at all. The scrubs are dark grey in color.


Repairing a Bread Machine -shaft showing missing part location

Repairing a Bread Machine?My bread maker, a Breville BBM100, has destroyed part of its pan seal kit - a tiny washer that would fit on the end of my pinky finger. No spares are available. I've searched and now found there were never spares for this model, which they still make. Do you have any ideas about something I could use to improvise a repair? I've tried local suppliers of nut and bolts, etc. to no avail.


A ceramic figurine of a man in a fancy hat.

Identifying Figurines?My husband's grandmother is 93 years old and gave me these two figurines. Apparently there were legit fights in the family over the years over who would get to keep them on their mantle (no one from my mother-in-law's generation and younger can fathom why, haha).


Identifying Anaglypta Wallpaper - white paintable paper with a floral pattern

Finding Anaglypta Wallpaper?Does anyone know the name of this Anaglypta wallpaper and maybe where I can find it to buy? It may be a discontinued range.


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Crafts Using Lace Paper?What projects are lace paper used for?


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