February 21, 2020

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Making Pancakes On a Tin Can - pancake on can top

Making Pancakes On a Tin CanMaking a simple cook stove from an empty food can provides a great way to make pancakes while on a camping trip. The tutorial below describes how to prepare your can, lists the materials needed, and offers a simple pancake recipe.


Nail glue being applied to the top of a nail.

Cleaning Nail Glue From CountertopNail glue is often a cyano-acrylic glue like Crazy Glue and similar products. Try a remover made especially made for this adhesive. Test to make sure it does not damage your countertop. Other options are mentioned below.


Caramelized Onion Balsamic Chicken Salad in bowl

Caramelized Onion Balsamic Chicken SaladThis delicious salad uses the balsamic vinegar mixture to marinate the chicken, as the dressing, and also as the finish for the caramelizing of your onion topping. Serve up this fancy, but easy to make, chicken salad soon.


Three frames containing postcards mounted on a wall.

Framing Post CardsLearn how to frame postcards that you have collected on your travels or received from others. It is a great way to display your adventures.


Bread Chips on plate with dipping sauce

Making Bread ChipsYou can make your own seasoned bread chips easily and quickly at home. The recipe on this page uses Parmesan cheese as the main seasoning, but other choices could also be used alone or in combination with the cheese.


Cornflake Crusted Cinnamon French Toast on plate

Cornflake Crusted Cinnamon French ToastDress up your favorite cinnamon French toast recipe by adding one more step. Coat the bread slices with crushed corn flakes after them have been submerged in the egg and milk mixture. The result is crunchy on the outside and custardy on the inside.


Cardboard Tube Haunted House - drape cotton over or inside for spiderwebs, sitting in the midst of ivy

Making a Cardboard Tube Haunted HouseReach into your stash of TP and paper towel tubes and set to work making this cute cardboard tube haunted house decoration.


Different colored puzzle piece pins.

Making a Puzzle Piece PinUse the pieces from an old puzzle, especially one already missing a few, to create a cute pin. They can be painted, sprinkled with glitter, or wrapped with fancy string or cord. Learn how to make puzzle piece pins.



serving of Peanut Butter Mug Cake

Healthy Peanut Butter Mug CakeThis simple recipe takes one minute to make and is actually a fast and healthy


Vegan Pasta Sauce

Vegan Pasta SauceI just wanted to share a simple pasta sauce recipe I make all the time. It uses no oils. Sometimes I just like it on bread or spaghetti squash or actual pasta.



Plastic Easter Egg Wreath - hanging on the door

Plastic Easter Egg WreathDon't have an Easter wreath? You can make this simple one with plastic Easter eggs. You can find inexpensive Easter eggs at your local Dollar Tree, 99 cents store (or use any eggs you might already have.)


Getting Pizza Sauce Off Your Upholstered Car Seat - spray bottle with cleaner

Getting Pizza Sauce Off Your Upholstered Car SeatIt just happened! Bringing home two pizzas and a container of extra sauce, that ended up opening and dumping onto my new, light gray upholstered car seat! AUGH!! I had even used an over the counter upholstery protection spray previously on the seats, but it didn't seem to help at all!



Identifying a Porcelain Doll - doll with peach colored bow in her hair

Identifying a Porcelain Doll?I can't find the name of this doll or identity the signature.


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Value of a Set of Encyclopedia Britannica?I have an 8th edition Encyclopedia Britannica in good condition in its own bookcase. Is this worth anything? Where is the best place to get valuations?


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Treating a Cat for Fleas with a Topical Pesticide?I have recently treated my cat with a spot on flea treatment, but he still has fleas. Can I do him again after two weeks or do I have to wait the recommended five weeks?


Value of a Seymour Mann Doll - doll wearing a pink dress with white lace and ribbon on bodice and sleeves, wrapped in plastic

Value of a Seymour Mann Doll?I was told this doll was worth $300. My daughter got it as a gift from a distant relative. My daughter is 10 and swears it is haunted. I'm a 38 yr old man and I tried looking this up and I cannot find it. I put in the numbers it shows a different doll. There are only 7 thousand and fifty it says on the card so why can't I find it?


Identifying a Tiny Black Bug

Identifying a Tiny Black Bug?Anyone have any idea what this tiny black bug is? I found it crawling on my sheets very fast, but it is almost invisible to the eye.


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Keeping Dirt From Washing onto a Screened Patio?I have a screened patio, but when it rains, the water brings in dirt from around the bottom edge. So we put down rocks over the outside perimeter dirt to stop it, but it really isn't helping much. Suggestions?


Dogs Ate the Leaves on My Avocado Tree

Dogs Ate the Leaves on My Avocado Tree?I started my avocado tree from a seed. It had been growing great, until the dogs decided they liked the taste of the leaves. Is there anything I can do to get it growing again? Maybe clipping the top? Any advice would be great. I really don't want to throw it out.


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Asking My Mother to Let Me Shave My Legs?I'm 13 and too scared to ask my mum to shave my legs and I have thick black hair. I always see boys staring! My friends say I should just shave and not ask. My mum usually waxes my underarms.


Value of a Pair of Leonardo Collection Figurines - figurines of a boy and a girl sitting on blue and white tuffets

Value of a Pair of Leonardo Collection Figurines?I cannot find the name of these 2 anywhere! Nor do I have an idea of value. They are marked to the base, The Leonardo Collection Fine Porcelain Foreign. Does anyone have any ideas? I would like to know the value of the pair.


Identifying a Clock Frame - molded plastic clock frame

Identifying a Plastic Lion Wall Hanging with Clock?I have a 16x32 lion and roses cast clock frame. Does anyone know what this is? It's made of heavy plastic, gold. The paint has flaked in some areas. The top circle had a battery operated clock in it with, JH TAIWAN, which I think is just for the clock itself. The bottom oval was empty and the whole backing was missing. I found this in a thrift store.


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Sealy Electric Blanket Showing an E Error Code?My electric blanket now displays an E. I have looked at your solutions and none have worked. It's a Sealy. All the connections are fine. I checked and rechecked several times. I turned it off and on several times. No materials are making a connection bad. Has the controller gone bad? It had been working just fine.


Identifying a Corner Chair?I am trying to find information about this chair. I know a little about furniture and how it's made because I work in office furniture. The craftmanship appears to be rather old, but I can't find any kind of marks or names on it. I was thinking about refinishing it, but I've heard you don't want to do that if it's antique.


Value of a Paradise Galleries Doll - red haired doll wearing a green dress in the box

Value of a Paradise Galleries Doll?What is this doll worth? She has a number 1246-C on her neck.


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