February 26, 2020

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pot of candy gold coins

Making a Pot of Gold Irish SupperThe soup and sandwich recipes provided below combine to make a nice alternative meal to corned beef and cabbage for St. Patrick's Day.


An unwanted rodent in a trap.

Health Hazards of Rodent Urine?Rodents can invade your home coming in through very small openings. Once inside they urinate in many areas of your home. This urine can be the cause of diseases such as those in the hantavirus family. In order to avoid exposure to rodent urine, you will need to keep them out of your home and clean very well if they have been inside.


A pressure canner releasing steam.

Shopping for an Electric Pressure Canner?Pressure cooker canning is necessary for all meats and some vegetables. A free standing electric pressure canner is available that doesn't take up stove space.


Repurpose Spent Water Filter Cartridges - charcoal from a water filter in an aluminum baking pan

Repurpose Charcoal from Spent Water Filter CartridgesThis page offers some good suggestions of repurposing the charcoal from your water filter cartridges. One way to use it is to add to your cat's litterbox.


Pork & Mung Bean Guisado in bowl

Pork and Mung Bean GuisadoOnions, garlic, ginger, and tomatoes combine with cooked pork and mung beans for this tasty dish. The recipe and instructions follow.


A plate of clover shaped eggs.

Clover Shaped Eggs For St. Patty's DayBake a pan of eggs, milk, broccoli, cheese, spinach, and bell peppers. Once they are done use a heart shaped cookie cutter to make the leaves for your clover shaped eggs. They are a special treat for a St. Patrick's Day breakfast.



Mixed Media Journal - finished journal

Mixed Media JournalThis was a fun craft using odds and ends of junk and then letting my imagination flow!


Spicy Orange Garlic Chicken with salad on plate

Spicy Orange Garlic ChickenThis is an easy-to-make orange chicken that's packed with a spicy punch. Marinating it ahead of time really makes it zesty and tender. I used half a chicken for this recipe. It is easy to double for a whole chicken.



Identifying Antique Logging Equipment

Identifying Antique Logging Equipment?I found this with my metal detector on my property in NW Washington state. The area has been logged over the years. There were quite a few cedar stumps with notches in them.


Dog Peeing Inside Since Getting a Puppy - adult dog and puppy lying on a bed

Dog Peeing Inside Since Getting a Puppy?My older dog used to be able to sleep through the night. Since getting a pup a month ago he can no longer hold it. He is now at the point where he will wake up before the puppy to go out. If I don't open up for him he will pee in my room. I find it difficult to train my pup to hold it when my older dog is not setting the example. He doesn't pee in the house during the day.


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Remedy for Hair Damaged by Relaxer?I bleached my hair brown and lost a lot of hair though it still looked full. I know I lost a lot of hair because of the falling hair when I comb it. Two weeks later I dyed it back to black. Everything seemed fine, but when I relaxed my hair a month later half my hair fell out. I am relegated to a low cut.


Value of an Ashton Drake Galleries Doll - doll wearing a light pink long coat with matching hat and shoes

Value of an Ashton Drake Galleries Doll?I just inherited this beautiful porcelain doll and was wondering how much it is worth. It is an Ashton Drake Galleries 1998 SD1169.


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Name Ideas for Homemade Dog Treat Business?I am trying to think of a catchy name for a dog bakery I'm starting. I will be baking dog treats for dogs with allergies.


Value of a Porcelain Doll - Native American child doll

Value of a Porcelain Doll?How much is this doll worth? Her name is Olivia.


Repairing a Smith Corona Deville Electric Typewriter - tan typewriter

Repairing a Smith Corona Deville Electric Typewriter?My typewriter turns on, but I am not able to type and the carriage is not working. The carriage moves when moved, but stays all the way to the right. Any help would be great!


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Repairing a Smith Corona Galaxie Deluxe Typewriter?My Galaxie Deluxe typewriter makes a grinding sound when I manually move the carriage to return. How do I fix the grind?


Finding Someone to Remove Trees for the Lumber

Finding Someone to Remove Trees for the Lumber?I am looking for a tree service to clear/remove the trees (mostly pine) from my property. Payment would be the trees.


Value of a Vintage Silvertone Recorder - open vintage recorder to vinyl

Value of a Vintage Silvertone Recorder?I recently have come to own a vintage Silvertone recorder in very good shape. I want to know what it is worth and where to sell it.


Value of a Hand Carved Indonesian Buffet

Value of a Hand Carved Indonesian Buffet?I have an Indonesian buffet table with claw feet and some carvings on it of scallop shells. It has 6 drawers and is about 6 feet wide. Was in the home when I bought it.


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Painting a Bathroom Drain?My sink drain is badly damaged. What type of paint can I use to freshen it up? It's a brushed nickel finish.


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Craftsman Riding Mower Won't Charge the Battery?I've been having a problem with my riding mower. It's an older Craftsman DYT 4000 with a 18hp Briggs and Stratton engine model no 917.275640. I've tested the alternator and its putting out 28 ac volts and I also replaced the voltage regulator. Also I have two good batteries I switch back and forth between charging so I can use the mower.


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Slogan Ideas for a Preschool?I Need slogan for my home daycare. I promote a very educational preschool learning setting. My daycare is called Mona's House of Learning.


Value of Seymour Mann Dolls - doll wearing a white (possible bridal dress) in box with the certificate

Value of Seymour Mann Dolls?Can you tell me how much these dolls are worth?


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