April 13, 2020

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Natural Fly Repellant - whole cloves stuck into a cut lime

Natural Fly RepellantHere is a way to keep pesky flies and mosquitos away using citrus and cloves. Simply cut the citrus in half and insert the cloves into the lime. The scent keeps them away and it is a natural solution.


Spikingly Beautiful Cactus Flower - beautiful red bloom surrounded by buds and needles

Spikingly Beautiful Cactus FlowerThis gorgeous cactus flower photo was taken in my home state of Arizona. Cacti are more than just green humps with prickles! They have blossoms of red, pink, yellow, and orange.


Crocheted Exfoliating Soap Sack - sack with a piece of soap inside lying on the bathroom counter

Crocheted Exfoliating Soap SackThis soap bag is crocheted using thin cotton butcher's twine, which is fantastic for durability in hot water, and is also great for exfoliation. This bag comes in handy for collecting all your small chips of soap. It has a crocheted chain handle so you can hang it anywhere in the shower, too.



Selling Cabbage Patch Dolls - twin dolls in the box

Selling Cabbage Patch Dolls?Where can I sell these? My grandmother left them behind and I have all boys, but I know they're worth some money. They're from 1985. I think they'e both boys their names on the birth certificates sound like boy names. They have never been out the box.


Identifying a Three Legged Turned Chair  - three legged chair with triangle seat, turned legs, and a design carved into the back rest

Identifying a Three Legged Turned Chair?I am looking for information about this three legged turned chair which I recently bought. I have found a similar chair on and the owner claims that it is designed by German expressionist Bernhard Hoetger. Can this one also be designed by this architect? Where can I look for any evidence, and finally how to determine its value?


Value of Ashton Drake Dolls - undressed baby dolls

Value of Ashton Drake Dolls?I have 2 Ashton Drake baby dolls that I wish to sell, but have no idea what to sell them for. They are in great condition, filled with beads, and have porcelain heads and hands. They were made in 1998. (See pics)


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Wallpapering Over a Limewashed Wall?Any idea how to get wallpaper to strick to an old internal Victorian house wall that has previously been limewashed. I've firstly washed the walls several times and then brushing the walls with wallpaper paste, allowing to dry, then wallpapering using the thickest mix, but it still comes off.


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Recovery Time for a Puppy with Parvo?I got a 2 month old Golden Retriever, it was quite playful and active, but all of a sudden on Saturday stopped eating anything. The next morning we saw bloody diarrhea all over as well as vomit, and he had gotten worse. The vet gave him some antibiotics and sent us home. He woke up to drink water and also walked to his spot to urinate and remove stool. On Monday at 9 am we rushed to the vet.


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Singer Steam Press Won't Steam?I have a Singer steam press table top presser. The dry iron does work, the steam does not. Any ideas how to fix that?


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Using Aloe Vera?Is aloe vera gel the same as aloe vera juice?


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Baked Fudge Too Runny?I made baked fudge with cocoa, flour, sugar, eggs, and a little vanilla. I doubled the recipe and all ingredients. I then baked it in the oven sitting in a pan of hot water at 325 for 45 mins. It was super runny like still moving in the pan when I took it out of the oven. It was crusty on top, like the recipe stated it would be. It sat over night, in the fridge, but it's still runny.


Cleaning Fat Stains Off of Waterproof Suede Boots - light gray suede boots

Cleaning Fat Stains Off of Waterproof Suede Boots?How do I get dried chicken grease out of waterproof suede boots?


Identifying a Stuffed Toy Bunny - well loved stuffed toy bunny

Identifying a Stuffed Toy Bunny?I have had this stuffed bunny rabbit for almost 20 years now. The tag is completed gone and unfortunately there are no identifying factors to help me find out where he's from.


Authenticating Salvatore Ferragamo Italian Leather Belts

Authenticating Salvatore Ferragamo Italian Leather Belts?Can you guys help me authenticate these two belts before I buy them?


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Handle on Hoover Carpet Cleaner Won't Lock in Place?My Hoover dual power pet max shampooer handle will not stay upright or lock into place. It's like a piece is missing? I don't want to have to spend hours on the phone if it's not something I can fix. Has anyone had this problem?


Identifying Tiny Black and White Biting Bugs - white bits in black hair

Identifying Tiny Black and Tiny White Biting Bugs?I have read quite a few posts and have the same problem as many of you. I have a problem with tiny pepper sized black bugs, as well as, tiny white bugs. They bother only me, but not my daughter. I see them on my black cat. They bite hard it hurts and I can't seem to rid myself of these pests. The doctors don't believe me. I have included a photo of the white bug (or larvae) and tiny black bugs.


Value of a Collectible Memories Porcelain Doll - doll in the box

Value of a Collectible Memories Porcelain Doll?I have a Collectible Memories porcelain doll named Megan. If anyone could help me determine her value, I would really appreciate it. I did some research and was unable to find her specifically.


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Cat Bringing Kitten to Pet Parents?My cat had one kitten on March 31st. All has been going well, we have a little nook set up for the two of them in the bedroom and they seem comfortable. My cat will do this thing where she'll bring out her kitten to the living room where we're hanging out and then almost immediately turn around and bring him back to the nook. It's almost like she gets nervous and changes her mind.


Value of a 1886 Webster's Dictionary -cover

Value of a 1886 Webster's Dictionary?I have a 1886 Webster's dictionary of the English language. How much do you think it is worth? The cover is in bad condition.


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