April 26, 2020

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A rubber band around the center thong of a flip flop.

Repairing Flip FlopsThe life of favorite flip flops can be extended by using small rubber bands or even plant marker plastic. Decorations can also give your thongs a new look.


Crispy Cheesy Potato on plate with sour cream on top

Air Fryer Crispy Cheesy PotatoMake use of your air fryer for this cheesy potato recipe. Thin slicing the potato will make it crispy.


cake with Ube Buttercream Frosting

Ube Buttercream FrostingA ube is a purple yam. It has an amazing natural food color, that can make this buttercream frosting beautiful.



bowl of Beans and Greens Soup

Beans and Greens SoupThis soup can be made in about 30 minutes, but is packed with the most wonderful textures and flavours. The Parmesan cheese gives it the depth it needs in such a short time. This is a fantastic soup for getting in all your fiber needs.


cut Instant Noodle Pizza

Instant Noodle PizzaWe're craving for pizza. But as of this moment I'm really out of budget since I have bought all necessary goods for the lockdown. I don't wanna go out either so here's another kitchen innovation for the hungry home buddies.



Fabric Bowl Hot Pad - finished two colored fabric bowl

Fabric Bowl Hot PadHere is another project to use up scraps and that is quick to make. Do you ever have leftover batting from a quilt? And anyone who sews usually has fabric scraps! So put the two together and in about 45 minutes you can make a cute soup bowl hot pad. Use your imagination and you could use it as a roll basket, a place for car keys, etc.


Recycled Paper Memorial Day Wreath - finished wreath hanging on over the door hook

Recycled Paper Memorial Day WreathHere is a simple and fun Memorial Day wreath I made with simple household supplies.



Identifying a Porcelain Doll - two dolls with combed out hair

Identifying a Porcelain Doll?Is my porcelain doll worth anything? It has markings 9351B on its neck.


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John Deere Mower Won't Start?If I can't jump out the solenoid on my John Deere riding mower, does that mean the solenoid is shot and needs replaced?


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McCormick Southwest Seasoning?Does anyone have a copycat recipe for McCormick Southwest seasoning? It has been discontinued.


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Replacement Cord for an Electric Blanket?I have an electric blanket that is missing a cord. The model is A-83313. The manufacturer is Automatic Blanket Plant in Smithfield, NC. Another number here is Listed Blanket 341-B, E15945. Can I even find a replacement?


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Mister Coffee Bread Machine Not Working?I have a Mr. Coffee BMR200 bread machine. The initial knead cycle works then it just starts spinning and spinning really fast and won't stop. How can I fix this?


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Eggs Missing from Mallard Duck Nest in Our Yard?Yesterday when I looked in the nest I saw 10 eggs. Today I saw only 4 eggs. Did she hide the other 6 in the nest somewhere? I don't want to dig around and accidentally crush an egg. A predator did not attack the nest.


H2Ox5 Steamer Leaking  - steamer lying on a rug

H2Ox5 Steamer Leaking?My steamer is leaking water at the bottom of the main part, through a little hole in the plastic on the left of the picture, near the main nozzle. I've tried clearing the nozzle hole, but didn't make any difference. Any suggestions if it could be fixed or if it's had it?


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Replacing the Batteries in Handy Stitch CEX300K?I have an old Singer Handy Stitch CEX300K that has no batteries in it. I've taken it apart, but can't find chamber for the 4 AA batteries it requires. How/where do I replace them?


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Cleaning Glass Bottles Prior to Decoupaging?How do I clean a glass bottle before Mod podge with out using rubbing alcohol? None of the stores have any.


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Glueing Sheet Music to Windows?I am trying to glue sheet music to a window, but it seems no matter what glue I use you can see it when looking at it from the front. I have used mod podge matte and other things.


Desk Drawer Stuck Closed - three drawers on a white and gold trim desk

Desk Drawer Stuck Closed?The desk is a very old French provincial style. I took the drawers out to move it and when putting them back, one didn't go in correctly. Now it doesn't budge when I pull. There is nothing blocking from inside contents. I can jiggle it up and down, but it does not pull out at all. Any suggestions out there I would be grateful.


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Olive Oil Lamp Set Off Smoke Detectors?Why would an oil lamp filled with olive oil set off a smoke alarm after being lit for 4 hours when there's no visible smoke? How can I stop that from happening? This happened once before with safflower oil. It seems random - last week it was lit longer, until there was no more oil, and the alarm stayed silent.


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Replacing the Plywood Floor in a Food Trailer?It is a 20 ft food trailer. When it was in operation it was used daily, permanent location. Heavy equipment, people working. There was never down time. We were fixing it as we went. When walking on the floor, some areas felt soft.


What Is This Tiny Black Bug? - tiny black flying bug

What Is This Tiny Black Bug?What is this tiny bug? It appears on window sills and in our bed. Also I have seen tiny black dots that could be eggs.


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Perm Not Curly to the Roots?I have been reading your post onperms not being curly enough.I'm a guy with longer hair, but not super long. It's not even to the shoulder area. It's in great condition and I have lots of hair! Which is a blessing. It's straight as well as thick. I've had perms growing up and they were super tight and I looked like Shirley Temple.


Slogan for a Preschool

Slogan for a Preschool?My pre school is named "Home School Montessori". Can you suggest a catchy slogan for me?


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Dog Not Drinking After Having Puppies?My dog gave birth to 4 pups 34 hours ago and she will not stop panting and also doesn't want to drink water. How can I help her?


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Empisal Machine Pattern Dial Selector Not Working?My Empisal 550 sewing machines pattern dial selector is not working. I can turn it and it will stay on straight stitch, how do I repair this?


Information on a Bassett Dresser Set

Information on a Bassett Dresser Set?Can anyone give me info on this set? It has some info on the back, but I can't find it anywhere on the net. It's been painted and knobs switched out, but it still really sturdy.


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Replacing the Thread Guide on a Singer 6215C?How do I replace the thread guide on my 6215C? The manual doesn't show me how.


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Drying Frozen Tomatoes in the Oven Tomatoes?I've accidentally frozen some large tomatoes that are still on the vine. Can I make them into sun-dried tomatoes in my oven?


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