May 2, 2020

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Child's Felt Book - cover

Making a Child's Felt BookUse pre-cut sheets of felt to create a unique book. The pages can be decorated with any of you previous crafts and kid crafts that you desire. Here is an idea to start from.


two pecan tree sprouts in a pail of nuts

Starting A Pecan Tree From SeedNature always seems to find a way to continue even without our help. Read a fun and interesting description of the birth of a new pecan tree inside a bucket of harvested nuts.



Nature Stationary  - card to mom and dad

Nature StationaryHere is an easy/fun way to create stationary made with some leaves from your backyard, crayons, and paper. Afterwards, your child could write notes or mail to grandparents, aunts, uncles, or their friends (pen pals during this pandemic).


Orchid Made from Empty Nespresso Coffee Cups - add a button or other item to the middle to finish

Orchid Made from Empty Nespresso Coffee CupsI made this orchid from empty coffee capsules. I submitted a tip earlier, here are the step by step instructions and photos. The capsules come in beautiful colors so you can make them in many variations. I made the orchid on a fake stem from an artificial flower.


cooked Banana Pancakes on plate

Healthy Banana PancakesI have been cooking a lot during the quarantine, and I am also freezing a lot in anticipation of going back to work. This recipe makes 20 pancakes, so I will have breakfast for busy workday mornings. This uses flaxseed, which keeps you full all morning.


Cleaning In Tough Kitchen Areas - paper towel wrapped tube

Cleaning In Tough Kitchen AreasI always have difficulty cleaning in those small spaces between the stove and the refrigerator and the stove and the counter top. You all know what falls between those areas.



Leaves on Peace Lily Slow to Unfold - potted peace lily with new growth

Leaves on Peace Lily Slow to Unfold?Since our last move my peace lily has been very finicky. I had it outside under my porch and it wasn't doing good. So I brought it inside and as you can see it has sprouted much new growth. However it is taking the leaves forever to unfold. And some are even browning at the tips. I am going to start misting it in case it may be too dry inside. But is there anything else I should be doing?


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Finding a Free Mattress and Box Spring?I would love if anyone could help me and my wife find a mattress and box spring. We were given one yesterday and it was infested with bed bugs.


Using Charcoal in a Betty Crocker Electric Grill

Using Charcoal in a Betty Crocker Electric Grill?Can you use charcoal or wood chips with Betty Crocker's gourmet grill?


Identifying Bugs in the Bedroom - dark oval bug

Identifying Bugs in the Bedroom?I have found one of these bugs crawling on me when in bed the last 2 days. The area is clean, the sheets and bed are clean, but we have been leaving our window open due to the nicer weather. Anyone know what this bug is and how to get rid of them or what causes them?


Identifying a Mirrored Hutch - perhaps antique hutch, with mirrored top, glass door on lower half, several shelves and quite ornate

Identifying a Mirrored Hutch?I would like to know what this piece is, and any sort of history, if possible.


Value of Noritake Dinner Plates - white plate with gold trim and floral and leaf spray with arching bud

Value of Noritake Dinner Plates?I came upon a set of 6 of these plates 4 different flower designs with 2 repeating. The stamp on the back reads: Noritake, Hand Painted, and Made in Japan. I was wondering how old these are and if they are worth anything.


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Paparazzi Jewelry Business Name Ideas?I am starting to as an independent consultant with Paparazzi and I need a business name. My name is Tammy. Any ideas?


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