May 26, 2020

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A hearty chicken soup with a lemon-egg sauce added for flavor and richness.

Avgolemono Soup RecipesThis classic Greek recipe is flavored with lemons and eggs, resulting in a creamy and hearty soup. Chicken is a common starting point and rice or orzo are also usually included.

 

A collection of porcelain doll heads being painted.

Selling Vintage Doll Molds and SuppliesIf you have either inherited doll making supplies, including molds, or are no longer interested in this craft yourself it is time to find a buyer. Etsy or eBay may be good places to try to sell the supplies. Some research prior to selling them can help determine a fair asking price.

 

A collection of sewing machine parts.

Finding Replacement Parts for a Kenmore Sewing MachineFinding replacement parts for your Kenmore sewing machine usually means a bit of time researching on the internet. The older the machine, the more difficult this task may become. The model name, number, and serial number will probably help identify the machine and make your search more productive.

 

Recipes

Corn Dog Muffins on plate

Jiffy Corn Dog MuffinsA great quick dinner. I made my own corn muffin mix. I halved the recipe.

 

Greek Lemon Chicken Soup (Avgolemono)

Greek Lemon Chicken Soup (Avgolemono)The addition of the egg and lemon makes a basic chicken soup into the ultimate comfort food. The finished dish is tangy and savory, with flavors reminiscent of egg drop soup. Best of all, it is easy to put together for a quick weeknight dinner.

 

Garlic Oregano Pizza Dough

Garlic Oregano Pizza DoughThis pizza dough is super flavourful and really easy to make. It also costs much less than buying pre-made dough from the shops. This makes enough dough for 2 medium pizzas or 1 extra large. It can also be use to make things like garlic knots and breadsticks. Enjoy!

 

Articles

A security camera attached to a shower curtain rod.

Hanging a Security Camera Without DamageThis is a tip I came up with when my kids gave me a security camera to put outside. I live in a townhome governed by HOA rules. One of the rules is "no piercing of any exterior siding".

 

Ten Minute Thrifty Tote - over the shoulder tote

Ten Minute Thrifty ToteI bought a pillow at a thrift store so I could use the pillow form for a pillow I was making. Not knowing what to do with the pillow case, I decided to add straps and make a zippered tote out of it.

 

Banana chunks in a ziptop bag, for freezing.

Freeze BananasEvery so often, we end up with more bananas than we can use before they go bad. That's when I'll take those extra ripe bananas that as you can see are perfectly good inside and I'll freeze them for later use. As long as you freeze them with the peel off, in freezer safe ziplocs, they'll stay good frozen for up to 6 to 8 months.

 

A cooling rack being used to drip dry grapes.

Multipurpose Cooling RackI discovered that my cooling rack fits perfectly on the kitchen sink. It works well for draining grapes after they have been rinsed. When they stop dripping, I can move the rack out of the way and let them sit until they are ready to put in a bowl and munch on.

 

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In-Store Return Policy Extended During COVID-19Do you need to make an in-store return for an item you don't need, no longer need it, bought extra of or are unsatisfied with? I'm here to share with you with my in-store return and experience at Lowes.

 

A perfume bottle and matching body lotion.

Shop Semi-Annual SalesLadies, we all love smelling good and treating ourselves, but why break the bank in the process? Back in January, I went to Bath and Body Works semi- annual sale where they basically have all their fall and winter scents on major clearance while gearing up for spring.

 

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Value of a 1970s Set of the Encyclopedia Brittanica?I have vintage set of the Encyclopedia Brittanica purchased in the early 1970s. It is in good condition with a bookcase. Some Encyclopedia Brittanica yearbooks are available as well. the bookcase is a little rough, but in decent condition since it is nearly 50 years old.

 

Age and Value of a Murphy Desk Chair - wooden armless desk chair with casters

Age and Value of a Murphy Desk Chair?I have a Murphy desk chair. It is from Owensboro, Kentucky. What do you think it is worth and the age?

 

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Value of a Seymour Mann Porcelain Doll?I have a Ginny porcelain doll by Seymour Mann with googly glass eyes. I was wondering how much I should sell it for.

 

Husqvarna Rider Won't Start - lable

Husqvarna Rider Won't Start?YTH20V46 Husqvarna lawn tractor that won't start. I've checked the fuel, the battery, fuse, and replaced the solenoid. When I turn the key nothing, but the hour display comes on.

 

Getting Rid of Tiny Crawling Bugs - bug on the wall

Getting Rid of Tiny Crawling Bugs?Can anyone help me in discovering what these bugs are? They are usually pretty tiny. Some of them move pretty quickly, and others (bigger ones) seem to crawl more slowly. I noticed them on my counter the other day and now all over my walls, on all floors of my home, and along the walls. I have sprayed the bugs with bug killer and it seems to stun them for a bit and then they keep moving.

 

Value of Merman End Tables - light wood stepped end tables with a single drawer and rail around the top tier

Value of Merman End Tables?I got these at a garage sale, both for $25. Any information will be much appreciated. I am thinking on sanding and painting them, but will wait for advice.

 

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1970s Weight Watchers Marshmallow RecipeI am just wondering if anyone can give me the Weight Watchers' Marshmallow recipe from the 1970s?

 

Value of a Porcelain Doll - doll in the box

Value of a Porcelain Doll?I am trying to determine the value of this doll.

 

Identifying Insect Eggs - black eggs in tan cup like base

Identifying Insect EggsI found this small formation of eggs. Anyone have thoughts on what left this behind?

 

Age and Value of a Depression Glass Vase - turquoise glass stemmed vase with deeply fluted edge

Age and Value of a Depression Glass Vase?I am just wondering about the year and value of this depression glass piece. There are no markings.

 

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6 Year Old Child Lies, Steals, and Acts OutI have a 6 year old boy who is peeing and pooping and rubbing it into his floor because he says he doesn't get what he wants. My wife and I have told him that if he listens and does good he can have what he wants. He steals candy and then lies about it. We have tried everything.

 

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11 Week Old Shih Tzu Not Eating?I have a 11 week old male Shih Tzu and he recently suffered some trauma from my 5 year old son dropping him. We have taken him to the vet hospital as well as the vet office which recommended we force feed him. But even with the force feeding his still spits it out and doesn't eat anything. We even tried cooked, food boiled chicken and he still refuses. He drinks water with no problem tho.

 

Identifying a Stuffed Toy Bunny - stuffed yellow bunny, missing its left ear and nose

Identifying a Stuffed Toy Bunny?I need some advice. I have had this stuffed toy since I was born, 15 years ago. She is important to me, but her condition makes me sad. Where she is from?

 

Value of a Palmary Collection Porcelain Doll - generic Native American doll

Value of a Palmary Collection Porcelain Doll?I have this doll, but I don't know anything about it. I don't know if it has a name or how much it is worth. If you have information about this doll, I would really appreciate. It has music too.

 

Cause of Sudden Death in Dogs - Chihuahua

Cause of Sudden Death in Dogs?My dog had surgery about a month ago on her leg after a Pit Bull attack. She was checked out by 2 vets and they said her health was fine. She had to get stitches and a metal plate with screws in it to put the bones back together. She was walking like her old self again. But yesterday my kids found her by the fence in our yard, dead.

 

Value of a Conant Ball Chair - arm chair with upholstered back and seat with matching ruffled skirt around the bottom

Value of a Conant Ball Chair?I was given this chair. It was part of a set, but I was only given one. I just noticed its tag and thought I'd look for some information about it. Then started seeing some of the price tags on others. Needless to say I was curious if mine was worth anything. Any information would be appreciated, especially regarding its value. I found it interesting that it has horse and hog hair stuffing.

 

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