July 10, 2020

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A bottle of coconut oil and a toothbrush.

Coconut Oil for Dog's Tooth BrushingHaving your dog's teeth cleaned is a good health measure, but having it done by a vet can be quite pricey. Read on to find out an alternative option, using a toothbrush and coconut oil.


Five Step Tie Dye Sneakers - finished sneakers

Five Step Tie Dye SneakersTransform a pair of plain white sneakers into a tie dye accessory. This page offers some ideas for easily making tie dye sneakers in five steps.


Cleaning a glass with a sponge in the sink.

Cleaning Glass?Cleaning various types of glass can present differing challenges. So whether you are cleaning a mirror, window, or the inside of a bottle this page offers some helpful suggestions.


Hanger, Clips, and Rings for Craft Storage - wreath rings and embroidery hoops hanging from a hanger

Hanger, Clips, and Rings for Craft StorageFinding space to store craft supplies in a small house or apartment can be challenging. Here is an inexpensive solution.


Open Bag Garden Items Are 50% Off - slightly damaged bags of mulch

Open Bag Garden Items Are 50% OffOften nurseries and big box garden centers will sell open bags of garden soil, mulch, etc. at a discount. It can be as much as 50% off. So if the open bag is not marked, check with a sales associate. There is generally not a lot of product missing; it is another good way to save on gardening supplies.


Nature Collection Bracelets - tape on wrist covered with flowers and leaves

Nature Collection BraceletsMake a bracelet using masking tape with the sticky side out. Now your young children are ready to collect small flowers, leaves, etc. to make a unique nature collection bracelet.


Recycled Dresser Drawer  Decorative Sign - finished sign with decals

Recycled Dresser Drawer Decorative SignSome crafters enjoy rescuing discarded items and making them over into useful and decorative bits of decor. See how to make pretty signs from old drawer fronts.


Rainbow Nature Hunt - printout of the rainbow colors with cut flowers matching each color

Rainbow Nature HuntSend the kids out to find flowers, leaves, etc. that match the colors of the rainbow. This page contains the PDF needed to make these fun activity sheets.


A porcelain doll in a colorful costume with a jester's hat.

Identifying French Porcelain Dolls?Porcelain dolls can sometimes be difficult to identify. Add that the doll has no markings and was purchased out of country and the search becomes harder. Some ideas for undertaking this project follow.



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Removing Mold and Mildew on Stored Books and Photos?How do I get rid of possible mold and mildew in stored items? Nothing can just be thrown in the washing machine. The items include books, photos and frames, odds and ends, but nothing fabric.


Value of a Vintage Collapsible Wooden Potty Seat? - old potty seat that sat on toilet seat

Value of a Vintage Collapsible Wooden Potty Seat?I believe this was my husband's potty chair and he is now 72 years old. It attaches to a toilet seat and is collapsable to about 6 inches high. The label says Sturdi-tot. Could you tell me the value?


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Creating a Privacy Window With Starch and Fabric?Can you use the liquid starch and fabric or photos to create a privacy window treatment?


Identifying Vintage or Antique Farm Equipment? - some sort of push tiller perhaps

Identifying Vintage or Antique Farm Equipment?I found it in the machine shed. I am not sure if I should keep it, or what is does.


Identifying Egg Cluster on Corn Leaf? - small cluster of white insect eggs

Identifying Egg Cluster on Corn Leaf?I found this strange hexagon shaped egg cluster, on the back of one of the leaves on my corn plant. It's about the size of a Japanese beetle. I thought it was the shadow of one, under the leaf, when I first saw it. The eggs almost look like gray tubes with a thick white coating or "glue". It looks pretty solid too. Any clue what they are?


Identifying Small Brown Bugs? - closeup

Identifying Small Brown Bugs?I Have been finding these bugs periodically in different parts of the house, including the basement and on window sills.


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Selling a Collection of Princess Diana Dolls?I have full collection of Franklin Mint Princess Diana dolls. They are in pristine condition, never opened. I want to sell them, but am unsure of how much to sell them for and where is the best place.


Identifying Tiny Reddish Brown Flying Bugs?

Identifying Tiny Reddish Brown Flying Bugs?Most of the time I find them on my TV or window and curtains. They're in one of the bedrooms. They fly around like mosquitos.


Value of a Vintage Bassett Dresser - two tone 5 drawer dresser

Value of a Vintage Bassett Dresser?I have recently acquired this Bassett dresser and wanted to know if it is worth anything. I am planning on refurbishing it, but before I do I want to make sure that I am not going to ruin it. If you could help me out that would be great.


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