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Daughter Will Not Let Me See My Grandson?
First, unless you get an answer from a medical expert, this isn't the place for answers. It sounds like you each need some professional help....1) your daughter, to see if she truly does have a mental health issue, and 2) you may need help in dealing with the...

 

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Witty Catchy Slogan for Childcare Business?
"An hour or the day, Ash Park Childcare is here for you". This pretty much sums up your business.

 

New Name for My Wreath Business? - Halloween wreath

New Name for My Wreath Business?
"All Occasion Wreaths by Pat, and that's no Blarney". Good Luck with your business.

 

What Type of Insect Eggs Are These? - pink conical eggs

What Type of Insect Eggs Are These?
from the University of Florida site: These reddish, tubular protrusions on the grape leaves are caused by a tiny insect called a midge, specifically, Cecidomyia viticola. The insect inserts its eggs into the leaves and the grape vine reacts by building this...

 

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Body Products Business Name Ideas?
How about: Lips, Lather and Candlelight Goodies

 

Dividing a 30 Year Old Christmas Cactus? - large Christmas cactus on patio furniture

Dividing a 30 Year Old Christmas Cactus?
How to Divide a Christmas Cactus Under the right conditions a Christmas cactus will flower. The decorative succulent known as the Christmas cactus is readily available in garden centers as an attractive, hardy houseplant that can withstand slight neglect in...

 

Dividing a 30 Year Old Christmas Cactus? - large Christmas cactus on patio furniture

Dividing a 30 Year Old Christmas Cactus?
By the way, those "red" leaves on your cactus usually means one of two things: Way too much sunlight or it's lacking nutrients. These cactus like bright indirect light, not baking in sunshine.

 

Identifying Insect Eggs? - cluster of round pinkish insect eggs on tree bark

Identifying Insect Eggs?
These look just like the Gypsy Moth eggs I've been seeing on some of my trees, except mine are covered in a tan fuzz. The Gypsy Moth is a fairly large -maybe 1 to 1 1/2 inches long, white with small black dots on the wings. In large numbers, they can defoliate...

 

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Vintage Kenmore 158.1040 Wheel Slipping After Oiling?
Clean the oil off the belt as well as the motor shaft and where the belt goes on your hand wheel. Also remove any thread or lint on those same spots. Once you have it all cleaned, it should be okay. Thread and lint buildup on those two areas can cause the belt...

 

A rusty piece of farm equipment in a field.

What is This Farm Equipment?
This is a set of disks. They were pulled by a tractor or work animal, such as horse, mule, or ox. After the initial plowing that ripped a furrow into the ground, these disks were dragged over the plowed area to break up the big clods of soil. Most times, a...

 

A rusty piece of farm equipment in a field.

What is This Farm Equipment?
Oh, and the flat part over the disks are where extra weights could be added, to aid in keeping the disks close to the ground to do a better job of breaking up the soil.

 

A wrought iron table with a glass top.

Which Era is this Table From?
My mother has a very similar table that is less than twenty years old. I believe this style has been around for quite awhile. For the calcium rings, try CLR -it's a calcium-lime-rust remover made for household use. Just follow bottle directions. Good luck taking...

 

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Storing Printer Ink?
If you don't print very often, you can keep your open ink tanks in a jar or plastic tub with a lid. Take the ink tank out of your printer and place it print head (that copper-looking strip) UP in the jar or plastic tub. You should also keep a slightly damp...

 

A small bug on a white background.

Identifying Bugs?
They are most likely no-seeums. They are a very tiny gnat that fit easily through window screening. They are most active later in the day and through the night. I take my screens out several times through the summer months, and spray them with insect repellent...

 

Marks on a glossy refrigerator.

Fixing Damage from Magic Eraser on Refrigerator
You can try a buffing or polishing compound like that used on auto finishes. Good luck.

 

Reddish brown eggs on a white surface.

Are these Insect Eggs?
They look like insect eggs...maybe flies. Just vacuum everything well, and keep an eye out for any new ones.

 

Identifying an Old Equipment Emblem? - corroded circle with horseshoe emblem or? with a rusty mount on the back

Identifying an Old Equipment Emblem?
I agree with Ana...it appears to be the outer end of a branding iron. The attachment for the handle is still on the back, but the long handle is obviously gone. Each rancher had their own branding iron "emblem", that was used to burn into the hides of cattle...

 

Identifying an Old Equipment Emblem? - corroded circle with horseshoe emblem or? with a rusty mount on the back

Identifying an Old Equipment Emblem?
poehere.... this is only 2 1/2 inches across...well within branding iron head size, but I suppose you could be right.

 

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Remedy for Odor from Front Load Washing Machine?
Save or buy a spray bottle, fill it with a mix of 3 parts white vinegar and 1 part water, and spritz the inside of the washer each time you use it.... make sure to prop door open each time. Works great in mine, and because it isn't bleach, no worries about...

 

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Removing the Bottom of a Food Can?
If the bottom is shaped like the top, go ahead and use your can opener. If it's the type of rounded edge that won't fit a can opener, the only way would be to drill a hole along the bottom edge and then cut it out with a saw of some kind --- jigsaw or hacksaw...

 

A yellow-brown winged insect on a black surface.

What is this Insect?
Sorry, I can't tell what that bug is from the pictures. As far as your wife getting bitten by something you can't seem to see, my bet would be no-seeums. They are smaller that a speck of pepper or a grain of salt or sugar, AND can easily fit right through window...

 

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Revarnishing a Door
If it's the outside of a wood door, you may have used the wrong type of varnish. The outsides of wood doors need to be coated with a Marine Varnish with UV protection. Marine Varnish is used on boats and such, as it protects against moisture and sun damage...

 

Identifying a Yellow Flowering Weed? - creeping buttercup

Identifying a Yellow Flowering Weed?
This looks like Buttercup. The flowers are pretty and attract bees and butterflies. The downside to these fast-growing flowering plants, is that after the flower dies off, the seed heads they make are those round balls or burrs . The individual seed looks like...

 

Name for Homemade Face and Body Products Business? - scenery of unknown relevance

Name for Homemade Face and Body Products Business?
How about: "Natural Body and Bath Goodies" or "Goodies For A Natural You" ?

 

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Recipe for Homemade Furniture Wax or Polish?
I stopped using polish or wax on my wood furniture more than 20 years ago. Those products only sit on the surface and really don't do anything good for re-moisturizing the wood. Something much better for the wood is something that puts oils back into it, so...

 

Identifying a Yellow Flowering Weed? - creeping buttercup

Identifying a Yellow Flowering Weed?
pohere and ana.... this plant is NOT a thistle, it's a Buttercup. The two thistle varieties you mentioned have thorny hairs and dandelion-like flowers. The plant in the picture has neither of these. The picture clearly shows the flowers, the seed burrs, and...

 

Wildflowers in a grassy field.

Beautiful Wild Flowers
Very pretty photo. The purple ones look like wild violets, and the purple compliments the yellow Dandelions very well.

 

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

Identifying Vintage or Antique Farm Equipment?
This is a hand-pushed cultivator, tiller, weeder. The front part helps dig into the soil and the tines on the back break up the soil further. Then if you flip the whole thing over, the longest blade cuts off weeds below the soil surface. Lehman's, for one, still...

 

Removing Black Spots on an Antique Mirror? - small mirror

Removing Black Spots on an Antique Mirror?
If the black spots are from the back and not on the front surface of the mirror, as happens with old mirrors, then you have a few choices. 1: live with it, 2: strip and re-silver the back,3: sometimes if the black spots are small or the mirror back coating...

 

Identifying a Small Brown Bug? - bug on a paper towel

What Kind of Bug is This?
It looks like some type of weevil that hitched a ride on you from outdoors. Nothing to worry about unless you have some plant growing outdoors that they like. Weevils drill into plant stems and veins to suck the plant juices. If it happens enough, it can severely...

 

Identifying Insect Eggs? - egg cluster on a peach

Identifying Insect Eggs?
Knowing the eggs are on a peach, I would guess they are fruitfly eggs...they certainly are the right size. Wash them off any fruit and the fruit will still be fine to eat.

 

Caterpillar larva growing on a bush.

Lots of Larva (Idaho)
Yeah, that "larva cocoon" is a nest of tent caterpillars that will eat every leaf on the tree or shrub, then move on to other trees. In large enough numbers, these tent caterpillars can defoliate huge swaths of forest in a single season. The best thing to do...

 

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Singer Sewing Machine Hand Wheel Sticks?
First off, has the machine been cleaned and oiled regularly over the years? Your owner's manual should tell how to do that. Second, check the condition of the belt that connects between the motor and the hand wheel. If it is getting brittle, frayed, cracked...

 

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Childcare Business Name Ideas?
I like: Samantha Perry's Sweet Peas Childcare

 

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Repairing a Sun Bleached Jumper?
You should be able to re-dye it. Make sure you get the right type of dye for the fabric the jumper is made of...a little research on the RIT Dye site will help you through choosing the correct dye. Good luck and post back your results if you want to.

 

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Sharing Expenses with a Live-in Boyfriend?
This boyfriend sounds like a "user of women". They usually don't change....ever. I know your emotions are running high right now, and the thought of moving in with him seemed like a good idea. But to leave a stable job with benefits, especially during this...

 

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Free Patterns for Crochet Barbie Doll Clothes?
Search Pinterest and CrochetPatternsGalore.com for tons of free crochet Barbie Doll clothes patterns. Have fun choosing what to make first !!!!!

 

A bug under a magnifying glass.

Identifying a Tiny Black and Reddish Bug?
That is a tick. Even if you use a flea and tick product on your cat, it won't keep the cat from carrying ticks into the house. I use Frontline, the oily stuff you put on the back of their neck. She has no sign of fleas, but every time she wants to come inside...

 

A green plant with spiky flowers and long leaves.

What's This Plant?
This is Bur Sedge. It grows well along ponds and streams, where the soil is consistently moist. It grows in zones 3-9, and flowers May-July depending on zone. For more info, go to: https://www.prairienursery.com/bur-sedge-carex-grayi.html.

 

A beautiful grandfather clock next to a door.

Value of a Grandfather Clock?
First off, my condolences on the loss of your husband. I lost mine almost 17 years ago, so I know some of what you're going through. Your clock is certainly not old enough to be considered an antique, but it is a beauty just the same. There are so many things...

 

A young tri-color Husky.

Is My Dog a Purebred Husky?
Your dog looks more like a Malamute than a Huskie.

 

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Daycare Business Name Ideas?
Linda's Little Stars Daycare: your little stars will shine here!

 

What Plant Is This? - flopped over succulent looking plant

What Plant Is This?
I'm not sure what it is, but it is NOT a Hoya. I have a Hoya, and the leaves grow on a semi-woody vine with gaps between leaves. Your plant looks like a succulent of some type.

 

What Plant Is This? - flopped over succulent looking plant

What Plant Is This?
I was curious, so I looked up Kalanchoes. I believe your plant is one of the three listed. You can search them on-line to see which matches best: Kalanchoe luciae (paddle plant) Kalanchoe luciae, wavy leaved Kalanchoe luciae, "Fantastic" Your plant shows no...

 

Anyone Know What Bit Me? - bites

Anyone Know What Bit Me?
Double check your mattress for bedbugs. If no problem there, do you sleep with any windows open at night? In my area (central NY state), we get a tiny little bug called no-seeums. They are a biting gnat that fits through window screens easily. Around me, they...

 

Identifying Tiny Bugs in Moist Moldy Shower - long black/brown bug

Identifying Tiny Bugs in Moist Moldy Shower?
They could very well be Springtails. Search them on the web and see if the photos and description match your situation. They need moist places to survive or they dry up and die. Good luck resolving your issue.

 

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How Do You Dissolve Rock Around a Garnet?
Garnets from that area of Nevada are most likely in a matrix rock called Rhyolite. Rhyolite is the volcanic version of Granite. It is quite hard and not easily dissolved. You could try Muriatic acid, but USE EXTREME CAUTION handling it, and follow ALL precautions...

 

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Nursery School Slogan Ideas for My Creche?
Your child's journey to the future starts here.

 

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Daycare Business Name Ideas?
How about: LINDA'S LITTLE TYKES DAYCARE ? Good Luck Linda !!!

 

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My Shih Tzu Is Teething and Not Eating?
Try feeding her only canned dog food till her new teeth come in. Her not eating may simply be tender gums where the teeth have fallen out. If canned food isn't an option, you can try watering her dry food and stirring it up to a thick gravy consistency. My...

 

Identifying Antique Farm Equipment? - old galvanized cylinder on legs with a crank handle and a rectangular box where something could be added

Identifying Antique Farm Equipment?
My first thought was some sort of feather remover for processing poultry. Then I noticed the "hopper" on the end and now think it's some sort of grain sifter/sorter. Just my guess though. Have fun identifying it.

 

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Boyfriend Not Contributing to House Bills?
Two kids with two different mothers? Court battles? Child support? An overbearing mom who holds his purse strings? Miffed that his name isn't on the house you bought, even though HE DID NOT help with any payment toward your house? I only have three words of...

 

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Kitty in Heat Meowing a Lot?
This type of question is fine here. Unless you plan to breed your cat, the best thing you can do is get her spayed. She won't go through heat cycles, she won't get pregnant accidentally if she gets outdoors, she won't be attracting unwanted male cats that have...

 

What Is This Flower? - small yellow trumpet shaped flower on brown leafless stem

What Is This Flower?
The bare stems with the yellow flowers look like Trout Lilies. They come up in early Spring, then as the flowers start to die off, 2 mottled leaves come up at the base. The very cut-leaf bunch of greenery does not produce the flowers in the photo.

 

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1970s Weight Watchers Marshmallow Recipe?
Try these: https://thesugarfreediva.com/how-to-make-sugar-free-marshmallows/ https://bakeitketo.com/legit-keto-marshmallows-sugar-free-and-low-carb/ https://www.ditchthecarbs.com/sugar-free-marshmallows-4-flavours/ https://www.tphketodesserts.com/marshmallows

 

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1970s Weight Watchers Marshmallow Recipe?
You are very welcome Eveline. I hope one of them works for you to give you the same sugar-free marshmallows you remember. Good luck and let us all know how they turn out.

 

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1970s Weight Watchers Marshmallow Recipe?
You are very welcome Eveline. I hope one of them turns out the way you remember them. Let us know how it goes.

 

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1970s Weight Watchers Marshmallow Recipe?
You're very welcome Eveline. Let us know if any of them are what you remember from the 70's.

 

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Caring for a Stray Cat and Her Kittens?
Mother cats move their kittens fairly often for many reasons: something scared her and she felt her kittens might be in jeopardy, something unwanted came near her kittens where she was hiding them so she moved them, the hiding spot became unsafe, smells build...

 

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Hatching Abandoned Duck Eggs?
Sorry, but duck eggs abandoned for 4 days are NOT going to hatch. Not in an incubator or even if the duck returned. Once the duck starts sitting on them, they have to be kept at a constant temp to develop.

 

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Kenmore Bobbin Winder Not Working?
Make sure you are trying to use the correct bobbin for the machine. After turning the wheel knob to disengage the needle so you can fill the bobbin, make sure the part that rides against the bobbin while winding is actually touching the center part of the bobbin...

 

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Kenmore Bobbin Winder Not Working?
I also have a Kenmore, I got used, in 1976...so 44 years of use so far. I just took the top off my machine to look at the winding mechanism. When you push the winder lever into the bobbin, a black rubber wheel at the bottom of the shaft that holds the bobbin...

 

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Kenmore Zig Zag Stitch Knob Not Working
I've had a Kenmore in a wood cabinet since 1976. It's not the same model as yours, but you are correct that it needs a cam to do a zigzag stitch...mine certainly does. It won't zigzag without the cam in place. Pop in the correct cam and you should have no problems...

 

How Many Cups in Jar of Marshmallow Creme? - jar of Kraft marshmallow creme

How Many Cups in Jar of Marshmallow Creme?
poehere. This 13 oz jar of fluff is net weight not liquid volume, so your calculations are wrong. Ann has it correct....about 3 cups of fluff.

 

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Singer Steam Press Won't Steam
from the Singer website: No steam from my ironing press Jul 31, 2019 12:34:12 PM Category: Steam Press Troubleshooting Guide 575 Views. Water level too low - Fill water tank. Controls have not been set correctly - Turn temperature control dial to steam setting...

 

Help Identifying this Piece of Equipment

Help Identifying this Piece of Equipment
I believe this is an old HARROW. It is pulled by an animal or tractor that is hooked to the metal hook above the wheel. The two wooden handles at the rear are for a person to hold onto and walk behind to balance and steer the harrow. The tall metal handle on...

 

Lid Stuck in Glass - green orange juice jug lid stuck in tall glass

Lid Stuck in Glass
You can drill a hole in the lid that is big enough to get some sort of hook...like a big crochet hook, down into the lid and then pull lid out. If really stuck, try pouring some cooking oil around the edge of lid, then try the hook again. If still not working...

 

Identifying a Tan Bug - gray tan bug

Identifying a Tan Bug?
It looks like a dust-covered bee.

 

Lump on My Dog's Neck - grey lump on dog

Lump on My Dog's Neck
With an overweight dog, it's most likely just a fatty cyst, but it should be checked by your vet just to be safe.

 

Name Ideas for an In-home Daycare Business

Name Ideas for an In-home Daycare Business
How about: Just Like Home Daycare.

 

Name Ideas for an In-home Daycare Business

Name Ideas for an In-home Daycare Business
How about: Just Like Home Daycare.

 

Getting Rid of Fleas - cans of pesticide

Getting Rid of Fleas
Are you SURE what you are finding inside cupboards, sealed boxes, and the back of your TV are flea eggs? This sounds HIGHLY unlikely. Fleas are drawn to sources of blood....pets and humans in a house. Flea eggs look like grains of salt, and I don't know how...

 

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Removing Motor Oil from a Hoodie?
I've had great luck removing tar and oil stains from clothing by applying a very liberal coat of a waterless hand cleaner/degreaser, like auto shops would use. After coating, let sit for an hour or so, then use an old toothbrush to really scrub the spot. Then...

 

Thread Knotting Up in Bobbin Case - tangle of thread

Thread Knotting Up in Bobbin Case
That snarl of thread is usually caused by one of three things: 1- bobbin isn't placed in machine correctly 2- thread tension needs adjusting 3- bobbin area needs cleaning of all bits of thread and lint. Double check all three and you'll most likely fix your...

 

Fixing a Crushed Straw Cowboy Hat - smashed hat

Fixing a Crushed Straw Cowboy Hat
As with weaving baskets, you can soak the hat for a few minutes in tepid water, lightly dry with an old towel, then re-form the hat over a bowl or flower pot, or even a bucket that's the right (or close to right) size and shape, and let dry fully. You may need...

 

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Troubleshooting Electrical Circuit Problem
Breakers DO GO BAD once in awhile, so my guess is that is the problem. It might be due to too many things on the same circuit being used all at the same time, which caused an overload, AND if the breaker was going bad, it popped it and now nothing works on...

 

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Thread Won't Stay in the Needle on a Toyota RS2000 Sewing Machine
Either hold the tail of the thread till you actually get a couple stitches into the seam, OR pull a longer thread tail out of the upper thread only. My machine does the same thing if I don't do one of those two steps. The upper thread gets pulled backwards...

 

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Cigarette Smoke Odor Coming from Condo Below
You may be uncomfortable doing this, but politely ask the renters below you to NOT smoke indoors, and tell them why. They just might agree to your request. If not, you may have to DIY or hire someone to seal all gaps in your floors, baseboards, outlets and...

 

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Sink with Garbage Disposal Clogged?
First off, does the sink itself drain at all? If not or is slow to drain, that points to a clog in the drain elbow trap below the sink, that will have to be cleaned out. The trap is easy enough to clean. Put a wide and deep baking pan under the plumbing elbow...

 

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Name for an Handmade Outdoor Furniture and Planter Business
How about: RPM PATIO ORIGINAL FURNITURE ?

 

Are These Insect Eggs? - small tan and brown objects near the baseboard

Are These Insect Eggs?
This looks like Frass from termites...the termites chew the wood and leave behind this type of crumbly mess of sawdust and termite excrement. You should get an exterminator ASAP !!!! Good luck.

 

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Dog Won't Eat After All the Puppies Died
Get her to the vet ASAP !!!! She may have another dead puppy inside her that is causing an infection to start. It could eventually kill her. Don't delay!!!!!

 

Name For A Crochet Business - crochet doily

Name For A Crochet Business?
How about: BEAUTIFUL STITCHES or CROCHET BEAUTIES ?

 

"Gotcha" (Chipmunk) - closeup

"Gotcha" (Chipmunk)
I hate to tell you, but that is NOT a chipmunk. Chipmunks have stripes and are more golden and brown. I think your photo is of a ground squirrel or gopher.

 

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Needle Won't Move on Kenmore Sewing Machine
First thing I would do is to see if any thread, string, yarn, fabric pieces are caught up around the wheel or the drive belt and motor, also check the bobbin housing for tangled thread. Give all moving parts a good cleaning and oil what should be oiled. That...

 

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Finding a Lost Relative
Try ZABA Search. It's free, and you put in the name you're looking for. If it's a common name, it may not be very useful, especially if you don't know what state they are in. But sometimes you get lucky and most of the listings even give the persons age to...

 

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Name for New Jewelry Business?
Amanda's Jewels - Bella Approved

 

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Name for New Jewelry Business?
Amanda Bella Jewelry. Makes it look like your last name is Bella....nobody has to know it's your dog !!!

 

Identifying Pieces of Broken Plastic - piece of black plastic

Identifying Pieces of Broken Plastic?
Is it possible they are pieces of Drawer Glides? You know, the things inside the drawer openings that act as a slide area so drawers aren't sliding right on bare wood through the cabinet openings? OR, maybe a drawer stop/catch...check under the middle of the...

 

Identifying Pieces of Broken Plastic - piece of black plastic

Identifying Pieces of Broken Plastic?
Is it possible they are drawer glides? You know, those things a drawer slides on instead of bare wood. OR, might they be drawer stops/catches? Check under the drawers for either. Good luck!!!

 

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Keeping Dogs from Digging in Flower Beds and Yard
The best way to keep dogs from digging in a flower bed is to anchor chicken wire down around the plants. You can use plain wire cut into pieces at least 10 inches long and then bent into a "U" shape to use as anchors, just push the anchors through the chicken...

 

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Removing ChapStick Stains from Clothing?
Try a water-free hand cleaner like GoJo or D&L Hand Cleaner - the type of hand cleaner folks use in their garage or workshop. They do a great job on laundry grease stains...just scrub the spots with an old toothbrush and the cleaner, then launder as usual. Sometimes...

 

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Replacement Cams for a Kenmore Sewing Machine
cbowerstx, I have a Kenmore 96 that uses single-sided cams. The cams are 2 1/4 inches at widest point, the center hole is 5/8 inches diameter & 5/8 inches deep. The guide pin that the cams drop over on the machine is 1/8 inch diameter and sticks up 3/8 inch...

 

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Tiny Dents or Cuts in Flooring
Sounds like your vinyl flooring has tiny cuts or dents in the surface from stones or grit in the bottoms of shoes walking on it. You could try bleaching those dents to make sure they are as light colored as possible. If they still stand out when looking at...

 

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Tiny Dents or Cuts in Flooring
Do you have a large dog that spends a lot of time coming in and out in that area? It could be toenail cuts in the flooring. If none of the "fixes" above work, could you put an area rug there to cover the floor to just hide the area?

 

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Name Ideas for an Organizing Business?
CLEAN AND TIDY SERVICE BY SHONNA LYNN. Simple and to the point.

 

What Is This Wooden Farmer's Market Find? - large wooden expanding clamp-like piece

What Is This Wooden Farmer's Market Find?
It looks like a leather stitching Pony Clamp that a harness maker would use. There are many examples on Pinterest.

 

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Clothes Smell Sour After Washing
Sounds-or should I say smells- like your washer needs a cleaning. Run the machine on a complete cycle..use the smallest load setting to save water, and add either 2 cups of bleach OR use 2 cups of white vinegar in the wash water on HOT. Let the machine run...

 

Restoring a Tarnished Gold Bracelet - clean bracelet

Restoring a Tarnished Gold Bracelet
Ketchup works great at cleaning brass !!!

 

Leaves Bending and Drooping on Spider Plant - hanging spider plant

Leaves Bending and Drooping on Spider Plant?
From the 2nd picture, I say from experience, it needs more sunlight. Also, once a week watering may not be enough if it's hot and low humidity in the house...plants dry out faster. And even worse during heating season. Water, if when you push your fingertip...

 

Leaves Bending and Drooping on Spider Plant - hanging spider plant

Leaves Bending and Drooping on Spider Plant?
From the 2nd picture, I say from experience, it needs more sunlight. Also, once a week watering may not be enough if it's hot and low humidity in the house...plants dry out faster. And even worse during heating season. Water, if when you push your fingertip...

 

Leaves Bending and Drooping on Spider Plant - hanging spider plant

Leaves Bending and Drooping on Spider Plant?
From the 2nd picture, I say from experience, it needs more sunlight. Also, once a week watering may not be enough if it's hot and low humidity in the house...plants dry out faster. And even worse during heating season. Water, if when you push your fingertip...

 

Reporting Neighbor's Who Abuse Their Animals

Reporting Neighbor's Who Abuse Their Animals?
Bypass your LOCAL police that your bad neighbor "owns" and report all your info to your STATE POLICE. If they are in cahoots with the neighbor too, and all other reports you've made with animal societies, etc, don't get any action, the media(news, radio, newspapers...

 

Remembering When to Feed My Plants - milk jug of Miracle Gro on porch, with dates written on the bottle as a reminder

Remembering When to Feed My Plants
I hope you're either using Miracle Grow Organic plant food for your veggie plants OR only using the regular Miracle Grow on flowers. Regular Miracle Grow plant food is LOADED with heavy metals and toxins !!! Sure, it makes the plants grow great, but it should...

 

Blue Dragonfly at San Diego Botanic Garden - blue dragonfly on a light green and cream colored leaf

Blue Dragonfly at San Diego Botanic Garden
That is actually a DAMSEL FLY, not a Dragonfly.

 

Blue Dragonfly at San Diego Botanic Garden - blue dragonfly on a light green and cream colored leaf

Blue Dragonfly at San Diego Botanic Garden
Our bug world is amazing, isn't it ?!!!! Want to try something interesting? Find some really small pebbles - only a little bigger than sand, and toss a handful into the air when there are Dragonflies zipping around. I did this growing up, and they think they...

 

DIY Shirt Collar Stays from Magnetic Hotel Keys  - sample stay and 6 new ones for keycard

DIY Shirt Collar Stays from Magnetic Hotel Keys
You can also cut new stays from plastic bottles like shampoo or laundry detergent. Just stay away from the thinner and more brittle plastics like water bottles or those produce clam-shell containers.

 

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Treating a Rash in Skin Folds
Look in the foot fungus medicines for a generic TOLNAFTATE 1% antifungal cream. I get -what I'm guessing is the same kind of rash, under my breasts at my bra band, and under my belly roll. It gets red and sore, but itchy too. It even hurts to wash it in the...

 

Identifying a Snake - orange snake with black markings in a swimming pool

Identifying a Snake
I'm hoping from your description and photo, that it's a Corn Snake. Take a look at: whatsnakeisthat.com/category/region/southeast/south-carolina/ It's a great site to look up ALL areas of the US and Canada.

 

What Is This Plant? - plant with dark green and purplish heart shaped leaves that are deeply ridged

What Is This Plant?
I think what you have is called a RIPPLE PEPEROMIA (Peperomia caperta). For complete info on this plant, go to: www.houseplant411.com/houseplant/how-to-grow-care-for-a-peperomia-plant good luck !!

 

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Cause of Uneven Loose Stitches?
You need to adjust your thread tension - try top thread first to see if that fixes it...tighten top tension little by little. If that doesn't help, then adjust the tiny screw on the side of the bobbin case ....VERY small clockwise adjustments at a time (less...

 

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Cause of Uneven Loose Stitches?
Pghgirl40, I've found I can keep my thread in good shape longer, if I store it in an airtight container and out of any light source. Light and drying out are two of the worst things that age thread...of any fiber content. Forget those nice looking wooden racks...

 

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Cause of Uneven Loose Stitches?
Cool way to use thread that can't be used IN threading the machine or bobbin.

 

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Fruit Whip and Snow Cone Business Name Ideas?
SNOW CONES AND CHILL WHIPS ON WHEELS

 

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Silverado Dashboard Lights Intermittent
Does your truck have the automatic headlights(has a small domed sensor in the middle of the dash about 2 to 3 inches from the bottom of the center of the windshield)? If so, and you have your headlight switched to that setting, it could be the sensor is calling...

 

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Silverado Dashboard Lights Intermittent
Does your truck have the automatic headlights(has a small domed sensor in the middle of the dash about 2 to 3 inches from the bottom of the center of the windshield)? If so, and you have your headlight switched to that setting, it could be the sensor is calling...

 

Kitchen Paint Color Advice - view of kitchen

Kitchen Paint Color Advice
If you're game, with those cabinets I would go for an off-white background with medium brown sponge painted all-over blotches.

 

What Breed Is My Cat? - gray and black stripped cat

What Breed Is My Cat?
As to breed...only growing will tell, but when I enlarge the top photo, at least the left front foot looks like it has a couple extra toes. It's called polydactyl...just like all of Earnest Hemmingway's cats were.

 

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Power to Meter But None in My House
Check the breaker panel to see if the big "Main" breaker is pulled out or the switch is in the off position- depends on your electric panel type. Either one of those will cut off the power IN the house but still have power to the meter. Otherwise, you'll need...

 

Salt stored in a plastic bag with rice.

Keep Salt Flowing
If you ever get anything with the tiny round plastic container of silica, you can put one of those in your salt shaker. I also have put one in each of my spice shakers of: onion salt, garlic salt, lemon pepper, and seasoned salt. They keep all of them from...

 

Identifying a Houseplant - philodendron type plant

Identifying a Houseplant?
It looks like Hoya...also called a Wax Plant. It has a slightly woody vining stem, waxy green leaves, and if you're lucky and it gets the right care, it will send out little umbrels of pinkish-white flowers. The flowers also produce little droplets of a waxy...

 

Identifying a Houseplant - philodendron type plant

Identifying a Houseplant?
It's NOT Pothos, it's a Hoya also called Wax Plant.

 

Identifying a Houseplant - philodendron type plant

Identifying a Houseplant?
It's not Devils Ivy, it's a Hoya, also called Wax Plant.

 

Identifying a Houseplant - philodendron type plant

Identifying a Houseplant?
Not a Pothos. It's Hoya- also called Wax Plant.

 

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