Printer Ink on Skin?
Lava soap and/or cleanser like Comet worked for me.
Share Your Worst Cooking Disaster
This happened back in the 70s. I made capon chickens for my younger sisters dinner party. I was working up the street and on breaks I would go home and check on them. They looked beautiful. I called my sister and told they were ready to pick up all she had...
Share Your Worst Cooking Disaster
This is another one. But this happened to my sister. She was making spaghetti one night for dinner. The water was boiling and she added the spaghetti. She went back to check on them and the water was still boiling but the spaghetti had turned black. We laugh...
Use Iron Out to Clean Toilet Bowl
Where would I find Iron Out at?
Homemade Lipstick Does Not Stay on Long?
Im not sure on the recipe but I know if you use Kool-aid. Im pretty sure I seen it at thriftyfun. Maybe you can check their back issues. I know it works just dont remember the recipe.
What Can I Use for Candle Molds?
Dollar Tree stores are now carrying silicone molds. Also you can look for molds at garage sales and/or thrifts stores. You can make them out of muffin tins and let your imagination fly.
Recommendations for a Good Inexpensive Foundation Makeup?
Try E.L.F.com (eyes,lips and face). They are great and very very reasonably priced.
Covering Scratches on Dark Furniture?
I use the meat of the walnut. Not the shell but the walnut itself.
How Can I Stop My Jeans from Bleeding in the Wash?
I was just going to say exactly what metroplex had said. Salt will do the trick. Good answer metroplex.
Hanging Wallpaper Temporarily?
I like using Liquid starch and material. Put in sections liquid starch and put material up and using your hands smooth out air bubbles. When you are ready to moved peel off the material and you can wash and dry it again for the same use or something else. The...
Homemade Bath Bombs Do Not Fizz?
Go to soapqueen.com she has videos where you can learn how to make Bath Bombs. I never heard of using Epsom salt in bath bombs before. Have fun.
Watkin's Pound Cake
I loved your story. It was great. I do have a question for you about the recipe. How much salt is to be used? It wasnt listed in the ingredients.
Craft Ideas for 3 Year Old?
Knot a shoelace and have the 3 yr old string buttons on it and tie in a knot when full. Pierce a picture in lightweight cardboard and take different color yarn and thread onto a plastic needle and embroider the design.
Home Remedy for Constipation?
This recipe really works. 1 cup peanut butter, 1 cup cocoa and 1 cup water. Cook on low heat until peanut butter is melted. Pour in enough oatmeal to make it thick. Let cool enough to handle and roll into small balls. These can be frozen or refrigerated. Eat...
Cabbage and Ham Pie With Biscuit Dumpling Crust?
You might want to try allrecipes.com or cooking.com They helped me when I was looking for danish recipes. Also about.com has a very large number of recipes too. Good Luck. I hope this helps.
Non-steroidal Itch Remedy?
If you can take it try Benadryl. It works for me. Its also good if you have poison ivy,sumac or oak. It relieves the itching.
Super Glue on Eyeglasses?
I thought about acetone also. Thats the only thing I know that works. I would try very little on a cotton swab. Good Luck.
Name Ideas for Builder/Handyman Business?
How about Honey-do? You know honey-do this and Honey-do that.
Soap Making Information?
Go to: Soapqueen.com She has videos to you can watch. They are very easy to follow.
Robin's Weekly Grocery Deals
Hi Robin Im in the St. Louis county and you have great prices on meat. There is a Shop & Save, Schnucks, Aldi and Dierbergs grocery stores by me. I go to Schnucks where they have alot of 10 for $10. There are alot of things for the 10 for $10. 3-liter bottles...
Angel Food Ministries
I too am disabled but I love Angel Food Ministries. I spend so little and get so much. You cant go wrong.
Homemade Chalk Recipe?
Favecrafts.com has directions for making homemade chalk.
Selling and Buying Craft Items Online?
Etsy.com is the only one I can think of.
Vegetable Beef Soup From Scratch?
I use stew meat cut into small bite sized pieces and water(depends how much soup you want) boil the stew meat and add fresh vegetables or frozen. When the meat is done add a large can of tomato juice and heat for 30 minutes. My kids love this.
Crafts Using Pop Bottle Lids?
Ive seen clocks and collages made from them.
How to Wash a Wool Sweater?
You could use Woolite or Dryel. I kind of like kffrmw88 answer. That would save you money.
Ideas For Toilet Paper Roll Valentine Crafts?
Crafty Chia, Fave Crafts, and dollar Store Crafts come to mind.
Powdered French Vanilla Coffee Creamer Recipe?
I use non-dairy creamer and powdered vanilla.
Valentine Treat Boxes
These are really cute. Thanks for sharing.
Plastic Canvas Wedding Cake?
All I can say is wow! This is so beautiful. You did a fantastic job!
Saving Money on Calendars?
I got free calendars from bettycrocker.com pillsbury.com and orientaltrading.com Theyre out there. Good Luck.
Low Protein Dog Food Recipes?
I found a website its called recipegoldmine it has healthy dog recipes there.
Locating Adopted Relatives?
I remember years ago the Salvation Army found lost relatives. But you would need their social security numbers. The rest of these suggestions are also excellent. Good Luck.
Using Juice from Dill Pickles?
All of the suggestions are good but its also good for a bad case of hiccups.
Snowman Ivy Bowl Light
This is really cute. Thanks for sharing!
Making Vegetable Soup?
I use stew meat and whatever veggies you have on hand and 1 can tomato juice. Its pretty tasty. Use whatever spices you want. You have a pretty good bunch of veggie soups here. Im going to try all of them.
Dog Won't Eat?
I agree with Lorelei I would get a second opinion. We all know theres something wrong. good luck and let us know how your german shepherd is doing.
Shes a cutie. But if shes chewing on socks when they start unraveling PLEASE take away. A friend of mine has a cocker spaniel and she let him chew on socks and the dog started to whine. He had the threads of the sock out of his mouth my friend went to pull...
In Memory of Fancy (Himalayan)
I am so sorry for your loss Vickie.
Homemade Flavored Powdered Coffee Creamer?
I really dont know how to do it. I did try to make vanilla cinnamon a couple of times using vanilla powder and cinnamon. The vanilla dissolved but the cinnamon sank to the bottom of my cup. So if you want vanilla creamer use the vanilla powder.
Solutions for Dry Hands?
I used Lotil. My doctor recommended it. It works great!
Making Dumplings in the Oven?
I make blackberry dumplings in the crockpot and also chicken and dumplings on the stovetop. And I use canned biscuits to make both.
Halloween: Horse Costume (Dog)
Just wanted to say how cute Petey looks and I have to agree with Deeli on how Petey loves you enough to do it.
Walnut Shell Christmas Mice?
I made these for yrs. A walnut was the body. Using black acrylic paint and the end of the paintbrush dab black paint for the eyes. Using the fibers of a paint brush for the whiskers. Cut a triangle of red or green felt and sew th edges together. Trim with a...
Difficult to Get Computer Out of Sleep Mode?
I had that problem last year. I ended up replacing Norton security soft ware and havent had a problem since.
Paper Jack-O'-Lantern Craft
I really like the videos. It helps to see what and how to make something. Thanks for using the videos.
What Breed is My Dog?
She looks like part German shepherd and part doberman. But Whipster is right about the vet and the rabies shot.
Getting a Kitten to Sleep at Night?
Use a old-fashioned alarm clock. ( not electric) Wrap it in a piece of material and put it in the bed of your kittens bed. The ticking of the clock helps the kitten relax because it mimicks the mother cats heartbeat.
Recipe Using Stale Chocolate Cupcakes?
You could crumble it up and add melted butter and use it for a base for pies or desserts that need a no-bake crust. But that chocolate bread pudding sounds really good too!
Hanging a Baby Quilt Inexpensively?
Ive seen a 2x4 and clothespins (stained or painted to your choice) the 2x4 is nailed to the wall and the clothespins are hot glued to the 2x4.
Removing Floor Wax?
I use ammonia and a sponge and good old fashioned elbow grease. It works.
Removing Semi Permanent Hair Color?
I tried using DAWN once on my hair and it didnt remove the color but it removes the natural oils in your hair. It made my hair dry and frizzy. Use at your own risk.
Stuffed Cabbage Recipe?
About.com in the eastern europe section has a fantastic recipe for stuffed cabbage.
Selling a Narnia Poster?
Couldnt you put it on Ebay auction. Put what price you want to start at (the worth) and see if you couldnt sell it that way.
Painting Over Contact Paper?
Poor butProud is right except instead of glue use liquid starch to put up the material. When youre ready to move just remove the material. Ive been doing this for years.
Craft Projects Made from Seeds?
If youre good with a scroll saw you could cut animals out of plywood and use the seeds to decorate it. I have a set of roosters using seeds,dried corn, wheat and other things. Hope this helps.
What Are These Bugs?
They look like flying cockroaches. Seen them in a apartment building. Ew!
Planning A Low Waste Wedding?
Check out Motherearth.com They were talking about a Green Wedding. Hope this helps you.
Bags for Selling Lotion?
Check out uline.com I have their catalog and it has great prices.
Buying a House With Back Owed Taxes?
Check out foreclosures.com They have a lot of nice houses at reasonable prices.
Instructions for Making a Tank Top?
About.com has DIY on how to make projects out of T-Shirts. Theres all kinds of projects to make from them. Check it out.
Add Small Amount of Bleach to Dish Water
This is an excellent way of doing your dishes but take note when doing your silverware Please make sure its stainless steel. If you literally put your silverware in it will take the silver plate right off it.
Flea Killing Apples?
I know I use osage oranges to get rid of spiders and bugs. You put them in the basement and when they start turning brown you will need to throw them away or they will start stinking to high heaven.
Wine Bottle Glass Art
These are fantastic and what a wonderful way to recycle. Thank You for sharing.
Tips for Speaking Before a Judge?
Do you have a regular lawyer or a lawyer that specializes in disability social security? Thats what kind of lawyer you need. When I filed for disability I got turned down the first time but the second time I went before the judge I was accepted. It really depends...
Copycat Recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken?
Kentucky Fried Chicken Is fried in a pressure cooker. The 11 seasonings are the same as Good Seasonings (dried) and all-purposed flour.
Free Samples at Walmart.com?
Buying The Works Cleaners?
The dollar stores carry it.
Looking for Small Terra Cotta Pots for Making Clay People?
SunshineCrafts.com is also a good place.
Buying Used Table Cloths?
I would buy them at estate sales too along with what everybody else suggested.
I use soy milk vanilla flavored and mixed fruits(mostly berries) On occasion I used Bolthouse Chai Vanilla soy milk and frozen peaches. You just have to experiment with certain milks and fruits.
Inexpensive Magazine Subscriptions?
Teensfreeway.com has gold rewards on their site.(no its not just for teens). Ive been getting free magazines for a couple years now. Family Circle, Womans Day, Town & Country, Shape, etc etc all free.
The Basics of Square Foot Gardening
Thank You. Ive been thinking about something like this. Thank You so much.
Recommendations for Dog Grooming Clippers?
I found at walmart a Vidal Sassoon palm clipper. Its quiet to run.(My dogs do not like buzzing noises) The palm clipper was originally used for men that wanted to be bald. I used mine on a wire terrier dog. His fur was always matted and it helped alot. I paid...
Dove deodorant is great.
Buying a Used Sectional Couch?
Im saying what everyone else is saying. Freecycle.org
What is This Piece of Furniture?
My great aunt had a dining room set complete with china cabinet. This one in the picture is a duplicate of what she had. All I know is that its from the 1920s. Hope this helps.
Number Socks to Match
This is for if you decide to let your dog play with the socks. My friend let her dog play with a old rolled up sock. One day she her her dog yelping and the dog wouldnt let her near him when she was able to she notice the dog had string in his mouth she tried...
Eating a Low-Salt Diet?
Im on a no-salt diet and it took a while for me to get used to the idea but if you use spices it really helps. good luck.
Ground Beef-Vegetable Soup
Im just curious although this sounds good why put anise in it?
Recipes Using Potatoes?
I slice potatoes thin add 1 thinly sliced onion and add 1 can cream of mushroom soup. Bake 350 degrees for 45minutes-1 hour.
Ideas for Light Globes?
Years ago I did glass etching on globes and they came out beautiful. You can also paint on them. Try painting flowers and vines or fruits.
Crafts Using Thick Vinyl Material?
This may sound strange but I remember they used to make vinyl dresses back in the 60s.
Cabbage, Rice and Beef Casserole Recipe?
Go to Eastern Europe.About.com They have stuffed cabbage leaves using ground beef, rice and tomato sauce. You wont be disappointed.
Waxing Shower Tiles?
I used turtle wax on my shower tiles. Works like a charm.
Cookware with Water Vapor Seal?
I bought a set of stainless steel water vapor seals in the 70s. Im still using mine, and theyre going to last me a lifetime.
Ideas for a Beginning Sewer?
Try Tipnut.com They have easy-to-do sewing patterns. And they have alot of other good things too.
Using Old Newspapers?
I cant remember the name of the book but the library might have it but you can make furniture out of it. Theres tables, chairs and bookcases.
Fruit Bon Bons
Thank You for the recipe. I lost mine a while back.
Mostaccioi for a Crowd
Robin I just wanted to let you know that my family and I enjoy every recipe you put in thrifty fun. Thank You.
Craft Ideas for Small Ivy Bowls?
Years ago I made crafts using ivy bowls. I would glue the ivy bowl to a glass candlestick and paint flowers on the ivy bowl and stems and leaves on the candlestick. Then I used tealights inside the ivy bowl. These sold great at a craft show too.
Calculating Fabric for Table Runners?
I cant help you on how much you need but at Fabric.com they have lots of clearance material really really reasonable.
Pre-Quilted Fabric for Making Comforters?
You can check out Fabric.com or Hancock.com they have extra wide material.
Chihuahua Yelping and Stiffening Its Neck?
Check with vet to see if she has cushing disease.
Save Money With The Pick 5 Meat Program
Dierbergs has it too in St. Louis county.
Where Can I Find Eyeglass Chain Ends?
Walgreens and eye care places carry these.