Norman (Jersey Cow)
Norman is just too cute for words. You are all blessed to have each other. Be Thankful!
Bleach Stains on Jeans?
Maybe you could find a Patch with flowers, design, or a pet you like and sew it over the bleached spot. Of course it depends on where the bleached spot is on the pants.
Cut Scrubbing Pads In Half
I also cut some in quarters for those really small jobs. Makes them last even longer!
What Breed is My Dog?
I think it is that old stand-by that so many people have. Cute and Precious! Just give it lots of love and attention.
Get One Last Load From Laundry Soap
Just add water to the bottle shake and pour into the washer. Easier than using the pliers.
Cleaning the Stove Hood
I am going to try this one for sure. Thanks for sharing! Also going to try in on the tile wall behind the stove.
Has Anyone Flown With Allegiant Airlines?
I have not used Allegiant Airlines, but my neighbor uses it all the time. They fly from Calif. to Montana and to Vegas. They say the prices are wonderful. They have never complained and recommend it all the time.
Can I Paint Over Fence Stain?
For the best results, you should sand the fence first. The paint wont stick to the wood. Also, paint wont last as long as stain. It will chip and peel with age.
Ten Lessons from the Blind Side
Hi Jo, Thanks for sharing your story with the ThriftyFun Family! We can all learn something from you today, even if it is not related to eyesight. Just having your attitude and making a few adjustments to our daily life could be a great improvement. May you...
Musty Smell In Suitcase?
Try putting Fabric Softner sheets in suitcase and closing it up for a few days.
In Memory Of Webster (Cat)
I am so sorry for your loss of your wonderful Webster. Be thankful that God gave him a peaceful departure to Rainbow Bridge, and you a lasting peaceful memory of his leaving. Hugs Dani
Storing Christmas Ornaments and...
You can also get wine or liquor boxes from places that sell these products. They also make good storage boxes and they are very strong and will not crush your ornaments.
Remedies for Healing Sore Gums Due to Dentures?
I see others have given remedies for the pain, but you also said you had broken your bottom plate. They sell products at most pharmacies that you can use to repair your plates. I cant remember what it is called. Ask and Im sure they can help you. You might...
Index Cards to Keep Track of Seldom Used Items
Wow, what a great idea. I wish you would have posted this information several years ago. I moved my atlas and a pair of dog nail clippers. I found the clipper about 3 years later and I have never found the atlas. I can visualize putting it behind a piece of...
Use Hard Times to Remember the Good
God Bless you. You are so right. If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it!
Holiday: Front Door Christmas Cross
Its beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
A Christmas Cake for Jesus
Wow, what a great idea! Wonderful way to share the meaning of Christmas with little children. I bet God is smiling!
Hang Necklaces on Towel Bar
You could also put a small towel bar on the inside of a cabinet or closet door to keep them out of sight.
Hot Bricks to Defrost Windshield
Montana Girls are not only Smart they are also Tough! Danialle from Polson, MT.
Encouraging Neighbors to Decorate for Christmas?
Jesus is the reason for the season!
Photo: He's a Papa!
May God bless your entire family. You are all in my prayers for good health and happiness.
My Frugal Holiday: The Old Family Bible
Thank you for sharing your beautiful story will all of us readers. I would love to have our old family Bible, but it is lost. I was raised in a foster home and the Bible went to the real family. I dont know what happened to it. Ive ask and no one has it. What...
Call 211 for Referrals To Local Assistance
Wow, thanks for this tip. I bet it will help lots of people. I sure wasnt aware of it. I have a lot of elderly friends who could use it.
Soldering Iron Holder
Wow, what a great tip. Wish I had known this when I was active in doing stained glass.
Blessing for a Family Gathering?
Deeli is right, but if you need help try something like this. Dear Heavenly Father, Thank you for this table with all of your bounties and gifts. Please bless this food on the table and all the friends and family around it, also please bless the ones who couldnt...
Removing Spoiled Food Odors from Refrigerator?
Make a semi thick paste of baking soda and vinegar. Mix it in a large bowl, as it will foam. Make it just thick enough that it will cling to a dish cloth. Ring it out just enough that it doesnt drip a lot. Wipe down the entire refrigerator including the racks...
Removing Shiny Iron Spots on Clothing?
Try spraying with white vinegar and pressing from the inside.
What an adorable picture. They are both beautiful.
Crate Trained Dog Now Refuses to Go In?
Make sure the crate and bedding is clean. He might have had an accident in it and it may smell.
How Can I Lower a Bed?
If all else fails, put it directly on the floor.
Store Remotes Face Down
This also keeps the dust out of the key pad.
Panda (Bluetick Hound/Border Collie)
This is just way too cute! Reminds me of how my Golden and Malamute looked after they were playing in the yard one day.
What Type of Desk is This?
Could it possible be an old 50s type sewing machine cabinet?
Other Uses for Plastic Knives
Plastic knives are also useful for scraping the last of medication from jars or tubes that have been cut. You can either wash and reuse or toss.
Removing Glue from a Tie?
Try Goo-Gone. However you will have to wash the tie after using it.
Get More Toothpaste by Turning It Upside Down
Im not sure about the bottles either, but it stands to reason for anything that comes in bottles. However, cutting the bottoms off of the tubes sure does help in savings. I have found that by cutting the bottom off of the tubes that I can get an extra weeks...
Old Doll's Rubber Legs Are Sticky?
Try Goo-Gone. Can be purchased at Wal-Mart.
Garden: "Keebler" Tree
What a magnificent tree God as made! Thank you for sharing.
Cleaning Tar From Your Car?
Use Goo-gone. You can purchase it at Wal-Mart.
What Breed is My Dog?
Looks to be part Great Dane.
In Memory Of Sheba (Black Lab/Golden Retriever)
So sorry for your loss Peggy. My prayers are for your peace at this time. May you find another wonderful pet to love soon. Although a new pet wont take the place of your wonderful Sheba, it will help heal the hole in your heart.
Scrubbing Sponge Left Scratches on Car Windshield?
Try a rubbing compound on the hood. Im not sure about the glass. Call and ask a professional.
Rescued Dog Trying to Establish Dominance Over Resident Dogs and Owners?
The first step would be to get him neutered.
Getting Rid of Pigeons?
Spray were the roost with WD-40. They will not return. They were trying to build a nest in my friends rain gutters. She sprayed it with WD-40 and they didnt return.
Buying a GPS?
Id like to thank everyone who sent information. I did look at the google map but it wasnt the best. It didnt show some of the streets that I know I will need to be on, but then maybe the GPS wouldnt have them either. Thanks again everyone.
Dog Smells Even After a Bath?
The dog may be allergic to his food. Try a different food and if it still smells see your vet. I had a friend that had a Golden Retriever that was allergic to any food with a corn base to it.
Keeping Flies Away from Your Horse?
I would contact your local ASPCA or your local governing office that protects animals, if you feel you cant talk to the owners. Some people get horses as pets and know nothing about their proper care. You can also gather a lot of information on the Internet...
Removing Sticker Residue?
Try, Peanut Butter, Baby Oil, Vegetable Oil or Goo Gone. They all work.
Recycling #6 Coffee Cups?
Check with your local schools or teachers that you know. Possibly they could use them for crafts.
Crepe Myrtle Blooms Not Opening?
Im not sure, but it sounds like either too much or not enough water. Call your local nursery and ask them. They know the right information for your climate.
Products for Dull Laminated Wood Floor?
I would go or call a store that sells flooring and ask them.
Advice For Dog That Runs Away?
Keep a leash close by. When someone comes to the door put the leash on the dog. Make it sit until the person is inside and the door is closed. With practice, you can make the dog sit without the leash.
Keeping Trash From Smelling
I also live in the county and we have lots of critters that would love to get into the trash. I cant compost for the same reason. Mountain Lions, Bears, skunks, fox, deer, etc. I keep the bottom shelf in my freezer for my garbage. Just wrap in plastic and freeze...
Keeping Ants Out My Dog's Food Bowl?
If the chalk line around the bowl worked the first time, try it again. Keep re-newing the chalk line. Possibly what ever is keeping the ants away from it is drying out or disappearing is some way. Its worth a try.
Can You Cross Breed a Dachshund with a Pit Bull?
Please, please, please do not breed your dog. I have been a volunteer with an animal shelter for 18 years, and I totally agree with muttmom(185). Please re-think what you would be doing to a litter of poor little puppies. We have more than enough dogs and cats...
Cleaning Baby Car Seats
Until 3 years ago, I ran a second hand store for childrens products. Clothing and all the additional things that is needed for a child. It was a consignor shop and I got some pretty grimy things such as car seats, toys etc. I spot cleaned them first and then...
Removing Plant Sap Stains from Clothing?
Try Goo-Gone. Can be purchased from Wal-Mart.
Tracking Down a Continuous Beeping Sound in House?
Even though you dont think it is the Smoke Alarm, Put new batteries in it and see if it stops. They will continue to beep even if unplugged.
Cleaning Indoor/Outdoor Carpet?
I would try shampooing it with Dawn dish soap. It will cut the grease.
Removing Lint from Clothing?
If the Lint Roller that nineleven47 suggested doesnt work, take them to the Dry Cleaners. They can probably get it off.
Removing Tough Grease Stains?
Try Go Jo hand cleaner. Purchase at Wal-Mart or automotive stores.
Using Awesome to Clean the Carpet?
I usually spot clean with Awesome first then add about a cup to the water in the shampoo bucket of the carpet cleaning machine. This also depends on how dirty your carpet is. You may have to add more, but Id start with one cup first and try it.
Underarm Smell on T-shirts?
You may need to see a Dr. You may have some sort of medical problem.
Looking for a Tool for Cleaning Tub Without Straining Back?
Buy a sponge or rag mop. Cut the handle to your desired length and then sand the end.
Removing Tree Sap from a Tombstone?
Try GooGone. I dont know what it will do to the granite, but it will remove the sap.
Sassy (Toy Poodle)
She is a beautiful little girl. Why do you let her chase cars? She could easily be hurt or killed, or cause a terrible accident, possibly injuring or killing someone. Please dont let her do this. You should be protecting her from all danger. Keep her on a leash...
What a treasured memory!
Dog House Trained Except at Night?
How often does your dog go potty during the day? Every two, three, or four hours? Time when he needs to go out during the day and then get up and take him out at those times during the night.
My Frugal Life: Frugal Is A Choice I've Made
Wow, you are one smart lady!
Make Brillo Pad Last Longer
I cut mine into 4 pieces. I hardly ever need an entire pad. This way they last even longer.
Cleaning PVC Outdoor Furniture?
Try using Soft Scrub with a micro cloth.
Tea Cup and Saucer Gift Idea
Great Idea! Also you can buy a used mug and put a plant in it for a thank you gift.
Ten More Commandments Of Dealing With The Blind
Thank you for the wonderful information you shared with us.
Has Anyone Used Rain X on Shower Doors?
We remodeled the bathroom a couple of years ago and installed new clear glass shower doors. I used Rain-X as I had heard it worked so well. After the first shower it turned the shower doors white. I had a terrible time getting it all off. I still have spots...
Have Kids Make A Summer Fun List
This list sounds like a lot of fun, but also expensive. How about reading a book, painting a picture, writing a story, play store and teach them to count and make change. Do things that keep them thinking. Put on a hand puppet show and let them make the puppets...
Do you mind telling us where your purchased it and how much it cost? Thanks.
Advice for Choosing Appliance Colors?
My kitchen has black appliances and white cabinets. Light Gray walls and granite looking counter tops. I love it and have gotten a lot of compliments on it. Like bama03 said, there is no right or wrong. Do what you like. I also have used some accents of either...
Use Ammonia for Carpet Cleaning
I would do a test in a hidden area to check to see what the ammonia might do to the color of your carpet.
Advice for Saving for the Future?
Also save all the money that you had left over at the end of the month, that you had budgeted and didnt spend. Utilities and groceries are a great way to save this way. Sometimes they are quite a bit less than you budgeted for. I also save any money that I...
Controlling Seafood Smells In Garbage
We live where bears roam through and get into the trash if they can. We freeze all our garbage until we go to the dump. We never have bears or dogs in our trash.
Product Review: "The Works" Toilet Bowl Cleaner
Be very careful about sitting it on a counter top. It had leaked and I set it on my New Formica counter top and it took the shine off of it.
Try Cetaphil Lotion. It can be purchased at Wal-Mart.
Getting The Last Out Of Pump Bottles
Yes, cutting the containers works great. Remember also, to do the same with tubes. I use a medication that is $600.00 per tube. When the tube was empty I cut the tube and was able to get 30 additional applications. I do this with all containers. Glass bottles...
Free Computer Training Site for Senior Citizens?
The Computer Lady has a wonderful site. Sign up and you will receive a newsletter and you can look in the archives for all sorts of question and answers. I hope this helps you. http://www.asktcl.com/
Removing Soot from Porcelain Figurines?
Try spraying with window cleaner and then rinse. This worked for me. Some things I had to use a soft baby toothbrush for crevices.
Uses for Shredded Paper
I use my shredded paper to mix in with my potting soil. It helps hold the moisture in for my tomato plants.
Homemade Business Cards?
This is a very good site. It has all sorts of free things to print. You will have to register. http://www.freeprintablebusinesscards.net/
Wildlife: Iguana (FL)
I totally agree with your description! Wow! How large is it? Looks mighty large!
Remembering Things Without a Note
I leave myself notes on the computer. You can also call from your cell phone to your land line and leave yourself a message. This message reminder works great also and its free. http://www.mymemorizer.com/
Looking for Containers Similar to 20 Pound Cat Litter Jugs?
Ask your friends and neighbors who have cats.
Family: Robin's First Grandchild
Congratulations to you and your family. I pray God watches over you all and blesses you richly. May Trey be a healthy child. He is so beautiful.
Store Appliances in Pillowcases
I store mine in the boxes that they come in. Easy to see what it is and also you can stack them, for more storage.
What Bread is My Dog?
I would say for sure that his is part Shepherd and Totally Beautiful! You are both blessed to have each other!
Pimple on My Lip?
Put alcohol on it many times a day. It will dry it out.
Uses for Used Paper?
I use all scrap paper, such as envelopes, blank part of letters etc. as scratch paper. I cut them into little pieces and secure with a paper clip. I have all around the house to jot down quick little notes, make list, etc.
Make a Flannel Half Slip for Warmth
Good Idea. Thanks for sharing.