Crafts Using Plastic Easter EggsThose colorful plastic Easter eggs have so many crafting possibilities. This is a page about crafts using plastic Easter eggs.
Jelly Bean ChicksThese cute little chicks are made from plastic bags of candy topped with a yellow pom pom. This is a page about making jelly bean chicks.
Chocolate Bunny in a JarFor a slightly different take on the traditional Easter basket, try making this cute treat. This is a page about making a chocolate bunny in a jar.
Easter Egg CurtainCut brightly colored fabrics into egg shapes and string them in a row to make this festive window decoration. This is a page about making an Easter egg curtain.
Making Marshmallow PeepstersPeeps are a popular treat. But around Easter they often sell out at the market. If you can't find any, try making these cute substitutes. This is a page about making marshmallow peepsters.
Making Chocolate Dipped PeepsFor those of us who love Peeps, try adding a chocolate coating for a special treat. This is a page about making chocolate dipped peeps.
Start Bell Pepper Plants EarlyTo ensure a good crop of bell peppers, it is important to remember that they require a long growing season. You can start the seed now (2/25)
Protecting Garden PlantsYour garden plants may need protection from insects, too much sun, birds, wildlife, and more. Depending on the situation there are a variety of options discussed on this page.
Toilet Paper Tube Seedling PotsA great way to recycle toilet paper tubes is to use them as containers to start vegetable and flower seeds for garden plants. This is a page about toilet paper tube seedling pots.
Photos of Flowers Exhibiting FasciationThis is a page about photos of flowers exhibiting fasciation. These unusual double flowers are rare and probably will grow normally the next year.
New Plantings and Garden FlowersLast year my grandson and I cut down several forsythia shrubs along the northern edge of the side yard. The stumps still need to dealt with. This year I have focused on planting two lilac bushes further into the yard to ultimately help reestablish a green border between my yard and my neighbor's. There will also be a native mock orange placed along this same line, soon.
Used Tea Bag to Sprout SeedsSave your old used tea bags as a seed starter. The tea will compost as the seedling grows, feeding it as well as marking the location.
Making a Mother's Day Book with "Reasons I Love You"Rather than giving your mother something she could buy herself, make a personalized gift that she will treasure. If given for a birthday add one for each year. This is a page about making a Mother's Day book with "Reasons I love you".
Making a Heart Tree Mother's Day CardShow Mom how your love has grown by making this sweet heart tree greeting card. made from a handprint. This is a wonderful project for a younger child to make for their mother or grandmother.
Mother's Day Teapot CardCutouts of foam flowers and a paper teapot accent the face of this thoughtful Mother's Day card. Include a personal message and a bag of mom's favorite tea to honor her on this special day.
Handmade Remembering Mother Card for Mother's DayEven if your mother has passed, you can create a lovely remembrance card to share with your siblings on Mother's Day. This is a page about handmade remembering mother card for Mother's Day.
Mother's Day Gift IdeasComing up with a new, unique, and personal gift idea for your mother can sometimes be difficult. You want it to be special and preferably a surprise. This page contains Mother Day gift ideas.
Homemade Thank You NotesUnique cards can be created at home for a special message. This page is about homemade thank you notes.
Vintage Book SafeThis is a storage book I created for my daughter's fairytale/garden wedding theme. The storage on the inside will be used to store her wedding advice cards.
Tabletop Tile CenterpieceMod podge tile base for wedding reception garden themed table centerpiece. After the reception, these tiles can be given to guests to use as hot plates on their table at home.
Spool Christmas TreeMade from fabric and old wooden spools
Strip Block PotholderI've become interested in quilting and all of the neat ideas for quilt blocks. Because there are so many, I decided I would make a variety of quilt blocks and turn them into potholders so I can try out a lot more designs and it wouldn't be as time consuming.
Woven T-shirt Yarn BasketWith my leftover t-shirt yarn from another project, I made this basket to hold mail. It is nice and sturdy made from the yarn.
Fiber Is The WordDoes your diet contain complex carbs, lean protein, healthy fats, and fiber? Fish, lean meats such as beef or pork, dairy products, and fruits and vegetables include these needed nutrients. The body needs certain nutrients to help it remain healthy, lose weight, maintain weight, and live longer. Instead of counting and keeping track of calories, it might be easier to keep track of fiber. In doing so, you may begin automatically to look for foods such as whole grains, vegetables, and fruit which are usually lower in calories than other foods.
How to Fix a Tent PoleMany tent poles are attached with elastic, which can break with rough usage. Learn how to fix it in this short video.
Stuffed Animal Eye PatchIf you have a beloved stuffed animal that loses an eye, an eye patch might be the best solution. Learn how in this short video.
Making a Lid SpoonEver been stuck without a spoon when eating an individual serving of applesauce, pudding or yogurt? Just use the lid as a spoon! Learn how to make one in this short video.
Make Your Own Hand SanitizerLearn the step by step process of making your own hand sanitizer in this short video. This recipe makes a strong enough sanitizer to kill of the coronavirus. This is based off of the World Health Organizations' recommendations. This recipe uses rubbing alcohol, hydrogen peroxide and glycerine.
Halloween Mantel PennantsDress up a boring fireplace mantle with this decorative pennant made from Halloween themed fabric triangles. Learn how to make it in this short video.
Removing Roof Tar from Skin with Olive OilRoof tar and other sticky substances can be gently removed from skin by using regular olive oil from the kitchen. Learn how to do it in this short video.
Lighted Floating Pearl CenterpieceI made up this "mock" centerpiece to try out the floating pearl centerpiece idea for wedding reception guest table.
Using Extra Cloth Shopping Bags In The FreezerI've found a great use for extra cloth shopping bags! I'm so glad that I couldn't find another post about this so that I could share a tip with everyone and finally "pay everyone back" who has helped me on this website for a change!
Book Picture FrameA unique way to display pictures, vintage garden style!
Garden Themed Beverage Server/Bird BathMade this punch bowl bird bath to serve punch in at a wedding reception with a garden theme.
Surprise Pullout BoxHere's another craft idea that I learned from my son. He is preparing a lot of unique valentine greetings for his teachers. What I like most about these crafts is that you won't need to spend so much for a gift. And it will take only 10 minutes to make.
Save Fuel When Cooking PastaUse a heat proof sieve or colander to cook pasta in the same pan as your vegetables
Value of China Cup and Saucer?Can anyone tell me if these are valuable? I think they're post WW1
Value of Geppeddo Doll H16831?I can't seems to find the value of this Geppeddo doll H16831 anywhere. Can someone tell me where I could find the value of it, please?
Value of Thomas Kincade?Just curious as to what this picture is worth, if it is worth anything?
How Old Is This Teddy?Just want to find out more about this teddy.
Information About Porcelain Doll?This porcelain doll has the numbers FB-1331A1. inscribed on the back of the head. Where and when was it made and how much is it worth?
Value of Platform Rocker?This chair belonged to my grandmother and I would like to know the value and if there is a market to sell. It was reupholstered in the 1980's. It is in very good condition.
Finding Plumbing Repair Assistance for...This is a page about finding plumbing repair assistance for low income homeowners. Having working plumbing is a necessity. However, some families can not afford the cost of hiring a tradesperson to make the necessary repairs.
Finding Roof Repair Assistance for Seniors?Many senior citizens are living on fixed incomes that often are insufficient to meet the maintenance needs of their homes. This is a page about finding roof repair assistance for seniors.
Listerine as SanitizerI love the amber colored mouthwash, whether name brand or not. It is useful for so many things. When my hand sanitizer small bottles are almost empty, I shake them up with the antiseptic mouthwash in them.
Roof Repair for Low Income Homeowners?Low income homeowners often can not afford the cost of roof repairs. Searching for agencies or organizations that might help with the costs may be their only solution. This is a page about roof repair for low income homeowners.
Turn Baby Wipes Into Sanitizing WipesThis is a page about turning baby wipes into sanitizing wipes. Normal baby wipes do not have sanitizing ingredients. Adding alcohol to your container of baby wipes, turns them into sanitizing wipes.
Getting Rid of Tiny Biting Black BugsMany types of bugs are small and black, if they are biting bugs they can be annoying and a health hazard. This is a page about getting rid of tiny biting black bugs.
Homemade Hand SanitizerThis is a page about homemade hand sanitizer. Many commercially produced hand sanitizers contain chemicals you may not wish to use. An alternative is to make your own formula.
Identifying Household Bugs?This is a page about identifying household bugs. It can be challenge to combat bugs in your home, when you don't know what kind they are.
Recipes Using All Purpose Flour in Bread Machine?You can successfully substitute all purpose flour for bread flour in you bread machine. This is a page about recipes using all purpose flour in bread machine.
Homemade Antibacterial WipesThis is a page about homemade antibacterial wipes. Disposable wipes for cleaning hands and faces can prevent illness and allow quick clean up in the car or on the go but can be expensive.
Tiny Black Bugs in the KitchenThe key to getting rid of tiny black bugs on kitchen floor is first identifying what they are. Check out what has worked for others in this page.
Preventing Mold on BreadIt isn't any fun to be making a sandwich and discover that your bread is moldy. There are a number of ways to prevent your bread from molding. This is a page about preventing mold on bread.
Finding Plumbing Repair Help for Low Income Homeowners?This is a page about finding plumbing repair help for low income homeowners. Plumbing repairs may be too expensive for many low income homeowners. However they are quite necessary for health and even safety. Finding a source of assistance to reduce the costs can help.
Getting Rid of Tiny White Biting Bugs?If you have small white biting bugs in your home, it would be best to exterminate them as soon as possible. This is a page about getting rid of tiny white biting bugs.
Determining the Value of Noritake China?Noritake china has been manufactured for decades and some of the older pieces have retained their value while others are worth little. This is a page about determining the value of Noritake china.
Leaning a Ladder Against a Roof...This is a page about leaning a ladder against a roof without crushing gutters. When you need to make repairs or clean gutters, your ladder needs to lean on the house often against the gutters.
Homemade Aphid Spray RecipesAphids thrive in temperate regions and feast on plants. They are one of the most pesky and destructive pests that gardeners have to deal with. This page contains homemade aphid spray recipes.
Make Your Own Disinfectant WipesYou can save money using coffee filters or paper towels to make your own handy disinfecting wipes. This is a page about making your own disinfectant wipes.
How to Fix Damaged Surfaces of Wood FurnitureWood furniture can get damaged in a number of ways. This is a page about how to fix damaged surfaces of wood furniture.
Keeping Mold from Growing on House Siding?Humid climates and natural disasters can lead to mold growth on the siding of your home. This is a page about keeping mold from growing on house siding.
Organizations That Help Low Income Families Get Free Furniture?Buying furniture is an expensive undertaking. Families struggling on low incomes often are unable to buy or replace their furniture without some type of assistance. This is a page about organizations that assist low income families get free furniture.
Organizations That Help Disabled People Get Furniture?A disability can leave you financially unable to meet the cost of new furniture. There are organizations that can assist disabled citizens get new and used furniture.
Finding a Lost RelativeWhether you are trying to locate a relative you have never met or attempting to reconnect with some one you have lost track of, finding a lost relative can be a daunting task. This is a page to finding a lost relative.
Handmade Mother's Day Dress CardThese cute little dress shaped cards can be personalized for your mom, using her favorite color and added bling. This page contains instructions for a handmade Mother's Day dress card.
How to Cook a Frozen RoastEven less expensive cuts of meat can come out moist and tender when cooked properly. You can save time by cooking the roast right out of the freezer.
Identifying Small Black BugsHaving unidentified insects infesting your home can be annoying. It helps to know what kind they are when determining the best way to be rid of them. This is a page about identifying small black bugs.
Finding a Veterinarian That Accepts PaymentsIt is very stressful to have a pet in need of veterinary treatment and not have the cash for the visit. Finding a practice that will accept payments can be difficult. This is a page about finding a veterinarian that accepts payments.
Preventing Mold on CheeseIf it is not a variation of blue cheese you probably would prefer it not be moldy. This is a page about preventing mold on cheese.
Keeping Toilets Clean at a Vacation Home?Your vacation home sit empty for long periods of time and sometimes the moisture from the toilet can cause mildew issues. This is a page about keeping toilets clean at a vacation home.
Getting Rid of Ants in the KitchenHave ants taken up residence in your home? The kitchen can be a challenging place to get rid of ants since there are so many sources of food. This is a page about getting rid of ants in your kitchen.
What is the difference between the American Legion and the VFW?This is a page about what is the difference between the American Legion and the VFW. The ability to join either the American Legion or VFW, is dependent on where and when you served in the military. Additionally, Merchant Marines can join the American Legion but not the VFW. Here is more detailed information about the criteria for joining both.
Keeping Bees Out of a Hummingbird FeederBees and hummingbirds are often found in the same places in your garden. However, if you are putting out food for the hummingbirds it can attract an unwanted amount of bees. This is a page about keeping bees out of your hummingbird feeder.
Fixing a Perm That is Too Curly?This page is about fixing a perm that is too curly. When your hair has taken more curl from a permanent than you want there may be ways to relax the curl.
Homemade "Clorox Cleanup" RecipesThis page contains homemade "Clorox Cleanup" recipes. Although convenient, Clorox general purpose cleaner can seem expensive. To save money, but still have the convenience of an easy to use spray or premoistened wipe, make your own.
Finding Glider Chair Replacement CushionsMany glider chairs have fabric upholstered cushions that may need to be replaced long before the chair itself. This is a page about finding glider chair replacement cushions.
Identifying Little Black Biting Bugs?Identifying biting bugs is the first step in trying to eliminate them from your home or to repel them when outdoors. This is a page about identifying little black biting bugs.
Selling Trees on Your Land for LumberIf you own acres or even a larger residential lot you may have trees that you would like to have removed and be able to sell for the lumber. This is a page about selling trees on your land for lumber.
Finding Replacement Cords and Controls for an...Maybe the dog didn't eat your homework, but perhaps he did take out the cord to your electric blanket. Finding a replacement cord or a control for an electric blanket can be difficult. This is a page about finding replacement cords and controls for an electric blanket.
Finding the Current Value of Porcelain DollsThere are many collectors of porcelain dolls. This page is about determining the current value of porcelain dolls.
Homemade Mother's Day CardsGiving your mother a homemade card makes the sentiment even more appreciated. This is a page about homemade Mother's Day cards.
Finding the Value of Ashton Drake DollsAshton Drake Galleries is known for their realistic porcelain dolls and baby dolls. This is a page about finding the value of Ashton Drake dolls.
Keeping Dogs From Pooping on GrassKeeping the neighbor's dogs from pooping on the grass can be a challenge. This is a page about keeping dogs from pooping on grass.
Tiny Flying Insects in Your House?There is nothing more frustrating than having tiny flying insects in your house. Identifying what type of insect they are will help you get rid of them. This page contains tips for getting rid of tiny flying bugs in your house.
Value of Vintage Bassett Furniture?Founded in 1902, Bassett Furniture is one of the oldest furniture manufacturers in Virginia. This long production history means that there are a lot of pieces out there in the marketplace. The value of most vintage furniture including pieces from Bassett is dependent on considerations such as age, rarity, demand, and condition.
ASPCA Pet Vaccination Truck ScheduleIn some places like New York City, the ASPCA has mobile vaccination trucks that service neighborhoods on a set schedule. This page has links and information about the ASPCA's mobile vaccination truck schedules.
Locating Free Tires?Save old tires from the landfill by putting them to a variety of uses around the home and yard. This is a page about locating free tires.
Permed Hair Not Curly Enough?It can be confusing as to what to do to fix a perm that is not as curly as you wanted. This is a page about permed hair not curly enough.
Finding the Value of Vintage CorningWare?This page is about finding the value of vintage CorningWare. This tempered glass cookware has been common throughout the US for many years.
Use Dawn and Baking Soda to Clean a Smooth Top RangeA simple mix of Dawn dish soap and some baking soda can make an effective cleaner for many surfaces, even your smooth glass top range. This is a page about use dawn and baking soda to clean a smooth top range.
Solutions for Grass Growing in Pavement...This is a page about solutions for grass growing in pavement cracks. Grass growing in the cracks of your drive or walkway can mar the appearance of your home and landscaping.
Getting Financial Assistance for Roof...When your roof is starting to fail it is important to get it fixed as soon as possible. This page is about getting financial assistance for roof repairs.
Not Getting Power But Circuit Breaker Was Not TrippedElectrical problems can be difficult to diagnose, especially when it isn't a simple case of resetting the breaker. This is a page to troubleshoot the issue of not getting power but the circuit breaker was not tripped.
Make Your Own Hand SanitizerThis is our official recommended recipe to make your own hand sanitizer at home. This recipe follows WHO guidelines for maximum cleaning power.
Painting Over Varnish Without SandingIt is often recommend that you sand any surface thoroughly prior to painting it. Painting over varnish without sanding is not a best practice but it can be done.
Plants That Like Coffee GroundsMany plants thrive in soil rich in nitrogen. As they decompose, coffee grounds release nitrogen, potassium, phosphorus, and other minerals. This is a page about plants that like coffee grounds.
Hypertufa Craft ProjectsThis is a page about hypertufa craft projects. This simple mixture of Portland cement with substances like perlite and peat moss makes porous artificial stone pots, planters, or garden art in any shape or size you can imagine.
How to Make a 3D Flower Mother's Day CardSpiral paper flowers in your choice of colors decorate this pretty handmade card. This is a page about how to make 3D flower Mother's Day card.
Keeping Lizards Off Your Porch?Lizards love to sun themselves during the day. Your porch may very well be a nearly ideal place for them to catch some sun and warm up. If you live in an area with many lizards, keeping lizards off your porch might be an issue you have to deal with.
Determining the Value of a Grandfather Clock?As with many vintage and antique pieces, the value of a grandfather clock depends on a number of factors, including age, rarity, appearance, mechanical soundness, etc. This page offers some good advice on how to find the value of a grandfather clock, as well as, a detailed list of attributes and demand that will need to be considered in determining its value.
Making Corn Toaster CakesThe use of a speciality baking pan, known as a muffin top pan, is the secret to these corn toaster cakes. Their thin profile is perfect for reheating in the toaster, although the microwave works as well.
Removing Mop and Glo From Flooring?This is a page about removing Mop and Glo from flooring. Unfortunately some floor care products can build up on your flooring and be difficult to remove.
Selling Mature Pine Trees?If you have large pines trees that need to be removed, it may be possible to sell the timber if you have enough of them or a desirable variety of tree. Selling mature pine trees from your property can help clear some land and make some money.
Finding the Value of a Wurlitzer Juke Box?This is a page about finding the value of a Wurlitzer juke box. If you own an old Wurlitzer juke box, you may be interested in knowing its value. Here are some tips to help you get started in determining what its worth.
How to Make a Candy BouquetA homemade candy bouquet makes a great gift for Valentine's Day or Mother's Day. These tutorials show you how to make beautiful candy bouquets.
Remedies for Nail Pain After Removing Acrylic...Your own fingernails can hurt after taking off fake nails. This page is about remedies for nail pain after removing acrylic nails.
Tiny Black Bugs Making Head Itch?Fleas like humans almost as much as dogs, and can be the cause of your itchy head. This is a page about tiny black bugs making head itch.