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Pre-lit Christmas Tree Lights Not Working
You plug the tree in but not all the lights are shining. This can be a frustrating situation, especially if the tree is only 2-3 years old. Often, a Christmas light tester is the easiest way to locate the problem area. This page is about pre-lit Christmas tree lights not working.
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.
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.
Finding Home Repair Help for Low Income Families
There are times when household repairs just can not wait until you have the money to complete the project. This page is about finding home repair help for low income families.
Buy Now, Pay Later Websites
Buy now, pay later websites offer an alternative to shopping using a credit or debit card. This is a page about buy now, pay later websites.
New Era Medicare Supplemental Insurance...
Determining what is the best medicare supplemental insurance for you requires some research. This page contains New Era medicare supplemental insurance reviews.
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.
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.
Getting Dental Work w/o Insurance
For the many people without dental insurance, there are sometimes affordable ways to get the needed work done. This is a page about getting dental work done without insurance.
Keeping Turkey Hot and Juicy After Cooking
Some foods, such as turkey, tend to dry out if not served quickly. This is a page about keeping turkey hot and juicy after cooking.
What Are Hedge Apples Good For?
This is a page about what hedge apples are good for. The hedge apple or Osage orange may look like an orange but it is actually a member of the mulberry family. While many people claim that they are a good natural pest repellent, it is only in concentrated amounts that it is effective. It is generally not eaten by people or wildlife.
Collecting Back Child Support if Parent is Deceased
This is a page about collecting back child support if parent is deceased. When the obligated parent dies, there may still be ways that the parent with the child(ren) can collect some child support.
Dealing With Rats Outside Your House
This is a page about dealing with rats outside your house. Rats are very much at home around people, even if we wish they would find a new home.
Bill Me Later, Same as Cash, and Payment Plan Sites
Some websites have payment plans for purchasing large ticket items. This is a page about looking for bill me later, same as cash and payment plan sites.
Finding Glider Chair Replacement Cushions
Many 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.
Electric Smoke Detector Won't Stop Beeping
It can drive you to distraction, the constant unexplainable beeping of an electric smoke detector. Often it just needs the battery replaced but it may be a signal that it needs greater attention. This is a page about troubleshooting ideas when an electric smoke detector won't stop beeping.
Clothes Hangers Wall Decoration
Here is a way to make a cute and inexpensive decoration for your wall from plastic clothes hangers.
Making Cherry Cobbler Using Dried Cherries
You don't have to have fresh cherries to make a delicious cobbler. This is a page about making cherry cobbler using dried cherries.
Buy Now, Pay Later Catalogs
Lots of buy now pay later websites have catalogs picturing their merchandise, that you can receive in the mail. This is a page about buy now, pay later catalogs.
Cooking Ham and Turkey in the Same Oven
This is a page about cooking ham and turkey in the same oven. Many people like to serve both turkey and ham at Thanksgiving. Cooking them together can save time.
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.
Selling Trees on Your Land for Lumber
If 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.
Give Coffee to a Christmas Cactus
This is a page about giving coffee to a Christmas cactus. Coffee is a trusted secret that many people use to keep their Christmas cactus healthy and blooming each year. Just make sure its plain black coffee.
Setting Up an All-In-One Printer to Send Faxes
This is a page about setting up an all-in-one printer to send faxes. Setting up a new computer peripheral such as an all-in-one printer can be confusing.
Repairing an Electric Typewriter
This is a page about repairing an electric typewriter. The electric typewriter has long since been replaced by the PC and then the laptop. Finding someone to make repairs can be difficult and expensive, you can save money if you make the repairs yourself.
DVD Clubs That Don't Require a Credit Card
This is a page about DVD clubs that don't require a credit card. Consumers who do not have a credit card are often at a disadvantage in many shopping situations.
Slipcovers for Reclining Couches
Finding slipcovers for your reclining couch may be difficult. This is a page about slipcovers for reclining couches.
Is AARP Membership Worth the Investment?
My husband is turning 50 years old in a couple of weeks. I'm just wondering if it would be worth it for him to join AARP? I know it's only $16 a year, but I'm wondering if the benefits are worth it and who better to ask than the wise Thrifty Fun family?
Painting Walls in a Mobile Home
Mobile homes, especially older ones, have walls that are not the traditional drywall construction found in stick built houses. This is a page about painting walls in a mobile home.
Making a Window More Private
When you don't want to lose the daylight coming through your window, there are ways to retain your privacy. This page is about making a window more private.
Cleaning Candle Wax from Brass
This is a page about cleaning candle wax from brass. Brass candle holders are bound to get wax on them. Properly removing the wax buildup will ensure that you don't damage the finish.
Plastic Canvas Angel Patterns
This is a page about plastic canvas angel patterns. Plastic canvas is a popular crafting medium for a wide variety of craft projects.
Storing Sewing Patterns
This page is about storing sewing patterns. Keeping your patterns organized helps you to easily find what you need to start your project.
Cutting Back Perennials in the Fall
This is a page about cutting back perennials in the fall. Deciding whether to cut or not to cut back your perennials in the fall can be perplexing. There are pros and cons to either option.
Making a Bar of Soap from Soap Scraps
Leftover scraps of soap can be remolded into a new bar helping you to get more uses for your money. This is a page about making a bar of soap from soap scraps.
Removing White Heat Stains from a Wood Table
Whether it's from a pizza box, a coffee cup or some other hot item, heat stains on a wood table can be difficult to remove. This is a page about removing heat stains from a wood table.
Removing Cat Urine Smell From Car Interior
This is a page about removing cat urine smell from car interior. If your kitty has an accident in the car, it is time to get out your cleaning supplies. The smell of urine in a closed car can get very strong.
Keeping Your Windshield Free of Snow and Ice
During the winter it can be a real chore to get all the snow and ice off your windshield before heading out in the morning. This is a page about keeping your windshield free of snow and ice.
12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas
This is a page about 12 days of Christmas gift ideas. Planning a special Christmas gift giving event based on the old Christmas song can be lots of fun.
Marie Callender's Frozen Pie Crusts Instructions
Could someone give me the directions for baking a Marie Callender's frozen pie crust?
Making Hardwood Floors Less Slippery
If you have polished hardwood floors, they are probably often slippery, which can be particularly dangerous with stairs. Here are some solutions for dealing with slippery hardwood floors.
How to Remove Ink from Leather
Whether its a jacket, purse, or other item, ink stains on leather can ruin an items appearance. It is important to not further damage the leather when trying to remove the ink. This is a page about removing ink from leather.
Removing Sulfur Smell from a Well Water System
Well water can be the best water you have ever tasted, but sometimes it can have a strong, unpleasant sulfur odor. This is a page about removing sulfur smell from a well water system.
Cleaning a Fiberglass Tub
When cleaning your fiberglass tub, it is important to not scratch the surface. Finding the right cleaning methods will help you keep your tub looking nice. This is a page about cleaning a fiberglass tub.
Removing Anti-Reflective Coating from Glasses
When the reflective coating on your eye glasses is damaged you may need to remove it. This is a page about removing anti-reflective coating from glasses.
Finding a Lost Relative
Whether 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.
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.
Making a Wire-Edged Ribbon Bow
Fashioning your own accessories or package adornments can be fun with this stiffened ribbon. This is a page about making a wire-edged ribbon bow.
Repairing Scratches on Polycarbonate Lenses
It is frustrating when you find scratches on your lenses. Learn how to fix scratches on glasses with these DIY eyeglass scratch repair tips.
Using RIT Dye in a Washing Machine
One method of dyeing clothing is in the washer. This is a page about using RIT dye in a washing machine.
Treating a Dog's Scaly Smelly Skin
This is a guide about treating a dog's scaly smelly skin. Identifying the cause is the first step in treating your dog's skin aliments.
Cleaning With Ammonia
Ammonia is a common cleaning agent found in many cleaners you buy at the store. It can also be purchased as a stand-alone cleaner. Caution should be used when mixing ammonia with other chemicals as dangerous fumes can be created. This page talks about the benefits and dangers of cleaning with ammonia.
Electric Blanket Control Displaying Code E
We have a Biddeford blanket with 2 controls. One control has an E showing with no heat.
Building an Awning
Making an awning can help protect a deck, window or doorway from sun and weather. This page is about building an awning.
Cooking a Turkey Breast in the Microwave
This is a page about cooking a turkey breast in the microwave. Instead of heating up your oven the next time you make a turkey breast, consider using your microwave. Keep in mind that When cooking a turkey breast in the microwave it is important to keep the meat form drying out.
Finding Free or Low Cost Pet Clinics in...
When looking for veterinarian services it helps to find a clinic you can afford. This page is about finding free or low cost pet clinics in California.
Making a Hanger Snowflake
I made the snowflake from plastic hangers, but what can I use in the center to keep the snowflake from flopping around when you pick it up. I didn't use duct tape to join. I used zip ties to hold the hangers together.
Buy Now Pay Later at Fingerhut.com
Fingerhut.com allows visitors to buy now and pay later. They offer great credit options, and say yes when many other credit providers say no. They have great products too from TVs to clothes to furniture.
11th Birthday Party Ideas for Girls
Tween birthday parties can be difficult to plan, they are getting too old for children's parties and are still not ready to move up to teen party activities. This is a page about 11th birthday party ideas for girls.
Restoring the Shine on a Formica Countertop
Over time with normal usage and constant cleaning, your Formica countertops can look dull and worn. This is a page about restoring the shine on a Formica countertop.
How to Make a Clothes Hanger Wall Decoration
This abstract wall hanging is fun to make and an eye-catching piece of wall decor. And it is so easy to create using plastic clothes hangers. This is a page about how to make a
clothes hanger wall decoration
Finding Free Laptops for Students
Although there are definitely active scams regarding free laptops, there are some legitimate programs through which students and others may qualify for a free laptop. This is a page about finding free laptops for students.
Christmas Decorating Ideas for Office Door
This page contains Christmas decorating ideas for your office door. When you are working in an office, it's fun to add some seasonal decor to your door.
Preventing a Dog From Peeing on Carpet and Rugs
Preventing a dog from peeing on the carpet, especially repeat performances, can be a frustrating process, but there are solutions to this problem. This is a page about preventing a dog from peeing on carpet and rugs.
Rodent Odor in Walls and Vents
Once mice have been in residence in a house they can die in the walls and heating system, making them difficult to find. This page is about rodent odor in walls and vents.
Keeping a Trailer Warm
This is a page about keeping a trailer warm. Trailers aren't insulated as well as traditional homes and can be hard to heat during cold winter months. Here are some tips for keeping a trailer warm.
Ford Ranger Heater Not Working
If your truck's heater is not working, your defroster usually doesn't work either. This page is about Ford ranger heater not working.
ASPCA Pet Vaccination Truck Schedule
In 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.
Bill Me Later Websites
It is possible with some website to order products and have them bill you later. This is a page about bill me later websites.
Tiny Black Bugs in the Kitchen
The 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.
Easy Peeling and Cutting of Sweet Potatoes and Yams
Is there an easy way to peel and cut up raw sweet potatoes and yams?
Living on Very Little Money
If you are low on money living frugally is an imperative. Use these thrifty ideas to help get you through times when money is short. This is a page about living with very little money.
Blue Cross Blue Shield vs. Medicare
This is a page about getting additional health insurance coverage. If you need medical coverage the choice between Blue Cross Blue Shield and Medicare can be a tough one.
Cleaning Nicotine from Wood Furniture
This is a page about cleaning nicotine from wood furniture. Nicotine from cigarettes, cigars, and pipes can leave yellow stains on your furniture. Removing this sticky residue can be done taking care not to damage the finish on your furniture.
Repairing Water Damage on an Engineered...
This is a page about repairing water damage on an engineered hardwood floor. Unlike solid hardwood flooring, engineered hardwood has a veneer of hardwood over a backing of another material. Repair to this flooring will depend on the type and extent of the damage.
13th Birthday Party Ideas for Girls
Planning a 13th birthday party can be difficult. Your child is not really a little kid anymore, but they also aren't a teen yet. This is a page about 13th birthday party ideas for girls.
Getting Rid of Fruit Flies
You just bought some bananas or other fresh fruit at the market recently. Now you are seeing tiny spots before your eyes. Your kitchen is enveloped in a haze of tiny flying bugs. You probably have fruit flies. This is a page about getting rid of fruit flies.
Setting Up a Pre-Lit Christmas Tree
This is a page about setting up a pre-lit Christmas tree. A pre-lit Christmas tree is supposed to be easy to assemble, an improvement over the traditional tree with separate light strings.
Homemade Christmas Costume Ideas
This is a page about homemade Christmas costume ideas. Whether for a Christmas pageant, office party, or a family get together you may want to make a Christmas costume for the event.
Getting a Christmas Cactus to Bloom
You have a beautiful green Christmas cactus, but sadly, no blooms. This is a page about getting a Christmas cactus to bloom.
Homemade Carpet Shampoo Recipes
Cleaning your carpets will keep them looking nice. Carpet cleaning services and even store bought shampoos can be quite expensive. You can save money by making your own carpet shampoo. This page contains homemade carpet shampoo recipes.
Making a Mosquito Trap
To keep mosquitoes from ruining a picnic or camping trip, it is nice to have an enticing trap to lure them away from you. This page is about making a mosquito trap.
Freezing Pumpkin Pies
This is a page about freezing pumpkin pies. Making your own pumpkin pies ahead of time can make meal preparation easier.
Cooking a Turkey in an Electric Roaster Oven
This is a page about cooking a turkey in an electric roaster oven. Rather than using your oven to roast the turkey you can prepare the perfect bird in an electric roasting pan.
Removing the Tint from Prescription Sunglasses
This page is about removing the tint from prescription sunglasses. Sometimes the tint color of your glasses is not the way you want it.
Buying Presents for Grown Children
This is a page about buying presents for grown children. As our children get older it can become more difficult to decide on a gift for birthdays and holidays.
Getting Rid of a Musty Smell in the Basement
Basements are notorious for developing musty smells. This is a page about getting rid of a musty smell in the basement.
Getting Rid of Toenail Fungus
This is a page about getting rid of toenail fungus. Toenail fungus can be frustrating for those who have it. It's unsightly and very difficult to get rid of.
Name Ideas for Senior Home Care Business
Providing in home services to seniors and other housebound individuals is a popular small business. This is a page about name ideas for senior home care business.
Removing Toilet Bowl Stains
Whatever kind of stains you may have in your porcelain toilet bowl, they can be difficult to remove. This page is about removing toilet bowl stains.
Staying on Medicaid After Marriage
Medicaid eligibility is based on income. Marriage and the resulting change in income may make someone ineligible. This is a page about staying on Medicaid after marriage.
Color Coordinating Towels and Rugs for Your Bath
This page is about color coordinating towels and rugs for your bath. Selecting towels and rugs that coordinate with your bathroom color scheme help complete to look you desire.
Identifying Small Black Bugs
Having 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.
Is Vinegar Harmful to Septic Tanks?
There are many household cleaners that are hard on septic tanks. In this page, discover if
vinegar is harmful to septic tanks
Home Remedies for Boils
This is a page about home remedies for boils. Boils are not only unsightly they can be quite painful.
How to Clean Mold on Painted Walls and Ceiling
Bathrooms and other humid areas can begin to grow mold on the walls and ceilings. This is a page about removing mold from painted walls and ceiling.
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