How to Make a Father's Day Shirt and Tie Money Holder CardThis is the perfect card for the father who has everything or an older parent. The pocket on the shirt makes a handy money holder. This is a page about how to make a Father's Day shirt and tie money holder card.
How to Make a Father's Day Memory BoxDecorated boxes, such as a sturdy photo box, become the perfect storage container for Dad's favorite photos, cards, and other memorabilia. This is a page about how to make a Father's Day memory box.
Best Dad I Ever 'Saw' MagnetThis fun to make Father's Day gift begins with a recycled Pringles can. This is a page about, best Dad I ever "saw" magnet.
Making a 'Honey Do' HammerThis woodworking project creates the perfect gift for Father's Day or dad's birthday. This is a page about making a "Honey Do" hammer.
Homemade Father's Day GiftsThis is a page for homemade Father's Day gifts. Every parent appreciates a thoughtful homemade gift for Father's Day. Homemade crafts are a great way to show Dad you care.
How to Make a Coolest Pop Card for Father's DayThis play on words Father's Day card features a Popsicle motif. Learn how to make a "Coolest Pop" card for Father's Day on this page.
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.
How to Hand Pollinate PassionfruitIf you have passiflora (passion flowers) growing in your garden and wish for fruit, you may have to take some extra steps. Hand pollinating the flowers is easy and can increase the your passionfruit harvest.
Identifying Poison IvyIf you do a lot of gardening, camping, or hiking it is well worth the time to become familiar with the appearance of poison ivy, to better avoid contact. This is a page about identifying poison ivy.
Spilling Wheelbarrow Garden PlanterSpilling wheelbarrow yard decor and planters are quite popular. The attached photo shows one example of this landscape project using coleus.
Growing a Victory GardenThis is a page about growing a Victory Garden. Although the original Victory Garden originated in England and the United States during WWII, you can still enjoy the benefits derived from these early family gardens.
Vertical Gardening AdviceApartments, townhouses, and homes with small back yards often don't provide a lot of space for gardening. If you can't go horizontal, think vertical. This page contains vertical gardening advice.
Star StrawIf you're hosting a Fourth of July party, this would be a cute touch to add to your straws!
4th of July Party IdeasThis page contains 4th of July party ideas. Besides fireworks there are many ways to enjoy summertime fun on Independence Day.
Crafts Using License PlatesThis is a page about crafts using license plates. You may have seen old license plates nailed to the walls of sheds and barns, but there are many craft projects that can be made using license plates.
Saving Money on FireworksThis is a page about saving money on fireworks. Fireworks are a popular feature for celebrating certain holidays. They can be quite expensive to buy.
Making a 4th of July Mesh WreathThis is a page about making a 4th of July mesh wreath. Use rolls of red, white, and blue mesh to make a seasonal wreath for the 4th.
Fourth Of July CraftsIndependence Day is July 4th in the U.S and is are a great time to make special crafts for decorating and celebrating the day. Banners, table centerpieces, wreaths and more can be made in the flag's colors of red, white and blue.
Folded Flower Table RunnerThis was a cute and different table runner to make. Reminded me a little bit of paper folding or origami.
Origami Heart BoxMy eldest is the sweetest person next to his dad. The most thoughtful kid ever. I saw him cut out some pieces of art paper and asked him what it's for and he said he'll give it to his teacher. He said he doesn't have much money to buy her a gift so he tried searching for ideas online. I helped him with his work and it turned out really nice.
Crochet and Fabric Fusion QuiltThis was my year long "T.V." project. It was time consuming but fun to make. It is more of a display quilt.
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.
Silverware DragonflyUsing old silverware to create an outdoor sculpture adds interest to my collection of backyard sculptures. Some of this old silverware was what I used in my childhood my parents had given to me. I wasn't sure how I could use these "keepsake" knives and then came across this idea.
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.
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.
Washer Lariat NecklaceTake a flat metal washer from the hardware store and convert it into beautiful jewelry. 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.
ThriftyFun Halloween Costume IdeasThriftyFun has been publishing homemade Halloween costumes for years. Here are some of our favorite creations for your viewing pleasure. Some have instructions on the site, some are just examples.
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.
Refinishing Teak Outdoor FurnitureTeak is a common material for outdoor furniture because it is long lasting if cared for correctly. Learn how to do it in this short video.
Five Benefits of Self Watering PotsSelf-watering pots, also known as sub-irrigation planters, offer several advantages for both indoor and outdoor gardening. Here are five benefits of using self-watering pots:
Lemon Pepper Chicken and VegetablesThis packed filled of flavorful dish is not only delicious but light and very different. Serving a hot dish over a cold salad! Just incredible flavors! The presentation is stunning!
Vertical GardensCreating a vertical garden is a great way to maximize space and add a unique touch to your home. Here's a tip for setting up a vertical garden:
Lil Buddy (Siamese)Last March from the SPCA adoptions.
Spaghetti Casserole (Gluten Free)This casserole is easy to make and even delicious when left over for another meal. It's also a great dish to take to someone recovering from surgery or a covered dish meal.
Counted Cross Stitch Shadow BoxFor those who have never done counted cross stitch, here is a simple counted cross stitch picture which uses a shadow box and is three dimensional. Because counted cross stitch is so time consuming, I added the little figurine in the corner so I would have a lot less of the counted cross stitch pattern to fill up the space! The wording is fairly quick but the floral part is more time consuming. This would be a good beginner project.
Information About Murphy's Cedar Chest?I would like to know if someone can tell how old my Murphy cedar chest is by the numbers 1086549 that are on the back of my chest? Would 4150 be the model number ? They are the only markings on the chest. I would also like to know if someone could tell me approximately what the value would be?
Information About Imperial Table?I found this at a garage sale and paid $25. I have looked online and I can't find anything like this. All I've been able to find are the round tables and this table is oval shaped.
What is This?What is this? Found on the site of an old farm in NW Pennsylvania, it's about 18 inches in diameter and very heavy.
Help Identifying This Stuffed Animal?This stuffed animal was bought between the years of 2004-2010 at the latest. It used to be holding a pillow and had a floppy hat, and it has a button on it's hand that would make it snore if you pressed it, although all of these features are now gone/don't work. It has a zipper on the back where the battery pack is held inside the toy. I believe I remember either the hand or the pillow having some sort of embroidered logo or word on it, but i'm not 100% sure about that.
Getting Rid of Moss?How do I get rid of moss in a rock garden without damaging plants?
Identifying Sewing Machine Model?I was given this sewing machine by my mother. It doesn't have a manual, and she can't remember how to use it, it's been so long. I am a complete newbie and have never used a sewing machine. I would like to teach myself simple straight line stitching. I have tried google images without luck for this one. Any help would be amazing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Identifying Small Brown Bugs?Determining what kind of insect pest you have, will help you find the best way to get rid of them. The discussions found below are about trying to identify small brown bugs.
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.
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.
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.
Tiny Orange Biting Bugs Near Pool?If you have issues with tiny, orange bugs around your pool, you aren't alone. It isn't easy to enjoy your pool when you are being bitten by bugs. This is a page about tiny orange biting bugs near pool.
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.
Identifying Insect Eggs?Identifying insect eggs, whether in your home or garden, can help you decide whether they are harmful or beneficial. This is a page about identifying insect eggs.
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.
Refinishing a Resin Yard Statue?Garden statues made from resin are bright and colorful at first but can look faded from years in the elements. This is a page about refinishing a resin yard statue.
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.
Finding the Value of Funk & Wagnalls EncyclopediasMany homes had these reference books because they were readily available at the supermarket in the 1950s. Although dated, encyclopedias can sometimes be sold in niche markets to crafters and some collectors. This is a page about finding the value of Funk and Wagnalls encyclopedias.
Crafts Using Old JeansWhether you are thinking of remaking them into other clothing items, decorations, rugs, or something completely different, there is a project just for you. This is a page about crafts using old jeans.
Keeping Copperhead Snakes Out of Your YardThis is a page about keeping Copperhead snakes out of your yard. Finding venomous snakes in your yard can be very scary.
Cleaning Silverplate FlatwareThis is a page about cleaning silverplate flatware. Silver flatware tends to get tarnished over time and with general use. There are various ways to clean it.
Homemade Stepping StonesThat well worn path can be paved with inexpensive stepping stones. This page is about homemade stepping stones.
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.
Saving Money on Terra Cotta PotsThis is a page about saving money on terra cotta pots. Terra cotta flower pots are popular for gardening and craft projects. Shopping around can often help get a better price.
Keeping Squirrels from Digging in PlantsSquirrels can cause a lot of damage in plant containers and the garden. This page is about keeping squirrels from digging in plants.
Finding the Value of Paradise Galleries Dolls?Paradise Galleries is know for its collectible dolls including realistic baby and toddler dolls. This is a page about finding the value of Paradise Galleries dolls.
Best Sealant for Painted Laminate Countertops?This is a page about best sealant for painted laminate countertops. Whether epoxy or poly urethane is going to be the best sealant for the countertop finish you want, may best be determined with a test.
Lawnmower Blade Won't Turn?This is a page about lawnmower blade won't turn. Troubleshooting a lawnmower if often very frustrating, not only do you have to determine the cause of the problems, but the grass can be heard growing in the background.
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.
Selling a Doll CollectionIf you have inherited or acquired a number of dolls that you wish to sell, it can often be more effective to sell them as an entire collection. It's best to do a basic search online to make sure you don't have any dolls that are very rare or valuable first to help you in pricing.
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.
Natural Snake RepellentsGetting rid of the snake's food source is the first step to reducing their attraction of your yard. This page is about natural snake repellents.
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.
Identifying Small White Biting Bugs?If you are being bitten by small bugs, identifying them is the first step to getting rid of them. This page is full of tips for getting rid of tiny biting bugs.
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.
Tiny Bugs In My HouseIf you have many tiny bugs in your home, it may be necessary to call an exterminator. This is a page about tiny bugs in my house.
Keeping Earwigs Out of Bird Feeders?I have several bird feeders outside but they get full of Earwig bugs. Any ideas on how to keep them out would be greatly appreciated. I wash the feeders out but they come right back.
Uses for Old Garden HoseBefore throwing away a leaky water hose, there are a number of ways it can be reused. This is a page about uses for old garden hose.
Making a Sock Quilt?This is a page about making a sock quilt. Mismatched, lonely socks cry for a second life in a fun craft project. You can use old, mismatched, or even new socks to make a great quilt.
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.
Value of Collector's Choice Porcelain Dolls?Many people collect porcelain dolls or have been left a collection. The value of these dolls ranges widely, with many of them not having a significant value and others being valuable collector's pieces. This is a page about determining the value of Collector's Choice porcelain dolls.
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.
H20 HD Steam Mop Replacement Water Tank?Where can I purchase a H20 HD steam mop water tank?
Fixing a Toilet Clogged By Feminine Pads?This is a page about fixing a toilet clogged by feminine pads. A feminine pad that is flushed down a toilet will quickly clog the plumbing.
Cleaning Hair Spray Off a Flat Iron?This page is about cleaning hair spray off a flat iron. Removing styling product build-up from the blades of a hair iron, can be a challenge.
Posting Your Garage Sale on CraigslistPosting your garage sale on Craigslist is easy. Knowing the right things to say will get people coming your way. This is a page about posting your garage sale on Craigslist.
Preventing Algae in Pet Water BowlsThis page is about preventing algae in pet water bowls. Keeping your pet's water fresh and their bowl clean is your first defense against algae growth.
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.
Something Is Eating My Pepper PlantsMany insects and other critters enjoy the vegetables in our garden as much as we do. This is a page about something is eating my pepper plants.
Buying a Front Loading Washer With Reversible...This is a page about buying a front load washer with reversible door. When installing washer you may need to change the direction the loading door opens, so it is nice to buy one that makes that possible.
Finding the Value of Vintage Mersman...This is a page about finding the value of vintage Mersman furniture. This Ohio based company produced millions of items of furniture during its existence.
Fixing Wood Furniture Damaged by Household...Using the wrong cleaner on your wood furniture may result in damage to the finish and the wood below. This is a page about fixing wood furniture damaged by household cleaners.
Getting Rid of Invisible Biting BugsWhen you are having trouble identifying what insect is biting you, they can be difficult to get rid of. This is a page about getting rid of invisible biting bugs.
Substitutes for Wheat Bran in Recipes?Are you making a recipe that calls for bran, but want to use something else? Check out these alternatives, to see which one would work best in your recipe. This page contains substitutes for wheat bran in recipes.
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.
Swiffer WetJet Isn't WorkingThis is a page about when Swiffer WetJet isn't working. The main reason your probably purchased your WetJet was the spray feature. So when it stops working it is very frustrating.
Making a Mosquito TrapTo 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.
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.
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.
Preventing a Sweetgum Tree From Making BallsSweetgum trees are a fall beauty with their variegated colorful leaves. However, for many homeowner's this display does not make up for the deluge of spiny seed pods that litter their yard. This is a page about preventing a sweetgum tree from making balls.
Changing a 15 Amp Outlet to 20 Amps?This page is about changing a 15 amp outlet to 20 amps.It is important to know the electrical wire and breaker switches requirements for different kinds of outlet needs.
Getting Rid of Mushrooms in Lawn?How do you get rid of wild mushrooms in your yard?