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Pasta Drying Racks To Buy Or Make DIY

There are a lot of choices available for pasta drying racks, including high end models, budget friendly, several DIY options and, in a pinch, repurposing items you already have. Which option you choose will depend on your budget, storage needs, and materials preference. Kitchenaide Pasta Rack Attachment The Kitchenaide Pasta Drying Rack runs about $31. … Continue Reading

Creative Projects For Repurposing Faux Wood Blinds

Creative Projects For Repurposing Faux Wood Blinds

If you have leftover slats after adjusting the length of your faux wood blinds, or you are replacing existing blinds, hang onto those slats because you’ll find they have a lot of uses for projects and crafts around the home. Whether you’re looking for a way to repurpose leftover slats, or want to upcycling slats … Continue Reading

Tips For Buying A Used Inogen One Oxygen Concentrator

Tips For Buying A Used Inogen One Oxygen Concentrator

Portable oxygen concentrators, which can run up to $3500+, are expensive especially if insurance doesn’t cover them. So if you’re paying out of pocket, a used model might be your best option. But even used models can run from $800 to $2200. A charger can cost $45 and replacement batteries can cost up to $500. … Continue Reading

Hollow Core Door Loose Hinge Repair

Hollow Core Door Loose Hinge Repair

If the screws in your door hinge have become loose and frequently require tightening, or have been tightened so often that they no longer stay securely in place causing the door to sag, most likely the wood sections (the stiles) that frame the inside of the door need reinforcement. Door stiles (the wooden side frames … Continue Reading

Free Ways To Research A Car’s Vehicle History By VIN Number

Free Ways To Research A Car’s Vehicle History By VIN Number

There are many paid options to get a vehicle’s history by the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN number). If you are thinking of buying a used car from a dealership, you should definitely expect them to provide a CarFax report. But if you are buying from a private party, it’s your responsibility to do due diligence. … Continue Reading

A Wedding Reception Menu

A Wedding Reception Menu

We spent several months preparing for our daughter’s outdoor wedding. Pinterest was invaluable for decoration inspiration. But the menu for 50 guests eluded us. Having attended6 weddings in the past year, we knew we would serve one entree and we didn’t want to serve chicken. Even catered chicken breasts were a bit overcooked, and it … Continue Reading

What’s In Your Hurricane Disaster Kit?

What’s In Your Hurricane Disaster Kit?

A few new preparation suggestions have been added 2/2020 Prepare For The Worst, Hope For The Best Living in the Mid Atlantic means we’ve had more than our share of hurricane encounters. Most were nothing more than a reason to throw a hurricane party. But a few deserved more attention and preparation. Over the years, … Continue Reading

15 Awesome Uses For An Endoscope Around The House

15 Awesome Uses For An Endoscope Around The House

Finding A Plumbing Leak Inside Walls Inspecting Ductwork Peeking Underneath Or Behind Appliances Identifying The Mystery Object Stuck Inside The Disposal Annual Chimney Or Flue Checkup Locating Studs Before Removing Drywall Solving The Mystery Of The Missing Socks Find Out What’s Clogging That Drain Check Out Your Dental Work Peeking Inside The Crawlspace Dryer Vent … Continue Reading

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