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... Read More
If you happen to have a bunch of old credit cards, rewards cards, or used gift cards lying around, there are plenty of useful ways to recycle them.  This is also a great way to make use of all... Read More
Collecting and Storing Seeds Saving seeds from your backyard, flower beds and garden not only saves you money, but it is the best way to grow exactly what you want and what you know grows well on your property.  There are... Read More
Over the past decade, we have gradually replaced most of the windows in our home.  Half sized window screens weren't available yet when we installed the first batch of windows.  The second... Read More
We transplanted Nandina to camoflauge 80 feet of chain link fence of a neighboring property.  The dense layers of delicate leaves and clusters of deep red berries are beautiful year round.... Read More
I discovered Bar Keepers Friend after looking for a way to remove yellowing from the bottom of a used boat we bought.  The marine forums suggested using muratic acid (which made me nervous) and... Read More
Creeping charlie isn't our nickname for a creepy neighbor.  It's a lawn weed that can quickly take over your yard.  It is also referred to ground ivy because of its vine-like spreading... Read More
Routine tasks need to be relatively easy if I have to do them "routinely".  That said, I'm not going to degrease the sink with vinegar, halved lemons, hydrogen peroxide, etc.  Nor am I... Read More
This should get filed under "Why do they let people who don't clean appliances design appliances?". You probably have an oven like ours, which has two panes of glass in the door.  The... Read More