Directions for using a salad spinner, my personal review of the OXO Salad Spinner, photos and videos of salad spinner. The answer to: Do salad spinners really work?
This page has my review of the Crosley turntable for playing vinyl records. It has reasons why I recommend it, facts about this turntable, and thoughts on playing vinyl records.
This page shows you the easiest way to peel a hard boiled egg (in my opinion) It includes step-by-step instructions and lots of photos.
This page has ideas for decorating a Star Wars themed bedroom or dorm room. It includes reviews, product suggestions, photos. Also, Star Wars bedding sets, posters, and wall decals.
This page shows you how to choose the best junior tennis racket. Recommends tennis rackets for 8 - 10 year old players. Includes photos and product reviews.
This page is about how my grandson made his own Casey Jones costume. This will make a great Halloween costume. Included is a list of things you will need and photos of the finished costume.
On this page is a recipe for making sweet, crunchy pickles. It is the easiest recipe I've ever seen for making pickles. They taste so good! Includes recipe and complete instructions. Lots of photos.
This is my personal recipe for what I call Chicken Chili. It is a hearty dish made with chicken, rice, and kidney beans. Includes step-by-step instructions and photos.
This page shows how a shadow box table can add pizazz to your living room. It shows what a shadow box table is and how to use it to decorate. Ideas for decorating in a Route 66 theme. Lots of photos.
This page is about how to decorate a bedroom in the 50's rock-n-roll theme. You'll find ideas for paint, bedding, wall decorations, and memorabilia displays. Many photos.
This is my personal review of the Cuisinart toaster oven broiler, including features I love, things it will do, parts of the oven, video review, and option to purchase. Photos of my oven included.
This is my review of the book, Oh, the Places You'll Go, by Dr Seuss. I include why this makes a good keepsake gift for graduates of any age. Includes videos, photos, and opportunity to purchase.
This page includes a review of the Wilton Jack-O-Lantern cake pan and instructions on how to make a jack-o-lantern cake. Also, 5 uses for this pan.
This is about the drum set we got for my grandson. In our opinion, it is the best junior drum set for a 7 - 10 year old. Includes a complete review and personal photos of our Gammon Junior Drum Set.
This is a review of the motivational book, Who Moved My Cheese by Spencer Johnson MD. It features 2 mice and 2 little people in the maze of life. It shows how each deals with change in their lives.
This page is about how we had a July 4th party at home without spending a lot of money. These decorating ideas, food and activity suggestions can be used for July 4th or for any type of party. Photos.
This is my review of the book, Hey Buddy, by Gary W Moore. This book is a memoir of Buddy Holly, who died in 1959 plane crash, along with the Big Bopper and Richie Valens. An icon in music history.
On this page you'll find fun things to do at your Halloween party. Includes game ideas: Eyeball Race, Capture the Witch, Jack-O-Lantern decorating, Costume Contest, and more. Lots of photos.
This page tells about 2 of my favorite badminton sets, with descriptions and why I think they are the best badminton sets. Includes product reviews and photos.
This page has a selection of my favorite memento gift ideas for the graduate. Includes reviews for diploma frames, scripture bracelets, coffee mugs, touchstone pendant, books, and more. Photos.
This page shows ideas for a hippie themed birthday party. Includes tips and ideas for decorating, favors, and food. Instructions for Tye Dye birthday cookies and Peace Sign Cake. Lots of photos.
This page has ideas, suggestions, and directions for making a pirate ship cake. Suggestions for shaped cake pans and molds. Includes photos and videos.
This page has tips and ideas for planning a Pirate themed birthday party. Includes suggestions for room decorations, activities, favors, and party food. Skull and Sword party supplies. Photos, Video.
This page is a review of the Kultz Potholders and Other Loopy Projects which includes potholder loom, loops, and project directions book. Tips on best loops.
This page has my reviews of different types and sizes of Wilton heart shaped baking pans, photos of pans, options to purchase, and videos of how to make a heart shaped cake and brownies.
This page shows how to make a guitar shaped cake. It shows different methods of decorating and icing, including fondant icing or using the star-in method. Photos of guitar shaped birthday cakes.
This page has advice about staying safe on ice this winter by using ice traction cleats on your shoes and boots. Includes a written review and video review on YakTrax Pro Traction Cleats for ice.
This page has recipe and step by step directions on how to cook pinto beans in a crock pot. Includes topping suggestions and how to use leftover beans. Photos and video.
This page has party ideas for a Western themed party for kids. Includes ideas for decorations, party supplies, games, food that we used at my grandson's western 8th birthday party. Includes photos.
On this page you will learn about the department 56 Halloween Village houses. Lots of photos, descriptions, reviews, videos, and opportunity to purchase.
This page has my husband's recipe for a tossed salad. He thinks it's the best tossed salad ever and eats it every day. Others agree. I've included complete step by step instructions and photos.
This page is about how I had my mom's broken antique doll restored at the Victorian Doll Hospital in Lynchburg Va. Includes lots of photos, before and after restoration.
This is a review of my Hamilton Beach Countertop Grill for those who prefer or need to grill inside. Includes product reviews, photos, and recipe for my special hamburgers.
This page is about things to do in Appomattox VA. Includes the Appomattox Court House Historical Park, Clover Hill Village, places to eat and stay, recreation, shopping. Lots of photos and resources.
This page has horse themed birthday cake ideas for a girl. Party tips and ideas for decorating. Recipe for horse shaped sugar cookies. Lots of photos.
This page includes the most popular Nativity Sets for Kids, including sets by the Tales of Glory, VeggieTales, and Melissa and Doug. You'll find descriptions, photos, and reviews.
On this page: ideas for a teen birthday party with guitars and music notes theme. These ideas from party we had for age 16 boy. Includes ideas for decorating and birthday cake. Lots of photos.
This is about my visit to the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. I've included descriptions and photos of the various buildings and park area. Lots of photos. Other resources.
This page includes 5 ideas for decorating a Batman themed bedroom for any Batman fan. Includes ideas for bedding, window treatment, decorations, posters, and wall decals. Product reviews.
This is an easy recipe for wheat and flax bread. Step by step instructions, photos. Recipe uses healthy flaxseed meal, whole wheat flour, bread flour, canola oil, honey, and yeast. Taste wonderful!
This page is about my visit to Amazement Square Children's Museum in Lynchburg Va, also called Rightmire Children's Museum. Lots of photos of all the interesting activities for kids at the museum.
On this page you will see how my daughter decorated her bedroom in a romantic cottage style, using items she already had or that she found in antique stores and consignment shops.
On this page you can learn how to decorate with wolf (or any theme) posters. Photos showing decorating ideas with posters. Videos on how to frame and hang posters.
This page has photos of a hosta plant in different stages of growth, from the beginning sprouts to full growth, and the blooms. Photos taken in Virginia.
This page shows how we decorated a wolf themed bedroom for my granddaughter. Includes lots of photos, decorating suggestions, product reviews, and videos. I show how we decorated step by step.
On this page you'll find vintage style decorating ideas for your home living room, den, bedroom, kitchen, laundry room, bathroom. Includes lots of photographs and suggestions. Vintage bedding ideas.
This page has NASCAR racing themed party tips and ideas. Suggestions for tableware, room decorations, games, party supplies, and birthday cake.
On this page are Hello Kitty party tips including ideas for decorating, activities, games, food, and ideas for a Hello Kitty birthday cake. How to make a shaped cake with starred or fondant icing.
This page has SpongeBob party tips including suggestions for decorating, games, activities, food, and ideas for SpongeBob birthday cake. Includes photos.
This page has Spider-Man party tips, including decorations, activities, and food. Also, Spider-Man birthday cake ideas including cake kits and shaped pans. See cake photos and how-to videos.
This page has tips and ideas for a Firefighter theme birthday party. Includes suggestions for party supplies, room and table decorations, games, favors, and the birthday cake. Product reviews. Photos.
On this page are tip and ideas for a Dora Explorer themed party. Includes suggestions for decorating, games, activities, favors, prizes, food, and birthday cake ideas.
This page has party tips and birthday cake ideas for a Disney Princess themed birthday party for a girl. Suggestions for decorating, games and activities, and food. Royal Punch recipe.
On this page you'll find Construction themed birthday party ideas. Suggestions for party decorations, party supplies, games, favors, food, and birthday cake. Includes photos and videos.
This page has tips and ideas for a Jungle themed birthday party. Includes suggestions for decorating, games, activities, favors, and food.
This page is about how to plan a birthday party. It gives 5 easy steps to use when planning your party. Ideas for the guest list, invitations, decorating, activities, food menu and birthday cake.