Directions for using a salad spinner, my personal review of the OXO Salad Spinner, photos and videos. The answer to: Do salad spinners really work?
This page shows you how to peel a hard boiled egg (in my opinion). It includes step-by-step instructions, lots of photos, and how-to videos.
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 Chipotle Chicken and Rice. It is a hearty dish made with chicken, rice, and kidney beans. Includes step-by-step instructions and photos.
This page shows ideas about how to decorate your home using a Route 66 theme. Ideas for painting, furniture and accessories, featuring a shadow box coffee table display and 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 a personal review of the drum set bought for my grandson and why we think it's the best junior drum set for 7 to 10 year old kids. It includes advice, personal photos and updates over 4 years.
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.
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 shows ideas for a hippie themed birthday party, including decorating, favors, and birthday cake. Instructions for VW Love Bug cake, Tie Dye Cake, and Daisy cake. Lots of photos & videos.
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 shows how to make a guitar shaped cake. It shows different methods of decorating and icing, including roll-out fondant 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 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.
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 page has horse birthday cake ideas, including drawn or lay-on toppers, cake kits, shaped cake, horse cupcakes, horse shaped cookies. Lots of photos and how-to videos.
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.
This article has tips for a wolf-themed birthday party. Includes ideas for decorations, a wolf birthday cake and cupcakes, and gift suggestions. Plus, photos and videos.
Ideas for a teen birthday party with guitar and music notes theme, from party we had for age 16 boy. Includes ideas for decorating room and table, activities, and birthday cake. Lots of photos.
This is an easy recipe for flax bread. Step by step instructions, photos. Recipe uses healthy flaxseed meal, whole wheat flour, bread flour, canola oil, honey, and yeast. Taste wonderful!
In this article you will learn how to decorate a bedroom in a romantic cottage style. Rose trellis, photo collage, antique dresser, fireplace, bedding, and accessory ideas. Includes lots of photos.
On this page you can learn how to frame and hang a poster yourself, including how to: select a frame, choose a mat, frame, and different ways to hang posters. It includes videos and lots of photos.
This article includes photos of my hosta plant in different stages of growth, from the beginning sprouts to full growth and blooming. Photos taken in Virginia.
This page shows how we decorated a wolf themed bedroom for my granddaughter. It includes lots of our photos, decorating suggestions, DIY ideas, plus how to videos. How we decorated step by step.
On this page you'll find vintage style decorating ideas for your home, including living room, den, bedroom, kitchen, laundry room, bathroom. Includes photos, videos, and suggestions for decorating.
This page has NASCAR racing themed party tips and ideas. Suggestions for tableware, room decorations, games, party supplies, and birthday cake.
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.