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Old-Timer’s Cure-All For Cough & Cold: A Mustard Plaster

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  • Denisa Myrick: I have tried to make a mustard plaster, but it never gets hot. Am I using the wrong kind of dried mustard powder?
  • Kim: Would anyone be able to help me with what the measurements would be for a larger area. The amount seem so small and this infection is across both lungs. So please if someone could help it would be appreciated.
  • Scott: My Grandparents used this with me for as long as I can remember. This stuff is for real. I had an antibiotic resistant pneumonia that the doctors could not help with. This was the only thing that worked. I did one...

Roast Beef Cooking Times: {Timetable & Tips}

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  • Kennet: I have a chuck roast that weighs 2.93 lbs. How long to cook in oven for well done? Thank you.
  • Jeanne: I have a 1 1/4 roast beef. How long in oven and what temperature for medium rare

How To Clean & Remove Stains From Marble & Granite

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  • Robin: I have a white marble sink counter top, just laying a curling iron on it with a stand turned it pinkish color. I used baking soda and peroxide. Scrubbed it and soak it. Any suggestions?
  • Melleny: I had soaked black beans in a bowl on the counter and some of the black water from the beans leaked on to the counter leaving dark rings where the bowl was standing. It was standing for half hour max and stained...

DIY Bait-Balls For Getting Rid Of Cockroaches & More Help

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  • ZAX: This all sounds pretty good but I dont like the idea of poisonous balls lying all about the place. I took plastic soda straws and cut them in thirds. 10 straws made 30 little plastic tubes. I mixed the flour,...
  • Nelly: Hi I have been reading this posts and I have the exact Same problem… At night in the kitchen there are millions of roaches it’s gotten so bad that they dnt even scatter when I turn the lights on its as...

How To Treat, Soothe & Bring Boils To A Head

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  • Kai Dakota Forsberg: Jojo you literally saved my life I have been dealing with excruciating pain for the past few days to the point I thought I was gonna die the Boil had gotten to the size of a pool table ball and I was...
  • Jill: Hi Karen do you mean the homeopathic remedy Silicia or is it the dry herb encapsulated? Just wondering because I know that for a certain stage of a boil the homeopathic remedy is indicated as helpful, but have bot...

Grow 100 lbs. Of Potatoes In 4 Square Feet: {Instructions}

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  • Rob: Do you have to take the potatoes from the bottom or can you wait until the end of the season to harvest or will the bottom ones rot?

45+ Free Tote Bag Patterns & Tutorials: {Sewing}

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  • Cindy Johnson: I do everything by hand how u do zippers or fancy fastners for heavier materials for pruses by hand

Caring For Old Linens: Brightening Instructions & Advice

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  • June Smith: I am going to use your #4 for my white linens. But I have a LOT of beige/pale yellow/ecru/off-whit e, etc. linens. What will any of your formulas do to these light colors? I have MANY antique linens from...

10 Homemade Playdough & 5 Fingerpaint Recipes

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  • Marie Niklewski: Initially i had no cream of tartar and researched alternatives. From what ive found you can use lemon juice (fresh or already bottled is fine). I haven’t actually tried it as i found cream of tartar...

DIY – How To Remove White Heat Stains On Wood Table

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  • Christin: My boyfriend has an antique set that’s been passed down in his family for over 100 years. His ex had damaged it leaving white spots EVERYWHERE! There’s also a spot where rubbing alcohol dumped on it. I’m...
  • Drew: Was sceptical but it worked once the iron was hot (”wool” temp) and with low steam. We first tried the toothpaste+baking sofa method with no results, but the iron method worked after about a minute of heat exposed....

So Cheap & Easy! Homemade Cleaner For Laminate Flooring

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  • Barbara Landry: I had dark laminated floor installed in my living room. I use a product called laminated plus, have to go over it every day. My living room has lots of sunshine and when looking across the floor shows...

Old Wives’ Tales For Homemakers

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  • Annette Adams: Hans Monday first Monday after new years spend money before getting any money you wound spend money all year long

Get Back On Track: Mastering A Messy Home

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  • Christin: Same here. I’ve always felt it better to give than throw away, especially since I know what it’s like to be in need.