Homemade Deodorant

After switching from shampoo to no-shampoo, ie. I use 1 heaping teaspoon backing soda in a glass of warm water and 1 teaspoon cider vinegar in half a cup of water. I was ready to tackle the deodorant.

I have been using deodorants, not anti-perspirants…

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Homemade Deodorant

After switching from shampoo to no-shampoo, ie. I use 1 heaping teaspoon backing soda in a glass of warm water and 1 teaspoon cider vinegar in half a cup of water. I was ready to tackle the deodorant.

I have been using deodorants, not anti-perspirants…

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From Garbage Can Lid to Mask

One day the local hardware store had a garage sale and we found that we could get only garbage can lids without the cans. Our lids seem to always crack, probably because of our climate. We bought two kinds of lids and one kind fit and the other didn’t. Now…

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Mal’s Favorite Links

I love to enter Internet contests and sweepstakes and listen to music and radio stations online. I also am very interested in what’s going on in the world and like to check various Global, Regional and Middle East media sites and online newspapers. My interest in guitar playing lead me…

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The Story of Lucretia McLizard

Mal created the story for a contest to name the mascot lizard at the Whiptail.com web site in 1997 or 1998. He didn’t win first prize, but was one of 6 second prize winners. Our whole family liked the story and Marlies embellished it with pictures. We thought that travellers…

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Lost Toolbar in Windows?

What to do when you fiddle around with things and suddenly your toolbar disappears. This is very frustrating if it is the main toolbar with view where you could otherwise get the toolbar back. Well, there is a simple way to get any toolbar back. Point anywhere in a blank space at the top of […]

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FTP from Windows Explorer

Don’t have an ftp program? You can use the Windows Explorer as ftp program. Open your Windows Explorer by pressing the Windows key and E Now your are usually at your C drive and the address bar says c: To access your ftp site all you have to do is replace the c: with ftp://yourwebsite.com […]

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Sorting Favorites Folders in Internet Explorer

I have often tried to sort my favorites in Internet Explorer, but found it time consuming and thought there has to be a better way. Well there is a better and easier way: Use the drop down Favorites from the tool bar (next to VIEW) and not the one with the little picture beside it. […]

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