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A community of creative people and everyday experts who look for inexpensive solutions to everyday problems and share tips and ideas for crafting, creative recycling, gardening, frugal living, recipes, tips, and more.

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Coupon Organizer for Seed Storage
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Fig Newtons Recipes
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Uses for Sippy Cups
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Name Ideas for Child Care Business

I am needing a business name for a child care. I just can't think of a cool catchy name. It can include either Charlotte or Rolly.

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Making a Wiggly Bat Headband
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Reviews of TripAdvisor.com
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Reviews of TripAdvisor.com

This is a guide about reviews of tripadvisor.com. Sometimes you can find great deals and wonderful places you have never of through a travel website.

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Wood Ash for Polishing Metal

This is an old Native American tip: Use fine wood ash to polish either silver or brass. With your fingers or soft cloth rub on the oxidation. When shining nicely wash and dry your jewelry, etc.

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Decorating Tote Bags
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Remedy for Hair Damaged by Rebonding

I got rebound 4 months ago and my hair got burned. I cut the bottom already, but the burned goes higher up. I need a treatment badly. What treatment should I do ?

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What Breed is my Dog?
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Growing Celery

In Ellen's article about growing celery, it talks about blanching. It sounds like staking or supporting. Is that correct? If not, what is it and what is the purpose? Why is it not called staking? Thank you.

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Using Compost on Vegetable Garden

I have compost that looks like wood chips from the city and it has dried out. Can I use this for mulch on my veggies that I just planted?

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Bichon Afraid of Strangers

We adopted a Bichon that was 1 1/2 yrs old. She was raised in a home with a small child and the owner bred other dogs. She is very loving to everyone in our family. But when a stranger gets near her she is scared to death. She barks nonstop at them.

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Building a Wooden Window Box

How do you make wood window boxes?

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17th Birthday Party Ideas

I know turning 17 isn't "special", but I never do anything for my birthday. I just want to do something big this year, but I have no ideas. Help?

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Lance's Fig Newtons

My grandson Lance loves Fig cookies!

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Taco Pizza Recipes
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Keeping Whipped Cream from Separating
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Daycare Business Name Ideas

I am opening up a licensed home daycare and am looking for suggestions for a catchy name. I would like to have the word "Star" in the name. Any thoughts?

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Shutting Off the Water to Water Heater for Vacation

When leaving my home for months in Phoenix, Arizona should I turn the water lead to my hot water heater off? I can't turn the main off as I need it for automated sprinklers.

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16th Birthday Party Ideas

My 16th birthday party is coming up and I need a few ideas on what to do. There's only going to be a few people and it's mainly girls, but a couple of guys are coming as well. I was thinking an expensive dinner at a fancy restaurant, renting out a house that you can decorate it however you want...

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Removing Hair Dye on a Painted Wall
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Uses for Corn Starch
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Creamed Corn Recipes
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Daycare Name Ideas

Just like most of you I'm opening an in home daycare. Unfortunately all my daycare names are flops. I'm located in Texas and want something to do with bluebonnets. Please help!

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ASPCA Vaccination Truck Schedule for Brooklyn

Where can I located the nearest van to provide my puppy's with shots I live by Elderts Lane and Linden in east New York. If I cud get an heads up.

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Rplacing the Solenoid on a 2012 Troy Bilt

How do you access the solenoid to replace it? It is under the seat and I can undo the 2 mounting bolts, but can't remove it.

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MTD Riding Mower Won't Move

I have replaced the belts, but the tractor still will not move. Could it be the transmission?

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Confusion Regarding Social Security Survivor Benefits

My son's father passed away a couple of months ago. We went to the Social Security office and found out that he is eligible for the monthly benefits. I was just informed that another woman is claiming that she is carrying my son's father's child.

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Washer Displaying HC Error Code

What does HC mean in the error code?

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Mold Armor for Getting Rid of Black Mold

Home Depot sells a spray called Mold Armor that works great in 5 minutes and takes away the mold. It has a strong bleach smell.

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Homemade Garlic Powder

I ran out of garlic powder once, my sweet neighbor's mother came over and showed me how to make it. She was visiting from Italy and could not speak English, but she taught me a lot! Use as many garlic cloves you want.

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Homemade Faerie Bubbles

Faerie bubbles are very important to every little girl and boy you meet. They bring the magic of the faeries into anyone's heart. When you blow a bubble make a wish before it pops!

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Replacing Half of the Roof on a House

I desperately need my roof repaired. It rains in my house and there is mildew. I am using a tarp now, but am not sure how long that will last. I also have half the money saved. Someone suggested doing half the roof. Is that a good idea?

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Value of Granville Doll

I have a Granville Blue Ballerina #24 item No GH1595.

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What Breed is My Dog?
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Removing Hair Dye from Painted Walls

How do I get hair dye off painted walls?

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Value of Native American Dolls

I have several Native American dolls signed Jason (Joson?) and numbered. I have been having trouble locating any info about these dolls and their maker. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you.

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Using Free Auto Services
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Removing Grape Juice From Dentures

I drank grape juice and when I took my dentures out to soak them there was a stain from the grape juice. I let them soak overnight in denture cleaner and then used tooth paste because the stain was still there. Any one know how to get the stain out?

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Kitty Litter Substitutes
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Finding the Value of Meerschaum Pipes
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Health and Nutritional Benefits of Olive Oil
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Italian Pretzel (Taralli) Recipes
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Green Chile Stew Recipes
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Poodle Terrier Mix Photos
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17th Birthday Ideas

My birthday is June 6th and I'm turning 17, but I have no idea of what to do. I would like it to be with boys and girls, but I really don't have clue what to do. Please help.

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Owner's Manual for Welbilt Bread Machine

I am looking for the owner's manual for a Welbilt ABM2100 bread machine.

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Cleaning Teapots and Tea Cups
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Cleaning Discolored Coffee Cups
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Name Ideas for a Property Development Business

I want to start a property developing business, eg. layout formation. Can you suggest a meaningful company name that starts with the letter G.

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