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I can no longer find the small blue sponges with the white backs that Target use to carry.
I am looking for a copycat recipe for Shake 'n Bake BBQ pork coating mix.
An outlet in a circuit is not working and the other outlets are also not working as a result. What is the problem?
We recently had a house fire and my stainless steel back splash and vent-a-hood have a dull, film on them. The cleaning people used industrial cleaner and stainless steel cleaner and it's still dull with no shine. I have recleaned both myself to no avail.
I recently purchased a new portable electric Kobalt "inflator", i.e., air compressor. Its power cord for 120-volt household current has a 2-prong plug with one prong thicker than the other, as is common/required nowadays.
I have a glass cookie jar with a glass lid. There is no gasket or other way to "seal" the lid and keep the cookies fresher. I need a rubber/silicone gasket 5-1/2" interior size.
I am trying to locate the whereabouts of my grandson who is of Spanish/British nationality. He was last seen in Granada.
I want to know how much they are worth. They all have glass wings. They look like they are from a Christmas collection.
My dad past away. I am his only son, but there was no will. He got SSD; do I get that or what happens?
I have a Wurlitzer, Lyric from 1972, in working order. Would anyone know the value?
What do I get my skater boyfriend? He's into skateboards and art. I already got him a penny board that he always wanted, but I also want to buy him something else. We have been together for like 3 months and it's going good.
I'm having my 15th birthday party on September 15th. I have no clue what so ever to do for it. I would appricaete it if you could give me some sort of a solution.
I am looking for a slogan for my daycare business. The name is A Place 4 Us 2.
Buy a box of shower curtain rings. Slide the rings on ONE hanger and hang the tank tops by the shoulders on each ring. Great for about 6-8 tank tops on just one hanger and they don't get all wrinkled like they do if you store them in a drawer.
When your brownies are still warm, lightly score them. When cool enough to cut, use a pizza roller/cutter to cut through them. It will cut right through the nuts, if you added them.
I am a volunteer taking care of stray cats, so I buy 12 bags or 18 lbs of cat food a week. I use all the empty bags to build shelters and food stations.
I put the positive cable on negative terminal and put the negative on the positive by mistake. I reversed the cables and now they are on the right way. It will not start. What do I do next?
My father past away the first of last year. My mother receives Social Security on my behalf, which is to take care of me, for essentials, etc. I moved out about 5-6 months ago with my fiancé. I am only 17 and I will be 18 in December and I haven't attended school since before he past.
My living room color is white. I have vertically striped, red/golden/yellow, fabric furniture positioned in the bay window. My side chairs are again a shade of red and in fabric. Please advise what colour curtains I must use for the bay window and what sort of print.
I am needing a control knob for my George Foreman rotisserie, model gr59.
My daughter is turning 11 in less than two weeks! It is going to be a three hour party and the theme is sundaes. We think the sundaes and food will take about a hour. Any suggestions on what we should do for the last two hours?
My Bolens MTD 13.5 Briggs and Stratton engine starts, but floods out after about 2 minutes. I replaced the fuel filter, hoses, battery, and spark plug, and it has fresh fuel as well. It ran OK a week prior so I'm not sure what happened. Do I need to clean the carb, or replace?
My mother passed away and now I have a lot of porcelain dolls that I would like to sell. Can someone appraise them?
The willow is about 2 years old and has started to bud. Is it too late to move it?
I need specific instructions for Cape Hatteras clay pot lighthouse.
Has anyone ever cut the bottom of the pot out so the "lighthouse" can fit over a well cap?
I keep slivers of soap by the sink. I use a wet Q-Tip and rub it on my sliver of soap to remove spill over mascara. Works like a charm.