May 9, 2010

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finished luminary with floral paper

LuminariesA romantic soft glow is simple to accomplish with this easy project. Made with things you might just already have around the house.

 

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Canning Fresh Pinto BeansHow do you can fresh pinto beans?

 

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When Do I Transplant Lilacs?When is the best time to transplant a lilac bush or get starts from it?

 

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Will Lilac Bloom in Florida?We just returned from up north and the lilac were just outstanding up there. I dug up some shooters to try and grow down here, but a friend said they need the cold to flower and live. Can I get them to grow down here?

 

Can Overwatering a Tomato Cause Leaf Curl?My Big Boy hybrid tomato was doing wonderfully. I may have over watered it recently. I only have one tomato plant, so I have nothing to compare it to. Could over-watering be the cause of the leaf curl that I am currently seeing?

 

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Deleting Old E-mail Addresses in Yahoo GroupsWhen I go to "edit groups" there is a drop down menu in which to select where you want your mail directed to. Still there are all these e-mail addresses that I have long ago deleted and no longer use. This happens only when I select "edit groups". How do I delete these old e-mail addresses?

 

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Wall Color Advice to Coordinate With DrapesWhat color of wall paint would I use for best results with peach drapes?

 

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How Do I Make a Cover for My Metal Porch Swing?I would like ideas on how to replace or remake the cover to the swing on my double metal porch swing set. It once had a plastic "webbing" type cover stitched to its frame, but this rotted away. I want to keep it simple and inexpensive.

 

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Identifying Small Brown Snake in TexasWhat is the name of the little brown snake that lives in the grass around the foundations of homes in Texas? They are usually 6 or 8 inches long.

 

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Why Have the Goldfinches Left My Yard?We had a lot of yellow finches, they have completely gone. We had thistle seed out for them and they were eating so much I was having to fill it every day. Could you tell me why they would suddenly leave?

 

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What is Cutting Off the Blooms of My Iris?I have bearded iris in a raised bed. The last two years, I find as the iris bud comes up nice and tall, something is clipping the stem, snapping it off with a nice clean cut. I find the blossom on the ground. Are birds doing this? How can I prevent this from happening.

 

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Is There a Market for Outdated Perfumes and Colognes?I have so many outdated perfumes (colognes) most haven't been opened. Some are still in boxed sets, Faberge Tigress, Babe, and Charlie just to mention a few.

 

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Removing Odors From a Clothes DryerSomeone threw varnish filled cloths into our dryer. Now our clothes come out smelling strongly of chemicals. How do we clean this out?

 

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Pattern for a Purse with Necktie HandleI am looking for a sewing pattern to make a purse that features a handle made out of a necktie. I saw a sample in a sewing shop in Saginaw, MI. They used a pattern which came from a quilting book or magazine, but would not sell the pattern because they used it for a class project at the shop.

 

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Cookie Recipe Using Powdered LemonadeI used to have a great recipe for lemonade cookies using powdered lemonade mix. I have no idea where it is now and I am a very organized mom. I want to make some to sell at a local farmer's market that starts this month. Please help.

 

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Why is My Cat Itching?My cat had ear mites which cleared up with ear drops from the vet. Then he started itching on other parts of his body, the vet gave him an anti- inflammatory injection. But after a few days the itching started again and then dry lumps appeared around his neck and sores around his face and above eyes.

 

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What Kinds of Glue Do I Use for Bling Crafts?Does anybody know what two glues you would mix to do this? I was in a store and they bling out jewelry and high heel shoes. I asked what kind of glue they used and they explained they mixed 2 kinds of glue.

 

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Heat Stain on a Stainless Steel StoveHow do I clean burnt areas around the burners on a stainless steel stove? It is not food. I just think it is from the flame.

 

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Ice Dispenser Works Water Dispenser Does NotOur Kenmore refrigerator is a side by side. It dispenses ice, but the water seems jammed-up. How do I correct it? My assumption is the line is frozen along the way, but how do you unfreeze it?

 

Feeding WoodpeckersWhat food is in the bird feeder cage for the woodpeckers shown in photo?

 

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How Do I Remove Diesel Smell from the Dryer?How can I get diesel smell from my dryer? My husband washed his soaked jeans then put them in the dryer.

 

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Choosing the Best Puppy FoodI have 4 month old Pomeranian dog. It is not taking food properly. What can I do ? I tried to give her Pedigree, but that also she didn't like. What is the reason?

 

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Healthy Weight GainI am a 39 old single 5 ft male, my weight is just 45 kg. I want to gain weight. What should I do?

 

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Is a Staffordshire Bull Terrier the Same as a Pitbull?Is my 8 month old Staffordshire Bull terrier really a Pitbull?

 

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Craftsman Mower With Kohler Engine Will Not StartMy Craftsman 25 hp Kohler engine will not start. I replaced a clogged air filter and both spark plugs, one was blackened with no more gap. The fuel seems not to get vacuumed in. It putt putted itself out after driving along too steep a diagonal.

 

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How Do I Use Alpaca Manure in the Garden?My neighbors have Alpacas and I was wondering how the quality of their manure compared to cow manure? Also, do you need to let it set for a time like you do with horse manure?

 

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Rotten Meat Smell in the RefrigeratorWe have a dorm size refrigerator in a place we moved into. The landlord said the people left meat in it and it rotted. I've tried bleach, air freshener, coffee grounds, Comet, baking soda, and cat litter. But the smell isn't even dying down, it is still strong. Any more suggestions?

 

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Slogan for Commercial Cleaning BusinessMy company name for my commercial cleaning business is "Debbie Also Does Cleaning". I need help with a slogan.

 

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