August 7, 2010

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Crackle Painting CountertopsI can not afford to pay someone to do my kitchen so I am doing it myself. So far it looks great, but I have laminate countertops and would like to paint them and crackle them. Can it be done? I would appreciate any information. Thanks

 

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Manual for Quasar Convection OvenI need to find out how to use my Quasar convection oven. It is used as both a microwave and ordinary oven. I do not have a user manual.

 

What Breed is My Dog?Does any one know what breed my dog is? I really want to know what you think?

 

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Homemade Dog Food Suggestions for Dog Refusing to EatI have a small Maltese that is refusing to eat which is causing all sorts of issues over the past couple of days. Does anyone have any suggestions that I could try besides chicken and hamburger? Dog food is out of the question!

 

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Substitute Coffee Filter in a PinchWhat can I use in place of coffee filters for one morning?

 

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Removing Liquid Gel Vitamin Odor from CarpetI have a problem with a strong odor that won't go away from my carpet. This is what happened; I stepped on a Irwin Naturals multivitamin liquid-gel and now it stinks. I have tried Resolve High Traffic foam and Bissell Carpet and Upholstery cleaner and the odor is still there.

 

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Dog Smells Even After a BathMy dog always stinks. I give him a bath and a day or two later he stinks, what can I do?

 

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Growing Poppies from a Flower BudDoes anyone know how to plant or grow a poppy flower plant from a bud off an existing plant?

 

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Refreshment Ideas for a Neighborhood Get TogetherMy husband finished building a waterfall in the front of our home. We would like to invite less than 30 of our neighbors over after dinner to christen it. I have no idea what to serve.

 

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Does Garlic Help Dog With WormsI have a 7 week old puppy, can I give him garlic to get rid of his worms? I can not afford the vet bill right now

 

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Training a Dog Not to Go Pee in the LakeWe just moved to a lake house and my Lab has gotten into the habit of going into the lake to pee. Any idea how I can stop this behavior? I am not thrilled. She is doing this for obvious reasons. Any ideas, besides moving?

 

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Making Pear Butter from Canned PearsHow can I make pear butter with canned pears?

 

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Manual for NuWave OvenWhere can I purchase an instruction manual for the Nu Wave cooking machine?

 

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Recipe for Goat Milk Soap Without LyeI am looking for a goat milk soap recipe that does not use lye. I will be using fresh goat's milk, so I cannot use the melt and pour bases because they tell me that I can not add fresh goat's milk. Thank you in advance for any help.

 

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Killing Stinging NettlesI am desperate for a cheap and environmentally friendly way of getting rid of stinging nettles. Is there any alternative to just pulling them out by hand or am I just dreaming?

 

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Leaves on Tomato Plants Turning BrownI have tomatoes plants and they bear nice fruit, but their leaves started to get dry and brown from the bottom. I water them every morning. Please advise me what to do to prevent them from to early drying. Thanks in advance.

 

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Removing Body Odor from ClothingMy husband works outside a lot and sweats. I wash his jeans and they still have a faint smell of sweat. I have a front load washing machine, so I can't just add something to the rinse cycle. Anyone have any suggestions to get his jeans smelling fresh in a front load washer?

 

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Kenmore Freezer Not WorkingWhy does our freezer on our Kenmore refrigerator not freeze?

 

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Keeping Flies Away from Your HorseI live in France and we have a few horses living close by. I have looked up the natural remedies for keeping flies away from horse's eyes and found them very interesting. The trouble is I do not own these horses, but it breaks my heart to seem them so unhappy.

 

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Pitting Cherries Without a PitterWhat is the best/easiest way to remove the pits from fresh cherries if you do not have a cherry pitting machine? Cherries are supposed to be really good for arthritis and I would like to get them now and freeze them for smoothies.

 

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Getting Rid of WaspsWasps are making hives on everything in my yard. How can I get rid of them? They're really a nuisance!

 

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Homemade Cat Food for Cat with Food AllergiesI have a cat with food allergies, which is hard to fight with processed cat food. Does anyone have a healthy homemade cat food recipe they can share without any added chemicals?

 

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Removing Odors for Car CarpetingI have a problem. I spilled baked beans in the back of my truck, and when I cleaned it I used Pine Sol and water and, not good. After about 6 hours I have this really bad order in my car it smells like spoiled milk or something spoiled. What can I do to remove the smell?

 

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Removing Pen Marks from PhotosHow can I remove red ink pen marks from a Polaroid picture?

 

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Low Cost Vet Clinic Near Oceanside CaliforniaWhere can I find a vet that will work with low income families? I can't afford much and my dog needs immediate medical attention. She has some kind of tumor looking growth. I don't know what it is exactly and I know she needs to be seen. Please help me.

 

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Hair Loss Due to Flea Allergy DermatitisMy 5-month-old Bichon Yorkie has thin hair on his legs and back. The vet suggests it is a flea allergy. He acts like it is a death sentence. Can any one give suggestions?

 

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Dog Pees in House Rather Than Going OutsideWhy does my dog pee at the back door when the door is open for her to go out? I never see her do it to stop her.

 

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Looking for an Herb and Spice ChartI would like to find an herb and spice chart.

 

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Saving One Picture from a Power Point SeriesDoes anyone know of a simple way to save an individual picture from a Power Point series?

 

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Keeping Kitchen Sponge from Getting StinkyHow can I clean a smelly kitchen sponge?

 

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Homemade Garlic ExtractHow do you make garlic extract?

 

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Alternative to Paper NapkinsI usually buy paper towels to use as napkins, but could I do without buying them and use something I have in the home instead?

 

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How Do I Cook Buffalo?Does any one know where I can find a buffalo cook book? I got some buffalo meat and tried to cook it and it came out really tough. I need to know how to cook it. I have buffalo steaks, hotdogs, and buffalo roast. I am not looking for anything hot and spicy at all.

 

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Could I Have Rodents in My Mobile Home?Can rodents be be burrowing between my floor board and the carpeting of my mobile home? Something looks like its burrowing all through my mobile home and also like through the trim of my walls.

 

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Storing Soy Milk Without RefrigerationHow do I preserve soy milk without refrigeration?

 

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Repairing a Spot on Carpet Where Cleaning Removed the ColorI cleaned a spot on my rug. Now its color has gone. Anyway I would like to know how to fix it! I thought maybe a little spray paint would work? Please help.

 

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Leaves Yellowing on Hybrid LiliesMy hybrid lilies are turning yellow from the bottom, is this lack of water, too much water, or a pest?

 

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How Can I Clean a Medical Cast?Besides not getting a cast wet, how do I clean it without causing eventual odors?

 

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Refinishing an Oak TableI have an old oak table that is quite grubby and stained. I don't mind the stains too much, as they are reminders of my kids working, eating, and playing at that table. I would however, like to spruce it up a bit.

 

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Controlling AntsHow can I get rid of ants and their mounds?

 

Pet Food RecipesHas anyone got a recipe for making healthy dry food for dogs and cats, something like Lucky Dog and Whiskers? Thank you in advance from Charli, Regina, and Bert.

 

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Roma Tomatoes Brown and Woody in the CenterWhen I pick my Roma tomatoes, which are growing in pots, they are brown and woody in the center and very dry with no seeds. Any one know what is causing this?

 

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Can I Use Vinegar with 4% Acidity for CanningI've noticed some stores are offering their own brands of vinegar at 4% acidity instead of the traditional 5% acidity. Will this have any effect on canning foods? That's a 20% cut in acidity.

 

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Pressure Cooking a Smoked BrisketI smoked a beef brisket and sliced it, but it is still a little tough. How long can I pressure cook to tenderize the meat without it just going to mush?

 

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What is the Best Paint to Use for Repainting a Table?I have a table and chairs that is this awful green paint with green tiles on top. I am not sure if it is worth it to sand and paint a new color or if painting over the green color will look pleasant.

 

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