July 10, 2011

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Recipes

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Meat and Rice Hot DishVery simple and yummy.

 

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Mock Strawberry SaladNot ordinarily all that fond of cranberries in salads, but do like them in this.

 

Articles

cuff and bangle bracelets

Recycled Cardboard BanglesThese bangles are made with recycled cardboard tape rolls. They are all made into bracelets that you can wear on your arm. They are very inexpensive and fun to make!

 

Grilling Salmon

Grilling SalmonThis is a page to grilling the perfect salmon steak. Thinking of grilling a nice salmon steak or fillet? Salmon can be quite expensive, you want to cook it just right.

 

man attaching plant to a stake

Staking Garden PlantsStaking garden plants is an important technique for keeping plants healthy and looking their best. There may be a number of different methods to staking plants, but there are really only two rules: stake plants early and try to be discreet.

 

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Lightening Dark Hair with Lemon JuiceI have dark brown, shoulder length, thick hair and I want to dye my hair purple and blue with Kool-aid. I need to lighten it first. My mom said I can only lighten it with lemons/lemon juice. How long do I need to sit in the sun with it and all that?

 

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Removing Yellow Stains from Stored ClothingHow do you remove the yellowing on clothing articles left hanging on hangers too long?

 

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Alberta Spruce Turning Brown on TopI have 8 Alberta spruce trees and 2 weeks ago I noticed the tops of 3 of the trees are turning brown. I have had them for 10/11 years with no trouble, except the usual. What is happening now? I water them late at nite and I also use Miracle Gro liquid, that I spray with the hose.

 

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Small White Head on FingerI can't really send a picture. It's on the very edge of my nail and has a yellowy off white sort of puss in it. It hurts when I apply pressure to it, and it isn't really all that raised at all, maybe a little. It's been hurting for three days now.

 

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Business Name Ideas for an Ice Cream ShopI need help with a name for an ice cream shop, but it needs to be related to animals like Scoopy Doos or Licks and Purrs. Please help!

 

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Planning a 25th Anniversary with Renewal of VowsWe will be renewing our wedding vows at our 25th wedding anniversary. We have 9 adult children between us, and 36 grandchildren. The youngest is 1, next youngest are 3-4 year olds. I figure about 1/2 will be in attendance, how can we use them all in the ceremony ?

 

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Removing a Set In Coffee Stain on ClothingMy husband spilled coffee on his new cotton robe and then put in by the washer and drier. I was not told of the stain and when I came across the stain it was approximately 3 hours later.

 

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Washable Backing for Rag RugsIs there a suitable washable backing I could use for rag rug making?

 

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Removing Mold in Pop TrailerWe just opened up our hardtop trailer and found mold on the curtains, canvas, and hard ceiling. Why is this, and how do we get rid of it and keep it away? Please help.

 

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Branches Falling Off Sweet Gum TreeI have a gum tree in my front yard. Several large branches have fallen off. When I look at the flesh where it has broken off, it is nice and white and shows no sign of disease or being struck by lightening.

 

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Removing Wine Stains on Table ClothsHow do you get red wine stains off white or pale colored table cloths? Either linen or synthetic fabric.

 

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Making Paper or Fabric FlowersI would like to make paper or silk ribbon flowers. I have seen them made out of crepe paper.

 

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Substitute for Skin So Soft GelWhat will substitute for Skin So Soft body gel? It helps with my dry skin, but in order to use enough, it gets expensive! I need a substitute. Thanks.

 

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Using a Pressure CannerWhat is the time for canning string beans with a pressure canner?

 

Black dye spots on shorts

Dye from Velvet Top Transferred to ShortsMy black crushed velvet dye Brazilian top somehow bled onto my white cotton shorts. I placed my top on my chair where I had my shorts and today when I was about to do laundry, I saw purple lines and spots on both pairs!

 

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Making Watermelon Rind PreservesHow do you make watermelon rind preserves? Can you freeze the meat of watermelon?

 

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Finding Free FurnitureI just moved in a new house and I do not have any living room furniture. Where can I find free furniture?

 

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Ordering Parts for a Rocket Chef Food ProcessorI recently bought a Rocket Chef food processor at a thrift store. After looking it up on the internet, I see that there are some parts missing. Does anyone have any comments on the Rocket Chef, good or bad, and where can I order parts? Thanks.

 

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Planting Armeria Maritima SeedsI have some Armeria Maritima seeds, but the instructions are in Chinese. Can you please tell me how to grow these seeds and when?

 

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Protecting Shower Tiles from Hard Water SpotsAny suggestions on how to protect my white tiles with white grout in my shower from our hard water? We have a water softener, but use it is only for the hot water and we still get a white film.

 

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Rates for Cleaning ServicesI'm going to clean a two story house that has 3 bedrooms and two and 1/2 baths. I will do all the dusting and clean all bathrooms, vacuum, sweep, and mop.

 

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Making Russell Stover Sugar Free Chocolate Covered Coconut CandyI purchase Russell Stover, sugar free, coconut candy. It has 6 pieces to the bag and the purchase price is $1.64 at Walmart. I was wondering If anyone out there has a sugar free recipe that they may share or maybe a website that I may find this recipe on?

 

lavender flower with purple throat and radiating lines of purple from throat

What is This Flower? (Hollyhock)Can anybody tell me the name of this flower? This is the first year it has come up.

 

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Ideas for Crafts That Sell WellI have recently been "relocated" to a different parent, who has financial issues and a rare disease. I need to be able to take care of some minor needs like clothing and food. I am very good at making like cutsie things, or really anything in general. I was wondering what kind of things would sell good?

 

Small white dog on couch with head on black pillow.

Removing Skunk Odor from DogMy 12 pound dog was sprayed by a skunk tonight. Immediately, I put baby powder all over him. That's all I had at the moment. I figured that would soak up the skunk oil. I ran to the store and picked up baking soda, peroxide, and dish detergent (Cascade).

 

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Allergy Friendly Punch Recipe There are several people with allergies invited to a party. I need a punch recipe that has no citrus, alcohol, or milk, and that is not red in color. I know of nothing that does not have one of these.

 

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Using Lanzones to Repel MosquitoesWhat is the aromatic smell of lanzones that can repel mosquitoes? Does it smell pleasant?

 

Receiving Coupons in the MailDoes anyone know where to go on the internet and have coupons mailed to my mailing address?

 

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Easy Off Left Stains on a Stainless Steel StoveHow do I take stains off from dripping Easy Off on a stainless steel stove?

 

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Dog Has Diarrhea After Swimming in the OceanWhy does my Jack Russell have diarrhea after being in the sea? His belly does a rumbling sound then water comes out of his backend.

 

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Will Planting Ground Cover Deter Weeds?My weeds are fast growing in my berms. Someone suggested that I plant a drought resistant ground cover which should kill the weeds. Is this true? If so do you have any suggestions on which ground covers are good and when I should plant them?

 

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