October 23, 2011

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Strawberry Yogurt

Saving Money on YogurtThis is a page about saving money on yogurt. Yogurt is a delicious and nutritious snack. Whether you love to have it for breakfast or a midnight snack it doesn't always come cheap.

 

Red Hair Dye

Removing Hair Dye Stains from a BathtubThis is a page about removing hair dye stains from a bathtub. Newly dyed hair often has residual dye in it, which can stain your bathtub after washing your hair. Find ways to remove these stains by checking out these tips.

 

Organized Closet

Organizing Your Bedroom ClosetThis is a page about organizing your bedroom closet. Closets are known for gathering junk, often being the go to place for things when a surprise guest comes. Having an organized closet is a constant reminder to what clothes you have, which can save you money by not buying unneeded clothes.

 

Balack mokd on the wall.

Getting Rid of Black MoldThis is a page about getting rid of black mold. Mold can thrive in damp poorly ventilated areas of your home. While there are many types of mold, black mold is one of the more toxic ones to humans. Getting rid of mold can be difficult depending on where it is located and the cause for its growth.

 

Shiney faucets and clean tub.

Cleaning Lime Stains from a BathtubThis is a page about cleaning lime stains from a bathtub. Bathroom fixtures need periodic cleaning to remove the mineral deposits left by hard water. These calcium and magnesium scales can be difficult to remove and can make your tub look dull and chalky.

 

A woman with very long hair that she can reach behind and grab with both hands at her waist.

Caring For Long HairThis is a page about caring for long hair. Long hair can easily get split ends and look dull if it is not taken care of properly. To keep your long hair beautiful take a look at these tips.

 

Rust stains running down tub from overflow drain.

Cleaning Rust Stains from a Plastic BathtubThis is a page about cleaning rust stains from a plastic bathtub. Old plumbing can cause rust in the water to leave stains on your bathroom fixtures. Removing these stains can be a challenge. You will need to use the best solution for your tub based on the material it is made of.

 

Making a Piñata, Red and Green Pinata

Making a PiñataThis is a page about making a piñata. Piñatas are a great addition to any party. Instead of buying one premade, why not try making your own?

 

Potatoes on a plate in the microwave.

Cooking a Potato in the MicrowaveThis is a page about cooking a potato in the microwave. Rather than the traditional oven baked potatoes, try cooking them in your microwave. Your microwave can cook potatoes much faster, saving you time and energy.

 

Making Pie in a Jar

Making Pie in a JarThis is a page about making pie in a jar. Pie in a jar has become a popular way of serving it in recent years. Baking pie in a jar is a cute way to serve one serving of pie.

 

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Brunch PizzaLove the ham and cheese in this recipe.

 

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Fruit DipVery easy and good! Good with most any fruit!

 

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Hot German Potato SaladThis is just delicious! I like to serve it with a good sausage like bratwurst or kielbasa.

 

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Velvety Custard PieA holiday favorite and it's quick to make!

 

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Chicken Enchilada CasseroleOne of my favorites! Yummy and easy to make!

 

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Homemade Potato ChipsBefore you slice the potatoes into thin slices, scrub them well, but don't peel them. The peel gives them a different taste and texture than the store bought chips. They are so much tastier!

 

Nastursium growing out of hollow tree.

They Will Grow Wherever They are...Most gardeners know that you can grow vegetables in pots instead of putting them in the ground. In our garden, we do both. Buying pots can be very expensive, so we started looking at everyday objects to find cheap and, sometimes, decorative alternatives.

 

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Substitute for Gouda Cheese in a RecipeI have a recipe to use some tortellini I bought recently. The recipe calls for Gouda or smoked Gouda. I do not keep either on hand. Is there a substitute I could use, like cheddar, or Colby?

 

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Wool Vest Has a Stretched Area from HangingMy husband hung his favorite wool vest on a hook for too long and now it has a "back bump". Any idea how to make that go away? Thanks.

 

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Deciding When to RetireI'm almost 63 and have worked at my job (IT) for over 20 years. In an effort to decrease staff, my work is offering (to anyone eligible) a great early retirement option. I will get 16 weeks of pay and insurance (at what I'm paying now) until I turn 65.

 

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Freezing Stuffed CabbageDo you freeze stuffed cabbage before or after it is cooked?

 

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Determining the Value of Colonial DishesHow do I find the value of colonial dishes? These have been in the family over 60 years.

 

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Finding Free or Inexpensive FurnitureI looking for furniture in my area. How can I find free or inexpensive furniture? I am needing a dresser, an old TV, and stands for a split box spring for a queen and a full size mattress.

 

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Crafts Using Round Plastic ContainersI have a clear plastic round container that is approximately 10 inches high and is 6 inches round. It does not have a cover. What can I use this for or make into? I have 10 of them. Please help!

 

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Cleaning Old CoinsI have a bunch of old coins that have been in a fire I think, because a lot are solid black in color. What can I use to get them clean? Is there a liquid cleaner that I can submerge them in to let them soak and get clean?

 

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Growing GarlicIt is that time of year again here in Nova Scotia. I would like to plant some more garlic this fall for the spring season. Instead of putting them in the garden, could the bulbs be planted in an outdoor planter that is about 7 inches deep and still survive the winter up here?

 

Sample of plume paintable wallpaper.

Discontinued Paintable Wallpaper: Plume #97188I am looking for a discontinued embossed, textured, paintable wallpaper called Plume. The product number is 97188. Resup renovator's supply used to carry it. I have also seen it at either Lowe's or Home Depot in the past.

 

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Looking for the Value of a Lusi Carla DollI am looking for the value of a Lusi Carla design porcelain doll by Zasan. The doll's number is 0347/1200.

 

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