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November 12, 2011
For remembering what keys go with what, use the best invention ever, nail polish. Color code the keys red for house, pink for garden shed, etc. Then place them in plastic baggies or on key chains that are color coded as well.
Organizing Dirty Laundry
My sorting of dirty laundry begins with the hamper I toss it into. I have a separate white circular hamper for white mostly cotton clothes. As for the others, I separate permanent press andhang-up clothes from folded clothes, such as colored tee shirts and underwear.
Cleaning Candle Wax Residue off Candle Wax Disc Saver
I have some heavy weight plastic discs that are used to keep the wax from dripping down on your table from your lit candles, but the disc eventually needs to be cleaned.
Keeping the Lid on Your Garbage Can
This is a guide about keeping the lid on your garbage can. Your garbage can lid keeps animals out and will help prevent the wind from blowing your trash around. Sometimes it takes extra measures to hold it on tightly.
Looking for Yarn Dog Instructions
I'm looking for the instructions on how to make a shaggy dog out of yarn.
Making Candles Fit into Candle Holders
How do I stabilize candles that are slightly too loose in the candle holders?
Protecting Old Art Prints
We have some large old prints that I want to be able to preserve but also put them in our garage. I don't want them in my home. LOL! They are my husband's grandfather's. Any ideas of what I can do?
Burning Bush Loses Its Leaves
I have 5 burning bushes which have finally started to grow and have beautiful foliage in the summer. In late summer/early fall when they should start to turn and become that beautiful red the leaves all fall off of them.
Making Brownies in a Jar Mixes
This is a guide about making brownies in a jar mixes. A favorite Christmas gift is the mix in a jar. You have seen them, anything from cookies to soup, and of course brownies. They are fun to make and equally fun to receive. The recipient can then bake up some delicious, chocolaty brownies whenever the mood hits them.
Cleaning Stinky Towels
There are a number of products that can be used to clean stinky towels, including ones you probably already have around the house. This is a guide about cleaning stinky towels.
Litterbox Training a Puppy
This is a guide about litterbox training a puppy. One house training alternative to teaching a puppy to go outside is to use a litterbox. Many dog owners have found this method to be a very acceptable way to go. Using a litterbox might be a good choice for the highrise dweller, winter use, etc.
Uses for Baby Wipes Containers
This is a guide about uses for baby wipes containers. Baby wipes containers can be reused for a variety of things. They are a nice convenient size, have that easily accessible folding lid, and you can remove the top completely to add whatever you choose to store inside.
Making and Using Infused Olive Oils
I've seen many recipes, especially around the holidays, for infused olive oils. I really want to be able to make some of these as gifts, as well as, for myself. I just don't know how they are used.
Making a Folded Magazine Turkey
I am looking for directions for making a Reader's Digest turkey for a Thanksgiving center piece. Can any one help me with the instructions? I have done the Christmas tree, but am not sure how to do the turkey. Thank you so much. Turkey dilemma.
Buying a Flavourwave Turbo Oven
Where can I buy a Flavourwave in the UK? I have out cooked 1 to date and the 2nd is more than 3 years old and I would like to buy a back up spare.
Cleaning Ceramic Tile in the Shower
What should I be using to clean the ceramic tile in my shower? I have tried store bought cleaners, but they leave a white film. I know that certain cleaners are not good for the grout between the tiles.
Plastic Table Cover Left Residue
I had a clear plastic table cover on my wood dining table that left a residue. What will remove the plastic residue from my table?
Christmas Crochet Patterns for a New Baby
My first great-grandchild (don't know the sex) is due in December. Does anybody have any quick crochet patterns for a 1-3 month old? It's a big baby from what her doctor's say.
Safety Pin and Bead Box Pattern
I am looking for a free pattern for a box made out of safety pins and beads. I would also like to make a table light. Thank you in advance.
Kitchen Paint Color Advice
I have lighter, but not light, blue-grey kitchen ceramic floor tiles. They are reasonably attractive, but difficult to match a wall colour to without changing the newish medium warm wood stain on the cupboards.
Caring for a 5 Week Old Puppy
I was given a Min Chi pin a few days ago. He is 5 weeks old, and I didn't know he was suppose to be with his mom until 8 weeks. Can someone give me advice on the best way to care and train my dog?
Removing Ink from a Leather Couch
How do I get blue pen ink off of my cream leather couch? I have tried rubbing alcohol, leather cleaner, Murphy's oil and the last resort, hair spray is not advisable.
Candied Yam Recipes
This page contains candied yam recipes. Candied yams are a wonderful sweet treat that many families enjoy during the holiday season.
Making a "To Do" List
This is a guide about making a "to do" list. Staying organized and knowing what to do next will allow you to make the best use of your time. A to do list is a tried and true method of staying on task. Plus it feels great to look back and the end of the day and see all you accomplished.
Avoiding Extra Trips
This is a guide about avoiding extra trips. Shopping and running errands can take up a big chunk of your day. Having to go to a store twice in one day can really be a waste of time.
Selecting Good Raspberries
This is a guide about selecting good raspberries. Good ripe raspberries are a treat that almost no one can pass up. Whether you are picking them fresh or buying them at the market, be sure to get good flavorful raspberries that are ready to eat.
This is a guide about growing pomegranates. If you live in the right area a pomegranate tree can be a wonderful addition to your garden. These delectable fruit will be great to enjoy with your family and friends.
Preventing Mold on Stored Clothing
This is a guide about preventing mold on stored clothing. Whether they are being boxed up in the attic or hanging in the back or your closet, clothing that is stored for a while can get moldy. Ensure your clothes are ready to wear again, when you need them, by preventing mold infestation.
This is a guide about remembering appointments. Whether it's for work, a doctor's visit, or just meeting a friend, we all have appointments we need to remember. Remembering when the appointment is will save you the embarrassment of not making it on time or worse, not showing up at all.
Saving Money vs. Saving Time
This is a guide about saving money vs. saving time. Almost every day a person can find themselves weighing the time vs. money issue. It is important to evaluate whether time or money is most important, especially for tasks such as remodeling your home or repairing your car.
Saving Money at Walmart
This is a guide about saving money at Walmart. Walmart may have low prices on some items but not everything they carry is a great value. Shop smart and watch for good deals at Walmart.
Adding Up the Savings of a Frugal Life
This is a guide about adding up the savings of a frugal life. We all know that those little things you do to be frugal everyday adds up to big savings over time. However, it can help you stay motivated to be frugal by sitting down and calculating just how much your are saving.
Storing Christmas Ornaments
This is a guide about storing Christmas ornaments. Christmas ornaments can not only be precious but fragile as well. Keep you ornaments looking great and in one piece by storing them properly.
Teaching a Dog to Fetch
This is a guide about teaching a dog to fetch. Whether it's a stick, a ball, or even the morning paper, teaching your dog to fetch can be fun for you and your dog. ]
Homemade Christmas Ornaments
This is a guide about homemade Christmas ornaments. Adding shiny store bought ornaments to your Christmas tree makes it look great. However, some of the most cherished ornaments you will have are the ones you and you family make.
Christmas Travel Tips
This is a guide about Christmas travel tips. Visiting family and friends is something that many of us do during Christmas time. Make the trip fun and easy with these helpful hints.
Getting Organized to Bake
This is a guide about getting organized to bake. From measuring cups and spoons to the variety of ingredients you will be using, there is a lot to keep track of when you are baking. Getting organized before you bake anything will help the process go much more smoothly.
Storing an Artificial Christmas Tree
This is a guide about storing and artificial Christmas tree. If you would rather have an artificial Christmas tree, you will need to keep it someplace the other eleven months of the year. Keep your artificial tree looking nice and ready for next Christmas by storing it properly.
Selecting Good Bell Peppers
This is a guide about selecting good bell peppers. Whether you are stuffing them, making fajitas, or just roasting them bell peppers can add color and flavor to many dishes. Get the most out of your meal by selecting good peppers to use.
This is a guide about growing strawberries. Strawberries are a tasty and healthy fruit that the whole family can enjoy. Growing them in your garden can be quite easy and rewarding.
This is a guide about freezing pineapple. If you have more pineapple than you can use right away you can freeze the rest for later. Freezing is a great way to store your excess pineapple, especially for use in frozen drinks and smoothies.
Shredded Wheat for Hot Cereal
Eat shredded wheat as a hot cereal, especially, maple and brown sugar flavor. All you have to do is mix a lot of the cereal with not so much milk, add sugar to your taste, then microwave it, and stir it up.
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