February 10, 2012

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Cleveland Travel TipsThere is much to do and see in Cleveland. Use these helpful hints to plan your trip to Cleveland or leave your own. This is a page about Cleveland travel tips.

 

Applesauce

Freezing ApplesauceThis is a page about freezing apples. Apple sauce is a wonderful way to preserve apples for another time. It can be a versatile baking addition, and delicious just by itself.

 

Assembling a ceiling fan.

Installing a Ceiling FanThis is a page about installing a ceiling fan. Installing a ceiling fan is a relatively easy "do it yourself" project. Ceiling fans are not only attractive, but they can also increase the efficiency of your heating and cooling systems.

 

baby sleeping by grass

Setting Up a Green NurseryThis is a page about setting up a green nursery. You are setting up your first nursery or renovating an existing one, but you want to go green. There are a number of things to consider such as flooring, paint, and furniture.

 

Photo of three red bricks.

Craft Ideas for BricksThis page contains craft ideas for bricks. Do you have a couple extra bricks laying around but just don't know what to do with them? Bricks can make beautiful craft projects, from yard art to book ends.

 

Freezing Garlic

Freezing GarlicThis is a page about freezing garlic. Freezing garlic can be accomplished as cloves, a whole head, or minced, but it can lose some of it's texture and flavor during freezing.

 

Photo of a lady yelling at a driver.

Avoiding Road RageThis is a page about avoiding road rage. Our lifestyle keeps many of us on the road for hours a week. With crowded road conditions and aggressive drivers road rage has become an increasing problem.

 

Three large stacks of CD Jewel Cases.

Uses for CD Jewel CasesThis is a page about uses for CD jewel cases. Many of us end up with a lot of empty CD cases. There are many craft and recycling options for these slim plastic cases.

 

A child eating a brown bag lunch.

Quick and Easy School Lunchbox IdeasThis page contains quick and easy school lunchbox ideas. Packing lunch for your children can be a great way to both insure your child is getting a nutritious meal and to save money. It can be difficult to come up with food that is healthy, cheap and that your kids will love.

 

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No Carb Flax BreadWhen you are craving carbs, this bread satisfies it! (without taking in carbs!)

 

Pansy after the Rain (Birmingham, AL)

Pansy after the Rain (Birmingham, AL)A recent rain left beautiful drops on the purple pansies on my back deck. This shot is a closeup of the petal and the stem. I loved the colors on a dreary winter day. Hope you enjoy!

 

Laundry Detergent Cap Cupcake Pincushion

Laundry Detergent Cap Cupcake PincushionThis video teaches you how to make an adorable pincushion out of a laundry detergent cap.

 

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Weebly.com For Free Website TemplatesThere are free templates out there. I created websites for people using the Weebly.com templates. It is very very basic, no html.

 

Use a Crib Mattress As Dog Bed

Crib Mattress As Dog BedIf you're tired of having to replace your large dog's bed and spending a lot of money, I suggest you buy a baby crib mattress and a plastic zippered mattress cover. Put a crib sheet over it and you're set, clean up is a breeze and you'll never need another dog bed.

 

Recycled Candle Wax Air Freshener - Heart shaped wax freshener cooling on a plate.

Recycled Candle Wax Air FreshenerUse candle wax scraps to make an air freshener.

 

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Buy Whole Chickens And Save MoneyI was at one of the local warehouse stores and saw Perdue whole chickens at a very good price. Since chicken is a real favorite here, I bought as many as I could afford. Then, instead of freezing them whole, I invested a little time into cutting them up.

 

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Easy Homemade Brass CleanerUse equal amounts of Coca-Cola (Pepsi and sugarfree don't work) and ammonia mixed together and wipe brass with a cloth or cotton ball.

 

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Fabric Gift PouchesStep by step instructions for making cute gift pouches out of scraps of used pieces of cloth.

 

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Link: Best Vegetable Seed CompaniesThis is a link to an article from Mother Earth News, my favorite magazine, and an excellent web site. It is a list of some of the very best veggie seed companies. You can send for free (usually) catalogs, or look at the on-line catalogs.

 

Chance, an orange cat sitting on a couch.

Chance (Japanese Shorttail/Manx Mix)Chance is a 3 year old Japanese Shorttail/Manx Mix. I rescued Chance from a heartless "owner" (how I detest that title) who would not take him to the vet when he was hurt. I took him in and nursed him. I thought the name Chance suited him.

 

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Discontinued Wallpaper: #AG10902A by Sandpiper Studios Sophisticate BookI'm searching for a discontinued wallpaper pattern. The book (which is also discontinued) is Sophisticate by Sandpiper Studios. The pattern is AG10902A and is located on pg 92. I need 8 single rolls. Can anyone help me?

 

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Name Ideas for a Daycare BusinessI need a daycare business name, with either Diane or Watts in it. Any suggestions?

 

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Freezer Jam Too ThinI make sugar free freezer jam: 2 cups blackberries, 1 cup cold water, and a 3-oz package sugar free Jello. It tastes great, but is too thin. Can I add "no cook freezer jam fruit pectin" to thicken? Thank you.

 

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24 inch Wood Alphabet PatternsCan any of you either tell me where I can buy a pattern for the 24 inch letters that everyone is cutting out of wood and painting? Or can anyone tell me how I can make a 24 inch letter on my computer...

 

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14 Carat Gold Paint for PorcelainWhere can I buy fluid gold to paint on porcelain?

 

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Craft Ideas for Fourth GradersCould someone help by giving more craft ideas for 4th graders?

 

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Cleaning a Dog's EarsHow do you clean your dogs ears ?

 

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Small White Jumping BugThere was a small, long, white, see through bug on my living room wall. When I went to lift it; it jumped. What could it be?

 

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Cleaning a Cloudy Hazy MirrorI have a mirror that is about 70 years old, but in the last 6 or 7 years it has been down and sitting. I got it hung today and it's a little cloudy. I would like to know how I should clean it so that it will get the shine back.

 

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