March 8, 2012

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agility training for your dog

Agility Training for Your DogThis is a page about agility training for your dog. Many breeds are very active and would benefit from the exercise of agility training.


eating healthy on a budget

Eating Healthy on a BudgetContrary to common belief you can eat healthy foods on a budget. This is a page about eating healthy on a budget.



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4 Ingredient Peanut Butter CookiesIt consists of 4 items and takes less than 5 minutes to prepare. They are like the old fashioned Grammy's peanut butter cookies.


Flaxseed Muffin in a Mug

Flaxseed Muffin in a MugThis is a very healthy breakfast muffin and has extra fiber and omegas. Takes less than 5 minutes from start to finish, is baked in the microwave for 1 minute, and you can eat it "on-the-go" instead of skipping breakfast when you are pressed for time.



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Thank You Note TipsI so miss receiving thank you notes. Here are some tips to write a short thank you note for a gift, meal, or a unexpected service done:


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Buy Dog Food at Feed StoreOne of my dogs has an allergy to corn grain. For many years I thought she was just really itchy from fleas. I would comb her every night, sprayed the yard, and had her on Frontline Plus, and she still chewed on herself and had an awful coat.


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Identifying Lost PhoneAs a school secretary, we end up with many cellphones left on the property or playgrounds during off school hours by groups using our building. It was difficult to find the owner of the phone just by checking "contacts" and many phones had to be sent to the recycle center.


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Vacation Bible School T ShirtsWe order plain white t shirts from a bulk store, fabric markers from Oriental Trade Company, and iron-on computer paper. Before Bible School, we design an iron on based on our VBS Theme and print it on the iron-on paper.


Plant poke in potted plant.

Bunny Plant PokeCreate a cute bunny from a wooden spoon and insert it into a plant or bouquet of flowers at Easter.


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Spring Floral Wall BucketWelcome spring with a floral wall bucket for your wall or door. Flowers can be easily arranged if you begin with the largest flowers and end with the smaller ones.



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House Trained Dog Peeing Inside at Night?My 3 year old Poodle who was well trained has started wetting in the house. She only does it at night. She goes out for a walk in a morning and last thing at night, but when we get up at 7:30 she has wet. Please help.


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Dog Being Treated for Mange Smells Bad?My dog is being treated for sarcoptic mange with Revolution, and we are bathing her with Malapet medicated shampoo 2x a week. My problem is that we have bathed her a total of 4 times in the past two weeks, and her coat smells really bad.


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Cleaning Grease from Textured Wallpaper?We recently bought a flat and the kitchen is papered in quite a thick embossed wallpaper. However, as it's in the kitchen it's smothered in quite a thick layer of grease from years worth of cooking.


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Healthy School Easter Treat?My son's class is having a bunny brunch. The teacher has asked that healthy snacks be sent ie., fruits, veggies, or pretzels. Any suggestions for anything else? I imagine that everyone will send those things and then they'll have 20 of the same thing.


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Easter Gift for School Children?My son has to bring in a small Easter gift for his kindergarten classmates. I don't want to send chocolates or sweets. I was thinking of sending a couple of pieces of sidewalk chalk for each friend. Good idea? I would also like to include a little poem or phrase with it. Any ideas?


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Fixing a Sticky Door Lock?The twist lock on my front door is very hard to turn. You have to hold onto the handle and wiggle it back and forth while trying to twist the lock into the locked position. We have no problem opening it with the key just locking it by hand from the inside. Any ideas on how to fix this? Or is it just time for a new knob?


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Pear Tree Limbs Dying?I planted an Acres Home pear tree. It has leafed out, but the top of the limbs are beginning to die. I had trimmed it back when I planted it. The rest of the tree looks to be healthy.


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Planning a Baby Shower?How many people should be invited to a baby shower? Also, who should be invited? Is there any etiquette surrounding this?


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Finding a Replacement Kenmore Icemake?My icemaker stopped working and the model # sticker was not on the icemaker. The refrigerator is model #363.9735756, serial #l30244063, what model do I need to replace this unit?


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