March 10, 2012

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Empty shoebox waiting for a new use.

Uses for Shoe BoxesThis is a page about uses for shoe boxes. Save money and reuse your empty shoe boxes, there are so many ways you can.

 

Pouring red wine into a glass.

Pairing Wine with FoodThis is a page about pairing wine and food. Certain wines can complement your meal more than others; don't be overwhelmed when choosing.

 

Making Cardboard Box Playhouses

Making Cardboard Box PlayhousesThis is a page about making cardboard box playhouses. Large cardboard boxes from furniture and appliances beg to become a child's temporary playhouse.

 

Popsicle trinket box.

Popsicle Stick Craft IdeasThis is a page about Popsicle stick craft ideas. Popsicle sticks are great for making kid crafts and other projects.

 

Nativity made from clay pots.

Making a Clay Pot NativityThis is a page about making a clay pot Nativity. Clay pots can be decorated and painted to make a homemade Nativity scene.

 

Blue beaded flip flops on woman's feet.

Decorating Flip FlopsThis is a page about decorating flip flops. Flip flops are the perfect palette for expressing yourself and your style.

 

Stamped card.

Using Rubber Stamps In CraftsThis is a page about using rubber stamps in crafts. Rubber stamps can be used in many craft projects, including cards, tiles, stationary, and more.

 

Jar of pickled tomatoes.

How to Pickle VegetablesThis is a page about how to pickle vegetables. Pickling your garden vegetables is a time honored method of putting them up.

 

Closeup of drawer pull.

Saving Money On FurnitureThis is a page about saving money on furniture. Furniture can be very expensive, try some frugal alternatives to spending a lot on furniture.

 

Infant car seat.

Car Seat SafetyThis is a page about car seat safety. Child car seats can save lives.

 

Articles

Stool fixed up using a leather jacket.

Leather Jacket Stool (Before and After)Here's a picture of an old stool that was refurbished using an old leather jacket.

 

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Homemade Wrinkle Release SprayMix 1/3 cup water, 1/3 cup fabric softener and 1/3 cup of vinegar in a spray bottle with fine mist nozzle. Spray onto clothing then tug and pull the item to smooth it. Hang or lay flat to dry.

 

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Research Makeup Before You BuySeveral years ago, I began buying Allure magazine in October when they do a thorough testing of all makeup products. For me, it saves money to choose a few new pieces that are well rated then waste money on items that don't really work.

 

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Discontinued Wallpaper Border: Gridlock by HomeTrendsi would greatly appreciate if anyone can tell me where to purchase 1 roll of the Gridlock wall border by HomeTrends that was sold at Walmart. Thanks in advance!

 

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Refreezing StewCan you refreeze thawed beef stew?

 

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Sewing Pants Using Stretch FabricI am sewing wind pants with zippers down each leg. The material I have is only stretchy in one direction. Which way should I layout the pattern pieces? Should I have the stretch be vertical or horizontal?

 

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Shopping for Target Curtain PanelsI am looking for curtain panels sold at Target about two months ago. I went online and found out it is not sold online right now, but had not been discontinued. That is not helping me.

 

Cleaning Spots on Car UpholsteryHow do you get the spots out of your car's seat?

 

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Classes for the Indian Economic ServiceI am now studying for the Indian economic service exam. Where are the best classes in India?

 

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Smoothing Aluminum Can Edges on CraftsI would love to do craft projects with aluminum cans, to sell at craft fairs. But, the can edges are like razor blades. I would be worried they would cut my customers. Does anyone know how to dull them or have an easy way to roll the edges?

 

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