March 16, 2012

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Purse decorated with CDs.

Making a CD PurseRecycle your old CDs by making an eye catching purse. This is a page about making a CD purse.


Diabetic Cookie Recipes

Diabetic Cookie RecipesThis page contains diabetic cookie recipes. Having diabetes does not mean you can't enjoy cookies.


Homemade Cutting Board

Making a Cutting BoardThis is a page about making a cutting board. A homemade cutting board is a great project for giving as a gift or using yourself.



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Asparagus and Orange SaladAll I can say is, "Refreshing!" :-)


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Leprechaun Trap CakeMany kids have an opportunity to make a leprechaun trap at school when they are young. After seeing one that my kids brought home, I thought it might be fun to try and make a leprechaun trap cake.



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Firewood TipsI always order my firewood delivery as early in the season as possible, that ensures the best prices before wood becomes scarce. I shop around for the best price, make sure that the wood is split to the length I need.


Photo of flowers that look like birds.

Flowers or Flock of Geese? (Western New York)I don't know the name of these flowers in my garden, but they remind me of a flock of white geese.


Silky Bantam Rooster

Mr. Rooster (Silky Bantam Rooster)My neighbor has a beautiful Silky Bantam rooster (posted with permission). Every morning when I first let my dogs out I always call, "Good Morning Mr. Rooster" and do my own version of a good morning crow. Well, Mr. Rooster always crows back and it is the funniest thing I've ever heard.


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Recycle the Heat From Your OvenIf we have been using the oven during the winter or cooler months, we leave the oven door open after baking. The heat is turned off of course but my goodness, all the heat you can "recycle" by simply leaving the oven door open for a few minutes.


Organizing Tongs After

Cardboard Tubes for TongsMy wife has several sets of kitchen tongs she uses occasionally while preparing meals. They are usually tangled with each other and once in a while I will see one of the pairs sailing across the kitchen.


organize magazines in binders

File Cabinet and Binders for Organizing MagazinesI collect craft magazines and I have to organize them carefully, because I also sell them and have to be able to find them quickly. I have two ways to organize them for sale after entering them on


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Organizing the Hall ClosetThe hall closet usually is for storing coats and other outdoor apparel. Our closet is used to hold: winter coats, spring and fall coats, hats, boots, umbrellas and gloves. I don't move out of season clothing to another closet for storage. So its here all year around.


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Felt Shamrock PinThis cute little shamrock only takes a few minutes to make. You can use a safety pin to wear it as a pin or it could be glued to a barrette and worn in your hair. Either way it will ensure that you don't get pinched!


Ranger (Labrador Retriever)

Ranger (Labrador Retriever)Ranger is a 1 year old Labrador Retriever. I went to a shelter and got him along with his twin sister in 2011. He loves to chase tennis balls and swim in the ocean. He's the most loving, sweetest dog I know.


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Organizing Muffin PansI keep my muffin pans standing on their edge on the side of the cupboard where I keep my other baking pans. They are in front of my cookie sheets. I try to keep everything used for baking in one area of the kitchen.


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Try This ExerciseHow smart is your right foot or how weird is your brain? While sitting at your computer, turn around in your chair and lift your right foot off the floor and make clockwise circles.


Bathtub Paint

Bath Tub PaintingI take shaving cream in a muffin tin and mix with food colouring and give the kids paint brushes for the tub. It's great if you have boys who hate to bathe. They can paint the walls and it doesn't stain the tub.


Homemade Cutting Board

Homemade Cutting BoardThis is a great way to have a very nice, sturdy cutting board on your kitchen counter or use as a craft board to glue gun or make small items. Recycle pieces of countertop that would normally be discarded.


Twinkle (Chihuahua)

Twinkle (chihuahua)Twinkle is a 1 year old chihuahua I got from a friend of mine for $20. She is absolutely the cutest thing ever. I love her and she is exactly what I have wanted in a pet. She like to run and jump.


Fish following boy at the aquarium

Talking Tuna (Omaha, NE)On a trip to the Omaha Zoo, we stopped for a rest at the Aquarium Arch. Everywhere my son went, this tuna followed him.


Purse decorated with CDs.

CD/DVD PurseIn response to the one who asked about uses for DVDs... make purses! My mom mentioned liking the purses made from license plates, so I got to thinking about what kind of purse I could make her for her birthday of unusual things and I came up with the CD purse!


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Cedar Insoles for Foot OdorTo get rid of smelly feet and stinky shoes you can use insoles made from cedar material. For example special Cedarsoles made from antifungal and fresh smelling cedar wood. It tackles the cause of the problem, foot bacteria!



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Value of 1943 Britannica Encyclopedia Set?How much is an old Britannica set, that is the 15th edition, worth? It was published in 1943 by William Benton then in 1973 by Helen Benton.


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Processing Time for Canning Tomatoes?I need to know the processing time for 2 qt. jars of tomatoes. My old Kerr canning book (1960) had this in it, but not the later ones. I also need to know the amount of time adjusted for altitude. I am about 5,000 ft.


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Shabby Chic'ing Furniture?I would like to learn how to "shabby chic" some wood furniture. Does anyone have any information on this? I would also like to use some country colors like barnyard red and black, also. Thanks.


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Donating Stuffed Animals?Where can I donate stuffed animals? I want to give them to kids who have lost some they love or have been placed in a new home. They are animals that my dad has won in claw games.


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Getting Rid of Washing Machine Odor?Any tips for ridding a washing machine of a foul odor would be helpful.


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Homemade Pet Odor Remover for the Yard?Does anyone know a home remedy for a pet odor remover for your yard?


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Cleaning Red Jungle Juice Stains on Wood Cabinets?How can I get red jungle juice stains off my maple cabinets?


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Replacement Spit for Big George Rotisserie?I have the Big George Rotisserie and lost the spit rod. Where can I find one? It has an 11 inch opening.


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Restaurants or Activities for Birthday Near Brisbane?I am just wondering what fun ideas there are for celebrating my 25th birthday. I don't want to have a party, just want somewhere to go with my fiancee and have an enjoyable day that isn't expensive and is on the Gold Coast or Brisbane. Any nice restaurants? look outs?


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Recycling Dirty Styrofoam?How to recycle Styrofoam with food on it?


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Getting Rid of Ant Beds?Is there an easy, cheap way to do away with the mounds of ants popping up? I've heard of several household products that are suppose to work and don't.


Old Power Outlet

Fixing a Faulty Outlet?How do you fix a faulty outlet? One of the outlets in our house is easily jostled which will make everything plugged into the power strip go off. This could be as simple as walking by it or if the cord is moved the slightest bit.


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Yuley Breadfruit Tree Drops Fruit?I have a yuley variety breadfruit which when it fruits, the fruit never sets and they fall off from the tree. They only come to the size of an apple and then fall off.


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