October 23, 2012

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Crocheted Snowflakes

Crocheted SnowflakesThis is a page about crocheted snowflakes. If you crochet you can make beautiful crochet snowflakes to use for ornaments, decorations, and in many other crafts.


Pruning A Fruit Tree

Pruning a Fruit TreeThis is a page about pruning a fruit tree. Knowing how and when to prune a fruit tree is critical to ensuring a healthy tree that produces a bountiful crop of delicious fruit.


Saving Money in Piggy Bank

Living Within Your MeansThis is a page about living within your means. Fewer financial concerns can actually allow you to live a joyful life, with less.


A bird on a bird feeder

Hanging A BirdfeederThis is a page about hanging a bird feeder. Choosing a good location and sturdy hanger will ensure that your feathered friends keep coming back.


Dracula and a witch dancing.

Halloween Music IdeasThis is a page about Halloween music ideas. Spooky music can add to the Halloween fun.


Crocheted Christmas Card Ornaments

Crocheted Christmas OrnamentsThis is a page about crocheted Christmas ornaments. There is a wonderful variety of crochet patterns and ideas for making Christmas ornaments.


Plastic Newspaper Bag

Uses for Plastic Newspaper BagsThis is a page about uses for plastic newspaper bags. Rather than toss the plastic bag your newspaper is delivered in, reuse it.


Pruning A Tree

Pruning A TreeThis is a page about pruning a tree. Pruning your trees is a recurring garden task; doing it well will maintain the health and beauty of your trees.


Reuse Placemats as an iPad Case

Making An iPad CaseThis is a page about making an iPad case. You don't have to spend more money to buy a case made specifically for your iPad; try making one.


Girl Dressed as Rainbow Brite

Making A Rainbow Brite CostumeThis is a page about making a Rainbow Brite costume. Make a cute costume based on this popular cartoon character.


Frightened Dog

Keeping Your Pet Calm During ThunderstormsThis is a page about keeping your pet calm during thunderstorms. Thunderstorms can be a very stressful time for pets, but there are things you can do to calm your pet.


Little girl dressed as a flower garden.

Making A Flower CostumeThis is a page about making a flower costume. Make a cute, unique costume this Halloween.


A close up of the Carmen Miranda costume, with a fancy flowered hat.

Making A Carmen Miranda CostumeThis is a page about making a Carmen Miranda costume. Carmen Miranda was a popular singer, film star, and Broadway actress in the 40s and 50s known for her extravagant hats.


Dog and Cat in Santa Hats

Keeping Your Pet Calm During The Holiday SeasonThis is a page about keeping your pet calm during the holiday season. The holidays can mean more guests and lots of different activities in your home. All of these changes can create stress for your pet.



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Pretzel Skeleton Treat BagsThese treat bags are easy to make and are perfect for a kids Halloween party.


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Super Easy Cinnamon Sugar BiscuitsAn quick cinnamon roll to make for breakfast using refrigerated biscuit dough.



Clean Your Hairbrush With A Toothbrush

Clean Your Hairbrush With A ToothbrushHairspray residue and strands of hair goop up my brushes and hair brush blowers. An old used toothbrush really takes out the residue and hair really well.


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Jack-O'-Lantern Soda BottleDress up your drinks for your next Halloween party.


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Reuse Placemats as an iPad Case

Reuse Placemats as an iPad CaseI have outgrown my old $1 store plastic placemats. By folding them and stitching them, you can turn one into a case for your iPad. I also stitched pieces of velcro at the top for the closure.


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Research Saves Money When ShoppingA great way to save money is to research what you are buying first even if it is something simple like a coffee pot. You would be so surprised to see how many deals you can find online.


Full moon through snowy trees.

Frigid February Moon (Lancaster, PA)Such a beautiful February night with a full moon rising after a crisp snow. I can still smell the freshness in the air and the calm around me as I take the picture.


Little girl holding glitter decorated pumpkin.

Safe Pumpkin DecoratingA safe way for kids to decorate pumpkins.


Use Upright File Storage in Kitchen

Use Upright File Storage in KitchenCutting boards and pan lids were always particularly difficult to store, until I found that the upright manila file storage racks sold for office organization work great for upright kitchen storage.


Help Kids Clear Their Plate

Help Kids Clear Their PlateI bought a clear glass dinner plate from the $1 store. I set the plate on top of my granddaughter's Strawberry Shortcake placemat. When she eats her food, Strawberry starts to show through.


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Keep a Blanket in your Car for EmergenciesI find that keeping a blanket in your car for emergencies is a wonderful idea. I used to keep a sleeping bag when I lived in areas that would have snow in the winter for warmth.



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Growing a Spider Plant Outside?I live in Savannah, Georgia and would like to know if it can live in the winters here. It has been outside since I got it about 7 months ago.


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Headlight Dingy and Yellowed?How you do remedy the dingy yellow film on vehicle headlight lens?


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Catchy Name for Real Estate Business?I'm starting a real estate company and need a name, something, witty, catchy, and clever. I've tossed around "Think Real Estate", but it's not sticking. Any suggestions? Help me with some witty ideas for my business company name. Thanks!


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Value of Encyclopedia Britannica?I have a 1926 set of Encyclopedia Britannica (32 volumes in 16), in


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Getting Rid of Fleas?How do you get rid of fleas for good? I tried washing both of my dogs last week and then they came back. So should I wash them again and then add some power on them? What else can I try?


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Homemade "Memories" Gift for Sons Grieving Loss of Father?My husband died nearly three years ago after a long battle with cancer. My boys were 6 and 9. Now I would like to make each of them a gift that would always remind them of their dad. I would appreciate some ideas (I always get too sad thinking about ideas myself.)


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Finding Someone to Remove Trees for Free?We have 13 pine tree's we would like to have removed from our yard. They would make great utility poles. We live in Elberta, Alabama.


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Day Care Slogan Ideas?I am looking for a slogan for my daycare, our name is Over the Rainbow.


Tips for Shopping for a Small Affordable House?I want to live in a bit of country, perhaps near a city with some work like a courier job. I want to totally downsize to a 1 bedroom, 1 bath house somewhere near Auburn, CA where my 3 grandkids are.


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Cleaner for Bath and Kitchen?What can I use to clean floors, ceiling, showers, and kitchen floors?


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