November 6, 2012

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Galia Melons

Growing Galia Melons?This is a page about growing Galia melons. The Galia melon, a relative of the cantaloupe, is native to Israel.


The start of a latchhook rug on a canvas

Making A Latchhook RugThis page is about making a latch hook rug. Rug hooking is accomplished by pulling yarn or cloth through a stiff woven base to create a pattern of your choosing.


Cleaning Shower Grout With Toothbrush

Bathroom Cleaning TipsThis page contains bathroom cleaning tips. Having your cleaning supplies and tools organized can help you get the job done.


Boys Sparring in Taekwondo Class

Teaching Children About Personal SafetyThis page is about teaching children about personal safety. Helping your children be aware of possible dangers is important.


Stinky Laundry In Washing Machine with Man Holding Nose

Removing Odors from ClothingThis page is about removing odors from clothing. Fabric tends to pick up smells and often they are not pleasant.


Spaghetti Sauce in Terracota Pot

Spaghetti Sauce Tips and TricksThere are a great many tips for making the perfect spaghetti sauce. This is a page about spaghetti sauce tips and tricks.


A messy baby getting tomato sauce stains on his clothing.

Removing Tomato Sauce Stains on ClothingThis is a page about removing tomato sauce stains on clothing. Don't panic when the tomato sauce drips on your clothing.


Green Glass Bottles

Cutting Glass BottlesThis is a page about cutting glass bottles. Recycling glass bottles for craft projects often requires that they be cut to size.


Aluminum Boats

Cleaning an Aluminum Boat?This page is about cleaning an aluminum boat. A metal boat is very durable, but does need periodic cleaning.


Box of Ziploc bags.

Organizing With Ziplock BagsThis is a page about organizing with ziplock bags. Ziploc bags come in a range of sizes and make great storage solutions around your home.


Patterns in manila files with envelop in plastic bag taped to outside.

Storing Sewing PatternsThis page is about storing sewing patterns. Keeping your patterns organized helps you to easily find what you need to start your project.


Party Etiquette Tips and Tricks

Party Etiquette Tips and TricksThis is a page about party etiquette tips and tricks. Whether attending or hosting a party there are some points of etiquette to keep in mind.


Mandarin Oranges in  Salad

Mandarin Orange Salad RecipesThis page contains Mandarin orange salad recipes. Mandarin oranges add a sweet citrus flavor to a variety of salads.


Decoupage Scrabble Tile Earrings

Making Craft Projects with Scrabble PiecesThis is a page about making craft projects with Scrabble pieces. Those little white letter tiles from a Scrabble game can be used for making jewelry or personalized art.


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Baba Ganouj RecipesThis page contains baba ganouj recipes. Try this delicious eggplant spread on warm pita bread.


A bowl of thick chili.

Tips for Thickening ChiliThis page contains tips for thickening chili. Your homemade chili is delicious but too thin.


Knife and Butcher Block

Butcher Block Care and MaintenanceThis is a page about butcher block care and maintenance. Cleaning and maintaining a butcher block is an essential part of using and prolonging the life of this kitchen cutting surface.


A garage door being opened by a remote.

Parking In Your GarageThis is a page about parking in your garage. Sometimes it can be difficult to stop in just the right spot when parking in your garage.


Removing Odors from Carpets

Removing Odors from CarpetsThis page is about removing odors from carpets. These smells can affect the scent of your whole house.


Ornaments in plastic zipper bag.

Uses for Zippered Sheet, Blanket and Comforter BagsThis page is about uses for zippered sheet, blanket and comforter bags. There are many ways to reuse these clear bags for storage.


Slow Cooker Stroganoff Over Potatoes

Slow Cooker Stroganoff RecipesThis page contains slow cooker stroganoff recipes. You can make delicious stroganoff in your slow cooker.



Sketch of cats on kitchen chair.

Annie and Fuzzy (Cats)Little Orphan Annie showed up at my doorstep (on LABOR day no less) pregnant and hungry. She gave birth to 5 kittens, one being little Fuzzy Wuzzy pictured here.


new share forms

New Contest Submission FormsThriftyFun is pleased to announce the Beta release of our new submission form. We are releasing it as a public beta. If you encounter any problem, don't hesitate to let us know.


Hard plastic travel soap case.

Soap Case for Camera When TravelingHard plastic soap cases make great camera cases when traveling.


Child on lake shore near row boats.

Late Afternoon (Occoquan Lake)Late afternoon time on Occoquan Lake (Fairfax Station, VA) with my daughter and hubby.


Sewing Kit from Eye Glass Case

Sewing Kit from Eye Glass CaseA case that is no longer needed for a pair of glasses makes a good sewing kit to carry in your purse.



Pug looking backward at camera.

Remedy of Dog with Skin Blotches and Hair Loss?We have a 6 year old Pug. He has been having small dark patches in the neck and chest region. There has also been some hair fall.


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Freezing Cooked Kale?How do I freeze cooked kale? in bags or what? with water or broth or dry?


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Making Taco Shells from Scratch?I'm ready in a quandary here. I was making tacos at home. I didn't have any of the tortilla shells (soft) so I decided to make my own; big mistake! Or I screwed up, somehow.


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Cooking Clootie Dumplings?How long do you cook a clootie dumpling in the oven and at what temp?


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Making Slime from Borax?I have a class experiment about how to make borax slime. Does anyone know how to make this?


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Cleaning Ryka Shoes?I have a pair of Ryka (ryka-rocker) open-back tennis shoes. They are very light grey/taupe? Does anyone have any idea of how to clean them?


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Making Mixed Fruit Jam?I always seem to have a variety assortment of fresh fruit leftover and would love to make jam from it. but am unable to find a recipe that would incorporate such a random mix.


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Value of 1965 Childcraft Books?What is the value of a full set of Childcraft Books from 1965? Also, where could I locate the farm poster that came with this set. It was a vintage poster by Roswell Brown, I think.


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SSI and SSDI?If my son received SSI when he was a child and receives death benefits now does he need to pay back his SSI?


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17th Birthday Party Ideas?I am turning 17 next month and since I have a winter birthday, that rules out pretty much everything I like. I had a laser tag birthday last year and I am not sure if it is a good idea to have the same thing two years in a row. It will be a party for both boys and girls so I would like to know any great activities that you guys think I can do. (I am up for anything, except make-over parties.)


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Receiving Coupons in the Mail?I like to get free coupons by mail. How do I do this?


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Information on Murphy Cedar Wardrobe?I just purchased a cedar armoire for $175.00. It is in excellent condition. It has, on the back: Murphy made in the USA and the numbers 4340. Can anyone tell me anything about this piece?


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Weed Growing in Hydrangea?I have a weed that is growing in my hydrangea bush, how can I kill it since pulling it does not do the trick?


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