January 26, 2013

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Vintage Button Cover

Protecting Delicate or Vintage Buttons in the...This is a page about protecting delicate or vintage buttons in the wash. Washing clothing with delicate buttons in the machine can damage them.

 

Photo of a mistreated Pit Bull.

Training a Dog That Was AbusedThis is a page about training a dog that was abused. Training an abused dog often requires special steps even before the actual training begins.

 

A Reuben with Thousand Island Dressing.

Thousand Island Dressing RecipesThis page contains thousand island dressing recipes. This sweet flavorful dressing is easy to make fresh at home.

 

Garlic Salt

Homemade Garlic Salt RecipesThis page contains garlic salt recipes. You can make your own unique blend of garlic salt at home.

 

row of white refrigerators

Cleaning Textured AppliancesThis is a page about cleaning textured appliances. The textured finish on your appliances may reduce the appearance of fingerprints, but it can present its own cleaning challenges.

 

tissue paper flowers

Using Everyday Household Items for CraftsThis is a page about using everyday household items for crafts. Before going to the craft store check around your home, you will be surprised how many things you already have that can be used for craft projects.

 

Woman in a Wedding Dress

Removing Rust Stains on a Wedding DressThis is a page about removing rust stains on a wedding dress. Rust on a wedding dress can be difficult to remove because of the fabrics used.

 

Growing Ornamental Grasses Purple Fountain Grass

Growing Ornamental GrassesThis is a page about growing ornamental grasses. Ornamental grasses can add texture and color to your garden.

 

Sewing Machine

Sewing Machine Stuck in ReverseThis is a page about a sewing machine stuck in reverse. Right in the middle of sewing the machine gets stuck in reverse.

 

Orchid Cactus

Orchid Cactus Not BloomingThis is a page about an orchid cactus not blooming. Orchid cacti have specific requirements with regards to moisture, temperature, light, etc. to bloom.

 

Baked Ham Recipes

Baked Ham RecipesBaked ham is a family favorite in many homes. This page contains baked ham recipes.

 

Shelf Life of Canned Food

Shelf Life of Canned FoodThis is a page about shelf life of canned food. Canned food can last for a long time. There are some easy ways to tell if the food is still safe.

 

Styrofoam Cooler

Uses for Styrofoam CoolersThis is a page about uses for Styrofoam coolers. Styrofoam is often difficult to recycle in many areas making coolers a great item to try and reuse.

 

Nail Polish

Removing Nail Polish from Wood FurnitureThis is a page about removing nail polish from wood furniture. Care must be taken when trying to remove nail polish that has spilled on your wood furniture, so as not to damage the finish.

 

Dirty jeans hanging out of a washing machine.

Removing Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Odors From ClothingIf you have ever spilled fuel on your clothing, you know that the odor is sometimes difficult to remove. This is a page about cleaning fuel odors from clothing.

 

Inexpensive Water Fountain

Building an Inexpensive Water FountainThis is a page about building an inexpensive water fountain. Using less expensive materials you can create a beautiful fountain for your garden.

 

Faux Cake

Making a Faux CakeThis is a page about making a faux cake. Faux pastries and other foods are generally used for display purposes.

 

Centipede

Getting Rid of Centipedes Inside Your HomeThis is a page about getting rid of centipedes inside your home. While you may be fine with centipedes outside in your garden, things change when they venture inside.

 

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Uses for an Old BarbecueThis is a page about uses for an old barbecue. Recycling and reusing are not only good for the environment, but can also be fun and get your creative juices flowing.

 

Nesting Supplies to Birds

Providing Nesting Materials to BirdsThis is a page about providing nesting supplies to birds. You can use items around your home to make holders for nesting material and then fill them with safe nesting supplies.

 

Pickled Peaches

Pickled Peaches RecipesThis page contains pickled peaches recipes. Spicy pickled peaches are easy to make and delicious when served.

 

Cherry Cobbler

Cherry Cobbler RecipesThere are many delicious recipes available for making a delicious cherry cobbler. This page contains cherry cobbler recipes.

 

Growing Beautiful Plants

Growing Beautiful PlantsThis is a page about growing beautiful plants. You can find a lot of tips for growing beautiful plants.

 

green tomatoes

Green Tomato Pickles RecipesIf you are left with a lot of green tomatoes from the garden, consider pickling them. This page contains green tomato pickles recipes.

 

Freezing Liquids

Freezing LiquidsThis is a page about freezing liquids. Save your leftover sauces, broth, or other liquids by freezing them.

 

Choosing a Kitchen Sink Color

Choosing a Kitchen Sink ColorThis is a page about choosing a kitchen sink color. Choosing a sink color if you do not wish to use traditional white, will depend on the colors already chosen for your kitchen.

 

Girl On Outdoor Play Equipment

Saving Money On Outdoor Play EquipmentThis is a page about saving money on outdoor play equipment. Outdoor play equipment can be very expensive to buy.

 

Cleaning a Neck Tie

Cleaning a Neck TieThis is a page about cleaning a neck tie. Because most ties are made of silk or wool, cleaning them requires care.

 

Foliar Feeding

Foliar Feeding for Garden PlantsThis is a page about foliar feeding for garden plants. In addition to applying fertilizer to the soil, sometimes plants benefit from foliar feeding.

 

Uses for Plastic Jars

Uses for Plastic JarsThis is a page about uses for plastic jars. So much of our food comes packaged in plastic jars. Rather than tossing them into the trash or even the recycle bin, consider reusing them.

 

CD Spool

Reusing CD SpoolsThis is a page about reusing CD spools.Stacks of CDs are packaged on plastic spools or spindles which can be reused if you think creatively.

 

Older cat playing with a kitten.

Introducing a New Kitten to Your Resident CatAnytime you introduce a new pet to your resident pets there are some steps you can follow to make it a positive experience. This is a page about introducing a new kitten to your resident cat.

 

Woman getting ice from fridge.

Refrigerator's Ice Maker Not Making IceThis is a page about a refrigerator's ice maker not making ice. Your refrigerator's ice maker may stop making ice, requiring you to troubleshoot the cause before it can be repaired.

 

Rolly Pollies (Pill Bug)

Caring for Roly Polies (Pill Bugs)Children love roly polies and often what to keep one as a kind of pet. This is a page about caring for roly polies (pill bugs).

 

Homemade Sewing Kits

Homemade Sewing KitsThis is a page about homemade sewing kits. A sewing kit is not only a great gift idea, but also a nice item to have in your purse or desk at work.

 

Window Sheers

Removing Wrinkles from SheersThis is a page about removing wrinkles from sheers. Sheer curtains often come out of the package with wrinkles from being folded. They may also develop wrinkles when being cleaned.

 

A bobbin and a thimble for sewing.

Keeping Bobbins From UnwindingThis is a page about keeping bobbins from unwinding. Many of us have a sewing drawer or box filled with bobbins happily unwinding and creating a tangled mess.

 

Bill folder for medical expenses.

Tracking Medical ExpensesThis is a page about tracking medical expenses. Tracking your medical expenses is part of preparing for tax season.

 

Homemade Picture Book

Homemade Picture Books for ChildrenThis is a page about homemade picture books for children. You can make colorful picture books at home for your children.

 

Group of cleaners wearing aprons.

Name Ideas for a Cleaning BusinessOne of the first things many small business owners must decide upon is a name. This is a page about name ideas for a cleaning business.

 

Putting Money in Change Purse

Living a Frugal LifestyleThis is a page about living a frugal lifestyle. Frugality in your life may be a choice or a way of life made necessary by financial circumstances.

 

Articles

Closeup of Monkey.

Monkey (Pekingese)I got Monkey 2 weeks ago. The couple that I got her from couldn't keep her anymore. I named her Monkey because, thats what she looked like through the cellphone camera. She is a joy to have.

 

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Weight Watchers Spiced Apple Breakfast MuffinsCoarsely grate apples; set aside. In bowl beat eggs, add sweetener, extracts and spices. Crumble bread into mixture; mix well. Blend in grated apples.

 

Paintbrush.

Use Paintbrush to Untie KnotsI was trying to get a knot out of a pair of jogging pants the other day when I found one of those cheap watercolor set paintbrushes lying around.

 

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Easy Special Chocolate Chip WafflesOur grandsons love waffles and especially love chocolate chip waffles. We just got a new waffle maker that makes the larger Belgian style waffles. We found that mixing chocolate chips in the batter makes a mess on the waffle iron when they melt.

 

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Use Computer Desk Chair as Generic HoveroundI recently hurt my knee and could not put any weight on it so in order to get around the house. I used my computer chair and rolled from room to room.

 

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Protecting Outside Water FaucetTo keep your outside water faucet from freezing and getting damaged, keep the hose unhooked during freezing weather. Also, Walmart carries a Styrofoam cover made to hook onto the faucet and keep it covered.

 

Questions

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Bowling Green Mascot Cross Stitch PatternI am looking for a cross stitch pattern for the Bowling Green State University mascot. Can anyone help?

 

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Asking a Boy to Sadie'sHow do I ask him to Sadies? He plays baseball and loves Oreos. I want to do it in a funny, but cute, way.

 

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Treadmill and Steamer Trip CircuitI have a 5 bedroom house. I wanted to put a treadmill in one of the rooms, but everytime I plug it into one of the outlets in that room I lose power in that room plus a couple other rooms and have to pay a visit to the fuse box.

 

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Washer Won't StartI have a Maytag washer model #mhwe500vw11. The start switch makes a beee noise and does not turn on the washer. I replaced the touch pad board and ccu board and it still makes the beeee noise and still won't start. Also none of the lights from the touch pad board turn on!

 

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Compost for Revamping a Depleted Veggie GardenI might have posted this already, but I lost server connection so I thought I'd make sure. I read your article about common items to use in your garden. For example coffee grounds for acidic plants, etc.

 

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