February 7, 2013

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Sand Dollar Plant Markers

Sand Dollar Plant MarkersThis page contains sand dollar plant markers. These dried sea urchins can be made into colorful garden accessories.

 

Strawberry Pudding

Strawberry Pudding RecipesThis page contains strawberry pudding recipes. Get creative with your pudding recipes and try making a tasty strawberry pudding.

 

Uses for Paper Plates

Uses for Paper PlatesThis page contains uses for paper plates. Besides using in craft projects, these plates can be helpful for a variety of things.

 

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Baked Melon Alaska RecipesThis page contains baked melon Alaska recipes. A delicious cold fruit dessert made with a marshmallow meringue.

 

Organizing Your Car

Organizing Your CarThis page is about organizing your car. Keeping your car orderly can help you find what you need easily.

 

Peach Tree

Growing Fruit TreesThis page is about growing fruit trees. Producing your own fruit is very rewarding, but requires attention to many different things.

 

Ft. Lauderdale Beach in Florida.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Frugal Travel GuideThis page has tips, photos, and guides for traveling to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Fort Lauderdale, located on south Florida's Atlantic coast, is a favorite tourist destination, offering museums, beaches, nightlife, and a variety of outdoor activities.

 

Photo of two Heath Bars.

Recipes Using Heath BarsThis page contains recipes using Heath bars. Heath bars add a delicious toffee flavor when used in your dessert recipes.

 

A girl with a backpack on.

Organizing Your Backpack for SchoolThis is a page about organizing your backpack for school. If it is impossible to find things in your backpack, maybe it is time to get serious about some organization.

 

A girl trying to drive on snow and ice.

Getting Traction When Driving on IceThis is a page about getting traction when driving on ice. It is easy to lose traction on icy roads or driveways.

 

Curry in Wooden Spoon

Removing Curry StainsThis is a page about removing curry stains. Curry stains can be difficult to remove from clothing and other fabrics.

 

Baked Cauliflower

Baked Cauliflower RecipesThis page contains baked cauliflower recipes. Try baking your cauliflower for a new taste treat.

 

Pork Tenderloin

Slow Cooker Pork Tenderloin RecipesThis page contains slow cooker pork tenderloin recipes. Try cooking a pork tenderloin in your crockpot; there are a lot of great recipes.

 

paper plate with a smiley face

Alternatives to Paper PlatesThis page contains alternatives to paper plates. To save money and reduce dirty dishes there are ways to avoid the use of paper plates.

 

Open can of tuna.

Draining Canned TunaThis page is about draining canned tuna. Removing the oil or water from canned fish is usually done before using it in recipes.

 

A woman shaving her legs.

Tips for Shaving Your LegsThis is a page about tips for shaving your legs. Shaving your legs can leave you with nicks, cuts, and irritation.

 

Growing Hot Peppers

Growing Hot PeppersThis is a page about growing hot peppers. There are so many types of hot peppers available now, you may want to try growing your own in the garden.

 

man slipping on ice

Removing Ice on Sidewalks and DrivewaysThis is a page about removing ice on sidewalks and driveways. Ice on sidewalks and driveways can be hazardous.

 

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Banana Oatmeal Cookies RecipesAdd bananas for a new twist on the oatmeal cookie. This page contains banana oatmeal cookies recipes.

 

Xbox Game System

Using an Xbox Game SystemThis is a page about using an Xbox game system. You just got a new Xbox game, now you need to set it up and begin playing.

 

A child eating ice cream in a car.

Preventing Spills in the CarThis page is about preventing spills in the car. Planning ahead to keep beverages and groceries from tipping over can help keep your auto clean.

 

A jar of pickles in juice.

Uses for Pickle JuiceThis is a page about uses for pickle juice. Before you pour that pickle juice down the drain, consider that there are ways to use it.

 

Makena Beach in Maui.

Maui, Hawaii - Frugal Travel GuideThis page has tips, photos and guides for traveling to Maui, Hawaii. Maui, the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands, is known for it's beautiful beaches and is a great travel destination for adults and children.

 

Applesauce with Pork Roast

Recipes Using ApplesauceApplesauce makes a nice accompaniment to many meat dishes, especially pork. It can also be used in baking and other recipes. This page contains recipes using applesauce.

 

Pickled Onions

Pickled Onion RecipesThis page contains pickled onion recipes. A delicious way to prepare onions that can reduce the heat of the raw bulb.

 

Cooked squash.

Cooking Squash in the MicrowaveThis is a page about cooking squash in the microwave. Save time cooking fresh squash by using your microwave, rather than the oven.

 

Saving Money on Swimwear

Saving Money on SwimwearThis is a page about saving money on swimwear. Swimwear can be expensive and takes a beating from pool chlorine, sun, and washing.

 

Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Grilled Pork Tenderloin RecipesThis page contains grilled pork tenderloin recipes. Pork tenderloin is a good choice to prepare on the grill.

 

Cooked Pork Tenderloin

Pork Tenderloin RecipesPork tenderloin is a favorite cut because it is moist and juicy when well prepared. This page contains pork tenderloin recipes.

 

Buying souvenirs in a Turkish shop.

Buying Souvenirs While TravelingThis page contains tips for buying souvenirs while traveling. It is always nice to come home with a remembrance from your travel adventures.

 

orange tree in a terra cotta planter

Growing Fruit Trees in PotsThis is a page about growing fruit trees in pots. In cooler climates or homes with no garden space, it is often preferable to plant fruit trees in pots.

 

Leather Chair

Removing Blood Stains from Leather FurnitureThis is a page about removing blood stains from leather furniture. Care must be taken when removing any type of stain from leather furniture, to protect the finish and color.

 

A woman shopping for fertilizer.

Saving Money on FertilizerThis is a page about saving money on fertilizer. Whether you shop for sales or make your own, there are ways to save money on fertilizer.

 

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Yum Yum Salad RecipesThis page contains yum yum salad recipes. A sweet salad can make a good side dish or a delicious dessert.

 

Calming Your Pets

Calming Your PetsThis page is about calming your pet. When you must be gone or during a noisy storm, there are ways to reduce your pet's anxiety.

 

Poppy-seed Cheesecake

Homemade Cheesecake Tips and TricksThis page contains homemade cheesecake tips and tricks. Making this dessert at home can take some practice before you feel really confident.

 

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Ice Cream For CaninesOur dog would constantly go after any ice cream left on the picnic table during summer and then whine if he couldn't get any. The problem is that dogs are lactose intolerant.

 

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Use Plastic Bags for Drink HolderMy husband and I like to walk for exercise and we like to bring water or iced tea with us.

 

Closeup of Baxter's face.

Baxter (YorkiePoo)We adopted Baxter from a local animal shelter a little over a year ago. He was surrendered to the shelter with an injury to his front leg, and an infection in the bone.

 

storing googly eyes

Storing Googly EyesI use googly eyes for many of the crafts that I do for work. I like to have various sizes and styles on hand, but I found that it was difficult to find exactly what I needed.

 

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Easy Pita Pocket PizzasLittle pizzas that are made with pita bread and pizza sauce, with a sprinkling of cheeses on the inside.

 

tic tac toe valentines

Candy Tic-Tac-Toe ValentineWhat kid doesn't like tic-tac-toe or candy? These Valentine's are so easy to make and are perfect for a school Valentine's day party!

 

Snowman Wearing A Hat

SnowmanA very happy looking snowman who sits in front of the car at our carport. He looks pretty at home in all this snow!

 

Face and upper body.

Roxanne Talulah (Boxer/Bulldog)I got Rox a little over a year ago from the shelter I was working at. She reached her paw out to me one day and I was in love! She hasn't left my side since.

 

Three milk jug lower portion on table.

Stackable Gallon Milk Jugs for StorageWe go through lots of gallon milk jugs all the time. I have started saving them and cutting off the part below the handle to make little stackable storage for the table. They nest in each other and you can write on them to tell what they are.

 

Cat sitting next to aquarium.

Callie (Calico Cat)Since I got this fish aquarium, it is Callie's favorite place to sit. She loves watching the fish swim and bats at the outside glass. Bet she would love to really get at my fish!

 

Dog on couch with owner.

Tanner (Yellow Lab)I got Tanner after my previous Lab passed due to unknown causes at only 1 1/2 years old. I have had Tanner for 7 months.

 

tootsie pop butterfly

Tootsie Pop Butterfly ValentineThese butterfly cards are so cute and fun to make! You can customize their wings however you want.

 

Questions

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Remedy for Fine PerspirationI'm so glad I'm not the only one. I will suddenly break out with a fine sweat on my hairline, cheeks, and neck, for no rhyme or reason. It happens in the middle of the night, or as soon as I get up, or even while writing this email.

 

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Value of a 1959 Set of Britannica With Original CabinetI have a set of 1959 encyclopedia Britannica with the original cabinet and I'm trying to find out what it is worth.

 

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Repairing Scratches on Formica CountertopI was cleaning my toaster with an SOS pad with a paper towel underneath so as not to scratch the Formica. Well, it happened anyway. I have 6 in. long streaks on the grey Formica which are lighter in color than the rest of the counter. I tried to polish, but that didn't work.Any suggestions?

 

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Sewing Machine Upper Thread Tension Not WorkingMy Viking, model 400, upper thread tension is not working. I didn't notice until I tried using a free motion quilting foot and lowered the feed dogs.

 

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Brightening Up a Room With Dark Walls and FurnishingsI painted my walls a royal blue color that I love, but my stuff is dark. How can I brighten it up a bit? I really like the color.

 

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Craft Ideas for Triangular Highlight MarkersI was given at least 100 of these triangular high-light markers where most of the three colors: pink, green, and yellow, don't work. I've tried hydrating some of them, but it doesn't work too well. I hate to throw them all away. Any ideas how to use them ?

 

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Pattern for Crocheted AlligatorI need a pattern for a crocheted alligator for a new baby due in April. The parents and 6 year old sister-to-be love the Florida Gators. Thanks for your help.

 

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Cleaning Greasy Wood FurnitureI have a coffee table that had bits of food stuck to it and has had greasy foods laid on it. I finally got sick of the greasy, smeary look. The furniture cleaner just seemed to spread the mess.

 

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Removing Brown Spots on Antique Lace and LinensHow can I safely remove brown spots from antique lace and linens?

 

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Ideas for Reusing Old Christmas CardsWhat are suggestions for ways to reuse past Christmas cards?

 

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Removing Brown Spots on Antique Lace and LinensHow can I safely remove brown spots from antique lace and linens?

 

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Dog Pees in House When Left AloneI have a 5 year old male Pit Bull, and I have to put him in a cage every time I leave. When I go to bed he has to be in his cage or in the room I'm in with the door shut. If he is away from me too long he will go to the bathroom in the house.

 

Removing Fabric Dye That Transferred in the WashI bought a white-based dress with blue, yellow, and red stripes on it. I put in the washing machine for the very first time.

 

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