March 22, 2013

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Making a Paper Pin

Making Paper Jewelry PinsThis is a page about making paper jewelry pins. You can make fun jewelry pins starting with paper and adding embellishments.


Grilled Chicken Breast

Grilled Chicken Breast RecipesGrilling is a popular way to prepare chicken. This page contains grilled chicken breast recipes.


A salad in a glass jar.

Mason Jar Salad IdeasA great way to take a salad to work for lunch is to put all of the ingredients in a reusable glass jar. This page contains mason jar salad ideas.


button up shirt

Ironing Clothes Without an IronThis page has advice about how to remove wrinkles from clothing without an iron. With a little creativity you can successfully remove clothing wrinkles without an iron.


Red Wine Vinaigrette

Red Wine Vinaigrette RecipesThis page contains red wine vinaigrette recipes. Vinaigrettes are a nice lighter dressing for your favorite salad.


High School Reunion

Making Memory Books for a High School Reunion?This is a page about making memory books for a high school reunion. One of the activities often associated with planning a high school reunion is the making of memory books.


Tuna and Pasta

Tuna Pasta RecipesTuna and pasta make a great combination. This page contains tuna pasta recipes.


putting a penny into a pink piggy bank

What Have You Done to Save a Penny?This is a page about "what have you done to save a penny?". Frugal living tips and lifestyles never go out of fashion. Many people have great advice about how they save money and cut expenses.


rotary cutter with a stack of fabric

Storing a Rotary CutterThis is a page about storing a rotary cutter. If your rotary cutter did not come with a storage case, you can make one or use existing containers.


Crochet a Chain Stitch

How to Crochet a Chain StitchThis is a page about how to crochet a chain stitch. The basic stitch in crochet is the chain stitch. From there you can go on to create many beautiful and useful items.


stack of railroad ties

Using Railroad Ties for Raised Vegetable Beds?This is a page about using railroad ties for raised vegetable beds. While a convenient material to use in creating garden beds there may be concerns associated with their use.


Cell Phone Accessories

Saving Money on Cell Phone AccessoriesThis is a page about saving money on cell phone accessories. The cost of cell phone accessories can really add up.


Vick's Vaporub

Vicks VapoRub Stains on Clothing?This is a page about Vicks VapoRub stains on clothing. Because of its oil base Vicks VapoRub stains may need special treatment.


Funeral Memorial Book

Ideas for Funeral Memorial BooksThis is a page about ideas for funeral memorial books. Collecting and sharing memories of a departed friend or family member can be a very satisfying process.


Latex Paint

Applying Latex Paint Over Oil PaintThis is a page about applying latex paint over oil paint. With the right preparation you can easily and successfully paint over oil paint with latex.


Dog Standing on Carpet

Preventing a Dog From Peeing on Carpet and Rugs?Preventing a dog from peeing on the carpet, especially repeat performances, can be a frustrating process, but there are solutions to this problem. This is a page about preventing a dog from peeing on carpet and rugs.


Window Screen

Removing Paint From a Door or Window Screen?This is a page about removing paint from a window screen. Drips and overspray from painting can result in paint on the window screens.


Reuben Casserole

Reuben Casserole RecipesThis page contains Reuben casserole recipes. Turn your love of this famous sandwich into a delicious casserole sure to please guests and family.


front door of a house during winter

Insulating a Front DoorThis is a page about insulating a front door. Older exterior doors are not always well insulated.


cat outside

Discouraging Cats from Spraying the Outside of a...It is annoying and frustrating, not to mention smelly, when cats in the neighborhood spray the outside of your home. This is a page about discouraging cats from spraying the outside of a house.



Uses for ClothespinsWhile most of us in the US dry our clothing in clothing dryers, there are still many uses for clothespins around the house. This is a page about uses for clothespins.


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Removing Sizing From Fabric?This is a page about removing sizing from fabric. There are a number of reasons you may want to remove the sizing or stiffening from fabric.


Easter Candy Bouquet

Easter Candy Bouquet IdeasA candy bouquet is a creative alternative to the traditional Easter basket. This is a page about Easter candy bouquet ideas.


Glass Vase

Cleaning Stains From Glass VasesThis is a page about cleaning stains from glass vases. Cleaning stains on glass vases can be challenging, especially if they are inside the vase.


A dog with a thermometer in his mouth.

Keeping Track of Pet MedicationThis is a page about keeping track of pet medication. It is easy to forget the last time you treated your pet with a medication, particularly those that are only given, for example, monthly.


Making Microwave Jam

Making Microwave JamThis is a page about making microwave jam. Making jam in the microwave is a fast alternative to the more traditional method.


Shamrock Pizzas

Shamrock PizzasCertain holidays lend themselves to shaped foods and St. Patrick's Day is no exception. This is a page about shamrock pizzas.


Peanut Butter Pumpkin Pie

Peanut Butter Pumpkin Pie RecipesThis page contains peanut butter pumpkin pie recipes. Tired of the traditional pumpkin pie recipe; try this great tasting variation.



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ABC Me Alphabet GameA inexpensive game you can create for your students who need some help learning how to put words in alphabetical order.


Fried Rice with ham

Ham Stir Fried RiceThis is a delicious fried rice variation. I used a lot of vegetables compared to amount of rice, for a colorful dish.


Harry Potter quilt in process.

Update on Harry Potter QuiltThere is light at the end of my two year long tunnel, regarding the Harry Potter paper pieced quilt I began in the spring of 2011.


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Lampshade EndtableDon't throw away that old lampshade if it has a metal frame. Remove the fabric/covering. Then spray paint the base in whatever color you choose. Spread the top edges with a good binding adhesive and position a glass, wood, metal or other surface on it. Allow to dry for 24 hours before using.



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Collecting Social Security for Child of Deceased Parent?How do I go about drawing Social Security for my child when his father died two months before he was born in 2007 and now here it is 2013?


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Dog Vaccination Schedule?How often does a dog need to be vaccinated?


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Will Garlic Powder Help With Fleas?If you put garlic powder on your dog/cat and they lick it off, when it's in their blood will it stop fleas and ticks from biting? Or will it harm your best friends (pets)?


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Older Dog Becoming Aggressive With Other Dog and Owner?My dog is 15 yrs old and has got loads of lumps and bumps, coming up everywhere. Now he is fighting with my 6 yr old dog. The younger dog has been here since he was 10 weeks old, so they are used to each other. If I tell my older dog off, he starts growling at me.


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Value of 1960 Encyclopedia Britannica?How much would a set of Encyclopedia Britannica from 1960 be worth?


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Dog Keeps Pooping on Beds?My dog is 4 this year and is well trained. She is very needy and spoiled, but can also handle discipline. The past couple of days she's been left for literally an hour maybe a little longer and she is managing to pull the stair gate open and deciding to poo on beds.


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Name of Vintage Glass Dinnerware With Wheat Design?Anyone remember these dishes from the 50s/60s? They were clear glass and had a wheat design etched into the side. The wheat design was highlighted in gold. I remember the dinner plates were a bit smaller than most dinner plates of the time, but not as small as a bread and butter/salad plate. I think mom bought them from Woolworth's or W.T. Grant's. Does anyone remember what this pattern was called? I want to collect them and they would be so much easier to find if I knew the name.


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Draping the Cross for Easter?Do you drape the cross that is placed over the baptistery with a cloth at Easter?


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Donating Used Sports Trophies?We had 4 boys in sports and have many trophies that I just can't seem to throw away. Will someone take them as a donation?


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Resident Cats and Rescue Cat Don't Get Along?I have two cats in my house, an 8 month old kitten (not neutered yet, going next week) and a 2 year old cat (spayed). Recently I saved a pregnant cat, 4 years old, from a really bad situation.


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