April 18, 2013

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Purple Squill

Growing SquillThis is a page about growing squill. Squill is an easy to grow early spring flowering bulb that will delight you with its brilliant blue flowers.

 

Ground Beef Casserole

Ground Beef Casserole RecipesThis page contains ground beef casserole recipes. Ground beef can be combined with so many different ingredients to make delicious casseroles.

 

Using Compost In The Garden

Using Compost In The GardenThis is a page about using compost in the garden. There are a few ways your garden will benefit from the use of compost.

 

A casserole at a potluck.

Potluck Tips and TricksSharing great food with others is fun and delicious. This page contains potluck tips and tricks.

 

A nurse reading a chart.

Organizing Tips for NursesThis is a page about organizing tips for nurses. Working as a nurse is busy and can quite stressful. Organizing your work station, supplies, and equipment is helpful.

 

Growing Lemongrass

Growing LemongrassThis is a guide about growing lemongrass. Lemongrass has been used for years as a seasoning and for medicinal purposes. It is also easy to grow, so you can have a ready supply of fresh lemon grass.

 

Stack of Appliance Manuals

Organizing Appliance ManualsThis is a page about organizing appliance manuals. Keeping track of appliance manuals, warranties, and repair receipts is a good idea. You never know when you might need to refer to the manual should problems arise.

 

Forcing Hyacinth Bulbs

Forcing Hyacinth BulbsThis is a page about forcing hyacinth bulbs. Forcing bulbs to bloom is easy to do and offers the added benefit of beautiful flowers earlier than they would normally bloom.

 

Christmas Cactus

Starting a Christmas Cactus from CuttingsThis is a page about starting a Christmas cactus from cuttings. Many plants are easy to start from cuttings and the Christmas cactus is one of these.

 

A wheelbarrow planter.

Unusual Garden DecorationsThis page is about unusual garden decorations. There are many interesting things that can be incorporated into your garden design.

 

Woman Using a Leaky Blender

Fixing a Leaky BlenderThis is a page about fixing a leaky blender. If your smoothie is leaking out of the blender jar, you have a problem that might be a simple fix.

 

Cheese Biscuits

Cheese Biscuit RecipesSavory cheesy biscuits go great with many meals. This page contains cheese biscuit recipes.

 

A woman smiling while gardening.

Gardening For Good HealthThis is a page about gardening for good health. Gardening is a very popular outdoor activity. It can also be good for your health.

 

Weight Watchers Healthy Lifestyle

Weight Watchers RecipesThis page contains Weight Watcher's recipes. Expand your meal choices, when dieting, by adding tasty Weight Watcher's recipes to your menu.

 

Weight Watchers Help Scale

Calculating Weight Watchers Point TotalsThis is a page about calculating Weight Watchers point totals. One of the various Weight Watchers diet plans is based on a daily and weekly points system.

 

An egg, sausage, bacon and hash brown breakfast.

Saving Money on BreakfastThis page is about saving money on breakfast. Finding low cost convenience foods and planning can help you save on this important morning meal.

 

Stacks of new pants at a clothing store.

Saving Money on PantsThis is a page about saving money on pants. Buying clothing can become a significant portion of your household budget. There are ways to reduce some of this expense.

 

Jacaranda Trees

Growing JacarandaThis is a page about growing jacaranda. The jacaranda tree, prized for its beautiful blue flowers, is a native of South America, but can be grown in areas where there is no threat of frost or where there are brief periods with temperatures down to 20 degrees F or -7 C.

 

Woman Sewing Button

Tips for Mending ClothingThis is a page about tips for mending clothing. You don't have to be an experienced seamstress to mend your clothing.

 

Purple Hyacinth

Growing HyacinthThis is a page about growing hyacinth. The brilliant colors and lovely fragrance of hyacinth makes them a desirable addition to your garden.

 

Potluck Dinner Casserole

Potluck Dinner RecipesWhen cooking for a gathering you want to bring a delicious dish. This page contains potluck dinner recipes.

 

Blueberry Cobbler

Blueberry Cobbler RecipesThis page contains blueberry cobbler recipes. Blueberry cobbler is a delicious, easy to make dessert, using fresh, frozen, or canned berries.

 

Organizing Your Office

Organizing an OfficeThis is a page about organizing an office. You can use the same type of organizing skills that you use at home to get your office under control.

 

Couple Looking at Bare Spots in Lawn

Filling Bare Spots in a LawnThis is a page about filling bare spots in a lawn. Bare spots can ruin the overall appearance of your lawn. Luckily there are several remedies for improving and getting rid of these unsightly patches.

 

Woman and Daughter and Pie Cooked with Love

Frugal Dessert RecipesThis page contains frugal dessert recipes. You don't have to spend a lot of money to have homemade desserts.

 

Heart Shaped Wall Hanging Craft

Wall Hanging Craft IdeasThis is a page about wall hanging craft ideas. Making a decorative wall hanging, whether for the holidays or to enhance your decor is a great craft project for the novice or experienced crafter.

 

Homemade Vanilla Extracts

Making Homemade ExtractsThis page is about making homemade extracts. Infusing your own extracts does take time, but can save you money.

 

Bulbs growing in water on a window sill.

Forcing Bulbs in WinterThis is a page about forcing bulbs in winter. Forcing bulbs in winter is easy to do and helps bring a bit of spring to your home early.

 

Yellow and Orange Daffodils

How to Grow DaffodilsThis is a page about growing daffodils. Daffodils are an easy to grow, early spring blooming bulb. They are available in a variety of colors in addition to the traditional yellow.

 

Cat With Allergies

Treating Cats With AllergiesThis page is about treating cats with allergies. Consult your veterinarian when you have concerns about your pet's health.

 

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Freezing Your own Hamburger PattiesWhen I freeze my own hamburger patties, I cut pieces of freezer paper into squares a little bit bigger than the patties. I put two pieces of the paper between each patty, slick side towards the patties. When I go to use the frozen patties, they don't stick together because of the freezer paper.

 

Add Plastic Drawers To Rolling Carts

Add Plastic Drawers To Rolling CartsI am submitting this tip from the nurses at our clinic who use rolling carts, but had only one small drawer on top to store all their items. They needed more storage and they came up with the idea of adding one of the plastic 3 drawer filing cabinets to their rolling cart. They just hold it on with bungie cords in the back. Now they have much more room, and it is not too heavy to roll around and it is very inexpensive.

 

Cover Patio Chair Arms

Cover Patio Chair ArmsI like to put those seat belt covers on the arms of the patio chairs. It is really soft and feels nice to lean on.

 

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Re-opening Sealed EnvelopesIf you seal an envelope and realize you have forgotten to include something inside, just place it in the freezer for an hour or two. The envelope will unseal without a trace!

 

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Protection for Injured EyesI sustained a serious puncture wound to my right eye and needed to rest the eye while it heals. I went to WalMart and bought the inexpensive "goes over" type sunglasses that I can wear over my regular glasses.

 

In Memory of Dutchess

In Memory of DutchessDutchess was a very beautiful and loving German Shepherd. We will miss her greatly. One night, she became bloated and by the time we realized what had happened to her, it was really too late.

 

Free Flowing Frozen Peppers

Coffee Filter for Freezing Chopped Bell...Where I live, bell peppers can be rather expensive. I buy them only when they are on sale. I wash them, chop them, then spread them on a cookie sheet.

 

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Homemade Ricotta CheeseRicotta is what makes lasagna, ravioli, or stuffed shells so delicious. It also makes a great spread on a sandwich. My favorite breakfast is a plate of ricotta, drizzled with honey and sprinkled with garlic salt or za'atar.

 

Questions

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First Communion Wall Centerpiece IdeasMy daughter is receiving 1st holy communion and I need some ideas how to make a wall centerpiece for that day. I don't want it to be very expensive. Thank you.

 

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German Shepherd Has a Recurring Yeast InfectionWhat can I give my German Shepherd to prevent reoccurring yeast infections in his penis area? I have taken him to the vet several times and he was given antibiotics. The vet wants me to start douching him with vinegar and water a couple of times a week.

 

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Cleaning Business Name IdeasI am starting a cleaning business and is looking for a catchy, but nice name for my business. I live in California in the south bay area (lax) by the Los Angeles airport. The first name I came up with was La Maid 4 U Cleaning. Any suggestions?

 

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Kitchen Countertop and Backsplash Color AdviceI have a yellow kitchen with oak cabinets, wood floors and trim. I recently purchased stainless steel appliances and am now hoping to get new countertops and backsplash. What shade of countertops and back splash should I be looking at?

 

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Name for Interior Designing BusinessWe are going to start an interior design business in Bhubaneswar, Orissa. Please suggest a name.

 

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Dog Losing HairI have a 13 week old mini Dachshund that is very playful, eats well, drinks water, and every now and then gets a treat for going potty outside. I noticed on her head first, now it's under her snout, on her front legs up around like her shoulder blades, her belly is almost completely bald and on her chest.

 

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Removing Hair Dye That is Wrong ColorI hate the hair color that my hair is. I dyed it thinking I had the same color I had before. Well, too late. It is darker and reddish. Please help me if you can cheaply if possible. Thanks.

 

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Working Online at HomeHow can I start online work and make money while working at home on my PC?

 

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Getting Coupons by MailI can't print coupons or use e-mail and would like coupons for free trials of soft contacts by mail. Help!

 

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Holes in T-shirtsAlmost every t-shirt I have either out of my dresser drawer or hanging on my door have about 3 holes around the lower part of a shirt.

 

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Sticky Bun RecipeMy grandmother would make a plate of stickies for me in the late 60s. They were not the soft sticky buns but a buttery, sweet somewhat hard, crunchier treat. I can not find that recipe anywhere, I would be most grateful for anyone's help.Blessing,Linda

 

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Keeping Dogs Out of the GardenDo marigolds and coffee grounds keep dogs away from the garden? And what else can I put down or do?

 

Angelina doll in box.

Value of Porcelain Angelina DollI have an original porcelain Angelina doll by Timeless Treasures with certificate of authenticity, still on the box. It was made in China in 2000. How much is the cost today?

 

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