April 24, 2013

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Canvas Purse

Making A Fabric PurseThis is a page about making a fabric purse. Making your own purse or handbag allows you to create a one of a kind accessory for any occasion.

 

Garden Mulch in Wheelbarrow

Using Mulch In The GardenThis is a page about using mulch in the garden. Mulch can help keep weeds down and reduce the need to water in your garden.

 

Pasta salad made with leftover past.

Recipes Using Leftover PastaThere are ways to use up leftover cooked pasta in delicious meals. This page contains recipes using leftover pasta.

 

Sandwich With Soft Boiled Eggs

Recipes Using Boiled EggsThis page contains recipes using boiled eggs. Boiled eggs are great as is and in egg salad, but there are other recipes that use boiled eggs.

 

Basic Dog Training With Clicker

Basic Dog Training TipsThis page is about basic dog training tips. In order to help your dog learn some basics, you need to be taught some things, too.

 

Mosquito Repellent

Repelling InsectsThis page is about repelling insects. There are ways to make your home and garden less attractive to bugs.

 

Transplanting Spinach Volunteers

Transplanting Garden VolunteersThis is a page about transplanting garden volunteers. Finding volunteers in the garden is like receiving a gift from nature. Should you decide to keep the plant, you may wish to relocate it to a better location.

 

Internet Search

Using Internet Search EnginesWhich search engine you use and how you use it can help determine the outcome of your computer searches. This is a page about using internet search engines.

 

Circuit Board Magnet

Crafts Using Computer PartsThis is a page about crafts using computer parts. When you decide it's time to upgrade to a newer computer, a fun way to recycle the old one is to dismantle it for parts that you can use in crafts.

 

African Peanut Soup

African Peanut Soup RecipesThis page contains African peanut soup recipes. Peanuts or peanut butter and tomatoes form the base for this delicious soup, often found on the menu for Kwanzaa.

 

Dusting a TV Screen

Dusting a TV ScreenThis page is about dusting a TV screen. A television screen often seems to be a magnet to dust and dander.

 

Internet Advertising Trick

Avoiding Advertising TricksThis is a page about avoiding advertising tricks. The obvious goal of advertising is get you to buy the product. Sometimes the ad will direct you to a good purchasing choice, other times you may be encouraged to buy items that you don't need or really want.

 

Woman Making Pasta

Saving Money on PastaThis is a page about saving money on pasta. When you are trying to cut food costs, the staples are a good category to start with.

 

Woman Applying Hair Spray

Hair Spray Tips and TricksThis page contains hair spray tips and tricks. Knowing a few things about using this product can save you time and money.

 

Couple Going to Prom

Saying Yes to a Prom InvitationThis is a page about saying yes to a prom invitation. It has become the norm to use creative ways to invite someone to school dances, including prom. A cute or unique invitation warrants a creative response.

 

Fabric Book Page Weight

Making a Fabric Book Page WeightThis is a page about making a fabric book page weight. Keeping the pages of your book open while you're cooking a new recipe or reading a novel at lunch, can be difficult without something to weigh them down. You can buy a weight or make your own.

 

Mold and Mildew in Corner

Preventing MildewThis page is about preventing mildew. Reducing the amount of moisture and good air circulation help to reduce mold growth.

 

Green Crochet Necklace

Making a Crochet NecklaceThis is a page about making a crochet necklace. If you can crochet, you might want to try your skills at making crochet jewelry.

 

City With Elevated Lightrail

Good Places to Live Without a CarThis is a page about places to live without a car. Some small towns and urban areas are very pedestrian and mass transit friendly.

 

Rising Dough

How to Get Dough to RiseThis is a page about getting dough to rise. An important step in baking breads, rolls, and other recipes using yeast dough, it letting the dough rise.

 

A blue eye with a red injury.

Caring for an Eye InjuryIt is important to consult your health care provider when you have a physical concern. This page is about caring for an eye injury.

 

Plants in pots at a nursery.

Saving Money on PlantsThis is a page about saving money on plants. Plants for your yard and garden can be expensive.

 

Pan Dulce (Sweet Breads)

Pan Dulce (Sweet Bread) RecipesThis page contains pan dulce (sweet bread) recipes. Mexican pan dulce is a lightly sweetened chewy sweet pastry.

 

Recipes

Fudge Brownie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Homemade Ice Cream SandwichesOne of my kids doesn't like cake (seriously!), so we made these ice cream sandwiches for my birthday this year. You can use any kind of ice cream you like. We did half vanilla ice cream and half mint cookie. The fudgy brownie was soooo yummy.

 

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2 Ingredient CookiesThis is a very easy recipe.

 

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Get Underachieving Nursery Plants CheapI searched around the garden area of my local big box store and found a shelf of underachievers for very little money. I took them home and nursed them back to health for way less than if I had bought the premium plants.

 

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Website for Finding Unclaimed MoneySeveral years ago I was introduced to a site that has information on how to obtain money that you may not be aware is due you.

 

Panko Crusted Cod

Panko Crusted CodCod is a wonderfully flaky fish, that has a subtle flavor.

 

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Lighter Fluid to Remove Label Glue on JarsAfter removing the label, left over glue on jars can be removed using charcoal lighter fluid. It works better than anything I have found.

 

Summer Garden with Fish Pond

Summer Garden with Fish PondOur deck and fish pond was made out of items that were free. The rocks around the pond are from all over. Texas, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Georgia.

 

circuit board piece

Circuit Board MagnetsDo you have an old, unused computer laying around? Why not take it apart and reuse the pieces to make cool stuff.

 

Dog lying down, closeup of face.

PJ AKA Princess Jr. (Pekingese)We lost our precious Princess from old age right after my 2nd brain surgery and my husband thought PJ would help me through my grieving.

 

Reuse Clear Plastic Magazine Mailer

Reuse Clear Plastic Magazine MailerMagazines that arrive in the mail are often in a clear plastic sack. Open it carefully instead of ripping it hurriedly and you have a nice sack to save items.

 

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Mayo for Removing Labels from JarsSoak the jar and, after removing label, add a dab of mayonnaise. Let it set a few minutes, then rub. The glue will come off with no effort.

 

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Rinse Paper Coffee Filters Before UsingAlways rinse coffee filters before brewing coffee. This removes any loose paper fibers that can end up in your brew and make your coffee taste papery.

 

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Stretch Gloves for Kids Garden GlovesMy little granddaughter wanted to help me work in my garden but she needed to wear gloves. I realized the inexpensive stretchy winter gloves that are one-size-fits-all would work for her, and they did. These gloves are often sold for as little as $1.

 

Cat Who Loves To Play In Water - cat pawing at water in its dish

Cat Who Loves To Play In WaterMy 3 year old cat loves to splash the water out of his bowl. He still drinks out of the bowl, but loves to play with the water. He also comes in and drinks water from my bath when I'm in it.

 

Lab sitting on deck watching sun set.

Jake (Yellow Lab)My Yellow Lab Jake loves sitting on the deck nightly watching the sun go down.

 

Questions

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15th Birthday IdeasBecause my birthday is in summer, I want a get together BBQ with a few of my closest friends, but I haven't done anything exciting in years. First I wanted a house party, but my mother is worried about the house getting trashed, so I haven't a clue what to do for my birthday yet.

 

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Telling the Difference Between a Jack Russel and Fox TerrierHow do I know if I have a mini Jack Russel Terrier of a Fox Terrier?

 

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Name for Cleaning BusinessMy girlfriend and I have decided to start a cleaning business, but cannot come up with any names for it. It's really hard, LOL. She's Vicky and I'm Shannon. We are trying to make the V part come first, if at all possible , because it was her idea.

 

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My 17th Birthday IdeasI will be turning 17 in September. I live in Phoenix, Arizona, so the best thing to do is a pool party, but I have had one almost every year so far. I was thinking of like staying at a hotel with a cool water park or something in that area. Any any ideas will be very much appreciated. Thank You!

 

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Pet Urine Stains on Prom DressOur cat got in my daughter's room and peed on all her prom dresses. This year's is a polyester chiffon, but other year's have tulle. What can I do to get the stain and smell out?

 

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Pork and Beans RecipeI saw a recipe for pork and beans. It read as follows:

 

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Misprint 1966 1st copy Britannica SetAnyone know the value of a full set in pristine condition misprint 1st copy of Britannia encyclopedias?

 

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Peppermint Oil Spray for Mice in My HomeHow can I buy peppermint oil spray to use to get rid mice in my home?

 

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Nursery School Name and TaglineI am opening a nursery school in my hometown. We are known as the Nursery Capital of the World (tree nursery). I would love to tie the two together. No one in our hometown who owns a center has done this. I think "nursery school" is vintage and love it.

 

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Removing the Nest in Finch CageI have 4 babies that are 2 weeks old. I have 3 that came out of the nest in the last few days. Is it okay to remove the nest when the 4th comes out? The nest is really messy of course and I wondered if it would be best to get it out of the cage.

 

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Removing English Ivy from House WallPlease can any one help we have just bought our house and half the house and all the wall is covered with ivy. The trouble is the ivy stems are so thick they have grown into the wall. I have tried to pull it out, but the wall is coming away with it. Please what can I do?

 

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Teen Job IdeasMy name is Nathan. I'm 14. I live in the woods and have no way to make money to save up for a car. I only have 1 neighbor. Anyone have any ideas?

 

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Preschool Slogan IdeasI need a slogan for our preschool "Noah's Christian Academy".

 

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Maker of Publix Coffee CreamerWho makes the store brand of coffee creamer for Publix Supermarket?

 

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Bathing PetsHow often should different pets be bathed?

 

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Bathing PetsHow often should different pets be bathed?

 

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Finding a Free LaptopI am a very poor student. I want to find a way to get a free laptop. Please help. I know mobile, computer hardware, and software. I will go next step in very use with a laptop. Please help me find an organization that might assist me.

 

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Using Kilz on Subfloor for Urine OdorWhich Kilz primer would I use on the subfloor to cover urine smell, the latex or oil, or the primer and sealer? Can I use the spray version?

 

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Measuring MouthwashHow would you measure a bottle of mouthwash?

 

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Cleaning Grease on Kitchen CabinetsI'm looking for a good cleaning product to degrease a greasy kitchen. My kitchen cabinets are gooey.

 

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Turning Down the Temperature in a FridgeI hope someone can help me. I have an older Kenmore fridge, maybe 15 years old. It works great, but I have lost the owner's manual. I want to turn down the temperature in the fridge part. It has a manual dial from 1 to 7.

 

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What Color Should I Paint My Kitchen Walls?My cabinets are a honey pine, my countertop has brown, grey, black, a rusty color, with light tan granite edging. My backsplash is in tannish tile with some grey/black going thru some of the tiles. My floor is a nice light warm tan color of wood plank flooring.

 

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Bugs in KitchenI noticed a few small brownish reddish bugs in my kitchen. I have lived on Maui for over six years and this is the first time ever seeing them. They appear to be more round in shape then long and slender. I had a box of Milk Bones for my dog and that is where I found the majority of them.

 

Diseased looking leaves.

Weeping Cherry Tree Looks SickI planted the weeping cherry tree a year ago and it was doing great until this year. The leaves started to get brown and now the trunk is turning white.

 

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Miniatures Crocheting Advice and PatternsMy mother-in-law creates little miniature scenes in small boxes; think doll house sized items. She is wanting some scarfs, hats, and sweaters for her little people to wear. I'm assuming I would need to use embroidery floss and a very small steel needle.

 

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Buying Ripe StrawberriesI'm tired of wasting my money on strawberries that are not sweet. But how can you tell if they're ripe? Someone told me if they smell sweet they are sweet. Is this true?

 

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