May 11, 2013

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Protecting Plants from Deer and RabbitsIt's that time of year again when rabbits and deer are looking for some succulent plants to chew on. We have plenty of them in our neighborhood and their favorite foods are tulips, lilies, and hostas. I discovered the best repellent that actually works!

 

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Freezing MangoesIf you find them on sale and want to preserve them, freezing is a great option. Just cut them up in either chunks or dice, or you can puree them and freeze them in ice cube trays.

 

Bathtowel on floor of tub.

Preventing Bathtub Slip and FallsI love a tub bath, however, getting out of the tub can be kind of tricky for an old lady like me especially when the tub is slippery. I have found that placing a towel down in the tub before getting up makes it much easier. It keeps me from slipping and I have no fear of falling.

 

fresh mushrooms

Canning Mushrooms in a Pressure CannerMushroom are used in lots of casseroles and soups as well as fried with onions for some good toppings on meat and potatoes. Now if you want fresh, fried mushrooms, you need to find an experienced mushroom hunter and go hunting.

 

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Eating with DenturesI have a full plate on the top and mini implants/partial on the bottom. How do you properly bite into food (sandwich, pizza, etc.) so the top plate stays in place?

 

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Heart Shaped Cake Pan with Hole in the MiddleI just picked up a heart shaped pan at an estate sale. The size looks like it would hold 1 box of cake mix, but it has a hole in the middle (6 inches) in diameter. What kind of pan is this?

 

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Can Advantix be Used on Horses?Can Advantix be used on horses?

 

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Painting or Varnishing a DoorMy question is, should I paint the door first or varnish it first? Please offer suggestions, because the sun's rays are reflecting directly on our front door.

 

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Name Ideas for Family DaycareI am opening up a family daycare and I'm looking for a catching interesting name for it. My name is Cynthia and I'm in New York City.

 

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Garage Door Not Opening or ClosingAll of a sudden my garage stopped opening and closing. My garage door button was in a area that was not accessible on the side that was in the way of my inside screen door so they put another button on the other side wall.

 

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Baby Wipes Flushed Down TolietMy son flushed 5 thick baby wipes down the toilet. They went down, but now the toilet water pressure is slow and when it flushes you can hear that something is stuck. I put my hand in there and can't find where it is stuck.

 

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Leaves on Potted Plants Turning YellowMy plants had a few yellow leaves. I applied Epsom salts to each plant. They are in pots. Then yellow leaves really started to appear. Now half the leaves have turned yellow and fallen off. What did I do wrong?

 

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Cleaning Brushed Nickel FaucetsWhat is the best way to clean brushed nickel faucets of hard water buildup, without damaging the surface?

 

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Water Spill Caused Night Stand Finish to BubbleWater was spilled on my night stand and my clock wasn't cleaned off properly when I put it back on the table. This morning I discovered that the table is covered in ripples and bubbles where the clock radio sat. Any tips on how I could repair this? It just looks awful.

 

Terrier type dog.

What Breed is My Dog?I know for sure his dad was part Chihuahua and mom looked mix Terrier, but I still would like to find out.

 

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Remedy for an Ingrown ToenailI've had an ingrown toenail for 3 yrs. How can I get relief from it?

 

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Potty Training my ChihuahuaI have a 17 month old Chihuahua who has been neutered and was doing great at potty training. We started with crate training and then we let him out of the crate after about 10 months and put a box by the front door with real grass in it in case he had to go while I was at work.

 

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