July 16, 2013

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Two soldiers photographed fighting in WW II.

Did They Have Plastic Bags in WW II?This is a page about "Did they have plastic bags in WW II?. There are apparently some accounts of ammunition during WWII being wrapped in plastic bags. Similarly, there are varying opinions as to where there were in fact plastic bags in production at that time.


Plastic Headbands

Decorating Plastic HeadbandsDecorating plastic headbands can be a fun project whether it is for yourself or something you do with your kids. By attaching flowers, rhinestones, and other fun additions you can make a special occasion headband. This is a page about decorating plastic headbands.


Photo of a hand holding a supplement bottle.

EDTA Information and Advice?This is a page about EDTA information and advice. EDTA is a chemical that binds or chelates minerals and metals so that the body can excrete them. It is also used to fortify grain based food products and in food preservation.


Prunus avium in bloom.

Wild Cherry Tree Information and PhotosThis is a page about wild cherry tree information and photos. Found in woodland terrains the wild cherry tree can also be grown in home gardens.


acrylic paint

Painting With Acrylic Paint on PlasticThis is a page about painting with acrylic paint on plastic. Some plastics may require special preparation prior to painting with acrylic paints.


Teacher with Student in a Botanical Garden

Visiting Botanical GardensThis is a page about visiting botanical gardens. A favorite attraction for the tourist or local resident is a trip to the botanical garden.


Someone cutting light blue fabric with scissors.

Cutting Fabric Tips and TricksThis is a page about cutting fabric tips and tricks. Many crafts utilize fabric. There are many tips that you can employ that will help make cutting your fabric easier.


Pork Chops with Gravy

Pork Chops with Gravy RecipesPork chops are often served with some type of gravy. This page contains pork chops with gravy recipes.


Lollipop Guild Munchkin Costume

Making a Lollipop Guild Munchkin CostumeThis is a page about making a Lollipop Guild Munchkin costume. If you are looking for a cute Wizard of Oz inspired costume, try a Munchkin outfit.


Wild's Ezy-Sauce

Buying Wild's Ezy-Sauce?This is a page about buying Wild's Ezy-Sauce. Wild's Ezy-Sauce is a tomato base that can be used in homemade sauces and relishes.


Man Polishing Metal Chandelier

Polishing MetalThis is a page about polishing metal. Most metallic surfaces and objects need an occasional polishing. There are commercial products you can buy and some household products that can be used.


Polyester Fabric Squares

Making a Rug from Polyester Fabric Squares?This is a page about making a rug from polyester fabric squares. Small squares of polyester material can be sewn together and used to make a unique throw rug.


Cream Cheese

Saving Money on Cream Cheese?This is a page about saving money on cream cheese. The price of groceries seems to continually be rising so many shoppers are always on the lookout for ways to save money.


potatoes and dill

Creamed Dill Potatoes RecipesThis page contains creamed dill potatoes recipes. Potatoes can be prepared in a myriad of ways to be served as a side dish with meals.


Dog Shaking Head

Dog Keeps Shaking Head?This is a page about dog keeps shaking head. If you notice that your dog has begun shaking her head a lot, finding the cause becomes paramount in order to find a treatment.


Making Handmade Jewelry

Name Ideas for a Handmade Jewelry Business?This is a page about name ideas for a handmade jewelry business. Choosing an eye catching name for your business can help make it more widely known and hopefully more successful.


Handmade Jewelry

Selling Handmade Jewelry?This is a page about selling handmade jewelry. Selling handmade jewelry has the potential for being a successful cottage business and perhaps even a more lucrative concern.


New Tires

Buying TiresThis is a page about buying tires. Tires are an important and expensive auto maintenance purchase. Knowing how to select the best tires for your vehicle and its usage will make this a more positive experience.


A girl being taunted by another girl at high school.

Dealing With Mean Girls at School?This is a page about dealing with mean girls at school. Getting along with your peers can often be difficult and confusing, especially for school children.


stacks of fabric

Getting Fabric Donations for Charity Projects?This is a page about getting fabric donations for charity projects. Whether you are working on making quilts for sick children or teaching poor members of the community to sew, donated fabric will help move your project along.


pink and white bag rug

Selling Recycled Bag RugsThis is a page about selling recycled bag rugs. Plarn is made from plastic bags and used to create crochet craft projects. Selling crafts made from recycled materials is currently quite popular.


A squirrel eating a pumpkin in a vegetable garden.

Keeping Squirrels Out of a Vegetable GardenThis is a page about keeping squirrels out of a vegetable garden. Has your vegetable garden become the salad bowl for the local squirrel population? If so, then you are probably looking for a way to keep them out.


A woman taking a photo of a vase to post it on eBay.

eBay vs. Garage Sales?This is a page about eBay vs. garage sales. Garage sales are still a very popular way to sell items you no longer can use or want. However, it is not the only method of selling household possessions. You can also sell many things on eBay.


Washing Root Vegetables

Washing Root VegetablesThis is a page about washing root vegetables. Prior to cooking or serving, raw root vegetables need to be cleaned.


Earthworms In Garden

Earthworms In Your GardenThis is a page about earthworms in your garden. Earthworms are essential to improving the soil, making them a desirable tenant in your garden.



Cicadas Information and PhotosThis is a page about cicadas information and photos. Certain species of Cicadas spark interest and special regional events when they make their appearance after long periods, up to 17 years, of development and feeding underground.


Handyman Fixing Cabinet

Handyman Tips and TricksThis is a page about handyman tips and tricks. Many household repairs can be done by the homeowner, rather than having to call a professional handyman or repair service.


Handmade Crochet Bag

Selling Handmade Crochet ItemsThis is a page about selling handmade crochet items. Deciding to sell your handmade crochet items is only the first step towards successfully marketing your handicrafts.


Padded Envelopes

Saving Money on Mailing SuppliesThis is a page about saving money on mailing supplies. There are a lot of ways you can save money on mailing supplies.



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Arlene's Velveeta Nacho DipMy mom use to make this delicious simple dip.


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Conditioner For ShavingEver wonder what to use those 'conditioner' samples that come in the mail or brands you didn't care for? Well, wonder no more! I keep those little gems for when I need to shave.


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Olive Oil for Cradle CapOlive oil is also great for the skin and helps with cradle cap. Simply massage a small amount of oil into the baby's scalp. Do this a couple times a day. I hope this helps.


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Brown Ants Gone For GoodNo games by scaring these little pests. Just use "Eggo" syrup or other pancake or waffle syrup , and some powdered 20 Mule Team Borax. Mix 60% syrup to 40% Borax very well. Place mixture on a plate or something NON-porous, like shiny flat cardboard flat.


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Sheets for Garden Waste CleanupIn tobacco growing areas, when the leaves were harvested by hand, they used to use large burlap sheets to collect and move the leaves. I decided that that was a great idea and do the same thing with old sheets.


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Tips for Taming a CowlickYou can drench your hair in water and pin down tightly overnight. The cowlick will definitely be not strong.


Notebook Calendar

Notebook CalendarYou know those calendars you get from vendors at the beginning of the year? I got so many I have them all over. Here's where I put one of them.


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Panty Liners as Dress Shields for PerspirationUse them as dress shields. I was looking on a website that sells all sorts of girly products. They had disposable dress shields that are applied to the underarm area of a garment to prevent sweat stains.


Display Rocks In Water

Display Rocks In WaterEven plain looking rocks become interesting to look at when viewed in a glass filled with water.


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Bleach to Clean Ink in DryerMy dryer has a white drum and it was covered in ink. I soaked a old clean towel in a hot water/bleach solution. I let the rag soak and then I put the dripping rag in the dryer. I ran it on high heat for about 30 minutes. It really works!


Black cat.

Baxter (Cat)Rescued from shelter.


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How Old is Elderly?Elderly is a way of thinking and acting, rather than a number of birthdays. The person who is rigid in thinking, unable and unwilling to consider new ideas, and rutted into acting in limited and old ways is elderly.


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Reuse Silica Gel Packets For Dry HerbsSeveral of the medications that I take come with those little packets of silica gel. When I'm finished with that medication, I save those packets and put them in with my herbs and spices to help keep them fresh and dry.



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Doggie Vomit on Carpeting?I need a sure-fire way to get this icky up-chuck stain off my newly-cleaned carpeting. I've blotted up the liquid, etc. Now I'm left with an icky stain.


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Dealing With a Verbally Abusive Husband?After 42 years of dealing with my husband's verbal abuse and bullying; should I stay? My husband was bossy and a bit of a bully before we got married. Since then he has found every reason to blame everything that goes wrong in his world on me.


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Getting Rid of Spotted Spurge and Crab Grass?Both of these weeds get into my fescue lawn this time of year. Is there anything I can do to rid my lawn of these weeds? Weed killers or weed preventors kill the weeds, but also cause the grass to die and it is then hard to regrow.


Where Can I Get Free Fabric?I wondered if anyone had free fabric or knows where I can get donations to use to teach the homeless women.


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2 Year Old Birthday Party?I have to make a birthday for my 2 year old son, but I have way too many people. Any ideas on where and what to do?


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18th Birthday Present for My Boyfriend?I'm 15 and I've been going out with my boyfriend now for 7 months and in 2 months time my boyfriend is having his 18th birthday. I have no idea what to get him. He is a lovely amazing lad and I love him loads. Please help.


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Making a Doll Furniture Table from Clothespins?How do I make a table out of clothespins?


Need a Name for a House Cleaning Service?I am Maribel and I need help trying to find a name for my house cleaning company. I can't come up with any catchy name for my company. Any ideas?


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Training a Dog to Use a Pee Pad?How can I train my dog to use a pee pee pad when I get home late from work? I have a 6 yr old Shih tzu that is trained to go outside. My son has recently gone off to college so he's no longer home to take out the dog at a reasonable hour.


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Clorox Cleaner Changed the Color on Carpet?I was trying to clean up my cat's urine marks on the carpet. I unfortunately used Clorox cleaner, the kind you use to clean the kitchen and bathroom. I've used this in the past on my beige couches to get rid of stains.


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Dog Keeps Shaking Head?What can I do for my dog who is shaking his head as if his ears are bothering him?


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Mower Seems to Be Short Circuiting to Handle?My mower turns on, but holding on to the handles is like getting electricity running up my arms?


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Making a Rug from Polyester Squares?I am looking for how-to make rug out of 1inch or 2 inch squares. You fold them over and sew. That's all I know! I'm a crafter and want to make for Christmas. Thanks.


Jewelry Business Name Ideas?I am starting my own jewelry business. The hardest thing right now is coming up with a name. I use mostly gemstone beads, of various colors and I also incorporate beads in color combinations that you typically won't find in stores.


1959 Encyclopaedia Britannica and Year Books?I have recently inherited a full set (24 volumes) of 1959 encyclopaedia Britannica from 1959. It is in fair condition, the spines are all intact and all of the pages are intact, covers are in perfect condition.


My 14th Birthday?To be totally honest I have no clue what to do for my 14th birthday and its starting to seriously bug me! And if anyone has any suggestions on this please don't be afraid to speak up because so far my friends have been suggesting weird themes!


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Mower Blades Won't Engage?How do I get the blades to go so I can cut the grass?


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Planting Ivy on Stucco Wall to Cover Water Damage?I have a retaining wall around my house facing south. The people behind me are at a higher elevation, so their plants cause water damage to my wall. Would planting ivy be a good cover-up? The wall is always damp. Would I need a drip system installed?


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14th Birthday Party Help?I am turning 14 on August 9th and I am having friends and family over, but I don't know what to do. I need suggestions on party invitations, decor, and the theme color of my party. Please help!


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Using Witch Hazel and Vinegar for Fleas?Can you spray the witch hazel/vinegar mix right on the dog?


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Making a Wire and Safety Pin Beaded Basket?Does anyone have the pattern for the beaded basket that uses wire and safety pins?


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Identifying and Finding Value of Porcelain Doll?What kind of porcelain doll do I have? How much is it worth? I found this hand painted porcelain doll; she is wearing a dress with a peach skirt, with blue top with a white bow outlined in gold paint with a bundle of flowers on the side of her.


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Planning a 50th Wedding Anniversary Party?My cousin and I (the granddaughters) were chosen to help plan the party. It is going to be a surprise. We are 13 years old. What should we do?


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My Great Dane is Messing in House?I have a 2 1/2 year old Great Dane. She is spayed, happy, and healthy. She was easy to house break and no problem what so ever. The last couple of weeks she has started to mess in the house, several times during the night.


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Storage of Bread and Butter Pickles?After canning bread and butter pickles, the lid has popped, and they are at room temperature. Do you store them upside down in the pantry?


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Repelling Insects Using Listerine?Did you publish, in your article in Dear Webby, a recipe using Listerine mouthwash for keeping insects from bothering you when outdoors? I've lost my copy, and would like to prepare the solution for use these hot days. It was for a "spray bottle".


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Painting the Inside of a Glass Block?Will the paint stick to the inside of the block? If so what kind of paint?


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Spin Cycle Not Working on Washer?I have a model GLWS1223AS1 washer. The the spin cycle is not working correctly. I went to check on it because I heard a strange noise coming from it. I noticed a rubber smell as well so I popped the top off and checked all things mentioned here.


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Discontinued Rosedale Wallpaper?I am looking for Rosedale wallpaper FC54153.


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