July 27, 2013

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Making a Wonder BoxThis page is about making a wonder box. These heat-retaining food cookers look like huge bean bags.

 

Grilling kabobs for a summer party.

Summer Party IdeasThis page contains summer party ideas. When the weather is warm, there are so many fun activities to do outside with your friends.

 

Growing Vegetables in the Mountains

Growing Vegetables in the MountainsThis page is about growing vegetables in the mountains. When living at a high altitude your garden growing season can be limited.

 

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2 Liter Bottle Starter Pot for PlantsMy little gardeners call these "banana pots." Cut the top off a 2-liter bottle and toss or save for another project. Punch 2-3 small holes in the bottom for drainage. Make four vertical cuts to splay the bottle.

 

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Banana-Coconut Upside Down CakeDelicious new upside down cake that you'll want to try!

 

Dog laying down with face between paws.

Vinny (Puggle)I rescued my Puggle, Vinny, January 28, 2012. He loves to go on long walks and play.

 

Egg Crates for Veggie Storage - Potatoes and onions in egg crates.

Egg Crates for Veggie StorageUse egg crates as a base for vegetables. If a veggie becomes "weepy" before you can use it, it won't drip onto the others. Cut the crates to fit your basket or shelf.

 

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Removing Mold from Textured WallsOur basement got flooded a few weeks ago. Now we have mold and mildew on our walls. The walls are textured so they're rough. How can we clean them?

 

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Name for My Home Based DaycareI need some help coming up with a name for my home based daycare in my town. I would like it to have the initials L Y D. Please help. Thanks.

 

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Using Ammonia in a Steam CleanerCan I use ammonia in a steam cleaner that gets very hot, with no water added?

 

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Cakes Baked from Scratch Are DryI bake from scratch and my white and yellow cakes are always dry and my cupcakes are like biscuit consistency. Can someone please tell me what I am doing wrong? Any tips?

 

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Removing the Smell of Burnt Bacon in MicrowaveHow do I get the burnt smell of bacon from my microwave?

 

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Growing Moss on RocksHow do you grow moss on a rock? Where does it get its nutrients from?

 

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Remedy for Dry Hard Diabetic FeetCan you tell me what lotions I can use for diabetic feet that will soften my feet and make them feel normal again or creams that can be use also?

 

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Child Support and SSA in FloridaI was ordered to pay child support of XX dollars. I am an elder parent and now on SSA retirement. The dependent's amount is 600.00 more than I was ordered to pay. Can I get the child support order removed from the court system?

 

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Ideas for Decorating a Teen Girl's BedroomI'm 14 and I have no idea how to do it. I'm a complete girly girl I love lavender and Austin Mahone, so please help. My mom is asking me what I what to do to my room. I also like chic. Thank you so much for your time.

 

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Choosing Kitchen Tile ColorI have a light oak kitchen and angorian black granite worktops. What colour tiles should I go for?

 

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Slug ControlI love the idea of getting rid of slugs with cucumbers in a pie "tin". My question is can you use the disposable foil tins or do they need to be the real thing?

 

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Getting Rid of Fleas in Human HairI have seen the treatments for the pets and the home, but how do we get them out of our hair? My granddaughter and I have it the worst. The guys just shave their heads, we can't do that, although, how we would love to.

 

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Cat Food Gravy RecipeDoes anyone have a recipe for a cat gravy? I have a 19 year old and he will only lick the gravy from his food. I have worked for a veterinarian for many years, but we have yet to come up with a good recipe.

 

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Choosing Curtain ColorI recently painted my living room walls with magnolia paint.The furniture is made of bamboo and it is tan in colour with a leopard skin upholstery which has brown colour dominating.

 

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Dingy WashI noticed after several years our towels and wash cloths are more than dingy. I've washed in hot and cold water, no change. I guess after electric dyer the stains are set in. Is there a remedy for this?

 

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Repair Water Damage to Engineered Hardwood FloorsMy HVAC leaked water onto my floor while I was away from home. Now those pieces of wood have a ripple effect. How do I repair back to the smooth glossy look?

 

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15th Birthday Party IdeasI'm turning 15 on January 6th. I always plan last minute and never have an unforgettable party and I want my party this year to be amazing. I like to act, sing, and dance and I don't want to spend over $100. Help!

 

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Posting a Photo Using SkypeHow do I put a picture on the computer? I have Skype and a digital camera.

 

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My Hair is Too Curly From a PermI went to the salon to get a body wave, just something to give my fine short hair a lift. I now have an afro, how can I get rid of some of this curl? No, I can't cut my hair shorter.

 

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Refrigerator Fan Not Turning OnI have a Kenmore side by side refrigerator and the cooling fan is not turning on. The water wasn't working, but I was able to defrost the valve located in the fridge behind the crisper. I tried unplugging it and vacuuming under and behind the fridge. Is there anything else I can do?

 

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Getting Rid of Mothball Smell on ClothingHow do I get rid of mothball smell on clothing? I have tried lots of fresh air, but the jacket still overpowers the senses. It is dry cleanable, but I do not want to spend the money if it won't come out.

 

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Lightening My Hair with Lemon JuiceI want to have ombre hair, but I find it only looks good with light brown hair. I have dark brown hair and I want it to be a light brown! How long should I sit in the sun? How often should I put lemon juice in my hair? How long till I notice a difference?

 

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Making a Hummingbird FeederI want to make hummingbird feeders. Where do I buy the cork part the bird feeds out of?

 

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