August 16, 2013

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Ball of blue yarn with crochet hook.

Crochet Tips and TricksCrochet is a very versatile handicraft that can be used to create beautiful clothing, linens, toys, and more. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced craftsperson, there is always a new tip that might prove to be useful. This is a page about crochet tips and tricks.


Young woman holding puppies.

Finding a Reputable BreederThis is a page about finding a reputable breeder. With all of the bad press about puppy and kitten mills, finding a reputable breeder is important.


Iced bundt cake.

7Up Cake RecipesThis page contains 7Up cake recipes. If you are looking for a delicious new cake recipe, this is the one. Add 7Up or other lemon lime soda to the recipe and experience this all time favorite.


Four year old blowing out birthday candles.

4th Birthday Party Ideas?This is a page about 4th birthday party ideas. Planning a birthday party for your 4 year old is fun and a bit stressful at the same time. You need to keep these little ones entertained and make it memorable for your child.



Keeping Bugs from Coming in The HouseThis is a page about keeping bugs from coming in the house. Keeping bugs from getting into your house can be a challenge.


Hand holding a permanent marker

Removing Marker From Photos?This is a page about removing marker from photos. Removing marker from one of your treasured photos may seem impossible, but don't despair there may be a solution.


Frosted vegetable in garden.

Growing Food in the Fall and Winter?This is a page about growing food in the fall and winter. When the summer growing season ends, it does not necessarily mean an end to your vegetable gardening.


Sideview of Greyhound standing on grass.

Greyhound Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about Greyhound breed information and photos. This old breed has probably been around for thousands of years. Most Greyhounds find their families via adoption after retiring from racing.


Beautifully painted nails.

Nail Art Tips and TechniquesHaving your nails done at a salon is very expensive. However, trying to get those stunning results at home may seem impossible. This is a page about nail art tips and techniques.


Toddler with ball.

Inexpensive Toddler ToysThis is a page about inexpensive toddler toys. If you walk through any toy store you will quickly be overwhelmed by the variety and price of toddler toys. The good news is that there are many inexpensive toys for toddlers that will keep them entertained for hours.


Old brown tile

Repairing Uneven Tile Floor?This is a page about repairing uneven tile floor. Uneven floor tiles not only look bad, but they can be a trip hazard, especially if they are ceramic tiles.


Caring hands

Helping a Friend with CancerFor a person with cancer, the support of family and friends can be very important to their well being. This is a page about helping a friend with cancer.


Woman using nasal spray.

Using Nasal SprayThis is a page about using nasal spray. Nasal spray can help with sinus congestion. However, proper usage will help achieve the best results and help prevent the rebound effect of overusage.


Italian Greyhound Sitting.

Italian Greyhound Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about Italian Greyhound breed information and photos. These beautiful smaller versions of the classic greyhound make great pets. They are playful and intelligent, but do require daily walks as they are also active and love to play and run.


Mistletoe with red ribbon

Drying Fresh Mistletoe?This is a page about drying fresh mistletoe. Mistletoe is an evergreen parasitic plant that grows on a wide variety of trees. If you are unlucky or lucky enough to have some in your yard, you can harvest it and make your own dried mistletoe bunches for the holidays.


Clean garbage disposal drain.

Keeping Garbage Disposal Smelling FreshThis is a page about keeping garbage disposal smelling fresh. All of that food waste going down your garbage disposal can result in a smelly unit.


Bed Sheets hanging on a line.

Getting Rid of Sour Smell in Bedding?This is a page about getting rid of sour smell in bedding. Daily usage can leave your bedding with a sour smell caused by bacteria or germs.


Streusel Cake

Streusel Cake RecipesThis page contains streusel cake recipes. Many cakes can be made even more delicious by adding streusel topping.



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Easy Canned Fruit CobblerTry this easy cobbler with ingredients you have on hand.


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Collect Freebies for a Good CauseI belong to several companies' rewards programs and often am eligible for freebies. Sometimes I don't need or want the free items, so I donate them.


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Line Cupboards with Vinyl TilesUse peel and stick vinyl tiles to line your kitchen cupboards. They are inexpensive and wipe clean so easily.


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Save Money on Pine Kitty LitterPine kitty litter is safe, natural, and biodegradable. It also gives great odor control. The problem is that pine kitty litter is fairly expensive (especially if you have multiple litter boxes).


Ghost painted inside of case iron skillet.

Ghost in the Skillet Wall DecorationTransform a $1.00 frying pan from the dollar store into a Halloween decoration.



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Attaching a Hook to a Hollow Core Door?Presently we throw recycled newspaper, etc. into a cabinet in our kitchen. It takes up needed space. So I thought about putting some sort of frame with hooks on the back of our kitchen door to the basement to hang a plastic garbage bag. I am trying to figure out if this will work.


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Puppy Has Watery Poop?My 7 week old, American Bulldog Boxer cross, puppy Bronx seemed to have a bigger appetite. Earlier today as my husband was making him dry food with warm water, Bronx decided to take 2 bites of my older dog Blue's food. He did it 3x today back to back which is the most he has eaten today.


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Sweet 16 Party Ideas?I'm turning 16 on Halloween. I've always had a sleepover type party in the past so I want something kinda different. I love history, books, and music. I would love to have like a mini ball, but I'm open to anything.


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Stinky Keens?I have a pair of Keen watershoes that I wore kayaking. They were soaked and I left them in a hot car and now they smell like cat pee! I have left them out in the sun for 2 days, washed them with baking soda/water and put dryer sheets in them.


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Retirement Party Decoration Ideas?My husband is a civil engineer who will be retiring after 37 years. I need ideas for party decorations. He loves old antique cars. Please help.


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Repairing a Bread Machine?My Hitachi auto home bakery HB B201 stopped working. It stopped working after smelling like hot wires. There could have been a power surge. The control panel seems to work as it counts down the process, but no heat or motor moving. Any ideas on how to troubleshoot this?


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Caring for a Puppy With Parvo?I had two 3.5 months old German Shepherds. One showed all the symptoms of parvo while the other didn't. The one who didn't make it died yesterday. His brother stayed here with my older dog, a 3 yr old Lab, he's fully vaccinated while neither of the puppies was.


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Homemade Mosquito Trap?How does the mosquito die? Can it not drink and just fly away?


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Ohio State Crossstitch Pattern?I am looking for a cross stitch pattern for Ohio State.


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11th Birthday Party?My daughter is turning 11 and she told me she wants to do a party at a pool. Her birthday is in January, but she likes to plan ahead. I don't know of any places that I can have her birthday party. We live in Redondo Beach, California so it would be nice to have something close.


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Computer Keyboard Numbers Stuck?Three of my number keys are locked: 5, 6, and 8. I have tried lots of things. Does anyone have any solutions?


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