August 26, 2013

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Appalachian Trail Sign

Appalachian Trail Frugal Travel GuideThis page has tips, photos, and guides for hiking the Appalachian Trail. The Appalachian National Scenic Trail runs from Georgia in the southern United States to Maine in the north. This popular trail offers many hiking options from day trips on various portions to a full length adventure for those up for the 2174 mile hike.

 

Mango Jam and vanilla beans.

Mango Jam RecipesThis page contains mango jam recipes. If you have access to lots of sweet mangoes, making some jam is a great way to enjoy them year round.

 

Vinyl Doll

Removing Ink from Vinyl DollsThis is a page about removing ink from vinyl dolls. Children love to draw on just about anything including their toys.

 

Cricket on a leaf.

Getting Rid of Crickets OutsideThis is a guide about getting rid of crickets outside. If crickets are eating your young seedlings or keeping you awake at night you may want to get them away from your house.

 

sliced sweet potato

Recipes Using Yams or Sweet PotatoesDespite the confusion yams vs. sweet potatoes, most of these root vegetables found at the grocery are in fact sweet potatoes. These tasty vegetables can be used in many sweet and savory dishes. The yam is more easily found in ethnic markets and is often used in African and Asian dishes. This page contains recipes using yams or sweet potatoes.

 

Several wrapped gifts.

Saving Money on GiftsThis is a page about saving money on gifts. We like to give and receive gifts, but they can be expensive to buy.

 

Baby laying on a white crochet changing pad.

Making a Crochet Changing PadThis is a page about making a crochet changing pad. Crochet is the perfect craft to use when making baby items including clothes and other items.

 

American Shorthair

American Shorthair Breed Information and PhotosThis is a page about American Shorthair breed information and photos. The American Shorthair breed can be traced back to its arrival on the Mayflower. This old breed makes a good pet, but can also be fine living more independently.

 

Kids' Birthday Party

Kids' Birthday Party TipsThis is a page about kids' birthday party tips. Planning a child's birthday party can sometimes seem overwhelming.

 

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Welbuilt ABM2H60 ManualI am trying to find a manual for a Welbuilt bread machine model ABM2H60.

 

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Pressure Cooker Macaroni and CheeseDo you have to cook the macaroni before you make mac and cheese in the pressure cooker?

 

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Need a cute idea for a 12 year old's birthday party: help!My daughter is 11 and "loves" Broadway and pretty much anything related to it! Her absolute favorite is Wicked, but since it's her favorite, I want to wait until she's 16 so I can really elaborate on the party.

 

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Clogged Bathtub DrainI use a product called Thrift (this product is recommended by plumbers) to unclog drains. After standing in water in the bathtub, I used the product with no results. Any suggestions will be appreciated. I need to avoid plumber cost.

 

Split in bark on ash tree.

Raywood Ash Trees Have Hollowed Out...My two 7 yr old raywood ash trees have slowly developed long oval-shaped, hollowed out areas on the trunks. I noticed the trunks have quite a few ants traveling around these areas. What should or can I do?

 

Dogs looking up at camera.

Dog Peeing and Pooping in the HouseWe recently adopted a 3 year old neutered Bichon mixed female and she is now peeing and pooping in the house. We have had her for over a month and she did not do this in the beginning. We also have an 8 year old Jack Russell male who never goes in the house. He is also fixed. How can we stop this?

 

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US Census Bureau's American Community SurveyDid you get the American Community Survey in the mail? It's from the US Census bureau. My bother got this survey in the mail. It's not the survey we get to determine the US population. Everyone doesn't get one; it's random. At first I did not think it was legitimate until I did an online search.

 

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Name for Interior Decorating BusinessI am looking for a name for an interior decorating and/or home staging business.

 

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Hair Dye Too DarkI used a 6N Shades EQ with drops of Gray Magic. It went 2 levels darker. Is there anything I can do to take it out?

 

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Using Mosquito Trap InsideCan the 2-liter mosquito traps be used safely indoors? We have had a problem with many more mosquitoes than usual making their way inside our home. I'm looking for a way to get rid of them so that they quit biting my sleeping children.

 

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New Cat Hisses and Chases Resident CatI have a 1.5 year old neutered male cat and an 8-month old spayed female dog. The male cat absolutely loves other cats. Whenever he is introduced to cats, he is very friendly and follows them around wanting to play.

 

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Gift Ideas for Girlfriend's BirthdayMy girlfriend's 25 birthday is next month but we can't meet as we are in different cities due to our work. I want to plan a surprise for her.

 

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14th Birthday Party IdeasI'm having a house party for my 14th birthday and my friends and I have nothing to do at it. Any ideas?

 

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Maytag Washer Displaying Code 6FWhat is the 6f code for a Maytag washing machine Epic and how can I fix it?

 

Doll in box.

Value of Avon DollsMy aunt passed away in 2007 and I got her dolls. I believe they're 30 years old. They are still in the boxes. I'm pretty certain they're Avon Regal. I have a bridal doll. I would like to have a value on them so I can sell them. They have certificates, well some do.

 

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Freezing Hot Pockets Made With VelveetaI am wanting to freeze Velveeta, how do you suggest I go about this?I know it is awful, but I like the fake cheese that is Velveeta. Has anyone ever tried this? This is for your hot pocket recipe.

 

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Getting Rid of RoachesHas anyone heard of blowing out your pipes to eleminate roaches from inside your home?

 

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13th Birthday Party Games and Activity IdeasMy daughter is turning 13 September 29 and wants to have a party here at the house. I need some suggestions about games or activities for this age.

 

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Honeysuckle Not BloomingMy honeysuckle produces well developed branches and green leaves, but no flowers?

 

14th Birthday Party IdeasMy 14th birthday party needs to be planned in 19 days and I don't know what to do. I know we are all going to wear fancy dress costumes and play games and have a buffet at my house, but then I want to do something fun like go bowling or crazy golf something like that. Any ideas? Thanks xx.

 

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