August 29, 2013

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A man teaching a computer class.

Teaching a Computer ClassThis is a page about teaching a computer class. Teaching a computer class for an organization or your community can be very rewarding. Like any other class, your preparation will include defining the topics to be covered, dependent on the focus and scope of the class.

 

Holiday Tableware

Saving Money on Holiday TablewareThis is a page about saving money on holiday tableware. Buying special tableware for the holidays can be very expensive and impractical. That said you can still set a festive table for the holidays using less costly ideas.

 

Writing Spanish with a dry erase marker.

Learning SpanishThis is a page about learning Spanish. Learning a second language is not only fun and a good mental exercise, it can also improve your employability and introduce you to the culture and literature of other countries.

 

Apple Pie

Diabetic Apple Pie RecipesApple pie recipes can easily be altered to fit a diabetic diet plan. This page contains diabetic apple pie recipes.

 

Old desk updated with new bright paint.

Updating Out of Style FurnitureThis is a page about updating out of style furniture. Older furniture can begin to look dated, because of style, finish, color, etc. Buying new can be very costly, however, there are a number of ways you can update your existing furniture.

 

Hand holding out 2 dollars.

Finding and Using RebatesThis is a page about finding and using rebates. Everyone loves to get a deal on purchases they make. Rebates, whether instant or mail in, are a great way to save money on things you buy.

 

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Diabetic Strawberry Rhubarb PieThis is a page about diabetic strawberry rhubarb pie. Being diagnosed with diabetes doesn't mean you can't enjoy a slice of strawberry rhubarb pie.

 

2 women shopping at a sale

Following Fashion InexpensivelyThis is a page about following fashion inexpensively. Trying to keep up with the latest fashions can be very expensive.

 

A girl learning to use a laptop computer.

Teaching Kids to Use a ComputerThis is a page about teaching kids to use a computer. Children are exposed to electronic toys at a very early age, preparing them for the logical transition to using computer.

 

Suspenders

Other Uses for SuspendersThis is a page about other uses for suspenders. Suspenders may go in and out of style, but they don't lose their usefulness even when you eliminate them from your wardrobe.

 

White cat looking up at the camera.

Removing Tear Stains on White CatsThis is a page about removing tear stains on white cats. White pets often exhibit dark streaky stains on their fur below their tear ducts. These stains are not harmful, but look unattractive.

 

Woman in a black dress holding shopping bags.

Clothing That Never Goes Out of StyleThis is a page about clothing that never goes out of style. Fashion ebbs and flows with many articles of clothing quickly going out of style. One way to reduce the effects of this trend with regards to your wardrobe is to include clothing that tends to remain in style longer.

 

A senior man using a computer.

Teaching Seniors to Use a ComputerThis is a page about teaching seniors to use a computer. As we age learning a new skill can be exciting and intimidating at the same time. Teaching older people to use a computer may often require different tactics than when working with children or students.

 

Kids gathered around cake at birthday.

14th Birthday Party Ideas for Boys14 year old boys vary a lot in what they and their friends like to do. Planning a birthday party for this age group can be overwhelming for the parents and the teen. This is a page about 14th birthday party ideas for boys.

 

American Flag

Maintaining a FlagThis is a page about maintaining a flag. Many citizens fly the national flag for holidays and others display it year round. One responsibility of flying the flag is to keep it in good repair.

 

Carrots

Diabetic Carrot Pie RecipesThis page contains diabetic carrot pie recipes. This delicious pie made from pureed carrots and spices, can easily fit into your diet by using a sugar substitute.

 

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Saving Ideas from MagazinesAs I look through magazines, I often see an idea or recipe I'd like to try. I do one of three things

 

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Money Saver for Fruits and VeggiesWe live on a tight budget. We go to a few local farmers markets and buy as much as we possibly can at that time.

 

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Choose a Diet Right for YouNone of the diets available advertised on TV looked appetizing or affordable. Then, I found a web page that talked about lots of different diets.

 

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Birds and Self Cleaning Oven CycleWhen running through a self cleaning cycle, the oven will get abnormally hot. Birds can be very sensitive to the fumes omitted during the self cleaning cycle.

 

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Homemade Fabric SoftenerI was using the commercial liquid softener or dryer sheets and decided I wanted something more ecologically friendly. So I researched what would work in the dryer.

 

Fall Colors (Warrenton, NC)

Fall Colors (Warrenton, NC)When entering the town of Warrenton, NC, you will see many beautiful old colonial homes. If it happens to be October, this maple tree will surely catch your eye.

 

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Hot Fudge Brownie CakePut flour, sugar, baking cocoa, baking powder and salt into a medium bowl. Mix with a fork.

 

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Make Groundhogs RelocateDump dirty kitty litter into the hole. The groundhog leaves the area for sweeter smelling options and no critter is harmed!

 

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Perfumed Bath Oil Outlasts PerfumeI purchased a 1/2 ounce bottle of perfumed bath oil for my mother. Today, the oil has the same strength and the same unchanged scent as it did when I gave it to her.

 

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Balloons for Decorating Flip FlopsI bought water balloons from Dollar Tree. I tied two balloons together and then tied them to a flip flop.

 

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Treating Cats With FleasI have a 3 month cat and a 4 month old cat. They both have fleas. I went to the vet and asked for some kind of shampoo and was told they don't make it for cats. I've tried Dawn and am fighting fleas. I bathe them once a week. What else can I do? Help!

 

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Removing Cigarette Smoke from WallsWhat is the best and easiest way to clean cigarette smoke off of walls?

 

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Encyclopedia BritannicaI have a complete set of Encyclopedia Britannica from 1955 and 10 Books of the Year from 1956 to 1966 all in great condition. I am wondering if they are worth anything?

 

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Clever Name for a Real Estate CompanyI'm trying to come up with a real estate business name that is catchy. My initial thought is to incorporate an animal/bird that migrates from Brazil to USA. This is due to the fact that we will go after the Brazilian companies/individuals looking at all aspects of real estate in USA.

 

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Identifying Signature on Porcelain DollI have a porcelain doll that has a signature that I can not read. The last name looks like it is Poll.

 

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Riding Lawnmower Will Not Shift GearsI was cutting all day with my ride on lawnmower. I stopped and when I started it again and tried to put into gear it will not go into reverse or forward.

 

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Sears Ice Maker OverflowsMy Sears ice maker overflows when filling. I replaced the water valve, but it still overflows. Is there an adjustment on the ice maker to control the amount of water that goes into the ice maker tray?

 

Ruth Mattingly doll with plastic over face and upper body.

Value of Porcelain DollsI want to know how much my porcelain dolls are worth. They are from Ruth Mattingly, designer of a variety of dolls. The porcelain dolls are in excellent condition in the original box. The plastic has never been touched.

 

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Truck Heater ProblemsThere is no heat. There is fluid in the radiator, but the two lines going in the fire wall are hot.

 

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Getting Blue Dye Out of a Yellow T-shirtI have just washed my son's new school t-shirt which is yellow with my normal colours (none of which run) and for some reason when I took it out of the machine it had blue dye on it and now it looks a "dirty" yellow colour. Any tips on how to get it back to it's original colour would be appreciated.

 

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Yard Machine Riding Mower Won't StartI have a Yard Machine riding mower. It won't turn over by the switch, but I can jump start it at the starter with my jumper battery box. It started doing this about 3 weeks ago. I turned it off and when I went back to start it it would not turn on by the switch.

 

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Wonder Art "Colonial" Quilt BlocksI am looking for 1 package of Wonder Art quilt blocks "Colonial". These are 18 in. square blocks.

 

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