September 30, 2013

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Finding Temporary Financial Assistance and...This page is about finding temporary financial assistance and housing. There are times when people really need some help.

 

dining room chairs

Finding Caps for Chair LegsThis page is about finding caps for chair legs. To protect your floors or to balance your chairs, you may need new covers for the bottom your chair legs.

 

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Three Cheese Cauliflower CasseroleThis casserole is full of everything you would think a potato casserole was full of, it is a very rich dish. A friend of mine posted this recipe. I changed it slightly to get rid of a lot of fat.

 

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Breadless Pizza CrustPizza crust made out of eggs, cheese, Italian seasoning and of course, garlic.

 

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Quick and Easy Mexican CasseroleThis can be done in 20 minutes and can be as hot as you like.

 

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Easy Peasy Cole SlawEasiest cole slaw ever!

 

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Beautiful San Francisco

Lombard St. (San Francisco, CA)Summer 2013: Beautiful view from the top of The Crookedest Street in San Francisco.

 

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Careful With Goo Gone on LeatherI bought a pair of Lilly Pulitzer sandals that had sticker residue on the leather insoles. I used Goo Gone and it removed the gold lettering also and also left a blotched area.

 

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Polish Remover To Remove TapeI tried fingernail polish remover and it worked super easy and fast.

 

Keeping Dwarf Rabbits as Pets - three bunnies

Keeping Dwarf Rabbits as PetsDwarf rabbits make wonderful pets. In the right environment, they are highly social and enjoy the company of people and other animals especially other rabbits. Here is some basic information on acquiring and caring for these charming little animals.

 

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Get Ready for School at NightPick clothes out the night before. This helps save time in the mornings when you are rushing to get ready. Try to prepare anything that you can for the next day.

 

Dogs on the stairs.

Lulu and Kobe (Terrier Mix and Jack Russel)We've had Kobe (Jack Russell) since 10 weeks old. Lulu (Terrier mix rescue) since 4 months old.

 

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Removing Stains from Laminate CountertopsLacquer thinner will easily remove stains from Formica countertops. Be careful not to get it on the wood edge as it will also remove the finish on the edge.

 

Questions

What Kind of Snake is This?Anyone knows what kind of snake this is? I live in central Texas.

 

Snakes in a white bucket.

What Kind of Snakes are These?I found about 5 so far, coiled up, but know they are a little aggressive. They are about 6 - 12 inches long.

 

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Dog Pees in the HouseI have a 4 year old Rottie Shep mix. I do work a lot but, even when I leave for 10 minutes after a walk she pees. Any advice on getting a schedule?

 

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Using Vegetables in FridgeI seem to have vegetables go rotten in my fridge before I can eat them. I usually purchase broccoli, carrots, onions (not in the fridge), green peppers, and celery. Does anyone have a recipe that I can use all of these in and maybe suggestions for more veggies that will last in my fridge for at least three days?

 

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GE Ice Maker Leaks WaterI can see water from the fill line going into the ice maker. The water just pours into the icemaker and then instantly into the freeezer to the floor. What causes this?

 

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Elephant Homecoming FloatWe are trying to make a "Horton Hears a Who" float for our homecoming. We have no idea how to make an elephant. Do you have any ideas how to make an elephant to fit on a trailer?

 

Free Laptops for StudentsIs there anybody or organisation that could and would help me with a free Laptop PC? I'm a student of a Nigerian university and as such I need a laptop PC for a computer program in school.

 

Bisque doll.

Antique Doll ValueI would like to be able to price my antique doll for sale. She is blond haired with a snood that has flowers on it. Mary Todd Lincoln type look, bisque head and china/porcelain arms and part of her legs.

 

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Buying Cinnamon SticksMy son bought 8 cinnamon sticks for 2. Where would I get them from?

 

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Cleaning a Memory Foam MattressHow do you remove odor and other type of deep odor from a Memory Foam Mattress?

 

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Using Muriatic Acid to Clean Fish PondWill a weak solution of muriatic acid harm fish in a pond?

 

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Buying Empty Juice PouchesDoes anyone know were I could find empty juice pouches for crafts and such, preferably ones I can order off line?

 

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Concerned About Cat Left Home While on HolidayI am on holiday for 10 days and this is only day 2. I am so worried about Kylie my 4 year old cat. I have a really good neighbour who is going in twice a day to feed and do the necessary. I have only had her 1 year and before I had her she was a indoor cat.

 

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Husband Argues When DrinkingI have been married for 38 years. I am 55 years old. In all these years my mother-in-law has never liked me. She always liked to showed favor to her other daughter-in-law and son. Now she is 86 years old and sick.

 

What Kind of Snake is This?

What Kind of Snake is This?It is about 4 foot long.

 

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Finding the Value of Doll CollectionI have been collecting dolls, literally for 20 year and I have about 20 of them. They aren't all in boxes (only 5 are in the boxes), but I want to get rid of all but 3 of them. I have china dolls too that I inherited from my grandmother. I really would like to know what they are worth.

 

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Surprise 14th Birthday Party IdeasOk. So I'm throwing a surprise birthday party for my friend and I have no idea what I'm doing. She likes horses, music, boys, and well.. yeah. Any suggestions?

 

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Advertising an After School ProgramI just recently opened up a site to run an after school program and registration is lower than anticipated. I would like to catch the attention of the community by posting one liners on my business front board to call for attention. What can we do? My program is called Operation Exodus Inner City.

 

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Tree Sap Stain on SlacksI accidentally sat on some pine tree sap and it got on my slacks. I pretreated them before I washed them, the sap is gone, but the spots remain. Is there anything to fix this problem? I did not dry them in the dryer, I air dried them. They are brand new slacks, I am sick, I need help. Thank you.

 

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Selecting Correct Knitting Pattern SizeI would like to make clothes for the children of friends, many of whom I very rarely see. The knitting patterns give chest sizes, but I don't know what age they relate to. I want to make the clothes as surprises and would be quite pleased to make them a size larger ....

 

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Sewing Machine Wheel Won't MoveThe wheel on my Kenmore will hardly move. Nor will the thread take-up lever. What is wrong? I've had no problems until now.

 

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Manual for Welbilt Bread MachineI need an instruction manual for a Welbilt bread machine Model 4600.

 

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Testing Smoke AlarmsIt'll be the first time I test the smoke alarms and as I have 3 (one on each floor ) all of which would go off when I test one, I wanted to know how I turn them off. (I've lost the booklet.) Do I have to run upstairs and turn each one off individually?

 

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Sew Gem Machine Won't Pull Up Bobbin ThreadMy Sew Gem, model 215, won't pull up the thread from bobbin. Any advice?

 

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Too Many FinchesI have 10 finches and all have eggs. Can I put all the males in another cage to stop the breeding? Will the babies be fed by mom alone? And if I put all the males in another cage will they kill each other? Help please.

 

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Encyclopaedia Britannica 1963 EditionI have an Encyclopaedia Britannica published in 1963. It also has a complementary bible and two year books as added extras. It is in its original bookcase. Is it worth any money or collecting?

 

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Value of 1974 Encyclopedia BritannicaI have an 1974, 15th edition, set of the Encyclopedia Britannica. It is a complete set of 30 volumes with a black leather binding. I see these sets on eBay for $400 - $500. Is this a realistic price for them, assuming they are in excellent condition?

 

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Remedy for Dog's Dry SkinI have a 5yr old Pit. I have never had a problem with his skin being this dry until we moved about six months ago. He doesn't have fleas and I haven't changed anything. He's always been very well taken care of, with vitamins and a good diet.

 

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Selling Trees for the LumberMy husband recently purchased property on Lynches River in South Carolina. There are some older and rather large pine trees that we would like to have cut. Can you help us? How do I find someone to take them down?

 

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Doorstop Darlings in Plastic Canvas BookI used to have a Doorstop Darlins book in Plastic Canvas. It had holiday doll dresses for air freshener dolls. I lost it in a move and can't find another copy. Anyone know where I can get a replacement?

 

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Value of Encyclopedia Britannica from 1953I have a complete set, in very good condition, of Encyclopedia Brittanica from 1953. There are 24 books total, including a text index and an atlas index. I'm looking to sell these, but have zero clue of the value or how to sell them. Any comments or suggestions would be appreciated!

 

Greyish tan and black snake.

What is This Snake?I found this fellow in my garden this morning, any idea what it is?

 

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Shrinking a Leather BracerI bought a leather bracer at the Rennissance festival that fits my arm, but not my wrist and I don't want to cut it because the design is so beautiful. What can I do to make it fit? Please don't say padding because my wrists are already huge.

 

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Leather Jacket Has a Musty SmellI have an expensive leather motorcycle jacket that has been stored for years and it smells very musty. Is there something I can do to get the smell out?

 

Plant with 6 lobular leaves per stem and small yellow flowers.

What is This Plant?This plant came up in my flowerbed. I didn't know what it was, but it looked rather neat, so I left it and watched it grow. It closes up at night and opens up in the mornings. Now I am noticing a yellow flower on it. I have no idea what it is. Has anyone ever seen it?

 

Young puppy.

What Breed is My Dog?I purchased this little girl yesterday and I was told that she was Bull Mastiff x Pit Bull. I don't know if she is too young to tell right now. I don't think the person who sold her to me knew exactly what her breed was.

 

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