February 13, 2014

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Harlequin Bug

Garden Insects: Harlequin BugsThis is a page about garden insects: harlequin bugs. These beetles cause plants to wilt, turn brown and die by literally "sucking the juices right out of them."


Yo-Yo Pillow Fabric

Making Yo Yo PillowsThis is a page about making yo yo pillows. These fun to make gathered fabric circles are a favorite with quilters and other sewing artists. It is a great way to use up fabric scraps.


Floral Arrangements on Wood Tables

Saving Money on Floral ArrangementsThis is a page about saving money on floral arrangements. When you need flowers for a person or an event, there are ways to save like finding a local florist, or by growing and arranging your own floral supplies.


Boy Helping Dad with Plumbing

Plumbing Advice for HomeownersThis is a page about plumbing advice for homeowners. When you are responsible for the plumbing maintenance on your own home, it is important to learn as much as you can to know when you may need to hire a professional.



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Instant "Peanut Butter Cookie"If you don't have time or ingredients to bake a whole batch of cookies but you crave a tender, just-baked peanut butter cookie right NOW, here is how you can make as good a "peanut butter cookie" as you might ever want, in less than two minutes.


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Creamy Morning SmoothieThis is a delicious way to start a morning, using nutritional and tasty ingredients. Makes a good mid-day "pick-me-up", too. Takes a little prep, the night before but well worth the effort!



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Avian Emergency KitThere is nothing more annoying than having an urgent emergency bird issue and not being ready or being able to find the stuff you need when you have a problem. Having birds is a lot like having a toddler, they hurt themselves, they get sick, and they eat things they shouldn't.


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Always Have Extra Food for EmergenciesGrowing up, even though our family was low income, my mother always made sure she had extra food for storms, power outage, etc. When we would hear the bread and milk rush, when snow was mentioned, she would always say, "Do people wait until their cupboards are bare before going to the grocery store?"



White and brown dog lying on floor.

What Breed is My Dog?We adopted him a little over a month ago and they said he was a JRT mix. He's definitely gotten taller than a Jack, and he's not as hyper as I expected. He plays, but he loves to stretch out in the sun and lay or sit on my lap!


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Need Help With Home Repairs?I live on $700 a month SSI. My trailer is completely falling apart. I have tree limbs falling on the top, so I have holes in my roof. I have windows that are leaky. I have vents for the heat, but only two work because of raccoons and other animals.


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Setting the Dye in Acrylic and Wool Yarn?I'm knitting an afghan for my grandson who's going to Michigan State. The colors are dark green and white. The yarn is 75% acrylic and 25% wool. Is there anything I can do before I give it to him to prevent the dark green from running?


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Value of Cassell's Family Magazine?I have a copy of Cassell's Family Magazine book, the gold leaf is not in good condition. Is it worth anything?


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Remedies for Pimples on Face?I had a pimple on my face; what can I do for it?


Old reel mower leaning up against a house wall.

Information on Old Reel Mower?I am 15 years old and I got a very old reel mower from a junk pile at a house that was being torn down. It says Granite State M.M. (Mowing Machines) Co. on the outside of the wheels. It is all cast iron except the handle which is wooden.


Kitchen Sink and Washer Back Up Into Toilet?My toilet is clogged. I have no problems with the other drains in my house, but when I wash the dishes and the laundry, there are bubbles that come up through the toilet. After the bubbles come up through the toilet, we're not able to flush the toilet.


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What Breed is My Dog?Scarlett is 16 months old. We adopted her at 8 weeks of age. She was 9 pounds then, and now she is 35 pounds. We were told she was a Pit Bull/Rottweiler mix. She was from a litter of puppies that were surrendered.


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Repairing Damage from a Home Perm?How can I repair damage done to my hair by a home perm? It is falling out in clumps. I have had it cut.


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Selling Heat and Cold Packs for Charity Fundraising?If you were making them to sell for a charity, how much would you ask for them? How much do they sell for?


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Value of World of Children By Stuart Miallare?I have 4 volumes of World of Children by Stuart Miallare. Are they worth selling?


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Cleaning Inside Mobile Home Windows?How do I clean the inside of trailer double windows?


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Microwave Not Heating?I have a GE microwave, model no. JVM1851CH02. The unit turns on, but won't heat.


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Dog Peeing Inside at Night?My male dog who is 2 years old, for the last few months, has started peeing near my cooker every night. He is left alone through the day and never does this.


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Names for a Nanny Service?My cousin Emma is becoming a nanny. She will be looking after children 0-16 in England


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Fleas in My Hair?I have had no dog now for a year. 2 years ago I had my house sprayed with chemicals twice. I have got fleas; they are in my hair and bite my body.


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Daycare Name Ideas?I would appreciate your ideas for my new daycare. It's in Israel, but English speaking, so I'm thinking something simple, straightforward, cute and specific :) I wanna use my nickname Kaya in it.


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Remedy for Hair Damaged by Rebonding and Coloring?I had to go through rebonding and coloring with the gap of one day only and now my hair has become so damaged even I can't comb my hair without oiling. They are like burnt. I am very upset. Please recommend to me some serum or shampoo or any remedy. Please help me. Waiting for your answer. Thanks.


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Slogan Name Advice for a Cleaning Service?My cleaning service is named No Dust R Us. I am looking for a slogan.


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Dog Peeing on Owner's Bed?Please can you tell me why every now and then my male Chihuahua pees on my husband/s bed. He's 7 years old and a bit sulky.


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Confederate Jasmine Turned Brown After Ice Storm?My confederate jasmine has turned brown in the Atlanta ice storm. Is it dead, or will it releaf? It's 5 years old and well established.


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