May 1, 2014

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TV with hidden cords.

Hiding Electric CordsThis is a page about hiding electric cords. Exposed electrical cords such as those for wall lamps or the clutter of multiple cords under your desk can look unattractive and disorganized.


Tabletop Christmas Tree

Making Tabletop Christmas TreesThis is a page about making tabletop Christmas trees. Small handmade Christmas trees are perfect for a tiny apartment or for any number of places in your home or office where you wish to add a festive decoration to celebrate the season.


A man applying coal tar shampoo.

Using Coal Tar Shampoo?This is a page about using coal tar shampoo. tar shampoo is used by persons with psoriasis, dandruff, and other skin conditions.


A man using a circular saw.

Using a Circular SawThis is a page about using a circular saw. A circular saw is a versatile tool that you can use in many home repair and improvement projects, as well as for certain crafts.


Sheet Music

Uses for Old Sheet MusicThis is a page about uses for old sheet music. Sometimes you can find old sheet music at yard sales and thrift stores. These pages can be used in many craft and home decor projects.


A daughter hugging her mother on her birthday.

Birthday Gift Ideas for Your MomThis is a page about birthday gift ideas for your mom. Choosing just the right birthday gift for your mom is not always easy.


Friend Jokes

Friend JokesThis is a page about friend jokes. Many jokes make good hearted fun of men, women, children, pets, and their life situations.


A elk standing in grass.

Elk PhotosThis page contains elk photos. Seeing an elk in the wild is a exciting experience.


A worm on pavement.

Getting Rid of Worms On Your Driveway?Worms may appear on pavement and sidewalks after a rain for a short time. This is a page about getting rid of worms on your driveway.


Whale Watching

Whale Watching PhotosThis is a page about whale watching photos. These incredible sea mammals can be observed when they surface to breath.


Vintage Doll

Cleaning Vintage Doll Clothes?This is a page about cleaning vintage doll clothes. Old doll accessories can become discolored with age. Cleaning the clothing can take special care.


Black Cat

Black Cat Photos and InformationThis is a page about black cat photos and information. Often considered bad luck, these beautiful cats are still in abundance at shelters and often the last to be adopted.


pancakes with syrup

Sugar Free Maple Syrup RecipesWhen you must avoid sugar there are ways to still enjoy sweetened maple syrup on your pancakes and waffles. This page contains sugar free maple syrup recipes.


male moose

Moose PhotosThis page contains moose photos. Most of us have never seen one of these impressive animals in the wild. Luckily there are many great photos of these large members of the deer family, distinguished by the massive antlers of the males.


Mexican Chicken Casserole

Mexican Chicken Casserole RecipesThis page contains Mexican casserole recipes. Many combinations of foods can be used to make a delicious flavorful casserole.


A woman ironing clothing.

Ironing Polyester Clothing and Fabric?This is a page about ironing polyester clothing and fabric. Polyester fabrics can be difficult to iron and achieve a satisfying result.


hanging pictures

Arranging Wall PicturesGrouping your wall art work and photos can take some planning, plus trial and error to achieve a look that is pleasing. This is a page about arranging wall pictures.


Paint Can

Making a Paint Can Flower PotThis is a page about making a paint can flower pot. Make a decorative flower pot from an old or newly purchased paint can.


Green Dumpster

Dumpster Diving Tips and TricksThis is a page about dumpster diving tips and tricks. There can be treasures found in someone's waste, as long as you have permission to look.


Vegetables growing in a raised bed.

Companion Planting TipsThis is a page about give your plants companions. Where you place plants in your garden can have a beneficial or negative effect on surrounding plants.


A terra cotta lighthouse.

Making a Terra Cotta LighthouseAn inexpensive craft project made with clay pots is a lighthouse for a garden decoration. This is a page about making a terra cotta lighthouse.


Upholstered Chair

Dyeing Upholstery FabricThis is a page about painting upholstery fabric. One way to give new life to your upholstered furniture it to paint it.


Robin sitting on a stump.

Creating a Backyard Bird SanctuaryThis is a page about creating a backyard bird sanctuary. There are many things you can do to create a sanctuary for birds in your yard in addition to simply installing feeders.


A tan colored couch with colorful pillows.

Couch Pillow Color Advice?This is a page about couch pillow color advice. The accessories you choose to complete your living room decor, such as couch pillows, can complete the color scheme or motif you have chosen.


Caesar Salad

Caesar Salad RecipesThere are many delicious variations of this popular salad. This page contains Caesar salad recipes.



Making a DreamcatcherThis is a page about making a dreamcatcher. The Chippewa natives originated the spider web-like craft traditionally hung from a baby's cradle board to hold and catch everything evil.



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Cutting Chipboard with A Circular SawTo stop chipboard edge splitting when cutting with a circular saw, put masking tape on both sides of the edge before cutting. Mark the cutting line on the masking tape. Peel of the masking tape shortly after completing the cutting and discard.


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Cupboard Bath SaltsGreat for Grandma presents!


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Crockpot Chicken DinnerThis is a wonderful throw it together dinner! Makes the chicken moist and the soup a gourmet topping! Serve with rolls and a salad, Presto! Your company will think you have cooked all day!


Garden Photo Contest

Garden Photo ContestAs of May 1st, we are switching our general Photo contest to focus on Garden photos. Send pictures of your spring flowers, yard improvement projects or wildlife from your garden. All will be shared in our Gardening newsletters as well as will be eligible for our monthly prize.



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Dual Flush Toilet Clogged?I have a dual toilet. How can the toilet be fixed from flushing solids down the liquids drain?


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Too Much Water Getting to Ice Maker?My Kenmore refrigerator is a side by side, model # 106.55649500. I replaced the broken ice maker. The new one makes ice fine, but when it refills with water it refills 2 times immediately. The first time the water tray is filled up OK. Then it turns on again and when it does the tray overflows.


Old encyclopedias with red binding.

Value The New Popular Encyclopedias?I have a 14 book set of these encyclopedias dated back to 1904. The set contains 14 books in total with light wear and tear. Could you tell me if they are worth anything? Thanks.


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Reattaching the Thread Guide on Sewing Machine?I broke a needle off in my machine and had to take the needle holder loose. The thread guide came off with a little screw and a small piece of metal. How do I put it back together?


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Cooking Bacon in the Oven?Can bacon be cooked on a jelly roll pan in the oven with the cooling rack or without it?


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Removing Spray Paint from a Venetian Blind?We are staging a play, where a venetian blind is spray painted. How do we remove it for the next performance?


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Getting Rid of Possums in the Yard?I had a flashlight on an opossum and it came to me. What do I do? I was outside with a flashlight and I saw what I thought was a big cat, but when I put the light on it, it started to come to me. When I ran to my door it was at the side of the house; it was a opossum and it looked at me.


Dog standing looking up at camera and wagging her tail.

What Breed is My Dog?We adopted her 2 years ago. She is a very lean dog about 39lbs, so not very big at all.


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Bobbin Winder Problem with Sewing Machine?I have a MontgomeryWard sewing machine model 1917 and I've been trying to use the bobbin winder. The best directions I've found were from an ehow article. I followed the instructions to the best of my abilities. I get everything right except for disengaging the needle.


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Remedy for Pimples and Acne Scars?What will I do to remove my blackheads and pimples, holes, and spots coz I have had many pimples before and I look terrible now because of this.


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Can My Children Receive Survivor Benefits?My mother had custody of my two daughters. They are both under the age of 7, and I would like to know if they can receive benefits because my mother had drawn Social Security for the last 8 years and she is now deceased. She had custody for the last 5 years now before her recent death.



What Breed is My Puppy Mixed With?My puppy Keno is a Rottweiler mix and we can't figure out what he might be mixed with. He is 10 weeks and weighs 7 lbs.Any ideas?


Black and white dog with fluffy tail.

What Breed is This Stray?Can anybody identify what breeds are in this cute mutt?


Interior Design Business Name Ideas?Please suggest to me some good names for my interior design company.


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Troubleshooting a 27Hp Snapper NXT Lawn Tractor?It will not start. There is no power going to the display board, the lights or the lift for the cutting house. It has a new battery.


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Reviews of JibJab eCard Service?I found the ecCard service from this review video:

How would you guys rate it?


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Curtain Color Advice?I have dark brown Parker in the living room with white wall and red sofa plus a Moroccan style furniture in brown and orange. I like to use chiffon white as an under curtain. What is the best color for the curtain? I'm using some decorations in silver.


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Shopping for Milacris Shampoo?I need to know where and how I can get Milacris shampoo. I used it in the past, but can't find it.


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