July 4, 2014

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Berries Behind Bird Netting

Protecting Your Berries from BirdsThis is a page about protecting your berries from birds. Fruits can be a favorite food for our feathered friends. You may need to add some deterrents, so that the fruit is saved for you.

 

Folding Laundry

Starting a Wash and Fold Laundry BusinessThis is a page about starting a wash and fold laundry business. A business service that can be in demand is doing other people's laundry.

 

Storing Antique

Storing Antique ClothingThis is a page about storing antique clothing. Old clothing can be very fragile. It can be susceptible to insects if not stored properly.

 

Mold on Window Seals

Getting Rid of Mold on Window SealsThis is a page about getting rid of mold on window seals. Condensation on the inside of windows can allow mildew or mold to develop.

 

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finished wreath

4th of July Mesh WreathI saw the rolls of mesh at the craft store and wanted to try making a wreath for the 4th of July. I love how it turned out!

 

glass jar on shed framework

Bird's Nest In Garden ShedI noticed that each time I entered my garden shed, a house finch flew out. I was puzzled for a while. Then, I discovered just what was going on. Mother finch had built a nest in an old quart jar. After taking these pictures, I carefully repositioned the jar as I found it.

 

cap of clorox 2

Using the Last of the Clorox 2As my husband was doing laundry he went to use the Clorox 2. Nothing came out, but it clearly had more in the bottle. He discovered that if you remove the spout, there is almost a capful of liquid trapped inside the bottle. Now none of it will be wasted. :)

 

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Value of Vintage Reel MowerMy in-laws left us an old push reel mower. It has Davis Corp. Mowers, Richmond, Ind. USA on it. It has a wooden handle and steel grooved wheels. Can anyone tell me its value?

 

before the glass top was broken

Repairing or Repurposing a Broken Coffee TableI have a iron coffee table that I had spray painted black to match the oriental style living room we have. Unfortunately, due to some careless rough housing, I ended up falling on the glass top of the table, and broke the glass.

 

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Old House Has a Bad SmellOur house is over 150 years old, we get a smell as soon as we walk in. My concern is rotting wood or mold. I don't think it's mold because I see no signs around and I keep a very clean house. Could the sills be rotten? We don't have a basement, just a dirt crawl space.

 

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Homemade Flea TreatmentDoes anyone have a homemade recipe to get rid of and prevent fleas?

 

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Seeds Left Black Spots on a Composite DeckSome weird tree seeds fell on my non-maintenance deck and made black spots all over it. I tried water and a brush, but it won't come off. Anyone, please help!

 

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Too Much Sugar Added to RecipeHow do you counter balance when you have added too much sugar to a recipe?

 

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Repairing Stepping StonesI have a nephew that was upset one day and pulled out some of the stones, marbles, and other decorations from our stepping stones. Is there a glue or something I can use to replace them? To be able to put them back in would be to cool.

 

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