August 17, 2014

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Building a Potato Cage

Building a Potato CageGrowing Potatoes in a cage above ground, makes them easy to harvest. Check out this video on how to make a potato cage.


Making Half Square Triangle Quilt Blocks

Making Half Square Triangle Quilt BlocksThe half square triangle (HST) is a very common component of patchwork quilts. These blocks consist of two right triangles. This is an easy step by step guide to making one.



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Discarding Used Sewing Machine NeedlesThis tip is too easy, but I never thought of it. I always wrapped mine in duct tape. My sewing machine instructor said that she puts her old ones in an empty medicine container, keeps it in the drawer till full then tosses. I love this idea.


Woman Making a Floral Arrangement

Making a Floral ArrangementThis is a page about making a floral arrangement. A lasting combination of fresh or dried, flowers and foliage, can add to the decor of any room.


three decorated pencils

Google Eyed PencilsThis is a perfect gift to give to the sweet little kids in your life! :) They cost pennies to make, they take only a couple of minutes, and did I mention they're fun?



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Repairing Dolls?Where can I find someone to fix some dolls up. They are in need of restoration.


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Deterring Wildlife from Yard?Due to neighbors feeding birds, I have had a tremendous problem with bird droppings. It completely ruined my green Buick Century and destroyed the fabric roof of the vehicle.


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Freezing Mature Chinese Peas?How do I freeze edible but matured snap or Chinese pea pods? They have full pods.


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What Breed is My Dog?I got my sweet puppy at a shelter when she was about 4 months old. They have no idea what her breed is but they guessed some Heeler and maybe Bull Terrier because her nose is sort of trying to angle down.


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Repairing a Burned and Cracked Countertop?I have a small (quarter sized) burn mark and 1.5 inch crack on my white countertop. Any suggestions to either replace the counter cheaply or repair it without any noticeable difference?


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Free Veterinary Care in the Bay Area?Is there a free veterinary care clinic near Sunnyvale, CA for the unemployed?


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Slipcover Stained Sofa?My sofa was stained by a black couch cover from It bled into our off white microfiber sofa.


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Value of a 1934 Encyclopedia Britannica With Bookshelves?We have a complete set of 1934 Encyclopedia Britannica with bookshelf, in excellent condition. What might this be worth?


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Natural COPD Inhalants?What herbs/oils can be helpful for COPD, when inhaled by nose?


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Value of a Seymour Mann Doll?What is the value of a Seymour Mann doll from the Our American Sweethearts Collector Doll a Limited Edition Collection?


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Spare Part for George Foreman Family Grill?Where can I get a new LED display for my George Foreman family grill?


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12th Birthday Party Ideas?My daughter is having her 12th birthday party and inviting some boys. She don't know what to do and doesn't want it to be expensive, can you help me please?


light damaged table top

Restoring a Faded Vintage Formica Table...I used my 1950's table outside for a yard sale. many items were placed on it on a cloudy day (no sun). Where the items were the yellow color is fine but where it was exposed to the light there are gray lines in the pattern as if some of the yellow went to gray. Help.


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Windows Update Removed Desktop Clock Gadget?How can I find what Windows has done with my desktop gadget clock? After an update the whole thing disappeared and seems to be nowhere on my computer. The gadget app was my clock.


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