September 16, 2014

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two burgers on buns

Baked Hamburger RecipesThis page contains baked hamburger recipes. Rather than grilling or pan frying you can make your burgers in the oven.


gingerbread cupcakes on plate in front of muffin pan

Gingerbread Cupcake RecipesThis page contains gingerbread cupcake recipes. The popular holiday flavors of ginger and molasses can be combined for delicious cupcakes all year long.


red, blue, and yellow prize ribbons

Winning Craft Entries At The State FairThis is a page about winning craft entries at the state fair. Winning a prize at the state fair for your craft entry is an added bonus to being able to spend time working on projects that you enjoy.


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Tips for Choosing a Lawn Care ServiceThis is a page about tips for choosing a lawn care service. Meeting with representatives of companies you are considering hiring will help you understand their services and fees.


Couple Shopping for  a Television

Television Reviews?This is a page about television reviews. At one time or another we find ourselves standing in front of numerous TVs at the local electronics store trying to make a decision on which one to buy.


dog drinking

Weigh Down Pet Water BowlThis is a page about weighing down a pet water bowl. Some pets seem to make a routine game out of dumping over their water dish.


Couple Reviewing Medicare Costs

Grants for Costs Not Paid By Medicare?Medicare is an important program designed to assist with medical care and costs, however, it does not cover all of your expenses. This is a page about grants for costs not paid by Medicare.



Radon in the HomeThis is a page about radon in the home. Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that is produced when radium and uranium breakdown in the soil. It can enter your home from the ground or water supply. It is a significant cause of lung cancer.


Deer In Winter

Preventing Animals from Damaging Plants...This is a page about preventing animals from damaging plants in winter. As winter deepens, food for the local wildlife becomes more scarce, making your garden a logical choice for foraging.


Film Slide

Converting Slides to a Digital Format?This is a page about converting slides to a digital format. Converting your old slides to a digital format can be done yourself or by finding a slide conversion service near you.


Creating Adequate Drainage

Creating Adequate Drainage in Your YardThis is a page about creating adequate drainage on property. Poor drainage in your yard is not good for your plants, lawn, or your home foundation and can cause erosion if your property is not level.


Cranberry Salad

Cranberry Salad RecipesThis page contains cranberry salad recipes. Cranberries, marshmallows, and other ingredients combine to make a sweet tart salad.


white and red chip clips

Uses For Chip ClipsThis is a page about uses for chip clips. These clips help keep open food bags fresh. They can also be used for organizing a variety of things.


beautiful purple gladiola

Gladiolus PhotosThis is a page about gladiolus photos. These popular garden bulbs produce a tall spike of beautiful flowers in a variety of colors.


pouring white wine over simmering clams

Using Wine in Cooking?This is a page about using wine in cooking. Many recipes call for the addition of wine when preparing the dish.


snow in flower pot

Preparing Container Plants for WinterThis is a page about preparing container plants for winter. Containers provide less protection for your plants than if they were planted in the ground. The upside is that they are portable.


food and water dish on wooden bench

Making a Pet Food Dish Stand or HolderThis is a page about making a pet food dish stand or holder. Getting your pet's feeding dishes off the floor can make it more comfortable for them to eat their meal.


wagon of mulch

When to Avoid Using MulchThis is a page about when to avoid using mulch. Adding mulch to the soil can have many benefits. However when applied improperly or used at the wrong time, mulch can actually do more harm than good.


little boy dressed as Super Grover

Making a Super Grover CostumeThis is a page about making a Super Grover costume. A favorite Sesame Street character can let your youngster have lots of fun in their Halloween costume.


black cat on microsuede chair

Cleaning Stains on Microsuede FurnitureMicrosuede is a type of microfiber upholstery that resembles suede. This is a page about cleaning stains on microsuede furniture.


Pumpkin Pie Squares

Pumpkin Pie Square RecipesAn alternative to the traditional pumpkin pie is making squares or bars. Using the same or expanded ingredient list you can create a delicious dessert with or without a crust. This page contains pumpkin pie square recipes.



Thanksgiving Recipes for KidsThanksgiving is one of those food centric holidays, perhaps even more so since historically is has been celebrated to commemorate a meal shared with the Native Americans. There are many recipes that children can make for the holiday. This page contains Thanksgiving recipes for kids.


sunflower with seeds in foreground

Using a Seed Swap or ExchangeThere are many seed sharing organizations online. Having information and a photo of the plants your seeds produce will help you in your seed swapping.


Bacon Appetizer

Bacon Appetizer RecipesBacon is a popular ingredient in many appetizer recipes. This page contains bacon appetizer recipes.



Mix Sweet and Plain Cereal Together

Mix Sweet and Plain Cereal TogetherI would buy unsweetened cereal along with sweetened versions and would mix them into one bowl, returning them back into their boxes. Then when the kids or my husband ate cereal, they ate HALF the sugar in each bowl.


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Use Gravel for Cleaning BottlesI shake a small amount of rough cut small gravel with some detergent and water to clean our bottles that have stuff stuck to the inside. Just strain off and rinse the gravel, let dry, and it is ready for next time.


Freeze Cooking Grease Before Discarding

Freeze Cooking Grease Before DiscardingTo dispose of grease, I freeze it. First, I let it cool slightly and then pour it into a small plastic container to freeze. When frozen, I give the container a twist and it pops out like an ice cube. I drop it into the bag of frozen food waste that I keep in the freezer until garbage collection day.


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Davy Crockett's Corn FrittersDavy's favorite. Watch out, he will eat them all!


DIY Makeup Setting Spray

DIY Makeup Setting SprayStop reapplying your makeup and use a setting spray for all-day wear. Here's how to make your own at home for a few bucks.


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Grow Microgreens IndoorsUsing discarded foam egg containers, separate the top from the bottom. Cut holes in the bottom of each individual egg compartment and fit the lid beneath the bottom. Moisten some seed starting top soil and fill eleven of the separate compartments.



Home Day Care Business Name?I'm looking to start a home day care. We live in an area called 'Swanavon', close to the city with park/trails, lots of trees. I would like something sweet, comforting and cool! Any suggestions?


dark wood Murphy chair

Value of Murphy Chairs?I've got two matching wooden chairs with seal and patent stamp. ?? #3091 or #5091 possibly.


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Business Name for a House Flipping Company?I am looking for a good business name. We are going to buy houses, do repairs, and then sell them. We need a good business name idea.


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Transplanting a Weeping Cherry?I have two 12 year old weeping cherry trees, and they are too close together. Can they be transplanted and if so how do I do it without killing them?


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Decorating a White Rainbow Tea Table?My color is white and I have 3 days to figure out decorations and food. Can you please give me some ideas?


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Getting Rid of Bed Bugs?How do I get rid of bed bugs myself? I'm not infested yet, I think my neighbor down stairs brought them here. I saw him bring in used furniture and now I'm suffering for it.


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Does Baking Soda Kill Bed Bugs?I'm trying to find out if baking soda kills off bed bugs. Does anyone know? I want to get them before they infest my apartment, I detected them early. They are here due to a neighbor who brought in road side furniture.


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Removing a Musty Odor from Furniture?How do I remove a very strong musty odor from a wooden hutch?


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Value of Dynasty Doll?I have a Dynasty Doll - named Tatiana #28/950 pieces worldwide. Does anyone have an idea of its' value?


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Wine Stains on Old Crocheted Tablecloth?How can I remove wine stains from a really old crocheted table cloth? Grandma made it, probably 60 years ago and it has lain in my aunt's dresser drawer for at least 40 years. I've soaked it regular laundry soap.


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Removing Tree Sap From Leather?How can I remove cottonwood sap from leather boat seats?


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Removing Bleach Smell?How to I remove the smell of bleach in my sink?


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Living Room Paint Color Advice?My furniture pieces are cranberry red, navy blue, sage green, and tan. The flooring is hardwood, mid-range brown. Drapes are navy blue. What color should I paint the walls? Beige is not an option.


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Remedy for Nightly Leg Cramps?My legs are so sore from leg cramps at night and my hands also. There are not many meds I can take as I have a very bad stomach, and tons of allergies.


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Kitchen Paint Colour Advice?My kitchen is small with white units and black marble effect worktops. I need advice on which colour would look good on walls.


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Growing Mimosas from Root Suckers?In an area where a mimosa tree was cut down, new sprouts are growing from the old root systems.Can I cut a short section from the root with a 24 inch sprout attached and replant it in another spot, in the fall, successfully?


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