October 5, 2014

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Sick Man in Bed

Preventing IllnessThis is a page about preventing illness. To stay healthy, it helps to know how to avoid contact with things that may spread the germs of colds and flu viruses.


Ziploc Bag

Using Ziploc BagsThis is a page about using ziploc bags. There are many ways that ziplock bags can be useful for storage of food, crafts and all kinds of things.


Man Taking Out Recycling

Reducing Household GarbageThis is a page about reducing household garbage. Recycling what you can and composting food and garden waste, can help reduce what you send to the landfill.


Closeup of Janome sewing machine

Repairing a Janome or New Home Sewing...This is a page about repairing a Janome or New Home sewing machine. Some problems with your sewing machine can be fixed at home by making adjustments or replacing parts.



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Turbo (Chiwienie)I got Turbo, when she was 8 weeks old because my son had her for 3 days and couldn't deal with a hyper puppy.



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Cleaning Plastic Drop Cloth Residue on Table?How do you clean plastic drop cloth residue off a wooden table (sticky stuff)?


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Asking My Mom to Let Me Shave?I am 14 years old, in my freshman year of high school and I don't shave. I really want to, more than anything. I'm always too afraid to ask though. I hate when it's hot because I have to wear shorts.


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Removing Hard Water Stains from Glass Carafe?I have a glass coffee pot and I can't get the hard water stains out. I soaked the pot in straight CLR for hours and it didn't touch it.


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Sewing Pattern for Bed Jacket?I am looking for a pattern for a bed jacket that is made from towels. I remember my sister doing them in scouts back in the 70s maybe.


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Survivor's Benefits and Marriage?I am 16 and will be 17 in exactly a month, my mother has just died 4 weeks ago from today. I'm not the one going to be the payee, so if I get married to my boyfriend will my Social Security from my mom stop even though my mom's Social Security is going to my father?


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Effects of Thawing and Refreezing on Food?How does freezing over of refrigerator effect liquid cartons of eggs, citrus juice, and fruit juice? The refrigerator in an "assisted living" facility room froze unopened cartons of liquid eggs and unopened bottles of expensive OJ and unopened bottles of fruit juice.


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Making Bath Bombs?My bath bombs did not harden in 24 hours. How can I make them harden?


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Coloring Glass With Mod Podge?I mixed Mod Podge with food coloring and coated the inside of a wine bottle. I let it drain upside down then set it right side up and placed it in a 170 degree oven for about 1 1/2 hrs. It became a beautiful clear blue color, but later developed a bit of cloudiness.


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Outlet Not Working On One Side of Room?Plug in won't work on one side of living room.


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Curtain Color Advice?I have a light cream sofa with white and black throwpillows and a white wall; what color of curtains can I use?


tan puppy

What Breed is My Pup Mixed With?I found a puppy a few months ago on the side of the street in China, and I've been curious to find out he's mixed with. Some people say that he looks like a terrier mix, and others just aren't sure. He's a small/medium sized dog.


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Value of Encyclopedia Britannica 1768?I have a set of Encyclopedia Britannica 1768, I have all but 2 books in the set, which are 18 and 19. Are they worth anything?


Andy doll

Value of Raggedy Andy - American...How do I find the value of Our American Sweethearts -Raggedy Andy?


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Designating a POA?My father passed in May in Pennsylvania. My mother's will has him as her POA, does she have to change that now?


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Bleaching Red Embroidery on Wedding Dress?My sister-in-law gave me her gorgeous wedding dress to wear and I love it, the only problem is it has dark red embroidery and my future hubby and I do not want red of any sort in the wedding. Can a dry cleaner bleach out the embroidery to make it white? The fabric is 100% polyester as is the lining.


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Value of Old Encyclopedias?I have a 1928 Nelson Encyclopedia set and a 1937 World Encyclopedia set. Both are in great shape. What are they worth, who might want them? I do not have photos.


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Choosing Granite Countertop Color?I have yellow walls, oak cabinets, and sunset acacia floors. What color granite would look nice? I wanted black because all of our appliances are black except for the fridge, but I hear black shows everything so that's out. Suggestions please and thanks.


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Remedy for Dog's Itching and Bad Smell?Our 3 1/2 year old English Lab has had skin and yeast infections continuously for at least a year or more.


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Replacement Power Cord for Electric Blanket?I lost the dual cord to my blanket; can it be replaced? and where? rn#101111


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Cat Peeing on Clothes on the Floor?I have a little kitten only a few months old. We found her outside in our yard in May, We also have three other cats; they are boys and fixed, but recently Loulou has started to pee on clothes that are on the floor, clean/dirty she pees on it. Can you help?


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Dog Won't Eat?My dog is 14 years old. She is a mixed breed. Till the age of 14 she has never fallen ill. But for the last couple of days she has not been eating her regular food which we give her, and it has started worrying me.


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Name Ideas for a Home Care Company?Please advice me of names for a home care company.


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Introducing a New Kitten to Resident Cat?We have a 5 month old male kitten (not neutered yet will be tomorrow). We felt he was lonely especially since we work 9-5's so we adopted a now 4 month old female (who will also be spayed tomorrow).


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Value of a W.S. George China Company Doll?I have a porcelain doll named Millie from the W.S George china co. from 1991. Can you give me the value?


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Finding Reputable Online Sales Sites?I am looking for Canadian sites to post a double burial plot for sale in Canada. I have tried kijiji and Craig's list, but no results. I don't know how to use eBay, so I am looking for some free sites to post on.


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