October 13, 2014

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A dryer screen covered in lint.

Dryer Lint for FirestartersWe always have to buy those expensive fire starter logs for camping. I had the idea to save our dryer lint and stuff it inside our empty toilet paper rolls. It's free and you never run out of it. It is very easy to catch on fire.

 

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Embroidery Hoop PumpkinsIf you are looking for a quick and colorful decoration for Halloween, use up your scrap fabric and make some embroidery hoop pumpkins!

 

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Use Fleece as Bedding for Guinea PigsWith buying guinea pig food, hay, bedding, etc., my family and I are always looking for ways to save money. I discovered the use of fleece for bedding while browsing on YouTube.

 

Avoiding Confusion with Common Flower Names

Avoiding Confusion with Common Flower NamesThere are probably ten different flowers for which people use the common name 'Angel Trumpet', including 'Datura', 'Brugmansia' and several lilies including 'Crinum'. When they say 'Angel' or 'Devil Trumpet', I never know which flower they mean. In this case, I think it's best to call datura by the easy to pronounce botanical name.

 

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Hairspray for Removing Nail Polish from CarpetI knocked over a container of nail polishes onto my light blue bedroom carpet. Needless to say some of them broke; hot pinks, lime greens, etc. After I blotted up what I could with a napkin, I used a bottle of liquid hairspray, a brush, and after scrubbing a bit it came out in no time.

 

Joker Costume

Joker CostumeA really spooky character, the Joker is a perfect fit for Halloween fun!

 

Reduce Time Spent Sitting

Reduce Time Spent SittingMany studies now show that sitting is as bad a health risk as smoking! Sometimes you have to sit so I keep a kitchen timer on my desk to stand up every 20 minutes and move around.

 

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My Favorite Crocheted FlowerThis is my favorite flower to crochet. They look great on hats, headbands, purses, or as barrettes. There are many versions of this pointy petaled bloom online, here is mine. Have fun!

 

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Publishing a BookThis is a page about publishing a book. Once you have finished your literary masterpiece you need to determine the best way to get it published.

 

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Slogan Ideas for a Babysitting BusinessI am starting a business with babysitting. My business name is "Kiddy Time Babysiting"

 

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Removing Kleenex from Wet ClothesA Kleenex was left in a pocket and was washed with the clothes and is everywhere! Can I go ahead and put them in the dryer? Shake out? Or wash again?

 

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Selling TreesI have 3 acres that need to be cleared, with about 150 trees of pine and oak (mostly pines). Most of them have diameters between 10 to 18 feet and a few are 20 feet.

 

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Using On-line MSDS SearchWhat do you mean by MSDS?

 

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What Breed is My Puppy?We were told Husky cross German Shepherd - I'm not convinced. The blue eye doesn't always mean Husky! I like big dogs, now I'm thinking she may be crossed with a Dachshund or something because of the floppy ears.

 

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What Breed Is My Dog?Is my dog a full Pit Bull or a Pit Bull mix?

 

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What Breed is My Dog?This is my first time to raise a dog. I wanted to do some research to be the best caregiver, but don't know what breed he is, except they said he might be a Cocker Spaniel mix from the shelter.

 

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Helping a New Tree Grow StraightWhile cutting back some lilac bushes today, I discovered a nice little oak sapling growing between them. It's growing at kind of a wonky angle. I don't want to dig it up and transplant it this late in the year (October).

 

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Manual for WELBIT Bread MachineCan I purchase the instruction manual for model 300?

 

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My Dog Stopped EatingMy 8 month old Rottweiler stopped eating his dry dog food about 3 days ago. He used to love his food and eat breakfast, dinner, and supper. He doesn't get any human food! He is still playful, still eats his treats, and is still drinking water.

 

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Dogs Peeing in the HouseHow do I get two male dogs to stop peeing in the house? They pee on the stairway, the bathroom, and the corner of everything when we leave home. We even leave the back door open for them.

 

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Treating Puppy With Yeast Infection in EarIs there a pill for yeast in my puppy's ears instead of ointment?

 

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Cleaning Business Name IdeasI need help with naming my cleaning business. I had a business in Van Buren Arkansas for three years I called it M and S Professional cleaning, for Melissa and Sharon. Sharon is my mother and is no longer in business with me.

 

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Getting Rid of Wild Blackberry BushesFor 10 years, I have been fighting off wild blackberry vines in my front yard. I've dug them up, going 8 inches down on the roots and I've salted the soil. I've tried gallons and gallons of vinegar.

 

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Living Room Curtain Color AdviceI made a huge mistake, but it;s kinda growing on me. LOL I purchased black wall to wall carpeting in our 1440 sq. foot home and now I need to replace our curtains in the living room, sorry but, no I do not want mini blinds.

 

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Dusting a Cake With Powdered SugarWill the powder sugar melt if I dust them the day before I want to serve the cake?

 

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Finding Financial Help to Replace WindowsLast winter our heating bill ran almost 600 a month. We have insulated our home, but our windows freeze on the inside as well as the outside. We need to replace them, but I am disabled and my husband is 75.

 

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High School Activities and Fund Raising IdeasI'm on Student Council this year (yay!), but I need ideas for raising money (fundraisers) and for awesome high school activities to get kids to participate (help?)

 

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Living Room Rug and Curtain Color AdviceI just ordered a cabernet paisley recliner, I have a light brown couch and the walls are a pale green, curtains are cabernet also. Please help. What color rug and curtains should I have? I'm a decorating nightmare :/

 

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13th Birthday PartyI need a cheap party idea for my daughter. She is going to be 13 and wants to invite a mixture of boys and girls, but we can't have a sleepover.

 

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Fundraising for Educational Trip to ItalyI am going to Italy in 1 year and 8 months and I need to earn $2,500-$3000. And I need help finding fundraising ideas.

 

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Financial Assistance to Repair Leaking RoofI am a widow living in my house with the roof leaking. It is so bad I had to cover it with a tarpaulin. The insurance company refuses to sell me insurance because the roof is leaking right now.

 

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Pilot Pen Ink Transferred to ClothesI left a Pilot pen in my pocket and it got all over khaki pants, cotton shirts, as well as athletic shirts with 50-80% synthetic material. How do I get it out?

 

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Plastic Dishes Flip Over in DishwasherHow do I stop my plastic square bowls from flipping over?

 

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Pit Bull Blood LineWhat bloodline is my Pit Bull originated from? Blue nose or blue blood? I'm not sure. He is about 3 years old now. My 'ol softy Maximus!

 

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