December 8, 2014

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Recipes

Crockpot Chicken with Gravy

Crockpot Chicken with GravyDo you want a fancy, yummy dinner with almost no effort? You need only 2 ingredients to prepare a meal good enough for company. Please try this, I think you'll be happy. It's so easy!

 

A plate of choco-nilla cookies.

Choco-Nilla CookiesSalty and sweet, chewy with a strong rich vanilla flavor, a slight twist on your regular chocolate chip cookie. Be careful though, you can't eat just one!

 

Natural Flea Treatment for Dogs

Natural Flea Treatment for DogsI have an 8 pound Pomeranian who is hyper-sensitive to fleas. We recently moved into a new-to-us home that was obviously a home to fleas. Here is the recipe that helped us and other things we learned on the way.

 

Coffee Flan

Coffee FlanThis coffee flavored flan is a delicious change up to the traditional custard. Coffee lovers will dig this delicious dessert!

 

Articles

Store Injection Pens in Toothpaste Holder

Store Injection Pens in Toothpaste HolderI am diabetic. I often have to take my lantus pen with me when I am away from home. But, often people see the pen and get nervous when they think there might be body fluids on it.

 

Test Seeds For Viability

Test Seeds For ViabilityAs I write this, there are still nineteen days until winter actually begins. It will be another two to three months before I can start my indoor seedlings. It's hard waiting.

 

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Yonder Star Christmas CardRemember the Nativity star by making a card with a silver star as the main focal point. Use the colors of the winter season and add a few puffy stickers for a final touch. This message of "peace" is sure to bring a moment of joy to the recipient's heart.

 

Remove Fishy Smells from Seafood

Remove Fishy Smells from SeafoodThis is a super easy tip for removing the fishy odor and taste from seafood.

 

Questions

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Bleach Turned White Shirt PinkI used bleach to remove a mark on a white linen shirt. Now the whole area has turned pink. How do I get it white again?

 

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Kitchen Paint Color AdviceI have white cabinets and white and grey floors. What color should I paint walls?

 

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1945 Encyclopedia BritanniaI have a full set 1/24 of the Encyclopedia Britanica that also includes the 1945 year book. I'm wondering if it has any value at all. It's hard cover and other than pages look old it's in very good condition.

 

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Value of a Seymour Mann DollI have a Seymour Mann porcelain Signature Series collection doll, 131/5000 Style HP 206. What is this worth?

 

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Caring for a GrasshopperWe live in the woods and "catch and release" critters all the time. Our weather has been bonkers lately alternating between warm and cold days. My son found and caught a grasshopper this weekend. Can we keep it in a small aquarium?

 

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Cleaning an Older Dog's Teeth at HomeWe have never brushed our pooch's teeth before, nor have we had the vet do a tarter removal or cleaning on her. She is now 12 1/2 years old and in good health, but I noticed that some of her teeth have the orange-yellow build up starting on them. Also, bad breath is now showing up.

 

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Centerpiece Ideas for Boy Scout CelebrationOur Boy Scout lodge is Karankawa Lodge 307 and we are celebrating our 70th anniversary; we are rich in tradition. This will be the first time having a big celebration and we need help with decorations most importantly center pieces. Out troop is known as the Order of the Arrow. We are going with a red and white theme.

 

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Mothball Smell on MattressMy wife just got a nice bed given to her, but the mattress smells of moth balls. Can any one please help us get rid of the moth ball smell on it?

 

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Name Ideas for an Interior Design CompanyI'm looking for a name for an interior design/decorating company that I am wanting to start. I would like to take the following into account:My name is Pascale Samouilhan (too long and complicated to use fully)I want to concentrate on environmentally friendly design.

 

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What Kind of Snake is This?I found this snake in my back yard. We live in South West Alabama.

 

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Value of Seymour Mann Amish dollsI have 2 Amish dolls, a boy and girl, by Seymour Mann. I have no other info. I am trying to get an idea of what they are worth.

 

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Cleaning Dingy Whites With ColorI've got several white tank tops with colored stripes on them, some are brand new and thus still white, some have the white parts, and sometimes even the colored parts, looking grey and dingy. Is there any way to brighten the dingy ones up, and/or to keep the others from getting that way?

 

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25th Surprise Anniversary PartyI want to give a surprise party to my parents on their anniversary. I want a dance theme based party which everyone can enjoy. Please anyone advise me some ideas.

 

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What Is My Puppy Mixed With?My cousin Serria gave her to me. Her name is Diamond. She is very beautiful. She really isn't a playful puppy; she loves to sleep a lot. My cousin did say is that she thinks she is mixed with Lab, but isn't certain.

 

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Painting a RefrigeratorMy frig is rusting. Can I use a roller to paint this in the house?

 

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Blue Stain in SinkMy wife likes to use Windex to clean everything! Well, she was cleaning the guest bathroom sink and there was an area where the porcelain enamel had rubbed off unbeknownst to her. Once the spray hit that spot, it absorbed the blue spray and now there is a big discolored blue spot where the enamel had rubbed off. Does anyone have any suggestions how I can remove the stain?

 

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Dog Has Bad BreathI have a 1 year old Yorkie with really bad breath. What can I do about it? Please don't suggest brushing his teeth because it takes 2 of us to brush his teeth and I have been almost bitten by him by brushing his teeth.

 

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What Breed Are My Dogs?I have 2 dogs, one is a male (white and black) and the other is a female (brown and white). I am so curious to know what breed are my dogs. Can you help me with that :)

 

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Value of Encyclopedia BritannicaI have a set of the Americanized Encyclopedia Britannica, revised and amended. The copyright is 1899. Is there any value for these?

 

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What Breed is My Dog?I'm trying to figure out what breeds my dog is. He was found running around. Obviously neglected so I took him in. I would like to know what mix he is. I know it's a blue-nose Pit, but not sure what else. He has giant paws. The vet said he is probably close to 5 months old.

 

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Moldy FridgeThe power was off at one of my rental properties for three months. The tenants left a small amount of food and one container in the fridge. There were fruit flies all over the house. I haven't dared open the fridge since I put the power back on. Should I clean it out at this point, or get another fridge?

 

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Value of Encyclopedia BritannicaI have a set of the Americanized Encyclopedia Britannica, revised and amended. The copyright is 1899. Is there any value for these?

 

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Abusive HusbandI have been married for 7 years. He has always been abusive. I have had 2 trips to the hospital, and 1 broken finger while he was trying to take my keys. He finally stopped the physical abuse, but started mentally abusing me.

 

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What Breed Is My Dog?This is my puppy Bastien. I adopted him from a puppy rescue. They told me he is an Australian Shepherd mix, but that does not seem accurate to me. He looks like a German Shepherd mix to me, but any educated opinions would be very welcome. For additional info, he is 4 months old and 20 lbs.

 

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