April 9, 2015

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Funky Mosaic Ball DecorationSummer is the time to bring homage to "out with the old, in with the new". Adding new elements to your décor does not need to cost an arm and a leg. Turn an ordinary polystyrene ball into a beautiful décor item for your house and add a fun element to your lounge.


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Roll Sewing Patterns Instead of FoldingSave those Christmas wrap cardboard tubes and roll your patterns instead of folding. You'll find they last much longer!


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In Memory of Miffy (Florida White )I got my pet bunny in 2010. I always always wanted to own one. My parents were totally against it. Even after much pleading, they wouldn't agree. Looking at my helplessness my aunt decided to get one for me, only if I agreed to teach her son math. Who would want to lose such a golden opportunity?


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Kodah (Boxer/Pit and Husky/Lab Mix)I signed up to foster the puppy after the mom and dad were found wandering on the highway.


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Piper (Siamese Mix)I got Piper a couple of months ago from a run down neighborhood. She is now healthy and so funny.


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Tips for Glowing SkinSuffering from dull skin and want to make it glow? This page has tips for acheiving glowing skin.



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What Breed Is My Dog?I was told by the owner she was a mix between a Pit Bull, Malamute, and hound. I don't see how. I am confused.


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Dog Afraid of People?We got Luna, a Pit Bull/Mastiff, when she was 6 weeks old. She is 12 months old now. She was great and a happy pup, but because of the weather, we haven't been able to take her out or have her be socialized like we were before. She would run to people now she is scared of people she doesn't know.


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Living Room Drape Style and Color Ideas?My living room has a very neutral color scheme - beige walls, dark brown trim, beige carpet, and oil rubbed bronze fixtures, fan, lights, and curtain rod. I would really like to have two patterned panels in the middle and two solid panels on the outside, it is a very wide window.


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17th Birthday Ideas?I want to invite my friends to go somewhere to eat on my birthday. I don't know what is the 5 star restaurant, so do you know what is the best restaurant in Rickmanworth for a 17th birthday?


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Repelling Mice With Peppermint Oil?How long do the cotton swabs repel the mice before you have to change them?


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Name Ideas for a Daycare Business?I would like suggestions for a catchy name for an overnight daycare home day care business.


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What Kind of Snake Is This?I found this snake crawling across my driveway and then in the grass in my yard. I live in middle Tennessee. We live near a small river.


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Living Room Paint Color Advice?I have light wood floors, a print beige and burgundy with medium green, dark brown recliner, and off white wood shades on large window. What color walls? I was thinking of light beige walls and drapes on a decorative black rod to flow on the sides of the window shades.


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Cleaning Moss Off a Roof?How long do you allow the bleach solution to soak into the roof moss? Do you rinse with water afterwards?


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7 Year Old Adopted Dog Peeing Inside?I have the most lovable Bulldog. I rescued him when he was 7 years old, I've had him for just over a year. He will mark up my living room. He pees on the couch, on the entertainment center, and on the book shelf. It is like a constant circle in the living room. I'm so frustrated and not sure what to do.


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Value of 1981 Encyclopaedia Britannica?I have a stack of 1981 Encyclopaedia Britannica, 30 volume set plus yearbooks. It is the 15th edition and it includes Macropaedia (19 volumes); Micropaedia (10 volumes); Propaedia (one volume); and 8 yearbooks (1977 to 1984 inclusive). Are these worth anything?


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Cleaning Jeans With Ground in Dirt?Whatever I try I can't get the ground in dirt out of my work jeans. I am a carpenter and so this dirt is not greasy nor mud, its just dirt from working with wood and being on a construction site.


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Value of Chambers 1908 Encyclopedias?I have a collection of Chambers Encyclopedia of Universal Knowledge 1908, printed by J.B. Lippincott Philadelphia. Does anyone know if they are worth anything?


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Repairing a Singer 240 Sewing Machine?I have a Singer 240 sewing machine. How could I change the vertical arm, including gear? The gear is borken and I bought a new one, but I don't know how take out the horizontal arm that runs from ban rounder to the arm of the needle system.


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Post Office Hasn't Delivered Package Yet?I sent it on 3/30 and they said it would arrive at its destination on 4/3. It is now 4/9 and still no package. Tracking it says it has been sitting in New Jersey since 4/3. What can I do? I cannot get anyone on the phone to help.


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Resetting the Timing on a MTD Lawn Mower?I don't know what my flywheel key looks like if or if it isn't broken. Then how do I reset it back up for the timing on the flywheel? Right now, the magnets from the spark plug assembly are magnetized against the flywheel. I have a MTD 139cc 21" model #11A54MB029.


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Growing Confederate Jasmine?We live in Sarasota, Florida and our homeowner's board wants to plant a vine to cover 150' of fencing (5' high) along a community street. Our problem is we have no ready water supply. How much water do newly planted plants need, and would planting the jasmine in a water-rich medium help?


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Selling Trees?I have about 1/2 acre of land with trees on it, with 90% of them pine. I am not sure of the other 10%. I would like to sell them. They are located in the Pinehurst, North Carolina area. I have 2 questions. Roughly what is the going price and can you refer me to any local lumber yard or anyone?


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Home Repair Help for Senior Citizens?We have a small leak under our home. The puddle path seems to indicate it is under the kitchen or hall bathroom. I could fix it myself if I was able to go below. Can I get help via California State water conservation program?


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Removing a Air Freshener Scent in Car?A neighbor recently bought a used vehicle that the former owners said the dealer had put some spice scent in the vehicle. It's been 3 months and it still is one horrible smell.We were wondering if anyone has had any experience with a chemical smell that coffee works to resolve?


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Removing Tree Sap from a Caravan Skylight?How do I remove lime tree sap from a caravan Perspex skylight window?


Simple Gift for Boyfriend's 19th Birthday?I have no idea if what gift I should give him. It should be something simple.


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Puppy Pooping Inside at Night?My puppy is 7 weeks old and we are in the process of training her. Throughout the day I'm on top of her and take her out frequently. Her last meal is around 9pm and I take her outside right after and once again around 11 pm I get up to take her out again. I wake up around 5 am and the entire floor is filled with poop!


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What Kind of Snake Is This?Sadly, this snake is dead. I was wondering if someone could tell me what kind of a snake it was.


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Dog Poops Inside If Not in Gated Area?My Shih Tau is 11 months old. We have gated the kitchen and family room area for her to stay in since that is where we are 99.9% of the time. She hits a bell on the door when she wants to potty or just go out. She never has an accident in this area.


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Social Security Survivor Benefits?My daughter passed away and she has 3 minor children. She was never married to the father of the boys and my daughter had the sole custody of the children. The father never paid child support. Can I file for benefits for the children?


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Storing Linens in a Camper?Can I leave linens in my camper while storing it in Florida?


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