July 24, 2015

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A box of laundry detergent

Reusing Laundry Detergent BoxesThis is a page about reusing laundry detergent boxes. The avid recycler/repurposer will see many uses for cardboard laundry detergent boxes.


A field of purple coneflower or Echinacea

What Is This Flower?This is a page about What Is This Flower?. Identifying a flower whether a volunteer in the garden, a gift, or an unidentified bargain find can sometimes be difficult.


A bottle of hand lotion.

Using Hand and Body LotionThis is a page about using hand and body lotion. If you use hand and body lotion you may be looking for tips on using it more effectively.


Making a Duck Pond

Making a Duck PondThis is a page about making a duck pond. Raising backyard fowl is becoming quite popular. If you choose to have ducks they will need a some type of pond.


container with a head of lettuce

Using Lock & Lock ContainersThis is a page about using Lock & Lock containers. These containers come in a variety of sizes and shapes. They can help you organize and store your fresh and dry foods.


fire breathing tube dragon

Making a Toilet Paper Tube DragonMake is fun craft with your children, quickly and inexpensively. This is a page about making a toilet paper tube dragon.



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Vaseline as Diaper CreamI thought I'd share my sure fire diaper rash preventative. My boys are 60, 57, 55, and 38. I used petroleum jelly Vaseline on their bottoms after each diaper change. We "never" had diaper rash! Not even after I started giving them "real" orange juice.


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Getting Melted Crayons Off Leather SeatsUsing the plastic card take some time to scrape off as much of the crayon as possible. It's easiest to do the bigger pieces when the wax is cooler so that it can pop off. Then squirt some baby oil onto the wax, or all over the seat so that the seat is evenly oiled


egg crate in fridge

Keeping Track of Egg CountI am staying with a friend while I save up for a big move. Her little fridge is a bit inadequate so things don't exactly get their own place.



succulent plant in coffee cup flowerpot

What Is This Plant?Can anyone please help me? I have no idea what this plant is or how to maintain it. If you could help me identify it I would appreciate it.


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House Training an Adult Dog?I have a 2 year old Pomapoo dog. For a few months he does really good, and does not potty in the house at all. Then he starts acting up and potties. We have a doggy door in our home, and he is fixed. We rarely catch him peeing in the house, but we know it's him.


What Breed Is My Dog?

What Breed Is My Dog?She is about 10 years old, but looks very young. She seems to have the face of a Pit Bull, but is very sweet and easy going with anyone. Whenever she feels threatened by another dog, the hairs at the end of her back stand up straight and whenever she plays, she gets very aggressive, like barking and growling.



Identifying a Piece of China?I have a small saucer that I would like to figure out what it is worth! It has a name on the back of it, but I can't tell what the letters are. I don't have any other pieces that match this saucer. I bought it at a thrift store! Any info would be greatly appreciated.


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Value of Appleton Universal Cyclopaedia?We have a full set of 12 of the Appleton Universal Cyclopaedia and Atlas reference books published in 1903, a newly revised and enlarged edition. It is in very good condition, very little use. The volumes include many original engravings.


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What Breed Is My Dog?This is Max. We got him mid October 2014. He is great with people, even strangers! He's always gotten along with other animals, however lately he's not taking well to "male" dogs. He will forever be a part of our family and is loved like our children, I guess it's just curiosity to know his breed.


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Singer Quantum L-500 Won't Sew?My machine turns on and all the buttons light up and the machine won't operate. Any suggestions on how to get it to work?


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Rotten Potato Smell in Garage?I've moved into a condo with detached garage. The previous tenants seem to have used the garage as a potato/veggie storage. The garage's semi-finished walls and cement floor smell like old stored/rotten potatoes.


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Maytag Front Load Washer Error Codes?My Maytag front load washer is making a noise and flashing codes El and FL what can I do to fix it? I can't wait till Wednesday for repair man.


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