August 12, 2015

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Protecting Furniture From PetsThis is a page about protecting furniture from pets. Without protection, furnishings can suffer abuse when people and pets are sharing the house.

 

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Using Fels Naptha SoapThis is a page about using Fels Naptha soap. Fels Naptha laundry soap has many uses in addition to its traditional use to remove tough laundry stains.

 

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Repairing a MicrowaveThis is a page about repairing a microwave. When the door, a button or the electronics on this common kitchen appliance do not work properly, it may be fixable or time to replace it.

 

Stack of Colorful Towels

Decorative Towel IdeasThis is a page about decorative towel ideas. Using lace, trimmings, embroidery or fabric, you can customize bathroom towels for holiday decor or a special gift.

 

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Recipes Using Grape NutsThis page contains recipes using grape nuts. Post grape nuts cereal can be a flavorful, crunchy addition to many kinds of recipes.

 

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Dangerous Foods for CatsThis is a page about dangerous foods for cats. Foods that we eat everyday can be very dangerous if ingested by your kitty.

 

water coming out of a faucet

Installing a Whole House Water FilterCity or well water can contain lead, chloroform and other contaminates that may be unhealthy for you, and can cause damage to plumbing fixtures. You may want to install a filtration system for all the water you use. This is a page about installing a whole house water filter.

 

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Craft Ideas Using Tongue DepressorsThis is a page about craft ideas using tongue depressors. Wider than a Popsicle stick, tongue depressors are an excellent crafting item for use in many projects.

 

ornamental peppers

Growing Ornamental PeppersThis is a page about growing ornamental peppers. Beautiful colorful peppers can be grown just to decorate your patio and landscape.

 

Articles

Pill Organizer for Beads and Findings - two daily pill organizers with beads and findings sorted into the separate containers

Pill Organizer for Beads and FindingsI had a few unused pill organizers laying around the house and almost threw them out. Until it dawned on me that their little compartments are perfect for storing small beads and findings. The lids snap securely so I don't have to worry about them spilling.

 

Hyathinthoides hispanics - Spanish

Growing Bluebells (Hyacinthoides)Hyacinthoides is a genus in the family Hyacinthaceae. It includes H. non-scripta the English bluebell (also known as wood hyacinth) and H. hispanica, a separate species.

 

Basic Tools and Findings for Beading

Basic Tools and Findings for BeadingIf you are new to beading, here is an introduction to the basic tools and findings you will need to get started.

 

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Peacock-Inspired Glass VaseChristmas is just around the corner and it is time to start making gifts for those special people in your life. Find your inspiration in the feathers of a peacock for this gift idea. Turn an ordinary clear glass vase into a unique table centerpiece, a gift to be cherished for many years.

 

Simple Asymmetrical Beaded Necklace

Simple Asymmetrical Beaded NecklaceI found these cute glass mushroom beads and decided to make a funky little necklace with them. This would make a great starter project for someone new to beading or for a child.

 

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What Is This House Plant?I am trying to identify a plant at the office. It grows mostly upright with a jointed stalk and a singular long slender green leaf at each joint. Currently a coworker is drowning it mistaking it for bamboo or a reed type plant.

 

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Value of PQ Reel MowerI have an old PQ reel mower and am looking for a value on it.

 

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Name Ideas for Interior Design FirmI am starting an interior design firm with a display of interior products, also. I need a modern name, but it should include one name "Anand" which is required by my partner.

 

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What Breed Is My Dog?I have been told he is a pure bred Jack Russell, but he doesn't look or act like a pure bred. He looks as though he has a bit of Chihuahua. I'm just curios to know more about my Shellypop! Anyone have any ideas?

 

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Pravo VaccinationI just gave my pup her pravo shot. She's 5wks old. How long do you have to wait to let them come in contact with pravo? Can she be in contact right away and she won't get sick or wait a week?

 

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Fee for Cleaning a New Construction HouseI just get my business license for cleaning houses, but I don't know how much to charge for those brand new houses the builder needs cleaned before the homeowner moves in. Can you tell me how much the rate for this job is?

 

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Lumps on Dog's SideMy dog has 2 strange lumps on his side. They cause him no discomfort or anything. They are about the size of a pencil eraser and a light pink color. There are also these really weird patches on his torso everywhere and they are like dry skin patches. I think the patches turn into the bumps.

 

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Determining Cleaning FeesI received a request to clean a funeral parlor. It includes cleaning the entire place, including bathrooms, vacuuming, windows, gasing up the limos, etc. How much do you think I should charge? By the hour or a bulk rate? Is anyone doing this? If so, can you explain what you do?

 

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Remedy for Perm Damaged HairI just got a perm and it broke a lot of my hair off. How can I get my hair to grow quicker? I know stimulating the scalp works wonders, but why did my hair break off so badly? It has no color on it. I'm really embarrassed.

 

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Power Only Works When Stove OnLights and outlets in some parts of the house won't work unless the stove/oven is turned on. Any idea what would cause this and how serious of an issue it is?

 

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Is My Husband Abusive or Am I?My life has been a very confusing mess. Since I have known my husband he's been very moody, but accuses me of being very moody. I have always been liked, can hold down a job, I am college educated, and can support myself. One of the biggest pain points in our marriage is that we decided to start a business together.

 

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Social Security or DisabilityMy grandmother was on disability, but when my grandfather passed away they took her off of disability and put her on Social Security. My grandfather was on Social Security at the time he passed. Why would they switch her from the disability she was receiving to the Social Security she is now receiving?

 

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