August 24, 2015

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Videos

Stuffed Pasta Shells

Stuffed Pasta ShellsJumbo stuffed pasta shells are sure to become a family favorite. They a simple to make and have tons of variations.

 

Barbie's Snowbunny Hat

Barbie's Snowbunny HatThis Barbie beanie cap is quick and simple to make. Learn how in this short video.

 

Split Pea Soup With Ham

Split Pea Soup With HamSplit pea soup is a great meal on a cold day. Make this recipe by following the steps in this video.

 

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla SoupChicken tortilla soup is healthy and delicious too. Make this recipe by following the steps in this video.

 

Crocheted Newborn Hat

Crocheted Newborn HatThis sweet baby hat makes a great gift. Learn how to crochet this hat in this short video.

 

Barbie's Crochet Winter Cloak

Barbie's Crochet Winter CloakWhy spend money on Barbie clothes when you can make your own for almost nothing. Follow the steps in this video to crochet a winter cloak for Barbie.

 

Articles

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Zuquiche DelightA delicious, easy dish with a quiche like texture to use your abundance of zucchini. Good hot or cold.This recipe can be a main dish, side dish or even cut into small squares to serve at a party.

 

hose over drain pipe emptying into utility sink

Use Pantyhose to Catch Washing Machine LintA washing machine repairman told me to put a pantyhose leg on the pipe that drains into our slop sink. I was surprised to see how much lint it caught. All that lint would eventually clog our drain, and plumbers are expensive!

 

cat standing on toilet seat

Waters (Tabby Cat)She was rescued in 2004. She likes to eat hair from hair brushes. She's a complete doll, but always in search for something nummy to eat.

 

pink mandevilla bloom

Growing MandevillaThe mandevilla is known for its showy flowers. There are about 100 species of this tropical American woody vine. The mandevilla produces a profusion of flowers, from spring until fall, ranging in color from white to pink or red, along its 15 - 20 foot vines.

 

box with the paper strips

You Are Loved BoxI made these for both my children. They both told me it is the best gift they have ever received. You can do this even if you are not crafty or artistic. You may do this by yourself or it can be done by several people as a gift to another person.

 

rooted cutting

Rooting Hibiscus Moscheutos Stem...Many years ago (more than I care to remember), I tried to root stem cuttings of Hibiscus Moscheutos. Every stem died. I blamed it on the stems being so young and tender. I gave up on the project, figuring it couldn't be done.

 

Questions

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Getting Rid of Mean RaccoonsWe live on the edge of a forest and farm land and the raccoons have gotten mean to the deer by jumping on their heads out of trees. Our neighbor across the road has cattle and the raccoons have attacked some of his mamma cows and bit off a teat which throws them in a tail spin.

 

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Replacing a Wall SwitchI just replaced a wall switch and it still won't work. The tester shows a dim light. This wall switch is connected to the ceiling fan.

 

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Area Rug Color AdviceMy walls are a tan with white trim. My carpet is an off white and my furniture is a tan brown. What color of area rug would look good? I am trying to add some color to the living room. It looks so blah. Please help. Thanks.

 

Boxer looking puppy

What Breed Is My Dog?My wife got him from someone on Craigslist who claimed the puppy was full bred. She saw the mother and she is a Boxer, but as for the father she didn't see him. The question is what else can he be or is he full Boxer?

 

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Removing Stains on Desk from USB Fan FeetI play on my laptop on my computer desk. My fan gets hot. I have a USB fan to try and keep it cool. When I moved the laptop and fan I discovered a blackish stain on the desk where the feet of the fan were. My computer desk is a white high gloss. Is there any way of getting rid of the stain?

 

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Cleaning Silver and Diamond NecklaceCan I use denture tablets for cleaning a sterling silver necklace with little diamonds in it that turned black?

 

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Breeding Zebra FinchesI have a pair of Zebra finches and they have successfully raised two females. Now on the second clutch they hid the eggs and did not hatch any. This is the third clutch and now I found the eggs have been eaten and thrown out of the nest. What should I do with the pair?

 

dark brindle dog

What Breed Is My Dog?I bought a dog and was told it was a Boxer/Bull dog mix, but as time has passed everyone tells me he looks more like a Blue Nose Pit Bull. Is there a way to tell what breed he is? I found a Bulldog Boxer mix picture online and they look pretty much the same. The image from online has a blue collar.

 

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Donating Apparel FabricWhere can I donate apparel fabric in Grand Rapids, Michigan?

 

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Giving Away Poplar Trees for LumberI am looking for someone in the Chandler, Arizona area that is interested in 2 75ft tall poplar trees that were knocked down during a storm. They are very big tress and I hate to see them cut up just to go to the dump. Is there anyone in the area that you know of that will take these trees?

 

What Breed Is My Dog?

What Breed Is My Dog?Her mom is a full blood Lab. We are interested to know what she is mixed with, just out of curiosity.

 

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Kitchen Paint Color AdviceWhat colour should I paint the walls of a large kitchen with terracotta tiled floor, cream units, and millenium cream granite worktop? The kitchen has only one window and is not very well lit.

 

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Pine Tree Dripping Sap from NeedlesI have a pine tree and it is dripping sap from all of its needles, all over the tree. It is a big tree and it has never done this before.

 

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Creating Storage in a Small BedroomI'm 19. I have a small room with no closet. My boyfriend does stay with me, but we need more storage space. We need more clothing space for both of us and more shelving space for hygiene, jewelry, pens, notebooks, etc. Any ideas please?

 

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Removing House Paint from ClothingHow do I remove house paint from dark black pants?

 

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