September 17, 2015

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fiberglass tub and shower

Painting Fiber Glass Shower WallsThis is a page about painting fiber glass shower walls. Updating your dingy shower enclosure doesn't need to be expensive.


Apple Pie Cookies

Apple Pie Cookie RecipesThese delicious cookies taste like mini apple pies. This page contains apple pie cookie recipes.


American Girl Pencil and Clipboard

Making an American Girl Pencil and ClipboardThis is a page about making an American Girl pencil and clipboard. You or your child can easily make these cute accessories for their doll.



finished card

Howl You're Doing Greeting CardSend some fall greetings to a family member that lives far away. Using an owl as the star of the card, and working in bright colors, this card is sure to be noticed by its recipient.


finished 3D hand

3D Hand ArtI saw this project years ago and loved it. I recently taught it to my daughter and she had so much fun with it. Her friends came over and the first thing they did was try this project. This project is easy and very inexpensive. The results are stunning. Loved it!


Message Board for Teenagers

Message Board for TeenagersAs our kids have gotten old we have needed to find new ways to communicate with them to avoid the arguments that can become common with teenagers. Our family counselor suggested that we have a message board in the house and write down things we wanted them to do, no more than 3 things at a time.



Repurposed Garden SeatingWe hate to see unwanted stuff going onto landfill, and why buy expensive seating when you can repurpose? This seat was made from three old iron garden chairs that have lost their seats. We laid a piece of a concrete fence across them that a neighbour was getting rid of, to make a bench.



Mosaic Bug Bowling BallsI received a few old bowling balls from a friend and wanted to make something cute. Paint did not last. I decided that tile would be a lot sturdier and hold up to the elements. I love watching kids walking down the street and getting excited to see the Very Hungry Caterpillar and his friend the ladybug.


Artwork made from crossed lines.

Checkerboard ArtI saw a similar project on Pinterest and was struck by how neat it looked. I thought that you could make any type of shape or even words. The possibilities are endless!



What Kind of Tree Is This?

What Kind of Tree Is This?Can someone please tell me what kind of tree is this? It grew so fast, this is at 5-6 months.


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Kenmore Elite Top Load Washer Won't Fill?My Kenmore top load washer only fills on clean cycle. It will not fill on any other cycle. What could this be?


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Kitchen Flooring Advice?I am putting in new cabinets from Ikea, the grey ones. What color of flooring should I put in? It is also going in to my dining room.


Adult Female Cat Peeing on Couch?I have a 6 year old female cat that has never peed on anything. About 2 weeks ago I had a good friend over for girls' night and she had too much wine and got sick on my 1 year old fabric couch and my area rug. I cleaned them both. Within a day my cat had peed on both the rug and the couch.


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Caring for Zebra Finches?My finches are officially parents and have 2 little hatchlings, it's my first time having bred birds and I'm not aware of the necessary precautions I would need to make sure of. I read around online that people do "nest checks" from the moment the eggs are laid til they are fledglings.


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Donating Fabric?Does anyone know where I can donate fabric in the Pittsburgh Pennsylvania area?


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House Trained Dog Pooping In House?My boyfriend moved in with me and my dog 3 weeks ago. Zoe is completely house broken and has been since she was 3 months old. She is now 20 months. When Rick comes home she quickly changes and tucks her tail almost like she is scared and drops poop.


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Breeder Responsibility for Puppy With Parvo?I bought my puppy Sunday. I noticed she had slight diarrhea Monday and wormed her. Tuesday night I noticed blood in her poo so I took her to the vet's. She has been diagnosed with parvo virus and is in hospital now. I asked the breeder for help paying the bill, with no success.


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Sewing Machine Not Stitching?My sewing machine is not stitching.


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2 Month Old Puppy Won't Eat?I have a 2 month old Lab mixed with a German Shepherd that I brought home from the pet store 2 days ago. However all it does is lie around and sleep. She also does not eat, other than a spoonful or 2 of wet food. However when she interacts with other dogs she seems fine, but still doesn't eat.


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What Breed Are My Ducks?We bought duck eggs of eBay; 3 hatched. They told us the eggs where, call ducks. They are 3 weeks old now. Could you tell me if they are call ducks?


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15th Birthday Party Ideas?I'm going to be 15 in a couple of weeks and I have no idea what to have. I've had sleepovers for every single birthday, but it's boring now. I want to invite all of my best friends.


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Caring for Very Young Puppies?I have two puppies that where taken by two very young children, who were trying to sell them. I am trying to find the owners. I have fed them chicken and beef broth mixed with Purnia chow. One is throwing up and has runny stool. I know it is because they both need to be with their mother. What can I do?


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