October 17, 2015

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dog in Halloween costume

Lilly the Little Chihuahua Biker BabeAll the kids in the neighborhood love to come see Lily at Halloween! She has many outfits for the holidays, but seeing all the little ones ring the bell gives her great joy. Her sister Dicey doesn't do costumes, but loves the candy!

 

blak plastic bag spider

Spooky SpiderThis giant spooky spider ceiling decoration couldn't be easier to make. We took two balloons and put them in a black plastic bin bag (trash bag) and knotted the top. The legs are simply long lengths taken off the roll of bags but not separated or opened.

 

Head in a Jar Halloween Decoration

Head in a Jar Halloween DecorationFor a unique, fun and personalized decoration, use cut out pictures of faces in magazine or take your own head shot photos of each family member (making a face or looking scared or scary). Print them out full sized and place them in Mason jars along with grasses, rope, leaves, or any other filler around the face.

 

omelet on plate

Sunday Morning OmeletsMy husband loves for me to cook breakfast before church and he loves omelets! I have started saving a few peppers, onions and mushrooms whenever I use them for other meals or recipes. I just chop them up, place in a small baggie and freeze them. This has saved me so much time on Sunday mornings.

 

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Logo for Childcare BusinessI am opening an at home daycare. The name is Wolf Pack Childcare. I do not want it to be a wolf. Any ideas for a logo?

 

long leaved houseplant

What Is This Houseplant?My mom gave me a cutting of this plant, which apparently was my great grandfather's. It started off as one big leaf, but now has put off the long dangly leaves. We have no idea what it is. I figured out the hard way that it does not like much sun.

 

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Memory Craft Machine Won't RunI have a Memory Craft 8000 that worked great until yesterday when it completely lost power while I was sewing. It will not power back on at all. Can this be fixed?

 

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Cleaning Rate for New ConstructionI live in Texas. 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? Is there someone who can help me?

 

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Getting Rid of MitesI feel these bugs most often at night. I will be using my laptop and the light shining against my face might have something to do with them being jumping on my skin at this time. I sometimes feel a small puff of air against my skin and a small point of pressure; I am guessing this is when they jump.

 

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Half of House Electrical Not WorkingIn my house half of the electrical is not working. I've checked and reset circuit breakers, still no power to both bathrooms, both light switches in kitchen, hall, and door bell. Could it be bad outlets? PGE said they would not come out because it is switches and outlets. Help.

 

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Possible Bone Spur on ToeI've had this corn between my pinkie toe and the one next to it for a very long time. Every shoe I wear hurts that toe next to the pinkie. It hurts even walking around bare foot around the house. I believe it may be a bone spur. My question is, have you had a bone spur removed from a toe?

 

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Cat With TapewormsI have rescued a stray cat that has tapeworms. I think this, only because I have seen them and they look like tapeworms. I do have a vet appointment set up, but it's for next week. The cat is outdoors, but will come in. What should I do with the cat until the appointment?

 

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Dakota Truck Heater Not WorkingI have a Dodge Dakota truck 2006 and it will not blow out heat.

 

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Activities for Deaf and Blind ParentCan you think of any activities my 90 year old mom might enjoy? She had been enjoying coloring, but her vision is now so impaired she can no longer see well enough to color. She is also hearing impaired.

 

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Birthday Gift Ideas for BoyfriendMy boyfriend and I have been dating for a month and 3 and half weeks. His birthday is coming up, but I have absolutely no idea what I should get him, because he doesn't really talk about things he likes often. I didn't want to just ask him and then he knows what I am getting him. I have no idea what to do.

 

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Finding Free Yarn DonationsI am crocheting hats and blankets for the homeless, elderly, and needy in my area. I am running low on yarn. Does anyone know where I can get yarn donations?

 

bookcase

Living Room Paint Color AdviceI have a 14 x 20 foot living room that has a light wood floor, 4 foot light wood bookcases with ivory stone fireplace at one end of the room. The fireplace also features a three tone mosaic tile - dark brown, cream, clear. All of the doors, mopboards also match the floor wood.

 

dark paneling

Dining Room Paint Color AdviceWe have a room with a feature wall that is a darker cheap wood paneling. The rest of the walls are normal. The color choices I have in mind are White Dove (white) and Revere Pewter ("greige"). The floor has an old green carpet that we are going to take out and refinish the nice hardwood it's covering.

 

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Needle Not Moving on Singer MachineI have a Singer heavy-duty sewing machine. The needle will not move up and down when I press on the foot speed control. I've changed the needle, rethreaded the machine, checked that the bobbin was inserted correctly and nothing. I can thread the bobbin, but after I'm done with the bobbin the machine will not sew.

 

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Determining Cleaning RateI am just starting my cleaning business. What would I charge for a very neat and clean basement apartment? It has a small bathroom with tub, toilet, and sink, a bedroom/living room, and very small kitchen. She wants someone bi-weekly. I live in Connecticut. It's more an efficiency apartment.

 

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Replacement Cord for Biddeford Electric BlanketWhere can I find a cord for a queen size Biddeford blanket?

 

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Musky Odor in Bedroom WardrobeI live in a block of flats, on the ground floor, built in the 1950s I'd say. My bedroom, has a build-in old type fitted wardrobe, feels damp if touched. It it smells musky and if I put stuff in, it gets mildew. What can I do?

 

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Scope of Power of AttorneyCan a sister take all possessions of deceased parent if she has power of attorney in Mississippi?

 

ASPCA Mobile Vaccination Truck in BronxWhat day and time thus the truck comes to the Bronx?

 

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Value and Info on Goldenvale Porcelain DollsWhat year was the porcelain bride doll Libby by Goldenvale collection made? What is her value?

 

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Value of 1960 World BookI would like to know how much and where to sell my set of the 1960 edition of The World Book Encyclopedia.

 

coffee cup stuck in small bowl or cup

Fiestaware Stuck TogetherI have a Fiestaware coffee cup stuck in a cup. Any advice on how to remove it without breaking it?

 

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Electrical Problems in Old TrailerMy dad lives in a old trailer. I turned the bathroom light on and the lights started flickering and making a crackling noise and then the lights went out. Some outlets in the living room also don't work and the lights and outlets in the small bedroom don't work.

 

potted plant with long lancet shaped medium green leaves

What Is This Plant?Can someone identify this plant for me?

 

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