November 3, 2015

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Making a Jar Lid Photo Magnet

Making a Jar Lid Photo MagnetThis is a page about making a jar lid photo magnet. Reuse the metal lids from empty jars to make decorative photo magnets.


Duct Tape Trash Bin

Making a Duct Tape Trash BinThis is a page about making a duct tape trash bin. With its popularity for use in crafting, duct tape now is available in lots of fun colors and patterns. Use some to make a pretty trash bin.


showerhead against tan wall

Painting Formica Shower Walls?This is a page about painting Formica shower walls. When you are not ready to replace your shower walls, try painting them.


Making a Jack-O-Lantern Candy Bowl

Making a Jack-O'-Lantern Candy BowlThis is a page about making a jack-o-lantern candy bowl. Using a foam pumpkin you can make this fun, reusable Halloween candy bowl.



hanging onions

Keep Onions Fresh for MonthsIf you keep your onions completely dry, separated and hanging, they will last you for months. Take a washed or new pair of pantyhose and stack your onions vertically, then store in a cool dark place. If you tie a knot in the hose between each whole onion, they will touch each other even less, lasting longer.


close up of gray Pit

Cajun (Pit Bull)I got him 2 weeks ago from a friend. He likes to run like crazy in the back yard and play with water bottles tied up in an old sock.


closeup of black puppy

Leah (Shepherd Mix)I got her on October 31st 2015. She likes to play with our other puppy and steal all her food/treats.


Spider Web Game

Spider Web GameOur kids went to a Halloween party last week and this is one of the games they played. There was a spider web on the floor, made with tape. The spiders were made out of egg carton cups, with chenille stick legs, and googley eyes. The spiders were spread out around the web.


Tuna Can Trick-Or-Treat Bucket

Tuna Can Trick-Or-Treat BucketMy toddler was a kitty for Halloween, so I decided to make him a "tuna can" treat bucket!


Toddler Tweezer Pick Up Game

Toddler Tweezer Pick Up GameI found my toddler on the floor playing with a chip clip the other day. He was using it like a pair of tweezers, picking up small toys, and putting them into his trash truck. This is a simple activity that is great for their fine motor skills.


finished card

Snow Pine Christmas CardCelebrate Christmas with this beautiful snow pine card. The card uses the traditional colors associated with the festive season. This card is sure to make the recipient feel special for receiving such a thoughtful card. You can even make a few of these cards for colleagues and neighbors alike. Have fun!


finished centerpiece

Autumn CenterpieceHere is a simple and colorful way to recycle pine cones into an autumn centerpiece.


crate with orange cushion

Don't Buy Pet BedsI buy used outdoor patio cushions for my dogs from our local Goodwill stores. They come in all sizes and colors and provide a lot of comfort and usually cost $1 to $2 each.


finished bars

No Bake Cookies and Cream BarsIt's so easy to make the yummiest cookies and cream bars with just three ingredients!


white dog in costume

Sophia (Bichon Frise)She was 8 weeks old when I got her. She loves dressing up. This is her Halloween outfit.


Cat Food Trick-or-Treat Bag

Cat Food Trick-or-Treat BagMy daughter went as a kitty for Halloween this year. I wanted to make has a coordinating trick-or-treat bag, so I made her this quick and easy "cat food" bag!



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Attire for a Wickie Wackie Golf Tournament?I've been invited to a golf tournament. The dress is: wacky chic. There is a prize for the wackiest ensemble.


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Removing Iron Stain on Car Exterior?The sprinkler for the grass has left a stain on my car, probably iron. How can I safely remove the stain without harming the paint?


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Gluing Glass to Glass?I am doing a project where I want to glue beach glass to glass. The glue has to be transparent. I plan on grouting around the pieces of glass for more effect. Which glue should I use, E6000 or Gorilla Glue, or something else?


closeup of black puppy

What Breed Is My Dog?I'm curious as to what breeds my puppy can possibly be. I was told at the shelter she is a Shepherd mix, but she seems way too tiny to be a Shepherd mix. Her coat is black and she has a white patch on her chest and paws. She is currently 12 weeks old and only 13 lbs. Does anyone know what else she may be?


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Donating Trophies?Where in the central New Jersey area can I donate about 60 trophies that my 3 sons have received over the past 10 years or so? The majority have a baseball, basketball, or soccer figure on top.


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Garage Door Remotes Don't Work?My garage door opener can not be closed or open with either the portable or keypad remotes. The problem is intermittent and it fails most of the time. I have removed the fluorescent light. I also cleaned the control board with electrical cleaning solvent. The direct opener button works fine.


Is My Dog a Pure Bred German Shepherd?

Is My Dog a Pure Bred German Shepherd?This is my pup. He is a little over 4 months old. Sometimes I look at him and can't say for sure if he is a pure bred. Does he look like a pure GSD to you guys? The previous owners said his dad is black/tan GSD and mom is white GSD.


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Cat Peeing on Couch?I rescued Bella 4 years ago when I found her at a mall parking lot all beaten up when she was 7 months old. For the first year, she did not pee on my couch, but has now been doing it for 3 years. I have to keep plastic shower curtains on my couches so she won't penetrate thru my couch.


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Living Room Paint Colour Advice?I have a brown carpet with caramel flecks in it plus steel grey furniture. What colours should I paint the walls? One wall is very long, but has a fireplace and TV on it.


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Speech for Receiving an Award?I will be, God willing, receiving an award by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, London in the category of best volunteer of the year. The award is for mhGAP project in Kashmir, in collaboration with the Royal College of Psychiatrists London, WHO, Health and Medical education department of Jammu and Kashmir.


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Georgia State University Cross Stitch Pattern?I am looking for a cross stitch pattern of the college seal or mascot to stitch for a graduation present next May. I can only find patterns for the University of Georgia. I'm looking for Georgia State University. The mascot is Pounce the Blue panther.


gray scale photo of Siamese cat

Bringing an Outside Cat Inside?I am taking in my neighbor's 4 year old Siamese female cat. I have been taking care of her for the last 2 years. I finally asked her if I could keep her. I want to keep her inside from now on. She will stay in during the day, but wants out at night to roam.


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