March 1, 2016

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Cutting Watermelon SticksThis is a page about cutting watermelon sticks. Cutting your watermelon into sticks makes it easier to serve to family or guests.


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Making a 4th of July Mesh WreathThis is a page about making a 4th of July mesh wreath. Use rolls of red, white, and blue mesh to make a seasonal wreath for the 4th.


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Caring for an Air PlantThis is a page about caring for an air plant. If you have a location with bright indirect light you might want to try growing an air plant. They are fairly easy to care for.


Padded Kindle Pouch

Making a Padded Kindle PouchThis is a page about making a padded Kindle pouch. Protect your Kindle by making a pretty, functional, padded pouch for it.


Tiny Graham Cracker Houses

Making Tiny Graham Cracker HousesThis is a page about making tiny graham cracker houses. Using graham crackers is an easy inexpensive way to make a "gingerbread" house with less fuss.


baby wearing bow

Making an Infant Bow TieThis is a page about making an infant bow tie. Why not make a cute little bow tie that your infant can wear for a special occasion.


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Making a Halloween Yo Yo GarlandThis is a page about making a Halloween yo yo garland. Yo yos have so many craft uses. Use fall and Halloween fabric to make a decorative yo yo garland.


VooDoo Doll Wreath

Making a VooDoo Doll WreathThis is a page about making a voodoo doll wreath. This fun voodoo doll wreath is a great project to make using up scraps of felt and yarn.



Sterilizing and Desalinizing DriftwoodThis is a page about sterilizing and desalinizing driftwood. Processing your nature finds prior to using them in a craft or garden project is a must.


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Making a Birthday Highchair BannerThis is a page about making a birthday highchair banner. The easy to make banner is the perfect way to decorate your little one's highchair on his or her special day.


Revamping Thrift Store Figurines - hot pink and light blue owl figurines

Revamping Thrift Store FigurinesA bit of paint can turn your thrift store find into a whole new decorative piece to enhance your decor. This is a page about revamping thrift store figurines.


Golf Tee Bobbin Holder

Making a Golf Tee Bobbin HolderThis is a page about making a golf tee bobbin holder. Keeping your bobbin and thread colors conveniently together can be accomplished with a repurposed golf tee.


bowl of Cuban black bean soup with rice

Cuban Black Bean Soup RecipesThis page contains Cuban black bean soup recipes. This hearty black bean soup is full of flavor and not too spicy for any member of your family.


Kung Pao Chickpeas

Kung Pao Chickpeas RecipeThis page contains a kung pao chickpeas recipe. Try this spicy, flavorful vegetarian kung pao dish.


garland in progress

Making a 4th of July Scrap Fabric GarlandThis is a page about making a 4th of July scrap fabric garland. Scrap fabric garlands are fun and easy to make for any occasion.


Muffin Tin Spinach Frittatas 1

Muffin Tin Spinach FrittatasThis page contains muffin tin spinach frittata recipes. These single serving frittatas are a delicious breakfast or dinner main dish or serve them at a party along with your other dishes.


Wire ring with green stone.

Making a Wire Wrapped RingThis is a page about making a wire wrapped ring. With wire, polished stone and beads and you can fashion a unique ring for a special occasion or holiday.


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Deadheading a Flower BasketThis is a page about deadheading a flower basket. Deadheading is a gardening practice that encourages your flowering plants to put their energy into flowering again.


Lady Bug Strawberries

Making Lady Bug StrawberriesThese delicious chocolate dipped strawberries are great as a treat for the family or as a delightful party snack. This is a page about making lady bug strawberries.


Fabric Teething Necklace

Making a Fabric Teething NecklaceThis is a page about making a fabric teething necklace. Make a soothing, attractive teething necklace for your baby that you can enjoy wearing.



Tips for Keeping Food Hot

Tips for Keeping Food HotA few ideas I use to keep foods hot from preparing to serving them. Nothing aggravates me more than to sit down to eat and find that the meal I have just cooked is not hot enough.


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Inexpensive Cupcake PartyMy daughter planned this inexpensive party and has invited 6 girls. When I asked what she wanted to do at her party, she said just get 12 cupcakes. That's all. When she made out the invitations, she wrote that the activities would be, girl talk, listening to music, dancing, singing, playing pool, and Wii.



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Making a Scarf from Men's Ties?Can somebody tell me how to make the ruffled tie scarves using 2-3 ties each?


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Donating Quilting Fabric?Where could I donate new quilting fabric and sewing notions in the Eugene Oregon area?


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Name Ideas for a Stationery Shop?Please suggest a good catchy name for my new stationery shop, selling all stationery items.


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Removing Ink and Crayon from Unfinished Wood?My kids have a blonde wood window seat in their room that is not lacquered. They have written and drawn all over it with crayons and pen. How can I remove the "art"?


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Beeping Coming from Housing of Smoke Detector?I heard a beeping that I thought was from my smoke detector. I unplugged it, removed the battery, and moved it to another room. The beeping is still coming from the ceiling where the smoke detector was plugged in before. There is nothing there but wires and a housing.


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Name Ideas for Shave Ice Store?Can someone suggest to me an attractive, appealing, and unique name for my shave ice business? It's gonna be a chain in the near future.


Growing an Avocado Tree

Growing an Avocado Tree?I have an avocado tree that was 4 ft high when I got it and growing well. I did not realize at the time that I needed to cut it back. Since then I have pinched it back, it has a lot of new growth at the top, but the now 8 ft tree still has a stalk no thicker than an inch or so.


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Zebra Finches as Pets?I saw some zebra finches at our local pet store and fell in love. I have had birds before but not this breed. I have been researching them online and found that they like to breed. I do not want to breed them so is it OK to get a couple females or males instead of one of each.


A dog next to a baby in a swing.

Dog Has Started Peeing Inside?My grandson who was born 5-1-2016 and his mum live with me. My dog has never peed in the house before, yet for 2 weeks now she keeps peeing on her bedding and just a few days ago peed on my daughter's bed. I don't know what to do.


Hair Dye Too Orange

Hair Dye Too Orange?Yesterday I dyed my hair, but it doesn't look like the colour I was shown at the salon. He said it will change after a few weeks. Will my hair colour change to the picture? Mine is too orange, but her's is quite blond.


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Removing Old Hair Dye?I dyed my hair a dark brown color at the end of 2014 and the ends are still the same color as when I dyed them. How can I get the color out without bleaching or cutting it? My hair is long and I get it trimmed when needed. But the bottom 6" of my hair is still dark and and the top is my natural blonde color.


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Getting Rid of Flies in Restaurant?I run a chop bar restaurant and the house flies are so unbearable. You find them all over the place, in the dishes, on the tables, chairs, in fact, they are everywhere and this situation isn't good for business.


Bathroom Paint and Carpet Color Advice

Bathroom Paint and Carpet Color Advice?I cannot do a major renovation in my bathroom, but I need a cheap fix for now. I would like suggestions to paint my vanity to match the existing tiles on the wall. Suggest color for vanity, counter top, and a wall to wall bathroom carpet. The toilet and tub is white.


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Loving Room Paint Color Advice?I have brown furniture, cream colored carpet, and black throw rugs. What color should I paint my walls?


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Dyeing Hair After Bleaching?I dyed my hair last night and it's come out far too blonde. It is much higher than I thought it would be. I really hate it! What can I do? I was told to wait to go to the salon.


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Attaching Carpet to a Cat Scratching Post?This is my first attempt at a making a cat tower. I have a carpet remnant, but I am unsure how to attach it. Looking at commercial models there doesn't seem to be any staples. Is it simply glued on (what kind of glue) or are staples used and then removed?


Is My Dog a Full Blooded Pit?

Is My Dog a Full Blooded Pit?Is she a full blooded Pit? Her mom is a red nose and the daddy was solid black? I've just never seen one this color until I googled it.


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Dental Work Without Insurance?I need information on how to get dental work done for my father. He is a disabled man who is 44 years old. He receives Social Security disability (not SSI). He also receives Medicare, but as you know Medicare does not cover dental. Our local DHHS will not give him Medicaid because they say his income is too high.


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