March 8, 2016

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Making Recycled Perrier Bottle GlassesThe beautiful jade green of Perrier bottles makes them a great choice for making drinking glasses. This is a page about making recycled Perrier bottle glasses.


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Buying Metallic YarnThis is a page about buying metallic yarn. Metallic yarns can a beautiful glimmer to your yarn crafts.


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Dog Will Only Eat People FoodThis is a page about dog will only eat people food. Trying to transition a dog from people food to dog food can be a frustrating process.


fruit and veggies

Storing ProduceThis is a page about storing produce. Whether you are storing produce from your garden or the market, proper storage will help keep it fresh longer.


brown and white Corgi

Pembroke Welsh Corgi PhotosThis page contains Pembroke Welsh Corgi photos. Originally bred to herd cattle, sheep, and horses, this intelligent breed gets along well with children and other pets.


White Styrofoam box on a white background

Cutting Styrofoam?This is a page about cutting Styrofoam. There are a number of ways that you can successfully cut Styrofoam to use for crafts or packing.


Naturalized Bulbs

How To Naturalize BulbsThis is a page about how to naturalize bulbs. Naturalizing your bulbs in the lawn and scattered about your garden presents a very pleasing, less formal effect.


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Finding Someone to Clear Trees for Free?When needing to remove trees from your property, understanding your legal rights and responsibilities is important. This is a page about finding someone to clear trees.


Buff and Black Bullmastiff dog with Grass in the background.

Bullmastiff PhotosThis page contains Bullmastiff photos. The Bullmastiff was developed as a breed in the 19th century by gamekeepers to guard estates and help catch poachers. With consistent, specific training methods they can become a well behaved member of your family.


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Cleaning an Antique Crystal Decanter?This is a page about cleaning an antique crystal decanter. Cleaning the inside of a crystal decanter can be tricky.


Person in red scrubs kneeling and performing chest compressions on a plastic CPR "dummy"

Saving a Life with CPRThis is a page about saving a life with CPR. Knowing what to do when someone is not breathing properly may save a life. Taking a current CPR course will help you be prepared to help.


Medium sized dog sitting inside of a glass door staring at the snow piled on the other side

Dog Won't Go to the Bathroom Outside in...This is a page about dog won't go to the bathroom outside in bad weather. Many dogs can be very stubborn about going outside in inclement weather to do their business.


Close up of image of a white clock face with green border.  The clock has DST written on it and two hour hands exactly one hour apart with a red double ended arrow pointing at both hands indicating the hour changes forward and back by one hour

When is Daylight Saving Time?This is a page about "When is daylight saving time?". Since 2007, in areas of Canada and United States in which it is used, daylight saving time begins on the second Sunday of March and ends on the first Sunday of November.


Opened tube of Red Lipstick on black leather surface

Removing Lipstick Stains on Leather?This is a page about removing lipstick stains on leather. Using the correct method and cleaners makes removing lipstick from leather an easier job than expected.


Red image of broken glass and the word FRAGILE in black on a white label against a cardboard box background.

Storing CrystalThis is a page about tips for storing crystal. Storing your crystal properly can help ensure years of use and reduce the risk of chipping and breakage.



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Daylight Saving Time Begins March 13 (2016)Don't forget! March 13 is the day to move your clocks forward 1 hour. Most people do it Saturday night before going to bed.


Felt Shamrock Pin

Felt Shamrock PinThese easy shamrocks are made with buttons and felt and make a beautiful pin for celebrating St. Patrick's Day. Learn how to make it in this short video.


stack of dirty flower pots on their side

Cleaning New and Used Flower Pots or PlantersIt is a good idea to clean both new and used pots before replanting them. New pots can have a chemical residue and previously used pots and planters may have salt deposits, diseases from previous plants, mold, fungus, insect eggs, or weed seeds.


Shell Crochet Infant Hat

Shell Crochet Infant HatI wanted to make a hat for a gift and needed a larger infant size. I googled on the internet for patterns and found this one. It is suppose to fit infants 6-12 months. The shell detail would show much better with yarn that isn't fuzzy. The yarn is very soft and fun.


Snickey and Squeaky huddled up together

Snickey and Squeeky (Chihuahua)I bought Snickey the tan and brown one from a breeder and she gave me Squeeky the black and brown one because he was the baby sitter and they've never been apart, plus she was downsizing in October 2010.



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Tapping Maple Trees?It is my first time tapping maple trees and I can't cook it fast enough. I over tapped myself by not reading enough about how fast it runs when it's warm. What to do? How can I stop it? Do I take the tap out and let it drip down the tree? Am I hurting the tree by not stopping it from dripping? Can I plug it up?


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Keeping Squirrels Out of Fruit Trees?Does anyone know how to keep squirrels from eating the fruit off the peach and plum trees?


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Asian Beetles Invasion?We have been invaded by numerous orange and black Asian lady beetles (not lady bugs, but the orange ones). They smell and bite. I can not use chemicals as we have family members with allergies and I do some part time weekend child care. I have been vacuuming them up numerous times a day.


What Is This Houseplant?

What Is This Houseplant?I have a plant and the tag in the plant said pink kalanchoe. It doesn't look like one that I've ever seen. Is it a kalanchoe? Plus how do I get it to bloom? It had tiny flowers all over when it was first brought in, but it hasn't bloomed in 2 years.


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Puppies Pooping in Their Crate Every Night?I have 2 Newfoundland puppies that are 11 weeks old. I have a large crate which I divided into 2 sections. I feed them supper at 5:00pm and take them out until 5:30pm. They always poop and pee for me. The I take them out again at 7:30pm and 10:30pm. Between 12:00am and 2:00am they are pooping in their crate.


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Using Plastic Tablecloth to Line Roman Shade?I would like to use a flannel backed plastic (vinyl?) tablecloth to revamp my woven bamboo roman shade. What do I use to attach it?


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Donating Stuffed Animals?I have a lot of stuffed animals and would love to bless children that are in need with them and pray for them. I live in Chicagoland. Anyone know of a place? Thanks.


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Drilling a Hole in a Glass Wine Bottle?How can I prevent glass shards from falling into a wine bottle, which is creating scratches in the bottle?


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Egg Substitute?I am allergic to eggs. I need a substitute, please!


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Re-dyeing Hair?I bleached and dyed my hair five days ago. When would it be good for me to dye it again?


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Medicare Part B or BCBS?My husband works at a DOD-funded research lab (private university) so his benefits are great. At retirement his benefits will include lifetime health care coverage for a nominal annual premium.


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Dyeing Hair Back to Natural Color?How long should I wait to dye my hair back to my natural dark brown? Basically what happened was 2 days ago my friend's mom who does cosmetology bleached dome strips in my hair so I could have highlights. My hair is naturally dark brown and I wanted caramel or like a bronze highlight in my hair.


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Wireless Keypad Garage Door Opener Not Working?All other remotes work except the wireless keypad for my garage door opener. A new battery was put in, but it still won't work. So it's just the keypad itself?


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Donating Hotel Soaps?We are way overloaded with hotel/motel soaps. Does anyone know who might like them or what we could do with them? I have made way more liquid soap with them than I can ever use, too, so that is not the answer I need. I would love to donate them to someone who can really use/need them.


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17 Birthday Ideas?I am almost 17, I will be 17 in July 3rd. I dont know what I want to do for my Birthday, like if I want a party or not. Please help, I need some ideas.


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