March 28, 2016

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Banana Bar RecipesThis page contains banana bar recipes. The sweet taste of bananas will quickly make these delicious bars a favorite.

 

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How to Clean Your CarCleaning your car inside and out not only protects the finish and upholstery, but maintains its value and driving enjoyment. This page is about how to clean your car.

 

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Hibiscus Leaves Turning YellowThis is a page about hibiscus leaves turning yellow. Yellowing leaves on a plant can indicate a number of issues. Identifying the cause will allow you to treat your plant.

 

Garnishing Disability for Child Support

Garnishing Disability for Child SupportThis is a page about garnishing disability for child support. Depending on the type of disability benefits you receive your payments might be garnished to pay current and past child support.

 

Growing Rainier Cherries

Growing Rainier CherriesThis is a page about growing Rainier cherries. The Rainier cherry is a pretty red and yellow, sugary sweet hybridized cherry.

 

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Hibiscus Not GrowingThe hibiscus is a deciduous shrub that can provide lots of garden color during the summer. This page is about hibiscus not growing.

 

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Hibiscus Damaged By Cold WeatherKnow what to do to when a shrub has been damaged by a hard winter. This page is about hibiscus damaged by cold weather.

 

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Using Shoe Polish to Stain WoodThis is a page about using shoe polish to stain wood. An inexpensive alternative to wood stain, that you might even already have in the house, is shoe polish. Try it on your next small project.

 

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Pruning a HibiscusThis is a page about pruning a hibiscus. Knowing the best time to prune your flowering shrubs can not only improve their shape, but will not disrupt their blooming.

 

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Pruning Cherry TreesThis is a page about pruning cherry trees. Pruning your fruit trees is important for their health and fruit production.

 

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Cleaning Egg From Car PaintWhen eggs are dried on a car or truck, they can be difficult to remove and can damage the paint. This page is about cleaning egg from car paint.

 

Orange Pentas

Pentas PhotosThis is a page contains pentas photos. These beautiful, showy, tropical flowers brighten up your garden.

 

mermaid scale nail treatment

Easy Mermaid NailsThis is a page about easy mermaid nails. This nail design is easy enough to do at home yourself, but will look like you have been to a salon.

 

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Identifying Vintage Ceramic FigurinesThis is a page about identifying vintage ceramic figurines. Determining when and where an old ceramic piece was produced can be a challenge.

 

Lemon tree seedlings.

Growing Lemon Trees from SeedThis is a page about growing lemon trees from seed. Growing fruit trees from seed is fun, despite the long wait for them to reach maturity.

 

Articles

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Scrapbooking a Cookbook of RecipesI have been thinking about putting together a cookbook for all my recipes that I keep in a file on my computer. Well, no more thinking about it. I've put my mind to work, and having so much fun creating it.

 

Real Easter Egg Cookies

Real Easter Egg CookiesI wish I had thought about this idea before tonight, in order to share this for Easter baking. Well, You can always save it! This is made from my Lemon Drop Cookie recipe which I will add to this post. These were fun to make and my grandchildren will enjoy these even more than usual.

 

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Kitchen Crochet Trio (Magnet, Coasters, and Hotpads)I made three items today for you to enjoy.

 

Questions

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Comparing Cost of Drip Coffee to K-cupsHow can I compare the cost per cup of coffee made in a pot vs K-cups?

 

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Kenmore Washer's Spin Cycle Not Getting Water OutI have a Kenmore, model 10502 990 top loader, type 110. The year it was installed was 2001. It works well, but the washer's spin cycle does not get out sufficient water from the clothing. What is your best guess with what is wrong and should I just call repair rather than try to fix it on my own?

 

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Identifying a Porcelain DollI found this doll some time ago and am wondering the name and value of it. The doll is around 18in and with original packaging.

 

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15th Birthday Party IdeasI'm having a party for myself. I need help on ideas for easy cheap food and a good invitation, cause it's not like for my birthday, but it is. Like I want them to celebrate it, but not to bring gifts. Please help!

 

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Shoes to Fit a High InstepDoes anyone know where I can get shoes for a high instep? My instep is so high that I cannot get in a shoe or boot that has to go over it. I really need something to cover my instep as they are now so big and swollen that little kids are picking on me. I think it is scaring them.

 

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Repairing Hinges on Pop Up CamperI have a 1980 Palomino pop up camper with broken top heco lift arm hinge. I am looking for information on how to replace it. The parts can be ordered on line, but I can't find instructions.

 

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What Can I Make With These Ingredients?I have small cans of potted meat, mashed potatoes, frozen mixed veggies, and Bisquick.

 

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Crate Training an Abused PuppyWe have a 4 month old Great Pyrenees/Maremma puppy. The place where we got this pretty female pup was on a farm. There were a few pups in a closed shed with no windows. I want to crate train her.

 

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Dog Pees on Self and Hides When StartledI adopted a Pom mix dog from a former co-worker about 7 months ago. My former co-worker doesn't run me as the abusive type, she speaks very gently and has a new born baby in her home, but I can't speak for everyone around her. The pup pees and hides when startled.

 

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Slogan for a Nursery SchoolI'm opening a new nursery school called The Olive Tree and I'm struggling for a slogan.

 

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Value of a 1913 Webster's DictionaryHow much would a 1913 Webster's Dictionary be worth? It's a second edition in mint shape.

 

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