May 3, 2016

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Remedies for a Puppy With DiarrheaThis is a page about remedies for a puppy with diarrhea. Diarrhea can be a very serious condition for your puppy. It needs prompt attention to protect your pet's health.

 

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Cleaning Water Spots on Shower DoorsThis is a page about cleaning water spots on shower doors. Hard water can leave spots on your glass shower doors that are difficult and time consuming to remove.

 

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Recycle Yarn From Old SweatersThis is a page about recycle yarn from old sweaters. Old outdated sweaters of your own or thriftstore finds are a great source for reclaimed yarn.

 

Woman standing in front of a travel trailer that has a "Home for Rent" sign in the window

Living in a Travel TrailerThis is a page about living in a travel trailer. Economics and/or job requirements may require you to live in a travel trailer, at least temporarily.

 

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Making Non-Slip CraftsThis is a page about making non-slip crafts. Adding a non-slip feature to a craft project such as a placemat is handy and easy to do.

 

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Repairing Cigarette Burns on CarpetThis is a page about repairing cigarette burns on carpet. Hot cigarettes or ash can burn and melt carpet fibers leaving an ugly, noticeable mark.

 

Bundles of lavender hanging upside down to dry against a wooden background

Uses for Dried LavenderThis is a page about uses for dried lavender. Lavender's lovely scent makes it a sought after perennial flower that, in its dry state, can be used in many ways.

 

A pair of fuzzy socks with rubber dots on the bottom to help stop slipping

Making Non-Slip SocksThis is a page about making non-slip socks. Non-slip socks are great for wearing around the house. You can easily make your own version without the expense of buying these speciality socks.

 

Soap Scum covered shower doors

Cleaning Stubborn Shower DoorsThis is a page about cleaning stubborn shower doors. Soap scum and hard water marks can make your shower doors a chore to clean.

 

Dividing Small Clumps Of Hosta

Dividing HostaThis is a page about dividing hosta. Like many perennials hosta can be divided to give you multiple new plants to spread throughout your garden.

 

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Repairing Scratches on Leather FurnitureThis is a page about repairing scratches on leather furniture. Pets, children, and normal usage can result in scratches on your leather furniture.

 

Young child's feet dangling as they sit on the potty.

Creative Potty Training IdeasThis is a page about creative potty training ideas. Although there are standard recommendations for potty training your child, sometimes a bit of creativity is needed.

 

Articles

Clean Your Trackball with a Tissue

Clean Your Trackball with a TissueAside from the fact that this looks like a cross eyed alien with a shower cap on (you know you thought the same thing), this is a legitimate tip.

 

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Never Lose Your Remote AgainI cannot even count how many times I have spent the evening searching for my TV remote. Add a piece of Velcro to your remote and attach it to the edge of your coffee table. Attach overtime you're finished with it.

 

Clyde  (Cockatiel)

Clyde (Cockatiel)I got him on Christmas Eve! My dad gave him to me. He likes to walk on the floor, hang out on my dad, fly, cuddle, and that's about it.

 

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Beware of In-App Purchases on Phones...On Friday, I was checking over my bank account and saw a new purchase from iTunes. We use Family Share for the apps so all the purchases come out of my husband's Apple account. After checking with my husband, we realized that several small purchases on my teenage son's phone were adding up.

 

Product Review Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Product Review: Amazon Kindle Fire HDI bought my original Kindle when they first came out and loved it. I used it often on my bus rides to the VA Hospital which was 90 minutes going, 90 minutes returning not to mention the wait to be seen for my appointments.

 

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Making Packaged Gravy Without LumpsTo get smooth gravies from a package, I first put them into a jar with a lid and shake it back and forth a few times. You'll never see another lump.

 

Remove Suede Stains with Clean Pencil Eraser

Remove Suede Stains with Clean Pencil EraserTo remove stains from things like your Ugg boots, coat, jacket, gloves, and anything made from real suede, use an eraser. Even a eraser on a pencil will work, but it must be absolutely clean. Just rub over the stain and it will disappear completely. After I do this, I use a small brush to get new looking results.

 

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Removing Dawn Detergent Residue from Fish PondI had a customer tell me that her children played a prank on their neighbors and poured Dawn in their neighbor's pond, not realizing they had koi fish in the pond. It killed all 29 of the fish. My question is doesn't Dawn have chemicals and how would you get that out of the filter box and off the liner?

 

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Treating a Rash on our FootI have had this rash on the top of my foot for about two weeks. I have been on antibiotics for a week. It is getting larger and spreading up the ankle.

 

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Lever for Presser Bar on Singer Won't LowerI have an original Singer Touch and Sew 720. It was in perfect working order. I lifted the presser bar, when I went to lower it again the lever made a click sound and the bar now won't move at all. The lever just wiggles about without any noticeable tension against it. How I access the lever and repair it?

 

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Male Cat Spraying in the HouseWe adopted a rescue cat when he was an 8 week old kitten and he has been a great cat. His name is Tank and he was neutered as a kitten. He sprays everywhere in the house. He also sprays all over the place outside, which is what we wish he would only do outside.

 

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Cleaning Silver JewelryI left my silver jewelry in silver jewelry cleaner too long and now it's a dull, whitish color. I've tried to use a soft cloth and polish them, trying to bring back the shine, but nothing has helped. Can anyone help?

 

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ASPCA Vaccination Van ScheduleWhere can I find the ASPCA Bronx vaccination bus schedule?

 

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Houseplant IdentificationI haven't had any luck identifying this plant. If anyone has any ideas, I would be so grateful!

 

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Bathroom Towel and Rug Color AdviceMy bathroom has brown cabinets and wallpaper, with light to medium blue flowers. What color towels and bath mats should I use in this bathroom?

 

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Electrical Cord for George Foreman GrillI need a replacement electrical cord for my indoor/outdoor red George Foreman grill the mfn# is GF0201R. Please advise if you can help me with this.

 

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Removing Dye Transfer from TowelsI washed a nice cream color towel with different colored towels, and the red bled onto the cream towels. Can I use bleach on the cream color towel to get the color bleed out?

 

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Substitution for Red Wine in RecipeI'm making an Italian pot roast, and it calls for dry red wine. Is there anything I can sub for that?

 

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Bypassing Electric Brakes on LawnmowerHow do you bypass the electric brakes on an ExMark mower? Mine lock up and I have replaced the module twice.

 

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Disability and Child SupportI am a divorced, disabled non-custodial father. I get 1449.00 per month in SSDI benifits. I'm supposed to pay 550.00 per month child support. Their mother gets 714.00 per month from my disability. Is the 550.00 that I'm supposed to pay supposed to be taken out of the 714.00 or in addition too?

 

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