July 15, 2016

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TracFone ReviewsThis page contains reviews of tracfones. When you don't need a regular cell phone plan, these phones can save you money.


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Remedies for Dark Circles on Elbows and...This page contains remedies for dark circles on elbows and knees. The skin on these joints can callus and become darkened in color and need some extra care.



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Use Zip Ties to Support PlantsZip ties are inexpensive and come in a variety of lengths. I use them to attach my plants to my chain link fence, tomato cage, or pole support. It keeps the fruit from rotting and also stakes them so they don't steal the sun from other plants.


Summer Squash

Summer SquashHere is a photo of my first summer squash. It's so exciting to garden!


Strips of Linoleum as Plant Borders

Strips of Linoleum as Plant BordersI recently pulled up the linoleum from my kitchen, and was thinking how I could repurpose and reuse some of the linoleum. I had to dig a trench about an inch and pushed the soil around it. Here is how it looks, I really like it!


Eggplant Flower

Eggplant FlowerI planted three eggplants. This is the first flower. Judging from the number of flowers, I'm going to have lots of eggplants this season!


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Yellow Squash in ProgressThis is the first summer squash of the season. I find being in the garden more entertaining than any show on TV or the theater. If you look closely in the picture, you will see that there are going to be more.


Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

Sheet Pan Chicken FajitasA tasty and easy recipe to make. I made it in the toaster oven, as not to heat up the kitchen. I served mine over rice, instead of with tortillas.


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Granny's "Vacuum Sealer"Freezing things in plastic freezer bags is great, but vacuum sealing those bags is even better. Here's how this Granny does it without a pricey vacuum sealer: Use a straw!



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Flower Pot Bird Bath?I love the purple bird bath made with flower pots! Where did you get the large saucer for the top? What is it made of?


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Riding Mower Won't Start Without Jumping?I bought a brand new Husqvarna riding mower. I used it for a month and then stored it in the storage for the winter. Now it won't start. So I used a jumper cable and it started fine, but once I turn it off it won't start unless I use the jumper cable again! Any idea what's wrong with it?


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Getting Rid of Gnats in My Carpet?I noticed that I had gnats flying around in my room, 1 or 2 here and there. Then I saw something on my carpet trim and when I pulled the carpet back a little, I saw that there were at least 80 or more larvae. I assume that they are gnat larvae.


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14th Birthday Party Game Ideas?I'm turning 14 and I'm having 5 people and have a day to plan. We are just hanging around, but have no clue what games to play. What do I do?


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Cat Urine Odor on Hardwood Floor?How can I get rid of the cat urine odor so that I can refinish and stain the wood? I'm really having trouble with this.


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Value of Encyclopedia Britannica?How can I find the value of a set of leather bound Encyclopedia Britannica from 1903?


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Smoke Alarm Went Off and Stopped?Today in the morning I had my alarms go off around 7 am. I woke up checked, but didn't see any fire. I live in townhouse that has 3 floors and it worked on every floor for about 3-5 min and stopped. What should I do?


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Smoke Detector Beeping?I changed the battery and it still beeps each minute. What next?



Activities for Blind Alzheimer's Patient?My mother has Alzheimer's and has been blind for about a year. She is bored to tears, literally, and lonely at the nursing home during the day by herself. She can no longer crochet. I tried coloring. No good. I'm trying to find something she can do, by herself during the day until I get there after work to visit.


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Social Security Survivor Benefits?My twins turned 18 on June 22nd this year and school did not get out til the 24th. Since they do not graduate til next year they both did the paper work to extend benefits til they graduate. They received a letter saying that their benefits would start in June, in their name.


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Kenmore Refrigerator/Freezer Not Cooling?I turned the power off for about 5 or 6 hours to get work done and when the power came on the fridge slowly stopped working. Tuesday the power was off for a few hours today everything in the freezer is thawed out. I have no clue what to do or if it's fixable.


neutral curtains with sheers

Furniture Colour to Coordinate With...What colour lounge suite would go with the attached curtains?


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