August 16, 2016

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Budgeting Advice for High School Seniors?This is a page about budgeting advice for high school seniors. After high school begins a new stage in a person't life, whether they plan to go to college or move out and find a job.


Hydrogen Peroxide
Stain Remover

Using Hydrogen Peroxide as a Stain...This is a page about using hydrogen peroxide as a stain remover. There are several household products that that be used to remove stains.


Bowl made from a black vinyl record

Using Vinyl Record Bowls For FoodThis is a page about using vinyl record bowls for food. Old vinyl records can be heated and shaped into unique bowls, but crafters question if they are food safe.


Potted plants in bright sunlight

Creating Shade for Potted PlantsThis is a page about creating shade for potted plants. Just because your deck or patio is quite sunny doesn't mean you can't grow some more shade loving plants. Creating shade will also help protect any plant and conserve water on really hot days.


Boxer lounging on suede couch

Cleaning Dog Drool on a Suede Couch?This is a page about cleaning dog drool on a suede couch. When pets sleep on the furniture there will inevitably be saliva stains on the upholstery.


Cream soup in a jar

Canning Soups That Contain Milk?This is a page about canning soups that contain milk. Many home canners, especially new ones to this preservation method, ask if it is doable and safe to can soups containing milk.


Old Broom leaning against a porch stoop

Making Your Broom Last Longer?This is a page about making your broom last longer. Making any cleaning tool last longer can save you money.


Pile of receipts on a white background

Organizing Receipts for TaxesThis is a page about organizing receipts for taxes. Getting an keeping your tax deductible receipts organized will help when preparing your return and can help with potential refunds or lower taxes owed.


Hands framing renovated bathroom brought to life from a sketch

Saving Money on Home RenovationWhether necessary or optional, home renovation can be very expensive. This is a page about saving money on home renovation.



Fluffy White Frosting

Fluffy White FrostingWhen I was growing up I couldn't eat anything that was made with milk. That included a few of the cake frostings that my Grandmother used to make. Generally people add milk and butter to the powdered sugar to make a frosting for their cakes. However, my Grandmother had a delicious recipe that didn't use powered sugar or milk.


Garlic Lime Chicken Stir-Fry

Garlic Lime Chicken Stir-FryA wonderful blend of flavors; the original recipe was for fajitas. I used the sandwich rounds and it made a very tasty meal.



ink cartridge and tools

Refill Your Printer Ink CartridgesBuying a new ink cartridge is expensive, especially if you have a lot to print or you're printing out photos. Recently I've noticed that I can't even print out 100 black and white pages before I need to change my ink cartridge. Fortunately, I can buy the ink I need to refill my own ink cartridges.


orange Piñata rose flowers

Piñata RoseThe Piñata rose is a climbing florabunda. As florabunda suggests, the plant yields an abundance of flowers. Rather than one bloom bud per stem, florabundas are apt to have 4, 5, or 6 or more.


stripped squirrel

Cute SquirrelI managed to catch this adorable squirrel in my backyard the other day! I like how clear the photograph has come out and you can see the details like its whiskers too! I only wished he had stayed longer and not sprinted off so soon.


montage of close up garden photos

Take Close Up Pictures Of Your GardenMe giving tips on photography is a bit far fetched. I know almost nothing on the subject. Still, we all had to start somewhere, and each of us might have picked up some different things along the way. My tip is 'Experiment with close up photography. You might be pleasantly surprised'.


a tabby and a white and gray kitten

Sweet Pea and Love Bug (Mixed Breed Cats)I fostered these sisters thru our local Humane Society. They love to chase the red laser light and soft crinkle balls. And of course, snuggle and sleep.



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Making Bath Bombs?I am making bath bombs. What do I use to colour them? I want to use a natural product.


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Discontinued Imperial Wallpaper?I am looking for an old mural wallpaper with a collar village scene including apple trees, men on horseback, yellow or red houses, and sheep, in greens, cranberry, and tans. Imperial # AV2204


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Value of Encyclopedia Americana?Have a 30 volume set of this encyclopedia, 1943 edition. Is it worth anything to collectors? Or is it only of sentimental value?


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Getting Rid of Fleas?We have had fleas this summer for the first time. I have been treating my cats for 3-4 months, but they still have fleas. I have used a few different kinds of drops on the cats. We are now getting them on us and all over the house.


black hair after dyeing

Getting Back to Natural Hair Color?For the past year and a half, I have been dyeing my hair. I had it bleached in order to do the balayage thing. I want it back to my natural color and the hairdresser has dyed it black to get there. Does that seem right?


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Bobbin Thread Not Being Picked Up?My New Home machine was working fine. Then it stopped picking up the bobbin thread. Why?


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Problem Adding a Receptacle to Existing Circuit?I recently wired a light to its own breaker. I needed an outlet outside for my grill. I used the light wire in the attic for my receptacle. It only works when the light is turned on. How can I fix this?


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Lost Install CD for Memorex CD/DVD Writer?I have a new Memorex External Slim CD/DVD writer, but I've lost the installation CD. Is there a way to download something from the internet?


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Troubleshooting a Circuit Problem?We had a plug problem and switched the electric off; now the kitchen, pantry, and the landing won't work. What do I do at circuit breaker?


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Removing Mothball Smell from Porcelain Dolls?How do I get rid of the smell of mothballs on valuable dolls in their original boxes that were stored by my mother in a trunk with mothballs. I need to sell these dolls and I don't have any grandchildren to pass them on to.


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Value of 1972 Worldbook Encyclopedia?What is the value of a set of 1972 "The World Book" Encyclopedias? I have the entire 21 volume set, including 20 book volumes plus (1) 1972 Year Book.


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Determining a Reasonable Cleaning Fee?I do contracting work for a real estate agency cleaning vacant houses and apts. I am now wanting to start my own business doing the same thing. However, I do not know how I should charge. I live in Pueblo, Colorado.


pink bump on dog

What Is This Bump on My Dog?I saw this thing on my dog and I can't decide if it's a mole or something more serious, does anyone have any insight?


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