November 4, 2016

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Gluten-Free Christmas Cookies

Gluten-Free Christmas Cookie RecipesYou don't have to give up holiday cookies just because you are following a gluten free diet. This page contains gluten-free Christmas cookie recipes.


A paper angel cutout hanging from a clothespin.

Making an Angel Christmas CardThis is a page about making an angel Christmas card. The angel motif is a common one found on Christmas cards whether purchased or handmade.


School Uniform Skirt

Donating School UniformsThis is a page about donating school uniforms. School uniforms can be costly to buy. Students from lower income families can benefit from being able to get donated uniforms.


A very small and very large dog touching noses.

Having Different Sized Dogs in the Same HomeThis is a page about having large and small dogs in the same home. The difference in size and temperament between dogs does mean that you do need to pay attention to their interactions, including play.


An Australian Shepherd with cross bred Border Collie puppies.

Border Collie/Australian Shepherd Mix PhotosThis page contains Border Collie/Australian Shepherd photos. The Border Collie/Australian Shepherd cross is a common dog breed combination.


A woodpecker at a hummingbird feeder

Keeping Woodpeckers Out of a Hummingbird FeederThis is a page about keeping woodpeckers out of a hummingbird feeder. Other birds will sometimes try to feed at your hummingbird feeders, often chasing the little guys away.


A pile of antiques piled together.

Trash to TreasureThis is a page about trash to treasure. Many discarded or flea market items are actually just waiting for a new life and purpose in your home or garden.


Turning down Air Conditioning

Saving Money on Air ConditioningThis is a page about saving money on air conditioning. There are several strategies for saving money on air conditioners. Timing of your purchase may help and once purchased keeping it well maintained can also lower costs.


Spinach dip made from Knorr soup mix.

Recipes Using Knorr Soup MixThis is a page about recipes using Knorr soup mix. Knorr dry soup mix can be used to flavor many recipes.



glittery mauve painted plastic spoon flower

Flower Made of Plastic SpoonsI packed up all of my deceased coworker's things. I had to clean up her table. I found 9 disposable spoons. It seems like they had been there for a long time so I thought of creating something out of them so that they wouldn't just sit there for a long time without any use.


Cubes of clarified butter.

Using And Storing Clarified ButterI don't cook a lot of fried foods but awhile back, I asked for suggestions for a cooking fat that had little or no scent while cooking. I got some responses, and I went with the suggestion that I try ghee or 'clarified butter'.


Sheep Sorrel for Removing Warts

Sheep Sorrel for Removing WartsI'm so excited! I just got rid of a wart in 4 days! It dried up and came loose. Now I have a little hole in my hand but I couldn't wait until it heals to share this information. Years ago, my mother-in-law told me about Sheep Sorrel for removing warts.


A bottle of milk next to a salt shaker.

Add Salt to Milk to Keep it FreshSalt is a preservative. Put a pinch of salt when you open a container of milk. It will stay fresher longer.


Gift Wrap from Book Cover

Gift Wrap from Book CoverI wanted to use a reusable wrapping for this small gift. The wrapping is made out of the silky fabric of a book cover. I can think of a few other uses for these book covers as well, for after the recipient receives the gift.


colorful background on Christmas card with silver bow and bell

Bell-a-Ringing Christmas CardTurn food colorings and a few basic craft supplies into a thrifty Christmas card. The card is easy to make, yet the end result is very colorful and bright. You can make one, or make a few of them for all your neighbors. It can also be a great project that the kids can help mom with.


Reusing Disposable Hair Nets

Reusing Disposable Hair NetsMy mama always wore a hair net while she cooked. I admit, I am sometimes lax about that, but if I am preparing food which will be eaten by others, I always wear a net. I got an excellent deal on disposable hair nets from eBay.



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Whirlpool Refrigerator Not Dispensing IceMy Whirlpool side-by-side refrigerator makes ice, but it will not dispense crushed or cubed ice. It does dispense water. Is there a way I can fix it? I know calling a serviceman is going to cost too much. I can still get ice from inside the freezer.


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Repairing a Sofa BedI have a sofa bed, which when I open it, it slants downwards from the head to the foot section. What can be done?


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Childminding Business Name IdeasI'm trying to think of a name for my childminding business. My name is Fleur Gardner so I was thinking something flower or garden related.


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Finding a Free BedWhere in Colorado Springs can I get a free bed?


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Thread Stuck in Bobbin BoxI have a Singer heavy duty sewing machine. The thread got stuck inside the bobbin box and now it's very hard to move the needle up and down. How can I fix this?


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