November 23, 2016

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A toddler itching her head.

Getting Rid of Fleas in a Toddler's HairThis is a page about getting rid of fleas in a toddler's hair. Children can pick up fleas from infested pets.

 

An old and rusty porcelain sink.

Cleaning a Rust Stain on a Porcelain SinkThere are a number of ways to remove stubborn rust discoloration from a porcelain fixture. This is a page about cleaning a rust stain on a porcelain sink.

 

A grandfather playing blocks with his granddaughter.

Advice for Grandparents Providing DaycareThis page contains advice for grandparents providing daycare. Helping your children take care of their kids can be a challenging and rewarding experience.

 

A dog in his bed, with chew toys.

Finding an Indestructible Dog BedThis is a page about finding an indestructible dog bed. Dogs can be hard on their beds, some more than others.

 

A person trying to clean stains off of carpet.

Removing Rubber Stains on CarpetRubber items such as vacuum cleaner belts or furniture stops can sometimes leave marks on your carpet. This is a page about removing rubber stains on carpet.

 

A spray bottle used to train a dog.

Dog Obedience Training Using a Squirt BottleThis is a page about dog obedience training using a squirt bottle. Some pet owners will use water in a squirt bottle to reinforce incorrect behaviors when training their dog.

 

Popsicle Stick Tree Ornament

Making Popsicle Stick Christmas OrnamentsPopsicle or craft sticks have long been used to make a wide variety of crafts. This is a page about making Popsicle stick Christmas ornaments.

 

A nonstick baking pan.

Buying Baking Dishes OnlineThis is a page about buying baking dishes online. Shopping online often gives you access to a wider variety of products than having to look locally, especially when shopping for an unusual item or if you live in a small town.

 

Medicaid paperwork at the doctor's office.

Qualifying for MedicaidThis is a page about qualifying for Medicaid. Medicaid provides medical coverage for specific groups of low income citizens.

 

A woman putting together a piece of furniture with parts in her hands.

Getting Replacement Parts for Salvaged ItemsThis is a page about getting replacement parts for salvaged items. Items destined for the dumpster or trash truck can sometimes be rehabbed if you are able to find replacement parts.

 

A dog's paw in the snow.

Protect Your Dog's Paws from SnowThis is a page about protect your dog's paws from snow. Some dogs love to play in the snow, but after a short while their feet can get too cold and the snow can get packed between their toes.

 

Articles

Pumpkin Flax Muffins

Pumpkin Flax MuffinsHere is another recipe I found to use my pumpkin puree. A healthy, tasty muffin for breakfast on the go. These will not stay fresh on the counter for long, since they have no preservatives. Take out what you need and freeze the rest.

 

daffodil bulbs stored in a panty hose leg

Storing Peruvian Daffodil BulbsHymenocallis festalis, the Peruvian daffodil, is a tropical, bulb bearing plant. When grown in the temperate regions, the bulbs must be lifted from the soil and stored indoors for the winter.

 

A hand inside a pair of pantyhose.

Buying Economy Hosiery at the Dollar StoreI bought a queen size pair of panty hose at the Dollar Store for storing white potatoes. I put 10 pounds of potatoes in the panty hose and hung it on a nail. I retrieved potatoes here and there until the hose was empty. I really put that pair of panty hose through some rough treatment. Guess what? Not one run with all that rough handling!

 

A rolling pin is being used to make graham cracker crumbs.

Mess-Free Graham Cracker CrumbsHomemade graham cracker crust for pies are the best! With the holidays just around the corner, our kitchens are a mess! Who needs crumbs everywhere on top of everything else? The next time you need to crush crackers into crumbs, try this:

 

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Troubleshooting a Circuit BreakerWe have a dedicated panel for our well. It has a 15 amp breaker which controls a single light fixture we use for illumination and, with a heat lamp, for warmth to prevent freezing. We have had this setup for 10 years. I turned on the light at the last freeze and now it is not working.

 

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Kenmore Sewing Machine Stopped WorkingMy Kenmore electronic sewing machine, model 385.19150090 just stopped in the middle of a project. It was fine one minute and not moving the next. There is power; the lights are on.

 

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Dog Peeing InsideI have a 4 year old Husky. We live in Central America. We do not train our dogs to go pee and poo outside. We only bring them out for recreational purposes. I keep my dog on my terrace. It is a pretty big space. He runs and everything. He pees on the terrace as it's his floor.

 

dracaena like plant

What Is This Houseplant?Could someone tell me what kind of plants these are? I can't find anything online.

 

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Setting the Temperature Controls on Kenmore RefrigeratorI have a Kenmore, model 598.628242 with a bottom freezer and top fridge. If the freezer control was accidently in the OFF position, does that keep the refrigerator from working also? Everything in the freezer was defrosting and the refrigerator was warm.

 

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Getting Rid of Moth Ball Smell in BasementHow can I get rid of the smell of moth balls in my basement?

 

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Removing Scuffs on WallThanks for the ball trick I will try it out! I haven't been able to find anything to take scuff marks off of MDF board, that we have on the walls of our gym.

 

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