November 27, 2016

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Necktie Purse

Making a Necktie PurseThis is a page about making a necktie purse. Neckties can be repurposed into a number of interesting craft project.


Repairing Broken Peg Looms

Repairing Broken Peg LoomsThis is a page about repairing broken peg looms. The pegs on plastic looms can get broken off.


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Making a Snowman With Plastic CupsThis is a page about making a snowman with plastic cups. Clear plastic cups and mini Christmas lights can be used to make a fun snowman decoration.


toilet paper roll santa

Making a Toilet Paper Tube Santa ClausThis is a page about making a toilet paper tube Santa Claus. Toilet paper tubes are great inexpensive starts to many cute crafts.


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Making Paper Christmas Lightbulb OrnamentsThis is a page about making paper Christmas lightbulb ornaments. The kids will enjoy making these cute paper Christmas lights to use as ornaments or a garland.


Candy cane decorated with pipe cleaner, google eyes, and a pom pom.

Making Candy Cane ReindeerThis is a page about making a candy cane reindeer. You can easily make a cute reindeer from a candy cane to use as a decoration or ornament.



cash pepperoni pizza gift box

Pizza Box Cash GiftThis could be for a college student or anyone who is short on money. It makes a great raffle basket item when needed too! Always appreciated and never returned! You can change the bill denominations according to your desires.


Mason Jar Layered Banana Pudding

Mason Jar Layered Banana PuddingOn a kitchen counter arrange an assembly line of bowls of vanilla wafers, vanilla pudding, and thinly sliced bananas. The last component will be whipped cream. Begin by putting a teaspoon of pudding into the bottom of the jar. Break up a vanilla wafer for the next layer, and then add pieces of banana. Layer until you reach almost the top of the jar. Then add whipped cream and a slice of banana. Put the lid on the jar and store in the refrigerator. Enjoy!


Special Item of Clothing for Kitten Vet Trip

Special Item of Clothing for Kitten Vet TripOne of our older kittens caught a severe respiratory infection so I took him to the vet. The vet prescribed him Terramycin ointment for his eyes, and a liquid antibiotic called Clavamox. The winter hat he is sitting on helped to comfort him the whole time he was at the vet's office.


closeup of Lyle's face

Lyle (Golden Chow Mix)When he was approximately 1 year old from the animal shelter. He is a real hoot. He likes to run and play and jump and act tough, but when there is thunder or fireworks he becomes the furriest lapdog in the world!



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Kenmore Washer Not Spinning Out All of the Water?I have a 20 - 30 year old Kenmore 110 washer. They do not make the washers and dryers last anymore. Both my washer and dryer are working well, except the washer does not spin all the water out on the permanent press spin cycle. It will spin all the water out properly on the sturdy cotton cycle.


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Removing Bleach Pen Residue from Dryer?I had a bleach pen go through the dryer. How do I clean the residue from it out of the dryer?


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Reusing Plastic Containers?Any ideas for using plastic box the MACK'S earplugs come in?


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Removed Stitches Stretched Cross Stitch Material?I removed misplaced cross stitches. There will be no cross stitches in this area now. The material is stretched. You can tell that there were stitches that have been removed. Is there any way to make the material taut again?


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Selling Tall Pines for Lumber?I have 26 tall pines on my lot out by Lake Conroe that I'd like to sell for lumber.


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Sweet Sixteen Party Ideas?My sweet sixteen is in January and I'm gonna invite twenty or so people. I'm not big on dressing up and all that. I wanted to have a bonfire party thing, but it'll be winter so it might not work. I'm really on a low budget since I'll be paying for it myself.


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Repairing Damaged Pile on Corduroy?I was at a conference recently and applied a very sticky nametag to my corduroy jacket. When I removed the nametag some of the pile was torn off with it. It's a small area, but now I can't help but notice the mark. Is there anything I can do to fix this or at least make it less noticeable?


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Locating the Source of a Bad Smell?I have this smell in my unit; I am 3 stories up. It smells like Parmesan cheese or off powdered milk. I get wiffs of it around near the kitchen. But when I go looking for the smell I just can't detect where it is coming from.


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Loss of Power to Outlets?The outlets in 2 rooms quit working; no breakers were flipped. I have a 240 cook stove that has not had full power since hooking it up last year. It also lost power to the bottom heat element core. This all took place in the last six days.


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Using Dawn in the Dishwasher?I've ran out of dishwasher soap and have just a small amount of Dawn, can it be used in the dishwasher? I have a week to go before payday so no money.


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Too Much Pepper in Turkey Soup?I had leftover turkey from Thanksgiving. I made a big pot of noodle soup with the leftover turkey. The turkey was already seasoned, but I added red pepper. How do minimize the pepper?


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Feeling Rejected by Adult Daughter?My adult daughter lives 3 hours away, is a single mom and lives with her father. Her father and I divorced 19 years ago. She is 33 years old. We do not have a good relationship even though we speak regularly on the phone. Three weeks ago we had a disagreement and there has been no conversation since that day.


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Preventing Taper Candles from Cracking?I wish to use taper candles in a holder that has a center prong. How do I prevent the candle from breaking/cracking?


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Paint Color Advice?I have a large room 700 sq. ft. with 2 burgundy chairs and a light grey couch. What color should I paint the walls?


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Painful Sore on Gum?My wife has dentures. She's had them for quite some time. Recently she has gotten a sore the size of a Tic Tac on her bottom gum, between her lip and gum. She says it's very painful. What could that be? We are waiting for dentist appointment.


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Getting Rid of Fleas in the Home?I have fleas in my home. I can't afford an exterminator. What can I do?


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Value of Collier's Encyclopedias?I have a full set of Collier's Encyclopedias. There are 8 volumes. What price could I sell it for?


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Intermittent Ceiling Lights?Yesterday 2 downstairs lights on the ceiling in my living room would not work, everything else in the room turned on as normal. Today the lights started working again and I hadn't touched anything. Does anybody have any idea why this is?


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