January 5, 2017

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Dandelion Greens and Pomegranate Vinaigrette RecipeOne way to get rid of those pesky dandelions in your lawn is to eat them. The greens are chock full of vitamins and minerals. This page contains a dandelion greens and pomegranate vinaigrette recipe.


Plastic Grocery Bag Flowers

Making Plastic Grocery Bag FlowersThis is a page about making plastic grocery bag flowers. Recycle your plastic grocery bags into a pretty faux floral arrangement.


Craftsman Riding Mower Won't Start

Craftsman LT 2000 Riding Mower Won't StartThere are a number of reasons a mower won't start. Diagnosing the cause is the first step to making the necessary repair. This is a page about Craftsman LT 2000 riding mower won't start.


A roll of masking tape.

Refreshing Old Masking TapeThis is a page about use microwave to refresh masking tape. When masking tape dries out it can come off in little pieces. Try this tip to make it work as it should.


Stone Coasters

Cleaning Stone CoastersThis is a page about cleaning stone coasters. Porous stone can absorb stains and may be a challenge to clean.


Unique Gift Card or Cash Wrapping

Making a Book Gift Card HolderThis is a page about making a book gift card holder. A unique gift box for cash, a small gift, or a gift card can be made out of an old book.



Craftsman LT 1000 Riding Mower Won't Start?Determining the reason your riding mower won't start is the first step towards making the necessary repairs. This is a page about Craftsman LT 1000 riding mower won't start.


Shimmery Shamrock Pin

Making a Shimmery Shamrock PinYou and the kids will have fun making this glittery shamrock shaped pin to wear on Saint Patrick's Day. This is a page about making a shimmery shamrock pin.


A paint can of blue pain, a roller and a roller pan.

Buying Mistake ('Oops') PaintThis is a page about buying mistake ("oops") paint. One way to save money on paint, if you are flexible on the color, it to buy the paint mistakes at your local home improvement store. Those mixing errors can be good for your pocketbook.


A woman getting a perm.

Scalp Irritated by Perm?This is a page about scalp irritated by perm. The chemicals in hair perms can irritate your scalp. If the initial irritation continues, a trip to your doctor may be in order.


Plastic Grocery Bag
Crochet Hat

Making a Plastic Grocery Bag Crochet HatThis is a page about making a plastic grocery bag crochet hat. Recycled plastic grocery bags can be cut into lengths and used to make crochet and knit hats.


A bottle of vinegar.

Using Vinegar for Treating Your Scalp?This is a page about using vinegar for treating your scalp. Vinegar either full strength or diluted with water can be used to treat itchy scalp caused by fungus.


A woman's legs.

Removing Hair Without Shaving or Waxing?This is a page about removing hair without shaving or waxing. There are alternative methods for removing hair on your legs that don't involve shaving or waxing.


An aggressive dog pulling on its leash.

Solutions for Dog on Dog AggressionThis is a page about solutions for dog on dog aggression. Dog on dog aggression is a common issue for pet owners. This aggressive behavior can be the result of several factors.


A lifeguard holding a flotation device.

Requirements for Getting a Lifeguard's License?This is a page about requirements for getting a lifeguard license. Working as a lifeguard is a good seasonal or year round job for adults and teens alike. Prior to applying you will want to ensure you meet the requirements.


Car heater vent and controls.

Car Heater Blowing Cold Air?This is a page about car heater blowing cold air. When your car does not warm up with the heater on, the thermostat may be stuck or the coolant may be low.


Close up of a woman getting perm.

Fixing a Bad Perm?This is a page about fixing a bad perm. If your perm does not take well, you can either go back to the stylist or try to fix it at home.


Crystal Decanters

Finding Replacement Plastic Stoppers for Crystal Decanters?This is a page about finding replacement plastic stoppers for crystal decanters. Some crystal decanters have a plastic cover over the glass stopper. These can break or tear over time.


chicken nuggets and rice in bowl

Sweet and Sour Chicken Nuggets and RiceThis is a page about sweet/sour chicken nuggets and rice. Turn plain chicken nuggets into a meal with the addition of a sweet and sour sauce and a serving of rice.


A German Shepherd dog wearing a collar and a halter.

Training an Aggressive German ShepherdThis is a page about training an aggressive German Shepherd. Boredom, pain, and lack of socialization or proper training can all result in a dog behaving aggressively. Trying to decide the cause of aggression is the place to start working on a solution.


Gift Card Holder

Toilet Paper Tube Gift Card HoldersThis is a page about toilet paper tube gift card holders. Reuse and decorate a flattened paper tube to wrap a gift card for a special occasion.


White crochet bag with green beads and shamrocks.

Making a Crochet Beaded Shamrock BagThis cute little St. Patrick's Day inspired bag is fun to make and use. This is a page about making a crochet beaded shamrock bag.


Spring Flower Photo or Note Magnet - Notepad in clip.

Making a Spring Flower Photo or Note Holder MagnetThis is a page about making a spring flower photo or note magnet. Add some spring cheer with this adorable flower photo magnet.


Dandelion Tea

Dandelion Tea RecipeThis page contains a dandelion tea recipe. Dandelion tea has long been used as an herbal remedy. The tea can be made from flowers and roots. It has been found helpful for an upset stomach. There can be side effects so do your research.


Shopping Bag Into Planting Bags - seedling in plastic bag pot

Turn Shopping Bags Into Planting BagsThis is a page about turn shopping bags into planting bags. Another useful way to recycle and reuse those plastic grocery bags is by making seedling starter pots.


What Breed Is My Dog? (German Shepherd Mix)

What Breed Is My Dog? (German Shepherd Mix)This is a page about, "What breed is my dog?" (German Shepherd mix). Many pet owners have mixed breed dogs. Knowing the mix is not only interesting, but can be helpful in understanding your dog's behavior and by giving you an insight into potential health issues.



Bouquet made from candy

Candy Bouquet With Candy VaseCheck out how easy it is to make your own candy bouquet in this short video. Candy bouquets are a great gift on any special occasion.


Clay Pot Lighthouse

Clay Pot LighthouseMake a cute terra cotta pot lighthouse for you garden. Check out this video and learn how easy they are to make!


Fixing a Lawn Mower That Won't StartWe have a Craftsman mower (with a Briggs and Stratton engine) that we have not taken very good care of.



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Line Wastebasket with Plastic WrapOne way I like to use plastic wrap is to tear off a sheet and line the bottom of a wastebasket with it. That way, when it comes time to empty the wastebasket out, clean up is a little easier.


Mid Winter Flower Bulb Bargains- discounted planter and crocus corms

Mid Winter Flower Bulb BargainsI certainly don't need more flowers. I can barely keep up with all I have now. So, why do I continue to buy more? Lack of self restraint, I guess; though I tell myself it's something more colorful.



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Getting Rid of a Rat Behind Washer?I am in dire need of advice. One mouse or perhaps little rat? is destroying my life. I have no way to fix it without extreme procedures such as lifting the washing machine. I found one stuck to duct tape. I discovered the hole it came from. I got the hole iron-wool-wired, now the "rat" is trapped in the bathroom.


Value of Encyclopedia Britannica 1768 - books in bookcase

Value of Encyclopedia Britannica 1768?I have a set of Encyclopedia Britannica 1768 that is in its own little bookcase. How much is it worth? On the top of the bookcase is a much larger book that fits into its own notch.


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Inexpensive Replacement Remote for 2012 Toyota?I have lost my remote to my Toyota, does any one know where I could find another one instead of paying $200.00 plus? I am almost sure it is in my house. I need a detector.


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Re-dyeing Hair Blue?I dyed my hair blue about a week and a half ago. I had to bleach it because it was a really dark brown, but since it bleached unevenly the blue is greyish in some parts and really vibrant blue on other parts and on my roots it's a little blonde. Do I redye it all blue again or do I need to bleach it all over again?


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My Staffy is Losing His Hair?I have a question regarding my Staffy. He's losing hair behind his ears and now it looks like he's losing it round his eyes. He has to see the vet in two weeks, but I was just wondering what this could be and if there was anything I could do for him in the mean time?


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House Trained Puppy Pooping Inside?We have a 10 month old dog. He was house trained in a very short time. He has been restricted to our very large kitchen and den day and night, is crated at night and hasn't had an accident in these rooms for months. Recently, he has gone into the dining room and living room and left us some "gifts" on the floor.


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Cleaning WD-40 Residue?Whenever I use WD-40, I notice it leaves an oily residue. I usually just clean it with a homemade all-purpose or degreaser spray, but I was wondering if anyone had any other ways that are perhaps a little easier?


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Windshield Washer Not Spraying?My rear windshield washer on my 2016 Chevy Tahoe is not spraying. I assumed the reservoir for the rear pump was out, then I discovered that there was no rear reservoir. Today I discovered that the front sprayer was not spraying. The reservoir is full of fluid and I can hear the motor working.


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Removing Water Spots on Stainless Steel?How do I get water spots off of stainless steel?


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Childcare Name Ideas?I'm needing help to come up with a unique name for my home day care. I'd like to try to have two words that start with the letter 'L' in it too, back to back...like 'Lads and Lassies', but that's all I can think of. 'Little' is another word, but I can't come up with another 'L' word. Any suggestions?


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Getting Used to New Dentures?I've had dentures for a month. I'm miserable; how can I possibly get used to them? I find it miserable and awkward to eat. Now the top plate hurts going over my gums. Taking them off is a pure agony.


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Repairing a Leather Chair?My husband had radiation therapy on his head. He sat in the leather chair and most of the leather were his head rested is gone, just cloth remains. What can I do to fix this?


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