March 30, 2017

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Modern scandinavian living room with grey sofa

Carpet Color to Coordinate With a Grey CouchFrequently you decide to change your carpet after you have already purchased a couch. Finding just the right coordinating color is fun and occasionally frustrating. This is a page about carpet color to coordinate with a grey couch.

 

Stainless stovetop whistling tea kettle

Cleaning a Tea KettleProper cleaning helps keep your tea tasting good and can prolong the life of your kettle. This is a page about cleaning a tea kettle.

 

Dachshund puppy plays with shoe outside in grass.

My Dachshund Has Behavior ProblemsPet owners are often very frustrated by the difficulty they experience in training their dogs, both house training and behavior training. This is a page about my Dachshund has behavior problems.

 

Dog scratching outside on the patio

Dog Scratching But I Don't See Any FleasThere several reasons your dog may be noticeably scratching. If there are no fleas more investigation is needed. This is a page about dog scratching but I don't see any fleas.

 

Cat getting flea medication applied.

Using Advantage for Dogs on CatsWith careful measurement many pet owners can safely use Advantage for dogs on their cats. This is a page about using Advantage for dogs on cats.

 

Beautiful raised garden beds filled with plants.

Directions for Building Simple Raised BedsRaised garden beds do not have to be a complex job. There are many good ideas for building simple raised beds for your garden. This is a page about directions for building simple raised beds.

 

Antique faucet with green stains.

Green Stains in Tub and Around FixturesGreen stains in your tub and around the fixtures are usually the result of corroded copper fittings. While difficult to remove it can be done. This is a page about green stains in tub and around fixtures.

 

Recipes

Ground Beef Goulash

Ground Beef GoulashThis is a good family meal with lots of taste. It is also good to serve when you are having company over. You can use whatever vegetables or meat you have on hand or make it as spicy as you want by adding a variety of spices to suit own taste.

 

meatballs and broccoli on plate

Bacon Wrapped Cheddar Filled MeatballsI'm not on a keto (low carb) diet but a lot of my friends are so I put this appetizer together to make them love me. It worked! These are so juicy and delicious. I used lean ground turkey meat here, but you can use beef. If you don't care too much about keeping it low carb, you can add a couple tablespoons of breadcrumbs. This is a very, moist mixture, but I love it this way!

 

Articles

The view outside a car's windshield.

My Experience Driving UberIn that eternal quest for remunerative work, I have had the experience of driving Uber for the past 4 months. I just wanted to share my experiences, in case anyone else is wondering, or thinks it is a good fit.

 

A sign at the Carter Mansion in Tennessee.

The Carter Mansion (Elizabethton, TN)This beautiful old Mansion is very near Food City where I shop for groceries. There was a detour so I had to go past this beautiful old house. I couldn't resist taking photos. Once you step on that land, everything has a different 'feel' to it, as if you are in another time.

 

A "Welcome to Breitenbush Hot Springs" sign.

Breitenbush Hot Springs (Oregon)My husband and I recently had the opportunity to visit Breitenbush Hot Springs. The resort and conference center is high in the Oregon mountains, next to the Breitenbush River in. It is near Detroit Lake (Hwy 22) and about 90 minutes east of Salem, OR. We visited in late March but there was still snow on the ground and dusting the trees high on the hills. The road is unimproved and bumpy for the last 20 minutes of the drive and chains are required for much of the year.

 

Create Interesting Backgrounds for Coloring Pages

Create Interesting Backgrounds for Coloring PagesThis tip explains how to create a vintage effect, soften colors using Vaseline, and use food colors for colorful backgrounds on your coloring pages.

 

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17th Birthday IdeasI am turning 17 in a few days and have a few friends coming over, but have no idea what to do for fun, any ideas?

 

Identifying a Porcelain Doll

Identifying a Porcelain DollI have this doll that is from the Knightsbridge Collection. Her certificate said she was a limited edition doll named Emily, but my sister searched it up and showed me that the Emily doll from that series actually has brown hair and does not wear the same dress as mine.

 

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Shelf Life Thawed Fake CrabSo I'd put some crab out to make crab salad or something. In the next couple days I had to rearrange the fridge and freezer. I had couple other packages in freezer now I don't know which ones are which.

 

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Looking for a Specific Porcelain DollI saw a collection of porcelain dolls and can not remember the maker. They all look like orphans with black soot on their face and clothes.

 

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Interior Design Business Name IdeasI am planning to start and interior design company. Please suggest a name for this interior designer firm, preferably it should start with the letters R&P.

 

Assistance After a House Fire

Assistance After a House FireI need to know if there are any programs to help us with a new apartment or house, and clothing, etc. We lost everything in a house fire.

 

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How Soon Can I Re-dye My Roots?I have been coloring my hair (3n) with Sally's hair color for years. I recently dyed my hair not realizing I used volume 20 instead of 10. My roots are now still completely brown (5n) while the rest of my hair looks like a 2n. How soon after coloring my hair can I fix my roots? I colored my hair today.

 

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Getting Rid of Bed BugsA month ago we found bed bugs in our new sofa. We found a couple more in our bedroom. We threw everything out of our house that was not nailed down. We bought all new bedding and furniture and had an exterminator come in twice just to be safe. I'm constantly itching like crazy. Is this all in my head?

 

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Removing a Yellow Spot on a White BlouseHow do I get a yellow spot out of my white blouse after it has been hanging in the closet?

 

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Finding a Sponsor for a School Leadership Conference TripMy child was invited to represent her school at a leadership conference in Washington DC. The invitation was sent out late and now we have very little time to come up with the $4000 that it would cost for her to go. We can afford the initial $300 for registration, but the remaining is out of our budget.

 

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Finding Free FurnitureMy children and I have lost everything and are now restarting. How do I go about finding out if I can get help getting furniture or if someone is giving anything away?

 

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