April 10, 2017

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finished soda can tab lady key fob

Making a Little Lady Pop Tab Key FobMake this cute key fob with a recycled pop can tab and some bits of fabric. This is a page about making a little lady pop tab key fob.


Fabric Covered Decorative Glass Plate

Fabric Covered Decorative Glass PlatesUsing watered down glue and pretty pieces of fabric you can make these lovely plates to give as gifts or decorate you own home. This is a page about fabric covered decorative glass plates.


Crocheted Wrist Corsage for American Girl Doll - finished

American Girl Doll Crocheted Cowl PatternKeep you doll warm with this cute, easy to make crochet cowl. This is a page about American Girl doll crocheted cowl pattern.


Lavender Scented All-Purpose Cleaner - Ingredients.

Lavender Scented All-Purpose CleanerReduce the chemicals you use to clean your home by making your own inexpensive all purpose lavender scented cleaner. This is a page about lavender scented all-purpose cleaner.


Replanting a Sprouting Onion - lying on top of soil

Planting a Sprouting OnionDon't toss an onion just because it has started to sprout. Plant it in your garden for some fresh onion leaves. This is a page about planting a sprouting onion.


Avocado with dying leaves.

Avocado Trees Losing Leaves?There are a number of reasons your avocado tree may lose its leaves, from pests to lack of nutrients. This is a page about avocado trees losing leaves.


Spring Magnet or Easter Basket Decoration

Felt Easter Bunny CraftYou can make this cute felt egg filled with a bunny and chick with the instructions on this page. This is a page about felt Easter bunny craft.


Quinoa Burgers - Quinoa Burgers on a plate.

Making Quinoa BurgersThese quinoa and vegetable burgers are a delicious alternative to meat patties. This is a page about quinoa burgers.



Russet Iris - beautiful russet and purple iris against a wooden fence

Russet IrisMy iris are beginning to bloom. I hope to be able to share some nice pictures with you. I'll start with this early bloomer. I've had it for years. Over time, I've forgotten its name. With or without a name, it's still rather impressive, don't you think?


Bird Cage Floral Display

Bird Cage Floral DisplayMy friend gave me a terrarium for my garden with cactus in it, this was a very harsh winter and the cacti died. I then took the bird cage and redid it to fit in my dining area.


Spring Day Project Using Stickers - second example of grass and sticker project

Spring Day Project Using StickersSpring brings green grass, beautiful flowers, and a variety of insects. It's fun for kids to document the season's changes with different crafts. An easy one requires construction paper, stickers, glue, and scissors! Each student's work was unique and all pieces turned out to represent a perfect spring day!


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Clean Inside of Bottles with RiceUse raw uncooked rice to clean tall or irregularly shaped bottles that have difficult-to-reach areas. Add a little water, some rice, and a small amount of dish soap/detergent. Then fit the lid, (or just cover with your hand) and give it a good shaking.


Ajuga Chocolate Kiss - planter with purple flowering ajuga

Ajuga Chocolate KissThere are still a few little garden treasures to be found at this time if you look carefully. My ajuga is in full bloom. It's a nice ground cover. It will even grow well in shade under trees providing it gets enough moisture.


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Double Use of Disposable Wet Floor Cleaning ClothsAfter giving your floor its shining moment go one step further. Upon removing the soiled cloth I fold the soiled sides together then wipe and dust my baseboards with the clean underside of the cloth. I have even used them to give a quick wipe down of windowsills prior to discarding.


Use Lipstick Cap as Thimble - clear plastic cap over finger

Use Lipstick Cap as ThimbleI save all the lids from my lipstick. They can be used for a lot of things, but my favorite one is as a thimble. They are great for pushing pins and things through fabric when it's on your finger.



Discontinued Wallpaper - brick and honey colored checkerboard pattern

Discontinued Wallpaper?I am looking for Hopscotch #591845, in brick and honey color.


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Caring for a Dog with the Parvovirus?My dog was diagnosed with the parvovirus. He has been hospitalised for 5 days already, but he is looking so much better. He was even playing and biting me. The vet says he still has to stay because he has a fever. Is that necessary or can I care for him at home?


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Roots Are Too Light?Two days ago I was doing my roots (No.9). I've been doing this for almost 2 years with good results. This time I left it in longer than usual. So now my roots are lighter than the rest of my hair. I am wondering if there is something I can do or if I can apply a darker shade (No.8) to even out my hair?


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Finding Assistance After a House Fire?Were can we get help after losing everything in a house fire?


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Getting Rid of Invisible Biting Bugs?I am really depressed with invisible biting creatures in my home. A year ago we have bed bugs in our home. After several pest control treatments they are gone completely. Now something is biting our skin from beds, sofas, and from clothes. We did pest control treatment all over, but they are still not going away.


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Rubber Rug Mat Stuck to Painted Concrete Floor?Any suggestions how to remove the rubber mat that I used under a area rug which is on a painted concrete floor?


Feeding a 6 Week Old Puppy - young Pit puppy

Feeding a 6 Week Old Puppy?My husband brought home a Pit Bull puppy. I have no clue how old she is. I thought it wasn't till 8 weeks, but she looks so much smaller than 8 weeks. I'm thinking she's maybe 5 weeks going on 6 maybe. Anyways they sent her with milk substitute, but didn't tell him how much to give or how often.


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