May 16, 2018

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Cloves on a wooded spoon.

Uses for ClovesWhether you are cooking with them or using them as a natural remedy, cloves have numerous uses. Here are just a few. This is a page about uses for cloves.

 

Yellow ceramic plate.

How to Repair Chips on Ceramic ItemsSmall chips on the edge of a dish are unattractive, but usually, the dishes have plenty of life left in them. This page contains tips for disguising and repairing chips on ceramic items.

 

Hot Chicken Sandwich with sliced cucumber and onion

Hot Chicken SandwichesYou can use canned or homemade shredded chicken to make these delicious baked sandwiches. Try some of these recipes or come up with your own using your favorite ingredients. This is a page about making hot chicken sandwiches.

 

A male and two female arguing around an outdoor table.

Resolving a Dispute With a Family MemberThis is a page about resolving a dispute with a family member. It can be hard to know what to do if you are having a dispute with a family member. Here is some advice that make help.

 

Ball point pen writing on paper.

Reviving Ball Point PensThis is a page about reviving ball point pens. One way to get the ink flowing in a clogged ball point pen is to apply heat to the tip. Here is some information to try before you throw that pen away.

 

Prepared meal frozen in a plastic container

Freezing Prepared FoodsPreparing meals in advance and freezing them can be a huge time saver for a busy family. Here are some great tips for successfully freezing prepared meals. This is a page about freezing prepared foods.

 

Close up of chocolate chip cookies.

Chocolate Chip Cake Mix CookiesA boxed cake mix can be the base for delicious cookies or other baked goodies. This is a page about making chocolate chip cake mix cookies.

 

Red heart box.

Recycled Heart BoxThis is a page about making a recycled heart box. You can easily make one of these adorable little heart boxes out of recycled food packaging. It is easy to customize the size to suit your needs and the decorating possibilities are endless.

 

Laundry detergent and lavender on a washing machine.

Adding Fragrances to Homemade Laundry DetergentThis is a page about adding fragrances to homemade laundry detergent. Essential oils are one way to add a fragrance to your homemade laundry detergent. Here are some tips from others who have some experience in making scented laundry soap.

 

Graduation hat on top of a pile of coins.

Paying Off High Interest Student LoansIt is important to pay off high interest loans as quickly as possible. In some cases, you may be able to consolidate student loans for a lower rate. This is a page about paying off high interest student loans.

 

Vegetarian Paté with toasted pieces of bread on a wooden cutting board

Vegetarian/Vegan Pate RecipeMade with sunflower seeds, potato and other flavorful ingredients, this pate is friendly for many diets. This is a page about vegetarian/vegan pate.

 

Pit Bull puppy looking at the camera.

Aggressive Pit Bull PuppyThis is a page about working with an aggressive pit bull puppy. The most important thing in dealing with an aggressive puppy is to find a good trainer and be very consistent in your training. Socialization in a safe and controlled environment is often beneficial too. The earlier you address these concerns, the better!

 

Man drinking protein shake

Healthy Weight GainGaining weight can be as big a health concern as losing it and many health conditions can cause this issue. This is a page about healthy weight gain.

 

Orange juice in a glass next to a small stack of oranges

Using Frozen Juice ConcentrateFrozen cans of juice concentrate are a popular way to have all variety of juice options at home. This is a page about using frozen juice concentrate.

 

Older home in Florida being repaired

Applying for a Home Repair Grant in FloridaThis is a page about applying for a home repair grant in Florida. In many areas, HUD offers a program to help repair your home, with an agreement that you live there a set amount of time afterwards. Here is some information to help you find out if this program is available where you live.

 

Friends at table with potluck food

Getting Dishes Back After a PotluckThis is a page about getting dishes back after a potluck. It isn't uncommon for dishes to go unclaimed after a potluck or for 2 people to have identical containers. Using freezer tape to create a label with your name on it is a great way to get your dish back at the end of the event.

 

Chili in a bowl with grated cheese and a spoon on the side

Summer ChiliThis chili is served on a bed of greens as a salad, perfect for warm summer meals. This is a page about summer chili.

 

Woman calculating expenses, with money, calculator and a small house model.

Tips for Frugal MomsParenting can be expensive and the smart mother learns where to cut corners. This is a page about tips for frugal moms.

 

A potato cut into slices.

Slicing PotatoesMany recipes call for even, consistent slices of potatoes, which can be difficult due to their round shape. This is a page about slicing potatoes.

 

Close up of a maroon red leather jacket.

How to Remove Permanent Marker on a Polyurethane JacketThis is a page about how to remove permanent marker on polyurethane jacket. Permanent marker can be tough to remove, but here are a few options to try. Rubbing alcohol and hairspray are both a good option to start with.

 

Powdered Cleanser bottle with a stack of sponges.

Using Powdered CleanserThis is a page about using powdered cleanser. Here is a quick an easy tip to avoid using too much powdered cleanser at one time.

 

Articles

A deep red rose in full bloom.

Kordes' Dark Desire RoseAt the risk of being cautioned for submitting too similar pictures, I give you this shot of Dark Desire rose.

 

baked Banana Blueberry Bread

Banana Blueberry BreadIf I have guests over, I usually make a loaf of banana bread because it requires little prep time and is ready in a hour. This time around, I made Banana Blueberry Bread.

 

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Changed Bulb But Ceiling Light Not WorkingMy bathroom light flickered then went out. I got a new 2d 4pin bulb to replace it. I turned off power at the box and bathroom, replaced the bulb, turned the power back on, and then turned the bathroom light on. It did not work.

 

Identifying a Metal Tray - metal tray with recessed center and two handles

Identifying a Metal TrayI was hoping some kind person could help me. I have this tray, it probably is not worth much, but I can only hope lol. I have used a magnet on it and it does not stick. I have taken a picture of the stamp and the tray.

 

Is My Pit Bull Full Blooded? - two Pits behind a chain link fence

Is My Pit Bull Full Blooded?These are my adorable kiddos Katniss (blue and more white) and Blue (darker blue) They are both over 2 years old. I have had Katniss since she was a puppy and saw both of her parents. Blue I have recently adopted, just curious for some opinions on if yall believe they are full bred.

 

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New Electrical Outlets Not WorkingI am in the process of changing all the light switches and outlets in my home. I changed the first switch, which was not grounded so I grounded it and it seems to be OK, but when I started to change the outlets none of them are working in that room.

 

Value of a Murphy Cedar Chest  - chest with a padded seat on top

Value of a Murphy Cedar ChestI've looked online and can't find any information on my Murphy cedar chest. It has the numbers 975691 and Murphy 7298 on the back. Any information is appreciated.

 

Identifying a Snake - striped snake with triangular head

Identifying a SnakeIt looks like pictures of rat snakes, either eastern or yellow, but the head is wrong. It's a larger more triangular head with the jaw extending beyond the body. It was approximately 2 ft long, tapering off towards the tail. It was chilling out on a ramp in the shade in central Florida.

 

Identifying a Bump on My Pit Bull - large bump behind dog's front leg

Identifying a Bump on My Pit BullMy Pit Bull has this lump. Should I worry?

 

Identifying a Plant - variegated leaves and pinkish red drooping stems

Identifying a PlantI got this plant as a gift. I watered it and kept it in the sun. Its leaves started drying. I don't know what to do? Is it an indoor plant? Can someone help me identify it?

 

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Protecting a Nesting Duck from Neighbor's CatHow do I keep the neighbor's cat from disturbing a nesting Mallard duck in our flower bed? It keeps pooping close by the nest, but I hardly ever see the darn thing.

 

What Is This Houseplant? - purple leafed training houseplant

What Is This Houseplant?I need to know what kind of plant this is please!

 

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Organizing Business Name IdeasI am moving to northeast Florida in July and will be starting my own organizing business and would love help with name ideas please.

 

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14th Birthday Part IdeasMy 14th birthday is in two weeks and I have absolutely no idea what to do. And I don't want it to be babyish or super girly. I don't know if I should invite 3 friends or just my 1 best friend.

 

Removing the Upper Feed
 Mechanism on a Janome - manual page

Removing the Upper Feed Mechanism on a JanomeThe upper feed mechanism on my Janome Memory Craft Professional 6600 (part #31) is in the way when sewing. Is there a safe way to remove it and use it later if I need to?

 

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