July 25, 2018

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Wood cabin on a river.

Renting a Cabin for Summer VacationRenting a home in a vacation area can be more relaxing than camping and much cheaper than staying at a hotel. This is a page about renting a cabin for summer vacation.

 

Pile of user manuals.

Finding Manuals OnlineMany manufacturers publish their manuals online directly and many more have been scanned in by an owner. This is a page about finding manuals online.

 

Bathtub surrounded by granite.

How to Repair Scratches on a Bathtub's FinishDepending on the material that your bathtub is made from, there are a variety of different ways to minimize or remove scratches on the finish. This is a page about how to repair scratches on a bathtub's finish.

 

Variety of fabric hanging.

Donating Scrap Fabric in CaliforniaMany quilters and other crafters find that they have quite a stash of scrap fabric that they are unable to use. Finding and organization or charity to donate these supplies to gives them a second chance to be useful. This is a page about donating scrap fabric in California.

 

A handmade "love of horses" greeting card.

Making a Love of Horses Greeting CardIf you have a friend, co-worker, or family member who loves horses, this handmade card is perfect for the occasion. This is a page about making a love of horses greeting card.

 

Front view of costume.

Letter to Grandma CostumeIf you are looking for a unique Halloween costume for a child in your family take a look at this special idea and make it your own. This is a page about making a letter to grandma costume.

 

Cheesy beef casserole in a cast iron pan.

Sloppy Joe Casserole RecipesThis casserole has all the warm, comforting flavors of the classic sloppy joe sandwich. This page contains sloppy joe casserole recipes.

 

Person scooping from a tub of ice cream next to a bowl of fresh raspberries.

How to Prevent Freezer Burn on Ice CreamThere is nothing more disappointing than finding a carton of ice cream that shows signs of freezer burn. Learn the best way to store ice cream without freezer burn or other damage. This page discusses how to prevent freezer burn on ice cream.

 

Recipes

Caramelized Pork and Eggs in bowl

Instant Pot Caramelized Pork and EggsThis is my version of Vietnamese Thit Ko, also known as caramelized pork and eggs made in an Instant Pot. This is a traditional meal served with rice and pickled vegetables.

 

glass of smoothie

Colon Cleansing SmoothieThere are many ingredients and combinations of foods that can help each individual person as far as cleanses go, you just have to see what works for you. This is my version of a fiber and vitamin packed digestive system cleansing smoothie that is tart, bright and delicious.

 

Articles

Ribbon Wand - finished wand on tabletop

Ribbon WandThese are perfect wands to make for a girl's birthday! Or for your child to play with. Your child can play with this wand at home, during dress up, or outdoors. They are very inexpensive to make and are made with items you may already have around your home.

 

DIY Cheering Pom Poms  - finished red and silver pom pom

DIY Cheering Pom PomsWe had a very special celebration this month and one of the most awaited events was the employee's cheering competition. I was assigned to make the cheering pom poms.

 

Questions

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Feeding LadybugsCan ladybugs eat sugar?

 

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Home Repair Help for Low Income FamiliesI'm having an issue with water to my back wall due to a party wall with a neighbor. I have to do repairs, but have limited funds. Does anyone know who could help with repairs? I live in Philadelphia.

 

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Finding Replacement Sofa Bed Webbing StrapsThe webbing supporting the mattress is starting to break away from the metal clips that hook into the frame. Where can I get replacement straps/clips? Furniture upholsterers are unable to help.

 

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Kitchen Cabinet Paint Color AdviceI have brown wall tiles, not a solid brown, but mostly brown. What colour can I paint my cabinets to lighten my kitchen and one that does not clash with the wall tile.

 

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Accidental Tomato Garden Where Dogs PottyMy backyard has, through no effort on my part, yielded a giant tomato plant. There are tons of healthy tomatoes. However, my dogs go to the bathroom out there (probably why it grew). If I wash thoroughly, are the tomatoes safe to eat?

 

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Deciding on Getting DenturesI am missing several teeth, molars on top and bottom and my front bottom teeth. I can't get implants because my bone is too thin or not enough there or something.

 

Homemade Copper Cleanser - table

Homemade Copper CleanserHow can I make copper cleanser?

 

Value of a Vintage Encyclopedia Set - cover

Value of a Vintage Encyclopedia SetI have a 21 volume encyclopedia set. Lexicon Universal Encyclopedia is the title. It was published in 1986. I had done research a couple of months back and someone was selling a set like mine for almost $800 used. What are they really worth since I've only been able to find approximately 3 other sets on eBay.

 

Puppy Is Sick Following First Rabies Shot - Rottweiler puppy

Puppy Is Sick Following First Rabies ShotI have a 4 month old male Rottweiler. A few days after he turned 4 months old, the vet gave him his first rabies vaccine. 2 days after, he started vomiting and having diarrhoea at night. The next morning he had bloody diarrhoea and then yellow diarrhoea all day. We called the vet again and he put him on saline.

 

What Breed Is My Dog? - black and tan dog

What Breed Is My Dog?I want to ask which breed my dog belongs to? Actually I bought him from an unknown breeder. And not having pedigree papers he sold it to me saying it is a GSD, but after 3 months I doubt if it is or not. He doesn't seem like a GSD. He is skinny and doesn't have much long hair and even doesn't seem to be muscular.

 

Is My Dog a Blue Nose Pit Bull? - brown dog with white on face, chest and feet and darker coat on legs, back, and face

Is My Dog a Blue Nose Pit Bull?She is 6 months old, and the previous owners told us she was a blue nose Pit Bull. We question it, can anyone throw us some knowledge?

 

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Water Leaking Under Mobile Home When AC Is RunningWhen the refrigerated A/C unit in my mobile home is running, I notice water leaking from underneath the mobile home. Is this normal?

 

Poulan Pro Leaking Oil and Blade Won't Turn - blade shaft

Poulan Pro Leaking Oil and Blade Won't TurnWhy does my Poulan Pro push mower have oil coming out of the bottom where the blade is? I can't turn the blade by hand. What would be the problem? My wife hit a water meter cover with the mower and it stopped running. If anyone can help I would appreciate it.

 

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