June 19, 2019

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A bandaid on a white background.

Saving Money on BandagesWhen your kids use too many bandages, there are some ways you can reduce the number they use. One way to save by using stickers on plain bandaids in place of character bandaids.

 

An easel made from wooden clothespins.

How to Make a Mini Easel with Wooden ClothespinsIf you have small items or photos to display, then this mini wooden clothespin easel is just the perfect project for you. This page contains the instructions and photos needed to make a mini easel with wooden clothespins.

 

Greeting card with pink flowers.

Handmade Pink Flower Greeting CardThe soft shades of green and pink used for this project create a sweet and fresh looking greeting card. This is a lovely example of a handmade floral greeting card.

 

Paper Plate Puffer Fish - finished puffer fish

How to Make a Paper Plate Puffer FishThis paper plate kids' craft is sure to be a hit with your little ones. This page contains photos and instructions for making a paper plate puffer fish.

 

A woman blowing confetti at the camera.

How to Organize and Store ConfettiMany craft projects and events call for confetti. If you have a lot of confetti to store read the useful tip on this page about using a utility box to organize and store confetti.

 

Make a Bunny from Shells - scallop and mussel shell bunny face

How to Make a Bunny from ShellsYou can make a cute bunny from scallop and mussel shells with your glue gun and acrylic paints to draw the face.

 

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Popsicle Stick and Straw Compass - drawing compass

Popsicle Stick and Straw CompassWant to draw perfect circles in varying sizes? You can make your own fun and versatile compass at home with 2 Popsicle sticks and an extra wide straw. This useful tool is easy to make and costs next to nothing.

 

Bread Chips on plate with dipping sauce

Bread ChipsMy little boy loves to have bread chips on his lunch box. I don't have time to even drop in to the grocery so I tried to imitate his favorite crunchy bread snack.

 

Questions

Value of this Dynasty Doll - doll in a glass case

Value of this Dynasty DollI am trying to find any info on this Dynasty doll. It is 16" with a tag that says "Terry" on it.

 

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Finding Fabric Donations for CharityWe are a small group of volunteers working for Carers of Africa. We need 100 percent cotton material/cut pieces, satin ribbons 3/8 inches, and hotel soap to make sanitary items for young girls. Can someone please help with suggestions for finding donations?

 

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Value of a "Halie" Porcelain Doll by Cavett WilliamsI recently came across "Halie" as I was going through my mom's belongings. She is #229 out of 1500 and her item # is CW-02. I am trying to find out if she is worth anything. It would be great if someone could help me out. I have looked all over for the value and can't any information.

 

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Hydrogen Peroxide Stains on Canvas ShoesI used hydrogen peroxide to clean my white canvas shoes like it said to online, and it left yellow stains. What should I use to remove the yellow?

 

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Blades Won't Engage on a Troy Bilt Riding MowerThe blades on my Troy Bilt riding mower won't engage.

 

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Dyeing Hair After Using PeroxideI have recently been putting a mix of peroxide and lemon juice in my hair in hopes of lightening it. Instead it has given my hair an orange coppery look. Can I dye it and if so what color would work best to cover it up?

 

What Breed of Husky Is My Pup? - looking down on a cute Husky puppy

What Breed of Husky Is My Pup?I would love to know what breed my baby is. He's name is Blue and he's going on 7 months. I got him when he was only 4 weeks old. The family before me said that his mom was Siberian and his dad was Alaskan.

 

Repelling Wasps and Bees - fir tree trunk

Repelling Wasps and BeesI have a Christmas tree in my garden and on the trunk are some black egg like things which are attracting wasps and bees. What are these eggs and what can I do to get rid of these ?

 

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Selling Trees for the LumberI have 2 big pine trees in my back yard. I need to sell them.

 

How Soon Can I Redye My Hair?

How Soon Can I Redye My Hair?I had bleached light ash blonde hair, but was constantly chasing the brass away and doing root - too much work. I have been trying to get back to my natural hair color. A week ago I used a level 7n permanent Wella Colorcharm with 20 vol developer (more than 50% gray) and it came out auburn. I want to go to 6a, is it too soon?

 

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Magic Eraser Left Scratches on Microwave PlasticI used the Magic Eraser to clean the clear plastic where the numbers are on my microwave and it's scratched it terribly. Are there any remedies I can use to fix the scratches?

 

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Oven Cleaner Left Marks on Wood DeckI sprayed oven spray gel on oven racks. It has gone thru the papers to the timber deck. Now the deck has stains from the oven cleaner gel. I am not sure if the decking has been burnt? Any ideas to remove the marks on the deck?

 

Value of a 1901 Webster's International Dictionary  - open old dictionary

Value of a 1901 Webster's International DictionaryI have a Webster's International Dictionary from 1901. It is in fair condition as a couple of pages have come out of the binding, but all the pages are present. The pages are yellowed or brown from age. I am just curious if it's worth holding onto or if it could be sold.

 

What Is My Chihuahua Mixed With? - dog on the bed

What Is My Chihuahua Mixed With?What is my Chihuahua mixed with? I am clueless.

 

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Collecting Child Support Owed by a Deceased ParentHow do you collect child support from a parent who has passed away without signing the child's birth certificate?

 

Identifying a Porcelain Doll - doll wearing a lace trimmed white satin dress with matching drawstring bag

Identifying a Porcelain DollThe here is a picture of her markings and clothing. I would just like to know more about her. The engraved markings say 96 Za, and the stamped says Carrie 400 274.

 

Thermal Backing on Drapes Stuck to Fabric

Thermal Backing on Drapes Stuck to FabricI washed my thermal drapes as per the washing instructions, with cold water and delicate cycle. When I took them out of the washer the white rubber left a white residue stuck to the fabric. How do I get the white residue off the fabric?

 

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