September 9, 2019

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Mini Clothespin Rainbow Necklace - closeup of woman wearing the necklace

How to Make a Mini Clothespin Rainbow NecklaceThis mini clothespin rainbow necklace is perfect of kids of all ages. It can also be used as an interactive game to learn the order of the colors of the rainbow. This page has the instructions and photos you will need to make your own mini clothespin rainbow necklace.


Butterfly Spoons - finished large and small butterfly

Making Butterfly SpoonsTrace your child's handprint onto colorful paper. Add a painted plastic spoon and paper antennae to create these butterfly spoons.


Upcycled Tie Necklace - creator wearing the tie necklace

Making an Upcycled Tie NecklaceOne fun recycled neck tie craft is featured on this page. Learn how to make an upcycled tie necklace.


Determining the Age of an Old Sewing Machine - ornate antique sewing machine

Determining the Age of an Old Sewing Machine?To determine the age of an old sewing machine you will need either the serial number or the model number. This page contains some tips for determining the age of your older sewing machine.



Wooden Barn Star Quilt Pattern - red, white, and blue star with two white stars on blue center squares

Wooden Quilt Patterned Barn StarA short time ago I was trolling Pinterest and found this great barn star wall hanging. I though to myself this looks easy enough to make (we all like easy). So off to the lumber yard I went and bought an 8' 1x4 board. Not knowing the exact measurements I just guessed. NOTE: you can make this any size you want.


Salted Caramel Nut White Chocolate Popcorn on tray

Salted Caramel Nut White Chocolate PopcornThe closer we get to autumn, the more we will see sales on things like caramel. This is a fun way to spruce up ordinary popcorn by covering it in caramel, nuts, and white chocolate, then sprinkling it with flaked salt. When placed in clear bags and tied in ribbon, they make excellent gifts.


Snow White Squirrel (UK) - white squirrel in grass

Snow White Squirrel (UK)I saw this snow white squirrel in a country park next to my house.


Two tween girls trick or treating.

Tween Halloween Costume IdeasTweens (ages 10-12) are generally looking for a fun or creative costume that shows off their personality. Many traditional costumes are considered too childish but they are not yet ready for grown up fare, if it is too scary or "sexy". Here is some advice to help your tween choose what to wear this Halloween.



Identifying a Porcelain Doll - doll with long blond ringlets wearing a peach dress with white lace trim

Identifying a Porcelain Doll?I want to ask you guys if anyone knows anything about this 16" doll.


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Financial Assistance for Disabled Seniors to Move Mobile Home?We need financial help with moving our mobile home. Our mobile home park closed and we were evicted off our lot. We are disabled seniors and can't afford the move ourselves. Does anyone know of an agency or organization that might be able to help us?


Value of an Armani Figurine - figurine of a little girl wearing a long dress and ruffled brimmed hat running

Value of an Armani Figurine?How much is this G. Armani figurine that I just got worth?


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Fixing Runny Tomato Jam?My jam turned out runny. I followed the directions with Sure-Jell and redid it, but it is still runny. How do I thicken it? I don't know if it was because it was tomato jam.


Is My Dog a Purebred Chihuahua?

Is My Dog a Purebred Chihuahua?I got Buster when he was 4 months old; he is a rescue. But he is 8 months old now and he may have rescued me it seems. However, I am still unsure if he is purebred idk how to go about that. I will want to get him registered as a service dog soon and I want to breed him before he gets fixed.


Is He a Chihuahua or a Chiweenie?

Is He a Chihuahua or a Chiweenie?I was told my dog is a full blood Chihuahua, but he does have floppy ears. He just turned one year old. He's the best dog ever! He's full of energy and loves me unconditionally. Could he be a Chiwennie?


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Dog Having Irregular Bloody Stool?For the past month my dog has been having bloody stools irregularly. I took it to the vet and they are treating it with some antibiotics. Someone is saying it is parvo, I don't know what to do. My dog doesn't have any vomiting and it is taking food without hesitation. I'm not able to get out of this situation. Will my dog recover? It is nine years old.


Value of a Charles Ramsay Glass Ornament  - shades of blue ornament

Value of a Charles Ramsay Glass Ornament?We would like to know how much a Charles Ramsay glass ornament would be worth that was purchased in the Edinburgh at the Scottish Art Gallery in 1987.


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Theme for 50th Birthday Near Christmas?My husband is turning 50 the weekend before Christmas. I am throwing him a 50th birthday party, but with my house being already decorated for the holidays I am trying to think of a theme to go with for his birthday!


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Sealing a Painted Deck?I just painted my outdoor deck with an acrylic paint. I would like to seal it now. What product do you recommend to use as a sealant on my open air deck?


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Recycling or Disposing of Plastic Water Bottle Caps?For the last 3 years I have been collecting water bottle caps, from work at a car dealership, thinking it was for St Jude's, for cancer research. Now I have 1000s and 1000s of them at home in black plastic bags. I don't know what to do with them. Does anyone have an idea where to discard them?


Value of  Fairytale Collection Porcelain Dolls - Red Riding Hood doll still wrapped in plastic in a wood box

Value of Fairytale Collection Porcelain Dolls?I acquired this doll (and Sleeping Beauty) and cannot seem to find much information about either. I did find ones that do not come in the wooden box, but none with it. Could you tell me the value and/or any information about either one?


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Making a Pom Pom Loom Board?Can anyone help? I am going to make a pom-pom blanket, but don't know what size to make the loom. It's a pram blanket. I have the size of the pram, but have read that it shrinks when you take it off the loom. Has anyone any idea how much and should I make the loom board bigger? Any answers would be greatly appreciated.


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Rehydrating Dried Out Acrylic Craft Paint?I have about 50 bottles of acrylic paint, all different colors, that I have not used for several years. Some have just about dried up and in some the paint has gotten thick. Any suggestions on what I can add to make them useable again?


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Janome Sewing Machine Not Feeding Fabric?My Usha Janome Allure machine is not moving or stitching the cloth. We have checked all the parts. What are the possibilities? The machine is 7 years old.


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Refills for a Fuller Brush Closet Freshener?Does anyone know where to order replacement refills for the round Fuller Brush closet freshener?


Value of a Collector's Choice Doll - doll in the original box

Value of a Collector's Choice Doll?How much could I get for this bisque limited edition Collector's Choice doll? I haven't been able to find any like her online, and am hoping she's worth more than $5.


Identifying Porcelain Dolls - three dolls, two very old style

Identifying Porcelain Dolls?Who made this 5" porcelain doll with round hands and green velvet dress? Or this black haired china doll with leather boots and no markings? And finally the Parian head doll with the purple outfit and marked 136 2/0?


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Sealing a Spray Painted Countertop?I really want to spray paint my bathroom countertop with the Rust-Oleum stone spray paint. I have read so many different ways to seal it that I'm totally confused as to what to use. I've seen recommendations for water based poly and then acrylic and epoxy.


Value of a G Armani Capodimonte Figurine - boy and girl kissing

Value of a G Armani Capodimonte Figurine?We would like to know the value of a Capodimonte G Armani figurine, copyright 1982 Florence. It has the crown seal and the N letter as well as the etched signature of G Armani.


Is My Dog a Chiweenie? - brown and white chubby dog

Is My Dog a Chiweenie?My dog has the Chihuahua face, but the bulky big body. I have a feeling there's a sausage dog breed in him.


Identifying a Porcelain Doll - doll wearing plaid dress with floral jumper and matching hat

Identifying a Porcelain Doll?I have no information for this doll (age, value, etc.). Can someone help me?


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Over Wintering an Easter Lily Bulb?I live in Houston, Texas. I purchased an Easter lily in the spring which I kept in its original pot. The plant dried up and I was going to toss it, but I noticed there is still a healthy looking bulb, or cluster of bulbs. (I am not sure, but it looks kind of like a large garlic bulb. Is that one or multiple?)


Value of a Thomas Kinkade Print - Victorian Christmas scene

Value of a Thomas Kinkade Print?Does anyone know what the Thomas Kinkade "light up" canvas picture of, The Victorian Christmas 2, goes for?


Value of an Ashton Drake Doll - doll wearing a long white dress with a blue sash in a clear doll display case

Value of an Ashton Drake Doll?Looking for value of Summer Dream TF- 3127 Ashton Drake doll. I have the certificate of authenticity and the box. It has been kept in a glass doll case since it was bought.


Information on an Old Reel Mower - rusty reel mower

Information on an Old Reel Mower?I'm trying to find out anything about this mower I picked up. The name is worn off, but says Lady, model T on the wheel.


Identifying Little Black Biting Bugs - bug on skin

Identifying Little Black Biting Bugs?I've been having itching problems for a while. At first I didn't know what it was. I was itching so badly that I started seeing scars on my skin and one day I noticed this small black bug, I'm not sure what it is.


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John Deere L110 Won't Start?My John Deere won't even turn. I've replaced the battery, starter, and solenoid, but am still not getting back the power through the solenoid when I turn the key. What could be going on here?


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Previously House Trained Dog Has Started Peeing Inside?My dog is a male Pomeranian and he's been potty trained. But ever since we went on a 2 week vacation (we left him with my aunt) he's been peeing wherever he wants to. It's been 1 month already and he's still peeing inappropriately. We put him on time out and punish him like we did before, but he's still peeing. What am I doing wrong?


Identifying a Stuffed Bear

Identifying a Stuffed Bear?I am looking to identify my daughter's bear. She lost it a few years back and would like a replacement now that she is older. I bought this for her between 2005 and 2006 at Great Wolf Lodge. I believe it had beads in the arms and legs. I can't seem to remember what brand was on the tag. I feel like it was a bigger name brand, but I am having no luck researching them.


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Troy-bilt Mower Speed Control Lever Not Working?Why would a CVT Troy-bilt lawn mower with a 7 speed control lever not have any change in speed when the lever is shifted? The lawn mower is 15.5 hp motor and is only 3 years old.


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Value of Britannica Junior Encyclopedias?I have a set of Britannica Junior Encyclopedias copyright 1975. There are 25 volumes, all in mint condition and no extras with the set.


Value of a Lane Cedar Chest - medium wood finish chest with blue, black, white, and yellow striped cushion

Value of a Lane Cedar Chest?I am not sure how to price this chest. I am also not sure if the cushion was added by previous owner. The only wear is on the front of chest.


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Using Waffle Grill Plates for George Foreman Grills?Will the GFP84WP waffle plates work on a rpgf3801blx George Foreman grill?


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