February 16, 2020

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A young man looking irritated with his parents, who are also frustrated.

Feeling Disconnected from ParentsAs we grow into adulthood, we develop our own ideas about the direction our lives should take. Our parents can often have different opinions. This can challenge the relationship.


A get well card with a butterfly on a lilac blossom.

Flowers for an ICU PatientDue to the need to keep an ICU patient in a germ free environment, fresh flowers are not allowed. Beautiful photos of flowers can brighten someone's day, and show that you care.


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Orange Spiked Panna CottaA creative orange spiked panna cotta can be made with milk and gelatin instead of eggs and heavy cream. Try this pudding like dessert topped with whipped cream.


baked roll ups

Making Chicken Roll UpsA delicious dish can be chicken roll ups. Chicken breasts filled with cheese and a choice of foods may look as though they took a long time to make. Try these for an elegant dinner.



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Removing Orange Glo Wood Polish from Hardwood Floors?I usually use Orange Glo to clean my wood floors, but apparently I mistook it for wood shiner. Now my all of my wood floors are super greasy! I tried cleaning with Dawn and vinegar, but there was not much change.


Identifying Household Bugs - small dark bug

Identifying Household Bugs?I need help identifying these bugs crawling on my bed. I started noticing this bug crawling on my bed. I don't notice any bite marks on me and don't see any blood stains on my bed.


Identifying a Cabbage Patch Kid Doll - girl doll wearing a dark purple dress with fur trimmed lace overskirt, and a fur muff

Identifying a Cabbage Patch Kid Doll?I'm hoping someone can help identify the CPK pictured.


Identifying an Antique 3 Legged Chair - carved and turned three legged chair with rush covered seat

Identifying an Antique 3 Legged Chair?I picked this up at a flea market near the border between Germany and France. Anyone have any information?


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Paparazzi Jewelry Business Name Ideas?I'm looking for fun ideas to start my business with Paparazzi. I want a catchy name. My name is Nikki. What do you suggest?


Determining the Age of a Wooden Cobbler's Bench - old wooden bench

Determining the Age of a Wooden Cobbler's Bench?Please let me know if this is an old or "antique" bench. There appears to be no markings or labels. It has been around over 40 years that I am aware of, but I don't know if it was new or old 40 years ago.


Value of a Yolanda Bello Porcelain Doll - face of the doll in a box

Value of a Yolanda Bello Porcelain Doll?I have a 1990 Yolanda Bello, MIB DRAKE BELLO "Michael" little slugger, closed collection porcelain doll. What is his value today (USD$)?


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Sewing Machine Not Picking Up Bobbin Thread?The bobbin thread is not connecting with the needle thread to begin sewing.


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Smith Corona Manual Typewriter Space Bar Jamming?My space is jumping when typing. It happens randomly when I am typing. I have made sure my hand isn't hitting the half space when typing. I tried cleaning it out and getting all of the dust out. What can I do to fix the problem?


What is My Chihuahua Puppy Mixed With? - small black pupp with fuzzy ears

What is My Chihuahua Puppy Mixed With?I have a 13 week old puppy who weighs 2.6 pounds. I was told she is a long haired Chihuahua, but her ears are floppy so I know she isn't full Chihuahua. What are your thoughts?


Identifying Insect Eggs - clusters of yellow eggs

Identifying Insect Eggs?A few days after I spotted the white insect, those yellow eggs appeared. What is that insect, and did it lay those eggs? If not, what might have left the eggs? I am debating whether or not to remove them for safety.


Identifying an Insect Egg - egg?

Identifying an Insect Egg?Any idea what this is? When I went to pick it up it started rolling around by itself.


What Breed Is My Dog?

What Breed Is My Dog?Can anyone please tell me what mix this little guy is? He was dropped off on my door step. I want to keep him, but I would like to know what type of dog he is.


Identifying a Stuffed Toy Dog - light brown stuffed dog with large black plastic nose

Identifying a Stuffed Toy Dog?I bought this dog plush from an op shop in Australia around 2009-10. I've had it for years and I'm now 20 years old and I really want to know where he could have come from? Maybe what company made him? How old he could be?


Determining Silver Plate vs. Sterling Silver - silver teapot with black handle and lid knob

Determining Silver Plate vs. Sterling Silver?I bought this teapot at a market stall. It has Lewbury Melb. on the base and I know it's from Tilbury and Lewis. I think the handle and black base might be Bakelite? I did the sterling silver test with a magnet and did not stick and it's quite heavy. There are no other marks on it. I am wondering if it is sterling silver or not, and would it be art deco era?


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P Pad Trained Dog Now Using a Rug?I have an eight-year-old Yorkie who has been trained on a P pad since she was a pup. Now all of a sudden she is pooping and peeing in another room on a rug. What can I do?


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Dyeing Recently Highlighted Hair?Two days ago I box highlighted my hair. I hate it and I was wondering can I go back and turn it black? I have a natural dark brown hair color. I would say its pretty healthy normally.


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