March 15, 2020

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Decorative Fabric Covered Glass Canisters - finished canister with border on the end of the fabric

Decorative Fabric Covered Glass CanistersUsing fabric you can change the color of your glass canisters in your kitchen. Spruce up your home or make these decorative canisters as special gifts.

 

Valentine's Themed Gift Basket for Him - finished snack gift basket

Valentine's Themed Gift Basket for HimShowing him your love on Valentine's Day can be a personalized gift basket. Using recycled boxes and decorating it yourself, you can fill it with things you know he likes or needs.

 

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Cheap Yarn Bowl Idea

Cheap Yarn Bowl IdeaSome of the cute ceramic bowls out there that have the notches for yarn, are 35.00! So today I had the idea of using what I have and it works great.

 

Repurposed Easter Wreath - finished wreath hanging on a door

Repurposed Easter WreathI found this cute little wreath for about 2.00 and the little buds looked like mini Easter eggs. Using things I had at home, I finished the project in less than 30 minutes.

 

Tiny Egg Nest Magnets - two magnets on the fridge

Tiny Egg Nest MagnetsI found a cute bag of plastic eggs and some looked like tiny robins eggs or smaller. I had all the other things so I made these. I hope you like them!

 

Drumstick Pockets - drumsticks in the pouch pockets

Drumstick PocketsMy daughter's new guy is a drummer. He is always misplacing one of the drumsticks under the couch, or in the car. So I made him this for his birthday. It's a crocheted pocket for them.

 

A mom and kids around the computer.

Entertaining Kids During Coronavirus ClosuresSchools are closing across the globe to reduce transmission of the COVID-19 virus. This is much different from having the kids home from school during the summer break, because places of entertainment are also closing. In my community the schools are closed and gatherings of more than 250 people banned. So what are we going to do with our kids? Here are some of my ideas on how to keep the kids from going stir crazy.

 

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Great Outdoors Themed Parade IdeasAny ideas for a great outdoors themed parade not just the usual fishing and hunting themes. I need something unique, this is a small town parade. Anyone with any good ideas would be much appreciated!

 

Is My Dog a Full Blooded Chihuahua? - tri-colored dog with large upright ears

Is My Dog a Full Blooded Chihuahua?I wanted to know if there is a possibility of my dog being a pure bred Chihuahua. Is it possible? I'm curious.

 

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Buying Wide TablecoversWhere can I find larger tablecovers that will fit the width of our table? It is 70 inches wide which seems to be standard and only goes over the edge an inch or two. Where can I buy an 80 or 90 inch wide table cover so it looks nice on all sides. Even if I were to make them there would be a seem on the top of the table. Any ideas?

 

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Getting a Puppy After Losing One to ParvoSo I just got an 8 week old puppy from somebody and it had already been sick when I brought it home and it died on me within 3 days. I'm thinking about getting another puppy around the same age. What can I do to treat the areas that the other pup was around? I heard bleach?

 

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Buying Replacements Plates for a George Foreman GrillWhere can I buy replacement plates for a George Foreman grill model GRP99?

 

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Paying Back Child SupportI just discovered I may be the father of a 22 year old. Am I liable for back child support?

 

Value of a Brandt Drop Leaf Dining Table

Value of a Brandt Drop Leaf Dining TableThis Brandt was my grandmother's table. It is 36" long by 26" wide. Each leaf adds an additional 13". You can drop one leaf, keep the other extended, or drop or extend both. It is in mint condition except for a burn happened years ago. It is very sturdy and the hardware is in exceptional shape. Could you give me an idea of how much she would be worth being she has the burn?

 

Removing Dye Transfer from Jeans - view of the outside of the jeans

Removing Dye Transfer from JeansI tie dyed a shirt and had it (still wet) sitting in a tied up bag near some of my clothes. Today I went to grab my favorite pair of jeans and saw that the bag with the shirt in it was ripped. The dye leaked onto my jeans and (it's a thrifted pair so I can't go buy it again) and I'm like devastated!

 

Identifying and Value of a Porcelain Doll - doll wearing a long dark red gown

Identifying and Value of a Porcelain DollGranny has several porcelain dolls and we're trying to see if they have any value. Most of the ones that have any identifying info on the back of their neck are like this one. Any info you might have about this marking or this doll in particular would be appreciated.

 

Identifying a Goodwill Find - brass curved rack with legs

Identifying a Goodwill FindI found this at a local Goodwill and I was drawn to it, but I have no clue what it is. Any idea of what this is?

 

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Finding a Someone Who Makes T-shirt QuiltsI live in BC and am looking for someone that makes t shirt quilts?

 

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