March 22, 2020

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bowl of Old Fashioned Mac n' Cheese

Old Fashioned Mac n' CheeseI hadn't made my baked macaroni and cheese in several years. I think having four children in five years. Growing up with them and feeding them, made me very tired of all those good old comfort foods. But I recently got an itch for a good old Mac n' Cheese!


baked Berry Hand Pies

Berry Hand PiesWe are going on a week of being quarantined and it's not an easy adjustment. It's nice to make the kids a little treat so here's an easy recipe you can make - berry hand pies with cute shapes, animal cut outs.



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Safeway Sets Special Senior Citizen/Vulnerable Customer Shopping HoursI received an email today from Albersons Companies containing an update on their efforts and practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. One thing that immediately stood out was the setting of special shopping hours for senior citizens and other vulnerable shoppers from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. They ask that other customers avoid shopping during this time.


Crochet Buddy for Hook and Needle - crochet buddy tied to handle of craft basket

Crochet Buddy for Hook and NeedleI found this pattern on line and am just a bit jealous I didn't come up with it myself! It is super easy, fast, and a great way to use up scrap yarn. I loved her's but mine has a bit of a spin on it. I hope you like it!



Getting Rid of Fleas - cans of pesticide

Getting Rid of FleasDue to ill health I have been fighting a flea infestation! My cats are free of fleas now. Just as I thought it was over I have discovered eggs everywhere! They are inside cupboards, inside sealed boxes, on the back of my TV. And now, I have them! How can I get rid of them from my short hair whilst I begin this long battle.


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Repair Cub Cadet XT1 Won't StartI own a Cub Cadet XT1 and I've changed the starter and solenoid. It turns, but won't start. Anyone have an idea why it will not start?


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Causes of Sudden Death in DogsRecently my 8 year old Cockapoo passed away unexpectedly. She passed at around 4 am on a Thursday. She was fine Wednesday until about 6:30 PM when for the first time ever she pooped on the couch while lying down. My husband then took her out and she pooped again and started to sway. She came back inside and went to hide under the table.


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Screws for Older Kenmore# 17892I need one to secure the needle plate beneath the pressure foot, and one to hold the lint tray underneath the arm. I was cleaning and my wife 'helped' and lost those screws after moving the machine parts while I was at work.


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Homemade Virus Protection Hand SanitizerCan eye glass cleaner be used as hand sanitizer to kill the Covid19?


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My Bread Maker Isn't Mixing CompletelyI have been using my bread maker for years now and it is pretty old. I pulled out my bread maker after a few months and I decided to make banana bread. I saw that it was mixing and all so I thought it was fine. After the baking cycle when I went to pull it out I noticed that the top half didn't even mix and only the bottom mixed and baked.


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Removing Motor Oil from a HoodieHow can I get a set in motor oil stain out of a hoodie jacket?


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Repairing a Singer MSP 2 Steam PressSuddenly the arm can not be pulled down during use or to lock. Can I repair this? It is a Singer MSP 2.


Value of a Murphy Chair - dark wood chair with slat back and no arms

Value of a Murphy ChairI have two Murphy 206 chairs. I would like to know the value of these chairs.


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Using Lysol to Make Disinfecting WipesDoes anyone know if I could use Lysol laundry sanitizer to make disinfectant wipes? If so how much and what other ingredients? Any other ideas are appreciated.


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