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Selling Mature Pine Trees?If you have large pines trees that need to be removed, it may be possible to sell the timber if you have enough of them or a desirable variety of tree. Selling mature pine trees from your property can help clear some land and make some money.

 

Blue Bow

Finding an EZ Bow Maker Instruction ManualThis page is about finding an EZ Bow Maker instruction manual. Sometimes we need some help locating replacement instructions.

 

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Health Sciences Institute Reviews?This is a page about Health Sciences Institute reviews. Health Sciences Institute is a members only website that focuses on modern underground medicine.

 

Trophy in Hands

Selling Trophies?This is a page about selling trophies. If you have boxes and closet shelves devoted to old trophies, you may be considering selling them.

 

Silver Bracelets

How Much is .925 Silver Worth?Sterling silver is a silver alloy containing 92.5% silver and 7.5% of another metal, usually copper. Sterling silver is commonly used for making fine jewelry. This is a page about how much is .925 silver worth?.

 

Antique Table

Finding the Value for Your Antique FurnitureThis is a page about finding the value for your antique furniture. Sometimes antique furniture can be worth more than you realize. Check the value of your old furniture before selling or donating these potentially valuable items.

 

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Substitute Teacher Business Cards?I need a catchy phrase. I am a substitute teacher and have business cards to leave with teachers. I need some word or short phrase, space is limited and the format of the card is weird. The last phrase I used was "Ready to Be Here For You" and I am sick of it. Any suggestions?

 

Terra Cotta Pots

Saving Money on Terra Cotta PotsThis is a page about saving money on terra cotta pots. Terra cotta flower pots are popular for gardening and craft projects. Shopping around can often help get a better price.

 

A man using a tablet to shop.

Bill Me Later, Same as Cash, and Payment Plan SitesSome websites have payment plans for purchasing large ticket items. This is a page about looking for bill me later, same as cash and payment plan sites.

 

Blue Cross Blue Shield vs. Medicare

Blue Cross Blue Shield vs. MedicareThis is a page about getting additional health insurance coverage. If you need medical coverage the choice between Blue Cross Blue Shield and Medicare can be a tough one.

 

Baking Powder With Wooden Spoon

Uses for Expired Baking Powder?After its expiration date baking powder may not work as leavening in your recipe. It can however, be used in place of baking soda in many cases. This is a page about uses for expired baking powder.

 

A hand pouring coffee into a cup.

Who Makes Walmart's "Great Value" Coffee?Most generic store brands are produced by a common manufacturer and relabeled for sale as the store brand. This is a page about who makes Walmart's "Great Value" coffee?.

 

messy bed with white comforter

Keeping a Comforter on the Bed?This is a page about keeping a comforter on the bed. Depending on the size of the bed and the material a blanket is made of, a comforter can slip off the bed. There are a few creative ways to keep it in place.

 

Sealed Envelope

Opening a Sealed EnvelopeThis is a page about opening a sealed envelope. You have just licked the envelope and attached a stamp only to realize that you forgot to include something.

 

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Finding Someone to Clear Trees for Free?When needing to remove trees from your property, understanding your legal rights and responsibilities is important. This is a page about finding someone to clear trees.

 

Several white mobile homes in storage.

Storing a Mobile Home?If you don't have room to park your mobile home on your own property, it may be necessary to rent from a storage facility or other space rental location. This is a page about storing a mobile home.

 

A person holding a yellow plastic tablecloth in their hands.

Removing Wrinkles from a Plastic TableclothPlastic tablecloths typically have a lot of unsightly wrinkles when taken out of the package. A bit of heat in the dryer is one way to get rid of them. This is a page about removing wrinkles from a plastic tablecloth.

 

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Calling 911 on a Land Line Without Home Phone Service?I don't have a home phone line, I just use my cell phone. I was told in case of an emergency I can take a home phone and plug it into a non working phone jack to call 911. Is this true?

 

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DVD Clubs That Don't Require a Credit Card?This is a page about DVD clubs that don't require a credit card. Consumers who do not have a credit card are often at a disadvantage in many shopping situations.

 

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Is LeeWards Craft Store Still in Business?Unfortunately, the answer is no, LeeWards Creative Crafts is no longer in business. LeeWards was founded in Illinois in the 1940s. It was purchased in 1994 by Michael's and immediately ceased operations. It is deeply missed by many former customers who still treasure crafts made from their popular kits.

 

Refrigerator

Is it OK to Put a Refrigerator in the Garage?Many homeowners successfully keep a second fridge in the garage for overflow food, soda, produce, and more. This is a page about, "Is it OK to put a refrigerator in the garage?".

 

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How Can I Make Permanent Lines on a Whiteboard?I am a hockey coach looking to make a fun way for my players to learn the game (positioning, rules, etc). I have made a to-scale Nok-hockey "rink" out of "thrifty whiteboard" from Home Depot and pre-primed 1x3 (looks pretty realistic, if I do say so myself!).

 

Woman Grocery Shopping

Who Makes Store Brands?This is a page about "Who makes store brands?". Many name-brand manufacturers also make store brands for retailers such as Walmart and Sears where they may be sold at a lower price. Depending on the product, it may be specced differently, for example using cheaper parts.

 

Man on Bath Mats

Using Bath MatsThis is a page about using bath mats. Bathmats are common in most households as a stepout mat for the bath or shower, although they can be put to other uses as well.

 

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Uses for Dawn Dish DetergentThis is a page about using Dawn dish detergent. Dawn dish soap is recommended for a wide variety of tasks in addition to cleaning dishes.

 

Locating an Ex-husband

Locating an Ex-husbandThis page is about locating an ex-husband. Sometimes you must locate someone who has been a part of your life.

 

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Using King Size Comforter on Queen Bed?We bought a king size quilt because queens are never big enough. How can I "hem" up the sides and still have it look nice?

 

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Value of a Webster's Encyclopedic Dictionary 1891?Old dictionaries are often not worth much because so many were printed. However, if your dictionary is a rare printing it may have some value to a collector. This is a page about value of a Webster's encyclopedic dictionary 1891.

 

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Can Black Mold Have Skunk Type Smell?We've found black mold inside the drywall, and in the carpet in our house. We've never smelled a musty, typical moldy smell. We've had a strong, skunk type smell. Does this occur with mold?

 

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Eyeglass Lens Have a Milky Discoloration?I have had my eye glasses for 3 years now, that I wear all day They have gotten a whitish milky look on the bottom and top sections that does not come off (on both lenses). It's like it is in the glass or something.

 

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New Sheets Are Making My Skin Burn?Skin reactions to new sheets can result from several things. You may be allergic to the actual type of fabric, especially some synthetics, or the sizing used to finish the fabric. This is a page about new sheets making my skin burn.

 

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Is It Safe to Use a Le Creuset Pan with a Chip in the Enamel?I have a Le Creuset cast iron pan with an enamel finish on the inside. I've had the pan for more than 10 years and use it a lot. I've just discovered a chip inside the pan at the bottom. It seems like the enamel has chipped off and the black cast iron is showing.

 

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Eliminating Static in Fleece Blanket?Last year I purchased a poly blend microfleece blanket. While it is soft and very warm, I have a major problem, static. This blanket develops so much static that whenever I move in bed or shift the covers, sparks fly to the point that I have wondered if there is a chance of fire!

 

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Copper Bottomed Pans on a Glass Stove Top?Will I be able to use my copper-bottomed Revere Ware on my new glasstop stove?

 

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Thinning Elmer's Glue That Has Gotten Thick?Since Elmer's is water based, it can typically be used to thin this glue. This is a page about thinning Elmer's glue that has gotten thick.

 

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Can a Crock Pot Liner Be Used in the Oven?Can I use the ceramic liner from a slow cooker in the oven?

 

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White Polyester Tablecloth

Removing Wrinkles from a Polyester Tablecloth?This is a page about removing wrinkles from a polyester tablecloth. When wrinkles get set into permanent press fabric it can be a challenge to remove.

 

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Ordering an LTD Catalog?This is a page about ordering an LTD catalog. LTD Commodities is a merchandising company that allows the customer to buy now and pay later.

 

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Making Candles Fit into Candle HoldersIf your candle is too large to fit in the candle holder, you can shave it down to make the end smaller. This is a page about making candles fit into candle holders.

 

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Will Epsom Salts Damage a Fiberglass Tub?Will using Epsom salts in bath water harm the surface of fiberglass bathtubs?

 

Electric Heating Pad

Uses for an Electric Heating PadThis is a page about uses for an electric heating pad. Electric heating pads can be used in many ways from personal heater for cold winter nights to making yogurt.

 

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Websites That Review Doctors?This is a page about websites that review doctors. Finding a new doctor can be very frustrating. Finding a site that posts doctor reviews can be helpful.

 

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Name Brand vs. Store Brand Vitamins?I need some advice on whether it is better to buy vitamins and supplements from a health food store instead of a chain store. Are the ones at the health food store really better or is that a gimmick? Are name brands like Solaray and Mega Foods better than store brands like Nature's Bounty?

 

Old Film and Camera

Developing Old FilmThis is a page about developing old film. In the age of digital photography, it is getting hard to find places that will develop film. Here is some information that may be helpful if you are looking to develop old film.

 

Value of a 1904 Webster's international Dictionary

Value of a 1904 Webster's International Dictionary?Some old rare printings of dictionaries can be valuable. This is a page about value of a 1904 Webster's international dictionary.

 

Reading Glasses

Should I Buy Prescription Reading Glasses or Drugstore Reading Glasses?Depending on your vision needs, you may be able to save some money, at least for a while, by purchasing reading glasses from a drugstore. This is a page about, "Should I buy prescription reading glasses or drugstore reading glasses?".

 

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Can I Use Airwick Refills in a Glade Plugin?Do Airwick plugin refills fit the Glade plugin?

 

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Discount Satellite TV and Internet for Senior Citizens?I live in rural Missouri and I have not had TV since it went digital and I am on dial-up internet. Is there any satellite TV available out there that has a discount for senior citizens? I cannot afford what is out there.

 

Dental Insurance Form

Saving Money on Dental Insurance?This is a page about saving money on dental insurance. Going to the dentist can be very expensive and finding some saving through insurance can make your visits less painful.

 

Baby Wipes

Rehydrating Baby Wipes?This is a page about rehydrating baby wipes. Over time baby wipes can dry out in their packaging.

 

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Subscribing to Kraft's Food and Family...The Kraft Food and Family magazine contains many delicious recipes, for all occasions, along with time and money saving ideas. This is a page about subscribing to Kraft's Food and Family magazine.

 

Determining the Value of Silver Jewelry

Determining the Value of Silver JewelryThis is a page about determining the value of silver jewelry. The value of most jewelry is determined by the value of the metal it is made out of. The value of silver is ever changing and is based on its weight and purity.

 

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Using a 1950's Sunbeam Mix Master Mixer?I bought a 1950's Sunbeam Mix Master mixer at a thrift shop. It has a juicer attachment set (which includes a bowl with a center hole and a funnel hole, a ceramic juicer cone with a slotted metal rod in the center, and a metal double-pronged clamp-on device). But it seems that the handle of the mixer is in the way of the place you need to hook the juicer up (a hole on the left side next to the handle ).

 

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Will EVA Foam Mat Damage Vinyl Flooring?I installed new vinyl flooring in my kitchen and could not find matching throw rugs until I found a gray EVA foam mat. I plan to cut the mat to the desired size. Will the EVA foam hurt my new flooring over time?

 

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Substitute for Cast Iron Skillets?What is a substitute for cast iron skillets? They are just too heavy and hard to keep seasoned for everyday use.

 

Bottle of hair conditioner.

Alternate Uses for Hair ConditionerThis is a page about alternative uses for hair conditioner. Many of us end up with bottles of left over hair conditioner. Rather than throw it away consider other uses for it.

 

Flarp
(Noise Putty)

Rejuvenating Flarp (Noise Putty)?Over time Flarp can lose moisture and dry out. The result is that it loses its ability to make noise. Adding water can help restore it. This is a page about rejuvenating Flarp (noise putty).

 

payphone handset

Will "Magic Jack" Work for Collect Calls from Jail?This page contains tips for 'Magic Jack' to accept collect calls from jail. Magic Jack is a telephone serve that uses the internet without having a traditional phone service. Here are some tips so that you can receive collect calls from a jail.

 

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Using A Featherbed Topper?This is a page about using a featherbed topper. Adding a feather bed topper to your bed can make it much more comfortable. Feather bed toppers not only make the bed softer but help regulate your body temperature in warm and cool conditions.

 

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Buying Second Hand AppliancesThis is a page about buying second hand appliances. One way to save money on expensive home appliances is to shop for second hand ones in good repair.

 

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Review of Hand Crank Flashlights?Has anyone tried one of those flashlights that do not use batteries? They are powered by a crank handle for energy.

 

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Best Type of Water for a Steam Iron?What type of water are you supposed to use in an iron, spring or distilled?

 

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Keeping Light Bulbs From Vibrating Loose?Our outdoor light fixture bulbs become loose with vibrations from opening and closing the door. Is it safe to put something around the bulb's threads so the bulbs will not become loose?

 

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Making Bar Soap Last LongerThis is a page about making bar soap last longer. Bar soap can melt in the soap dish or shower.

 

Using Reusable Kuerig Pods

Using Reusable Kuerig PodsThis is a page about using reusable Kuerig pods. Using a Kuerig coffee maker is a convenient way to make a single serving of your favorite coffee, but the small brewing cups are an expensive way to buy coffee.

 

A young woman in an electric wheelchair.

Using an Electric Wheelchair in Snow and...This is a page about using an electric wheelchair in snow and ice. Snow and icy conditions can be perilous for someone using an electric wheelchair.

 

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Keeping a Toilet Seat from Banging When Closed?Does anyone have any idea how I can stop my toilet seat top from banging every time it is closed? The noise is very annoying. I will be grateful for any ideas/suggestions

 

pottery wheel

Finding the Value of Ceramic Molds and...This is a page about finding the value of ceramics making equipment. Knowing the value of craft supplies and equipment is helpful whether you are getting ready to buy them used or planning to sell items you no longer use.

 

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Uses for Tennis BallsThis is a page about the uses for tennis balls. Other than the obvious there are a number of additional uses for tennis balls.

 

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Putting a Diamond in a Different Ring?How much would it cost to have my diamond put in a new wedding band set? I know of course that I would have to pay for the new wedding set but does anyone know how much a jeweler would charge to take my diamond out of my old ring and put it in the new one?

 

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Ice Maker Not Working After Repairman Left?I just had my refrigerator fixed. After the technician left, the ice-maker was not working. My home owners warranty does not cover the repair for the ice-maker, the technician is telling me, that if he comes out to service it, the cost will start with $95 for the call, and then he can't say what he will have to replace. Can anyone offer advice?

 

Red bowl full of baking soda

The Difference Between Baking Soda and...Don't get these similar sounding products confused. While baking soda can be used for cleaning, don't add washing soda to your cookie recipe. This is a page about the difference between baking soda and washing soda.

 

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Can I Connect a Microwave to a Surge Protector?Does connecting a microwave to a surge protector damage it in any way?

 

Colorful Drinking Straws

Uses for Drinking StrawsThis is a page about uses for drinking straws. Straws are handy not just for spill free drinking but for other jobs around the house.

 

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Delicate Necklaces Tangle When Worn Together?When I wear two or more delicate necklaces, they inevitably get tangled together. Any idea how to prevent this? I just want them to lay flat. I may invent something that will prevent this, but until then, anyone know of anything?

 

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Time, Temperature, and Weather Phone Number for Springfield Ohio?We used to have a local time, temp, and weather line. When the country station that sponsored it moved out of town, that number became defunct. I don't like the Dayton one. Does anyone in the TF family know of a working time/temp/weather number for Springfield, Ohio?

 

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Wondering What To With Extra Cell Phone Minutes?I am wondering what to do with unused cell phone minutes.

 

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What is a Food Safe Finish for Painting Laminate Countertops?What is a food safe finish to use for painting countertops?

 

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Can I Adjust My Ice Maker So That It Makes Ice More Frequently?My Kenmore ice maker's water line was stopped up, after fixing that my ice maker is now making ice every couple of hours. How do I speed up the ice making time?

 

Coconut

Uses for Coconut OilCoconut oil has a variety of uses from beauty to cooking. This is a page about uses for coconut oil.

 

Cat Litter

Alternative Uses for Cat LitterThis is a page about alternative uses for cat litter. Cat litter has a number of other uses than just filling the kitty box.

 

Casserole Dish

Freezing Pampered Chef Casserole Dishes?This is a page about freezing Pampered Chef casserole dishes. Many cooks like to freeze a casserole to heat and serve later. You will need to use freezer safe dishes to do this.

 

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Stainless Steel Vs. Black Cooktop?I have to make a decision on what color cooktop, with sealed burners, to buy. I know stainless steel scratches and looks old before it's time. I'm leaning toward black (thinking it's easier to clean and will keep it's appearance), then I heard black leaves spots/blotches, this after cleaning.

 

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Using a Wen 909 Allsaw?My husband recently came home with a Wen Allsaw 909. It looks really well made and it's in great shape, but I don't know how to use it or what blades to use in it or what exactly it does.

 

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Who Makes Sam's Club MM Brand Jeans?Who makes Sam's Club (brand MM) blue Jeans? All the tag has is MM and " Made in Mexico".

 

Shower Curtain Rod

Uses for Shower Curtain RodsThis is a page about uses for shower curtain rods. Shower curtain rods are also good to use for hanging other items to dry. Be creative and you will surely find even more alternative uses.

 

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Selling Old EncyclopediasUnfortunately old sets of encyclopedias typically don't have much value, they have become dated. Some crafters might be interested for using them to make altered books or for decoupage projects. This is a page about selling old encyclopedias.

 

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What is the Breed of Dog In Beneful Ads?What breed of dog is used for the Beneful ads?

 

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Jokes for Assisted Living Facility?I belong to a church group that go to an assisted living facility every Friday and need access to some clean jokes to help us entertain. We usually have a talk about the Bible, a little singing and then some "jokes" or stories to lift their spirits. I would love some suggestions as to where to locate this sort of item, even books or whatever. Thanks to all and God Bless us all.

 

Subway Sandwich

Saving Money at SubwaySubway is a fast and easy place to grab a sandwich. However, it can get expensive to eat there often. This is a page about saving money at Subway.

 

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Looking For Mailing Address For Animal Planet?I have a crazy request. I would like to get the address for Animal Planet to send a card to someone that was on one of their shows. I have just been all over their site and can't find a real address. I did fill out an email but doubt they will contact me. Can anyone help?

 

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Free Reverse Phone Lookup?I have been getting a lot of calls from out of state numbers that I don't recognize. I tried looking them up in the "reverse directory", but they want me to pay for the information. Does anyone know of any free look-ups?

 

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How Much Solution to Use in Bissell Spotbot Pet Machine?I recently purchased a Bissell Spotbot Pet machine, but the directions do not tell me how much solution to use. When I called, the lady seemed a bit uncertain in her answers. Anyone out there have one of the machines, and can you tell me how much and which kind of solution you use for dog urine stains?

 

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Is It Safe to Use Expired Toothpaste?I need some advise, please. Recently, I came across a stash of toothpaste when I was cleaning out a cupboard. They are all new, all sealed, and I started to use them.

 

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Has Anyone Used DMSO?Does anyone have any experience with DMSO (Dimethyl sulfoxide)? I have recently bought some and have been trying a little of it. I was wondered if anyone here has ever tried it and did it help or hurt? Thanks.

 

Getting Coupons in the Mail

Getting Coupons in the Mail?Find the best way to get coupons for products you want by US mail. This page is about getting coupon in the mail.

 

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Sending a Package to AfghanistanThe staff at your local post office can help with any questions you may have about sending packages to military and civilians stationed overseas. This is a page about sending a package to Afghanistan.

 

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Instructions for a Cuisipro Spray Pump?I purchased a Cuisipro spray pump, but the directions were not included inside. Could someone help me on how to use it? I could not find any directions online for the use of this spray pump.

 

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Keeping Track of Debit and Credit Card PurchasesYou can easily use a check register to keep track of your credit or debit card purchases. This is a page about keeping track of debit and credit card purchases.

 

Plastic Packaging

Removing Plastic PackagingThis is a page about removing plastic packaging. It is often difficult and frustrating to remove certain types of plastic packaging.

 

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Manual for a Scunci Steamer?I need an instruction manual for a Scunci Steamer. I don't know why the floor attachment isn't working.

 

Fragrance Oil Burner

Using Simmering Granules in a Fragrance Oil Burner?This is a page about using simmering granules in a fragrance oil burner. Simmering granules are another option to scented oil for your oil burner.

 

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Getting the Most of WarrantiesNearly everything that is manufactured has some sort of warranty, although the length can vary greatly. Sellers can also offer extended warranties and credit card purchases may have additional protection as well. But these do you no good if you cannot utilize them before they expire. Here are some tips for making sure you get your money's worth from new purchases.

 

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When Expiration Dates MatterMany times the expiration date on certain products is more of an indication of diminishing potency levels than an actual discard date. This is often true of over the counter medications and products. The date is more true for products that can be contaminated once opened. This is a page about when expiration dates matter.

 

Glass Top Stove with a pot and a lid.

Cookware for a Glass Top StoveAny cookware with a smooth, flat bottom is OK to use on your glass top stove. This is a page about cookware for a glass top stove.

 

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Shopping at Dollar StoresLove them or hate them, dollar stores attract a lot of consumers with their low prices. This is a page about shopping at dollar stores.

 

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Uses for BoraxBorax is often used for cleaning jobs, but it has a number of other uses around your home. This is a page about uses for borax.

 

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Attaching a Metal Footboard to Bedframe?I bought a queen size bed and a metal headboard and footboard. The problem is that there isn't anything to attach the footboard to the frame. Can you help?

 

A freezer with packages of food.

Buying a Freezer?Many people purchase a stand alone freezer to store excess food. Newer freezers are energy efficient and can come in a variety of sizes and styles.

 

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Keeping Track of Screws When Assembling a TreadmillOrdering a treadmill in the middle of a pandemic has its own challenges. Just having to wait a month for delivery was the first. Add to that the delivery restrictions that were in place. There was no option to have it delivered to the house or to pay to have someone assemble it.

 

A chainsaw cutting of a plank from a log.

Selling Wood for Crafts?When you remove trees on you property you might wish to try and sell the lumber or rounds to crafters. There are a number of ways to do this, typically involving posting to an on-line site such as Craigslist, Etsy, Facebook Market, or even Nextdoor.com which could save shipping. More suggestions can be found below.

 

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Check Receipts for DiscountsNot all receipts are trash! Some actually have potential discounts that could help you save on future purchases.

 

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Cast Iron Skillet Has 3 Notches on Bottom?I have a cast iron 10" skillet that has 3 notches on the bottom. Having an electric range all my life I never noticed the notches. Now that I bought a gas range I see the notches fit the grates perfectly. My other pans all seem to be slippery on the bottoms.

 

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Best Dishwasher for Well Water?Would a Bosch dishwasher work with well water?

 

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Identifying a Mystery Cassette Tape?So my friend bought this cassette, thinking it would be a greatest hits album. It's not. It's an 80 minute mashup dated July 18th 1953, of ambient jazz, plunderphonics, biblical and political preaching, and songs (from artists like the Byrds). They also reference drugs a lot and some portions sound like they were taken from a radio show. The tape is labeled,50s 60s show, and has no tracks.

 

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How Would I Fix Flarp (Noise Putty)?I was looking through my shelf in my room, and found a bottle of Flarp that had been sitting there for a good year or so. It had completely separated so, out of boredom, I mixed it together to find that it is still super sticking and liquidy. Is there any way to fix this problem, or am I stuck with a bottle of goop?

 

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Comforter Falls Off When Using Satin Sheets?Every time we use satin sheets, it never fails, the comforter always falls off the bed. How can we keep this from happening?

 

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Selling Wood in Live Pecan TreeHow do I connect with someone who wants special wood for projects or furniture? I have a live pecan tree, very old, very tall, and large circumference of trunk and limbs. I want to speak with someone about them cutting it and buying the wood from me.

 

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