Is It Rude for My Dog to Pee on Neighbors' Lawns?
I have family members that are allergic to dogs and cats. It is not fair to people that have allergies to have to tolerate disrespectful neighbors. If you cant control your animals or care about the health of others maybe you shouldnt have animals. Besides...
Stabilizing a Tea Light in a Blown Glass Holder?
When I read this I thought of a small shot glass. I hope this helps.
How To Control Ants In Your Kitchen
Ants wont go near cinnamon so I sprinkle a little in the windowsills and around in areas where I dont want them. They do not return until you clean up the cinnamon.
Gift Ideas for a Senior Citizens' Party?
It is simple, buy something you would really like to get if you were to receive it. If you like it others will to.
Getting Rid of Gnats?
Be sure to put a capful of Clorox in your drains at night. They often breed in the wet areas.
Getting Rid of Ants in Kitchen Naturally?
Cinnamon, ants hate it.
Toilet Tank Not Filling?
If you installed one of the new toilets that uses less water, the handle may be stuck. Ours did. Hold up on the handle with the water valve on and see if it will fill. You can also fill a pot with water; make it a soup pot where you can put at least a gallon...
Remedy for Bandaging Thin Skin?
Have you tried putting tissue on the wounds and letting the blood as it dries to adhere the tissue; like what a man would do if he cut himself shaving? Then when it is time for it to come off just wet it.
Washer Not Spinning All the Water Out?
My washer was doing that. The round object in the washer that pulses to get the clothes clean was not working properly. It finally stopped working altogether. When I pulled my clothes out of the washer that came out too. It was easily fixed by my husband but...
Recipe for Chocolate Balls?
Peanut Butter Balls 2 sticks butter 1 Box Confectioners Sugar 1 Jar (12 oz.) Peanut Butter 2 Cups Graham Cracker Crumbs 1 Cup Nuts 1 Cup Coconut 1/2 Block Paraffin Wax 1 Bag Semisweet Chocolate Chips In mixing bowl mix first six ingredients together until thoroughly...
Remedy for Flat Facial Warts?
I too have the flat facial warts. I started rubbing them with vinegar after my shower. The acid in the vinegar ate at them until they were gone. I had one big one and was embarrassed by it so I put a wet cotton ball of vinegar on it and then put a bandage on...
Age of Emancipation for Minors?
When they are old enough to leave home and take care of themselves. My home my rules; your home your rules.
Home Repair Help for the Low Income Senior Citizen?
Check with your local churches to see if they offer help for the disabled. Many do.
Shopping for Octagon Soap?
Here in Lexington, I get mine at Food Lion.
Something in Apartment Is Making Skin Itch?
This is a no brainer. If you are positive it is in the apartment move.
Adult Child Distancing Himself from Mother?
I do not call my children unless there is an emergency. I can remember my 7th grade teacher telling us that she never questions her children and they talk her ears off. Well, I live my life like that too and believe me it works. If the child thinks you are...
Home Remedy for Kidney Stones?
Drink lemonade. When my grandsons had them I was told to feed them asparagus and Coke. They really did pass them doing that. But drink lemonade everyday.
Keeping Stray Cats Out of Your Yard?
Cayenne pepper. Sprinkle it everywhere you dont want cats to be. You see they love to lick their paws and when they step into it they will get a hot tongue. You may have to repeat after it rains but continue it until they get the message which wont take long...
Tobacco Hornworm (North Carolina)
The eggs on that worms back is that of a small wasp which feeds on the worm until it dies. They are parasites that keep the worm under control.
Getting Rid of Small Black Biting Bugs in Kitchen?
I dont know if this will help you but I have been bug free all summer long. The bugs that did get in hid until dying. All if used was the blue Lysol about an ounce in a spray bottle and fill the rest of the way up with water. Ants, roaches, stink bugs, hate...
Repairing a Sofabed?
Use a bolt and screw a nut on it. You may have to go to a hardware store to find the right length but it can be done. My husband has repaired ours in the past and it holds great. You might need the assistance of another person to hold the two parts together...
Non-Custodial Parent Receiving Children's Social Security Payments?
Call Social Services and have them set up child support payments.
Splitting Living Expenses With Boyfriend?
You already know the answer to your question. Your relationship is not working out. Get out now before you also have children by this man and live miserably the rest of your life.
Older Child Afraid of the Dark?
I wish it was possible to promise safety to every child and adult but the reality is you cant. Just love the child and leave the light on. Besides what can it hurt to help them feel safe?
Buying Octagon Soap?
I buy mine at Food Lion here in Lexington, NC.
Buying Octagon Soap?
Try Food Lion that is where I buy mine.
Finding a Lost Relative?
I agree with last person. If you want help finding your relative you need to give us some info on him. We can reach out by means of e-mail and facebook so help us help you.
Strait Talk Unlimited Phone Plan?
That is a very good question and one I would ask them at WalMart.
Dealing with An abusive Husband?
You shouldnt have to leave your home although it is obvious you need to have the husband removed from it. Sign a warrant for him for his abuse and non support. Then when the law removes him dont look back. You have to love yourself more than you do right now...
Back Child Support and SSI?
Go to the Social Security Administration in your area or see your social worker. They will help since he is right he doesnt have to pay child support but it will be withdrawn from his SSI check. Also, you should receive back payments so have all your records...
Side Effects of Quitting Cigarettes?
I believe you are receiving Divine Help. That is how the Lord healed me. I was burning inside but when others smoked around me I wasnt affected by it. I smoked for 33 years and tried for 32 years and 364 days to quit. I couldnt do it on my own, but with Divine...
Adult Daughter Does Not Give Mother Gifts?
I have 2 daughters and one is like yours. Until this year I was like you always giving and looking the other way. This year her circumstances have changed and when she started in with the same, I didnt get you and dad anything because, it flew all over me. I...
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Finding Rent Assistance for Low Income Family?
Salvation Army, Social Services, Churches, Crisis Ministries in your area. If your landlord is willing you can apply for housing assistance. Good Luck
Getting Christmas Help for Teenagers in New Jersey?
Try your local churches. Many should have Angel Trees where the childrens names will be placed on it with an idea of what they would like and someone at the church will buy it wrap it and place the name back on it. The presents will then be ready for distribution...
Getting Rid of Ants in Dishwasher?
Use vinegar as a rinse agent. They hate it.
Been Fishing Too Long! (Lake Norman NC)
So funny. You made my day. I am origionally from Lake Norman but now in Lexington. Makes me home sick. LOL
Keeping Rodents Out of Your Yard?
If you dont want critters in your yard then you have to remove whatever they are feeding on. Make sure all feed that goes to animals is securely closed and that there is none laying around. Secondly, make sure your trash can is securely closed. If they cant...
Getting Rid of Ants in the House?
I have had a lot of success useing vinegar and Tea Tree Oil in my mop water. I put about 1/2 cup of vinegar and a couple of drops of Tea Tree Oil in a bucket of water to mop with and if I use my steam mop I have the same solution in a spray bottle and spray...
Remedy for Sunburn?
Sounds like you have more going on beside sunburn; possibly an allergic reaction to the new acne medicine. You might consider seeing a doctor pronto.
Housing Help for Disabled Veteran?
You should be able to contact the Red Cross, United Way, or the Veterans in your area for help. Salvation Army is always ready to help. If you cant get there ask someone to call for you. God Bless you.
Keep Refilling Pump Lotions to Get Every Bit
Just a quick feedback. I was doing this with handsoap and mixed to different ones together. It was ok for everyone but my youngest grandchild that lives with me. His hands almost blistered and it took me several weeks to figure out the culprit. You would think...
Treating Poison Ivy?
Go to the drug store and by a cream called Ivarest. My husband suffers from these poisons also and it is the only thing I have found that actually works. He swears by it.
Bolt Stuck on Truck's Water Filter?
There is a show on TV that restores old machines to new and when they have a stuck bolt they take a blow torch and heat it up. Something about that causes the screws to loosen. Good Luck and hope you get it fixed.
Getting Out of an Abusive Relationship?
Go the the police, they will have interpreters!
Shopping for Heavy Duty Clothes Pins?
I have found that if there is anything you need and a good hardware store doesnt have it they will usually order it. Here I find clothes pins at Big Lots, Freds, and Dollar General. Good Luck
90th Birthday Ideas?
How about scuba diving?
Keeping Caterpillars Off the House?
I had the same problem. I took a can of Wasp and Hornet killer, the kind that sprays up to 20 feet, and I sprayed every one of the nest. It killed tham and I havent had the problem any more. I do keep a can handy just in case.
Finding Someone to Clear Trees?
Contact the lumber yards here in NC. They should be able to put you in contact with reputable people to do that work. Also, you can contact tree cutting businesses and tell them you will swap the lumber for the labor.
Home Remedy for Heartburn?
I dont have heartburn often but when I do I eat peanut butter. Just a small amount does the job. I have done this for years but I dont know if it will help anyone else. I keep a pack of peanut butter crackers with me when I go somewhere important just in case...
Relief for Shingles Pain?
Chiggerex medicated ointment with aloe vera gel. This was a remedy given on this site about a year ago.
Treating Staph Infections and Cellulitis?
My mom had cellulitus real bad in her lower legs. I was told it came from poor circulation because she didnt want to keep walking and keep her blood circulating real good. The doctors put her on an antibotic and it cleared it up for a while but came back because...
Home Remedy for Restless Leg Syndrome?
I dont have it but several of the ladies in my Sunday School Class do and they said you can drink a glass of Orange Juice before going to bed and it really works for this problem. In fact one ladys doctor told her to drink it. Good luck; I really hope it works...
Homemade Natural Laundry Stain Remover?
I keep a simple bottle of dish liquid such as dawn or palmolive etc. and squirt the stains before I put them in the laundry hamper if possible. If not I use it before they are washed. This has worked wonders for me and you can buy it at dollar stores. A bottle...
Gag Gift for Boss?
Give him a gift certificate for $1 to his favorite restaurant.
Rights of a Parent with Sole Custody?
The fact that you are asking shows where the problem lies. Are you afraid of him? Are you allowing him to be around the children when the courts have taken them away? Get your kids and go home and if he has anything to say call 911 and let them deal with him...
Refilling HP Cartridges?
Yes you can. We do it all the time but they are only good for about 2 times and then you have to replace them.
Removing Spilled Gas from Car?
There was a post on this site that said to use old newspapers. I dont know if it works because I havent hand this problem yet, but if I do I will try it.
Christmas Crochet Patterns for a New Baby?
Keeping Squirrels Out of a Tree?
I had squirrels in my attic and what I did was save my urine and put it in a water gun. When the squirrel left I squirted the area where I had seen it go in and out. It is the same as a wild animal marking its territory. It worked and when I was sure it wouldnt...
Keys for Murphy Cedar Chest?
We have a local hardware store that carries old keys. You might want to check in your neighborhood to see if any have them.
This will not end well for you. You will have to make a choice between your husband and your daughter. If the wrong people find out about this they will remove her from the home. First, document your wounds. Go to a doctor or emergency room and tell them what...
Where Can I Find Arm and Hammer HE Detergent?
One thing about the Arm and Hammer company. What you cant find in a store you can order on-line. Just go to the company web-site.
Key Locked Inside of Murphy 20 Cedar Chest?
A locksmith should be able to open it quickly. Then be sure to have another key made.
Reviews of Steam Mops?
I really like my steam mop but my first one also just quit working. I am now on my second. I find it easier to use if you wet the pads first (or keep a spray bottle of water handy) if you are like me with messy people in the home and you have stuck on food...
Getting Rid of Ants in the Kitchen
I had those little buggers and found out by accident they hate Fantastic Heavy Duty cleaner that comes in a spray bottle. Simply spray them and in a few minutes wipe them up. I clean with this now and only occasionally do they get brave enough to try again...
Cleaning a Freezer After a Power Failure?
Please remember when the electricity is off inside of your home because of ice storm or snow it will be at or below freezing outside your home. I usually clean my freezor in winter by loading all the food in ice chests or boxes and set them in my car. With...
Remedy for Pimples and Oily Skin?
When I was young there was this girl that had literally beautiful skin. Of course everyone with acne and pimples asked her what she used and she said the doctor told her to wash her face 3 times a day, for 3 minutes each time with soap, and rinse thoroughly...
Treating Poison Oak?
My husband can look at the stuff and break out. I buy Ivarest at the drug store and it works for him. Also, and I dont know for sure about this one but a doctor told my mom years and years ago to use Octagon soap on it. That would be an old timey cure.
What Kind of Worms are These?
Yes I am from NC also and have seen this. These worms were headed for my vegetable garden so I ended their life abruptly. Bug spray will get rid of them. They actually look like hundred of tiny snails but I dont know what they really are. There were probably...
Remedy for Severely Itchy Scalp and Hair Loss?
I suffered for years from this same problem. I was reading on-line where an iodine defency can cause thyroid problems and one of the signs was hair loss which I also had. I bought a multi vitiman that has 100% of the daily allowance of iodine and switched to...
Light Supper Menus Ideas for a Home for the Elderly?
My mom loved fish cakes (baked fish squares) with slaw and baked potato and or hush puppies. She also loved, chicken and dumplings (super easy crock pot dish), beans or peas with potatoes, pizza, hot dogs and a Braves baseball game, homemade biscuit with a...
Can I Connect a Microwave to a Surge Protector?
Several years ago we had a terrible ice storm and the electrical boxes on the poles were exploding. Suddenly, there was this huge ball of blue light behind my microwave. My husband had the microwave plugged into a surge protector and that was plugged into the...
Getting Rid of Wood Bees?
This was just on Fox news. First, use Seven; spray in the holes. Second, fill the holes with steel wool to prevent any babies from boring out. Then fill that in with caulking like the previous writer said.
Getting Rid of Carpenter Bees?
This was just on the news in my area. (Fox) They said to use seven. It is used in the garden to control bugs. Then fill the holes with steel wool so any eggs hatched the borers cant bore their way out. Finally, fill in the holes with caulking or some other...
How To Kill A Tree?
I killed a tree once not meaning to by pouring gasoline where the roots were. I didnt want the children in the gasoline so I was disposing of it. Killed the tree deader than a door nail.
How Can I Keep Lizards Off of the Porch?
I keep a 13 gal. plastic trash can butted up against the steps and the house. They fall in and thats it. When they no longer are moving I throw them in the woods. Good Luck.
Using Octagon Soap?
Mama used it to bath, wash dishes, used in the washing machine when she couldnt afford washing detergent. Also, a Dr. told us that it is the perfect treatment for poison oak. Simply bath in it to stop itching; but I have never tried it since I dont seem to...
Christmas Gift Ideas for Elderly Dad?
My mom when she was still with me loved to go out to eat. Her favorite place was K&W. I would go get her and take her to eat and be sure to get gift certificates so when her friends came by to go out to eat (they all loved it) she would be able to used the...
Gift and Card Ideas for Your Pastor?
I think they would appreciate gift cards from a favorite restaurant if its a personal gift. If it is from the entire congregration I would give a give of money and let them use however they want. As far as cards are concerned use a card with an appropriate...
Using Coyote Urine to Keep Cats Out of the Yard?
Try shaking Cyenne Pepper where the cats travel and pop. One thing about cats they are always licking their paws and the pepper gives them something to remember. My mom told me to use this because cats love to walk on the cars and when you use the pepper on...
Relieving Tension Headaches?
A wise man that worked on my car said,I never worry. If you are worrying you are not praying and if you are praying you are not worrying. I take my hat off to him and I will never forget it.
Identifying a Small Lesion Behind Ear with Clear Foul Smelling Discharge?
My mom had the same problem but on her chest in between her breast. She thought it was a blackhead and she mashed it and it really stunk. The doctor told her if it is a blackhead it wont have a smell. If it smells then it is a cysts. He just told her to watch...
2004 Ford Ranger Heater Not Working?
My husband has to remove the hoses and flush them out as trash accumaltes in them. When he does and fills the radiator back up my heater works great again. Hope this helps.
Easy Hiccup Remedy
Dear Bentcrazy39; Do you take a drink or just hold the glass?
How Can I Lower a Bed?
You can try or think about this. Remove the boxsprings and measure the bed inside the frame across. Go to the lumber yard and have them cut 3/4 inch plywood to fit over the slats. That should be real sturdy then put your matress back on top of that. Hope this...
Severe Back Pain?
Both my husband and my daughter were diagnosed with really bad back problems and both chose to go to a really good chiropractor and I am really glad they did. It may not be right for you but it was a Godsend for them.
Shopping for a Child's Pull Toy Train?
Try BacktoBasic.com. They have toys that we used to get as a child.
Dealing With Someone With a BiPolar Disorder?
I have been there. I finally told my girls two of them that the worst had happened. I no longer have any extra money. It was hard watching one of my girls going from pillar to post trying to find someone that would let her crash but believe me now I am thankful...
Finding Jeans for a Hard to Fit 10 Year Old?
I buy my grandsons jeans at Haband an on-line store. The e-mail is email@example.com. You can order xs length there.
Homemade Christmas Gifts for Guys Who Like Fishing and Hunting?
Buy a 5 gallon sturdy bucket and take the lid and glue batting and appropriate fabric on the top. It will then be used as an extra place to sit and the inside is used to store supplies. I have seen these at stores and they look really neat and I think they...
Ideas for Themed Gift Baskets for School Auction?
You can do a scrapbooking basket with all kinds of paper; stickers; etc.
Why Did the Lids Pop on My Canned Soup?
If you have already canned them and they have sat on the shelf for a while then bacteria has formed. Dispose of the canned bean soup immediately. If you just canned them and the lids pop that means it is sealed. Test it by pushing down on the lid. If it moves...
Removing 'White Out' From A Check?
Take your check; your son; and yourself to the bank that you do business with. Have ID ready and tell them what happened. They are the only ones that can help.
Getting Rid of Web Worms on Pecan Trees?
I live in North Carolina too and believe me I dont like these worms any more than you. I have had a great deal of success by spraying them with wasp and hornet killer. They are too high for me to climb to get them and most of my neighbors cut the limbs and...
Kidney Stone Diet?
Kidney stones are formed by different things in the body. You will have to have them analized to see what caused them to form and only a doctor that specializes in this type of medicine can tell you what to avoid. Check with your Kidney specialist and he can...