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Tribute to Mary Jo
How beautiful. How blessed you are to have known such a genuine, caring lady. Not many people have a Mary Jo in their lives. Someone once told me that a person is lucky to have one friend in your whole life. I was a teenager when I heard this, so I didn't fully...

 

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Buying Older Model GGR62 George Foreman Grill?
Hi, I found your grill on line at salestores.com Appliances > Residential > Small Appliances > Grillers > George Foreman GGR62 "Double Champion" Indoor/Outdoor Electric Jumbo Grill, Over 200 square inches of grilling surface, Grill up to 12 burgers or chicken...

 

Slices of red onion in bowl.

No More Onion Tears
Absolutely trying this one! Sounds easy too!

 

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Greeting Card Bookmarks Lift Spirits
Hello Thrifty Fun Wonderful People! You are all too much! Your posts! How I had such a good cry and experienced such a blessing from you! How good you are! Sometimes when I see the goodness, the sweetness of your hearts, I am overwhelmed by your kindness. You...

 

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Christmas Sleepover Game Ideas?
I'm not very good at games, but there's always that old favorite, Twister. You can get it at toys r us or on line toysrus.com. There's always bingo. I found this on amazon.com. I bought this years ago but never tried it yet: Tis The Season, Christmas Trivia...

 

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Greeting Card Bookmarks Lift Spirits
I am absolutely overwhelmed at all the kindness, love, sharing of Spirit, thank you so much. Am having more chemo this Thanksgiving weekend and your notes are just what I need to bring some cheer to my day! I can't thank you enough. Your notes have all helped...

 

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Greeting Card Bookmarks Lift Spirits
Hi Maryeileen! Thank you so much for your Holiday Greetings! What a great surprise! I wanted to also wish you Happy Holidays to you and your loved ones. And an extra special Happy New Year too! You were so nice to remember me, thank you so much. What a sweetie...

 

Who Wrote this Poem?
How beautiful and romantic; you are fortunate to have found such a love. Not at all corny. Not one bit. I Googled it too and couldn't find anything either. I say take comfort that he wrote it from his heart with every breath of his being in love with you. It...

 

Getting an LTD Catalog?
I looked under 'catalog request' and got this: Question: How do I request a catalog? Answer: If you are looking to receive a free print catalog, simply click on Send Me Free Catalogs & E-mail Offers and you will receive our most recent catalog in 3 to 6 weeks...

 

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Lightening Dark Brown Hair?
I use a product by Loreal Technique called Color Zap and buy it at Sally Beauty stores. They also have a website: sallybeauty.com and I would think you'd find it there too. It's not expensive, if I remember correctly it was under $7. I dragged color through...

 

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Pattern for Miche Purse Pockets?
I found this on aolanswers.com: ------- Use an existing MicheBag shell as a template. Cut out two pieces of material (one patterned material for outside and one plain piece for the inside) and a piece of heavy interfacing, each 1/2 inch larger than template...

 

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Homemade Miracle Whip?
I found this on www.food.com: 2 egg yolks 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon powdered sugar 3 tablespoons lemon juice or 3 tablespoons vinegar 1 1/2 cups oil 1 1/2 tablespoons flour or 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 cup boiling water 2...

 

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Getting White Clothing White Again?
Can you use bleach to clean your uniform? If yes, try washing like you usually do with detergent and add bleach. Don't put it in the dryer, which will set any stain, but try drying it stretched out in the bright sunlight. My sister swears by this trick. Good...

 

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Getting Rid of Ants in the Kitchen
The sweet n low really works, it's amazing to watch the ants go a little wild picking up the pieces and rushing off to the nest. Good luck!

 

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Removing Static Electricity from New Furniture?
Have you tried Static Guard spray? I'm never without it b/c my hair and clothes are always staticky. I buy mine at the grocery store, Walmart, Target, Walgreens, etc. I've heard that dryer sheets rubbed on clothing will work, but they didn't work on my clothes...

 

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Rotten Fish Odor in Freezer?
I had the same problem in my refrigerator when some fish juice spilled in it. I read on Thriftyfun to use crumpled up newspaper in the fridge/freezer so I tried it. I left the paper in it for two days, changing the paper each day and it worked like a charm...

 

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Body Odor Remedies?
I have recently tried Suave 24 hour deodorant and antiperspirant and have had great results against body odor. Hope this helps.

 

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Removing Tree Sap From a Car?
If you mean Goo Gone, it didn't work to get the sap off my car.

 

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Removing Tree Sap From a Car?
I've used everything mentioned here except for: Scotts Liquid Gold Coke for windshield Clay from the auto store Fabric softener sheet Wish me luck!

 

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Removing Grease Stain on Carpet?
Have you tried Dawn dishwashing liquid soap? That really removes grease from dishes and I've used it on clothing stains before. I'd try an area of the rug to test it on first; some inconspicuous place to see if Dawn removes color from your rug. There's another...

 

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Makeup Stains on White Face Cloths?
It's so hard to get off, I know. What I do - and it's not perfect - if your towels are white like mine are is this: Start my wash with more laundry detergent than they recommend. You can always run the laundry through another cycle with no soap if the fabric...

 

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Removing Silly Putty from Car Upholstery?
I'm not sure if this will work, but you can try putting an ice cube on the silly putty and when it freezes, you can try picking it off the fabric. The other thing I would do would be to go to the silly putty website and ask for their advice. Good luck.

 

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Moving Into a Much Smaller House?
We have a very small house too. I'm using tricks that bring the eye up towards the ceiling; woodwork, shelves with pretty tins or boxes that you could store stuff in too. fabric: I stay away from big patterns or prints. Think of utilizing wall space too; we...

 

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Relieving Sinus Pressure
A holistic doctor told me this years ago and it works for me everytime. Whenever I feel that I'm starting to get a sinus infection, or feeling sick in general, I do this- 1. Drink one 8 oz. glass of warm water with the juice of one FRESH lemon in it, every...

 

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Relieving Sinus Pressure
Okay, one is weird and the other is not so weird (still weird, mind you, but not as weird as the other), and the other is weirder still. Here goes (less weird one first)- a. I buy a spray bottle of saline solution exclusively made to be sprayed in the nose...

 

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Permanent Marker Stains on Clothing?
I emailed Sharpie and this was under their FAQ answers: "The successful stain removal of ink stains differs from case to case because of the many types of fabrics, colors, inks and time elapsed before stain removal. We cannot guarantee stain removal since many...

 

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Melted Crayon Dried on Clothing?
I'd email the Crayola Crayon Company - look on the back of the box and see who the manufacturer is; they probably already have a website on the box. I'd ask them what to do about this problem. Good luck!

 

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Grease Stains on Carpet?
I don't know if this would work, but I've used it for brown eye pencil on white carpet with great success. The product is called Incredible and I buy it at my local grocery store, Kroger, in Houston, TX. But you could google it and I'll bet you'll find it. If...

 

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Paint Color to Coordinate with Red Furniture?
I'm with doing the taupe too. Not too dark. A good solid blank canvas you can work well with and not be overwhelming to your room. Do you have another color/s you use throughout your house? Try to incorporate these colors for a look of continuity and consistency...

 

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Interior Design Business Name Ideas?
STS Interiors Beautiful Interiors by STS Fabulous Spaces Ask the Experts - Distictive Interior Designs Unique Interior Spaces Beautiful Results by STS I also like some of the suggestions already given to you below. My husband is a sales manager for a huge corporation...

 

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Blood Stain on Carpet?
You might try using a product called 'Incredible'. I buy it at my local Kroger grocery store in Houston, TX USA. I'd check at your local grocery store. You should be able to buy it at Walmart, Target, etc. too. This stuff really is incredible. I've never had...

 

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Removing Grease Stains from Clothing?
I'd try Dawn dishwashing liquid first. let it set and then use a toothbrush to get rid of the stain. If you can buy a product called 'Lestoil' go for it; it works great on grease stains. This one probably won't help you much, but i used to use Safeguard white...

 

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Gluing Glass to Metal?
Update: I used the E-6000 and it was a mess and didn't work. So much for my earring tree! But then I got lucky and my husband bought me a jewelry amoire for my birthday! Yeah! But I still didn't have room for my my earrings! I used the ring storing portion...

 

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Removing Ink Stains from Carpet?
I don't know exactly, but there is a product called Incredible and I buy it at my local Kroger grocery store in Houston, Texas USA. It got eyeliner pencil out of almost white carpeting in a condo I was renting. I sweated that one out, I can tell you. The only...

 

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Finding Parts to Repair a Sofa Bed?
My dad had the same problem with an ancient fold out bed. We went to Home Depot or Lowes. I forget, it was a few years ago and he lived in Florida and I don't live there. They had springs for the replacements we needed too. Our springs had stretched! Good luck...

 

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Sofa Bed Frame Replacement?
I don't know what the frame is in a sofa bed but I bought the springs that attach the mattress to the frame of the bed in Home Depot or Lowes. I just brought them a sample and they found it for me. Or email/write the manufacturer. You'd be surprised how helpful...

 

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Lightening Skin Color?
I know exactly how you feel, I have the same problem. One product I tried really worked and it's called Ambi. It's a cream and comes in a tube and there's one for normal skin and one for oily skin. An African American friend recommended this to me and it works...

 

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Name Ideas for a Cleaning Business?
How about: Let Claire Clean It! God bless you in your new business!

 

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Cleaning a Burnt Microwave?
Some one on this site recommended crumpled up newspapers for a refrigerator that had a persisted fishy odor. It worked like a charm, but I don't know how. I changed the newspapers for about three days until the smell was gone. AND the fish smell remained even...

 

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Cleaning a Burnt Microwave?
Some one on this site recommended crumpled up newspapers for a refrigerator that had a persisted fishy odor. It worked like a charm, but I don't know how. I changed the newspapers for about three days until the smell was gone. AND the fish smell remained even...

 

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Removing Dye That Transferred in the Wash?
RIT clothing dye makes a product that removes color too. They're in the laundry supplies aisle at my grocers. It couldn't hurt.

 

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Using Applesauce Instead of Oil?
I have used cup for cup, but the cake mix and brownie mix baked up very, very light and spongy. Not terrible, but you could tell that I didn't use any oil. The texture did change. The brownies didn't come out all fudgy and chewy which is how I like them, but...

 

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Dog Eating Its Own Feces?
A friend of mine's dog is doing the same thing. Her vet said it's a vitamin deficiency of some kind and it would take lots of bloodwork to determine what type of deficiency specifically that needs to be treated. He told her he couldn't just give a multi vitamin...

 

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Underarm Odor?
I've had the same terrible problem, i would smell even after i stepped out of the shower. went to dermatologist, who had nothing but topicals that would stop the wetness - that can't be healthy in the long run. so i started taking 2 apple cider vinegar tablets...

 

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Underarm Odor?
From Smoochie- Sorry, I forgot to add that I still, still carry a trial size container of deodorant/antiperspirant with me in my purse everywhere I go. i also keep one at work and one in my car. you never know....

 

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Underarm Odor?
Just FYI again, Crystal deodorants worked great for me for a while, they were wonderful. but then they stopped working. And they don't have an antiperspirant in them, which is healthy, i know, but i hate wetness WITH smell. Smoochie

 

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Underarm Odor?
I took two, apple cider vinegar tablets three times a day and in about two weeks, no more body odor.

 

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Buying Dawn Dish Soap in Australia?
I tried dawn-dish.com and they had a section of where you can buy their product. But they asked for the zip code and I didn't have yours. Try the site, maybe they carry it somewhere near you; good luck!

 

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Buying Dawn Dish Soap in Australia?
Did you try hydrogen peroxide on a small area of it? There's a product in America called Incredible and it gets out literally anything. They sell it through Amazon.com. Also, a site called ehow.com is supposed to tell you how to clean things. I only googled...

 

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Hair Damaged By Perm?
I had a friend whose jealous hairdresser boyfriend literally ruined her hair with a perm. I've never seem hair that was so broken or looked melted. She went to a salon and told them what happened. They recommended a series of deep conditioning treatments given...

 

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Removing Mildew from a Stuffed Toy?
I think i'd do one or all of these; 1. Take it to a real Chinese Laundry. They're used to working with very delicate, but very dirty laundry. 2. Take it to a dry cleaner in the most expensive part of your city. Believe me, they clean the most expensive clothing...

 

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Potato Chip Bag Purse?
I found one at: http://candywrapperpurse.blogspot.com but I couldn't copy the instructions, sorry.

 

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French's Mustard Mac and Cheese Recipe?
French's has a website with several recipes for macaroni and cheese. Here's one of them: Ingredients: 8 oz. uncooked elbow macaroni (4 cups cooked) 1 (10 3/4 oz.) can CAMPBELL'S® Condensed Cheddar Cheese Soup 1 1/2 cups milk 2 to 3 tbsp. FRENCH'S® Classic Yellow...

 

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Finding Vintage Yardley Lipstick?
from www.stylist.com: -------------------------- Three Custom brings your favorite lipstick back from the dead by Deidre Woollard (Subscribe to Deidre Woollard's posts), Posted Jan 30th 2007 at 3:27PM This is a post Filed under: Beauty, Makeup EmailMore Have...

 

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Removing Pet Urine Smell From Carpet?
I don't know where I heard this, but try regular rubbing alcohol; maybe it will help. Lots of luck to you!

 

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Stretching Shoes
Put on some thin white socks. Pour rubbing alcohol on the part of the sock where the shoe needs stretching. Put the shoes on and walk around in them for a few hours. Your shoes should be stretched out just where you want them to be. This works for leather shoes...

 

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Paint Color Ideas for Kitchen with Black Appliances?
What about the color terracotta? I have white cabinets, white walls, gray tile with terracotta lines through it and granite on my countertops is black with flecks of black, silver, terracotta, white. I don't have a lot of wall space because our house is so...

 

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Shopping for Fruit Sweet and Other Ingredients for Diabetic Cake?
Thanks for your question; it helped me with ideas for my diabetic husband. Here is what I found: Fruit Sweet is the ideal natural sweetener to use in place of refined sugar in recipes and everyday cooking. Made from pure fruit syrups and concentrates, it's...

 

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Shopping for Fruit Sweet and Other Ingredients for Diabetic Cake?
I emailed waxorchards.com and found out this about fudge sweet: Thank you for your email! "Fudge Sweet" is an old name for our product that is now know as "Classic Fudge". You can order our products and obtain more information at www.waxorchards.com . Fruit...

 

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Stopping Hair Loss?
I have had good luck with 1. I take an herb called Horsetail that I buy from a Whole Foods Store (I live in Houston, TX but they are all over the US I believe. I take two twice a day and my hair actually grew back and my nails grow also. I've not been able...

 

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Painting Ceramic Tile?
No I don't use it to cut food on. It's just like a big elephant in the kitchen! More like a catch all - which I'm working on changing. Anyone else out there that can help, me please? Thanks!

 

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Painting Ceramic Tile?
Thank you so much for your information and ideas; I had no idea that there would be so much to do before painting. But I neglected one part; I want to paint the blue tile in different colors, to try to blend in my granite tile counters. The granite is black...

 

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Bathroom Paint Color Advice?
The bead curtain is so dramatic! I love it but personally need more privacy. I'd carry over the other colors you're using for your home and mesh your bathroom with the rest of your home. I do like the ideas mentioned here though. Good luck! Send us a picture...

 

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Bathroom Paint Color Advice?
I think a very buttery cream color would be nice. You could also go Asian and bring gold into the room. Do you have a favorite color? Maybe you could use that. Are you adventurous? Do you like purple? I think royal purple and red would be dramatic, but your...

 

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Natural Remedy for Ants?
I've been using Sweet n Low to kill ants. I got the idea from this site. Just sprinkle the stuff near the ants and they'll bring it back to the next and die. BUT I don't know if Sweet n Low is unhealthy for cats if they eat it. Why don't you ask your vet first...

 

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Dark Circles on My Elbows and Knees?
Try Ambi, they promise results in two weeks and I can say they're right. And they're cheap! They make creams, soaps. www.ambi.com, but I buy mine in Walgreens or the grocery store, in the Ethnic section. You must use it twice a day faithfully. I use the cream...

 

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Getting Rid of Flies on Dogs?
Honestly I don't know, but someone told me today that rubbing baby oil into the coat and onto the skin of a dog repels mosquitoes. So maybe you can try it for flies. I hope it works! Good luck and let us know if it does or doesn't work, ok?

 

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How Can I Remove a Tree Stump?
I don't know if any of this will help because I'm trying to kill my ligustrums and people say I should cut down to the stump first. To kill the stump, I've heard several things: 1. pour gasoline on it, apparently the gas doesn't need to be set on fire. 2. pour...

 

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Underarm Stains on T-shirts?
My husband also has stains under the arms of his white cotton t shirts. I've been having good luck using Spray N Wash on the stains every time I wash them. I use it every time I wash them, however. Good Luck!

 

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Removing Sticky Residue?
I just discovered that Caress soap bar will dissolve adhesive. In fact, last week I used some to remove scotch tape from a window. Wet a washcloth, make up a lather on the Caress bar and rub the adhesive spot. It even removed my adhesive medical tabs. No alcohol...

 

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Ideas for a 16th Birthday Party?
Maybe have a "black and white party" where everyone wears black and white; cake black and white, etc. The pictures come out great by the way! It's kind of a "sophisticated" theme for a party and the sixteen year olds may feel they're being treated as adults...

 

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Deodorant Stains On Clothing?
Do you mean you want to wash the clothes? If yes, I've been using the original Dawn dish washing liquid with great success. It got black spray paint off of a pair of my jeans and I'm having good luck with stains too. rub a little on the stain, let it sit a...

 

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Cleaning Ring Out of Toilet?
I think it's a combination of hard water deposits and then the red mold grows on it and becomes embedded in it. I get it too. Two things worked for me: 1- The Works for Toilets (they make one for tube and tile too). $1.00 at the dollar store. Great product...

 

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Urine Smell in My Bathroom?
Some one on Thriftyfun.com recommended Suave Green Apple shampoo to clean urine smells from their bathrooms. Apparently, this person used everything under the sun to get rid of the smell and came upon this remedy. Try searching this site - probably under cleaning...

 

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Christmas Gift for My Boyfriend?
Ok, my niece did this for her boyfriend and he loved it. He also has the means to buy whatever he wants, thank God. This is what she did. She took a photograph of the street on which they first met. She was fixed up by a friend and didn't want him to come to...

 

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What Happened to Corn Silk Makeup?
Every once in a while I find it at Walgreens. I live in Houston, TX if this helps. They didn't have it available online though. I also found it on amazon.com.

 

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Remedy for Acne?
Bless your heart. I'm so sorry you're going through such a hard time. I'm 54 and still get blemishes from hormones and other things. I found that regular anti-bacterial hand cleaner gives me good, pretty fast results. Faster than two weeks. I just put it on...

 

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Remedy for Acne?
Someone on this site mentioned corn starch for blemishes and I have been having good luck with making a paste of cornstarch and water and placing it on the blemish. I also make a thinner, milkier version and spread it on my congested t zone. It makes the skin...

 

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Looking for Zachary Creme Drops?
Here is their website! http://www.zacharyconfections.com/products_everyday.htm Good luck!

 

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Slipcovers for Reclining Couches?
I'm sorry that I can't remember exactly, but I think it was Miles Kimball or Walter Drake where I saw them. Both companies have websites. If I find out exactly where I saw them, I'll send another response. Did you try searching the Internet?

 

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Hard Water Spots on Windows
I believe I saw this on this site. Lemon flavored Kool Aid is supposed to remove hard water spots and soap scum. you'll probably have to look it up, but I think you just make the Kool Aid and spray it on the glass and wipe away. I don't think it has to soak...

 

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How to Remove Adhesive from Clothes?
Did you try Goo Gone? I'd read the instructions first, but it's a great adhesive remover. Also, the original Dawn dishwashing liquid is a great grease dissolver. Recently I found that Caress bath soap bar and bath gel remove my adhesive medical sticker residue...

 

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Stromboli Sandwich
I don't know if this is what you're looking for. I googled 'midwest stromboli' and this came up under Midwest Mom's recipes on http://allsecretrecipes.blogspot.com/2008/07/roberts-stromboli.html Robert's Stromboli This easy recipe is made with store bought...

 

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Removing Spoiled Food Odors from Refrigerator?
I got this from this site. Crumple up lots of newspaper and stuff your refrigerator completely. Change it every day until the smell goes away. This worked for me when I had fish juice spillover. It didn't take long to work, even though I didn't have black and...

 

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Buying Borax Powder?
I emailed them and when they email me back I will post their response. But here is some info: Locations Henkel is headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany and has subsidiaries in more than 75 different countries throughout the world. For more information please...

 

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Buying Borax Powder?
I received the email back from the Borax people. Here is what they sent me regarding finding Borax in Winnipeg: Tue, June 22, 2010 10:01:55 AMRe: Response Contact Us Page-Reference Number 010857003A From: "dial.consumeraffairs@us.henkel.com" Add to Contacts...

 

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Extending Mascara
I agree with the other people and say never to add anything to your mascara tube - talk about bacteria! What I do is put my mascara tube next to my blow dryer for a few seconds to loosen up the mascara. Check it every few seconds because I've also gotten it...

 

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Fixing Over Spiced Spaghetti Sauce
I only know how to remove too much salt - from any recipe. Add a raw peeled potato to the dish while it's cooking. I'd cut it in quarters then remove it before you serve, of course. Maybe it will work for other spices. Good luck. I hate it when that happens...

 

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Where Can I Buy Bottled Wine With My Logo for Wedding Gifts?
I Googled: "wine + Personal logo" and came up with a bunch of answers. Here is one: http://www.crownvalleywinery.com/store/c-17-personalized-wine-labels.aspx

 

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Burger for a Bunch Recipe from the 70s or 80s?
I found this on: http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Burgers-for-a-Bunch Ingredients FILLING: 1 pound ground beef 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 3/4 cup instant potato flakes 1 egg, beaten 1/4 cup ketchup 1/4 cup hamburger relish 1...

 

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Shower Doors are White Instead of Clear?
Somewhere on this site is a recipe for removing scum using store bought Kool-Aid lemonade. Try searching for it.

 

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Will Adding Baking Soda to Beans Reduce Flatulence?
I have a foolproof trick I learned from a Hispanic girlfriend, but you probably won't believe it! Take an entire head of garlic, the whole thing, don't break it up into garlic cloves, and boil it with your beans. I use two heads just to be on the safe side...

 

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Getting Rid of Weevils?
The only thing I know to do and what my mother did, was to throw out your products and buy fresh flour, pasta, cookies, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, etc. Then get square containers (they fill in spaces better) and put your flour in container and put the...

 

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Popcorn Balls?
from this website: http://chocoley.com/Halloween/halloween%202009/popcorn-balls-chocolate-covered-recipe.htm I found this: 3 Easy Steps To Making Caramel Popcorn Balls: Step 1: Make your popcorn or you can use pre-made bagged popcorn (We recommend using gourmet...

 

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Scars on My Legs?
I relate too. My legs are shocking. I'm 51 years old and it seems that the older I get, the long it takes me to heal and I get a discoloration then. A question for Luvvy - would you be willing to let me know the website and name of the product you bought, please...

 

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Frugal Laundry Detergent
What is a Miracle Ball and where can I buy one please? Also, do you use plain white vinegar? Thanks! Smoochie :)

 

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Clumping Mascara?
I agree with the advice about old mascara, but I'm not sure if you're talking about actually getting clumps when you apply mascara. Some brands say don't let dry between coats of mascara; I've found I have to experiment. Sometimes it's better to let your mascara...

 

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Keeping Flies Away?
I don't know if this will help getting rid of them on the inside, but it sure does work on getting rid of them outside! Take a styrofoam dish with a lip. Fill the dish with 1/4"-1/2" of apple cider vinegar. Take lemon Joy dishwashing liquid and squirt some...

 

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Sheets Stored in Under Bed Container Smell Musty?
Have you tried washing them with a ton of baking soda? Or maybe using Dryel home dry cleaning kit? Good luck. wish I had a fool proof solution for you!

 

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Recipe for Piedras?
Found this on hungrybrowser.com., only it's in Spanish with a maybe 'loose' translation. Phaed PIEDRAS 5 libras de harina 1 1/2 taza de azucar 1 cucharada de canela molida 3 cucharadas de espauda 1 cucharada chica de sal 1 taza de manteca 2 huevos 1 1/2 taza...

 

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Keeping Wildlife Out of the Attic?
I use mothballs in the attic also with great luck.

 

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Vomit Odor on Carpet?
Bless her heart - I hope she's well now. And bless your heart and I wish you luck! I don't have a tried and true solution, but I was thinking of sprinking a lot, maybe a box, of baking soda on the spot, letting it stay for a while - you may have to experiment...

 

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Vomit Odor on Carpet?
I'd go to a medical supply store and ask them. There has to be something for sale there, for caretakers who don't work in hospitals, nursing homes, etc., but have the same problem in their homes. Good luck to you. Otherwise I'd try an oxi type product, one...

 

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Pros and Cons of a Dark Colored Laminate Floor?
Personally, I wouldn't go dark. It will show dust and dirt quicker. I think it will make your rooms darker and seem smaller. Just my opinion, of course. I like the look too, but decided against it in our home, which is small and an older home. I do like the...

 

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Removing an Old Carpet Stain?
I think you still have the stain in the padding under the carpet and usually it will come on back through. Sometimes too, dampness can bring a stain back. There is a product I buy at Kroger grocery store in Houston, TX USA called Incredible. It literally will...

 

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Removing Set-In Yellow Stains on Collars?
I have had good luck lately with Spray and Wash on my husband's old cotton undershirts that he refuses to part with. However, I use it on the yellow underarms of the t shirt, since he doesn't have yellow marks on the collar.

 

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Name Ideas for Cleaning Business Reflecting Military Background?
How about: White Glove Cleaning Services Or something that else that has 'white glove' in the name? God bless you in your new adventure!

 

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Slicing Onions Without Tears
I'd love to have the answer to this one too. Can't find a thing that will work. Tried the wooden spoon thing too with no luck. Someone told me to put a wooden match in my mouth while cutting onions. The kind of long wooden match like you use to light a gas...

 

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Repairing Vinyl Upholstery?
Can you buy upholstered seat cushions for all of your chairs, not just the torn one? Do you know the kind I mean? They have long ties on the back of the cushions to tie the cushions to the back of the chair. If the tear were in the center of the chair, maybe...

 

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Getting Rid of Refrigerator Odors?
I had a fish smell in my fridge and used crumpled up newspapers all through it. I changed it a few times until it went away. But I did wash my fridge first. Also try baking soda, I just devote one box for my freezer and one for the fridge. I just keep changing...

 

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Persistent Body Odor?
The same thing has happened to me. I'd start to smell right out of the shower, right after I put on deodorant with antiperspirant. I take apple cider vinegar tablets to cleanse the body, to detox it. Now I also use the 'clinical' type of deodorant/antiperspirants...

 

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Kool-Aid Stains on Carpet?
Try a product called Incredible. I buy it at my grocery store. Good luck!

 

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White Cap Pine Cleaner?
http://www.alenamericas.com/alenamericas/white-cap.html

 

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Recipe for Tesco Deli Tikka Rub for Chicken?
I don't have the exact recipe you asked for but I found this on: http://www.canadianliving.com/food/tikka_masala_rub.php Ingredients 3 3tbsp tbsp(45 mL) (45 mL) ground coriander 2 2tbsp tbsp(25 mL) (25 mL) ground cumin 2 2tsp tsp(10 mL) (10 mL) ground cinnamon...

 

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Lemon Juice For Acne Scars?
I have been actively interested in health food and remedies for over thirty years and I will share something that I have heard for a long time. For facial scarring of any kind - apply a honey mask two times a day. Supposedly, this will make the face baby smooth...

 

Hair dye stains in a bathtub.

Removing Hair Dye Stains From Bathtub?
Did you try The Works toilet bowl cleaner? It removes hair dye splashes from paint. They also make a tub cleaner. I get mine at the dollar store but they also sell it at grocery stores, Walmart, Target, etc. Good luck.

 

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Candle Wax on Wood Furniture?
I have had good luck with this 'trick' removing candle wax from carpet and wooden furniture. Take plain brown wrapping paper like the kind used for wrapping packages for shipping. Can be bought at Walmart, mail packaging services, Target, etc. Place several...

 

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Putting Color Back Into Black Garments?
RIT dye - works like a charm. But the last time I did it, I didn't read the package and they said to use 2-3 packets - if I remember correctly. I used black and one package and it made a difference, but next time I'm using more packets. Be really careful reading...

 

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Squeaking Sandals?
My ex used to sell shoes and he said that when shoes squeak, it means the shank of the shoe is broken and nothing can be done. The shank is in the middle of the shoe, between the heel and the ball.

 

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Homemade Stain Spray
Do you use liquid Tide or powdered Tide, please? Thanks! Can't wait to try it!

 

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Dishwasher Not Cleaning Dishes?
Hi Laura, I have a dishwasher in our 58 year old house that is at lease 8 years old because that's how long we've been living here. You've probably tried this already, but I heard that running the hot water from your sink does the trick. I tried it and it really...

 

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Stains on White Kitchen Countertops?
Have you tried Barkeeper's Friend? It's like Comet or Ajax powder cleanser. I buy it at the grocery store, but it's also sold at Walmart and Target. It's milder than other abrasives. Good luck! I love white, but sometimes it's so hard to maintain.

 

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Home Remedies for Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
I never found one. I did use the wrist braces and they helped but didn't cure me. I had to have surgery on both hands and I'm fine now. I strongly support getting to a doctor to see if you have nerve damage. There are tests they do on your hands. Any nerve...

 

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Sulfur Mosquito Repellent?
I sure do wish I had that recipe for you, because I would love to use it myself. If someone does send it to you, would you mind posting the recipe? Thanks very much Smoochie

 

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Remedy for Itching Mosquito Bites
My husband just told me to put white vinegar on the bites. I didn't have white vinegar so I used apple cider vinegar. But it was from the health food store so it had the 'mother' at the bottom of the bottle, which is, I think, from organic apple cider vinegar...

 

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Gift Ideas to Bride and Groom from Bride's Parents?
We gave our son (my step son) a good amount of money too and we didn't give them another wedding gift. The money we gave them was the gift. But of course we gave engagement, shower gifts too. If you wanted to give a token gift what about a beautiful picture...

 

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