Getting Rid of Fleas?
Table salt and baking soda work well. Sprinkle one or both on floors, carper and furniture and let sit overnight then vacuum up. This makes the fleas dry up and die. Do it several times a week as the eggs hatch and soon you will be flea free.
Free or Inexpensive Furniture?
Look on Freecycle.org and find one in your area. We have gotten lots of things on Freecycle including a almost new pair of recliner loveseats. You can look at the listings or put an ad on for what you want. Another place to look is your local foodbank. Some...
Baked French Toast
My husband loves french toast; especially stuffed french toast, so I will have to try this.
Using Makeup Primer?
I use E.L.F primer, its $6 and works great. You can buy it at Target and at the E.L.F. website.
Treating Sunburn and Windburn?
If you dont mind the smell you can use cider vinegar. You can also brew tea and use the tea bags. These have always worked for me.
Fleas on Dog and Cats After Treating?
Plain old table salt on carpet and furniture works. Sprinkle on carpet and upholstery, let sit for at least 24 hours and then vacuum up. Wait a week or so and repeat. The salt makes the fleas dehydrate and die, but when the eggs hatch there will be new fleas...
How Do I Clean Stains Off Microfiber Furniture?
Try using Simple Green and a sponge or a clean cloth. We use it for everything and it really gets stains out well.
Homemade Plant Cleaner/Shiner?
I recently asked a girl that takes care of the plants in our office building and she told me to use a tiny bit of vegetable oil on the plant leaves. Havent tried it yet but its inexpensive and natural.
What is the Best Food for a Large Dog?
There is not one perfect food for large dogs. I work in the pet food industry and suggest you search for dog foods online and compare the ingredients to find the one you think will be best for your dog. One other suggestion is to avoid any food with corn meal...
Dog With Chronic Ear Infection?
I work in the pet food industry and this sounds like an allergy to a food product. Most of the time it is to chicken and most dog foods contain chicken in some form. You need to find a limited ingredient food. Natural Balance, Wellness Simple Food Solutions...
Puppy With Diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a symptom of Parvo so be careful. I would take it to the vet to have it tested and, if needed, treated. The longer you wait, the harder it is to treat. It can also be worms, which needs to be tested for and treated. You can often do more harm than...
Home Remedies for Granuloma Annulara?
There is no cure, just have to ride it out and it will eventually subside. I had it and mine lasted for about 2 yrs, nothing worked. I took steroids but you can only take them for a short time. They help but once you go off them it will likely return. A biopsy...
Dog Yeast Infections?
There is a website petMD.com that you can go to and ask all pet related questions. You can also friend Petfooddirect.com on Facebook and watch many great videos made by Dr Wendy. I know her and the people that run petMD and they are excellent sources of information...
Discount Stores That Sell Health and Beauty Products in Pennsylvania?
Check out the beauty aisle at Amelias in Lancaster county. They have some items there that you might like. Check out their website and it will have locations near you.
Ideas for Remembering Groom's Mom at Wedding?
We took our limo with the entire wedding party to the cemetary and the graveside of my MIL (who passed before I met my husband) and toasted her with champagne and took pictures. These are our favorite pictures from the wedding. We also had a memorial candle...
I Can't Afford School Clothes?
Check with your local food bank, one of ours has a clothing bank and you can go get clothing once a month. Another offers financial help for cases like yours. Check with local churches, some collect clothing and offer it free to those in need. Finally, Freecycle...
Junk Car Removal Near Seattle Washington?
I dont know of any in your area but here you can donate cars to several organizations that refurb them for needy families. Maybe you could check with a local Salvation Army or Veterans organization. Or advertise on craigslist or freecycle, someone may want...
Cat With Fleas?
There is a pill you can give your cats and dogs that will make all the fleas on them die within 30-60 minutes. It is called Capstar and you do not need a prescription from the vet for it. You can buy it at Nationalpetpharmacy.com or check with your vet as they...
Unemployment Filing Tips
If you go on unemployment my advice is do not take a temporary job. I did just that and when I went to go back on my UC I was disqualified because I had not earned enough. UC can last a long time now with the federal extensions. I spent 2 1/1 yrs on it and...
Homemade Flushable Wipes?
Just a FYI for those that use flushable wipes and actually flush them down the toilet. Do not do it! We used to flush ours but after having to get a plumber to come and snake our main drain all the way to the main sewer line we have stopped. The plumber told...
Recipes for Patient with Kidney Disease- ESRD?
I just did a search online for recipes for kidney disease and there are a lot of sites with some good recipes. You might want to try that and see what you can find. My best wishes for your daughter and hopefully good health to her in the future.
Will Vinegar Neutralize Urine Odor in Laundry?
I used to take care of my mom and she was incontinent also. I would add Febreze to the wash and it worked real well for the urine and other smells. I now have a cat that has accidents and I use white vinegar for that smell plus I use it as a fabric softener...
What Breed is My Dog?
Lab and Border Collie mix maybe?
Who is Responsible for Maintenance in a Rented Duplex?
Check online for landlord/tenant laws in your state. Even without a lease landlords are responsible for maintaining a healthy and safe property. You can also try to find an attorney that specializes in landlord/tenant law.
Who Can I Call Regarding Stray Cat and Kittens in Philadelphia?
Go to the website for the PSPCA and there is a form you can fill out and email to them or if you can find a phone number in your phonebook for them you can probably call. I live 10 miles outside Philadelphia and we have our own SPCA that we can contact
Frugal 25th Anniversary Travel Ideas?
Knoebels is inexpensive and you can camp there. If you dont want to do a tent, try renting an RV.
How Easy is it to Install the MagicJack?
I have 1, just follow directions and it is pretty easy.
Creating a Wedding Supply Check List?
Go to the website theknot.com. When I was planning my wedding 2 years ago that website was great. All the wedding information you need will be there. Congrats!
Eyeglass Lens Have a Milky Discoloration?
My husband is having the same problem with his glasses that are about 1 yr old. Did you happen to get your glasses at Lens Crafters?
Planting an Aero Herb Garden Kit?
Ive had mine for almost 2 yrs and love it. Right now I have greens growing but have had the herb garden too. The directions tell you exactly what to do and you should follow that. I have never had any problems and this is my 4th time planting. Enjoy!
We took old TV stands we had, removed the middle shelf and made 1 into a cat feeding station to get the cat dishes off the floor. We put a narrow pantry we have that the door open and have shelving on top. This makes it easier for me to access what is inside...
Free or Low Cost Veterinary Services in Philadelphia?
I live about 12 miles outside of Philadelphia and you can get low cost vet services at the SPCA. I dont know how good the vets are but my FIL has used them. Call some local vets, explain the situation and maybe one will do it for a military man. It cant hurt...
Use Baby Blankets For Pets
My Phoebe loves baby blankets and we get them at the dollar store, thrift store and five below. She even likes to play tug of war with them.
Look For the "Silver" Lining at Thrift Stores
When the house across the street from us went up for sale when the man that owned it died, the family just tossed all kinds of stuff out in the trash. My husband brought in the storage containers that they had out. I thought that was a great deal since there...
Nursing Home Gift Basket Ideas?
My mom is in a nursing home and they love magazines, books, newspapers and videos. I am taking a bunch of costume jewelry to the ladies. I also take my dogs to visit them and they love that more than anything. She is in a brain unit (dementia, Alzheimers) and...
Name Ideas for Homemade Pet Treats Business?
How about the Barkery?
I love to slice it up and fry it in a skillet with just a little olive oil, salt and pepper. Then I take a little bit of wine, cider or flavored vinegar to give it a hint of flavor and cover it and let it get tender. Sometimes I add some smoked sausage to it...
Reviews of Walmart's Straight Talk Cell Phone Plan?
My husband and I didnt want a contract when ours was done with Sprint so we bought phones from Boost Mobile. It is $50 a month unlimited for everything (calls, texts, internet, and walkie talkie), and the reception has been very good. We love it and they have...
Front Load Washer Vs. Top Load Washer?
I love, love, love my LG front loading washer and dryer. Mine has a presoak setting, it uses less water and is gentler on the clothing. The matching dryer has a rack you can put in for sweaters or sneakers to dry. We got the underneath storage drawers which...
Improving Dog's Weight and Muscle Tone?
My lab/border collie was overweight and we used the green bean diet for her. We just cut back on her dog food and added frozen green beans in place. She loved it and lost the weight. We walk her everyday at least once too. Our vet says she is at the perfect...
Cannot Write to a Erased CD-RW?
Did you reformat the disc?
Free Beauty Samples
If you have a Sephora store near you, they will give samples of perfumes if you ask. They actually have these little spray vials to fill with whatever you ask for. Both my husband and I have gotten samples and found some we hated wearing and some we loved.
Cheering Up a Friend with Cancer?
This is the website for the people that clean for those that have cancer. http://www.cleaningforareason.org/
Basil in scrambled eggs with cheese is the best.
Cold Drinks for Working Outside
If these contain any BPA (which being so inexpensive I suspect they would) freezing liquids in them is very dangerous. You can get ice cube trays that make tube shaped cubes that would be safer. Ice cold water can cause stomach cramping in hot temps too. If...