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Dressmakers, Tailors, Dress designers - Looking for advice 3 No Vested Interest Oct 3 Oct 8 0 202
I've heard for ages to use hydrogen peroxide to remove bloodstains, but IME it doesn't work well. 3 raccoon Oct 7 Oct 8 1 174
Used bed pillows 4 no_hypocrisy Sep 3 Oct 2 0 235
Do you buy checks on line? 7 Paper Roses Apr 2014 Sep 27 0 420
Paint over wallpaper? 8 840high Sep 18 Sep 27 0 239
what kind of curtains? 5 ellenrr Sep 3 Sep 21 0 288
How do i combat fruit flies? 12 LaydeeBug Sep 5 Sep 11 0 241
What do I do to dispose of personal care products? 4 no_hypocrisy Sep 7 Sep 8 1 259
what happened to thrift stores and used furniture stores? 14 ellenrr Aug 25 Sep 4 0 411
Steam heating via radiators 7 no_hypocrisy Aug 28 Aug 28 0 226
Furnace Filter 4 Sherman A1 Aug 20 Aug 21 1 276
What do you do with old bed pillows? 5 no_hypocrisy Aug 10 Aug 10 0 368
Bolt on my $380 office chair broke. Need suggestions. 3 Duppers Aug 8 Aug 9 0 247
32 Amazing Websites That Will Save You Money On Everything 1 snagglepuss Jul 26 Jul 26 3 303
31 Household Products You’ll Never Have To Buy Again 2 snagglepuss Jul 26 Jul 26 0 222
Gnarly large rust stain on the bottom of my toilet bowl 4 no_hypocrisy Jul 2014 Jul 2014 0 375
This is weird. I Found a Dead Rat in the Chicken Coop. How did that happen? 8 2banon Jul 2014 Jul 2014 0 307
50 Things You Should Stop Buying & Start Making 7 mzteris Jun 2014 Jul 2014 5 519
Waffle Rubber carpet pad has left stains on the wooden floor. 1 patricia92243 Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 255
Any suggestions on a vacuum cleaner? 23 Curmudgeoness Apr 2014 Jun 2014 0 610
Ladies...Never again. What a morning. Hint: don't try it. 6 Paper Roses Mar 2014 Jun 2014 2 709
Easy way to separate egg whites. 10 Curmudgeoness Jan 2014 May 2014 3 582
To get your skin unstuck from Superglue’s grip—use fingernail polish remover. 3 raccoon Apr 2014 May 2014 1 245
Here's an idea... 2 hermetic May 2014 May 2014 1 291
Grip shelf liner for slippery slippers. I have a pair of slippers 2 raccoon Apr 2014 Apr 2014 1 275
I have the cleanest kitchen curtains I have ever had. 8 Curmudgeoness Jun 2013 Apr 2014 0 1632
free kindle book -- Things My Grandmother Taught Me About Organized Living 5 NMDemDist2 Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 330
Does anybody here "no poo" (no shampoo)? 12 pinstikfartherin Dec 2011 Apr 2014 1 2673
Alternatives to a safe deposit box in a bank. 9 Jerry442 Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 588
35 Lifechanging Ways To Use Everyday Objects 8 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2014 4 1551
13 Vegetables That Magically Regrow Themselves (indoors from food scraps) 8 snagglepuss Apr 2013 Mar 2014 7 2353
Do you ever air-dry your clothes? 12 Pool Hall Ace Feb 2014 Mar 2014 0 649
Melted Plastic bag on toaster. 5 patricia92243 Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 455
Looking for thingies to attach to sole of shoes to give traction. I remember 3 raccoon Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 343
How to Defrost and Protect Pipes 9 rdharma Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 997
Desperately need a chemist(?) to help me out of the hole I dug. 29 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 1470
A New Year's gift: 101 Household hints, some of them new and simply brilliant 21 Mira Jan 2014 Jan 2014 44 2963
Conservation Tips - buy an insulation blanket for your gas or electric water heater 9 Lodestar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 786
How to Winterize a Vacant Home 2 Lodestar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 416
Best way to (easily) clean light-colored kitchen linoleum? 20 Flaxbee Aug 2012 Dec 2013 0 21319
Has anyone tried a SodaStream? 27 Ruby the Liberal Dec 2011 Nov 2013 4 5354
Anyone in the Houston area recommend a plumber? 1 LauraNb Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 394
Hot water issue. Please advise! 8 CTyankee Sep 2013 Nov 2013 0 875
Ant problem seems to be solved. 6 Paper Roses Jul 2013 Nov 2013 1 1293
Do any of you fine folks burn packaged logs in your fireplace? 7 Paper Roses Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 1805
Get your white socks white white again 12 left-of-center2012 Oct 2012 Nov 2013 1 2123
Magic eraser....I gave it a test on my floors 6 nadinbrzezinski May 2013 Oct 2013 2 1116
trouble shooting the fridge 6 grasswire Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 693
I hand milled my own laundry soap and I might love it 11 LaydeeBug Oct 2012 Aug 2013 0 1676
Can you help? How do I find the model number of a cell phone? 4 Paper Roses Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 668
Reconsidering the Percolator: Lost American Technologies 7 JCMach1 Jul 2013 Jul 2013 1 1077
Building a soda bottle garden 4 DainBramaged Jun 2013 Jun 2013 8 964
To Keep Cilantro Fresh for Weeks 2 marked50 Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 663
Is this a physics question? I don't know. 5 IrishAyes Apr 2013 Jun 2013 0 859
Any ideas? I bought a small planter at a local yard sale. The 2 of the 3 pots on tray are glued to 2 Paper Roses May 2013 May 2013 0 661
What's the best way to clean/dust my computer keyboard? 10 CTyankee May 2013 May 2013 0 2073
Hi friends. Anyone have natural pine finished kitchen cabinets? 1 Paper Roses Apr 2013 Apr 2013 0 616
Excellent advice for refurbishing cast iron. 2 snagglepuss Apr 2013 Apr 2013 6 687
30-easy-ways-to-vastly-improve-your-kitchen 3 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2013 10 981
44 ways to make your life easier - some are truly awesome 4 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2013 10 1428
20-easy-tricks-for-improving-vintage-clothes that are too small or too large 2 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2013 1 1007
47-unexpected-things-to-do-with-cookie-cutters 2 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2013 1 798
I wouldn't mind washing windows if they looked good when I was done. 9 enough Dec 2012 Feb 2013 2 1199
Fruit flies driving me nuts! 11 shireen Nov 2012 Feb 2013 1 1670
Finding clothes in the garbage. 30 joshcryer Mar 2012 Feb 2013 0 3633
Dark stains on safety yellow athletic clothes 7 Denninmi Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 1292
Never buy a plastic snowblower 3 TrogL Feb 2013 Feb 2013 1 738
Happy New Year. Worth checking for hints you can use! 2 Mira Jan 2013 Jan 2013 1 583
Hydrogen peroxide & baking soda does pretty good on carpet stains. Make a paste. 4 patrice Nov 2012 Jan 2013 3 3554
Do you burn fragrant candles? I love the smell of candles in my kitchen but have wasted lots of $$ 6 Paper Roses Jan 2013 Jan 2013 0 1611
Anyone know a green & natural substitute for the washer fluid in your car? 17 beac Dec 2011 Dec 2012 0 2718
Old belts can be linked to make bigger belts and straps and things to bind with. nt 2 patrice Nov 2012 Nov 2012 0 605
How To Clean Soap Scum With Cooking Spray 5 left-of-center2012 Nov 2012 Nov 2012 2 1339
Does anyone use Soap Nuts? 4 The empressof all Nov 2012 Nov 2012 0 838
Three tips from "Heloise" 2 left-of-center2012 Oct 2012 Nov 2012 0 778
The porcelain on my toilet bowl has worn away. 13 no_hypocrisy Aug 2012 Oct 2012 0 7194
Is it time to replace the ceiling fan/light unit? 7 no_hypocrisy Mar 2012 Oct 2012 0 2695
Mineral rings in toilet bowl 6 ginnyinWI Oct 2012 Oct 2012 0 1309
I found a good use for old posters we were tired of 2 ginnyinWI Oct 2012 Oct 2012 1 861
Help! How can I get the glue off the bottom of some plastic cups, 13 Suich May 2012 Oct 2012 0 6391
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