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need help with window treatment 12 ellenrr Mar 2016 May 23 0 1293
This message was self-deleted by its author 4 passiveporcupine May 15 May 15 0 185
How do you properly dispose of the "new" squiggly light bulbs? 7 no_hypocrisy Mar 2015 May 14 0 892
Do you ever air-dry your clothes? 20 Pool Hall Ace Feb 2014 May 14 0 1570
Homemade carpet cleaner solution that really works! 8 kas125 Mar 2016 Apr 8 5 1156
Gnarly large rust stain on the bottom of my toilet bowl 6 no_hypocrisy Jul 2014 Mar 2016 0 4034
Best vaccum cleaner for pet hair? My squees shed like crazy 4 LaydeeBug Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 688
I've heard for ages to use hydrogen peroxide to remove bloodstains, but IME it doesn't work well. 9 raccoon Oct 2014 Feb 2016 1 1179
This is weird. I Found a Dead Rat in the Chicken Coop. How did that happen? 9 2banon Jul 2014 Feb 2016 0 1360
Did Campbell's soup cans used to be bigger? 3 raccoon Dec 2015 Jan 2016 3 1154
Well after a couple more expensive models (vacuums) 12 nadinbrzezinski Jun 2015 Jan 2016 0 868
Very interesting bed bug advice, I've never seen before. 22 snagglepuss Dec 2014 Oct 2015 3 2703
Where are the freaking house flies coming from? 5 TexasBushwhacker Jun 2015 Aug 2015 0 676
You don't have to change razor-blades that often. 2 DetlefK Jun 2015 Jul 2015 4 850
Here's an idea... 3 hermetic May 2014 Jul 2015 1 784
How to make small area rugs (abt 5' X 3') stay in place on carpet--that is the question. 1 raccoon Jul 2015 Jul 2015 0 656
Does anyone have advice on buying a mattress? 13 japple Jan 2015 Jul 2015 0 2019
Is there a secret to the successful use of Murphy's oil soap? 3 Paper Roses Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 1195
Swifter Sweeper 2 no_hypocrisy Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 699
Ok, I broke down and bought a new sofa yesterday!! 15 CountAllVotes Feb 2015 Mar 2015 0 995
Help for non-slip rubber rug pads 0 Curmudgeoness Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 336
Used bed pillows 5 no_hypocrisy Sep 2014 Feb 2015 0 896
Do you buy checks on line? 8 Paper Roses Apr 2014 Jan 2015 0 1028
Anybody got any hints on how to keep little beads on clothes from falling off? Maybe there’s 5 raccoon Dec 2014 Dec 2014 0 2225
is there an easy way to dust louvered doors? 8 blackcrowflies Oct 2014 Dec 2014 0 2116
Cream of Tartar (found on Facebook) 5 NMDemDist2 Dec 2014 Dec 2014 6 970
What do I do to fix this? 8 no_hypocrisy Nov 2014 Nov 2014 2 1255
Dressmakers, Tailors, Dress designers - Looking for advice 4 No Vested Interest Oct 2014 Nov 2014 0 771
Paint over wallpaper? 8 840high Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 969
what kind of curtains? 5 ellenrr Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 836
How do i combat fruit flies? 12 LaydeeBug Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 1209
What do I do to dispose of personal care products? 4 no_hypocrisy Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1199
what happened to thrift stores and used furniture stores? 14 ellenrr Aug 2014 Sep 2014 0 1873
Steam heating via radiators 7 no_hypocrisy Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 1328
Furnace Filter 4 Sherman A1 Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 757
What do you do with old bed pillows? 5 no_hypocrisy Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 972
Bolt on my $380 office chair broke. Need suggestions. 3 Duppers Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 1575
32 Amazing Websites That Will Save You Money On Everything 1 snagglepuss Jul 2014 Jul 2014 4 1474
31 Household Products You’ll Never Have To Buy Again 2 snagglepuss Jul 2014 Jul 2014 0 713
50 Things You Should Stop Buying & Start Making 7 mzteris Jun 2014 Jul 2014 5 1295
Waffle Rubber carpet pad has left stains on the wooden floor. 1 patricia92243 Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 1717
Any suggestions on a vacuum cleaner? 23 Curmudgeoness Apr 2014 Jun 2014 0 1720
Ladies...Never again. What a morning. Hint: don't try it. 6 Paper Roses Mar 2014 Jun 2014 2 2016
Easy way to separate egg whites. 10 Curmudgeoness Jan 2014 May 2014 3 1150
To get your skin unstuck from Superglue’s grip—use fingernail polish remover. 3 raccoon Apr 2014 May 2014 1 661
Grip shelf liner for slippery slippers. I have a pair of slippers 2 raccoon Apr 2014 Apr 2014 1 735
I have the cleanest kitchen curtains I have ever had. 8 Curmudgeoness Jun 2013 Apr 2014 0 4277
free kindle book -- Things My Grandmother Taught Me About Organized Living 5 NMDemDist2 Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 809
Does anybody here "no poo" (no shampoo)? 12 pinstikfartherin Dec 2011 Apr 2014 1 3546
Alternatives to a safe deposit box in a bank. 9 Jerry442 Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 5192
35 Lifechanging Ways To Use Everyday Objects 8 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2014 4 2230
13 Vegetables That Magically Regrow Themselves (indoors from food scraps) 8 snagglepuss Apr 2013 Mar 2014 8 3812
Melted Plastic bag on toaster. 5 patricia92243 Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 935
Looking for thingies to attach to sole of shoes to give traction. I remember 3 raccoon Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 712
How to Defrost and Protect Pipes 9 rdharma Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 2750
Desperately need a chemist(?) to help me out of the hole I dug. 29 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 2934
A New Year's gift: 101 Household hints, some of them new and simply brilliant 21 Mira Jan 2014 Jan 2014 44 3883
Conservation Tips - buy an insulation blanket for your gas or electric water heater 9 Lodestar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 1597
How to Winterize a Vacant Home 2 Lodestar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 782
Best way to (easily) clean light-colored kitchen linoleum? 20 Flaxbee Aug 2012 Dec 2013 0 38180
Has anyone tried a SodaStream? 27 Ruby the Liberal Dec 2011 Nov 2013 4 7252
Anyone in the Houston area recommend a plumber? 1 LauraNb Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 720
Hot water issue. Please advise! 8 CTyankee Sep 2013 Nov 2013 0 1382
Ant problem seems to be solved. 6 Paper Roses Jul 2013 Nov 2013 1 2121
Do any of you fine folks burn packaged logs in your fireplace? 7 Paper Roses Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 5306
Get your white socks white white again 12 left-of-center2012 Oct 2012 Nov 2013 1 3380
Magic eraser....I gave it a test on my floors 6 nadinbrzezinski May 2013 Oct 2013 2 1661
trouble shooting the fridge 6 grasswire Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 1107
I hand milled my own laundry soap and I might love it 11 LaydeeBug Oct 2012 Aug 2013 0 2218
Can you help? How do I find the model number of a cell phone? 4 Paper Roses Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 1136
Reconsidering the Percolator: Lost American Technologies 7 JCMach1 Jul 2013 Jul 2013 1 1688
Building a soda bottle garden 4 DainBramaged Jun 2013 Jun 2013 8 1434
To Keep Cilantro Fresh for Weeks 2 marked50 Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 988
Is this a physics question? I don't know. 5 IrishAyes Apr 2013 Jun 2013 0 1271
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 0 962
What's the best way to clean/dust my computer keyboard? 10 CTyankee May 2013 May 2013 0 4622
Hi friends. Anyone have natural pine finished kitchen cabinets? 1 Paper Roses Apr 2013 Apr 2013 0 960
Excellent advice for refurbishing cast iron. 2 snagglepuss Apr 2013 Apr 2013 6 1043
30-easy-ways-to-vastly-improve-your-kitchen 3 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2013 10 1395
44 ways to make your life easier - some are truly awesome 4 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2013 10 2194
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