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Furnace Filter 3 Sherman A1 10 hrs ago 2 hrs ago 1 99
What do you do with old bed pillows? 5 no_hypocrisy Aug 10 Aug 10 0 209
Bolt on my $380 office chair broke. Need suggestions. 3 Duppers Aug 8 Aug 9 0 125
32 Amazing Websites That Will Save You Money On Everything 1 snagglepuss Jul 26 Jul 26 3 207
31 Household Products You’ll Never Have To Buy Again 2 snagglepuss Jul 26 Jul 26 0 148
Gnarly large rust stain on the bottom of my toilet bowl 4 no_hypocrisy Jul 18 Jul 18 0 242
This is weird. I Found a Dead Rat in the Chicken Coop. How did that happen? 8 2banon Jul 6 Jul 7 0 248
50 Things You Should Stop Buying & Start Making 7 mzteris Jun 3 Jul 7 5 437
Waffle Rubber carpet pad has left stains on the wooden floor. 1 patricia92243 Jun 29 Jun 29 0 184
Any suggestions on a vacuum cleaner? 23 Curmudgeoness Apr 2014 Jun 11 0 520
Ladies...Never again. What a morning. Hint: don't try it. 6 Paper Roses Mar 2014 Jun 10 2 634
Easy way to separate egg whites. 10 Curmudgeoness Jan 2014 May 28 3 541
To get your skin unstuck from Superglue’s grip—use fingernail polish remover. 3 raccoon Apr 2014 May 26 1 192
Here's an idea... 2 hermetic May 2014 May 2014 1 241
Do you buy checks on line? 5 Paper Roses Apr 2014 May 2014 0 306
Grip shelf liner for slippery slippers. I have a pair of slippers 2 raccoon Apr 2014 Apr 2014 1 221
I have the cleanest kitchen curtains I have ever had. 8 Curmudgeoness Jun 2013 Apr 2014 0 1485
free kindle book -- Things My Grandmother Taught Me About Organized Living 5 NMDemDist2 Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 273
Does anybody here "no poo" (no shampoo)? 12 pinstikfartherin Dec 2011 Apr 2014 1 2560
Alternatives to a safe deposit box in a bank. 9 Jerry442 Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 467
35 Lifechanging Ways To Use Everyday Objects 8 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2014 4 1466
13 Vegetables That Magically Regrow Themselves (indoors from food scraps) 8 snagglepuss Apr 2013 Mar 2014 7 2174
Do you ever air-dry your clothes? 12 Pool Hall Ace Feb 2014 Mar 2014 0 573
Melted Plastic bag on toaster. 5 patricia92243 Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 408
Looking for thingies to attach to sole of shoes to give traction. I remember 3 raccoon Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 296
How to Defrost and Protect Pipes 9 rdharma Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 914
Desperately need a chemist(?) to help me out of the hole I dug. 29 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 1268
A New Year's gift: 101 Household hints, some of them new and simply brilliant 21 Mira Jan 2014 Jan 2014 44 2817
Conservation Tips - buy an insulation blanket for your gas or electric water heater 9 Lodestar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 675
How to Winterize a Vacant Home 2 Lodestar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 353
Best way to (easily) clean light-colored kitchen linoleum? 20 Flaxbee Aug 2012 Dec 2013 0 19390
Has anyone tried a SodaStream? 27 Ruby the Liberal Dec 2011 Nov 2013 4 5186
Anyone in the Houston area recommend a plumber? 1 LauraNb Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 356
Hot water issue. Please advise! 8 CTyankee Sep 2013 Nov 2013 0 837
Ant problem seems to be solved. 6 Paper Roses Jul 2013 Nov 2013 1 1220
Do any of you fine folks burn packaged logs in your fireplace? 7 Paper Roses Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 1577
Get your white socks white white again 12 left-of-center2012 Oct 2012 Nov 2013 1 1986
Magic eraser....I gave it a test on my floors 6 nadinbrzezinski May 2013 Oct 2013 2 1055
trouble shooting the fridge 6 grasswire Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 652
I hand milled my own laundry soap and I might love it 11 LaydeeBug Oct 2012 Aug 2013 0 1626
Can you help? How do I find the model number of a cell phone? 4 Paper Roses Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 618
Reconsidering the Percolator: Lost American Technologies 7 JCMach1 Jul 2013 Jul 2013 1 1030
Building a soda bottle garden 4 DainBramaged Jun 2013 Jun 2013 8 931
To Keep Cilantro Fresh for Weeks 2 marked50 Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 618
Is this a physics question? I don't know. 5 IrishAyes Apr 2013 Jun 2013 0 809
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 0 620
What's the best way to clean/dust my computer keyboard? 10 CTyankee May 2013 May 2013 0 1860
Hi friends. Anyone have natural pine finished kitchen cabinets? 1 Paper Roses Apr 2013 Apr 2013 0 580
Excellent advice for refurbishing cast iron. 2 snagglepuss Apr 2013 Apr 2013 6 644
30-easy-ways-to-vastly-improve-your-kitchen 3 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2013 10 942
44 ways to make your life easier - some are truly awesome 4 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2013 10 1373
20-easy-tricks-for-improving-vintage-clothes that are too small or too large 2 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2013 1 931
47-unexpected-things-to-do-with-cookie-cutters 2 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2013 1 734
I wouldn't mind washing windows if they looked good when I was done. 9 enough Dec 2012 Feb 2013 2 1146
Fruit flies driving me nuts! 11 shireen Nov 2012 Feb 2013 1 1560
Finding clothes in the garbage. 30 joshcryer Mar 2012 Feb 2013 0 3538
Dark stains on safety yellow athletic clothes 7 Denninmi Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 1220
Never buy a plastic snowblower 3 TrogL Feb 2013 Feb 2013 1 702
Happy New Year. Worth checking for hints you can use! 2 Mira Jan 2013 Jan 2013 1 554
Hydrogen peroxide & baking soda does pretty good on carpet stains. Make a paste. 4 patrice Nov 2012 Jan 2013 3 3363
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 1506
Anyone know a green & natural substitute for the washer fluid in your car? 17 beac Dec 2011 Dec 2012 0 2643
Old belts can be linked to make bigger belts and straps and things to bind with. nt 2 patrice Nov 2012 Nov 2012 0 570
How To Clean Soap Scum With Cooking Spray 5 left-of-center2012 Nov 2012 Nov 2012 2 1277
Does anyone use Soap Nuts? 4 The empressof all Nov 2012 Nov 2012 0 791
Three tips from "Heloise" 2 left-of-center2012 Oct 2012 Nov 2012 0 720
The porcelain on my toilet bowl has worn away. 13 no_hypocrisy Aug 2012 Oct 2012 0 6465
Is it time to replace the ceiling fan/light unit? 7 no_hypocrisy Mar 2012 Oct 2012 0 2480
Mineral rings in toilet bowl 6 ginnyinWI Oct 2012 Oct 2012 0 1266
I found a good use for old posters we were tired of 2 ginnyinWI Oct 2012 Oct 2012 1 814
Help! How can I get the glue off the bottom of some plastic cups, 13 Suich May 2012 Oct 2012 0 5803
can i melt tar in the microwave? 6 pscot Sep 2012 Oct 2012 0 1362
Don't know where to post this, advice please. 3 Paper Roses Oct 2012 Oct 2012 0 699
A good site to research household products 10 Curmudgeoness Sep 2012 Sep 2012 4 1379
This blog has some great household tips 1 The empressof all Sep 2012 Sep 2012 3 909
I tried the spiral fluorescent light bulb. 6 no_hypocrisy Jul 2012 Sep 2012 0 1433
Cheap dustpan. 5 dipsydoodle Sep 2012 Sep 2012 1 1081
The water coming from my kitchen spigot is spraying everywhere. 6 no_hypocrisy Jun 2012 Sep 2012 0 1586
Old fashioned "air conditioning" -- Does this work? 14 no_hypocrisy Jul 2012 Aug 2012 0 7321
Decorating or coloring a candle? 5 Ruby the Liberal May 2012 Jul 2012 0 1220
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