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Title of discussion thread Replies Author Start time Last reply Recs Views
Tuft & Needle mattress 3 ginnyinWI Monday Monday 0 114
Need help!!! 6 Paper Roses Friday Friday 0 220
Cleaning 30+ years of gunk off kitchen cabinets???? how? 12 NMDemDist2 Aug 7 Aug 26 0 394
You don't have to change razor-blades that often. 3 DetlefK Jun 2015 Aug 25 4 941
scorch marks on my kitchen counter, ACK! 2 CTyankee Aug 21 Aug 21 0 252
Where are the freaking house flies coming from? 6 TexasBushwhacker Jun 2015 Jul 26 0 860
frustrating ceiling fan problem 4 shireen Jul 16 Jul 16 0 291
30-easy-ways-to-vastly-improve-your-kitchen 4 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Jul 8 10 1553
Do you ever air-dry your clothes? 21 Pool Hall Ace Feb 2014 Jul 2 0 1838
need help with window treatment 12 ellenrr Mar 2016 May 2016 0 1547
This message was self-deleted by its author 4 passiveporcupine May 2016 May 2016 0 224
How do you properly dispose of the "new" squiggly light bulbs? 7 no_hypocrisy Mar 2015 May 2016 0 982
Homemade carpet cleaner solution that really works! 8 kas125 Mar 2016 Apr 2016 5 1303
Gnarly large rust stain on the bottom of my toilet bowl 6 no_hypocrisy Jul 2014 Mar 2016 0 4755
Best vaccum cleaner for pet hair? My squees shed like crazy 4 LaydeeBug Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 777
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 1259
This is weird. I Found a Dead Rat in the Chicken Coop. How did that happen? 9 2banon Jul 2014 Feb 2016 0 1538
Did Campbell's soup cans used to be bigger? 3 raccoon Dec 2015 Jan 2016 3 1226
Well after a couple more expensive models (vacuums) 12 nadinbrzezinski Jun 2015 Jan 2016 0 946
Very interesting bed bug advice, I've never seen before. 22 snagglepuss Dec 2014 Oct 2015 3 2864
Here's an idea... 3 hermetic May 2014 Jul 2015 1 864
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 0 713
Does anyone have advice on buying a mattress? 13 japple Jan 2015 Jul 2015 0 2198
Is there a secret to the successful use of Murphy's oil soap? 3 Paper Roses Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 1262
Swifter Sweeper 2 no_hypocrisy Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 757
Ok, I broke down and bought a new sofa yesterday!! 15 CountAllVotes Feb 2015 Mar 2015 0 1161
Help for non-slip rubber rug pads 0 Curmudgeoness Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 364
Used bed pillows 5 no_hypocrisy Sep 2014 Feb 2015 0 977
Do you buy checks on line? 8 Paper Roses Apr 2014 Jan 2015 0 1131
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 2477
is there an easy way to dust louvered doors? 8 blackcrowflies Oct 2014 Dec 2014 0 2519
Cream of Tartar (found on Facebook) 5 NMDemDist2 Dec 2014 Dec 2014 6 1067
What do I do to fix this? 8 no_hypocrisy Nov 2014 Nov 2014 2 1354
Dressmakers, Tailors, Dress designers - Looking for advice 4 No Vested Interest Oct 2014 Nov 2014 0 836
Paint over wallpaper? 8 840high Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 1091
what kind of curtains? 5 ellenrr Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 904
How do i combat fruit flies? 12 LaydeeBug Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 1334
What do I do to dispose of personal care products? 4 no_hypocrisy Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1299
what happened to thrift stores and used furniture stores? 14 ellenrr Aug 2014 Sep 2014 0 2014
Steam heating via radiators 7 no_hypocrisy Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 1435
Furnace Filter 4 Sherman A1 Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 816
What do you do with old bed pillows? 5 no_hypocrisy Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 1080
Bolt on my $380 office chair broke. Need suggestions. 3 Duppers Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 1666
32 Amazing Websites That Will Save You Money On Everything 1 snagglepuss Jul 2014 Jul 2014 4 1519
31 Household Products You’ll Never Have To Buy Again 2 snagglepuss Jul 2014 Jul 2014 0 773
50 Things You Should Stop Buying & Start Making 7 mzteris Jun 2014 Jul 2014 5 1380
Waffle Rubber carpet pad has left stains on the wooden floor. 1 patricia92243 Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 1851
Any suggestions on a vacuum cleaner? 23 Curmudgeoness Apr 2014 Jun 2014 0 1922
Ladies...Never again. What a morning. Hint: don't try it. 6 Paper Roses Mar 2014 Jun 2014 2 2118
Easy way to separate egg whites. 10 Curmudgeoness Jan 2014 May 2014 3 1267
To get your skin unstuck from Superglue’s grip—use fingernail polish remover. 3 raccoon Apr 2014 May 2014 1 708
Grip shelf liner for slippery slippers. I have a pair of slippers 2 raccoon Apr 2014 Apr 2014 1 781
I have the cleanest kitchen curtains I have ever had. 8 Curmudgeoness Jun 2013 Apr 2014 0 4644
free kindle book -- Things My Grandmother Taught Me About Organized Living 5 NMDemDist2 Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 898
Does anybody here "no poo" (no shampoo)? 12 pinstikfartherin Dec 2011 Apr 2014 1 3652
Alternatives to a safe deposit box in a bank. 9 Jerry442 Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 5842
35 Lifechanging Ways To Use Everyday Objects 8 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2014 4 2344
13 Vegetables That Magically Regrow Themselves (indoors from food scraps) 8 snagglepuss Apr 2013 Mar 2014 8 3930
Melted Plastic bag on toaster. 5 patricia92243 Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 1012
Looking for thingies to attach to sole of shoes to give traction. I remember 3 raccoon Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 781
How to Defrost and Protect Pipes 9 rdharma Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 2876
Desperately need a chemist(?) to help me out of the hole I dug. 29 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 3183
A New Year's gift: 101 Household hints, some of them new and simply brilliant 21 Mira Jan 2014 Jan 2014 44 4048
Conservation Tips - buy an insulation blanket for your gas or electric water heater 9 Lodestar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 1733
How to Winterize a Vacant Home 2 Lodestar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 820
Best way to (easily) clean light-colored kitchen linoleum? 20 Flaxbee Aug 2012 Dec 2013 0 40889
Has anyone tried a SodaStream? 27 Ruby the Liberal Dec 2011 Nov 2013 4 7482
Anyone in the Houston area recommend a plumber? 1 LauraNb Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 780
Hot water issue. Please advise! 8 CTyankee Sep 2013 Nov 2013 0 1512
Ant problem seems to be solved. 6 Paper Roses Jul 2013 Nov 2013 1 2216
Do any of you fine folks burn packaged logs in your fireplace? 7 Paper Roses Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 5583
Get your white socks white white again 12 left-of-center2012 Oct 2012 Nov 2013 1 3529
Magic eraser....I gave it a test on my floors 6 nadinbrzezinski May 2013 Oct 2013 2 1749
trouble shooting the fridge 6 grasswire Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 1198
I hand milled my own laundry soap and I might love it 11 LaydeeBug Oct 2012 Aug 2013 0 2351
Can you help? How do I find the model number of a cell phone? 4 Paper Roses Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 1209
Reconsidering the Percolator: Lost American Technologies 7 JCMach1 Jul 2013 Jul 2013 1 1785
Building a soda bottle garden 4 DainBramaged Jun 2013 Jun 2013 8 1500
To Keep Cilantro Fresh for Weeks 2 marked50 Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 1050
Is this a physics question? I don't know. 5 IrishAyes Apr 2013 Jun 2013 0 1337
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