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I've heard for ages to use hydrogen peroxide to remove bloodstains, but IME it doesn't work well. 5 raccoon Oct 2014 Apr 7 1 547
Is there a secret to the successful use of Murphy's oil soap? 3 Paper Roses Mar 31 Mar 31 0 224
Swifter Sweeper 2 no_hypocrisy Mar 8 Mar 23 0 270
How do you properly dispose of the "new" squiggly light bulbs? 4 no_hypocrisy Mar 21 Mar 21 0 191
Ok, I broke down and bought a new sofa yesterday!! 15 CountAllVotes Feb 25 Mar 20 0 442
Help for non-slip rubber rug pads 0 Curmudgeoness Mar 4 Mar 4 0 155
Does anyone have advice on buying a mattress? 11 japple Jan 2015 Feb 25 0 389
Very interesting bed bug advice, I've never seen before. 13 snagglepuss Dec 2014 Feb 10 2 640
Used bed pillows 5 no_hypocrisy Sep 2014 Feb 9 0 505
Do you buy checks on line? 8 Paper Roses Apr 2014 Jan 2015 0 617
Anybody got any hints on how to keep little beads on clothes from falling off? Maybe there’s 5 raccoon Dec 2014 Dec 2014 0 405
is there an easy way to dust louvered doors? 8 blackcrowflies Oct 2014 Dec 2014 0 469
Cream of Tartar (found on Facebook) 5 NMDemDist2 Dec 2014 Dec 2014 6 509
What do I do to fix this? 8 no_hypocrisy Nov 2014 Nov 2014 2 439
Dressmakers, Tailors, Dress designers - Looking for advice 4 No Vested Interest Oct 2014 Nov 2014 0 443
Paint over wallpaper? 8 840high Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 494
what kind of curtains? 5 ellenrr Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 486
How do i combat fruit flies? 12 LaydeeBug Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 462
What do I do to dispose of personal care products? 4 no_hypocrisy Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 449
what happened to thrift stores and used furniture stores? 14 ellenrr Aug 2014 Sep 2014 0 732
Steam heating via radiators 7 no_hypocrisy Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 502
Furnace Filter 4 Sherman A1 Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 462
What do you do with old bed pillows? 5 no_hypocrisy Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 582
Bolt on my $380 office chair broke. Need suggestions. 3 Duppers Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 483
32 Amazing Websites That Will Save You Money On Everything 1 snagglepuss Jul 2014 Jul 2014 3 498
31 Household Products You’ll Never Have To Buy Again 2 snagglepuss Jul 2014 Jul 2014 0 407
Gnarly large rust stain on the bottom of my toilet bowl 4 no_hypocrisy Jul 2014 Jul 2014 0 968
This is weird. I Found a Dead Rat in the Chicken Coop. How did that happen? 8 2banon Jul 2014 Jul 2014 0 532
50 Things You Should Stop Buying & Start Making 7 mzteris Jun 2014 Jul 2014 5 855
Waffle Rubber carpet pad has left stains on the wooden floor. 1 patricia92243 Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 500
Any suggestions on a vacuum cleaner? 23 Curmudgeoness Apr 2014 Jun 2014 0 958
Ladies...Never again. What a morning. Hint: don't try it. 6 Paper Roses Mar 2014 Jun 2014 2 929
Easy way to separate egg whites. 10 Curmudgeoness Jan 2014 May 2014 3 713
To get your skin unstuck from Superglue’s grip—use fingernail polish remover. 3 raccoon Apr 2014 May 2014 1 375
Here's an idea... 2 hermetic May 2014 May 2014 1 382
Grip shelf liner for slippery slippers. I have a pair of slippers 2 raccoon Apr 2014 Apr 2014 1 454
I have the cleanest kitchen curtains I have ever had. 8 Curmudgeoness Jun 2013 Apr 2014 0 2059
free kindle book -- Things My Grandmother Taught Me About Organized Living 5 NMDemDist2 Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 464
Does anybody here "no poo" (no shampoo)? 12 pinstikfartherin Dec 2011 Apr 2014 1 2971
Alternatives to a safe deposit box in a bank. 9 Jerry442 Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 1283
35 Lifechanging Ways To Use Everyday Objects 8 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2014 4 1773
13 Vegetables That Magically Regrow Themselves (indoors from food scraps) 8 snagglepuss Apr 2013 Mar 2014 8 2771
Do you ever air-dry your clothes? 12 Pool Hall Ace Feb 2014 Mar 2014 0 813
Melted Plastic bag on toaster. 5 patricia92243 Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 607
Looking for thingies to attach to sole of shoes to give traction. I remember 3 raccoon Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 438
How to Defrost and Protect Pipes 9 rdharma Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 1645
Desperately need a chemist(?) to help me out of the hole I dug. 29 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 2001
A New Year's gift: 101 Household hints, some of them new and simply brilliant 21 Mira Jan 2014 Jan 2014 44 3321
Conservation Tips - buy an insulation blanket for your gas or electric water heater 9 Lodestar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 997
How to Winterize a Vacant Home 2 Lodestar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 531
Best way to (easily) clean light-colored kitchen linoleum? 20 Flaxbee Aug 2012 Dec 2013 0 25233
Has anyone tried a SodaStream? 27 Ruby the Liberal Dec 2011 Nov 2013 4 5855
Anyone in the Houston area recommend a plumber? 1 LauraNb Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 493
Hot water issue. Please advise! 8 CTyankee Sep 2013 Nov 2013 0 998
Ant problem seems to be solved. 6 Paper Roses Jul 2013 Nov 2013 1 1644
Do any of you fine folks burn packaged logs in your fireplace? 7 Paper Roses Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 2778
Get your white socks white white again 12 left-of-center2012 Oct 2012 Nov 2013 1 2654
Magic eraser....I gave it a test on my floors 6 nadinbrzezinski May 2013 Oct 2013 2 1258
trouble shooting the fridge 6 grasswire Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 816
I hand milled my own laundry soap and I might love it 11 LaydeeBug Oct 2012 Aug 2013 0 1815
Can you help? How do I find the model number of a cell phone? 4 Paper Roses Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 843
Reconsidering the Percolator: Lost American Technologies 7 JCMach1 Jul 2013 Jul 2013 1 1260
Building a soda bottle garden 4 DainBramaged Jun 2013 Jun 2013 8 1092
To Keep Cilantro Fresh for Weeks 2 marked50 Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 750
Is this a physics question? I don't know. 5 IrishAyes Apr 2013 Jun 2013 0 988
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 0 753
What's the best way to clean/dust my computer keyboard? 10 CTyankee May 2013 May 2013 0 2612
Hi friends. Anyone have natural pine finished kitchen cabinets? 1 Paper Roses Apr 2013 Apr 2013 0 762
Excellent advice for refurbishing cast iron. 2 snagglepuss Apr 2013 Apr 2013 6 802
30-easy-ways-to-vastly-improve-your-kitchen 3 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2013 10 1114
44 ways to make your life easier - some are truly awesome 4 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2013 10 1698
20-easy-tricks-for-improving-vintage-clothes that are too small or too large 2 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2013 1 1150
47-unexpected-things-to-do-with-cookie-cutters 2 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2013 1 1002
I wouldn't mind washing windows if they looked good when I was done. 9 enough Dec 2012 Feb 2013 2 1303
Fruit flies driving me nuts! 11 shireen Nov 2012 Feb 2013 1 1888
Finding clothes in the garbage. 30 joshcryer Mar 2012 Feb 2013 0 3937
Dark stains on safety yellow athletic clothes 7 Denninmi Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 1483
Never buy a plastic snowblower 3 TrogL Feb 2013 Feb 2013 1 892
Happy New Year. Worth checking for hints you can use! 2 Mira Jan 2013 Jan 2013 1 680
Hydrogen peroxide & baking soda does pretty good on carpet stains. Make a paste. 4 patrice Nov 2012 Jan 2013 3 3994
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