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I have the cleanest kitchen curtains I have ever had. 7 Curmudgeoness Jun 2013 1 hr ago 0 1105
Grip shelf liner for slippery slippers. I have a pair of slippers 0 raccoon 1 hr ago 1 hr ago 1 44
To get your skin unstuck from Superglue’s grip—use fingernail polish remover. 0 raccoon 1 hr ago 1 hr ago 1 30
free kindle book -- Things My Grandmother Taught Me About Organized Living 5 NMDemDist2 Apr 4 Apr 7 0 116
Ladies...Never again. What a morning. Hint: don't try it. 5 Paper Roses Mar 16 Apr 3 2 301
Does anybody here "no poo" (no shampoo)? 12 pinstikfartherin Dec 2011 Apr 3 1 2312
Alternatives to a safe deposit box in a bank. 9 Jerry442 Mar 26 Mar 28 1 235
35 Lifechanging Ways To Use Everyday Objects 8 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 27 4 1250
13 Vegetables That Magically Regrow Themselves (indoors from food scraps) 8 snagglepuss Apr 2013 Mar 18 7 1853
Do you ever air-dry your clothes? 12 Pool Hall Ace Feb 12 Mar 16 0 386
Melted Plastic bag on toaster. 5 patricia92243 Feb 16 Feb 16 1 305
Looking for thingies to attach to sole of shoes to give traction. I remember 3 raccoon Feb 14 Feb 14 0 209
How to Defrost and Protect Pipes 9 rdharma Jan 2014 Jan 29 3 718
Easy way to separate egg whites. 3 Curmudgeoness Jan 16 Jan 17 3 339
Desperately need a chemist(?) to help me out of the hole I dug. 29 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 16 1 896
A New Year's gift: 101 Household hints, some of them new and simply brilliant 21 Mira Jan 2014 Jan 2014 43 2476
Conservation Tips - buy an insulation blanket for your gas or electric water heater 9 Lodestar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 492
How to Winterize a Vacant Home 2 Lodestar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 282
Best way to (easily) clean light-colored kitchen linoleum? 20 Flaxbee Aug 2012 Dec 2013 0 14035
Has anyone tried a SodaStream? 27 Ruby the Liberal Dec 2011 Nov 2013 4 4855
Anyone in the Houston area recommend a plumber? 1 LauraNb Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 250
Hot water issue. Please advise! 8 CTyankee Sep 2013 Nov 2013 0 738
Ant problem seems to be solved. 6 Paper Roses Jul 2013 Nov 2013 1 1021
Do any of you fine folks burn packaged logs in your fireplace? 7 Paper Roses Nov 2013 Nov 2013 0 1203
Get your white socks white white again 12 left-of-center2012 Oct 2012 Nov 2013 1 1774
Magic eraser....I gave it a test on my floors 6 nadinbrzezinski May 2013 Oct 2013 2 950
trouble shooting the fridge 6 grasswire Oct 2013 Oct 2013 0 545
I hand milled my own laundry soap and I might love it 11 LaydeeBug Oct 2012 Aug 2013 0 1493
Can you help? How do I find the model number of a cell phone? 4 Paper Roses Jul 2013 Jul 2013 0 539
Reconsidering the Percolator: Lost American Technologies 7 JCMach1 Jul 2013 Jul 2013 1 894
Building a soda bottle garden 4 DainBramaged Jun 2013 Jun 2013 8 807
To Keep Cilantro Fresh for Weeks 2 marked50 Jun 2013 Jun 2013 0 541
Is this a physics question? I don't know. 5 IrishAyes Apr 2013 Jun 2013 0 718
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 0 547
What's the best way to clean/dust my computer keyboard? 10 CTyankee May 2013 May 2013 0 1466
Hi friends. Anyone have natural pine finished kitchen cabinets? 1 Paper Roses Apr 2013 Apr 2013 0 527
Excellent advice for refurbishing cast iron. 2 snagglepuss Apr 2013 Apr 2013 6 599
30-easy-ways-to-vastly-improve-your-kitchen 3 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2013 9 851
44 ways to make your life easier - some are truly awesome 4 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2013 8 1241
20-easy-tricks-for-improving-vintage-clothes that are too small or too large 2 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2013 1 799
47-unexpected-things-to-do-with-cookie-cutters 2 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2013 1 638
I wouldn't mind washing windows if they looked good when I was done. 9 enough Dec 2012 Feb 2013 2 1064
Fruit flies driving me nuts! 11 shireen Nov 2012 Feb 2013 1 1379
Finding clothes in the garbage. 30 joshcryer Mar 2012 Feb 2013 0 3245
Dark stains on safety yellow athletic clothes 7 Denninmi Feb 2013 Feb 2013 0 1064
Never buy a plastic snowblower 3 TrogL Feb 2013 Feb 2013 1 640
Happy New Year. Worth checking for hints you can use! 2 Mira Jan 2013 Jan 2013 1 507
Hydrogen peroxide & baking soda does pretty good on carpet stains. Make a paste. 4 patrice Nov 2012 Jan 2013 3 2913
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 1333
Anyone know a green & natural substitute for the washer fluid in your car? 17 beac Dec 2011 Dec 2012 0 2476
Old belts can be linked to make bigger belts and straps and things to bind with. nt 2 patrice Nov 2012 Nov 2012 0 525
How To Clean Soap Scum With Cooking Spray 5 left-of-center2012 Nov 2012 Nov 2012 2 1148
Does anyone use Soap Nuts? 4 The empressof all Nov 2012 Nov 2012 0 730
Three tips from "Heloise" 2 left-of-center2012 Oct 2012 Nov 2012 0 632
The porcelain on my toilet bowl has worn away. 13 no_hypocrisy Aug 2012 Oct 2012 0 4979
Is it time to replace the ceiling fan/light unit? 7 no_hypocrisy Mar 2012 Oct 2012 0 2077
Mineral rings in toilet bowl 6 ginnyinWI Oct 2012 Oct 2012 0 1161
I found a good use for old posters we were tired of 2 ginnyinWI Oct 2012 Oct 2012 1 742
Help! How can I get the glue off the bottom of some plastic cups, 13 Suich May 2012 Oct 2012 0 4482
can i melt tar in the microwave? 6 pscot Sep 2012 Oct 2012 0 1185
Don't know where to post this, advice please. 3 Paper Roses Oct 2012 Oct 2012 0 624
A good site to research household products 10 Curmudgeoness Sep 2012 Sep 2012 3 1262
This blog has some great household tips 1 The empressof all Sep 2012 Sep 2012 3 825
I tried the spiral fluorescent light bulb. 6 no_hypocrisy Jul 2012 Sep 2012 0 1330
Cheap dustpan. 5 dipsydoodle Sep 2012 Sep 2012 1 1004
The water coming from my kitchen spigot is spraying everywhere. 6 no_hypocrisy Jun 2012 Sep 2012 0 1336
Old fashioned "air conditioning" -- Does this work? 14 no_hypocrisy Jul 2012 Aug 2012 0 5149
Decorating or coloring a candle? 5 Ruby the Liberal May 2012 Jul 2012 0 1170
Steam Cleaning is the Awesome 28 Ruby the Liberal Dec 2011 Jul 2012 4 3452
I hate cleaning the shower 10 Lisa D May 2012 Jul 2012 0 1697
Anyone else here use car wax in the bathroom? 13 Lone_Star_Dem Feb 2012 Jun 2012 5 5197
All you need to clean toilets is vinegar, baking soda, lemon juice, and/or borax. 3 Catherina May 2012 Jun 2012 6 5651
Got an electric power washer and I am loving it. 7 maddezmom May 2012 May 2012 0 1264
Pros and cons of using white vinegar to clean stuff. 18 BlueIris May 2011 May 2012 1 4559
Do you have a Dyson Vac? 2 Paper Roses May 2012 May 2012 1 952
Found a very cool site for those who have repair all sorts of household items: 14 dixiegrrrrl Jan 2012 May 2012 6 2125
1001 uses for White Distilled Vinegar... 5 Little Star Apr 2012 Apr 2012 2 1642
Sewing Machine advice wanted 10 quakerboy Jan 2012 Apr 2012 0 1717
Bissel carpet cleaner 4 nadinbrzezinski Apr 2012 Apr 2012 0 1072
Any body use "Poo Pourri" ?? 5 NMDemDist2 Feb 2012 Mar 2012 0 1678
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