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Darning socks 4 no_hypocrisy Mar 19 Thursday 0 670
Anyone ever tried using cold-pressed castor oil (or other natural remedy) 2 raccoon Tuesday Tuesday 0 1348
I need some help ... 18 aggiesal Dec 2016 Apr 9 0 1365
New pots and pans and changing my cooking habits 7 PennyK Mar 24 Apr 4 0 1913
Furniture polish? 1 left-of-center2012 Apr 3 Apr 4 0 2687
Peppers in vinegar. I like it on greens. Anyone tried adding more vinegar when the vinegar 5 raccoon Mar 27 Mar 27 0 2869
I just saved a bunch of money by asking if they could do better on a price of a washer & dryer 5 kimbutgar Mar 25 Mar 25 9 1535
Tuft & Needle mattress 11 ginnyinWI Sep 2016 Feb 28 0 649
I'm getting my first freezer 12 PennyK Jan 2017 Feb 26 0 952
How to clean bits of gray fluff off a blown ceiling? I have this problem in my room. 3 raccoon Feb 16 Feb 16 0 407
Traps out, but can't seem to catch mice! 11 LuckyLib Jan 31 Feb 13 0 519
HELP!!! HRC is Getting elected POTUS and my curtains aren't clean!!! 4 LaydeeBug Nov 2016 Dec 2016 0 304
What is the correct term for pictures that are on canvas and stretched over 3 raccoon Nov 2016 Dec 2016 0 592
Half a dozen garter snakes found in my garage and basement. 5 no_hypocrisy Oct 2016 Oct 2016 0 703
How do I remove spilled house paint from the floor of my trunk? 3 no_hypocrisy Oct 2016 Oct 2016 0 429
Need help!!! 6 Paper Roses Sep 2016 Sep 2016 0 562
Cleaning 30+ years of gunk off kitchen cabinets???? how? 12 NMDemDist2 Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 635
You don't have to change razor-blades that often. 3 DetlefK Jun 2015 Aug 2016 5 1124
scorch marks on my kitchen counter, ACK! 2 CTyankee Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 432
Where are the freaking house flies coming from? 6 TexasBushwhacker Jun 2015 Jul 2016 0 1126
frustrating ceiling fan problem 4 shireen Jul 2016 Jul 2016 0 485
30-easy-ways-to-vastly-improve-your-kitchen 4 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Jul 2016 12 1740
Do you ever air-dry your clothes? 21 Pool Hall Ace Feb 2014 Jul 2016 0 2083
need help with window treatment 12 ellenrr Mar 2016 May 2016 0 1822
This message was self-deleted by its author 4 passiveporcupine May 2016 May 2016 0 357
How do you properly dispose of the "new" squiggly light bulbs? 7 no_hypocrisy Mar 2015 May 2016 0 1131
Homemade carpet cleaner solution that really works! 8 kas125 Mar 2016 Apr 2016 5 1557
Gnarly large rust stain on the bottom of my toilet bowl 6 no_hypocrisy Jul 2014 Mar 2016 0 13938
Best vaccum cleaner for pet hair? My squees shed like crazy 4 LaydeeBug Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 976
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 1415
This is weird. I Found a Dead Rat in the Chicken Coop. How did that happen? 9 2banon Jul 2014 Feb 2016 0 1967
Did Campbell's soup cans used to be bigger? 3 raccoon Dec 2015 Jan 2016 3 1344
Well after a couple more expensive models (vacuums) 12 nadinbrzezinski Jun 2015 Jan 2016 0 1099
Very interesting bed bug advice, I've never seen before. 22 snagglepuss Dec 2014 Oct 2015 3 3120
Here's an idea... 3 hermetic May 2014 Jul 2015 1 980
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 0 831
Does anyone have advice on buying a mattress? 13 japple Jan 2015 Jul 2015 0 2494
Is there a secret to the successful use of Murphy's oil soap? 3 Paper Roses Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 1433
Swifter Sweeper 2 no_hypocrisy Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 889
Ok, I broke down and bought a new sofa yesterday!! 15 CountAllVotes Feb 2015 Mar 2015 0 1443
Help for non-slip rubber rug pads 0 Curmudgeoness Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 457
Used bed pillows 5 no_hypocrisy Sep 2014 Feb 2015 0 1121
Do you buy checks on line? 8 Paper Roses Apr 2014 Jan 2015 0 1296
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 5512
is there an easy way to dust louvered doors? 8 blackcrowflies Oct 2014 Dec 2014 0 9372
Cream of Tartar (found on Facebook) 5 NMDemDist2 Dec 2014 Dec 2014 6 1245
What do I do to fix this? 8 no_hypocrisy Nov 2014 Nov 2014 2 1519
Dressmakers, Tailors, Dress designers - Looking for advice 4 No Vested Interest Oct 2014 Nov 2014 0 981
Paint over wallpaper? 8 840high Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 1294
what kind of curtains? 5 ellenrr Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 1050
How do i combat fruit flies? 12 LaydeeBug Sep 2014 Sep 2014 0 1513
What do I do to dispose of personal care products? 4 no_hypocrisy Sep 2014 Sep 2014 1 1510
what happened to thrift stores and used furniture stores? 14 ellenrr Aug 2014 Sep 2014 0 2214
Steam heating via radiators 7 no_hypocrisy Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 1658
Furnace Filter 4 Sherman A1 Aug 2014 Aug 2014 1 959
What do you do with old bed pillows? 5 no_hypocrisy Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 1293
Bolt on my $380 office chair broke. Need suggestions. 3 Duppers Aug 2014 Aug 2014 0 1847
32 Amazing Websites That Will Save You Money On Everything 1 snagglepuss Jul 2014 Jul 2014 4 1652
31 Household Products You’ll Never Have To Buy Again 2 snagglepuss Jul 2014 Jul 2014 0 901
50 Things You Should Stop Buying & Start Making 7 mzteris Jun 2014 Jul 2014 5 1550
Waffle Rubber carpet pad has left stains on the wooden floor. 1 patricia92243 Jun 2014 Jun 2014 0 2515
Any suggestions on a vacuum cleaner? 23 Curmudgeoness Apr 2014 Jun 2014 0 2190
Ladies...Never again. What a morning. Hint: don't try it. 6 Paper Roses Mar 2014 Jun 2014 2 2320
Easy way to separate egg whites. 10 Curmudgeoness Jan 2014 May 2014 3 1465
To get your skin unstuck from Superglue’s grip—use fingernail polish remover. 3 raccoon Apr 2014 May 2014 1 819
Grip shelf liner for slippery slippers. I have a pair of slippers 2 raccoon Apr 2014 Apr 2014 1 873
I have the cleanest kitchen curtains I have ever had. 8 Curmudgeoness Jun 2013 Apr 2014 0 7686
free kindle book -- Things My Grandmother Taught Me About Organized Living 5 NMDemDist2 Apr 2014 Apr 2014 0 1080
Does anybody here "no poo" (no shampoo)? 12 pinstikfartherin Dec 2011 Apr 2014 1 3872
Alternatives to a safe deposit box in a bank. 9 Jerry442 Mar 2014 Mar 2014 1 11374
35 Lifechanging Ways To Use Everyday Objects 8 snagglepuss Mar 2013 Mar 2014 4 2550
13 Vegetables That Magically Regrow Themselves (indoors from food scraps) 8 snagglepuss Apr 2013 Mar 2014 8 4151
Melted Plastic bag on toaster. 5 patricia92243 Feb 2014 Feb 2014 1 1151
Looking for thingies to attach to sole of shoes to give traction. I remember 3 raccoon Feb 2014 Feb 2014 0 907
How to Defrost and Protect Pipes 9 rdharma Jan 2014 Jan 2014 3 4040
Desperately need a chemist(?) to help me out of the hole I dug. 29 IrishAyes Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 3539
A New Year's gift: 101 Household hints, some of them new and simply brilliant 21 Mira Jan 2014 Jan 2014 44 4237
Conservation Tips - buy an insulation blanket for your gas or electric water heater 9 Lodestar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 1 1999
How to Winterize a Vacant Home 2 Lodestar Jan 2014 Jan 2014 2 955
Best way to (easily) clean light-colored kitchen linoleum? 20 Flaxbee Aug 2012 Dec 2013 0 59376
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