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Know how we chop off ends of veggies or ditch salads or refrigerator veggies that are less than fresh looking but still good? Well, if you don't freeze them for future soup, consider JUICING them now in your food processor or blender.
This was made from my ham bone from Thanksgiving I froze the bone that day after carving it. I took it out recently and let it boil all day long. I added add spices like: thyme, rosemary, bay leaf, black pepper, a splash of cider vinegar and a splash of white wine.
My cat doesn't like the smell of citrus. I take the tree shaped car deodorizer, orange scent, and hang them from the bottom branches.
I need a pastor anniversity gift ideas for a soldier in God's army.
Several years ago I was working on my family tree and I discovered the US Census records. It was free. Now I have no idea how to find it. Every place online leads me to places like Ancestry.com, Family Tree.com or other websites that charge a fee. Can you give me a link to the site?
I have dark blonde/light brown hair now. I want to do some color highlights with foil, but my household water comes from a well. Is there something I can do to assure it won't affect the outcome of the coloring?
My grandfather gave me a dictionary from 1972. I wish to know if it has value. It is in great condition it is the Webster's New World Dictionary of the American language from 1972 by the Southern Company in Nashville, Tennessee.
I am 69 and was dyeing my hair since I was 27. My hair is pure white and it is loosing the pigment and getting invisible. It makes me look like I am going bald. I haven't been able to locate any white dye. Is there any?
I don't know what to get my boyfriend for Christmas and he said he already got mine. He is 14 and we have been together for about 4 months. He is the country redneck type. Help please!
I need to know value of a collection of 1975 Collier's Encyclopedias.
I live in Windsor Connecticut and have fabric to donate. Does anyone know who would take fabric scraps?
My Maytag washing machine won't power up at all. It happened when the power in my house went off and back on again. Nothing displays on the screen.
I just lost my job two weeks before Christmas. I don't know how I'm going to pay my rent. I've been crying. I am so depressed I can't get her my 10 year old nothing. I've prayed to God and this is where he guided me when I asked him for answers.
I am starting to open my own business, interior design. I need a name for my business. Please help.
We have two Pomeranian dogs (males). The older one, 3 years old, has been previously trained and hasn't peed in the house since he was a puppy. But recently he has been peeing in the corridor near the doors whenever we go out.
I have a 1932 Universal Dictionary, how much is it worth?
I have a 2 year old female Shih Tzu. She didn't have a problem with her eating habits until recently. She doesn't eat dog food, only human food (like chicken). 3 days ago, we tried to put dog food (Pedigree) together with her chicken lunch. She obviously didn't like it as she immediately threw it up.
When making a white fudge I put in too much evaporated milk (didn't read carefully) and now it is too loose. Can I do anything to save it? I thought about layering it with brownie mix and baking.
I had taken a typhoid vaccine 20 days ago. Now my hair is falling so much. What should I do now? Which foods should I eat now?
I'm looking for 2 rolls of Superfresco waffel white 10-179, batch b paper. It has just been discontinued according to B&Q. I would be very grateful if someone could let me know where I could purchase some. Thanks
I am looking for a catchy name for a babysitting business, with "monsters" somehow in the name.
What are some good side dishes for quiche served as brunch?
I'm growing courgettes in green houses. The problem is that my production has stopped after a few weeks even though my plants are strong and have green large leaves. Bees are also working very well. I don't think there is poor pollination. Can you give some suggestions as to what may be the problem?
My needle will not go all the way down. It gets stuck or the needle will break. Can anyone help?
Hubby has oily skin and, being bald, he has no hair that absorbs at least some of the oil on his scalp. I bought several used beach towels at the Thrift Store and made them into pillow cases that I put over the pillow to protect it before slipping on the pretty top pillow case.
Ugh! Trying to lose weight during the holidays? When you get that chocolate urge, put a Hershey's Kiss in the bottom of your coffee cup! Pour coffee over the Kiss and you will have great tasting coffee with VERY little calories!
Can you please share some tips to keep your windows decorated?
I'm having trouble deciding on a Christmas gift for my 15 year old boyfriend. Since we have only been dating for a month, I don't want to get anything too big; small but meaningful.
My glitter-fied 11 year old daughter's bedroom joins mine. I want to know if I can paint her room a different color, even though our rooms are connected (there is a door but no hallway).
I am purchasing a chocolate brown sectional and painting my walls a cream with gold colorant (I like to think of it as cake batter yellow). My floors are a medium wood color. What color drapes should I use?
My refrigerator gets cold on the bottom, but not on top.
What should I get my boyfriend for Christmas? He is getting me a ring and a new hoodie, but I have no idea what I should get him.
My husband's grandmother is an elderly woman who recently retired. She started rebuilding her home, but it abruptly came to a halt because there was not enough materials to finish the job. How do we go about getting her help?