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My 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 pick up truck blower on the heater/air cond (HVAC) starts and stops with no warning. Changing the blower dial makes no difference. I still get cold and hot air, but no air flow.
I need a really good idea. I'm part of the Bulldog Nation and we are going up against the Tigers. I need an idea fast?
How can a homeless student can get a free laptop? My names is Christopher and I am a homeless student and I need a laptop for my college studies. The library is not always open.
I have a Goldenvale 2 ft tall doll, 1-2000, NJVF. How can I find out the value?
I have a beige and white couch and I'm trying to find some curtains to go with it. Please help.
My dog won't eat dog food. I cook her chicken and liver and rice is this OK?
I have a 1966 White Sewing Machine Model#166 Serial#2886 in the orginal cabinet with the knee pedal. Is it worth anything?
I live in northwest Houston and bought this tree for the area that lines my front walkway leading up to my front door. The temperatures here reach as high as 105 degrees on a rare day and usually stays above 95 degrees unless its pouring down rain. What is this tree's chance of survival?
I have a hydrangea bush that doesn't flower at all. In early spring I mixed in fertilizer that was supposed to turn the blooms blue, but nothing happened. Should I dig up the bush or what?
How do I make a homemade inexpensive spray for flying insects?
I was making a hat using the cluster stitch, and I was worried that I would not have enough yarn. The regular cluster stitch uses 3 yarn overs then pull through 4 loops. We'll I left off 1 of the yarn overs and pulled through 3 loops.
My son's friend had moved in with my family due to family problems. His father had passed away years ago. He is 15 and still going to school. Could he get his benefit checks himself, because his mother won't help him? We are here to help a child out.
I am looking for a counted cross stitch pattern for the seal of North Texas University.
I spray Febreze generously onto the whole flower/foliage arrangement, tree, etc. This works just as well as commerical cleaners made specifically for silk flowers. Just spray, no wiping necessary.
Brewster # 145-62636. Northwoods Lodge sample book expired 6/14. Ironically, Amazon.com has 1 double roll. Does anyone have any suggestions about where I might be able to find any more? It is a blue, burgundy, and green plaid wallpaper.
Wash all fruit thoroughly before storing, especially bananas! Your fruit fly problem will be quickly remedied.
We have wet wood under the sink cabinet and in the corner cabinet from the dishwasher. It stinks! The contractor removed the bottom floor panel and it was black and very wet.
I used the Solo cup recipe, and it is working. Yay! The article said that you bathe the dog often. How often can I use the TTO shampoo recipe on my dog without overdoing it?
We are a very busy family, there are many days when I have little time to prepare dinner. Does anyone have any super easy and tasty recipes for one pot dinners in a crockpot? Thanks! :)
My dog is about 2 years old. She has a bit of anxiety and as I just got her a few months ago, I don't know a lot about her history. Just recently (the past month or so) she started pooping in her cage.
My children and I are getting pretty tired of PBJ or frozen pizza for lunch. Any simple, but tasty ideas to make lunch more appealing?
Do you know any games to be played sitting around a table for a group of 30 senior ladies, Red Hats. Maybe something such as memory games, cards, etc.
We are all getting tired of cereal and oatmeal. Does anyone have any yummy, easy, and simple breakfast ideas to spice things up a bit?
Two of my girls share a bedroom. It is quite large, so there are lots of areas with potential. The problem is, they are swimming in their stuff! How do I organize their hats, purses, shoes, Barbies, jewelry, craft supplies, etc.?
We have a smallish entryway and a largish family! :) It has a closet as well, but it is very small. We have loads of shoes, coats, and winter gear when cold. I have 1 over the door shoe holder on the inside of the closet door, but it's not nearly enough.
I have MS. I can stand, but not walk. I have the use of one hand. My husband would like to take day trips. Sometimes we take the bus to a casino. What is there to do? Beaches, swimming, hiking are out.
I have thistle spreading all over my garden, is there a safe organic home-made recipe to get rid of this?
I really need your help. My boyfriend and I have been dating for almost 5 months. His 18th birthday is in two weeks and I don't know what to get him. He's really into music and he plays a guitar.
How much would a dealer pay for a complete set of Golden Book Encylopeidas 1960. They are in excellent condition.
How much would a dealer pay for a set of 8 encylopedias from Funk and Wagnalls 1959? The books are in excellent condition.
I would like to get a product called Motsenbocker's stain remover #1. Can this be purchased from the company directly?