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My kitchen has custom light, distressed cabinets. The counters are a dark brown granite. What color should I paint the walls?
I want to name my Facebook business page selling bath and body products like body lotions, sprays, etc. I may eventually get in to other types.
Mix loose eye shadow pigment with clear nail polish to make a custom nail shade. Mix all together with a cotton swab, grab a brush and try out your new color.
I have persistent and chronic Lumbar Spine pain. I put an extra chair lumbar support on my bed, then position my lower back on it. Putting a pillow on my abdomen/stomach, I position my computer and then do my work.
How many pounds of shredded chicken would I need for a group of 240 women? It will be seasoned, cooked in crockpots, and shredded to go over tortilla chips with toppings as a salad. I have a recipe that calls for cooking 3 lbs of chicken so determining the amount needed determines how many batches to make.
I am starting a home based day care centre. I am incorporating music into our daily activities and would need a musical sounding name. Also anything with cute bugs or flowers would be nice.
I have an 11 year old Maltese. She pees on her own bed when we are away even if she has a peeing pad out. She also takes her food out of her dish and brings it to her bed to eat it. What can I do?
Two springs for my glider rocker have broken. I need to know where I can purchase them.
My phone charger was plugged into the wall outlet. It stopped charging and made a popping sound. I moved the cord a little and there was a spark. I was scared to unplug it, but I did eventually. My cord is now plugged into my laptop and is working. What is the problem?
I have grey walls and a burgundy sofa. What colour curtains should I get?
My garage door opener will work from upstairs in the house, but it will not work from outside.
How do I get oil base paint out of my cotton pants?
I color my hair at home and the kit contains a tube of deep conditioner enough for use at the time of coloring and several times after. I do not like the conditioner for later use, it is too heavy and thick, and weighs down my hair. Any ideas for what to do with the extra leftover?
How can I get the needle to pick up the bobbin thread on a Touch and Sew special zig zag, app. 1968 model.
If I have a 10 foot wide window, how wide would you make each panel? I know the rule of thumb is the curtain width should be 2 1/2 times the length of the window. I didn't know if it wasn't different with the drop cloth material. Thank you.
My Bissell green machine is leaking water from the bottom of the machine. How do I make it stop leaking?
If I used Modge Podge to apply a label to glass, would it dry clear? And would you be able to tell where the Modge Podge was applied?
My grandson has gluten allergies and I was lucky enough to find a machine that I could afford, but unfortunately there is no manual, can you help me out?
A Capri Sun got put on my brand new recliner. My daughter told me to put equal amounts of water and rubbing alcohol in a spray bottle, spray it on the stain, scrub it, and let it dry. The stain is almost gone now!
My friend had a baby Chihuahua. It was given to me because the mother would not feed him; she didn't have any milk and was trying to wean him off I guess. Their house was also infested with fleas, so he's home with me. He ate one good time with supplement milk and the second time he wouldn't eat.
I have a 1999 Ford Ranger. How do I fix the heater blower?
After I clean my shower, I take furniture polish and shine my shower walls all nice and pretty. I I then shine the walls with the furniture wax. This will keep your shower clean with no soap scum residue at all.
My dictionary is in decent shape. The binding is good, some fraying on top and bottom edges. There are some loose pages that are blank, but the rest is in decent shape. It needs to be in the hands of someone who knows how to keep it from getting worse. Any ideas of the value and who could care for it?
I want to start a play group school for children ages 3 to 10 years old. I am from a small town in India. Please suggest. to me a nice name.
How much is a Forever Friends Pamela collection, Tami/Tori doll numbered 0958 of 1980 worth? What year was she made? She is a musical wind up and her head moves.
My preschool is called Little Learners' Preschool, for kids 2 to 6 years old. Please suggest to me a nice tagline or slogan for my school.
Our black leather sofa has body odor. I have washed it already and even put disinfectant like Lysol on it, but still the odor is there. What we are going to do? Please help.
I am raising my 8 year old sister-in-law. Her mother died when she was 4 years old. She is currently receiving Survivor's benefit pay. I love her like my own, and I want to adopt her. After I adopt her, will she still get benefits or will that go away because of the adoption?
Can I use a bonnet-type hair dryer to accelerate the bleach when I use foil for my streaks? I have been using foil and streaking my hair for years, but I sat under a portable hair dryer. I am in need of purchasing another heating unit for streaking with foil and would sincerely appreciate a professional's insight.
I have a thread broken off in the tension part of my Janome and cannot get at it to pull it out.
I have Kenmore front loading washer, model no. 417.43042200. My washer takes forever to run through its spin cycle. Sometimes the first load runs the normal amount of time. Usually the second load is were it hangs up, it typically gets to the final spin cycle and keeps going and going.
I have a 4 yr old Maine Coon Tabby mix, Jayden. I think he may have tapeworms, but I am not sure though. He's losing hair and has kinda bloody patches where he is itching like crazy. I have tried Lamisil and over the counter tape worm meds and nothing seems to work.
How should I go about removing Sharpie from an old tin lunch box without removing the paint?
What is the Britannica Book of the Year Series from 1966 to 1974 worth?