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I have been organizing a surprise party for my mom. It's been a lot of work finding the emails for her many friends and emailing them all, many of whom I don't know. I have invited roughly 60 people. I gave people about a week to rsvp. I
How do you refill foming soap?
The bobbin thread isn't coming up to the top, when I turn the wheel manually. I used a new spool of thread and rewound a new bobbin and it still isn't working. What should I do?
I'm looking for a discontinued wallpaper border that is a die cut design of herbs and proverbs. It has a light blue line across the top with the herb bundles hanging from it. It has an Annie LaPointe signature by the chives bundle.
I have three avocado trees. They were grown from seeds and they are very tall. They are about ten years old and in all of that time, they only gave avocados one time. They all produced avocados at the same time and a lot of them, but they haven't since then and it has been two or three years.
I've had this clematis for eight years and it has always grown and flowered beautifully every year, but this year it has grown very tall and has loads of beautiful leaves, but is not budding. I fertilized it the beginning of spring. What is happening to it?
I have a Kenmore top freezer refrigerator, model #25371822102. It all started a couple of weeks ago when the ice maker no longer cycled out the ice. The ice was in the tray, but it wasn't being ejected.
I am after old tyres. If you want to get rid of any, I would be glad to take them off your hands. I recycle them in my garden.
We have 5 month old Pug Chihuahua mix. Toilet training was we thought complete as he was going out the cat door to go toilet by himself. There were no accidents for over a week then out of the blue has decided to go in the house again and just uses the cat door to go out to play.
I need some ideas for a sweet 16 party for my son. It will be at home.
I have an angel doll. We had a wood burning store and the doll and wings got really dirty from the stove. The wings can be removed the wings; they have a ribbon around it to tie on the doll.
We have all 6 books of the Twentieth Century Encyclopedia, Library of Universal Knowledge, illustrated. It was published in 1911. It is hardly used and we are trying to find a fair market value for them.
I just moved into a mobile home and I would like to know if it is possible to paint over the vinyl walls. I was thinking of doing the sponge painting on some of the walls. Has anyone done this? Also can I repaint the cabinets?
Is there a site I can post the pictures of my antique furniture to be sold?
I have a dining room set made in Philadelphia in 1927. It includes a buffet, hutch, table, and 6 chairs. It does need refinishing. The table was refinished. I am wondering how much I could ask for it?
I have a bad problem with the worst weed there is, dollar weed. The white root of this thing will travel under black plastic until it finds away to get out, usually around the base of the plant.
What can I use to get cold water whites (tops, bras, etc.) white again?
I live in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, 01230. Where can I purchase this stuff?
Does castration help with hyperactivity in dogs? I have 2 small terrier dogs who can be walked for how ever long and they are never worn out.
I would like to recover my tambourine. Any suggestions?
I have a Jack Russell and a Russell/Yorkie who have been trained to toilet on puppy pads. As I haven't a garden it has been difficult to move the pads outside. How can I retrain them to toilet when I walk them outside only?
I bought a pair of slip ons which are slightly (1/2size) loose on me. How can I make them tight on my feet? Could you suggest the best remedy? I would appreciate it highly.Thank you.
Has anyone used deemark diaba amrit to get rid of diabetes?
I got some strawberry plants from a friend and I planted them last year. They didn't produce last year and this year they don't have a flower on them yet, so I doubt if I'll get any strawberries this year neither. What am I doing wrong?
How can I get a job as a longshoreman?
My daughter's b-day is in June and she has no ideas for it and needs help! She just said no salon stuff and it has to be cheap. We would like something we could do at home that boys and girls will like.
How do I make big biscuits from scratch? I live in Thailand and have been divorced for many years. I miss my biscuits! Preferably the big "Catheads" kind.
I am disabled and have to use an office chair (I use it do do everything in the kitchen) to sit on while I do dishes. It puts me at a height that makes the water roll down my arm. I spend half of the time cleaning the dishes and the other half wiping my arm off.
I want to make the yarn dog without the coat hanger. I'm looking for the pattern to make this dog. Can someone help?
What is the secret to keeping celery fresh to the last stalk? We (my spouse and I) found out that eating celery every day seems to help with lowering blood pressure. Our only problem is keeping it nice and crisp to the last stalk.
Any suggestions on drying flower petals for use later in sachet bags? I don't have a lot of space and laying them out for days is really inconvenient. If anyone knows of a quicker method please please share.
Where would I find a canopy for my two man recliner swing?
I am bored out of my mind. I just moved to a new area, I know no one. I am totally broke and looking for a second job. What can I do besides work out? I love arts and crafts, but I have no inspiration in this boring place. Help.
I can not sit on this couch without smelling the horrible stench of cat urine. I don't think anyone has ever tried to clean it before. It is leather or faux leather, and brand new. And anything that touches it ends up smelling bad too.
I'm a recent convert to using home made laundry soap. The ingredients I use are: washing soda, borax, and grated Ivory soap or Fels Naptha. After about 8 months of using this mixture (in a water base, not as a dry soap), I have noticed that none of our towels absorb moisture very well any more.
Where can I find a roll of Waverly Cranston plaid wallpaper; indigo color?
How do I get cigarette burn off a couch?
My friend and I both have two sons ages 13 and 11 and we are looking for some inexpensive ideas to help them enjoy their summer break without breaking our purses. Please help!
I recently got a letter stating I was approved for a set time limit (just while I was under chemo, 20 months). The letter did not state an amount and I have tried to call them and get different answers from everyone. My husband had 2 heart attacks, a mild stroke, and has seizures at the age of 33.
We have little black worms, about an inch long, crawling all over our porch and house, by the hundreds. What are they?
Can someone give me some name ideas for a men's textile showroom starting with ka or cha?
We just acquired a camper that had been abandoned for the last two years. My husband opened the fridge/freezer and found that there was meat that had been left in there. The smell was horrific.
Do your have any hints for winterizing a home in Ohio due to wintering in Florida?
How many grams of brewers yeast, per day, for a 12 lb cat?
I have opened a new real estate company. Can you suggest a name suitable for my company?
The engine is running fine. The male connection of fuel solenoid broke off. I replaced it with part Sears sent me. Now it will crank, but not turn over. It will run a few seconds if gas drops are put directly in carb; there is gas in bowl.
We are having an old classmates get-together with dinner along with our spouses to celebrate our 60th birthday.
How do I apply for a longshoreman position in San Francisco, California?
The gas is good and there is no fire at plugs. I replaced the coil. It fired 2 or 3 times, now no fire, no spark at wire. I disconnected the kill wire, no luck. I had an outboard engine that had a flywheel magnet that went bad one time. It was weird, but it happened. Could this be the problem?
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How can I create a cookbook as cheaply as possible to raise money for a fundraiser for a cancer research walk? I want to put together a cookbook to sell for a "Light the Night Walk" to raise funds for leukemia/lymphoma research in Pikeville, Kentucy on Sept. 12, 2013.