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Chemical Odor from New AC/Heat Pump Makes Me Ill

February 23, 20190 found this helpful

This odour of dead rat or bedbug from the AC or refrigerator is actually very awful to survive in the environment. I remembered last year one of my cousin's house, AC was pouring bad odour continuously, and after opening the AC they found a dead lizard in the AC. Right from thereafter, they started calling the AC maintenance, repair agent from the Website of Santa Barbara HVAC contractor for the regular maintenance of the AC.

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Value of a Collectible Memories Musical Porcelain Doll

February 23, 20190 found this helpful

I found her for $9.00, on ebay, at this link:

www.ebay.com/.../143053124929?oid=143014736323

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

A picture would help. I saw a 9-inch musical doll on eBay for the asking price of $16.99. A larger doll would get more.

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Finding Free Furniture

February 23, 20190 found this helpful

Call the local salvation army and speak with them.

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Finding Free Furniture

Step 1
Freecycle

Step 2
Craigslist

Step 3
OfferUp

Step 4
Letgo

Step 5
Thrift stores will give to people in need

Step 6
Churches

Step 7
The curb the night before garbage pickup

Step 8
The curb after a garage sale

Step 9
College dorms after the semester is over

Step 10
Apartment complexes at the end of the month when people move out

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Identifying an Old Oak Table

February 23, 20190 found this helpful

Here is a link to similar tables:

www.ebay.com/.../283356416919?hash=item41f95bcb97...

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February 23, 20190 found this helpful

It looks solid and heavy. I think you can get some money for this.

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February 23, 20190 found this helpful

It looks solid and heavy. I think you can get some money for this.

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

You need to find identifying markings. This could be a very expensive table or a knockoff. Good luck.

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Value of a Collectible Memories Porcelain Doll

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

I have seen them priced at $35.00 to $40.00 on ebay.

www.ebay.com/.../bn_85192713

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Collectible Memories are mass produced dolls that decrease in value. It doesnt matter if they were never taken out of the box. Expect to get $25 or less.

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Easter Gift Ideas

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Hi,

Money works for people who are picky about gifts ;)

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Identifying a Porcelain Doll

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

The 'B' probably stands for Bisque which is porcelain with little shine to it. I would put it on the market for $40.00.

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Undress the doll completely to try and find more markings. From the looks of it, it is not an expensive doll.

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Pistachio Shell Birds Painting

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

I love this idea! Thanks so much for sharing.

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Keeping Cats Off Cars

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Pepper is not safe.
On a cat's paws it might get rubbed into its eyes.
That would be hideously painful.
Marg

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

If the cat licks his paws after walking in pepper it is either because he feels the burning of pepper or because it licks his paws to then clean his head and in this case the pepper will get into his eyes, his ears and his nose. First , how do you know it does not hurt the cat ? and second, you wrote "My mom told me this and she and I have had to use this method many times and it really works" Why did you have to use this method so many times if it really works ? or did you have a spell put on you so that anywhere you would live cats invade the top of your cars in number ?

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Supplemental Security Income and Child Support

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Hi,

You can have the child support modified, because of your
disability, but you will have to get a lawyer to get social security to do their part, instead of telling you no ever time you ask them, and one to negotiate the modification. Here is a link from nolo.com

www.nolo.com/.../how-get-child-support-order-modified...

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

I already had a legal aid lawyer for the divorce. He told me since the CS wasn't handled by them, it went thru OAG directly, they can't provide me legal counsil for this.

I also contacted social security, and all they could tell me was that the letter they sent OAG should have been enough to modify the support. But they won't modify it due to "pending legal action" (exes motion to enforce)

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

So sorry to hear this. You need a competent lawyer. Call the Legal Aid Society and you can get one for free. Also make an appointment with Social Security to explain your situation

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Amaryllis Not Blooming

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

I would cut the stalk down to within 2 inches of the bulb and start over. Your plant could be in a dormant period also.

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

The last few years this has been a problem for everyone I know who is trying to grow the lovely Amaryllis. I have no clue why. You may want to talk to where you bought it and see if others are having the same issue.

These have been such a disappointment. Even the expensive ones. Maybe you will get lucky and yours will eventually bloom, but if your luck is like mine, you will get hardy leaves that die almost as fast as they grow.

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

They can be dormant in the winter. You can force them to bloom. Instructions are here. www.thespruce.com/growing-amaryllis-1402227

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Caring for a Puppy with Parvo

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

I am sorry you are going through this. Parvo is a nasty disease. But you can get your puppy through it if you keep working with your Vet and following his directions. Be sure and tell your Vet if your puppies symptoms change. He may want you to do something different if symptoms change. If you have visited with this Vet he should be willing to talk to you on the phone about your concerns. Do exactly what he says. If you follow his directions your puppy has a good chance. He may want to see the puppy and perhaps give him intravenous fluids and antibiotics. Dont give up and let us know how your puppy is doing.

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

So sorry to hear you are still going through this. Please keep positive. It is important. Prayers for healing and ongoing wishes for a good outcome!

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Thank you all for the feedback btw I lose hope in him because he don't stop throwing and poop. Worm is not there in his stool as I already dewormed . Now onpray to God if not his will take my puppy soon because I can't see pain . Thank you all

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Caring for Puppies with Parvo

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Hi,

I am so sorry for you losses. I have lost litters from this awful virus before. You are doing the right thing. Keep up with it. Their bodies are resting because their bodies are so weak from being constantly dehydrated. These two may live because they are able to drink on their own. Drinking/sub Q fluids are way more important than food, at this point.

Blessings,

Robyn

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Clean your house with a diluted bleach solution. Parvo can live inside for six months. Do not take them outside until their are fully vaccinated. Drinking at this point is more important than solid food. Keep in touch with the vet.

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Feeding a One Month Old Puppy

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Hi,

Your puppy will be fine. They begin to show in interest in dry food from around three to four weeks old. Let your puppy have the kibble that it wants to eat :)

---Robyn

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

By two months your dog can have dry food. Mix milk or a milk replacement with the dry food to make it wet.

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Changing the Sensor on a Singer Futura Embroidery Machine

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Hi,

I would call the nearest Singer Service Provider and ask them. Additionally, I am providing a video on how to troubleshoot this machine.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YeDNwJDV_k

If you choose to take your machine to a repair shop, be sure and find out if they have insurance to cover your machine, while it is in the shop.

Blessings,

Robyn

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

I would contract the company directly here. www.singer.com/support

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Value of Leonardo Collection Porcelain Dolls

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Hi,

I found a good variety of them on ebay. Here is the link, of many of the Leonardo Dolls. They are so beautiful!

www.ebay.com/.../i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313...

Robyn

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Leonardo dolls are mass-produced. They are worth $25 or less. I hope you didnt pay too much for them.

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Elliptical vs. Stair Stepper

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

At first glance, a stair-stepping machine and an elliptical trainer appear to be very similar. The foot platforms on these machines are used in very different ways and provide you with different types of workouts. Identify what your current fitness goals are to effectively choose which machine will present the better cardiovascular workout for you.

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Calorie Burning
If your main fitness goal is to burn calories and lose weight, an elliptical machine is a better choice than a stepper. Data published by the Harvard Medical School in 2004 states that 30 minutes of average-paced exercise on an elliptical machine will burn around 335 calories in a 155-lb. person. The same person using a stair-stepper at an average pace for 30 minutes would be expected to burn around 223 calories, meaning that the elliptical trainer helps you burn roughly 50 percent more calories.

Muscle Building
The stair-stepper machines are effective exercise to tone thigh and gluteal muscles," notes the American College of Sports Medicine. The motion of a stepper machine is focused almost entirely on your lower body and when the resistance of the machine is turned up, a great deal of force from your leg muscles is required to operate the pedals. While elliptical machines help you build leg muscle, the inertia of the pedal stroke reduces some of the work your body has to do.

if you want buy Elliptical machine and stepper. You can find it on my website.www.ganas.com.cn/product-634-48.html
www.ganas.com.cn/product-561-48.html

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Looking for a Body Solid MH-30 Hip Flexor Attachment

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Hey buddy. Here they provide professional gym equipmentwww.ganas.com.cn/product-83.html

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Horror Film Title

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Halloween h2o by mike meyers

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Larerrihunter1979@gmail.com

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Pay Later Websites

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Yes id like to win

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Weight Watchers 1990s Program

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

was the book pink? I would like a copy of this as well. if I remember each week new foods were added . thans

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

was the book pink? I would like a copy of this as well. if I remember each week new foods were added . thans

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Use Glass Votive Candle Holder for Eyeglasses

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Great idea!

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Kenmore Sewing Machine Won't Feed Fabric

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

You may have popped the spring under the dogs.

If you are handy, you can probably replace it (if it isn't broken).

If it is broken, you can try taking it to a fabric store and see if they have one that matches it.

Hope it is an easy fix for you.

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Heater Tripping the Circuit Breaker

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

I suggest finding a smaller heater. It sounds like this one draws too much power for your system and that can be dangerous.

Safety first!

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

The heater is using more electricity than the electric outlet can provide without catching on fire. Unplug anything before you use the heater and keep it on the low setting.

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

The heater is overloading the circuit it is on. Either unplug something on the same circuit, get a heater that is less powerful or upgrade the circuit

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Catchy Slogan for Cleaning Business

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Neat name:

How about:

Dust Bunnies...we stop them in their tracks and sweep them away

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

The slogan might be.....'We rid your home of dust and grime in a very short time'

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Hi,

I like Dust Bunnies Etc ;)

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

We hop to getting rid of dust

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Insert for a Granite Ware Percolator

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

8 cup or 12 cup?

This one may work if it is 8 cup--be sure to ask the seller to verify it matches the exact dimensions on yours:

www.ebay.com/.../223300707555?hash=item33fdc264e3...!15221!US!-1:rk:2:pf:0

You could keep an eye out for one at Goodwill or a thrift store, but they are hard to come by. You could always set up a Google alert and when an exact match comes up for sale, you will get a notice.

Here's a how to:

www.techrepublic.com/.../

Hope you find what you need!

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

It may be pricey to buy an insert. They do sell ones with a percolator, example:

www.walmart.com/.../39945298?athcpid=39945298&athpgid...

Not the best but you can shop around.

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Hi,

The one above only got 2 stars. Customer wrote that it was very flimsy. Just wanted to give you a heads up on this.

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

This one is asking $7.50 with $6 shipping. www.amazon.com/.../B004F1Z3BG?tag=thrif06-20

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Identifying a Houseplant

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Are the leaves fuzzy like they look? Are they silver color?

There is a silver dollar jade, but it is not fuzzy and the leaves typically have a red edge to them.

Standard jades are dark green with brown stems and this looks like it is a silvery color (unless the flash has just washed out the color. Also, the leaves are very smooth, and this looks fuzzy.

Please post back with additional details about the color and texture!

Thanks!

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

This is a jade plant- one of my favorites. It doesn't require a lot of care. Here us a video about your plant.

youtu.be/CQsjrgfCF9I

Blessings,

Robyn

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

This is a succulent called a jade plant. Dont overwater it.

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Milk Jug For Sun Tea

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

I grew up on Sun Tea. Now I've read do not place the tea in the Sun. Instead omit the Sun altogether, place tea in the jar/plastic container with cold water then put in the refrigerator. Ohio State University explains the Sun will not get the tea higher than 130 degrees Fahrenheit which kills bacteria in the water or on tea. Is there anything we can live through anymore? Mom cut chicken up on the counter, in the sink...Pretty sure with all the antibacterial soap, hand sanitizer our children, children's children will have no immune system to fight any germ off....ugh!

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Singer 66-6 Won't Stitch

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

How awesome!!! Thanks for sharing the details!! Happy stitching to all!! :)

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

I got it running like a Swiss watch, over the last several days I searched the internet for information about my machine. The folks at Vintagesingers.com gave me a lot of tips and I also went over the timing procedure, which turned out to be quite simple. As it turned out, it was not out of timing and the issues were more related to lack of use and barely noticeable stiffness, aggravated by improper needle, improper thread tensions and I believe it threw too much at it to wake her up. I thoroughly cleaned every joint with liquid wrench got all of the lint and debris from the bobbin area, started to use a #20 sharp heavy duty needle, switched from Nylon to V64 Sailrite thread and it started to stitch as it was designed. However, I believe that heavy duty marine Canvas is a bit too much for it. I relieved her of this duty and got a Pfaff 463 industrial to tackle this task. The Singer will stay with us and my 12 year old girl has been practicing her stitches for the last week or so. I have plenty of scraps for her to practice.

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February 21, 20190 found this helpful

You state newly acquired. Can you talk to the shop or person where you purchased it and ask for guidance? I would hope that would get you back up and stitching!! Post back what you learn!

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Kitchen Sink Color Advice

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

I would recommend stainless steel, as others have said. It is the easiest to maintain and will look the best over a long period of time. It is also safer for your dishes (less likely to break). Regarding a faucet, I would stick to quality brands and avoid the inexpensive ones. If you like the idea of a single arching faucet (where you can pull it out for spraying) the tubing on the inexpensive ones will not last as long. Personally, I really like Delta, Kohler, and Moen. I avoid Price Phister, as they are always difficult when it comes to repairs in my experience. Finally, I would recommend a single handed faucet as these make the sink area easier to clean.

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Finding a VCR in Good Shape

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

I recently acquired an older model VCR so that I could play some "gifted" National Geographic sets and they play out really well so I can see why you would like to have one.
I used to see VCR players at thrift stores for $5 but they are getting scarce and not too many seen anymore.
I would suggest you place "wanted" ads on Craigslist, Freecycle and Nextdoor as I feel sure some people still have one stowed away in a closet and would love to give it to someone that will use it.

Nextdoor is great because it is within your area - ads are usually always free and very easy to post. Just let them contact you by email so you can meet them on your terms - list it with no address or telephone number or even full name.

nextdoor.com/

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Cricket (Chihuahua)

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

she is adorable!!! I love Chihuahuas. My girl is 17 years old!

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15th Birthday Party Ideas

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

How about a camping or bonfire party? Or movie night in while having face masks, facials, doing each others hair, nails and play games?

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Parvo Recovery Time

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Plenty of fresh water feeding do not worry but my Golden when poorly loves Scrambled egg Hope your fur baby will be better soon x

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Attaching the Tension Assembly on a Kenmore Sewing Machine

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Thank you for your help. I kept taking it apart and putting it back on until I finally got it fixed!

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February 21, 20190 found this helpful

Did you get this resolved? Post back what you learned!!

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Not Getting Power But Circuit Breaker Was Not Tripped

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Only 3 breakers of 17 went out . could switches not tripped. They were not in off position

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Samsung Front Loader Not Spinning

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

The Flange shaft assembly (also called spider arm) is most likely broken. The loud noise came from it. This part's lifetime is usually 4 to 7 years depending on the frequency of use, the overloading, and the effect of too much detergent. This is bolted to the drum with the shaft which is driven directly by the motor. There is no belt. It is better to replace also the tub seal, center tub seal, the 6 hex bolts for the shaft assembly. Check also the bearing. Replacing them will give longer lifetime for the washer and will avoid repeated laborious process of disassembly and assembly.You can go to AppliancePartsPros.com for parts number and prices. It's in amazon.com.

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How To Control Ants In Your Kitchen

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

We had ants just once when I was young. My mother put stick of wrapped spearmint gum along counter. Or along inside pantry. I do that now as an adult. Have never ever had ants after that trick. And bay leaf in the flour. Never any bugs in our house.

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Age of a Domestic Treadle Sewing Machine

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Neat item!! I love old sewing machines. Something I learned recently is that history centers and the Smithsonian often have catalogued old advertisements where you can learn about items.

I don't know if they have a lot on this machine, but when I put the phrase "Domestic sewing" into the Smithsonain search it came up with hits:

library.si.edu/.../domestic%20sewing

Do you have a history center in your town? Pittsburgh has an awesome one. I hope to get there soon to see what they have in their archives in relation to old advertisements for a project I want to do.

If I learn more, I will post back. Meanwhile,post back what you learn from this and the other sources out there.

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Agencies That Provide Sewer Line Repair Assistance

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

There are a lot of services in OH.

I am going to put in some links to get you started. When contacting these places, if they say no, be sure to ask if they know someone else who can help:

www.ohhn.org/.../columbiana_ohhn.pdf

columbianaohio.gov/.../

www.caaofcc.org/.../

www.columbianacountyjfs.org/assistance-programs.aspx

Post back with updates!! Best wishes for a good solution.

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Looking for Discontinued York Wallpaper

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

How pretty!!

You may need to set up a google alert so that when one comes up for grabs on one of the many sites out there that sell odd lots of wallpaper, you will find it first.

Also be sure to check around at Goodwill and all the local thrifts and even yard sales. I often find neat papers at these places!

Here is a how to do this if you haven't done one before:
www.techrepublic.com/.../

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Identifying an Antique Table

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Wow!! Thanks for the additional photos! I hope an good antique store can give you value and more info. This is a stunning piece!! My gut says it is going to be valuable for you. I hope I am right!!

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Discontinued Graham and Brown Wallpaper

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Are any of these what you need? There is a lot of it out on eBay:

www.ebay.com/.../i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313...

Be sure to check the ads carefully and look at feedback ratings also. I am picky and never shop from anyone with lower than a 99%.

Post back if you find it in this grouping!! Take care!

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14th Birthday Party Ideas

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Happy March birthday!! I love spring!!

The mall does not have to be girly, at least my mall isn't all girly.

Our mall has an arcade where you can play video games. It also has a movie theater and a food court. All NON girly girl fun.

There is a mall in a neighboring town that has more things to do...like Rock Climbing walls and a trampoline place--that can be fun and not girly girl.

The place with the Rock Climbing has a party room so you could bring cake and ice cream or pizza and take a break.

Hope you have an amazing day with your friends.

Post back what you decide! Blessings!!

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Discontinued Graham and Brown Ceiling Paper

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Do you have more details, like the name of the pattern? It is lovely!! There are a ton of sites out there that sell discontinued wallpaper, but you need more details to find the matches.

Have you heard about people who use paint to create DIY wallpaper? Perhaps you have someone in your town who can look at the pattern and create it in paint (and mixed media).

There are a lot of DIY articles about it like this one:

www.apartmenttherapy.com/how-to-diy-faux-wallpaper-the-easy...

Me personally, I gave up on wallpaper because it was such a challenge to deal with it, but that is just me. I am all about keeping it simple these days!

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Neighbour's Cat Pees on My Work Top

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

This is a tough one. You can buy cat collars and pet doors that "talk to each other". The collar tells the cat door to open when the cat approaches. I have a feeling that these doors, while they seem to work, are pricey.

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Finding a Canister Lid Seal

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Without knowing the back history--type of container, make, etc. It is hard to give you a good answer.

I will say, that we have a local hardware store (there is only one left in my neck of the woods) and sometimes if I take odd things to them, they can match it and send me on my way.

If you have a mom and pop shop like that by you, try it and see if they can help. It may not be for its intended purpose, but if the seal fits, the jar can wear it!!

Post back what you learn or more details on the original item!

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Finches Laid Eggs in Their Food

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

I just wanted to check in and see how the eggs are and what happened.

Birds know if their eggs are viable or not and are usually (not always) but usually good at doing what is needed if they are viable.

I have friends who raise these lovely creatures and the rule they use is the mark the date the egg was laid and if after 20 days nothing happens, they carefully remove it. Now if it starts to smell, or other damage occurs, they remove it sooner, but they have a 20 day rule. I am not sure if that is just their rule or that is what all finch birders use. It works for them.

Hope things went well!!! Baby birds are just so sweet!!

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Kenmore Washer Won't Spin

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

There are a lot of YouTube videos out there on repairing this machine, which I find concerning, because that means a lot of folks are having this same issue. I don't see any recalls though. Too bad because that is a free fix.

Maybe this video can help you if you are handy.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=iu-NCtWbIvo

Since Sears is in such bad straights and most are closed, perhaps you can ask around and find a reliable general appliance repair person who can look at it if you are not handy.

You just missed President's Day sales....which is a good time to buy appliances if you need to get a new one. Perhaps there are some places that held over their sales because that weekend (at least where I am) was a bad weather weekend.

My local NEXTDOOR.COM site seems to always have someone selling washers reasonably (you just have to be able to haul it).

Hope you find a solution!

Post back with an update!

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Repairing a Broken Dish Drainer

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Thanks you for that suggestion. Walmart is very good about letting you return items.

I had been using it for several days when I discovered the tray was broken. I don't know if it was broken when I purchased it or if it broke when I put it together or it got broken during the time we were using it.

It's working fine now and with the tape on it, the trays are stable and do not move which will keep them from breaking. I'm very satisfied with keeping it. No problems at all.

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Making a Plate Stand

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

You are welcome - I like that site as it has some very interesting projects and uses all kinds of "throw away" items.

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Making Shiny Fabric Dull

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

No, not all quality satins are shiny. You would use a satin gown because quality costumes might be out of your budget range, are not available in the style you need, or you just want to build the costume yourself. Cheap costumes look cheaper than ultra shiney satins. The trick would be dulling the fabric without damaging it. Maybe rubbing in beeswax? I've had success with that before, but I'd try it on a small discrete place first.

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Red Gatorade Stains on Carpet

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

Worked like magic!!!

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Preventing Fading in the Breast Area of a Blouse

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

I also have a few pieces still hanging around from 60s and 70s that are in great shape and maybe someday I will be that size again. They may also come back in style (well, some already have---plaid skirts were hot this past winter).

My friend and I were also talking in the same conversation about bathing suits and how when we were much younger, the suits would last forever and our mothers would not let us get new ones for the next season because the old ones held up so well.

Now, I won't even buy a new suit now because the material feels like I will put it on, go in the pool, and the chlorine will eat it away after one dip.

I do see a lot of vintage fabric lots on eBay. I many need to dust of one of my sewing machines and see if I can still make pretty shirts that last, like I used to!!

Clothes shopping is no longer fun anymore.

Hope you can find some solutions!

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

it does seem that clothes' (and materials for that matter) quality have gone down the drain. I still have a t-shirt from 1995, which is just a little bit stretched that only now got a hole in. Compare that to some tops I bought for work, wore once or twice, and they'll have holes in.

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February 22, 20190 found this helpful

So glad that it's not just me. The worst part is that I've already started wearing tops that are just a bit bigger, but it makes no difference.

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Clothing Causing Pimples

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

I experience very similar symptoms. I have just felt the bumps all around my back in the waistband area also. I have had this before and it seemed to have disappeared. I am going to believe that diet has much to do with this skin rash. I am going to use an exfoliate light scrub that has worked in the past. I also know that I am anemic and am going to take the Iron supplement that my body needs.

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Hide Extra Key in Purse

February 22, 20190 found this helpful

What if i cant find them in my purse because i hid them like you said...?

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Alternatives to Band Aids

February 21, 20190 found this helpful

Im highly allergic to both latex and now Im the adhesive on any bandage. So Ive been told I now need to look at getting bandages designed for diabetics, psoriasis patients, or eczema patients. These people have highly sensitive skin and get irritated often. So my search is on for a bandage I can use. I was told the glue or adhesive chemical is what Im allergic to as well. So while the bandage may be latex free, Im now allergic to the adhesive. I also am worried that my stomach may be scarred in the shape of the large bandage I had to use. I was outside trying to get something off the high shelf and it came crashing down and caused a wound to the stomach area. I had to treat it and since the creams were greasy I didnt want it to get on my clothes. Do I put a bandage Id never had a reaction to before and that was latex free on it. By the end of the day I was covered in a itchy rash and hives. From head to toe. Went to the urgent care and got a steroid shot and steroid cream. The hives and rash went away, but the ring in the shape of the bandage did not. So Ive been using the steroid cream three times a day on the site. It has not faded and doctor said itll go away with time. Im like great. He also said itll come and go periodically until completely healed. That means if Im sick or stressed it could come back, because the skin cells on the surface may have healed but under the surface has not. Delayed reactions take twice as long to heal as immediate reactions. Its going to be a rather long process. If after its all said and done, I may have to use Mederma Scar gel or cream. I just regret ever putting a bandage on my skin now. Im told Nexcare Sensitive Skin (pain free) bandages are good. Ugh! Good luck to all of you.
~ Sheryl ~

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How Much Should a 6 Month Old Pit Bull Weigh?

February 21, 20190 found this helpful

She's great at that weight.. took my 6 month old pit for a physical today and she weighed out just around that same weight and doc stated she was very healthy

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Identifying a Porcelain Doll

February 21, 20190 found this helpful

She is lovely! Did you check under the hair or scalp for a name? Do the clothes come off? The mark may be on the small of her back or bottom of the feet.

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14th Birthday Ideas

February 21, 20190 found this helpful

If you like cooking and know the TV show from food Network chopped, that is a fun party theme! Best dessert wins!

You can watch old shows on YouTube. The basket ingredients can be birthday related, like cupcakes, candy and chips or ice cream, pretzels, and soda.

Blessings to you for a great day and year!!!

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Identifying a Porcelain Doll

February 21, 20190 found this helpful

I see the signature and it has me puzzled as I have never heard of this brand or artist and I sold dolls for years in various retail establishments. The sticker on the foot is even more bizarre as I am used to a name or country being embossed on the foot, not a sticker.

She unusual and very detailed and I wonder if the doll is from an obscure, independent doll maker or was a kit doll. Meaning someone assembled and dressed her as part of a class or bought the pieces at a craft shop and assembled her at home.

Dolls with unusual expressions often have value in today's market, but to assign that value, I would need more info.

I did not see if cybergrannie weighed in, she has a site she likes for ID ing dolls, that may be faster than I would be.

For me to do it I would need any history on her? Where did you get her? Are you the original owner? What is her hair made from? Are the clothes handstitched, how is she assembled? How tall is she? Are the eye lashes material or painted?

I want to learn more as she is so unique. Post back with any info you can provide! Thanks for sharing her!

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Value of a White Family Sewing Machine

February 21, 20190 found this helpful

Great piece!! Cybergrannie gave you a lot of good info!!

The only thing I can add is what I see in my area, which is the cabinets can sell for way more without the machine as a lot of people turn these into things like bathroom vanity cabinets. I had my heart set on one for years, but could never afford it. I have seen them fetch in the high $400s for cabinets that are in pristine shape.

I settled for a nice store bought piece so I am out of the market for the cabinet. But if you wanted to separate the machine from the cabinet you may fetch more for them separately than together.

Post back what you decide!! Thanks for sharing!! I love old sewing goodies!!!

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Can I Give My Dog Canned Soup?

February 21, 20190 found this helpful

I have a weim his name is Luke and have fed him lean hamburger and or chicken with only wild rice and peas and carrots all of his 10 years he is very healthy...no problems.

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H2O Mop Is Leaking

February 21, 20190 found this helpful

Sadly, I gave up on getting one of these after reading way too many bad reviews. You could try to call their customer services...although some folks say they are not helpful:
719-948-2612

I now have a Bissell Readyclean and it meets all my needs.

Post back what you learn from the company!

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Getting Rid of Head Lice

February 21, 20190 found this helpful

Hi,

Get some tea tree oil at your local pharmacy. It is an essential oil that smells like Vicks vapor rub. Also buy some blue dawn. Mix 2 tsp of dawn with about 7 drop of tea tree oil. Mix this in 1/4 cup of water. Work this into your hair.

It will smell, but I love the smell of tea tree oil. You leave this on for about 15 minutes and then rinse off. Use a conditioner.

Get a lice comb and use it anytime your head itches. Lice only infest the top inch or two of the hair shaft. The rest are eggs.

Anytime you have an itch, get the lice comb and try to get them out. Use the lice comb several times a day. Do this for two weeks, or just make it a habit. This will end up getting the nits out and catching any lice.

Blessings,

Robyn

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