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    I have been told you can also put bug infested...

    I have been told you can also put bug infested products in the oven at a low temperature, maybe 150, and bake it for half hour or 45 minutes. This kills the bugs and the eggs.
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    dado - that is beautiful! I often heard - The...

    dado - that is beautiful!

    I often heard - The best way to double your money is to fold it in half and put it in your wallet.
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    Look after your nickels and dimes. The dollars...

    Look after your nickels and dimes. The dollars will look after themselves.
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    Great idea Razz. I liked reading your small...

    Great idea Razz. I liked reading your small footprint link and respect your values and ambition.

    In our area garbage collection is every 2 weeks but we only put it out every 4 weeks. 2 adults, 1...
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    Thanks early morning I forgot about "renewing"...

    Thanks early morning I forgot about "renewing" the cuffs too. I just turn them inside about a quarter inch and sew them. This creates a new cuff edge that looks brand new.

    We also have watering...
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    As a teenager I learned how to "turn" shirt...

    As a teenager I learned how to "turn" shirt collars. Spending some time on a farm this job was saved for days too hot to work outside. If your shirt collar is wearing out you use a seam ripper to...
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    pony mom I wash my towels after a week of use for...

    pony mom I wash my towels after a week of use for bath towels, hand towels after a couple of days, dish cloths and washcloths pretty much daily, tea towels depends on how often they are used as we...
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    pony mom I am sorry for your loss. I also...

    pony mom I am sorry for your loss.

    I also use the nursing home bed pads for our dog. She came to us already trained to use them and it was very handy when weather was poor, we weren't feeling...
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    No spend day today. Used a free sample of...

    No spend day today.

    Used a free sample of magic eraser to do some household clean up. It worked well but I think our regular cleaner and a sponge or rag would do as well.

    Since the weather...
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    Like many of you we wear mostly natural fibres -...

    Like many of you we wear mostly natural fibres - cotton, linen, silk, wool. We have some rayon which is a man made fiber from wood pulp. Our sheets are cotton or linen and our towels, washcloths,...
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    I am late on this as there are posters that I...

    I am late on this as there are posters that I choose to pass on. But I would like to say that I really miss Lessisbest. They were so giving with their knowledge and I feel many of us benefited so...
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    I thought rayon was eco friendly as it is made...

    I thought rayon was eco friendly as it is made from mixed plant fibre. Perhaps I need more education on that. My clothing is primarily cotton or linen but I do have some rayon.

    Even so, I do...
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    Our area has lots of rats. A major highway...

    Our area has lots of rats. A major highway project nearby has displaced a lot of them from a wooded area and that seems to have put them into reproductive mode. Last winter there were several cars...
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    Zoe - you are a craft lover. I had a similar...

    Zoe - you are a craft lover. I had a similar issue and fixed it with the stretchy beading string. It is clear and almost invisible. I took a length of the string, put it through the ring and tied...
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    How about a mason type jar or canning jar?

    How about a mason type jar or canning jar?
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    I didn't know turtlenecks were out. What about...

    I didn't know turtlenecks were out. What about boot cut jeans?
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    Perhaps you could add it to soups, stews, sauces...

    Perhaps you could add it to soups, stews, sauces or stir fries. It adds nutrition and bulk but tends to act somewhat like a chameleon does to "disappear" visually and take on the flavor of your dish.
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    If the zucchini seeds are small and soft I would...

    If the zucchini seeds are small and soft I would use them and the pulp in muffins or quick breads. Even big zucchini often have soft seeds and useable pulp for baked goodies. In the summer I freeze...
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    Here is the other soup. Hearty Lentil Soup ...

    Here is the other soup.

    Hearty Lentil Soup
    1 Tbsp olive oil
    1 onion diced
    2 cloves garlic chopped
    1 each of carrot and celery chopped
    saute above until softened
    then add the below and...
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    Here is another wonderful soup. I got the recipe...

    Here is another wonderful soup. I got the recipe here -

    Lentil Barley Soup - Pressure Cook

    1 cup rinsed lentils
    cup barley
    6 cups water or stock
    1 onion chopped
    2 cloves garlic chopped...
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    I really like this soup. I got the recipe from...

    I really like this soup. I got the recipe from here -

    Lentil Tomato Soup pressure cook

    1 onion chopped
    2 carrots chopped
    1 celery chopped
    2 cloves garlic minced
    1 cup lentils rinsed
    3.5...
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    My friends and family save their toilet paper...

    My friends and family save their toilet paper tubes for me. My dog loves them. I put a dog treat or two inside, fold the ends over to close it, and she will perform any trick to get it. She then...
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    I've been gardening and one of my large plant...

    I've been gardening and one of my large plant pots dries out quickly. I decided to get a tray to put under it to hold some water & help the situation. I was going to go to the store to buy one but...
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    Compost. However, I thank you for the reminder...

    Compost. However, I thank you for the reminder as I forgot that citrus like them. I have two lemon trees that will appreciate your advice.
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    I have two books of really great camping recipes...

    I have two books of really great camping recipes that include dehydrating instructions. They are written by Laurie Ann March.

    A Fork in the Trail
    Another Fork in the Trail

    She has a couple...
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