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Great Source for Instrument Accessories

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We’re always on the look-out for a good source for musical instrument accessories, one that offers good service, competitive pricing and especially a deal on shipping. Found a great one recently: Guitar Strings and Beyond  877-830-0722 We bought a set … Continue reading

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Dehydrating Food is Easy & Frugal

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If you grow herbs during summer and then ignore them in the fall, that’s a crop that’s going to waste. With a small dehydrator, you can dry and continue to enjoy them in your cooking and salads. But a dehydrator … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Add Drapes, Blinds

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The reason most people add window coverings to their living space is usually for privacy and while this is very important, there are other reasons which can benefit you in the long run. One of these will leave money in … Continue reading

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Have You Checked Out Think Geek?

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One online retailer I love because of the cool, fun stuff they sell is Think Geek. Unlike most stores, their writers tend to be more creative with their ad copy and you can’t help but chuckle at their stuff. It … Continue reading

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Poinsettia – Care & How to Force Blooms

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I love a Poinsettia, it’s a very quick and easy way to decorate a room for the holidays. Overall care is fairly easy, water once a week – more often if the room is dry, clean off dry leaves and … Continue reading

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Save Your Geraniums for Next Year

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Some plants like geraniums and gladiolas can be brought indoors to winter to save on your gardening budget Continue reading

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PRECIOSA-Ornela Beads – Simple Elegance

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As a way to save money in the accessories department, I started crafting beaded jewelry. My daughter first introduced me to this art form and to PRECIOSA® Traditional Czech Beads, and it was love at first sight. The fire-polished nature … Continue reading

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Things NOT to Learn the Hard Way

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Most of the points I am about to make are ‘old hat’ to the experienced lot of woodworkers and may sound a bit trivial. So we will direct the following to the folks that are just starting out in this … Continue reading

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Seed to Garden Step 3: Divide & Conquer

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Starting seedlings indoors and how to divide plants to prevent overcrowding. Continue reading

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Renew a Worn Silverplate Tray

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You can usually restore the beautiful gleam of antique or vintage silver tabletop items with silver cleaners such as Weiman® Silver Cream or Wright’s® Silver Polish. However, sometimes a polishing works only on part of the item and does little … Continue reading

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