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Anna S.

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Baking soda: a cleaner of my choice

Mar 5th 2008 9:46AM Thanks, Diane. Using baking soda to clean does take a bit more elbow grease, BUT, you won't suffer from the noxious fumes, because baking soda doesn't have any. It works just as well as any cleaner you can buy at the store and is fairly cheap. It takes a bit more water to get the gritty residue up, but it is so worth it. I don't remember the last time I had a migraine, thanks to using baking soda, lemons, dawn dish soap, and vinegar to clean.

Thread a drawstring with a letter opener

Mar 4th 2008 3:39PM Excellent suggestion for using rust-proof safety pins, M.E., and thanks for letting us know. What a bummer about your sweater, I hope you found one to replace it.

Should a parent appologize for a child's rude behavior?

Feb 28th 2008 5:01PM Just be incredibly grateful it was you, and not some jerk that might have walked off with that child the mother so obviously wasn't watching. My daughter is almost 3 years old, and I would definitely apologize if she had been bothering you but then again, she probably wouldn't have spoken to you, as she knows better. That mother hasn't taught her daughter anything about strangers...super SCARY!!

Memory foam bed becomes a loveseat

Feb 22nd 2008 11:13AM Thanks for the great tip Wally!

8 great things to make with origami

Feb 16th 2008 10:59PM Thanks for asking, Dan. I found the picture on Flickr. You may want to contact Bindanaku at Flickr for the instructions.

Remove a stuck ring from your finger

Jan 17th 2008 4:41PM Speaking from personal experience, Do NOT take your ring off over an open sink. Put the stopper in first. My ring came flying off my finger and landed down the hole in the sink. Fortunately it isn't a completely open hole and I was able to retrieve the ring.

How to extend the life of your refrigerator

Jan 14th 2008 2:49PM Your advise is tops, and thank you for sharing your expertise.

The comfort of the breath-check

Jan 8th 2008 5:33PM You betcha, and I will check on my 2 1/2 year old daughter's breathing, even in the middle of the night, til the day she leaves home. I have too, it gives me peace of mind knowing she is breathing, especially since my oldest daughter passed away 18 1/2 months ago at the age of 34 months.

Make a simple tote bag in one hour

Jan 8th 2008 4:57PM Joan, I love your projects. I hope the readers will be inspired to make one of your simple totes for every month of the year.

Get gum out of your carpet with peanut butter

Jan 7th 2008 5:35PM Thanks for the wonderful tip, Francesca. My two year old is always making a mess of the carpet, and peanut butter is no exception!

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