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Great Craftsmen and Great Furniture – Amazing Antique Desk

The guy that made this over two hundred years ago and did it with hand tools alone was extremely inventive and a fantastic craftsman.

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Did You Know – 06/23/2014


1. To sharpen scissors, simply cut through sandpaper.


2. A very simple solution to get rid of furniture scratches!


3. Use rubber bands to help open a jar easily: place one around the jar
lid and another around the middle of the glass. The rubber provides
friction to prevent your hands from slipping.


4. To prevent your eyes watering while chopping onions, wipe the chopping
board with white vinegar (which won’t affect the taste of the onions)


5. Store bed sheets inside their pillowcases for easy storage and access


6. Drop a couple of denture cleaning tablets into the
toilet bowl at night to clean off stubborn stains.
But put the Dentures in a convenient glass near by..

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Did You Know – 06/16/2014

1. To tell if eggs are fresh, immerse them in a bowl of water. Fresh eggs will lie on the bottom, while stale eggs will float to the surface.


2.. Sprinkle salt in the spaces between patio slabs and at the
bottom of walls to get rid of pesky weeds(but be careful
NOT to get salt near plants you want to keep as salt will kill them!)


3. To clean a wooden chopping board, sprinkle on a handful of
Kosher salt and rub with half a lemon. Rinse with clean water
and dry to ensure it is clean and germ-free.


4. Use ice-cubes to lift out indentations made by furniture on your carpets.


5. Prevent soil from escaping through the holes in the base of flowerpots by lining with large coffee filters


6. To stop the annoying sound of a dripping tap, tie a piece of string around the
faucet which is long enough to reach down to the sink. You probably should fix it though.

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4 Clever Tips To Make Life Easier.

Hull strawberries easily using a straw.

Rubbing a walnut over scratches in your furniture will disguise dings and scrapes.

Stop cut apples browning in your child’s lunch box by securing with a rubber band.

Overhaul your linen cupboard, store bed linen sets inside one of their own pillowcases and there will be no more hunting through piles for a match.

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Saving Tip for Today…7/24/2010

Get your Used Stuff picked up

You can get your, castoff furniture picked up free by more than 60 non profit furniture banks nationwide. They need to be in reasonably good condition, not broken or torn or. If you go to nationalfurniturebank.com you can find one near you

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Places To Get Rid Of Unwanted Things.

One Persons Trash is another persons Treasure. Often when you are doing your decluttering thing, it is hard to figure out where all that stuff should go, who to give it to.

I hope the websites and information below will be of help to you, I assure you it will be a help to those in need.

Cell Phones: Go to cellphonesforsoldiers.com These phones are sold to a recycling company and the proceeds go towards calling cards for our soldiers.

Eyeglasses: Go to Onesight.org. Bifocals and nonprescription sunglasses These glasses go to 21 clinics aroung the world.

Computer Equipment: Go to Cristina.org Computer, printers, software, fax machine, monitors, mouse or any other parts.

Musical Instruments: Go to therootsofmusic.com Non profit organization in New Orleans provides students with academic tutoring and hot meals. Instruments must be in working order.

Furniture: go to Nationfurniturebank.org Find a local furniture bank near you  and they will pick up your furniture and distribute to families in need. Beds, dressers, nightstand, tables chairs, sofas and lamps.

Batteries: Go to Battery recycling.com Order a irecycle kit from Battery solutions. Fill the kit, which holds 12 pounds with any type of battery. Rechargeables, cellphone batters etc. Drop the prepaid box at any US post Office for Fedex location.

Books: Go to Books for Africa.com . Reference books should be published within the last 10 years. All kinds of books accepted.

Paint, Tools, and other building supplies: Go to Habitat.org. Drop off Paint, tools and other building materials at your local Habitat for Humanity Restore.

Sports Equipment: Go to Sportsgift.org Helps underprivileged children enjoy sports. Risbees, baseballs, cheats, and more. They will refurbish and sistibute them to the needy in America and abroad.

Yoga Mats: Go to recycleyourmat.com. Wipe it down and roll it up and send it to Recycle your Mat. Donated to local community programs.

Video Games: go to donategames.org. Proceeds from these games go to medical research to help fight rare, life-threatening or debilitating diseases.

Winter Coats: Go to onewarmcoat.org.  Make sure they are clean and all closures work.

Business attire: Go to careergear.org. Supplied to disadvantaged job-seeking women. Jackets, skirts, pants, shirts, and accessories. Mens suits also.

Bridesmaid Dresses: go to donatemydress.org  Given to disadvantaged teenage girls for their perfect prom attire.

Cocktail dresses: Go to Housing Works Thrift Shop. Sales go towards training, medical treatment and more to the homeless and low-income people living with HIV and AIDS


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