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1. How to Install Plastic Lawn Edging
Keep Grass & Weeds From Invading Your Flower Bed
I enjoy spring, as it's a time for planting. From vegetables to flowers, grass to shrubs, my yard has it all. I plant in flower beds, old boots , kitchen pots, and used tires. If it can hold dirt, then it can be transformed into a planter!
2. How To Make Boot Planters
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:12:58
Planting flowers is a traditional spring activity, even when you are a novice gardener. You can plant flowers in clay pots or garden boxes, but why not plant them in old boots? It is an easy, do-it-yourself project, that even the beginner can accomplish.You probably have an old pair of boots of s...
3. Zombie Walk of Asbury Park, New Jersey
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:24:16
On the first Saturday in October, thousands of zombies stagger down the streets of Asbury Park, New Jersey, in one of the largest "Walks of the Undead".
It's the Zombie Walk: A fun and wacky event for the entire family that raises money for charity. Singles, couples, families, children and group...
4. Tererro, New Mexico
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:45:36
Every year, for the past 30-something years, my family has loaded up the car for our annual trip to Tererro, New Mexico. We have a cabin there; actually, it's a log house. It sits on 70 acres on the side of a mountain in the Santa Fe National Forest.
Most people have never heard of Tererro, New ...
5. Hotter'N Hell 100 Mile Bicycle Race in Wichita Falls, Texas
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:33:50
It's August and 100 degrees outside, you're in Wichita Falls, Texas, and you want to test your endurance to the limit. What better activity than to ride your bike 100 miles in the heat?
Welcome to the Hotter'N Hell Hundred, the largest single-day bicycle ride in the United States! Here you'll fi...
6. Chitlin' Strut of Salley, South Carolina
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:43:02
Each November, on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the residents of Salley, South Carolina host the Chitlin' Strut. An event to raise money for renovations around the town, this annual event attracts chitlin' lovers from all over the country.
Parades, beauty pageants, dance contests, face painti...
7. Easy-To-Make Rectangular Skylight Shades
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:44:00
I have rectangular skylights in most of the rooms of my house: all 3 bedrooms, the living room, and kitchen. I really like having the light brighten up the rooms during the winter, but it can really heat up the rooms in the summer.
I visited a number of stores to find skylight shades or shutters...
8. How To Get Rid Of Skunk Odor
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:45:34
It was a warm, pleasant evening. A slight breeze wafted across the yard, and the stars were shining brightly. The crickets were chirping, letting me know it was time to head for bed. I was looking forward to getting a good nights' sleep.
The dogs waited at the back door, wanting to go out one la...
9. Thyroid Cancer - What To Expect When You've Been Diagnosed
Pets & Animals - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:03:46
I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 1999. Little did I know I was to learn more about the thyroid, and thyroid cancer, than I ever cared to! It has been a long road, and I learned much along the way. I hope by sharing my journey with thyroid cancer with you, it will help you with yours.
10. How To Cook Baby Back Pork Ribs
Healthy Living - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:06:28
Tender, Scrumptious Smoked Pork Ribs Recipe
I live in Texas, and love ribs! They are one of the staples of my diet. While I enjoy beef short ribs, lamb riblets and country-style pork ribs, baby back pork ribs are my favorite! They are leaner than other cuts of ribs, are readily available at most...
11. Blood Trails: The Combat Diary Of A Foot Soldier In Vietnam - A Book Review
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:12:57
Blood Trails: The Combat Diary Of A Foot Soldier In Vietnam is an autobiographical novel based on the diary that the author, Christopher Ronnau, kept during his tour of duty in Vietnam beginning in 1967.Published in 2006, Blood Trails offers insight into how young men naively joined the military ...
12. Keith Richards - Not Just A Rolling Stone
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:27:34
My husband claimed that he was the Rolling Stones' biggest fan, which is probably close to the truth. He owned every LP, CD and DVD that the Rolling Stones issued. He went to all of their concerts, and had the ticket stubs to prove it. He wore Rolling Stones t-shirts, and could quote the lyrics t...
13. Muck Boots - The Best Boots To Keep Your Feet Warm and Dry
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:44:47
I live in the country, raising poultry. Needless to say, there's a lot of dirt and mud, bird poop and other nasty things out in the yard. I wore cheap rubber boots for many years, until I was introduced to muck boots by a neighbor. Now I wear Muck boots as my boot of choice, and so should you!
14. Best American Flag To Fly Outdoors
Fashion & Beauty - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:27:34
I have had a flag pole in my front yard since 1994, and proudly flown American, Texas and military flags the entire time. While some people only fly their flags on national holidays, it's important to me to show my patriotism and love for the United States of America every day.
I live in the pla...
15. The Headless Chicken Festival of Fruita, Colorado
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:46:47
Each May, the life and spirit of Mike, The Headless Chicken, is celebrated in in Fruita, Colorado. A small town of just over 12,000 people, Fruita is home to the descendants of the original pioneers and farmers who settled there in the late 1880s.
Mike was a Wyandotte rooster, born in 1945, who ...
16. Top 10 Activities & Fun Things To Do in Fort Worth, Texas
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:44:31
I was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas, and lived there for about 40 years. I moved away a couple of times, but always returned. While I now live about 75 miles away from Fort Worth, I visit as often as possible. What is the attraction to Fort Worth, Texas?
While Fort Worth is a large city, ...
17. How To Trap Wild Animals
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:34:42
Living in the country, there are all types of animals that invade your land. Some of these animals, like skunks and 'possums, don't do much damage. However, snakes can harm people & pets; coyotes can kill livestock, and raccoons are known to eat poultry.
There is no "animal control" in the count...
18. Best Classic Books For Young Girls
Sports & Recreation - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:32:43
I've enjoyed reading ever since I was child. Perhaps my love for reading comes from my parents. They were both school teachers, and the written word was so important to them. Regardless of the reason, many of my favorite memories are the bedtime stories they read to me; and later, all of the book...
19. Waterpik Ultra Water Flosser for Healthy Teeth & A Pretty Smile
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:06:35
I don't like going to the dentist. There is something icky about having a person stick their hands into my mouth and look around in it with mirrors. It's one of those professions I wouldn't want to have.
But a trip to the dentist is important to keep my mouth healthy, and so I go regularly. My d...
20. Farm Show Magazine
Healthy Living - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:25:46
If you like to read, build things, and enjoy tinkering around with tools, then Farm Show Magazine is the perfect magazine for you! I've been subscribing to it for the past 8 years, and find it to be quite an interesting - and entertaining - read! It's not just for farmers, and believe it or not, ...
21. Janis Joplin: Pearl
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:01:08
Pearl: Janis Joplin's Greatest Album of 1960s Rock & Blues Music
The first time I heard Janis Joplin's work was in the early 1970s. My childhood friend, Lee, was a big fan of Janis, and introduced me to her tunes. I was immediately captivated by her soulful sounds and the bluesy beat of her songs...
22. National Bubba Day - June 2nd
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:45:36
Get out your calendar and mark it down - June 2nd is National Bubba Day! This is the day to honor your family and friends named Bubba. If you don't know one right off hand... well, that's okay too. It's a good excuse for a celebration.
Let's get right down to it! It's party time, y'all!
23. Best .22 Caliber Automatic Reset Target
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:12:06
The best way to improve your shooting accuracy is by practicing. Where I live out in the country, it's common to hold shooting matches out in the yard. Most everyone carries a rifle or pistol in their trucks, with plenty of ammunition to spare.
A target of some kind is a must when it comes to a ...
24. DFW National Cemetery
Sports & Recreation - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:33:51
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery is an amazingly beautiful and quiet final resting place for our nation's veterans. It is a place to honor the men and women of our military, both past and present. As a National Cemetery, it is also a reminder of the sacrifices made by our nation's military def...
25. How To Raise Chickens As Pets
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:24:16
If anyone had told me in the past that one day I'd have chickens for pets, I would have told them they were crazy! Little did I know that I would soon have 35 chickens, and names for all of them!
There is nothing more enjoyable than watching them wandering about the lawn, especially in summer. I...
26. Cordova, Alaska Ice Worm Festival
Pets & Animals - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:02:53
What do you do when you're in Cordova, Alaska in February? It's a quaint little fishing village, with not much going on in the dead of winter. It's cold outside, you have cabin fever, and you want to get out with your neighbors and party.
Well, if it's the first full weekend of February, get rea...
27. Best Tools For Working Outdoors
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:26:14
Most people in the city have a drawer with hand tools, or they might even have a toolbox of some kind. I have both - a couple of drawers in the kitchen, as well as a number of toolboxes. Some of the boxes are in the house, while others are in the carport or on a trailer. Unfortunately, most my to...
28. How To Split Fire Wood
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:26:14
I have a small wood stove that heats my house during the winter. It is the only source of heat for my house, so I have a lot of experience splitting fire wood! Splitting wood is actually easy, once you get the hang of it. It is also very satisfying, and a great stress reliever.
There are safe wa...
29. Best Disposable Fly Trap
Healthy Living - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:26:13
I love spring and summer. There's nothing like warmer temperatures and spending time out in the yard, or working in the garden. I enjoy breathing in the fresh air, and watching the plants emerge.
But what I do not like about warmer temperatures are bugs, and especially not flies! While I enjoy h...
30. Our Love Story
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:43:22
This page is dedicated to my husband, who showed me the true meaning of love, and continues to do so to this very day. I cannot imagine how my life would be now if he hadn't been with me to show me the way.
I am truly blessed!
A great sense of humor, a winning smile, and the ability to give wit...
31. Delicious Pork and Beef Shish Kebobs Recipe
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:55:05
Meat and Veggies on a Stick - A Crowd Pleaser for Any Holiday or Backyard Barbecue!
On Memorial Day, I always host a crowd of family and friends for a get-together. While the main focus of the event is to remember and honor our fallen Veterans, the food & company comes in a close second.
32. Vietnam Veterans Memorials
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:12:51
Vietnam veterans are the only group of combat veterans in the history of the United States who returned home only to be shunned, and dubbed "baby killers". All other veterans have been welcomed home with open arms, and seen as heroes.
According to the Department of Defense, 2,709,918 men and wom...
33. Box Turtles As Pets
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:24:23
I live in the country where it is common to see turtles attempting to cross the road. Most of the time, I'll stop and help them across. However, if there is a vehicle behind me, I'll just hold my breath and hope they make it on their own. Why? Because I like turtles. In fact, I like them so much,...
34. Venison Spaghetti Recipe
Pets & Animals - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:26:14
I grew up in a family of hunters, so we ate a lot of wild game. Venison, dove and quail were among my favorites. Yes, I ate Bambi, and I still do! There's nothing like the taste of fresh deer meat!
My father used to process the deer, but we now take it to a wild game processor. While I love the ...
35. How To Cook Onions On The Grill
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:12:51
Growing up, my father spent many evenings cooking our meals on the grill. He was master of the BBQ, and could cook just about anything! There were many dishes I didn't want to try, as I was a picky eater. However, he knew how to add that special "dad" ingredient, and it always tasted better!
36. In Harm's Way: Sinking of the USS Indianapolis - A Book Review
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:21:55
In Harm's Way, by Doug Stanton, is the riveting tale of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis. The true story of a tragic event that took place during World War II, you'll find In Harm's Way reads more like a novel than nonfiction.
Photographs, notes, an index and bibliography, plus a final crew l...
37. Top 5 Kitchen Tools That Every Cook Needs
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:30:23
I've enjoyed cooking as long as I can remember. I cook almost all of my own meals, since I'd rather eat at home than in a restaurant. When I was a teenager, I took over cooking our family dinners from my Mother. Although she enjoyed preparing meals herself, she seemed to welcome the help.
38. We Were Soldiers Once...And Young
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:25:46
On November 14, 1965, United States soldiers of the 1st Cavalry Division set down in Landing Zone X-Ray in the Ia Drang Valley of South Vietnam.
What ensued was the first major battle between the US Airmobile soldiers and the North Vietnamese. We Were Soldiers Once is the tragic first-hand accou...
39. Childhood Accidents That Did Not Kill Us
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:27:34
I don't know how so many of us managed to live through childhood. We thought nothing of eating dirt or dog food; we threw rocks at each other, and played football in the middle of the street. I remember climbing up high in trees, then leaping out to fall & roll in the grass. A little mud and a fe...
40. Healthy & Easy Snacks for Traveling and Backpacking
Relationships & Family - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:22:23
In my job, I travel about 200 miles per day. Since I spend so much time on the road, I am always looking for snacks to take along. Eating at restaurants for most meals can become expensive. Plus, it can be hard on the weight and cholesterol!
Over time, I've found some inexpensive "road food" sna...
41. How To Build A Fire, And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:13:44
When I read the words How To in a book title, I immediately think "this book will tell me how to do something". How To Build A Fire does exactly that. It provides information on how to do a number of tasks, including how to catch a fish, navigate office politics, learn to play the harmonica, and ...
42. Best Concert & Festival Movies
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:13:22
Growing up during the 1960s and 1970s, I had the opportunity to attend a number of rock & roll concerts and festivals. I feel lucky that I got to hear some of the legends of the time. The Rolling Stones, George Harrison, Billy Preston, Pink Floyd, ZZ Top and Ravi Shankar were but just a few I saw...
43. Songkran Water Festival of Thailand
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:52:15
Each April, the citizens of Thailand celebrate the New Year with the Songkran Festival, which is possibly the largest water-fight festival in the world! In 2012, over 140,000 tourists and 1.26 million Thais participated. The festival lasts between 3 and 10 days, depending on the area and activiti...
44. Best American TV Dad - Jim Anderson
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:02:22
I grew up in the 1960s, in a "Father Knows Best" or "Beaver Cleaver" household. I thought all families were like the ones on television, since our family was. My parents were just like Jim and Margaret Anderson, or Ward and June Cleaver. Probably closer to Jim and Margaret, because they actually ...
45. Best Reasons To Have A Pet Dog
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:04:48
I am a cat lover. I've had cats as pets since I was child, and currently have two. I like their independence. Cats don't need me, but like to be with me. I like that I can be gone overnight, and know that the cat won't starve to death, or tear up the furniture.
Cats are quiet, for the most part,...
46. How To Build A Snowman
Pets & Animals - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:02:54
It snowed today; the first snow of the winter season. Although I really despise cold weather, I believe that if it's going to be cold, it might as well snow! At least it is pretty, and it gives you something to do while you're outside freezing!
My first thought was to build a snowman. My second ...
47. Bigfoot - Real or Hoax?
Sports & Recreation - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:26:17
For decades, there has been some debate as to whether Bigfoot is real. A huge, ape-like creature that roams the Pacific Northwest, Bigfoot has been sighted by native Americans as early as the 1850s. Today, average citizens, as well as policemen and other officials claim to have seen him.While the...
48. Best Wireless Weather Station for Your Home by La Crosse
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:45:36
One of the best gifts I ever received was a wireless weather station. My sister gave it to me for Christmas several years ago, and I look at it several times a day. I do not know how I ever got by in life without a weather station!
Weather stations have come a long way over the years. They used ...
49. Deep Sea Fishing in Sitka, Alaska
Computers & Electronics - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:45:36
There's nothing like spending a day fishing in a river or on a lake. It's even better when you can spend the day fishing with your dad! In fact, my father is the one who taught me how to fish. He took the time to teach me how to bait a hook, cast my line, and reel in the fish. We didn't catch jus...
50. My Passion For Reading
Sports & Recreation - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:25:41
I've always liked to read, and I'll read just about anything: the back of cereal boxes; prescription instructions; bibliographies on the bottom of a research paper; and the fine print on legal documents. And of course, the articles and lenses on Squidoo! If it has words, you will find me reading ...
51. Werewolf and Wolf Man Costumes
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:33:10
It's that time of year again to choose your Halloween costume! While some people like silly or sexy costumes, I believe the scary ones are best. After all, isn't that what Halloween is about?
A werewolf, or wolf man, is a classic Halloween spook, so why not dress up as one for Halloween? If you ...
52. Cranberry Pink Stuff Recipe
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:32:14
My family enjoys celebrating holidays, especially Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter. For each of these holidays, we get together at my parent's house where we enjoy a family meal.
The traditional dessert at these family gatherings is Pink Stuff. Originally, it was made by my great-aunt Olive. W...
53. How To Grill Corn on the Cob
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:22:32
One of the joys of spring and summer is fresh vegetables, and corn on the cob is one of my favorites! It is easy to cook on a barbecue grill, and requires few ingredients! Preparation is minimal, and the result is sweet, tender, corn on the cob!
For your casual get-together, a backyard BBQ, or j...
54. Classic TV Comedy Series - Quizzes and Polls
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:15:14
We didn't watch much television when I was a child. Televisions were black-and-white models, and we much preferred to play outside. But when we did watch, there were some really great shows on the tube! I miss the days of innocence and silly humor, unlike what is on television now.
Here are some...
55. Best Gifts for Fishermen and Anglers
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:30:23
Do you have a fisherman on your gift list? If you aren't a fisherman yourself, you may be lost as to what to purchase. You might believe that people who fish have everything they need. But that is far from true!
There are a few items that every angler needs, and I'm here to tell you what they ar...
56. Gorilla Run of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Sports & Recreation - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:25:41
The 5k Charity Fun Run of Edmonton, Alberta, is not your average charity event. For this race, you'll don your favorite gorilla costume and traverse the 5k course route. It's great fun, and all to help the Mountain gorillas of Africa.
Held every September, hundreds of participants in Edmonton, A...
57. My Travel Bucket List - Smithsonian, Alaska, Yellowstone & Panama Canal
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:27:35
My parents were both teachers when I was a child, so they had summers off from work. They'd pile us kids up in the car, and we'd take road trips around the United States. We spent a lot of time in New Mexico and California, and all the states in between.
When I was 12, my mother, brother, sister...
58. Confessions of an Ice Cream Addict
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:20:59
I admit it. I like ice cream. I like ice cream so much, that I eat it every day. I can eat ice cream in a cone, in a bowl, or on a stick. It doesn't matter, as long as it is cold!
I've been known to skip a meal, so I wouldn't be too full to eat ice cream. Why go for vegetables when you can have ...
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:22:23
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