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Psalms for Prosperity

Psalms for Prosperity

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The psalms of the Bible are a literary treasure chest of prayers for prosperity. Here is a list of which psalms to recite for common financial requests.
1870 Milk Paint Formula

1870 Milk Paint Formula

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What is milk paint? Before commercially prepared paint was available, paint was made at home based on formulas handed down from generation to generation. Milk paint was made from old curdled milk or cottage cheese,...
Fragrance Oils - 10 Amazing Uses For Around Your Home

Fragrance Oils – 10 Amazing Uses for Around Your Home

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Fragrant oils can be used to freshen up many things. Next time you pick up that box of fabric softener sheets or carpet refresher, put it back and try these inexpensive solutions.
Flower Language

The Language of Flowers: What They Mean (D-J)

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All flowers have a meaning. The Victorians used to use flowers as a symbol to express their feelings. Here is a list of different flowers and their meanings. Flower Meanings (A) - Flower Meanings (B)...
Pillow Facts

Pillow Facts and History You Didn’t Already Know

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Sure you already know that pillows can go on your couch or bed. And you already know that you can lay your head on them and rest or even sleep in comfort with the...
History Of

History of Oil Lamps

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How A Small Invention That Lit The Way For Our Forefathers Is Still Burning Strong Today The history of oil lamps is fascinating, for without the ability to provide light after dusk, our ancestors' progress...
Flower Language

Flowers : What They Mean – (B)

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All flowers have a meaning. The Victorians used to use flowers as a symbol to express their feelings. Here is a list of different flowers and their meanings. Flower Meanings (A) - Flower Meanings (B)...

Old Sleeping Bags – 13 Ways to Re-use/Recycle Them

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What do you do with your sleeping bag when it's too worn out to use? There are many viable options to the creative person. Here are just a few. Make a quilt using whatever...

Many DIY Uses for a Toilet Wax Ring

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An old carpenter taught me this trick a few years ago. We were installing doors in a State Police barracks remodel and he pulled out of his box a piece of wax ring used...
4-day Camping Menu Plan

4-day Camping Menu Plan

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A family camping menu should be: 1. Easy and quick to prepare. 2. Requires only a few ingredients and 3. Those ingredients are easy to store at camp (not prone to spilling, spoiling, space-hogging). Here is our family's...

Psychology of Color: Designing a Bedroom for The Unconscious Mind

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Color can have an astounding effect on perceptions, feelings, and interactions. Different colors evoke different memories and different ideas. In the bedroom, where one is supposed to be most at ease, it is important...

Housework Schedules Through the Decades

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A housework routine enables us to get our work done efficiently in a timely manner. An orderly home may also contribute to a calmer family. Here are some examples of various housework routines from...

Unique Early American Furniture -The Pie Safe

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The pie safe of the early 1800s was a wooden kitchen cupboard with several narrow shelves enclosed by fitted doors. Doors were crafted from various materials, including punched tin, grill work, screens, or fabric....

How to Start a T-Shirt Business – Part One – Getting Started

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Selling T-Shirts has become big business and it's a growing industry on the internet where there are already thousands of shops and websites where you can purchase almost any design or T-Shirt style imaginable....

Decorative Window Treatments

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Your windows are dynamic features in your home. Although their surface is a solid clear face that never changes, the images that shine upon that face are ever shifting with the changing nature of...