Clothing & Accessories: Simplicity

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Need Rug Cleaning Machine for Home Use

Okay, I am all about SIMPLE. To rent the Rug Dr. and lug it home to clean 1 8 x 10 carpet is crazy to me. Cost is a factor, I think if I got something about the size and simplicity of a vacuum cleaner it would be more my style. I have other rugs, some wool, some cotton etc. Is there such a thing that would clean it all and be vacuum cleaner-ish? I am trying to find something I can do myself with an appliance I could buy. Thanks for your help!


American Girl Dolls

My daughter, who wil be 7 soon, really wants an American Girl doll. She...

Costumes & Make Believe

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New to MN: Advice on How to Dress an Infant (And Myself) for the Winter?

We just moved from Colorado and I have questions on how to dress our 7 month old son for the Minnesota winter. Although he was born in Colorado in February, he was in the NICU for 10 days and on oxygen for 2 1/2 months with restrictions to stay in our home, so we didn't learn about clothing him through cold weather. The answers to these questions may sound silly, but I really don't know the answers. If you do, please reply. Should he wear baby long johns? If so, what brand or store do you recommend? How many layers do you dress your...


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Need SIMPLE Recipes for My Dad (Widower)

My mom died just over 18 months ago. This has left my dad on his own in the world of cooking. He eats a lot of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, peanut butter and crackers, etc. He uses my "from a can" spagetti sauce recipe and freezes portions of it so he can have a hot meal at home during the week. My request is that I'd like to provide him with a couple GOOD recipes for food he can QUICKLY and EASILY make himself, portion out, and freeze. He has a very intense workload and when he is neck deep in a project he doesn't really...


Crock Pot Dinners

I know I'm late to the party, but I made a roast in the crock pot for dinner...