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LIFE'S CATCH ALL SCOOP.IT PAGE. Things that make life easier. Some serious, some quirky.
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Homemade Fly Trap

An easy way to catch the nasty household flies is to set a trap for them. Explore the article and learn how to make homemade fly traps.
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Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius - 43 Pics

Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius - 43 Pics | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it
simple ideas that are borderline genius, smart ideas, genius ideas, great ideas
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Free Online Spell Checker - check any text (English, French, Spanish, German, Italian)

A free online spell checker. Spell check text in English, Spanish, French, German and Italian, also includes a medical spell checker, word counter and character counter.
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online, free & simple to use spell checker.

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Square Foot Gardening

Square Foot Gardening | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it
Square foot gardening is a logical way to get the most vegetables from a small raised garden bed. It's perfect for small spaces and can even work if all you have for a yard is a concrete patio. Mel Bartholomew is the mastermind that developed this ing...

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Interactive Butcher Counter | Beef Its Whats for Dinner

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Selecting a Finish

Selecting a Finish | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it
Before you start your next furniture project, consider a finish's appearance, its method of application and its durability
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Doodle Bug: Paint Mixing Basics

Doodle Bug: Paint Mixing Basics | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it
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Very good information about paint.

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Furniture Makeover: Mixing Up DIY Chalk Paint Recipes & Colors - In My Own Style

Furniture Makeover: Mixing Up DIY Chalk Paint Recipes & Colors - In My Own Style | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it
I have tested them all - this is by far the smoothest and most durable of the DIY chalk paint recipes | In My Own Style
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This is a good DIY chalk paint recipe that I will be trying soon. http://inmyownstyle.com/2013/09/furniture-makeover-mixing-diy-chalk-paint-recipes-colors.html

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2013 2014 2015 2016 Year Planner Wall Chart Calendar Diary Academic Fiscal Planners.

2013 2014 2015 2016 Year Planner Wall Chart Calendar Diary Academic Fiscal Financial.
Year Planners landscape A4 page days horizontally. Public Holiday Planner Calandar Calender Calander. Free.
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This site has free downloadable, printable calenders. Differents sizes & did I mention they are free?

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Pearltrees

Pearltrees | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it
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This is a pearl that I created that has info about various "life hacks" to make life easier.

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Engineering ToolBox

Tools and Basic Information for Design, Engineering and Construction of Technical Applications
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Amazing Uses For Old Pallets - 38 Pics

Amazing Uses For Old Pallets - 38 Pics | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it
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More use for those old palletts.

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Make Beautiful Outdoor Dining Furniture Out of Wooden Pallets

Make Beautiful Outdoor Dining Furniture Out of Wooden Pallets | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it
You can turn wooden pallets into several useful things, from desks to patio furniture to even a garden shed. DIYer Sarah Williams decided to trust the usefulness of wooden pallets and build an outdoor table and chair set.
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This article under "DIY" from http://www.lifehacker.com, has a link for this project that takes you step by step (photos) instructions on how to make this project.

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Storing Leftover Paint

Storing Leftover Paint | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it
Storing leftover paint isn't an exciting subject, but down the road you may be very glad you took the time to properly store your leftover paint for touch ups. Working in the paint department has been an eye opener for me. I have seen the most disgusting looking stuff in old paint cans. Rusted slime in a sea of thick chunky muck.Customers wanting me to color match the gunk inside, or far more amusing; asking me to put the can in the shaker to mix it up for them. First of all, the can would never
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10+ Sites To Find The Perfect Free Printable Calendar Template All Year Long

10+ Sites To Find The Perfect Free Printable Calendar Template All Year Long | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it
It's never too late or early to make a plan. Once you start planning, you'll need a calendar. While you can use an online calendar, we understand there are benefits in working with pen and paper, not least that it can be more pleasurable. Whether you want to organize your life, keep track of events, create…
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Quick Guide to Every Herb and Spice in the Cupboard

Quick Guide to Every Herb and Spice in the Cupboard | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it
Ever get coriander confused with cumin? Or wonder if saffron is really essential to the flavor of a dish? As much for our benefit as for yours, we've put together this quick reference guide to all the most common (and some uncommon) herbs and spices!

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Things Your Grandmother Knew: Cleaning Antique Bottles Found In The Dirt

Things Your Grandmother Knew: Cleaning Antique Bottles Found In The Dirt | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it

To safely clean old antique glass and vintage bottles (without paper labels) found in the dirt, here's what you do


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This Chart Tells You How to Pair Your Spices with Food

This Chart Tells You How to Pair Your Spices with Food | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it
Mixing herbs and spices in meals can be healthy, but you still need to know which spice goes with what ingredient. Spice Advice has a chart you can refer to for quick decisions.
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The Best Life Hacks Compiled into One Page for 2014

The Best Life Hacks Compiled into One Page for 2014 | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it
The Best Life Hacks in the World Compiled into One Page for 2014. We Browsed 4 Million Websites and Posted the Best Life Hack Information on One Giant Page!
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How to Paint Anything: Yes, You Can! - In My Own Style

How to Paint Anything: Yes, You Can! - In My Own Style | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it

GreaCan I paint___? Yes, you can. You can paint anything - read how. -Steps and instructions on how to paint most surfaces | InMyOwnStyle

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Great how to on DIY painting.

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iFixit: The free repair manual

iFixit: The free repair manual | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it
Repair your electronics yourself. iFixit is the repair manual you can edit. We sell tools, parts and upgrades for Apple Mac, iPod, iPhone, iPad, and MacBook as well as game consoles.
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This site has alot of free repair manuals & how to information.

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A Classy Way to Keep the Bugs Away

A Classy Way to Keep the Bugs Away | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it

Next time you empty a wine bottle, why not try this classy way to keep the bugs away!

 

Follow the photo-link to read the instructions.

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I like this idea alot. Seems very easy to make.

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The Good Men Project —

The Good Men Project — | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it
The Good Men Project - A social movement from the front lines of modern manhood.
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This site has some interesting articles about life, love & parenting.

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Removing Super Glue | Super Glue Corporation

Removing Super Glue | Super Glue Corporation | Life Hacks & Helpers - Reference & Research | Scoop.it
Removing Super Glue and Super Glue Removal Information
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A friend had glued two of his fingers together while doing a repair. I had never thought about what to do if and when this happens. Good info to have just in case.

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