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    Plants that keep bugs away

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    Russian cab driver throws out passenger for littering

    I love this guy!
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    Kia and Hyundai car recalls

    This is scary! If you, or anyone you know, bought one of these models, and there are quite a few, look into this:
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    Some seriously amazing ways to prepare/cook food

    Some of these are WOW! I found this on FB yesterday and went looking for the YT video to show you guys. Enjoy! :)
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    Surprising uses for cucumbers

    #5 is interesting... 1. Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need every day, just one cucumber contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Zinc. 2. Feeling tired in the afternoon, put...
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    America's new pastime - Milking goats
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    Homemade weed killer

    I found this recipe and I think I'm going to give it a try: 1 gallon vinegar 1 1/2 cups Epsom salts 2 tablespoons Dawn dishwashing soap We don't get Dawn soap here, but I guess Fairy would do the same?
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    @frustratedearthmother you came to mind immediately!
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    Easter kindness

    First off, a confession... I had the bright idea to leave buying DS an Easter egg until today, not expecting the villagers to completely clean out the supermarket! They had piles of them the last 2 weeks, so I thought I'm o.k. to leave it a bit and beside that Xmas, Halloween every other special...
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    Poultry keeping is getting popular And that is not a bad thing!
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    Notre Dame Cathedral's burning down :( Caught the news a little while ago. Cause of the fire is undetermined at the moment...
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    Bird rescue this evening.

    DS came home and told me to come help a bird that "got its toe stuck" somewhere. Intrigued I followed him down the road and found this... The poor thing had a piece of string tangled around its leg and tied to this electric wire and was hanging and flapping around there with no chance of...
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    Bakers: Honey - Sugar conversion

    Found this handy chart and thought I'd repost it here for you all
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    This is what happens...

    When you follow this thread on BYC: I accidentally bought Balut eggs: 2 live ducks! and go to the butchery and enquire about those free range duck eggs on the counter... Future Khaki Campbell duck owner here lol The butcher loved the idea of me trying to hatch them and refused to let me pay for...
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    Hopefully an end to daylight wasting time in Europe soon
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    Cooking corn on the cob?

    This looks worth a try! :drool
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    The Benefits Of Using Peroxide

    A friend posted this on FB: "The Benefits Of Peroxide My friend who is married to a doctor was over recently for coffee and smelled the bleach, I was using to clean my toilet and counter tops. This is what she told me. 'I would like to tell you of the benefits of that plain little ole bottle...
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    Sheesh, chicken?!? (And other crazy critters around the farm...)

    Someone over on BYC asked for chicken stories a few days ago and it got me thinking back to some of the adventures I've had with my flocks over the years. So I thought it'd be fun so share some of our crazy (and funny) stories here. I'll kick off with an incident I had with a little juvenile...
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    Bucket lists

    I saw something yesterday that reminded me of one of my few childhood dreams that I haven't been fortunate enough to make come true yet. I'm sure we all have, or should have, a bucket list, things we'd like to do still. This has been a dream of mine for years and I was thinking maybe this year...