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Animal Poison Control App

Animal Poison Control app

The ASPCA is offering a free Animal Poison control app in the event your pet should get into poison. The app makes it easy to quickly find what you are looking for e.g. plants, medicine, food. Has images for you to reference. The app tells you how toxic the item is based on the animal’s species and what actions you need …

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Some easy food ideas for St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Qwikbit by Kammy Potatoes are the top export of Ireland. Twice baked potatoes would be an excellent meal for St. Pat’s Day. Have the kids help you make a Rainbow cake. Let them decorate the top of a frosted cake with rainbow colored M & Ms laid in arches on top of the cake. Make favorite bread dough recipe or …

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Choose the Perfect Carving Pumpkin

Qwikbit by Debbie Pumpkins are a part of Halloween activities. From carving to painting they delight the child in all of us. How to choose the perfect carving pumpkin. Choose one that is relatively smooth without thick ridges–these are easier to carve. Avoid pumpkins with soft spots, signs of mildew, or worm holes Look for stems that are not loose or …

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7 Pumpkin Carving Safety Tips

Qwikbit by Dobibe Hand safety Pumpkin carving is a lot of fun; hand injuries are not. You may just get a cut, but severe injuries to tendons and nerves can occur. Some of these injuries may require surgery. Use caution and follow these pumpkin carving safety tips. Use only tools designed for pumpkin carving. Most hand injuries are due to …

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Halloween Safety Tips

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  Qwikbit by Meghan Some Halloween safety tips Trick and treat in groups. There is safety in numbers. Children younger than 12 should have a parent with them. Children older than 12 should stick with familiar, well-lit neighborhoods and go together in a group. Remind them to stay out of the street and to use crosswalks. Children should carry a …

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10 things you should recycle

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Qwikbit by Joshua The following is a list of items to recycle. The first seven items shouldn’t go to a landfill. Oil and Oil filters Oil should never be pour on the ground or down gutter drains. Pour your used oil into an empty milk bottle or bucket with a lid. Oil filters should be drained and put in a …

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Contact lenses in before make-up

contact lenses

Qwikbit by Debbie Contact lenses care that you may have forgotten Thanks Debbie. Please rate this Qwikbit below Additional Info Remember water and contact lenses don’t mix. Water is not sterile and may cause infections. Always  remove contacts before going near water. Is there any other contact lenses care that was left off the list? Please tell us in comments.

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how to tell your child

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Qwikbit by Dobibe how to tell your child Dobibe recommended child site This website is a resource for parents.  ‘how to tell your child‘ is not a site for your child to explore alone. The site acknowledges that discussing sexuality with a child may be confusing to them. It is not easy for the parent either as they attempt to …

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The Cool Spot

image of website 'The Cool Spot'

Qwikbit by Dobibe Dobibe recommended teen site: The Cool Spot ‘The Cool Spot’ is for young teens who are curious about alcohol. The site targets those 11 to 13 years of age but has information older teens can use. The sites use of cartoons and flash will keep you entertained. ‘The Cool Spot’ covers info about alcohol use, risks of …

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Reminder: Repot Your Houseplants Day

spider houseplant

Qwikbit by Dobibe Yes, there is a day to remind you to check if your houseplants need repotting. Spring is the ideal time to repot your houseplants. So if you have neglected to do this,  take a look today at your houseplants and see if any need re-potted. Rate this Qwikbit below Additional Info Some houseplants will need frequent repotting …

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