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  1. Appliances
    I ran the clean cycle on my electric range yesterday and now I have smoke stains on the enamel and on the plastic trim around the oven door, and at the vent on the range top. How do I clean this up? I have tried soap and water, spray cleaners like 409, and even a little Bon Ami scrub. No luck...
  2. General Chat
    There is a fire raging in AZ. Last report I heard it was their second worse and 0% contained. We are about 200ish miles downwind of them and the smoke here is unreal. I never knew a fire that far away would cause that much smoke here. We are getting ash fallout so bad that they are...
  3. Health and beauty
    I am absolutely thrilled they passed this law. No more coming out of one of my favorite restaurants smelling like an ashtray! :gaah: As of May 1st.. Read more here > Michigan Policy Network - Michigan Smoking Ban Exemptions and Enforcement Did I mention I was thrilled?
  4. General Chat
    DH decided to tell me this morning that he was quitting smoking. Huzzah! I've wanted him to quit for a while (I haven't smoked in seven years this coming February) because my dad passed away a few years back from lung cancer. He asked me to pick him up some supplies... ugh. This is going...
  5. General Chat
    argh I am so mad. After fighting the kids all week to clean, failing to have a clean house, etc etc i was making progress today. I was so happy. Until my vacuum broke. complete with smoke and stink. I changed the belt and made sure everything is clean and it still won't work. the brush head...
  6. Just Tips
    I need some help on how to remove smoke damage to my wallboards, and floors. In a couple of rooms there is quite abit of smoke damage- I was wondering if there is something I could use to salvage the areas. The wallboard isnt made anymore- it is an old-faishon design on one wall- I was...
  7. General Chat
    Last Friday night during the night we had a thunderstorm in our area, very unusual for this time of year and the lightning sparked over a hundred fires in the national forests and grasslands. They're mostly located in rural, hilly, hard to reach areas and many of the smaller ones they're just...
  8. Frugal Living
    Nothing against smokers or anything (pretty much my whole family smokes)...but yuck... stinky. lol. We live in a half house. Well the girl next door used to smoke outdoors, even in cold weather. Well it looks like her bf has moved in and now they smoke inside. Which I really don't care what...
  9. General Chat
    It doesn't seem like it's been a year already...I miss it everyday..I miss being a 140lb person compared to a 188lb person I am now.. I miss not having you when I'm upset...I miss not enjoying life like I did a year ago when I had you everytime I was upset or just because..that's my story..On...
  10. Hobbies
    I wasn't too sure where to post this but I'm hoping someone here can help me. I purchased four beautiful coloured balls of yarn in a sealed plastic bag for $3.00 at a local thrift store. When I opened the bag, the yarn smells badly of stale cigarette smoke. I tried putting it in a bag with some...
  11. Careers
    So, about 80% of the people I work with smoke (EWW) and take an average of 4 smoke breaks a day. Their breaks last anywhere from 5-20 minutes. I'm lucky if I get to take 15 min. for lunch. I mentioned this to my boss and was totally brushed off. I probbly should just leave it alone and worry...
  12. Just Tips
    Smoke or Dust Stains On Walls Some stains just happen - you didn't drop or spill anything but there it is. Maybe you decided to move furniture around which involves hanging pictures in a different location. You take one down and find the wall around it is so stained that you can see where the...
  13. Freebies
    Free Smoke Detectors The Sierra Madre Fire Department's Bureau of Fire Prevention, in concert with the Arcadia and Monrovia Fire Departments, is offering FREE Smoke Detectors to the residents of the community, while supplies last. Please contact the Bureau of Fire Prevention at (626) 355-7135 to...
  14. Freebies
    A Free legal aid clinic with over 30 Metro Area Attorneys plan to donate their time to give legal advice on "Any Issue". There will also be Free Hot Dogs and Ice Cream, Plus 500 Free Bike Helmets and 100 Smoke Detectors for Parents. Sponsored by: Goodwin & Scieszka. Each safety helmet will be...
  15. General Chat
    We are under severe smoke alert for tonight and all day tomorrow! All of the wildfires are around us, and the smoke is blowing in here. It looks like a thick fog out my window right now.
  16. Health and beauty
    Okay, As you know I have been trying to quit smoking. I had gone 3 months earlier in the year, then a stressful thing happened and back to the cigarette I went. I do have the patches (they are in my closet) I don't have one on, they tend to burn my skin. Does anyone else have this problem with...
  17. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    No, however I did as a teenager. I haven't smoked now for 30 years.
  18. General Chat
    Yesterday was my 2nd anniversary as a smoke free person! :hurray: :dancing: :grwave: WOOO HOOOO.... I FEEEEEEEL GOOOD...NANANANANA....I KNEW THAT I WOULD, NOW...NANANANANA... I FEEEEEEEL GOOOD...NANANANANA....I KNEW THAT I WOULD, NOW...NANANANANA... For anyone try'n to quit... It can be...
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