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The Vine: April 11, 2014
April 11, 2014 – 9:47 AM | 8 Comments
The Vine: April 11, 2014

Cat-owning home office folk, help!

The Vine: December 6, 2013
December 6, 2013 – 3:36 PM | 7 Comments
The Vine: December 6, 2013

Help! I've been searching desperately for a few years to find an old diffuser fragrance that was sold at Pier 1 Imports.

The Vine: February 6, 2013
February 6, 2013 – 10:37 AM | 40 Comments
The Vine: February 6, 2013

Even with searching through the Vine and TN, I'm at a loss over this: my sister's cat keeps defecating (and possibly peeing) on a corner of the dining room rug. Now that a small table …

The Vine: January 18, 2013
January 18, 2013 – 9:03 AM | 16 Comments
The Vine: January 18, 2013

I've got a question for the TN readers, particularly those who have access to the BBC. While studying in London in 2001, I saw a television show that was so weird and twisted that it …

The Vine: November 30, 2012
November 30, 2012 – 12:17 PM | 17 Comments
The Vine: November 30, 2012

A Vine question from my brother…who is single. And lives in Seattle. And needs a girlfriend. But anyway, he had a movie question, and as my normally encyclopediac movie brain has failed me, I'd like …

The Vine: October 12, 2012
October 12, 2012 – 11:32 AM | 40 Comments
The Vine: October 12, 2012

I am in desperate need of a good pillow. I've always been picky, but in the last few years, I wake up with a stiff neck almost every day. I've tried all kinds of different …

The Vine: July 25, 2012
July 25, 2012 – 4:15 PM | 8 Comments
The Vine: July 25, 2012

I live in a large apartment building that has two washers and two dryers downstairs in the laundry room. Today, one of the washing machines ate my quarters and jammed without starting up the load. …

The Vine: December 23, 2011
December 23, 2011 – 10:21 AM | 45 Comments
The Vine: December 23, 2011

I have a culinary question for the readers. My diet is probably around 25% popcorn. I'm shoving fistfuls of it in my mouth for dinner at least three times a week. I make it on the stove …

The Vine: December 16, 2011
December 16, 2011 – 1:07 PM | 18 Comments
The Vine: December 16, 2011

Last year, my husband and I spent a great deal of cash money to renovate our house. Underneath the grody taupe carpet, we found gorgeous oak floors that are original to the house. Imagine our …

The Vine: September 9, 2011
September 9, 2011 – 10:12 AM | 37 Comments
The Vine: September 9, 2011

On my drive to work I often drink coffee and eat cinnamon graham crackers. Sometimes during my lunch hour, I'll go out to the parking lot and sit in my car, reading a book and …