Oh Martha, how I love thee. Store your sheets in a pillowcase. Keeps everything together and it makes for easy, compact storage.
Every couple of months sprinkle a mixture of baking soda and a tablespoon of your favorite fabric softener over your mattress, let it sit for an hour, and then vacuum it up. Gets rid of dust mites and freshens up the mattress. Keep that same mixture in a small mason jar with holes poked in the top in your linen or clothes closet to keep it smelling fresh! Many Baking Soda Tips!!!
Don't miss a single muscle in this 20-minute workout.
40 iPhone tips and tricks everyone should know - Scroll to the top, and fast
Grout cleaner - 7 cups water, 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/3 cup ammonia (or lemon juice) 1/4 cup vinegar
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Wash your towels in hot water with a cup of vinegar, then run again in hot water with a half-cup of baking soda. That will strip your towels from all of that residue & mildew smell & will actually leave them feeling fluffy & smelling fresh. Going to do this with the washcloths and spill rags.
Butterfly method for adding and subtracting fractions...genius! Why didn't someone teach me this way?
Must have!!! 20 ways to work your abs without crunches. I wish that people would pin and do more exercises like these.
Line flowerpots with coffee filters to prevent soil from draining through the hole in the bottom!
"My husband owned his own A/C business for a long time....he said everything on here is the PROPER way to do this.....do it yourself, will make unit not work so hard and you save $ by not paying the A/C company!" Our electric bill rose to $430 two years ago and a simple A/C cleaning lowered it to $150. Totally re-pinning this.
stiff neck? sore back? or hold stress in your shoulders? these are great stretches to relieve pain, soreness & stiffness...I definitely need this
27 Ways To Make Your Groceries Last As Long As Possible I'm in love with this list!
How to paint bathroom tiles! No more worry about buying a house with outdated tile. Can also use same method for a tub. I will need this one day.
72 Hour survival kit- items that should be in your house, this list comes directly from FEMA. Keep it in a cabinet in the garage.
ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: ¼ cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap ¼ cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water, very warm.) It leaves everything smelling amazing.
My son's doctor told me about this 37 years ago. Use Vicks Vapor Rub and socks. Even the worst cough can be stopped within 5-15 minutes, and lasts hours. Just apply the vapor rub generously to the bottom of your (or child's) feet, and cover with socks. works 100% of the time, and has been proven to work better than prescription drugs!
Use vicks vapor rub and socks. Even the worst cough can be stopped within 5-15 minutes, and lasts hours. Just apply the vapor rub generously to the bottom of your (or child's) feet, and cover with socks. works 100% of the time, and has been proven to work better than prescription drugs!