Keep this in mind if you start seeing lots of spiders around your place. Natural spider killer or preventer… take one cup of vinegar, one cup of pepper, a teaspoon of oil and liquid soap. Put it into a spray bottle and spray along the outside of your outside door and along windows
Eat seasonably: when fruits & veggies are in season & at the peak of flavor
Extraordinary Uses of 16 Ordinary Household Items
Fly repellent - pinner said "I had to repin this again for you to see. YES IT WORKS! Oh my, it looks hokie but our temps have been upper 90's and no flies in my back yard have been spotted. I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it. She said they used 5 pennies. Go figure."
8 indoor plants that make your house smell good and purify the air.
throw all the travel sized/hotel shampoos/conditioners/washes/toothpastes in for the spare bathroom when you have guests. great idea!
MAGIC! One pinned says: "I've been doing this all over my carpet, it works on old stains, new stains-- basically EVERYTHING!"
Homemade Febreze: 1/8 Cup of fabric softener, 2 tablespoons Baking Soda, Hot tap water, Spray bottle. Combine all in bottle, shake well and use! AWESOME!
When you are sick - rubber band an empty tissue box to a full one - use empty box for used tissues! Genius. This site has all sort of easy household tips!!
Soak orange peels in vinegar for two weeks in a sealed mason jar then pour the vinegar into a spray bottle. Use as a non-toxic and yummy smelling "green" cleaner.
Naturally scented 'all-purpose' cleaners. 4 varieties using vinegar, citrus, herbs, & spices. Printable tags, too!
Pinner says: I started doing this and will never stop! My tub & shower are always spotless-so simple. Simple shower and tub cleaner: fill wand half and half. Wet surface and scrub. wow! leave in shower & wash while you are already in there.
Baking Soda and Vinegar: Unclog the Drain How to do it: Sprinkle 1/2 cup baking soda down the drain. Chase with 1/2 cup vinegar and close drain (or try covering with this universal drain stop). Let the fizzing baking soda break up the clog for 15 minutes and flush with hot water. Read More http://www.ivillage.com/natural-cleaners/7-b-296315#ixzz1Xt1KLNTJ Sign up for iVillage Special Offers
Unblock your drains without pouring harmful pollutants into the water system by pouring down 1 c of salt and 1/2 c of baking soda mixed together, followed by a kettle of boiling water. Can also use baking soda and white vinegar and boiling water.
25 DIY cleaning recipes for the whole house. So the next time you want to wipe down a mirror, just mix two parts vinegar to 1 tsp Borax, add 3 drops of lemon juice, empty and clean out your old squirt bottle with the last "easy" cleaner, fill it with your stinky concoction, and voila! You can clean up the mess with the comfort of knowing you wasted 10 minutes of your life with DIY Chemistry!
52 Totally Feasible Ways To Organize Your Entire Home - some SUPER good ideas here!
Take popsicle sticks and paint them the color of every wall in your house. Carry with you on the go to match furniture, curtains, decorations, etc.
Cut a shoe organizer in half and use it for bathroom stuff to have a clutterless counter. Flat iron, blow dryer, brushes, etc.
Adding sage to your campfire or firepit keeps mosquitos and bugs away...I'll have to remember this!
Hidden tricks to get your house sparkling in record time. I think every Pinterest trick is listed here!
Unscented dental floss can be used to cut cakes, cheeses and other soft foods perfectly.
Attach Undershelves in a Cabinet to Take Advantage of Vertical Space
MAGIC! "I've been doing this all over my carpet, it works on old stains, new stains-- basically EVERYTHING!"