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Adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away.

Keep Home Simple: How to Clean Dirty Blinds...I HATE cleaning blinds!

Been doing this exact "bill paying system" right after we got married 20 years ago! Still use the same system! The Absolute Easiest Way To Track, Pay & Organize Your Household Bills- PIN NOW READ LATER!

Easy Upholstery Stain Remover. 1 cup Dawn blue dish soap 1 cup white vinegar 1 cup club soda A heavy duty spray bottle A scrub brush

DUH!!!!! Why didn't I think of that?! Put aluminum foil in a bowl, pour the grease in. When it hardens, roll up the foil and throw it out!

Ink Cartridge Low? Not true... this totally works, my printer stopped printing, saying there was no ink, I reset the cartridge and then printed 50 more documents and the ink still hasn't run out!!! good.

1/8 Cup of fabric softener (I used Downy April Fresh) 2 tablespoons Baking Soda Hot tap water Spray bottle (I used my empty 27 oz. Febreze bottle) combine all in bottle, shake well and use! AWESOME!

Magic Eraser uses... did you know you can cut a piece off and float it in your toilet overnight and voila! no more toilet ring! -clean window screens (even when they are still in the window) The website has a list of about 100 uses!

How to clean water and snow marks on your ugg boots... or suede. pin now read when needed

Throw up carpet cleaner. Every mother and pet owner needs this. (One of those you hope not to ever need, but you know you will...) I'll be glad I pinned this one day...

Mosquito spray...Pinner says "I was at a deck party awhile back, and the bugs were having a ball biting everyone. a man at the party sprayed the lawn and deck floor with listerine, and the little demons disappeared. the next year i filled a 4-ounce spray bottle and used it around my seat whenever i saw mosquitoes."

Just remove the wrap and fill with whatever needs stored. From sugar to goldfish this works great. Spout is perfect for pouring and the lids easily screw off! Genius!

One Pinner said: Repining because I just tried this. I currently have strep throat and thought this could help. Boy was I right not only did I sweat like crazy I could smell toxins leaving me (even a slight beer smell 😁) also loosened anything in my chest and relaxed my body. Detox bath

Homemade Carpet Powder. I think I'm going to try this! Some comments mentioned If you add a cup of borax to this mixture it will kill any bugs that may be in your carpet! (fleas, etc!)Another said:I use nutmeg or clove ground with baking soda, and everyone can't find why my house smells so inviting and homey

You can use Air Freshener to clean a dry erase board that just won't erase (because the ink is very dried on) . Spray the board and wipe, it also helps "recondition" old dry erase boards.

DIY pretty cupcake liners for birthday parties

Pinner says: Mosquito Spray...I was at a deck party awhile back, and the bugs were having a ball biting everyone. A man at the party sprayed the lawn and deck floor with Listerine, and the little demons disappeared. The next year I filled a 4-ounce spray bottle and used it around my seat whenever I saw mosquitoes. And voila! That worked as well...worth a try...

How to Remove Mildew Smell from Towels- Good to know.

I have wasted countless gallon ziplock bags when traveling - just unscrew the lids and put some plastic wrap over the opening then screw the lid back on for a much easier spill solution!