Tips and Tricks
When serving a crowd, cut a circle in the center (place a small bowl on the cake and trace around it). Then cut the outer ring into slices. You'll have nice square pieces that fit on a plate, instead of long wedges that drop off the edge. You can cut the small round middle into pieces too!
When you paint a room, put some extra paint in a jar* and keep it handy for quick touch-ups. pinner said *I did this Aug. 2011 - don't use a baby food jar - use a peanut butter jar that has a PLASTIC lid or it will rust - that was a tip from my painter - it's all stored in a cabinet in the house - just take it out and shake well and use a q-tip for quick touch ups. This has got to be one of the best things I've ever pinned!!!!
Did you ever wonder how to do some of those special characters like ♥ and ♫ ? Well, here you are! All in one printable list
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cleaning oil stains on your driveway. Good to know
Trash-can lids still pose a problem that PM tried to solve in December 1946, when we suggested mounting two discarded doorknobs on each face of the garbage-can lid. The knobs act both as a handle and a hanger. Grab the knob on top to remove the lid, and use the knob on the underside to hook it over the can's edge. This leaves both hands free to deal with trash.
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Skip the million plastic bags. Fits into shopping cart lift right out into the trunk...I love this idea!
Oh do the kids ruin DVD's! Other pinner says: I just did this and it WORKS! Not once did it skip!!! And it was a bad DVD before hand.
Softest, Silkiest Legs ever! I mixed this in a mason jar and keep on my bathtub windowsill. Amazing!
Genius! Spray PAM on wet nails, wipe it off, they're completely dry! No flippin way!
Wedding-day white teeth! My dentist actually told me about this. Use a little toothpaste, mix in one teaspoon baking soda plus one teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide, half a teaspoon water. Thoroughly mix then brush your teeth for two minutes. Remember to do it once a week until you have reached the results you want. Once your teeth are good and white, limit yourself to using the whitening treatment once every month or two.
Outdoor use. flies HATE pine-sol. Mix it with water, about 50/50 and put it in a spray bottle. Use to wipe counters or spray on the porch and patio table and furniture Drive them away! FINALLY!AWESOME..
Lavender Water. Spray it on bed linens after you do laundry, spray it in bathrooms, anywhere. Lovely!
Turn a muffin pan into a craft caddy. Magnets hold the plastic cups down to make them tip-resistant.
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. And voila! That worked as well."
Listerine as Mosquito Spray: 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...
Make these quick to-go baggies for every need! Car games! Boo boos! waiting rooms!
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You can use Febreeze 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.
How to paint a perfect line-this is brilliant! THIS needs to be printed on the paint can