Uses for Common Household Items - Alternative Uses for Household Items - Good Housekeeping
stickers on fruits and veggies tell you a lot. 4 numbers mean they were conventionally grown, 5 numbers starting with number 8 means they are genetically modified (GMO), and 5 numbers starting with 9 means they were organically grown (no pesticides or nasty GMOs)"
recipe to remove clothing stains (armpit, sunday shirts, food, etc) : 1 part dawn dishwashing liquid 2 parts hydrogen peroxide mix, pour on stains and scrub with a laundry brush. add baking soda for a little grit, and there you have it! after letting it sit a while, put it in the washer and wash as usual. ta-da!
Great idea to keep the paint from dripping on you and everything else! Cut a slit in a plastic lid and slide the paint brush handle first through it. For painting on ceilings or other high places to prevents drips
Comb as Nail Holder - Protect your fingers while hanging a picture.
Great Uses for Dryer Sheets 1. Use in your bathroom Makes bathroom mirrors and fixtures sparkle.Cuts right through bathtub scum. 2. Use to get sticky dust right off furniture, blinds and baseboards.3.Cleans up stove tops and greasy cabinets quickly. 4.Soak paint brushes with warm water and a dryer sheet. Watch the paint come right off. 5.Clean dead bugs off your car. 6.Wipes pet hair off furniture and clothing. 7 Keeps mosquitoes away.
Step-by-step to a shiny, clean stainless sink. I thought I knew how to clean a sink, but this has some good detail tips that I didn't know!
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!!!
How to clean that nasty stove vent filter!
my mom does this-Cleaning fruit - fill sink with water, add 1 C. vinegar, mix. Add all fruit and soak for 10 minutes. Water will be dirty and fruit will sparkle with no wax or dirty film. Great for Berries too--keeps them from molding. I do this with strawberries and they last for weeks!