mason jar candle. So easy to make! Got twine from the dollar store,wrapped it around the top, filled with epsom salts spiked witha generous dose of Lavendar oil, and put in a candle! So easy and so cute! I didn't add any vintage key or other decor but I will hit up the antique and thrift stores and I can always add it on! So happy with this!
Use Epsom salt as filler. It looks like a candle sitting in snow in the winter.
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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.
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Homemade carpet powder , also a reader wrote:According to a friend, 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.
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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. I love using vinegar to clean.
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Soak a paper towel in vinegar and wrap around sink fixtures for about an hour to remove hard water stains.
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Hopefully this will help keep fruit and veggies from going bad too early. Smart things here. I have practiced many of these most of my life. I will add Tomatoes. I do not refrigerate them ever. I have a hanging basket in the kitchen for my tomatoes and if I cut it I eat the entire tomato then and there. They act of chilling a whole or cut tomato sucks the flavor away immediately.
Fruits and Veggies
When buying fruit and veggies, always soak them in a 1:4 ratio of vinegar and water to help remove toxins and pesticides - even organic! Leave them soaking for up to an hour, longer with nonorganic apples. At the end of the bath, sometimes you can even see cloudy like stuff in the water from the skins and waxes, and dirt on the bottom. Works awesome! Once I did this to blackberries and they were good for 3 WEEKS! That's unheard of with berries & water. The vinegar is KEY :)
Good to know for veggie cleaning: When buying fruit and veggies, always soak them in a 1:4 ratio of vinegar and water to help remove toxins and pesticides. Leave them soaking for up to an hour, longer with nonorganic apples.
Have you ever wondered How to Clean Your Brush to make it look like new? Well here are some tips on How to Clean Your Brush that give great results!
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This really works...best schedule I've seen to a clean house
I tried my pinned iron cleaning solutions and none of them worked thoroughly. And then I tried something I had under my kitchen cabinet -- it worked PERFECTLY!
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Use Pledge to Clean Your Stainless Steel Appliances - works better than any other cleaner! pinner says; "I know some guys that use Pledge as a waterless way to wash their trucks. works really well."
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I have tried it and it works
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