Hidden tricks to get your house sparkling in record time. I think every Pinterest trick is listed here!
Surprising Cleaning New Uses - Real Simple
:3-4 drops of Dawn, 4 T. of Baking Soda, 5 T. of Vinegar, Juice of a lemon or lime. (Pour in vinegar SLOWLY!) Wipe paste onto the surfaces in the oven. Let it set for a couple of hours. Wipe out with a sponge or warm cloth.
Non Toxic Oven Cleaning Using Easy Ingredients
How Many of These Have You Done? I've done most of these... Jeff Balke's Houston Bucket List includes visiting some tourist attractions and some things that are only well known to those of us who live in my Montrose neighborhood. (I'm hoping he's having fun with the LGBT community, not being hateful. My gay neighbors are not a tourist attraction.) Still, there are some good ideas here.
Houston 100 bucket list.
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School year papers & memorabilia organization
Use a mixture of vinegar and cold water to scrub water stains off of leather. | 25 Ingenious Clothing Hacks Everyone Should Know
How to Clean Pillows. Good to know! I do this every other month, but I also wash my pillows on the hottest setting with a cup of bleach. Always does the trick. This way, you don't have to do the "smell" check! I also like my pillows to smell fresh, so I add fabric softener to the washer and dry with a sheet. Also helps get rid of static in your hair on those dry winter months!
How to Clean Pillows
Once a month, add a cup of Distilled White Vinegar and a cup of baking soda during the HOT cleaning cycle. pour them directly into the drum. Then, add about ½ cup of vinegar and ½ cup of baking soda into the detergent dispenser.
washing pillows - should do TWICE A YEAR! (+ how to make yellow pillows white again...Martha Stewart)
Wrap a gift with a pocket for holding the card.
Put a power strip in the top drawer of your nightstand to charge/organize/hide your electronics.