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To teach manners at the table! Any time someone at the table does something bad (burp, reach across the table, get up from the table, etc.) They get the pig. Whoever is the last one with the pig has to clear the whole table.
Sandwich Art: A Mom's Awesome School Lunch Project
Chill wine in a flash with a linen dishtowel. Wet the towel and then wring it out. Wrap it around the bottle and toss it in the fridge for 30 minutes. Have even less time than that? Toss it in the freezer for 15 minutes.
Make ice packs from a kitchen sponge... Soak sponges in water and then freeze them in zip-top bags. As the water melts, the sponge reabsorbs it and holds it safely inside.
store matches in mason jar, add a piece of sand paper in the cap on which to strike the matches
One pinner says: This is how i made my baby wipes 12 years ago and thought i was the only one making cleaning wipes too. ---video how to make-bleach wipes,baby wipes, glass wipes, and hand sanitizing wipes. each batch costs about 75 cents to make.
Soak a hand towel in fabric softener. Squeeze out any remaining drops from the towel. Hang it over a chair (or outside on a clothes line) to dry. My house smelled super clean for the three days while this towel was drying completely. Yes, it took three days! You must make sure it dries completely! After the towel dries you just throw it in your dryer along with clothes and use it as a dryer sheet for 40-50 loads before soaking again.
Soak a hand towel in fabric softener. Squeeze out any remaining drops from the towel. Hang it over a chair (or outside on a clothes line) to dry. After the towel dries completely, throw it in your dryer along with clothes and use it as a dryer sheet for 40-50 loads before soaking again.
Elf donuts--actually cheerios, to leave with Santa's cookies. So cute.
Cheap Garbage Disposal Cleaner/Deodorizer Slice lemons, put in ice cube trays and cover with vinegar. Freeze. Store in a ziplock bag. Pop one of these little cubes in the garbage disposal and grind away!
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.