NEW BAKING TRICK: When you need softened butter - grate the butter while it is still hard, then mix with other ingredients as normal. It will soften quickly and perfectly and give an even dispersal of butter throughout the dough.
Tick Removal Read this, it could save you from some major problems. This is great because it works in those places where it is sometimes difficult to come up with tweezers. Apply a dollop of liquid soap to a cotton ball. Cover the tick with the soap-soaked cotton ball and dab it a few seconds (15-20), the tick will spontaneously detach themselves and stick to the cotton when you take away the prop. This technique has worked every time. Pass this on to anyone who needs this handy tip.
Hide money in a chapstick when you're going to unsafe areas or traveling.
Tree Stump Removal - Get rid of tree stumps by drilling holes in the stump and filling them with 100% Epsom salt. Follow with water, and wait. Live stumps may take as long as a month to decay, and start to decompose all by themselves.
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