Clever first world solutions
It s unlikely that coffee or tea is growing in your garden, so after you finish that cup, put the grounds to work with these clever ideas.
just used this method to clean a stubborn stain on my carpet that has been steam cleaned and spot cleaned multiple times. I can't believe how much dirt my white cloth came up with!!! Wish I would have taken my own before and after pics. It took all of 20 minutes and that inludes the 10 minutes for the baking soda to sit and time to mix the solution!!
magical carpet cleaner
Magnetic Ironing Mat, turns your washer/dryer into an ironing board, then folds up after. Space saving item! $9.99 on Amazon.
DIY Toilet Cleaning Bombs - Deodorize & Kill Bacteria! Just Drop One in the Bowl; It's simply baking soda, citric acid and essential oils. Sounds easy enough to make a couple of dozen...#diy
Pinner said, "Last winter, when I visited my sister who lived in Italy (I know, lucky!) their showerheads had fresh sprigs of Eucalyptus casually tied on. When you took a hot bath or shower, the steam made the fragrance amazing..."
Tutorial for interior car cleaning from a detailer.
Swarms of Mosquitoes on my patio led me to an old home remedy - Did you know that chopped up garlic makes mosquitoes disappear? I buy minced, dried garlic at local Fiesta grocery stores and sprinkle it around on my patio. I have to stand back as I am using it - mosquitoes will literally swarm out of your plants and bushes to get away from the smell. Works like a charm!!
This is a surprisingly easy task, so anyone with a garage, sunroom, basement or porch with a concrete floor should seriously consider this super simple process. Can use Behr Semi-Transparent Concrete Stain in “Tuscan Gold” from Home Depot to give unfinished looking concrete floors a warm wash of honey-gold color.
Soak paper towels in vinegar and wrap around faucets. wait an hour and wipe off. Cleaning power of Vinegar!
Useful Tips for Household Products
How to use vinegar to make your old towels soft and fluffy again. Tons of other great vinegar cleaning tips in this post, too!
Every single person I know who either owns or does laundry for someone who wears white undershirts needs to be aware of this. It's going to save us all a bazillion dollars.
How to declutter one day at a time from My Simpler Life