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Recycling Christmas Lights - when you just need a couple to light up skull eyes.
Recycling Christmas Lights
Genius!! You could also do this with bras or other stuff you don't want to tumble around
Once a week for 20 minutes, sit in a hot bath that contains a handful of Epsom salts, 10 drops of lavender essential oil, and a half cup of baking soda. This combo draws out toxins, lowers stress-related hormones, and balances your pH levels. :)
How To Extract a Splinter : Lifehacks from 100 Years Ago. (this I gotta see!!)
How to Remove Acrylic Paint from Clothing (even after it dries!)
Must say I have NEVER cleaned it. Would explain the smaller and smaller cups I've been getting. Definitely doing this in the morning! How to clean your Keurig.
Most Important for Saving Lives: Drinking water at the correct time. Can save lives by drinking water. Dr. Jacky Chan, Loma Linda University researcher published could reduce heart attack risk and stroke risk 50% by drinking plain water. Plain water goes into the body differently than any other liquid. An article there as well. http://www.smarthealthtalk.com/10-smart-health-resolutions-6.html
Treat environmental allergies (pet/pollen/dust/etc) with a simple homemade cultured food! Say good bye to them without pharmaceuticals.
A few drops of eucalyptus or peppermint essential oil before "doing your business" works FAR better than air fresheners. (This might be my favorite handy tip ever.)
Here's how to mend holes in knits. I had no idea you should do it this way. Had I known this, I'd have lots of sweaters still
Detox bath...Pinner said " I just tried this. I currently have strep throat and thought this could help. Boy was I right not only did I sweat like crazy I could smell toxins leaving me (even a slight beer smell 😁) also loosened anything in my chest and relaxed my body. Definitely try!"DIY detox bath!
Guide to Fabric Care Symbols by The Soap and Detergent Association. (TG for this, because I never understand it.)
How did I not know this trick? Submerge wet nails in cold water for 3 minutes. The polish will dry completely, and it gets rid of any that got onto your skin!
The only SPOT REMOVER you may ever need ~ Mix one part Dawn dish washing liquid with two parts hydrogen peroxide; pour or spray it directly on the stain, and watch it disappear like MAGIC....will need to try this out
The single most effective way to get rid of a sunburn
Way cuter than my lines...
To avoid tangles when you travel, slip your necklace through a drinking straw. -um genius! have to try it!
Must remember this.... When you get your berries home, prepare a mixture of one part vinegar (white or apple cider) and ten parts water. Dump the berries into the mixture and swirl around. Drain, rinse if you want (though the mixture is so diluted you can't taste the vinegar,) and pop in the fridge. The vinegar kills any mold spores and other bacteria on the surface. Raspberries will last a week or more, and strawberries go almost two weeks without getting moldy and soft....IT'S LIKE MAGIC!!!
TIP: When you get your berries home, prepare a mixture of one part vinegar (white or apple cider) and ten parts water. Dump the berries into the mixture and swirl around. Drain, rinse if you want (though the mixture is so diluted you can't taste the vinegar,) and pop in the fridge. The vinegar kills any mold spores and other bacteria on the surface. Raspberries will last a week or more, and strawberries go almost two weeks without getting moldy and soft.
Spray the plant with Epsom salts (1 teaspoon dissolved in a spray bottle of warm water (about 4 cups). That gives the pepper plant a boost of magnesium that is required at flowering time to produce fruit. Spray them again 10 days later and in a few weeks, our expert friends report, you will have more peppers than you can eat.