Tips & Tricks
How to store fresh produce - From A to Zucchini. (And a handy printable.)
How to clean the glass on your oven door in minutes! I'll have to remember this
This is the magic recipe the ladies from the Garden Club gave me. If you run into some antique linens and want to make them look like new, here's your recipe.
how to store fruits and vegetables so they won't rot... Example - Celery: wrap it in tin foil - will stay crisp in the fridge for weeks.
I like all of these EXCEPT for going to bed hungry. I will debate that to the Nth degree. You should NEVER feel hungry.. especially at bedtime. your body goes into starvation mode and your metabolism plummets! Just for the record, I happen to be certified personal trainer as well as a nurse. My advice, eat a complex carb..apple... right before bed.
The Skinny Rules
how to remove old grease stains that have already been through the dryer
Such a cool tool! Attach any picture and it will give you the paint chip colors. I added it to my toolbar. @Kara Priday you will love this too! #color
Hate scraping off ice! With 2/3 Vinegar & 1/3 water! Just spray on windows and ice will melt away! Totally making a bottle of this for this winter!
Good for ouches and booboos or the lunchbox! Make your own lunchbox icepacks from dollar store sponges soaked in water and put in ziplock bag. When they thaw, the sponge absorbs the water. I completely forgot about this handy trick!
DRYER SHEETS: cuts your bathroom cleaning time in half - makes mirrors & bath fixtures sparkle and cuts right through soap scum on bathtub.Use to get sticky dust right off of furniture, blinds and baseboards. Cleans up cooktops and greasy cupboards quickly. Soak paintbrushes in warm water with a dryer sheet and watch the paint come right off. Clean dead, icky bugs from the car. Wipe pet hair off of clothes and furniture. Run over thread before sewing to keep tangles away. Keeps mosquitoes off.
Amazing Grout Cleaner. 7 c water, 1/2 c baking soda, 1/3 c ammonia, 1/4 c vinegar. Spray on, scrub, wipe off.
Great tips, haven't seen them anywhere else before.
Put your phone in a glass to make the music loud enough to fill the room. Interesting~~.
The chemistry of Cast Iron & how to season it properly
Wood Butter...a recipe for your wooden utensils, cutting board, and bowls! Make your own and shine that wood!
Use boiling water and two teabags to clean hardwood floors. The tannic acid in tea creates a beautiful shine for hardwood floors. Let two teabags steep in the boiling water for a few minutes. Pour the tea into a bucket. Take a soft cloth and wring it out in the tea. The cloth merely needs to be damp, not soaked. This will enable the floor to dry quickly. Wash the floor and be ready to be amazed by the sheen.
Use boiling water and two teabags to clean hardwood floors. The tannic acid in tea creates a beautiful shine. Let two teabags steep in the boiling water for a few minutes. Pour the tea into a bucket. Take a soft cloth and wring it out in the tea. The cloth merely needs to be damp, not soaked. This will enable the floor to dry quickly. Wash the floor and be ready to be amazed by the sheen... and no sticky or oily residue! So cool, must try!
Make your own cooking spray -- without the nasty additives! One part olive oil to five parts water. Shake before each use! SIMPLE!