Amazing Organic Weed Killer Spray. 1/2 gallon of Apple Cider Vinegar 1/4 c table salt 1/2 tsp Dawn liquid dish soap Mix and pour into a spray bottle Spray weeds thoroughly. It makes 1/2 gallon for around $6.40 It worked better than Round Up & killed the weeds on first application. The Dawn dish soap strips the weed of it's protective oils so the vinegar can work with deadly force. Safe to use a yard used by pets
One pinner said: 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!!
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. I love using vinegar to clean with but have always wondered how to make it smell better - can't wait to do this!
This is actually being pinned solely for the onion comments on the blog! Wow, I had no idea what healing powers raw onions had! "It is said that in times gone by people used to slice onions in half and set them around their homes whenever a sickness was sweeping through a town and the houses that used the onion in, no one got sick in. When my dad had shingles very severely, the only thing (and he tried EVERYTHING) that gave him some relief was rubbing a sliced onion on the shingles thems...
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!
Baking Soda Shampoo. I tried this today. It's AMAZING! I just mixed it in with my regular shampoo. My hair feels so light and has crazy volume. It removes all the product build up Wow! Also use baking soda and water as a face mask for 15 minutes to dry up oil in your pores.
Fill your bathroom with an everlasting, fresh aroma! Simply place a few drops of essential oil (I use Lemongrass scent) onto the cardboard tube of your toilet paper roll--your bathroom will smell amazing until the roll is complete and you begin again!
Don't cry over spilled nail polish. how to get nail polish out of clothes, carpets etc. I will be glad that I pinned this one day
Once a month, add a cup of Distilled White Vinegar and a cup of baking soda during the HOT cleaning cycle. pour them directly into the drum. Then, add about ½ cup of vinegar and ½ cup of baking soda into the detergent dispenser.
Advil Liqui-Gels = Zit Zapper: I hear makeup artists use this all the time on models backstage at fashion shows, says beauty guru Robin Coe-Hutshing. Open up an Advil gel cap and apply it right onto the pimple. It takes the swelling down right away. tried this the other day and it works like a charm.
Fewer than 25% of students know how to perform a "reasonably well-executed search" of web information. This inforgraphic shares a few essential Google search tips and tricks.
Tub Cleaner – vinegar and dish soap, no scrubbing! Heat 1/2C white vinegar in m’wave for 90 sec, pour int spray bottle. Add 1/2C BLUE Dawn dish soap. Shake gently to mix. Spray on surface, let it sit 1-2 hours. Just wipe it away then rinse with water. Should also take soap scum off shower doors.
Cleaning fruit - fill sink with water, add 1 C. vinegar, mix. Add all fruit and soak for 10 minutes. Water will be dirty and fruit will sparkle with no wax or dirty film. Great for Berries too--keeps them from molding. I do this with strawberries and they last for weeks!
A Quick Fix For Oily Hair . . . “Dry Clean” It! --homemade dry shampoo!? YES! **GOLDEN PIN**