Use WD-40 to erase scuff marks on floors.
Paint Brush Holder - GREAT idea. Cut foam pipe insulation to fit sides of container... and cut slits in foam.
35 things i can't believe i didn't know!
How to Recondition and Re-Season Cast Iron Cookware
De-tarnish ALL your silver ALL at once... line your sink with aluminum foil, add 1/2 c table salt, 1/2 c. baking soda, fill with hot water, then dump in all your silver! Let sit for about 30 min. The tarnish all transfers to the foil! Thanks, Susan Branch!
Hinged canvas - this is such a ingeniously simple idea.
Creative Cards: When I catch a sale on Crayola watercolors or small packs of crayons, I’ve been stockpiling. And I attach one of them, unwrapped, to the birthday gift, and there’s the card.With permanent marker, I’ll throw on a “Happy Birthday to (whomever)” and “Love, (Maddy, Owen, or Cora)”, and that’s it. There you have it–our new take on birthday cards. I know that my kids could always use–and love–a new set of paints or a small pack of crayons, so I’m running on the assum...
Use a small item and write a note on it in lieu of a card (like a watercolor set, a chocolate bar, etc)
Wrap a gift with a pocket for holding the card
Another pinner says: How to get your dirty whites clean again... HOT HOT HOT water, 1 cap of laundry detergent, 1 cup powdered dish washer detergent, 1 cup bleach, 1/2 cup borax. Tell you what, you have to rewash it once to put softener in but it's the whitest you'll ever see your whites. If you omit the bleach it works great to get stains out of colors too (baby spit up is no longer a stain on OLD clothes)
A natural tick deterrent for human use, to try this year: 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle