Coffee Bar using IKEA's great hooks and rails***I want to do this!***
Good to remember: Lemon, rosemary and vanilla home deodorizer - let simmer all day, adding water when needed. Williams Sonoma store smell!
for camping- matches in a mason jar with a strikable lid made of sand paper.
good idea for storing hair elastics
A pool noodle in place of boot stands! So much cheaper and you can cut them to fit shorter boots.
Coat your stove top with car wax to make cleanup easier!
Make Houseplants Less Messy
To whiten whites: Fill a pot with water and a few slices of fresh lemon; bring the water to a boil. Turn off heat, add linens, and let soak for up to an hour; launder as usual. For extra brightening, spread them out in the sunlight to dry. sock, remove stains, laundry tips, natural cleaners, whiten white, cleaning tips, napkin, linen, lemon
how to whiten whites.
To reduce static cling, all you need is a safety pin! Pin a small safety pin to the seam of your slip and you will not have a clingy skirt or dress. Same thing works with slacks that cling when wearing panty hose. Place pin in seam of slacks and TA DA! … static is gone reduc static, stuff, clingi, safeti pin, static cling, clever, safety pins, diy, cling static
To reduce static cling, all you need is a safety pin! Pin a small safety pin to the seam of your slip and you will not have a clingy skirt or dress. Same thing works with slacks that cling when wearing panty hose. Place pin in seam of slacks and… static is gone. Worth a try!
Lemonade Kool-Aid as Dishwasher Cleaner Clean lime deposits and iron stains inside the dishwasher by pouring a packet of lemonade Kool-Aid (the only flavor that works) into the detergent cup and running the (empty) dishwasher. The citric acid in the mix wipes out stains; you don't have to. cup, household, koolaid, lime, clean dishwasher, cleaning tips, iron, stain, lemon
Lemonade Kool-Aid as Dishwasher Cleaner Clean lime deposits and iron stains inside the dishwasher by pouring a packet of lemonade Kool-Aid (the only flavor that works) into the detergent cup and running the (empty) dishwasher. The citric acid in the mix wipes out stains; you don't have to.
The best way to get rid of ants - place cucumber peelings where you have the little pests overnight. eco-friendly, child and pet friendly and you dispose of them the next day.
did you know that if you put a wooden spoon over a pot of boiling water, it won't boil over?!
Magnet as Tweezer Holder - Stop tweezers from going astray by installing a magnet on the inside of the medicine cabinet and they will always be at your fingertips.
rub faucet with waxed paper, water doesn't leave a mark anymore - I have got to try this!
With the down economy, many are facing tragedy; having to choose between feeding family and paying the mortgage. Simple money saving tips like reducing your family's energy consumption is not enough. Continuing to purchase the very expensive and non-eco-friendly chemical cleaners seems outlandish when you can use one miracle cleaner that costs less than a $1.00 per gallon: vinegar! cleanses, olive oils, bathtubs, vinegar uses, toilets, remove mold, clean windows, bowls, full strength
Vinegar uses: (1) Remove bacteria and pesticide residue from produce - Use 1 part vinegar to 3 parts water, wash produce thoroughly. (2) Clean windows and countertops - Use a 50% water and vinegar mixture to clean windows and countertops. (3) Remove shower and bathtub film - Use vinegar full strength on an old wash rag. (4) Toilet bowl stains - Use white distilled vinegar full strength with a scrubber. (5) Furniture polish - Use a 50% olive oil and vinegar mixture and polish furnitur...
Spring Clean your Mattress. Many of us probably never get around to cleaning our mattress often unless there's a mishap. Clean and deodorize your mattress while your linens are in the wash with a bit of baking soda and lavender essential oil. kitchen strainer, sprinkl, bed, bake soda, essential oils, bye bye, mattress, mason jars, spring cleaning
MATTRESS spring cleaning: pour about 1 cup of baking soda into a mason jar and drop in 4 drops of lavender essential oil. Put on the lid and shake up the jar. Using a kitchen strainer sprinkle the baking soda mixture all over the mattress and let it sit for an hour or more. Using the hose end of your vacuum and an upholstery attachment, thoroughly vacuum the mattress. Bye, bye dust mites and other nasty things. The baking soda helps draw up any moisture and deep dirtiness. It deodorizes and l...
dryer sheets to clean baseboards--not only cleans up, coats them to repel hair and dust
Use Car Wax on your vents to keep them dust free
Ice Proofing the Car Windows 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!
remove scratches in CD's/DVD's with kids toothpaste..worth a try
DIY Mosquito trap- good for about 2 weeks... then replace ingredients