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Five simple chores for kids that will actually help you a ton! My floors have never been cleaner - and the laundry tip changed our lives!

My Life and Kids

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how to clean an iron -take years of grime off your iron in as little as a couple of minutes! Just using vinegar and baking soda.

Thrifty and Chic - DIY Projects and Home Decor

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This is the holy grail of stain removal! 200+ STAIN FIXES from University of Illinois Extension.

wish I knew this years ago- Right after using the grill, unplug it and place a wet double-sheet of paper towel between the lid and the surface. The leftover heat causes the towel to steam and clean the grill. Wiping it dry with another paper towel is all that?s needed. I'm going to try with waffle iron.

Right after using the grill, unplug it and place a wet double-sheet of paper towel between the lid and the surface. The leftover heat causes the towel to steam and clean the grill. Wiping it dry with another paper towel is all that’s needed. I'm going to try this on my quesadilla maker...

Cleaning is really about how you set up your house:....there are some really great ideas here.

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!! Going to try this next year.

It's The Little Moments: Did You Know? Resolve Carpet Cleaner cleans grout lines.

2 part hydrogen peroxide to 1 part Dawn (original blue) will take the stains out of almost ANYTHING...even if theyre old stains! // Mix in a spray bottle and use as a stain remover spray- Need to try this!

Pinner said: This is how i made my baby wipes 12 years ago and thought i was the only one making cleaning wipes too. ---video how to make-bleach wipes,baby wipes, glass wipes, and hand sanitizing wipes. each batch costs about 75 cents to make.

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!

De-germ your house with your dishwasher: List of what you can put in the dishwasher and the steps to doing it safely.

blue dawn dish liquid does some amazing things...like...Giant Bubbles; removes hair product build up; MANICURE SECRET; Repel Houseplant insects; CLEAN YOUR WINDOWS;Use it to bathe the dogs. It kills fleas on contact and is much cheaper than expensive dog shampoos. Ice pack; repel ants; UNCLOG TOILETS; Keep poision ivy from spreading; Shower floor cleaner and more....

"Every single person I know who either owns or does laundry for someone who wears white undershirts needs to be aware of this. It's going to save us all a bazillion dollars." I need to try this.

Sarah Lentz: "Ok, I just tried this and it seriously did work. I did it twice on a burner that's had scorch marks for a year or more and they're gone! For anyone as OCD about cleaning as I am, this is a must! I would be prepared to do it at least twice, more if you've got bad burns. This really works!!!"

how to get Kool-Aid and other colorful stains out of carpet. I'll be glad I pinned this later

How to clean your garbage disposal. Start by running hot water through your garbage disposal for a minute. Pour about 1/4 c. baking soda into the drain. Flip the garbage disposal on for 2 seconds, just to whirl the baking soda inside, and then leave it alone for 10-15 minutes. Follow with 1 c. of vinegar. Watch the bubbles erupt out of your drain. (Yay!) Rinse through one last time with very hot water and run your garbage disposal for 5 seconds.

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