How to clean and disinfect your wood cutting board.
Once a week for 20 minutes, sit in a hot bath that contains a handful of Epsom salts, 10 drops of lavender essential oil, and a half cup of baking soda. This combo draws out toxins, lowers stress-related hormones, and balances your pH levels.
Paint might be the easiest way to make over a room, but many tenants or past residents don't take the time to remove the hardware from their doors and windows before doing so. If you're looking to strip all those years of color choices, here's a way to do it without chemicals and without lifting a finger.
If you're looking to strip all those years of color choices off hardware here's a way to do it without chemicals and without lifting a finger. ~ might come in handy one day
washing pillows (how to make yellow pillows white again...Martha Stewart)
Very cool: "Last winter, when I visited my sister who lived in Italy their showerheads had fresh sprigs of Eucalyptus casually tied on. When you took a hot bath or shower, the steam made the fragrance amazing."
Really? Keep wasps and bees away this summer. Put about 10 cloves in 1/2 a lemon and set out. They do not like the scent.
..spritzer for your lemons and limes...cool! | Quirky Products
Homemade Swimmers ear drops...recipe provided to me by my childrens' pediatrician. Alcohol dries out the ear and vinegar kills bacteria. It works!
Good to know...Watermelon Picking Tips: Pick a dull looking watermelon. A shiny appearance indicates an under ripe melon. The creamy spot on the melon is where it was resting on the ground. It should be a yellowish creamy color. The darker the color of the creamy spot, the longer it was on the vine sweetening up. If it is white (or not even there), put it back, because this indicates an under ripe melon.
GOOD TO KNOW! Tick Removal: A nurse discovered a safe, easy way to remove ticks where they automatically withdraw themselves when you follow her simple instructions. "I had a pediatrician tell me what she believes is the best way to remove a tick. "Apply a glob of liquid soap to a cotton ball. Cover the tickwith the soap-soaked cotton ball and swab it for a few seconds (15-20); the tick will come out on its own and be stuck to the cotton ball when you lift it away. Please pass on.
Natural fly repellant with essential oils, great tip for garden parties
How To Easily Wash 20 Pounds of Potatoes : throw them in the top shelf of the dishwasher; set on the quick rinse cycle and let your dishwasher clean the potatoes... great idea