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Common household products for everyday ailments!

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HOW TO KEEP YOUR FOOD DRY IN A COOLER WHILE CAMPING Genius !!! Place ice and cans at the bottom of the cooler. Place cooling racks on top of the cans. Now you have a nice dry shelf to place food on. - Outdoor Ideas

This conditioner hack also works with jeans

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Use Magazine holder to store things upright (Cutting Boards, and Plastic Wrap/Aluminum Foil/ Parchment Paper)

DIY: $1 Hat Organizer

DID YOU HEAR THAT MOM?

$1 shower caddy for when kids have to eat in the car. Good for car trips. This is genius

Homemade wasp trap. Finally found this again! Putting this on the balcony!

Remembering this when i paint my new house -- To get rid of paint fumes... add a tablespoon of vanilla extract to a gallon of paint, mix well. It does not effect paint color! And makes the whole room smell like vanilla when you're done! Need this now!!!

Outlets hidden under cabinets so they don't mess up the backsplash

use 2 coat hooks to hang an ironing board

If you're camping...Rub petroleum jelly over a bunch of cotton balls...then store in ziplock bag..Then when your ready to make a fire pull a few cotton strands out then place under your wood then light your cotton ball..instant fire starter ----- Good to know for fire pits too! :)

so smart!!! Toothpaste Dots for camping. Lay out foil sheet or parchment and make rows of dollops of toothPASTE. Allow to dry for 2-4 days. Sprinkle baking soda on top to keep from sticking. Repackage in small bags. To use simple pop one dot in your mouth, chew, then add a small amount of water in your mouth and start brushing. This tip reduces weight in your pack. could also work for travel in general.

I want to do this!!! Folgers has come up with a way to recycle their coffee cans. They even provide several templets to choose from. First, soak in a vinegar and water solution to get rid of the coffee smell.

Why don't I already do this? Put User Manuals in a 3 ring binder with their receipts.

Sore throat or strep? Mix a little Listerine with a little Peroxide and gargle several times daily until throat symptoms go away. It kills the bacteria. Try this remedy in place of a doc visit and/or anti-biotics. It really WORKS!!

How sweet and convenient!

Moving? Pack your plates with foam disposable plates between them! Sooo much easier than wrapping each one in yucky newspaper!

Good to know when camping: Cotton swabs dipped in wax become instant campfire starters. Lightweight. Great for backpackers.

Just arrange your clothes on hanging Shelves To Go and drop them into your suitcase. When you arrive at your hotel, just hang them in the closet. No need to unpack...stop the madness..

Keep one in the shower filled with a mixture of half vinegar and half Dawn dishsoap. Use it to wipe down the shower while you are in there and your shower will always be clean. Must try this!

Vanilla Extract Clean the microwave and leave it smelling sweet with this household trick! Mix 2 cups of water and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract in a microwave-safe container, and zap it on high for five minutes. When it's done, remove the container and wipe down the interior of the oven. Any gunk should slide right off.