Use rubbing alcohol in a spray bottle to kill bugs in your home instead of the toxic stuff in the can. Alcohol dries clean with no oily residue and is more effective than the bug sprays you'd buy in the store. Try it, you'll be amazed.
Cornmeal is the quickest and cheapest way to kill ants. It is safe for the environment, children and pets, and does not attract other pests. Pour little piles of cornmeal near the anthill, the ants will take it home to share. The cornmeal cannot be digested by the ants and they die. It may take a week or so to see the entire colony gone, but it works. (Try coffee grounds too)
Listerine as Mosquito Spray... I was at a deck party awhile back, and the bugs were having a ball biting everyone. A man at the party sprayed the lawn and deck floor with Listerine, and the little demons disappeared. The next year I filled a 4-ounce spray bottle and used it around my seat whenever I saw mosquitoes. And voila! That worked as well...worth a try...
Use HYDROGEN PEROXIDE to get rid of armpit stains, to clean cookie sheets, as a miracle cleaner in the kitchen and bathroom, and to make your own “oxi clean”… This stuff is amazingly versatile!
Magic Eraser uses... did you know you can cut a piece off and float it in your toilet overnight and voila! no more toilet ring! -clean window screens (even when they are still in the window) The website has a list of about 100 uses!
Don't throw away egg shells...
Epsom Salt ~Use in Place of: Houseplant food Vegetable fertilizer Rose plant food ~What You Need: 1 Tablespoon Epsom Salt 1 gallon water A watering can ~What You Do: 1. Combine the Epsom salt and water. 2. Use the solution to water your plants. 3. Repeat once a month. ~Why This Works: Epsom salt is made up of magnesium and sulfate – both vital plant nutrients. ~Some magnesium-loving plants to try it on: houseplants, roses, peppers, tomatoes and potatoes
Wow - These Uses Are Really Helpful! I love the one concerning soup.
•Improves complexion and retains glow •Moisturizes better and deeper •Soothes skin irritation and inflammation •Delays aging process •Lightens dark circles •Relieves dry and itching skin •Nourishes the skin. Makes it smooth and soft •Cures chapped lips and body rashes •Nourishes hair and smooths hair cuticles •Makes hair long, strong and thick •Massaging with almond oil adds shine to the hair
It is a natural remedy for heartburn, helps clear up skin conditions and acne, promotes digestion and will keep you regular, helps control weight, can help regulate blood sugar (as a type 1 diabetic this has made a huge difference for me), helps reduce sinus infections and sore throats and can help ease menstrual cramps. It is rich in enzymes and potassium.
Tons of uses for hydrogen peroxide. The list is full of tips. I had no idea for you could use this for so many things! So glad I saw this pin!!
It is a natural remedy for heartburn, helps clear up skin conditions and acne, promotes digestion and will keep you regular, helps control weight, can help regulate blood sugar, helps reduce sinus infections and sore throats and can help ease menstrual cramps. It is rich in enzymes and potassium.
Bounce- 1. It will chase ants away when you lay a sheet near them. It also repels mice. 2. Spread sheets around foundation areas, or in trailers, or cars that are sitting and it keeps mice from entering your vehicle. 3. It takes the odor out of books and photo albums that don't get opened too often. 4. It repels mosquitoes. Tie a sheet of Bounce through a belt loop when outdoors during mosquito season. 5. Eliminate static electricity from your television (or computer) screen. 6. Since...