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Good to know - Lowe’s has 3-inch “multi-purpose foam pads” that are usually used as foam beds for camping: $19 dollars each. Perfect for the top of crates turned into a bench or for a window seat...

im going to need this later - how to get flare jeans to fit into boots

Use silica gel packets to keep pumpkins/gourds from molding. Wow, the things I learn on pinterest.

Use-Your-Noodle! Line dry flat items without creases

Clean Hardwood Floors Use boiling water and two teabags to clean hardwood floors. The tannic acid in tea creates a beautiful shine for hardwood floors. Let two teabags steep in the boiling water for a few minutes. Pour the tea into a bucket. Take a soft cloth and wring it out in the tea. The cloth merely needs to be damp, not soaked. This will enable the floor to dry quickly. Wash the floor and be ready to be amazed by the sheen... and no sticky or oily residue

Goo Gone DIY - made of Borax and vegetable oil. Just pour a small amount of oil onto the sticker and then rub in a very small amount of Borax. The Borax acts as the mild abrasive to clean the spot, and the oil does a great job of lifting the label off of the object.

DIY Goo Gone-2 ingredients (definitely in your pantry)....get all that GOO off on the cheap!

How to remove permanent marker from everything - How to remove permanent marker from everything! Clothes –hand sanitizer Walls –toothpaste or hairspray* Carpet –white vinegar Wood –rubbing alcohol *don’t scrub too hard with hairspray, you don’t want to remove the paint!

To get balloon to hang upside down... put a marble in the balloon before you blow it up.

†♥ ✞ ♥† Negative calories because they burn more calories during digestion than they have in them. awesome. †♥ ✞ ♥†

pinner says: Mix together 1/4 cup of canola/olive oil and 3/4 cup vinegar to repair damaged wood. Dip a rag in it and simply swipe. The after shot of this is amazing!

Windex gets nail polish out of carpet? no idea if it works but going to try it now...

Removing Nail Polish from Tile Grout and Carpet

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Instantly hang a second panel behind existing curtains using a bungee cord!

ALL GIRLS SHOULD READ! IT WILL ONLY TAKE 5 MINUTES. A group of rapists and attackers in prison were interviewed on what they look for in a potential victim. The article also gives a number of interesting facts.

If you want to keep cookies fresh and soft, use this trick.  Store them in an airtight container with a slice of bread. This really works - a coworker in NJ taught me this :)

A pinner says...I have actually tried this with all 3 of my children and it does work. SOOOO SMART!!!!! Use Vicks Vapor Rub and socks. Even the worst cough can be stopped within 5-15 minutes, and lasts hours. Just apply the vapor rub generously to the bottom of your (or child's) feet, and cover with socks. works 100% of the time, and has been proven to work better than prescription drugs!

spring loaded drawer dividers. I need these!!!

Make your own lunchbox icepacks from dollar store sponges soaked in water and put in ziplock bag. When they thaw, the sponge absorbs the water. I completely forgot about this handy trick!

The Rubber Band Trick - If you need to remove a nail, criss-cross a couple of rubber bands over the top of the hammer before using the hammer's claw. The rubber bands will protect the surface that you're removing the nail from.

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!

Large Ice cubes for pitchers. Must remember this for next summer.