Why didn't I think of that?
Wish i had known this before traumatizing my boy...how to remove a splinter without pain using baking soda. every mom needs to know this one.
Cinnamon in the Sandbox - It keeps the bugs away! Cinnamon repels ants.
homemade vicks shower disks If you are congested, pop one in the floor of your shower, let the steam do it's work! Not sold in stores anymore!!
remove furniture dents in carpet with ice cubes
to tame the bathroom counter mess - cut one large shoe organizer in half and use on each side of the cabinet. ( I can think of lots of places this would work ... inside the pantry door, in the laundry room, for kids accessories and toys. Clear plastic are best so you always see what you are looking for.
To tame the bathroom counter mess: cut one large shoe organizer in half and use on each side of the cabinet.
GENIUS! to put screw or nails in the right place, photocopy a template.
Use tape to measure distance between the two holes, then put the tape on the wall. Genius.
Rope lighting around the garden...inexpensive, waterproof-
Instead of using extra laundry detergent to pre-treat, instead we turn to our old school friend - white chalk. Simply rub onto greasy stains and the chalk powder will absorb the grease, making the stain easily removable by the laundry soap in the wash. It might sound silly, but it's worked wonders for everything from lipstick to bacon grease
Need to remember this ... so many clothes I thought were ruined... Chalk will remove grease stains from clothes. Simply rub the stain with chalk, then toss in the wash as normal.
DIY Watering Can>>>brilliant!
Cover your refrigerator shelf with Saran's Press and Seal Wrap....then when it gets dirty you just peel it off and apply a new piece!! BRILLIANT!
The best way to make hard-boiled eggs is in the oven! Place the eggs in a muffin tray so they do not move around, turn the oven to 350 degrees, pop in for about 25-30 minutes and put in ice water. Not only are they tastier, but they also are much easier to peel, and you can cook them while something else is in the oven
For anyone that may not know, the BEST way to make hard-boiled eggs is in the OVEN! Place the eggs in a muffin tray so they do not move around, turn the oven to 325 degrees, pop in for about 25-30 minutes and remove! Not only are they tastier, but they also are much easier to peel! Must try this.
Did you know that a teaspoon of honey (local - raw is best) and a 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon will usually knock out a cold within a day or two? Take twice a day for 3 days for best results. Both honey and cinnamon are antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal. Also knocks bladder/kidney infections, reduces sugar levels, blood pressure, acts as a pain reliever for arthritis. And much more!
what a great idea! such a time saver for birthday parties- scoop the ice cream into lined cupcake pans & put them in the freezer. then just pull them out when you cut the cake & serve!