For the Home
Terrific Idea to fix up that cinder block basement! - super cool! This idea might come in handy in the future.
10 habits of a clean home by @idreamofclean
Cleaning burnt pans, baking sheets, etc... great tip!
Don't cry over spilled nail polish. how to get nail polish out of clothes, carpets etc. I will be glad that I pinned this one day
Removing dents in wood with an iron and a wet cloth.
You had me at ants.....blue dawn dish liquid does some amazing things...like...Giant Bubbles; removes hair product build up; MANICURE SECRET; Repel Houseplant insects; CLEAN YOUR WINDOWS;Use it to bathe the dogs. It kills fleas on contact and is much cheaper than expensive dog shampoos. Ice pack; repel ants; UNCLOG TOILETS; Keep poision ivy from spreading; Shower floor cleaner and more....
sprinkle baking soda, wait 10 minutes, vacuum; mix 1 tbl dishsoap & 1tbl vinegar with 2c warm water, sponge onto carpet, blot until stain disappears; let dry
Vanilla Extract 101 - 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.
I'm really getting into these do-it-yourself-at-home solutions :)
7 SECRET HOME REMEDIES FOR WHEN YOUR CHILD IS SICK OR IN PAIN. 1. The B.R.A.T. for diarrhea. It stands for- Bananas, Rice, Applesauce, Toast 2. BLACK LICORICE will cure their constipation nine times out of ten! 3. The chemical reaction between baking soda and vinegar creates a cooling effect that will soothe your child’s minor burns. Just pour equal amounts of the ingredients into a bowl to bathe your child’s hand till the burning stops. 4. For an earache, use a hot pack big enough so they can lay their head down to relieve the “ache”! 5. For a headache, before you go for the drugs, like to try these three things: Give them a big drink of water. Rub their head/neck making sure to work out the knots. There is a pressure point between your thumb and pointer finger. 6. For teething take a wash cloth, wet the center with a little water, spread on a Tbl of apple sauce, roll it up, then freeze it. Babies love this b/c it’s sweet, chewy, & cold so it numbs their gums! 7. When their throat is killing them, make them “Grandmas Top Secret Lemon Honey Drink.” heat 1-cup water, add 1-Tbsp lemon juice, and 1&1/2-Tbsp honey!