For the Home
put 1/4 cup of baking soda in a bowl & add enough peroxide to make a paste. rub on with fingers or sponge. ceans EVERYTHING! (stove, oven, pans, stainless steel applicances, even the white handles of the refrig door)
Place a cotton ball in your melted wax and watch it get absorb before your eyes. after its absorbed throw away. Easy way to switch scents.
RE PURPOSED OLD TIRE INTO A OTTOMAN. Rope covered versions online, even inexpensive ones are pushing 500 or more. Make your own with bags of rope and super glue from your local hardware store. A plywood top and bottom are added to round out the look. You have to purchase the instructions, but for $2.99 this will be worth it when we finally get some space.
From tire to ottoman.
Make solar garden lights! Find a glass jar, paint the inside with Elmer glue tinted the color you want and then go to the DOLLAR TREE and buy a solar light. Wala! Outdoor lights for nearly nothing! |
Swarms of Mosquitoes on my patio led me to an old home remedy - Did you know that chopped up garlic makes mosquitoes disappear? I buy minced, dried garlic at local Fiesta grocery stores and sprinkle it around on my patio. I have to stand back as I am using it - mosquitoes will literally swarm out of your plants and bushes to get away from the smell. Works like a charm!! Going to try this next year.
twin bed turned porch swing! If I had this I would never leave it!
I love the wire baskets for storage in a small space!
Big island with breakfast area!
Are you kidding me! I've just been buying new ones....Dip the tip of an empty Swiffer Wetjet solution bottle into boiling water for about 10 seconds and the lid twists off (use a towel). Refill with your preferred cleaning solution at appropriate dilution! and re-cap. Genius. No need to pay for more fluid... way overpriced. genius
Dip the tip of an empty Swiffer Wetjet solution bottle into boiling water for about 10 seconds and the lid twists off (use a towel). Refill with your preferred cleaning solution at appropriate dilution! and re-cap. Genius. No need to pay for more fluid... way overpriced. genius
Wish I knew this sooner...... The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead. It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric.
Washing your washer. Another pinner said: Seriously easy, no wonder our clothes were not getting clean... after the second soak, the water was GROSS!!! -- pin now, look later
33 Meticulous Cleaning Tricks For The OCD Person Inside You - for all those little places. I NEEDED THIS!
Hang boots from pant hangers to keep them straight.
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