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Homemade ice pack-really works, used it with Cierra
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.
How to Descale & Clean Your Keurig Brewer: Fill external reservoir with white vinegar. Run 4 large cups through the Keurig, disposing of the hot vinegar each time. Be sure "auto off" is disengaged, and kept hot vinegar stay in Keurig 4 hours to overnight. Flush out vinegar by running fresh water through--Keurig instructions say to run at least 12 large cups of fresh water at the end to flush out all cleaning solution.
"I tell all my patients this at physical therapy! Homemade Ice packs: 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water, gets really cold, but never hardens so you can manipulate it. every athlete (or mom) should pin this!"
Place pillows in the dryer with a "couple of tennis balls to help get them back to their “fluff stage” and kill germs with the high heat.
Wash your towels in hot water with a cup of vinegar, and then run again in hot water with a half-cup of baking soda. That will strip your towels from all of that residue and mildew smell and will actually leave them feeling fluffy and smelling fresh. (Do not add laundry detergent to either wash. Just once with vinegar and once with baking soda.) good to know for the future.
glue + glitter + clear nail polish = smart and sassy key!
store matches in mason jar, add a piece of sand paper in the cap on which to strike the matches.
How to clean and descale your Keurig! Quick AND easy!! Need to remember this
How to get white nails -- make a paste using 1 tbsp peroxide and 2 1/4 tbsp baking soda. Let this paste sit on your nails for 5 minutes and voila! White nails! No more left over nail polish!
How to get rid of ants for good.
Use tape to measure distance between the two holes, then put the tape on the wall.
Slice the foam in half, wreath will lay better against the door and bonus! - now you can make 2 wreaths. Smart!
Hot glue bath tub toy holes. No more mold.
upside down command hook. How to hang a Wreath on a cabinet door. This is an awesome idea!
Pour water on top of lemons and freeze - perfect way to refresh pitchers of water
Use baking soda and vinegar to fix funky towels. Over time, and with many washes, your bath towels will build up detergent and fabric softener residue, leaving them both unable to absorb as much water and smelling kinda funky when they do. Rather than give Target another lump sum, run them through the wash once with hot water and a cup of vinegar, then again with hot water and a half-cup of baking soda, as wikiHow suggests. That strips the residue from them, leaves them smelling fairly fresh...
How to clean the hair spray and gunk off your hair straightener (and curling iron too) The “recipe”: I put about 1/4 cup of baking soda in a small glass bowl and squirt in hydrogen peroxide until it makes a nice paste. Then I rub it on the offending dirt/stain/grease…whatever! I usually just use my fingers…but I also use a small sponge at times as well.
old pants hangers to chip clips.
Buttons to Hair Ties . . . how cute!
Showerhead Cleaner -1/3 cup baking soda -1 cup white vinegar -1 plastic bag -1 large bag twisty tie Let sit several hours or overnight.