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ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe:  ¼ cup white vinegar   1 tablespoon liquid dish soap   ¼ cup baking soda   2 gallons tap water, very warm.) Done this, works super well and leaves everything smelling amazing.

Floor Grease Cutter Cleaner Recipe - Genius Kitchen

HEAVY DUTY FLOOR CLEANER RECIPE ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: ¼ cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap ¼ cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water, very warm.) It leaves everything smelling amazing.

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.

Put newspaper over the dirt pages thick & then cover it with mulch. The newspaper will prevent any grass & weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass & weed seeds that had been pres

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How to save lots of money on small batteries

Hmmm, is this for real? How to save lots of money on watch/calculator batteries

Lemon to remove hard water stains

Scrub your tub faucet with a lemon and it will shine like new! This and other natural cleaning wonders. Scrub your tub faucet with a lemon and it will shine like new! This and other natural cleaning wonders.

Every couple of months sprinkle a mixture of baking soda and a tablespoon of your favorite fabric softener over your mattress, let it sit for an hour, and then vacuum it up. Gets rid of dust mites and freshens up the mattress. Keep that same mixture in a small mason jar with holes poked in the top in your linen or clothes closet to keep it smelling fresh! Many Baking Soda Tips!!!

Surprising Uses for Baking Soda That Have Nothing To Do With Baking

mix baking soda and a tablespoon of your favorite fabric softener, Keep that mixture in a small mason jar with holes poked in the top in your linen or clothes closet to keep it smelling fresh!

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.

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. You can also fluff your down comforter in the dryer with tennis balls - but I wouldn't use high heat.

Wash towels in 1 Cup of vinegar on hot, then again with 1/2 cup of baking soda on hot. They will smell 10 times better...you don't realize how musty and gross they smell over time!

Strip towels of detergent buildup and that icky musty smell they get after a while.make them smell brand new. Wash towels in hot water with one cup distilled white vinegar. Wash towels again in hot water with cup baking soda. Run through dryer

DIY Nonstick Cooking Spray

Cut Fat, Calories and Your Grocery Bill! Make Your Own Cooking Spray

DIY cooking spray: Homemade Cooking Spray by Natures Nurture 1 part olive oil (or your choice of oil), 5 parts water, 1 misting spray bottle. Mix in your spray bottle: oil & water. Shake well and you’re done. Store in a cool, dark place.

EarthTainer

EarthTainer - Turn Storage Containers into Self Watering Tomato Planters. This method allows above ground growth, with exact water needs, and for late growth regions it accelerates growing season.

Candle Jars as Nail Polish Display - This would also be good for cotton balls and cotton swabs (if they fit)!

Candle Jars as Nail Polish Display or probably could use this for different types of storage. Perfect, since I never know what to do with empty candle jars!

A cuff from a discarded dress or shirt! Brilliant!

Iron Cord Cuffs, diy - no sew from an old dress shirt. I think there are more than one cord that I could do this with. How Brilliant - Cut a cuff of a old dress shirt

Use an egg slicer for strawberries!

Summertime New Uses for Old Things

Oh man, this is genius. Slicing strawberries or mushrooms with an egg slicer. So simple. Not that I *have* and egg slicer.

Green onions, replant root ends & grow new ones. Ready to go in about a month.

Green onions, replant root ends & grow new ones. You can also plant the root end of organic regular onions into the ground, keep moist until rooted and you'll have your own onions growing!

Cornmeal absorbs grease on light colored fabric or upholstery. Pour enough on to cover the soiled area and let sit for 15 to 30 minutes. Vacuum to remove the grains.

Cornmeal as Grease Absorber: Add this to the grocery shopping list for new reasons. Cornmeal absorbs grease on light colored fabric or upholstery. Pour enough on to cover the soiled area & let sit for 15 to 30 minutes. Vacuum to remove the grains.

How to Clean a Blender

Jaime of Prudent Baby reveals the amazing secret trick to cleaning your blender in under a minute.

White wine neutralizes red wine stains

White wine neutralizes red wine stains-- so if you spill some red wine on yourself, immediately pour white wine on the stain and let air dry

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