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I thought my dishes were scratched for good - I was so excited to see how great they look now, just like new!!

How To Remove Scratches From Dishes - One Good Thing by Jillee

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Moving? Pack your plates with foam disposable plates between them! Sooo much easier than wrapping each one in yucky newspaper!

Travel Tip: A throwaway shower cap is the perfect "shoe bag" when traveling. The cap keeps the dirty soles off your clothes in the suitcase, yet takes up no additional room.

50 All-Time Favorite New Uses for Old Things

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Instantly hang a second panel behind existing curtains using a bungee cord!

Put your phone in a glass to make the music loud enough to fill the room! Who knew?

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    Great alarm for heavy sleepers...even a plastic cup works!

Great tips on installing light fixtures.

MUST REMEMBER! With 2/3 Vinegar 1/3 water! Just spray on windows and ice will melt away!

DIY: Basics on De-Icing a Windshield | eHow

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Peeling An Orange, Like A Boss. Cut or pull the top and bottom circles from the orange/tangerine. Then slit between two sections and roll it out. MIND BLOWN.

How to anchor a tablecloth - another clever Martha Stewart trick :)

No microfiber cloth? A coffee filter will safely dust those flat screen TVs and computer monitors, and it won't leave lint behind.

Surprising Cleaning New Uses

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How to Sell Your Stuff--great tips for selling items via Craigslist, Ebay, Facebook, or Garage Sales (and for knowing which one to use!)

How to Sell Your Stuff - Living Well Spending Less®

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Other pinner says I've used baby Oil as shaving cream for about a year now! It gives a closer shave AND softer legs! :) And, apparently, it makes the blade last longer! oh yeah!

How to Extend the Life of Your Razor (with Baby Oil)

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Camping tip- Keep your cooler cold: fill a gallon milk jug with water and 1/4 c salt. Freeze. Pack into your cooler and it acts as an ice block that won't melt all over your food!

Try this little trick to easily remove labels off of anything. Just stick them in the water with oxy clean and they float right up to the surface.

Blow into bag then seal it tightly - CO2 prevents the greens from getting soggy! How To Store Salad Greens Who knew??

Trick For Preventing Wilted Salad Greens

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Why didn't I think of this?

Spunky Junky: {Tutorial Tuesday} $5 dollar ribbon organizer

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The plates are hung using adhesive discs. The 4" disc can support a plate up to 6lbs. They have little metal hooks so they're easy to hang, and the discs come right off with hot water! From Hobby Lobby: The small ones were 1.99, the large ones were 2.99.

49 skills a person needs to survive homeownership—everything from removing stripped screws to cleaning big paint spills off the carpet. Great info!

47 Skills You Need to Survive Homeownership

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No helium needed to fill balloons for parties.....just vinegar and baking soda! i need to remember this!

If a thief forces you to take money from an ATM, do not argue or resist. What you should do is punch your pin in reverse. EX: if your pin is 1234 you punch 4321. The moment you punch in the reverse, the money will come out but will be stuck in the machine and the machine will immediately alert the police without the theif's knowledge. Every ATM has this feature. Can't believe I never knew this!!

Did You Know? Parmesan Lids Fit On Canning Jars! Great for storing home-made spice mixes... or anything, really.

DIY How to Add things to Your Keychain without Breaking Your Fingernaill!

Great save for old chair with broken legs!

Adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away.

35 "life changing" things to try! I've never heard of some of these! Pin now; Read Later