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    Household Hints

    Household Hints

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    Homemade germ killing solution Research shows that vinegar and hydrogen peroxide sprayed separately is “more effective at killing …Salmonella, Shigella, or E. coli bacteria than chlorine bleach or any commercially available kitchen cleaner.”

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    Let’s face it; buying used items is a usually good way to save money on purchases. However, the best way you can save money on certain items is to buy things that are brand spanking new. Some items simply are not meant to be reused, and it is time that you learned what these items are. Save yourself time, money, and health by reading what eBay has to say about which secondhand items you should steer clear of.

    10 Things to Buy Used, and 10 Not to Buy

    Good old Martha taught us that rather than buying those ridiculously expensive anti-slip mats for a rug, just turn it over and run a few lines of acrylic-latex caulk every 6 inches or so. Let dry and flip over and your rug wont be going anywhere! help-home

    Slip-Proofing | Martha Stewart

    Clever Uses for Silica Gel

    Rule of Thumb Measurements for decorating

    August 2012 - Driven by Decor

    The Rubber Band Trick - If you need to remove a nail, criss-cross a couple of rubber bands over the top of the hammer before using the hammer's claw. The rubber bands will protect the surface that you're removing the nail from.

    How to Use a Hammer as a Tool

    permanent campsite ideas - Google Search | campinglivezcampinglivez

    permanent campsite ideas – Google Search


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    Perfect tip if you are going to have company over or you just want your house smelling amazing. Simply place 2 teaspoons of vanilla into a coffee mug and place in a 300 degree oven for 1 hour.

    Use Vanilla To Make Your Home Smell Amazing

    Naturally Repair Wood With Vinegar and Canola Oil. So, for a super cheap, use 3/4 cup of oil, add 1/4 cup vinegar. white or apple cider vinegar, mix it in a jar, then rub it into the wood. You don’t need to wipe it off; the wood just soaks it in.

    Naturally Repair Wood With Vinegar and Canola Oil

    How to Fix Popped Drywall Nails and Screws - great tip! How many of us have seen this in homes?

    How to Fix Popped Drywall Nails and Screws

    How to Fill Nail Holes Want to get rid of the holes caused by nails on the wall? Here’s an easy solution: All you have to do is get a bar of white soap and scrub across the hole until it’s filled. This is a great tip for when you’re moving out of a house and want the holes to be gone!

    How to Fill Nail Holes

    Keep this in mind if you start seeing lots of spiders around your place. Natural spider killer or preventer... take one cup of vingar, one cup of pepper, a teaspoon of oil and liquid soap. Put it into a spray bottle and spray along the outside of your outside door and along windows

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    DIY Homemade Fabric Softener Recipe! ~ from ~ it's SO simple to make and such a huge $$-saver! #laundry #cleaners #thefrugalgirls

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    10 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel Are you familiar with all of the wonderful uses for witch hazel? I ...

    10 Wonderful Uses for Witch Hazel

    Sandpaper uses

    22 Surprising Uses For Sandpaper! - One Good Thing by Jillee

    How to fold a grocery bag for space saving, and a way to occupy the kids for christmas break :)

    How to fold a grocery bag for space saving…

    Use a button to keep your earrings together. | 13 Travel Tips That Will Make You Feel Smart

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    BrightNest | Burn the Midnight (Olive) Oil: 6 Household Tricks

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    BrightNest | 9 Things You Didn't Know Could Fix a Toilet

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    How To Keep Spiders Out Of Your Home Using Peppermint Oil{Share this post by repining it with your spider hating friends. They'll thank you for it!

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    Home Remedies for Mosquitoes

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    wine corks used to prevent scratches on hardwood floors.

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    So remembering this for whenever I have to caulk anything again: using an ice cube: The caulk will not stick to the ice, and the ice will melt to the shape of the joint to become the perfect shaped tool. Thanks Apartment Therapy!

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