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Tricks for around the house


Tricks for around the house

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Cleaning and maintaining a front load washer - this explains a LOT. Follow these tips and avoid a smelly machine.

Do it yourself refills for any plug-in air freshener. Less expensive and better for your health!

This is the holy grail of stain removal! 200+ STAIN FIXES from University of Illinois Extension.

How to clean a grill + $100 Lowe's Gift Card giveaway. Come enter! www.craftaholicsa...

doTerra Basil Essential Oil 15 ml - Valued for its restorative and calming properties, basil is commonly used to sooth sore muscles and joints, to ease breathing, and as a cooling agent for the skin. It works great for ear infections too!

Family Health Naturally: All Natural Ear Infection Remedies - doTERRA Oils or Onions

3 parts oil 1 part vinegar

Woolite Foam Carpet Cleaner - Sprays out in foam stream so you can spray right on grout line. Let set several minutes, brush, wipe away. Easiest way ever to clean gross grout!

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I love this girl's blog about thrifty living :) here's a quote from her blog: "Oh yes ladies and gents you did not read wrong. I am 100% serious. My family of 4 lives on about $14,000 a year. We are not in debt, and own our home and both our cars. Want to know how we do this all and still save money? Well I am going to share some tips that have helped us along the way."

"My husband owned his own A/C business for a long time....he said everything on here is the PROPER way to do this.....do it yourself, will make unit not work so hard and you save $ by not paying the A/C company!" Our electric bill rose to $430 two years ago and a simple A/C cleaning lowered it to $150. Totally re-pinning this.

This is how you are supposed to paint a room. (10 tips for a perfect paint job)

Starting with age 5, have a family rule that your child makes their bed every day--and then don't fix their work. Let them struggle and feel proud of their efforts--you'll be surprised how quickly they get good at it! It will be a habit before long and your home will be neater, too! * This post has 100+ ideas to help you tame the chaos in your home (and your life)--this is just one tip! #organize #harvardhomemaker

Simply pour 2 cups of CLUB SODA directly in the center of a fire ant mound. The carbon dioxide in the water is heavier than air and displaces oxygen which suffocates the queen and the other ants. The whole colony will be dead within about two days. Each mound must be treated individually and a one liter bottle of club soda will kill 2 to 3 mounds.../ # Pin++ for Pinterest #

How To Clean and Disinfect Your Humidifier. Stay healthy and happy this winter!

Use Dollar Store garment bag for a spray tent...what an awesome idea!

DIY: Diffuse Essential Oils Using A Candle Warmer. Breath clean air while making your house smell amazing! - includes a list of oils and what they are good for treating

Remove rust spots from knives

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Did you know that a teaspoon of honey (local - raw is best) and a 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon will usually knock out a cold within a day or two? Take twice a day for 3 days for best results. Both honey and cinnamon are antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal. Also knocks bladder/kidney infections, reduces sugar levels, blood pressure, acts as a pain reliever for arthritis. And much more!

Colic, croup and constipation remedies with essential oils

Don't have a projector and want to paint something on the wall? Just need a box, a lamp and tape.

For future reference... Coconut oil + apple cider vinegar to treat head lice. Pin now and pray I never need!

Hidden tricks to get your house sparkling in record time. I think every Pinterest trick is listed here!

Remove permanent marker from wood floors..or wood dining tables -worked like a charm! also use it to take permanent marker off of walls, dry erase boards or anything that has been permanent marker tattooed!