Happy Homemaking Tricks I Never Knew
My mother taught all six of us children well (and is still teaching us to this day). I love finding new tricks and tips to keep our home a happier and healthier place. Knowledge and action are the true power tools!
Happy Homemaking Tricks I Never Knew
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DIY Baking Soda Air Fresheners
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Livin' the Crunchy Life: DIY Baking Soda & Essential Oils Air Freshening Scent Jars
Livin' the Crunchy Life: DIY Baking Soda Air Freshening Scent Jars
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HEAVY CREAM ~If you need heavy cream for a recipe, make your own by combining mix 2/3 cup whole milk with 1/3 cup melted unsalted butter. This will give you 1 cup of heavy cream....good to know!
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HEAVY CREAM ~If you need heavy cream for a recipe, make your own by combining mix 2/3 cup whole milk with 1/3 cup melted unsalted butter. This will give you 1 cup of heavy cream. (Other baking tips too)
If you need heavy cream for a recipe, make your own by combining mix 2/3 cup whole milk with 1/3 cup melted unsalted butter. This will give you 1 cup of heavy cream. Plus other helpful tips
HEAVY CREAM ~If you need heavy cream for a recipe, make your own by combining mix 2/3 cup whole milk with 1/3 cup melted unsalted butter. This will give you 1 cup of heavy cream. And 9 other great Cooking Tips
The Comfort of Cooking » 10 Tips to Simplify Baking
Yep, just Vegetable Oil and Baking Soda! - cleaning labels off any jar .
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Homemade GOO GONE! Vegetable Oil and Baking Soda! - cleaning labels off any jar . I just tried this to take the sticker residue off the front of my microwave (after 4 years!) and it worked! No abrasions or film leftover.
Diy goo gone. Vegetable Oil and Baking Soda! - cleaning labels off any jar . I just tried this to take the sticker residue off the front of my microwave (after 4 years!) and it worked! No abrasions or film leftover.
DIY Goo Gone | Two Million Miles
Lunchbox Tip: Slice an apple and secure with a rubberband so it doesn't turn brown before lunch.
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"25 Clever ideas to make life easier" I've tried some of these ideas, and they're so simple I wonder how I didn't think of many of them! And so far, success! :) (especially with the rubber banded apple in the lunch box idea..)
Apples for school snacks... Putting a rubber band around the slices holding them together like a whole apple stops the apple slices from browning!
25-clever-ideas, household tips, storage-ideas. Stop cut apples from browning in your child’s lunch box by securing with a rubber band
Rubberband around apple to keep it from browning in kids lunch box!
Stop apples from browning in a packed lunch by using a rubber band!
I like soaking the slices in Sprite or OJ better Keep those apple slices in your kids lunch box from from turning brown - add a rubber band!
25 clever ideas to make life easier
Quick Tip: Use an old wipes container to hold plastic grocery bags! Small enough to fit under the sink. Great idea for camping.
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Save those old wipe containers, and reuse them for plastic bags! #camping #outdoors
reuse a clorox wipes container for plastic grocery bags
Use an old clorox wipe container for trash bags during camping.
Plastic bag holder
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Colander holding ice. At a party, stash ice in a colander set on top of a bucket or a bowl. Water will drain out, and guests will get only the solid stuff.
Make your ice cubes last longer at your outdoor party. Place cubes in colander over bowl so water will drain.
Colander as Ice Bucket ~ Make ice cubes last longer at your next cocktail party: Put them in a colander set into a bowl. As they melt, the water will drain through the holes instead of sitting and turning the ice to slush
colander holding ice - no more watery melting ice for guests.
50 All-Time Favorite New Uses for Old Things
Dry Onion Soup Mix Recipe ~ Does your recipe call for dry onion soup packet? Try this recipe instead and save money
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#KatieSheaDesign ♡❤ ❥▶ Homemade Dry Onion Soup Mix Recipe is fresher and better than buying packets!
All natural easy DIY onion soup mix. Christmas gift?
Dry Onion Soup Mix Recipe
how to ripen bananas fast
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How To Quickly Ripen Banana- One Good Thing By Jillee / gluten free banana bread
How to ripen bananas fast (and Gluten free banana bread recipe).
Speeding up the banana ripening process
Clever Nest: 18 Things I'll Never Camp Without ............... Plastic bottle used for grocery bag storage.
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Clever Nest: 18 Things I'll Never Camp Without . Plastic bottle used for grocery bag storage. -They don't have plastic bags in SF for groceries any more.. maybe for something else?
How To Make a Plastic Bag Keeper » Curbly | DIY Design Community (Found amongst another link of wonderful camping idea was this wonderful little idea, but it felt so useful that it needed it's own post imo.). HOW CLEVER!!!!!
How To Make a Plastic Bag Keeper - recycle old water bottle to store bags in for emergency uses
Clever Nest: 18 Things I'll Never Camp Without
Smart to organize all your cords
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Electronic Cord Storage: over-the-door shoe holder
Extension cord storage idea
Absolutely love this idea of using an over-the-door shoe organizer to corral assorted cords, batteries, etc. my sister uses one on the back of her bathroom closet door to stop q-tips, xtra bars of soap, band-aids,all first-aid equip. etc...........Great!
Using an over the door shoe organizer to hold cords, cables and other tech stuff.
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Grapefruit and Vinegar Cleanser
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DIY Grapefruit Cleanser
Grapefruit Cleanser | Lorimer Street Kitchen
This website is seriously the COOLEST site for homeowners! saving this site...
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How to Fix a Clogged Toilet #diy #crafts
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Family Handyman - How to Fix a Clogged Toilet The site has a ton of around the house DIY things!
The Family Handyman. DIY projects and repairs.
The Family Handyman. This website is seriously the COOLEST site for homeowners!
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How to Fix a Clogged Toilet
Use a paper towel holder for garbage bags.
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Paper towel roll for the trash bags. | 28 Brilliant Garage Organization Ideas
28 Brilliant Garage Organization Ideas | Use a paper towel holder for garbage bags. This would also work good on the cabinet door under the sink for kitchen bags.
28 Brilliant Garage Organization Ideas | Use a paper towel holder for garbage bags. Should do this in the kitchen sink cabinet for the trash can bags.
28 Brilliant Garage Organization Ideas | Use a paper towel holder for garbage bags. Laundry room!
28 Brilliant Garage Organization Ideas | Use a paper towel holder for garbage bags. Never lose the trash bags in garage again... lol
Don't throw away your stained clothes! Save money with these 200+ STAIN SOLUTIONS from University of Illinois Extension!
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Stain Solutions This is the holy grail of stain removal! 200+ STAIN FIXES from University of Illinois Extension. Pin now for future stain emergencies! We have put together a comprehesive list of stain solutions. Each solution contains the supplies you will need and the preferred method for cleaning the stain. You can browse through the list below or use our search toolbar.
200+ STAIN FIXES from Univ of Illinois Extension. Pin now for future stain emergencies! Best pin ever!
This is the holy grail of stain removal! 200+ STAIN FIXES from University of Illinois Extension. Pin now for future stain emergencies! I may print this out and frame for my new laundry room.
Handy chart for egg substitutes in baking.
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Egg Replacement: Have you ever been ready to bake a recipe, only to realize you’re out of eggs? We’ve been there too. That’s why we’ve created this handy chart for Egg Substitutes in Baking! #bakingtip #recipe #baking
Substitutes for eggs
EGG SUBSTITUTES FOR BAKING - Have you ever been ready to bake a recipe, only to realize you’re out of eggs? We’ve been there too. Use this handy chart for Egg Substitutes in Baking! #bakingtip #recipe #baking
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holy crap! my life shall change!!
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toilet paper rolls or paper towel rolls repurposed and boxed for easy cable storage. My wonderful computer geek hubs could benefit from this idea!
cord organization idea... toilet paper rolls lined in shoe box
Lots of toilet paper rolls in a box to serve as individual storage compartments for your cables and wires. 10 Creative Ideas For Reusing Toilet Paper Tubes
Love this reuse idea with toilet paper rolls. Organized cord storage
Toilet paper rolls =Cord storage box. Love this idea!!
tic tac container for bobby pin: how clever! | Why Not Do It Yourself
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Pin Holder - use TicTac holders to store safety pins and hair pins. Brilliant...seriously,i lose Bobbie pins by the minute!
An old tic tac holder as a bobbi pin holder! Good idea!
Organization Idea – Bobby Pin Storage -- But did you know these Tic Tac containers could be used for so much more? Store a couple buttons, needle and thread and stash in your purse for an emergency sewing kit.Keep an empty one in your purse to store small items and keep them from getting lost. Replacement screws for your eyeglasses, sunglasses. Safety pins. Small hairbands. Pills. Spare change. Toothpicks.
Tic Tac Container = Bobby Pin Holder #tictacs #container #bobbypins #onefrugalchick
Fishing tackle box for battery storage via BHG
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Fishing tackle box for battery organization. this is such a good idea.
Fishing tackle box for battery organization (1 of 25 Storage Solutions).
50 Genius Storage Ideas (all very cheap and easy!) Use a cheap fishing tackle box to store batteries.
Battery storage. Clever. The tackle box I used must be a little shorter than the one they used b/c none of my batteries stacked upright, they all lay on their sides grouped/divided by size. This is a great way to store batteries. Everyone can quickly see what we have in stock and go right to the correct size without digging through a junk drawer!!!
Storage Solutions for Every Little Thing
Bag holder from coffee can.
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bag holder. upcycled coffe can :)
Under Kitchen Sink Makeover - make your own grocery bag holder with coffee can - remove label, spray paint, hole in top, add bags, DONE.
Recycle coffee can into shopping bag holder - Much better than hanging them on my door...Brilliant! #organizing #storage #grocery bags
consolidate your plastic bags in a DIY tin can bag holder #dormstyle #college
Plastic Bag Holder made Out of a Coffee Can ... could do that with a formula can as well.
Cut the lid off of the old salt round and insert it under the ring of a mason jar for pourable items like salt or sugar.
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Spice Shaker canning jars
DIY spice shaker. We don't have the salt shakers in NZ - that I know of but the idea is still there.
Cut the lid off of the old salt round and insert it under the ring of a mason jar for pourable items like salt or sugar or you could use glitter or other craft items @Pauletta Conwetta #do it yourself #diy decorating ideas #hand made #diy gifts| http://diy-decorating-ideas-aniyah.blogspot.com
DIY spice shaker - The Burlap Bag I'm going to do this. I already keep my salt in a mason jar, this will make it handier!!
DIY spice jar. I already have all the supplies for this. Such a great idea!
DIY spice shaker - The Burlap Bag This is the coolest Idea ever.
DIY spice shaker
Organized 31: Repurposed Berry Container for Ribbon Storage
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Berry container to organize ribbbon.
Using a berry container to organize ribbons. Such a great idea!
Repurposing berry clamshells (love the idea of using them to organize all of the canning rings).
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Re-purposing Berry Boxes (Tutorial included).
Canning Lid Organization
Great storage idea for canning jar lids.
Genius. No more searching through a medicine cabinet!
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This popped up under someone else's good ideas. I did this like 10 years ago. I was totally anal before it was cool :) @Dani Lasorda, @Chrissy L L Lasorda - I believe this still exists in your bathroom closet, doesn't it? Medicine Organization -- this is perfect since we don't have a "medicine cabinet."
Med Cabinet organization. Okay I would make this pretty but I loooove the organized medicine cabinet!
medicine cabinet organization idea...
medicine organization- I need this in our bathroom to separate first aid, kids meds, etc. Good idea!
This is how a medicine cabinet should look!
Large Ice cubes for pitchers. Why have I never thought of this?!