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A Guide to Storing Fruits and Vegetables

Dawn and hydrogen peroxide to get whites back to white! and gets rid of nasty yellow armpits.

Use a banana to fix a DVD, mayonnaise to remove water stains from wood surfaces, and 33 other tips

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!

How to keep flies away when eating outside. Lemons and whole cloves...I'll have to check out this tip!

From another pinner: "I just did this and it WORKS! Not once did it skip!!! And it was a bad DVD before hand."

To get rid of the nasty black gunk in your drain & mildew smell: 1. Put a pot of water to boil. 2. Meanwhile pour baking soda down the drain (BS has the ability to neutralize fatty acids so it will eat away the grime) 3. Once boiling remove water & pour down drain. 4. Let the water/BS work at decomposing and sterilizing the grime for 10 min 5. Then pour 1 c bleach down the drain to completely kill any remaining mildew or bacteria. (repeat every few months)

Soak sliced apples in ginger ale or lemon-lime soda for 10 minutes. Then you don't have to buy those packaged sliced ones. Lunchbox!

Just in case I need this someday... This dear woman has done the research for me. Thank you!

Remove yellow underarm stains.... Mix hydrogen peroxide and baking soda. Apply to stains, let soak for 30 minutes and wash like normal.

I always just throw these hangers away....duh!!!

Make a rug non-slip

Clothes keep slipping off plastic hangers? Use a hot glue gun to apply a zig zag pattern on the arms of your plastic hangers to prevent all your wide-necked shirts from falling off. Works like a charm!

Clever!!! Cut open toilet paper rolls and use as a cuff to save your wrapping paper.

Aluminum Foil as Glassware Scrubber To get baked-on food off a glass pan or an oven rack, use dishwashing liquid and a ball of foil in place of a steel-wool soap pad, says Mary Findley, president of the cleaning-products developer Mary Moppins. It's one way to recycle those used but perfectly good pieces of foil you hate to throw out.

Always losing bobby pins? TicTac package! Great for travel too! MUST HAVEEE

Rub dryer sheets along edges of scissors to sharpen, cleaning curling iron w/ toothpaste, etc. Great article for home cleaning tricks!

The only SPOT REMOVER you may ever need ~ Mix one part Dawn dish washing liquid with two parts hydrogen peroxide; pour or spray it directly on the stain, and watch it disappear like MAGIC.

how to remove a stripped screw using a rubber band.

Genius!

Preserve a pristine stovetop by applying a thin layer of car wax, then wiping it off. Future spills will lift off easily. Wish I knew this BEFORE.

For picture hanging... read the tutorial, it will change your decorating life! :) BRILLIANT!

Slip-proof your rug: To give an area rug some traction, flip it over, and apply lines of acrylic-latex caulk every 6 inches or so. Once dry, you can safely put down your rug; the rubbery strips will hold it in place.

Soak sliced apples in ginger ale or lemon-lime soda for 10 minutes. Then you don't have to buy those packaged sliced ones

The best way to get rid of ants - place cucumber peelings where you have the little pests overnight. eco-friendly, child and pet friendly and y you dispose of them the next day. NO ANTS.