Vanilla Scented home House smelling weird? Put two caps full of vanilla extract in a coffee cup, then place it in the oven at 300 degrees for one hour. Within twenty minutes the whole house smells like Heaven. It's actually a common realtor trick.
DIY Dishwashing Detergent - wonder if this works? Recipe is 1 cup borax, 1 cup washing soda (or baking soda will work, as well), cup citric acid, and cup of kosher salt as a scrubbing agent. Use vinegar as your rinsing agent.