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DIY tips for organizing your makeup

Make your own 'cleaning slime', which can be used to clean hard-to-reach spots of dust and crumbs, such as air vents and keyboards.

euro vacation packing

washing pillows - should do TWICE A YEAR! (+ how to make yellow pillows white again...Martha Stewart)

Cotton swabs dipped in wax become instant campfire starters. Lightweight. Great for backpackers.

cooking oil stains

what a helpful duck.

$0.48 for an entire bottle of glass cleaner - rated the best homemade glass cleaner by Crunchy Betty. Recipe: 1/4 cup rubbing alcohol, 1/4 cup white vinegar, 1 TBSP cornstarch, 2 cups warm water. Combine everything in a clean spray bottle and shake well.

Simple Shower and Tub Cleaner. Dish wand - filled with equal vinegar & dawn!

homemade oxyclean

The "miracle" of baking soda and peroxide. Put 1/4 cup of baking soda in a bowl.....add enough peroxide to make a paste. Rub on with fingers or sponge. Cleans EVERYTHING! Stove, oven, pans, stainless steel applicances, even the white handles of the refrig door.

Take your favorite liquid fabric softener and soak an old hand towel or flour cloth completely with it. Wring it out and let it dry completely, then throw it in with your next load. This mega-fabric softener sheet should be good for at least 40 loads of laundry, stretching out softener use and lessening waste. In other words, save money.

10 Minute Marker Caddy

How to know if your eggs are fresh

Cleaning

Make a gallon of liquid soap for $4

This totally works and how I clean my silver - line a small dish with aluminium foil, a hand full of baking soda, toss in your silver and top with boiling water. It instantly removes tarnish chemically free!

Love this tip (soak old paintbrush in hot vinegar for 30 minutes and good as new).

Yes, yes, yes! Most helpful tips ever! How to keep your house clean (not picking up, but maintaining a clean house) in just 15 minutes a day. This woman knows her stuff!

Better than bleach...gonna try this...

Lots of cleaning tips

12 Creative ideas

  • Lakitu
    Lakitu

    Great find!

portable water purifier by steripen So i stop dying by my irresponsible habits.

31 uses for baking soda

The many benefits and uses of Hydrogen Peroxide 1. Take one capful (the little white cap that comes with the bottle) and hold in your mouth for 10 minutes daily, then spit it out. No more canker sores and your teeth will be whiter without expensive pastes. Use it instead of mouthwash. (Small print says mouth wash and gargle right on the bottle). *I tend to mix half water half peroxide* 2. Let your toothbrushes soak in a cup of "Peroxide" to keep them free of germs. 3. Clean your counters with peroxide to kill germs and leave a fresh smell. Simply put a little on your dishrag when you wipe, or spray it on the counters. 4. After rinsing off your wooden cutting board, pour peroxide on it to kill salmonella and other bacteria. 5. One man reports, “I had a fungus on my feet for years - until I sprayed a 50/50 mixture of peroxide and water on them (especially the toes) every night and let dry. All gone.” 6. Soak any infections or cuts in 3% peroxide for five to ten minutes several times a day. A nurse reports that she has seen gangrene that would not heal with any medicine, but was healed by soaking in peroxide. 8. Fill a spray bottle with a 50/50 mixture of peroxide and water and keep it in every bathroom to disinfect without harming your septic system like bleach or most other disinfectants will. 9. Tilt your head back and spray into nostrils with your 50/50 mixture whenever you have a cold, or plugged sinuses. It will bubble and help to kill the bacteria. Hold for a few minutes then blow your nose into a tissue. 10. If you have a terrible toothache and cannot get to a dentist right away, put a capful of 3% peroxide into your mouth and hold it for ten minutes several times a day. The pain will lessen greatly. 11. If you like a natural look to your hair, spray the 50/50 solution on your wet hair after a shower and comb it through. You will not have the peroxide burnt blonde hair like the hair dye packages, but more natural highlights if your hair is a light brown, reddish, or dirty blonde. It also lightens gradually so it's not a drastic change. 12. Put half of a bottle of peroxide in your bath to help rid boils, fungus, or other skin infections. 13. You can also add a cup of peroxide instead of bleach to a load of whites in your laundry to whiten them. If there are protein stains on clothing, pour it directly on the spot, let it sit for a minute, then rub it and rinse with water. Repeat if necessary. 14. I use peroxide to clean my mirrors with, and there is no smearing which is why I love it so much for this. 15. Use 3% Hydrogen peroxide for removing blood stains – especially if they are fairly fresh. Pour directly on the soiled spot, let it sit for a minute, then rub it and rinse with cold water. Repeat if necessary. It is a great bleaching agent for stubborn stains on white clothes. Combine ½ c. hydrogen peroxide and 1 t. ammonia for a great stain removal combination. 16. Use hydrogen peroxide to bleach delicate items such as wool or wool blends. Soak them overnight in a solution of one part 3% hydrogen peroxide to eight parts cold water. Launder according to care instructions.