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Clean your dishwasher with one ingredient -- vinegar. {instructions and video on Stain Removal 101}

How To Clean Dishwasher With Vinegar

How to completely remove carpet stains -- I was skeptical this would work but it really did. My house went from looking like it was condemned because of the stains on the rug from my two toddlers to actually being able to have people over :)

How to completely remove carpet stains

Soaked my shower for 2 hours and it looks new. How to clean your shower! Vinegar, Dawn and baking soda and it really, really works!

All natural paintbrush cleaner

All Things Beautiful: Cleaning Silver

What to write inside a card... sentiments I can never think of on the spot.

Greeting Card Messages: Examples of What to Write

Unblock your drains without pouring harmful pollutants into the water system by pouring down 1 c of salt and 1/2 c of baking soda mixed together, followed by a kettle of boiling water. Can also use baking soda and white vinegar and boiling water.

The Holy Bible of Recipes: German Potato Pancakes

Okay, so how many of you want to re-purpose some old furniture, but haven't gotten around to it because of the daunting task of sanding all of it? Yeah, I'm right there with you. This is oil based, so you will want to use either a disposable brush or dedicate a brush to just this stuff right here, but it "kills" the existing stains often used in wooden furniture! $18, and with just one or two coats of this stuff, you are ready to re-purpose your furniture with a new color!

Amazing Grout Cleaner. 7 c water, 1/2 c baking soda, 1/3 c ammonia, 1/4 c vinegar. Spray on, scrub, wipe off.

Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: ¼ cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap ¼ cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water , very warm. I do this once a month. Works great. I use a little less water

how to build or fix almost anything in your house

Room Ideas: Indoor Projects: Remodeling Ideas

Tile Cleaner 7 cups warm water, 1/3 cup ammonia, 1/2 cup baking soda, and 1/4 cup vinegar

Face brightening toner! Reduces the size of pores, brightens face, reduces inflammation, and helps with acne.

Painting Furniture how to's.

worked just like or even faster than the real Oxiclean!

Cleaning up after the kids: Professional house cleaners spill their 10 best-kept secrets to save time & effort.

Top 10 Household Cleaning Tips: The Tough Problems

Must remember this.... When you get your berries home, prepare a mixture of one part vinegar (white or apple cider) and ten parts water. Dump the berries into the mixture and swirl around. Drain, rinse if you want (though the mixture is so diluted you can't taste the vinegar,) and pop in the fridge. The vinegar kills any mold spores and other bacteria on the surface. Raspberries will last a week or more, and strawberries go almost two weeks without getting moldy and soft....good for pies

How To Write a Charming Thank-You Note via Southern Living. What a lost art.

Dog Urine Stain and Odor Removal from Carpets

teeth whiten at home, as good as white strips

MATTRESS spring cleaning:pour about 1 cup of baking soda into a mason jar and drop in 4 drops of lavender essential oil. Put on the lid and shake up the jar.Using a kitchen strainer sprinkle the baking soda mixture all over the mattress and let it sit. leave it for an hour or more. Using the hose end of your vacuum and an upholstery attachment, thoroughly vacuum the mattress. Bye, bye dust mites and other nasty things. The baking soda helps draw up any moisture and deep dirtiness. It deodorizes and leaves the mattress smelling fresh and clean.

The No S Diet

Have a clean house with 15 minutes a day. I have a similar schedule...if you need one, this is pretty good! Also, 31 days to an organized home is here as well.

10 tips on using vinegar for laundry (including getting rid of yellowed items & color brightening)