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Trap #1: Mix two tablespoons of borax with jam, jelly, honey or syrup until there is a paste. Smear some on some paper or a plate and put it where the ants are at. They should flock to it and eat it and take it back to the nest and it will act as a natural ant killer. ... Many more wonderful ideas on the web page .. check it out!
What to do with all that mint in the garden... Energizing Mint Cleaning Recipe.. This is a disinfectant for kitchen and bathroom surfaces: Fill a bucket with 1 litre of warm water add a few hand fulls of mint, mash slightly and let sit for several hours. Strain into a spray bottle and there you have it! Mint is a natural antiseptic and has so many uses, in the kitchen also has natural medicinal properties! Go grow some mint!
ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water, very warm.) It leaves everything smelling amazing.
Matress 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 for awhile. Using the hose end of your vacuum and an upholstery attachment, thoroughly vacuum the mattress. The baking soda helps draw up any moisture and also helps with dust mites. It deodorizes and leaves the mattress smelling fresh and…
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My grandma taught me this many years ago. Refreshing towels I use this trick all the time since I noticed my towels smelling funky. It works! - Over time, towels build up detergent and fabric softener, leaving them unable to absorb as much water and smelly. Recharge them by washing them once with hot water and 1cup vinegar, then a 2nd time with hot water and half cup baking soda. This strips the residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again. Works like a charm!
Lindz for grandmoo- This device holds a gallon of juice, milk, water, etc. for those with difficulty lifting and pouring out of large containers due to decreased strength, endurance, or fatigue. The individual simply tilts the top of the device as seen in the picture.