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Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius – 20 Pics ... love the shoe rack idea

1 c water, 1 c vinegar, 1c alcohol, 2-3 drops dishwashing soap.....for shiny wood floors PLUS stainless steel appliances! I need to try this.

Genius!! Why am I only learning this now??? A better way to carve a pumpkin. It is easier to clean out the seeds and you won't burn yourself trying to light it!

How to get white nails -- make a paste using 1 tbsp peroxide and 2 1/4 tbsp baking soda. Let this paste sit on your nails for 5 minutes and voila! White nails!

Start seeds in ice cream cones and plant in the ground…biodegradable!

Use a mesh laundry pop-up bag for beach toys, and keep the sand where it belongs.

copper pennies before 1982 help keep algae from growing in bird bath...interesting, I will be trying this!

Dr. Oz Teeth Whitening Home Remedy: 1/4 cup of baking soda + lemon juice from half of a lemon. Apply with cotton ball or q-tip. Leave on for no longer than 1 minute, then brush teeth to remove.

Hot glue cups to cardboard and store Christmas ornaments in them in tubs....

Wrap packages so they have a pocket for the card!

mark medication

The easiest way to hang a picture! Why didn't I think of this? Pin now, read later! #tips

lemon for hard water spots

Use boiling water instead of tap water to make clear ice.

milk carton watering can

dryer sheets to clean baseboards--not only cleans up, coats them to repel hair and dust

Good old Martha taught us that rather than buying those ridiculously expensive anti-slip mats for a rug, just turn it over and run a few lines of acrylic-latex caulk every 6 inches or so. Let dry and flip over and your rug wont be going anywhere!

Pitting out the center of a strawberry...by using a STRAW!

Line flowerpots and planters with coffee filters to stop soil from falling through the drainage hole.

I need to do this! this is a magnet strip in the medicine cabinet for bobby pins to stick on. blogger says she has never lost a pin yet.

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....will need to try this out

Simple. Genius.

greeting card organization

baking soda + peroxide to clean baked-on gunk off of baking sheets.

Genius!! How To Clean a Ceiling Fan with a Pillowcase - So useful! Slide a pillow case over each blade and wipe them clean. The dust goes in the pillow case and can be repeated until all blades are clean. When you're done, take it outside and shake it to set those dust bunnies free once more!