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Are Your Cleaning Products Really "Clean?" - Recipes to Help You Clean

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Natural tick deterrent for human usage - 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle.  Spray it on shoes, socks or pant cuffs.

Homemade Tick Repellent

A natural tick deterrent for human use, to try this year: 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle. Tea tree oil when diluted can also be used on dogs (not kitties) OVER 15 lbs. I would suggest 1 part tea tree to 4 parts water at min.

Natural tick deterrent for human usage - 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle.  Spray it on shoes, socks or pant cuffs.

Homemade Tick Repellent

A natural tick deterrent for human use, to try this year: 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle. Tea tree oil when diluted can also be used on dogs (not kitties) OVER 15 lbs. I would suggest 1 part tea tree to 4 parts water at min.

Pinner says: this is the BEST Weed Spray.  I made 3 gallons for around $4.00 last year after seeing a pin.  Worked better than Round Up & killed the weeds/stray grass on first application.  One gallon of APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, 1/2 c table salt, 1 tsp Dawn.  Mix and pour into a smaller spray bottle.

kills the weeds/stray grass One gallon of APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, c table salt, 1 tsp Dawn. Mix and pour into a smaller spray bottle. (you can purchase 3 gallon size Apple Cider Vinegar in the canning section of a good hardware store - cheap!

Use a few tablespoons of cream of tartar with hot water or hydrogen peroxide and clean any aluminum pans which have discoloration or any rusty drains, pans, or stains.  Mix some cream of tarter with lemon juice and rub the copper with it. Rinse and be amazed! How about a porcelain sink, tub, commode? Rub the porcelain surfaces with cream of tartar and watch the stains disappear. Fabric stains? No prob. Mix a few teaspoons of cream of tartar with some glycerin and use like spray-and-wash.

ALUMINUM PANS CLEANER - Use a few tablespoons of cream of tartar with hot water or hydrogen peroxide and clean any aluminum pans which have discoloration or any rusty drains, pans, or stains.

Linoleum Floor Cleaner:  ¼ c. baking soda, 2 gallons hot water, 1T. dish soap, ¼ c. vinegar.  Dissolve baking soda in water and once almost full add 1 T. dish soap. (If you add it too early it is makes this very sudsy and left streaks on my floor.) Once you have 2 gallons of hot water with baking soda & dish soap, add ¼ c. vinegar and you’re ready to mop.

¼ c. baking soda 2 gallons hot water dish soap ¼ c. vinegar Effortlessly Saving One Recipe at a Time: Homemade Floor Cleaners put to the Test

Mop hardwood floors with 1 gal. hot water. 1/2 cup vinegar, 2 Tablespoons baking soda, and a few drops of dish soap.  Shiny floors, house smells grand.  I also mopped my dingy linoleum tile floors in my kitchen this was better than any floor cleaner I have ever bought off the shelf!

Mop hardwood floors with 1 gal. cup vinegar, 2 Tablespoons baking soda, and a few drops of dish soap. Shiny floors, house smells grand, also mop my dingy linoleum tile floors

35 Uses for Rubbing Alcohol - These Are Amazing Vintage USES  From WW2 Period.  When they Had to live a Frugal Lifestyle-I have loved this whole series & could now kick myself for spending so much money on name brands !!!

Fluster Buster: 35 Uses for Rubbing Alcohol - WWII Series Use alcohol and water mixed half and half in spray bottle to clean windows and mirrors.

Fluster Buster: 30 Uses for Borax - WWII Series

We have Borax on all 3 levels in the house. Such a great alternative to using harsh chemicals found commercial cleaners, AND will save you tons of money! Turning Green Saving Green in New Brunswick: The Power of Borax!

Homemade Shower Cleaner- Soap Scum and hard water cleaner. Works like a charm on tile glass doors and mirrors in shower! And no scrubbing!!!

Homemade Shower Cleaner- Soap Scum and hard water cleaner. Works like a charm on tile glass doors and mirrors in shower! And no scrubbing! 1 cup vinegar heated and 1 cup blue dawn added in a squirt bottle.

Cream of Tartar - 17 Uses That Will Blow Your Mind via MrsJanuary.com #smart #frugal

Cream of Tartar ~ Unattractive grout driving you batty? Fabric stains, no problem! Burner pans and casserole dishes giving you fits? Cream of Tartar is your new best friend. Cream of tartar is one of nature’s best bleaching agents.

Buying a camera: everything you need to know

Buying a camera: everything you need to know

A great guide to help you recognize the features in your camera that will make a recognizable difference in your photos and results.this may help when I get asked "What Camera do I buy"

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