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Homemade Headache Salve - Peppermint, Lavender and other essential oils work great to get rid of headaches naturally!

Homemade Headache Salve

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Simple is Pretty: Homemade Goo Gone

Simple is Pretty: Homemade Goo Gone

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Quilting Tip of the Day: Dawn dishwashing soap is great to wash your finished quilts. It's similar to Synthrapol, a detergent dyers use to keep fugitive dyes from redepositing on fabric. I use just a tablespoon or two per quilt so it doesn't foam up the machine. I also wash new fabric with it for the same reason. (Wash new fabric in HOT water.) Cheap and available everywhere.

Things you SHOULD and SHOULDN'T buy at the Dollar Store... from Holy Craft

throw all the travel sized/hotel shampoos/conditioners/washes/toothpastes in for the spare bathroom when you have guests. great idea!

99 Life Hacks to make your life easier!

Homemade Garbage Disposal Refreshers

Smart! Paper towel holder for trash bags on a roll...great idea for the garage.

Recipes for Windex, Pledge, & Bathroom Cleaner using only vinegar, water, dawn, olive oil, essential oils, and baking soda.

This is crazy. Mix 1/4 c Listerine (any kind but I like the blue), 1/4 c vinegar and 1/2 c of warm water. Soak feet for 10 minutes and when you take them out the dead skin will practically wipe off.

Pricing formula. The true cost of selling your handmade products...

Easiest way ever to clean gross grout! Woolite spray for carpet

Cheap Garbage Disposal Cleaner/Deodorizer Slice lemons, put in ice cube trays and cover with vinegar. Freeze. Store in a ziplock bag. Pop one of these little cubes in the garbage disposal and grind away! Use these all the time! Love them!

22 things you're doing wrong. The peeling potatoes one blew my mind! Great finger saver & time savers.

(great to remember for move-out or in) Place a dishwasher-safe cup filled with plain white vinegar on the top rack of the dishwasher. Using the hottest water available, run the dishwasher through a cycle. The vinegar will help to wash away the loose, greasy grime, sanitizes, and helps remove the musty odor. Next, sprinkle a cupful of baking soda around the bottom of the tub and run it through a short cycle. The baking soda will help freshen and removing stains.... good to do every 6 mths

7 habits of organized people - definitely have to work on a few of these!

How To Paint Furniture: Great tutorial anyone can use to update old furniture!

This is a website with every kind of container you could want and they are very inexpensive.

WD-40 USES: 1. Protects silver from tarnishing. 2. Removes road tar and grime from cars. 3. Cleans and lubricates guitar strings. 4. Gives floors that 'just-waxed' sheen without making them slippery. 5. Keeps flies off cows. (I love this one!) 6. Restores and cleans chalkboards. 7. Removes lipstick stains. 8. Loosens stubborn zippers. 9. Untangles jewelry chains. 10. Removes stains from stainless steel sinks. 11. Removes dirt and gri...

Turn whites back to white whites. It's a laundry miracle!

Tips for maintaining your toilet including how to keep a toilet clean (much longer) -1/4 Cup of Baking Soda -1/2 Cup of Vinegar -2 Cups of Hot Water

7 cups water, 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/3 cup lemon juice and 1/4 cup vinegar

Holy Moly! Does this ever work! Homemade carpet cleaner.... dampen carpet, sprinkle baking soda and let sit 10 minute. Vacuum. Spray with cleaner (1 T. Dawn, 1 T vinegar, 2 C. water). Scrub and vacuum. AMAZING!

Pinner says, "Cleaning your toilet with coca cola will get out the nastiest stains! One pinner said: "I had my cousin try it when they bought a house and the toilets were disgusting, this trick left the toilets looking like new! I have also used Coke for cleaning soot off of the fireplace heat box, or outdoor grill. I'm glad I don't drink this stuff if it is that great of a cleaning product!" Really..."

Get rid of that icky goo