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Tips & Tricks


Tips & Tricks

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Slice apples- put in large container 2/3 full of water, with a teaspoon of salt (stirred together well) to keep apples from browning.

Never buy brownie mix again!

Useful for the framed chalkboard :)

Easy DIY tutorial that makes a perfect bow every time. NO SEWING!

wrap pipe cleaners on the ends of hangers to stop clothes from slipping off.

Baking Soda + Lemon Juice into a paste; spread around base/floor let dry 15 minutes. Spray with White Vinegar; let fizzle, wipe up.- I will be glad I pinned this

Stick a lock through the holes on the end of electrical plugs when your kids get grounded. It saves you from having to physically remove items from their rooms. Brilliant. Totally going to use this one day. ;)

BAKING TRICK: When you need softened butter - grate the butter while it is still hard, then mix with other ingredients as normal. It will soften quickly and perfectly and give an even dispersal of butter throughout the dough.

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Mini spring-form pans using mason jar lids: Genius! Perfect for mini cheesecakes, tarts & pies. Easy to store & way more affordable than specialty pans!

Use a pencil sharpener to sharpen chalk to a fine tip for pretty chalk writing

12 SUPER USEFUL Painting Tips & Tricks

Worth a shot... Listerine: the BEST way to get your feet ready for summer. Sounds crazy but it works! Mix 1/4c Listerine, 1/4c vinegar and 1/2c of warm water. Soak feet for 10 minutes and when you take them out the dead skin will practically wipe off!

Soak paper towels in vinegar and wrap around faucets. wait an hour and wipe off. Cleaning power of Vinegar!

How fun! Craft sticks, boiled in water for 15-20 min., will bend into cups and then become bracelets. Paint and decorate!

Easter egg dying for little hands. Use a whisk!! I'll have to remember this when Easter rolls around! GENIUS!!

Clear up pinkeye with breastmilk or raw goat/cow milk. Also, if you get pinkeye a lot, consider taking a cod liver oil supplement.

For the zippers that never want to stay up

how to get those spaghetti stains out of your tupperware

Anyone with toddlers and preschoolers can appreciate this idea!! Use a toothbrush holder to hold bendy straws in a diaper bag...genius!

Add1/2 tsp baking soda to the water when hard boiling eggs and the shell will come right off.

How to Clean between Oven Glass

Hmm...sub avocado for butter in cookies - "This may sound a little adventurous, but you won't taste the difference: Switch out half of the butter in a cookie recipe for mashed avocado. This simple change will reduce fat content by 40% and cut the number of calories by nearly as much. You'll still get the creaminess of butter and the fatty taste, but this substitution knocks out some of the saturated fat in favor of the belly-flattening monounsaturated kind."

Mason Jars with Chicken Wire for Easy Yet Beautiful Flower Arranging