Get Rid Of Ants (sugar, boric acid, warm water) : This is a miracle recipe for getting rid of those pesty ants that come every spring and summer. Mix up the solution, pack cotton balls in a jar cover, and put the solution on and they will be gone.
The 25 Documents You Need Before You Die from The Wall Street Journal - Design You Death Dossier Soon, or You Could Be Setting Up Your Heirs for Frustration and Financial Pain. Handy and smart planning!
only need a tablespoon per load NEVER purchase another laundry detergent brand. This has inspired me to make more homemade cleaning products :) very exciting! Laundry soap recipe - for months' worth of soap.
Plant Seedlings in a Citrus Peel: Use a lemon, orange or a grapefruit to start your seedlings. Plant the entire thing in the ground and the peels will compost directly into the soil to nourish the plants as they grow.
Fly repellent - pinner wrote: "no flies in my back yard have been spotted. I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it. She said they used 5 pennies." Does work, as the local dairy farm here uses this method :)
Tutorial: eco-friendly firepit starters AND mosquito tip: " throw a stick of sage into the fire. The sage scented smoke that the fire will emit keeps mosquitos and other annoying bugs at bay for the entire area" HOORAY! Those Mosquitos love me!
Orange Vinegar cleaner - Add orange peels (or any citrus peel) to a quart of white vinegar in a closed container and let it set for two weeks. Combine citrus/vinegar solution half/half with water and use for cleaning. Works on floors, tile, fixtures, etc.
this cute "periodic table of produce" tells you exactly how long and which way to keep your foods so they stay fresh for as long as possible! eat feel fresh's article "spoiled rotten- the shelf life of fruits and vegetables" explains it all!
Dishwasher Detergent 1 box Borax, 1 box super washing soda, 24 pkgs unsweetened lemonade drink mix (like kool-aid), 3 cups epsom salt. Then use Lemi Shine as a rinse aid (vinegar also works). Use 1 Tbs per load
Dawn and hydrogen peroxide to get whites back to white, and gets rid of nasty yellow armpits.one part Dawn dishwashing liquid mixed with two parts hydrogen peroxide. Pour directly onto stains, let sit and then launder.
Easy Finish Repair To restore the sheen on satin finishes, rub with 0000 steel wool and paste wax; for gloss, use a soft cloth and car polish, such as Turtle Wax Polishing Compound and Scratch Remover.