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Make Your House Smell Like Williams Sonoma A few sprigs of rosemary, lemon slices and a teaspoon of vanilla in a pot and let it simmer on the stove. This is a recipe that they use at William Sonoma Home stores, and we all love how that shop smells, Yum!!


A whole website for hand clapping songs!

Printable menu for organizing

Homemade "Shout" Stain Remover . . . Better Than The Real Thing!

The Only Spot Remover You'll Ever Need- One part Dawn dishwashing liquid mixed with two parts HYDROGEN PEROXIDE. Pour the mixture directly on the stain, and watch it disappear like MAGIC. (Particularly tough stain, can add baking soda & scrub.)

The next time you have green onions, don't throw away the white ends. Simply submerge them in a glass of water and place them in a sunny window. Your onions will begin to grow almost immediately and can be harvested almost indefinitely. I wonder if this really works...

  • Emily Kelly
    Emily Kelly

    This works; I have a glass of onions growing in the kitchen window!

Tub & Shower Magic Tried this today and it is amazing!


Baking soda and peroxide to clean your baking pans

Galaxy play doh! Awesome!

Time Out Jar. It is really easy to make. The goal is that when they are feeling out of control, they shake the jar, then sit and watch the glitter settle in the water. When the glitter settles, they can get up. This one is a really great technique to use in lieu of timeout.

Absolutely brilliant!

A "Calm Down Jar." Shake the jar and the child has to watch the jar until the glitter settles- Need to try Of course the cynic in me suspects the kid will chuck it across the room. . .

Homemade Oxyclean: 1 cup water, 1/2 cup hydrogen peroxide, 1/2 cup baking soda

How to cover dinged up furniture! 1. Identify areas of your wooden furniture that are unsightly because they have been bumped or scraped. 2. Get your walnut. 3. Rub the walnut on the damaged area. 4. Watch in amazement as the damaged area begins to darken. 5. Step back and admire your work. Hey, you didn't even break a sweat!

Fake Febreeze

A bundle of chalk hung in a closet will absorb extra moisture and keep clothing fresh and dry, and takes up much less room than an electric dehumidifier. Read more at Spring-Cleaning Rooms – Martha Stewart

Dip the tip of an empty Swiffer Wetjet solution bottle into boiling water for about 10 seconds and the lid twists off (use a towel). Refill with your preferred cleaning solution at appropriate dilution! and re-cap. Genius. No need to pay for more fluid... way overpriced. genius

Apparently Mr Clean Magic Erasers are just this stuff called Melamine Foam...You can buy it in bulk on Amazon for way less.

Laundry stain list station ~ love it!!! I so need something like this in the laundry room

This has to be the most complete & amazing cleaning tips site! It's like a cleaning Bible!

old cameras as wall art. . . Jim will think this blasphemy

What a cool idea!

Simply rub chalk onto greasy stains and the chalk powder will absorb the grease, making the stain easily removable by the laundry soap in the wash.