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Practically Functional: Clean a microwave with water and vinegar in just 5 minutes!

How to clean your cookie sheets--Put about 1/4 cup of baking soda in a small glass bowl and squirt in hydrogen peroxide until it makes a nice paste. Then you rub it on the offending dirt/stain/grease...whatever!

20 iPad 2 Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts

Recipes for every kind of home made cleaners...better for you and the environment and save lots of money in the process.

A pro method for making nicks, dings, and scratches disappear in wood furniture.

DIY pot and pan cleaner

This will work great for my brand new skillet! Can't wait to try this!

Portable phone charger made out of an altoids case, usb port, and two double A batteries.

DIY your own charger!

Use Vinegar to Rescue a Cast Iron Pan

Good to know

This is genius! Who knew? Parmesan cheese containter lids will fit on mason jars! How about keeping baking soda by the sink for a mildly abrasive cleanser. Or flour near where you kneed your bread - just sprinkle on the counter.

How to restore scratched and worn wood. Another pinner says: for watermarks - mix a thick paste of olive oil and salt and rub onto the wood - leave it for about 30 minutes. The salt draws out the moisture and the oil feeds the wood. Used this many, many times!

How to clean water and snow marks on your ugg boots... or suede. pin now read when needed

Ingredient substitute list for when you don't have one ingredient. It tells you know how to replace it! I have been looking for this for ages!!

Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: ¼ cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap ¼ cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water , very warm. I do this once a month. Works great. I use a little less water

This long-forgotten gem of a cleaning agent may be used with a little water or vinegar to lift even the most stubborn stains. Unattractive grout driving you batty? Mold and mildew stains got you reaching for the Prozac? Burner pans and casserole dishes giving you fits? Cream of Tartar is your new best friend.

Reconditioning & Re-Seasoning Cast Iron Cookware

Remove the spring from a clothespin, and insert it between a pair of chopsticks.

How to clean and restore your ugg boots.

Ever had a pair of pants that the zipper wouldn't stay zipped? Brilliant!

Target's mark down schedule. (where has this been all my life?!?)

Why didn't I think of that?! Put aluminum foil in a bowl, pour the grease in. When it hardens, roll up the foil and throw it out!

The cardboard carton is easy to light with a match and then the charcoal starts too!! Perfect for bringing camping or starting a fire pit for smores!

Tips from Auto Detailers on how to clean your auto like a pro! (could work in my house too)