baking soda & white vinegar to unstop drain. pour 3/4 to 1 cup of baking soda in the drain. ( real saver use the baking soda that has sat in your Frigidaire deodorizing it , down) Next pour 1/2 cup white vinegar in the drain, but quickly stop up the sink with the plug or a plate over the drain. Wait 30 mins. then run hot water for 2 or 3 mins. down the drain. Do on a regular basis of about once a month to keep drains fresh and clear without any problems.
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.
How to remove permanent marker from everything! Clothes –hand sanitizer Walls –toothpaste or hairspray* Carpet –white vinegar Wood –rubbing alcohol *don’t scrub too hard with hairspray, you don’t want to remove the paint!
DIY laundry stain remover - I made a South African version with Sunlight Liquid instead of Dawn and used it on white towelling face cloths which I use with oil for make up cleanser. It works! Even better than some commercial stuff I tried.