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Homemade Deodorizing Carpet Sprinkle Recipe

Make Your Own Deodorizing Carpet Powder - Mom 4 Real

72 Uses for common household products to save you $$$

99 Life Hacks That Could Make Your Life Easier

How To Keep Your Freezer Cold

Do your kids have stinky sandals? We had gotten to the point where either the stink or the sandals HAD to go!!

Go Green: Stripping Your Clothes Without Chemicals

67 Homemade, All-Natural Cleaning Recipes

How to remove permanent marker from everything! | Budget Savvy Diva

Rub your faucet with waxed paper, water doesn't leave a mark a ton more awesome household tricks! Pin now read later!

Dilutions Cheat Sheet for Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap

FREE Virtual Envelope App - Works beautifully with Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University (FPU) and "Zero-Based" Budgeting without hauling around loads of cash. Plus, it solves the issue of one spouse not knowing how much they can spend because they don't have the cash envelopes with them. (there is a free version and a paid version.)

I need to do this when we move ...Professional house cleaners spill their 10 best-kept secrets to save time & effort. 1 most definitely liked was how to remove grease/dirt build up from kitchen cabinets. Say to clean cabinets, 1st heat slightly damp sponge/cloth in microwave for 20 - 30 sec. until it's hot. Put on a pair of rubber gloves, spray cabinets w/ an all-purpose cleaner containing orange oil, then wipe off cleaner w/ hot sponge. This should make the kitchen look & smell wonderful too!

DIY Naturally Scented All-Purpose Cleaners. 4 varieties using vinegar, citrus, herbs, & spices. Printable tags, too! www.theyummylife....

Write notes back & forth with your child. Leave it on their bed, when they have a chance, they write back and leave it on your bed. How neat would it be to have those notes to look back on?

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    Diana Strand

    Started this with Bug this morning -- she was thrilled with it!

A pumice stone can be used to remove pills from your sweaters.

How to tie your running shoes to fit your feet better. a podiatrist showed her this trick! wow - the high arches, vs. wide foot tie is fantastic. Also narrow foot and heel slipping ties.

Another pinner said: I've never been an all natural kinda girl, but these 8 changes to natural cleaning products for the house just transformed my house! This is definitely a must-have list!

Clean your mattress: pour about 1 cup of baking soda into a jar and add 4 drops of lavender essential oil. Seal and shake the jar. Using a kitchen strainer, sprinkle the baking soda mixture all over the mattress and let it sit for an hour or more. Thoroughly vacuum the mattress. Bye, dust mites and other nasty things. The baking soda helps draw up any moisture and deep dirtiness. It deodorizes and leaves the mattress smelling fresh and clean.

Vintage Remedies: Quick Disinfecting Spray

Cheap Garbage Disposal Cleaner/Deodorizer Slice lemons, put in ice cube trays and cover with vinegar. Freeze. Store in a ziplock bag. Pop one of these little cubes in the garbage disposal and grind away! Use these all the time! Love them!

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ok seriously should have already thought of this!!! Use empty Lysol wipes containers to keep plastic grocery bags! Keep in your car for wet swimsuits, dirty diapers, trash, etc. Totally portable, and she even shows you how to put the bags in so they pop out one after another!

A small piece of plastic wrap can make all the difference when packing.

Smart Idea.... silica gel packets keep pumpkins/gourds from molding ... and i always put them in my jewelry box or silver chest to prevent tarnishing...