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Household tips


Household tips

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DIY: Lower Your Energy Bills - Make your home more energy efficient - explains how to find heat & air loss & how to seal up the areas where the heat & air are escaping. Lots of DIY tips!

Thank you, Mr. Duck!!

Removing glitter nail polish. Whoever figured this out should get a Nobel Prize. I'll be happy I pinned this later.

clean your microwave

Crisco Candle for emergency situations. Simply put a piece of string in a tub of shortening, and it will burn for up to 45 days...who knew?

You will surprised to see all the makeup that is left in the water. How to properly clean your makeup brushes. (a tablespoon of white vinegar in a cup of hot water, and a 20 minute soak, followed by a hot, then cold rinse and pat dry will do it. Disinfects, dissolves grease/makeup, leaves no film, and inexpensive.)

Chemo care package - list of everything that's good to give someone going through chemo

576 loads of laundry for $6. I have pinned this before, but I like these directions better. (update: made this and works awesome, I will never spend $10 on one thing of laudry soap again!)

I tell all my patients this at physical therapy! Homemade Ice packs: 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water, gets really cold, but never hardens so you can manipulate it. every athlete (or mom) should pin this!

Grandma's Best Kept Kitchen Secret. Ten Uses for Bacon Grease. Just a little bit adds SO much! Don't dismiss it till you've tried it.

Did you know that a teaspoon of honey (local - raw is best) and a 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon will usually knock out a cold within a day or two? Take twice a day for 3 days for best results. Both honey and cinnamon are antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal. Also knocks bladder/kidney infections, reduces sugar levels, blood pressure, acts as a pain reliever for arthritis. And much more!

Saving this idea for the Cold Days ahead! Hate scraping off ice! Ice Proofing the Car Windows with 2/3 Vinegar 1/3 water! Just spray on windows and ice will melt away! Totally making a bottle of this for this winter!

12 uses for Vicks VapoRub

canning

"So smart!!! 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! Storage, transporting and ease of starting...Perfect!!"

plastic placemats in the fridge for easy cleaning ... Too Cute!

Cool!

101 DIY home tips - I only got to 18 when I knew this was worth the pin. Very very useful.

Grocery list idea

This is exactly how I need to make my grocery list every week.. Now I have a printable to use!!

folding napkins

How to clean and re-season cast iron

How to clean your hard water stains off your fridge water dispenser tray. Soooo need this!

Cleaning Those Nasty Stove Burners! | One Good Thing by Jillee

in case i haven't pinned before???? Magic Carpet Cleaner ;-) Baking soda, vinegar, dishwashing liquid & warm water!!