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!
Purchase a one quart glass bottle of white vinegar, add 25 drops of Lavender essential oil + 1 teaspoon rubbing alcohol (for emulsion). You now have a quart of naturally softening fabric softener! Good for your skin, good for your appliance and good for the planet!
Use boiling water and two teabags to clean hardwood floors. The tannic acid in tea creates a beautiful shine. Let two teabags steep in the boiling water for a few minutes. Pour the tea into a bucket. Take a soft cloth and wring it out in the tea. The cloth merely needs to be damp, not soaked. This will enable the floor to dry quickly. Wash the floor and be ready to be amazed by the sheen... and no sticky or oily residue! So cool, must try!
Quick Cleaning Tip: Keep Baseboards Cleaner With Fabric Softner
CLEVER..."Dryer sheets to clean baseboards. Not only cleans up, but also coats them to repel hair and dust. Makes your house smell like fresh laundry too! We do this with our blinds, but never thought about baseboards. Soon!"
How to Clean Your Dishwasher - Place a dishwasher-safe cup filled with plain white vinegar on the top rack of your dishwasher. Using the hottest water available, run your dishwasher through a cycle – except for the cup of vinegar, the dishwasher needs to be empty.
Magic Eraser uses... did you know you can cut a piece off and float it in your toilet overnight and voila! no more toilet ring! -clean window screens (even when they are still in the window) The website has a list of about 100 uses! - Click image to find more DIY & Crafts Pinterest pins