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25 life hacks. Washing the legos = genius.

Top 25 Life Hacks Of The Week

Cleaning your A/C on your own...good to know...

Clean Your Air Conditioner Condenser Unit

200+ STAIN FIXES from University of Illinois Extension. Pin now for future stain emergencies!

The Magic Way to Clean Your Windows - Best way EVER to clean windows. No drying needed, and you have no spots or streaks on your window! Another pinner said...I cleaned 2 full sliding glass doors and 8 large windows in 9 minutes!!!

How to fold a fitted sheet

Best quick fix for shoes that give you blisters. Remember this for when you're on a trip

Homemade goo gone. Just two ingredients you probably already have! (I always need Goo Gone)

Aloe Vera Ice Cubes Printable instruction:

Homemade Swimmers ear drops...From the original pinner: "Recipe provided to me by my children's' pediatrician. Alcohol dries out the ear and vinegar kills bacteria. It works!"

Add orange peels (or any citrus peel) to a quart of white vinegar in a closed container and let it set for two weeks. Combine citrus/vinegar solution half/half with water and use for cleaning. Works on floors, tile, fixtures, etc. Smells good and is tough on scum! Best of all there are no chemicals.

Dip a cotton ball into the lemon juice and baking soda solution and apply it to your teeth. Let the lemon and baking soda solution sit on your teeth for around a minute. Brush your teeth to remove the acid. I saw results the first time I tried this.

Homemade Dish washing Detergent

Homemade Laundry Detergent

Homemade Swimmers ear drops...recipe provided to me by my childrens' pediatrician. Alcohol dries out the ear and vinegar kills bacteria. It works!

Mix two tablespoons of borax with jam, jelly, honey or syrup until there is a paste. Smear some on some paper or a plate and put it where the ants are at. They should flock to it and eat it and take it back to the nest and it will act as a natural ant killer. ... Many more wonderful ideas on the web page .. check it out!

20 coupon resources for saving money on your grocery bill when meal planning!

My Merry Messy Life: Homemade Laundry Detergent Free Printable Label

Homemade cough syrup - decongestant, expectorant, and sore throat. ¼ t. Cayenne ¼ t. Ginger 1 T. Cider Vinegar (an organic one, like Bragg’s, is preferred.) 2 T. Water 1 T. Honey (use a locally produced raw honey, if possible.) Dissolve cayenne and ginger in cider vinegar and water. Add honey and shake well. Take 1 T. as needed for cough. Hoo-wee.

If you're camping...Rub petroleum jelly over a bunch of cotton balls...then store in ziplock bag..Then when your ready to make a fire pull a few cotton strands out then place under your wood then light your cotton ball..instant fire starter

Stretch Shoes..

DIY Natural Room Scents. Add fragrance to your home using simmering waters infused with spices, herbs, & fruit.

We do this every few months; When your dishwasher doesn't clean well, fix it yourself following these simple steps and avoid the expensive professional service call. A simple cleaning often solves the problem.

Put a tiny bit of toothpaste into a small cup, mix in one teaspoon baking soda plus one teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide, and half a teaspoon water. Thoroughly mix then brush your teeth for two minutes. Remember to do it once a week until you have reached the results you want. Once your teeth are good and white, limit yourself to using the whitening treatment once every month or two. - And to think I almost shelled out $40 at the store for some whitening strips!

Take your favorite liquid fabric softener and soak an old hand towel or flour cloth completely with it. Wring it out and let it dry completely, then throw it in with your next load. This mega-fabric softener sheet should be good for at least 40 loads of laundry, stretching out softener use and lessening waste. In other words, save money.

This pin is a five star pin! It cleaned my bathroom so amazingly! Pinner wrote: "Tub & Shower Magic (Dawn & White Vinegar.) Oh my gosh I made this stuff and it's fantastic! You should see my sinks, showers and faucets They look brand new!" Must try.