Over time, towels build up detergent and fabric softener, leaving them unable to absorb as much water and smelling funky. Recharge them by washing them once with hot water and one cup vinegar, then a second time with hot water and a half cup of baking soda. This strips the residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again.
Frosty hat made from 1/2 oatmeal box and paper plate, sprayed black; then embellished. It is lightweight and does not topple tree. Unseen on other side is a melting snow drip coming from top of hat made with glue and glitter. Would make a cute real snowman hat or nice on a table setting. Use for gift drawing names for next Christmas or for pulling out blessing written by guests, etc. etc.
Make Your Own All-Natural Hand Sanitizer: cup of aloe Vera gel cup of rubbing alcohol drops of essential oil (such as vanilla, lavender, grapefruit, peppermint, etc.) One small mixing bowl and spoon Recycled liquid soap bottle Funnel...if i ever need it.