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How to clean a dishwasher.

Hang towel rods upside down to use as unexpected hanging storage in the laundry room or a broom closet. Now why didn't I think of this??

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Keep wasps and bees away this summer. Put about 10 cloves in 1/2 a lemon and set out. They do not like the scent. For Outdoor gatherings.

Put aluminum foil in a bowl, pour the grease in. When it hardens, roll up the foil and throw it out! i never know what to do with it. - Duh of course this is brilliant!

Listerine: the BEST way to get your feet ready for summer. Sounds crazy but it works! Mix 1/4c Listerine (any kind but I like the blue), 1/4c vinegar and 1/2c of warm water. Soak feet for 10 minutes and when you take them out the dead skin will practically wipe off!

Once a month, Add a cup of Distilled White Vinegar and a cup of baking soda during the HOT cleaning cycle. Pour them directly into the drum. Then, add about ½ cup of vinegar and ½ cup of baking soda into the detergent dispenser.

ONLY use this and it leaves floor spotless. (Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: ¼ cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap ¼ cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water, very warm.) It leaves everything smelling amazing.

Use an old fitted sheet to keep your kiddie pool clean. Really make you say duh why didn't i think of that! From Simply Frugal Mom

TONS of ways to use Coconut Oil. #coconutoil

DIY Shaving Lotion

curtain rods as heel racks. Genius

I actually want to do ALL of these! 52 Totally Feasible Ways To Organize Your Entire Home! MAY BE MY FAVORITE PIN EVER!!

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How To Wash & Whiten Yellowed Pillows..Everyone can use this tip!

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Clean your front loader!! Takes away the mildew smell.

My grandma taught me this many years ago. Refreshing towels I use this trick all the time since I noticed my towels smelling funky. It works! - Over time, towels build up detergent and fabric softener, leaving them unable to absorb as much water and smelly. Recharge them by washing them once with hot water and 1cup vinegar, then a 2nd time with hot water and half cup baking soda. This strips the residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again. Works like a charm!

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pin now...gotta read this...Interesting - The 7 bank accounts every family should have. Yes, seven! It will help you budget, organize your life, and save your family HUNDREDS. This was literally an "aha" moment for me and my family finances have never been the same since. It's SO SIMPLE too.

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to get rid of the nasty black gunk in your drain: 1. Boil a pot of water. 2. Meanwhile pour baking soda down the drain. 3. Once the water has reached a rolling boil pour it down the drain. 4. Let the water and baking soda work at decomposing and sterilizing the grime for 10 minutes. 5. After 10 minutes, pour 1 cup of bleach down the drain to completely kill any remaining mildew or bacteria. this process every few months. It will also keep the nasty mildew smell at bay.

Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: ¼ cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap ¼ cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water , very warm. Once a month. Works great.

How to restore scratched and worn wood. Another pinner says: for watermarks - mix a thick paste of olive oil and salt and rub onto the wood - leave it for about 30 minutes. The salt draws out the moisture and the oil feeds the wood. Used this many, many times!