Lots of Cleaning Secrets- this is probably the most useful list of cleaning tricks  Glad I actually read through this. Good stuff.

Surprising Cleaning New Uses

"Gotta Love Real Simple"Lots of Cleaning Secrets- this is probably the most useful list of cleaning tricks -- awesome! Glad I actually read through this.

wasp trap - vinegar, sugar, salt

Bee safe wasp trap. How to make your own wasp trap for free

Fill container with vinegar, sugar and salt to trap wasps. I'll be placing these around the yard this year![You can make your own bee safe wasp trap without attracting and killing bees in the process.

Wish I knew this years ago- Right after using the grill, unplug it and place a wet double-sheet of paper towel between the lid and the surface. The leftover heat causes the towel to steam and clean the grill. Wiping it dry with another paper towel is all that’s needed. I'm going to try with waffle iron.

Cleaning a "George Foreman" grill: unplug it & place a wet double-sheet of paper towel between lid & surface; leftover heat causes the towel to steam & clean the grill. Wiping it dry with another paper towel is all that’s needed.

Everyday Homemaking Tips

Will have to look into this marshmallow/brown sugar thing. A marshmallow keeps brown sugar soft.hot vinegar can revive paintbrushes.among other tips.

When painting something, use a few push pins in the back of the object to lift it off of the table. No more sticking to whatever its painted on!

When painting something, use a few push pins in the back of the object to lift it off of the table. No more sticking to whatever its painted on. <> (good ideas, helpful hints, DIY, tips)

Ingenious. Pancake mix in a recycles ketchup bottle.NOT GOOD WITH BLUEBERRY,DUH.

Ketchup Bottle as Pancake Batter Dispenser. Repurpose an empty ketchup bottle into a pancake batter dispenser and pour the right amount every time! It's also less messy and it makes it easier for making smiley face pancakes for the kids!

so geniuses, so simple

Bind books with a hole punch, rubber band, and paper clip. Idk when I will be binding books but a handy idea

Did you know that a parmesan cheese lid fits a regular mouth canning jar perfectly?

A parmesan cheese lid fits a regular mouth Mason jar perfectly. I've used the Parmesan jars as banks. The Mason jar would be better.

Great website for DIY tricks

Clever Kitchen Cabinet & Pantry Storage Ideas

Planting tomatoes - you have to read and see this.

Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavor potential. When planting tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.

Dryer Sheet as Iron Cleaner.  Remove gunk from the soleplate of an iron. With the setting on low, rub the iron over the dryer sheet until the residue disappears, and you're left with a pristine press.

Surprising Cleaning New Uses

Anyone have a dryer sheet I can have? Dryer Sheet as Iron Cleaner Remove gunk from the soleplate of an iron. With the setting on low, rub the iron over the dryer sheet until the residue disappears, and you're left with a pristine press.

Embroidery hoop + pillowcase = laundry bag

Ever-Open Laundry Bag—really good idea. A hanging laundry bag saves floor space, but you have to wrestle with the drawstring to deposit dirty clothes. Have it both ways when you prop it open with a large embroidery hoop (at least Martha Stewart

Also use for Greasy oven hoods - About 2 T Dawn dish soap and 2 T of baking soda in 1/4 cup of water excellent for any old grease on wall and oven hood! This is amazing!!!

Sure, it keeps the fridge smelling sweet. But did you know you can also use it to clean the tub, kill roaches, keep spinach greener or de-stink the dog?

Wonderful and Natural Uses of Orange Peel - Orange peel works wonder on the skin, it helps to reduce pimple acne, wrinkles and patchy skin, when applied as face mask or when dropped in bathing water and used to scrub over the skin.  Dry the peel, powder it, and then make a simple scrub by adding just enough milk to the powder to get a consistency you like.  The antioxidants and vitamin C in the peels helps to get a clean and glowing complexion after a few weeks of trying it. PLUS insect…

Fascia invests in many layers throughout the body and Structural Integration reorganizes each layer throughout the basic

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! Need this at work

Saving this idea for the Cold Days ahead! Hate scraping off ice! Ice Natural De-Icer: 2 parts Vinegar with 1 part water - spray on windows and ice will melt away

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