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    To shine up your kitchen: Take a spray bottle, fill it about 1/8th full with rubbing alcohol, add a drop of Dawn dishwashing soap, a few drops of scented oil (optional, but makes it smell so good), fill the rest of the way with water, shake together, and you're good to go! It makes your granite (or any countertop) shine and feel so smooth at a fraction of the price~I have loved it and use it on my appliances as well. \

    All purpose cleaner for kitchens, bathrooms, windows, etc. Your windows will sparkle! I even use it on my laminate flooring.

    Homemade laundry detergent. We have friends that tried this and won't use anything else. They say it smells fantastic. -- new recipe

    Ok, I just tried this and it seriously did work. I did it twice on a burner that's had scorch marks for a year or more and they're gone! For anyone as OCD about cleaning as I am, this is a must! I would be prepared to do it at least twice, more if you've got bad burns. This really works!!!

    Toilet Bombs This simple recipe Deodorizes & Kills Bacteria in one quick step. Yup, just drop one in the bowl, stand back and watch it w...

    this actually worked really well.

    If fingerprints on your stainless steel applicances make you crazy, try this diy cleaner of white vinegar and baking soda. Works great on stainless steel sinks, too.

    homemade modge podge. I like this recipe a bit more than the others I've seen on pinterest, bc it also tells u how to get a glossy finish as well as the plain matte

    DIY Ice pack: The soap doesn't solidify so it molds to the shape you need. Full site of cheap DIYs!

    Another pinner says "Love this recipe! I SWEAR by Lemi-shine...my dishes never have spots on them, I never will use anything else. You will notice a difference the very first time..even plastic containers are spotless!" Definitely worth a try :)

    Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaner: 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/4 cup hydrogen peroxide, 1/4 cup vinegar, 1/4 cup liquid castile soap, 1 cup hot water, 10 drops essential oil (optional), Squeeze bottle (love this idea and cheap)

    DIY Homemade Fabric Softener for Just Pennies! -- Vinegar! I use this and add a few drops of rosemary essential oil (one of my favs) and it works just as great, if not better. For lots less!

    Melt 1 cup Vaseline in microwave until liquid, stir in 1 packet of koolaid. Pour into container and let sit! Homemade lipgloss :)

    DIY Hardwood Floor Cleaner makes my floors shine.

    No scrub tub cleaner using vinegar and dawn dish soap.

    CLEANING A BURNT PAN: 1. Fill the bottom of the pan with a layer of water (about a cup). 2. Add one cup vinegar. 3. Bring the pan to a boil. It should be looking a bit cleaner already. 4. Remove the pan from the heat and add two TBSP baking soda. Expect fizz! 5. Empty the pan and scour as normal, if necessary add an extra bit of dry baking soda. 6. If there are any super stubborn marks that don't come off with scouring, make a paste of baking soda and a couple of drops of wate...

    HOMEMADE JEWLERY CLEANER

    One easy trick to remove painting mistakes after they've dried without scraping

    12 Everyday Uses For Dawn Dishwashing Liquid! Dawn dish soap--specifically the blue kind--is a miraculous product. The generic version doesn't cut it.