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46 Penny-Pinching Ways To Save A Lot Of Money This Year

46 Penny-Pinching Ways To Save A Lot Of Money This Year - Keep car windows frost free. Coat the windows the night before with a solution of three parts vinegar to one part water. Clean your windshield wipers with vinegar to keep them functioning properly

Every summer, I end up with at least one fruit fly infestation. It starts out innocently enough -- I'll notice a fruit fly or two buzzing around a bunch of bananas on the kitchen counter. They're a...

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Temporary Extension Cord Protection - If you're having a party or some other event in the yard and you need additional electricity sources, here's a great way to keep extension cord plugs dry. Cut notches in the opposite sides of a reusable plastic container and snap on the lid. Your plugs will stay dry if it happens to rain or the ground is moist.

The best window cleaner: 1/2 tsp dish soap + 1/4 cup vinegar + 2 cups distilled water. No streaks or hazy looking film developing later on. I love this stuff and use it on everything! # Pin++ for Pinterest #

Easy Upholstery Stain Remover. 1 cup Dawn blue dish soap 1 cup white vinegar 1 cup club soda A heavy duty spray bottle A scrub brush

Soak orange peels in vinegar for two weeks in a sealed mason jar then pour the vinegar into a spray bottle. Use as a non-toxic and yummy smelling "green" cleaner. I love using vinegar to clean with but have always wondered how to make it smell better - can't wait to do this!

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Genius vinegar hacks that will totally change the way you feel about chores

Whether you're budget-conscious, eco-friendly, or haven't had time to stock up on cleaning supplies, it helps to have a few common uses for vinegar up your sleeve. You might have pinned them before on Pinterest, but we've made it easy for you by gathering some of the best quickie vinegar hacks in one place. Who knew one little ingredient could be used to deodorize, sanitize, or even marinate meat? #lifehacks