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    soak old paintbrush in hot vinegar for 30 minutes and good as new! I need to remember this!

    How to clean a paintbrush with vinegar

    Today’s SMS post was inspired by something I spent yesterday afternoon actually doing. Since I’m having more than 20 people for Thanksgiving dinner next week, I decided to take stock of the state of my dishes and was dismayed at all the dark scratches I discovered on them. Luckily, I knew just what to do! If …

    13 Painting Secrets the Pros Won’t Tell You - Popular Mechanics Paint extender!

    You can use HYDROGEN PEROXIDE to get rid of armpit stains, to clean cookie sheets, as a miracle cleaner in your kitchen and bathroom, and to make your own “oxi clean”. This stuff is amazingly versatile!

    Cleaning tip: How to use vinegar and baking soda to remove hard water stains from your toilet bowl.

    45 Uses for Vinegar

    Your paint brushes will almost clean themselves! The easiest, laziest method possible for cleaning paint brushes.

    Do-It-Yourself Car Detailing - All the tips and tricks to that new car smell.

    Love these decoupaged crates!

    Dryer sheets apparently clean soap scum off shower glass! :: 60 New Uses For Everyday Items.

    50 uses for vinegar...who knew? #tips

    Great for all the pool towels this summer! 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 half cup baking soda. This strips the residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again. Works like a charm!

    Previous pinner wrote, "The Magic Way to Clean Your Windows - Best way EVER to clean windows. No drying needed, and you have no spots or streaks on your window! I cleaned 2 full sliding glass doors and 8 large windows in 9 minutes!" *See tip on the link if you have hard water spots*

    If you wake up with a sore throat, and begin to feel a cold coming on, mix hot water, 2-tablespoons honey, 2-tablespoon vinegar, dash of cinnamon, and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, mix well, and drink, you will feel better within the hour. Works every time

    Have a headache/migraine? Submerge your feet and hands in hot/warm water and put a bag of frozen peas at the base of your skull. The heat on your extremities pulls the blood from your head relieving some/all of your headache.

    How to age new wood with steel wool and apple cider vinegar!

    When buying fruit and veggies, always soak them in a 1:4 ratio of vinegar and water to help remove toxins and pesticides. Leave them soaking for up to an hour, longer with nonorganic apples. At the end of the bath, sometimes you can even see cloudy like stuff in the water from the skins and waxes, and dirt on the bottom. I need to start doing this!

    DIY: fix wood scratches

    yep ♻keep on reduce reuse recyclin' in the free world

    I put these in my candle warmer maybe 30 minutes ago and my entire house smells like clean laundry. So fresh and so much better than anything I have bought just to make the house smell good!!!