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    • K.

      Teaching children the difference between saying thoughts and thinking thoughts. First the kids get to squeeze out a travel size tube of toothpaste and make a mess. Then have them try to put the toothpaste back in the tube. They will of course find it impossible to do and it is a great way to illustrate that we can't take back words that are hurtful to others. FHE

    • Becca Brandley

      helpful cleaning tips with everyday household items such as nail polish, marshmallows. . .

    • Sandy Whipple-Rutkowski

      Helpful household tips with coffee filters, dryer sheets & toothpaste.

    • Valerie Hough

      Did you know? Uses for common household items.

    • Erika Sobin

      More uses for common household items.

    • Jay Smith

      Spring Cleaning: 25 Tips and Tricks

    • Ross Duarte

      TOOTHPASTE – Used for making your teeth squeaky clean and sparkling white. But did you know… * You can brighten up your white tennis shoes with a toothbrush (one used for cleaning of course) and some whitening toothpaste. Just scrub and rinse. * No caulk on hand? Use a bit of (white) toothpaste. This works really well on small pinholes and white woodwork. * Use a spot of toothpaste to remove stains from carpet. Just brush it in the carpet, rinse and the stain will come right out. * Remove hairspray residue from your hair straightener or curling iron with a tad of toothpaste and a soft cloth. Since toothpaste is abrasive, you may not want to use this on ceramic models. * Overnight blemish cream. It works. Enough said. * Toothpaste can soothe pain from minor burns (that don’t involve an open wound). It has been said to temporarily relive the pain and actually prevents the wound from opening. * Use toothpaste to remove scratches from leather. Just dab some toothpaste on the scratch, wipe it off with a soft cloth then wipe the area with a damp cloth. Be sure not to use whitening toothpaste, as it might bleach the leather. * Get rid of the nasty onion smell on your hands by “washing” them with toothpaste.

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