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For camping or late nights at the beach? Leave 1/4 of Mountain dew in bottle (just dont drink it all), add a tiny bit of baking soda and 3 caps of peroxide. Put the lid on and shake - walla! Homemade glow stick (bottle) solution. kids

No Lie this really works. My shower hasn't been this clean since the day I moved in. Soaked my shower for 2 hours and it looks new. How to clean your shower! Vinegar, Dawn and baking soda

No helium needed to fill balloons for parties.....just vinegar and baking soda! I NEED TO REMEMBER THIS! this is important since helium is not a renewable source and is in such short supply

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Making a Mosquito Trap

Take that mosquitos!- Mosquito trap - Cut the top off a 2 liter bottle. Invert the cone and place it inside the straight part of the bottle. Glue the two pieces together. Add 1 tsp yeast and 1/2 cup sugar to some luke warm water, and pour the mixture into the bottle. Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide that you exhale. The yeast feeds off the sugar and emits the same gas, so the mosquito enters the bottle, thinking she will find food there.

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How to Make Flubber

Home-made flubber

Several people asked me to repost the tick/flea repellent recipe...so here it is! It's summer! Time for camping, hiking and getting outside to play. Don't let those pesky annoying ticks stop you. Here's how with a simple homemade solution! Repellent for your pets: For pets, add 1 cup of water to a spray bottle, followed by 2 cups of distilled white vinegar. Ticks hate the smell and taste of vinegar, and will be easily be repelled by this ingredient alone. Then, add two spoonfuls of ...

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41 Genius Camping Hacks You'll Wish You Thought Of Sooner

Johnson’s Baby Creamy Oil doubles as a super effective mosquito repellent. And you won’t smell like bug repellent. - Camping Hacks

HOMEMADE GLOWING MOUNTAIN DEW: Here is a cool outdoor activity for the kids: Leave 1/4" of Moutain Dew in its own bottle, add tiny bit of baking soda and 3 capfuls of hydrogen peroxide. Shake and it and it will GLOW! Try pouring it on sidewalks to 'paint'. Kids will have a blast with it. MAKE SURE THEY DON'T DRINK IT!

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51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius

Use glow necklaces and glow bracelets for a few rounds of night time ring toss.

Add glow stick liquid to bottle of bubbles... Glowing Bubbles! Perfect for a summer night. Soooo doing this!

How To Make Fairies In A Jar This is something everyone will love you can just imagine the look on your childs face when they see this and its something they will never forget so its worth a little work on this one. FAIRIES IN A JAR DIRECTIONS: 1. Cut a glow stick and shake the contents into a jar. Add diamond glitter 2. Seal the top wi

THE best stain remover ever. Even for old stains. Every mom needs this recipe - 2 parts hydrogen peroxide, 1/2 part baking soda and 1 part dish detergent

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10 Favorite Household Tips (she: Rebecca

How to get rid of mattress stains. 8 oz hydrogen peroxide, 3 tbs baking soda, 1 drop liquid dish soap. Combine in spray bottle and spray immediately. Do not store remaining solution, as it is only affective immediately after combining.

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Dry Up Grease Stains with Plain White Chalk

Chalk will remove grease stains from clothes. Simply rub the stain with chalk, then toss in the wash as normal.