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    Pet odors permeate into your home fabrics and carpets, making your home smell musty and like animals. Many items, including baby powder, can neutralize and mask dander, urine and other related scents. Using baby powder to remove pet odors from your carpets and home upholstery can help you save money...

    DIY Carpet fresh sprinkles

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      More DIY beauty stuff... I will resist putting any more up. Also I love the idea but never get round to doing any of them so it's kind of pointless...

    • Andrea Ruelling

      Rosemary is a fragrant and handsome herb to plant around your home. It loves being neglected and will live happily with you, adding greenery during the bleak winter and pretty little blue flowers in the spring and summer. You can clip away and the patient plant will just grow thicker and faster.

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      How to Make Homemade Carpet Fresh. Let the mixture sit for a week or the oils will stain your carpeting!!

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    • Leslie Ann

      Rosemary is a strongly flavored herb often used with meat and fish.

    • Nikki Petitt

      Rosemary is one of several herb plants with Mediterranean origins.

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