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    Use a wooden spoon to stop pots from boiling over.

    How to repair a hole in the drywall - the EASY way! I have used this method for years and It works very nicely for cracks and small repairs.

    Perfect and inexpensive solution! I hate those nasty wasps/yellow jackets/meat bees! The article is correct that in late spring/summer they prefer protein (when they are reproducing) so meat is a good choice but in the fall, they do a lot of carbo-loading to get set for winter, so any sugary substance like jam, juice or soda is perfect.

    To whiten cloth napkins, linens, and even socks, fill a large pot with water, and drop in several slices of lemon. Bring to a boil, then turn off the heat. Add the linens, and let them soak for about an hour. Then launder as usual.

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    How to "unshrink" your clothes! I've saved myself a LOT of agony with this tip! :-)

    How to Arrange Your Pinterest Boards in One Easy Step

    * For us Southern girls who grew up being told to NEVER EVER wash your cast irons with soap! Scrub your cast iron with coarse salt and a soft sponge. The salt is a natural abrasive and will absorb oil and lift away bits of food while preserving the pan's seasoning. Rinse away salt and wipe dry.

    I'm going to try this when I make dinner tonight!

    Bye Bye Static Cling!! I will have to try this.

    DIY Flower Pot Smoker

    How to deodorize a smelly towel. Let the towel boil at a very low simmer, for a few minutes.

    My grandma taught my mom this.. and my mom taught me. Best instructions for how to fold the fitted sheets. It works I've been doing it for years!

    Ant Poison - I wish I had learned about this years ago! It's cheap, easy, fast and it WORKS!

    Rub a walnut on damaged wooden furniture to cover up dings

    How to get rid of water rings on a table! (or any other wooden surface)

    Use Kid's Crest toothpaste to remove scratches from dvds, cds and game discs.

    Clean Hardwood Floors Use boiling water and two teabags to clean hardwood floors. The tannic acid in tea creates a beautiful shine for hardwood floors. Let two teabags steep in the boiling water for a few minutes. Pour the tea into a bucket. Take a soft cloth and wring it out in the tea. The cloth merely needs to be damp, not soaked. This will enable the floor to dry quickly. Wash the floor and be ready to be amazed by the sheen

    Use boiling water instead of tap water to make clear ice. Great for putting fruit, herbs, flowers or surprises in.

    Magic Eraser (any brand) for resurfacing DVDs! This fixes scratched/ skipping CDs and DVDs. Using a damp magic eraser, work from middle to edge, then following the curve of the DVD. (You're scuffing down the surface to the level of the scratch)