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Use Cooking Spray as an Ice Repellent  Before clearing snow off a driveway, liberally spray both sides of a plastic or metal shovel with cooking spray. The ice will slide right off the oily surface. It's the easiest trick for smoother snow removal.

Surprising Cleaning New Uses

Use Cooking Spray as an Ice Repellent. Before clearing snow off a driveway, liberally spray both sides of a plastic or metal shovel with cooking spray. The ice will slide right off the oily surface. It's the easiest trick for smoother snow removal.

Vinegar is a homekeeping multitasker! It can whiten your white laundry, wash your windows and mirrors, drive out pests, eliminate odors, remove stains, and more.

20 Unexpected Ways to Use Vinegar Around the House

Natural Ant Repellant - Pour equal amounts of water & white vinegar into a spray bottle; shake to mix. Spritz the solution in water-resistant areas where ants are common, such as patios, porches, and picnic tables, before family and friends gather.

35 new uses for the Magic Eraser-- LOVE THESE THINGS

35 new uses for the Magic Eraser

35 new uses for the Magic Eraser: remove paint scratches on your car from minor fender benders, remove adhesive residue after removing stickers, remove rust from most surfaces, remove nail polish spills or stains, remove grass stains from shoes after movi

Bed bugs are becoming a growing problem all around the United States. If you live in an apartment you can almost bet you will get them if yo...

Rub dryer sheets along edges of scissors to sharpen, cleaning curling iron w/ toothpaste, etc. Great article for home cleaning tricks! Hang dryer sheet to repel mosquitos!

Unclog your drains and clean your tub with salt, white vinegar and baking soda!

Natural drain cleaner: pour ½ cup baking soda, then ½ cup vinegar down a clogged drain. Cover it with a wet cloth, wait 5 minutes, uncover, and flush with steaming-hot water.

Chalk as Tarnish Prevention - Slow the tarnish on your good silver by tying up a few moisture-absorbing pieces in cheesecloth and store them with your cutlery for shinier flatware that reflects well on you in no time flat.

Surprising Cleaning New Uses

~~~Slow Silver From Tarnishing! Use Chalk as Moisture Absorber ~~~ Tie up a few pieces in cheesecloth and store them with your good silver to slow any tarnishing.

Life hacks batteries too small

Funny pictures about Out of AA batteries? Oh, and cool pics about Out of AA batteries? Also, Out of AA batteries?

27 Awesome Life Hacks

Turn plastic pant hanger clips into bag clips for the kitchen. Needed: Plastic Pant Hanger with Clips (heehee) + pair of heavy duty sissors

I boiled 2 c water and dissolved the dry ingredients with the Dawn (in a large glass measuring cup  apparently I learned from earlier experience today). When cooled slightly, I poured it into my plastic bottle and added 2 c tap water and shook it. If you used 1/2 c for the original recipe, this would only require 1/8 c and would take up 75% less space on my shelf.

How To Make Your Own No-Grate Liquid Laundry Detergent

no-grate homemade laundry detergent: in a 1 gallon bottle combine: 3 T borax, 3 T washing soda, 2 T Dawn; disolve in 4 cups boiling water. When cool fill all the way to the top with cold water letting the bubbles run out.

How to clean your candle jars of wax once the candle is done. Great to reuse in the bathroom for cotton balls or q-tips

How to remove the wax from a candle jar. **This is a bath and body works candle jar, they are so pretty can be used for all sorts of things! So excited to reuse candle jars.why didn't I think of this?

12 Problems That Can Be Solved With Baby Powder

12 Problems That Can Be Solved With Baby Powder

12 Problems That Can Be Solved With Baby Powder This medicine cabinet staple is handier than you think. - Never waste time desperately tugging at tangled jewelry again. Loosen the knot with a little baby powder and use a pin to pull it apart.

I've been doing this for over 20 years, it works and remember studs are 16 inches apart on most structures :)

Great idea to hang a picture on the wall. Put the toothpaste where you will want the nail to go. Then, press the picture to the wall. The toothpaste from the back of your frame sticks to the wall.

Clean in between glass on oven door.... a solution

Oven glass cleaning-- Not that impressed with the baking soda soak. Still took steel wool to clean it and still have powder all over the oven door. The cleaning INSIDE the glass door tip was awesome!

Use salt and a paper bag to clean dust off of wreaths (and more) with nooks and crannies.

Try This: Dust Your Holiday Wreaths With Salt

Salt as a Wreath Duster -- place a wreath of pinecones or faux evergreen in a paper bag with cup of salt. Fold the top of the bag over and gently shake. This can also be done in a heavy duty garbage bag, using a bit more salt.

House smelling weird? Put two caps full of vanilla extract in a coffee cup, then place it in the oven at 300 degrees for one hour. Within twenty minutes the whole house smells like Heaven. Its actually a common realtor trick.

WHAT>>"House smelling weird? Put two caps full of vanilla extract in a coffee cup, then place it in the oven at 300 degrees for one hour. Within twenty minutes the whole house smells like Heaven. Its actually a common realtor trick.

Always soak fruit and veggies 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.

✅When buying fruit and veggies, soak them in a ratio of vinegar and water. Leave them soaking for up to an hour. Fruit was good for 3 WEEKS! vinegar is KEY :)

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