my mom does this-Cleaning fruit - fill sink with water, add 1 C. vinegar, mix.  Add all fruit and soak for 10 minutes.  Water will be dirty and fruit will sparkle with no wax or dirty film. Great for Berries too--keeps them from molding.  I do this with strawberries and they last for weeks!

my mom does this-Cleaning fruit - fill sink with water, add 1 C. vinegar, mix. Add all fruit and soak for 10 minutes. Water will be dirty and fruit will sparkle with no wax or dirty film. Great for Berries too--keeps them from molding. I do this with strawberries and they last for weeks!

Prevent berries from molding.  Wash them w/ vinegar!  One part white or apple cider vinegar to 10 parts water.  Swirl berries around in it, drain and rinse and pop them in the fridge. The vinegar kills any mold spores and other bacteria that might be on the surface of the fruit, and voila!  Raspberries will last a week or more, and strawberries go almost two weeks without getting moldy and soft.

Prevent berries from molding. Wash them w/ vinegar! One part white or apple cider vinegar to 10 parts water. Swirl berries around in it, drain and rinse and pop them in the fridge. The vinegar kills any mold spores and other bacteria that might be on the surface of the fruit, and voila! Raspberries will last a week or more, and strawberries go almost two weeks without getting moldy and soft.

To prevent mold on berries...1 part white or apple cider vinager 10 parts water. Swirl around, rinse, clean container, line with paper towel then return berries back to container.

To prevent mold on berries...1 part white or apple cider vinager 10 parts water. Swirl around, rinse, clean container, line with paper towel then return berries back to container.

Dirty Dozen: 12 Fruits and Vegetables You Should Always Buy Organic in 2014 (INFOGRAPHIC) | One Green Planet

Dirty Dozen: 12 Fruits and Vegetables You Should Always Buy Organic in 2014 (INFOGRAPHIC)

Dirty Dozen: 12 Fruits and Vegetables You Should Always Buy Organic in 2014 (INFOGRAPHIC) | One Green Planet

Soak orange peels in vinegar for two weeks in a sealed mason jar. Then pour the vinegar into a spray bottle. Use for cleaning or bug spray. This is great for ants!

Soak orange peels in vinegar for two weeks in a sealed mason jar. Then pour the vinegar into a spray bottle. Use for cleaning or bug spray. This is great for ants!

When buying fruit and veggies, always soak them 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. At the end of the bath, sometimes you can even see cloudy like stuff in the water from the skins and waxes, and dirt on the bottom.  Works awesome! Once I did this to blackberries and they were good for 3 WEEKS!  Thats unheard of with berries  water.  The vinegar is KEY :)

When buying fruit and veggies, always soak them 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. At the end of the bath, sometimes you can even see cloudy like stuff in the water from the skins and waxes, and dirt on the bottom. Works awesome! Once I did this to blackberries and they were good for 3 WEEKS! Thats unheard of with berries water. The vinegar is KEY :)

How to properly clean your makeup brushes? Here's another great way 2 clean our brushes!

55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips and Tricks (With Pictures)

How to properly clean your makeup brushes? Here's another great way 2 clean our brushes!

My grandma taught me this many years ago. Refreshing towels I use this trick all the time since I noticed my towels smelling funky. It works! - Over time, towels build up detergent and fabric softener, leaving them unable to absorb as much water and smelly. Recharge them by washing them once with hot water and 1cup vinegar, then a 2nd time with hot water and half cup baking soda. This strips the residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again. Works like a charm…

My grandma taught me this many years ago. Refreshing towels I use this trick all the time since I noticed my towels smelling funky. It works! - Over time, towels build up detergent and fabric softener, leaving them unable to absorb as much water and smelly. Recharge them by washing them once with hot water and 1cup vinegar, then a 2nd time with hot water and half cup baking soda. This strips the residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again. Works like a charm…

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