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I just heard about this at physical therapy! Homemade Ice packs: 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water, gets really cold, but never hardens so you can manipulate it. every athlete (or mom) should pin this!

Magic Mouthwash: Remedy for Sore Throats and Mouth Sores. This seriously is a miracle for even the worst cankers. Mix equal parts Milk of Magnesia, Benadryl, and water....1-1-1.gargle away!

SO GOOD TO KNOW! How to Clean Your Gross Plastic Containers 1. Fill almost to the top with water and a squirt of dish soap 2. Add 1/4 cup of bleach 3. Microwave the container for 40 seconds, or until the solution is boiling 4. Allow to rest until the water is luke-warm 5. Wash out your container and it is as good as new!

from themamasgirls.com

DIY After Shower Spray - Keeps Your Shower Clean

After Shower Spray - keeps the shower clean with little effort. Into a large spray bottle, measure: 1/2 cup of Hydrogen Peroxide 1/2 cup Rubbing Alcohol 4 – 5 drops Dawn, Palmolive (or other liquid dish detergent) 2 teaspoons Dishwasher Rinse Aid (like Jet-Dry) 1 1/2 cups water Shake gently to combine the ingredients. Label the bottle and be sure to keep it out of the reach of small children. (I actually drew measurement lines so that when I make a fresh batch, I don’t need to get out the…

Wash your towels in hot water with a cup of vinegar, and then run again in hot water with a half-cup of baking soda. That will strip your towels from all of that residue and mildew smell and will actually leave them feeling fluffy and smelling fresh.

from Prepared Housewives

How to Filter and Purify Water for Survival

You can only go 3 days without water. Would you know how to filter and purify water if your life depended on it? Here are some methods you can use anywhere.

from One Good Thing by Jillee

Hydrogen Peroxide Magic!

I had no idea! these are great tips.... 29 Magical Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide

"My son's doctor told me about this 37 years ago. Use Vicks Vapor Rub and socks. Even the worst cough can be stopped within 5-15 minutes, and lasts hours. Just apply the vapor rub generously to the bottom of your (or child's) feet, and cover with socks. works 100% of the time, and has been proven to work better than prescription drugs!"

My carpets are so gross with 3 kids carpet cleaner - Awesome! Should've done before/after pics, but I had 3 almost black stains on my off-white carpet and they came up beautifully! Had to do it twice, but they had been there a LONG time and were really ground in. 2cups hydrogen peroxide and 1/4 cup baking soda. Put in a spray bottle squirt- scrub- vacuum!

If you want to get rid of a water ring on your coffee table, simply rub some mayo into the ring and wait at least four hours. Bye-bye water ring! ****