Place a few drops of essential oil (one pinner suggested lemongrass scent) onto the cardboard tube of your toilet paper roll to make your bathroom smell good. Not sure how well it works but it sounds like a good idea.
"Homemade carpet powder, if you add a cup of borax to this mixture it will kill any bugs that may be in your carpet (fleas, etc!) Another said, I use nutmeg or clove ground with baking soda, and my house smells so inviting and homey.
Borax is the most common ingredient in house ant control products. It is natural. Mix 1 cup of warm water with cup of sugar, and 2 tablespoons of Borax. Then, soak cotton balls in the Borax mixture and place them near any ant trails in your home.
Never Ending Dryer Sheets: 1 Container with an airtight lid 4 sponges cut in half 1 cup of your favorite fabric softener 2 cups water Squeeze excess liquid from 1 sponge and toss in dyer. When done, put sponge back in container.
Place a layer of wax paper on top of upper kitchen cabinets where dust and grease particles gather. Every few months, switch out the paper for a fresh sheet. What a smart and simple idea! Like on top of the fridge - ewww! On top of the fridge, brilliant!