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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. It's actually a common realtor trick.

sprinkle drops of vanilla, orange, lemon or almond extract on return air filter to scent your entire home. Try with eucalyptus, rosemary or tea tree extracts to see if those work as well.

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!....hmmmm i guess it wouldn't hurt to try

Make Your House Smell Like Williams Sonoma A few sprigs of rosemary, lemon slices and a teaspoon of vanilla in a pot and let it simmer on the stove. This is a recipe that they use at William Sonoma Home stores.

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5 Natural & Frugal Ways to Make Your Home Smell Heavenly

homemade air fresheners - 5 Natural & Frugal Ways to Make Your home smell heavenly!

Does your house smell good? If the answer isn’t an immediate “YES”, try this: 1 apple {on the brink of death is fine} 2-3 C water 6-8 cinnamon sticks {you can get these at what I call “the DG” for $1} 1 handful of cloves 1 dash of nutmeg the juice of an orange {or OJ from the fridge is fine too} a splash of vanilla SIMMER and SMELL!

If you want your house to smell heavenly, boil some orange peels with a 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon on Medium heat. ~ I do this come Fall and everyone loves it - an old Southern trick

Add orange peels (or any citrus peel) to a quart of white vinegar in a closed container and let it set for two weeks. Combine citrus/vinegar solution half/half with water and use for cleaning. Works on floors, tile, fixtures, etc. Smells good and is tough on scum! Best of all there are no chemicals.

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How to Clean Your Keurig

Check out how to fix your Keurig when it quits making full cups! Just clean it! via AFewShortCuts.com

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33 Meticulous Cleaning Tricks For The OCD Person Inside You

This long-forgotten gem of a cleaning agent may be used with a little water or vinegar to lift even the most stubborn stains. Cream of tartar is one of nature’s best bleaching agents. Cream of tartar, a.k.a “crusted wine,” is mixed with baking soda to create baking powder. While it is an acid, it’s not harmful. It’s an acidic salt which comes from grapes. Read article for cleaning ideas...

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Make Your Own Scented Linen Spray

My house smells so good, after making this! I refuse to buy Febreze ever again.

Smart Idea: Heat a bowl of water and vinegar for 5 minutes in the microwave, the steam will dissolve stuck on stains. Simply wipe off. Genius!!!! You can also do water and add a little vanilla extract and your house will smell fantastic!

Place a coffee cup filled with vinegar in the dishwashing rack and run a full cycle of dishwashing. This will clean your entire dishwasher. This is one of the easiest techniques and works well as preventive care.

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 WHAT TO DO: Mix the water and fabric softener into a plastic container. Add the sponges so they can soak in the mixture. To use, squeeze the excess liquid from 1 sponge and place into the dryer. Place sponge back into the container of liquid

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Make Your Own "No. 2 Spray" For The Bathroom! (Extra Strength Version

This bathroom spray smells great and is easy to make, but most importantly it's EFFECTIVE! :-)