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    Prevent ice on the driveway and sidewalks

    Icy steps are a hazard. You do need to know how to ice proof your steps during winter so that, if nothing else, they can be used in emergency situations.

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    Winter car hacks!

    Liquid Snow Shovel- prevents ice from forming on sidewalks/drive ways and shoveling doesn't take it off like rock salt.

    Epsom salts and sugar, mixed 1 to 1, will melt salt and ice. It does not hurt the plants or ground,nor will it hurt birds, dogs, or cats. It can be used to pre-treat sidewalks and driveways and roads. Sprinkle just like you would regular salt. Also Epsom salts and sugar placed inside a leg of a pantyhose helps melt snow and ice on roofs.

    Winter is on it's way, and with it may mean snow or ice for you! Here are few tips that will save time and frustration this winter. Did you know you could make your own de-icer, check it out!

    How to Clean and Season a Cast Iron Skillet - there was a time when I needed to know this. I've gotten lazy now.

    Prevent Windows from Frosting Over: Coat your windows/windshield with three parts white distilled vinegar and one part water. This will make the ice come right off and not stick as well to your car.

    Have you ever wanted an ice melt recipe that was safe for pets and didn't harm your concrete? We have a homemade hack for you to try! Mix the following toget

    Use this magical homemade ice remover to make driving this Winter a breeze! /// by Atkinson Drive

    Soak orange peels in vinegar for two weeks in a sealed mason jar then pour the vinegar into a spray bottle. Use as a non-toxic and yummy smelling "green" cleaner. I love using vinegar to clean with but have always wondered how to make it smell better - can't wait to do this!

    Treating Ice on Sidewalks and Driveways. This talks about the various ice melt products available and even mentions some natural alternatives.

    DIY Ice Melter for your windshield

    ICE PROOF CAR WINDOWS ~ Just fill a spray bottle with three parts vinegar to one part water and spray on your car windows at night. In the morning, they should be clear of the icy mess. How does it work? Vinegar contains acetic acid, which lowers the melting point of water – preventing water from freezing. What to do if you wake up to an already frozen car? Just spray the mixture on your window to start the melting process. This should loosen up the ice to make scrapping easier.

    For a Cleaner Kitchen =

    Keep this in mind if you start seeing lots of spiders around your place. Natural spider killer or preventer... take one cup of vingar, one cup of pepper, a teaspoon of oil and liquid soap. Put it into a spray bottle and spray along the outside of your outside door and along windows; refresh after it rains.

    How to Fold Plastic Grocery Bags

    in case i haven't pinned before???? Magic Carpet Cleaner ;-) Baking soda, vinegar, dishwashing liquid & warm water!!