Foto: One of my fav tricks! Expecting guests and house smelling a little funky? Put a cap full of vanilla extract in 1/4 cup of water, then place it in the microwave for 2 mins. The whole house will smell like heaven~! ♡
Granite (or any counter-top) shine/cleaner ~ Take a spray bottle, fill it about 1/8th full with rubbing alcohol, add a drop of Dawn dish washing soap, a few drops of scented oil (optional, but makes it smell so good), fill the rest of the way with water, shake together, and you’re good to go! It makes your granite (or any counter-top) shine and feel so smooth at a fraction of the price by lucinda
55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips and Tricks (With Pictures)
"That’s right, a lemon! I just cut it in half and use the actual lemon to scrub the hard water stains on any fixture. I’ve even used it to remove rust stains from a bobby pin I left sitting in the shower. Like I said, just rub the lemon on the fixture and rinse. The spots will magically disappear before your eyes and you’ll be left with this!"
Getting your matress clean: pour about 1 cup of baking soda into a mason jar and drop in 4 drops of lavender essential oil. Put on lid and shake jar. Using a kitchen strainer sprinkle the baking soda mixture all over the mattress and let it sit for an hour or more. Thoroughly vacuum the mattress. It deodorizes and leaves the mattress smelling fresh and clean.