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~yup~ Clean the microwave and leave it smelling sweet with this household trick! Mix 2 cups of water and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract in a microwave-safe container, and zap it on high for five minutes. When it's done, remove the container and wipe down the interior of the oven. Any gunk should slide right off.

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Cleaning Schedule Architecture: Building One that Works for You

I pretty much follow this...people ask me how I manage to keep a clean house. Heres my answer

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How to have your house smell like Pottery Barn. I did this today. Whole house smells SOOOOOO good!!

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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, and we all love how that shop smells

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Keep Your Home Smelling Great with This DIY Febreze Recipe

Febreze is great for keeping your home smelling nice but it is certainly not cheap. Aside from the cost, some air fresheners contain chemicals that you certainly do not want your family being around and certain brands can be harmful to pets. This DIY Febreze is from Life. Family. Love and is a...

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How to Remove Oil Stains or Grease Stains from Clothes

How to Remove Oil Stains

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Remove Hard Water Deposits

Remove Hard Water Deposits with cleaning vinegar and salt. Make into a paste and rub on, let sit a bit, remove!

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Bleach alernative: 12 cups water, 1/4 cup lemon juice, 1 cup hydrogen peroxide Mix. Add 2 cups per wash load or put in spray bottle and use as a household cleaner.

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Removing Labels from Glass Jars

How to remove labels from jars

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DIY Fabric Whitener

DIY Fabric Whitener It is SO simple and can’t believe that it works. You take one cup of cream of tartar (used in baking for some frosting to make them white, so that’s why this makes so much sense) and three cups of water. Mix together in a clean bucket and let your-at one time white shirts- soak and enjoy a fresh white shirt after washing in a regular cycle.

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Clean Up Sink Smells With DIY Garbage Disposal Refreshers

Make your own homemade garbage disposal freshener bombs. Just drop one in your garbage disposal to #clean it up and make it smell great!

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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.

In this Crazy Life: Tips and Tricks To clean a cast iron skillet, toss about 1/2 cup coarse salt into the pan and rub with a soft sponge. The salt removes excess oils and takes off the bits of food without messing with the seasoning of the pan. kitchen \

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The Easiest Way To Clean Your Microwave ~ Heat a bowl of water & vinegar for 5 minutes in the microwave. The steam will dissolve stuck on stains. Simply wipe off. Genius!!!!

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