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Rid ants with a Borax paste. Ants carry it back to their colony, it kills the whole nest. Mix 1 teaspoon borax or boric acid and 1 teaspoon sugar or honey with enough water to make a thin paste, and put the mix in a small jar near where the ants have been foraging.

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Making a Mosquito Trap

Homemade mosquito trap. I will probably be happy I pinned this in a few months.

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Get Rid Of Ants, Ants, Ants Recipe

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Get Rid Of Ants, Ants, Ants Recipe

Get Rid of Ants, Ants, Ants. Photo by aliciab249

How to get your dirty whites clean again... HOT HOT HOT water, 1 cap of laundry detergent, 1 cup powdered dish washer detergent, 1 cup bleach, 1/2 cup borax. you have to rewash it once to put softener in but it's the whitest you'll ever see your whites. If you omit the bleach it works great to get stains out of colors too (baby spit up is no longer a stain on OLD clothes)

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Make Your Own Shapeable Ice Pack

I tell all my patients this at physical therapy! Homemade Ice packs: 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water, gets really cold, but never hardens so you can manipulate it. every athlete (or mom) should pin this!

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My Kitchen Miracle Cleaner - Part Deux

The "miracle" of baking soda and peroxide. Put 1/4 cup of baking soda in a bowl.....add enough peroxide to make a paste. Rub on with fingers or sponge. Cleans EVERYTHING! Stove, oven, pans, stainless steel applicances, even the white handles of the refrig door.

dishwasher soap - Baking Soda (frugal favorite!) Borax (all-natural household cleaner, available at many stores in the laundry aisle) Mix together equal parts of each ingredient, store in a labeled container Use just like a commercial powdered detergent, approximately 2 TBS per load. That’s it! Each load will cost you mere pennies. (also use vinegar in the jetdry well instead of the expensive stuff) # Pin++ for Pinterest #

Borax Ant Killer is a site dedicated to teaching you how to get rid of ants effectively using borax as an ant killer. Create homemade ant killer traps.

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How to Clean Your {Top-Loader} Washing Machine

Washing your washer. Another pinner said: Seriously easy, no wonder our clothes were not getting clean... after the second soak, the water was GROSS!!! -- I wouldn't say mine was gross but it definitely was grey. Washing it with the vinegar water really made it shine!

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2-Ingredient Homemade Kitchen Cabinet Gunk Remover

Kitchen gunk remover: 1 part vegetable oil 2 parts baking soda. Mix together with a spoon and go crazy!

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How To Wash & Whiten Yellowed Pillows

How to wash and whiten yellowed pillows. Did this today and it's like we have new pillows! I have washed our pillows many times before, but they have never come out looking like new again!

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Homemade Tick Repellent

Natural tick deterrent for human usage - 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle. Spray it on shoes, socks or pant cuffs. This is good to know!

Mix 7 cups water, 1/2 cup baking soda, 1/3 cup lemon juice and 1/4 cup vinegar. Spray the concoction onto the dirty grout, let sit, and scrub with a brush. Sparkling grout await.

Good to remember: Lemon, rosemary and vanilla home deodorizer - let simmer all day, adding water when needed. Williams Sonoma store smell!

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How to Remove a Splinter with Baking Soda

Need to remember this for KIDS...Remove a splinter easily by applying a paste of baking soda and water, then waiting several minutes for the splinter to pop out of the skin. Wow this is amazing!