A penny + a pinch of sugar in a vase keeps flowers perkier longer

How to make any lamp cordless

Spiders hate peppermint! Put some peppermint oil in a squirt bottle with a little water and spray your garage and all door frames. - interesting!I knew it helped keep mice away but i didnt know it worked for spiders too.

Thrift Store DIYs http://www.buzzfeed.com/peggy/totally-brilliant-diys-made-from-common-thrift-store-find

Picture Frame Key Holder

How to build an Adirondack chair - detailed plans

Newspapers Absorb Odor and Moisture - line fridge bins

83 Things You Can Do With a Penny

35 life-changing ways to use every day objects! Restore mascara! Neatly remove votives! Erase water stains from wood! Make flowers last longer! OPEN WINE WITH A SHOE!!

Spray PAM on wet nails, wipe it off, and they are completely dry! Hmmm...have to try this idea from Real Simple magazine.

When buying fruit and veggies, always soak them in a 1:4 ratio of vinegar and water to help remove toxins and pesticides. Leave them soaking for up to an hour, longer with nonorganic apples. At the end of the bath, sometimes you can even see cloudy like stuff in the water from the skins and waxes, and dirt on the bottom. Once this was done to blackberries and they were good for 3 WEEKS! That's unheard of with berries & water. The vinegar is KEY.

I've used Breakroom and now it no longer works for me. Time to move on to another!

100 things I should have been able to think of on my own. Very cool but will take a long time to read.

Magic Eraser uses... did you know you can cut a piece off and float it in your toilet overnight and voila! no more toilet ring! -clean window screens (even when they are still in the window) The website has a list of about 100 uses!

My grandma taught me this many years ago. Refreshing towels I use this trick all the time since I noticed my towels smelling funky. It works! - Over time, towels build up detergent and fabric softener, leaving them unable to absorb as much water and smelly. Recharge them by washing them once with hot water and 1cup vinegar, then a 2nd time with hot water and half cup baking soda. This strips the residue and leaves them fresh and able to absorb more water again. Works like a charm!

smart idea for saving money on christmas gifts, and not having to spend all your money in one month.(hmmm...this is a pretty good idea!)

Nifty little ideas to keep on hand! so fricken neat.

who knew?


Elevator trick-- who knew!?

Previous pinner sez: Use a can opener to open sealed plastic packaging. OMG - how many times have I cut myself trying to get these rigid plastic packages open! This works - who knew?!?