Homemade Ice Pack: 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water. Gets very cold, but never hardens so you can manipulate it.

Homemade Ice Pack: 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water. Gets very cold, but never hardens so you can manipulate it.

Gatorade for headache pain; toothpaste for burns; altoids for stuffed up nose…

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The only stain remover you will ever need!  1 part Dawn dishwashing liquid    2 parts hydrogen peroxide    I poured the cleaner right on the spots and used an old toothbrush to make sure it really got into the carpet. I let it sit for maybe 30 seconds and then I blotted it with a wet towel.    carpet, clothing, etc

The only stain remover you will ever need! 1 part Dawn dishwashing liquid 2 parts hydrogen peroxide I poured the cleaner right on the spots and used an old toothbrush to make sure it really got into the carpet. I let it sit for maybe 30 seconds and then I blotted it with a wet towel. carpet, clothing, etc

Carpet cleaner. I used it and it works very well. You'd think with the peroxide that it would bleach the carpet out, but I was at that point with my carpet (it needs to be replaced but we don't have the $$$) where it didn't matter either way. It works! Then I went over it with my steam mop. My carpet definitely looks better!!!

Carpet cleaner. I used it and it works very well. You'd think with the peroxide that it would bleach the carpet out, but I was at that point with my carpet (it needs to be replaced but we don't have the $$$) where it didn't matter either way. It works! Then I went over it with my steam mop. My carpet definitely looks better!!!

Homemade DIY fabric softener recipe.  This is so easy and fast to make and it works great!  Step by step instructions with pictures!  I love to put some essential oils in it too.  www.FabulesslyFrugal.com

Homemade Fabric Softener

Homemade DIY fabric softener recipe. This is so easy and fast to make and it works great! Step by step instructions with pictures! I love to put some essential oils in it too. www.FabulesslyFrugal.com

Mason jar air freshener - fill a small mason jar about 1/4 full with baking soda, and add 6-8 drops of your favorite essential oil. Punch holes in the lid, and place in any spot that could use some freshening. Every once in a while, give the jar a gentle shake to boost it's air freshening power.

Mason jar air freshener - fill a small mason jar about 1/4 full with baking soda, and add 6-8 drops of your favorite essential oil. Punch holes in the lid, and place in any spot that could use some freshening. Every once in a while, give the jar a gentle shake to boost it's air freshening power.

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