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To keep potatoes from budding, place an apple in the bag with the potatoes. Lasts several weeks longer. Cooks illustrated.

Better than fries! Cut potatoes almost all the way through, drizzle olive oil, butter, some sea salt, and pepper over top and bake @ 425 for 40 minutes.

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Those packages of pre-sliced apples you can buy at store are great for a healthy snack on the go but the price can add up. Make your own by slicing apples, soak in cold water for 3-5 minutes, then soak in a lemon-lime carbonated soda (such as 7-up or sprite) for 3-5 minutes. Divide into snack size portions and store in Ziploc bags in the fridge. The lemon-lime soda will keep the apples from browning and make them last longer. LOVE THIS IDEA!

Peel an Orange and blow everyone's mind at the same time! - Cut off the top and the bottom - Slice down one side (make it like a "Pac Man") - Unroll.... you can say "Ta Daa!" if you want :)

Rub your faucet with waxed paper, water doesn't leave a mark anymore...plus a ton more awesome household tricks! Pin now read later!

Very Useful Tips

Very Useful Tips

Very Useful Tips

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How To Extreme-Coupon Your Way Through Whole Foods. Seriously.

How To Extreme-Coupon Your Way Through Whole Foods. Seriously. Omgosh.....i LOVE Whole Foods!!! Funny how excited you can get over a grocery store!

Fill your bathroom with an everlasting, fresh aroma! Simply place a few drops of essential oil (I use Lemongrass scent) onto the cardboard tube of your toilet paper roll--your bathroom will smell amazing until the roll is complete and you begin again!

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Candied Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole. This recipe allows cooking the potatoes down in a slow cooker, which is a nice option

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Paint a Room Without Making a Mess!

Wish I knew these tips BEFORE we painted our entire house! Just read these, they are quick fast easy things that will make painting a little faster and less messy.

RECIPE: Sweet Potato Fries Preheat oven to 450 F. Half the sweet potatoes lengthwise. Place on flat slide and slice 5-6 spears (thick and long strips) of sweet potato. Place them on the aluminum foil and toss with olive oil and your favorite flavorings. Spread them in one layer. It is important that they have space around them and aren’t piled up on each other. Bake for 15 minutes and turn with tongs or a spatula. Bake for another 5 to 10 minutes, until lightly browned . . .

Who knew?!

Who knew?!

Who knew?!