This long-forgotten gem of a cleaning agent may be used with a little water or vinegar to lift even the most stubborn stains. Unattractive grout driving you batty? Mold and mildew stains got you reaching for the Prozac? Burner pans and casserole dishes giving you fits? Cream of Tartar is your new best friend.

This long-forgotten gem of a cleaning agent may be used with a little water or vinegar to lift even the most stubborn stains. Unattractive grout driving you batty? Mold and mildew stains got you reaching for the Prozac? Burner pans and casserole dishes giving you fits? Cream of Tartar is your new best friend.

all kinds of uses for cream of tartar (- if you don't have baking powder, you can make it with C. of tartar + baking soda, too)

all kinds of uses for cream of tartar (- if you don't have baking powder, you can make it with C. of tartar + baking soda, too)

Cleaning with cream of tartar

Cleaning with Cream of Tartar

Yep that stuff in your spice cabinet that you are just not sure what to do with. It's an all natural and powerful cleaner right out of your spice cabinet. This may well be your grandmother’s best kept cleaning secret.

When used on baseboards it can not only help repel pet hair, but generally keep the things that get tracked in and out of our home off the walls and on the floor where it can be swept up. If you have a Swiffer or something like it, just attach the dryer sheet to the bottom of the mop head and run it along as frequently as your house seems to require the chore.

Quick Cleaning Tip: Keep Baseboards Cleaner With Fabric Softner

When used on baseboards it can not only help repel pet hair, but generally keep the things that get tracked in and out of our home off the walls and on the floor where it can be swept up. If you have a Swiffer or something like it, just attach the dryer sheet to the bottom of the mop head and run it along as frequently as your house seems to require the chore.

Nicotine addiction cure: Stop smoking with cream of tartar | The Ladies' Guide to the Apocalypse

Nicotine addiction cure: Stop smoking with cream of tartar | The Ladies' Guide to the Apocalypse

How to Clean Dirty Blinds: Mix equal parts vinegar   water in a bowl. Then slip an old sock on your hand, dip your hand (with the sock on it) into the vinegar and water mixture, and wipe down each individual slat on the blinds.

How to Clean Dirty Blinds: Mix equal parts vinegar water in a bowl. Then slip an old sock on your hand, dip your hand (with the sock on it) into the vinegar and water mixture, and wipe down each individual slat on the blinds.

Fill a spray bottle with hydrogen peroxide and 1/2 handful of baking soda.  Shake it up and spray on carpet stains, upholstery stains, and clothing stains.  pinner said, "I've used it for years and it works better than anything else."

Fill a spray bottle with hydrogen peroxide and 1/2 handful of baking soda. Shake it up and spray on carpet stains, upholstery stains, and clothing stains. pinner said, "I've used it for years and it works better than anything else."

Mom's Super Laundry Sauce    1 br Fels Naptha, 1 cup Borax;   1 c. Washing Soda, 4 c.hot water,   Directions:  4 cups of water in a large heavy saucepan over high heat. While heating, mix borax and washing soda in a bowl, mixing well, set aside. Grate the Fels Naptha, to the water, stirring. Reduce to medium heat, until Fels Naptha is dissolved. Remove from heat, add Borax  Soda, stirring until dissolved. Cool mixture, In a blender, whip up smooth and creamy.  1 T a load  Store in Jars

Mom's Super Laundry Sauce

Mom's Super Laundry Sauce 1 br Fels Naptha, 1 cup Borax; 1 c. Washing Soda, 4 c.hot water, Directions: 4 cups of water in a large heavy saucepan over high heat. While heating, mix borax and washing soda in a bowl, mixing well, set aside. Grate the Fels Naptha, to the water, stirring. Reduce to medium heat, until Fels Naptha is dissolved. Remove from heat, add Borax Soda, stirring until dissolved. Cool mixture, In a blender, whip up smooth and creamy. 1 T a load Store in Jars

Awesome Cleaning Slime 1 tablespoons of white (Elmers) glue. Add about 1 spoon full of water. Mix. Then in another cup put 2 tablespoons of borax and 2 tablespoons of water. Pour the glue solution and the borax solution together and you get slime. Add some food color to the glue first if you want a cool color. Use mold of your choice...shallow plastic container, etc. Can be re-used many times. When it gets filled with the gunk you have been cleaning, throw it out and make some more!!

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Awesome Cleaning Slime 1 tablespoons of white (Elmers) glue. Add about 1 spoon full of water. Mix. Then in another cup put 2 tablespoons of borax and 2 tablespoons of water. Pour the glue solution and the borax solution together and you get slime. Add some food color to the glue first if you want a cool color. Use mold of your choice...shallow plastic container, etc. Can be re-used many times. When it gets filled with the gunk you have been cleaning, throw it out and make some more!!

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