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DIY Fruit & Veggie Wash

DIY Fruit & Veggie Wash Cleaning fruit - fill sink with water, add 1 C. Add all fruit and soak for 10 minutes. Water will be dirty and fruit will sparkle with no wax or dirty film. Great for Berries too--keeps them from molding.

How to clean the glass on your oven door in minutes!  I'll have to remember this #howtoclean

How to clean the glass on your oven door in minutes! I'll have to remember this #howtoclean

Clean your oven using only vinegar and baking soda. Makes oven look new... inside.

Cleaning Your Oven Without Poisonous, Earth Destroying Chemicals

Previous Pinner: Clean your oven using only vinegar and baking soda. I do it all if the time and my oven looks new…inside:) Previous Pinner: Clean your oven using only…

How to clean Stainless Steel...for real!  I use  Dust & Allergen Pledge along with a Microfiber clean cloth (thanks to a recommendation from a friend) to clean my Stainless. I find that it works much better then any Stainless Steel cleaner I have tried.

How to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances: You will need a bottle of Pledge (Dust & Allergen or Orange preferred) and a microfiber cloth. Directions: Spray spot with pledge, Let it sit about 1 minute, Wipe Clean. and Viola!

How to correctly store produce, from Apples to Zucchini. Most of your produce will last weeks longer.

How to store fresh produce – From A to Zucchini.

How to store fresh produce - From A to Zucchini. (And a handy printable.) household-tips-from-food-to-fruit-flys

17 Hydrogen Peroxide Hacks That Nobody Told You About

17 Uses for Hydrogen Peroxide that We Bet You Didn't Know

Wasting food is one of the most frustrating things when you're trying to stay on a budget. While there are all sorts of foods we like to eat fresh, lettuce is one that goes bad quickly if you don't know how to store it properly. Find out how we keep our lettuce fresh for up to 5 weeks!

how we keep our lettuce fresh for up to 5 weeks! cut the end off and shoved it unwashed into a Ziploc back and put it in the bottom drawer of my fridge.

Give your veggies and fruits a vinegar water bath to kill bacteria.  They stay fresh longer, too.

Give your veggies and fruits a vinegar water bath to kill bacteria. They stay fresh longer, too. white distilled vinegar to 1 pint of water. Rinse thoroughly after.

Spray Woolite Carpet Cleaner will clean grout in 10 minutes.  Be sure and read the comment section.  Seems to work fantastic on lighter grout but not on dark colored.

Woolite Foam Carpet Cleaner - Sprays out in foam stream so you can spray right on grout line. Let set several minutes, brush, wipe away. Easiest way ever to clean gross grout! I love Woolite carpet cleaner anyway.

Mix together 1/4 cup of canola/olive oil and 3/4 cup vinegar to repair damaged wood. Dip a rag in it and simply wipe. by isabelle07

Lily & Thistle: A Quick Trick for damaged wood. I can't believe how well this worked. Mix together cup of canola/olive oil and cup vinegar. Dip a rag in it and simply wipe. Lily & Thistle: A Quick Trick

How to get wax out of old candles to reuse containers. I will be so glad I pinned this!!

How to get wax out of old candles to reuse containers. I will be so glad I pinned this! For full/old smelly wax.fill sink full of hot/boiling water & pour out wax. For mostly empty containers, hot/boiling water IN container

Great money-saving tip for long term storage of fresh lettuce.  Dena: I have always done this, I learned this trick from my mom. She would have a huge tupperware container and wrap it in paper towels and press down on the top as she closed it to get the most air out of it. Most have lasted a month or more!

How to keep lettuce fresh and crisp - just put a paper towel with the lettuce in a gallon size zip lock bag. It absorbs the moisture that causes you lettuce to wilt.

Soak sliced apples in ginger ale or lemon-lime soda for 10 minutes. Then you don't have to buy those packaged sliced ones.

From Muffin Tin Mom: Keep Sliced Apples Fresh With Ginger Ale. Soak them in Ginger ale for 10 minutes (or any lemon-lime soda) and they won't turn brown. Great way to pack apples slices for lunch. (Apples still taste like apples)

10 Foods You Never Thought About Freezing

10 Foods You Never Thought About Freezing

*Riches to Rags* by Dori: TIP: Freezing Cheese - Good Advice TIP: How to freeze cheese so it doesn't crumble and other great freezing tips.

How to clean pesticides off fruits and vegetables

How to clean pesticides off fruits and vegetables

How to clean fruits and veggies: soak them in a ratio of vinegar and water to help remove toxins and pesticides. Leave them soaking for up to an hour, longer with non-organic apples. No, it doesn't change the taste.

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