How to Melt Sidewalk Ice : Don’t spend money on store bought de-icers, use this frugal tip instead: Sprinkle baking soda onto your porch/sidewalk/steps and the ice will melt away! Using this method is also safer for wood and concrete as opposed to store bought methods
Add 1 teaspoon of cider vinegar to every quart of water in your pets water dish. Fleas will not go near your pet. Fill a spray bottle with half white vinegar half cold water then go around your house mist your furniture, rugs, drapes and anywhere fleas like to hide and lay eggs. Try this every time you're ready to vacuum and you'll be surprised how this little trick will get rid of not only fleas but ants, spiders and just about any critter that's lurking around your home.