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
DIY Windshield De-icer: Clean, empty spray bottle + 2 cups rubbing alcohol + 1 cup water Fill the bottle with 2 parts rubbing alcohol, and 1 part water. Spray rubbing alcohol solution on the ice and it will melt instantly. I may need this tomorrow.
they say..........I just heard about this at physical therapy! Homemade Ice packs: 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water, gets really cold, but never hardens so you can manipulate it. every athlete (or mom) should pin this!
Homemade Grout Cleaners 3 parts baking soda 1 part Hydrogen Peroxide Don't use on colored grout as it will bleach and test marble first. Mix hydrogen peroxide and baking soda into a paste and apply to dirty grout lines. Let dwell, scrub and rinse with warm water. This mixture works great. Can also be used a poultice for natural stone.
1 container with an airtight lid, 4 sponges cut in half, 1 cup of your favorite fabric softener, 2 cups water Mix the water and fabric softener into a plastic container. Add the cut sponges so they can soak in the mixture. When ready to use, squeeze the excess liquid from 1 sponge and place into the dryer with your wet clothes. Run the dryer cycle as normal. Once complete place the now dry sponge back into the container of liquid for use next time.
No-Grate Homemade Laundry Soap | 3 Tablespoons Borax 3 Tablespoons Washing Soda 2 Tablespoons Dawn Dish soap Put these ingredients in a one gallon jug. Pour 4 cups boiling water into the jug. Let liquid cool. Then fill almost to the top with cold water. One Good Thing by Jillee. I'd add an essential oil, maybe lavender