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DIY Produce Rinse - A simple solution that eliminates 98% of bacteria on produce. Used by Cooks Illustrated Kitchens.

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How to Clean Your Keurig

How to Clean Your Keurig - should be done every 2-3 months (or when you notice your coffee amount keeps getting less & less).

Here’s what you’ll need to make your very own Produce Cleaner: 1 TBS Lemon Juice 3 TBS White Vinegar 3 Cups of Water Spray bottle (I bought mine from Target for $3)

Blue Dawn and Vinegar Shower cleaner: microwave 1 c. vinegar 2 mins, pour into spray bottle w/ 1 c. blue Dawn, and shake. Spray and let sit for an hour. Rinse off.

1-2 cups of water w/ 1-2 tblsp of vinegar put in a microwave bowl and put in microwave for 5 minutes.... Take out and wipe clean with a rag

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DIY laundry stain remover (better than Shout!)

DIY Laundry Stain Remover - 2/3C Dawn Dish Soap, 2/3C Ammonia, 6 TBS Baking Soda, 2C Warm Water. Mix in a bowl and add to a spray bottle.

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Unclog Your Drains with Baking Soda and Vinegar ~ Natural Cleaning Trick

Natural Cleaning Tip - Unclog Drains with Baking Soda and Vinegar

Another pinner says: Jet-Dry? You don't need that chemical-y stuff! Fill your dishwasher's rinse aid compartment with good old-fashioned white vinegar and I guarantee your dishes will be sparkling."

No sinus infections in the house for years. When we get stuffed up we get relief in under a minute, and it doesn't settle or move into the chest. Inhale it from the bottle, or put a few drops on a tissue or cotton swab to carry around/ sleep with. When it is all of us I put 20 drops or so with a cup or 2 of water and simmer on the stove for a few hours. That also prevents colds from spreading. Put it in her vacuum too. Rub it on bottoms of feet & put on socks - safe for babies that way.

(Works! My strawberries usually would last only a week, but after this they lasted 2.5!!) Cleaning fruit - fill sink with water, add 1 C. vinegar, mix. 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. will DEF have to try this!

Add orange peels (or any citrus peel) to a quart of white vinegar in a closed container and let it set for two weeks. Combine citrus/vinegar solution half/half with water and use for cleaning. Works on floors, tile, fixtures, etc. Smells good and is tough on scum! Best of all there are no chemicals.

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21 Spring Cleaning Tips & Tricks

Fill a dish wand with half vinegar and half dawn dish soap. Keep the wand in your shower. Before taking a shower, scrub the walls with the wand then rinse off.

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Food Science: Why Are Hard-Boiled Eggs So Hard to Peel?

Add baking soda to the water when you hard boil eggs. It raises the pH of the water and makes them easier to peel by reducing the albumen's ability to stick to the shell.

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Natural Room Scents

DIY Natural Room Scents...a great way to eliminate artificial fragrances from your home.