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  • Vidak Irwin

    A marshmallow keeps brown sugar soft, hot vinegar can revive paintbrushes, and many other household tips.

  • Jewel James

    reduce, reuse and recycle! common household items turned into something useful//coffee filters as polishers, marshmallows to keep brown sugar soft, ketchup bottles as batter dispensers, the list goes on i can't take it!!!!

  • Linda M Fox

    COFFEE FILTERS: clean glass and computer monitors; detox shoes (fill with baking soda & tie off with rubber band); dryer sheets (place few drops of fabric softener on the filter, rub together, fold in half). MARSHMELLOW keeps brown sugar soft. HOT VINEGAR can revive paintbrushes...among other tips.

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  • Ellen Jones

    For people with dog who ride in the back seat here a great idea for keeping it covered. All you need is a blanket/sheet and 3 sheet fasteners.

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Household tips. Check this out! Lots of different uses for numerous household items. Toothpaste to rid your hands of garlic or onion odor. Use a hair dryer to remove crayon marks & wax spills. Untangle stubborn knots using cornstarch. And many, many more.

Sounds handy!

  • Ashleigh Cutrer

    Wooden spoon always works for me

  • Teresa Black

    Elevator trick doesn't work

  • Charlene Lee

    I used a wooden spoon last night and it absolutely worked for me. I took a picture and posted it to my board last night.

  • Shauna Wheeler

    I work for an elevator company... I'm going to check on that close door button thing....

  • Laura Kindstedt

    I work for an elevator company too and I'm sure that trick doesn't work

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