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    Make your own lunchbox icepacks from dollar store sponges soaked in water and put in ziplock bag. When they thaw, the sponge absorbs the water. I completely forgot about this handy trick!

    DIY clean ice pack

    1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water

    Make this! So simple, yet so freaking smart.

    Get Rid Of---Ants, Ants, Ants from Food.com: This is a miracle recipe for getting rid of those pesty ants that come every spring and summer. Mix up the solution, pack cotton balls in a jar cover, and put the solution on and they will be gone.

    Saturate a sponge from the dollar store, put it in a ziplock bag and freeze it. Cheap ice packs to help keep the lunch cool. Another advantage is when the ice melts the sponge just soaks it right back up so it doesn't leak everywhere

    Holy Craft: Things to buy at the Dollar Store...and a few things to avoid

    DIY Ice pack: The soap doesn't solidify so it molds to the shape you need. Full site of cheap DIYs!

    Take a spray bottle, fill it about 1/8th full with rubbing alcohol, add a drop of Dawn dishwashing soap, a few drops of scented oil (optional, but makes it smell so good), fill the rest of the way with water, shake together, and you're good to go! It makes your granite (or any counter top) shine and feel so smooth at a fraction of the price~I have loved it and use it on my appliances as well.

    Tons of tips & tricks for around the house

    a LOT of fun tricks!

    Simple way to remove layers and layers of paint on hardware. wow

    So HANDY!! Learn this chip bag fold and you will never need a clamp ever again! You learn something new every day on Pinterest!

    Never ending dryer sheets. 1 Container with an airtight lid 4 sponges cut in half 1 cup of your favorite fabric softener 2 cups water WHAT TO DO: Mix the water and fabric softener into a plastic container. Add the sponges so they can soak in the mixture. To use, squeeze the excess liquid from 1 sponge and place into the dryer. Place sponge back into the container of liquid

    use uncooked spaghetti noodles to prevent frosting from sticking..

    Buy plates from Dollar Store Use a Sharpie and decorate...Bake at 350 for 30 min. Becomes permanent and safe - could do with quotes

    Easy way to clean your microwave - heat a bowl of water and vinegar for 5 minutes, the steam will dissolve stuck on stains. Simply wipe off. Genius!!!!

    GOOD TO KNOW-Amazing.. I can't believe I've been throwing out all my old markers! I am SO doing this.

    FLIES will never come in your house again! Pennies hung in a baggie of water near the door. Oklahoma people and restaurant owners do this and it really works.

    This is perfect for a desk... especially in a craft room!

    Saving this idea for the Cold Days ahead! Hate scraping off ice! Ice Proofing the Car Windows with 2/3 Vinegar 1/3 water! Just spray on windows and ice will melt away! Totally making a bottle of this for this winter!