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    Exposure 101 The basics of manual shooting simplified in a "cliffs notes" type version. ISO, aperture, shutter speed.

    make your own orange vinegar for cleaning, I love the scent of citrus!

    "My husband owned his own A/C business for a long time....he said everything on here is the PROPER way to do it yourself, will make unit not work so hard and you save $ by not paying the A/C company!" Our electric bill rose to $430 two years ago and a simple A/C cleaning lowered it to $150. Totally re-pinning this.

    Home styling

    As many times as I've been to the beach! I never knew this!! Easily remove sand from your hands by "washing" them with baby powder! This works great for cleaning kids up after playing in the sand box as well!

    Make your own chalkboard paint in any shade. Oh, Martha. So clever.

    Pinner Said - "My son's doctor told me about this 37 years ago. Use Vicks Vapor Rub and socks. Even the worst cough can be stopped within 5-15 minutes, and lasts hours. Just apply the vapor rub generously to the bottom of your (or child's) feet, and cover with socks. works 100% of the time, and has been proven to work better than prescription drugs!"

    Swarms of Mosquitoes on my patio led me to an old home remedy - Did you know that chopped up garlic makes mosquitoes disappear? I buy minced, dried garlic at local Fiesta grocery stores and sprinkle it around on my patio. I have to stand back as I am using it - mosquitoes will literally swarm out of your plants and bushes to get away from the smell. Works like a charm!! - Click image to find more Gardening Pinterest pins

    Hang plates with paper clips.

    bookcase decor

    Unblock your drains without pouring harmful pollutants into the water system by pouring down 1 c of salt and 1/2 c of baking soda mixed together, followed by a kettle of boiling water. Can also use baking soda and white vinegar and boiling water.

    shop seasonally

    I definitely need this working at a coffee shop... My canvas shoes are all kinds of stained.

    Pinning so I will DO this....The "miracle" of baking soda and peroxide. Put 1/4 cup of baking soda in a bowl.....add enough peroxide to make a paste. Rub on with fingers or sponge. Cleans Stove, oven, pans, stainless steel applicances, even the white handles of the refrig door.


    Heavy duty floor cleaner recipe: cup white vinegar 1 tablespoon liquid dish soap cup baking soda 2 gallons tap water , very warm. Once a month. Works great.

    Easy way to get rid of mold in shower caulk - previous pinner: "I just tried it and OH MY does it work! I left it two hours and the mold was completely GONE!"

    how to clean a glass top

    ) Place a dishwasher-safe cup filled with plain white vinegar on the top rack of the dishwasher. Using the hottest water available, run the dishwasher through a cycle. The vinegar will help to wash away the loose, greasy grime, sanitizes, and helps remove the musty odor. Next, sprinkle a cupful of baking soda around the bottom of the tub and run it through a short cycle. The baking soda will help freshen and removing stains.

    Melt beads in a 200 degree oven to make ornaments.

    Place pillows in the dryer with a couple of tennis balls to help get them back to their “fluff stage” and kill germs with the high heat. This is sooo important...I actually learned (in college) about all the molds that can grow in pillows if you don't do this and let me just say...DO THIS. Scary AND gross.

    1 c vinegar + 1 c hot water + 10 min microwave = steam clean micro...wipe out

    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.