Homemade carpet cleaner for machines: In 2-Gallon Pitcher, mix 1 gallon of warm water with 1/4 cup of distilled white vinegar and 1/4 cup of bleach-free liquid dish soap. Optionally you can add a few drops of essential oils to give carpet fresh scent. Pour mixture into the cleaning solution reservoir of your carpet cleaning machine. Be sure to pre-treat any stains. Clean carpets as normal.
Home made treatment for Keratosis Pilaris
Tutorial for Postpartum Padsicles. Soothing frozen pads for after delivery. I was so sad to leave the hospital without more of these! This will come in handy for the next time.
"The best tip I've learned for zapping a cold fast is ___" ...so many GREAT ideas! Just in time for that time of year!
How to get the last ink out of the ink cartridge.
Keep this in mind if you start seeing lots of spiders around your place. Natural spider killer or preventer... take one cup of vingar, one cup of pepper, a teaspoon of oil and liquid soap. Put it into a spray bottle and spray along the outside of your outside door and along windows; refresh after it rains.
Everybody with kids should know this! Disney will replace any of your scratched or broken DVD's...how did I not know this?
How to remove all writing off plastic containers to then use as storage or gift containers!
Gel air freshener 2 Envelopes unflavored Gelatin 1tsp or more of some perfume or other fragrance 1/2 cup hot water 1/2 cup ice cold water Food coloring A small jar like a jelly or baby food jar
Homemade Lotion Bars! None of the yucky chemicals, parabens, formaldehyde, petroleum, etc. that you'll find in store-bought lotions! Use coconut and olive oil.
21 Things Your Burglar Won’t Tell You! Put your car keys by your bed at night. If you hear someone breaking in, just push the panic button on your key fob. All the neighbors will hear. Lots of good ideas to keep safe in this post. Great links to emergency preparedness too
iCloud for Beginners
Crisco Candle for emergency situations. Simply put a piece of string in a tub of shortening, and it will burn for up to 45 days.
Wondering why I havent sewn these into any of my shirts.... This is brilliant.
thank you pinterest! ... upside down command hook. How to hang a Wreath on a cabinet or storm door
This works great! Much better than the gelled version of DIY air freshner and easier to make. Everytime I walk in the room it smells fresh & has a nice scent to it. Will be doing in my whole house soon. -diy air freshener
A pool noodle in place of boot stands! So much cheaper and you can cut them to fit shorter boots.
Great tip for painting.
Amazing Grout Cleaner. 7 c water, 1/2 c baking soda, 1/3 c ammonia, 1/4 c vinegar. Spray on, scrub, wipe off.
Ball up Newspaper and stuff into refrigerator when it SMELLS BAD. Change out papers every 2 hours until smell is gone! (A plumber recommended this to us when we returned from vacation to find a basket of rotted spinach!!! IT WORKS and worked after 3 changes - we had already tried everything else!)
No more stinky flats...
How to get your dirty whites clean again... HOT HOT HOT water, 1 cap of laundry detergent, 1 cup powdered dish washer detergent, 1 cup bleach, 1/2 cup borax. Tell you what, you have to rewash it once to put softener in but it's the whitest you'll ever see your whites. If you omit the bleach it works great to get stains out of colors too (baby spit up is no longer a stain on OLD clothes)
Use mayonnaise to erase water stains from wooden furniture and 35 other lifechanging ways to use everyday objects
Paint the bottom of those metal cans with clear polish
Did you know a Parmesan cheese lid fits a regular lid canning jar? 26 tips & tricks to simplify your life!