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Tips and Tricks


Tips and Tricks

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What to do with a backless dress? SEW THE CUPS OF A DISCOUNT BRA IN IT. Duh! Best idea ever.

Every woman should be taking --> Evening Primrose Oil. Great Anti-Aging supplement. Will see major improvement in skin tightening and preventing wrinkles. Helps with hormonal acne, PMS, weight control, chronic headaches, menopause, endometriosis, joint pain, diabetes, eczema, MS, infertility, hair, nails, and scalp.

Here's a good idea to hide your extra house key - put it in a medicine bottle, glue a pinecone or rock on top, stick the bottle in the yard or planter.

How to clean a microfiber couch. Not only do my couches look AMAZING they are sanitized!

How to clean your garbage disposal. Start by running hot water through your garbage disposal for a minute. Pour about 1/4 c. baking soda into the drain. Flip the garbage disposal on for 2 seconds, just to whirl the baking soda inside, and then leave it alone for 10-15 minutes. Follow with 1 c. of vinegar. Watch the bubbles erupt out of your drain. (Yay!) Rinse through one last time with very hot water and run your garbage disposal for 5 seconds. I need to do this today!

to tame the bathroom counter mess - cut one large shoe organizer in half and use on each side of the cabinet {Thanks to a 2 yr old who hangs out with Grandma, I have my bathtowels under the sink, but if there is room for these so the doors will close, I am so going to do this! I found hot pink shoe bags for $3.99 at Falla's by Goodwill in West Ft Worth yesterday}

Homemade SPF with coconut oil - and it's good for your skin! No toxic chemicals!!

House smelling weird? Put two caps full of vanilla extract in a coffee cup, then place it in the oven at 300 degrees for one hour. Within twenty minutes the whole house smells like Heaven. It's actually a common realtor trick.

Who knew? If emergency occurs... While the blood is gushing - hold pressure and crack open an egg. Peel that membrane off and put it on the wound (continue holding pressure) The membrane will harden and keep the wound closed until you can get to the ER for stitches

When you paint a room, put some extra paint in a jar* and keep it handy for quick touch-ups. pinner said *I did this Aug. 2011 - don't use a baby food jar - use a peanut butter jar that has a PLASTIC lid or it will rust - that was a tip from my painter - it's all stored in a cabinet in the house - just take it out and shake well and use a q-tip for quick touch ups. This has got to be one of the best things I've ever pinned!!!!

Dang! If I put on my son-in-law's welding mask and my kiln gloves I might just experiment with the batteries I just bought at the 99 cent store.

Shirts you like but are so stiff you'll never wear them? Here's a recipe to soften them up and create a "vintage tee" look and feel.

How to Make Your Own Ice Pack - I have done it and it works!

this is awesome! I need this...

Need to remember this ... so many clothes I thought were ruined... Chalk will remove grease stains from clothes. Simply rub the stain with chalk, then toss in the wash as normal.

When you get out a new roll of toilet paper, place a few drops of your favorite essential oil in the cardboard tube of the toilet paper. This will release the scent of the oil each time the paper is used. RIDICULOUSLY good idea!!! - Click image to find more My Life Pinterest pins

Spray vinegar on windshield before a winter storm & car windows will not frost over...& other winter car tips. Will be glad I pinned this in December

The boxes always get ruined. Love this idea using baby wipe boxes!

Can tabs = hanger connectors Double your closet space - or just pre-match outfits.

Use A Piece Of Bread To Pick Up Broken Glass ... So BRILLIANT! I break everything...

Seriously?! -- Vinegar works as a wood stain when you add a metal object in the mix and let it sit in a glass container for a week. A handful of pennies will produce a beautiful pale Caribbean blue stain. A wad of steel wool will give you a rich reddish hue. A combination of tea and a metal object in vinegar will produce a black stain. Log this away for later.

Remove permanent marker from wood floors..or wood dining tables -worked like a charm! also use it to take permanent marker off of walls, dry erase boards or anything that has been permanent marker tattooed!

This website has all the uses for Magic Erasers that you don't know about!

Remove a splinter easily by applying a paste of baking soda and water, then waiting several minutes for the splinter to pop out of the skin. We did this all the time!!

Wrap cord around unused appliances and velcro... WHY have I never thought of this?!?