Peppermint oil for mosquito repellant. Dilute 1 part peppermint oil with 10 parts rubbing alcohol.Mix peppermint oil with other types of natural oils that act as an insect repellent, such as rosemary oil, lemongrass oil and lemon eucalyptus oil.
A Clean Front Loader: Once a month, add a cup of Distilled White Vinegar and a cup of baking soda during the HOT cleaning cycle. pour them directly into the drum. Then, add about ½ cup of vinegar and ½ cup of baking soda into the detergent dispenser.
How to clean your cookie sheets--Kitchen "Miracle" Cleaner! You put about cup of baking soda in a small glass bowl and squirt in hydrogen peroxide until it makes a nice paste. Then you rub it on the offending dirt/stain/grease
KEEPING BERRIES FROM GOING MOLDY! one part vinegar (white or apple cider probably work best) and ten parts water. Dump berries into mixture and swirl around. Drain, rinse vinegar kills any mold spores and other bacteria
This was on Dr. Oz last week … very cool! Cake Mix + Fat-Free Greek Yogurt (instead of eggs and oil) 180 calories per serving. Note: THIS WORKS! chobani vanilla yogurt + 1 Betty Crocker cake mix + water= much better option than eggs and oil.
10 Tips to Simplify Baking. Example: HEAVY CREAM ~If you need heavy cream for a recipe, make your own by combining mix cup whole milk with cup melted unsalted butter. This will give you 1 cup of heavy cream Tips to Simplify Baking)
Few of these around the house, depending on cost. Lots of outlets needed inside and out-front patio and back deck -Christmas lights, etc New socket design with USB outlets: Great for iPhone and iPod chargers - should be standard in every new home
When painting something, use a few push pins in the back of the object to lift it off of the table. No more sticking to whatever its painted on! OR use push pins on a piece of form core and then set the object on top of them