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How To: Cook Bacon in the Oven

How To Cook Bacon in the Oven - this is a keeper! the bacon cooked perfectly and the no mess clean up was a bonus! Never will I cook bacon in a pan EVER.

I would never think of this! Light charcoal in terracotta pots lined with foil for tabletop s'mores.  Fun outdoor summer party idea.

Light charcoal in terracotta pots lined with foil for tabletop s'mores. Fun outdoor summer party idea - or one large pot for the kids to make smores in, since our fire pit is propane.

the only stain remover you'll ever need

How To Remove Sweat Stains The Easy Way

How to get rid of yellow armpit stains: 1 tsp Dawn, tsp hydrogen peroxide, 2 tbsp baking soda. Mix together & rub in.

Peppermint oil: homemade insect repellent.  Smells great, it's easy, cheap, green and you can use on pets too.

How to Use Peppermint Oil to Make a Natural Insect Repellent

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.

need to check this out

Homemade Lava Lamps

Never Pay for Redbox Again! Codes for free movies- it's nice to have the codes all in one place. [ not unlimited free movies, but you can get a good few for free for a night.

paper plates, what a cute idea

Monogram - K - Initial, Colour-Me-In Illuminated Letters, original art drawings by melanie j cook

cleaning and maintaining a front load washer - this explains a LOT

How to Clean and Maintain a Smelly Front Loading Washing Machine

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.

Don't have eggs?  I just made brownies with a banana instead using this chart!  Fringe benefit: licking the bowl and NOT getting salmonella!

Baking tips/egg substitutions. Don't have eggs? For brownies use a banana instead. and all kinds of baking replacements.

1/4 cup baking soda in glass bowl--add squirts of peroxide until it makes a paste--Cleans practically everything! via "One Good Thing"

How To Make My 2-Ingredient Kitchen & Bathroom "Miracle Cleaner"

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

Vinegar prevents mold on berries for up to two weeks!  Mix 1 part vinegar with 10 parts water, swish berries around and rinse.

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

Cake Mix + Fat-Free Greek Yogurt  180 calories per serving - no eggs or oil

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.

Use this, Not that list for healthier cooking...  I need to write these down and post on my fridge!! substitutions    EX: fat free evap milk for heavy cream. Lots of other swaps here too!

Easy Healthy Recipe Substitutions

15 Easy Healthy Recipe Substitutions for healthier cooking. EX: fat free evap milk for heavy cream. Lots of other swaps here too! yogurt cheese recipe to substitute for cream cheese

the toilet paper roll and the can opener are great

Funny pictures about Lifehacks that will change your life. Oh, and cool pics about Lifehacks that will change your life. Also, Lifehacks that will change your life photos.

10 tips to simplify baking-  -make heavy cream with milk and butter? just saved me a trip to the store :)

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)

New socket design with USB outlets: Great for iPhone and iPod chargers. Super cool!

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.

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