i fuckin hate pine sol BUT TRYING THIS! Outdoor use:::::::::: flies HATE pine-sol. Mix it with water, about and put it in a spray bottle. Use to wipe counters or spray on the porch and patio table and furniture Drive them away!
Marshmallows as Brown Sugar Softener. Toss a couple of marshmallows in the bag or canister to keep the sweet stuff from turning rock-hard. This really works! I keep my brown sugar in a container with the marshmallows.