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how to make a stiff t-shirt look and feel vintage.

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Smart idea for by the bed during cold season- tissue box & trash can in one. Might also be a good idea for in the vehicle. (Pinned before, but such a great idea going into cold/flu season.)

Use a tension rod to get bottles off the cabinet floor, making room for other things.

Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. I use baking soda in a 6" wide area around all of the edges of my flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into my beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. I usually have to do this twice a year - spring and fall. - Click image to find more Home Decor Pinterest pins

Homemade Swimmers ear drops...recipe provided to me by my childrens' pediatrician. Alcohol dries out the ear and vinegar kills bacteria. It works!

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Great household tips

You've been closing snack packaging wrong your whole life.

awesome website - type in your starting destination and your ending destination, and it will find ALL SORTS of things for you to do, see, eat, play along the way.


Smart! Why haven't I ever thought of this?

cut a sleeve of an old sweater to use as sock look-a-like in boots without all the bunchyness

Top 10 Essential DIY Skills That Aren’t as Hard as You Think

Use vinegar for weeds, not Round Up.

A study by the US Department of Agriculture compared four synthetic mosquito repellents and eight natural mosquito repellents and found that Repel Lemon Eucalyptus was the most effective repellent, more so than a 7% DEET repellent. - gonna try it

This long-forgotten gem of a cleaning agent may be used with a little water or vinegar to lift even the most stubborn stains. Unattractive grout driving you batty? Mold and mildew stains got you reaching for the Prozac? Burner pans and casserole dishes giving you fits? Cream of Tartar is your new best friend.

how to keep shower doors clean - use RainX to repel water! Genius!

The only SPOT REMOVER you may ever need ~ Mix one part Dawn dish washing liquid with two parts hydrogen peroxide; pour or spray it directly on the stain, and watch it disappear like MAGIC.

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takes the dead skin right off. All you need is shaving cream and Listerine. I'll have to try this one! Great to know for flip-flop season.

25 No/Low Cost Garden Tools. Had no idea milk jugs were so useful.

Natural Tick deterrent for human use: 1 part tea tree oil to 2 parts water in a spray bottle and spray it on - particularly shoes, socks, or cuffs of pants

diy mod podge for so cheap!

Paint chip keychain with the colors of your walls and furniture to have with you when shopping for new bedding, curtains, furniture, etc. SO SMART.