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Tips and Tricks


Tips and Tricks

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New and updated 30-day cleaning challenge!

Pennies to keep the bird bath clean-how smart. The copper in pre1982 pennies keeps the algae from growing

Prevent Algae from Growing in Your Birdbath (All Things Plants)

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use empty milk cartons to fill up space in large pots.. so you don't have to use as much dirt, and it isn't as heavy!

The Bean Sprout Notes: Save Some Dirt (and your back)

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Step by Step Carpet Stain Removal via Clean Mama

Step by Step Carpet Stain Removal via Clean Mama

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DIY Scarf Organizer Tutorial - You could also use lace, trim, or fabric strips to wrap instead of the ribbon shown.

The NO SCRUB way to clean you stove burners! Put the burner and 1/4 Cup ammonia in a ziploc bag and let it soak overnight. The fumes work on the buildup.

Use wine corks as a bag closer.

Best idea!

Teabagging your hair! Blondes: Chamomile; Red: Rooibos; Brunette: Black. Once a week, steep 2 tea bags in 2 cups boiling water for 10 minutes. Let the liquid cool to room temperature. Pour the mixture over wet, just-washed hair, rubbing it through the way you would shampoo. Leave the rinse on for 10 minutes; wash and condition to seal in the silky, glossy results.

How to Clean out your Closet -- Ask Anna

A lady at the post office taught me this trick and I have realized very few people know about it! You can turn a flat rate envelope into a pouch to increase the capacity. It holds more than a small flat rate box ($5.80) and about as much as a medium ($12.35) for only $5.60. So worth it! I do this all the time! Just fold the bottom both ways, and flatten it out from the inside, folding the corners and taping them up into a rectangular bottom. Secure with lots of tape. Happy shipping!

Mind, blown! Previous Pin: Arrange paper templates, nail them in, rip paper off, and hang picture on nail! Okay, that's ingenious.

10 paint secrets that will save you time and money

Remove indentions in the carpet left by furniture with ice cubes! Where has this tip been all my life?

Don't ever buy a box spring again, and never waste the space under your bed. Fabulous idea for a guest bedroom.

Tons of uses for hydrogen peroxide. The list is full of tips. I had no idea for you could use this for so many things.

Step-by-step tutorial on how to clean and disinfect your cutting board without using chemicals!

34 Ingenious Ways To De-Clutter Your Entire Life

Keep your discount cards virtually on your phone with the Key Ring app. | 34 Ingenious Ways To De-Clutter Your Entire Life

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When hanging a picture, put toothpaste on the frame where the nail needs to be, press it against the wall and voila! Put the nail there! Genius! Definitely the quickest idea I've seen yet! :)

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Safely pack your razor with a binder clip & 13 more travel hacks to make life easier when traveling!

Free & useful: Sherwin Williams ColorSnap app for smart phones. Take a picture of anything and find out what color paint it would be.