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Prevent Rust & More. 15 houseplants to improve indoor air quality. 25 (more) clever ideas to make life easier. .

25 (more) clever ideas to make life easier

We heard you loud and clear. When we published our first list of clever ideas to make life easier last year, we received an overwhelming response. So without further ado, here’s another 25 ingenious household tips and organisational tricks that will have you saying, “Why didn’t I think of that?!” Source: chezerbey.com Got an empty kitchen shelf? The Fun Cheap or Free Queen: How I do my makeup + my favorite beauty products. Natural Medicine Rx...: Honey Better Than Cough Medicine.... While in medical school I took a course on extracting herbs, making tinctures, decoctions and other natural remedies.

Natural Medicine Rx...: Honey Better Than Cough Medicine....

One such item was a homemade natural cough syrup made from honey and sliced onions. Doesn't sound so tasty, but once the honey naturally broke down the onions, you were left with a sweet syrup and no onion undertones. Recently, studies have placed a spotlight on honey. The Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine published a study where researchers studied 105 children between the ages of two and 18 who were having trouble sleeping due to cough.

The participants were given either a small dose of buckwheat honey, honey-flavored dextromethorphan or no treatment at all a half-hour before bed. 17 Apart: Growing Celery Indoors: Never Buy Celery Again. Remember when we tested and shared how to grow onions indefinitely last week?

17 Apart: Growing Celery Indoors: Never Buy Celery Again

Well, at the same time, we've been testing out another little indoor gardening project first gleaned from Pinterest that we're excited to share the successes of today — regrowing celery from it's base. We've figured out how to literally re-grow organic celery from the base of the bunch we bought from the store a couple weeks ago. I swear, we must have been living under a rock all these years or just not be that resourceful when it comes to food, but we're having more fun learning all these new little tips and tricks as we dive deeper into trying to grow more of our own food. This project is almost as simple as the onion growing project — simply chop the celery stalks from the base of the celery you bought from the store and use as you normally would.

17 Apart: How to Grow Green Onions Indefinitely. I'm officially dubbing this the week of Scallions and Pinterest.

17 Apart: How to Grow Green Onions Indefinitely

Mary and I separately came across 2 trending ideas for using and growing green onions on the highly addictive bookmarking site, Pinterest, last week — we couldn't wait to try them. When I came home over the weekend with a bunch of scallions, Mary exclaimed, "did you see this scallion/ginger sauce I pinned — you should totally make that! " Little did she know I had pinned it hours before her, which is virtually light years in terms of Pinterest discoveries. I had been planning to make this ginger scallion sauce from Lottie + Doof since I first set eyes on it. Find my own variation on the recipe newly published on E.A.T. — this is one I'd definitely recommend trying. My Collection of Funny Emails. Send funny emails to your friends!

Reynolds Wrap has lock in taps to hold the roll in place The color on the bread tab indicates how fresh the bread is And those colors are in alphabetical order: b, g, r, w, y.

My Collection of Funny Emails. Send funny emails to your friends!

You can divide and store ground meat in a zip loc bag. 25 Things You Can Clean with Salt, Dryer Sheets, and Other Common Household Items. Photo: krissen/Creative Commons.

25 Things You Can Clean with Salt, Dryer Sheets, and Other Common Household Items

35 Lifechanging Ways To Use Everyday Objects. 26 Ordinary Objects Repurposed Into Extraordinary Furniture. Twelve Weird Uses of Vodka. Production of vodka started as clear spirit by the 1700 century. Today, one would be surprised to know that people were making vodka by further filtration with herbs and fruits like sage, cherry, dill, blackberry, caraway, etc. which brought flavored vodka! The making of vodka did not take place until 1950. The classic cocktail Moscow Mule is actually responsible for introducing vodka to America and it became popular by 1962.

Aside of the fact that vodka is a very good drink; vodka has many other valuable uses which you may not yet know about. Vodka is one of the world’s most popular and cheep drinks; many of us have a bottle in our home. 12. It can be used as an insecticide specially to get rid of bees. 11. In order to use Vodka as a skin toner, one just needs to dip cotton ball into a cup of vodka and apply on skin as an astringent to cleanse the skin and tighten pores. 10. Simply wipe the lenses with a soft clean cloth and pour a little vodka on them. 9. Vinegar Tips. 10 Surprising Uses for WD-40 (and 5 Places It Should Never Be Sprayed) 6 Life-Changing Uses for Binder Clips (That You Could've Easily Thought Of) from Look What I Found.

Yes, it may seem like an ordinary binder clip.

6 Life-Changing Uses for Binder Clips (That You Could've Easily Thought Of) from Look What I Found

And it is. Make no mistake -- it will keep your papers organized with the best of them. DIY Succulent Pallet Table. Max with the new Succulent Table.

DIY Succulent Pallet Table

Surprising Cleaning New Uses - Real Simple.