By Nicole Sforza Tackle countless chores with common household items (like toothpaste and salt). Lemons The acid in lemon juice removes dirt and rust stains.
Alligator Shoes A blond was on vacation in the depths of Louisiana. She wanted a pair of genuine alligator shoes, but didn't want to pay the high prices. After unsuccessfully haggling with of one of the shopkeepers, the blond said, "Maybe I'll just go out and catch my own alligator, so I can get a pair of shoes at a reasonable price."
While doing research for this article, we were amazed at the number of uses for baking soda. When one looks back in history, before we had such a huge array of different cleaning products, baking soda was one of the items most frequently used. It worked great, it was economical and best of all it was safe to use. In fact, Grandma had hundreds of uses for baking soda. At Everyday Wisdom, LLC, we have collected some of the most popular ones.
These items are a staple in cooking and baking, but they’re also a great help around the house. Here are dozens of ways you can use them, I’ve separated them into three groups for easier browsing. Enjoy!
Eureka! How to: 1. With the sheet inside out, place one hand in each of two adjacent corners. 2. Bring your right hand to your left, and fold the corner in your right hand over the one in your left, so the corner on top is right side out.
photo: charles chan * The next time you find yourself in need of a household product like stain remover, shower cleaner or ant deterrent, check the pantry before heading to the store. You might just find what you need, in the form of a common kitchen ingredient. From a green perspective, going the DIY route eliminates some of the harsh chemicals in your home, reducing your family’s exposure to them. It can also save you money.