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Cleaning Tips. Tons Of Home Tips & Tricks. I’m sure we’ve all gotten the email before.

Tons Of Home Tips & Tricks

You know what I’m talking about, the spam email that you actually happened to read. You know, the one with tons of random home remedy tips in it that you think, “Huh…I should remember this….” Yes, that one. Everyday Tricks Everyone Should Know. Tricks every woman should know…Nik The last several are a few of my own I’ve discovered… Peel a banana from the bottom and you won’t have to pick the little ‘stringy things’ off of it.

Everyday Tricks Everyone Should Know

That’s how the primates do it. Take your bananas apart when you get home from the store. If you leave them connected at the stem, they ripen faster. Store your opened chunks of cheese in aluminum foil.

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Natural Cosmetics. Homemade Honey Bubble Bath. Who doesn’t enjoy a homemade gift or two?

Homemade Honey Bubble Bath

I recently saw a foaming bath soap on Paula Deens website and did a little tweaking to bring this homemade bubble bath recipe to you. Have you ever made a bubble bath? This was the first time for me and I’m excited as to how well it turned out. So, what do you say? Homemade Shaving Cream – Silky & Natural. 8K+ This recipe/post has been a long time coming.

Homemade Shaving Cream – Silky & Natural

Feels like forever since I wrote down the note on my idea board "Homemade Shave Cream".

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DIY Mosquito Repellent - Easy & It Works. I posted several years ago on how to make your own mosquito repellent, Home Made recipe for “Natural” Mosquito Repellent.

DIY Mosquito Repellent - Easy & It Works

Make Your Own Mosquito Repellent for babies and Kids I am posting another updated one using cloves and other nice smelling ingredients. Homemade Bug Repellent. Bug Repellent...another thing with way too many scary chemicals in it!

Homemade Bug Repellent

And I don't know about you, but I think the reason the bugs stay away isn't because of what's in the repellent, it's because of how smelly it is! Here are some essential oil buy spray recipes to try that won't leave your nose burning! Homemade Natural Diaper Rash Cream Recipe. I use this for more than just diaper cream.

Homemade Natural Diaper Rash Cream Recipe

It can be also used as a full body cream as well as healing ointment. All ingredients promote healing and healthy skin. 1 ounce coconut oil – antiviral, antifungal, anti-yeast1 ounce olive oil – antibacterial, antioxidant1 ounce shea butter – anti-inflammatory, moisturizer1 ounce cocoa butter – antiseptic, moisturizer1/2 ounce beeswax – anti-inflammatorygrapefruit seed extract - antibacterial, antimicrobial 2 tsp chamomile flowers (dried) – anti-inflammatory, disinfectyour choice of essential oil (lavender, chamomile, sweet orange, etc.)

A couple of hours before, heat olive oil on low heat (do not bring to a boil) for 10-15 minutes. Add chamomile flowers and stir for about ten minutes, then take off the heat and set to the side. In double boiler, or on LOW heat, add coconut oil, STRAINED olive oil, shea butter, cocoa butter, and beeswax until melted. After all ingredients have melted take off heat and move to a container that is safe for mixing. Keep Your Teeth Clean Without A Toothbrush Or Paste. In a world without a dentist, you know that keeping your teeth clean and cavity-free is an extremely important part of your overall hygiene.

Keep Your Teeth Clean Without A Toothbrush Or Paste

Many people stockpile toothbrushes and toothpaste, or seek out recipes for toothpaste that can be made out of more natural ingredients like baking soda. The problem with these methods is that eventually the materials needed run out. Baking soda doesn’t grow on trees, after all, and once your toothpaste is gone your brushing will be much less effective. What is really needed is a 100% natural and easily renewable source of brushing materials so you can always have some available even if you are in a long-term collapse. Enter the chew stick Chew sticks are an ancient method of keeping your teeth clean.

Fortunately, history provides us with an answer to this problem. For preppers the chew stick also has the advantage of being renewable and easily made even by children. Homemade Cleaning, Beauty & Remedies. Shoe Shining To Skin Smoothing: 7 Uses For Overripe Bananas. AlanH20/CC BY 2.0 There they sit in the fruit bowl, doing the slow dance from green to golden to...way past perfect.

Shoe Shining To Skin Smoothing: 7 Uses For Overripe Bananas

Overripe bananas. It happens to the best of them. Although bananas are cheap and plentiful, don't let all the resources and food miles they require go to waste. Bananas aren't a fait accompli once they've passed their prime. 1. Banana's nutrient-rich flesh is a great skin moisturizer and works perfectly as the base of a sugar scrub; and your skin won't know the difference if the banana has seen better days. 2.

Nothing makes for a diluted-tasting, watery smoothie like ice as it melts. 3. Come to the rescue of hungry butterflies! 4. An old trick of the Marines, ditch the toxic shoe polish and employ a banana peel to buff your leather shoes into shiny perfection. 5.