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17 Tips To Make Your Life Easier - Aimless Direction

17 Tips To Make Your Life Easier - Aimless Direction
I received this as an email and instead of saving the email, I decided to post it here so that I know I always have these great tips on my site. I plan on trying every single one of them too. I actually just tried the dryer tip (#17) at the bottom, so we’ll see how that one works out. Oh yeah, I probably won’t be trying the hair conditioner on my legs for shaving either since, well…I’m a guy. A lot of these tips are things that I can actually use on a regular basis too. 1. Heat up leftover pizza in a nonstick skillet on top of the stove , set heat to med-low and heat till warm. 2. Put cooked egg yolks in a zip lock bag. 3. When you buy a container of cake frosting from the store, whip it with your mixer for a few minutes. 4. To warm biscuits, pancakes, or muffins that were refrigerated , place them in a microwave with a cup of water. 5. Start putting in your plants, work the nutrients in your soil. 6. 7. Place a dryer sheet in your pocket. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Hate foggy windshields? 13.

Houseplants for the Forgetful Gardener Indoor conditions can be tough on plants, especially during winter when low humidity dries out potting soil quickly. To ensure success, look for houseplants that can take periods of drought. And try potting them in large containers; the smaller the pot, the more quickly it dries out. Geranium Most commonly grown outdoors as bedding plants, geraniums (Pelargonium spp.) are great houseplants that flower all year in a sunny window. Look for varieties with red, pink, white, orange, or multicolored blooms. Or choose a scented type with wonderfully fragrant foliage.

Super Fancy Cake Decorating Tutorial for Broke Monkeys This is a tutorial to show you how to decorate a cake that makes you look pretty clever. The beauty of this method is that you can put anything you darn well want on a cake. Your kid likes a certain team and you don't trust Stuffmart Bakery? No problemo. All you need is a picture off the webz (or a coloring book page, or a drawing you did yourself) and you can make any design you want. In this case, Gater wanted a "Dora/Princess" cake. First, bake your cake and let it cool thoroughly. Make your icing; a buttercream made with butter is best. *When you make your icing, you will want to sift the powdered sugar and mix the icing up quickly so you don't get lumps. Ice your cake. Print out a coloring page, and make sure it is the right size for the top of your cake. It is a good idea at this stage to decide how many colors you want to use in your finished design. Trim your coloring page, and tape it to the back side of a flat piece of glass. Mix up the colors you will need for your design.

Houseplants for the Forgetful Gardener Indoor conditions can be tough on plants, especially during winter when low humidity dries out potting soil quickly. To ensure success, look for houseplants that can take periods of drought. And try potting them in large containers; the smaller the pot, the more quickly it dries out. Geranium Most commonly grown outdoors as bedding plants, geraniums (Pelargonium spp.) are great houseplants that flower all year in a sunny window. Look for varieties with red, pink, white, orange, or multicolored blooms. Perfect Polish Every Time! Let's talk toes. And eyes. Funny how the two effect one another. My aging eyes are making it hard to paint my toenails. All that's standing between your old eyes and Perfect Polish is a cuticle stick, a Q-Tip, and greasy lotion. Put some lotion onto a Q-Tip Wipe it around your nail, being careful to not get it ON your nail. Use the cuticle stick to wipe away the extra. That's all it takes! Hope this little trick helps! I'm linking up to these parties this week!

Houseplants for the Forgetful Gardener Indoor conditions can be tough on plants, especially during winter when low humidity dries out potting soil quickly. To ensure success, look for houseplants that can take periods of drought. And try potting them in large containers; the smaller the pot, the more quickly it dries out. DIY Laundry Detergent Today, our sweet friend Jen, from Blissful 55 is guest posting on Dirty Laundry. No, I am not talking about the problems and dirty little secrets of our lives….we are talking legit, dirty, smelly, laundry; or more importantly, how we get that dirty laundry clean. It took me a while to come around to the idea of making my own laundry soap. It met my every need, with the exception of the price tag. You will need… 1 (4 lb 12 oz) Box of Borax- Found in the detergent aisle 1 (3 lb 7 oz) Box of Arm & Hammer Super Washing Soda- Found in the detergent aisle 1 (3 lb) Container of OxyClean- Found in the detergent aisle. 2 (14.1 oz) Bars of Zote Soap- Found in the detergent aisle (we chose to do pink for the scent but the white would be just fine. 1 (4 lb) Box of Arm & Hammer Baking Soda- Found in the cooking aisle (You could also get two 2 lb box, we couldn’t find the larger 4lb box when we went) 1-2 (55 oz) Bottle of Purex Crystals Fabric Softener- or use 3-4 bottles of Scentsy Washer Whiffs. 1. 2.

Houseplants for the Forgetful Gardener Indoor conditions can be tough on plants, especially during winter when low humidity dries out potting soil quickly. To ensure success, look for houseplants that can take periods of drought. And try potting them in large containers; the smaller the pot, the more quickly it dries out. Geranium Most commonly grown outdoors as bedding plants, geraniums (Pelargonium spp.) are great houseplants that flower all year in a sunny window. Look for varieties with red, pink, white, orange, or multicolored blooms. Or choose a scented type with wonderfully fragrant foliage.

Junk in the trunk - per request :) SO, I'm posting this, although I usually hide my OCD tendencies from people because of the relentless teasing. I've been stopped SO many times while loading my groceries by people who ask to take pictures, "pin" it, and/or ask questions, that i figured I had better post this so that I can direct all traffic here and save me the extra 30 minutes of oogling and questions. I didn't take pictures of all the organization in my momma mini, but I've got the trunk, and I'll answer your most frequently asked questions... What ARE those hanging things? - They're actually shower caddy things you hang off your shower head. WOW. Do you do this for hire? What to do: Just grab some labels and make spaces for all the things you need during your trips. FIRST AID: Band-aids, antiseptic wash (foam version, which my kids love), benadryl spray (Ev is highly allergic to mosquito bites, and we carry this stuff like an epi-pen!). SUNBLOCK: Sunblock and Bug Spray. KLEENEX: Pocket Packs. RAIN GEAR: Ponchos!

Houseplants for the Forgetful Gardener Indoor conditions can be tough on plants, especially during winter when low humidity dries out potting soil quickly. To ensure success, look for houseplants that can take periods of drought. And try potting them in large containers; the smaller the pot, the more quickly it dries out. Geranium Most commonly grown outdoors as bedding plants, geraniums (Pelargonium spp.) are great houseplants that flower all year in a sunny window. Look for varieties with red, pink, white, orange, or multicolored blooms. Or choose a scented type with wonderfully fragrant foliage.

That Was Easy... As we embark on a New Year, I thought I would share a great email I received the other day from a dear friend. She knows I am a tip fanatic. I don't know the original source of this... but who ever did this is a genius. Hull strawberries easily using a straw. Rubbing a walnut over scratches in your furniture will disguise dings and scrapes. Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV or computer screen with WD40 (also works on walls). Stop cut apples browning in your child’s lunch box by securing with a rubber band. Overhaul your linen cupboard – store bed linen sets inside one of their own Pillowcases and there will be no more hunting through piles for a match. \Deborah\eas to make life easier Pump up the volume by placing your iPhone / iPod in a bowl – the concave shape Amplifies the music. Re-use a wet-wipes container to store plastic bags. Add this item to your beach bag. Attach a Velcro strip to the wall to store soft toys. Look up! Gotcha! Forever losing your bathroom essentials? Hugs,

Houseplants for the Forgetful Gardener Indoor conditions can be tough on plants, especially during winter when low humidity dries out potting soil quickly. To ensure success, look for houseplants that can take periods of drought. And try potting them in large containers; the smaller the pot, the more quickly it dries out. Geranium Most commonly grown outdoors as bedding plants, geraniums (Pelargonium spp.) are great houseplants that flower all year in a sunny window. Look for varieties with red, pink, white, orange, or multicolored blooms. Or choose a scented type with wonderfully fragrant foliage.

7 Surprising Things You Can Buy at Costco Costco Wholesale revealed its most expensive bargain yet this week -- a $1 million diamond ring. There's only one of these 6.77-carat rings, which is actually discounted from its $1.6 million value. The wholesaler has been selling engagement rings and high-end jewelry for several years, having already offered diamonds in the $200,000 to $300,000 range. But this is the most expensive item to date. While Costco is best known for its cheap bulk basics and discount electronics, next to the 80-packs of toilet paper, 30-pounds of pasta and giant televisions you can find some surprising buys. Here, then, is a look at some of the other unexpected buys you can find at Costco: Caskets Costco sells the basics for life and death. The coffins range from about $1,300 to $3,000, with expedited shipping available is ordered by 2 p.m. Costco's funeral business also includes human and pet urns, which it introduced in 2005, and sympathy flowers, as well as other keepsakes. Cars Health Insurance House Wedding Dress

Houseplants for the Forgetful Gardener Indoor conditions can be tough on plants, especially during winter when low humidity dries out potting soil quickly. To ensure success, look for houseplants that can take periods of drought. And try potting them in large containers; the smaller the pot, the more quickly it dries out. Geranium Most commonly grown outdoors as bedding plants, geraniums (Pelargonium spp.) are great houseplants that flower all year in a sunny window. Look for varieties with red, pink, white, orange, or multicolored blooms. 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. And it is. Make no mistake -- it will keep your papers organized with the best of them. 1. (via) 2. (via) 3. iPod Dock Just go to your local Apple Store, pretend like you're interested in all the MacBook Airs, and walk right out. (via) 4. (via) 5. (via) 6. (via)

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