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

25 Things You Can Clean with Salt, Dryer Sheets, and Other Common Household Items
Photo: krissen/Creative Commons The best part about being Good Enough Mother is that I make my living out of making haphazard fixes look like modern-day miracles. Okay, maybe it's just in my own mind that I think of it as "Good Enough Mother" magic! Here's the secret though; it's not magic. It's not even hard. Necessity is the mother of invention, and I'm going to show you how to make those reinventions rock! Salt 1. 2. 3. 4. Beauty Products Photo: Patricia Marie Photography/Creative Commons 5. 6. 7. Cooking oil Photo: jacob earl/Creative Commons 8. 9. Dryer Sheets and Newspaper Photo: Terre's Photos/Creative Commons 10. 11. 12. Vinegar Photo: artizone/Creative Commons 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. Baking Soda, Baby Wipes, and Pillowcases Photo: Dulamae/Creative Commons 20. 21.. 22. 23. From the Kitchen Photo: bubsinarms 24. 25. Now, look at you! Top Articles On Cleaning5 Tips For Tackling Big Bathroom Tasks7 Easy Wayt To Tame Kitchen ChaosHow To Remove Sharpie From Toddler And Other Objects

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Green Cleaning Recipes - Natural Cleaner Recipes for Spring Cleaning Glass Cleaner • 2 cups water • 1/2 cup white or cider vinegar • 1/4 cup rubbing alcohol (70 percent concentration)• 1 to 2 drops of orange essential oil, which gives the solution a lovely smell (optional) Great for: Windows and mirrors How to use: Combine ingredients and store in a spray bottle. Spray some solution on a paper towel or soft cloth first, then on the glass. To get smudge-free glass, rub vertically on one side and horizontally on the other.

The Best Tips Ever! - Best Inspiration from the Net from Dobhrans Inspire! 1. Stuff a miniature marshmallow in the bottom of a sugar cone to prevent ice cream drips. 2. Baking Soda Uses I just bought a huge….GI-normous bag of Baking soda and I am thrilled at all the possibilities. Marvin at LiveHackery.Com came up with these 75 Good Ideas and Uses for Baking Soda! Baking soda is a chemical compound that appears as a fine powder. It releases bubbles of carbon dioxide when it interacts with an acid and a liquid. 13 Evidence-Based Medicinal Properties of Coconut Oil Coconut oil has a tremendous amount of lauric acid more than any other common source and the possible positive effects have been listed in the article. However, Lauric acid is a strong inhibitor of 5 alpha reductase (5AR) which converts testosterone to DHT (the stronger androgen of the two). Chronic mega dosing of coconut oil in the long run may lead to low enough levels of DHT to cause lowered libido, depression erectile dysfunction and other issues related to lower androgen. research below will show the effects of fatty acids like lauric acid on 5AR. I personally have experienced loss of libido and erectile dysfunction from the use of coconut oil for the full year that I used it religiously.

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. The BEST. But it's so much more. Oh so much. Make Your TV's Picture Look Better 100% in 5 Minutes What if we could tell you how to calibrate your TV according to the optimal settings recommended by a group of professional calibration technicians, specific to your HDTV, without spending a single penny? Yes, even without a calibration disc, let alone without the (expensive) professional help of a calibration professional. All you'll need is a website, your television model number, your remote control, and about 5 minutes to change your the quality of your TV set for the better... If you've ever gone into the options menu for your TV using a remote to tweak the brightness/contrast, you can certainly use Tweak My TV and optimize you TV's image using pre-formulated/tested recommended settings. All you have to do is plug-in those very same setting numbers, and you'll likely have a much nicer, more realistic image than you started off with out of the box (and most people plug in and keep the default settings the same as the very day they unboxed their display).

A Thorough Spring Cleaning Checklist I *LOVE* spring cleaning. It is an opportunity to throw open the windows, let some fresh air in, and make our homes clean, happy and efficient spaces. Don't be daunted by the size of this list, many of the jobs are small ones that will go by quickly, and you'll be so glad you took the time to do them! (Also,this list is now available as a free printable! Find that by clicking here.) Dust lighting fixtures. 99 Extraordinary, Creative and Unusual Uses for Ordinary and Everyday Objects Imagine all of the silly old stuff you have sitting around the house that is simply going to waste and hasn’t been used in years. Think it’s all junk? Perhaps not. Here are ninety-nine creative ways you can use things you thought had only one purpose, from beer and soda to rulers, stamps, sugar, toothpaste, old CDs and even your iPod. Having trouble learning how to chopstick?

10 Bible Verses For When You Feel Overwhelmed » The best remedy I can possibly recommend for feeling overwhelmed is reading God’s Word. So I know this is a simple post, but a beeline of verses that hit the heart of the matter are just what the doctor ordered. From the end of the earth I will cry to You, When my heart is overwhelmed; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. Psalm 61:2 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. You can divide and store ground meat in a zip loc bag. Just break off how much you need and keep the rest in the freezer for later. If you place a wooden spoon over a pot of boiling water, it won't boil over.

How to Clean Oven Glass - it seriously is that easy So here is what my oven glass looked like when we moved in. And here is what it looks like now Want to clean your oven? About A Mom: Crock Pot Air Freshener As promised, here is another unique and handy use for your crock pot. Getting rid of lingering food odors is a constant challenge for home cooks. This easy crock pot air freshener is a great odor neutralizer. A little dipper works great for this, but my standard size crock pot was handy so that’s what I used. You will need water (I used probably 4-5 cups) and baking soda (about 1 heaping tbsp per cup of water). You can use just baking soda and water to absorb odors.

101 New Uses for Everyday Things “Not only does baking soda neutralize odiferous fatty acids but it also attacks grease by turning it into―believe it or not―soap,” says the University of Pittsburgh’s Wolke. Fact: More than 100 tons of the refrigerator staple were used to clean the Statue of Liberty’s inner copper walls during its 1986 restoration. Use Baking Soda to: 1. Exfoliate skin.

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