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2busybrunettes. We’re all about celebrating Earth Day in my classroom this week.


It’s only 4 days away! We have been evaluating how “green” our school, classroom, and homes are. I made 3 report cards for each of those locations. If you are interested, they are at my TPT store! (It’s a 20 page unit with math and literacy activities too.) How else are we celebrating Earth Day? Do you want to know how to remove the printing on food containers? (located in the beauty section near the finger nail polish removers), a rag, and a container. In a dish pan, pour enough acetone on the rag to saturate it. Then wrap the rag around the container and let it sit for 3-5 minutes. Check the container by rubbing the paint. That’s it! Happy Earth Day! You might enjoy... Pinch those Pennies: 50 Tips to Be Frugal!

25 Beauty Tips Reusing Household Items – Homemade Beauty Tips on ELLE. 1.

25 Beauty Tips Reusing Household Items – Homemade Beauty Tips on ELLE

Old Buttons Repurpose spare buttons by using them to keep pairs of earrings together: Most buttons have at least two holes in them, so simply place an earring in each opening to neatly store when not wearing. Photo: Jupiter Images 2. Eyebrow Brush Stuck without a lint-remover? How to Fold a Shirt - Funny Stuff. 11 Unusual Household Uses For Food Items That Will Save You Money. 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.

11 Unusual Household Uses For Food Items That Will Save You Money

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. In a pinch, using cinnamon or cayenne pepper could save you the $5 needed to buy a set of ant traps. Post your own tips below, and try these household uses for common foods: Baking soda * Jan Patterson of Cotati, Calif., uses it to remove “stubborn sticky stuff of any kind” from furniture and other household items. . * Add vinegar, and the mixture works well as a drain cleaner, says Leslie Reichert, a.k.a.

. * “Use it as your first treatment when you spill fruit juice or wine,” says lifestyle consultant Joshua Duvauchelle. Bananas Beer Cayenne Pepper Cinnamon Honey Ketchup Tea. Surprising Cleaning New Uses - Real Simple. Tub Scrub - Martha Stewart Home & Garden. Tub And Shower Magic Recipe - - 434275.

Tips and Tricks. Ive been working on this post for awhile now, as I find these neat tips and tricks I wanted to keep them all together and be able to share them with all of you lovelies!

Tips and Tricks

I have tried all of these, so I know they work. Just call me Martha Stewart- you know, sans the jail time. Some are from pinterest, some are from my grandma. If I got them from somewhere, click the picture and it will take you to the genius who came up with it :) If there is no picture, then I have no idea where I heard it- or I would cite it! Twelve Surprising Uses for Vicks VapoRub - Page 2. 1.

Twelve Surprising Uses for Vicks VapoRub - Page 2

Decongest Your Chest The most common use of Vicks is to decongest your chest and throat area. When applied to the upper chest, it provides excellent relief of cough and congestion symptoms. Jewelry Cleaner Recipe - - 180133. Crack Kills. Maybe it's just me and my body shape, but a lot of my jeans have that giant gaping spot in the back.

Crack Kills

It's like a canyon between my bum and the back of the pants. This is what I'm talking about. On some pants it's worse than others. I tucked a shirt in so you wouldn't have to see more of me than you want to :) I'm pretty sure it's not just me because I've caught some crack with quite a few teenage girls. 17 Ridiculously Useful Tips to Make Life Easier. 1.

17 Ridiculously Useful Tips to Make Life Easier

Reheat Pizza Heat up leftover pizza in a nonstick skillet on top of the stove; set heat to med-low and heat till warm. This keeps the crust crispy. No soggy micro pizza. I saw this on the cooking channel and it really works. 15 Chic and Creative Ways to Tie a Scarf. How to tie a half-bow scarf To tie the half-bow scarf, you should first loop the scarf around your neck and tie once– like the first step of tying your shoelaces.

15 Chic and Creative Ways to Tie a Scarf

Then, take one side of the scarf and make a one loop, as if you were only tying one side of the bow on your shoes. Take the longer section of the scarf and wrap it in front and then behind the entire scarf, next to your neck. Fluff the loop afterwards to taste. Cork as Fire Starter. Craftymonkey / Awesome idea. (To get the balloons to hang upside down just put a marble inside before blowing them up.)