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Good to know...Ball up Newspaper and stuff into refrigerator when it SMELLS BAD.  Change out papers every 2 hours until smell is gone!  (A plumber recommended this to us when we returned from vacation to find a basket of rotted spinach!!!  IT WORKS and worked after 3 changes - we had already tried everything else!)...wonder if it would work in a microwave where someone burnt the popcorn?

101 New Uses for Everyday Things

Removing Bad Smell From Refrigerator. Ball up Newspaper and stuff into refrigerator. Change out papers every 2 hours until smell is gone! IT WORKS!

Clogged toilet? First reseat the flapper so it doesn't overflow. Next add warm water to the toilet bowl. This helps dissolve fats in the clog. If it is still slow add some dish washing liquid.

Learn The Secret Plumbers Trick to Unclog A Toilet

Secret plumbers trick to unclog a toilet without using a plunger! I'm guessing this will work better for a toilet clogged by [ahem] biological products and not paper and items that should not have been flushed but still may be helpful.

Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. (I’ve always saved my shells, but my friend Susan suggested keeping them in the fridge – works beautifully.) When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp eggshells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden and add a touch of calcium to the soil.

Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. (Ive always saved my shells, but my friend Susan suggested keeping them in the fridge works beautifully.

Send your kiddos to school with a pre-cut apple that won't brown. Just keep it together with a rubber band.

Prevent a sliced apple from browning with a rubber band. Cut apple and place rubber band over it and put in your kids lunch box.

Mineral Deposits The problem is that I get water stains/mineral deposits around my faucets, and it makes them look dirty, and they seem almost impossible to get off. If we all dried off around the faucets whenever we use the sink, we may not have this problem, but REALLY that’s not happening. I’ve tried multiple types of cleaners on these marks and they seem impenetrable.

Mineral Deposits

Removing mineral deposits around faucets. Soak a couple of paper towels in white vinegar and wrap them around your faucet, check every hour and repeat as needed. time depends on how much or how long the deposit has been there.

Make your own Poo Pourri recipe and save over 96%!! Works just as well and smells the same. Brilliant!

DIY Poop Fragrance Spray to save money & Get RID of that stink!

DIY Poo Pourri Recipe to save money & Get RID of that stink! - 1 tsp rubbing alcohol drops essential oil(s) of choice (The website used Lemongrass and Peppermint) and water.

Kill Weeds - Simply fill a spray bottle with white vinegar, and spray generously on all parts of the weed ~ leaves and root area.

Frugal Tip: How to Make Homemade Weed Killer~White Vinegar! Simply fill a spray bottle with white vinegar, and spray generously on all parts of the weed ~ leaves and root area.

1.eggs/cream quick whip: +pinch salt before beating >5.sticky residue-Run hot iron(no steam)over paper sprinkle w/salt >6.drain-flush hot solution(1/2c salt per qt.H2o) >8.antifrost car-Rub glass w/solution 2tsp.salt in 1gal hot h2o&Wipedry >9.wine-Stretch fabric over bowl, cover stain w/salt & pour boiling h2o >10.anti-crack eggshell:+few pinches to boilingH2o >11.chill Bottle-ice base bucket; sprinkle few tbsp, Layer w/ice up to neck; Fill w/h2o, sit10min,POP

101 New Uses for Everyday Things

Salt used to clean vegetables. Salt as Salad Wash. Clean dirt from leafy vegetables by washing them in a bath of salt water.

10 Things You Can Clean In the Dishwasher. I would have never thought of using my dishwasher to clean all of those other household items! So neat!

10 Things You Can Clean in the Dishwasher

10 things you can clean in the dishwasher! From light fixtures, to shower head, hair brushes, baseball caps, toys and more. Must not wash dog dish with others.

just use white vinegar instead of jet dry! good blog for tips: wholenewmom.com

Super Simple DIY Natural Dishwasher Rinse Aid

just use white vinegar instead of jet dry! good blog for tips: wholenewmom.com

Frozen aloe vera bars for sunburns. Must remember for summer time. Genius!!

Ice cube tray used to hold frozen aloe. Ice Cube Tray as Sunburn Soother Freeze cubes of aloe vera for instant sunburn relief when you forget the SPF.

Tons of tips on how to clean a dishwasher and garbage disposal to get your dishwasher back in shape.

How to Clean a Dishwasher

How to clean your dishwasher and garbage disposal. To clean your garbage disposal, pour ice and vinegar down the disposal while it is running. The ice will dislodge any gunk stuck on there and the vinegar will help clean it out.

How To Get the Musty Smell Out of Your Goodwill Treasures   www.goodwillvalleys.com/shop/

How To Get the Musty Smell Out of Your Thrifted Treasures

[ How Get Rid Musty Smells Out Your Flea Market Finds Remove The Old Smell From Vintage ] - Best Free Home Design Idea & Inspiration

Helpful tip for hanging hand towel holders or anything else going up on your walls.

A Hanging How-To

No more unnecessary holes in the wall! Use this "painters tape" trick to hang anything from towel racks to shelf brackets. Handy tip for me who likes to hang things on walls - lots of things that is!

How to get wax out of old candles to reuse containers. I will be so glad I pinned this!!

How to get wax out of old candles to reuse containers. I will be so glad I pinned this! For full/old smelly wax.fill sink full of hot/boiling water & pour out wax. For mostly empty containers, hot/boiling water IN container

Turn a bar of soap into 2 liters of liquid hand soap. I do this all the time. Saves so much money.:

Turn A Bar of Soap Into Liquid Hand Soap! Did it ever occur to you that you might be able to convert the bar soap into liquid hand soap?

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