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Cooking Tips/Tricks

Who Knew? Cooking Tips and Tricks All Tips and Tricks either found on Pinterest, from prior knowledge and/or from my readers! (These will be updated as I remember them,  find  them, or am given them from my readers!) (Just found this on Pinterest…something I do alot of the time myself but for some reason hadn’t …

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From Trash to Treasure

Don’t Throw it Away! Make something BEAUTIFUL out of it! * Take these ideas and use your imagination to make your own treasures from junkyard items bound for the trash! * How about creating a fun swing from an old tire? * Reuse an old tree to make a log pathway * Turning an old …

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Furniture Water Marks

How to get rid of a fresh water mark

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Homemade All Purpose Cleaner

Orange peels, vinegar in a quart jar, let sit for 10 days or so…strain out the liquid and use as an all-purpose cleaner. Easy, cheap, natural, smells good! This idea came from Homestead Survival, found via Pinterest   For more “Green” Cleansers/Soap Recipe’s Read THIS POST!

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Mosquito Trap

Mosquito trap – No more mosquitos!! Cut the top off a 2 liter bottle. Invert the cone and place it inside the straight part of the bottle. Glue the two pieces together. Add 1 tsp yeast and 1/2 cup sugar to some luke warm water, and pour the mixture into the bottle. Mosquitoes are attracted …

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Preventing Weeds

Baking soda neutralizes the ph in the soil and nothing will grow there. use baking soda around all of the edges of flower beds to keep the grass and weeds from growing into beds. Just sprinkle it onto the soil so that it covers it lightly. Do this twice a year – spring and fall.

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Smelly House

House smelling weird? Put two caps full of vanilla extract in a coffee cup, then place it in the oven at 300 degrees for one hour. Within twenty minutes the whole house smells like Heaven. It’s actually a common realtor trick.

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Toxin Free Insect Trap

Get rid of pesky insects that invade your fruit trees!  Here is a toxin free insect trap that really works! Combine these ingredients for each jug: 1 cup of sugar 1 cup of apple cider vinegar 1 banana peel Place one banana peel in each jug. Using a funnel, add the sugar and vinegar to …

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Use a Natural Wood Stain

If you’re looking for a natural, non-toxic wood stain, you might want to raid your kitchen.  Coffee, tea, vinegar, walnut hulls and even certain berries can be used to stain wood. Tea One simple way to stain wood is to boil tea leaves in two cups of water until you have a deep tea concentrate.  Simply …

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Yellow Jackets / Hornets / Wasps

Do you have problems with Yellow Jackets, Hornets or Wasps in your yard?  Here is a Home Remedy to help you out! Start with an empty plastic bottle that is in your recycling box. It can be as small as a 500ml bottle, or as large as a two-liter soda bottle. Discard the cap. Cut …

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3 comments

  1. Carol Parga

    I think I saw a great ideal from your site on a Birthday reminder plaque if so would you send that to me, it was a pc of wood with each month paint on it then had little hearts hookd under each month with the family members name who was born that month. can you help me?? send to carol_parga_love @yahoo.com

  2. Eva Smith

    Really like your ideas..

  3. Kathy

    Please add

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