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another pinner said: Lots of Cleaning Secrets- this is probably the most useful list of cleaning tricks I've ever read

Surprising Cleaning New Uses

More hidden tricks to get your house sparkling in record time.

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Amazingly Effective, Nontoxic Fly Repellent | Healthy Home Economist

This fly repellent strategy really works for all outside areas of the home and is so simple you will wonder why you haven't tried it before.

How to clean a microfiber couch using rubbing alcohol. I'm sure I'll be glad I pinned this one!

How to clean a microfiber couch

Welcome to my blog! If you are coming from Pinterest I'm so glad to have you here! At the end of the post I will have answers to so...

Homemade Miracle Cleaner - This stuff is amazing!

Homemade Miracle Cleaner - This stuff is amazing!

This woman is amazing!  She has inspired me to be as organized and frugal as possible when it comes to grocery shopping.  She feeds 6 people for $200 a month, and posts her shopping trips and meal plans. Pin now read later

No, we don't eat dog food around here.

Not too long ago I was discussing how we budget for grocery money with a few people. They were shocked to hear that we only spend $200 a month on our groceries. I happily explained that we have budgeted for spending $80 every two weeks on normal groceries and we set aside $40 a month for Sam's Club, which we make a trip to about every three months to stock up. Their reply "well you must be buying dog food or something because that would never work in MY house, and we only feed 4 people."…

Homemade Icepacks. This is so cool - you use plain Dawn....it doesn't freeze totally solid but like those gel packs you can buy where you contour them to your body. So neat!

Easy DIY Ice Packs - Fun Cheap or Free

Enjoy this guest post from my friend Lauralee: It's handy to have ice packs around for various reasons. But the medical-grade ice packs can be VERY expensive! Have you ever considered making your own? This tip I learned from Dr Sears reciently on The Doctor's. Save money on buying ice packs and take dish soap,...

You can build a Capsule Wardrobe on a budget! Need it badly love it madly! #capsule wardrobe #budget wardrobe

You can build a Capsule Wardrobe on a budget!

You can build a Capsule Wardrobe on a budget - it's more about planning and restraint than big spending!

dishwasher tabs

How To Make Your Own Dishwasher Detergent Tabs

Dishwasher detergent tabs are really convenient, but they can also be expensive! Save money by learning how easy it is to make your own!

What you'll need:  1/8 Cup of fabric softener (I used Downy April Fresh)  2 tablespoons Baking Soda  Hot tap water  Spray bottle (I used my empty 27 oz. Febreze bottle)    Preparation:  Using a funnel, pour fabric softener and baking soda into your spray bottle. Fill spray bottle with hot tap water and shake well.    Store-bought Febreze: $5.59  Homemade Febreze: $0.15  Total Savings: $5.44 OR 97.3%!

What you'll need: 1/8 Cup of fabric softener (I used Downy April Fresh) 2 tablespoons Baking Soda Hot tap water Spray bottle (I used my empty 27 oz. Febreze bottle) Preparation: Using a funnel, pour fabric softener and baking soda into your spray bottle. Fill spray bottle with hot tap water and shake well. Store-bought Febreze: $5.59 Homemade Febreze: $0.15 Total Savings: $5.44 OR 97.3%!

THIS REALLY WORKS!  **Quiet a Nighttime Cough** -  Apply Vicks Vapo rub generously on the bottom of both feet at bedtime, then cover with socks. Even persistant, heavy, deep coughing will stop in about 5 minutes and will stay suppressed for up to 8 hours of relief.

Mythbusting: Quiet a Nighttime Cough

So.. have you heard the one about the Vicks Vapor Rub relieving kids' coughs at night? It is said that if you rub a layer of it on their feet and cover them with socks, they won't cough at night. I first heard this a few years ago, and I was pretty skeptical. I read online about others trying it and swearing by it. They all say it works. I was STILL skeptical. Well, we've been battling a cold virus in our household for the past week, and my five year old was up all night coughing. The next…

My Kitchen Escapades: DIY Dishwasher Tablets

Homemade Dishwasher Soap - DIY Tablets Recipe

Make your own tablets at home that are inexpensive and easy to make!

Takarítani bizony kell, ez nem egy olyan terület, amit elhanyagolhatunk. És így januárban, amikor még tart az újévi lendület, érdemes új sz...

Így takaríts okosan!

Takarítani bizony kell, ez nem egy olyan terület, amit elhanyagolhatunk. És így januárban, amikor még tart az újévi lendület, érdemes új szokásokat bevezetni, mert ezeket megtartva sokat javíthatunk életminőségünkön. Nem kell kapásból nagy dolgokra gondolni, kezdjük egy alap dologgal, lakásunk, otthonunk tisztán tartásával. Segítségül készítettünk Nektek egy kinyomtatható táblázatot, melyet a szekrény belső oldalára ragasztva pontosan tudni fogjátok, hogy mikor-mit érdemes tisztába tenni. A…

Leave it to Pinterest to make ya feel dumb...Peeling An Orange, Like A Boss. Cut or pull the top and bottom circles from the orange/tangerine. Then slit between two sections and roll it out. MIND BLOWN.

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Leave it to Pinterest to make ya feel dumb...Peeling An Orange, Like A Boss. Cut or pull the top and bottom circles from the orange/tangerine. Then slit between two sections and roll it out. MIND BLOWN.

51 Uses for Coca-Cola – the Ultimate List

51 Uses for Coca-Cola – the Ultimate List

I was trawling the Internet recently searching for a way to remove a grease spot from a favorite shirt of mine. How it got there, well, I blame a faulty fork and not my clumsy mout

Over 60 Ways to Use Salt

60 Clever Uses for Salt—That Don’t Involve Cooking

From relieving rashes to removing stains to restoring household items to their original luster, salt does more than just season food.

52 Week Money Challenge Reminder Week 13

The 52 Week Money Challenge – you game? #52weekmoneychallenge

The 52 Week Money Challenge is the MOST popular way to save money. Adults, Children, Schools, Churches, everyone is getting involved! Start saving ..