21.11.17

Easy Way to Wash Your Dog - tips

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Easy Way to Wash Your Dog
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  • Put your pooch into your children's plastic wading pool. This will contain it while you use the hose to clean off and the feet will be soaked while standing during the cleaning.
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1.11.17

Refrigerator Smelly?

 
Refrigerator Smelly?
  • First, throw out any outdated products! Then take two or three charcoal briquettes and put into an open margarine tub. Place in the refrigerator to help absorb odors. Check under the refrigerator too!

28.10.17

Preventing Paint from Getting on Windowpanes

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Preventing Paint from Getting on Windowpanes
  • Before you start to paint windowsills, smear petroleum jelly on the windowpane. It will make it easier to remove any paint that accidentally splashes onto the glass.
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18.10.17

Need Self-Rising Flour For A Recipe?

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Need Self-Rising Flour For A Recipe?
  • If you are making a dish and discover it calls for self-rising flour and you don't have any, make your own simply by adding 1 tablespoon baking powder to 1 cup of regular flour.
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    13.10.17

    Reviving Darkened Aluminum Pots

     
    Reviving Darkened Aluminum Pots
    • If these cooking pots have turned a color you don't like looking at or cooking in, you can remove it simply by boiling 1 to 2 tablespoons of cream of tartar in the water.
     

    11.10.17

    Spot Treating Clothes

     
    Spot Treating Clothes
    • To pre-treat the bottoms of dirty socks and collars, simply wrap a bar of soap with nylon net, secure with rubber bands and then scrub away before putting into the washing machine.

    7.10.17

    Storing Bananas


    Storing Bananas
    • Let them ripen on the counter, or if you want them to ripen faster, put them in a paper bag. When they are ripe, if you're not eating them right away, put them into the refrigerator and they will be okay for about 2 weeks.

    6.10.17

    Making A Bruised Lip Feel Better


    Making A Bruised Lip Feel Better
    • It seems inevitable that little children will take a tumble or two and create an "ouchie" on their lips. To ease the immediate trauma and tears, give them a frozen ice pop to "cure" the hurt. Of course, if it's bleeding and more serious they will have to visit the doctor.