Household Tips & Tricks Archive

What Does A Tea Bag and Sore Gums Have In Common?

  Tea bags aren’t just for tea. This is a trick my mother taught me.  Refrigerate 2-3 tea bags and place them inside your mouth, on the affected area to get instantly soothe your sore gums. They can also be used to reduce mouth inflammations and treat mouth ulcer.

Natural Pumpkin Pie Scent

 Make your home smell like you are baking a pumpkin pie.  Natural Pumpkin Pie Scent   Print   Ingredients 1 Tablespoon pumpkin spice 1 teaspoon nutmeg 2 to 3 cinnamon sticks Instructions Place ingredients in a small pot of boiling water Simmer on low heat until your home smells yummy 3.4.3177  

Never Buy Dryer Sheets Again

Results are EXACTLY the same as using the expensive dryer sheets that get thrown away! Refill container as needed ..but that won’t be very often at all …MAYBE twice a year or less. Never Buy Dryer Sheets Again   Print   Ingredients A container with an airtight lid (I use a 2QT food storage bowl w/screw

10 “Other” Uses For Waxed Paper

  Wax paper is not just for baking. 10 “other” uses for waxed paper. 1.Rub wax paper on your shower curtain rod to help the shower curtain rings glide more smoothly. 2.Fix a stuck zipper with wax paper. Run a piece of it over the teeth of your zipper to help provide a more slippery

How To Make Cinnamon Scented Pine Cones

  Cinnamon Scented Pine Cones will make your home smell festive for the Holiday season. How To Make Cinnamon Scented Pine Cones   Print   Ingredients Pine cones Cookie sheet (lined with aluminum foil) Large resealable plastic bags Cinnamon essential oil Spray bottle Cinnamon sticks (optional) Instructions Place as many pine cones on the cookie

The Perfect Fruit Fly Trap

    This fruit fly trap is really simple and very effective! Fill a quart size bowl with sudsy mixture of water and dish soap.  Then set a smaller bowl, filled with a quarter cup of red wine vinegar, afloat in the center. The vinegar attracts the fruit flies which then gets stuck in the