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20 “Other” Awesome Ways To Use Salt and Pepper

Bet you thought salt and pepper was just for cooking. Here are 10 “other” uses for each. Salt 1. Poison Ivy: Soak irritated skin in very warm salt water; also helps with just plain itchy skin. 2. Rub salt on fresh ink stain, then soak overnight in milk. Wash as normal. 3. Deodorize a canvas

How To Remove Blood Stains

 Hydrogen peroxide. A 3% hydrogen peroxide solution, which is the strength it is typically sold at, can be poured directly onto the stain or applied with a cotton ball. Be aware that it will likely bleach colored fabric. Keep the fabric in a dark place for 5-10 minutes, since light breaks down hydrogen peroxide, then blot

How To Remove Wine Stains From Clothing

Oh no, I spilled wine on my favorite dress. Now what do I do? Here is what to do: Blot, don’t rub. Dab at the stain with a damp, white cotton cloth to absorb any excess wine. Pull the fabric taut. Slide a bowl under the fabric, centering the stain over the bowl. Sprinkle salt.

How to Trim Your Dog’s Toe Nails Safely

Tools you will need: Nail Clippers – there are several styles of dog nail clippers on the market including a guillotine-style nail clipper (easiest to use, especially for small breeds), pliers-style nail clipper (better for larger breeds), and a scissors-type nail clipper. Treats – having some treats on hand to reward your dog after each

Acupressure Points To Treat Body Pains And Aches

Acupressure physical pressure is applied to acupuncture points by the hand, elbow, or with various devices. There are literally hundreds of acupressure points on the body. It is an alternative medicine technique similar in principle to acupuncture. It is based on the concept of life energy which flows through “meridians” in the body. I am

10 Ways To Make Your House NOT Smell Like An Outhouse

With kids, animals, cooking, smoke and dirty clothes around the house, it is very hard to keep your house smelling good.  Here are 10 great tips to help with your smelly house. Make it smell great again!   Get rid of household odors with vanilla extract in the oven. Add a few caps full into