Household Tips & Tricks Archive

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.

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

DIY Halloween Decor

On October 31 when the sun goes to rest. It’s the night of Halloween when fun is at it’s best. Halloween is a time for fun. Decorate your door or porch. These decor’s are easy to make. The kids could help. Have a safe and fun Halloween night. Fun DIY projects for Halloween:

Fun With Vintage Aprons