How To Make a non-toxic and yummy smelling cleaner
Soak orange peels in vinegar for two weeks in a sealed mason jar then pour the vinegar into a spray bottle.
How To Make Homemade Laundry Detergent
4- 4oz. bars of grated Castile soap
1- 78 oz. box of Borax
8- 16 oz. boxes of baking soda
3 tblsp. lavender essential oil
Mix all together -2 tablespoons for a load of laundry, assuming full load, and definitely okay for a top-load washing machine. This recipe makes enough for 288 loads of laundry.
How To Make Your Own Dryer Sheets
Soak a hand towel in fabric softener. Squeeze out any remaining drops from the towel. Hang it over a chair (or outside on a clothes line) to dry.
You must make sure it dries completely! After the towel dries you just throw it in your dryer along with clothes and use it as a dryer sheet for 40-50 loads before soaking again.
How To Remove Lipstick and other Grease Stains from Clothing
Chalk will remove grease stains from clothes. Simply rub the stain with chalk, then toss in the wash as normal.
How to make your french fries crispier
For the crispiest french fries sprinkle them with all-purpose flour before frying.
How to make self rising flour out of regular flour and vice versa
Self rising flour is made by adding 1 1/2 tsp. of baking powder and 1/2 tsp. salt to 1 cup all-purpose flour. If you want to substitute self-rising flour for regular flour in a recipe, just omit the baking powder and salt from the recipe, and use self-rising.
The best location to store spices
Store in a cool, dry spot where they will not be around heat. Storing spices near a microwave exhaust fan or over the range are two of the worst locations.
The best way to store brown sugar
Store brown sugar in the freezer and it won’t clump up. Best to place it in a plastic baggie and remove it from the box.