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The Magic Corn Trick ~ The corn will just slide out leaving the silk and all of the husks intact. I KNOW this pin will be handy very soon :) Just Cooking, Vegetables, Food, Veggies, Eten, Hoods, Meals

The Cowgirl's Foodie Blog - Holm Family Cookbook

Keep baking soda in the bathroom, and poke holes in the top. Sprinkle in tub/toilet Spray white vinegar over baking soda & scrub the foam.  You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to remove dirt and grim once the foam has a chance to loosen it up.  Rinse well with hot water, or the baking soda will leave a residue Click on the site to see the REAL before and after photos.    Rub/scrub a half of a lemon on chrome faucets. Then magically rinse away the hard water. How To Clean Chrome, Washing Machine, Cleaning, Washer

Erase hard water stains with a lemon and other tips to naturally clean your bathroom

31 Things You Can Freeze To Save Time and Money! Love This! - Some I already do but learned a bunch of new things

20 Ways To Use Your Freezer To Save Time And Money

31 Things You Can Freeze To Save Time and Money! Love This!

Got a front loader washing machine? Clothes smell moldy? Check out this solution. Household Cleaning Tips, Cleaning Recipes, Cleaning Supplies, House Cleaning Tips, Cleaning Hacks, Spring Cleaning, Household Cleaners, Cleaners Homemade, Diy Cleaners

Simple Guide to an Eco-Conscious Lifestyle

Front Load Washer - Once a month, add a cup of Distilled White Vinegar and a cup of baking soda during the HOT cleaning cycle. pour them directly into the drum. Then, add about ½ cup of vinegar and ½ cup of baking soda into the detergent dispenser.

Unfiltered, non-pasteurized Apple Cider Vinegar, one of the best natural all-around health tonics, all on it's own. Fix Your Credit, Credit Score, Best Bank Accounts, Scores, Personal Finance, Accounting, Infographic, Debt Payoff, Finance Tips

10 Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar (Infographic)

You've picked your color, but how many gallons will you need for your room? Calculate the wall area of the room; you'll need one gallon for 450 square feet.    To determine the wall area, multiply the height of each wall by its width (don't subtract for doors and windows unless they take up more than half the wall); total the figures for the walls. Add 10 percent for future touch-ups. For two coats, double the number. Calculator, Productivity

Painting 101: How To Paint The Perfect Wall

Paint Calculator: Multiply the height of each wall by it's width = wall area. One gallon for every 450 sq ft. - really good to know!

Easy methods using ingredients from your kitchen. Keep nutritious fruit slices in your fridge for snacking and serving.

Apple & Pear Slices That Don't Brown

How to keep apple and pear slices from browning. Easy methods using ingredients from your kitchen.

Put a wine or margarita glass in the middle of a large bowl for instant chip and dip set! Genius! Chip And Dip Sets, Chip And Dip Bowl, Lifehacks, Party Hacks, Party Ideas, Party Party, Shower Party, Party Time, Baby Shower

CAN USE MARGARITA GLASS FOR CHIPS AND SALSA……….Good idea for a chips and dip. put a wine glass filled with dip in the center of a bowl and fill with chips. Also works with a margarita glass with tortilla chips and salsa.

Trying this! Baking Tips, Baking Hacks, Baking Recipes, Food Hacks, Crepes Sucrées, Stick Of Butter, Life Hacks, No Cook Meals, Nifty

Tried and true.If you need to soften butter quickly but don't want to melt it. Put boiling hot water in a microwave safe glass to heat the glass. Dump the water out and flip it over your stick of butter. In a few minutes it will be softy soft to use!

Trim painting made easy. Darn... I could have really used this on the boys room =/ Home Remedies, Dustpan, Painting Edges, Painting Walls, Painting Art, House Painting, Cheap Flooring Ideas, Painting Tricks, Painting Techniques

Painting edges with a dust pan. (i tried this but it didn't work out for me. i got tired of holding the dust pan just so. Taping is time consuming ut it yields a better result)

A pinner wrote: "My husband owned his own A/C business for a long time....he said everything on here is the PROPER way to do it yourself, will make unit not work so hard and you save $ by not paying the A/C company!" Our electric bill rose to $ 430 two years ago and a simple A/C cleaning lowered it to $ 150. Totally re-pinning this. - this is ORIGINAL SOURCE of pin with info  *********************************************  TheFamilyHandyman #clean #maintain #AC #air #conditioner Cleaning Solutions, Diy Cleaning Products, Car Cleaning Hacks, Deep Cleaning Tips, Toilet Cleaning, Air Conditioner Condenser, Clean Air Conditioner, Heim, Home Repairs

Clean Your AC Condenser Unit

The ultimate list of DIY household cleaning tips, tricks and hacks for the home (bathrooms, kitchens, bedrooms, and more! Spring cleaning here I come!

Clean your front loader!! Takes away the mildew smell.  I had known the 2nd part of this process not the first.  I went & did it immediately.  Very cool to know for my front loader! Car Cleaning Hacks

9 Brilliant Car Cleaning Hacks That Are Beyond Easy - Convenile