All Purpose Shower/Tub Cleaner

I finally tried the magically-make-it-yourself-soap-scum-killer-cleaner and have to admit, it did a fantastic job. has the same homemade cleaner recipe as a post, but of course I changed it up a bit.  I didn’t want to use more Dawn than necessary. Directions: Warm up 1/2 cup of White Vinegar in the … keep reading

Smell-eliminator Spray

I have been using this spray for about a month now and feel confident that it is something everyone could use in a smelly situation.  My inspiration was seeing a commercial or ad for “PooPourri.”  I came across THIS site called Growing a Green Family and experimented with my oil and … keep reading

Easy and Cheap Way to Remove Product Build-up from Your Hair

There are thousands of uses for Baking Soda. One of my favorites is using it to remove product build-up in my hair. I used to buy the expensive clarifying shampoos, until I found out this awesome and cheap version. Pour about a tablespoon or so into your hand then mix … keep reading

Poison Ivy can be an ITCH

Last week I had one little bump on my leg that turned into several overnight. The cause: Poison Ivy.  I haven’t had a Poison Ivy rash in years, maybe even decades. Well, I shouldn’t say “decades,” because that ages me…but still, acquiring the annoying itch was aggravating, especially when I … keep reading

Cheap Mold/Mildew Remover

Sometimes I do things without thinking. Hmm, this doesn’t sound like it is going in a good direction-but I promise it is! I began this blog as a way to share my creative outlet, random cooking experiences, baking recipes and also some household tips that I have picked up.  This … keep reading

When life hands you lemons, use them to make your sink smell good!

A garbage disposal can stink really bad, and it can make the whole kitchen and even the house smell like the city dump.  At a grocery store, I asked one of the workers how they kept their area from smelling (they worked in the Fresh Seafood Department) . They told … keep reading

Sticky Situation with Scissors

Quick! Say the title of this post 5 times.  Sometimes I do silly absent-minded things, like use my best crafting scissors to cut duct tape and sticky velcro.  This of course renders them useless.   The fastest and easiest way I remove the gummy stuff from the blades is wiping … keep reading


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