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Household Cleaners

What I use and what I don't use.

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Laundry with THE SPARK

Ever since I purchased my Spark Activity Tracker I find ways to take more steps. My favorite is doing laundry. When I pull things out of the wash to hang dry I walk them up stairs out of the laundry room one at a time. Adds several trips up the stairs!

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dryer sheets

put a dryer sheet in a pan that has burnt food add some water and let soak over night.

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Binder clips to hold a sheer curtain behind a drape

I have drapes on my windows and sheer curtains. Rather than install a second set of screws to hold the curtains, I used binder clips on the already installed drapery holders. The smaller curtain rod easily slides through the binder clips.

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Closets by Chriss

I am writing a book Closets by Chriss. I spend a lot of time, thinking about closets, especially in rental units like apartments.I have a schedule of closet maintenance, products and put the time in to maintain what is in my closets.

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Alligator clips for instant baby bibs

Alligator clips (like electricians use) can be kept packed in a diaper bag to provide instant bibs for your baby. Just clip a paper napkin or a wash cloth to their clothing.
You can also thread cord thru the ends to create a set that looks like something your dentist uses.

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washing smokey walls

use vinegar and ammonion mix, it comes right off. no more smokey walls before i did my painting.

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Keep a small rag on floor in kitchen ready to clean up spills

I keep a small rag pushed out of sight on the kitchen floor. If a spill occurs, I can easily use my foot to snag it and clean up the spill while continuing to multitask. Saves time, no bending, no washing hands after.

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Easy microwave cleaning

To clean your microwave fast, wet a washcloth and place in microwave, turn on for 1 minute and wipe it down.

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Use your cleaning vinegar twice

My coffee maker needs to be descaled and it takes a large amount of white vinegar. I don't trash the vinegar, I re-use it first. A cup can be tossed into the dish washer as an additive. You can heat the vinegar and then soak a shower head in it to remove scaling. You can wrap a rag or paper tow...

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