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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.

- Submitted by CATLOVER98 8/15/2014 in Around The House | 0 Comments

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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.

- Submitted by HAWKTHREE 8/12/2014 in Around The House | 0 Comments

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Pillowcase as Ceiling Fan Duster

Slide an old case over a fan's blade then pull the fabric back, keeping all the dust and dirt contained.
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- Submitted by SRIVERS1 4/6/2011 in Around The House | 3 Comments

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OTHER Uses for SALT

1 Test the freshness of eggs in a cup of salt water; fresh eggs sink; old ones float 2 Add salt to boiling water when cooking eggs; a cracked egg will stay in its shell 3 Salty water boils faster when cooking eggs 4 Add salt to the water; your cut flowers will stand up longer 5 Clean your greens in salt water for easier removal of dirt It helps keep them from wilting 6 Fruits put in mildly salted water after peeling won't discolor 7 Salt and lemon juice removes mildew 8 A dash of salt enhances

- Submitted by POPEYETHETURTLE 1/22/2011 in Around The House | 1 Comment

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Keeping My Coffee Hot

I have one cup a coffee once or twice a week so I like to make it last. The only problem is that it does get cold so fast. To keep my coffee warm longer, I pour very hot tap water into my coffee cup while my coffee is brewing. I pour out the hot water and pour in the coffee. Works like a charm!
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- Submitted by KJEANNE 1/7/2011 in Around The House | 1 Comment
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