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A sealed envelope - Put in the freezer for a few hours, then

>>slide a

>> knife under the flap. The envelope can then be resealed.

>> (hmmmmmm…)


>> ============================================

>> Use Empty toilet paper roll to store appliance cords. It keeps


>> neat and you can write on the roll what appliance it belongs



>> ============================================

>> For icy door steps in freezing temperatures: get warm water and


>> Dawn dish washing liquid in it. Pour it all over the steps. They


>> refreeze. (wish I had known this for the last 40 years!)


>> ============================================

>> To remove old wax from a glass candle holder, put it in the

>>freezer for

>> a few hours. Then take the candle holder out and turn it upside

>>down. The

>> wax will fall out.


>> ==================! ======== =======================

>> Crayon marks on walls? This worked wonderfully! A damp rag,


>> in baking soda. Comes off with little effort (elbow grease

>>that is!).


>> ============================================

>> Permanent marker on appliances/counter tops (like store receipt

>> BLUE!) rubbing alcohol on paper towel.


>> =============================================

>> Whenever I purchase a box of S.O.S Pads, I immediately take a

>>pair of

>> scissors and cut each pad into halves. After years of having to


>> away rusted and unused and smelly pads, I finally decided that

>>this would

>> be much more economical. Now a box of SO.S pads last me


>> In fact, I have noticed that the scissors get 'sharpened'' this



>> =============================================

>> Blood stains on clothes? Not to worry! Just pour a little


>> peroxide on a cloth and proceed to wipe off every drop of blood.

>> Works

>> every time! (Now, where to put the body?) LOL


>> =============================================

>> Use vertical strokes when washing windows outside and horizontal

>> for inside windows. This way you can tell which side has the


>> Straight vinegar will get outside windows really clean. Don't

>>wash windows

>> on a sunny day. They will dry too quickly and will probably



>> ============================================

>> Spray a bit of perfume on the light bulb in any room to create a


>> light scent in each room when the light is turned on.


>> ============================================

>> Place fabric softener sheets in dresser drawers and your clothes


>> smell freshly washed for weeks to come. You can also do this

>>with towels

>> and linen.


>> =============================================

>> Candles will last a lot longer if placed in the freezer for at

>>least 3

>> hours prior to burning.


>> =============================================

>> To clean artificial flowers, pour some salt into a paper bag and

>>add the

>> flowers. Shake vigorously as the salt will absorb all the dust

>>and dirt

>> and leave your artificial flowers looking like new! Works like a



>> =============================================

>> To easily remove burnt on food from your skillet, simply add a

>>drop or

>> two of dish soap and enough water to cover bottom of pan, and

>>bring to

>> a boil on stove top.


>> ==============================================

>> Spray your TUPPERWARE with nonstick cooking spray before pouring

>> in tomato based sauces and there won't be any stains.


>> =============================================

>> Wrap celery in aluminum foil when putting in the refrigerator

>>and it will

>> keep for weeks.


>> =============================================

>>&n bsp; When boiling corn on the cob, add a pinch of sugar to help

>>bring out the

>> corn's natural sweetness


>> .=============================================

>> Cure for headaches: Take a lime, cut it in half, and rub it on


>> forehead. The throbbing will go away.


>> =============================================

>> Don't throw out all that leftover wine: Freeze into ice cubes

>>for future

>> use in casseroles and sauces ……… Left over wine?

>>What's that? :)


>> =============================================

>> To get rid of itch from mosquito bites, try applying soap on the


>> and you will experience instant relief.


>> =============================================

>> Ants, ants, ants ! everywhe re … Well, they are said to never

>>cross a chalk

>> line. So, get your chalk out and draw a line on the floor or

>>wherever ants

>> tend to march. See for yourself.


>> ============================================

>> Use air-freshener to clean mirrors. It does a good job and

>>better still,

>> leaves a lovely smell to the shine.


>> ============================================

>> When you get a splinter, reach for the scotch tape before

>>resorting to

>> tweezers or a needle. Simply put the scotch tape over the

>>splinter, and

>> then pull it off. Scotch tape removes most splinters painlessly

>>and easily.


>> =====================================

>> Now look what you can do with Alka Seltzer……..

>> Clean a toilet.

>> Drop in two Alka Seltzer tablets, wait twenty minutes, brush and


>> The citric acid and effervescent action clean vitreous China.


>> ============================================

>> Clean a vase.

>> To remove a stain from the bottom of a glass vase or cruet, fill

>>with water

>> and drop in two Alka Seltzer tablets.


>> ============================================

>> Polish jewelry.

>> Drop two Alka Seltzer tablets into a glass of water and immerse


>> jewelry for two minutes.


>> =============================================

>> Clean a thermos bottle.

>> Fill the bottle with water, drop in four Alka Seltzer tablets,

>>and let soak

>> for an hour (or longer, if necessary).


>> =============================================

>> Unclog a drain.

>> Clear the sink drain by dropping three Alka Seltzer tablets

>>down the

>> drain followed by a cup of Heinz White Vinegar. Wait a few


>> and then run the hot water.


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