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Best Household Tips – Make your Home Run Smoothly

This is my latest group of best household tips to make your home run more smoothly and efficiently.

I am an orderly person.  Organization seems to be my middle name.  I am always looking for tips to make things easier for me to manage at home.

Some tips help to make your cleaning jobs easier. Some are organizational in style and some help to get your outdoor projects done with a minimum of fuss.

All make life at home easier to manage!

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Searching the Web for the Best Household Tips

These household tips are found on websites and  blogs all over the web.  Some of the inspiration for them comes from Pinterest. Some I get from searching Google and other search engines.  And some are just tips I have been using my whole life.

If you find  best household tips that you like, just click on the link below the image to go to the website for instructions or more inspiration.

Grab a cup of coffee, relax and wander through my best household tips archives.  Hopefully, one of these household tips will help to make your home run more smoothly.

Cooler cornIf you want to cook corn for the a large group, here is a dead simple, ingenious method:  Fill a large, clean cooler with loads of corn on the cob and pour two kettles-full of boiling water over the corn, then close the top.

30 minutes later, your corn will be perfectly cooked.  Shared from It all started from Paint.

Another easy corn cooking tip removes the silk and shucks the corn at the same time.  See my post for cooking corn in the microwave for a tutorial.

walnut woodUse a walnut to cover up dings in furniture. Source: Apartment therapy.

cream from milk

Don’t have heavy cream called for in a recipe?  Just substitute equal amounts of Evaporated Milk.  Source: The Gardening Cook.

towel mildewRemove a mildew smell from towels with vinegar.  Wash load with 2 cups vinegar. Wash again as normal. Dry thoroughly! Now my towels smell clean and fresh. 

Source:  Made from Pinterest Blogger

peroxide bleachHydrogen Peroxide is an excellent bleach alternative when you’re looking for something that’s much safer for your family and clothes. It’s non-toxic, but still very effective. 

Source: My Merry Messy Life

DIY cleawnig wipes

Combine rubbing alcohol with hydrogen peroxide, aloe and lemon essential oil to make your own DIY Disinfectant wipes with this tutorial.

best household tipsVanilla extract makes your room smell great.  Shared from The Gardening Cook on Facebook

If you are looking for more household and cooking tips, be sure to check out this article too. 

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Monday 7th of September 2015

Thanks for these tips. I especially appreciate the one for cooking large amounts of corn on the cob....great for parties.


Monday 7th of September 2015

Thanks Pat. Glad you liked the article. Carol

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