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Household Tips to Make your Life Easier

My favorite Household tips

I thought it would be fun to compile a page of some of my favorite household tips that will save you time and money.   All of these are easy to do and most re-purpose commonly found household items.

Time saving household and kitchen tipsTime is money as they say and no one seems to have enough of it.  Read on to see how to save some of your valuable time that could be put to better use.

Ketchup bottle as a pancake dispenserPortion pancake batter with precision―without the usual mess of transferring batter from the bowl. Just squeeze out baby-size or plate-size rounds, or add Mickey Mouse ears to a batch of silver dollars.  Source:  Real Simple.

Freeze left over lemons to grate later.Don’t throw out those partly used lemons. Freeze them and grate later. Find out how: The Gardening Cook.

Peel a whole head of garlic in less than a minute.Need to cook for a crowd?  Find out how to peel a whole head of garlic in less than a minute.  Source:  The Gardening Cook

DIY disinfectant wipes

Homemade DIY cleaning wipes can be made in just minutes for a fraction of the cost of retail wipes. Find out how to make Disinfectant wipes at home.

How to grate soft cheeseNo more sticky cheese graters from trying to grate soft cheese. Use an oil spray.  Source The Gardening Cook.

Turtle wax for bathroom cleanerCar Wax as Sink Polish – Polish faucets, sinks, tile, even shower doors with Turtle Wax, which leaves behind a protective barrier against water and soap buildup, so your hard-earned sparkle will last past the next tooth-brushing.  Source Real Simple

No more banging in the dryerNo more banging in the dryer. Add a mesh pocket to your dryer door to dry those tennis shoes.  Source:  The Gardening Cook.

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